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Cassandra Freeborn was teaching
kids about the dangers of
cyberbulling during a cyber-camp on
March 18. She was also teaching
kids about computers. "I will be
teaching about all the different parts
of the computer, then kids will be
taking them apart. They will learn
about coding and then the fun part
of smashing all the motherboards."
photo Deanna Mitchener






Cyber-camp students learn dangers of cyberbulling




by Deanna Mitchener internet. Being bullied in any form can be terrifying and
Cassandra Freeborn was teaching kids about Some of the negative impacts experienced by it's important for parents to teach kids to take
the dangers of cyberbulling during a kid's cyber- kids and teens who are cyberbullied include precautions. "Even pictures can show addresses
camp on March 18 at the Edson Public Library. depression, fear, anxiety, low self-esteem, anger, in the background so be mindful as to where you
"In this day and age kids have so much access and frustration. are snapping those photos. It can be easy for
to the internet, that they need to really watch Cyberbullying is omnipresent. It can follow others to get into your life or start hacking your
what they are doing and posting," said Freeborn. someone anywhere and victims often feel like computer," said Freeborn. "Ensure your kids
Cyberbullying refers to any type of bullying, they have no safe place. "Never show anyone know that they can talk to you if cyberbullying
embarrassment or harassment that occurs on your name or address online," said Freeborn. ever occurs and ask them frequently if they have
interactive technology such as a cell phone or the experienced this.”

Staff Volunteer Challenge

at Parkland School


submitted Trish Day

At Parkland, our main priority is our students.
And as such, our teaching and caring does not
stop at 3:15. The goal of the 'Staff 50 Hour
Volunteer Challenge' is for Parkland's staff to
achieve 2000 volunteer hours. With 40 staff,
times 50 hours each, 2000 hours will be
achieved.
So how are the staff at Parkland volunteering
their time: coaching and/or supervising
tournaments; providing breakfasts and lunches;
travelling within Alberta, Canada, or foreign
countries; volunteering at BBQ's, parades, trade
shows and drama performances; and so much
more, our staff go that extra mile for their
students.
The PCHS Plaque is located in our Pacer Dome
with accumulated hours being submitted
monthly. Holding up the teacher's volunteer hours display is Sheryl Wells, Andrew Visser, Wanita
We are Proud, Passionate —Pacers! Willcott, and Cobalt the Mascot for the Parkland 'Staff 50 Hour Volunteer Challenge'.

































Playschool teachers Alannah Balfour and Brenda Lindquist along with parent helper Nikki Coulstring spending time with young students on
March 7. photo Deanna Mitchener.
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