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 presentations to the crowd of parents and community members who attended. The winner of the storytelling competition was Madison Huls. The […]
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 formal day on Feb. 11. From left, Addison Enge, Jasmin Kowalyshyn, Cassidy Bosovich, Elena Bell, Taelynn Maier and Elissa Karcha. Dressing […]
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 indoor play. The equipment and instruction were provided by the Saskatchewan Wheelchair Association. Next month, students will receive instruction on wheelchair […]
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 elders to deliver poignant messages on a number of subjects. In 2000, Linklater was appointed to the Office of the Treaty […]
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 teenagers were shot and killed, allegedly by a 17-year-old boy.