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Santa Claus Parade
For the second year in a row, the annual Santa
Claus Parade will be ending at the Boys & Girls New speed advisory
Club! Join us for holiday festivities after the parade! s CHOOL
Stay tuned for more details!
Afterschool Program and Non Student Days signs installed
As part of the afterschool program, the Boys &
Girls Club of Edson & District offers a homework near Edson Schools Times
program, where children can work on their
homework with the assistance of a staff member.
Children are provided with the time, resources, and
staff support to complete their homework or by Deanna Mitchener
practice new skills. The club has numerous books
the children can read each day. Three new speed advisory signs have recently
The afterschool program is $100 per month for
one child and $90 per month for additional children been added to locations near Westhaven School,
in the family. The homework program is included in on 48th Street by Pine Grove Middle School, and
the cost for the afterschool program! by the new Mary Bergeron School.
The club is also open on non-student days from
8am-6pm. The cost for these days is $35 per day. Al Schram, Director of Protective Services
Join us for fun adventures and activities! says, "The signs are there as a primary focus to
Please stop by the club or call 780 723 7240 to advise drivers of their speed. We really want
register your child!
drivers to be cautious and aware of their speed in
Great Futures Start Here! order to keep the speeding down, especially
around our school kids."
"It is a great project and a great partnership
723-7240 www.bgcedson.com between the Town and both school divisions to
Proud Sponsor of the get them all up and running," said Schram. "We
previously installed two advisory signs up at the
Edson Boys & Girls Club Catholic schools by Vanier and Holy Redeemer Bylaw Enforcement Officer Mikaela Kuefler along with Ken Hillard and Alex Mojica with the
High School. Three more signs courtesy of
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Town of Edson were busy installing the new speed advisory sign by Westhaven School.
Grande Yellowhead School Division were given
ANCHOR to the Town through a grant, and we put them up. photo Deanna Mitchener
"Hopefully, drivers will see their speed and
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realize if they are traveling too fast and slow
The 5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 down," said Schram. Award winning author visits Pine Grove School
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS by Deanna Mitchener or is struggling with writing to start. The
characters are already set, the universe is already
CLUB NEWS Award winning writer and screenwriter Judith set and they are in that world already, so they just
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Graves spent time with students at Pine Grove take the characters on a new adventure," said
Graves.
Middle School on October 2.
A GOOD PLACE TO BE Judith, who is from Cold Lake, Alberta believes "Each presentation is one hour and I will be
Afterschool Program and Non Student Days that teen fiction can be action packed, snarky and doing two fan fiction sessions with grades seven
yet hit all the right emotional notes. As an author and eight, and then a horror one with the grade
As part of the afterschool program, the Boys & Girls Club sixes as I write a lot of horror. I will be doing a
of Edson & District offers a homework program, where she enjoys tragic romance, werewolves,
children can work on their homework with the assistance vampires, magic, and all things a little creepy. prizi presentation as it moves and shows more
of a staff member. Children are provided with the time, Graves is an author of eight books and travels graphics. I use video clips from film, T.V, and
resources, and staff support to complete their homework commercials and talk about a certain technique.
or practice new skills. The club has numerous books the around on tours to different schools. "This tour
children can read each day. that I'm on now is part of the Young Alberta Book Then I demonstrate it by using a clip to illustrate
The afterschool program is $100 per month for one child Society Tail Blazers Program. They send out that technique," said Judith.
and $90 per month for additional children in the family.
The homework program is included in the cost for the authors from all across Alberta for the month of Grade 8 student Jarren Fron said, "I really
afterschool program! October." enjoyed the presentation that Judith Graves did
The club is also open on non-student days from 8am- for us. It was interesting and held our attention,
6pm. The cost for these days is $35 per day. Join us for "I am talking about fan fiction with students,
fun adventures and activities! which is fiction that fans write based on certain and was just a great presentation. The way she
Please stop by the club or call 780 723 7240 to register universes like the Dr. Who universe. It is a real brought the video clips together made it more
your child!
great way for someone who's not a natural writer interesting.”
Great Futures Start Here!

Babysitter's Meet and Greet
The Boys & Girls Club, in collaboration with the Parent
Link Centre, is hosting a baby sitter- parent meet and
greet. This will be held on Friday, November 3 at 3pm in
the Parent Link Centre in the Red Brick. The purpose of
this meeting is to allow youth looking to babysit to meet
with families who seeking a baby sitter. Please contact the
Club or the Parent Link Centre for more information.
723-7240 www.bgcedson.com
Proud Sponsor of the


Edson Boys & Girls Club

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The 5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 Award winning writer Judith Graves talks with students at Pine Grove Middle School on
October 2. photo Deanna Mitchener

KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


Ally Elder is six years old, she attends the new Mary Chael Curtis is five years old. Chael says "I like going to
Bergeron School for grade one. Ally says "I like learning school and how we get recess at our new school Mary
and watching stuff at school. I like to play with my Lego Bergeron. My favorite food to eat is sandwiches and my
Life. When I grow up I want to be a McDonald's worker, I favorite colour is blue. I want to be a construction worker
love McDonalds fries and chicken nuggets. I don't have when I grow up big. Right now I like playing with Lego and
any pets but I want to get some. I like the color pink and building random things. I have one older brother who is
purple, I would like to travel to a huge hobby shop. For seven years old and I'm five, but on October 27 I turn six. I
Halloween I want to be Chucky that killer doll." usually go trick or treating and I'm going to be something
random. “

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