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Morinville Public School secures funding for playground

Students gathered in the Morinville Public School gym Friday afternoon expected to see their fellow students demonstrate their skills during the MPS Talent Show. What they perhaps didn’t expect is for a parent to take the stage and share some great news — the school’s goal of a new playground was going to be a reality. […]

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MPES Playground gets $30,000 boost

by Calli Stromner

Morinville children may soon have another place to play after Town Council unanimously approved $30,000 in grant funding to go to building Phase One of the Morinville Public Elementary School (MPES) playground…. […]

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Parent group working towards new school and community playground

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville Public Elementary School Parents Fundraising Association members have been actively raising monies for a new playground that will serve both the school’s growing number of students but also the community as a whole. The school has expanded from its initial 280 students in their first year to 420 students this school year, a number that surpasses the capabilities of the existing school playground, one MPESPFA President Leah Elzinga says was intended to accommodate 100 children. As the school is estimated to have 480 to 500 students in the 2014-2015 school year, parents are eager to get a larger playground project underway… […]