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3A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, February 6, 2003 hite Rock Elementary ,or.Students learn Spanish It is not unusual to hear a White _ ,~ock elementary student speaking [lent Dec. ~panish to another student in the hall- e nek~t;l~ie~ays or classrooms of the school build- jan ~ng. ,. ,. This year elementary students, kin- ; ShOUld a th fh~ergarten rough fifth grade, are tak- ~urce o r~g S-ani ...... " din "' P sn classes. According to the Luone t~uperintendent Bill Walker, White tenng rO~ock is one of a few smaller rural . .lchools able to offer a foreign lan- )n on tlae I~uage a worldwif ,,'= , . ~ most everyone wants todoit but ttgls~W~st aren't able to. We had the oppor- avlaeta.P~nity and I feel its invaluable. The compl.m,a ~lementary age students have picked it m the nem!p so fast," Walker said. , , ,., The opportunity came when the ofrereo ~t-anis- " s!~ n teacher who lives in Lebanon ay write U~kas .... ..... wining to teach on a half-time P' memP~asis. Linda Scott has taught Spanish lye years, previously in Mankato High e Fraser Dctaool. This year she began the new pro- tram in White Rock, along with teach- ~ag Spanish I and II at White Rook Iimate High School. ~iami Scott, a native of the Lebanon area, m~hvCently moved back to Lebanon and es in the house where her grand- other lived. She presently teaches Ipanish to combined classes of kim ergarten and first grade; second and and fourth and fifth grade. younger classes 15 min- day and the fourth and fifth for half an hour. the community." Jasmine Bless, fifth grade student, said she enjoys being able to speak Spanish. "I am saying so many words this year and now I have an uncle who is from Mexico so I'm excited about that." Kevin Garman, fourth grade, said, "I can say all the months and days on the calendar and all the colors and parts of the body in Spanish. I am so sur- prised that I ,have learned so many words so fast. Scott hopes the program will be expanded into the middle school next year, but is glad she has had a part in the new program this year. "It's atrend that isjustgetting started and I feel the White Rock students are fortunate to get this program started so quickly in the elementary here." Formoso Library staff prepares for story hour Shelly Haskins represented the Formoso Library when she attended a workshop in Saline. Topiesinetuded using a computer to file the. statistical report, ~ The Formoso Libr Board met Jan. 8. Randy Sibley has installed new anti-virus software on the litirary com- puters. The book van visited Fromoso last Wednesday. Sixty-five adult books and 43 children's books were selected for the library. The library is conducting a survey to determine if the patrons would like to have DVDs or VHS tapes available for check out. Kim Morrell will be starting Spring Story Hour with the K-4 meeting from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The school bus will bring the children from school to the library if advance arrangements are made. Dates and topics are Feb. 12, valentine theme; Feb. 19, gardening; Feb. 26, interact safety; March 5, Dr. Suess; March 12 - Silly Willy Stuff. Shelly Haskins will be leading the preschoolers' stor'y hour from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Dates and topics include March 10, gardening; March 17, St. Patrick' s; March 24, pets; March 31, Silly Willy Jewell County LTC Charlie Park, Edison, Neb., enter- ing Kansas on her 142nd birthday. tained with gospel songs. Sixteen resi- Sunflowertabledecorations were made dents plus Nancy McCorkle, Doris during crafts. For the past week his- Kitts, Eva Sanders, Man" Dempsey, tory and trivia about Kansas were dis- Velma Garman, Gwen West and Tom cussed. West attended. Seventeen second and third grade The video, "Kansas People," which students from Jewelrs Kids for Christ featured Roberta Holdren, Jewell, was sang and did action songs for resi- viewed by residents, dents. Janelle Greene and Terry ..... ...... Thadd Hinkle led worship services. Mayhew were sponsors. The sermon, "Knowing God," was Winners at the games were John based on the book of John. Visitors Sipe, BillKitts, LelaHuntsinger, Libbie were Bob and Ada Grimm, Fern Pair, CrangleandMildredThelander. Linda Bob and Maxine Switzer, Neolin and Crangle, Doris Kitts and Gwen West Opal Taylor, Doris Kitts, Gwen West, assisted. Tom West, Lloyd and Donna Johnson, Stanley Kimminau, Agnes Britten Bonnie Hamilton and Ralph Hooton. and Julia Hyde visited Loretta A birthday party was held after Kimminau. worship services in honor of Aletha Sheila Ridings visited her mother, Logan's 85th birthday. Her family Lela Huntsinger. served cake and ice cream. Attending Robert and Ada Grimm attended were ElizabethMohler, Alberta Dia- worshipservicewithElizabethGrimm. ~hite R~ekso~ndandthirdgrad~stud~nts~articipateinactivitiesin$panishc~ass.Thisisth~rstyearf~rSpanish mend, Marie and Bill Logan, Ruth Lena Berry was visited by Joy to be taught in kindergarten through fifth grade at White Rock. Linda Scott is instructor. Clegg, AudreyHaAnilton, Joy Hancock, Hancock. 4-H Council plans MarilynMcCuo~S~haronBeckley, Patty David, Tammy and Paul Jensen Zade, Day and Paul Jensen, Twana called on Aletha Logan. Jewell County Jewell County Ambulance report Faintly Fun Night Seirer, LloydandDonnaJohnson, Rex Jan. 29: Wynona McCorkle, Jewell and ~elma~Freeman, Tammy Jensen Friendship Meals County Hospital to Mitchell County The recent Jewell County 4-I2I and I~kota,.Llo~tlol~son ,h'., Carl Children's learning Hospital Council meetingwascailedtoorderby !and,B~ila M~,,Thadd Hinkle, issubject of program Jan. 31: Leota Shelton, scene to Scott Dooley, president. Youth and Bob_and Ada ~em Pair, Bob Feb. ! 0 through Feb. 14 Jewell County Hospital. adult club representatives repeated the and Maxit~ Swfl~ef,~'qeolin, and Opal Dr. Helen Hooper, Smith Center, Monday: Smothered steak, baked flag salute and 4-H Pledge. In atten- Taylor, Doris'l~i~, ~wen West, Tom was speaker at a recent meeting of potato, green beans onions and pimen- Choir performs in dance were 13 youth, 11 adult leaders, , We~,~onriietl~i~n, Ralph Hooton Randall Christian Church.Women. i and Deanna Sweat and Gary Tordrup, and 20 resit;lent~e.:,, b Hooper was principal of a Salir~a tea, garlic bread, pineapple, smith Center, Belolt extension agents. ' Members oT the ~armony United elementary school for 27 ye ,a~. Her Tuesday: New Orleans hamburger The North Central Kansas Chris- It was reported that 25 youth arid Methodist C~hurch san.g hymns to resi- speech, "Treasure the Legacy,' traced on bun, potato wedges, seasoned cab- bage, pumpkin crunch cake. tian Choir will perform the 19th An- parents from Jewell County attended dents, the principles of how, children learn Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, nual Christian Music Festival Sunday, the recent 6 Steps and You're Ready to "God's blessings for each of us" from adults by their "(elk, walk, rociL , in Spanish. "The younger mashed potatoes, gravy, cauliflower Feb. 16 in Smith Center and Sunday, Talk workshop taught by Diane Mach, was the topicofTuesday momingBible and Mom's soup." . and carrots, wheat roll, cake. Feb. 23 at Beloit. area 4-H specialist Diane Mack in Study. In the afternoon Shirley Wood Dr. Hooper would not take pay- learn words and get accus- Thursday: Swiss steak, herbed po- Both performances are at 3 p.m. Beloit. guage," Schedules with time assignments entertained with piano music on her ment for her speech so the group d0- tatoes, creamy coleslaw, combread, The Smith Center Junior-Senior High hated money in her name to the "Kids said, " and the older students strawberries and banana gelatin. School and Beloit Municipal Audito- of entries for the Tri-county 4-H Day keyboard featuring old songs and gos- For Christ." say complete sentences." Friday: Roast turkey, mashed pota- rium are the sites, with participation from Jewell, Lin- pel music. . toScottthepositivething toes, gravy, creamed peas, wheat roll, The choir, directed by Betty Jo coin, and Mitchell 4-H members will Kansas Day was celebrated honor- Mary Mayhew, president, calledthe meeting to order. Carolyn Abram teaching Spanish to elementary ambrosia. Banks, is comprised of vocalists from be mailed within a week to all partici- is to expose the children to Meals delivered by Christian some 60 area churches. DebJacobsis pants. This first-time event will be held "rei~ll8 rally lit Feb. 15 played a medley of songs on her xylo- phone. Shirley Simmelink read "10 cultures. It is proven that stu- Church. pianist. Selections include patriotic, at the Jewell High School Feb. 15. The North Central Kansas Teens for Reasons Why Heaven Looks Good" who are exposed to Spanish, as traditional and modem religious vocal public is invited to attend the talks, Christ will host a rally, Saturday, Feb. for devotions. other languages, do better in selections, demonstrations, vocal and instrumen- 15 at 7 p.m. at the Brown Grand The- The group voted to gi~' $75 to ttm It also helps them with ~ women meet The Smith Center performance in- tel music, talent, and parliamentary ater, Concordia. Jewell After Prom Party. Social corn- language. Phyllis Esslinger, president, pre- eludes social time in the commons procedure presented. Jewell County TberailyfeaturesguestspeakerPhil mitten was Shirley Simmelink, sided at the recent meeting of the La- after the concert. Pr6ceeds will go to clubs will provide refreshments. - Henricksoil, area representative of Kathleen Allen, Deb Griffeth and Su- are so young, as they are dies Auxiliary to VFW Post 7830, community charitable organizations Family Fun Night will be held Voice of the Martyrs, an organization" san Lienberger. excited arid enthusiastic. They re- Mankato. . ,'-'---- - and music~gcholarships. Proceeds from March 29 at the Mankato High School. which monitors abuses of persecuted The next meeting is Feb. 17 at 7:30 are eager to learn," Scott said. Reports included information from the Beloit concert go to Heartbeat Preg- Committees met to plan details for the Christians throughout the world, p.m. with the FCCLA and the FFA for has received positive parent annual fund-raising event. The soup The evening will also include a the program. about the new program. "I the mid-winter conference held at nancy Center. like it has been accepted well by Stuff; April 7, spring. Saline in January. Sherri Boley, dis- supper will be served at 4:30 and car- praise and worship segment led by the National Library Week is March 16 trict president; Phyllis Lange, district Krtley receives nival games will begin at 5:30. Each 4- Delta Chi Praise Band, Concordia pal~t H family will be asked to work one Wesleyan Church. Musical guest is Mitchell County Hospital report at Task F0~SthWh willK- birthday y to22. trictCancerchairman'andFarylLange'diS'endowment chairman, attended ~ scholarship kitchen or game shift. Funds raised Austin Meek, Clay Center. Megan Admissions. Jan. 27: Roderick on the pat'etes Aleth8 Logan Busers tell about and presented reports. Sheree Kriley, Esbon, has been will be used for academic and event Shelton, Randall, studentatJewellHigh Weltmer, Mankato; Jan. 28: Nevada enators. ~ The department convention is in awarded an Eisenhower Scholarship scholarships. School, will share what the Lord has Vetter, Formoso; Jan. 29: June Saint, i,h o~ /~ Famil and friends dined Aletha ..... elo~| _ Y " j ' swine operation Manhattan in June and the 6th District valued at $5,000 per year from Kansas The next 4-H Council meeting will done in her life. Two different groups Jeweil. utionstol~"ganntheaftemoonofJan.26atthe The Bill Buser family presented the meeting is April 27. Funds were el- Wesleyan University. Kriley expects beMarch3, will present sketches of the sufferings Dismissals. Jan. 29: June Saint, rowth of~e.well County LTC activity room to of, Christians throughout the world. Jewell; Nevada Vetter, Formoso. ;RS budg~el~rate her 85th birthday." . program about showing swine to the lowed for purchase of laundry soap for to graduate from White Rock High Randall Senior Citizens recently, the VA Hospital~. ....... School in 2003. She is a member of fis new Cbku etreshments of ice cream, cake, Though it is a family project, the sons, The Auxiliary delivers meals from Nauonal' Honor Sooletv" and the Umted" Jewell ...... Chamber meets Monday !Juncn and coffee were served by Bill e y.Shehas g issues ~nod Marie LOgan and Lloyd andDonna Josh and Joey, are responsible for the the nutrition site and helps with weekly alsoStates Achievement Ac"adparticipated in the FortmHays State meetsJeweH_ Feb. ~namberl0 at the Jewellr t.;ommerCecommu_ animals and for the showmanship at games at the Jewell County LongTerm R,~I~,,~ :and h:a~= r~,"~iv~,d I'ho M~JlcmM nity Center. Though reservations were the 2003{~,arisen. Other family guests included events. A large collection of ribbons Care. ..... " ............................. needed yesterday, do call as there may Honor Roll Award She is the daughter . :ansas In~~yd W. Johnson Fern Pair, Dave and trophies they had won in 2002 Boley presented funds for the pur- of Jo Kriley, Esbon de some open reservations available. ation and~d Paul Jensen Tammy Jensen and were (tisplayed. : , - , chaseof,Operation Up-Link telephone i1~g~l~:L:~,te,idents~hojoinedthecel,- Twenly-'six--attended.,he potluck eard~for'.eterans-- . J~.~ll ",,, i,,, ~ .... ' i dinn'r which pree~ded the program. Yuthiihakma]l~ole.yreprtedthattt nual Valonfino'ai=iromon' Bgll ;peedwaY~ on were Jane Myers, Lela Guests were the Buser family, Wanda patriotic art entries and youth volun- ' th~iPUntsinger, Jewell Sweet, Dale Russellbusinessand Roy Hoffer.conductedThere was a stateteer entrieScompetition.had been forwarded for c'-'~ F@b, I ~ '~ ~a:!egCva~,.~eaffY~lMi~r]do:h~ander,HDe:; short meeting by ~ gafurday. 5 ~ ~~I Joe Anderson. Vesta Corm read the The next meeting is Feb. 11. J ~ ~'~ 8#,m, to MMnight ~~ I ~cilitv c~!izabeth Grimm, Ken West, Billie birthdays and anniversaries for Janu- Hostesses were Ann Tedrow and itts,Libbie I~ Mankato National Guard Armory ~ ~o~ ] s would ~! . Crangle, IreneMcCorkle, ary. The next meeting is Feb. 25. Virginia Rightmeier. _ , aug com~,arry.Kindler, BeulahBenbow, Eva /~':) ~ Mankato, Kan. '~~l Fhat coml~ augh, Harry Hanson and NormaTho- ~.ct to legi~n~. Orb-dim- r, ther guests were Bob and Ada I:.~-~~w ~:~ BrandaRinn RI ~ I ___.~rimm, Formoso. Bob and Maxine J ~J Admission $6 dohation per couple ~_ ,~witzer, Doris Kitts, Gwen West, Tom H U rPest,Bonnie Haixiilton Ralph Hootor~, I Funds used to purchase equipment for the Mankato Volunteer Fire Department ~]~ . EliZabeth Mohler, Neolin and Opal IRIC ~raylr' Alberta Diamon'd, Thelma r, ee.man, Joy Hancook,,Betty Zade, ~lt .,a, ,a- 4" 1- ,a, ~ ~ ~ a, ~-a, _ a, ~ ~' ll~- Happg 8O" )11 ~eUth.C]egg, Sharon Beckley. Carl and I would like to thank all my / "" D ~ in]eta McElroy, Twana Seirer, the -- friends and BJrl~day ~n.. ~tev. Thadd Hinkle, and Audrey ~, flowers, food, P.A.C. amilton, all of Mankato. while I was in the ~1 on k . . . el, , ~ s'mce returning home. "Get Igell - i :. , . ~ 020'~ ~) Thanks again. Thinking of Yell" " Doris Matousek for: -..... rSaay; Friday & Saturda, " " " =1 Marty Rafferty 5 to 9 p,m. ~OKE ~ ~ -- "" -- --~~Jr 61.TE,,st $ |195 ..... " ............ ,!, Hutchmson,Kan. ri , JeweII CounW Hospital LTC Vot forL Cre ,d t a , ... iIF Adult Buffet -Saturday, Feb. 8 67501. ~l,..u.u.~,~f.~s,,,~.--'a~i~~v'=:~'~f~'.~"61"*t-ak:~- BB.Q 8 p.m.-~/lidnight . J.~. ~/ downtown stores in Mankato, '~= ),~, ~~ or at the hospital ,c.}~ Marly w~. recently diagnosed wi~ i ~ li CR/TTEP~' S ~d 11~r vOtl~ < ~cer and is undergoing treatment. ,~ . . : ~ I 107 E. Main. Mankato, Ken. 66956 '~ :;?" ":mmm ....... ...... ~ : ~o~:t~72 ---- -- ,- i!ll " 't785-378-3806 _~'~ CROWNING CEREMONY County Itotlpltld ~' I Tuesday, Feb. ii 2 p.m. " Showerfor: ~f'~ Jewell ~] . . _~ ' ,Jewell, Karl. ~/ ~" """"' ~'-' -"" ":" "r~ I_L..... ~) Proceeds donated to Ame~ .,cma Heart Association (g L, OrOuty Jewell County Conservatmn "-", .- - - :--- This Nickelodeon movie,ndsFrost DistrictAnnual Meeting Golden Eagle 'his animated family going on wild Saturday, Feb. 22 Idventures ar0und thdiworRl: i., ';.on her )w12-year-oldEl,zaisin,f}l~ Sunday, Feb. 23 she meets a mysterious Valentine's Day 6:30 p.m. Sharnanwhograntsh.e.rthe,poWer Birthday~'[t aankato High School $1 to talk to animals. But there's a catch-if she reveals her gift, she Mankato, Ken. Will lose it forever. 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