French teachers hired

by Phil Ambroziak What a difference a week makes. After recently being given until April 19 to locate a qualified French immersion teacher for Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake, the Northwest School Di...

School bus routes changed

by Derek Cornet Some students riding the bus to school in Meadow Lake have been advised they now need to walk instead. New urban bus routes went into effect Nov. 24 after some parents were advised their c...

Threats made to school

The Hold & Secure issued for Meadow Lake schools has been lifted as of 10:55 a.m. today (Nov. 2). The Hold and Secure was deemed necessary when around 10 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP responded to a complaint o...

Lost in translation

by Derek Cornet Students returning to class with the Northwest School Division’s French immersion program have a set of new challenges. When the new school year began last week, Jonas Samson Junior High S...

NWSD appoints new chair

by Derek Cornet Two board members of the Northwest School Division (NWSD) will serve as chair and vice-chair on an interim basis until an organizational meeting can be held in November. The change was spa...

CHS principal retiring

by Derek Cornet A 30-year career in education is coming to an end later this month for Carpenter High School (CHS) principal Larry Waterman. His last day on the job is June 30 and current vice-principal T...

JSJH gets reality check

by Phil Ambroziak Things just got real at Jonas Samson Junior High... or did they? This past Friday (March 17), the school unveiled the latest tool to help students gain a better grasp of the various subj...

Emergency plans updated

by Phil Ambroziak It’s better to be safe than sorry. That’s why the Northwest School Division has been working to ensure its various schools are all on the same page when it comes to emergency preparednes...

School safety remains a priority

There’s strength in unity. That’s why it’s reassuring to  know all schools under the jurisdiction of the Northwest School Division are now on the same page when it comes to being ready for the absolute worst. ...

The Conversation

As a school board trustee for more than a decade and a member of the Northland Pioneers Lodge fundraising committee, Barb Seymour is a strong supporter of the community. Recently, Barb spoke with Northern Pride...