Legal

Becigneul re-elected as Greater St. Alber Board Chair

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools hosted their Organizational Meeting for the Board June 17. Trustee Joe Becigneul was re-elected by acclamation as Chair, and Trustee Joan Crockett was elected by acclamation as Vice-Chair. […]

Schools and youth

Catholic Board and ATA ratify 2-year agreement

The Greater St. Albert Roman Catholic Separate School District No .734 (GSACRD) and the ATA Local No. 23 have both ratified a 2-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The agreement is retroactively effective September 1, 2016, to August 31, 2018, for all teaching staff serving close to 6,000 students in Morinville, Legal, areas of Sturgeon County and St, Albert. […]

Schools and youth

Gallup Great Workplace Award at MCHS

Last spring, Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools received the 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award, an award that recognizes organizations for their “extraordinary ability to create engaged workplace cultures that drive business outcomes.” […]

Morinville News

Primeau 9th Annual Box Social Raises $1757

Primeau held their Box Social on Friday with 55 lunches ready to serve 215 participants. The lunches were made by the boys this year and the girls did the bidding. This year the proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards Development and Peace for the Pope Francis Elementary School in the Philippines. […]

Legal

Caron steps down from public office

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools Board meeting last evening generated a great deal of emotion as Trustee Caron submitted his resignation after serving more than twenty-three years. He shared with his fellow trustees that “my decision to step down was not an easy one; serving the St. Albert community for more than two decades as a passionate… […]

Morinville News

Catholic students winding down a year full of success, Division says

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools are proud of their division’s results in the recently released 2015 Accountability Pillar Report (APR). The APR data measures a school district’s satisfaction levels, performance, and the success students are experiencing in school. […]

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Schools and youth

Familiar face says goodbye to Notre Dame

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Wednesday was a time for farewells and new opportunities at Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School. The school held their Closing Ceremony in the school’s gymnasium Wednesday afternnon. At the closing Principal Pelletier thanked the School Council and the Parents Fundraising Association for their efforts, but spent the much of her focus on retiring and transferring staff… […]

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Local News

Grade 4 students get to see new school

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Morinville – George H Primeau School opened its doors Monday night for a barbecue and tour of the school for Grade 4 students who will be entering Grade 5 at the school this fall. Approximately 350 parents, current and future students toured the grounds and hallways of the middle school which will teach Grades 5 through 8 in September and beyond… […]

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Morinville News

Parents meet to look at changing face of Catholic education in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three days after Education Minister Jeff Johnson announced École Georges P. Vanier School would be transferred to Sturgeon School Division effective July 1, parents of that school’s children met for a three-hour meeting to ask questions about the changing face of Catholic education in Morinville. The central message in that presentation, the first of two this week from Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD), was that while the logistics of infrastructure would change, the quality of education will not… […]

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Morinville News

Johnson working on Morinville school infrastructure issue

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Newly-minted Alberta Minister of Education and Athabasca – Redwater MLA Jeff Johnson said he hopes to announce a decision on the Morinville school infrastructure issue around the beginning of June. Speaking to the Morinville Rotary Club Wednesday morning, Johnson said it was one of the first things on his agenda as Education Minister. Johnson was scheduled to meet with the boards of Sturgeon School Division and Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division later Wednesday to discuss the matter further… […]

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Morinville News

RCMP bring bullying knowledge to parents

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Parents had an opportunity to learn a bit about bullying May 2 during a 45-minute presentation held at École Georges P. Vanier School. The session, put on by Constable Yelena Avoine of the Morinville RCMP, explained why people bully, the signs a child is being bullied, and what parents can do to help their child… […]

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Schools and youth

Resurrection celebration raises money for bees

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Students at École Georges P. Vanier school participated in a Resurrection Celebration Tuesday morning, after which figures were released for the school’s Lenten Project… […]