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...

A fresh start for students

“School’s back from summer.” No, it’s never as enthralling for youngsters to hear these modified lyrics to the Alice Cooper classic, but the fact of the matter is – as of today (Sept. 1) – class is officiall...

Grad earns RMC scholarship

by Phil Ambroziak A full-fledged member of the Canadian Armed Forces will be among this year’s graduating class at Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake. Carson Waterman, who was recently awarded a four-ye...

Busing changes at CHS

by Derek Cornet Fewer students will be riding the bus in Meadow Lake next fall. That’s according to Northwest School Division communications officer Kaitlin Harman who is part of a committee formed to exa...

It’s time to get active

For years, the wheels on the bus have gone ‘round and ‘round, but apparently, come fall, those same wheels will come to a screeching halt at Carpenter High School. According to Northwest School Division (NWS...

The Conversation

The newest addition to Meadow Lake city council, Kim Chiverton has learned a lot in the last six months. Recently, Kim spoke with Northern Pride about learning the ropes, his family and his career with the Nort...

School still in jeopardy

by Derek Cornet The reviews have ended for two area schools, but one is still at-risk of closing. Northwest School Division (NWSD) board members met Jan. 18 for a special meeting to discuss the future of ...

Perseverance makes the grade

Although some may interpret the extension of French immersion in Meadow Lake to Grade 9 as a small step, members of the local Canadian Parents for French chapter feel it was much more than that. Earlier this...

Fate of Rapid View, Dorintosh schools to be decided

by Phil Ambroziak Class could be dismissed much sooner than expected for students and staff at two schools in northwest Saskatchewan. During the Northwest School Division’s Oct. 8 board meeting, a motion ...