Education

North Battleford student Brielle Jesney receives some safety tips during the Bike Rodeo Friday.
North Battleford student Brielle Jesney receives some safety tips during the Bike Rodeo Friday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Kids learn the ABC's of bike safety

From battlefordsNOW
June 16, 2017 - 3:00pm

Battlefords youth had a chance to finesse their road-safety skills at the popular Bike Rodeo this week.

North Battleford students in Grades 1 to 5 participated in the Friday training session inside the Civic Centre, while town of Battleford students attended a separate event Tuesday.

Light of Christ Catholic School Division managed to pass a balanced budget despite funding challenges.
Light of Christ Catholic School Division managed to pass a balanced budget despite funding challenges. file photo/CJME News Staff

Light of Christ passes budget despite challenges

From battlefordsNOW
June 15, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 5:49pm

Despite challenges from a shortfall in provincial funding, the Light of Christ Catholic School Division managed to pass a balanced budget for the new school year at its recent board meeting.

Students from Connaught Elementary School in North Battleford took part in the Kids Meet Canada project on June 14.
Students from Connaught Elementary School in North Battleford took part in the Kids Meet Canada project on June 14. submitted photo/Jamie Whitt

Students celebrate 150th anniversary with kids across Canada

From battlefordsNOW
June 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

Lucky students in North Battleford had an opportunity to connect with other kids from across Canada on Wednesday, as part of a project to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.

North Battleford Comprehensive High School Commercial Cooking program teacher Janice Staff, left, and Rob Rongve, right, present a cheque for $2,400 to Canadian Mental Health Association’s Battlefords branch executive director Jane Zielke de Montbrun, centre, on Tuesday. The school donated $1,200 from a recent cook-off fundraiser, which was matched by a personal donation from Rongve, a local CMHA supporter.
North Battleford Comprehensive High School Commercial Cooking program teacher Janice Staff, left, and Rob Rongve, right, present a cheque for $2,400 to Canadian Mental Health Association’s Battlefords branch executive director Jane Zielke de Montbrun, centre, on Tuesday. The school donated $1,200 from a recent cook-off fundraiser, which was matched by a personal donation from Rongve, a local CMHA supporter. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

School’s cook off a boost to local CMHA

From battlefordsNOW
May 31, 2017 - 11:37am

Students at a local high school showed their talents in the kitchen recently and helped a local non-profit organization at the same time.

Light of Christ Catholic School Division superintendent of learning Kelvin Colliar views the website for the teacher educational program Following Their Voices. One of the division’s schools will be participating in the program starting in the fall
Light of Christ Catholic School Division superintendent of learning Kelvin Colliar views the website for the teacher educational program Following Their Voices. One of the division’s schools will be participating in the program starting in the fall Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local teachers learning about cultural awareness

From battlefordsNOW
May 31, 2017 - 11:34am Updated: May 31, 2017 - 12:07pm

Teachers at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford will be getting a lesson in cultural awareness in the year ahead.

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