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Canadian Rockies Public Schools looking ahead for coming year

Canadian Rockies Public Schools looking ahead for coming year

“We want to ensure our teachers have all the skills they need to implement the new curriculum. It is not a challenge, but something we have to be aware of moving forward.”
Bearspaw First Nation celebrates students with first round of trust scholarships

Bearspaw First Nation celebrates students with first round of trust scholarships

A total of 79 post-secondary, high school and adult students, received awards totalling $34,100 from revenue on a capital investment the Nation made in setting up the OTET in February.

COMMENTARY: Higher education is worth investment

If we don’t act now to bolster the ability of our young people to access post-secondary education, we risk negative economic and societal effects that will continue well into the future. While individual students enjoy the private returns of scholarship, society as a whole reaps the public rewards of wise investment in education.
PHOTOS: CRPS hosts open house for student celebration of learning

PHOTOS: CRPS hosts open house for student celebration of learning

PHOTOS: CRPS hosts open house for student celebration of learning
Stoney: A look at preserving language, culture in Stoney Nakoda

Stoney: A look at preserving language, culture in Stoney Nakoda

“Everything else in our culture has been reproduced, stolen, borrowed, but the one thing that really still remains that is traditional to us, is our language,” said Duane Mark, language and cultural coordinator at Morley Community School in Mînî Thnî. “That’s why we push it so hard.
New Catholic School Board trustee endeavors to be voice for Canmore

New Catholic School Board trustee endeavors to be voice for Canmore

“I really try to advocate for Catholic education. It is really important to me that in our community that people remember and know that the Catholic school is a good option for people. It allows our students to develop through our Catholic values and it is important for that option for our community members.”
Morley Community School principal recipient of Platinum Jubilee Medal

Morley Community School principal recipient of Platinum Jubilee Medal

“Since becoming an educator, I’ve always had this image of little Indigenous kids getting off the school bus, coming into school with love, hope and excitement. I try to make them feel welcome because it is their school and the community has entrusted all of us with serving their students,” said Horvath.
PHOTOS: Open house celebrates Halloween spirit

PHOTOS: Open house celebrates Halloween spirit

PHOTOS: Open house celebrates Halloween spirit
Carol Picard receives Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Carol Picard receives Queen’s Jubilee Medal

“I’ve always been fascinated with politics. This grassroots level is an area that has always fascinated me because it is so impactful on our society.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley