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s UMMER s CHOOL Indigenous culture s CHOOL

Fun Times talks at A.H. Dakin Times

by Deanna Mitchener
for Kids
Carmen Houle gave a presentation to students at
s UMMER EDSON BOYS & GIRLS A.H. Dakin School on May 19, about Indigenous
People. "What I'm trying to do is give awareness to
communities about the Indigenous people and
misunderstandings people have.”
Fun ONLY RUNS IF ADVENTURE AWAITS Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Reconciliation Commission's recommendations,"
“It is all done through the (TRC) Truth and

said Houle.
for Kids
Summer Camp 2016 - A variety of activities fill the
Carmen engaged with students asking them several
questions to see if they knew the answers about
camp day to keep your child interested and entertained
all summer long. Call the club for more information!
culture has been lost and how many Indigenous
· Golf Camp, Canoeing, Edmonton Zoo much Indigenous people. Carmen explained how the
AN ARTICLE Registration is Open. Government Subsidy are explained that all cultures should be treated equally
people have been unfairly treated over the years. She
and with respect, and education is the key.
Students had opportunities to ask Carmen
Submitted photo available questions of their own, and at the end of the
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT conversations Carmen taught students some of her
dance steps. photo Deanna Mitchener
Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Students took part in a variety of different dance Carmen Houle demonstrates some dance steps to
This program is offered FREE of charge to 12-16 year techniques. Some steps were done individually while students at A.H. Dakin School after her talk on
olds that want to be part of the Club's programming others were done in groups. Indigenous people on May 19.
one night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and
comfortable place for youth to get together.

Its back again! Raffle Tickets Time New principal for Parkland
A chance to win a Disneyland trip/ $4000 travel
voucher! Tickets on sale now at the Club and Jensen's
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****Annual General Meeting ***** Parkland Composite this key administration A p p r e n t i c e s h i p
High School (PCHS) in position at Edson's Program.
Please join us in celebrating another year of providing a Edson will have a new largest school." He states "I have been
safe place and positive relationship for kids and teens. face in administration as Mark has been at a proud member of the
If you would like to take an active part please come join of September 1 when P a r k l a n d s i n c e Parkland School and
the board of directors. Mark Maris takes over September 1, 1988 and Edson community for
June 16, 2016 7:00 pm at the club. a s P C H S ' s n e w has taught Career and almost 30 years and all
principal. Mr. Maris is
Technology Studies
A good place to be currently the Physical options as well as been three of my sons have
graduated from PCHS. I
Education Department
the driving force behind
723-7240 Head and Athletic the development of the am honoured to have the
opportunity to expand Director at Parkland. multiple award winning my role in helping our
athletic program at
"Mark has been an
students to succeed.
influential and positive PCHS. For the last 18 Some of my proudest
Proud Sponsor of the role model both for years, he has also moments as an educator New PCHS principal
partnered with many
students and staff over
a r e w h e n f o r m e r
Mark Maris
Edson Boys & Girls Club his tenure at Parkland," organizations and students come back to
corporate businesses in
s a i d C o r y G r a y,
the school and share
Superintendent of offering valuable work h o w w e m a d e a Parkland Composite
Schools. "This ex- e x p e r i e n c e difference in helping High School is a dual
perience as well as his o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r them achieve their goals track grade 9 to 12
strength in creating interested students and - I want to make a school located in Edson,
u n i q u e l e a r n i n g assisting with student difference with every AB and has a current
opportunities for his placements for the student that walks in our population of 468
students were attributes s c h o o l ' s p o p u l a r door." students.
that I was looking for in R e g i s t e r e d


Tanner Dougherty in nine years old and Haley Cleven is eight years old and is in
is in grade three at A.H. Dakin School. grade three at A.H. Dakin School. Haley
Tanner says "My best class at school is says "my favourite subject in school is
when we get gym, because me and Alex
like hanging out and doing stuff like math, because you get to learn a lot of
basketball and soccer. Alex is my best stuff with numbers and problem solving. My
friend, ever since kindergarten. I have favourite colour is purple, pizza is always
one older brother, we have two dogs, my the best to eat any time. I have one older
favourite colour is yellow and my sister and I want to be a teacher when I
favourite food is ice cream. I would like grow up.”
to be a lawyer or a video store guy when
I'm all done school."

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