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Pine Grove D.A.R.E. grads s CHOOL
ceremony and performance Times

by Deanna Mitchener s UMMER

Pine Grove Middle School had a special
ceremony on May 22, for parents and family Fun
members of grade six students, to watch their for Kids
D.A.R.E. graduates perform.
The graduates sang a song and an array of essays
were read about the D.A.R.E. program.
D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance
ONLY RUNS IF Education, and students were each presented a CONGRATULATE YOUR GRAD - CALL US BEFORE JUNE 17 - SEE PAGE 19
certificate of completion as a reward for their hard
work and dedication.
THEY SEND IN for the past couple of months discussing and
Cst. Chad Hollinger worked with the students
providing information about drugs, alcohol, and
abuse. Congratulate Your Grad!
AN ARTICLE about making informed decisions regarding drugs
The program is designed to help teach students
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS and alcohol, how to resist peer pressure, and how Call us
to handle bullying during their adolescence years.
"Here is what one student had to say about
CLUB NEWS taking the D.A.R.E. program," said Brianna Turner June 17!

librarian and educational assistant at Pine Grove.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Grade 6 student, Carly L'Hirondelle: “What's
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular after-school the difference between drugs and alcohol? Well,
program! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk system there are a lot of differences between them, so
from each school, then provides a healthy after school snack and
then there is a ton for fun and interesting programming each day! what do they have in common? Alcohol and drugs
Visit our website or Facebook page to see what is new at the
Club! shorten your life. I'm glad Constable Hollinger
taught us all about what drugs and alcohol can do
KINDERCLUB: Trial June 2015: Playschool will be ending soon
and children that are registered for Kindergarten can attend to you. The D.A.R.E. program taught me lots of
Kinderclub program each Monday in June, for a trial of the program. things like saying no to drugs.
Children and their families can experience the Kinderclub before
the 2015 Fall school year. Pre-registration required, spots fill up fast During D.A.R.E. I also learned a lot about
for the trial June Mondays, so reserve your child's spot today! smoking. Smoking kills so many people in On May 22 Pine Grove D.A.R.E. grads preformed for parents and teachers. Back row left to right are In the June 22 edition of
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday nights Canada. Many people may start smoking at a Kenzie Bills, Spencer Blade, Emma Dobbie, Anna Fallbacher, an Elora Hemsley. Front row are Sammi
from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 year olds young age. Just remember, never, ever smoke. If
that want to be part of the Club's programming one night a week. Lane, Kaely Morin, Kirsten Reid, Christina Steil, and Danica Stephen. Submitted The Weekly Anchor we will
The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth somebody offers you a cigarette, say no because
to get together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air- it's like they're asking you if you want lung cancer!
hockey, floor hockey and of course food. If you or your business be saluting Parkland
wants more information or to become involved in this new project Anywhere you go you can see alcohol ads.
please call the Club at 780-723-7240 or email Parkland students participate
Places you mainly see the advertisements are on
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: Warmer weather is here and our staff TV, buses, stores, and the internet. Advertisements Composite High School
are starting to plan for Summer Camp. The Club provides a variety
of fun and interesting themed weeks, day trips and recreational on TV make drinking alcohol look fun and like it
activities throughout the summer for children 5-12 years old. Last won't harm you, but it's wrong. Many things can in job shadowing graduates.
year some weeks and day trips were full so please reserve your
child's spot today! Please call the club for more information: 723- happen if you drink alcohol. Some health effects
are slow reflexes, slurred speech, and less
Parkland Composite High School CALM (Career
THANK YOU!: Darcy's Welding coordination. and Life Management) students had the opportunity taking and types of marks they should be hoping
for in high school.
I learned many things in D.A.R.E., like how Call Sue at 780-723-5787 or
AGM: Our Annual General Meeting is May 21, 2015 @ 6:30pm at to case out various career choices by job shadowing As an extra bonus employers were asked to
the Club, located at 5414 6 Ave. The Club will be celebrating our using drugs, smoking, and drinking alcohol are local businesses during Flex Project Days. discuss what employers look for in the
31st year anniversary supporting Edson and surrounding area! All email
are welcome, please come meet the Board of Directors, staff, learn bad and hurt your body. I also learned how to say As for the actual three hour shadow what the employees/new hires and what the success rate of
what your local Club is doing in Edson, enjoy some food and our no, and also how to handle stress and bullying. hope/focus of the time was to give the student an getting jobs in this field is.
bouncy castle! to place your congratulations ad
Once again, I'm glad Cst. Hollinger taught us idea of what the career is about, what they should Parkland thanked participating businesses for
OUR WEBSITE: about drugs and alcohol. Thank you, Constable be looking at doing for education leading up to this taking the time to educate and inform students to your graduate.
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's Facebook Hollinger!” field, along with what academically they should be regarding their potential career options.
page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District!


Bria Olson is an outgoing seven year old, Amara Janish is an outgoing seven year old
Proud Sponsor of the who attends Evergreen School. Bria enjoys and attends Evergreen School too. "I like
going to rodeo's and said "the best part of
Edson Boys & Girls Club a rodeo is when I got to ride the horse. I coming to the rodeo with my family and
really like riding the horses with my friend. I
don't have a horse so it's fun when I do get
to ride them." Her favorite colors are blue like the colors blue and orange the best,
and I love to eat pickles. I have one older
and green and she loves to eat brother and one older sister, I think it is fun
strawberries. Bria has one older brother being the youngest kid in the family" said
and says she wants to be a veterinarian she Amara.
grows up.

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