Prairie Christian Academy presents 10th Annual Fine Arts Gala

Over 150 guests gathered Friday, April 20 at The Atrium, for Prairie Christian Academy’s 10th Annual Fine Arts Gala. Themed “Moonlight and Mystery”, it was a great evening of celebrating the musical, artistic and dramatic talents of the students.

Floyd Cotton, dressed as Sherlock Holmes, capably MC’d the evening, which opened with Music Makers, an elementary choir led by Laura Ewert. PCA boasts three separate bands, all led by Barry Somer, who has done an excellent job w

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Lady Smith Café hosts memorial fundraiser

On Thursday, April 12, the Lady Smith Café, in Trochu, hosted a fundraiser for the Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims and their families, and for Ryan McBeath, the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs hockey player who was killed on the foggy morning of March 13, on Hwy 27 west of Trochu.

The Lady Smith Café’s goal was to raise $1,000, and they raised $2,250.00 from the desserts and donations.

All of the proceeds are being donated, half to the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe page and the othe

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Prairie College bids farewell to Brian Doerksen

After four years of service at Prairie College, and many lives being touched through his teaching and mentorship in the Music and Worship Arts Program, Brian Doerksen is having to resume full time residence in British Columbia, for family reasons.

But before his departure he gave us a “farewell concert” in Prairie’s North Auditorium, on the evening of April 14.

The concert featured some of his older pieces, well recognized by his faithful fans and then selections from his newe

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Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition to present data at celebration dinner

The Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition uses the data collected from Early Development Instrument (EDI) to help identify the strengths and needs of the children within the community.

EDI is a questionnaire completed by kindergarten teachers in Alberta every three years that measures children’s ability to meet age-appropriate developmental expectations in five general domains, physical health and well-being, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive development, and

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