ILLINI SMOKE SIGNALS
Illini Smoke Signals May 2010 Vol. 9, No. 48
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Cardinals Trip 2010 In This Issue:
May 2010 Volume 9 Issue 48
The Cardinals game will be on Cardinals Trip 2010 Jokes
IMS Track Roundup ▪ Riddles
Thursday, May 13th. It cost’s $30.00
Girls Track State Qualifier
to go, and includes tickets, a bus
ride in a big, nice air conditioned Summer Send Off
bus, with a T.V. If you decided not
to go for some reason you would
have to stay behind with Mr.
Diamond. Your other family Summer Send Off
members are aloud to go, if they
buy a ticket. The Cardinal
experience has been better since This year will mark the 21st year the IMS has held Summer
they got charter buses. Everyone Send Off. For those of you who have no idea what Summer
loves them. One time they had a Send Off is, you will be in for a real treat. Summer Send Off is
student get hit in the head with a scheduled for May 21st with a rain date of May 24. Summer
foul ball. Then others students have Send Off is a time for students to have fun and say goodbye to
caught foul balls. They will sit in one another as the year comes to an end. This ultimate party
sections 358, and 360. features activities such as: Volleyball, Softball, an Obstacle
Course, Face painting, Balloon Launch, Races, Football throw,
Limbo, Contests, Golfing, Knockout, Radar Throw, and
Honesty is the first chapter in the
Frisbee, just to name a few. Students are awarded prizes at SSO
Book of wisdom. Let it be our
endeavor to merit the character of that are donated from local businesses and organizations.
a just nation.
--Thomas Jefferson One last note about SSO – Mrs. Church has organized Summer
Send Off for many years and next year will be her last year. We
thank her for her work in making this event such a success.
Making it happen . . .
Cardinals Trip 2010 ~ Samantha Tibbits
IMS Track Roundup ~ Beth Ames & Megan McDonald
Promotion Ceremony ~ Megan McDonald
Summer Send Off ~
Girl Track State Qualifier ~ Staff Report
Check out your schools Website for news and information @
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State Qualifier . . .
Have you heard the news? IMS 7th grade student, Sydney Jones is a Illini Middle School will
State Qualifier for IESA Track and Field in the Long Jump. Everyone promote another class of
at IMS is very proud of her and wishes her the best of luck at State young students to the High
this year. School this year on May 25 at
10:00 a.m. in the Illini
The State track meet will be held in Peoria this year on May 22. Gymnasium. All parents are
invited to attend and
GO Syndney! students will be free to leave
school with their families at
the conclusion of the
following the ceremony,
there will be a small
reception in the secondary
IMS Track Roundup
TRACK – BOYS -
Great season, enjoyed it, watching them grow and go farther
Long distance was a bright spot
7th beat Hillsboro 7th grade
8th won as many as they lost
Won the St. Francis Meet I hope I shall always possess firmness and
virtue enough to maintain what I consider
6 individual champs, 7 runner ups the most enviable of all titles, the character
4x2 team was really fast of an honest man.
Erik Hecker improved on mile --George Washington
GIRLS - McCreary
Season was good
8th grade girls won Madison County Conference
Sydney Jones 7th grade going to state in the long jump
Won a lot of meets
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These words belong to the same A man takes a barrel that
weighs 20 pounds, and then
logical family: puts something in it. It now
UNDECEIVABLE weighs less than 20 pounds.
SIMULTANEOUS What did he put in the barrel?
GLADIATORIAL Gaze at this sentence for just
FORAMINIFERA about sixty seconds and then
explain what makes it quite
different from the average
Which of these words belongs sentence.
too? Why? Quick! What is it?
SEISMOLOGIST (Answers At Bottom of this Page.)
REMINDER: May’s Character Trait is Reliability
Bring your answers to Mr. Brunaugh’s room to see if you are
correct. First correct answer will win a prize.
Write down your important events and date for the upcoming month.
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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24 Promotion /
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Off Last Day of
Riddle Answers: 1. He Put a Hole in it to release its contents. 2. It includes all the letters of