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MCHS Principal leaving at the end of the year

After five years of being principal of Morinville Community High School, Todd Eistetter will say farewell to the school, staff, and students June 30. Eistetter has accepted a position with Edmonton Catholic Schools to become the principal of John Paul I Catholic School, an elementary on the south side of Edmonton. […]

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Morinville school numbers show clear need for school

The details of a new Sturgeon School Division junior high school may be up in the air, but it’s certain that student population at the present Morinville Public School is going up.

According to Principal Wayne Rufiange, the current school enrolment is 701 students from Preschool through Grade 8. […]

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ATA Local #23 puts Pope Francis School closer to reality

Greater St. Albert Catholic School’s 150th Anniversary goal of raising $200,000 to rebuild schools affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is $4500 closer to reality after a donation from ATA Local #23.

Sara Farid, Regional Coordinator Western Region Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, accepted the $4500 cheque from Debra Kaplar and ATA Local #23 at a district luncheon held Oct. 13 at the board office in St. Albert. […]

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Morinville Ward has two candidates in by-election

The close of nominations Monday afternoon put two in the running for the Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools Morinville Ward By-Election set for Oct. 19.

As of the close of nominations, Cathie Sarafinchan, and René Tremblay had put their names forward. Nominations will be official at noon Tuesday. […]

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Rotary Club of Morinville at front of Mentorship Program

The Rotary Club of Morinville has partnered with Sturgeon School Division, Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools, and the Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BGCBBBS) of Edmonton. The groups will undertake a student mentorship program for students in Morinville and the surrounding community. A signing ceremony was held at the club’s Sept. 2 meeting. […]

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Radford back as Catholic School Board chair

Morinville resident Noreen Radford is back as board chair of Greater St. Albert Roman Catholic Separate School District No.734. The board held their organizational meeting Aug. 31, a meeting that included an election for Board Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2015-2016 school year. Joining Radford is St. Albert Ward Trustee Rosaleen McEvoy, who will serve as Vice Chair. Both women were elected by acclamation. […]

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Council approves requested school locations after emotional debate

After a lengthy and often emotional debate, Council has decided to go ahead with two new school sites that were both requested by their school boards.

Council passed a bylaw that would transfer to Sturgeon School Division their preferred location adjacent to the current Ray McDonald Sports Centre for a new public middle school (Grades 6-9). The existing arena will be demolished as the new recreation facility east of Town is ready.