Chinook School Division completing update of computer hardware

The Chinook School Division is completing the two-year process to replace outdated computer hardware in schools with easier to use Chromebooks. Rob Geiger, the Chinook School Division’s manager of information systems, presented the technology status report at a regular meeting of the Chinook Board of Education, Jan. 8. The main focus of the school division’s current hardware refresh is the purchase of Chromebooks for use by students. “By the end of this school year, we should have renewed as much hardware as we’re going to renew in the immediate future,” he said after the meeting. “We’ll still be purchasing a few Chromebooks in the next couple of years, but for the most part the large bulk of it will be done.” Funding considerations and the need for professional development sessions with staff in schools made it necessary to stretch out the hardware refresh over the two-year period.

Source: Chinook School Division completing update of computer hardware

Gull Lake Winterfest 2018 Family Fun for Everyone

The Gull Lake Winterfest Event is set to take place Saturday, February 17th, 2018. The Event will kick off with a pancake brunch in the morning at 9am in the Community Hall. Come out and enjoy a full day of indoor and outdoor family fun, winter-themed activities for the whole family. Admission is free for all events.

Poster Sponsor Cypress Hills Destination Area

Feature Events

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The Amazing Race is Returning to Winterfest

The Amazing Race is returning to Winterfest on Sat, Feb. 17…this year with a junior race as well as the adult race!

Last year was a BLAST and included challenges like:

-shopping at AG Foods
-line dancing
-enjoying a tasty headcheese snack

This year will offer new and exciting challenges!

Register today for your chance to dethrone last year’s champs, Stephanie Sells, Braden Ruetz, Diana Ruetz and Stuart Chutter.

Winterfest Committee


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