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s UMMER Living Waters appoints new s CHOOL “Parkland

Superintendent of Schools
Fun The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Mrs. Lanctot holds Times Perspective”

A Student View
for Kids

s UMMER that Jo-Anne Lanctot has been appointed as the a Bachelor of acquire the competencies to build pathways to the
new Superintendent of Schools and Chief
Education degree
future as an engaged learner and ethical citizen
Executive Officer for Living Waters Catholic
with an entrepreneurial spirit enabling him or her
Regional Division No. 42, effective September 1,
generalist) as well as
Fun ONLY RUNS IF 2016. a Master of Education to contribute to the greater good of his or her
Gemma Christie, Chair of the Living Waters
degree in Education
Jo-Anne comments, "With Christ as the ultimate
for Kids
Catholic Schools Board of Trustees, comments,
Administration and
role model of and for leadership, I will endeavour
"We welcome Jo-Anne to the position of
Leadership. Jo-Anne
to provide a Christ-centered approach to my role
Superintendent. Mrs. Lanctot was selected from a
is committed to lead
provide leadership and support to trustees,
Jo-Anne's ability to build strong and positive
AN ARTICLE field of outstanding candidates. We believe that the Division in a way as Superintendent. As a team member, I will
that cultivates a
administrators, staff, parents, and most
relationships, her ability to work collaboratively,
culture of
importantly students. I am a shepherd leader."
her belief in the permeation of Catholic education,
Jo-Anne is married to Donald, and they have
Jo-Anne Lanctot
faith-filled, safe and
Submitted photo and her demonstrated leadership skills will be an collaboration within a appointed as new four children; Braden, Elora, Michaelia and
excellent fit for building on the current strengths caring inclusive Superintendent Adynn, who attended and successfully graduated
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS of Living Waters Catholic Schools." learning environment, of Schools from Living Waters schools in Whitecourt, and are
Jo-Anne has maintained an exemplary record of
where innovation is
CLUB NEWS more than 28 years in education as a teacher, a encouraged, resources are maximized, strengths now finding ways to give back to their
community. Jo-Anne is a quilter, a camper, a
principal and a Deputy Superintendent, all with
and passions are explored, where we are inspired
Living Waters Catholic Schools. by positive relationships, so that every child can hunter, a volunteer and a music minister.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
What is your child doing over spring break? Why not join
the fun activities at the Club! Daily rate $35.00 ($30.00 for
each additional child) Field Trip extra fee . open 8:00am- ‘Spring’ into Parkland’s Book Fair with Food Bank donations
6:00pm, snacks and fun provided. Call to register and
secure your spot!
submitted You will also see $25.00 Tim Hortons' teacher at Parkland for a
Wednesday March 30 Spring Break bookmarks, pens, gift cards. For those chance to win $25.00
FIELD TRIP ALERT . Wednesday we are going to the Telus Books, books, and pencils, erasers, goodie who wish only to worth of Fair items.
World of Science. Bus leave 8:30am and will return
5:00pm . Come explore the science garage and Imax with more books! This will bags and baskets. purchase, same rules That's $50.00 worth of
us! Cost 45$ be Parkland's third book And the best part? apply. For every item rewards! A book fair
fair; with books ranging Food Bank Donations! purchased, a ballot will isn't a book fair without
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT f r o m e l e m e n t a r y, Wi t h e v e r y i t e m be entered in for the some sort of treat… so if
Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered
to 12-16 year olds that want to be part of the Club's middle school, and a donated, patrons will draw! you guess how many
programming one night a week. The program will offer a focus on our young adult receive a ballot for a Students can enter ' F u n k y N e o n
safe, fun and comfortable place for youth to get together. to mature line of novels. chance to win one of two themselves and any Bookworms' are in the
KINDERCLUB: jar, the closest guess
The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinderclub programming on wins it all, along with
all non-kindergarten days. The program is offered 8:00am the sugar rush of course!
to 3:00 (with the opportunity to join the after-school
program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm). The Club will be The fair will be open
offering kinderclub trial days in June for pre-kindergarten on Tuesday 22 from
kids. Please call the Club for more information 780-723- 8am – 4pm; Wednesday
7240. rd
23 8am – 7pm (open
DID YOU KNOW?: late for Parent Teacher
The Club has a very popular AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM! I n t e r v i e w s ) ; a n d
Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk system Thursday 24 8am –
from each school, then provides a healthy after-school
snack and then there is a ton of fun and interesting 1pm. Winners will be
programming each day! All of this for a low monthly fee of announced Thursday
$100.00. Spaces are still open call the club today for this afternoon. You can
quality child care program.
contact Mrs. Trish Day
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE! at 780-723-6035 or for
further information. Jordan Manning a library work experience
student promoting Parkland's upcoming Book
A good place to be Fair.

Proud Sponsor of the Haley Bishop is 10 years old and attends Aspyn Boxma is 10 years old and attends
Evergreen School. Haley says "I am in grade
Evergreen School. Aspyn says "I am in grade
Edson Boys & Girls Club five, and my favorite subject is art because I five, my favorite subject in school is art because
have always enjoyed doing art work even at
I like drawing. I think I'm a really good drawer. I
a very young age. My hobbies are snow enjoy skating and drawing, I'm not sure what I
boarding and dance. Right now I'm thinking really want to do yet when I'm done school. I'm
about being a photographer when I'm all leaning towards being a hairdresser like my
done school. I like to eat taco's and my mom, just not sure yet. I like all food but if I had
favorite color is teal." to pick just one it would be pomegranates, My
favorite color is navy blue."

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