They careened down the water slide. They bounced off one another on a variety of ‘bouncy castles’ and steamrolled each other in ‘hamster balls.’ They lined up for a barbecue lunch and a variety of treats. The students of Glenwood and Hill Spring schools did all these things together.
Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) Board of Trustees took some time to wish a fond farewell to Deputy Superintendent Brad Volkman at the June 23 special meeting.
While many students were counting down the final days before summer vacation, a group of kindergarten students was already looking ahead to the start of the new school year at Magrath Elementary School.
Claresholm will be home to athletes of all ages from across southern Alberta July 8-11. The 46th annual Southern Alberta Summer Games will be hosted by Claresholm for the fourth time. The community previously hosted in 1971, 1980 and 2003.
The Palliser Economic Partnership (PEP) has a new chairman. At the June 26 annual general meeting, Jay Slemp, former chairman of the Special Areas Board, took over the PEP chair position from long-time chair Alan Hyland.
Even with the new Alberta government reversing cuts to education which had been proposed by the Progressive Conservative party, Grasslands School Division still has not enough revenue to offset how much needs to be spent in the 2015-16 school year.
Grade 3 students from I.F. Cox School in Redcliff saw their own teepee rise to the sky June 22, under the guidance of an elder from the Blood Tribe.