There are several new faces on the staff at Rimbey Junior/ Senior High School this year.
Andrew Swainson is teaching art and Grade 9 Language Arts.
Cade Bengert is teaching all of the high school English. Taryn Salik will teach math and physics.
The new school social worker is Trish Uloth and Betty Tronnes is the school librarian.
Shauna Shields is the new afternoon educational assistant.
Principal Tim Lekas said the welcome back barbecue, supported by many local businesses happened on the first day of school and the sports program is already up and running.
The senior high girls volleyball and high school football teams are practicing and junior high girls volleyball will start soon.
The school students will travel to Mexico for a scuba diving trip during the March break. Training for the trip will begin in November at the Ponoka pool and continue until February.
“Our staff is looking forward to another great year working with the excellent students from Rimbey and area,” said Lekas.