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It is written in the stars

It is written in the stars

September 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Hey Pisces, we owe you one. The features syndicate that provides our puzzles, comic and horoscopes sent us a duplicate Aquarius last week in the Pisces column: “Opulent surroundings inspire you to make changes to your own surroundings. Start with the room you use the most. It could use a facelift.” For what it’s worth, I’m sure if you followed the Aquarius advice you would have been fine. IRead More

Cpl Adrian White, Cpl Jason Killion and Cpl Jason Wilcox from 410 Squadron participated in the Lakeland Society for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder’s mocktail contest last Friday.  They competed as Team 4 Wingin’ It, and their concoction was called “Jet Fuel.”
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a condition that results from prenatal alcohol exposure. The Lakeland Centre for FASD has been serving the area since 2000 with diagnostic services, intervention supports and prevention programs in addition to their training and awareness work.  

410 Squadron members serve up mocktails for FASD awareness

September 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm
Be a buddy, not a bully: Art Smith staff and students wore pink last Friday to promote a bully-free school.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Art Smith students wear pink to boost buddies and bust bullying

September 12, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Jeff Gaye The world needs more buddies and fewer bullies. Students and staff at Art Smith Aviation Academy did their part to deliver that message last Friday with their annual Bully-Free day in support of a bully-free school. “We’ve had a lot of kids in pink today,” said Stephanie Rychlo, the school’s student advocacy counselor. “It’s good to see.” Young people often experience name-calling, exclusion and even physical intimidation. “They’ve all experienced it,” Rychlo said.Read More