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HRH welcomes

new teachers

If you are a regular visitor to Holy Redeemer you
may see some new faces this fall as the school
ONLY RUNS IF welcomes three new teachers to their already
outstanding teaching staff.
Kay-Amber Spreen is a longtime resident of
THEY SEND IN Edson and will be joining the Math and Science
Department. “I'm really excited to be here,” says
Spreen who has subbed and worked at various
schools in Edson, Hinton and Jasper since
graduating from the University of Calgary in 2008.
AN ARTICLE “This school was always very welcoming and the
students were so polite and courteous.” Not only
will she be teaching math and science courses, she
will also be seen coaching the Junior B Girls
volleyball team. “I've always loved the sport and I
can't wait to start working with the younger
students and getting them involved in the athletics Football is back
program.” Spreen does mention that she's excited
to “get back into teaching” after taking some time This year Holy Redeemer will see the addition of three new teachers to their staff. Left to right, Melanie
Debrecen, Derek Hallett and Kay-Amber Spreen are looking forward to having a great school year.
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS off to spend with her young family. She will be
teaching Science 7, Math 10-3 and 20-3, CALM,
Fitness and Junior High Swimming.
CLUB NEWS very familiar face around the school as he has been staff has worked very hard to create this great to know what we're doing is working.”
Derek Hallett is new to the teaching staff, but a
atmosphere, but I must say that the real people we
And after meeting Spreen, Hallett and DeBrecen,
the Football team's Defensive Coordinator for the should be thanking is our students. I can honestly one can tell that they will continue to add to the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada past four years. “I managed to get involved with say that they want to build a positive school positive dynamic that makes Holy Redeemer a
community and they are doing just that.” In
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular after-school the football program early on and I ended up addition, the school has had a massive influx of great school.
If you would like more information on this article
program! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk having a lot of fun with everyone,” he says. “When students that sees the population almost at 370
system from each school, then provides a healthy after I graduated the University of Alberta in 2014 I was please feel free to contact the school at 780-723-
school snack and then there is a ton of fun and interesting really excited to find myself teaching here.” students. “We're hearing some really positive 7437, visit our website at or
programming each day! Because of his involvement with the football reasons why people are choosing our school. join our Facebook page: “Holy Redeemer High
program, Hallett has gotten to know many of the Whether it is the amazing students, the friendly School” or our Twitter account:
KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have staff and students at HRH saying “they are one of teachers or just the overall positive atmosphere, it's @holyredeemerhig.
gone swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum,
story time, crafts, baking, horseback riding…& much more. the reasons I got into teaching.” He will be
Registration is open for the upcoming school year. teaching English Language Arts 7 and 10-1, and
Kinderclub operates on non-kindergarten days (3 times a Social Studies 10-2, along with Religion 7, New director of Finance at Grande Yellowhead
week in September, 2 in October and once a week the rest Information Technology 9, and an options Robotics
of the year). Its affordable $25 per day for the program.
course. Grande Yellowhead is Accountant (CMA), special projects for the organization.
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday The third and final teacher is Melanie Debrecen pleased to welcome Juha now referred to as division thus it was “My goal as the
nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 who will also be joining the Math and Science Karen as the division's Chartered Professional essential that her Director of Financial
year olds that want to be part of the Club's programming Department. After graduating from the University n e w D i r e c t o r o f Accountant (CPA). replacement be able to Services is to ensure that
one night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and of Alberta this past June, Debrecen is excited to Financial Services for “We are looking supervise the Financial GYPSD continues to be
comfortable place for youth to get together. Some Teen take on her first teaching position. “I just love the
Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air-hockey, floor hockey and the upcoming school forward to Juna joining Services department able to achieve their
of course food. school environment,” says DeBrecen. “There's year. Juha comes with a the Business Services with minimal delay.” students' educational
something about being in this atmosphere that broad range of financial t e a m a t G r a n d e J u h a w i l l b e goals through sound
FAMILY FUN RAFFLE: A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY helps to keep you young. Not to mention, I love experience in the Yellowhead as his in- r e s p o n s i b l e f o r financial practices,”
DISNEYLAND TRIP: Tickets are selling for $10 each and you teaching math and science.” DeBrecen originally petroleum, food, media d e p t h f i n a n c i a l managing the Financial notes Juha. “I am also
can buy yours at Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing store, Just grew up in Montreal, but eventually found her way a n d m u n i c i p a l background was one we looking forward to grade 9 and it has been a scheduled for 4:00 pm on
Frame it and The Boys and Girls Club at 5414 6 Ave. Last to St. Albert where she completed high school. She S e r v i c e s a r e a , T h e l e a v e s a r e growing into their team v e r y r e w a r d i n g the field behind HRH.
year our raffle almost sold out so get your tickets today! government sectors. were looking for,” overseeing the daily making Edson my changing and that can roles,” says Head Coach
Draw date August 31, 2015 will be found teaching Math 9 and 10C, Science H i s a c a d e m i c commented Assistant financial activities and family's new home.” only mean that football is Mike Bachinsky. “They experience,” says grade The last two games will
10, Physics 20 and Library 9. “So far everyone has background includes a Superintendent of reporting, as well as Juha will be moving to back again at Holy are really excited to be 12 student Joel Murry. “I be scheduled later in the
JAMBOREE Burger Booth Fundraiser: 2015. This is one of the been really nice and inviting,” she says. “It is Masters in Accounting Business Services, Ed providing financial Edson from his current Redeemer. taking the field this fall to can't wait for the regular season. There is seating
Edson Club's successful annual fundraisers! A BIG THANK certainly helping to make the transition easier and from the Helsinki L a t k e . “ T r a c y advice to schools and residence in Sherwood The six-man football showcase what they can season games and available as well as a full
YOU! Castle Rentals and Welding Supplies, Boisvert Law my first year teaching all the better.” School of Economics as Goertzen, our current Park where he has lived team returns for its fourth do. playing in front of our concession with all
group, Coubrough's Independent Grocery, Helmig Fire All three teachers had many positive things to say departments. Juha season. The team is The squad is fresh off home crowd.” proceeds going towards
Equipment Inc, Integra Tire, Sobeys, Boston Pizza. Also a well as the professional Director, has taken on a w e l c o m e s t h e for the last eight years coming off some very their annual summer The Rebels will host the Football program.
BIG THANK YOU to the many volunteers that helped to cook about the school, which Principal Bill McGowan accountant designation c h a l l e n g i n g n e w opportunity to apply his with his wife Charlotte, impressive pre-season training camp and players four home games in the Everyone is welcome to
and serve the delicious burgers! takes as a compliment. “It's great to hear that o f C e r t i f i e d assignment of managing knowledge and skills in and two children. play that saw much are excited for the regular season this year, come out and cheer on
teachers find our school welcoming,” he says. “Our M a n a g e m e n t some key financial a p u b l i c s e c t o r g r o w t h a n d m a n y opportunity to once again with the first two games the home town team and
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's learning experiences for play for their town and on Thursday Sept. 24 and see the dynamics and
Facebook page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District! the squad. school. “I have been able on Friday October 2. athleticism that six-man
OUR WEBSITE: “Everyone is really to play football since K i c k - o f f t i m e i s football has to offer.

A good place to be Jesse Mitchell is a bight eight year old. Bryce Mitchell is a sweet five year old. Bryce

723-7240 Jesse's favorite color is red, and favorite is looking forward to starting kindergarten. food is spaghetti. Jesse said "I am going His favorite color is red, and food is
spaghetti. Bryce said "if I could do anything I
into grade three at the Evergreen School.
I am not a fan of going to school, I do wanted, it would be baseball".
Proud Sponsor of the however like going for rides on the golf

Edson Boys & Girls Club cart. I got to make a drum over the
summer at this camp, it was cool".

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