MS Bike Ride raised a lot of money

Clearview held its recognition night in Stettler on Thursday night. Melody Kent received her 35 year pin as a bus driver.

The Clearview School division held its recognition  night in Stettler on Thursday night.

Congratulations to Melody Kent who received her 35 year pin as a bus driver.  Mel has always driven the south Halkirk route and also drives for swimming lessons, Shop and Home Ec. classes, field trips, ski trips and when needed. A lot have students have passed through her bus doors.

Ann Creasey was recognized on her retirement.  She has been involved in the school system for 38 years, with stops and starts as she raised her family.  Ann completed her career from teaching at the Gadsby Hutterite colony.  She now plans to be a full time grandma.  Congratulations.  On Saturday night Ann was among five teachers honored by the ATA at a dinner in the hall in Stettler.  They were each presented with a school bell.

On Friday evening the Castor and Halkirk Elks hosted the Elks district golf tournament and steak supper at the Castor golf course.  John deMos, Dale Kent and Noel McBride were among the golfers.  Their wives Judy, Melody and Shirley joined them for supper.

Congratulations to Morris and Lorna Schilling who celebrated their 25 wedding anniversary with a large gathering of family and friends at the farm.

Grade 4 to 6 students went to Red Deer on Thursday for their field trip.  They took a tour of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and then went to the GH Dawe centre for swimming and other fun activities.  Mrs. Ellyn Schaffner organized the trip.

The grades 7 to 9 students went tenting at a campsite near Sherness on June 10 to 12.  They went swimming and boating as well as had a tour of the Sherness mine.  Mr. Courtney and Ms. Beier accompanied the classes on their yearend trip.

The Howe girls, Erin, Jill and Leanne all participated in the MS bike ride fundraiser from Leduc to Camrose this weekend and mom Donna worked at the finish line this year too.  They have been doing this for 6 years and this year the team raised $ 4000, the highest amount ever. Way to go girls.

Glen and Mary Thomson from Grand Prairie were camped in the Village over the weekend visiting with friends.

Rose and Jan Koenraadt along with their friends Steven and Edie Woodrow recently went on a trip to Kelowna, B.C.

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads.  Have a great day