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December 4 marked the 10 Annual Wildlife Day at Fish and Wildlife officer Biro and officer Kujat
Parkland Composite High School. Various presenters answered questions and talked about potential career Fun
talked to a selected group of students throughout the opportunities. Josh Vick brought in an array of long for Kids
day. bows and discussed their construction and care.
Neil Coleman spoke about Jack O'Connor, the Many students left the day stating that a career in
undisputed dean of gun and hunting writing, and forestry is going to be their focus for post-secondary
learning.
hunting in North America. Guiding in Alberta was the
ONLY RUNS IF focus of Kirby Smith. and learned new things in relation to their hunting.
Others were able to identify with what was taught
Nicole Naef from the Alberta Trappers Association
Mr. Ryan Hall, assistant principal, made Wildlife
brought in various items such as pelts, skulls, and Day an annual event sparking interest from many
traps.
THEY SEND IN students who sign up each year.



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Parkland student Avery Grassing talks with Kirby
Smith, and Neil Coleman during Wildlife Day at
the school Dec 4.
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS UPCOMING EVENT REMINDER


CLUB NEWS Dec 16

Join Vanier Community Catholic School at the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Galloway Museum at 1:30 pm for carol singing
NEW OPENING HOURS: The Club is now open at and handbell ringing. Free admission to the
8am to 6pm for Full Day camps (non-school days), performance. Everyone Welcome.
Kinderclub, Christmas and Spring break Camps. Officer Biro from Fish and Wildlife answers student's questions during Wildlife Day at Parkland Dec

Next Full day camp is December 5, 2014. Club will be
going to the movie theatre. Call the Club to sign your
child up for a full day of fun activities. Learning is in full swing at Evergreen school

KINDERCLUB: A tour of the museum, bowling,
crafts and outside fun is what is going on at
Kinderclub. This program runs on non-kindergarten Our students continue to read daily at their own level increased! trusted adult to using humour, avoidance and self-talk.
days (Mondays from November to June) throughout with our Levelled Reading Blitz groups in full force Remembrance Day is always a time for developing Conflict resolution and caring behaviour on the
the school year. This program is affordable! ONLY around the school. We have so many wonderful and empathy and respect. This year our Assembly was held on playground are regularly reinforced here at Evergreen.
$15 per day for this fun, learning program. You and committed parent and community volunteers who come November 7th. A team of students from around the school Pink Day is strong at Evergreen and we are so proud of all
your child do not have to sign up for a full year or in to help with this initiative. It is so awesome to see participated in the planning, set-up and presentation of our students wearing it with pride as a symbol to stand up
month, you can sign up for the days that you would every student engaged around the school at the same the Evergreen Assembly. Students took turns making against and prevent bullying. We continue to listen to the
want or need. Reserve your child's spot today! Check time! We wrapped up our Blitz on November 20th. introduction of dignitaries and other students. They wonderful anti-bullying ads produced by our grade 4 and
out the schedule on the Club's Facebook page. Our kindergarten and grade one students braved the shared individually created works and engaged the 5 classes and other Edson schools on the radio. Check
elements to enhance their knowledge of Bus Safety. school in a wonderful rendition of Flanders Fields. A them out on the division's website and the Edson Bully
WHAT IS NEW?! The Club is excited to announce Safety is always a high priority. slide show of images and music enabled students and Free website.
that there will be a Teen Drop-in program starting in Our leadership groups are always coming up with staff a background on which to reflect and honour our The Grade 3's continue learning about global
2015. This program will be offered to 13-16 year olds something new. A team of students wanted to engage the veterans and all those who risk their lives to protect ours. citizenship and developed a fun and effective fundraiser
that want to be part of the Club's programming one rest of the school in a healthy active living activity. They Emotions were strong during our time of silence. called 'Break the Rule' Day. Students donated money to
night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and wanted it to be something students could participate in National Bullying Awareness week was the third week World Vision for the opportunity to chew gum and wear a
comfortable place for youth to get together. More
details to come. If you or your business wants more just about anytime and anywhere. It was student planned of November, and each of our classrooms enhanced the hat all while supporting children and their families
information or to become involved in this new project and practiced, and then spread out across the school in instruction from our 'Dare to Care' Assembly sponsored around the world to have better opportunities. The last
please call the Club at 780-723-7240 or email every classroom to teach everyone a full body version of by the Edson Bully Free Committee. Students learned week of November saw students entering draws and
info@bgcedson.com rock, paper, scissors. It was high energy, high fun and what bullying actually is, and what to do if they are earning prizes for the reading they do at home. Always an
very successful! Smiles abounded and heart rates bullied. These strategies range from getting help from a assembly filled with much excitement as names and
Our Website: www.bgcedson.com prizes are announced!

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS
SUPPORT TO THE CLUB! Tim Horton's Smile
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Hockey Club, JD Locating, Coal Valley Resources Aiden Sloan is a grade 10 student at Parkland
schooling at Parkland High School. Karvel High School. “I would have to say math is my
A good place to be said, “Being able to take mechanics through best subject in school. When I’m done school,

723-7240 school is great. I’m hoping to go into I would like to further my education by taking my
something with IT computers when I graduate.
Bachelor of Commerce. I enjoy swimming
www.bgcedson.com I have four sisters, three older than me and whenever I can. I have an older broth and sister
one younger. Some fun things I enjoy are and right now I am working towards becoming a
Proud Sponsor of the shooting out at the gun range.” lifeguard,” said Aiden.


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