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École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

Two former École Notre-Dame des Monts students from Canmore – Lorien Monteith and Jordan Olsthoorn – were awarded $1,000 national scholarships in October
Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut, spoke with students at the Exshaw School last week about the ins and outs of travelling to space and introduced a new Junior Astronaut program
Canadian Rockies Public School property insurance set to rise 217 per cent

Canadian Rockies Public School property insurance set to rise 217 per cent

The Canadian Rockies Public School division was recently informed its property insurance premium is to rise 217 per cent, resulting in a $166,000 increase to its budget
Student made interpretive signs added to Exshaw’s south trail

Student made interpretive signs added to Exshaw’s south trail

“The 2013 Floods” and “Moss in the Rocky Mountains” are among some of the newly named interpretive signs adorning the popular trail that students from Exshaw School created and then presented during its grand opening on Tuesday (Oct. 22)
Alpenglow School granted $125,000 for outdoor learning

Alpenglow School granted $125,000 for outdoor learning

Alpenglow School in Canmore has been awarded a $125,000 Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) grant to help it develop an outdoor learning centre
Canmore Collegiate High School provides learning with a side of hash browns

Canmore Collegiate High School provides learning with a side of hash browns

“Instead of getting that mad rush of people getting to class, they’re coming in, slowing down a little bit, having a bite to eat, mingling with different groups than they normally would so that’s kind of nice to see… You plan for one thing and then you get all these beautiful ripple effects that impact school culture.”
Indigo's Adopt-A-School program 'adopts' Banff Elementary School

Indigo's Adopt-A-School program 'adopts' Banff Elementary School

Banff Elementary School has been “adopted” by Cascade Malls’ Indigospirits store, which will help the school to fundraise for new library resources.
Exchange students wowed by Bow Valley

Exchange students wowed by Bow Valley

"Going to Higashikawa was amazing and meeting the students there and then having them come here really makes it a full circle."
School boards celebrate multi-year partnership, Stoney Nakoda

School boards celebrate multi-year partnership, Stoney Nakoda

"It is time to learn our history, time to learn about us ... and time to be proud of our people."
New hens rule the roost at Canmore coop

New hens rule the roost at Canmore coop

Introduced in 2016 as an educational partnership between the two schools, the idea was born in an Alpenglow classroom when the teacher and students started talking about what animal the class pet should be.