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Current Media Releases


Jan. 23, 2020  PWPSD Board News – January 16, 2020
Jan. 21, 2020  Kev's Kids provides funding for PARDS programming
Jan. 15, 2020  Nominations close February 1 – Honouring Spirit:Indigenous Student Awards
Jan. 14, 2020  PWPSD Good News Report – January 2020
Jan. 14, 2020  Your voice matters – Complete the Accountability Pillar Survey
Jan. 08, 2020  On Your Mark! – Free diploma exam tutorial sessions for PWPSD students
Dec. 19, 2019  PWPSD employees recognized with Long Service Awards
Dec. 17, 2019  PWPSD Board News – December 12, 2019
Dec. 17, 2019  UPDATE, Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 10:15 a.m.: Evacuation ended at Bezanson School
Dec. 10, 2019  PWPSD Good News Report – December 2019
Dec. 09, 2019  #Disconnect Challenge - Register by December 20, 2019
Dec. 06, 2019  Season’s Greetings from PWPSD – Winning submission in division-wide art contest featured on 2019 Christmas card
Dec. 02, 2019  PWPSD Board News – November 28, 2019
Nov. 28, 2019  PWPSD examines realities of Budget 2019
Nov. 26, 2019  Celebrate the joy of Christmas at PWPSD schools
Nov. 25, 2019  PWPSD Good News Report – November 2019
Nov. 25, 2019  Brief evacuation at Whispering Ridge Community School due to false fire alarm
Nov. 25, 2019  Hold and Secure ended at Harry Balfour School
Nov. 25, 2019  Police activity in the area of Harry Balfour School
Nov. 20, 2019  International Paper awards funding to two PWPSD schools
Nov. 18, 2019  Have your say: Complete the Choice in Education Survey by December 6, 2019
Nov. 13, 2019  Free Parent and Community Session with Dr. Jody Carrington
Nov. 07, 2019  PWPSD 6th Annual Christmas Card Art Contest: Open to Grades 4-6
Nov. 05, 2019  PWPSD schools remember
Nov. 04, 2019  Design funding awarded for replacement Harry Balfour School
Nov. 01, 2019  Determining when to cancel buses – PWPSD exercises care and caution during times of inclement weather
Oct. 28, 2019  PWPSD Board News – October 24, 2019
Oct. 24, 2019  Lock-down has ended at Peace Wapiti Academy
Oct. 24, 2019  Lock-down at Peace Wapiti Academy; Harry Balfour School briefly placed on Hold and Secure as a precautionary measure
Oct. 22, 2019  PWPSD Good News Report – October 2019
Oct. 21, 2019  Holocaust survivor Dr. Eva Olsson returning to PWPSD schools – Free public presentation at Pomeroy Hotel on Thursday, October 24
Oct. 21, 2019  PWA student selected to Minister’s Youth Council
Oct. 17, 2019  Plan to attend the 3D Children’s Charity 20th Anniversary Gala on December 2, 2019
Oct. 16, 2019  WRCS named top 3D Charity fundraising school, awarded inaugural Ryan Wagner Memorial banner
Oct. 03, 2019  World Teachers’ Day 2019.10.05
Oct. 02, 2019  PWPSD releases results of 2018-2019 Provincial Achievement Tests and Diploma Exams
Sep. 30, 2019  PWPSD Board News – September 26, 2019
Sep. 24, 2019  PWPSD Good News Report – September 2019
Sep. 24, 2019  Orange Shirt Day at PWPSD schools – Every Child Matters
Sep. 19, 2019  ASTAC hosts K-6 poster contest during School Bus Safety Week: October 20-26, 2019
Sep. 18, 2019  Indigenous Speaker Series – PWPSD schools welcome Kelly Fraser
Sep. 12, 2019  Local fire departments named Friends of Education, Edwin Parr Teacher Award nominee honoured at regional ASBA Awards luncheon
Sep. 11, 2019  PWPSD schools to host Terry Fox Run events
Sep. 09, 2019  PWPSD Board News – September 5, 2019
Sep. 05, 2019  PWPSD Board takes office during organizational meeting
Sep. 04, 2019  Organizational meeting of the Peace Wapiti Public School Division Board


​​Media Coverage

Jan. 23, 2020  Youth of the Week: Jinaya Summach, Grade 9, La Glace School, Town & Country News
Jan. 23, 2020  California dreamin’ – Beach party fundraiser at BES, Town & Country News
Jan. 21, 2020  PWPSD schools mark Family Literacy Day, Central Peace Signal
Jan. 21, 2020  Alberta Farm Safety visits Rycroft School, Central Peace Signal
Jan. 16, 2020  Most school buses running Thursday in Grande Prairie area, Everything GP
Jan. 15, 2020  Bus cancellations, 2day FM
Jan. 15, 2020  More school bus cancellations Wednesday due to extreme cold, Everything GP
Jan. 14, 2020  Free PWPSD diploma exam tutorial sessions underway, Central Peace Signal
Jan. 13, 2020  Bused students in Grande Prairie exempt from diploma exam due to weather, 2day FM
Jan. 13, 2020  School bus cancellations for January 13, Everything GP
Jan. 13, 2020, All school buses cancelled, 2day FM
Jan. 08, 2020  Free diploma exam tutorial sessions offered for PWPSD students, Reach FM
Jan. 07, 2020  Spirit River Regional Academy students aiming to raise $6,000 through graduation bottle drive, Central Peace Signal
Dec. 27, 2019  PWPSD in need of spare bus drivers, 2day FM
Dec. 19, 2019  County to give out $2.7M to community groups in 2020, 2day FM
Dec. 19, 2019  County council approves $2.7M in grants for local organizations, Town & Country News
Dec. 18, 2019  Bezanson School evacuated after fire alarm, Daily Herald Tribune
Dec. 17, 2019  Spare bus driver shortage tops annual report at PWPSD, Reach FM
Dec. 17, 2019  Evacuation due to fire alarm at Bezanson School - students and staff safe, Reach FM
Dec. 17, 2019  Staff, students safe after evacuation at Bezanson School, 2day FM
Dec. 17, 2019  St. Joe's Celtics fall short in single digit loss to Peace Wapiti Academy Titans, Daily Herald Tribune
Dec. 17, 2019  PWPSD grapples with $1.7 million budget deficit, Central Peace Signal
Dec. 17, 2019  Bonanza School marks 35 years of Club Moo, Central Peace Signal
Dec. 16, 2019  County Council approves $2.7 million in grants for local organizations, County of Grande Prairie
Dec. 13, 2019  Helen E. Taylor music students make Canadian Music Class Challenge top 10 list, 2day FM
Dec. 12, 2019  Youth of the Week: Carter Furgeson, Whispering Ridge Community School, Town & Country News
Dec. 12, 2019  Sexsmith student wins Christmas card contest, Town & Country News
Dec. 10, 2019  Canadian Music Class Challenge 2019: National top 10s revealed, CBC Music
Dec. 06, 2019  Peace Wapiti dealing with $2-million grant cut, promised school replacement, Daily Herald Tribune
Dec. 05, 2019  Students shouldn’t notice PWPSD budget cuts in the classroom: Superintendent, Town & Country News
Dec. 05, 2019  Youth of the Week: Jaxson Longson, BES, Town & Country News
Dec. 03, 2019  Operation Christmas Child: Bonanza School students pack shoe boxes, Central Peace Signal
Dec. 03, 2019  Peace Officer performs “hands-on” demonstration with Woking School kids, Central Peace Signal
Dec. 02, 2019  Peace Wapiti Public School Division loses $2 million in grants, Everything GP
Nov. 28, 2019  The Washboard Union sends students in La Glace a special message, Everything GP
Nov. 28, 2019  Youth of the Week: Melissa Badger, RWZ, Town & Country News
Nov. 28, 2019  County Council Highlights: Peace Wapiti school request, Town & Country News
Nov. 28, 2019  Beaverlodge volleyball team tops zone, advanced to provincials, Town & Country News
Nov. 28, 2019  County Council to send a letter to School Division, granting access to new school site, Everything GP
Nov. 21, 2019  PWPSD receiving funds for new Five Mile School, Town & Country News
Nov. 21, 2019  Youth of the Week: Oaken Miller, Jr. K., WES, Town & Country News
Nov. 21, 2019  We Scare Hunger! RWZ We Club delivers food to Sexsmith town office, Town & Country News
Nov. 21, 2019  International Paper gives $95,000 in grants to local groups, Everything GP
Nov. 20, 2019  International Paper awards nine local groups with $95k in grants, 2day FM
Nov. 19, 2019  Deadline on Thursday for Christmas card art contest, Central Peace Signal
Nov. 18, 2019  More school bus cancellations Monday, Everything GP
Nov. 18, 2019  Bus cancellations due to icy roads, 2day FM
Nov. 15, 2019  Icy roads lead to school bus cancellations, 2day FM
Nov. 15, 2019  School buses cancelled Friday due to freezing rain, Everything GP
Nov. 14, 2019  Youth of the Week: Laney Smith, Grade 7, Hythe Regional School, Town & Country News
Nov. 12, 2019  MLA happy GP is "on the map again" for new schools, Everything GP
Nov. 12, 2019  National Child Day celebration in Rycroft, Central Peace Signal
Nov. 07, 2019  Parents and students should prepare for bus cancellations: PWSD, Town & Country News
Nov. 07, 2019  Youth of the Week: HET B Girls Volleyball Team, Town & Country News
Nov. 07, 2019  Design funding announced for replacement Harry Balfour School, Daily Herald Tribune
Nov. 05, 2019  Boost for SRRA Breakfast Program, Central Peace Signal
Nov. 05, 2019  Students enjoy Career Discover Day,  Central Peace Signal
Nov. 04, 2019  Design funding awarded for replacement of Harry Balfour School, Reach FM
Nov. 04, 2019  Families reminded to prepare for bus cancellations, Reach FM
Nov. 04, 2019  PWPSD gets design funding for Five Mile Hall school, 2day FM
Nov. 01, 2019  Provincial funding will go to planning new Harry Balfour School, Everything GP
Nov. 01, 2019  Four Edmonton schools among 25 projects to be built or funded across Alberta, Global News Edmonton
Nov. 01, 2019  Alberta announces plans for new schools despite cap on education spending, Daily Hive Calgary
Nov. 01, 2019  Titans, Cougars clash in Athabasca Bowl Friday, Everything GP
Nov. 01, 2019  Building schools for the future, Alberta Government
Oct. 31, 2019  Youth of the Week, Pacen Hemingson, Gr. 6, LaGlace School, Town & Country News
Oct. 31, 2019  PWPSD enrolment generally down except in Whispering Ridge, Sexsmith, Town & Country News
Oct. 31, 2019  Sexsmith Sabres sinking teeth into football season, Town & Country News
Oct. 29, 2019  PWPSD board to request 10 modular classrooms for installation at three schools, Reach FM
Oct. 29, 2019  Dr. Eva Olsson at Woking School, Central Peace Signal
Oct. 29, 2019  Bonanza School opens makerspace, Central Peace Signal
Oct. 27, 2019  Peace, Athabasca Bowls set, Everything GP
Oct. 26, 2019  PWA student selected for 2019-20 Minister's Youth Council, Everything GP
Oct. 23, 2019  Holocaust survivor to speak in Grande Prairie, 2day FM
Oct. 23, 2019  Local student selected to Minister's Youth Council, Daily Herald Tribune
Oct. 22, 2019  Q & A with Jessica Zylinski, President, SRRA Council, Central Peace Signal
Oct. 22, 2019  Spirit River Regional Academy Awards, Central Peace Signal
Oct. 22, 2019  Holocaust survivor Dr. Eva Olsson returning to PWPSD schools, Reach FM
Oct. 22, 2019  Peace Wapiti Academy student named to Minister's Youth Council, 2day FM
Oct. 21, 2019  25th Annual Lions Western Canadian Challenge Volleyball Tournament: BRHS in first, PWA in second, Morinville News
Oct. 17, 2019  Youth of the Week: Hayley Breitkreutz, Gr. 7, Clairmont Community School, Town & Country News
Oct. 16, 2019  3D Children’s Charity gives inaugural Ryan Wagner award, Daily Herald Tribune
Oct. 10, 2019  County searching out operators for Five Mile Community Hall, 2day FM
Oct. 04, 2019  St. Joes and Sexsmith clash in MPFL action Friday, Everything GP
Oct. 03, 2019  Donation for playground - CNRL donates $15,000 to Bezanson School Playground Society, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 26, 2019  Student Vote program aims to build the habits of active and informed citizenship, Reach FM
Sept. 26, 2019  Titans on the rebound - PWA football squad starting to find rhythm on offence, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 25, 2019  Local schools to celebrate Orange Shirt Day because "Every Child Matters", Reach FM
Sept. 25, 2019  Local fire departments named Friends of Education, Edwin Parr Teacher Award nominee honoured, Reach FM
Sept. 23, 2019  Local schools well represented in latest high school football rankings, Everything GP
Sept. 20, 2019  Comp edges Sexsmith, St. Joe's cruises in Thursday MPFL action, Everything GP
Sept. 20, 2019  Juno nominee to perform at GPRC during welcome event, 2day FM
Sept. 20, 2019  Indigenous artist Kelly Fraser entertaining students, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 19, 2019  Running in Terry's footsteps, Town & Country News
Sept. 19, 2019  Hythe Regional School loves to read, Town & Country News
Sept. 18, 2019  Grande Prairie Warriors hosting a power Tier IV team in the Sexsmith Sabres, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 17, 2019  PWPSD Board has a new chair, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 17, 2019  Area fire departments named Friends of Education, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 17, 2019  Honour for Savanna School teacher, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 17, 2019  Schools line up Terry Fox Run events, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 13, 2019  Q&A with Darren Robertson, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 12, 2019  Peace Wapiti mostly unaffected by province's call to eliminate 'public' from school names, Town and Country News
Sept. 09, 2019  PWA Titans open up MPFL season with loss to St. Joe's Celtics, Daily Herald Tribune
Sept. 05, 2019  Mighty Peace Football League season kicks off Thursday, Everything GP
Sept. 05, 2019  Back at ‘er, Town & Country News
Sept. 05, 2019  Volleying for the season, Town & Country News
Sept. 05, 2019  Meet Peace Wapiti’s new principals, Town & Country News
Sept. 03, 2019  St. Joe's, Sexsmith ranked in top five by Football Alberta, Everything GP
Sept. 02, 2019  Students return to school, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 02, 2019  Eaglesham school has a new acting principal, Central Peace Signal
Sept. 02, 2019  Word on the Street: Word from the school principals, Central Peace Signal

​Media Coverage Archive