7th_Gen_ Jan09 by handongqp


									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             January 2009
    Congratulations!!                                                                                                                                                                                                   Club
                                                               Congratulations to the following students who had winning entries

                                                                in the “What fun activities are there to do in your community
                                                                 during the winter months contest.”
Edgewater: Sunny Jones Age 10, Tysen Krebs Age 10; Kispiox: Justin Mulwain Age 11, Robert Wright Age 4,
Claudia McLeod Age 8; McKim: Ashlyn Lovely, Megan Hemmolgard; John Field: Denise Wilson Age 8,
Samson Peepchuck Age 9, Samantha Rush Age 9; Stein Valley: John Shamley, Shanelle McKay, Patashi Pimms;
Highlands: Autumn Nicholas Age 7; Tsay Keh Dene: Stephen Friesen Gr. 7, Tessa Pierre Gr. 2, Trista Poole Gr. 1;
Outma Sqilxw: Hayli Baptiste, Max Waters; Sensisyusten: Dennis Barnes Gr. 5, Jaime Carlson Gr. 4, Brenden Wright
Gr. 2; Queen Mary: Holly Laslo; Merritt Central: Jorja Thormoset Gr. 1, Bobbie-Lee McLeod Gr. 6; Eliza Archie:                                                    Contest                                Happy New Year 2009                           And by joining the Seventh Generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Club, you have become part of a team that
Myron Theodore Age 11; Chehalis: Jericho McGrath-Hulbert Gr. 1, Josh Turner Gr. 3, Colton Louie-Felix Gr. 6;
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hi Club Members,                              wants you to make the best of your school
Haahuupayak: William Wilson Age 11                                                                                                                                Club members…here is a new
                                                                                                                                                                  and fun contest for you to try,        Welcome to our 2009 New Year’s                years. The Seventh Generation Club is
                                                                                                                                                                                                         edition of the Seventh Generation Club        counting on you to make a difference
   The Nook
                                                                                                                                                                  which of course could lead to
                                                  Don’t forget…Valentine’s Day is coming up on February 14th. See if you can solve this                                                                                                                by staying in school and making smart
                                                                                                                                                                  some great prizes for your club.       newsletter. I hope every one of you
                                                  Valentines puzzle?
                                                                                                                                                                  This contest depends upon your         enjoyed your holiday break. Now, with         choices.
                                                                  Valentine’s Day                                                                                 Club working together as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the turkey behind us, it’s time to look       In this edition of the Seventh Generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ahead. Remember…it is important that          Club newsletter, we have included some
        Find and circle all of the words that are hidden in the grid. The remaining letters spell a popular Valentine’s Day item.
                                                                                                                                                                  To win this contest, gather some       you remain focused and enthusiastic about     pointers on team building, including
                                                                                                                                                                  other Club members, arrange            your schoolwork for the rest of the year.     some ideas about what it means to be part
     ADMIRER                          FLOWERS
                                                                P    I    H    S    D      N      E   I    R    F       D       I       P        U    C   A   L   a meeting, and try to design a         Now is the time for you to really show        of a team and how you can gain success
      ADORE                          FONDNESS
                                                                V    D    H    S    U      R      C   A    C    F       B       A       L        E    N   D   O   banner, jersey, logo, or slogan        what you can achieve with hard work           through team building efforts. We also
   AFFECTION                           FOREVER                                                                                                                    that you feel represents your
                                                                N    Y    N    T    I      A      E   A    S    O       L       C       T        O    Y   M   V                                          and effort. This effort may involve asking    have a fun contest, a profile of a Club
  ATTRACTION                        FRIENDSHIP                                                                                                                    Seventh Generation Club. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                         other people around you for help with         member, top ten movies and songs, and an
       BEAU                                GIFT
                                                                S    R    N    E    N      S      N   L    Y    E       H       O       I        E    R   I   E   entries must include your school
                                                                                                                                                                                                         your schoolwork. If you ever need a hand,     update from the Vancouver Canucks.
     BELOVED                        GIRLFRIEND                  T    L    E    D    I      D      S   F    A    O       N       T       W        S    A   R   B   name and the Seventh Gen-
                                                                                                                                                                  eration Club logo. Our logo is         try turning to your classmates, teachers,     So Club members - work hard, stay
   BOYFRIEND                            HEARTS                  R    E    Y    S    L      R      R   E    C    T       C       T       L        E    U   E   I                                          brothers, sisters, or parents. This is your
                                                                                                                                                                  located on our newsletters or                                                        focused, and let’s start team building!
     CANDLES                           JEWELRY                  A    W    S    E    R      I      F   O    N    A       I       A       I        C    R   R   R   the Seventh Generation Club            team, and they can help you to succeed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       KG Coyote
      CANDY                                 LIKE                E    E    S    E    E      E      L   L    R    D       S       O       O        M    B   S   D   website.                               school.
  CHOCOLATES                         LOVEBIRDS                  H    J    C    N    S      A      V   T    R    O       N       U       N        T    E   D   S   All entries will be reviewed for
     COUPLE                             LOVERS                  T    G    D    N    T      O      T   O    P    I       P       O       A        S    F   N   A   creativity, originality, and effort.       Top 10 Downloaded                         Top 10 Movies
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Songs – iTunes                            • Paul Blart – Mall Cop
      CRUSH                            PARTNER                  E    N    Y    E    A      A      R   O    L    L       G       C       F        E    H   I   T   Winning entries will be posted             • Poker Face – Lady Gaga                  • Gran Torino
       CUPID                         PROPOSAL                   E    I    S    D    U      M      R   B    E    L       O       V       E        D    B   I   G   on the Seventh Generation                  • I Hate This Part - Pussy Cat Dolls      • My Bloody Valentine 3D
     DARLING                      RELATIONSHIP                                                                                                                    Club website (www.seventh-
                                                                W    L    O    D    R      P      O   A    F    F       E       C       T        I    O   N   P   generationclub.com) and in our
                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Get On Your Boots – U2                  • Notorious
        DATE                       RESTAURANT                                                                                                                                                                • Single Ladies – Beyonce                 • Hotel For Dogs
                                                                S    R    E    M    A      L      F   R    R    E       N       T       R        A    P   A   R   newsletters.
       DEAR                           ROMANCE                                                                                                                                                                • Circus – Britney Spears                 • Bride Wars
                                                                E    A    Y    C    N      A      F   O    R    E       V       E       R        L    I   K   E   Please submit your entries to
    DEVOTION                             ROSES                                                                                                                                                               • Love Story – Taylor Swift               • The Unborn
                                                                R    D    R    O    T      I      U   S    D    N       O       I       T        O    V   E   D   The Seventh Generation Club,               • I’m Yours - Jason Mraz                  • Defiance
      FANCY                          SENTIMENT
                                                                                                                                                                  113 - 100 Park Royal South,
    FEBRUARY                             SUITOR                                                                                                                                                              • Right Now – Akon                        • Marley & Me
                                                                                         Courtesy www.puzzles.ca/wordsearch.html                                  West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Hot N Cold – Kate Perry                 • Slumdog Millionaire
      FLAME                        SWEETHEART
                                                                                                                                                                  The contest deadline is Friday,            • Just Dance - Lady GaGa & Colby          Courtesy “The Movie Times”
                                                                                                                                                                  February 20, 2009                            O’Donis
The Seventh Generation Club is created in partnership with:
                                                                                                                  Administration and coordination
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Courtesy “iTunes”
       Indian and Northern   Affaires indiennes                                  First Nations                    is provided by the
       Affairs Canada        et du Nord Canada                                   Health Council                   First Nations Schools Association

                 The Seventh Generation Club Office is located at: Suite 113, 100 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2.                                    THIS   • Contest • Top Songs • Top Movies • Canucks Corner • Lui’s Crease Club
                 Phone: (604) 925-6087 Fax: (604) 925-6097 Website: www.seventhgenerationclub.com If you have any questions,                                                • 7th Gen Club Member Profile • Team - what does it mean? • Did You Know?
                 or would like to see something included in upcoming newsletters, write to the Editor at the address above, or send an
                 e-mail to: seventhgen@fnesc.ca
                                                                                                                                                                    ISSUE     • Contest Winners • The Nook
                        Canucks Corner                                                                                           7th Generation Club Member Profile                                                         Team - what does it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In the dictionary, the word team
                                                                                                                                                                               Kamryn has challenged many older
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is defined as one side in a game
                                   New Year, New Beginning                                                                                                                     athletes in the MMA field, and he
                                                                                                                                                                               has been trained by some of the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          or contest … like a hockey team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          working as a group to score goals.
With the beginning of a new year comes a time of              a good start! One of the things Coach V always drills into                                                       athletes. He travels around the province
reflection, which often leads to ideas about how to enrich    our players is the importance of being on time for practice.                                                     to watch and learn from other fighters.    At school, you may be involved in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          various sports such as hockey and
one’s life for the better. The New Year gives everyone a      If they were late, they would miss out on the valuable drills                                                    Through his dedication to his craft        soccer, or you could be included in
chance for a new beginning and a fresh start, and the         and skills that make them better hockey players. The same                                                        and his passion for teamwork, Kamryn       other kinds of teams, such as a book
Vancouver Canucks are no exception.                           goes for school! When you are late or don’t hand in your                                                         is working hard to do well in school
                                                                                                                                Kamryn Winter –                                                                           club, a music club, or another type
The most recent player added to the Canucks roster, Mats      homework on time, you won’t get the most out of your                                                             and attend every day. He also keeps
                                                                                                                                Rundle Middle School                                                                      of student organization. You also
Sundin, is starting the New Year with a new team and in a     school experience. By being proactive and showing up on                                                          in touch with his Aboriginal roots by      are a part of your school team. Your
new city! Before embarking on this new beginning, Mats        time, you show respect to everyone in your class—or your          Kamryn Winter is 14 years old, and             attending an Aboriginal Support Block      teachers and parents want to see you
thought about what goals he wanted to achieve and how he      team!                                                             his family is of Métis ancestry from           during school.                             do well as a part of that team and
might go about reaching them. Fortunately, working hard       Try to learn new things and make new friends by joining           Alberta. He is currently in Grade                                                         as a contributing member of your
                                                                                                                                                                               Way to go Kamryn! The Seventh
to succeed with the Vancouver Canucks was on the top of       a team or club! Did you know that teamwork and                    9 at AD Rundle Middle School in                                                           community.
                                                                                                                                                                               Generation Club is behind you!
his list! What kind of goals would you like to achieve this   cooperation are important parts of learning? When you             Chilliwack.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Being a part of a team is very
year?                                                         work together to accomplish a common goal, you learn              Kamryn has been training in wrestling                                                     important, because it can help you
Kyle Wellwood and Rob Davison would both like to read         valuable lessons about respect, taking turns, and sharing         and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)                                                              to develop your leadership and
more and watch less TV during the year ahead. Steve           responsibility. Extra-curricular activities also will help keep   since Grade 6, when he attended a                                                         communication skills, as well as your
Bernier’s goal is to spend more time with his dog and walk    you fit and having fun!                                           competition with his brother and                                                          ability to work together for a specific
him every night after dinner. Shane O’Brien is aiming to      We encourage you to stay strong and make decisions that           became interested in the sport right                                                      outcome. For example, you play
stay out of the penalty box. We encourage you to continue     will keep you happy and healthy. Stay positive throughout         away. The one obstacle he faced was                                                       soccer with your team members in
to strive for your personal goals, on and off the ice!        the rest of the school year and remember to set goals for         finding someone in his age and ability                                                    order to score goals together, or you
                                                              yourself, because with hard work and dedication, anything         class to practice with him.                                                               are a member of your school band in
Try setting smaller goals to help guide you on your path                                                                                                                                                                  order to play the best music you can.
to bigger goals. Setting a goal of always being on time is    is possible!                                                      If you would like to be profiled in the Seventh Generation Club newsletter, let the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In many aspects of your life, you will
                                                                                                                                coordinator of your Club know and drop us a line.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be challenged to work together as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          team with your schoolmates, family,

  Lui’s Crease Club                                                                                                             Did You Know?                                                                             and community members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Being part of a team means sharing a
                                                                                                                                The Prince Rupert All Native                   revived again in 1959. Since that time,    goal and working for a better future.
  Lui’s Crease Club Suite at GM Place is used by various non-profit
                                                                                                                                Basketball Tournament is entering its          the tournament has run consecutively       In addition, you can depend on
  organizations for kids who would normally not be able to attend a
                                                                                                                                50th year of Aboriginal basketball. The        and successfully for the past 49 years!    team members to be there to provide
  Canucks game. Thanks to Canuck goalie Roberto Luongo, the Seventh
                                                                                                                                tournament celebrates basketball and           In 2008, the All Native became a non-      some help when you need it. So don’t
  Generation Club has already had two Clubs take advantage of these
                                                                                                                                culture through the biggest Indigenous         profit society and it has been issued a    be afraid to start your own team,
   wonderful seats.
                                                                                                                                basketball gathering in the world.             business license from the City of Prince   whether that’s a computer-based
   Windsor Elementary Club members from Burnaby, BC were selected                                                               The tournament brings over 3000                                                           program, a book club, a web design
   for a pre-season game against the San Jose Sharks in September                                                               participants from BC and Alaska to the                                                    team, a chess team, or a sports team!
   of 2008. Moricetown Elementary Club members from Smithers,                                                                   City of Prince Rupert.                         If you have any questions about the
                                                                                                                                                                               tournament you can visit                   And remember … you are also a
    BC were selected to attend a game against the Ottawa Senators in
                                                                                                                                The very first All Native Basketball                                                      part of the Seventh Generation Club
    December of 2008. The Canucks won that game in an exciting 3-0 victory.                                                                                                    www.allnativetournament.ca. This
                                                                                                                                Tournament started in 1947, after                                                         team, and we want you to do your
                                                                                                                                                                               year’s tournament will run from
     The kids had a great time at their very first Vancouver Canucks game. The Seventh Generation Club, Windsor                 which it ran for several years. It was                                                    absolute best to succeed in school.
                                                                                                                                                                               February 6 – 14, 2009.
     Elementary School, and Moricetown Elementary School would like to thank the Vancouver Canucks for the                      temporarily halted due to weather and
     wonderful time!                                                                                                            economic times, but the tradition was

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