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Students select homecoming
Lunch Time at WHS
•Today’s lunch: Chicken nuggets
royalty in election Thursday
•A la carte lines: Pepperoni Hot By Elaina Stanley gym to view the royalty candi- the presentation, voting will
Pocket, chef salad, sandwiches he Orange Letter Days date video, produced by senior commence in ad-rooms.
•Representatives visiting WHS: Homecoming week John Cordell. WHS royalty Senior class adviser Kira
Today .......................... U. of S.D.-Vermillion kicks-off Thursday as candidates have been prepar- Christensen said she is excited
Today ................Northern State U.-Aberdeen royalty candidates are present- ing for this eventful week by for the assembly this week.
Thursday ............................. Iowa Lakes C.C.
ed to the student body during compiling a short biography “The assembly will be a
a morning assembly. and list of interesting facts great kick-off for homecom-
Group Meetings Warriors will file into the about themselves. Following ing,” Christensen said.
•DECA Marketing: Students will
meet at 3:10 p.m. today in A-228. King candidates Queen candidates
•Oral Interp: Team members will
meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in A-227. 1.) Patrick Fiala is the 7.) Carissa Bayne is the
son of Duane and Becky Fiala. At daughter of Hank and Marcia Bayne.
Other Reminders Washington he is part of the foot-
ball, basketball, and baseball teams
She is a trainer for football and basket-
ball, and part of chorus, show choir,
as well as part of DECA, Link Renaissance Committee, Yearbook and
•Ice Cream: Sundaes will be pre- Crew and Yearbook. Principal’s Advisory Council.
sented during lunch today in the
commons to students who earned
honor roll certificates Monday. See 2.) Nick George is the 8.) Aubrey Bergstrom
son of Bud and Judy George. At is the daughter of Liz and Dan
the Renaissance Committee repre- WHS he is involved in student Bergstrom. At WHS, she par-
sentative for your reward. council, Principals Advisory ticipates in volleyball, SALSA,
•Career Night: Will take place at Council, District Advisory Council Link Crew, yearbook and news-
WHS Tuesday. Make plans now to and newspaper. paper.
3.) Jack Gordon is the 9.) Lindsey Herbert
Orange Letter Days son of Paula and Rick Gordon.
He is active in swimming, base-
is the daughter of Jeff and Sarah
Herbert. At WHS she is active in vol-
ball, Student Council, Principal’s leyball, student council, newspaper,
•T-Shirts: Are in. Freshmen, juniors Renaissance Committee, Link Crew
Advisory Council, speed cubing
and senior boys can pick up today club and newspaper. and Principal’s Advisory Council.
during lunch. Sophomores and senior
girls may pick up on Thursday. 10.) Jaime Johnson
•Homecoming Variety Show: 4.) Keyen Lage is the
son of Shauna and Troy is the daughter of Randy and
Rehearsal will be held at 3:15 p.m. Lage. At WHS he is active in Marianne Johnson. At WHS she
Oct. 4 and 5 in the auditorium. All football, track, Academy of is part of Renaissance Committee,
involved must attend. Finance, Link Crew and regu- chorus, newspaper, Link Crew and
larly attends Warrior events. SALSA.
NOW Wednesday Staff
Co-Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luke Steinborn
and Elaina Stanley
5.) Kellen Schmidt is 11.) Kelsey Kading
Staff: Emma Schultz, Daniel Iverson, Jenny the son of Anthony and Norilee is the daughter of Scott and Lori
Brunick, Jordan Jones, Jordan Simundson, Schmidt. As a Warrior, he is Kading. As a Warrior she is part of
Austin Nelson, Ashley Lund, Kyle Spalding, active in tennis, basketball, Link the tennis team, sideline cheer, student
Molina Thongphanh, Anthony Barker, Thea Crew, SALSA, yearbook and council, Principal’s Advisory Council,
Feterl and Brittany Spader newspaper. SALSA, yearbook and newspaper.
Editor-in-chief . . . . . . . . . . Erin Gullickson
Associate Editors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ty Wiley
and Cole Mayer 6.) Luke Steinborn is 12.) Hannah Weber
Adviser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Lueth the son of Carolyn and Mark is the daughter of Rick and
The News of Washington is a Steinborn. At WHS he is Mary Weber. As a Warrior,
publication of the Orange & Black Staff part of the soccer and track she is active in volleyball,
Washington High School–Sioux Falls, S.D. teams, Warrior Club and basketball, Link Crew and
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• News of Washington Page 2 Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
Cheer, dance teams sweep O’G event California
island to be
By Thea Feterl and Emma Schultz 205.5 in the eight-team division. a member of both teams, said it was restored
The competition cheer and The Highstepper dance team a good night for the Warrior spirit By Tony Barboza
dance teams swept the O’Gorman swept all four catagories in dance, squads. Los Angeles Times
Invitational Spirit Competition taking the over-all title. The team “We were really excited about all (MCT)
Tuesday in Sioux Falls. scored 292.5 in Hip Hop, 290 in Jazz, our high scores and I’m really proud — A major restoration
The cheer team took first in the 288 in Pom and 289.5 in Kick. The of my team,” Understock said. project could bring back
stunting/tumbling division with a JV Highsteppers also scored 225.5 for The teams will next compete at a long-degraded wetland
score of 224. their Hip Hop routine. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Brandon to one of the Channel
Islands off the coast of
Watertown followed in second with Junior Danica Understock, who is Valley Invitational in Brandon. Southern California.
Workers have broken
Sub-varsity football teams earn pair of wins ground on a $1 million
project that will cut down
1,800 nonnative eucalyp-
tus trees and scoop out
Sophomore Football The Warriors started will open the state tourna- and junior Emma Hanson tons of dirt and gravel to
By Austin Nelson strong, scoring 20 unan- ment Friday at 11:30 a.m. contributed 17 and 14 kills, restore a coastal wetland
The sophomore football swered points. Freshman in Sioux Falls. respectively. on Santa Cruz Island,
team defeated the Luverne, Rasheed Benton had two Boys Golf In sub-varsity action, the Channel Islands National
running touchdowns. JV won in three games. The Park officials announced
Minn, junior varsity team By Jordan Simundson Monday.
33-27 Tuesday evening at Freshman quarterback The Warrior varsity boys sophomore and freshmen
WHS. Reagan Stenzel also con- golf team finished in fourth teams all suffered losses. Your
The Warriors were down nected with freshman after the final round of the The Warriors will host green world
by 13 at halftime, then ral- Tanner Waddell on a 39 City Golf Meet Tuesday at the Brookings Bobcats
yard touchdown pass. Saturday at WHS.
Sports lied backto win Softball
O’Gorman took first Girls Tennis In the coming
the game. By Jenny Brunick overall with a score of 895. By Molina Thongphanh months, crews will work
Sophomore quarterback The Warrior softball WHS finished the City The varsity tennis to return some 60 acres
Jake Cranny threw four team split a pair of games Meets with 949. team suffered a 9-0 loss of habitat on the rugged
touchdown passes in the with the Kernels Monday Junior Ian Rinken led to Roosevelt Tuesday at island to the way it was
before being degraded
game. On defense, soph- in Mitchell, winning the the charge for the Warriors, Kuehn Park. by ranching and farm-
omore Nate Weberg was first 7-3 and losing the sec- finishing in sixth overall. Although the Warriors ing activity more than a
credited with nine and a ond 6-2. Volleyball did not pull off a win, century ago.
half tackles. In the first game junior senior Kelsey Kading said Crews have started
By Brittany Spader using heavy equipment
Freshman Football Rachel Hughes pitched for The varsity volleyball she is very optimistic about to reshape the mouth
By Austin Nelson the Warriors and junior team fell to Roosevelt in the next match. of the island’s largest
The freshman football Katie Johnson hit a home four games 18-25, 25-20, “It was a hard defeat, stream so it will flow
freely onto 4 acres of
team defeated O’Gorman run. 15-25 and 24-26 Tuesday and we tried our best,” restored wetland at
27-14 Tuesday evening at The team finished their night at WHS. Kading said. “Hopefully, Prisoners Harbor.
McEneany Field. regular season at 20-4 and Senior Ashlyn Hazard we’ll do better next time.” The anchorage on
the north side of the
island was once home
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