Students ride in classic style

Mrs. Poapst and Ms. Mappin have been taking our kids outside for physical education to enjoy the awesome weather.

Mrs. Poapst and Ms. Mappin have been taking our kids outside for physical education to enjoy the awesome weather. They have played a lot of “kick-the-can” and other wonderful fun recess-type games.

Our phys-ed teachers are encouraging moms and dads to play these games at home with their kids.

Also, it’s a good idea for kids to put on sunscreen before school or bring some to school, as well as wear hats, because they’ll be exposed to UV during recess and possibly in PE.

Malcolm Fischer visited Mrs. Sylvester’s Grade 1 class to talk about his antique 1938 Buick. The students eagerly looked at pictures, asked questions, and shared their own stories with Mr. Fischer.

After the discussion, with the students eagerly anticipating a look, Mr. Fischer showed the students his antique car. The students were allowed to recline in the fancy back seat or sit right up front and pretend to cruise.

“Wow! No seatbelts.”

The students are learning about changes from the past. What a great example. Thanks, Mr. Fischer.

Congratulations to SES. We were the school who brought in the most pull-tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Pull Together program, with a whopping 265.16 pounds of tabs!

That comes out to about half a pound per student collected over the past year. Overall, about one million tabs were collected to help support the Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer, which will go a long way to helping them continue to provide the families of sick kids in our community with opportunities to stay closer to them.

We will continue to collect pull-tabs for the 2013-14 Pull Together campaign, so keep pulling those tabs and sending them to school with your child, starting again in September.

Mrs. du Toit’s kindergarten students are the proud owners of two zebra finches. They are a mommy and a daddy. We named them Sam and Pam, so we could write rhymes about them. Sadly, Sam escaped two weeks ago and when he was recaptured, his wing got injured badly.

But with lots of love and medicine and even kids singing to him, we nursed him back to health. So we decided to give him a new name. His name is now Terry (like Terry Fox) because he taught us to keep on trying and to never give up. His wife is now called Sherry.

We just love this happy story and thought we would like to share it with everyone.

— Elementary News

Just Posted

A broken government culture has to change

How could Phoenix Pay System fail

Crony capitalism can be a form of dependence: MLA

We can become self-reliant without the aid of government

Stettler senior gets 60 days in jail for drug possession

Charged with having ‘small’ amount of marijuana, meth and cocaine

In reversal, Trump signs executive order to stop family separation

President had been wrongly insisting he had no choice but to separate families apprehended at border

Canadian Syrian children’s choir not to attend festival over fears about U.S. travel

Many kids are recent immigrants from countries covered by Trump travel ban

Innisfail RCMP respond to a shoplifting incident

Red Deer man and woman face charges

In a matter of hours, women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive

Change was announced as a royal decree in 2017 by Crown Prince Mohammen bin Salman

COC session vote approves Calgary as potential host for 2026 Olympics

Scott Hutcheson, chair of Calgary’s Olympic bid corporation — called vote a positive step forward

After World Cup lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

Now the England camp is actually asking media: Are you with us or against us?

Liberals set hiring, procurement rules for federally-funded projects

Indigenous Peoples, recent immigrants, veterans, young people, people with disabilities and women to be hired

Most Read


Weekly delivery plus unlimited digital access for $50.40 for 52 issues (must live within 95 kilometers of Stettler) Unlimited Digital Access for one year for $50.40 Prefer to have us call you? Click here and we’ll get back to you within one business day.