Students back to school on Monday

Grade K to 12 students will return to in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 11 as planned; however, social gatherings and other mandatory health measures will be in place until at least Jan. 21 throughout Alberta. […]

Local News

New school – new design unveiled for parents

Sturgeon School Division held an Open House Nov. 8 on the new Grade 5 to 9 public school that they are building in Morinville.

The Open House at Morinville Public School included a presentation by Group 2 Architecture Interior Design architect Bill Saul. It was an opportunity to learn about the location, planning, design and community consultation. […]

Local News

Province asking drivers to give students a brake

With approximately 5,000 school buses transporting more than 400,000 children to school each day across Alberta, the province is cautioning motorists to be careful as school resumes.

The government says nearly half of the drivers who involved in bus collisions committed an error, the most common of which is following too closely. […]

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Morinville News

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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Schools and youth

Familiar face says goodbye to Notre Dame

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Wednesday was a time for farewells and new opportunities at Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School. The school held their Closing Ceremony in the school’s gymnasium Wednesday afternnon. At the closing Principal Pelletier thanked the School Council and the Parents Fundraising Association for their efforts, but spent the much of her focus on retiring and transferring staff… […]