Tagged: school

Telemiracle 41 activities a hit with students

By Andy Labdon Last week the students from Wadena Elementary participated in a number of activities to raise funds for Telemiracle 41. Activities included Twin Day, Western Day, Tacky Dress-Up Thursday, and a Diamond...

School Desks in the 1940s and ’50s

The Community Spirit Manor residents from Rose Valley were invited out to the beautiful farmyard of Mike and Doreen Karapita on a July afternoon and all enjoyed a wiener roast and refreshments on the...

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...

Prairie Sunset: A Story of Change

Some of our old buildings are about to be immortalized in print. This Greek or Ukrainian Orthodox Church between Fosston and Quill Lake was never completed and put into service.  About 10 years ago,...

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...

Hidden heroes in many places

It began with an Internet search for ideas for a Grade 5 class project. Kelvington’s Robert Melrose Elementary School (RMES) teacher Kelly Onyskiw came across Hidden Heroes resource material and thought it would be...

Local sightseers in Europe

The Invermay Europe Travel Group jaunted off on an exciting and educational expedition to Paris, Lucerne, Munich, Salzburg and Berlin. The Invermay Europe Travel Group spent April 15-23 touring historic sites in France, Germany, and...

Everyone thinks it won’t happen

This year’s Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program began May 22 in the parking lot of the Kelvington skating rink. This accident scene was, thankfully, only a PARTY re-enactment. The one-day...

The Wadena Co-op donated the proceeds ($1775) of its beef-on-a-bun sale, held during the store’s April 9 patronage day, to the Wadena Composite School’s student representative council. The SRC plans to use the money to have motivational speakers come to the school. Left to right, Hanna Rumbold, Dustin Mikush, Kathryn Stephaniuk, Dylon Murias, Co-op general manager Ray Bourgeois, James Lorenzen, Shayna Campbell, and teacher Mrs. Fisher.

Beef on a Bun brings it

The Wadena Co-op donated the proceeds ($1775) of its beef-on-a-bun sale, held during the store’s April 9 patronage day, to the Wadena Composite School’s student representative council. The SRC plans to use the money...

Young writer takes prize

By Charlene Wirtz The Horizon School Division this year participated in a program sponsored by the SaskTel Pioneers. For Grade 3 students, the program encourages them to learn about giving, volunteering, and sharing their...

Molly Burke, with her guide dog Gypsy, was the guest speaker at Quill Lake School's Mini We-Day.

You will get through it: Molly Burke

By Charlene Wirtz What would you do if you went blind? How would you cope if your world gradually darkened, until you woke up in the dark, with no hope of light again? Molly...