Morinville News

Students experiencing high achievement in Greater St. Albert Catholic schools

The province publicly released the Diploma Exam and Provincial Achievement Test scores and the updated Accountability Pillar Report this week, completing the overall report card for the district, which also includes measures that assess education quality and satisfaction levels within Greater St. Albert Catholic Division’s schools. The report highlights a rating of “Good” or “Excellent” in fourteen of fifteen standards. […]

Schools and youth

Around the schools

Notre Dame Kindergarten students had the opportunity to learn how to build a birdhouse from kits supplied by Home Hardware. Manager Mike Porlier (Mr. Mike to the students) instructed students on building, air circulation, cleaning and how to make claw marks inside the birdhouse so young birds can get a better grip as they learn to get out of the house. The birdhouse are a Fathers’ Day gift from the students. […]

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Morinville News

First day of school active for both divisions

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – New clothes, new binders and new schools were the order of the day for many Morinville students Tuesday morning. Principals report active and productive opening days at Notre Dame Elementary School, Georges H. Primeau Middle School and Morinville Public Elementary School.

The transfer of the Georges P. Vanier School to Sturgeon School Division this summer coincided with the addition of modular units to Notre Dame and the plan to shift Grade 5 students to Primeau to learn alongside the school’s Grades 6-8 students… […]

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Local News

Trustees selected in close race

By Staff

Morinville / Legal – Given three options for two school trustees on the ballot, Morinville voters elected Lauri-Ann Turnbull and Noreen Radford to the Greater St. Albert Catholic Region Division 29 school board with 930 and 906 votes, respectively, leaving candidate Heather Thiessen with 850 votes to try again in another three years.