HALKIRK HERALD — Congratulations to Jade Malloy and William Curry on the arrival of an 8 lb. 10 oz. baby girl, Peyton June Curry, born on Feb. 25 in Fredericton, NB. This is the first grandbaby for Derek and Heidi Malloy and a great grandchild to Nelda Malloy of Montreal. Peyton carries the name June in memory of Heidi’s mom. Heidi is now in New Brunswick bonding with the new baby.
Congratulations to Edwin and Sherri Radke on the arrival of their third son, Matthew Glenn, born on Feb. 26 in Edmonton, weighing in at 6 lb. 14 oz. Grandma and grandpa Ron and Millie Radke are in Spruce Grove caring for Matthew’s big brothers, Everett and Nate.
Congratulations to Brad and Erica Engel from Leduc on the arrival of a 7 lb. 9 oz. baby girl, Eden Fern, born on Feb. 27. Big sister Sloan is three years old. This is the fifth grandchild for Don and Kjerene Engel and is named for her great- grandmother, the late Fern Engel.
Kiara Gamroth, Trey McGillivray, Cale Neufeld and Logan Perry represented our school at CARA curling playdowns in Coronation last week.
Mother Teresa Grade 1-6 students went skiing last Thursday at the Valley ski hill near Alliance. They are due to go again in March if more snow falls.
Congrats to the Gus Wetter sr. high girls’ and boys’ basketball teams who both made it through league play undefeated. This gave the girls’ team the right to host the zone playoffs to be held March 11 and 12. Halkirk girls on the team are Katelyn Dahmer, Tiana Gamroth, Hailey Grice and Madelyn Schauer. Coaches are Maxine Baird and Debby Hronek. The boys’ team will play the same weekend, destination unknown. Halkirk boys on the team are Liam Grice, McQuire Kent, Simon Muncy and Leif Neufeld. Coaches are Bruce Downey and Jason Faber.
Congratulations to Jacey Gamroth, who is enrolled in a B of Arts in Camrose, on receiving a $500 scholarship for leadership by the Augustana Faculty.
On Thursday Kent and Evelyn Johnson, who are wintering in Nevada, headed to the airport in Las Vegas thinking they were picking up Evelyn’s relatives from Regina. What a surprise! Off the plane came JD and Sandra with the girls, Kim, Darrell and Drew, Kandice, Scott and Forbes, all prepared to help Kent celebrate his birthday during the weekend.
Samantha Neilson, who is working as a social worker in Medicine Hat, was home at the weekend visiting with her parents Bert and Cindy and her grandma Anne.
Ron and Deirdre Muncy flew to Orlando, Florida for a few days before boarding a cruise ship with stops in Miami, Mexico, Grand Cayman Islands, Jamaica and the Bahamas. They arrived home at the weekend.
Darcy and Andrea Mabbott are home after spending a few weeks in Phoenix. Tara Schilling was the relief bus driver while they were away.
Coming up : March 3 – Regular hall board Bingo at 7:30; March 5 – CARA basketball playoffs in Stettler; March 9 to 13 – men’s and ladies ice curling bonspiels – contact JD or Sandra at 884 2250 with entrees; March 10 – 12 – teachers’ convention; March 13 – DST – Spring forward and change the batteries in your smoke detectors.