The recently-amalgamated Warman and Martensville Chambers of Commerce officially announced their new name and logo on Wednesday, November 15. Continue reading “Chamber of Commerce unveils new name, logo”
Prairie Spirit School Division (PSSD) Board Chair, Larry Pavloff, was awarded a Life Membership in the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) at its annual general meeting in Regina on November 13.
This award is given to individuals who served on the SSBA’s provincial executive over a number of years. Continue reading “Pavloff awarded Life Membership in SSBA”
The deepest wounds aren’t always the most visible.
Grade 11 students at Dalmeny High School (DHS) staged a powerful one-act performance on Wednesday, November 8 showing the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Canadian peacekeepers who served in Bosnia in the early 1990s.
Each year, students at the school write and perform a short play depicting historical events as a Remembrance Day tribute.
This year, the focus was on a little-known chapter in Canadian history.
“We started out do something on World War II,” said Sandra Schatz, a teacher at DHS and a coordinator of the project.
“We’ve done several pieces related to the 100th anniversary of World War I over the past few years, so we decided to do something different.
“But as we went along, we changed the focus. We have such a large population of female students who love to act, so we thought we would shift to something more contemporary, where women actually served as combat soldiers and peacekeepers.
“We wanted it to be realistic and contemporary and to educate people at the same time.” Continue reading “On the firing line – Dalmeny High School students depict Canadian peacekeepers in Bosnia”