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TRIBUNE Education Wednesday, February 4, 2004 Page 5 BETTER INFORMED VOTERS i all again. recent cold snap that hit us, everyone is obvi- more time indoors. What better way to spend YOur children or grandchildren than by selecting a read. Here are a few quick tips to remember. off the "IV. Your children will not pay attention to the can still see and hear the "IV. stories that you don't enjoy yourself. Your dis- inthe reading. get too comfortable. If you lie down, you're likely to If you slouch, your voice will lose it's energy. sit up when you read. if your kids interrupt with a lot of ques- the time to answer those questions right away. not time limit for reading a book. When you finish with or chapter, take the time to ask questions about the child wasn't able to answer the question, repeat to them and then read the page over. is just as good as quantity. Your child 10 minutes of reading far longer than they will two hours of "IV. of your reading and TV activities for a week. compare how they stack out. Then discuss with want to make any changes. fun and enjoyable. Remember, students imi- so read every day. WWG Middle School holds Spelling Bee The local spelling bee was held at the WWG Middle School with 18 stu- dents participating and a roomful of parents and well- wishers looking on. The winner of the Spelling Bee was Kendra Christians and she will advance to Redwood Falls on February 17th for the Regional Spelling Bee. Runners-up included, second place Cedar Yang, and Lindsey Byers, Nick Dusek and Ellie Vondracek in the top five. Last year's winning spelling word at the National Spelling Bee was pococurante. All local Bee Contestant winners included: Alexis Quade, Fong Her, Spencer Knott, Steven Pfarr, Cedar Yang, Sara Jarmer, Suhail Varwani, Ashley Hedges, Kendra Christians, Dan McClellan, Lindsey Byers, Kirsten Widman, Grace Bitker, Yolanda Cooley, Nick Dusek, Sami Hay, Ellie Vondracek, Malori Paplow. Winner Kendra Christians. Submitted photo competing at SSU Knowledge Bowr Teams till a great season Competing at Lakeville, Windom and SSU before the sub-section competition. Team Nick Dusek, Amanda Deprez, Laurie Hay. Submitted photo WALNUT GROVE -- Local Spelling Bee Contestant winners included: Alexis Quade, Fong Her, Spencer Knott, Steven Pfarr, Cedar Yang, Sara Jarmer, Suhail Varwani, Ashley Hedges, Kendra Christians, Dan McClellan, Lindsey Byers, Kirsten Widman, Grace JBitker, Yolanda Cooley, Nick Dusek, Sami Hay, Ellie Vondracek, Malori Paplow. Submitted photo e Bowl Members Doubler, Taylor Chapman, Ellie Vondracek, Joua Yang, Kablia Yang, Ger Vang, Danlelle Osland, Amber Rails, Lacey Hoffman, Anthony Alcorn, Nick Dusek, Sami Hay, Amanda Deprez, Laurie Nordahl, hs, Andrew Hemp, Tony Vang, Josh Merrick, Grace Bitker. Submitted College news :al List Technical ia Sioux Falls, SD the Fall 2003 List. eligible List the be a full-time have achieved a point aver- the semester. o.a the list is Paul zn the Diesel Program. dean's ced stadents were 2,275 North University stu- Placed on the fall B list. ust earn a 3.50 average or high- at least to qualify. on the list is Terri in the ure pro- U of SD releases 2003 fall dean's list The U of SD, Vermillion has announced the dean's list for the 2003 fall semes- ter. Students must achieve a GPA of at least 3.5 while earning 12 or more credit hours with no incomplete or failing grades are eligible for the list. Students earning a 4.0 grade point average are noted with an asterisk. Included in the dean's list is Joni Hoss*, Westbrook. Foslien on Dean's List Crystal Foslien, Benson, was included on the Fall 2003 Deans List at MN State University, Mankato. Crystal is the daughter of Tim and Nita Foslien and granddaughter of Roger and Marian Kopperud. SMSU announces fall semester honor lists SMSU students have been honored for achievement during the fall semester of study. Students with a 3.8 - 4.0 (A) average are listed with "High Honors". Students included on the high honors list are: Cory Schmidt, Milroy; Aleela Buresh, Storden; Carma Nordahl, Darnelle Schulz, Westbrook. Honors recognition (3.5 - 3.79) goes to Chad Cunningham, Eric Dolan, Kacy Stolp, Milroy; Whitney Kuehl, Timothy Sell, Walnut Grove; Jeffrey Cooley and Melody Pierson, Westbrook. CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 OR 1-800-410-1859 Aquapolis team. Submitted photo. WWG Middle School Future City competition On .January 31st two teams of 7th and 8th graders from WWG Middle School competed in the Future City Competition in the Twin Cities. Each team built a city of the future using SimCity computer software, wrote an essay about plastic used to aid the elderly and made a model of their cities. The first team consisted of Ben Pacholl, Austin Quade, Nick Dusek and Joe Doubler with their city Quackerville. The second team Brandon Parker, Pryce Parker, Weston Dibble and Kyle Baumann built the city Aquapolis. The Quackerville team was chosen as the Most innovative City Setting as it was set on Mars. Both teams learned a great deal about the engineering process and how complex cities are to design and build. Garret Bitker is the WWG Middle School Science Teacher Quackerville team. Submitted photo. WWG High School second quarter honor roll A Honor Roll Grade 9: Guinevere Bitker, Brent Christenson, Stephanie Comnick, Emily Eisfeld, Benajmin Gundermann, Andrea Hass, Layne Kockelman, Zachary Merrick, Luke Nelson, Marcus Nelson, Melinda Osland, Sarah Swanson, Brian Theisen, Denise Tietz, Rocky Wahl (Peterson Wahl), Song Yang. Grade 10: Kelsi Baumann, Abigail Knott, Jonna Maas, Jennifer Olsem, Jessica Olsem, Jared Schmidt, Pakou Yang. Grade 11: Stephanie Bartholomew, Anna Canal, Keng Her, Alex Johnson, Kelsey Paplow, May Pang Vue. Grade 12: Tiffany Eichner, Andrea Hannan, Jennifer Lund, Jasmine Madson, Tasha Nelson, Eric Noomen, Christopher Olsem, Micah Rupp, Nathan Swanson, Aleida Van Maasdam, Meghann Warner, Joshua Winter, Panhia Yang, Stephanie Zeug. B Honor Roll Grade 9: Justin Byers, Lindsey Fornberg, Jordan Heinrich, Andrew Helmer, Na Her, Ryan Hoffman, Carrie Horkey, Peter Krentz, Axl McChesney, Prestin Parker, Paul Rupp, Nathong Vang, Jacob Wahl, Gretchen Warner, Cole White, Victoria Yang. Grade 10: Ashley Hansen, Levi Richards, Alex Scarset, Jacob Severson, Brian Stresemann, Amber Wallman, Mai Chur Xiong, Der Yang, Sandra Zeug. Grade 11: Catherihe Boone, Tina Burns, Nicole Byers, Christi Caygle, Jodi Cooley, Amber Knakmuhs, Kelley Nelson, Lila Patch, Sarah Pederson, Daniel Schneider, Nou Yang. Grade 12: Leah Anderson, Joshua Byers, Emily Deprez, Jordan Dibble, Taylor Harrington, Cody Jarmer, Sondra Kaufenberg, Aalex Kells, Chandra Kolar, Rebekah Kopperud. Westbrook School Lunch Menu February 9-13; 2004 Breakfast: Monday: Cinnamon roll, yogurt, fruit, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk. Wednesday: PB & J, fruit, milk. Thursday: Sausage, bis- cuit, fruit, milk. Friday: French toast sticks, fruit, milk. Lunch: Monday: Toastie doggies, JoJo's, carrots, fruit choice, sandwiches, milk, sweet rice. Tuesday: Subs, chips, pickle spear, fruit snack, car- rots, sandwiches, milk. Wednesday: Beefy nachos, spanish rice, corn, fruit choice, sandwiches, milk. Thursday: Chili, grilled cheese, fruit choice, carrots, sandwiches, milk, apple crisp. Friday: Valentine nuggets, potato smiles, fruit choice, carrots, sandwiches, milk, pudding. PEOPLE WHO READ NEWSPAPERS ARE It all starts with Newspapers