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Pine Grove students learn s CHOOL

s UMMER about forest stewardship Times

Fun for Kids by Jocelyn Pettitt trees and my favorite part was playing 'I spy' was really amazing! I like how they explained

student, was very enthusiastic about the
forests and I really enjoyed the group work.”
Every year grade six students at École Pine with riddles.” Megan Hemsley, also a grade six the difficulties when building roads through
Grove Middle School learn about trees as a unit informative presentation, saying, “I thought it
study in science.
This year, they were educated about our forests
and trees through a presentation offered by
'Inside Education', a non-profit organization.
Laura Pekkola, an educator with the Inside
Education, said, “Visiting with the grade six
classes at Pine Grove was such a pleasure. EDSON BOYS & GIRLS
Nothing beats experiencing the forest firsthand
but we had a great time exploring stewardship CLUB NEWS
and the many uses of the forest in the classroom. Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
In a resource rich landscape like Alberta, it's so
exciting to hear student discussions and A GOOD PLACE TO BE
innovative ideas about how we can take care of
our natural resources." Teen Program Night
Friday Nights from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Pekkola explained that 94% of Canada's forests
are controlled by the provincial governments. In This program is offered to 12-16-year
old’s in a safe and fun environment. The
Alberta, before any forest company begins work,
they need to present a plan for sustainability. In program is free and we offer one snack a
addition, students learned that for every tree that
is cut down in Alberta, two new ones are planted, Kinder Club
which is part of good forest management. The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinder
When grade six student Justin Neil was asked Club programming on all non-
what he learned from the presentation, he said, kindergarten days. The program is
“We learned about different types of fungi and Pine Grove grade six students Mavy Bagsic, Megan Mullin, Noor Akbar, Brooklyn Reid, Emma offered 8:00am to 3:00pm (with the
Moyen, and Zachary Hawbolt learn about trees in their science unit. opportunity to join the After-School
Program from 3:00pm-6:00pm). Please
call the Club for more information 780-
Parkland JV Girls Volleyball brings 723-7240.

home their second silver medal After School Program
We are still accepting registration for
2016-2017 after school program. Call,
or stop by the Club for more information
submitted by Coach, Dr. Meagan Hawkshaw 2-6 but made a comeback to tie it up at 17, then or to register.
never looked back thanks to Sarah and Kaylie's
The JV Girls Volleyball team has been itching strong back row defense and tough net play by
to get back onto the court since their 2nd place Brooklyn and Rickaya. We took the second set 723-7240
finish in Barrhead last month. We finally made it 25-18, which put us into the finals against the
to John Maland High School in Devon, after other undefeated team, New Serepta. Proud Sponsor of the
being postponed by the early snowstorm two The final match was a hard fought battle with
weeks ago. exciting rallies and many lead changes. Good Edson Boys & Girls Club
In set 1 against Calmar, we scored our first and communication and a strong defense by the
only loss of the day, 22-25. The second set, whole team gave us a 25-23 win in set one. New
thanks to the consistent passing from Grace and Serepta played a solid second set and the ball just The eekly
Tea, we won 25-18. In the third set, we had to didn't roll our way when we needed it to, so we ANCHOR
work hard to come back from a 10-13 deficit and lost a tough one, 23-25. In the third and deciding
had an exciting last few points to pull out the set, we were down 2-7 and 7-11, before making a 5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787
win, 18-16. strong comeback to tie it up at 13-13. We had a
We came out pumped up to play Breton in the lot of intensity and made some great plays to
second match. Paige gave us a big lead with her keep our hopes alive, but it was too little too late
tough serving and we ended up winning the first and we ended up missing out by 13-15.
set 25-5, and the second set 25-22. Next weekend at the Zone Finals in Morinville,
In the semi-finals, our Parkland Pacers worked our Parkland Junior Varsity Pacers will be
hard on defense and got some key attacks in by leaving it all on the court and plan to come home Rickaya Lachance goes vertical during
Amber and Tori to earn the first set win at 25-22. victorious! Great weekend, Ladies! Parkland JV Girls Volleyball match against
In the second set and we found ourselves down Congratulations on the silver medal! Barhead. submitted Kristin Basaraba


Zane Hartman is in grade 12 at Holy Redeemer High School. Zane is 17 Emma Yelland is 14 years old, she attends Parkland Composite High Izzy Levesque is a grade five student at Evergreen School,
years of age and would like to get into some kind of post secondary School. Emma says "My favorite subject in school is math. When I Rianna O'Dell is 10 years old, she attends grade five at
schooling. He has been enrolled with Air Cadets for four years. Zane says graduate from school I want to join the Air Force and study space the Evergreen School. Rianna says "science is my she is 10 years old and enjoys Art class the most. Izzy says
"My hobbies are around things that need to be built, so I may decide to science. I just joined the cadets two months ago and I really like it. I favorite subject, I enjoy dancing and do Tap and Jass "I enjoy hanging out with my friends. I have four older
take a path in engineering. Through Air Cadets I have gone in some Field enjoy hanging out with friends, reading, playing on my phone and through Essence Dance. I have three siblings one siblings making me the youngest in the family. Tacos are my
Training and Exercise programs that have been a lot of fun. I would doing research on different science things. I actually heard about the
encourage other youth to join as it is a lot of fun and you get to do a lot of younger and two older than me. I hope to open my own favorite food, and I want to be a Tattoo Artist when I'm
activities. It is a great place to meet friends and do things together, and Royal Military Collage of Canada last year and joining the cadets is a bakery one day when school is completed." finished school. My first tattoo for me will be a fox, as I love
you get to go flying.” great way to get into that.” them.”

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