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The Scene
Fun for Kids


Janet Wilkinson and staff at Ecole
Westhaven School took on the ALS Ice Fun for Kids
Bucket Challenge August 28 at 3 p.m.
Janet challenges all the schools in Edson,
including G.Y.P.S.D schools, and Vanier,
Holy Redeemer, and Yellowhead Koinonia
ONLY RUNS IF Christian School to take the challenge.
Janet said, "We will be taking our
donations down to Sobeys so they can
forward them on for us.” Thanks went to
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS THEY SEND IN Mountain Steak and Pizza donating the
CLUB NEWS Photo Deanna Mitchener s CHOOL

Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
After-School Program: Times
It is that time of year again, thinking about back to
school…consider registering your child in our quality and
affordable After-School Program. The Club offers child-care and Holy Redeemer welcomes new teacher
programming fun for children aged 5-12 with a safewalk and
bussing program from each elementary school.

There are only 60 full time spots available. The club also offers As September is finally here, the halls at Holy could in Driftpile and it was time for a change.
drop-ins and monthly fees, as well.
Redeemer are filling up with many familiar faces Secondly, Edson is the ultimate community for an
If you want your child/ren to join in the fun, please call the club
at 723-7240 or visit our website and check out the calendar of and a few new ones. One new face in particular is outdoorsperson like me. There are some amazing
events. their newest teacher, Ms. Julie Pullaw . trails and the mountains are right next door, while at
“Thus far, everyone has been so welcoming,” says the same time we're pretty close to major city. It's the
KINDERCLUB: Pullaw , who just arrived in Edson a few weeks ago. best of worlds.” The ultimate reason for joining the
Fall 2014:
The club is starting to take Kinderclub registrations for the “The school seems like a really progressive place, HRH team was how much she loves the small school
upcoming 2014 Fall school year. The program runs on non- and the staff and students have been very helpful atmosphere while maintaining some very elaborate
kindergarten days throughout the school year. This program is with my transition here.” and engaging extra-curricular programs. “I'm
affordable! ONLY $15 per day for this fun, learning program. Pullaw is not new to teaching as she spent the last looking forward to being heavily involved in the
Reserve your child's spot today! Programming is from 8:30 until
3pm members can stay the entire day or a portion of it. Also four years teaching at a reserve school in Driftpile Athletics Program.”
children can attend the AfterSchool program from 3-6pm daily. where she taught and organized all the Physical Pullaw , will be seen splitting duties between the
Daily activities planned are cooking club, computer learning, Education programs. Prior to that, she spent one year Social Studies Department, where she will teach
stories, crafts, free play and much more.
teaching in High Prairie. Originally she is from Social 8 and 10-2, and the Phys-Ed Department,
Carlton Place (west of Ottawa) in Ontario. She where she will teach Phys-Ed 8 and a Phys-Ed 10
Our Website:
received a Bachelor of Physical Education from Girls class. She will also be teaching Religion 7 and
THANK YOU for your support! Enerplus, ConocoPhillips Brock University in Niagara Falls and a Bachelor of a junior high Information Technology class.
Education from Lake End University in Thunder On top of her regular teaching responsibilities,
The Club's Jamboree Burger Booth Annual Fundraiser was a Bay. Pullaw will also head up the Cross Country team and
great success! When asked what brought her to Alberta, the the Junior B Girls Volleyball team.
answer was pretty simple. “I was offered a job,” she At the end of the day, Pullaw is really looking
A BIG THANK YOU to our generous Burger Booth supporters! says. “In 2009, no one was hiring in Ontario and I forward to having a great year. “I'm very excited to
Sobeys, Mountainside Sales and Rentals LTD, BIB Transport,
Boisvert Law Group, Helmig Fire Equipment, The Olive Tree, was willing to move, and I'm sure glad I did.” be joining this amazing school and getting to know
Edson Volunteer Society And the Board of Directors, Staff, Pullaw remarks how she enjoys the outdoor life in all the students. Needless to say, I'm looking forward
Parents and Volunteers that helped serve those tasty burgers Alberta, which lines up perfectly with many of her to having a successful year.”
from our booth!
interests. With that, it's safe to say she came to the right
A good place to be undertaking when making a transition to a new place.
As one can imagine, it is always a huge
If you would like more information on this article
723-7240 school. So when she was prompted the question of please feel free to contact the school at 780-723- Julie Pullaw, the newest teacher at Holy
7437, visit our website at or
why she wanted to move, it was for a few reasons. “Number one, I was looking for a new challenge,” join our Facebook page: “Holy Redeemer High Redeemer, is looking forward to having a
she says. “I felt like I had accomplished as much as I School” or our Twitter account: @holyredeemerhig. successful year within the Social Studies and
Physical Education programs.
Proud Sponsor of the

Edson Boys & Girls Club KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Dominic Langdon will be turning three on Carter Byrne is an energetic two and a half
November 4 along with his twin sister. He year old. Carter has a baby sister (Jamie
said, “I help Daddy and Grandpa outside two months old). Carter said pink and blue

build decks. I think I will miss my brother were his favorite colors, he likes pizza and
when he goes to school, I like spaghetti carrots.
and blue.”

Kids Make A Difference is sponsored by: Contributions to
“Kids Make A Difference” focusing on youth in our
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