Drayton Valley

French immersion class proposed for Drayton Valley

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
March 7, 2017 - 3:51pm Updated: March 7, 2017 - 5:15pm

Wildrose School Division is saying “bonjour” to the idea of adding a French immersion program in Drayton Valley.

Aurora Elementary School is currently the only school in town that offers some form of French language curriculum, with a 60-minute per week French option for all grades. 

Evergreen Elementary School
Evergreen Elementary School

Evergreen Elementary facing extreme makeover, or total demolition

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
March 1, 2017 - 2:43pm Updated: March 2, 2017 - 9:50am

Evergreen Elementary School is facing an extreme makeover, or a total tear down.

After two days of meetings between the Wild Rose School Division, Alberta Education and Alberta Infrastructure, two options have emerged to fix the crawlspace mold problem that has plagued the school. 

VDL Groep Corporate Vice President for North America Simon Bambach (left) touring the plant with BioComposites Group CEO Dan Madlung
VDL Groep Corporate Vice President for North America Simon Bambach (left) touring the plant with BioComposites Group CEO Dan Madlung

BioComposites Group attracts attention from international company

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
February 23, 2017 - 2:02pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 5:48pm

As Alberta keeps buzzing about hemp, the BioComposites Group plant in Drayton Valley received a visit from a high profile company.

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