Sunday , 25 October 2020

Schools

Some E.S. Laird students will learn online next week after COVID case

Some E.S. Laird students will be learning online for the start of next week after there was a positive COVID case reported at the school on Thursday night. Lloydminster Public School Division said on Friday that students in classrooms 8C and 9E will be moving to online learning from next Tuesday until Thursday to minimize further risk of transmission within …

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Lakeland College employee COVID-19 positive, no other cases reported

Lakeland College stated no other confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported after an employee tested positive on Monday. The post-secondary said the Lloydminster campus employee followed health protocols by staying at home after displaying symptoms. The campus will remain open to employees and staff as Public Health officials believe the risk of transmission is low. People will be contacted …

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Lloyd Comp. musical theatre program preventing COVID curtain call

The show must go on for Lloydminster Comprehensive High School Musical theatre students. The performing arts class has been learning and rehearsing the musical “Footloose” since the beginning of the school year in the hopes of having the opportunity to showcase their talent before an audience. The students were able to continue pursuing their passion as it’s defined as a …

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Father Gorman students spreading positivity through community artwork

Students at Father Gorman School took some time out of their day to spread positivity in the community. The Grade 6 ELA class had the opportunity to decorate a community fence with messages encouraging positivity and kindness on Friday. Paige Fulkerth, Grade 6 Teacher at Father Gorman, said getting the kids out of the classroom and bringing their messages to …

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Synergy’s $71K donation going towards health for Lloyd schools

Synergy Credit Union is assisting both Lloydminster school divisions after the challenges faced due to COVID-19 expenses. International Credit Union Day on Thursday, the company announced a total of $41,700 going towards the public schools and $29,450 to catholic schools, which will be used towards improving student’s health and wellness. The presentation inside the Synergy Vault outside of Holy Rosary …

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Barr Colony students learn history behind tee pee raising

Barr Colony students witnessed a tee pee being raised while learning the significance and history behind the structure. The Lloydminster Public School Division Grade 4 students took in the build as part of their Indigenous Studies on Friday. LPSD Coordinator of Learning and Instruction Clint will be at schools all week to teach Grades 9 and under the virtues behind …

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LPSD Hockey Academy students are back on the ice

Students are lacing up their skates and putting their stick back on the ice for this year’s Lloydminster Public School Division Hockey Academy. Yesterday, all 34 students were geared up and ready to go at the Servus Sports Centre for the 2020-2021 intake. Director Lance Ward said this is the academy’s second time on the ice after having a “trial” …

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Lloyd teachers highlighted for World Teachers’ Day

Nominations for teachers are open all week. The Lloydminster Teachers’ Association (LTA) is encouraging families to show appreciation to educators throughout the week. Yesterday, families around the globe celebrated World Teachers’ Day at a time when they have tried to bring normalcy to students lives. All week-long the LTA is asking the community to speak about a teacher they appreciate. …

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Vermilion schools update: VES and St. Jerome’s Sept. 28

Vermilion Elementary School Staff and students are excited that we will be continuing to practice our virtues throughout this school year. Each month at Vermilion Elementary School we focus on a different virtue and try to inspire our students to practice them in their day to day life. When a student is spotted by a staff member or another student …

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