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Official Opening of Mary Bergeron Elementary School
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Edson Mayor Kevin Zahara, GYPSD Board Chair Brenda Rosadiuk, MLA Eric
Separate mini-ribbon cuttings took place in different wings of Mary Bergeron Rosendahl, Honourable David Eggen Minister of Education, GYPSD Vice Chair Joan
School during the grand opening held on January 18. photos Deanna Mitchener Zaporosky, GYPSD Trustee Fiona Fowler, Superintendent of Schools Carolyn Lewis, 2014 EDGE SEL 2015 FORD F-350 SUPER DUTY LARIAT 2013 FORD F-150 LARIAT 2015 FORD F-150 LARIAT 2012 FORD F-150 LARIAT
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Students were excited to see their wing of the school officially opened with a mini- The Mary Bergeron School SWAT Team was eager to meet guests and help them
ribbon cutting during the grand opening of Mary Bergeron School. find their way around on January 18 during the school's official grand-opening.
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this time everyone stood to join the choir in Trustees, Carolyn Lewis Superintendent of
The new Mary Bergeron Elementary School in singing Oh Canada. School, Cory Gray Retired Superintendent of
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Edson held its official Grand Opening on January "This school is privileged to host two elementary Schools, Central Office Staff. As well a special November 12, 26
18. schools A.H. Dakin and Evergreen School. I am thanks to their Facilities Services and Technology
The school was open for the students at the pleased to say we have successfully united those Teams, Members of School Planning Committee,
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2018. Reynold.
It was a very welcoming Grand Opening with Indigenous Elder Frieda Maynard completed a BILL MITCHELL
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