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Bow Valley High School valedictorian focussed on staying positive

Bow Valley High School valedictorian focussed on staying positive

“It’s definitely been hard. For me, I was focussed semester to semester, and kind of dealing with what I could at the time,” Murphy said. “It’s been ups and downs with online learning, it was a lot of balancing between teachers and ourselves and trying to get through the week to week.”
Cochrane High School valedictorian celebrates the resiliency of the Class of 2021

Cochrane High School valedictorian celebrates the resiliency of the Class of 2021

“It’s about the journey we’ve gone through together and I think my real purpose was to see, we have had uncertainty, we have had a lot of awful moments in the past year but there has been a lot of bright spots over four years,” Isinghood said, “I hope we realize all the challenges have made us the people we are.”
Rocky View Schools Community Learning Centre Cochrane valedictorian eager for graduation

Rocky View Schools Community Learning Centre Cochrane valedictorian eager for graduation

“It’s been really good because of all the support we’ve been getting so that made it a lot better."
Cochrane cookie company takes home two international awards in 2021

Cochrane cookie company takes home two international awards in 2021

“If we can make crave-worthy organic food then we can really help compel more people to make that choice. There is still a misconception that organic means you’re giving up something … I really wanted to contribute something to the organic and natural food space that was delicious.”
Edge School for Athletes valedictorian eager to hit the university soccer pitch

Edge School for Athletes valedictorian eager to hit the university soccer pitch

“It’s been pretty special to be at Edge. It’s a very tight-knit community where everyone is trying to make everyone better,” Yarmuch said. “Especially through COVID … Edge has really shone through and shown how special it is with everyone that wants to help each other and back one and other.”
St. Timothy High School valedictorian looking forward to post-pandemic future

St. Timothy High School valedictorian looking forward to post-pandemic future

“The year overall has been slightly, I would say, disappointing, just with COVID and sort of missing all those milestones— But for the most part, I think that our community as a whole really did do our best to make the most out of it.”
Cochrane Farmers' Market connecting guests with local creators

Cochrane Farmers' Market connecting guests with local creators

“It’s a really well-rounded shopping experience and it’s great because we have people who bring their basket and that’s their Saturday shopping for the week."
Kaitlin Chamberlain enters race for Cochrane Council seat

Kaitlin Chamberlain enters race for Cochrane Council seat

“I’ve been here forever and I think I could actually help and it would be really nice to give people a voice.”
Volunteers hand out orange shirts to raise awareness for 215 children found at Kamloops Residential School

Volunteers hand out orange shirts to raise awareness for 215 children found at Kamloops Residential School

“What if there are unmarked burials that nobody knows about? Now that this came to light with the 215 children, I think more of the First Nations communities are going to be requesting searches on ex-Residential School properties.”
Sod turning ceremony held for new Fireside Catholic School

Sod turning ceremony held for new Fireside Catholic School

“It’s absolutely an exciting time for Cochrane and for Calgary Catholic,” Martin said. “It’s really important for Calgary Catholic. We want to ensure that all of our municipalities are well served. When we get a school in a growing municipality like Cochrane it’s really exciting.”