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By Bonnie Hobbs you’re chillin’, watching a movie or having ally learn how to become a leader.” Must be at least 18 years old and have
The Connection a snack,” said Capen. “I liked the dance access to reliable transportation.
because I got to hang out with my friends. IN PREVIOUS YEARS, Marathon Mad- Visit us online at www.rgisinv.com
oonbounces, games, movies And this year, we had an inflatable obstacle ness donations have gone to various area RGIS Inventory Specialists is an equal
M and music all raised
$27,000 for cancer victims
during Paul VI’s annual
Marathon Madness event. Running from
Friday, March 25, at 9 p.m. until Saturday,
course that was the whole length of the
gym, and I went through it a lot. They also
had inflatable laser tag, and that’s always a
Student body president Leah Utley, a se-
charities such as Habitat for Humanity. So,
said Muha, “It connects PVI to the commu-
nity, making us go beyond this building to
find the people to help and to raise aware-
ness of a cause.”
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March 26, at 6 a.m., it enabled students nior, called the event “amazing because Gabbi Nieves is Alex Nieves’s sister, and students to join our new website launch team. This is an
exciting opportunity to help develop content and sections
there to enjoy fun-filled activities while of the causes it supported. This school Margaret Lyons is Tim Lyons’s daughter, and for our new website, due to launch in late spring.
helping others. came together to support families we both girls play on the school lacrosse team. Throughout the summer, we’ll be adding specifics to our
“It’s always fun to do an all-night thing,” know and love. We raised a ton of money So during Marathon Madness, said Muha, entertainment and events sections, creating special pro-
jects and content, and exploring new media. Internships
said sophomore class president George and had a blast. The dance was really cool “I liked seeing most of the girls lacrosse are unpaid, but offer an unusual chance to work with
Capen. “You’re tired, but you get an adrena- because we put it in the old gym, which team wearing the special shirts they’d made award-winning editors while developing first-rate online
line rush because there are so many things is a smaller setting, and it was so much to support Alex and Mr. Lyons. By doing presence. Internships require a commitment of at least
six weeks, 16-40 hours a week. Please e-mail a statement
to do. And each person attending donates fun.” that, they showed how much they cared.” of interest and a resume to
a minimum of $50 toward the causes we’ve The games in the auditorium were Minute For freshman class president Mary internship@connection
chosen.” to Win It, Taboo and The Singing Bee. Krolicki, it was her first Marathon Madness newspapers.com.
Sponsored by the school SGA, part of each “The Singing Bee was hilarious because and she was impressed. “I didn’t realize how
year’s Marathon Madness proceeds goes to the guys who got up there couldn’t sing at many people in our school were involved EDUCATION TRAINING
the Elizabeth Healy Memorial Scholarship all, and they were just belting it out,” said in putting it on,” she said. “And so many
in honor of 2008 PVI grad Elizabeth who Utley. “My favorite part was the dessert parents and teachers volunteered to chap- Pharmacy Technician Trainees
died of cancer in November 2009. In addi- room where you could decorate your own erone and run the activity rooms.” Needed Now!
tion, this year’s SGA is also helping three cookies. Everyone brought something; I There was a casino room, a place with Pharmacies now hiring. No experience?
people in the PVI school community who’ve made 200 sugar cookies from scratch in the Wii and X-Box games, and even a horror- Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
been struck with cancer as well. shapes of ducks and bunnies. And at 2 in movie room with popcorn. “My favorite part 1-877-240-4524
Parent Tim Lyons is battling lung cancer, the morning, it was so nice to just put icing was the dance – all my friends were there,” CTO SCHEV
dad Bruce Fullerson has throat cancer and on a cookie, decorate it and take a huge said Krolicki. “My brother and I are on the
2009 grad Alex Nieves is fighting leukemia, bite.” lacrosse teams, so we know all three fami- DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINEES
and their portions of money raised will be She said it was moving to see how many lies the proceeds are helping.” NEEDED NOW!
donated to charities chosen by each family seniors and their families attended their last She said it was “amazing to see how many Dental Offices now hiring. No experience?
in their honor. marathon before graduation. “That speaks people donated more than $50 each – es- Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
“This year, it really hit us because the to how close our class is and how connected pecially because, this year, the causes were CTO SCHEV
funds are for families that we know,” said we are,” said Utley. “It was really awesome near and dear to our hearts. It’s exciting to
Capen. “Because of that, more people came to see.” see how many people came to Marathon MED BILL & CODING
out for Marathon Madness.” Junior Brendan Muha, PVI vice-president, Madness, even after all these years. We all Trainees NEEDED NOW
said he enjoys being involved in the school. had so much fun and it was worth all the Medical Offices now hiring. No experience?
BESIDES THAT, he said, everyone has a “Through SGA, you meet all the teachers hours that went into it, and being at school Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
great time. “One minute, you’re going on a and students you never met before,” he said. for more than 24 hours, knowing the good CTO SCHEV
moonbounce or slide, and the next minute, “It helped me expand my horizons and re- it was doing.”
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