BOXHOLDER Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage Cambria, WI 53923 Permit #2 CAR-RT-SORT 410 E. Edgewater Street, Cambria, WI 53923 www.cf.k12.wi.us December 2009 Parking Lot Safety Board of Education Information In trying to make the parking lot a safe place for all; I am asking that parents enter Rebecca Gutzman, President the parking lot from Edgewater Street (Hwy Daniel DeYoung, Vice-President P) and then exit through the west side of Jason Graham, Clerk the parking lot onto Evans Drive. Please Randall Bobholz, Treasurer do not drive past the front of the school Shelby Heller, Member when picking up or dropping off your John Heil, Member child(ren). Rita Woelffer-Burmania, Member If you are parking your vehicle and entering District Superintendent: Gary Reineck the school, please use the visitor parking places, the south side of Edgewater Street, Regular School Board Meetings are as well as the west end of the “horseshoe” usually held on the fourth Monday of the as you enter the lot off of Edgewater month in the Middle School/High School Street. Library at 6:00 p.m. Agendas for these meetings are posted at the Farmers & Before and after school are busy times and Merchants Union Bank in Friesland, it is crucial that everyone cooperates to National Exchange Bank in Cambria, make the parking lot a safe area for all. Cambria Post Office, and in both school offices. I wish you and your family a Happy and Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. Safe Holiday Season! Gary Reineck Superintendent/6-12 Principal Elementary Principal’s Corner WOW!!! I can’t believe first quarter has come and gone so quickly! By now your child is already ¼ of the way through with the school year! I have seen so many positive things from your children over the last 10 weeks. It is amazing to watch them learn and grow. We have a few new things going on in our school that I would like to share with you: Peer Mentoring: The 4th and 5th grade students have been taking turns mentoring the younger elementary students in their classrooms. Every 6 weeks there is a different group of about 8 students assigned to mentor the younger ones. The “mentors” are helping with math, reading, tying shoes, zipping jackets, getting along on the playground, checking out books, etc. The students big and small really seem to enjoy it! Staff/Student IDs: Currently, you may notice the staff and substitutes are all wearing identification badges. Please know that you are always welcome in our building and you are an important aspect of your child’s education. If you come to visit your child’s classroom, you will also be asked to go to the office to check in and obtain a visitors’ pass. As we may know who you are, we do not know everyone and therefore, please do not be offended when staff members ask you to check in at the office and obtain a pass. This is for the safety and security of our students. Soon you will see your elementary student come home with an ID of their own. Have you ever gone to a place of business that would offer a discount if you showed your child’s student ID? If so, these should come in handy. They are basically just a little keepsake or “license” for your youngster with the added benefit that you may occasionally run into the business that offers these discounts. Please note that your child is NOT required to wear this at school nor is he/she required to have it on their person. Electronic Message Center: If you have any requests for appropriate school-sponsored or school-related items to put on the message center, please contact me and I will see that it gets put up. You can either call or email at: 348-5656 x157 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are very proud of our students and staff and would like to use this “brag board” as much as possible! I understand that I may not always remember to put up all the many accomplishments and activities of our school, so please let me know if there is something you would like to see on the board. Nicole White Elementary Principal Inclement Weather Announcements concerning school closings in the event of bad weather or severe road conditions will be broadcast on the following radio/television stations: WBEV – Beaver Dam 1430 AM WDDC – Portage 100 FM WXRO – Beaver Dam 95.3 FM WISC TV – Madison Channel 3 WOLX – Madison 94.9 FM WKOW TV – Madison Channel 27 WPDR – Portage 1350 AM If school is cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather an AlertNow message will be sent out. School cancellation or delay will be made as early as possible. PARENTS: Please have an alternate plan of action for your younger children as to where to go if you are not home in case of school dismissal earlier than scheduled. During snowy days buses will also be starting out five (5) minutes earlier in the A.M. CHILDREN: Do dress warmly for the winter season. Unless extreme weather conditions exist, you will be going outside during recess. IF SCHOOL IS DELAYED FOR TWO (2) HOURS OR MORE, MORNING EARLY CHILDHOOD/PRE-KINDERGARTEN CLASSES WILL NOT BE HELD. IF THERE IS AN EARLY RELEASE, AFTERNOON PRE-KINDERGARTEN CLASSES WILL NOT BE HELD. Check Website For Notices & Information The School’s website can be located at www.cf.k12.wi.us. On this website you will be able to access our school calendar, staff directory, breakfast & lunch menus, board minutes, and much more. Also, check the website for annual notices including: Access to Public Records, Asbestos, Bad Check Notice, Child Find Activity Notice, Child Nutrition Programs, Child Privacy, Compulsory School Attendance Law, Curriculum Cycle, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Human Growth and Development Instruction, Notification of Nondiscrimination Policy, Notification of Rights Under the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment, Student Record Notice, Tobacco/Alcohol Products and Related Items Policy, Youth Options, Use of Possession of Two-Way Communication Devices, Special Education and other pertinent policies of laws. If you do not have access to our website and would like a copy of any of the before mentioned items, please call the district office at 920-348-5548, ext. 278. Parents/Guardians/Friends of the Graduating Class of 2010 This is your chance to recognize and immortalize your graduating senior. You can purchase “an ad for grad” space in the 2009-2010 Cambria-Friesland Yearbook. Here is how you do it: Gather up those pictures and think of something appropriate to say and forward all of it to the yearbook staff. Do it by January 5, 2010, so that we may work on it as soon as possible. Be sure to mark you pictures with your name and address so the pictures can be returned to you. Mailing address labels on the back of pictures work very well. Prices are listed as follows: 1/8 page -- $50.00 1/4 page -- $65.00 If you would like to run an ad, please contact Sarah Wendt, Yearbook Advisor, at 348-5135, ext. 101 or mail the information to: Sarah Wendt 410 E. Edgewater Street Cambria, WI 53923 Make checks payable to Cambria-Friesland School District. Please include your date of birth on your check. Thank you. Middle/High School Middle School Student Council You Deserve It Day The Middle School/High On Friday, December 18th, students will be School Student Council will going to Eastgate Theatre in Madison to see be holding a coin drive from “The Christmas Carol”. After watching the December 8th through movie, the students will go to East Towne December 15th. Mall for lunch with a little time to shop. Students will need to bring money for The pennies collected are counted as concessions at the movie and for their lunch. a positive amount and silver coins and dollar bills are negative. It is a competition for 6th, To qualify to go, students must be passing 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grades with classes, have all their work completed, and the proceeds going to the Leukemia Society not be sent to the office for any behavior of Wisconsin. issues. If parents have any questions, please contact Teri Dorner at 348-5135, ext. The winning class receives a pizza party! 104. National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Eight students from Cambria-Friesland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society during an induction ceremony on Tuesday, November 10th. In order to be selected, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above and meet high standards of service, leadership, and character. Students inducted were: Sydney Bancroft-Hart, Tyler Broesch, Zachary Bubolz, Anna Jacob, Saffire McCool, Taylor Quade, Arianna Wiersma, and Kayla Wiersma Current members of the NHS include: Patricia Ashley, Amanda Haldemann, Jessica Link, and Rebecca Koopmans NHS ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for high school students. The Cambria-Friesland High School Chapter has been active since 1965. NHS members will be expected to continue their exemplary contributions to the school and community. So far this year, the NHS bought supplies for local food pantries, made blankets for Project Linus, accompanied area children on the annual Halloween Parade, and are currently in the process of planning a blood drive for December 16th. ************************************************************************ PTO Information The PTO will once again set up a Christmas tree in the hallway by the Elementary Office with ornaments for items that the teachers would like to have in their rooms. If you would like to give one of these items as a gift to your child’s teacher take the ornament with you and use it as your gift tag on the item you have chosen. PARENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE; this is on a voluntary basis. NEW THIS YEAR, will be a tree in the hallway near the Middle School/High School Office for parents wishing to buy items for the middle school/high school teachers. The trees will be set up after Thanksgiving and will stay up until December 22nd. There will be a chart on the wall next to the tree indicating what color ornament goes with your child’s teacher. Thank you for all of your support. Next PTO Meeting PTO Officers are: Tuesday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the Gloria Leystra – President Middle School/High School Library. Heather Gove – Vice-President Diane DeYoung – Treasurer Everyone is welcome to attend Cheri Pulver – Secretary and childcare is provided. Financial Aid Meeting A financial aid meeting will be held at Randolph High School on Monday, January 4, 2010. This meeting is for Cambria-Friesland and Randolph High School students and parents. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. and will last about an hour. Laurie Rasmussen from DPI will present information on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the various types of financial aid. Ms. Droessler (RHS counselor) and Mrs. Henrikson will attend the meeting, call for more information. Students may start the process of completing the FAFSA after January 1 st if they are planning on attending school in fall of 2010 and have 2009 income tax information. The FAFSA is required for any federal grants or loan programs. Even if you feel that your family may not qualify for federal grant programs, the FAFSA must be completed to qualify for unsubsidized loans, which is usually at a lower interest rate. There are scholarship and FAFSA scams; be aware. Some of the warning signs are: You are asked to pay a fee Money-back offers or guarantees Credit card/bank account info required Provides exclusive information *************************************************** 2009-2010 Scholarships Available Scholarship Entry Date Deadline Date AXA Achievement Community Scholarship now February 15, 2010 Alliant Energy December 1, 2009 February 15, 2010 American Legion Auxiliary now March 1, 2010 American Legion Scholarship now March 1, 2010 Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs now January 25, 2010 Badgerland Financial now March 1, 2010 Columbia County Master Gardener Assoc Scholarship now March 15, 2010 Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin now December 21, 2009 Herzing University now March 26, 2010 KFC Colonel's Scholarship December 1, 2009 February 10, 2010 Mid-Wisconsin Home Builders now March 8, 2010 UW Stout now December 4, 2009 WI Auto/Truck Dealers now December 15, 2009 Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship now February 1, 2010 There are many other scholarships to check out online or with any of the schools you plan to attend. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Henrikson. Leadership Conference Five juniors: Sydney Bancroft-Hart, Zachary Bubolz, Kayla Wiersma, Saffire McCool, and Sam Tagliarino attended the Leadership Conference in November. The focus of the conference was all about hands-on environmental stewardship; reduce, reuse, and recycle. The students toured the Columbia County Recycling and Waste Processing Facility. After touring the facility students had the task of designing a new use for a paper bag. Students also learned how to reduce their carbon foot-print. The next meeting focuses on manufacturing. A big thank you to the Portage Area Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this great learning experience. Visual Art Department Elementary Artist of the Month for October Kameron Beneventi, Delaney Agnew, Joseph Pulver, Quintin Kanneman, Simon Schrandt, Makenna Koopmans, Bambi Guerrero, and Sienna Bahr – Congratulations! The Art Department is in need of some recycled plastic containers with lids. Cool whip, yogurt, butter containers, and ice cream buckets work great. Please wash out the containers well. If you can donate containers, you may drop them off at the elementary or high school office. Thank You! Ms. Bellanti-Johnson Holiday Craft Fair NOTIFICATION OF ASBESTOS STATUS Spanish Club & FCCLA will once again Copies of the current Asbestos Management be sponsoring a bake Plan, as well as copies of the three-year sale and soup/ Asbestos Inspection Plan, and the six-month sandwich luncheon inspections are on file and available in the during the Holiday Cambria-Friesland School District Office. Craft Fair on Saturday, December 12th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the school district office at 348-5548, ext. The craft fair held in November had an 278. excellent turnout and it is expected that the December 12th Fair be just as big, if not Gary Reineck, bigger. Superintendent/6-12 Principal The PTO would like to thank all the parents who help set up, bring food, and served the dinner to the teachers during the November 12th Parent/Teacher Conferences. Also, a big thank you to The Venture and Friesland Food for their food donation. ********************************************************************************** Booster Club Beef Raffle Get your tickets now! The Booster Club is raffling off a ¼ of a beef, with processing included. Tickets are available for $5.00 each or a book of 5 tickets for $20.00. Only 500 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased from any Booster Club officer or football coach. The tickets will also be available to purchase at home basketball games through December. The drawing will take place during half-time of the December 14th Cambria-Friesland vs. Randolph Basketball Game. ********************************************************************************** Cooks’ Corner -- It’s More Than Food! Lunch ladies, hair nets & aprons, serving from large containers, potatoes, fruit & vegetables, turkey hot dogs, and hamburgers…Lunch Ladies trying to encourage our students to eat healthy and to eat a variety of different foods…Lunch Ladies trying to make a small child smile when sad, taking the time to encourage and make them laugh. The serving line; it’s the face the students see every day, the presentation of food, and personalities. These lunch ladies hope we are serving you well. During this special time of year, we want to remember to be thankful for what we have and what we can do for others to make this season special for everyone. The Lunch Ladies, DeDe, Mary, & Janette ********************************************************************************** National Honor Society Upcoming Concert Events Blood Drive Elementary Holiday Concert The National Honor Society will once again Thursday, December 3, 2009, host a blood drive. The blood drive is being at 7:00 p.m. held on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. High School “Sounds of the Season Concert” You may make an appointment by calling Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 1-800-GIVE-LiFE (448-3543). at 7:00 p.m. Cambria-Friesland High School Music Department Holiday Concert and Holiday Dinner Cambria-Friesland High School Music Department Holiday Concert and Holiday Dinner is set for December 15th. On Tuesday, December 15th, the Cambria-Friesland High School Music Department will present its annual "Sounds of the Season Concert" featuring the Concert Band and Choir. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. in the high school gym. The ensembles will be performing a variety of holiday favorites. Preceding the concert, the Cambria-Friesland Music Friends will be hosting its 15th Annual Holiday Dinner. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a fabulous meal served to you right at your table by the music students. Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas, green salad, roll, and desserts are on this year's menu. The dinner is from 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The Holiday Dinner is an annual fundraiser for the group. Advanced ticket prices are $8.50 for adults and $9.00 at the door. Children, ages 6 and under, are $5.00 and are available at the door. Take out dinners are also available. "The dinner and concert is our way of giving the community a chance to slow down during the hectic pace of the holidays", says choir director Mrs. Wendlandt. The Music Friends take great pride in setting the mood for a relaxed meal and music experience by decorating the gym like a dinner theater. You can really relax for a few hours; enjoy some dessert and coffee while the music students entertain you." "Fifteen years ago, we served 75 people, and last year we served almost 300. The community truly enjoys this event" says Mr. Halverson. Tickets are available now from any high school band or choir member and at the high school office. The choir is under the direction of Mrs. Lois Wendlandt, and the band is under the direction of Mr. Todd Halverson. There is no cost for the concert. For more information on the December 15th Holiday Dinner, please contact Mrs. Wendlandt at 348-5135 ext. 106 or Mr. Halverson ext. 144. Terrific Kids Program The character trait for the month of October was “Enthusiastic”. October Kids Awards went to: 4-Kindergarten: Mary Hollenbeck, Keightlyn Dykstra Kindergarten: Spencer Wiersma, Daniella Molina, Cameron Bauer, Dakota Colburn First Grade: Carmen Briones, Rylee Prochnow, Rhyanon Anderson, Guinevere Fischer Second Grade: Morgan Jones, Maxwell Papp, Reed Prochnow, Galen Grice, Derek Schumacher Third Grade: Talia Burmania, Tristan Griffin, Hannah Scott, Sawyer Quade Fourth Grade: Lindsey Bauer, Hunter Stumpf, Faune Fisher, Delaney Agnew Fifth Grade: Ashtyn Smits, Tyler Zacho CAMBRIA-FRIESLAND MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL 2009-2010 FIRST QUARTER HONOR ROLL SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMAN Patricia Ashley* Sydney Bancroft-Hart* Samantha Adams* Gabriel Bubolz* Benjamin Cupery* Tyler Broesch* Claudia Casillas* Klayton Fritz* Justin Froehlich* Zachary Bubolz* Zania Hasselberger* Danielle Gorsuch* Amanda Haldemann* Anna Jacob* Corinna Koopmans* Tylor Katze* Kara Kampstra* Saffire McCool* Stephanie Lehman* Bryce Williams* Rebecca Koopmans* Taylor Quade* Brittany Wiersma* Lily Klema Kye Leystra* Katie VanderGalien* Samuel Colo'n Jessica Link* Arianna Wiersma* Valerie Haima Samuel Wiersma* Kayla Wiersma* Kaitlyn Witthun Nathaniel Braaksma Arianna Williams* Kimberly Gallagher Lauren Grahn Evelyn Pearson Abigail Jones James Schumacher Katlynn Keel Tiffanie Nelson Jordan Prochnow Stephanie Soter Corey Witthun Pedo Zavala EIGHTH SEVENTH SIXTH Gabrielle Bancroft-Hart* Mackenzie Guenther* Dana DeYoung* Albert Benish* Jennifer Holloway* Zoe Dykstra* Spencer Bylsma* Elsa Jensson* Emma Grahn* Alissa Cavazos* Cassandra Meltesen* Arienne Griffin* Daisy Guerrero* Lily Mitchell-Luft* Adrian Johnson* Haley Jensson* Megan Schmidt* Jacob Keip* Michaela Jones* Sullivan Schrandt* Jonathan Pulver* Cody Keip* Hailey Witthun* Madison Quade* Jenna Nelson* Paden Agnew Tyelar Warren* Robyn Wiersma* Tyler Bahr Alysa Anderson Isabel Avalos Trevor Broesch Wyatt Bancroft Austin Cutsforth Ramon Camacho Chelsey Barrett Dietric DeJager Andrew DeYoung Joseph Bradley Troy DeYoung Isabella Hasselberger Logan DeBoer Anthony Hang Allison Schwark Dakota Draheim Russell Koopmans Brooke Wentland Zachary Hughes Owen Schaalma Vaughn Johnson Tiffany Schade Isabelle Klema Dakota Tamminga Bennett Koopmans Ashleigh Terpstra Chelsey Krueger Jessica Stancer * denotes GPA of 3.5 or above Madeline Tamminga Kayla Wuerch December, 2009 Submitted by Mrs. Dykstra Title I Reading ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ EXERCISE THE READING HABIT 1. Help your child get the library habit. Set aside time every week to visit your local public library. It’s a wonderful FREE resource. While you are there, check out a book yourself. You’ll be providing a powerful example for your child. 2. Limit the amount of TV time. Studies show that kids who spend more than 10 hours a week watching television do worse in reading than kids whose parents set limits on TV time. A suggestion would be to give or have kids earn “TV tickets” good for 30 minutes of TV time. When tickets are gone, the television is turned off for the week. This same idea could be used for computer or video game time. 3. Make reading easy. If TV is within easy reach but books are on a high shelf, your child will be encouraged to make the easier choice. However, if a book-shelf filled with interesting books is easily available and TV time must be scheduled, the book choice will be much more attractive. HELPING YOUR CHILD LEARN TO LOVE READING WILL PAY OFF BETTER THAN NEARLY ANYTHING PARENTS CAN DO TO HELP THEIR CHILDREN DO WELL IN SCHOOL. 2nd Annual Community Costume Ball On Halloween night, the Cambria-Friesland PTO hosted the 2nd Annual Community Costume Ball. Both children and adults came dressed in a variety of fun and clever costumes to celebrate the evening and the spirit of community. Donations of non-perishable food items for the local food pantries were collected as admission. The Cambria Volunteer Fire Department provided fun and games with a huge “eyeball” piñata, a pumpkin rolling contest, and an exciting game of “hot pumpkin”, while the Welsh Prairie Livewires 4-H offered a delicious selection of food items in the concession stand and Dynamite DJ’s provided the music. The PTO offered prizes for first through third place in group, couple, community member, high school, middle school, elementary, and pre-school categories. The turnout was beyond expectations and fun was had by all. The following is a list of winners: PRE-SCHOOL 1. Dorothy - Kamber Pekarske COUPLE 1. Dorothy & Scarecrow – Jim and Peggy 2. Princess - Taryn Smits Agnew 3. Pirate Girl - Josye Keltner 2. Cheerleader & Football Player – Cory and Melissa Bahr ELEMENTARY 3. Hippies – Russell and Cherie Pulver 1. Elvis - Samantha Junget 2. Dracula - Coltan Wentland GROUP 1. Alice in Wonderland - Ryan, Denise, 3. Cave Girl - Sienna Bahr Sydney, Gabrielle, Olivia, and Griffin Hart MIDDLE SHCOOL 2. Mad Scientists - John, Gloria, Rachael, 1. Round Clown - Jessica Stancer and Sam Leystra 2. Polka Dot Clown - Isabel Avalos 3. Vampires - Don, Joan, and Brooke Wentland 3. Whoopi Cushion - Tyler Bahr COMMUNITY MEMBER HIGH SCHOOL 1. Lunch Lady - Cheryl Schwark 1. Michael Jackson - Dillon DeBoer 2. Morticia Adams - Gail Schneider 2. Tinker Bell - Kaitlyn Witthun 3. Clown - Christa Smits 3. Fireman – Jamie Schumacher Tools For Schools Dear Parent or Guardian, As our child’s school nurse, I want to inform you of two serious diseases impacting schools across the country. Pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”, is a serious disease that spreads easily and continues to be a problem in the United States among adolescents. Infection caused by hepatitis A virus is the most commonly reported vaccine-preventable hepatitis infection in the United States. In the prevention and control of influenza, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recently recommended that all children aged 6 months through 18 years receive vaccination against influenza for the 2009-2010 influenza season. Other age and risk groups previously recommended by the ACIP for annual vaccination against influenza have not changed. Most babies and young children get shots to prevent pertussis. However, this protection typically begins to wear off by the time they reach their preteen years. Children are at higher risk in school settings where they’re in close contact with lots of other children. There is a booster shot for preteens and teens that adds pertussis protection to the routine tetanus and diphtheria (Td) booster shot. Adolescents aged 11-18 years should receive a single dose of Tdap instead of Td for booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis if they have completed the recommended childhood DTP/DTaP vaccination series and have not received Td or Tdap. The preferred age for Tdap vaccination is 11-12 years. Some states have vaccination requirements for students entering specific grades. Check with your state’s department of health for more information. Infection caused by hepatitis A virus is usually mild but, when it is severe, it can cause children to miss many days of school. You may not be able to tell if your child or a playmate has hepatitis A. Children who get hepatitis A may have fever, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), tiredness, and loss of appetite. Others may not have any signs or symptoms but can still spread the disease. Hepatitis A virus is spread through contact with stool, person-to-person contact, or by eating or drinking contaminated foods or liquids. For children, the first dose of vaccine should be given at 12 to 23 months of age. Children who are not vaccinated by 2 years of age can be vaccinated at later visits. Two doses of the vaccine are needed for lasting protection. These doses should be given at least 6 months apart. Hepatitis A vaccine may be given at the same time as other vaccines. Hepatitis A vaccine, like any medicine, could possibly cause problems such as severe allergic reactions. The risk of hepatitis A vaccine causing serious harm or death is extremely small. Getting hepatitis A vaccine is generally much safer than getting the disease. Please refer to the following vaccination checklist to make sure your adolescent child stays fully protected. For children ages 11-12 years: Recommended for all pre-teens Recommended for some pre- Vaccinations your child may and teens, routinely or when teens and teens who are at have missed: indicated and feasible: increased risk for infection due to certain underlying medical conditions: Tdap booster – Protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and Influenza – Helps protect Hepatitis B – Protects against pertussis (whooping cough) against influenza (flu) hepatitis B Meningococcal Conjugate – Hepatitis A – Protects against Inactivated Poliovirus – Protects against hepatitis A Protects against polio meningococcal disease Human Papillomavirus – Pneumococcal Polysaccha Measles, Mumps, and Protects against cervical ride – Protects against Rubella – Protects against cancer pneumococcal disease measles, mumps, and rubella Influenza – Helps protect Varicella – Protects against against influenza (flu) chickenpox Please contact your child’s healthcare provider soon to discuss how your child can be protected against pertussis and hepatitis A. Vaccines are not only for children. Here’s what you can do to help protect yourself. Adults should consider vaccination for pertussis: * If aged 19-64, adults should receive a single dose of Tdap to replace the next scheduled dose of tetanus and diphtheria toxoids vaccine for booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis if they receive their last Td dose >10 years earlier and have not previously received a Tdap vaccine. * Adults who have or anticipated close contact with an infant aged <12 months should receive a single dose of Tdap to reduce the risk for transmitting pertussis. Adults should also consider vaccination against hepatitis A if they have certain risk factors, including: * Travel in areas of the world where hepatitis A is common * Have close, personal contact with an infected person * Are exposed through food and waterborne outbreaks * Work in daycare or have contact with daycare children or employees For a healthy school, Cere Burmania School Nurse This notification was made possible by GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines. Al Bronson Classic Alumni Tournament The annual Al Bronson Basketball Classic Alumni Tournament will be held at the Cambria-Friesland School on Saturday, January 16, 2010, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the American Cancer Society for cancer research. To register or if you have questions please contact Derrick Smit at 920-348-6641 or 920-382- 3135. We hope to see you there! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 2009 Cambria-Friesland Elementary World Series As a long-time tradition, there is an elementary World Series at recess, for grade K-3. This year was a good one. It began on October 12th, when Bayleigh Sanborn, the captain of the Nationals lead his team to a 9-1 victory over Jacob Schreiber’s Brewers. Both captains are 2nd graders. The next day, Bayleigh and Eduardo Zavala hit home runs to give the Nationals a 9-6 win over Milwaukee. That day Mr. Freeman could just not find the plate. Game 3 of the series brought more runs as the Brewers finally showed their power in a 10-7 win. Looking to go up 3-1 in the series, the Brewers came back with a huge 5-4 win featuring some great fielding plays by David Owen. In game 5, the Nationals used their bats again for an 11-4 win, and they now had thoughts of clinching it all. Brewer Reed Prochnow continued to be hot for his team including hitting a grand slam, but it just was not enough. Due to bad weather, the series was delayed a week. But on the 27th of October the Nationals won the title with an 8-5 win in game 6. That was fine as most of the kids were awaiting the beginning of Elementary football. Nationals team members: Bayleigh Sanborn (Capt.), Codey Broesch, Colten DeJager, Eduardo Zavala, David Owen, Austin (Cannonball) Kanneman, Katelyn Schneider, Talia Burmania, and Collin Koronkiewicz. Brewers team members: Jacob Schreiber (Capt.), Andrew DeBoer, Wyatt Owen, Reed Prochnow, Cole Haney, Jora Hughes, Mason Hughes, Chloe DeYoung, and David Anderson. Other players: Adam Draheim, Jonathon Schumacher, Maxwell Papp, Coltan Wentland, Sawyer Quade, Sierra Anacker, Devan Senf, Josef Szytz, Carter Smits, Zachary Deakin, and Gavin Winchell Change of Date For Boys’ Basketball Game The boys’ basketball team was originally scheduled to play Dodgeland on December 11th. This has been changed. The boys’ team will be playing Dodgeland at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Saturday, January 23, 2010, prior to a Milwaukee Bucks Game. Please watch for further information on the game and ticket availability. VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM The Varsity Volleyball team, consisting of Amanda Haldemann, Patricia Ashley, Evelyn Pearson, Rebecca Koopmans, Jessica Link, Kara Kampstra, Saffire McCool, Kayla Wiersma, Arianna Wiersma, Lauren Grahn, Sydney Bancroft–Hart, Makayla Froehlich, and Brittany Wiersma had another great season and finished 2nd in the conference, right below Valley Christian from Oshkosh. The Toppers were led this year by captains Kara Kampstra, Evelyn Pearson, Arianna Wiersma, as well as Kayla Wiersma. The entire team of 13 girls worked hard both on and off the court to make this a memorable and successful season. Kayla Wiersma was awarded 2nd team all conference as a setter in the post season. Arianna Wiersma received 1 st team all conference as an outside hitter, was once again awarded the conference MVP, as well as all state honorable mention. Congratulations!! Thank You! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, to everyone that helped make our 1st Annual “Pink Out” a huge success! It was amazing to walk into the school and see so much pink! A special thank you also goes to the alumni and staff that were so willing to quickly put a team together and play against the varsity team. The final numbers are in and we were able to send a check for $1,815.19 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. We have set the bar high for next year! LET’S FILL THE GYM AND ELIMINATE HUNGER IN OUR AREA!!!! PLEASE HELP SUPPORT THE LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES BY WORKING WITH THE CAMBRIA-FRIESLAND GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM TO “CAN HUNGER” IN OUR AREA. On Thursday, December 17, 2009, anyone who shows up with can good donation will receive free admission into the Cambria- Friesland vs. Central Wisconsin Christian girls basketball game. Since our area has a rich tradition in the canning industry, both Del Monte Foods and Seneca Foods have agreed to match the can goods received that night. So let’s fill the gym, eliminate hunger in our area, and support the Cambria-Friesland Girls Basketball Team in this cause. CAMBRIA – FRIESLAND GIRLS’ BASKETBALL KIDS CAMP Attention Girls in grades K – 3: There is still time to sign up for the Cambria-Friesland Girls’ Basketball Kids Camp. Girls who sign up for this receive: Free admission to all home games Attend a mini-camp and learn the basics about basketball Cambria-Friesland Basketball T-shirt (Wear this to home games for free admission) K-3 Camp Date: Saturday, January 9, 2010 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Signup sheets are available in the classrooms. The purpose of the Cambria-Friesland Athletic Booster Club is to provide support for middle school and high school athletics. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The minutes of our meetings are posted on the school’s website. Our next meeting is Wednesday, December 2, 2009. BEEF RAFFLE: The Booster Club is selling raffle tickets for ¼ of a beef. Tickets are $5.00 for one or $20.00 for five. The drawing will be held during half-time of the Randolph vs. Cambria-Friesland boys’ basketball game on December 14th. To purchase tickets, contact a Booster Club officer or a coach. Tickets will also be available to purchase at home basketball games. CLOTHING: Don’t know what to get your athlete for Christmas? The Booster Club is selling embroidered sport hand towels for $13.00 each. They are available for volleyball, football, basketball, baseball, track, and golf. There is also one that has the Hilltopper mascot on it. You may get your athlete’s name embroidered on the towel at no extra charge. There are also 3 new items. An embroidered long sleeve thermal, embroidered men’s fleece jacket, and an embroidered ladies’ full-zip jacket. Order forms for all of our Booster Club items are on the school website www.cf.k12.wi.us or you may obtain them from the middle school/high school office. Orders, with payment, may be dropped off in the Middle School/High School Office. The deadline for guaranteed Christmas delivery is Friday, December 11th. CAN RECYLCLING: Remember if you have aluminum cans to recycle the Booster Club has a recycle bin in the upper parking lot of the school. All proceeds from the cans go to support the football program. If you have any questions regarding the Booster Club, please contact one of the officers: Barb Williams 348-5474 Barb Haldemann 348-5186 Marilyn Bubolz 348-5888 Joe DeYoung 348-5783 We are very proud of “our school” and “our athletes”. We would encourage parents, coaches and community members to become involved in the Booster Club, whether through joining and becoming a member, attending meetings, joining a committee, or supporting one of our events. We are always looking for new members. Please support Cambria-Friesland athletics! Booster Club’s Next Meeting Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 7:15 p.m. Order your Christmas Gifts Early The Booster Club has various items that would make wonderful gifts for family, friends, and that someone who is difficult to buy for. New items include sports towels, ladies full-zip jacket, men’s fleece jacket, and thermal wear. Please see the information below: SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOL IN STYLE AND COMFORT Order your Hilltopper Clothing Today! All types of comfortable clothing are available to show your support for your school. Items that are screen printed will have the design shown to the right. Tee-Shirts are available in white and grey. They are 50% polyester and 50% cotton to control shrinkage. Crewneck Sweatshirts are 7.8 ounces, with a ribbed collar, cuffs, and waistband. Also available in white and grey. They are 50% polyester and 50% cotton. Hooded Sweatshirts, always in style, are available in white and grey with a kangaroo pouch pocket and are 50% polyester and 50% cotton. Open Bottom Black Sweatpants feature a slightly smaller logo on them, and are available in Ladies’ and girls' sizes only. Shorts, available in black, feature the same logo as the sweatpants. Adult shorts have a 9-inch inseam; youth shorts have a 5-inch inseam. NEW - EMBROIDERED ITEMS ALSO AVAILABLE **Ladies’ Flatback Rib Full-Zip Jackets are 10 ounces with a twill-trimmed neck seam. It features a gently contoured silhouette, princess cut, and open hem and cuffs. It is 85% cotton and 15% polyester. **Men's Microfleece Jackets are made from ultra-soft micro fleece, and are great for all seasons. It has flatlock stitching, adjustable elastic draw-cord hood and hem, and is 100% polyester. **Long Sleeve Thermals offer lightweight warmth with a soft stretch. They are 5 ounces, 60% cotton and 40% polyester mini waffle blend with minimal shrinkage. They have flatlock seams throughout, and rib knit cuffs. Embroidered Towels with sports logo and name make the perfect accessory to any sport. PERSONALIZATION AVAILABLE ON SELECT ITEMS **Personalization not available on these items See ordering information on next page, or stop in the high school office for a form. If ordering gifts for Christmas, absolute deadline is December 11, 2009. Orders will be submitted November 13, November 25, and December 11, 2009. Orders may be dropped off in the high school office. Questions - contact Shelley Wiersma 920-348-5603 or Barb Ashley 920-348-5938 The Booster Club is once again selling Red Duffel Bags with the Topper Logo. The deadline for guaranteed Christmas delivery is Friday, December 11th. Large Duffel: $31.00 without name Small Duffel: $21.00 without name $35.00 with name $25.00 with name Daypacks: $13.00 without name $17.00 with name PLEASE SEND IN YOUR PAYMENT WITH THE COMPLETED ORDER. BAGS WILL NOT BE ORDERED WITHOUT PAYMENT. Make checks payable to CF BOOSTER CLUB. Name________________________________________________ Item: Large Duffel_______ Small Duffel_______ Daypack_______ Name on bag: (please print) __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 11th FOR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY. Any questions call Shelley Wiersma 920-348-5603 or Barb Ashley 920-348-5938. NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION [Sec. 120.06(6)(b)] NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the School District of Cambria-Friesland on Tuesday, April 5, 2010, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term of office for school board member is three years beginning on Monday, April 26, 2010. Office Incumbent Representative from the TOWNSHIP OF COURTLAND Shelby Heller Representative from the VILLAGE OF FRIESLAND Randall G. Bobholz Representative from the TOWNSHIPS OF RANDOLPH, KINGSTON, & MANCHESTER Rita Woelffer Burmania NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a Campaign Registration Statement and a Declaration of Candidacy, must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m., on January 5, 2010, in the office of the school district clerk. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. Declaration of Candidacy forms, Campaign Registration Statements and a description of the school district boundaries can be obtained from the school district office at 410 East Edgewater Street, Cambria, Wisconsin. Dated this 4th day of November, 2009. Jason Graham School District Clerk Christmas Break Early Release There is no school due There is an early release on to Christmas Break from Wednesday, December 23, December 24, 2009, 2009. Students will be through January 3, 2010. dismissed at 1:00 p.m. Classes resume on Monday, January 4, 2010. Open Enrollment Change in December The next open enrollment application Board Meeting Date period will be February 1st - 19th, 2010, for the 2010-2011 school year. The December Board Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 22, Applications may be located on 2009, at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle https://www2.dpi.state.wi.us/OpenEnrollApp. School/High School Library. More information will be provided in the January newsletter.
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