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TRIBUNE Education Wednesday, May 12, 2004 Page 5 er Goefstouwers ("Mr. G'] year[ My first school year in Westbrook-Walnut reaching an end. Here are some events that have that makes me feel blessed to be part of the Grove School as well as the Walnut It all started with the interviewing com- year, who gave me a chance. Loy Woelber, Mona Jo Hendrickson, and Eric Larson believed be the best candidate for the job and I hope been that and more. Then, after I received this and started moving into town, many people were and helpful for me to get settled in. showed me around, introduced me to his B well as the communit): He went. and still is going, way to make life as convenient as possible for me. district could not have been any luckier to have Paul Olson, and Loy Woelber as our adminis- a blessing when you not only get along with bosses, but also have friendships with them. it's the little things that people say and do this town as great as it is. I came in as an out- all have treated me like family. When walk- local establishments, I am greeted by name. people have a genuine interest in their fellow members. Examples would be when moving Rick Mischke and his wife offered some supplies me settle in as well as introduced me to the Bolli. The Knakmuhs family/agency helped gavang me living options. Deb and non Kuehl me with food, books on the Hmong culture, One of our school board members, Mary Kleven, be on his bowling team. These people and oth- Van Hecke family, Yvonne and Dick, make this Wonderful with their hospitality and genuineness. ]n the school have been great as well. Mona guided me through this year with her years of After hearing about some of the incidents she with her first year, I would have to say that I've lucky this year. Due to reasons like that, she is a and I am very happy for her that she was Southwest Minnesota High School Counselor Our teachers and aids do such a wonderful job enjoyed thefriendships outside of school. I've enjoyed my friendships with Jessica Jensen, the Larson family, Olson family, and Kuehl to say that the students play a huge role in lthis town so great. the U-14 soccer team with organization first win ever, which also to be their fiiYgt game of this season. Van Maasdam to senior recital i)ublic as cordially a recital by Grove Van Maasdam, of Robert and Van Maasdam, at Wednesday, May Storden Baptist recital will include and instrumental to Aleida's COmpetition selec- the Magnet mentorship , Aleida has studied with Laurel for the past She has studied Within the WWG program and in setting with her the choral direc- Vocal ;hoir Vocal Music will be present- 8Ololensemble and recital at on Tuesday, May Concert 7:30 p.m. join us for an music presented Vocal Jazz, and Boys' 50's. tor at Red Rock Central High School. As a junior, Aleida par- ticipated in the Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State Women's Choir, and as a senior was a mem- ber of the All-State Symphonic Band. She will be attending South Dakota State University in the fall and will be majoring in music education or perform- ance. Girls Scouts looking for leaders The Westbrook Girl Scouts are looking for a few leaders to help lead girls in the Westbrook Service Unit. Girl Scouts offer program- ming for girls from Kindergarten to grade 12 and is open to ALL girls, everywhere. These volun- teer positions are open to all people of any age over 18 and will be working locally with Angie Horkey, the Westbrook Service Unit Manager and troop leader. For more Infor. mation,.please contact Annie at 507-274-5936, or Brenda Skrove at 888-333-4107. NOTICE are looking for a few girls parts (ages 8 to 15) for the Ingalls Wilder Pageant If interested call Deb at 2 or Missy at 629-8073 PAGEANT COMMITTEE Dan Beech and Tiffany Holmes Dan Beech on left, during one.of .his vLo.lin les- sons with Tinany Holmes. 3uDmiReo e'noto Daniel Beech part of Magnet Arts Program ing violin performance. I My name is Daniel hope to continue on with the Beech and I am in the sixth violin as well as trombone. I grade at Murray County play in the band at school. Central Elementary in Someday I would like to be a Slayton, MN. My parents music teacher. Marjorie and are John and Mary and I Tiffany are good examples have an older sister Katie for me to follow. and younger brother Sam. I am also in the I am participating in the Performing Arts Project in 4- Art Partners Program. This H. I plan to work hard this has been my third year tak- year in preparation for judg- ing violin lessons. I am ing at the fair. For the past learning the Suzuki method two years, I have been in the as well as traditional violin, talent show at the Murray Working with my mentor, County Fair. Marjorie and Marjorie Holmes, has helped Tiffany help me prepare for me to learn many new that. I enjoy playing my things. She teaches me instruments at school and at music theory and new tech- church. This summer I will niques. Marjorie's daughter, play violin for my cousin's Tiffany also helps me with wedding. my technique. She is study- Westbrook School College Lunch Menu IXI e ws May 17-21, 2004 Breakfast: Monday: Breakfast cere- al. yogurt, fruit, milk. SDSU Tuesday: Pancake and Commencement sausage on a stick, fruit, held May 1, 2004 milk. South Dakota State Wednesday: PB & J, University's spring corn- fruit, milk. mencement exercises were Thursday: Sausage, bin- held Saturday, May 1 in cuit, fruit, milk. Frost Arena. Friday: Long John, fruit, The names of honor grad- milk. uates are marked with an Lunch: asterick (*) to designate Monday: Mr. Rib, JoJo's, graduation with Cum fruit choice, carrots, sand- Laude, two asterisks (**) to wiches, milk, white cake designate Magna Cure w/strawberries. Laude, and three asterisks Tuesday: Tacos, chips (***) to designate Summa and salsa, corn, fruit Cure Laude. Those from the choice, sandwiches, milk. area graduating are: Wednesday: Cooks David Clinton Engen, choice, assorted potatoes, Revere; Chad Michael fruit choice, carrots, sand- Brown, Westbrook; Jill wiches, milk, ice cream bar. Kathryn Alms, Walnut Thursday: Turkey roast, Grove, MN; Philip Andrew mashed potatoes w/gravy, Pederson, Jeffers, MN. sweet potatoes, fruit choice, sandwiches, milk. MN State Univ. to Friday: BBQ on a bun, hash brown patty, fruit graduate 1,617 choice, carrots, sandwich- students es, milk, treat. Among the 1,617 students to graduate from MN State Walnut Grove. University are Kathleen Z. Breakfast and Vondracek, Walnut Grove, Lunch menus Educational Leadership, MS May 17-21, 2004 and Nathan D. Pederson, Breakfast: Westbrook, Management, Monday: Blueberry BS. muffins, sausage, fruit, milk. Mankato Campus Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, Foundation awards fruit, milk. Wednesday: Pancake, scholarships sausage, fruit, milk. Among those receiving Thursday: Cinnamon scholarships from the rolls, sausage, fruit, milk Mankato Campus Friday: Cereal w/milk, Foundation to SCTC stu- dents is Ashley Hay, Walnut toast, juice. Grove, Midwest Wireless. Lunch: Monday: Hot dogs, mac & cheese, veggie, dessert, fruit, milk. Tuesday: ScOoped pota B u y, S e I I, toes and ham, B/B, lettuce salad *no chefs, fruit, milk. or Rent Wednesday: Hot turkey in the on bun, rice, veggie, fruit, milk. Classified Thursday: Breakfast bur- ads rito, B/B, veggie, fresh fruit salad, milk. Sentinel Friday: Tuna hotdish, B/B, Tribune lettuce salad *chefs 5-8, treat, fruit, milk. Ph. 274-6136 *Menus may change with- 1-800-410-1859 out notice. Senior Profiles Taylor Harrington Parents: Todd and Michelle Harrington Favorite Food: Chicken Pasta/Alfredo Movie: Fast and the Furious . Music: Rap, Country, R&B, Hip-Hop TV Show: MTV High school class: BOLT Possession: My car Place to eat out: Applebee's Place to spend a Sunday afternoon: My house or at Kortney's Person you admire and why: My Mom& Dad because they've taught me well. Place you would like to visit: Mexico Future plans: South Central Technical College, Mankato Career you are interested in pursuing and why: Heating and Cooling Technology One goal you have for yourself by the year 2015: Own my own business Jennifer Jo Lund ' Parents: Greg & Wanda Lund Favorite Food: Chicken Alfredo Movie: Cruel Intentions Music: Everything ' TV Show: Friends ' Book: The Rapture of Canaan High school class: Astronomy Place to eat out: Olive Qarden Place you would like to visit: ' Florence, Italy Future plans: MSU- Mankato or SDSU Career you are interested in pursuing and why: undecided In school activities: Theater, Band, Choir, Student Council, FFA, FCCLA, Danceline, Knowledge Bowl Out of school activities: Luther League, work at Griffith's Meghann Renae Warner Parents: Mark & Linda Warner Favorite Food: Mashed potatoes Movie: Gladiator Music: Pretty much anything TV Show: CSI Book: The Rapture of Canaan High school class: Chemistry Possession: Baby blanket Hobbies: Spending time with family, friends & Alex Place to eat out: Valentino's, Guadalajara's Place to spend a Sunday afternoon: with my family in our basement Person you admire and why: Mrs. Kleven - she's just awesome! Place you would like to visit: Australia I think the greatest challenge facing young adults today is: being successful because there's a lot of pres- sure to be great at what they do Future plans: SDSU in Brookings, SD Career you are interested in pursuing and why: Not sure yet One goal you have for yourself by the year'2015: To be happy with how my life is going, no matter where it takes me. In school activities: Drama, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Polka Band, Vocal Jazz, Student Council, NHS, FCCLA Out of school activities: Church Choir, Luther League, Sunday School helper Eric Noomen Parents: Wayne & Louise Noomen Favorite Food: Steak and potatoes Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean, Gone in Sixty Seconds, and The Fast and the Furious Music: Country, Pop/Rock TV Show: Whose Line is it Anyway Book: The Hot Zone by Richard Preston High school class: Novels Possession: 97 Dodge Ram Pick-up Hobbies: Hunting, working on cars and pick-ups Place to eat out: Red Lobster Place to spend a Sunday afternoon: In Marshall, Worthington, or Westbrook with friend Person you admire and why: My brother because he is so easy going and doesn't care about much Place you would like to visit: Alaska I think the greatest challenge facing young adults today is: Drinking and smoking because of peer pres- sure If I could attend one special event this year it would be the: Martigraiw in Florida because I would have a great time there Future plans: Army Reserve, MN West in Canby, Alexandria Career you are interested in pursuing and why: Diesel Mechanics because I like to work on big things. One goal you have for yourself by the year 2015: To have a really good paying job In school activities: Set work and lights for theater, FFA Out of school activities: Work on the farm