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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)
                                                                                                                                          LOS ANGELES
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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