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New chairs at Dakin s CHOOL
help students
remain focused Times s UMMER

by Adrienne Tait fewer problems with children falling off the chairs or
tipping backwards than with regular chairs.
Staff and students at A.H. Dakin are testing out a new Other benefits of the Hokki chairs include increased
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS product and seeing encouraging results. circulation resulting in an enhanced ability to learn, Fun for Kids

At last year's teachers convention teachers were given students remaining focused on their school work,
CLUB NEWS the opportunity to see and try Hokki chairs and the staff at increased core strength, and the chairs do not slide across
Dakin thought would be beneficial to the students. the floor. All of these benefits are being noticed
ONLY RUNS IF The chairs look like a relatively simple stool but allow throughout the school.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
President's Choice Children's for active movement and, according to grade two teacher According to the manufacturer, “Controlled freedom of
Charity Rhonda Siwak, have proven especially helpful for movement stimulates the entire musculoskeletal system
Boys and Girls Club of Edson and
District generously received a THEY SEND IN students who naturally like to fidget. The chairs may look in a great variety of ways. Such activity is liberating and
donation from President's Choice like hard plastic but are surprisingly comfortable. increases the sense of wellbeing. Body and mind are
Children's Charity to help fund a Thanks to a grant from ConocoPhillips the school was activated and the natural urge to move around is
new kitchen for the Club. The
kitchen is used everyday to prepare able to purchase 25 chairs which arrived in time for the supported in a productive way.”
healthy snacks and provide a AN ARTICLE 2014-2015 school year. Siwak said, “We would love to have more!” Due to the
cooking program for kids aged 5-12. Megan Fossheim is just one of the
Just one of the fun activities that students at A.H. Dakin who in benefiting While not for everyone, the chairs are popular with the cost of the stools the school will have to integrate them in
the cooking program has introduced from the new Hokki stools. majority of students and staff members. Despite the small batches as funding allows.
is family take out meals. Once a
month members can sign up to help Photo: Adrienne Tait rocking nature of the stool, school staff said they have had
learn to prepare a healthy meal to take home to their family to
enjoy. These fun, interactive and learning programs could not
happen without the support of President's Choice Children's
Charity. Thank you for your support! The Kitchen and Cooking
program will be well used and appreciated for many years to
COOL MOVES DAY: In a generous partnership with Mondelez
International and Boys and Girls Club of Canada, the Edson Boys
and Girls Club was happy to host an Edson Family Cool Moves Day Holy Redeemer Catholic Jr/Sr High School would like to thank the following businesses
th and individuals for their generous contributions towards our Awards Night, held at HRH
on September 27 2014. This grant opportunity is to encourage
and recognize the importance of children and their families to live School September 27th, 2014. Your support reinforces the importance of “setting your
a healthy lifestyle of physical activity and healthy eating. light on a hill for all to see.’ Thank you so much
With Local partnerships from the Town of Edson, Edson Ice, Edson
Bowl, Edson Golf and County Club, Edson Recreation Dance, Scholarship Sponsors
Alberta Health Services and McDonalds. Thank you to all that
participated and we hope you all enjoyed the day! Apex Distributions Mr. & Mrs. Ron Christie
Canadian Natural Resources NLS Entertprises Ltd.
KINDERCLUB: This program runs on non-kindergarten days (2 Cardium Vac NALCO Champion
days/week in October and Mondays from November to June) Catholic Women’s League Panago PIzza
throughout the school year. This program is affordable! ONLY $15
per day for this fun, learning program. Reserve your child's spot Clear Stream Ranger Oilfield Ltd.
today! ConocoPhillips Canada Shell Canada
Delve Construction Ltd. Talisman
BABYSITTING COURSE: An upcoming babysitting course is Formula Powell LP The Estate of Carole McEachern
tentatively booked November 1 & 2, please call the club for more
details and to register. 780-723-7240 Government of Alberta TransCanada
Government of Canada Vanier Memorial Scholarship Fund
Our Website: Gram’s Consulting Westmoreland Coal Company
A good place to be HRH Parent Council Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd.
Wild Sheep Foundation of Alberta
Husky Energy
723-7240 In Memory of Mr. Ken Smith Woodland Rivers #40 ATA
Living Waters Catholic Regional
Workun Garrick Partnership Div. No. 42
Trophy Sponsors
Proud Sponsor of the Costall Family Mr. Peter Taylor
Gelmici’s Jewellry Mr. & Mrs. Ron Christie
Edson Boys & Girls Club HRH Drama Dept. Mrs. Paula Zizek
HRH Parent Council Pandora Players
Mr. & Mrs. Cole Kennedy Pape Family
Mr. & Mrs. Jim Taylor Ranger Oilfield Ltd.
Mr. & Mrs. Mark Fedorak So-Gnar Snow & Skate


Roy Stuckey is 12 years old and goes to Pine Paige Shand is 12 years old and attends Pine
Grove School. Roy likes school because he thinks Grove School. Paige enjoys going to school and
it is fun and he has friends there. The best part is thinks printing is fun and she loves basketball. Her
when Roy gets to take part in gym, right now he is favorite color is red, and her favorite meal is ribs.
enjoying volleyball. Orange is his favorite color Paige has two older sisters that she looks up too,
and bananas are his favorite snack. Roy's best and she is very excited about going to Disneyland
friend and mentor is his older brother Dennis. right away.

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