IMPACT students show off their decorated bird houses at the EV-W Elementary School Tuesday, April 23. They made the bird houses to celebrate Earth Day and to welcome all the birds home for Spring. In back, left to right, are Grant Oporto, Kenzie Carlson, Mykayla Ballard, and Kayla Schindler; in the middle are Amber Boulton, William Ballard, and Lilly McQuiston; and in front are Jared Carlson, Daciana Ruhland, and Hannah Goetsch. Submitted photo.
Kathy Pauls, a local teacher from Eden Valley-Watkins High School, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 21 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops, July 14-19. The National Endowment for the Humanities is a federal agency that each year supports summer study opportunities so that teachers can work with experts in humanities disciplines.
Kathy will participate in a workshop entitled “Sailing to Freedom: New Bedford and the Underground Railroad.” The one-week program will be held at New Bedford Mass., and is directed by Dr. Timothy Walker-Program Director, and Lee Blake-Program Administrator.
Eighteen EV-W students lettered and maintained an accumulative 3.7 GPA or better during their winter season to qualify for the Central Minnesota Conference All-Academic team. Those achieving the award were (from left) in first row are Brook Stang, Elaina Stommes, and Breanna Stang. In second row are Maria Holdvogt, Greta Stommes, Bella Perlberg-Cromwell, Heidi Geislinger, and Kaitlyn Gruber. In third row are Mindy Forcier, Heather Anderson, Anne Benson, and Dyani Acosta. In fourth row are Deb Holdvogt, Anne Gathje, Zach Blonigen and Matt Schinder. Not pictured are Kirby Knutson and Patrick Latcham.
Proposed changes in immunization rules for schools, child care would require Hepatitis A and meningococcal vaccinations
Tdap also added to secondary school schedule; hepatitis B expanded to child care
The Valley Victors 4-H club held their April meeting April 8, 2013, at the Eden Valley Event Center. Roll call was name something fun to do in the mud. Ashley Gruenes talked to the club about how to bottle feed a calf. Arnie Gruenes showed the club how to make seven layer bars. Anthony Shettler presented a demonstration on showing rabbits. Taylor Ruprecht talked about the show box diorama that she made. Leah Ruprecht showed the club how to make chocolate chip cookies. Gretta Lemke presented a demonstration on fortune tellers. George Lemke gave a demonstration on making survival crafts. Henry Lemke showed the club his food review project.