COVID-19

COVID-19 reporting returns to schools

The Government of Alberta is resuming COVID-19 public reporting in schools. The government announced Tuesday that contact notification in schools, clarifying COVID-19 outbreak definitions, providing rapid testing kits and encouraging school authorities to have proof of COVID-19 vaccination policies for adults would be in place to help protect students.  […]

Local News

Namao School one location for Fallen Heroes documentary

Namao School was one of several locations chosen for Fallen Heroes: The Journey Home, a documentary by Combined Forces Productions that covers the repatriation of Canadian soldiers and citizens welcoming home the fallen […]

Local News

Positive Ticketing Program returns to Morinville

Morinville Enforcement Services announced Thursday it was reactivating its positive ticket program for youth, a program that was suspended during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that restriction are lifted, Peace Officers are once again issuing positive tickets.  […]

COVID-19

Area students set to return to classrooms next week

With the exception of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the province’s students will return to their classrooms as planned on May 25, and the government says the two-week shift move to at-home learning gave the education system time to address operational challenges from the rise of COVID-19 cases. […]

Food & Health

Our Morinville: Dragon Snack Program

Morinville Online’s Theron Hogg spoke to Kim DeChamplain about École Morinville Public School’s Dragon Snack Program, which sees the school partnering with some local businesses to provide nutritious snacks to the school’s students. […]

Province

NDP and ATA call on UCP to cancel curriculum pilot

Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition called on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to cancel their controversial K-6 pilot program, citing a month of overwhelmingly rejection by school boards, teachers, Francophone and Indigenous groups, and parents. […]

Local News

Morinville schools recognize Pink Shirt Day

Lift Each Other Up was the slogan of this year’s Pink Shirt Day, which took place Feb. 24. The focus as in other years has been to raise awareness about bullying and cyberbullying. […]