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GSACRD stakeholder meeting draws range of program ideas

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Technology enhanced learning and delivery rated high with approximately 100 area parents, teachers, students and other Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional School Division (GSACRD) stakeholders during a special meeting Wednesday night. The local Catholic school division held the stakeholder meeting at St. Albert High School around the question of what specialized alternative programs are worth pursuing in the division, seeking stakeholder input on what programs the division could pursue… […]

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Morinville secular option to be in place this fall

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Parents seeking a secular education for their children met with Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) board members Monday night for two-and-a-half hours to discuss and debate how the division will proceed with short-term plans to provide a non-religious education for their children. What is certain is that those seeking a secular education will get it, but GSACRD will not be providing it.

“It wouldn’t be us who would be providing the program, said Board Chair Lauri-Ann Turnbull. “It will certainly be us who will be working hard to find partners who will provide that in our community.” […]

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Schools and youth

Turnbull elected school board chair

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Second-term Greater St. Albert Catholic School board trustee was elected chair of the board during Tuesday night’s organizational meeting.

Turnbull took the oath of office with five returning trustees and one new trustee, fellow Morinville representative Noreen Radford.

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Trustees selected in close race

By MorinvilleNews.com 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.

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Schools and youth

Catholic school division shines in provincial report

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville / Legal – Schools in the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division were cast in a favourable light in Minister of Education David Hancock’s 2010 Accountability Pillar report, released this week. The Accountability Pillar measures a school division’s performance in delivering high quality education.

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Morinville

Three candidates running for two Morinville trustee seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three candidates have put their names forward to fill Morinville’s two seats on Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29’s seven-member board. The division pulls four trustees from St. Albert, two from Morinville and one from Legal. Cathy Proulx was acclaimed as Legal’s trustee, but Morinville’s race is between incumbent trustee Lauri-Ann Turnbull and newcomers Noreen Radford and Heather Thiessen … […]