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s UMMER s CHOOL “Parkland

Fun Times Perspective”

A Student View
for Kids

GYPSD moves forward with learning partnerships
s UMMER submitted on the proposed 2016-17 Budget Allocation those schools that may be in surplus or deficit

Fun ONLY RUNS IF with Grande Prairie Regional College and Shell Model and Assumptions that trustees subsequently positions by year-end. The Board has clearly
approved in order to move forward with the
indicated that school resources are to continue to
Grande Yellowhead is pleased to be a partner
be allocated to students that are currently in school
development of the 2016-17 Budget which will
for Kids
which is evident in the Board's redistribution of
include a $640,000 deficit. Ed Latka, Assistant
Canada Inc., in providing the Dual Credit Program
Superintendent of Business Services also
those resources when they become available.
throughout the division.
The Program offers high school students the
uncertainties exist which may affect the current
Technology in the digital classroom continues to
opportunity to enroll in first year college level cautioned the Board that two significant Digital classrooms
AN ARTICLE courses while still attending high school - proposed Budget: the Provincial Budget will not thrive across the division as noted in the report
presented on the expansion and range of course
be announced until April 14th and the current
receiving 'dual credits' towards their high school
sessions that take place in GYPSD classrooms on
Alberta Teachers' Association expires on August
Although the cost of books is up to each student
Submitted photo diploma and credits for first year college courses. collective agreement between the division and the delivery options and program enhancement
to cover, the balance of the tuition costs are 31, 2016, which is being negotiated provincially a daily basis.
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS covered by the division upon completion of the as well as locally.
Parent-provided transportation
CLUB NEWS number of dual credit options available to students number of students using parent provided Grand Trunk
The Board received a summary report on the
The Program began in January of 2015 and the
High School
continue to increase: for the Fall of 2016, Cree transportation services to get to school over the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Language, Introduction to Native Studies, Vet last seven years. Parent-provided transportation have a successful
AFTERSCHOOL PROGAM Terminology, Business Administration, Aboriginal agreements are for those students not able to
Did you know that the Edson RBC has been a long term supporter access the school bus due to mobility or severe basketball season
of the Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District? Administration Diploma, Parts Technician are just
a few of the exciting new sessions being offered. needs, or are living in areas where school bus ser-
The month of April will be filled with many different afterschool Students interested in learning more about the vice is not available. Congratulations to samples for the staff,
activities . The club will transform into Italian theme. Play around the Senior Boys and students and public to
with different arts. Learn new games .Homework help is available . Dual Credit Program can visit School allocations Girls Basketball teams try. This event is an
under Students, Dual Credit Program. As part of monitoring finances for the division,
A BIG thank you to RBC for your support and dedication to the on a very successful example of how each
children and youth of the Boys and Girls club and the Edson 2016-17 Budget trustees went over a report on school allocations season. Both the boys group has to work
community! Business Services gave a detailed presentation and expenditures to date as well as projections on and girls teams won together and take on
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT the North Central 1A d i f f e r e n t
Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 12-16 Zone playoff for the responsibilities to
year olds that want to be part of the Club's programming one Fulham School plans Family Night April 19 make sure that all
night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable third year in a row and aspects of the event
place for youth to get together. both teams went to are looked after.
Spring has sprung! Family Night event on provincials once again T h a n k y o u f o r
Check out Edson Teen Centre Facebook page
Our successful school April 19 and hope with the boys playing supporting this great
KINDERCLUB: play, "Did You Say many parents can in Pincher Creek and student activity!
The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub programming on all non- T h e s c h o o l i s
kindergarten days. The program is offered 8:00am to 3:00 (with D i n o s a u r ? " w a s attend with their the girls in Trochu.
the opportunity to join the after-school program from 3:00pm to followed by a well- children for dinner Although the teams pleased to be offering
6:00pm). The Club will be offering kinderclub trial days in June for deserved rest during f o l l o w e d b y a n a mental health pre-
pre-kindergarten kids. Please call the Club for more information were unable to come sentation for all staff
780-723-7240. Spring Break. e v e n i n g o f f u n h o m e w i t h a
Our grade 5/6 class activities. and students on
DID YOU KNOW?: will complete the provincial banner, Monday, April 11th.
The Club has a very popular AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM! Why? both groups played Lee Thomas was born
First the Club provides a safe bus and walk system from each DARE program this Fulham events for hard and represented a n d r a i s e d i n
school, then provides a healthy after-school snack and then there month, led by Cst. April
is a ton of fun and interesting programming each day! All of this April 16 - Mini- their school and zone Whitecourt and has
for a low monthly fee of $100.00. Spaces are still open call the Hollinger. Mini- admirably. Now the recently graduated
club today for this quality child care program. basketball continues basketball tournament from the University of
after school for our in Edson students are quickly
BABYSITTING COURSE: April 19 - Family g e a r i n g u p f o r New Brunswick and is
An upcoming babysitting course is tentatively booked May 14 & 15, grade 3/4 and 5/6 now a speaker, writer,
please call the club for more details and to register. 780-723-7240 students who have Night badminton season. and mental health
enrolled in this April 21 - Hot Lunch Students once again a d v o c a t e . M o r e
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE! A p r i l 2 6 - held a "Taste of GT" a c t i v i t y , w i t h event on March 24th . information can be
tournaments on the S w i m m i n g a t The groups came found at Lee's website
16th and 30th in Talisman Place together to create and w h i c h i s
April 30 - Mini-
A good place to be Edson. B a s k e t b a l l display different food https://www.leethoma
We have planned a
723-7240 Tournament in Edson. KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Proud Sponsor of the Destiney Duffey is 11 years old and is in grade Jayla Devolder is 10 years old and is in grade four
six at Pine Grove Middle School. Destiney
Edson Boys & Girls Club spent time at the Boys and Girls Club over at the Evergreen School. Jayla says “French is my
favorite subject, Smores are my favorite thing to
spring break and said "It is fun coming to the eat especially out camping, I enjoy reading,
club and being around other kids and playing painting and knitting. I have one younger sister,
games. I have two favorite subjects in school, my favorite color is purple and when I grow up I
they are math and science. Favorite food is hope to be an actor or a baker.”
pizza, favorite color is orange. I have one older
brother who is 21. I kind of want to be a
teacher when I'm done school."

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