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Connor Young and Carter Samson
working together on the table saw during
woodworking class at Parkland
Composite High School.

ONLY RUNS IF Photo by Deanna Mitchener



Living waters Diploma Exams

EDSON BOYS & GIRLS demostrate successes

CLUB NEWS The 2015 Provincial Achievement results and Our grade 6 students outperformed the province

standard. At the standard of excellence they
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada CHILDREN AND ANIMALS, HELP KEEP YOUR Diploma Examination results released by the in three of four subject areas at the acceptable
Minister of Education demonstrates that Living
DID YOU KNOW?: CHILD AND ANIMALS SAFE AND HAPPY Waters Schools continue to achieve success in a outperformed their provincial counterparts in
The Mentoring Program is for youth ages 13-16 who would like to Is your child afraid animals? Do not force number of areas. science.
be carefully matched with a mentor who is 18 years or older. They “Parkland “The goal of Living Waters Schools is that every Our grade 9 students outperformed the province
participate in one-on-one activities in the community which can your child to pet it, this may create a lifelong student who enters our doors will graduate from a in science at the acceptable standard. Grade 9
include meeting at the Club, Talisman Place, the Library, etc. It is a Perspective” fear. Dogs, for instance may react to the faith-filled, safe and caring environment, prepared students participating in knowledge and
one year commitment which is based on friendship, trust, support child’s fear. for future success. The overall Achievement and employability achievement tests outperformed FONT MISSING
and fun! Mentors and mentees meet a minimum of once a month A Student View Your child has no fear. Teach your child to Diploma results are good, and we are especially their provincial counterparts in all subject areas.
and up to once a week, whichever works for their schedules. The pleased to see the level of success achieved in the Participation rates for grade 6 and 9 students
Mentoring Coordinator facilitates the relationship by remaining in never run up to a strange animal and to area of High School,” said Carol Lemay, exceeded the province significantly in all subject
contact with the Mentor, Mentee and their family and providing always ask permission of the owner before superintendent of Living Waters Catholic Regional areas.
initial training and ongoing support for everyone involved. petting. Division No. 42. She adds, “Our Living Waters Diploma examination results
Applications can be picked up at the Club. For more information you Teach your child to respect animals. Not all blueprint for the future outlines our commitment to At the acceptable standard, our students exceeded
can call 780-723-7240, email or attend the animals, including animals they see outdoors, our students in ensuring that they are equipped with the provincial average in the following courses:
Mentoring Program Event at the Boys and Girls Club of Edson & the education, skills and opportunities needed for Biology 30, English language arts 30-1 and social
District on November 7th 2015. like to be touched, held or chased. success and we will continue to focus on student studies 30-1.
Read books or watch shows together that learning.” At the standard of excellence our students
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's Facebook teach about animals in real life. Overall, the 2015 Provincial Achievement Tests outperformed their provincial counterparts in the
page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District! indicate that students in Living Waters Schools in following courses: English Language Arts 30-1,
Careful Around Pets: grades 6 and 9 continue to meet or exceed the English Language Arts 30-2.
OUR WEBSITE: province in many subject areas at the acceptable “We will use the information and data to identify
Recognition from Early Childhood Matters standard, and standard of excellence. “there is still areas where we need to maintain a strong focus and
KINDERCLUB: For 4.5-5 year olds What does KinderClub do? Well goes out to Anderson Dog Kennels and more work to be done as we continue to find ways to we will continue to make literacy and numeracy
they have gone swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the Grooming for always taking nsuch good care support our students to ensure that they are learning foundational to every subject, at every grade level,”
museum, story time, crafts, baking & much more. There is still spots of pets while families are away on vacation. with rigor,” says Lemay. As for diploma adds Carol Lemay. “Providing students with
available. Kinderclub operates on non-kindergarten days. It is examinations, grade 12 students continue to meet or flexible learning environments and opportunities
affordable, only $25 per day for the program. As well providing a professional animals exceed the province in many of the courses at the for personalized learning in an inclusive education
crematory, allowing families to have a choice acceptable standard, and the standard of excellence. setting will help to ensure students success.”
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Friday nights in making lasting memories for pets that have Provincial achievement tests We encourage parents to access our Living Waters
from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 year olds passed away. This year our grade 3 students did not write website to find out more about our Living Waters
that want to be part of the Club's programming one night a week. The provincial achievement tests as they were writing Blueprint for the Future. Visit us at
program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth to get student learning assessments. There is no Living Waters Catholic
together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air-hockey, Visit our FACEBOOK page - Early Childhood provincial reporting of the assessments. Schools serves students in Edson, Whitecourt and
floor hockey and of course food. Matters or email us at edsonearlychildhood Slave Lake. to share ideas.
RBC: After-School Project Grant

A good place to be KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

723-7240 Allie Dixon is a charming three year Abbigail Mills is a sweet four year old old and is going to playschool in and is attending playschool in Peers.
Peers. Allie’s favorite color is purple, Abbigail said, “I play in the castle slide, I
Proud Sponsor of the she likes to eat lots of different foods. play with friends and lots of things. I like
Allie enjoys story time at playschool
the color pink and eating water-lemon
Edson Boys & Girls Club and when she gets to play there. (watermelon).”

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