Deloraine School welcomes Peloquin

Morgan Peloquin grew up in Souris, playing all sports against the Colts and the Royals. And now she is coaching the Colts and teaching English/Language Arts at Deloraine School.

She has a connection through volleyball with a former teacher at Deloraine School —  Ms.  Jill Patmore. “We played volleyball against each other in high school, and then together while playing for Club West!” Peloquin graduated in 2007, and attended MSU-Bottineau, ND to play volleyball.

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  “I absolutely loved my experience, but in my second year I decided to take some time off to focus on another passion of mine - country music.” She moved to Winnipeg doing a fair bit of writing and recording. After a time she decided to head back to school taking a semester at Canadian Mennonite University, before moving back to Westman to complete her Bachelor of Arts at Brandon University (BU).

  Peloquin graduated from BU’s Bachelor of Education program in 2014, while completing a term teaching position in Hamiota where she taught high school English and was also the guidance counselor. Following the term in Hamiota, she took a position as the teaching principal at Souris River Colony (Elgin where she taught all subjects to students ranging in age from kindergarten to grade 12, in addition to administrative duties. I

  “t was an amazing experience and I learned so much not only about teaching and administration, but about Hutterian culture. While working there I also completed my Master’s Degree in Educational Administration at Brandon University. I am actually receiving my diploma for that degree this October!”

  “My husband, Trevor, and I now farm near Deleau. We have two gorgeous kids- Abigail is three, and Cooper will be a year old on November 1. Both kids are already involved in the Deloraine world, having been brought along to volleyball! I was very excited to begin working at Deloraine School, and both the school and community has continued to impress me. The staff and students here are absolutely fantastic and I feel fortunate to have landed in Deloraine,” she concluded.

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