Preschoolers from Watkins Elementary School toured the Watkins Post Office Thursday morning,
May 12. Above, postmaster Janice Sheets explains the process of receiving, sorting, and delivering mail to the students. “That’s a lotta mail!” was exclaimed more than once. Below, students each brought a Mother’s Day letter to drop in the mailbox, but first the postmaster shows the variety of stamps available. Staff photos by Jean Doran Matua.
Come one, come all, to the EV-W Spring ExtravaBANDza at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the old high school gym. Come hear the fifth- and sixth-grade bands perform their concert pieces. Be amazed by the Junior Band as they play their selections, and tap your toes along with the Jazz Ensemble and Senior Band. Then enjoy “Attack of the Slide Trombones” as it is performed by every EV-W band student in a Mass-Band selection at the end of the concert. A good time will be had by all!
Eden Valley-Watkins Girl Scouts will be holding their annual year-end award ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Eden Valley Event Center. Area residents are invited to join us as we recognize our Scouts for their achievements of this past year.
All currently registered Girl Scouts and their families are encouraged to attend.
Fresh from the Minnesota FFA Convention last week, the Eden Valley-Watkins FFA held their annual banquet Sunday, May 5, in the new Eden Valley Event Center (and Library).
The 2012-2013 Chapter officer team consists of Anne Gathje, president; Dillon Blonigen, vice president; James Gathje, secretary; Erica McCann, treasurer; Bobby Kipf, reporter; and Lyle Miller, sentinel.
The EV-W Choral Department will perform their Spring Concert “See the World Through Childrens Eyes” on Monday, May 13.
The concert will be held at the Assumption Church in Eden Valley, starting at 7:30 p.m. The seventh- and eighth-grade choir and 9-12 Concert Choir will perform music that expresses the hopes, fears and dreams of our youth; with a little Disney thrown in just for fun! Everyone is invited.