The week in photos

Cookies in a jar

Sadie Kuzio and Danica McLaren were busy decorating their cookie jar with the assistance of Early Childhood Instructor Jennifer Berry at the Santa’s Workshop held at the cultural centre Nov. 17. The program for ages 3-5 had 10 children in attendance making M&M Cookies in a Jar.

The child-friendly fun Christmas gift is wrapped before it is brought home and the ingredients are in the decorated jar.
The jar has layers of flour mixture, brown sugar and M&M candies on top of the jar.

Once home the contents are emptied into a mixing bowl with other ingredients to make two-and-a half dozen cookies.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Give a little bit
Lyne Simard donated blood for the 70th time Tuesday night at the Blood Donor Clinic held in Morinville at the Rendez Vous Centre.The next clinics are set for the same location on Jan. 20 and Mar. 3, 2015.
– Lucie Roy Photo

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Oops
A trailer and hitch detached from a truck in front of C.J. Asian Garden Wednesday afternoon. Constable Hall with the Morinville RCMP Detachment said no one was injured.
– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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No bullying
On Friday Primeau School staff, teachers and students were wearing pink for the culmination of their Anti Bullying Week. A sea of pink assembled in the gym prior to a dodgeball tournament between the class who wore the most pink and their peers and teachers. Primeau wore pink to bring awareness to bullying as part of the National Bullying Awareness Week in Canada (Nov. 17-22) The four common types of bullying are cyber, verbal, social and physical. Cyber bullying is the newest form.
– Lucie Roy Photo

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Vintage prints
Henry Lamoureux and Murray Knight look through older pictures of downtown Morinville Friday as Homestead Aerial Photos owner Kim Bessette brings out more bundles of photos. The company has been travelling the region offering reproduction sizes from their negatives of farms in the region. Morinville photos were available from years 1953, 1957,1972, 1978,1997 as well as some from 1982.
– Lucie Roy Photo

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Notre Dame Admin staff Donna Keeler, Grade One teacher Angelle Peacock and Physical Education teacher Tina McKinnon were
dressed for the Fifties Day at the school Friday in celebration of the 50th day of school. Staff, teachers and students were dressed up in 1950s fashion with poodle skirts, pedal pushers, bobby socks, fedoras, and suspenders.
– Lucie Roy Photo

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Learning art
Right: Dolly Bolen, one of 31 Certified Zentangle Teachers in Canada, teachies the art form to more than a dozen students at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Thursday night. Bolen is Director of the Morinville Youth Art Club and President of the Adult Morinville Art Club.
Below: Emily Berard practices the art form.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Lodge Art
Left: Aspen resident Margaret Joslin doing a watercolour painting with inspiration from a sample picture on Monday afternoon in the craft room.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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PACK Day
Above: Shayne Weiss paints a picture for charity during her PACK day session at MCHS Friday. PACK stands for Personal Achievement and Continuing Knowledge. Students from grades 9-12 are able to explore new learning opportunities and get extra help in their current classes.
– Lauren Stromner Photo

An Old Fashioned Christmas

Town of Morinville Community Services held their Old-Fashioned Christmas event Nov. 19. More than 100 children and their parents attended to make ornaments, decorate the tree in the cultural centre lobby, and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies.

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Adeana and Calandra Maskoske proudly showing their craft creations.

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Sarah and her mom Kim McKenzie making one of the many crafts.

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Blayke Burwash adding her ornament to the community tree.

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Addison Berry busy making one of the many ornament crafts.

– Lucie Roy Photos

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