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Brazilian couple visits Pine Grove School s CHOOL

by Jocelyn Pettitt have the opportunity to ask questions about
the tropical country. When Mrs. Arnhold was
Ms. Servold's grade eight Language Arts asked what she enjoyed most about her visit Times
class at Pine Grove have been writing to Pen to Canada, she replied “Jasper. It was so
Pals in Bom Principio, Brazil. This week, beautiful!”. She added that the cold weather
their letters from Brazil were hand delivered was not an issue for them as they enjoyed
by the teachers who run the English School, some of our cultural winter activities such as
Mr. Cleiton Arnhold and his wife Scheila skating and skiing and visiting the Ice
Nunes Arnhold. Glaciers.
This is the Brazilian couple's second trip They added that one of the many beautiful
to Canada and first trip visiting the students things about our Country is the amazing
at École Pine Grove Middle School. Over the school system we have, including the font issue
last couple of days, the two have been technology in classrooms and general funding f
sharing their culture with class presentations for the arts such as music or drama. Scheila
throughout the school and informing the staff said that as a child, both her and her husband
and students about life in Brazil. learned to play instruments through private
Some of the pen pals from Brazil sent classes.
some gifts along with their letters and the The general education system there is only
gesture was reciprocated with some pens half day, either morning or afternoon at which
from Pine Grove being sent back along with time you study only the main core subjects.
other souvenirs. The couple would like very much one day
Staff and students at Pine Grove enjoyed to be able to raise a family here in Canada and
learning about the traditional foods, music send their children through our education
and festivities of Brazil and were thankful to system.

EDSON BOYS & GIRLS Mr. and Mrs. Arnhold from Brazil were
CLUB NEWS visiting the students at École Pine Grove

Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Middle School and telling them about
A GOOD PLACE TO BE their country and experiences.
Kinder Club
Do you have a child in Kindergarten?
days? Or maybe you are a parent that is looking Westhaven School continues messaging system
Are you looking for child care for non-student
to have some kid-free time on Mondays?
Perhaps you are looking for way to keep up your We are continuing to use the School Connects measure will help keep everyone informed of
child's routine on the non-student days? messaging system to communicate with our upcoming activities.
The Boys & Girls Club of Edson & District offers
a Kinder Club program that runs Monday from families. This is a phone call that occurs on We thank all the families that donated to the
8am-3pm, as well as Kindergarten non-student Sunday and is a brief overview of the week's Kinette food hampers. This is a wonderful way
Thursdays. events. It is an added communication tool for to assist the people within our own community
This program is a blend of fun and educational our families and staff. If you would like to be on and to help demonstrate to the students the
activities geared towards Kindergarten students.
A Kinder Club day may include several of the the call out list please let me know and we importance of helping others. The support
following activities: would be happy to add you. We hope this added shown for this program has been wonderful.
& Organized Gym time
& Outside Play
& Story Time
& Crafts
& Science Experiments
& Cooking and Baking
& Free play
Cost: $25 per day
Children may join the afterschool program on
those days( additional costs apply).
To register your child, please stop by the club or
give us a call at 780 723 7240!

Proud Sponsor of the

Edson Boys & Girls Club

The eekly

5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787


Gabriel Smith (7) says "I had a good Christmas, but not Greyson Smith (7) says "I go to Vanier School and
really excited about going back to school. I'm in grade two I'm in grade two. My favorite food to eat is
at A.H. Dakin School, I really like gym class because we get pancakes and red is my favorite color. I really like to
to play games. Bacon is my favorite thing in the whole play my Wii and all the Wii games. I have one older
world to eat. I like watching T.V and playing poker with sister, and one dog for a pet. I had a good Christmas
poker chips. My favorite color is blue, I have a older brother break but now I get to see all my other friends at
and a younger sister.” school.”

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