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WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)

WCPS drivers move on to provincial bus ‘roadeo’

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) had three contestants compete at the Local…

  • May 12, 2022

 

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COVID-19 outbreaks declared at multiple WCPS schools

WCPS updates show that six WCPS currently have COVID-19 outbreaks.

 

Ponoka Secondary Campus was placed in hold and secure mode on Feb. 28 as a precaution resulting from an off grounds incident that allegedly involved students outside school hours. File photo

UPDATED: PSC hold and secure has ended

Precautionary measure was in response to racist videos and online comments

 

Wolf Creek Public Schools trustees have decided to have the recommended financial changes implemented now, before the audited financial statements for the 2017-18 school year are presented, meaning a lower fiscal buffer in the current year. File photo

Wolf Creek Schools sees $1 million in savings

Wolf Creek Public Schools puts money into busses and classroom staff time as priorities

Wolf Creek Public Schools trustees have decided to have the recommended financial changes implemented now, before the audited financial statements for the 2017-18 school year are presented, meaning a lower fiscal buffer in the current year. File photo
Rural Alberta schools need further supports

Rural Alberta schools need further supports

Per student funding needs to be reviewed: study

Rural Alberta schools need further supports
Education minister David Eggen announced changes to school division superintendents’ salaries June 1. These changes reduce salaries along with some questionable benefits.                                Black Press photo

Superintendent compensation limits set, hopes to have more cash for classrooms

New salary grid put in place, though only impacts new contracts

Education minister David Eggen announced changes to school division superintendents’ salaries June 1. These changes reduce salaries along with some questionable benefits.                                Black Press photo
Ponoka school divisions show imbalance in students with learning needs enrolment

Ponoka school divisions show imbalance in students with learning needs enrolment

How Wolf Creek Public Schools and STAR Catholic consider a student as resident differs

Ponoka school divisions show imbalance in students with learning needs enrolment
One student was arrested after a threat to the Alix-MAC School was reported on Dec. 22. WCPS stated the threat was ‘worrisome’ and steps were taken to protect staff and students.                                Google Maps photo

Bashaw RCMP arrest youth in threat to Alix-MAC School

Youth faces charges of uttering threats and possession of a weapon

One student was arrested after a threat to the Alix-MAC School was reported on Dec. 22. WCPS stated the threat was ‘worrisome’ and steps were taken to protect staff and students.                                Google Maps photo
Ponoka’s public school division set to deal with massive deficit

Ponoka’s public school division set to deal with massive deficit

Wolf Creek Public Schools loses more than 200 students, means shortfall of $1.9 million

Ponoka’s public school division set to deal with massive deficit
Jayson Lovell WCPS superintendent

WCPS Rock the Diploma money well spent

Wolf Creek Grade 12 students steadily improving on diploma exams because of project

Jayson Lovell WCPS superintendent
WCPS Superintendent Jayson Lovell

Ponoka students to get good start to day

Ponoka Elementary chosen to be part of School Nutrition Program.

WCPS Superintendent Jayson Lovell