Eden Valley-Watkins High School is hosting Career Day from 8:45-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, for students in grades 6-12. They are looking for EV-W alumni who are willing to make four 30-minute presentations about their career. Coffee and rolls will be waiting for you at 8:15 a.m. check-in (at the high school office now in the southwest corner of the school), and you’re invited to stay for lunch. Call Jeanne Geislinger at (320) 453-2900 ext. 1030 if you are interested and available.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, IMPACT did an owl craft at the EV-W Elementary. We had an “owlstanding” experience. Submitted photo.
Eden Valley-Watkins Cub Scout Pack 363 will be distributing bags for their annual “Scouting for Food” drive Sunday, Oct. 27. Please fill these bags with non-perishable food items, or other items listed on the bags, and have the bags outside your doors Saturday, Nov. 2, by 9 a.m. for pick-up. In the past, the people of Eden Valley and Watkins have been very generous and have made past food drives big successes, thank you!
Any boys from kindergarten through fifth grade who are interested in joining Cub Scouts, are invited to attend the next Cub Scout pack meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Eden Valley Elementary cafeteria. If you can’t make it but are still interested in joining, or for any questions, please call Jessie Teicher at (320) 453-2973.
Class/Grade/Subject(s): Seventh-grade Life Science, eighth-grade Food Science, ninth-grade Physical Science.
My family: Wife Janelle, and three boys: Miles, 9, Lee, 6, and Bennet, 3 1/2.
I grew up in: Villard, Minn.
My high school: Minnewaska Area
College: Biology/Life Sciences degree at Moorhead State University.
My academic achievements: Graduating in four years.
Other life achievements: My wife and I built a house in Watkins 10 years ago; we had a contractor but we did a lot of the work ourselves.
My favorite school experience (as a student): Making it to the State Tournament in basketball and baseball as a senior at Minnewaska.
My favorite school experience (as a teacher): Preparing students for the fabulous MCA III science test.
Something most people don’t know about me: I student-taught and lived for a year in New Zealand. I also taught for a year in Hawaii.