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Peace Wapiti Public School Division No. 76
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PWPSD schools remember

November 05, 2019

Grande Prairie, AB – Plan to attend a Remembrance Day event throughout Peace Wapiti Public School Division during November 6 - 11. We also join with all Canadians in recognition of aboriginal contributions to military service on November 8, National Aboriginal Veterans Day.

SchoolDate / TimeEvent Details/Location
Alternative EducationThurs., Nov. 7,  10:45 a.m.
Ceremony featuring a video tribute and music, with two minutes of silence at 11:00 a.m. to respect the veterans' service.
Beaverlodge Elementary SchoolThurs., Nov. 7,  11:00 a.m.Assembly with special guests from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 121, Beaverlodge. The school will commemorate the sacrifices of past and current veterans through stories, songs, "In Flanders Fields" recitations, reading World War I and II Honour Rolls, and digital presentations.
Beaverlodge Regional High SchoolThurs., Nov. 7,  10: 00 a.m.Beaverlodge Legion representatives will attend an assembly and presentation in the gym.
Bezanson SchoolThurs., Nov. 7,  10:45 a.m.Ceremony organized and led by the Grade 9 Leadership class.
Bonanza SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 9:00 a.m.Ceremony for students, staff, parents and community members. Class presentations to honour past and current veterans.
Tues., Nov. 12, 11:00 a.m.Students and staff observing two minutes of silence to respect veterans' sacrifice and service.
Clairmont Community SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Assembly with readings, choir performance, wreath laying, and Principal Vanstone on the trumpet. Parents and community members welcome.
Eaglesham SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:50 a.m.Ceremony for staff and students. Two minutes of silence followed by a presentation led by Mr. McKay, with students and staff presenting stories of family service members.
Elmworth SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:00 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Harry Balfour SchoolThurs., Nov. 7
Preschool - Gr. 3: 9:30 a.m.
Grades 4-8: 10:35 a.m.
Families are welcome to attend one of two student-led assemblies with laying of wreaths at a cenotaph, a presentation on Indigenous Canadian soldiers, and "Taps" on the trumpet by Mr. Gerald Cooke.
Helen E. Taylor School Thurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Hythe Regional SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 1:00 p.m.Ceremony with a performance by the choir. Elementary students will recite "In Flanders Fields". Parents, friends and community members welcome.
LaGlace SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Ceremony with a special guest from the Sexsmith Legion. Family and friends welcome.
Peace Wapiti AcademyThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Assembly in the gym to honour the courage and sacrifice of past and present service people. Parents and community members welcome. Parade of flags by student members of the Grande Prairie Army Cadets, with parent Denise Jones on the bagpipes. Slideshow to follow. "Last Post" on the trumpet by student Sam Kaut. Two minutes of silence at 11:00 a.m.
Penson SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:45 a.m. Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Ridgevalley School Thurs., Nov. 7, 10:45 a.m.

Ceremony in the gym with special guests from Valleyview Legion. Students will share poems and readings. Parents and community members welcome.
Sun., Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m."Night in the Trenches" event begins, led by Assistant Principal Barry DeFord.
Mon., Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.Participants will attend Remembrance Day ceremony at DeBolt Legion Hall.
Robert W. Zahara Public SchoolWed., Nov. 6, 10:45 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Rycroft SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:45 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Savanna SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Sexsmith Secondary SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Assembly in the gym.  Parents and community members welcome.
Spirit River Regional AcademyThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Parents and community members welcome.
Teepee Creek SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 11:00 a.m.Assembly with video tribute, presentations and wreath laying by students.
Wembley Elementary SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Assembly in the gym to honour veterans and current service people.
Whispering Ridge Community SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.Ceremony in the gym. Family and community members are welcome to join staff and students in honouring the importance of this special day.
Woking SchoolThurs., Nov. 7, 9:30 a.m.Parents and community members welcome.


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Media Contact / RSVP: Angela Sears, Communications Officer, (780) 357-5224, angelasears@pwpsd.ca. Visitors must check in at the school office upon arrival.  

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