Tuesday night was marvelous

The Mother Teresa students and their teachers presented their annual Christmas pageant on Tuesday evening.

HALKIRK HERALD — The Mother Teresa students and their teachers presented their annual Christmas pageant on Tuesday evening. Bailey Musgrove acted as emcee for the evening. Principal Sheri Beier welcomed everyone and Natalie Schilling played ‘Oh Canada’. Grades 1 through 6 sang songs, complete with actions, recited poems and thrilled the audience. The jr. high wrote their own material and presented ‘get smart’, a Christmas comedy, under the direction of Mrs. Ellyn Schaffner , that was enjoyed by all. The Nativity, performed in candlelight , was an awesome sight. An excellent concert! Seven students from Mrs. Karen Norman’s piano class also played between each act. Santa came and presented each youngster with a candy bag, compliments of the Halkirk Elks. Parents served a delicious lunch to end the evening.

Our students spent Thursday, the last day of school, at the Circle Square ranch where they enjoyed hay rides, a wiener roast and a Christmas movie. Many thanks to the Ranch staff for providing this entertainment. School is back in session on Jan. 4.

We send belated greetings out to Rose McColman who celebrated her 70 birthday on Dec. 11. Unfortunately Rose is now a patient in the Castor hospital and we also send get well wishes.

Congratulations to Clint and Lauren ( Potter ) Saruga on the birth of a 7 lb. 1 oz. baby girl, Bria Adeline, born on Dec. 18. Bria is welcomed by two big sisters, Jaylyn and Eberlee, at home as well as proud grandparents Doug and Lynne Potter and great grandparents Max and Lorraine Potter and Jim and Ethyl Baird.

Congrats to Kiara Gamroth, who placed second at the Alpine skiing qualifiers held last Sunday at the Canyon Ski Hill in Red Deer. She will compete during the Alberta Winter Games scheduled to be held in Medicine Hat in February.

We have a correction from last week: Morgan Jordal plays hockey with the Stettler bantam girls.

Clearview bus drivers held their Christmas supper at the Shangrila last Wednesday in Castor.

Coming up – Jan. 19 – Seniors’ Christmas supper; Feb. 6 – tentative date for the Elks’ Seafood and Comedy night.

We send greeting out to the editor and staff of the local papers and to all our readers. May the spirit of Christmas be with you and yours during this special time of year. We also wish you a happy and healthy New Year. Have fun – Drive safe. See you next year!

Just Posted

Stettler secondhand charity looks for new home

Superfluity lease not being renewed; will move by Sept., 2018

First auction of 2018 has solid numbers: auction market

Stettler Auction Mart sees 700 head move through Jan. 9

Lars Callieou to entertain in Halkirk on Feb. 10

Volunteer appreciation supper held on Friday night

Outrage against hunting ‘pretty animals’

But its ok if they are ‘stupid and ugly’

What to do after online accounts are hacked

Facebook, email and other accounts hold vital information

Erskine Professional Motocross Athlete appears in Edmonton

Chad Bauman performs as part of ‘Ground and Gravity’

Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway

Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE’s ‘Raw’ marks 25 years

WWE flagship show is set to mark its 25th anniversary on Monday

John ‘Chick’ Webster, believed to be oldest living former NHL player, dies

Webster died Thursday at his home in Mattawa, Ont., where he had resided since 1969

Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump’s one-year festivities

Trump spends day trying to hash out a deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

Provincial park no more

The province transferred Sylvan Lake Provincial Park to the Town yesterday

Protect pets from canine flu

Sylvan Lake veterinarian spoke to the Sylvan Lake News about the canine flu

Las Vegas shooter acted alone, exact motive still undetermined: Sheriff

Stephen Paddock was behind the gunfire that killed 58 people including two Canadians

Botox, bomb shelters, and the blues: one year into Trump presidency

A look into life in Washington since Trump’s inauguration

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.