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,'li'l'll#ml@'l'l'lb ''l'h '''l 'e'ntl'lll,t'Nlli ADC S0 I2 217 W COTA ST , IIItII!I!UUIII!!!I!!IIII, Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013 $ .oo iiiizii Volume No. 29 NUMBER 14 12 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition WWG School board Elementary healthy snack program to continue despite not getting grant Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WWG -- For the past two years the Westbrook Walnut Grove Elementary School has had a healthy snack program for kindergarten through sixth grade. Last year the school received a grant of about $16,000 to fund the cost of the program. At the board meeting last Wednesday night, principal Paul Olson told the board they were denied the grant funding for the program. The money provided funds for purchasing healthy snacks, and the labor cost of the program. Board member Ginny Barron said, "I really hate to see it go away." Olson told the board if they wanted to do the program on their own, he felt it could be done more efficiently and for quite a bit less money. Barron also told the board she felt it is important for stu- dents to get fresh fruits and vegetables, plus it is one more thing we have to offer that other districts might not have. Olson told the board he could bring more information about the program to the next meeting. However board members Kerry Knakmuhs and Tim Helmer both said we should start it up again, and apply for the grant money next year. The board voted to fund the program for the remainder of the year. After the meeting, in speaking with Olson, he says that the program really seems to make a difference with the kids. They seem to be a lot healthier in genera!, and we have noticed they have had less colds and flu in the winter time. Olson also said they will begin serving healthy snacks on Monday (November 25). Athletic Director Leo Theisen gave_his athletLc report and presented the winter sports schedule. Theisen is concerned about the numbers for girls basket- ball, there are only 12 girls out, in grades 9-12, and fewer junior high girls. He has talked about pairing with Red Rock Central sometime down the road. Their numbers are also down but not as much as WWG's. School board -- on pages 3 Thanksgiving Run/Wa k Fun Planning is currently underway for the 4th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Fun Run/Walk supporting Westbrook's Mary and Martha's Pantry. The Fun Run/Walk starts at 8:00 a.m. sharp on Thanksgiving rooming from Sanford Westbrook Medical Center and will weave throughout the Westbrook area. There is no fee to participate in the 5K, but participants are asked to donate items for the food shelf. In case of icy roads, the Westhrook-Walnut Grove High School will serve as the back-up location for the event. The current wish-list for the pantry includes: Soup, Laundry soap, Dish soap, Shampoo, Toothbrushes/ Toothpaste, Canned Meats, Jelly, Juice, Frosting, Ketchup, Children's candy, Canned Fruit, Canned Vegetables, Diapers (size 3 and smaller) Donation boxes will be available at the Medical Center for community members who would like to donate to the food shelf, but not participate in the run/walk. All mon- etary donations of this year's 5k will go towards improv- ing the current air conditioning system and seating area in the pantry. Last year's event raised $800 and collected 350 lbs. of non-perishable items. Sponsors of the 2013 5k event include: Sanford Westbrook Medical Center, The Knakmuhs Agency, Westbrook Ag Power, Inc., Mike Hass, Pioneer Sales Rep., Bruce Mathiason, D.D.S., Dave's Custom Woodworking, and Wahlys' Wheels. Questions on the event should be forwarded to Krista at krista.koppe- rud@yahoo.com, Sympathy Jones listens in on a conversation between Tick Tack (left) and Kitty Hawk. Audiences were treated to a musical comedy set in the 1960's it is a spy story spoof on a James Bond theme. The lead role of Sympathy Jones was played by McKenzie Deprez, a spunky receptionist at an intel- lige .c, agency who is a spy wanna be. ,: Kitty Hawk played by Tessa Busswitz, is a villainous character who has designs on controlling the world with a so called time bomb which would stop time for anyone she wished. Henry Green is played by Jimmie Woelber, he is a shy agent unsure of his skills. Tick Tack, a mad scientist who is obsessed with his work, and Kitty's most devoted henchman. Nick Steele played by Abraham Her is a spy with the agency and thinks he's extremely handsome, but obsessed with his work. Caprice Nova played by Zuag Her, her upbeat character portrays a dis- guise designer. Ann, a nightclub singer is played by Beth Danielowski, she doesn't say much but seems to know more than everyone around her. Roger Pinkerton played by Samuel Thao, is the director of the agency, he is authoritative smart, and does not appreciate women. Richard Oscill, played by Jerry Sympathy Jones tells Nick desire to be a spy. Imker is the owner of Ocsillex Watches. He has developed a watch that grants eter- nal youth to the wearer. The play moves along with colorful characters, imagina- tive sets, and great musical lyr- ics. It was thoroughly enjoyable forboth , Richard Oscill is kidnapped by a couple of young ano . old. Kitty Hawk s henchmen. Roger Pinkerton - Samuel Thao Sympathy Jones cast Richard Oscill- Jerry Imker Director - Bill Richards PR Person Pakou Vue Music - Joyce Madson Press Person - Seng Xiong Sympathy Jones - McKenzie Agency Person - Seng Xiong Deprez Rocket Seller - Seng Xiong Kitty Hawk - Tessa Busswitz Club Goer One - Shiney Her Henry Greene - Jimmy Woelber Club Goer Two - Zena Yang Tick Tack - Chuyee Xiong Club Goer Three Cindy Lohre Nick Steele - Abraham Her Caprice Nova - Zuag Paj Her Ann - Beth Danielowski Sympathy --- on page 12 Steele her Henry Greene talks about his mission in the Agency. ON RECORD PAGE 2 EDUCATION IN SIDE PAGE 3 COLORING VIEWPOINT PAGE 4 AREA NEWS FAITH & FAMILY PAGE 5 CLASSIFIED COMMUNITY PAGE 6 AREA NEWS COMMUNITY PAGE 7 PAGE 8 PAGE 9 PAGEIO PAGE 11 PAGE I2 WINTER CONT INFORMATION " CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISING SPORTS C,RCU AT,ON 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 NDERWAY Please read andrecycle PAG I 0 Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2013 Sentinel Tribune