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Fun for Kids Pine Grove

Turkey Trot

by Deanna Mitchener

Pine Grove Middle School held their annual
Turkey Trot on October 6.
"The Turkey Trot is an active living challenge.
We have the kids run the trails around Edson that
are near the school. The fastest boy and girl in EDSON BOYS & GIRLS
grade six, seven, and eight wins a $50 gift card.
Plus, we do other random draws for gift cards," CLUB NEWS
said Russ Keating, the assistant Principal. Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
"The Turkey Trot originally started out at A GOOD PLACE TO BE
Jubilee Junior High School and when the school
changed we brought it down here to Pine Grove
Middle School," said Keating. "It is a great way to Teen Program Night
get all of the school involved and to be active, photo Deanna Mitchener Friday Nights from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
along with chances to win some great prizes." This program is offered to 12-16-year
Simon St'onge volunteered to dress as the old’s in a safe and fun environment. The
mascot turkey this year. Simon teaches French The winners of the Annual Turkey Trot at Pine Grove Middle School on October 6 include
Immersion and Social Studies at the school. Everett Pelz (8), Dalanie Williams (8), and Paige Sidoruk (6). In the back is Jorja Williams (7), program is free and we offer one snack a
Kieran Bradbury (6) and Darryn Munkler (7). Teacher Simon St'onge is the turkey. night.
Kinder Club
BIG DONATION - The Holy Redeemer Drama The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinder
Club programming on all non-
Department received a huge donation from Husky kindergarten days. The program is
Energy in support of their upcoming production of offered 8:00am to 3:00pm (with the
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The $500
sponsorship will assist the cast and crew in preparing opportunity to join the After-School
Program from 3:00pm-6:00pm). Please
many of the elements needed to make the show a call the Club for more information 780-
success. The play takes to the Red Brick stage from 723-7240.
November 30 to December 3 and tickets go on sale
November 1. Here, Quinn Larder accepts the cheque After School Program
on behalf of HRH from Husky Energy representative We are still accepting registration for
Jennifer Georgeson. (left to right, front row) Kaitlyn 2016-2017 after school program. Call,
Krebs, Ashlynn Martin, Samantha Darr-Desrosiers, or stop by the Club for more information
Rory Hellekson, Jake Francis, and Madison or to register.
Lafreniere, (back row) Ella Felsing, Erin Rogers,
Dakota Morton, Mackenzie Simmons, Tanya
Mainville, Madisen Kinzie, and Sydney Fogarty. 723-7240
Proud Sponsor of the

Edson Boys & Girls Club
ACES begins their weekly baking

ACES is in the full swing of the year and the Academic Center for The eekly
Educational Success (ACES) has been very busy so far. ANCHOR
We have started weekly baking which we sell to the school body to
create relationships with others. We also are able to use those funds to help 5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787
support our various programs. The “Thankful”
At the end of September we added the Repsol Pools Adapted swim wreath with Tom
program to our weekly schedule. For October we are spending time the turkeys is a
working on a variety of assignments with a focus on fall and being favorite with the
thankful. We will soon start attending the Public Library to learn about ACES program
what libraries can offer communities and to allow the kids to check out s t u d e n t s a t
books and movies. Parkland School.


Corbin Karlzen is seven years old and in George Caldwell is six years old and is in
grade two at Niton Central School. "I like gym grade two at Niton Central School. George
class and playing with my friends at school. I says "I like doing brain gym; it is exercising
want to be a scientist when I grow up so I with a song. I want to be a scientist and a
can be a tele-porter thingy, so I can travel paleontologist and I'm going to do what
back in time to see a dinosaur. My favorite Corbin's going to do. I want to be a T-Rex for
food to eat is tacos, I have two sisters and Halloween this year. My favorite color is red,”
one brother that are all older than me said George.
because I'm the youngest in the family,” says

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