An entertaining afternoon at Byemoor School

The junior high students from the Byemoor School participated in the track meet in Stettler on Tuesday.

The junior high students from the Byemoor School participated in the track meet in Stettler on Tuesday.

Some Endmoor folks attended the Clearview School Division recognition night in Stettler on Thursday evening. Congratulations to the local recipients of long-service awards presented to Rosemary Stulberg — 25 years, Corey van Zandbergen and Marlene Mappin — 20 years and Theresa Christie — 15 years.

A pair of former Byemoor School teachers were also recognized, Ken Hoekstra for 20 years of service and Ted Kirby on his retirement.

Lenard and Rebecca Schofer recently enjoyed a vacation to San Francisco.

A guest of Adam and Paige Jones and family is Paige’s father visiting from Nova Scotia.

On Friday, Byemoor School had a busy afternoon. The students and teachers presented their annual spring concert, providing an entertaining program for parents, grandparents and community members.

The kindergarten class had their graduation exercise with Wyatt Fournier, Kalel Grams, Rowdy Jones and Kai Tucker graduating and moving on to Grade 1 in the fall.

The students successfully completing the DARE program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) were presented with their certificates by an RCMP officer from Stettler. Congratulations to all who completed the program.

To complete the afternoon, teacher Mandy Dushanek was honoured with a surprise bridal shower. The students presented a skit of Mandy’s life. Mandy is getting married in August.

Thanks to the students and staff for all their efforts in presenting a very entertaining afternoon.

The family of Vi Grams is hosting an open house in honour of Vi’s 80th birthday at the Endiang Hall on June 27 from 2-5 p.m. Everyone is welcome and no gifts please.

We have been asked to pass along this invitation from the Craigmyle community: —

“The Craigmyle community wishes to invite our nearest neighbours to the north to be part of our Centennial-Homecoming celebration on July 17-19.

Firstly, we would like to invite Endmoor members to submit entries to our parade scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 18.  Any businesses, clubs, bands, mascots, antique cars and equipment, horse riders and teams or anything just fun and unique will be welcomed.  To register, please call Brandy at 403-665-2044.  If there is no answer, please leave a message with your business/team/club/family name and phone number with a brief description of your entry.  If further information is required, Brandy will contact you; otherwise consider yourself registered.”

We send birthday wishes to a former Endiang resident Joanne Boehlke of Olds celebrating her 65th birthday on June 19. Enjoy being on the government payroll, Joanne.

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday. We wish all the dads out there an enjoyable weekend.

Humorous quote for the day — “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” — Charles Wadsworth