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s UMMER s CHOOL “Parkland

Fun Times A Student View

for Kids

s UMMER A.H. Dakin school received a $2,500 donation from
ConocoPhillips for the purchase of more Hokki
stools. The popular stools allow the students to
move while promoting core strength. The donation
Fun ONLY RUNS IF will enable the school to purchase approximately 22 photo by Adrienne Tait
additional stools. Pictured here are grade 2/3
teacher Ms. Siwak, Cameron Apoll, Martin Truman,
for Kids
Dirk Bryant, and ConocoPhillips operations
superintendent Dean Perkins.

AN ARTICLE CLUB NEWS Fun day of sleigh rides for Life Skills students

NEED CHANGES FOR KMAD Submitted photo Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Skills students from pulled by two Belgian happy to enjoy the
On January 21, the Life
draft horses named Jim
outdoors, many laughed
PRINCESS AND SUPERHERO PARTY: This fundraiser is École Pine Grove and Sassy. and giggled the whole
Middle School and
The group enjoyed a
presented in partnership with Kinettes of Edson. Grab your Parkland Composite
cape or best gown, this party will be the best in town! wiener roast and hot There were even a few
February 27 2016 at the Legion from 1-4pm. Meet and dance High School enjoyed a chocolate over a fire half yee-haws from the group
with your favorite characters, make crafts, eat food, 50/50, winter day sleigh ride on way through the scenic as they stayed cozy
door prizes, raffle baskets and much more! Tickets are $25 three miles of forested trailride. wrapped up in blankets
each child and $10 per parent/adult. Tickets are on sale at the
Boys and Girls Club of Edson- 5414 6 ave Mon-Fri trail, four kilometers Although it was a bit while sitting on straw
1-6pm, 780-723-7240, get yours today before they sell out! north of Niton Junction. chilly, there were no bales to watch the snow
This is a costume and semi-formal event for children and The nine students and complaints from the covered trees go by.
adults! four staff members were students, as they were
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT Friday 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 Left to right are students Roy Stuckey, Bradley Sankey, Jennifer Henkell, Lynne
offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth to get Legge, Paige Shand, and Kari Shand enjoying an outdoor hay ride. submitted
together. photo
SPRING BREAK: What is your child doing over spring break?
Why not join the fun activities at the Club! Daily rate $35.00
($30.00 for each additional child) open 8:00am-6:00pm, Westhaven School hot lunch
snacks and fun provided. Call to register and secure your spot!
KINDERCLUB: The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub
programming on all non-kindergarten days. The program is program needs volunteers
offered 8:00am to 3:00 (with the opportunity to join the after-
school program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm). The Club will be
offering kinderclub trial days in June for pre-kindergarten kids. by Deanna Mitchener volunteering so it's not said Haynes.
Please call the Club for more information the same volunteers," Hot lunch coordinator
Westhaven School said Tamara Hayne, a Liz Hamilton said, "I
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular AFTER SCHOOL used to offer a hot lunch parent volunteer. just took over the
PROGRAM! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk weekly but it has been "The businesses have volunteer coordinator
system from each school, then provides a healthy after-school
snack and then there is a ton of fun and interesting hard to find volunteers to been great at working position this year as the
programming each day! All of this for a low monthly fee of help run the program and with us and allowing a lady that was doing it Tamara Hayne, Jody Martin, and Liz Hamilton were busy recently organizing
$100.00. Spaces are still open call the club today for this have had to cut back to great price to keep the before, her child moved hot lunch items to be delivered to classrooms at Westhaven School. photo by
quality child care program. every other week. cost down for our onto another school.” Deanna Mitchener

CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE! "Hot dog days are the students. We also offer a “We have sent out Monday, Wednesday, lunch. The snacks are put busiest days as we have snack program three letters to businesses for Some students get to out in each classroom,"
to cook all the hot dogs times a week. Some donations towards our have a hot lunch where and Friday and we said Hamilton.
struggle a bit with
A good place to be first then wrap them all. students don't get the hot s n a c k a n d l u n c h maybe they didn't have a getting volunteers for help volunteer or donate
If you would like to
lunch at all to eat,” said
It is not hard to do just
lunch all the time, or
program. We have
that. We make up
723-7240 more time consuming sometimes students gotten some generous Hamilton. sandwiches and different please contact the school.
“We have some great
donations this year that
come to school without a
than when we order in pizza or something else. lunch. We always get we are truly grateful for, volunteer parents that snack items for students You do not need to have a
student attending the
that may not have
come out to help with the
extra so all our students
it sure helps. The
It would be great if we
could get some more can enjoy a hot lunch at program is important lunch program. Our enough in their lunch or school to help out. All
volunteers are welcome.
came to school without a
Proud Sponsor of the parents involved and least twice a month," and our kids love it. snack program is offered
Edson Boys & Girls Club
Ellie MacBurine is a seven year old who Tyne Roth is 10 years old who is in grade
is attending Westhaven School. Ellie five at Westhaven School. Tyne says, “My
said, “I’m in grade two, I like coloring at favorite subject is gym class because it is
school and fishing when I’m out of fun and I get to sweat and be active. I like
school. I love eating hot dogs. I used to to eat chicken wings the most. I have one
have a pet snake, he was really old like brother that is younger than me. I like
80 and he died. I would like to be a skating in the winter months.”
ballerina teacher when I grow up.”

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