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Arts & Culture

Schools unite for an evening of arts

By Lucie Roy

The Georges H. Primeau and Morinville Community High School Year End Band Concert was held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Tuesday night under the direction of GHP Conductor Nicole Baker and MCHS Corinna Cormier. More than 200 attended the evening of music…. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville student off to play ball in Cuba

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Georges H. Primeau Grade 7 student is packing his bags for an opportunity to play baseball where it is a little warmer. Twelve-year-old Morgan Melchert leaves Friday for Cuba where he and his teammates will play against local ball clubs from Veradero, Matanzas and Havana.

The good will trip is being organized by the St. Albert Minor Baseball Association’s (SAMBA) PeeWee AA cardinals, and allows the boys an opportunity to visit fellow ball players and to help… […]

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Schools and youth

Students at Primeau Give a Shirt

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – On Wednesday morning Give a Shirt Campaign organizer Deanna Koebernick of Spruce Grove, Primeau teacher Amber Gratton and Primeau School students loaded the back of a pick-up truck and a small trailer with 3,248 items of clothing, 35 blankets and more than $200 in cash donations. The Give A Shirt Campaign is being supported by numerous schools and businesses in Alberta, including Primeau students who were involved in collecting clothing and blankets for the Deak Kum Pa orphanage in Luang Prabang, Laos. Every classroom at Primeau collected clothing and staff members stayed after hours Tuesday to sort, count and label the bags… […]

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Local News

Autism not well understood

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Brooke Levesque looks like any other 12-year-old girl at Georges H. Primeau School, but her penchant for wearing bright pink construction headphones sets her apart from many girls her age. The headphones help Brooke block out unwanted noises when she goes swimming or shopping with her family, noises that can cause behaviours that make Brooke look less like other 12-year-old girls… […]

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Schools and youth

Primeau’s got talent

Compiled by MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – George’s H. Primeau School launched into the spring break in style, capping off the end of school with their annual talent show. This year’s production pooled the talents of approximately 70 of the school’s students… […]