Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Mock collision an important high school event

Sirens screamed through the streets behind Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning. Police, paramedics, and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of one teenager, sent another to the hospital, and saw a third charged with impaired driving. Then everyone took off the theatrical makeup and went back to class. […]

Morinville Sports

MCHS Sr. Girls host tournament this weekend

Morinville Community High School is welcoming seven teams to join them for the 23rd Annual MCHS Sr. Girls Invitational Tournament Feb. 3 nd 4.

MCHS will be joined by R. F Staples from Westlock, Beaumont Composite, Lillian Osborne from Edmonton, John Maland High School from Devon, Ponoka Secondary, Cold Lake High School, and Wetaskiwin Composite High School to compete in a dozen games over the two days. […]

Local News

Former MCHS student fundraising for humanitarian trip to Ecuador

A former MCHS student is seeking $6000 in financial support to attend a four-week program in Ecuador, which is a pre-medical trip specific to her career.

Haley Stang told Rotary Club of Morinville members during her Feb. 17 presentation the proposal is with EcuaExperience, a Canadian based company offering Pre-Medical and Volunteer Programs.
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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. […]

Arts & Culture

Arts wrap up

It was a busy week for the arts in Morinville last week. MCHS performed their spring play, the cultural centre hosted two bands as part of National Youth Week, and Dance Connections put on back-to-back recitals on Saturday. Below are some photos and video of the week’s events. […]

People

Morinville students give warm welcome to newcomers

by Lauren Stromner

Students from Morinville Community High School (MCHS) delivered holiday cheer and bins filled with household and food items to 10 refugee families Dec. 5 as part of the school’s ongoing efforts to give something back to the community.
“Because we wanted to deliver the items on Dec. 5, we had less than… […]

Arts & Culture

Grease is the word this December at MCHS

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville Community High School actors have been putting in plenty of hours rehearsing the school’s annual Christmas season play, a necessary investment given the school has taken on one of its most ambitious productions to date. Grease: the Musical will take place Dec. 3-5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]