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TRIBUNE Education Wednesday, March 10, 2004 Page 5 Senior High Knowledge Bowl WWG Schools, Please let there be spring! I'm about wintered out lot of sun. Our students have been wonderful and I hope that our spring sports can get I hope that all of you will make the effort to spring plays in the next month. Our high school md our Middle School play will be in I wish I could report on a lot of neat happenings regarding schools. Money is tight as always of debate over our mandated Federal stan- there won't be anything too strange that hits in the pocketbook. Sometimes it's just nice We'll just wait and see. be a note going home with our K-3rd grade stu- our upcoming forum evenings to discuss class schools in Westbrook and Walnut not get one next week or would like to attend, at the school. Have a great week. is invited to open house FCCLA recital, 16 at 7:30 school audi- students their S.T.A.R. get ready for April 22- con - 7-12, will their individ- as they pre- sub-section at Windom on The teams are Mrs. Enstad, Mrs. Rim ng Childhood be held at the School on MN law children enter- to go Childhood have not received packet in call the at 1-507-859- 12, 2004 Shuttle to will run at bus routes Teachers' at 1:00. Westbrook School Lunch Menu March 15-19, 2004 Lunch: Monday: Chili w/crack- ers, grilled cheese, fruit choices, sandwiches, milk, apple crisp. Tuesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes w/gravy, fruit choices, vegies w/dip, sandwiches, milk. Wednesday: Blarney stones, lucky starz, green grapes, shaleighlees, lep- rechaun sandwiches, milk, green apple Jell-O. Thursday: Italian dunkers w/meat sauce, fruit choices, carrots, sandwich- es, milk. Friday: Shrimp, maca- roni and cheese, vegetable, carrots, fruit choices, sand- wiches, milk, ice cream sandwich Walnut Grove School Breakfast and Lunch menus March 15-19, 2004 Breakfast: Monday: Monday: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk. Tuesday: Waffle, sausage, fruit, milk. Wednesday: Blueberry muffins, sausage, milk, fruit. Thursday: Cinnamon rolls, sausage, fruit, milk. Friday: Toasted cheese sandwich, fruit, milk. Lunch: Monday: Hamburger or cheeseburger on bun, french fries, baked beans, fruit mix, milk. Tuesday: Chix nuggets, B/B, mashed potatoes, peas, cake, peaches, milk. Wednesday: Beef stew w/crackers, B/B, lettuce salad, *Chef's 5-8, lime sherbet. Thursday: Deh sandwich, chils, Calif. mix vegies w/cheese sauce, pistachio salad, pineapple, milk. Friday: Soup and sand- wich, applesauce, treat, milk. News Club begin Spring March 17 FUN singing, praying and learning together/ All children grades K-6 are invited to attend. Meeting from 3:30 - 4:30 at the Yellow House, #1024, across the street, north of the Westbrook Hospital. Any questions, call Barb Uhlenhopp 274-6215 or Robin Madson 274-5262. l117U Westbrook/Walnut Grove High School students were among those participat- ing in the 2003-2004 Senior High Knowledge Bowl Sub- Regional competition held on March 5 in Jackson. Participating districts included Fulda, Jackson County Central, Murray County Central, Southwest Star Concept, Springfield, WestbrookfWalnut Grove, Windom, and Worthington. Twenty-seven teams participated in the event. During the contest, teams of students (grades seven through twelve) competed in a written round consisting of 60 questions and four oral rounds of 45 questions each. Questions tested students' recall, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Questions were inter-disci- plinary, including American history, world literature, English, math, physical sci- ence, life science, earth sci- ence, health and psychology, art and music, and general knowledge of MN. Teams raced against each other to be the first to "buzz in" and answer the question correct- ly, resulting in a very intense competition. Medals/ribbons were awarded to team members of the top three teams, along Knowledge Bowl participants from left, back row, Alex Scarset, Jake Severson, Dominick Madson, Brennan Enstad, Jenny Lund, and Nathan Swanson. Front Row, Alex Johnson, Tiffany Eichner, and Chris Olsem. with trophies for the schools. The top nine teams will advance to the regional event on March 19. The competition was coordinated and sponsored by the SW/WC Service Cooperatives, along with the Connecting Youth and Business Partners: The Schwan Food Company, Southwest MN Foundation, and SMSU. Local sponsors include the State Bank of Lucan and The Toro Company. Teams from WWG were: Team #1 Members: Nathan Swanson, Tiffany Eichner, Chris Olsem, Jenny Lund. Team #2 Members: Brennan Enstad, Jake Severson, Dominick Madson, Alex Scarset. Team Number 1 placed 6th overall and will be com- peting at the Regional Knowledge Bowl Meet at Marshall on Friday, March 19th. congratulations to both teams for representing our school so well! The teams are coached by Mrs. Carolyn Enstad. Speech Team participates at Montevideo By: Speech Coach Carolyn Enstad The Charger Speech Team traveled to Montevideo on Saturday, March 6th to compete at the Speech Irfvitational. WWG was among 22 schools com- peting, with 350 speakers taking parfin the tourney. Students representing WWG are as follows: Storytelling: Panhia Yang Extemp Reading: Pakou Yang, Sandy Zeug Serious Prose: Aleida Van Maasdam, Anna Canal Humorous: Hiles Vue Great Speeches: Nathan Swanson Creative Expression: Chris Olsem, Katie Boone Following three rounds of competition, these stu- dents were recognized at the awards ceremony. Pakou Yang - 4th place in Extemp. Reading Chris Olsem - Ribbon of Excellance Aleida Van Maasdam - Ribbon of Excellance Hfles Vue - Ribbon of Excellance Congratulations to all of the WWG speakers. This coming Saturday the team will compete in Redwood Falls. Good Luck to all of the speakers. m Mark the occasion with i Flowers at Lichty's Flowers or Gifts for all occasions Balloon Bouquets Decorating Items Pictures Silks Valspar Paints 274-6114 Watt's Line 1-800- 645-6479 Westbrook,MN Speech team from left, Anna Canal, Chris Olsem, Hiles Vue, Nathan Swanson, Pakou Yang, Aleida Van Maaadam, and Sandy Zeug. WWG Middle Ridgewater College School SADD Art Gallery features groups travels to at. Kato Pinhole photography By EIIie Vondracek WWG 8th grader On Thursday, February 26, 2004, forty-nine 7th and 8th graders from the WWG Middle School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) group traveled to Mankato, MN. Their destination: Mt. Kato, to have some winter fun! Mt. Kato gives the opportunity to ski, snow board, snow tube, and mountain bike, although on Thursday only skiing and snow boarding were avail- able. The students greatly enjoyed the trip and have many "fond" memories of the event. The kids had a fabulous time and can't wait for next year! Find us on the Web at www.lyon- siouxpress.com Find the Rest of The Story in the Sentinel Tribune The Ridgewater College Art Gallery is featuring a new exhibit by artist John Leopold. Leopold is a gradu- ate of the Ridgewater College Art Program, a native of WiUmar, and is cur- rently teaching at Northland Community College in Thief River Falls. Leopold first spoke to Instructor Marge Nilssen's 'Survey in Art' class about the process of "Pinhole Photography.' Leopold showed the students how to make a pinhole camera, how to take a photograph with it, and develop it in the dark- room. During the 2002-2003 academic year, Leopold was on a Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program in Latvia at the Riga College of Applied Arts. He used this photographic technique to teach students there an eco- nomical yet functional means of photography. "Most of my students were very poor by American stan- dards, and so I found that my usual lessons were sim- ply not possible due to the fact that it was impossible for the students to purchase the additional art materials necessary for the projects," Leopold said. He adds that only two of the students who had signed up for his photog- raphy class had a camera. Leopold's display in the Ridgewater College Art Gallery features photo- graphs that he took during his stay in Latvia. He notes that some photographs appear as if they have 'ghosts' in them, but instead they are real moving objects such as people or cars that the slow 'speed' of the pin- hole camera method could not capture. The exhibit will be open to the public during normal school hours throughout the month of March, and is locat- ed in the Fine Arts Building, on the east side of the Willmar Campus. For more information, contact Marge Nilssen at 320-214-3641 or 1-800-722- 2251. CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE BIG RESULTS