Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition to present data at celebration dinner

The Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition uses the data collected from Early Development Instrument (EDI) to help identify the strengths and needs of the children within the community.

EDI is a questionnaire completed by kindergarten teachers in Alberta every three years that measures children’s ability to meet age-appropriate developmental expectations in five general domains, physical health and well-being, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive development, and

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Packed house for Springfest

The annual Springfest fundraiser, hosted by the St. Mary’s foundation, happened on Saturday, April 7, at the Trochu Community hall.

“I really appreciate the generosity,” said Ron Zook, the president of the St. Mary’s Foundation.

The money raised from this event goes towards the betterment of the residents at St. Mary’s, and this is the foundations largest fundraiser. In the past, the funds from this event have helped purchase a blood pressure monitor and software,

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Three Hills Community Good Friday Service

The annual Three Hills Community Good Friday Service under the sponsorship of the Three Hills Ministerial saw a “full house” in attendance on March 29, at the Three Hills School auditorium.

This annual event demonstrates the unity of those from differing expressions of the Christian faith community as represented under the umbrella of the Three Hills Ministerial.

At present these are as follows: Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, Bethel Fellowship Church, Knox United Church, Mano

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Delectable Desserts and Music Too!

The Trochu Valley School Band put on another great performance for the community during their spring fundraiser, Delectable Desserts, at the Trochu Community Hall on Sunday, March 25.

The grade six band opened up the show at 2 p.m. with playing Penguin Promenade. They were followed by the grade seven band, then the grade eight band, and the senior band wrapped up the show playing before and after the school’s Rock Steady performance.

The senior band, which currently has nine graduating st

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