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Holy Redeemer adds new
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Program. For Sr. Music, we expanded
Holy Redeemer added a brand new our house band program by adding an
acoustic upright Steinway piano to their additional electric guitar, keyboard, Fun
music program last week thanks to a amplifier, and Cajón to our already for Kids
$5,000 donation from Tri-Gole Services comprehensive set of instruments and
Ltd. microphones,” said Alex.
The new piano will provide the school “Just recently, we expanded our
with an excellent acoustic instrument digital music production capabilities
ONLY RUNS IF that students can perform and learn on console. The console is connected to CONGRATULATE YOUR GRAD - CALL US BEFORE JUNE 17 - SEE PAGE 19
with the purchase of a professional DJ
for over 50 years. The sound of the
both a laptop with the best DJ software
Steinway is one of power, warmth,
richness, and color and the instrument is available, and a high quality, versatile
THEY SEND IN quality with a retail value of close to in music at Holy Redeemer now have a
1,000 watt PA system. Students enrolled
made at the highest level of professional
wide variety of professional high-quality
$10,000.
"The Steinway is just one more instruments available for their use," said
AN ARTICLE addition to the ever-expanding music is experiencing has a great deal to do
Giovos.
"The musical success Holy Redeemer
program we have at Holy Redeemer,"
said music teacher Alex Giovos. "During
the last two years Holy Redeemer has with community involvement. Local
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS acquired over $10,000 of brand new businesses like Horizon Music have
provided their expertise and provided
high-quality instruments.
“We began with the addition of 12
CLUB NEWS Ethan Gole, the winner of Holy Redeemer's Got Talent, tests out HRH's new piano. Yamaha classical guitars in 2013 which our talented musicians with performance
opportunities that would otherwise be
unavailable to them," said Giovos.
No proposed changes formed the foundation of our Jr. Guitar
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular after-school
program! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk system for GYPSD bus routes
from each school, then provides a healthy after school snack and
then there is a ton of fun and interesting programming each day! by Adrienne Tait
KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have gone
swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum, horseback The GYPSD received an action plan report and an
riding…& much more. Come see if you want your kindergartener update on their transportation services at their regular
to have this much fun! Trial June 2015: Playschool is over for the
year and children that are registered for Kindergarten can attend board meeting on June 3.
Kinderclub program each Monday in June, for a trial of the program. The report included ride times as well as transportation
Children and their families can experience the Kinderclub before and student statistics. There are currently no proposed
the 2015 Fall school year. Pre-registration required, spots fill up fast
for the trial June Mondays, so reserve your child's spot today! changes for the next school year but buses in the Wolf CONGRATULATE YOUR GRAD - CALL US BEFORE JUNE 17
Creek and Pinedale areas are currently under review as
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday nights the number of eligible students exceeds the current bus
from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 year olds seating capacity on several area routes.
that want to be part of the Club's programming one night a week.
The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth In Edson there are 27 bus routes that transport 1356
to get together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air- students with a waiting list of 17 on four of the routes.
hockey, floor hockey and of course food. Of those, 167 of the students are considered ineligible.
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: Warmer weather is here and our staff The GYPSD has an agreement with Living Waters
are starting to plan for Summer Camp. The Club provides a variety school division to transport their students to Vanier and
of fun and interesting themed weeks, day trips and recreational Holy Redeemer. The 98 eligible and 69 ineligible
activities throughout the summer for children 5-12 years old. Last
year some weeks and day trips were full so please reserve your Living Water students are included in the Edson
child's spot today! Please call the club for more information: 723- transportation numbers.
7240. While the GYPSD aims to keep pick up times to 7 a.m.

THANK YOU!: or later there are 22 students from the Fullham area
Boston Pizza, Secure energy, Northern Metallic, Iron line, Edson who catch the bus between 6:44 a.m. and 7 a.m. and
Rodeo, Fire Fit, Subway, Panago, Darcy's Welding the first pick up in Niton Junction is at 6:52 a.m.
th The GYPSD has hired and trained eleven new drivers
BIKE RODEO: The Club is hosting a Bike safety rodeo on June 12
in our parking lot. This bike safety course is offered for free. Non since March as spare bus drivers for Hinton, Edson,
club members must have a parent or adult attend the course with Fulham, and Lobstick. A new mechanic and new
them. Call the Club for more details and to register, 723-7240. secretary have also been hired.
School bus drivers will complete dry runs in June.
OUR WEBSITE: www.bgcedson.com
After consulting with the drivers the transportation
FACEBOOK PAGE: department will review and adjust routes for 2015 as
Please check out and like the Club's Facebook page: Boys and Girls required. Those reviews and subsequent changes will
Club of Edson and District!
be ready and available on the GYPSD website in July.
A good place to be

723-7240 KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
www.bgcedson.com Danica Williams is 13 years old and is

completing grade eight at Pine Grove Rory Hellekson is 13 years old and in grade
eight at Pine Grove Middle School. Rory said,
Proud Sponsor of the Middle School. She said, “My best subject “Math is my favorite subject, I am still unsure
in school is Science, because I like
what I want to get into after I graduate from
Edson Boys & Girls Club learning about Astronomy and all the stars. school. I enjoy acting so maybe getting into
I enjoy playing sports like volleyball and
an acting career. I have always enjoyed
track, they keep you active and give you Drama class in school. I enjoy playing
something to do.” Danica is looking basketball and running. I have one older and
forward to doing some camping over the one younger sister. I am looking forward to
summer, she is the youngest in the family our trip to Seattle some time this summer, it
and has two older sisters. should be interesting.”



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