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Southwest United claims consolation title

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Southwest United claims consolation title

Southwest United claimed the consolation title at the weekend high school boys rugby provincial tournament at Calgary. United was ranked…Continue Reading

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PARTY program comes to F.P. Walshe school

Posted on 30 May 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on PARTY program comes to F.P. Walshe school

F.P. Walshe hosted the PARTY Program last week to educate grade 10 students on the risks of drug and alcohol abuse. The PARTY (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) is an initiative of Alberta Health Services. RCMP Sgt. Bryan Mucha discussed distracted and drunk driving. Another speaker, Courtney Peckford, focused on the effects of…Continue Reading

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Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Posted on 01 May 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Tacey Rabbit receives Honouring Spirit award

Tacey Rabbit was awarded with the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award on Friday during W.A. Day school’s Leadership Day. The Honouring Spirit award recognizes First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) students who model strength and commitment in pursuit of their education, while embracing and celebrating their heritage. The recipient of the award must show perseverance…Continue Reading

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Playing for Team Canada was a dream come true

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Playing for Team Canada was a dream come true

Brigette Lacquette made history when she became the first First Nations hockey player to be named to the women’s Canadian national hockey team as it prepared for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Lacquette visited Piikani Secondary School after being invited to give a presentation to the students about her life and…Continue Reading