Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 33

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 41

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

googlemap

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRID6E HBUIO Twwdoy, JUM 12, If73 12, 1973 THE LETHB3IDGE HER AID it from Lethbridg3 to Ornp Impeesa, 92 miles south- west of the city, the Grade 6 students spent five days in- vestigating the miracle and jmsteries of nature. Divided into four groups, the youngsters kept active with activities ranging from weath- er and pollution studies to canoeing and simeys. Outdoors Also included were oppor- tunities for outdoor photogra- phy, music, art and outdoor living (hiking, The coeducational pro- ject financed by the stu- dents themselves and by the Lethbridge separate school board Parental help was also abun- dant especially in the camp kitchen. A sample menu: Baked ham. baked potatoes butter and sour cream, green peas, coleslaw, ginger- bread with hot sauce. And lunch: hamburger, steak, French fries, onion rings. Another dinner: roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravey, peas, carrots, tossed salad, cranberries, ice cream and strawberries. With physical comforts gen- erously provided for, students had no trouble delving into their outdoor class schedule. This year's camp was the first offered by the city's sep- aiate system. Hopefully, the program will be continued in years to come. Assumption principal Jerry Heck explains. "Today's en v i r o n mental problems have their origin in By HERB LEGG Herald Staff Writer Sixty students at Assumption Elementary School have com- pleted the opportunity of a life- time: a combina'ion of class- room studies vuth the adven- ture of a summer camp away from home. both present and past ways of life. Yesterday, the impact of the railroad on the bison was never considered. "Today, quality of life is con- stantly being reduced, calling for a new life style. One way to begin this new life style is through outdoor he says. Mr. Heck says society, es- pecially its youngest members, is at a point in history when more awareness is placed di- rectly on the environment. psychologist? have continually stressed the importance of learning through direct experience. "The dangers of pollution and indiscriminate use of na- tural resources have increased the importance of education in these areas. ''Urbanization has deprived children of contact with the outdoor environment. Modern living has created a need for activities apart from urban he says. A major benefit from pro- jects such as the Assumption camp is establishing a rela- tionship to what is learned in school and its application t o everyday living. Experience want to develop within the student a knowledge of himself, in relation to his en- vironment, along with a ten- dency to apply this knowledge to the tasks of everyday living. "This camp offers opportun- ities for personal development snd social learning. It helps the student develop interests, skills and positive attitudes tlirough direct experiences with the Mr. Heck says. Assumption students are get- ting more than traditional "book They're getting an educa- tion. Chinook photo essay by BILL GROENEN ;