Kenney lays out education platform, says UCP backs gay-straight alliances

  CALGARY – The leader of Alberta’s United Conservatives says if his party were to head the government, schools would operate under rules for gay-straight alliance clubs developed before the NDP came to power. Jason Kenney says the UCP would resurrect the former Progressive Conservative government’s unproclaimed Education Act, which included a provision to support […]

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Literacy Week held at St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Students at St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School in Red Deer recently took part in Literacy Week. The goal was to build community through reading, writing, fine arts, and special guests. “Along with our faith, literacy is the foundation of everything else we do. This week we have been promoting literacy […]

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University of Alberta discovers world’s biggest Tyrannosaurus rex

  EDMONTON- Paleontologists at the University of Alberta say they have discovered the world’s biggest and oldest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Named for a bottle of scotch that was shared the night it was discovered, “Scotty” is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The meat-eater, which has a skeleton that is 13 meters long, […]

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Now you know – Phit Physio 7 – IT Band

  Today’s episode of “NOW you know”, we meet up with Phit Physio to show you why the IT Band is getting bad press, and how a ball can give you some relief. Watch and learn from this Month’s edition of “NOW you know with Phit Physio. Join the Discussion We are happy to provide a forum […]

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St. Joseph High School teacher finalist for Edwin Parr Award

Ceanna Prediger – St. Joseph High School RED DEER- To honour excellence in first-year teachers, the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Board of Trustees has selected Ceanna Prediger from St. Joseph High School as Division finalist for the Alberta School Boards Association Edwin Parr Award. “When we heard that Ms. Prediger would be our division […]

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Rassegna di programmazione Scratch

Scratch (gratuito) è un’applicazione Web che insegna concetti di programmazione di base in modo visivo. Progettato dal Lifelong Kindergarten Group presso il MIT Media Lab, Scratch è progettato per i bambini dagli otto ai 16 anni, ma la sua interfaccia facile da usare significa che chiunque può usarlo per imparare come programmare. Se sei interessato […]

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Scratch Programming Review

Scratch (free) is a Web application that teaches basic programming concepts in a visual way. Designed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, Scratch is designed for kids from eight to 16 years old, but its easy-to-use interface means anyone can use it to learn how to program. If you are interested […]

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Wife Demands Answers From Mother-In-Law After Phone Discovery

Carrie Gilcrest, was a devoted wife and her husband loved her dearly. That love wasn’t shared by her mother-in-law however, and after Carrie saw her mother-in-law’s bank records, their relationship went from cool to downright frosty. Carrie and Jeff met at a nightclub. She was a dancer and he was in the audience chilling after […]

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Students hit the ski trails at sunny River Bend

Roughly 500 students strapped on their skis and hit the trails for Red Deer Public School’s annual Ski Loppet Tuesday afternoon. The students, who ranged between grade 3 to grade 12, participated in 3km and 5km cross-country ski races at River Bend Recreation Area. James Wigelsworth, a grade six student at Central Middle School finished […]

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Wolf Creek Superintendent Lovell earns contract extension

By rdnewsNOW staff March 12, 2019 – 10:57am Jayson LovellWolf Creek Public Schools Alberta’s Education Minister has approved a contract extension for Wolf Creek Public Schools Superintendent Jayson Lovell. The five-year extension takes effect August 31, 2019 and runs through July 31, 2024. Lovell was named Superintendent in August 2016 after 24 years with Wolf […]

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