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2019

OJSH Band Program Hosts Special Guests

The OJSH band program had a very busy the week ending January 11th. OJSH was honoured to host three very special guests, culminating in a concert Friday evening, January 11th in the school gym. OJSH had the privilege of hosting guest conductor Dr. Robert…

Mustang Sports Update: Basketball Games

Date Team Location Opponent Activity Game Times Jan 9th Sr Boys + Girls Onoway RF Staples Game 4:30/6:00 B/G Jan 11 Sr Boys + Girls Barrhead   Tournament 12:30 Jan 11 Jr Boys + Girls Whitecourt   Tournament 4:00 Jan 19th Jr Boys + Girls Barrhead  …

2018

Unofficial Onoway By-election Results are in!

The Onoway Trustee By-election was held on December 19. The unofficial results are as follows: Ward 1, Electoral Subdivision No. 1 Votes Polled FETH, Corrinne 58 PECK, Christine 90 Rejected/Spoiled Ballots 0 Declared Elected: Christine Peck   As per…

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all the joys of the holiday season! May this season bring you the joy of sharing, the warmth of community and the love of family and friends. From our family to yours, warm wishes for a bright and merry Christmas! Christmas Break for NGPS…

The Annual OJSH Winter Concert and Art Show

On the evening of December 6th, OJSH held its annual Winter Concert and Art Show. Once again, it was a successful evening as the audience of about 250 parents and community members enjoyed the sounds of the season. The audience was treated to a selection…

OJSH Supports Christmas Charities

Although Christmas is usually a time of fun and joyful festivities, of sharing good food and sweet treats, of creating warm memories with loved ones, it is also a time of giving – not just to family and friends, but to those who are in need. This year,…

Onoway Trustee By-election is schedule for December 19!

It was with regret that the NGPS Board accepted the resignation of Onoway trustee Sarah Healy, who resigned from her position on the board at the October 30 meeting, due to moving out of her electoral riding. A By-election will be held on December 19,…

HOJA Entertains at OJSH

On November 15th, OJSH students and staff were entertained by HOJA. HOJA is a Canadian acapella group originally based out of Saskatoon, Sask. The singers of HOJA have entertained over 900,000 students across Canada with music of every genre and from…

OJSH Remembrance Day Ceremony

OJSH held its annual Remembrance Day service for school staff and student and community members on Thursday, November 8th. Teacher Roy Burghardt led the solemn occasion as Master of Ceremonies. The Onoway High School Band along with teachers Mrs. Schmidt-Peterson,…

School bus transportation and inclement weather

To run or not to run? Winter weather and driving conditions bring questions about school bus transportation. Are the buses running today? Should the buses be running today? Why aren’t the buses running today? Why are the buses running in Onoway when…

Wicked Welding Competition

On Saturday, October 20th, OJSH Fabrication teacher Mr. Van Camp took four senior high students to the third annual Wicked Welding event at the CLAC Welding Training Centre in Edmonton. Wicked Welding, as the name suggests, is a Halloween-themed welding…

Awards Night 2018

On Friday, October 12th, students, parents and teachers gathered to recognize the achievements of the 2017/2018 school year at Onoway Junior Senior High School. The Annual Awards Night recognized school volunteers, student academic achievement as well…

Junior High Co-ed Flag Football

The Mustangs Flag Football teams put in an outstanding performance in Whitecourt on October 2nd.   The Grade 8 team played well all day and finished 3rd in their division. In the competitive division, our two Grade 8/9 teams put in a dominant performance,…

Students in the Spotlight: Bold Eagle, Football & Golf

Carson Bigchild attends Bold Eagle OJSH grade 12 student Carson Bigchild had the opportunity to take part in the Bold Eagle program this summer from early July to late August. Bold Eagle is a unique summer employment program that combines Indigenous…

Students in the Spotlight: High School Rodeo

The Alberta High School Rodeo Association promotes interest in rodeo sports among junior and senior high school students while fostering exemplary conduct and sportsmanship. It provides training and competition opportunities for members. In addition,…

Hour-Zero: Keeping Students and Staff Safe

Building a culture of preparedness - NGPS joins forces with Hour-Zero Student and staff safety is an extremely important part of what we do at Northern Gateway Public Schools, from playground equipment and fire drills all the way through to the most…