Category: Local Schools

Bandorama!

Sixteen students from Kelvington High School (KHS) travelled to Humboldt on Feb. 4 to take part in Bandorama, an extravaganza hosted by several of the band teachers from the Horizon School Division, including KHS...

Students caught reading

Throughout the week of Nov. 17-21, Wadena Elementary School held a reading challenge called Get Caught Reading. Their goal was 500 hours of reading for this year. Principal Nevin Halyk reads to some students...

Teacher retires after 32 years

One of the longtime teachers has retired from Wadena Elementary School. Donna Levring, who has taught in Wadena for 32 years, retired in June after a long and fruitful career. Levring received her bachelor of...

School year begins with new playground

After only a year, Invermay has its new playground at Invermay School. The project started last June, and fundraising began last August at the Invermay Fair. Other events were held throughout the following year...

Enrolment steady at area schools

The new school year began on a beautiful summer day with students arriving in new shoes, splashy backpacks and maybe some with not quite enough sleep in their inventory. Wadena Composite School enrolled 130...

Quill Lake School holds fall grad

Graduation ceremonies in Quill Lake were held on Aug. 30 with eight graduates. With Quill Lake School principal Miles Johnson, back left, is the graduating class of 2014. Left to right, standing, Michelle Marshall,...

Tobacco: be smart, don’t start

A combined effort by the health region, primary heath team and local schools has been focused on the prevention of tobacco use, and on the recent push to ban flavoured tobacco. Wadena Composite School’s...

Youngsters get a taste of good ol’ days

The Archerwill grades 2 and 3 students, with their teacher Mrs. Lozinski, went on their “pioneer” field trip on June 23. Left to right, back row, Joey Klettberg, Kiegan Thorpe-Hanson, Warren Hamill, Levi Graham,...

Invermay School’s Class of 2014

Left to right, back row, Zachary Korchinski, Skyler Peszko, Cody Minhinnick, Kyle Deveaux, Brooks Rioch, Andrew Kuras, Dustin Andreas; front, Courtney Barteski, Paige Fogg, Tay-lor Currah, Breanne Babichuk and Shania Wallin. Unable to attend...