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s UMMER s CHOOL “Parkland

Fun Times Perspective”

A Student View
for Kids


Fun ONLY RUNS IF A group of students from Vanier

Community Catholic School with Jeri
for Kids
Ell, Deon Eichhorn, Kaitlyn Scott,
and Sara Stanton on their way back
to school. The group was out
shopping for groceries at Sobeys
AN ARTICLE during their Life Skills Program on
April 13. photo Deanna Mitchener

Submitted photo


Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
AFTERSCHOOL PROGAM This isn’t your typical P.A.R.T.Y.
Did you know that the Edson RBC has been a long term supporter
of the Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District?

The month of April will be filled with many different afterschool
activities . The club will transform into Italian theme. Play around by Deanna Mitchener During their lunch break each student will pick an “We have a great team in Edson putting a lot of
with different arts. Learn new games .Homework help is available .
injury scenario out of a box and replicate that injury time and effort into a program that is a win-win for
A BIG thank you to RBC for your support and dedication to the Leisa Belcourt, coordinator for Alberta Health while trying to eat lunch demonstrating just how our entire community,” said Belcourt.
children and youth of the Boys and Girls club and the Edson difficult it can be after an injury.
community! Services' P.A.R.T.Y. Program in Edson, has been
busy organizing the second annual session of the
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT program April 12 and 13.
Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 12-16 As part of the
year olds that want to be part of the Club's programming one This isn't a typical party. P.A.R.T.Y. stands for
night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth. P.A.R.T.Y. program
place for youth to get together. The program is designed to talk about predictable Carra Aschenmeier,
Check out Edson Teen Centre Facebook page and preventable causes of injury and death. Principal at Parkland
This year the program will be held at the Royal Composite High
KINDERCLUB: Canadian Legion in Edson. School wraps grade
The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub programming on all non-
kindergarten days. The program is offered 8:00am to 3:00 (with Last year the event was held over a six day cycle at nine student Rory
the opportunity to join the after-school program from 3:00pm to the local fire department. This year it was decided to McFarlane in sheets.
6:00pm). The Club will be offering kinderclub trial days in June for have a bigger venue rather than smaller groups. During lunch students
pre-kindergarten kids. Please call the Club for more information
780-723-7240. Approximately 50 students will take part the first had different injury
day and another 60 students on the second day. scenarios they tried
DID YOU KNOW?: "The vehicle collision scene will be in the Legion out. Rory said, "My
The Club has a very popular AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM! Why?
First the Club provides a safe bus and walk system from each parking lot. It's a reenactment where drama students scenario is that I
school, then provides a healthy after-school snack and then there will be taking part playing the injured or dead bodies rolled my quad and
is a ton of fun and interesting programming each day! All of this
for a low monthly fee of $100.00. Spaces are still open call the at the scene,” said Belcourt. broke my neck
club today for this quality child care program. To start the day off Ron Rimer will make the leaving me as a
opening remarks. The Edson Fire Department and quadraplegic, a
An upcoming babysitting course is tentatively booked May 14 & 15, EMS will then begin extracting those involved in the paralysis affecting my
please call the club for more details and to register. 780-723-7240 motor vehicle collision scene. body from the neck
The interactive program includes a presentation down. I can no longer
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE! from the Edson Fire Department, EMS, the hospital use my hands to eat,
trauma team, RCMP, Victim Services, and the Brain so I will need to be
Care Centre. Students will then take a walk to the fed my lunch.".
A good place to be funeral home for a 20 minute presentation. The photo Deanna
keynote speaker to end the day will be Amanda

Proud Sponsor of the Alyse Mitchell is nine years old and is in Amelia Goransrud is nine years old and is in

Edson Boys & Girls Club grade four at the Westhaven School. Alyse grade three at the Westhaven School. Amelia
says "My favorite subject in school is when
says "My favorite subject in school is math,
we have gym class. My favorite color is my favorite color is blue and chocolate is the
blue and favorite food to eat is spaghetti. I best thing to ever eat. I like playing sports
have two sisters and one brother, they are and staying active. I hope to be a heart
all older than me, I'm the youngest. I like surgeon when I'm all done school. I like going
when I get to go to the Boys and Girls to the Boys and Girls Club because it is lots
Club because we do lots of different things of fun and we get to do crafts. I have one
there that are fun". younger brother and sister".

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