Magrath High School students were among those in Westwind School Division who raised funds for the annual Terry Fox Run and cancer research. In the process, they also g... (read more)
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IN OUR SCHOOLS – Remembrance Day programs are often seen as occasions to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice made by Canadian soldiers in battles from... (read more)
The memories of Terry Fox and all he did to increase awareness of cancer and the need for cancer research live on each fall when schools across Canada take par... (read more)
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Fromm returns as chairman of Westwind School Division Board of Trustees
With an infusion of four new faces the Westwind School Division Board of Trustees have gone with a familiar one as chairman.
Ron Fromm, a trustee for the past 21 years, was acclaimed as chairman, a position he held this past year. The representative from Division 5 (Raymond) noted that the chairman is not a special Board member but was appreciative of the recognition all the same.
“I see it as a vote of confidence from my colleagues on the Board; that they have some confidence in my ability to be informed on the issues and keep meetings going,” he said.
The four new trustees account for the largest turnover the Westwind School Board has seen. That saw Tuesday’s organizational meeting take much longer than usual to complete, as there were plenty of questions about processes and protocol. (Read More)