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Morinville

Clean Sweep pitches in to beautify Morinville

Morinville – Town staff, business owners, students and residents gathered together for one common cause Wednesday – cleaning up Morinville. Operation Clean Sweep, Morinville’s contribution to Pitch-In, Canada’s nationwide initiative to clean up our own backyard… […]

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Morinville

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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Morinville principals changing schools

By Lucie Roy

Morinville– Assemblies were held at Notre Dame and Georges P. Vanier Elementary Wednesday afternoon to give an opportunity for the staff and students to say goodbye. But the songs, cheers, words, tears and hugs weren’t because the students were leaving for an extended weekend off school… […]

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Schools and youth

Notre Dame students take a world tour of literacy

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Students and their parents were taken on a learning journey at Notre Dame Elementary School Jan. 26. The evening program, which encompassed the school’s gym, hallway, and one classroom, had students travelling the various locations with a passport, stamped at each stop for an opportunity to win prizes and an opportunity to learn the joys of good books. Approximately 100 parents and students attended the event… […]

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Around the Town

Notre Dame Elementary School Principal Greg Lamer joins Morinville Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and Councillor Paul Krauskopf in cutting the ribbon to open the school’s garden Sept. 8. The garden was funded through a $ $5,000 Centennial … […]

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Local News

Parents seeking secular education for their children

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When Donna Hunter’s five-year-old daughter came home from her first day of kindergarten at Notre Dame Elementary School this fall, the mother of three was a little surprised to discover what her child had been taught that day.

“My daughter came home the very first day from school and said, ‘Mom, God made the sky and God made the grass and God made the flowers… […]