Castor’s Gus Wetter School marks Remembrance Day

Legion, RCMP, Cadets all pitch in at ceremony

Submitted by Gus Wetter School

Gus Wetter School’s Remembrance Day service was held on Friday, November 10 at 10:45 a.m. in the gymnasium. The service started with all the students dressed formally and standing as the RCMP led the color party and special guests into the gym. O Canada was led by Shallyn Andersen and Dayna Kennedy and played by Miranda Peterson. The Mistress of Ceremonies for the service was Tiara vanZandbergen.

The Grade 5-6 class did their interpretation of John McCrae’s “In Flander’s Field” followed by Zoey Giffin and Megan Clark reading the poem by John Mitchell, “Reply to Flander’s Field”. A special presentation was made featuring a video that a Canadian made in Afghanistan. Cooper Rossing recited “It’s a Gentle Place to Rest”. Raelynn Weber and Megan Grice explained the candlelight ceremonies that begin in the Netherlands.

Our candle bearers made candle-lit guard leading to our epitaph where the elementary, Junior High and Senior High students laid wreaths in memory of the service men who defended our country. The ceremony closed with Lynn Holloway of the Legion leading us in the Last Post and Reveille.

Special guests that joined our service were: Louella Kowlasky, Violet Turre, Elias White, Ken Jackson, RCMP constables, Trevor Voyer and Dustin MacIntyre , community peace officer Colm Fitz-Gerald and cadets Kathleen Schnell, Liam Pearson, Ryley Campbell, Keegan Browning and Will Slemp.

Just Posted

Eleventh Annual Battle River Ride for STARS flies past goals

There is also a STARS ride near Rumsey in late summer every year

Buccaneers pillage Irish 36-0

Central Alberta bounces back after off week against Wolfpack

Maskwacis RCMP investigate deaths of two children

The RCMP can confirm that these children were siblings

Coronation RCMP encouraging residents to join the #9PMRoutine

It’s 9 p.m. Are you locked up and secure for the night?

Community mourns the deaths of two Maskwacis toddlers

Siblings found drowned on family’s property

Fashion Fridays: 5 casual summer dress styles

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Buccaneers pillage Irish 36-0

Central Alberta bounces back after off week against Wolfpack

Sexual harassment complaints soaring amid ‘frat boy culture’ in Canada’s airline industry

‘It’s a #MeToo dumpster fire…and it’s exhausting for survivors’

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

Bashaw seed cleaning plant holds official opening

New facility operating well since January

Couple found dead along northern B.C. highway in double homicide

Woman from the U.S. and man from Australia found dead near Liard Hot Springs

Most Read