Hus­sar Tri­bune

Carey Taubert 403-787-3500

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE -

The Col­lec­tive Cook­ing pro­gram spon­sored by Wheat­land F CS Sin Hus­sar was pop­u­lar on Satur­day, May 5,at the Sun­down­ers Cen­tre with 9 peo­ple in at­ten­dance. They en joyed cr eat­ing all their healthy foods and each went home with ten din­ners for the freezer. Some cooked for one per­son, some two and even some for three. Any­one in­ter­ested in this pro­gram can con­tact Wheat land F CS S, at 403-934-5335 for more info.

Jayna Hale trav­elled to Athabasca for her third trick rid­ing com­pe­ti­tion this year on the week­end of May 7. She per­formed 5 tricks on her horse Hank and pony Wran­gler. Jayna did well to place first in the junior group. Her trav­el­ling partner Shelby Burns from Bas­sano placed first in the open cat­e­gory and her other trav­el­ling partner Macken­zie Hof­mann from Til­ley placed fourth in the in­ter­me­di­ate cat­e­gory. All the girls in the com­pe­ti­tion pulled to­gether to col­lect and do­nate items for Fort McMur­ray res­i­dents. The girls look for­ward to their next com­pe­ti­tion Thurs­day July 7, sneak a peak night, at the Cal­gary Stam­pede.

Lane Adam­cewicz & Reese Tau bert par­tic­i­pated in the first ever Agri­cul­ture Ca­reer Path­ways Tour which was of­fered across the Golden Hills School Divi­sion on Ma y 5&6. On Thurs, the stu­dents vis­ited De­ci­sive Farm­ing in Ir-ri­cana, then U FA Cor­po­rate in down­town Cal­gary, vis­ited the Sun­terra Mar­ket and then ar­rived at Olds Col­lege in t he af­ter­noon. The y stayed overnight in the town houses at the col­lege and Fri­day was a se­ries of ses­sion sat the col­lege giv­ing the stu­dents a sam­pling of what is of­fered.

Seven women f rom Hus­sar Stitch& Chat and two men went to the Sun­shine Lodge in Drum hell er on Tues­day, May 10. They took lunch along and vis­ited with the res­i­dents and thor­oughly en­joyed the en­ter­tain­ment by Marc el. It was nice to see Ella Hein, who has just move d to Hil­lview in Drumheller.

The Mos­quito base­ball team, with lo­cal mem­bers of Bro dy H ., Rhett G ., Jack O ., Car­son S. and Ethan T ., played two games this week de­spite the cool evening tem­per­a­tures. They won their first game in Sik­sika and lost a close one to Strath­more.

The Rookie base­ball team with lo­cal Grade 2 stu­dents of Grady S. and Everett T. played their first game against Ir rica na and learned lots about the game of base­ball even though they weren’ t vic­to­ri­ous on the score sheet. Good ef­fort boys!

The Hus­sar Mid gets base­ball team played their first home game on Wed­nes­day, May 11 beat­ing Strath­more 12-4. Their next home game will be Tues­day, May 24 at the Hus­sar b all di­a­monds . Come out & che er on your lo cal team! Con­tin­ued well wishes from the com­mu­nity go out to Ken Wil­liams who is cur­rently a pa­tient at the Peter Lougheed Hospi­tal. Here’ s wish­ing that you are home soon to en­joy those home cooked meals by Fran that you will ap­pre­ci­ate even more!

Brooke Fandry at­tended the RYLA lead­er­ship con­fer­ence in Can more the week­end of May 12-15. This con­fer­ence was spon­sored by the Rotary Club. There were 88 stu­dents from schools across south­ern Al­berta that at­tended. The week­end con­sisted of in­spi­ra­tional speak­ers that spoke on how the stu­dents can be the change they want to see in the world. They broke into groups that were to de­sign con­cepts on how to im­ple­ment change on such things as poverty, home­less­ness, anti-bul­ly­ing, racism and other so­cial is­sues. It was a great week­end for all that at­tended to meet new friends and be able to see how youth can im­pact so­cial is­sues.

A beau­ti­ful bridal shower was held Sun­day May 15 at the Hus­sar Hall f or Char­lotte Stal­gi­tis, bride elect of Gar­rett Stokes. Wendy Kaiser was the MC for the af­ter­noon and Amy Poul send ida his­tory of the bride and wel­come to the com­mu­nity trib­ute. Rae-Ann Knud­sen pro­vided a game and lit­tle Pais­ley Kaiser( flow­er­girl) per­formed her favourite song. Yvonne Thew made the towel cake and thank-you to Judy Sproule for or­ga­niz­ing the shower com­mit­tee. Char­lotte & Gar­rett will be mar­ried Au­ustg 6. The Hus­sar com­mu­nity wishes them the very best!

The Hus­sar Play school AGM meet­ing and reg­is­tra­tion night is this Thurs­day at 7pm at the Hus­sar Playschool (base­ment room of school ). For more info, con­tact Rachel Dun­das.

In school news… we are pleased to an­nounce that we col­lected a to­tal of 32 pounds of pop tabs this year to help Ron­ald Mc­Don­ald House in Cal­gary. Thank you to all who sent in p op tabs over the course of this pro­gram. We are still col­lect­ing Camp­bell Soup la­bels for an­other month so please re­mem­ber to drop these off at the school. Our K -6 stu­dents start swim­ming lessons this week so that must mean sum­mer is get­ting clos- er. Just a re­minder of the up­com­ing Hus­sar School’ s Vol­un­teer Tea on Fri­day, May 27 at 2:30 pm. If you have helped out with any­thing at all this year for the school, please be sure to at­tend. We ap­pre­ci­ate your sup­port and would like to say thanks. Also please don’ t for­get to mark the pick up of your AVB plant or­ders on May 24 (af­ter­noon) and May 25-27.

The Friends of East Wheat­land So­ci­ety( FEW) is fundrais­ing for en­hance­ments to the new Wheat land Cross­ing School and they are host­ing a Golf Tour­na­ment on June 7 at the Spear grass Golf Course with the hopes of rais­ing $30,000. The cost which in­cludes 18 holes of golf, com­pli­men­tary gift pack­age, nu­mer­ous Hole in One prizes, and a Prime Rib Din­ner with silent auc­tion. The com­mit­tee is look­ing for golfers and for spon­sor­ship. Please call Greg Lend­vay at (403) 324-4127 for fur­ther info.

Friends of East Wheat land is also run­ning the Sim­ple Si­mon Pie Fund raiser to help buy ev­ery student a school tshirt for the school open­ing in Septem­ber. It only runs un­til May 26 so please stop by the school for an or­der form or phone Lisa Arm­strong, a com­mit­tee mem­ber on the FEW group. Ev­ery or­der helps. Let’s build some school pride for Wheat­land Cross­ing!

Please mark your cal­en­dars the Hus­sar 4H Show and S ale is on Sun­day, May 29. The Show start sat 10 am with the sale to fol­low at 3 pm. There will be 37 calves for sale this year in­clud­ing the fund raiser calf. There will also be 6 heifers and 4 c ow calf pairs to be shown. Beef on a buns up­per at 4:30 pm. Ev­ery­one wel­come. Come sup­port your lo­cal 4- H kids!

The Hus­sar Music Group will be hold­ing t heir year-end music recital Wed­nes­day, June 15 at 6:30 pm at the Hus­sar Com­mu­nity Hall. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

The“FI­NAL FAREWELL TO HUS­SAR SCHOOL” will be held Satur­day, June 18 at Noon to 2 with the pro­gram at 1:00 pm. A hot dog lunch will be supplied.

Hus­sar School will per­ma­nently close its door son June 30,2016. Hus­sar, Gle­ich en, Stan­dard and Rocky ford Schools will then amal­ga­mate into the new school, Wheat­land Cross­ing, which is lo­cated at the in­ter­sec­tion of High­way 561 and 840. You prob­a­bly spent many years of your life in Hus­sar school, ei­ther as a student or a staff mem­ber. Come and have one last tour and res­ur­rect those mem­o­ries. Meetup with old class­mates–maybe even have a class photo taken!!

The Com­mit­tee would be in­ter­ested in any old pho­tos or school mem­o­ra­bilia that we could use to dis­play dur­ing the event. If you have pho­tos you can share, please scan& email them to Donna Col­lett at donna .col­lett@ghsd75.ca. They would like these items by May 20. Since this is Hus­sar Sum­mer Daze week­end, there will be many ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing as low pitch tour­na­ment, a pa­rade that start sat 11 am and a pan cake break­fast. The pa­rade theme is“Salute to all Hus­sar School Stu­dents/ Staff – Past & Present”. It would be great if pre­vi­ous classes would put an en­try into the pa­rade and please in­di­cate your g rad year. These floats could then be used for grad pic­tures.

This could be one of the big­gest class re unions you will ever see! Please for­ward the in­vite to this event to any past grad­u­ate or teacher that you know! For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, call Donna Col let tor Wendy Kaiser.

For the month of May please for­ward your news to Carey Taubert or Linda Moczul­ski.

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