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SENTINEL TRIBUNE EDUCATION Wednesday, October 23 2013 Page 8 SCHOOL MENU October 28-November 1, 2013 Monday - Spaghetti/meat sauce, WG garlic toast, let- tuce salad, green beans, oranges, pears, milk Tuesday - Breaded pork sandwich/WG bun, baked beans, sweet potato fries, fresh fruit, applesauce, WG bread, milk Wednesday Chicken fajitas/WG tortilla wrap, let- tuce, tomatoes, carrots, cel- ery/Ranch Dip, brown flee, apple, pineapple, milk Thursday - Chicken nug- gets, hash brown patty, peas, WG pasta salad, mandarin oranges, pears, WG bread, milk Friday - Dell Combo sub, MG sub chips, mixed green salad, tomatoes, carrots, fresh fruit, peaches, milk Elementary Prairie Winds Arts Festival The 18th annual Elementary Prairie Winds Arts Festival will be held Thursday, October 24, at the Walnut Grove School. The opening will begin at 9 a.m. in the large gym. Grades kin- dergarten through sixth will be attending sessions includ- ing drawing, karate, photog- raphy, dance, poetry, music, and others. Area artists will be presenting the sessions with students taking part in the hands-on activities. The festival offers a chance for each student participating to submit a work for the annual Elementary Art Show. Each art show participant will receive an award. The clos- ing will began at 2 p.m. in the gymnasium. Feel free to drop by any time during the day, or call if you have questions. Tom Vondracek 507-859-4051 or email tvondracek@wwg- WWG Charger Student of the Week Kalub Yang was chosen as the Student of the Week at WWG Elementary. GREAT JOB, KALUB and keep up the good work I That's what our town is made of. State Farm  has a long heritage of helping out in the community, That's why rm ,proud to support Student of t. f, . Get to a better State . 'Roi3er Haar Ins Agcy Inc, Roger Haar, Agent ' 4321 st Avenue 4b State Farm Westbrook, MN 56183 Bus: 507-274-6164 1201196 State Farm, Bloomington, IL m7 See a photo in the Sentinel Tribune you like? Now you can order it and other photos not printed quick and easy on line... You can have photos from recent newspapers printed professionally. Select pictures from albums including many that were not printed in the newspaper. These photos are available to you through easy online purchase. This blue button on our website links YOU to all of our PICTURES Click HERE to See and uy Sentinel Tribune Contact the Sentinel Tribune at $07-274-6136 or 800-41 0-1859 Also ovoilable, oH our sister publicotions: Do any 2 papers- 2nd one I/2 price Photo Mugs, posters and T-shirts are also available. FFA Soils team The FFA Soils team earned 1st place at the Region 6 competition in Sherburn on Tuesday. The soils members are required to texture the soil, determine land class and give fertilizer recommendations. Liz Woelber finished 1st overall followed by Mariah Olson at 2nd, Abby Herding at 3rd and Morgan Dennistoun placed 7th. They will compete at the State FFA Convention in April. Submitted photo FFA Poultry team The WWG FFA Poultry team earned 2nd place at the Region 6 competition in Sherburn on Tuesday. Members of the WWG FFA Poultry team include Zuag Paj Her, Kaylee Mischke, Tessa Busswitz, Cindy Lohre, and Seng Xiong. Poultry members are required to take a written test, judge eggs on both interior and exterior quality, grade carcasses, identify parts, and place past production hens. Zuag Paj Her placed 4th as an individual with Kaytee Mischke earning 6th place, and Tessa Busswitz earn- ing 8th place. Their next competition will be the State FFA Convention in April. Submitted photo Charger B Squad win one and lose one Stephanie Comnick Coach The Chargers started their week by playing the Wabasso Rabbits Monday night. Unfortunately the Charger B Squad came up short. The Chargers served 8 ace serves from the line. Leading the Chargers in ace serves were eziree Koenig, Emma W0elber, and Kaylee Mischke ea with 2 ace serves a pie;,e and Juliana Pederson art: Payton Determan each wit}\\; 1 ace serve a piece. Wodber ran the offense with 48 set assists. Koenig put cown 3 kills, Determan had . kills, and Woelber and eprez each had 1 kill. Deprec and Determan each had a olo block for a point. Defensively, Sophie Horkey dug up 32 balls in the back row. Aso contributing in the back row Was Woelber with 27 digi Pederson with 23 digs, Determan with 20 digs, and Mischke with 16 digs. The Charger B Squad earned a well-deserved vie- tory against the RRC Falcons Thursday night. Defensively, Sophie Horkey led the Chargers in the back row digging up 27 balls. Also helping in the back row was Juliana Pederson with 22 digs, Kaylee Misehke with 18 digs, and Emma Woelber and Payton Determan each with 13 digs in the night. Deziree Koenig played some great defense at the net block- ing 4 balls for points. Payton Determan also had a solo block for apoint. Offensively, Woelber set the tempo with 49 set assists. Koenig and MeKenzie Deprez each put down 1 kill a piece. Woelber lead the Chargers from the serving line serving 3 ace serves. Charger B squad end sea000n with a victory Stephani Comnick Coach The Chgers took a road trip to M0antain Lake on Monday, Oober 14 hoping to finish thor season with a win, and thty did just that. The Charger B squad took the MLA Paithers 25 - 20, 25 - 14, and 15 - 4. The lady Charters had a stel- lar night lath offensively and defensvely. Setting the tempo fq- the Charger offense was lrnma Woelber with 16 set ssists in the night. Offensily, Woelber led the team ith 6 kills. She was followe by Juliana Pederson and De2ree Koenig each with 5 k'd, Payton Determan with 4,'tcKenzie Deprez with 3, and Kaylee Mischke and Sami Hotzler each with 1 kill a piece. The Chargers also gave a strong performance m the back row. Woelber led the team by digging up 14 balls in the night. She was joined by teammates: Pederson (9), Sophie Horkey (9), Mischke (5), and Determan (4). Deprez earned herself 2 solo blocks for points defensively at the net. The Chargers had a great night at the serv- ing line serving 19 aces as a team. Pederson, Woelber, and Mischke each earned 5 ace serves a piece. Determan had 2 ace serves. Horkey and Koenig each served 1 ace. Beware of Look-a-Like Websites More and more people use the Internet to access gov- ernment services and for personal business transac- tions. People can change mail delivery, renew license tabs, sign up for health insur- ance, and order credit reports online. But with this acces- sibility there is a risk: look- a-like websites that charge unnecessary fees, provide inaccurate information, or do not deliver any services at all. It can happen like this: [Box]"Michael" recent- ly moved across town and needed to update the address on his driver's license. He entered "driver's license address change Minnesota" into a search engine and clicked on the first link that appeared. At first glance, the website looked very similar to the State of Minnesota Department of Vehicle Services website, The website's banner also had the same graphics and color scheme as the official State website. He filled out an application and paid a $15 fee before realizing he was on the wrong website. As a first-time business owner, "Emily" searched the Internet to learn more about receiving a business tax iden- tification number. She filled out a form on a ".cam" web- site and paid $125 to what she thought was the Minnesota Department of Revenue, but she never received the docu- ments she ordered. When she called the Department of Advertise your items using your local paper. $ 7.9 5 for 20 words {Extra words 25 cents each) i :iAny one Peach $8.95- extra words 25 cents each For even more coverage advertise in the Northwest Iowa Peach Southwest Minnesota Peach, South Dakota Peach Or for your best coverage reach 79,000 households for only $1795 (Extra words $1 each) Sell those small items that are cluttering the garage. Bargain Basement: 10 words or less for only 53 (Extra words 75 cents each) Revenue, Emily learnetathat its website was revenue.sate. and that a business*ax identification number is fie. "Christina" wanted to e- direct her mail while she w away at college. She orderek an address change from a website that had a similar logo as the United States Post Office, only instead of a blue eagle, the website had a blue bear. Christina missed the nuance and paid $40 for the purported service. Her mail was not forwarded and when Christina called her local Post Office, the representative told her that changing an address online costs $1. Before applying for a car loan, "Ryan" went online to look at his credit report. A month later, he found a charge on his credit card for a credit monitoring ser- vice. The website Ryan used offered a free credit check, but the fme print included a "trial" credit monitoring ser- vice. Ryan didn't know that was the only place to fmd his free report.[End Box] What to Look For When using the Intemet, it is important to ensure you are dealing with the correct entity. Legitimate websites are upfront about their iden- tity and services. Look for clues like the extension (ex: .cam, .org, gov, .biz, .net) of the web address. While there are few hard and fast rules dictating which types of enti- ties can use each extension, it is one potential indication of a website's security. For instance, look for the .gov extension on government websites. * To find reliable links to all Minnesota State agencies, boards, and commissions, visit the portal at tal/government/state/agen- cies-boards-commissions. Similarly, pay close atten- tion to icons-like the pad- lock-that appear in your LRL bar when you are visiting an encrypted, or seewe, website. Depending on the Internet browser you use, the URL bar may be shad- ed a different color when a website is secured. Also, look for "https://" (the "s" is for secure) before the web address, because this indi- cates that the website and Internet connection are secure. In general, "http://" websites are vulnerable to attack. * Never provide personal or fmancial information to 'nsecure or unencrypted web- tes because fraudsters can ",avesdrop" on this informa- tim. Typing a word or phrase int, a search engine will typgally bring up thousands of lits, but search engines after place advertisements and agonsored websites (i.e. websies that pay to be the first rsult of a search) more promimntly than legitimate hits. Advertisements can be tricky to spot because they are typically listed on a lightly shaded background or sidebar, where many people mistake them for legitimate websites. *Know that the website you are looking for may not be the first one listed. Finally, websites often place a seal from organi- zations such as the Better Business Bureau, VeriSign, or McAfee to promote the website's reputation or secu- rity. On legitimate websites, these seals should be links to those organizations, not just photos. *Click on branded logos and "seals of approval" to be sure you know who you are dealing with. Tips *Never click on links in e mails or pop up adver- tisements. Seam artists use familiar logos and similar- sounding web domains to lure Internet users to fraudu- lent websites. * Use a reliable source, like a phone book or the gov- ernment portal listed above, to double check the contact information for state agen- cies. * Report look-a-like web- sites to the agency or organi- zation being imitated.