Stewart Valley School suffers extensive damage in fire

Chinook School Division

Students and staff at Stewart Valley School will be looking for a new school home this coming year after the school was extensively damaged by an early morning fire.

The Chinook School Division has reported the major fire at Stewart Valley School this morning caused extensive damage and that the school will not be operational during the upcoming school year.

“This is a devastating and traumatic loss for our Stewart Valley School community,” Chinook School Division stated in a press release. “Chinook will be providing counselling and supports in the community for staff, students and school families. The Division’s Emergency Management Plan has been implemented and we are currently working on an operational plan for the upcoming school year. We will be meeting with staff and school families as soon as possible.”

“Our thoughts are with the community of Stewart Valley, and everyone connected to the school and the memories it holds.”