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Rebels record win streak rolls to 10!

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RECORD-SETTING WIN STREAK!

The Red Deer Rebels have set a new franchise record by winning 10 games in a row to begin the season!

The record-setting win came last Wednesday, October 19 when the Rebels doubled up the Calgary Hitmen 5-2 at the Peavey Mart Centrium. The Rebels followed up with 4-2 road win Friday night at Medicine Hat then capped off a perfect three-win week with a 3-0 blanking of the Prince Albert Raiders in front of a season-high 5,223 fans at the Peavey Mart Centrium. 

The previous franchise record of seven wins in a row to begin a season was set by the 2000-01 Red Deer Rebels squad that won the Memorial Cup.

BUSY WEEK!

The Rebels welcome B.C. Division teams to Red Deer for the first time since the 2018-19 season.

Wednesday night, October 26, the Victoria Royals come to the Peavey Mart Centrium for a 7 p.m. tilt. The Royals have not played in Red Deer since January 5, 2019.

Two nights later on Friday, October 28, it’ll be the Vancouver Giants in town for the first time since December 28, 2019 (game time 7 p.m.)

The Rebels finish the week by heading north to battle the Edmonton Oil Kings on Sunday, October 30 at 4 p.m.

WHO’S HOT?

– Goaltender Kyle Kelsey is second in the WHL in wins (8), tied for first in shutouts (1), is third in save percentage (.936) and is fifth in the league with a 1.87 goals against average

– Centre Jayden Grubbe has points in eight straight games (4 goal, 9 assists) since returning from New York Rangers camp, and leads all Rebels with 13 points this season

– Centre Ben King has 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) in his first five games of the season

– Forwards Jhett Larson and Kai Uchacz are tied for the team lead with seven goals each

– Defenceman Christoffer Sedoff has assists in five-straight games

– The Rebels are the league’s top overall team when it comes to special teams, sitting fourth in the WHL on the power play (28.6%) and second in penalty killing (91.1%)

CORPORATE AND 9-GAME TICKETS PACKAGES

Can’t make it to every game? The Rebels have Corporate Voucher and 9-Game ticket packages available to make it easier to pick which home games work best for you. Call Shaun Richer at the Rebels office for details 403-341-6000.

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Education

Annual Education Results released by Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

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From Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

Board Meeting Highlights

Annual Education Results Report:

The Associate Superintendent of Curriculum presented the 2021-2022 Annual Education Results Report to the Board of Trustees. RDCRS recognizes that the strong results from the 2021/2022 school year are a result of our staff’s significant efforts. Our students’ school day begins with the friendly greeting of a bus
driver and continues late into the evening with our staff coaching practices and games, directing a play or musical, or leading youth ministry events. It is this collective teamwork for all our students that makes RDCRS an extraordinary place, and RDCRS has seen this in the feedback from our staff, students, and
parents. RDCRS would like to sincerely thank everyone for their tireless efforts on behalf of our students and their families.

The Board of Trustees approved the Annual Education Results Report for the 2021-2022 school year, as presented. To view the Annual Education Results Report, please click here.

Middle School Program Change Proposal:

The Associate Superintendent of Inclusive Learning presented the Program Change Proposal: Moving Foundations and Blended Programs from St. Francis of Assisi Middle School to St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School Report to the Board of Trustees. The proposal outlined a relocation of the Foundations and Blended programs from St. Francis of Assisi Middle School to St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School.

The purpose of the relocation is to maximize programming space which will result in optimal learning opportunities for RDCRS students. Another key factor in the relocation is the current high student enrollment at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School as a result of our grandfathering guidelines.

The Board of Trustees approved moving forward with the relocation of the Foundations and Blended Programming at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School to St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School, effective for the 2023-2024 school year.

Preparation to Open St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School Report:

The Superintendent shared with the Board of Trustees the Preparation to Open St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School Report and provided an update of the progress to date. As RDCRS continues to prepare for the Division’s new middle school, the Superintendent informed the Board of Trustees that a core team of
educators, transportation department representatives and senior leadership personnel have been assembled to start preparations for St. Lorenzo Ruiz. This team will be undergoing extensive work over the next six months as communication with RDCRS stakeholders is pivotal. The core team met on January 18 and will continue to meet regularly for ongoing discussion, collaboration and preparation.

The Superintendent also highlighted transportation and grandfathering guidelines that are currently in effect for the Division. To view the full Preparation to Open St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School Report, please click here.

The next Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

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Red Deer Arts Council invites you to experience beautiful works from area artists

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First Fridays Red Deer February 3, 2023

Visit the new, interactive Gallery Guide with map and listings at:

https://www.reddeer.ca/recreation-and-culture/arts-and-culture/art-galleries/gallery-guide/

Title: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Oil on Canvas, 2022
Artist: Sharon Wright


Title: The Floral Female Connection
Artists: Sharon Wright
Kiwanis Gallery and Snell Auditorium, 4818 49 Street, in Red Deer Public Library – operated by Red Deer Arts Council
Media: Oils and Mixed Media

Dates: continues to February 20, 2023
#FirstFridaysRedDeer opening reception January 6 from 5:30 – 7:30pm
Gallery/Library Hours: Mon – Thurs: 9 am – 8 pm, Fri: 9 am – 5 pm, Sat & Sun: 10 am – 3 pm

 

Title: The Brush Decides
Artists: Cathy Fee

The Red Deer Arts Council’s New Community Gallery, 6–4919 49 Street
Dates: continues until February 15, 2023
#FirstFridaysRedDeer reception February 3, 2023 from 5pm – 7pm.

 

Ft. Macleod 1
Digital Print, 2015
Peter Greendale

Title: Found Light
Artists: Peter Greendale
The Viewpoint Gallery, 5205 48 Ave
Media: Digital Photography
Dates: continues until February 24, 2023
First Friday, February 3 the gallery will be open 8am – 8pm
About the Gallery: The Viewpoint Gallery showcases original works of art by individual artists and collectives, and curated exhibitions. The gallery is in the lobby of the City of Red Deer

Creativity Understood.

Culture Services facility. Visit our Viewpoint Gallery page for more information. Hours of operation: Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; after hours and weekends during scheduled programs.

 

Title: Upon Further Reflection: Highlights from the Past 50 Years

Dates: December 17, 2022 – March 11, 2023
The MAG will be open with no reception – February 3, 2023 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Join the MAG as part of #FirstFridaysRedDeer for a look at their current exhibits, Upon Further Reflection: Highlights from the Past 50 Years and Landmarks:

A Sense of Place.

Title: A Sense of Place (Detail)

Artist: Carol Lynn Gilchrist

Lacombe’s Flat Iron Building (Detail)

Artist: Wendy Meeres


Watercolour, 2016 Watercolour, 2022

 

Title: At Ease
Artist: Susan Delaney


Riverlands Studio and Gallery, 5123 48 Street
Media: Acrylic, Collage, Mixed Media Paintings
Dates of Exhibition: February 1 – March 15, 2023
Opening Reception: February 3 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm
DESCRIPTION – Gesture, landscape, collage, abstraction, memory, home and history – some of Susan Delaney’s long-standing studio interests – are learning to
play well together in her current practice.
http://Facebook.com/RiverlandsStudioandGallery
http://Instagram.com/@clgilchrist_artist
http://Instagram.com/@susandelaneyart
http://Facebook.com/delaneyart

Creativity Understood.
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Galleries & Exhibitions with no planned Opening Events

Title: Culmination of Inspiration
Artists: Trenton Thomas Leach

Media: Metal, Glass, Wood, Stone
Lacombe Performing Arts Centre, 5227 C & E Trail, Lacombe
Dates: until February 21, 2023
LPAC hours: Monday – Thursday, 9 AM – 3 PM, and Friday 10 AM – 2 PM.
Description – Inspiration can come through so many sources – from environment, experience, people, and more.

For Trenton, his exhibit,
“Culmination of Inspiration,” showcases varied concepts.

Working with musicians, visiting a museum, garnering inspiration through other artists – this exhibit shows a variety of sculptures and wall art that is combines
all sources of inspiration. Trenton creates the art with metal, glass, wood, and stone; always on the lookout for different ways to incorporate different mediums into his art and anticipating the moments that become new sources of inspiration.

Trenton is a Central Alberta Artist that creates public and private sculptures using stained glass and metal. He teaches metal sculpture at the summer art “Series” program at Red Deer Polytechnic and stained-glass classes at Lacombe Performing Arts Centre. Trenton’s inspiration for art often comes from nature, travel, painters, and musicians. He has actively been an artist for over 22 years and works in his studio, Rogue Art and Design, here in Lacombe.

 

Title: Urban Nature
Artists: Members of Contextural Fibre Arts Cooperative

Media: Fibre Arts
Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Avenue
Dates: December 18, 2022 – February 17, 2023
No #FirstFridaysRedDeer opening reception for February.

 

Title: An Exploration of Expression
Artist: Brad Olstad

Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street, Red Deer
Media: Mixed

Creativity Understood.

No reception for February.

Untitled
Mixed Media
Brad Olstad

Artist: Audrey Rits
Corridor Community Gallery, 4501 47A Avenue, Red Deer (lower level at Recreation Centre)
Dates: November 4 – February 2, 2022
Media: Mixed
Open until 5pm on #FirstFridaysRedDeer
About the Gallery: Located adjacent to The City’s ceramics studio and recreation studios in the lower level of the Recreation Centre, this space provides a public venue for local artists and allows us to share in the talents and interests of fellow community members. Visit our Corridor Community Gallery page for more information.
Hours of operation: Mon – Fri 5:30am – 10pm, Sat 8am – 10pm, Sun/Holidays: 12 – 5pm.

Artribute Art School, 212 – 4836 50 Street, in the Old Courthouse. Treaty 6 & 7

Art in the Hallway, YMCA Northside Community Centre, 6391 76 Street, Red Deer

Curiosity Art & Framing, Bay 4 – 4676 61 Street, Riverside Industrial

First Fridays Red Deer is the monthly event where downtown art galleries hold exhibit openings and special events.

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