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December, 2009 Rick Cardey, Principal

Make plans now to attend the

Freshman Orientation
Parents of current 8th graders...mark your calendars now for Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, January 12, 2010. Detailed information will be forthcoming. on

Middle School Holiday Concert Monday, December 7, 2009, 7 pm,
in the High School Gymnasium.

Culinary Creations
Realizing that the human mind is stimulated by many different experiences, our district Americorps workers continue to seek avenues to provide positive educational experiences for our students. Laura Hoffert and Elizabeth Eidsen provide one-on-one tutoring to students during the school day. Occasional after-school projects that they have implemented to “broaden our student’s horizons” are discussing the culture from other countries and teaching the students how to make the foods of that specific culture. Students seem to enjoy this new experience. The next “Culinary Creation” class is scheduled for Monday, December 14th. Prior to the class, your child will be given specific details as they pertain to the class. Please ask them to share it with you if they are planning on attending the class.

WINTER BREAK:

Middle School Sports
Dec. 23, 2009Jan. 3, 2010. Best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and Good New Year!
As our Middle School Boy’s Basketball Teams are heading into the last few games of the season, we are gearing up to start the Middle School Girl’s Basketball season. With the issue of declining enrollment affecting most small schools like ourselves, we are happy to still be able to field teams. We appreciate your support if your child chooses to participate in Middle School Sports; Cross Country, Football, Volleyball or Boy’s & Girl’s Basketball.

FUNDRAISER
With another successful year of selling candy bars behind us, drawings for prizes took place on Friday, November 20th. To be eligible for prizes, students must have turned in all the monies owing, respective to the number of candy bars that they checked out. The students names were entered in to the drawing once for every 5 candy bars sold. This year’s prize winners were: Kenny Benz—-MP3 Player Cameron Stumpner—-4 movie passes Montana Marzinske—-$30.00 cash Victoria Goodnoe-Reichstetter—-$20.00 cash Peyton Kestler—-$10.00 cash Emily Colson—-$10.00 cash Kyleah Johnson—-$5.00 cash Samantha Geisler—-$5.00 cash Derek Beckstrand—-$5.00 cash Reid Matyka—-$5.00 cash Kelly Ertl—-Individual pizza from MannMade Shawna Annala—-Individual pizza from MannMade Tylor Zondlo—-Individual pizza from MannMade Corissa Scheithauer—-Individual pizza from MannMade Amber Newman—-Sundae party for her Homeroom A special THANK YOU goes out to everyone that supported the fundraiser once again this year. Proceeds are used to partially fund field trip costs, classroom enhancements not covered by the annual school budget and student reward programs.

Snapshots from a recent “Culinary Creations” class.