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s UMMER s CHOOL Get ready for the Fourth Annual KidFest “Parkland

active area for children to play at. There will be
by Deanna Mitchener
interactive music sessions for children and their
Fun Times the fourth annual KidFest being held at Pinegrove caregivers at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. A Student View
The place to be with your family on February 20 is at
Throughout the day there will be activity stations
for Kids
consisting of crafts, cars, trucks, blocks, and stories
School from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
being read. In addition, some local mascots will be
The event was started by Grande Yellowhead School
s UMMER Division and now it is a collaborative event that Early making appearances. You can even help your child
make some trail mix to their liking. And best of all, the
Childhood Matters coalition organizes.
event is free.
KidFest is tailored towards families who have
preschool aged children. They will have plenty of
Early Childhood Matters is a local coalition
Fun ONLY RUNS IF A huge Thank You to the crafts and activities that will be targeted for 0-5 years supported by many groups, individuals, and
businesses that have an interest in supporting healthy
Anna Vandee Haeghe, chair for Early Childhood
early childhood development for families and their
for Kids
Matters, says, "There will be a large number of local
education, health and services represented there. They
Many coalition members are volunteering their time
will all have tables and can take the time to answer any
and resources to make this a fun and successful event
AN ARTICLE CLUB NEWS Knights of Columbus questions you may have about health, development, for the community. GYPSD is providing space for this
to occur.
preschool, drop in centers, daycare, or any other
for the delicious pancakes
questions you may have."
Come and enjoy the day there will be fun for
they provided our school on
The Edson Tumblers Gymnastics group will have an
NEED CHANGES FOR KMAD Submitted photo Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada they were absolutely delicious!
Shrove Tuesday. As always,
PRINCESS AND SUPERHERO PARTY: This fundraiser is God Bless the Knights! HRH Grad comes home to teach
presented in partnership with Kinettes of Edson. Grab your
cape or best gown, this party will be the best in town!
February 27 2016 at the Legion from 1-4pm. Meet and dance submitted teaching staff at Holy teaching career, but I
with your favorite characters, make crafts, eat food, 50/50, Students and Staff Redeemer. know I'll certainly
door prizes, raffle baskets and much more! Tickets are $25 The staff at Holy
each child and $10 per parent/adult. Tickets are on sale at the at HRH School “It's truly incredible,” remember it.”
Boys and Girls Club of Edson- 5414 6 ave Mon-Fri Redeemer always love to says Haack , who only Some of the many
1-6pm, 780-723-7240, get yours today before they sell out! see one of their graduates just graduated from the classes Haack will be
This is a costume and semi-formal event for children and come back through their University of Alberta in teaching include Social
adults! doors to tell them stories December. “To have the Studies 20-2, Religion 8,
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This of what they have been opportunity to teach at Fitness, Corefit, Sports
program is offered to 13-16 year olds that want to be part of doing. It's even more the school where I P e r f o r m a n c e , a n d
the Club's programming one night a week. The program will exciting when one of attended from grade 7 to Information Technology
offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth to get
together. them walks through the 12 is prety cool.” 9. “I'm really excited to
UPCOMING doors to come back and Haack grew up in dive into teaching” he
SPRING BREAK: What is your child doing over spring break? EVENT REMINDER teach. Edson and did most of says. “In addition, I hope
Why not join the fun activities at the Club! Daily rate $35.00 Holy Redeemer ’s
($30.00 for each additional child) open 8:00am-6:00pm, February 27 This is exactly what his schooling between to find myself a huge part newest teacher, Reid
snacks and fun provided. Call to register and secure your spot! happened when Reid Vanier and HRH. He was of the Athletics Program. Haack, is excited to
KINDERCLUB: The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub Mooseheart Loppet cross country ski race Haack, a former student inspired into teaching by I l o v e d p l a y i n g start his teaching
and 2011 graduate of
having many of his
basketball while I was
programming on all non-kindergarten days. The program is Hornbeck Ski Trails. Register 9-11 am, Mass degree at the same
offered 8:00am to 3:00 (with the opportunity to join the after- start at 11 a.m. Call Ralph at 723-5145. HRH, showed up on family members join the here and can't wait to school he graduated
school program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm). The Club will be February 1 to join the teaching profession. help out.”
offering kinderclub trial days in June for pre-kindergarten kids. Now with a major in P r i n c i p a l B i l l from in 2011.
Please call the Club for more information
780-723-7240. Physical Education and McGowan ws very Haack says, “I guess no
minor in Social Studies, excited when he saw
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular AFTER SCHOOL he hopes to fit right in as Haack's resume on his matter what, I'll always
PROGRAM! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk have that,” he laughed.
system from each school, then provides a healthy after-school a m e m b e r o f t h e desk. “He was a fine In the end, Haack does
snack and then there is a ton of fun and interesting A t h l e t i c s a n d young student and we say, “It feels good to be
programming each day! All of this for a low monthly fee of H u m a n i t i e s jumped at the chance to
$100.00. Spaces are still open call the club today for this Departments. bring him back as a home.”
quality child care program. If you would like more
“Everyone has been so teacher,” he says. “We
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE! welcoming so far,” says know his friendly information on this Haack. “It was great p e r s o n a l i t y a n d article please feel free to
catching up with all my enthusiasm will fit right contact the school at
780-723-7437, visit our
A good place to be former teachers, as well in with our staff.” w e b s i t e a t
O n e e x t r a n o t e
as seeing how much the
723-7240 school has changed and regarding Haack came or
join our Facebook page:
from Assistant Principal
stayed the same.” Haack said he talked so much he Paul Tobin. “Haack still “Holy Redeemer High
found he lost his voice on holds the HRH Beep Test School” or our Twitter
a c c o u n t :
the second day. “Not the record at 16.1,” he says.
Proud Sponsor of the way I wanted to start my When asked about it, @holyredeemerhig.
Edson Boys & Girls Club

Connor Hayne is 10 years old and is in Lara Schuetz is four years old. Lara has a
grade five at Westhaven School. Connor dog and cat that she enjoys playing with.
said, “I like gym class the best at school She said, “I like to eat every kind of food
because you can play controlled sports. except for small beans. I like the green beans
Best food to eat ever is mac and cheese. that are fresh. I like to paint and to do crafts.
In the winter months I like to play outside I just got a new room. I already have a
with my younger brother and make snow Valentine’s card for my mom. I like doing
forts. We have two dogs we both like snow angels outside and making snowmen,
playing with too.” in the summer going swimming. I like all the
colors in the rainbow.”

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