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Area volleyball teams advance to provincials

The Dalmeny Cougars senior girls volleyball team in action during a regional tournament last weekend

The Senior Girls Regional Volleyball Championships were on November 10 and 11, which saw the top teams qualify for the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association Volleyball Provincial Championships.
The provincial tournaments will be held on November 17 and 18. Continue reading “Area volleyball teams advance to provincials”

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On the firing line – Dalmeny High School students depict Canadian peacekeepers in Bosnia

The deepest wounds aren’t always the most visible.

Dalmeny High School students perform a scene depicting Canadian peacekeepers caught in the crossfire during the civil war in Bosnia in the early 1990s

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”

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