Granum Fire Academy celebrates achievement of nine students

By Rob VogtIt was a chance to shine a spotlight on the high school students who have been working hard all year long learning the skills of a firefighter.The Granum Fire Academy Class of 2024 held a celebration on June 19 at the Granum Fire Hall, where students were recognized for their achievements.The Class of 2024 is:• Quynlen Darragh;• Brooklyn … Read more

Library offering summer reading program and more for all ages

By Rob VogtWith school out for the summer, the Claresholm Public Library is offering a program to encourage students to keep on reading in July and August.The summer reading program runs from July 3 to Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday mornings.The theme this year is “To the stars”, and children of any age are welcome to come out and … Read more

High school presents extra-curricular awards

By Rob VogtWillow Creek Composite High School honoured achievement in extra-curricular activities with their annual awards last week.At an event at the school on June 13, Cass Klapp was named the female athlete of the year, and Zak Wright was named male athlete of the year.Jessica Mackin was the honourable mention female athlete of the year, while Anderson Leishman was … Read more

Stavely school receives $10,000 award for love of reading

By Rob VogtThe hard work of the students, families and staff at Stavely Elementary School has been rewarded with a prestigious award.On June 4, it was announced Stavely Elementary School was selected from hundreds of applications to receive an Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Literacy Fund Grant.Because of the hard work the school has done to champion literacy in their … Read more

SAIL as Far as You Can – Conference Attended

By Jasmine Santos, WCCHSThe Southern Alberta Interscholastic Leaders (SAIL) held their conference on May 22 at Lethbridge College with various student leaders from all around Southern Alberta who share the same passion for improving their schools and communities. The day was filled with ideas and inspiration as various topics were shared by the presenting students. Student leaders showcased what being … Read more