Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

With a board motion, New Brigden School officially got back its Grade 4 programming for the 2017/18 school year, and will see the Kindergarten students become more integrated into the school in the coming year.

When something works as well as it does in Dinosaur Provincial Park, then it doesn’t take much tweaking to make it even better.

A pilot project launching this tourist season in the Newell Tourism Region will see the use of volunteer tourism ambassadors using social media to tell others about their own experiences enjoying the activities available to them in their own region.

Anyone with an interest in local history — especially the archeological kind — won’t want to miss the May presentation at the monthly stargazing event held at the Trek Centre in Vulcan.

More than 30 rural school boards in Alberta have joined forces as the Rural School Board Caucus as a way to lobby the provincial government as a group.

For the most part the City of Brook’s Leisure Centre is complete and in use, but a grand opening celebration for the newly-renovated and expanded facility will take place May 13.

Planning is coming along nicely for the 47th Annual Southern Alberta Summer Games (SASG) which this summer is being hosted by the City of Brooks and County of Newell.

Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) board trustees agreed to cover the costs for two people from the division to attend the Alberta School Councils Association (ASCA) conference in Edmonton.

The Kaleidoscope of the Arts will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. The annual showcase of fine arts is a chance for students of all ages in Prairie Rose School Division schools to come together for one day and show off their talents in art, music and drama. They also have the opportunity to be adjudicated, receiving valuable feedback about their skills.

Officials at Burdett School have been concentrating on ways to get parents more involved in their children’s education this school year.

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