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Morinville Public School saying goodbye to Principal

Wayne Rufiange is the very first public school principal the Town of Morinville has ever had. It’s a role he’s shaped and worked at for six years and, this week, it comes to an end. Rufiange is saying goodbye to Morinville Public School (MPS) students, his teaching staff, and the Sturgeon School Division (SSD) community to take on a new opportunity in the Town of Westlock—that of high school principal. […]

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Morinville Public School producing another comedy

After two successful comedic productions, Morinville Public School (MPS) will put on their third comedic play June 5 and 6 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

The Internet is Distract–OH LOOK A KITTEN! by Ian McWeth is pretty much what the title implies.

“It’s […]

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More portable classrooms needed for Morinville Public School

Alberta Education recently agreed more space is needed in Morinville’s only public school, Morinville Public (MPS); earlier this month, the government approved three new portable classrooms for MPS which will be installed for the next academic year (2017/2018). More space is needed to deal with the school’s surging student population. […]

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Morinville Public School finds PAW-fect reading companion

Students at Morinville Public School were excited to welcome a unique new staff member to their school last Friday, on December 2. This staffer stands out for obvious reasons: she walks on four legs and has a tail. She is the Vice-Principal, Kerri Trombley’s, seven-year-old rescue dog, Bella. […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville Public School students get musical [VIDEO]

Morinville Public School Grade 1 students have been learning about music, how music is recorded, and trying their hands at playing a variety of musical instruments. The school has sent five classes to Smith Music over the past two weeks as part of the school’s field trip program.
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The week in photos so far

Above: A squirrel keeps his distance from a Morinville News photographer in St. Jean Baptiste Park. On Monday afternoon Morinville […]

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Morinville Public’s Dystopian spoof offered a funny show

After teaching the community how to survive a zombie apocalypse last year, a cast of two dozen Morinville Public School (MPS) students successfully spoofed movies, including The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner through this year’s theatrical production – Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death. The play took place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre May 24 and 25. […]

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Email on daycare unavailability refused as correspondence by Holmes

Council has received an email penned by Kelly Harding, a parent with children who attends a daycare program run by the McCauley After School Care Association that is run out of the Morinville Public School. The letter expressed concern over the day care program being shut down as a result of a lack of space to allocate to the daycare on the part of the school. Since its founding, MPS has grown rapidly, and that growth has lead to a lack of space to provide for the daycare program. […]