Category: Local Schools

Students Attend Rural Education Congress

Wadena Composite School (WCS) students Lena Marcocchio, Shayna Campbell, Avery McMartin and Haley Bilokraly, along with teacher Shelly Campbell, were part of Horizon School Division and Engelfeld Protestant Separate School Division’s e-journalism team covering...

Literary Event at Quill Lake School

The annual Poetry Day for kindergarten to Grade 3 classes at Quill Lake School was held March 17, followed by the Division II Storytelling Competition for grades 4, 5 and 6. Students gave entertaining...

Good Times at Invermay School

Students in Invermay had a wide variety of activities keeping them busy for the first part of 2016. Among them: Students in kindergarten and Grade 1 at Invermay School dressed up for the Valentine’s...

Sledge Hockey at WCS

Wadena Composite School students played a game of sledge hockey, which was invented in Sweden in the 1960s to permit the physically challenged to play ice hockey. Here the equipment has been modified for...

Treaty Education Program Presented

First Nations storyteller Lyndon Linklater came to Wadena Elementary School last Thursday to speak to students as part of the Treaty Education Program. Linklater utilizes his heritage and knowledge handed down to him by his...

At the High School

The national flag at the high school in Wadena hung at half-mast last week to show solidarity with the students, staff and community of La Loche, Saskatchewan, where an educational assistant, a teacher and two...

Kids Out and Around

Kindergarten kidlets and their kindly keepers visited the Wadena News office one morning last week. Publisher Alison Squires, far right, gave them a quick tour. The children agreed that the newspaper, age 106, is...

The Outdoor School heads to Vancouver Island

Students from Wadena Composite recently embarked on the first Outdoor School trip in the school’s history. Developed by Principal Darin Faubert, it is the only cross-Canada curricular Outdoor School in Canada. From May 6...

Local student wins provincial essay contest

During a ceremony held March 26, Wadena Elementary School Grade 4 student Jenna Pomedli was awarded top honours in the SaskTel Pioneers provincial essay competition. Pioneers manager Darrell Liebrecht from Regina, and past-president of...

Fun Day moves indoors

Wadena Elementary School had its Winter Fun Day on March 13. Warm temperatures, rain and subsequent refreezing overnight meant the outdoor snow activities had to be cancelled, but the school improvised. And they were off...