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Mary Bergeron Elementary - Opening Soon!

Edson A&W's Crusin'

to End MS raises nearly $2,800

by Deanna Mitchener dollars."
"Mona Allen won the A&W
A lot of people from Edson and cruisin' clock and we had
area cruised down to A&W to approximately 20 classic cars show
purchase a teen burger on August 24 up for the Show and Shine," said
in support of MS, Multiple Sclerosis Eldstrom.
Society of Canada. It was the 9th "We just wanted to thank everyone
annual Burgers to Beat MS. who came out to support our annual
Stacie Eldstrom with the Edson MS event. Whether you came to eat
A&W, said, "We raised a total of a teen burger, donated money, or
$2,792.18 this year. We are still participated in the Show and Shine
waiting to hear from head office if —as a community we made this
we made our goal of $2 million successful," said Stacie.

Grande Yellowhead is
proud to announce that finished until the end of the duration of the final
their newest elementary September/ October. The construction phases but
school, Mary Bergeron school will have two multiple and detailed
Elementary, will be open playgrounds installed on phased logistic plans for
for learning for the 2017- site: one is scheduled for both the buildings and
18 school year as sched- the last week of August, the project site will be
uled. Although there will and the other after the coordinated on an
be some work that will demolition of the A.H. ongoing basis. Safe
need to be completed Dakin facility. The new access for students and
over the fall, the division bus lane will then be staff for learning and
will be working closely constructed after the outdoor play is essential.
with the construction demolition alongside As designated laydown
contractor in order to 46th street. Until built, and access areas are
maintain a productive the bus drop-off lane will likely to change often as
learning environment be temporarily located work progresses and at
during the completion of on 8th Avenue. Parents t i m e s b e d i r e c t l y
the last construction can use the lane in the adjacent to areas where
phases. front of the school learning is taking place, Ryan, Stacie, and the A&W staff in Edson were set and ready to serve the
G Y P S D ' s B o a r d beginning September n o i s e a n d s i t e community during their 9th annual Crusin' to End MS. The event took place on
b e l i e v e s t h a t 5th but everyone is housekeeping impacts August 24. Two dollars from every teen burger sold will go towards helping
cautioned to watch out will be considered at all
construction of new those living with MS. photo Deanna Mitchener
schools as well as the for buses and other times, and be adjusted as
modernization of other traffic on 8th Avenue as necessary to allow the
facilities are vital to this area will be very work to progress with as Road Construction and deep
enable children to busy in the mornings and minimal of an impact to
receive the educational after-school until the the students and staff as utility work continues on
services to which they separate bus lane is possible.
are entitled. However, in constructed. The school T h e P r o v i n c e
will have extra bus a n n o u n c e d t h e i r
or der to limit any many Edson streets
learning disruption that supervision during this approval of the new
these projects can create, period as well to help all school on October 8th, The Town of Edson is Crews continue to work Old Tiffin, New Tiffin,
and to protect the health our little ones stay safe. 2014. Goals for the aware of the concerns towards containing the and Wilshire Estates will
and safety of the staff and "To accommodate the design were to create a as we head into the leak and make the continue to be low until
students that use a school s t u d e n t s , f e n c e d s c h o o l t h a t w a s new school year. necessary repairs. Water the repairs are done.
setting undergoing pathways will be put in w e l c o m i n g , a n d Construction at the pressure in the areas of
c o n s t r u c t i o n , t h e to keep kids safe and out s u p p o r t e d s t r o n g Parkland intersection
division has procedures of restricted areas to r e l a t i o n s h i p s a n d (48 Street and 12
in place to ensure that ensure safe passage as collaboration among Avenue) is on schedule Wildwood's Anna Hutchison with the Minister of Seniors
health, safety and they travel back and students, teachers and to be complete before and Housing, Lori Sigurdson. Anna has been nominated for
educational standards forth from the school families. Classrooms school starts this the 2017 Minister's Seniors Service Award.
are maintained during b u i l d i n g t o t h e needed to be flexible for Tuesday. Access from
any school capital playgrounds and fields both today and the both the north and
projects. Over the last outside," Lewis said. future. south of 48 street
f e w m o n t h s , "This is our third major "On behalf of the should be available.
construction on the MBE capital project in the division, I'm very However, work along
site has been going at full division over the last few g r a t e f u l f o r o u r 49 Street and other
steam ahead to ensure y e a r s w i t h t h e community's support of areas around Holy
that the core school is completion of the new this project," Lewis con- Redeemer School is
ready to welcome Jasper Joint Facility and tinued. "We are planning ongoing and may
students on September the major modernization to have an open house/ cause some traffic
5th. o f G r a n d e C a c h e tour of the new facility congestion during the
"The weather this C o m m u n i t y H i g h towards the end of first few weeks. The
summer put us a little School which is just October once all the school is advising
behind on some of the wrapping up its final construction is complete parents to come a bit
external work that needs phase this month. We for the public to come in earlier to avoid issues.
know that working and have a tour of the
to be completed, but our A c c e s s t o H o l y
goal is for the project to during construction can school. Exciting times Redeemer will be BILL MITCHELL
be completed before s o m e t i m e s b e ahead!" available through 12
winter hits," noted challenging but our staff The school is open to Avenue and some NORTH NEW TRUCK SALES
C a r o l y n L e w i s , have been exemplary in the public for new access from the north.
Superinten dent of accommodat ing any student registrations However, 49 Street,
Schools. "Inside the inconveniences. We're beginning this week. south of 12 Avenue, Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd.
school, classroom floors just so happy and pleased Please also refer to our will remain closed for 26124 TWP Road 531A
with the approval of f r e q u e n t l y a s k e d
are freshly waxed and the time being. Thank
waiting for excited these great new learning questions information you for your patience Acheson, AB T7X 5A1
students to enter on the facilities. Our students sheet to learn more. as crews continue to
first day of school." deserve it." Welcome back! work hard to improve
Although the majority M a r y B e r g e r o n the area.
of the school will be Elementary will remain One other ongoing
ready, completion of the open and operational for project is the leak at the Toll Free 1-800-252-7500
gymnasium and the new B o o s ter S tatio n . Phone: 780-453-3452 Cell: 780-984-2224
learning commons
(library) will not be
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