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Evergreen School welcomes new s CHOOL

Principal and Vice Principal Times

s UMMER by Deanna Mitchener important functions will be to serve as a role live in southern Ontario."

model for staff and students, to maintain a safe
Lisa Golding, the new Vice principal, moved
There are some new faces in the office at
and caring environment, and to ensure that top
to Edson from Drayton Valley. "I was born in
Fun for Kids Evergreen School this year as they welcome new notch teaching and learning occurs. As well, my New Brunswick but have been in Alberta since I
role is to serve as an instructional leader for staff
Principal Debra Boos and Vice Principal Lisa
was in High School. I have spent the last nine
and provide growth and leadership opportunities
years with Wild Rose School Division as an
"I was born and raised in Edson and moved to
B.C. in 2004," says Principal Boos. "I worked in for both our students and staff," said Boos. administrator in a K-9 school. I have been a Vice
When asked what she enjoy most about her
Principal for three years and principal for the last
Northern B.C. as an elementary teacher in the current position, Boos replied, "I love that I get six years."
public school system for twelve years. I have to be a leader in such a warm and vibrant "The most important part of my role, I would
worked teaching in conventional classroom learning community. As principal, I am just like say, is providing support to teachers to help
settings as well as in a public Montessori the kids in that I am learning something new students succeed. I truly love seeing a student
School." every day. I love the fast pace of the work and overcome their struggles and succeed. I have also
"I returned to Edson in the fall of 2015 to that every day brings new challenges and new enjoyed how welcoming the staff, students, and
work as assistant Principal and learning support problems to solve together. As a teacher, it was parents have been at Evergreen. It is a joy to be a
teacher at Evergreen School," says Boos. my passion to guide children in their learning part of this community," said Golding.
When asked what she feel is the most journey. Now as principal, I am able to make an
important part of her role in the school, Debra even larger impact as I support a group of
said, "When I started working at Evergreen amazing teachers who are doing just that."
School last fall people that I met in the On a personal level Boos says, "My spouse EDSON BOYS & GIRLS
community would tell Evergreen is such a nice James Purdy has lived his whole life until now in CLUB NEWS
friendly school with fantastic students, staff, and B.C. He is enjoying living in Edson and works as Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
parents. My number one goal is to keep that the chief power engineer at the Weyerhauser
culture alive and to build on that family-friendly Mill. I have six fantastic grown children, two A GOOD PLACE TO BE
culture." living in Edmonton and four in southern Ontario.
"In my role as principal some of my most I also have two precious grandchildren who also Teen Program Night
Friday Nights from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
This program is offered to 12-16-year
old’s in a safe and fun environment. The
program is free and we offer one snack a
Kinder Club
The Boys and Girls Club offers Kinder
Club programming on all non-
kindergarten days. The program is
offered 8:00am to 3:00pm (with the
opportunity to join the After-School
Program from 3:00pm-6:00pm). Please
Evergreen call the Club for more information 780-
School 723-7240.
new Principal After School Program
Debra Boos We are still accepting registration for
(left) and Vice 2016-2017 after school program. Call,
Principal Lisa or stop by the Club for more information
Golding. or to register.
photo Deanna

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5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Bryn Wassing is a grade 12 student Emily Ogre is also a grade 12 student

at Parkland Composite High School.
Ethan Thompson is eight years old and is Barrett McNeill is nine years old andin grade three at Parkland Composite High School. Emily says "I am going to continue my
Bryn says "It is interesting being back
in grade two at Vanier Community at Vanier Community Catholic School. "My favorite at school, I get to see everybody that education to become an elementary
Catholic School. Ethan said "I like gym colors are blue, black, white and a little pink like on I really missed over the summer. The teacher. Right now I am loving English
class the best at school, cotton candy is this snake. I like to eat salad with any type of salad school work is a lot right now, I did class. Over the summer I took a trip
my favorite thing to eat. I want to be a dressing. I want to be a rock polisher, a scientist of some summer schooling as well. I'm to B.C. but other than that I was
tow-truck driver like my grandpa when I rocks. My favorite subject in school is science, planning on going to Nait so I can doing summer school, upgrading. This
grow up, he works at Superior. My math, writing and everything, but mostly science. study to become an architect. The year I am the school council president,
favorite color is black, and the best thing This summer I had fun climbing a mountain in best part about being back in school and I am really excited to be playing
this summer was when I got a pet snake." Jasper, the clouds almost were touching us" said is seeing my friends." that role in our school, it should be a
Barrett. great year."
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