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Four Edson students

receive scholarships

by Deanna Mitchener

ONLY RUNS IF Four Edson students received a scholarship from
Rotary in the amount of $1,250 each to help further
their education.
New Generations committee chair-member, Lorraine Lorraine Symes (left) was pleased to present four students –Chris Symes, Ryan Halterman, Danielle
Symes, said, "The Rotary scholarship is awarded to
THEY SEND IN individuals who exemplify the Rotary motto (service Hayes, and Chris Carter with Rotary scholarships. photo Deanna Mitchener
above self) and also for someone that is continuing
on with post-secondary education. Those are the two
AN ARTICLE qualifications needed.” engineering. two year degree".
Student Danielle Hayes from Parkland, said, "I am
Ryan Halterman from Parkland, said, "I am going
“This year we have four students that are receiving
starting out at Kings Collage and University for a
in for environmental engineering. It is a 4.5 year
them, three from Parkland Composite High School,
Bachelor of Science, then I'm going to transfer over
and one from Holy Redeemer High School,” said
Prince George, two more years at UBC in
Symes. to NAIT and do the three year medical diagnostic program. The first two years will be at UNBC in
Chris Carter, a recipient from Parkland, said, "I am sonography program.” Vancouver, and then one more semester in UNBC
taking a four year engineering program. I start off at Chris Symes from HRH, said, "I am going into again.”
Red Deer Collage then transfer to U of A specialized architectural technology at SAIT University, it is a
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS Holy Redeemer begins new year with new admin

CLUB NEWS over and with that a new McGowan commented d o i n g s o m e v e r y
Summer is officially
o n t h e o n g o i n g
school year has begun. implementation of High exciting things here and I
certainly want to play a
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Over the last few School Redesign. “This key role in them.” He
DID YOU KNOW?: The Club has a very popular after-school months, there have been year, we have come up also spoke about the
program! Why? First the Club provides a safe bus and walk a number of changes at with some new strategies opportunity to work
system from each school, then provides a healthy after Holy Redeemer, and one to implement this along McGowan and the
school snack and then there is a ton of fun and interesting of the biggest changes is program, including other Assistant Principal
programming each day! t h e i r b r a n d n e w S t u d e n t D i r e c t e d Diane Williams. “These
KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have administration team. Learning sections,” he two certainly know the
gone swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum, Longtime teacher Bill said. “Students have told ropes around here,” he
story time, crafts, baking, horseback riding…& much more. McGowan is taking over us they want these types says. “I know I have a
Registration is open for the upcoming school year. the Principal reigns this of programs and we steep learning curve
Kinderclub operates on non-kindergarten days (3 times a year after serving the last agree that will help them ahead of me, but I know I
week in September, 2 in October and once a week the rest n i n e y e a r s a s a n become successful in all
of the year). Its affordable $25 per day for the program. can trust these two to
Assistant Principal. “I'm a s p e c t s o f t h e i r keep me on track.”
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday really excited to take on schooling.” Williams mentioned
nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 this responsibility,” says Also new to the admin that she is excited to see
year olds that want to be part of the Club's programming McGowan. “I've always team is Paul Tobin, who some new ideas being Holy Redeemer is kicking off the 2015-2016 school year with a new
one night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and believed that our school has taught with Living presented. “We always administration team. (left to right) Principal Bill McGowan, Assistant Principal
comfortable place for youth to get together. Some Teen has the best staff and Waters since 1997. Born Diane Williams and Assistant Principal Paul Tobin.
Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air-hockey, floor hockey and want to try to do different
of course food. students anyone could and raised in Cape things,” she says, giving
ask for, and to be a part of Breton, Nova Scotia, the example of the new update the school. New skyrocketed going from And with that, the
FAMILY FUN RAFFLE: A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY that is really something Tobin primarily taught timetable that will be theatre curtains were 340 to almost a record 2015-2016 school year is
DISNEYLAND TRIP: Tickets are selling for $10 each and you special.” Physics and developed released in a few weeks. installed on the gym 360 students. “When underway.
can buy yours at Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing store, Just McGowan has been an extremely popular “It allows us to evolve stage; the multi-purpose asked why they (parents If you would like more
Frame it and The Boys and Girls Club at 5414 6 Ave. Last teaching for 29 years in F i t n e s s p r o g r a m . with the changing times room got a fantastic and students) choose information on this
year our raffle almost sold out so get your tickets today! Alberta with 25 them “Getting into admin was in education. Having Bill black and gold paint job; HRH, they simply say
Draw date August 31, 2015 article please feel free to
within the Living Waters something I've thought and Paul new to the the Industrial Arts room our students and staff are contact the school at
JAMBOREE Burger Booth Fundraiser: 2015. This is one of the School Division. In that about doing for the last positions allows for even h a s s e e n m o r e just so nice,” says 780-723-7437, visit our
Edson Club's successful annual fundraisers! A BIG THANK time he has taught year or so,” says Tobin. more new ideas to be equipment added; and Williams. “This no website at holyredeemer
YOU! Castle Rentals and Welding Supplies, Boisvert Law mainly junior and senior “I began thinking about presented that we can n e w s h e l v e s a n d doubt creates a positive or join our
group, Coubrough's Independent Grocery, Helmig Fire high Math. When asked the direction the school try.” countertops were added academic environment, Facebook page: “Holy
Equipment Inc, Integra Tire, Sobeys, Boston Pizza. Also a about some of the was going and how I Other changes in the to some classrooms. and is a testament to how
BIG THANK YOU to the many volunteers that helped to cook challenges the school wanted to help lead us in Redeemer High School”
and serve the delicious burgers! building saw some On top of that, student hard we've been working or our Twitter account:
f a c e s t h i s y e a r that direction. We're renovation work to e n r o l l m e n t h a s these past few years.” @holyredeemerhig.
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's
Facebook page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District!

A good place to be Landon Martin is a bright seven year old MacKenzie McDonald is an adorable three year

723-7240 boy. Landon says, “I am going into grade old. For the Alberta Bike Tour MacKenzie will be
performing some jingle dancing with a group of two at Westhaven School. I don’t really care girls. MacKenzie said, “I like the color purple, I
for school but everyone has to go. I had lots
of fun over the summer, my cousins are like to eat apples and warm bannock with
Proud Sponsor of the coming to our house and I bet they are moose meat. I like to play and I like dancing.”
staying for ten days. My favorite color is
Edson Boys & Girls Club red, and I like to eat lots of candy. I have

zero pets. I like to play on my tablet and I
want to be a Martial Artist when I grow up.”

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