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Synergy Group


Thursday, Nov. 27th, 2014

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Edson Recreation Complex

Presentation: (CAPP) Canadian Assoc.
Petroleum Producers
Topic: Gaining Perspective
- Regarding Industry in Our Area

Everyone is Welcome - Your Opinion Counts
For more information call Carol 780-223-2333

Stan and Ellen Munro enjoy a spot of tea together at the Pioneer Cabin. Family and friends gathered
together on November 15 for an English Tea party to celebrate Ellen's upcoming 70 birthday. Family GIVING YOU THE ULTIMATE DEALERSHIP EXPERIENCE”
came together to bake hot scones, biscuits with Devonshire cream, layers of sandwiches, and more 2012 CHEV IMP
served with elegant teapots and fine teacups. Photo Deanna Mitchener
Diploma weighting needs changing NOW 14,999 FACTORY WARR, LOW
WAS 17,999
says Alberta School Boards
by Adrienne Tait d i p l o m a e x a m s . anxiety around the “Students and teachers
“We've had a policy in writing of one exam and to be innovative and
The Alberta School place since 1990 to allows students to c r e a t i v e w h i l e
Boards Association change the weighting. demonstrate skills and continuing to assure our P INSTALLATIONS P
voted to support a Now with both groups knowledge in a variety communities that the * Furnaces Replacement
change in the weighing in support of the change of ways during the education Alberta * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
of diploma exams to we hope that the l e a r n i n g p r o c e s s students receive is of * Residential Heating Packages
class mark from a 50/50 minister will consider throughout the course. the best in the world,” * Electronic Air Cleaners
weighting to 70/30 with making the change.” Teachers, in general, said Jodry. * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
70 per cent of a student Armstrong added that support the move to less Any change to the * Sheet Metal Work
final grade being based there is growing weighting on the weighting would have FREE ESTIMATES
on school work and 30 evidence to support that Diploma Exam. With to be supported and
per cent based on the the current 50/50 less apprehension approved by Alberta's Email:
provincial exam. w e i g h t i n g i s a n around the final test, Minister of Education
Sharon Armstrong incorrect model. teachers will be able to Gordon Dirks. 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
w a s t h e A l b e r t a The GYPSD board of utilize differentiated (see editorial page 6) Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
Teacher's Association trustees was in support instructional practices,
representative at the of the proposed change. allowing the learning
November 19 GYPSD Leslee Jodry, assistant process to be focus on
board meeting and said superintendent of deep learning and THIS WEEK’S FEATURE
during her report that learning services with understanding.” * Furnaces Replacement
the ATA Evergreen the Grande Yellowhead With a competency * Residential Heating Packages Mint Homes Ltd.
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners
local is pleased the Public School Division, based curriculum * Electronic Air Cleaners
ASBA supported the said, “From the student focused on literacy and * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
motion to change the perspective, this takes numeracy the proposed * Sheet Metal Work
weighting to 70/30 for away some of the weighting would allow

Evergreen students

evacuated part of day

by Adrienne Tait coordinator Steve and sewer are considered
Bethge said, “Our crews more critical than the
Damage to the sewer got a call that the sewer loss of heat.
line at Evergreen school at Evergreen School was This is due to the fact A great curb appeal with this 1286 sq. ft. bungalow home. Wider trims on the
on Wednesday morning plugged. Crews checked that it takes time for the corners, windows, doors & the craftsman style post along with multi gabled roof
resulted in the water and out the town line and temperature within a sets this home apart from others. From the covered front entry you see the open
sewer being shut off and there were no issues. building to drop and the layout. The great room has large windows, and, along with bay area windows in
students being relocated. C r e w s h a v e b e e n number of bodies within the dining room, will flood these rooms with natural lighting. A L-shaped kitchen
with a working island with a lunch bar along with the dining area, and a Double
In such situations assisting in trying to the building can help garden door leads to the covered rear deck to the backyard. Off the 2-car garage is
board policy requires the locate the blockage on retain some heat; the mudroom. The main bath is located in a perfect spot for access from all points.
students be moved to an the school's side.” whereas the loss of The two bedrooms each have large closets. The master bedroom features a walk-
alternate location and Superintendent Cory sewer or water means a in closet and a 3-piece ensuite. The basement is undeveloped except for the
therefore the students Gray said that the l a c k o f p u b l i c mechanical room.A very nice family home. Plan 2011577
were transferred to division has policies and w a s h r o o m s a n d
Westhaven School from procedures in place to sanitation issues. Member of National Home Warranty Program
9 a.m. until noon when address potential issues Students were back at Phone: 780-723-2330
t h e p r o b l e m w a s t h a t c o u l d o c c u r Evergreen for afternoon
repaired. including loss of water, classes. Fax: 780-723-5068
To w n o f E d s o n sewer, or heat. In many Email:
c o m m u n i c a t i o n s ways the loss of water
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