Education

A veterinary technical assistant program is now being offered through dual credit with Chinook’s Edge School Division. (File photo)

Dual credit program offers new opportunity for students

Gabrielle Chaisson, 17, has always known that she’d like to work with…

 

Jeff Lunder and his working dog, Kermit, showed students at HJ Cody School a glimpse into the life of a canine arson investigator. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Students explore future career options

HJ Cody School offers Career Presentation Day

 

Chinook’s Edge School Division, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and McMan Central Region recently earned a grant worth $1.4 million for student mental health. (File photo)

School boards work together for student mental health

CESD, RDCRS and McMan awarded $1.4 million grant to put towards mental health initiatives

 

Beacon Hill Elementary School principal Trevor Sanche recently earned the Distinguished Leadership Award. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake principal named distinguished leader

Trevor Sanche awarded high honour among school administration

Beacon Hill Elementary School principal Trevor Sanche recently earned the Distinguished Leadership Award. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Students from HJ Cody School’s 2021/2022 grade 9 class that received academic awards during Wednesday’s ceremony. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

HJ Cody School honours outstanding students

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, HJ Cody School staff honoured the school’s top…

Students from HJ Cody School’s 2021/2022 grade 9 class that received academic awards during Wednesday’s ceremony. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
The east playground at Steffie Woima Elementary School has been around since the school opened and it needs to be replaced. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Steffie Woima fundraising for new playground

Staff and students at Steffie Woima Elementary School are putting their heads…

The east playground at Steffie Woima Elementary School has been around since the school opened and it needs to be replaced. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Wolf Creek Public Schools recently received $100,000 to put towards dual credit programs within its high schools. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

More dual credit programs coming to Wolf Creek schools

Students at Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) have more opportunities than ever…

Wolf Creek Public Schools recently received $100,000 to put towards dual credit programs within its high schools. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Supporting early childhood educators in Alberta

New measures to recruit, retain and certify early childhood educators (ECEs) will…

Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)

Student mentors helping Sylvan Lake’s youth

Ment-To-Matter program back for the 2022/2023 school year

Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)
About 88 per cent of students at HJ Cody School are completing high school and the school division is hoping to keep that number trending upwards. (File photo)

More students completing high school than ever before

Currently, Chinook’s Edge School Division (CESD) students graduate at a rate higher…

About 88 per cent of students at HJ Cody School are completing high school and the school division is hoping to keep that number trending upwards. (File photo)
Chinook's Edge School Division

Diploma exams will be worth more this year

For the 2022/2023 school year, diploma exams will be weighted more than…

Chinook's Edge School Division
Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)

Wolf Creek Public Schools exploring more opportunities for students

When students have more opportunities to explore their interests and passions, everyone…

Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)
A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)

Local youth can learn to cook

Sylvan Lake’s recreation and culture department is stirring things up a bit…

A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)
Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education is sworn into office, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Advanced Ed minister says Alberta will help with cash for 500 school staff relocation

Athabasca University president says it’s unfair to ask school to be town’s key economic driver

Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education is sworn into office, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)

High school teacher struck with hammer in Winnipeg classroom

Police said the teacher declined medical attention and no arrests were made

No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)
When he established his lab at the University of British Columbia in the 1980s, Vancouver biochemistry professor Pieter Cullis, as shown in this handout image, says he never could have fathomed that his “curiosity-based” research would eventually play a critical role in the development of vaccines that have benefitted hundreds of millions of people across the globe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-COURTESY OF MANUFACTURER-Paul Joseph

UBC biochemist wins Gairdner Award for role in COVID-19 vaccines

Pieter Cullis and his ‘curiosity-based’ research honoured for pioneering work

When he established his lab at the University of British Columbia in the 1980s, Vancouver biochemistry professor Pieter Cullis, as shown in this handout image, says he never could have fathomed that his “curiosity-based” research would eventually play a critical role in the development of vaccines that have benefitted hundreds of millions of people across the globe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-COURTESY OF MANUFACTURER-Paul Joseph
Alberta’s education minister says Alberta is the only province where disciplining teachers isn’t hived off from the union’s advocacy function .(Pixabay photo)

Alberta proposes legislation to remove disciplinary powers from teachers union

Instead, independent commissioner would handle matters to avoid conflict of interest

Alberta’s education minister says Alberta is the only province where disciplining teachers isn’t hived off from the union’s advocacy function .(Pixabay photo)
Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Universities in Canada plan in-person convocation ceremonies after lengthy hiatus

Daniella Okezie has been practising her strut. In a few weeks, the…

Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

International students in Canada struggling with COVID, inflation

Charity organizations seeing increased demand for their services from those studying from abroad

People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Alberta RCMP say a concerned motorist found a child on Highway 881 in St. Paul and brought the child to the RCMP detachment. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Alberta RCMP investigating after child found wandering on highway in sub-zero weather

St. Paul Education investigating incident involving bus-riding kindergarten student

Alberta RCMP say a concerned motorist found a child on Highway 881 in St. Paul and brought the child to the RCMP detachment. (File photo by Black Press news services)