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École Pine Grove begins s CHOOL

their school year Times

s UMMER by Jocelyn Pettitt

Fun for Kids began their school year bright eyed and bushy
Middle School students at École Pine Grove
tailed early Tuesday morning on September 6.
Principal James Randall and staff welcomed
the students back to school and directed the new
grade 6's and parents to their homeroom classes.
New students were familiarized with the school
and teachers the first day with orientations and
school tours.
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS members, Mr. Bryan Williams and Mr. Simon St-
The Pine Grove team welcomed two new staff

CLUB NEWS Onge, both joining us from Parkland Composite
High School.
The energy and excitement for the 2016-17
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada school year was felt throughout the school with
Upcoming Summer Camp Outings; an assembly informing students about all the
· Jasper Palisades extracurricular activities and options available to
Join us for a day of Forensics them throughout the year. Whether it be learning
mystery, helping out to catch the a second language such as Cree or French, or
poacher! All in the beautiful exploring their creative talents by taking Art,
landscape of the Jasper Palisades Drama or Music during their cross-graded
Education Center! option. Mrs. Kruse-Taylor's grade 7's ended the first week back at École Pine Grove blowing bubbles
Bus leaves 8:30am and returns The athletic program was underway the first for some team-building and fun. photo submitted
5:00pm August 24th
week with Cross Country sign ups and Volleyball
tryouts scheduled to begin next week. Mrs. weather and blow bubbles for team-building and include a wide range of experiential learning
Raffle Tickets Time! fun. “Students and staff are getting to know one opportunities, and we look forward to another
The raffle tickets are now due back at the Kruse-Taylor's grade 7's ended the week by another through a variety of activities that
Boys and Girls Club. The draw will be live going outside to enjoy the sunshine, warm successful school year,” said Mr. James Randall.
on The Eagle, August 31 . Thank you to
everyone who helped sell the tickets and
good luck to everyone! Parkland School
After School Program Starts September 6 th
Register your child for our After School
Program, programs run Monday – Thursday welcomes
3:00pm-6:00pm and Fridays 2:00pm-
6:00pm. Limited amount of spots. four new teachers
Government subsidy available.

Kinder Club Program Starts September by Deanna Mitchener
9th. Programs run every non-kindergarten
school day from 8:00am-3:00pm and can join Principal Mark Maris at the Parkland
into our After School Program from 3:00pm- Composite High School is pleased to welcome
6:00pm four new teachers to the school this year: Morisa
Jaffray, Kristin Basaraba, Alan Stoyles, and
Registration Packages available on our Andrew Visser.
website. "It is great to have four new teachers on staff

and we are really pleased on the expertise that
A good place to be we were able to hire to fill the many different
roles. It has been a great start to the school year
723-7240 and it is because of dedicated staff like this that it starts so well. I am really enjoying my new role
as principal and getting to know the students. I
have lots of paperwork that I have never seen Parkland Composite High School welcomes four new teachers this year. Morisa Jaffray, Kristin
Proud Sponsor of the before, but I am enjoying it," said Maris. Basaraba, Alan Stoyles, Andrew Visser pictured with Mark Maris, Principal.
Photo By Deanna Mitchener
Morisa Jaffray has been teaching for four
Edson Boys & Girls Club years. "I started teaching here at Parkland for a school. "I used to live in Edson but this is my am enjoying being out here. I am a first year
maternity leave then I moved to Drayton Valley
for three and a half years. I am glad to be back in first time teaching. I have English and teacher and will be taking over Mr. Maris'
position so I am doing PE as well as work
Edson and back teaching at Parkland." Jaffray is
Performing Arts that I will be teaching this year.
ANCHOR room which is a independent learning room Alan Stoyles has been a substitute teacher for our first weekend tournament in Camrose where
coaching the seniors volleyball team. We just had
The eekly teaching business, (Calm) Career and Life I am very exciting and looking forward to the experience and the fitness room. I am also
Management and will be looking after the PIE
new role and working with students."
we will be heading to Grand Prairie for another
take it through PIE. The room is a nice quiet
5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 where students can sign up for any course and the past three years. He is now teaching on a full we came in second place. This coming weekend
time basis looking after English and Social
classroom where students can sit for that block Studies. tournament. I have some pretty big shoes to fill
and work. Andrew Visser is new to Edson and moved but I'm up for the challenge.”
Kristin Basaraba is a first year teacher at the here from Calgary."It is a bit of a change but I

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