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I Wednesday, October 26, 1994, The Sun 11 By Don Keller, Principal Red Ribbon Week is being observed at Willamina Elementary School with a variety of activities. An assembly was held yesterday featuring Dan Martinez. He is a Native American and appeared in native dress to speak on being drug free, positive living and respect for One another. Jeff Auget, a counselor at the Sheridan FCI, will speak in a number of classrooms today about rug, alcohol and tobacco preven- tion issues. The activities for the week will COnclude with the annual Red Rib- ben parade to city hall on Thursday. Students will leave the school at 12:45 p m and upon arriving at city hall wili present a drug-free procla- mation to Mayor Twila Hill. Parents and community members are invited to join the staff and students for any of these activities. There will be no school on Friday, Oct. 28, as a release day to work on staff development is scheduled. September Eagle Awards were presented to the following students for being new to Willamina Elemen- tary: 1st Grade: Christine Bryant, Nicole Hamling, Joey Turner, Zachary Hanson, Ian Huntley, Charles Decker, Jeffrey Nason, Kel- ley Kirchhoff, Ashley Bedortha. 2nd Grade: Jared Staben, Eliza- beth Jewell, Candace Garrett, Sheena Johnson, David Turner, Richard Vandershuere, Holli Van- dersheure. 3rd Grade: Kevin Myers, Kerry Justen, Matthew Hanson, Robert Bryant, Kelly Adams, Ben Bolson. 4th Grade: Jerame McCoy, Eric Martin, Christina Hash, Christine Ramirez, Jacob Harper. 5th Grade: Rick Powell, Melissa Kidd, Trinity Godfrey, Megan Bur- ger, Eddie Anderson, Mike Noel, Valerie Logan, Emily Doornbos, Andrea Smith, Kate Staben. By Alan Wells, Principal Recently, Pauline Elliot received ~ Yamhili Conservation Teacher of Year award. She was presented a and $250 to be used She has agreed to be TAG and 504 coordinator. The 7th and 8th grade student held their first activity night They also held an expec- SHERIDAN SCHOOLS BREAKFAST MENUS French toast, orange smiles Breakfast combo bar, juice Cinnamon toast, sausage, Waffle sticks, applesauce Cereal, sunflower seeds, juice SHERIDAN SCHOOLS tations assembly for displaying proper student behavior. The 4th, 5th and 6th grade student council members are Serena Bryant, Jessica Holmes, Fawntia Fowler, Krista LaRue, Jimmy Sprouil, Josh Togstad, Mark Austin, Luke Jack- son, Lee Faust, Katie Smith, Jamie Bell, Allison Latham, June Kilgore, Jennifer Gonzales, Kevin Riedel, Waylon Stephens, Dustin Murrell, Sabrina Bell and Tyson Herber. They are currently planning future activities. After comparing the number of discipline referrals from a year ago, we have had a decrease of 18. Last year there were 56 referrals the first month of school. This year there were 38 and eight of those referrals were initiated by the principal. This is a reduction of approximately ~' ....LUNCH MENUS ..........- one-third.. Daily. Pizza cold sandwich Several of our teachers have been g~e~ay: and are currently maintaining per- Pretzel witch sandwich, goblin ._ n salad, frightening fruit, cookie li~sday: Potato bar, variety bar sonal contact with parents by phone. Wednesday: Wiener bar, variety bar They are very pleased with the dhursday: Cookie Day/Sloppy joes, va- cooperation they have received from '~Y bar the parents conceming their stu- I:riday: Brunch/Bagel & cream cheese, ~t~age, hashbrown patty, juice dent's progress. ~..V~'iety Bar: Fresh/canned fruit, fresh/ Our Open House was held Oct. 6. -v~ed veggies, breads, salads We had very good parent participa- tion. Enrollment at Chapman School as of Oct. 4 is 320 students. There are 57 in 8th grade, 77 in 7th grade, 63 in 6th grade, 67 in 5th grade and 56 in 4th grade. We also have 31 students attending the Japanese Immersion program. WILLAMINA SCHOOLS td BREAKFAST MENUS onday: jl~Sday: Choice of cereal, fruit Waffles or pancakes, syrup, Wednesday" Combo bar, potato square, ~h.ursday: French toast, sausage, fruit r~lay: No school, grading day WILLAMINA SCHOOLS LUNCH MENUS Entrees: Choice of pizza or ham- Ham sandwich, Halloween/ haystack mounts, nervous werewolf brew, crunchies Turkey sandwich, hamburger Potatoes, green beans, roll Tuna sandwich, chicken Bologna & cheese sand- dog, fries No school, grading day Variety Bar: fresh/cooked fruits & breads & crackers, choice of (Skim, low-fat, chocolate, whole) GRAND RONDE ~, BREAKFAST MENUS ~or~lay: Breakfast burdto ~uesday: Sausage, muffin, fruit or juice ~=ednesday: Biscuit w/egg, fruit or juice mursday: Cereal, toast, juice ~'ttday: No school GRAND RONDE I~li~ LUNCH MENUS ~ff Entrees. Pizza hot dogs or: I~r~ay: HalloweeWcheesy fish witch, ~, er gee, goblin cookie, witches brew ~lday: Chicken nuggets I~ nesday: Cheeseburger, French Senior Issues: Edu,ration: ~ursday: Dell sandwich ~..ay: No school ~it~blVariety Bar: fresh/cooked fruits& (u~ les, breads & crackers, milk ~ce of skim low-fat chocolate, ~e) ' k is served with all school meals. Lux continues By Doug Miller, Principal Pat Lux has acted as the district EA.M.E. coordinator since its inception in 1992. Through her focused and committed leadership, she has helped to maintain the high profile of this K-5 fine arts program. When you visit Fauiconer Grade School, notice the framed prints hanging in the main hall. These prints are from the first year of EA.M.E. Pat has taken it upon herself to have the artists' prints framed for both Faulconer and Chapman. She has personally absorbed the cost at this time, but I am working to find funds to reim- burse her for the cost of the materi- als ($125/school/set). Enrollment at Faulconer Grade School as of Oct. 5 is 261 students. This includes 68 in 3rd grade, 40 in 2nd grade, 40 in blended, 53 in 1st grade and 60 in kindergarten. Government Accountability: Relines Repairs Free Consultation Full Upper & Lower Dentures Starting at l~don Stout eensed Denturtst Mc MINNVILLE Monday, Wednesday & Friday I0 a.m. to 5 p.m. By Appointment Only 145 E. 3rfl St. Chapman fourth grade teacher Roseanna Miller shows her class mascots. The two rats are named "Shaq" and 'Ghost." --Photo by Travis Moore. II Roseanna Miller of Sheridan is four children enrolled in Sheridan one of the nearly 20 new staff in the schools. Sheridan school district. Miller's class mascots are two Miller teaches fourth grade at rats named "Shaq" and "Ghost." Chapman Grade School. She said the students love to play She started teaching in Ohio after with them" and they are harmless. receiving a degree from Bowling Miller got into teaching because Green State University. She taught of her positive experiences in for a year in Minnesota, then moved school. to Oregon. "I liked school when I was a Miller taught at the West Valley kid," she said. "Everybody runs Academy for the last five years, into a teacher that made a difference teaching high school age students, in their lives. I wanted to be like She and her husband Bill havethem." By Craig Prough, Principal The Sheridan High School stu- dent council is currently planning guide group and homecoming activ- ities. Homecoming week is Oct. 24-28. The football game is against Amity at 7 p.m. Friday. The SHS site council has received the community and parent survey. Two hundred parent surveys were sent out and 19 were returned. One hundred community surveys were sent out and five were returned. The council will determine at their next meeting what the next steps will be to build the school profile and school improvement plan. Our alternative school has 28 students. Twenty are in the extended-day school only and eight are concurrently enrolled in the regular program and the extended- day program. Fifty-seven parents attended the Open House held last month. We also held a Parent Scholarship Night where Mr. Mahe talked with 30 juniors, seniors and their parents about financial aid and scholarships. Eleven freshmen, under the guid- ance of guide group teacher Brad Smith, have volunteered to clean up various sections of downtown Sheri- dan each week during guide group. Enrollment at Sheridan High School as of Oct. 12 is 237 students. This includes 49 seniors, 53 juniors, 59 sophomores and 76 freshmen. Parmeter and Howard honored for poetry Two Willamina Middle School students won awards in the Yamhill Education Service District Red Rib- bon Week poetry contest last week. Anne Parmeter, grade 6, won first place with her "Drug Free" poem. Mike Howard, also a sixth grader, took second place. Parmeter and Howard received a coupon for a double pizza, a plastic sports bottle and a pencil. Red Ribbon Week is an annual campaign to promote awareness of and activities for drug prevention. By Kathy Sumners, Principal Open House, Volunteer Fair, Hal- loween Party! Many activities have been going on at Grand Ronde Elementary during the past month. We had a very successful open house with many students showing their parents around the school including the new music/band room and the book fair. We would like to give a special thanks to Vernon Kennedy and Dwayne Manyhides from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and their students who provided us with real atmosphere in the form of drumming and chanting in our covered area during the open house. Thank you to all parents who purchased or allowed their children to purchase books at our book fair. We made enough money for the school to purchase a new 27" television and a VCR for use in the classrooms. Donna Halleck, Grand Ronde Elementary School teacher and our site council chairperson, held a volunteer fair on Oct. 10 that invited parents interested in volunteering at the school to come to the school for an orientation. We had several par- ents who were interested and many who are already working in the classrooms. As the saying goes, "It takes a village to raise a child," and indeed, in education, the more peo- ple who pitch in, the better job we can do. Thanks to all of these people for their interest and support. Your presence gives a message to every- one that you care about education. The students need you. Work is going on for the Hallow- een party on Oct. 31. It takes hours of preparation and planning to make that evening a special one for all the kids who participate. This is the pet project of our PTO which is led by newly elected officers Carrie Stutz- man, president; Yvonne Hoopingar- her, vice-president; Lupe Tortes, treasurer;, and Mary Kyllonen, secretary. These people and all of the other volunteers involved are doing a marvelous job for kids. Students of the month for Sep- tember were recently awarded to the following students: Lindsay Wilson, kindergarten; Joey Sabey, Ms. Hal- lock's class; Becky Bennett and David Ray, Mrs. Boatwright's class; Jordan Cizek, Mrs. Neal's class; Mickey Hoopingarner, Mr. James class; Kristina Pugh, Mr. Hile's class; Jeremiah Mercier, Indian edu- cation; Sam Lang, Chapter 1 read- ing and math; Josh Moniz, Mrs. Bolster/Mrs. Holtz' class; Becky Bennett, music; Jordan Cizek and Kenneth Banner, PE; Danny Clark, cafeteria; and Casey Ojua, library. F Don't wait ,oo 'til the 9o temperature 80 70 really drops, 5O Call NOW for delivery 3o of your home 10 0 heating oil ( i-- I .-- I .I i--... i~=.. !-- DJ PETROLEUM ENERGY PRODUCTS 241 C Street, Willamina o orders available Steaks Fri. & SaL Nights Homemade Pies & Desserts, Daily Speciak 843-3822 Hours: Mon. 6am.2:3Opm Tues..Sat. 6am.8:OOpm Sun. Breakfast & Lunch Specials 8 7 6- 2 9 5 2 Practidng General Dentistry. Children also welcome. Dr. Viljak is a UCLA dental school graduate and has been practidng for the past l 0 years. Our office has a cadng attitude to help you with your dental needs. We look forward to caring for you. Office to open October l, 1994. Located at 8th and 99W (707 E. 8th Street) in/Vtc~nnville. Saturday appointments available. We look forward to cadng for you. IIll II II rl'~ompson FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 4 Terry Thompson, as our State Representative, will work to create a fair and stable funding program for our schools. Terry says the "education of Oregon's children should be our top priority." Terry Thompson's background in business has taught him to balance a budget while account- ing for every dollar spent. He will apply this experience to state government to ensure that we receive the full value for our tax dollars. II ...... Working to get our fair share from Salem. Terry has earned the support of the state's largest organization of seniors, the Oregon State Coun- cil of Senior Citizens PAC because he is committed to senior issues. As a commercial fisherman for the past 30 years, Terry Thomp- son has the common sense to balance well-managed natural resources with necessary family wage jobs. Authorized by Terry Thompson for State Representative 5123 NW Agate Way, Newport, OR 97365