Myra Nicks

Nicks: Never stop your wag

Nicks: Never stop your wag

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

Nicks: Never stop your wag
Minister Eggen announces new resources to support reconciliation and the inclusion of First Nations, Métis and Inuit history, perspectives and contributions into current Grade 1-9 curriculum at Dr. Martha Cohen School in Calgary. Photo submitted.

Lesson plans aid in reconciliation process

First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture and history to be taught in schools

Minister Eggen announces new resources to support reconciliation and the inclusion of First Nations, Métis and Inuit history, perspectives and contributions into current Grade 1-9 curriculum at Dr. Martha Cohen School in Calgary. Photo submitted.
B Event winners - Jason Johanson’s team from Sylvan Lake. Photo submitted.

Curling club starts season with bonspiel and beer

The Sylvan Lake Curling club held their first event of the year over last weekend

B Event winners - Jason Johanson’s team from Sylvan Lake. Photo submitted.
C.P. Blakely gets Butt Ugly

C.P. Blakely gets Butt Ugly

Grade six students learned about the dangers of tobacco Nov. 7

C.P. Blakely gets Butt Ugly
Sparklers were lit to celebrate Diwali, Hindu festival of lights at the Sylvan Lake Library. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Watch: Library celebrates winter around the world

Children enjoyed Diwali, Chinese New Year and Christmas celebrations

Sparklers were lit to celebrate Diwali, Hindu festival of lights at the Sylvan Lake Library. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Talent show exceeds goal

Talent show exceeds goal

Sylvan’s Got Talent was sold out and raised more than expected to support refugee families

Talent show exceeds goal
Photo by Kellen McLean/Fox Run reporter

Students inspired to volunteer, do good at conference

Thirty eight Fox Run students attended the WE.org conference in Calgary

Photo by Kellen McLean/Fox Run reporter
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Nominate a great kid

Sixteen young Albertans will receive an award for service in the spring

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Grade six students at C.P. Blakely will be adding their voices to the annual Canadian Music Class Challenge this year. Photo submitted                                C.P. Blakely students Sophia, Abi, Lacey, Jacob, Xylis and Danica (left to right) preparing for their appearance on CBC’s YouTube channel. Photo submitted

Photos: Grade six music students singing to win

C.P. Blakely students are participating in the Canadian Music Class Challenge

Grade six students at C.P. Blakely will be adding their voices to the annual Canadian Music Class Challenge this year. Photo submitted                                C.P. Blakely students Sophia, Abi, Lacey, Jacob, Xylis and Danica (left to right) preparing for their appearance on CBC’s YouTube channel. Photo submitted
Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Watch: Scared students feed food bank

Fox Run fundraised with a haunted house over Halloween

Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Photo: Nunavut children’s author enthralls students

Photo: Nunavut children’s author enthralls students

Michael Kusugak visited C.P. Blakely this week to share stories

Photo: Nunavut children’s author enthralls students
Principal Trevor Sanche and Dan Lapointe posed together with a teacher and some of the students during the school’s Halloween parade on Oct. 31. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Beacon Hill playground receives grant for playground

Fortis Alberta awarded one of their Community in Action grants to the elementary school

Principal Trevor Sanche and Dan Lapointe posed together with a teacher and some of the students during the school’s Halloween parade on Oct. 31. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Socktober brings in a pile of socks for the homeless

Socktober brings in a pile of socks for the homeless

Fox Run students to help keep those on the street warm with donated socks

Socktober brings in a pile of socks for the homeless
Nicks: Swimming in the subconscious

Nicks: Swimming in the subconscious

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

Nicks: Swimming in the subconscious
Semi-retired dentist, Brian Saby carved this protesting pumpkin sitting in The Big Moo. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo: Pumpkin protests Halloween at The Big Moo

Dentist uses tips from 3D pumpkin carving school to sculpt decoration

Semi-retired dentist, Brian Saby carved this protesting pumpkin sitting in The Big Moo. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Josee hangs out under in a cat cave under a coffee table at the Zemlak’s. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Family offers home to feline friends

The Zemlaks foster cats rescued by Sylvan pet shelter

Josee hangs out under in a cat cave under a coffee table at the Zemlak’s. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Melanie Crehan, President of the Serenity Pet Shelter Society, cuddles one of the kittens Loreena Zemlak has in her pet foster home. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Family offers home to feline friends

The Zemlaks foster cats rescued by Sylvan pet shelter

Melanie Crehan, President of the Serenity Pet Shelter Society, cuddles one of the kittens Loreena Zemlak has in her pet foster home. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Web poll: What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

Web poll: What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

Choose from the following options or add your own

Web poll: What are you dressing up as for Halloween?
Breanna Gulak carved an emoji face on her pumpkin at the Sylvan Lake Library Oct. 25 with her brothers and friends. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Carving out Halloween time

Eight Sylvan families created jack-o-lanterns at a library event

Breanna Gulak carved an emoji face on her pumpkin at the Sylvan Lake Library Oct. 25 with her brothers and friends. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Community Garden plots cleaned up for winter. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Community gardens looking for more involvement

More interest means more expansion and funding

Sylvan Lake Community Garden plots cleaned up for winter. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News