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s CHOOL “Cool” Program for kids
Times (It's Cool) program has been running for over 15 years. commitment to healthy lifestyle choices.
The “It's Cool to Know Your Way in a Relationship”
There is also a strong focus on bringing in outside
Currently it is a 2 day overnight retreat at Camp He Ho
speakers to educate the grade 8 students on different
being an ally, abstinence, sexually transmitted
and resist pressures towards early sexual involvement.
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS Ha designed to help young teens in grade 8 recognize topics including sexual orientation, teen pregnancy, s UMMER
infections, HIV, and contraception. These speakers
It helps teens to explore strategies for dealing with
these pressures, to identify their limits, clarify their
help to introduce the grade 8 students to people from
CLUB NEWS values, develop and practice assertiveness skills and other walks of life and humanize their experiences, in Fun
communicate these values and limits to other teens.
hopes that the students would feel more comfortable
Currently 3 schools from Yellowhead County and 2 asking questions to adults that are not involved in their for Kids
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada schools from Parkland County are set to attend the everyday life.
Overall the program hopes to provide accurate and
SPRING BREAK: program for the 2015 year. current information for the grade 8 students who
The program incorporates the peer counseling
Was a blast! Members and staff went to Nova Theatre to concept; through which people relate to and learn best attended, as well as helping them to recognize what a
ONLY RUNS IF bowled at Edson Bowl, enjoyed an Easter egg hunt, crafts from their peers. Teen studies show that the number healthy relationship is and how to build one. These
watch the movie Home, travelled to the Whitecourt pool,
one influence today on a young teen's values and
skills will help them to build healthy relationships
and much more! Thanks for spending your Spring Break
throughout the rest of their teens and early adulthood.
attitudes is their peers. Teen facilitators act as role
with the Club!
The program is run by a group of community service
THEY SEND IN KINDERCLUB: models for their peers as they help lead the program, providers, school staff, and community members.
share with the participants and portray their
The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub programming
on all non-kindergarten days. The program is offered
8:00am to 3:00 (with the opportunity to join the after-
AN ARTICLE starting to take registrations for the upcoming 2015-2016
school program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm). The Club is
school year. We will be offering kinderclub trial days in
June for pre-kindergarten kids.
The Club is excited to announce that there is a Teen Drop-
in program on Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This
program is offered to 13-16 year olds that want to be part
of the Club's programming one night a week. The
program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for
youth to get together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga,
dodgeball, air-hockey, floor hockey and of course food. If
you or your business wants more information or to
become involved in this new project please call the Club
at 780-723-7240 or email
April 11 &12 : For all youth 11 years old and older who
would like to learn the skills to be a babysitter. Please call
the club to register for the course!
OUR WEBSITE: Fullham School held their production of Jack and the Beanstalk March 26. Kyle Donnelly (right) played the
part of Jack and Taylor Eaton played the part of the mother. The yearly musical play was prepared in five
FACEBOOK PAGE: days of practice and all of the props, backdrop, costumes, etc. are completed by students with the help of
Please check out and like the Club's Facebook page: Boys parent and community volunteers. Submitted photo.
and Girls Club of Edson and District!

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Proud Sponsor of the

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Photo: Adrienne Tait Photo: Adrienne Tait

Which brand of bubblegum blows the biggest Westhaven students needed to solve which
bubble? That was the question these Westhaven microwavable popcorn had the least number of
students needed to solve. After cheweing each “old maids”. Their conclusion after testing was Act
brand the exact same number of times and with Popcorn.
equal number of bubbles blown per brand, the
surprising answer was React 5.


Cyrus Walsh is a bright energetic six year Emerson Devolder is an adorable six year old.
old who attends Vanier Catholic School Emerson says, “I go to Evergreen School, I like
Kindergarten program. He enjoys going to school. After school I get to go to the
socializing and playing with his friends. Boys and Girls Club. I like strawberries and for
Cyrus said, “I love chicken nuggest, the a vacation we get to go to Mexico. My favorite
color blue and my dog Lacy. When I grow color is pink and purple. I have one dog and
up I want to be Superman. I love my Mom five cats. My older sister used to be eight but
and Dad.” now she’s nine.”

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