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EDSON BOYS & GIRLS

CLUB NEWS
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
A GOOD PLACE TO BE
March Break Camp
The club will be open the following days
from 8am-6pm for March Break Full
Day Camps: March 24 and March 27-31
Join us for fun activities and outings!

To register your child, please stop by the
club or give us a call at 780 723 7240!

Website: edson.bgccan.com
Email: info@bgcedson.com

Teen Program

We offer a free, weekly drop-in program
for youth ages 12-16. Join us for
activities and snacks! For more On February 17, the Holy Redeemer Science 8 class took a field trip to Henry Family Vision
information, follow our Facebook page: Care to learn more about the inner workings of the eye. Dr. Krista Henry showed the students
www.facebook.com/EdsonTeenActivity around the office and talked a lot about what it takes to be an optometrist. The students thought
Centre the trip was very informative and thanked the staff for taking time out of their busy schedules to
meet with them. Here, Dr. Henry shows grade 8 student Jayna Fedorak one of the many pieces
723-7240 www.bgcedson.com of equipment used to study the eye.
Proud Sponsor of the HRH students visit local optometrist



submitted got to look at and compare these to each other.

ANCHOR excellent field trips for their students such as healthy retinas.
unhealthy retinas and how they differed from
The eekly Holy Redeemer is no stranger to organizing Dr. Henry then provided some retina images of
W
going to the Citadel Theatre, Telus World of
And finally, students had a blast trying on all of
5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 Science or the University of Alberta. However, it the beautiful brand names frames that Henry
is always great when they Optical sells.
can visit a local business The field trip ended with some delicious
Edson Play and Learn right here in Edson to Timbits provided by Dr. Henry who also
learn about the concepts
provided students with a 15% off the next time
they have studied in class. they need glasses.
Free Schedule 2017-2018 (September - June) On Friday, February 17, Overall, the students found the trip was
the grade 8 Science extremely informative and would like to thank
students took a walk Dr. Henry and her staff for taking time away
down to Henry Family from their busy schedules to meet with them.
Vision Care where If you would like more information on this
optometrist Dr. Krista article please feel free to contact the school at
Henry gave them a first- 780-723-7437, visit our website at
hand look at her local holyredeemerhigh.ca.
business, as well as closer
look at the eye.
No Helper Fees/No Fundraising “We are currently PCHS Sending a Warm
learning about how the
Requirement eye works,” says Science Thank You to the
4 & 5 Years 8 Teacher Dana Jumaga. Community Connect Blanket
“Dr. Henry was able to
2 Day Program show students a really Exercise Participants

Monday / Wednesday OR Tuesday / first rate look at how the School hosted its first community connect
On February 2 Parkland Composite High
eye works and what it's
like to work as an
Discovery Kids optometrist.” blanket exercise.
We were honored to have our community
Throughout their tour of
members attend this activity in spreading
the office, students were
given a hands-on and awareness regarding Canada's Indigenous
History.
interactive experience by On behalf of Parkland and Grande
seeing how various Yellowhead Public School Division, we would
equipment works. One like to send a sincere thank you to the following
station was on different Edson businesses and individuals who took time
types of lenses and how out of their busy schedules to join us: Frieda
Improving Development Through Play they change what we see, Maynard, Town of Edson, Husky Energy, ATB,
while another was on
ATCO Gas, Yellowhead County, GYPSD,
3 year program (Must be toilet trained) contact lenses and how Edson RCMP, Edson and District Historical
they work to correct
1 Day Program vision problems. Society, Edson Friendship Center, Alberta
Health Services, Shell Canada, and The Weekly
Tuesday or Thursday In addition to the Anchor.
We will be scheduling future community
$50 per month various stations the connect blanket exercises on a monthly basis. If
students got to see, eight
Provincial subsidies are in effect lucky students had you would like further information on attending
$25 registration Fee (Non refundable. Due at registration) photographs taken of please contact the school at 780-723-6035.
their retinas and the class
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