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rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene
for Kids
S s CHOOL An explosion of talent in
HRH's music department
Times EDSON BOYS & GIRLS by Deanna Mitchener also received a three year “Student Council and s UMMER

year that our music
CLUB NEWS School has experienced interest in music this grant as part of the the Music Department Fun
have teamed up to
Holy Redeemer High
National Arts Centre
teacher Alex Giovos
deliver a night of some of
began a brand new extra
Music Alive Program.
an explosion of talent in curricular program The National Arts Centre the best talent Edson has for Kids
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada their music department called House Bands," is sending Daniel to offer, with over thirty
1 TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: The Club is excited to announce over the last few years. said Unger. Gervais to our school on performances and $300
that there will be a Teen Drop-in program on Thursday “Last year the school "Many students would January 12 to conduct a worth of prizes. The
ONLY RUNS IF This program will be offered to 13-16 year olds that want to purchase 12 classical love to participate in workshop with thirty Ta l e n t S h o w w i l l
nights starting on January 22 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.
showcase the amazing
band. However, getting
H o l y R e d e e m e r
guitars and introduced a
be part of the Club's programming one night a week. The
program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for
excited because Daniel
available to students in
Redeemer has to offer
youth to get together. More details to come. If you or your junior guitar option together outside of musicians. We are very musical talent Holy
school with instruments
THEY SEND IN business wants more information or to become involved in grades seven through has proven to be is the first and only including slam poems,
this new project please call the Club at 780-723-7240 or
d r a m a t i c a r t s ,
nine. This year the
Albertan to win the title
difficult. The House
monologues, dance
of Canadian Grand
enrolment in Sr. High
Band option gives
AN ARTICLE Our general music classes students an opportunity M a s t e r F i d d l e routines, and even a hula
Champion. Daniel will
doubled and the range of
hoop routine. The show
to meet with their band-
incorporate the musical
is open to the public, so
instruments involved
mates at the school with a
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's
Facebook page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District!
expanded as well,” said
English teacher Danielle number of instruments abilities of our students come check it out," said
in a performance for
available to them. The
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT TO THE CLUB! Unger. House Band currently most of the school at the The Talent Show will
TransCanada Pipelines Inc, BonaVista Energy Company, "They currently have a has three bands that end of the day," said be taking place on
Edson Lodge #92, Talisman Energy Inc, Fineline Stationery,
Withers LP, Investors Group, Edson Senior Ice Hockey Club, variety of guitarists, practice weekly. To date, Unger. January 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Coal Valley Resources keyboardists, vocalists, these bands have had two One of the most and admission is only $5
digital music composes, live performances, exciting events the Holy at the door, with all
CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Do you have a passion for working as well as a bass player, a i n c l u d i n g H o l y R e d e e m e r M u s i c proceeds going towards
with youth in a teen mentoring program? violinist, and even a Redeemer's Christmas Department is involved improving the Arts at
If the answer is yes, then our Senior Teen Mentoring bagpipe player. There in this year is their first Holy Redeemer.
Coordinator position is the perfect job for you! This is a part- Liturgy," said Unger.
time position during the Teen Activity and Youth Mentoring has been so much "Holy Redeemer has annual Talent Show.
programs, with the opportunity of extra hours during
Afterschool program & Summer Camp. Various shifts:
evenings, days and some weekends. Flexible schedule Niton Central School will improve
required: through working from home and on site;
determined by programming needs. Candidates must have
experience in human services and/or social work. Candidate
must complete a Criminal Record and Child Welfare check. reading skills with Reading Blitz
Completion or partial University Degree and/or Child Care
Worker 1, 2 or 3. Starting wage: $17.00/hr. Please email your School news- GYPSD Independent readers at the upper elementary levels are
resume to . For more information visit our
website. grouped in Literature Circles, where they are
NITON CENTRAL SCHOOL The Niton Central challenged to explore novels and broaden their reading
A good place to be School elementary staff ran the Fall Reading Blitz horizons.
Setting up the Reading Blitz can be logistically chal-
during the month of November. This program, which
723-7240 started five years ago, ran twice a year and focussed on lenging! It runs the first half hour of every morning,
our students' reading comprehension skills. During
with students regrouped at their own levels. This fall that time, we have seen a gratifying improvement in we have 14 guided reading groups and two larger
literature circle groupings. Groups meet in
our students' reading skills.
How do our Reading Blitzes work? First, we assess classrooms, empty offices and even hallway spaces.
Proud Sponsor of the all of the grades one to six students' independent All elementary teachers and educational assistants
participate in the program, but we always need extra
reading levels in September. Individual classroom
Edson Boys & Girls Club teachers are careful to start regrouping students for assistance. Right now we have an amazing group of
extra reading help as soon as possible, and as our
parents and community members who help out. They
resources allow. Having a trained Reading Recovery are divided into teams, trained and supported by Ms.
and LLI teacher (Ms. Petty) on staff, plus making sure Petty, and set up with guided reading groups. We have
all elementary staff can implement guided reading had up to 30 outside adults helping out, with more
programs, have made a big difference for us. success than we anticipated!
Our main goals are to help our primary students We are very proud of the results our Reading Blitzes
learn to read effectively, and to assist struggling have provided. They are now an embedded part of our
readers with additional daily, focusing reading program. We are currently working on ways to
instruction and practice. The guided reading groups improve our school’s mathematics program. It's all
ideally have three or four students per group. about continuous learning!
Emerson Devolder said, “I had a great New Anna Petersen will be turning four years old on
Years, I went over to my babysitters New January 31. Anna said, “I like to play in the
Years party. We had music on and got to snow with my pink princess sled. I like purple
dance. I go to kindergarten at Evergreen and pink the best. I just have two older brothers,
School. I like school because we get gym they are nice to me. I like to eat bologna
time and we get to have lunch there.” This sandwiches and have candy.”
five year old likes the color purple, eating
donuts and watching movies.

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