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Rockglen School/Community Newsletter April 26, 2004 Rockglen & District Tourism Relay for Life Trivia Contest Steak Night Browse this Newsletter to find the answers to At last months trivia questions and a whole new set Fife Lake of questions for you to answer. Saturday, May 8th Penny Raffle & Door Prizes Rockglen And District Tourism Tickets: $10.00 Cook Book Sponsor Teams- “Western Outriders We need YOUR recipe. “Southern Belles” Whether you live in or around the Rockglen For tickets phone: area or did so at one time, we would like to Sylvia Cote @ 642-5862 receive your recipe. Please include your name, Doris O’Reilly @ 642-5861 address and phone number. Nature Shop in Assiniboia @ 642-5301 Or at Fife Lake Hotel We are looking at a deadline of May 31, 2004 so don’t delay, Rockin’ Beach Rodeo send your recipe today. Friday, June 25 & Saturday, June 26, 2004 Email it to Dorothy Bloom at @ 7:00pm firstname.lastname@example.org or leave with any Rockglen & District Tourism committee member. Firstly, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who made our Steak Night such a success. Town of Rockglen Thanks to Cousin’s Hotel for supplying the Waterline flushing will be done on Saturday, food and atmosphere and donating the T- May 1 beginning at 8:00a.m. weather shirts, hat and CD. To everyone who permitting. Be sure to save water. There will be bought supper tickets and raffle tickets. To absolutely no outside watering on May 1 and our Volunteers, Tim and Sheila Goddard, May 2 to allow the tanks to fill after waterline Jean Ager and Jason Choquer. The flushing. Community support was great. Rockglen & District Student Employment Tourism Committee The Town of Rockglen will receive applications for summer employment until 5:00 p.m. on May Rockglen Hall Renovation 5, 2004. Only secondary and post secondary students may apply. Committee We would like to invite you to an afternoon of Please submit resume to the Town of Rockglen, coffee, donuts and entertainment on Sunday, Box 267, Rockglen S0H 3R0 or drop it off at June 6th, at Rockglen Hall from 2:30pm – the town office. 4:30pm. This is in appreciation for the support you all have given up during our renovation Watering Restrictions process. Without you all it would not have been Watering restrictions are in effect all year. They possible. Come in for coffee and see the are as follows: finished product. ► Odd numbered houses water on odd numbered days ► Even numbered houses water on even numbered days ► Water only from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This includes watering flowers with a garden Newsletter Deadline hose. Your water will SHUT OFF if you are not May 28,2004 following these restrictions. No warning will be June 25, 2004 given. If your water is shut off it will cost you $32.00 to have it turned back on plus a $50.00 fine. Scout Lake and Area (Southern Belles) have a team registered for the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life In Moose Jaw June 4th & 5th 7:00pm to 7:00am We are selling Luminaries in memory of a loved one or in honor of a cancer survivor. “One of the memorable moments of the Relay for Life is the stunning sight of hundreds of candles lighting up the night.” We are also selling tickets on a Mother’s Day Basket which is display at the Scout Lake Coop. Tickets are $2.00 or 4 for $5.00. Drop by and purchase a ticket or phone Jean at 642-5800. We will be having a Penny Raffle in Fife Lake Bar on May 8th in conjunction with another Relay for Life Team, who are having a Steak Night. Come out and have a steak, purchase some tickets and help support out cause. Thank you to Lynn Fisher for donating Mary Kay products for our Mother’s Day Basket and Body FX (Faye Elford) for donating a gift certificate for our Penny Raffle. Thank you to the Mrs. H. Hill for letting us serve the lunch at her auction sale. Also thanks to the Assiniboia 4H for letting us use some of there supplies. We had a successful day!! If you are interested in sponsoring our team or donating money towards this worthy cause, please phone Doris O’Reilly at 642-5861 or Jean Ager at 642-5800. Thanks for your support!! FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS Driving Offences Thank you to all the participants for your support & It has come to the attention of the Assiniboia interest in the ball/fitness sessions held at the Faith RCMP that some persons have been taking Harvest Church this past winter season. Keep up all advantage of their driving privileges in the your hard work & efforts ladies, you really will feel community of Rockglen. The driving in better for it! Have a great summer, I will see you in the late Fall season. question; squealing tires, driving in a manner without reasonable consideration for others on Remember, workout sessions are held in my home, the highway or performing a stunt that is likely you can make an appointment by telephone. to startle or interfere with others using the Treadmill and gym equipment are included in your highway will be dealt with by way of a fine of workout sessions. Sally Mulvena not less than $155.00. If the driving is deemed to be in a manner Thank You dangerous to the public a Criminal Code charge A great big thank you to George Tucker for will be laid and when convicted in addition to a keeping our streets cleans through a difficult fine or time in custody, entry into the United winter. States will no longer be possible. When a driver Floyd Bloom or the registered owner is charged with either a Thank you Highway Traffic Act offence or a Criminal code Thanks to Lana and Crystal for taking the time offence; their vehicle will be seized and to organize Phoenix's baby shower and also impounded in Assiniboia. The owner will be thanks to everyone who stopped in to visit and responsible for the towing and storage costs to those who gave gifts. prior to release, after an application is made Gary, Deanna and Phoenix Griffin with the Highway Traffic Board. The Scout Lake Community Hall I would like to urge all members of the would like to thank the community to contact the Assiniboia RCMP if Rockglen-Killdeer Credit Union they have any concerns about the driving habits for there generous donation of a few; together we can make the streets safer for all. If you have any questions about this or any other concerns please call me directly at 642-7110. Stars of Tomorrow Thank You, Dance Recital M.G.(MIKE) SCHARF SGT Friday, April 30 DETACHMENT COMMANDER ASSINIBOIA DETPH At 7:30pm 306-642-7110 In Rockglen School Gym FX 306-642-7113 Directed by Tania Hicks Wood Mountain Regional Park It is with the greatest of sincerity that the Wood Mountain Regional Park Board would like to thank all of the following for donating towards our fund raising efforts for our new swimming pool. Your generosity is overwhelming and greatly appreciated. Thank You. Those who donated hay for our Hay Sale in 2002: Mona Faucher Roy Beliveau Ken Straza Lawrence Karst Bruce Beliveau Roger Chesney Don Corcoran Wade Ager Mitch Disney Mark Disney Joe Rivard Ron Tessier Ward Harden Scott Hueston Emile Poirier Roy Burns Steve Jacobs Les Keller Warren Feser George Marcenko Ken Kimball Doyle Knoss Carsen Moneo Don Nickolson Ellis Koester Curtis Marcenko Darwin Raes Larry Zahariuk Tom McKee Don Simeniuk Gordon Zahariuk Lloyd Anderson Shawn Mulvena Elwood Pituley Kevin Goruick Bill Greffard Rick Pituley Marcel Rondeau Lyle Helland Dennis Hysuick Warren Spagrud Barry Stewart Grant McLean Clint Mitchell Tim Stewart Bill Wolfe Travis Ogle Bill Ogle Bob Stewart Lyle Stewart John Okraincee Roman Okraincee Errol Stewart Gerald Prefontaine Darrel Petersen Floyd Petersen Don Peterson Jim Schmidt Allan Zak Ron Kirby Karen Fafard Marvin Bakke Bob Kuffner Calvin Mastad Larry Peterson Kelly Ruzicka Sandy Hordenchuck Kelly Yorga Garth Allingham Jamie Allingham Joe Kuffner Darcy & Jean Ager Robert Prefontaine & Lorna Johnson Those who donated trucking services for the hay: Ken Straza Gordon Zahariuk Lawrence Karst Don Nickolson Lyle Stewart Bill Mielke Bob Kuffner Shane Franks Those who gave cash donations in 2002: Iver Hysuick Palliser Aggregates Plan It Electric Dave Mihalicz Shirley Fitzpatrick Arlene Zahariuk Bud & Karen Ogle Lawrence & Elsie Karst Those who gave cash donations in 2003: George Popescul Center Fork Ranch Mark Keller Glenn & Wendy Ching Troy Waronek Blair Zopf Ken Fraser Frank Linthicum Claude Raes John Spearman Dwayne Ash Dennis McLean Barry Hiltz Hutton Farms Palmier Seeds Robert & Loretta Eastley Bill Thomson Betty Straza Marty Falconer Clarence & Carol Sandor Kal Tire Don Corcoran Wade Popescul Assiniboia Agro Sales Jamie Allingham Garth Allingham Carl Anderson Ken & Sylvia Flynn Ken Straza Archie Harden Peak Dot Ranch Rob Schmidt Farm & Chem. Boyd Anderson Ray Caragata Shawn Mulvena Achille & Ada Palmier Erroll Stewart Bill Wolfe Leonard Lethbridge Floyd & Joanne Petersen Morrie & Colleen Raes Ellis & Carolyn Koester Lynn & Joanne Bloom Clem & Donna Boisvert Darwin & Laurie Raes Dwight & Karin Forwood George & Irene Marcenko Tom & Frances Jenkins Those who donated bred and open replacement heifers for our sale: Ralph Spearman Harold Thomson John Spearman Arnold Manske Kelsey Elford Elford Ranch Cheryl Nickolson Warren & Paige Feser Judy Mergel Allen Nelson Emile Mielke Carmen & Dennis Hysuick Rick Pituley Sandy Hordenchuck Jules Rivard Nick & Bonnie Pana Leonard Bender Ivor Hysuick Mike Smith Fitzpatrick Ranch Linthicum Ranch Doreen Selody Peter Okraincee Bob Stewart Disney Farms Garth Flynn Bruce Flynn Ken & Roberta Frazer Mark & Laurie Disney Denis & Laurie Bender Don & Beth Simeniuk Warren & Wendy Spagrud John & Laurie Waronek Doyle & Wanda Knoss Lawrence & Elsie Karst Calvin & Sandra Knoss Darcy & Jean Ager Roy & Gina Beliveau Trent & Roy Sayers Leonard & Debbie McCrea Clayton & Corrine Gibson Grant & Tammy McLean Tim & Shannon Stewart Bob & Penny Flynn Lyle & Gina Stewart Rae & Kimberley Tutor Elvin & Lila Mitchell Bill & Shirley Ogle Travis & Crystal Ogle Clint & Dawn Mitchell Blair & Marlene Curry Joe & Tracey Kuffner Jerry & Evelyn Chanig Lloyd & Nila Anderson G9 Ranch - George & Margaret Popescul Kool Springs Ranch - Kevin & Darlene Goruick Barry, Wendy, Vaughan & Joyce Hiltz All the buyers who attended our sale and make it a success The 54 Bred Heifers averaged $923.00 The 15 Open Heifers averages $609.00 Those who donated services and food items for our the heifer sale: Tyler Nickolson for auctioneering Arlene Zahariuk and Karin Forwood for catering Karen Ogle for buns Marcel and Margo Robichaud for buns Kane Veterinary Supplies for tags Pfizer Animal Health for Dectomax Mitch’s Meats for the beef All those who helped behind the scenes sale day Thrifty’s Foods for beans & molasses Glentworth Country Store for plates, cups & cutlery And thanks to Ken Roberta Frazer for organizing all the cattle donations, donated items and use of their facilities. To Wade Popescul for the donation for the pony that was raffled off at the heifer sale. To Kim Ellertson and Stephanie Jones for donating their training of the pony. Ticket sales were $4,620.00. Winner of the pony was Garth Allingham Those who donated services and food items for our Cowboy Christmas: Arnold Manske and Mark Elford for organizing the talent for the evening All the entertainers who performed at the concert Santa for visiting us that night Wendy Hiltz for making and donating the beautiful garland strands that were auctioned off Arlene Zahariuk for the potato salad All those who helped serve the meal and clean up Shoppers Drug Mart, Southland Co-op, Rockglen Foodtown, & McCord Lucky Dollar for Candy Ken and Roberta Frazer for the beef, beans and use of their facility. All those who attended our concert and made it a success. Also, to all those who donated items and purchased tickets on the items which were auctioned off at Wood Mountain Horse Sale on July 12. To the Animal Hospital of Assiniboia for the proceeds from their ice cream sales at STOMP. If we have forgotten anyone we sincerely apologize and again a great big thank you to all of you for helping realize our goal of a new swimming pool. Stomp Update Headliners are booked and include: Friday - Men Without Shame and Trooper Saturday - Doc Walker and Streetheart Sunday - Proverty Plainsmen, Steve Fox, Beverly Mahood & Charlie Major. Early bird tickets are available from reps at $59.00 including GST until May 15 or till sold out and only 1000 early available so get them fast. Reps Rocklglen Elden Walters Fife Lake Graham Gagne Scout Lake Lisa Stangler Wood Mountain Wendy Allingham MS Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Saskatchewan Division MS SUPERCITIES WALK IN ROCKGLEN SAT. MAY 29 10:00 AM MEET AT Mainstreet’s Rock Park Details: Please read carefully and keep for future reference: #1 - - -All Walkers Must Pre-Register Prior To Collecting Pledges and Walking. You can pre-register by: -Pick & Fill Out & Drop Off a form at The School Library, The Co-op or The Town Office -OR By Phone: Call Darcy Kimball (Walk Co-ordinator) at 476-2408 Phone messages will be returned in the evening. -OR Complete the Brochure (at local businesses), drop off or Fax to 565-0477 YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER BY MAY 3 #2 - - -Once registered to walk and committed to collecting pledges for MS, you will be assigned an ID Number and receive your official “PLEDGE KIT”. THEN YOU CAN BEGIN COLLECTING YOUR PLEDGES...THE SOONER THE BETTER! Other Details: Walkers may register individually or as a team. All cheques must be made out to: MS Society-Supercities Walk Receipts for income tax will be issued for all pledges of $10.00 or more if requested on the pledge form. If you would like to make a pledge, please call one of the volunteers, listed below. Youth 12 years and under welcome with adult supervisor - NO BIKES PLEASE Wheelchairs and Medi-chairs welcome. The “Walk Route” will be around town - you will have your choice of routes, either 3K or 6K - please bring your own water. We will start the walk as a group, at 10:00am - Main Street - please come early. If possible hand in all your pledge forms and money PRIOR TO THE WALK DAY. All money must be collected before the walk begins - hand in to any of the volunteers listed below. Prizes are available from the MS Society Sponsors, based on the amount of money you collect. The brochures explain the prize levels for pledges received. Volunteer helpers for this project are Darcy Kimball 476-2408, Nicole Zopf 476- 2412 or 476-2220 - our school contact, Wanda Schnor 476-2707 and Marlene Scheltgen 476-2235, - you may contact any of us for information or forms. If you would like to volunteer your help, please call one of us. If you are unable to walk on MAY 29,but would like to participate, please complete all the forms, hand them in as required and do your walking at your own convenience, Prior to May 29 Big Red Feet - much like Telemiracle “hands”, these footsteps are available for $1.00 at the Post Office and Cousin’s Hotel & Bar. In advance, Thank you to Everyone for Your Participation. Let’s Take a Few Thousand Steps Towards a Cure for MS! Chili Cook Off /Rockglen School Rockglen Library June 25th, 2004 / Noon Hour Thank you to everyone who provided photos for the Winter Photo Display. We are awaiting the Enter your team (max.4 people) to make the Spring/Summer Photos!! best chili. The entry fee is $10.00 per team with a prize payout of 50% for the top three teams. Details have been finalized for the Willow All teams will be able to eat free. Teams will be Project Workshop coordinated by Sandra required to bring two gallons of hot chili. Lamontagne: Teams might also try to challenge other people ► May 29 - registration, supply list, and willow or businesses to win the voting for best chili. harvesting instructions ► June 12, 13 - actual assembly For more information or to enter you team ►Cost $50.00 per participant which includes contact any local board member. supply list and assistance both days Cindy 642-5824 Rita 476-2275 ► Participants may construct the item of their Trina 476-2058 Vonnie 476-2550 choice: chair, trellis, planter, etc. Candais 642-4810 Denice 476-2470 ► There will be books on display from which Lisa 642-5856 Starla 476-2661 to browse and get project ideas Terry 476-2455 ► Maximum number of participants which can Entry deadline for you team is May 13. be accommodated – 8. All proceeds go to school improvements We have been unable to present a Gardening Workshop thus far, but are still working on it. Rockglen Multiple 4-H Club Riding Clinic Thank you to Norma and Joe Welch for May 15 & 16 presenting their Métis stories and to Luke Cobb Rodeo Arena/ Rockglen for bringing them. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Instructor - Nanette Choquer New paperbacks for adults and juvenile readers The clinic is open to all interested riders, will arrive this week or next week. Stop by and maximum of 6 per day. Please call Wendy browse!! Ching at 476-2439 to register prior to May 10. Cost is $15 per rider per day. The Palliser Web Site has been down for a couple of weeks. The cause is a major hardware Light Horse Project problem, so it may not be up for a while. Sorry The 4-H members will be riding once a week in for any inconvenience, please phone the Library May and June, 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. to place holds and renew books. During July and August they will ride at 7 p.m. Sandy from the Assiniboia Animal Hospital and the Borderland Vet Clinic will be joining us on Rockglen Community May 5th to give the members a Horse Health Health Care Auxiliary seminar. The 4-H members will have a clinic Does anyone having a picture they would like to with Nanette Choquer on May 15 from 10 a.m. submit for the Rockglen Community Calendar. to 12 p.m. The cost is $2 for the members, We need it before the end of May. Also, the pizza and pop lunch at 12 p.m. price of the calendar has been raised to $6.00 because of the increase in the cost of printing. Meeting date changes: Kay Keller, No meetings on May 3 or May 5 Secretary General meeting during the riding clinic on May 15, not May 17. T-Ball and Thank you to Rockglen School for letting us use the classroom for our meetings. Thank you to Baseball the Lisieux Church Hall for letting us use their We are starting baseball on May 7 from 4:00- 5:30pm at the diamond by the rink. We are facility for our General Meetings. hoping for two groups this year, one for 6 and Miscellaneous under for T-Ball and one for 7-9 year olds for Provincial 4-H Lottery Tickets are still baseball. available, the Grand Prize is a Quad runner. General Meeting - May 15 at the Rodeo We may be able to use the batting cages. I’m Grounds, Rockglen @ 10 a.m. sure everyone will enjoy that. Anyone who would be willing to help, it would be General Leader - Cindy Tessier 642-5824 appreciated. Please bring ball glove, runners, Light Horse Project Leader - Wendy Ching baseball cap, water or juice and all of your 476-2439 enthusiasm! Wanted Catholic Church I am looking for a photo or negative of Liturgy Schedule Rockglen taken from the top of Columbus. I May will return them to you. Coronach Sat. May 1 – 7:00pm – Mass Anna Monea Lisieux Sun. May 2 – 9:00am - Mass Grassland Health Centre Rockglen Rockglen Sun. May 2 – 11:00am – Mass 476-2236 Coronach Sat. May 8 – 7:00pm – Mass Rockglen Community Rinks Lisieux Sun. May 9 – 11:00am - Layled Thank you to Southland Breeders for using the Rockglen Sun. May 9 – 11:00am – Layled rink for their annual bull sale. It was a great success. Coronach Sat. May 15 – 7:00pm – Mass Lisieux Sun. May 16 – 9:00am - Mass Curling renovations are under way and well be Rockglen Sun. May 16 – 11:00am – Mass completed by October 1, 2004. Coronach Sat. May 22 – 7:00pm – Mass Thank you to Rockglen-Killdeer Credit Lisieux Sun. May 23 – 11:00am - Layled Union for the generous donations to the skating Rockglen Sun. May 23 – 11:00am – Mass rink and curling rink. It is greatly appreciated! Coronach Sat. May 29 – 7:00pm – Mass Lisieux Sun. May 30 – 9:00am - Mass Palliative Care & Rockglen Sun. May 30 – 11:00am – Mass Pain Management Workshop Last fall, many community members attended an evening presentation by the Palliative Care Unit of the Pasqua Hospital in Regina. The group was asked to return to do a workshop Knights of Columbus Council #2994 specifically on pain management this spring. Basketball Free Throw Contest We have been fortunate in obtaining their The following students are district champions in services once again. Although their funding has their respective age groups in the basketball free been cut for outreach programs, the nurses are throw contest. willing to continue with this program. We will have to charge a nominal fee to cover Kalee Ellis, Mandy Hansen, Josh Bisgaard, mileage. If there are 20 participants, the fee Brianna Sanquin, Tyler Wagner, Christy Zopf, will be $10. If there are fewer numbers, the Adam Zopf, Sonia Prefontaine, and Ryder fee will be $15. Simeniuk. Each of the winners received a medal. Pain Management & Palliative Care Workshop These winners were invited to compete in the Monday, May 3rd zone playoffs in Moose Jaw at St. Margaret 12:30 pm. ~ 4:30 pm School, on Saturday, March 6th. Because of Borderland School Division Office inclement weather they threw their baskets in Railway Avenue the gym at Rockglen School during noon hour Rockglen on Monday, March 8th and their scores were compared to the competitors in Moose Jaw. Workshop is open to the general public, Health Kalee Ellis won the zone playoffs and received Care workers, Home Care workers, Clergy, a trophy. Her score was compared to other girls Pharmacists and Care Givers in Rockglen and her age in the province and she is provincial surrounding areas. champion. She received an engraved plaque. Congratulations Kalee. Topics to be discussed include: Pain management Many thanks to Ms. Rathwell and all the staff at Symptom management the school for their work at the local level and End of life situations their cooperation for the higher levels. Lorne Kwasnicki Register by calling: Box 33 Dorothy Bloom 476- 2462 Scout Lake, Sask. Liz Roberts 476-2505 S0H3V0 Please register by April 28th if possible Sponsored by: Chronic Illness Support Group Rockglen & District Tourism Firstly, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who made our Steak Night such a success. Thanks to Cousin’s Hotel for supplying the food and atmosphere and donating the T-shirts, hat and CD. To everyone who bought supper tickets and raffle tickets. To our Volunteers, Tim and Sheila Goddard, Jean Ager and Jason Choquer. The Community support was great. We hope to have the Tourist Information Station opened sometime in June. Hopefully we can establish regular hours, e.g. daily 1 -5 pm. We are trying to get a grant to hire a student but nothing is final yet. We have received funding to install a bathroom. If you have some carpentry skills and time on your hands we could use YOU. Don’t be shy, call Sandra 476-2587. The museum will focus on the geological aspect of the area and we would also be happy for any assistance getting this organized. Call Sandra 476-2587. We will have crafts available for sale again this year. As there is no commission charged to the vendors we require payment in the form of volunteer hours. Time is running out to get your favorite recipe to us. We don’t like to nag, BUT! Please email it to Dorothy Bloom c/o email@example.com or leave with any Rockglen & District Tourism committee member. Whether you live in or around the Rockglen area or did so at one time, we would like to have your recipe in our cookbook. Please include your name, address and phone number. Remember to visit our website. Tell you family and friends. www.rockglentourism.com or www.rockglentourism.ca. Did you sign our Guest Book? See who else has signed in. Maybe it is someone you know. In the last newsletter we told you about the Spring photo contest. We have expanded it to Summer as well. Photos should be tourism related. Please drop them off at the downtown Library or mail to Box 134, Rockglen, SK, S0H 3R0. They will be displayed at the library and some will be put on the website. Mark June 9th on your calendars. We will be holding a public meeting discussing the potential of tourism in the district. There will be someone speaking from the Rockglen Business Loans Co- operative and the Young Entrepreneurs. EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Watch for posters and an update in the May Newsletter. The purpose of the Rockglen and District Tourism committee is to encourage tourism in Rockglen and the surrounding area in a way that will attract visitors, lengthen their stay, improve the economic development of the community and provide diversified employment opportunities for the area residents. Country Western and Gospel Jamboree Also featuring Cowboy Poetry Tribute to David Sheppard July 24th and 25th Rockin’ Beach Regional Park Rockglen & District Tourism Trivia Contest March Trivia Contest winners: 15 & Up – Hazel Weed Thanks to the Rockglen-Killdeer Credit Union for donating the prize. 14 & Under – Colleen Bakke Thank you to the Dreamland Theatre & Arcade for the $10.00 Gift Certificate. Entries can be left at the Rockglen Town Office, Rockglen School (office), Rockglen Library or mailed to: Box 134, Rockglen, Sask., S0H 3R0 Deadline: Thursday May 27th ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Answers to Age 15 and Up Trivia questions: l. The skating rink in Fife Lake was built for wheat storage in about 1955 and used for that purpose for about three years. 2. The Killdeer Hall which was built during the winter of 1937-38 was originally a barn bought at Glentana, Montana by the Killdeer Homemakers Club. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Answers to Age 14 and Under Trivia questions: 1. In 1919 a brontosaur measuring 66” was excavated from an area west of Killdeer and shipped to Ottawa . 2. Sitting Bull passed through this area on his way to Wood Mountain. -----E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Age 15 and Up Trivia questions: 1. Rockin Beach was once known as . 2. Lisieux was called until . 3. The hall in Rockglen came from the . Name: Phone #: -----E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Age 14 and Under Trivia questions: 1. A giant measuring 12’ long was excavated west of Killdeer. It is believed to be 100 million years old. 2. In 1965 the fossil of a estimated to be 15’ long was excavated from an area west of Killdeer and sent to Ottawa. HINT: Check out our Website Name:______________________ Phone # _____________ Age________ Rockin Beach Park News Student Employment Opportunity The Rockin’ Beach Park Board is now accepting applications for summer employment. We will hire one and possibly two students. To qualify, the student must: 1. Maintain the general grounds including mowing, tree pruning, garbage removal and park beautification. 2. Maintain on site buildings on an “as needed” basis including general cleaning and repair when necessary. 3. Work a regular schedule to maintain clean bathrooms, shower rooms, and garbage pick up. 4. Collect park entrance and camping fees on a daily basis. The applicant must be able to handle receipts and cash responsibly. 5. Be able to collect, test and treat drinking water on a regular basis. 6. Be familiar with Rockglen area and the ongoing local events, and be willing to assist with events in the park. 7. Be friendly and personable in nature and have a genuine interest in the park. 8. Be mechanically inclined to maintain mowers, weed whippers and a small tractor. 9. Be able to work independently as well as being able to follow instructions from the park manager or park board members. 10. Be willing to work weekends. If this description sounds like you, please submit a resume by May 14th, to R.M. 12 Poplar Valley Office, or to Liz Roberts, Box 340, Rockglen, SK. SOH 3RO. The job will last eight weeks and the rate of pay will be $7.00 per hour to start. Seeking Applicants for Park Manager Applicants must possess: valid drivers license self motivation organizational skills Duties to include: general park caretaking duties overseeing of other employees responsible for general maintenance and caretaking Please state expected salary with application. Closing date for applications is Friday, May 14, 2004. Applications can be sent to: Rockin Beach Regional Park, Box 13, Rockglen, SK , S0H-3R0, or Fax to: (306) 476-2732 Tendering the following: The installation of a steel walk-in door and a steel overhead door at Rockin Beach Regional Park. Tender to include both materials and installation. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Closing date: Friday, May 14, 2004. Please mail to: “Door Tender”, Rockin Beach Regional Park, Box 13, Rockglen, Sk, S0H-3R0 Paintball Area Clean-up Students interested in helping park staff to clean up an area on the east side of the park in preparation for establishing a paintball court should sign the sheet on the bulletin board in the administration hallway of the school. The cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 22nd beginning at 1:00 p.m. The cleanup session will be followed by burgers and cokes and a free paintball game sponsored by the Park Board. Design Contest -- Our park entrance needs beautifying. If you have any great ideas and a good plan for enticing visitors into the park, submit it to the R.M. 12 office by May 14th. The designer of the winning plan will receive a free seasonal park sticker and a cash prize. Get out your colored pencils now! Skateboard Area Students interested in helping plan and execute a skateboard area for the park should contact either Liz Roberts at 476-2505 or Kendra Loucks at 476- 2044. We would like to have the area up and running this summer. Please call by May 10th. If there is no interest, we will consider this idea not worth pursuing. Relay For Life (Donna’s Troopers) Relay for Life is a relay that could make cancer history! Luminaries are candles which are placed in special bags that bear the names of cancer If you are a survivor, there is a lap specially for survivors or those who have lost their battle you in which you can share and celebrate against cancer. These can be purchased for success in your battle against cancer. Please let $5.00 per bag in memory of your lost one. me know if you would like to take part in this event which is held on Friday, June 4 – 5 from Cash donations are also accepted if you would 7:00pm – 7:00am. like to pledge an amount to cancer. For more information, you may call Elaine Lucas (476-2643) Drop In-Centre Is it Spring fever? The warm sun (when we see entry deadline is Thursday, April 29th. Early it), clean air, the need to set on the sunny side of tournaments in other places and other activities a building and dream of better times. I think have put our tournament at this late date. spring fever has hit me because this letter will be short ---very short! Memberships are now due ($5.00) for the Drop In-Centre. Bowling Leagues are over, next newsletter we’ll give you the awards given out. We like to thank We thank Florence Brazier for taking over the all the bowlers and others that came in to bowl. bowling alley cleaning while Peggy was The lanes will open by appointment, (no less recovering from foot surgery. than four). We appreciate the lanes to be filled. Bingo Bowling is great for a mixed group, Bingo nights are Tuesday at 7:30pm. Join us!! Sunday afternoon activity or birthday party! The Open Tournament will be held on the 1st Pair of child’s size 13.5 shoes (new) was left at and 2nd of May. Phone your entries to Dorothy the Drop-In. after the Lenius Birthday Bloom @ 476-2462 or Peggy Ellis @ 476-2583. celebration. Please pick up soon. Entry fee is $80.00 for 4 member team. The Thank you Thanks to Lisa Stangler and Marney Patterson for volunteering in Kindergarten Class. Thank you to whoever donated the small boxes to the Kindergarten Class Room. Thanks to Rita Walters, Candais Bakke, Vonnie Knoss, and Marianne Ruthvan for volunteering in the Grade ¾ Math Class. Grade 7 Home Ec. Class We need old magazines for our foods/cooking unit. Please drop them off at the Home Ec. Room or Mrs. Thomson’s room. Thank you!! Grade 10 Home Ec. Class Thanks to all who supported the Grade 10 Home-Economics Class with their Easter/Spring Cake Silent Auction. Thank you to Anita Fisher for helping us decorate the cakes. The fundraiser was a great success. Mrs. Joan Myers & Grade 10 Home-Ec. Class Grade 8 Home-Ec. Class We are working to beautify the School Courtyard. We will be putting in two raised flower beds. We are looking for some perennials to donate to our landscape beautification project. We would appreciate perennials that are hardy, drought tolerant and need little care (sounds like a miracle plant). If you are thinking of thinning out your perennial patch (lilies, tulips, etc.), please keep us in mind. If you would like to donate any plants, please contact Mrs. Thomson at the school (476-2220) or at home (476-2478). We hope to be ready by mid May for transplanting. Thank!!!! WESLEY UNITED CHURCH NEWS Chesney for their assistance in getting the frig to Everyone is invited to attend the town and into the Church. Congratulations to Jennalee Hostin and Lucien Walter who became PIE SOCIAL new confirmed members of our Church on Palm at the Sunday. Drop-In-Centre on An important meeting to note is scheduled for Friday, May 7th April 28th at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United 2 – 4 P.M. Church. The people present will begin the Pie & Refreshment – process of creating a Mission Statement for our $2.50 per Slice Pastoral Charge. It will be an opportunity to express your feelings about what is important to Hope we’ll see you there. us regarding our worship, the character of our faith community and the way we reach out to others near and far. Please try to attend. Thank you in advance to all the many people who will be helping us with this fundraiser. Wesley’s Worship Time for May will be at 11:30 a.m. Some new things at the Church - We now have a very nice rug covering the broken tiles at the front of the Church. We are most grateful to the Music Festival Committee for this donation and May 2nd will be Pulpit Exchange Sunday. to Lyle and Gina Stewart for laying the carpet George Holliday from Moose Jaw will be our for us. What a thoughtful and wonderful Worship leader and our own Rev. Richard surprise for the congregation. Thank you very Meredith will be going to Assiniboia. much. We also have a new refrigerator in the basement and we thank Nina Chesney for this Baptismal Services are scheduled for May 9th, useful and much needed donation. Thanks is but special arrangements may be made for also extended to Nairn Nielsen and to Roger almost any Sunday. If anyone is interested please contact Rev. Richard. CHILD FIND SASKATCHEWAN May has been proclaimed "Missing Children's Month" and May 25th has been designated "Missing Children's Day" both nationally and provincially. Child Find Saskatchewan Inc., the provincial arm of Child Find Canada, is a registered charitable organization. Our purpose is to aid in the location of missing and abducted children with the objective of re-uniting the children with their lawful parents or guardians. Our goals include promoting public awareness and providing educational programs for both children and adults. It is our intent to ensure the broadest recognition possible is given to the significance of the "Green Ribbon" as well as increase public awareness on the issue of missing children in Canada. You can play a vital role in helping to raise awareness. For the month of May, there will be four locations in Rockglen where the Green Ribbon of Hope Boxes will be distributed. We hope you will wear a green ribbon and show your support of this very worthwhile project. The campaign will begin on May 1st and continue throughout the month. A missing child is everyone's responsibility and Child Find Saskatchewan Inc. earnestly solicits your valued support in this national campaign. Green Ribbon of Hope Volunteer, Florence Gording, Phone # 476-2067 St. John’s Parish History Book Rockglen 1910 – 2004 Marian Spagrud and Dorothy Knoss have We have included historical information from completed a history of St. John The Evangelist former parishioners of Christ The King Church Parish to recognize, appreciate and remember in Fife Lake, and St. James, The Major Church the dedication and unselfish work of early in Killdeer. The Fife Lake Parish amalgamated pioneers who built and supported this parish with St. John’s Parish in 1977. The Killdeer community. parish amalgamated with St. John’s Parish in 1984. Thank you and appreciation is also extended to parishioners past and present, who worked and Because we do not have the finances to pay for continued to work and support the community the printing of this book in advance, we must of St. John the Evangelist Parish. collect the money before the book is printed. There will not be a second printing. The cost of Many hours were spent reading and researching the book will be $57.00. The deadline date for records to bring together into one book the collecting the money will be May 31st, 2004. highlights and outstanding events of the past. The history book will be printed during the This history book of approximately three summer of 2004. hundred pages includes many pictures. The book could be an interesting keepsake for If you are interested in purchasing this book, families and friends. please give or send your cheque to: Marian Spagrud, Thank you to Dorothy Bloom for the many Box 302, Rockglen, Sask. S0H 3R0 hours she spent on her computer typing and Dorothy Knoss, organizing the pages. We appreciate her Box 335, Rockglen, Sask. S0H 3R0 guidance and expertise. Father John Mock, We also recognize with appreciation, everyone Box 370, Rockglen, Sask. S0H 3R0 who gave us pictures and written information. If the required cost of the books is not collected, your cheques will be returned. Birth Announcement Thank You to everyone who donated to our Transition House Box. Your Born to Taralyn Mattson and Drew generosity is greatly appreciated. Lamontagne, on March 30th, 2004 in Moose Jaw Union Hospital, a daughter, Parys We had a great success for our Craft Alexandra Marie, weighing 7lbs. 15 ½ oz. Tea (Show & Tell). It is wonderful to Proud grandparents are Miles and Gail Mattson see what everybody is busy creating. and Leonard and Dana Lamontagne. Great Grandparents are Gordon and Donna Mattson of Crib Night: Rockglen, Gordon and Anne Vaessen of May 10th, 7 p.m. Assinibia, and Norma Lamontagne of Lisieux. Bingo: May 13th, 2 p.m. Thank You In appreciation for everything: Cards and Warm Wishes for my 80th Birthday. Bertha Kupper Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2004 Marney Beliveau Lindsey Bender Rosanne Davidson Joanna Fisher Curtis Hansen Cody Heagy Clay Knoss Steven Langford Tyler Lewis Kirsten Pituley Rachelle Schmidt Jeanette Stewart Brianne Weisgerber Theron Yost Rockglen Business Association Linking together...to ensure our future. 2003-2004 Membership List April 23, 2004 Body FX- Faye Elford Rockglen Branch Library Borderland Vet Clinic Rockglen Co-operative Association Dreamland Theatre Rockglen Food Town Edward's Upholstery & Crafts Rockglen-Killdeer Credit Union Fawn's Salon Short & Sassy Salon Open Doors The Hardware Gallery Pilsner's Café on Main Town of Rockglen Rockglen Agencies (1985) Ltd. It's beginning to look a lot like Spring and that means it's Rock Park clean-up time again. We have scheduled our annual work bee for Sunday May 2, 2004 at 3 PM. If you can help please bring your tools to the park and join in the fun. Anyone wishing to donate benches or memory trees can contact Fawn or Claudette for arrangements. The Business Association will be hosting two pancake breakfasts this year. The first will be Saturday June 26, 2004 for the Rodeo Weekend and Saturday July 24 for the Gospel Jamboree. Both breakfasts will run from 8 am - 11 am. We need plenty of hands so if you can help please contact Claudette, Julianne or Fawn for more information. Our next RBA meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday May 18 at Noon in the Library. Since we have two big events to plan, we encourage all our members to attend. Rockglen School Principal: 401 Columbus Drive, Ms. Phyllis Rathwell Box 189 Vice Principal: Rockglen, Sask. S0H 3R0 Mr. Robert Wheeler Phone (306)476-2220 Fax (306)476-2720 Principal’s Report The Easter break was certainly welcome, and Look for a complete exam schedule in the next passed all too quickly. I was lucky enough to newsletter. spend my break on a Baha, Mexico cruise that I Parent/teacher interviews were held April 7 and had won in the Coronach Recreation Board 8. This was a great time to inquire about your raffle. It was a real shock to touch back down in student’s progress and to celebrate their Calgary to find snow! For me, the lasting learning. If you were unable to make it at that impression of the adventure is that we are so time, it is not too late! Call to make fortunate to live here, where we do not have to arrangements to see your child’s teacher. sell trinkets on the street to feed our children, Remember, we are on a team to work toward we can safely drink the water, and we do not success for your student! have to share the highway with twenty million others It is that very difficult time of year again when the Borderland Division Board must make The extra curricular sports program is slowly decisions regarding budgets and staffing for the starting to wind down. Joan Myers, Geoff Backa next school year. These decisions are always and Kathy Prefontaine have been putting the challenging, and more so in recent years when seniors and juniors through their badminton the declining enrollment makes a reduction in paces. All our senior teams will be going on to staff necessary. Our school will see a decline of Regionals and the junior finals will occur .26 FTE for next year. This means that the shortly. During the bitter cold of winter Lorne teaching staff will be reduced by slightly more Kwasnicki, on behalf of the Knights of then a quarter of a teacher in the coming year. Columbus, held a Basketball Free Throw This will mean some changes in course delivery, competition at the school. I am pleased to tell but we will do our best to ensure that the quality you that Kalee Ellis is the provincial winner in and quantity of educational opportunity for your her category in this annual competition. students are not adversely affected. I would like Congratulations, Kalee! Thank you to Lorne to thank the board for doing the best they can in and the Knights of Columbus organization for these difficult economic times to maintain the all of the work to make this opportunity possible teaching staff and program offerings in for our students. Rockglen School. This is an early reminder that June final exams Badminton keeps the gym busy, and the grade in Division IV will be held from about June 17 twelve students are very busy with graduation to the 25. Please do not plan any activities for plans. Mr. Wheeler has begun the fund raising the students involved during that time, as it is planning for next year’s grade ten trip, and Mrs. imperative that students have every opportunity Stewart has put in a call for running enthusiasts. to prepare for the exams- it could have an Track meets are right around the corner, and enormous impact on their future! If something then . . . bingo . . . June! Time must fly when unavoidable does come up, please let us know you’re having fun! immediately. Some of the exam dates are set by the Department of Learning and cannot be If you have any questions or concerns, do not changed, others may allow more flexibility. hesitate to call or drop in Class Trip 2005 While it may seem strange to already be talking about a student trip that is ten months away the Grade Nine students and parents attended a meeting this week to begin preliminary plans. While the many details of the trip will not be decided upon until next fall, the decision was made to have a fund-raising format similar to last year. This involves parents and students working together on several large fund- raisers such as bottle drives, ski-doo derby and chocolate sales with the remainder of the money being the responsibility of each individual student. One such private initiative will be an Odd Job Squad. A number of students have signed up and are willing to get their hand dirty doing spring clean-ups, etc. If you have a job that would require only a few workers, please get in touch with Cindy Tessier (642-5824) or Gayle Knoss (476-2682) and they will make the necessary arrangements.
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