WELCOME CHRIS KOCH!
Dorothy Dalgliesh School and the PSBSPB is honored and excited to welcome inspirational speaker, Chris Koch!
Mr. Koch will be presenting in the DDS gym on:
- Thursday, September 21
- 9:00-10:00 am for grades 4-6
- 10:45-11:15 am for grades K-3
While Mr. Koch has presented worldwide, and even been on the Oprah Winfrey Show, his roots are humble. Mr. Koch was born in Lethbridge and raised on a farm in Nanton.
While born with no arms or legs, his family refused to treat him with any pity or sympathy – they treated his disability by making the best of it. “After all,” Chris says, “I still have a good head on my shoulders.”
His message is based on his philosophy of “If I Can…” He speaks to not letting obstacles or limitations stand in his way, and how important it is to challenge yourself. Simply put, he says, “If I can do the things I have done so far in my life, what is stopping anyone else from doing the same?”
A HUGE thank you to the Public Schools Betterment Society of Picture Butte for sponsoring a large part of Mr. Koch’s costs.
Terry Fox t-shirt winner and Run Results
Posted on October 3rd, 2016
Congratulations to Jasper van der Smit - Grade 6 winner of the Terry Fox t-shirt.
Look who ran the most laps:
Kindergarten: 6 laps - Sage, Marenthe and Isaiah
Grade 1: 8 laps - Lauren and Henry
Grade 2: 8 laps - Lavena, Valeria, 6 laps - Dom
Grade 3G: 6 laps - Bethany, 9 laps - Grady McLeod
Grade 3CD: 7 laps - Ashlyn, Leo and Jaxen
Grade 4: 6 laps - Olivia and Jessica, 9 laps - Braxton and Paddie
Grade 5M: 8 laps - Brooke Ylioja, 6 laps - Evan McLeod and Aiden Cobb
Grade 5D: 7 laps - Addisyn Currie, 8 laps - Cohen, Zach and Brandt
Grade 6: 9 laps - Vanessa, Kirsten, Abigail and Tessa, 12 laps - Timothy
Thank you to everyone who participated and to all those who donated a Toonie for Terry. With your help we raised $219.00 to help find a cure for cancer.