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9 THE JEWELL COUNTY POST' Thursday, May 23, 1996 m ,~ Long, Marty Stenfors & Jasyn Garman portrayed l bbers near Bremmen Town at the JHS musical Ben Moore was the fourth robber and was hidden Photo by Fawna Barrett Music Program May 16 .~.ll High School's Music Department presented their ncert May 16. l Oncert choir sang five numbers. Keri McElroy and Julie played their flutes with one number. Director Kristi vas accompanist. vocal numbers were solos by Holly Kadel, Kevin and Lesley McCollough. Trio numbers were by: l ord, Destiny Swisher, Kevin Thompson; Brad Howland, & Nick Wanklyn; Jackle Conn, Jessie Simmelink anklyn Wildcat band played three numbers and concluded l l ra I Ity number, "rhe Bremmen Town Musicians," which rrowed from Coming, Iowa High School. Erika Barrett tor; robbers were Jasyn Garman, Travis Long, Ben d Marty Stenfors. Sound effects c am, e from band mem- Is number had been played by Vetter s high school band year. lal instrumental numbers were a piano solo by Ivy ~dand a trumpet solo by Lesley McCollough. McCollough and Holly Kadel accompanied solo num- F?ePtion honoring Mrs. Vetter was hosted by the band rB after the concert. National Honor Society members: (standing) Lesley llough, Holly Kadel, Katrina Matter, Jackie Corm, Bm-rett, Megan C .oco, Sarah Griffeth, Julie Scheef, e Nultv, Tara Mahm, Shawn Meier, Keri McElroy, LTaylorTdessie Simmelink, Nick Wanklyn, Todd " ett, Ryan Mavhew, Shane Meier. (Seated) Ivy Maad, Katie Scheef, Ben Moore, Matt Mahin, Erika tt, Julie Joerg. Photo by Fawna Barrett U.S.D. #104 rejects bus barn bid The Board of Education of White Rock Schools, U.S.D. # 104, met in regular session Monday, May 13, in Burr Oak. David Bieberly, architect, was in the district, Thursday, May 9, for the opening of bids for the new bus barn. Only one bid was received, from Wise Construction of Cawker City. After discussion, the board rejected the bid and voted to seek architect plans on a wooden frame bus barn and a combination bus shed and an attached paint bay to the ex- isting Ag. building. Superintendent Grover re- ported on the old bus barn demolition project. Board consensus was to cotact the next lowest bidder to see if they would be interested in taking over the project. After discussion, the board decided not to have summer school this year, but to plan more extensively for next summer. High School principal, Douglas McNichols, reported a motor had burned out in the Spanish Room and the suc- cess of students who had par- ticipated in the National Land Judging Contest. Superintendent Don Grover ,, reported that two students STUDENTS IN THE NEWS would be eligible for the pro- posed Algebra class for eighth Garman wins graders at the Middle School for 1996-97. GlnaJefferyhas Dale Dennis returned to teaching after award maternity leave and expressed appreciation for the perform- ance by Judy Ost as substi- tute. In other business the board: Paid bills in the amount of $127,229.10. Voted to purchase Student Assurance Services for the 1996-97 school yer at a cost of $5,175.00. Voted to continue to pro- vide funds in the budget to support expenses associated with cheerleader uniforms. Accepted the resignation of Seresa Parton as high school business teacher at the end of the current school year. Granted permission for the Burr Oak Celebration commit- tee to have use of the cafeteria. gym and auditorium for the 125th Birthday celebration planned for June 7, 8, and 9, 1996. Discussed non-elected personnel in a 45 minute ex- ecutive session. Excerpts, unofficial minutes Gerit Garman, a senior at White Rock High School, has received the Dale Dennis Ex- cellence in Education award sponsored by United School Mankato schools to dismiss Friday The U.S.D. #278 board voted to change the last day of school from May 30 to May 24 for the current year at a special ses- sion, Thursday. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. with approxi- mately 25 people attending. The board asked for Input from the audience on a list of options to finish the 95-96 school year. Teacher Gaye Anderson said May 30was the latest date she had ever encountered during her long teaching career. "I can never remember com- ing back after Memorial Day before," Anderson said. Other members in the audi- ence expressed frustration with not being able to plan, due to the fact that the end of the year was not set until late in the second semester. After the discussion, the board voted unanimously to change the last day of school to May 24, 1996 for 1995- 1996 school year. School ad- ministrators said arrange- ments for finals to be given early were granted on an indi- vidual basis. The meeting was adjourned at 6:15 p.m. BWell awards draws a crowd lt~e, , a s Chamber of Commerce hosted the JHS Awards "met May 13 with a large crowd attending. The Jewell YWCA la baked steak dinner. l Ira Saint Kingston, a 1971 JHS raduate, s eke on the ~- -- g P rtance of reading and teamwork with bits of humor, ehers presented specific awards as each student was uced and awards announced. i cial awards were" Presidential Award-lvy Howland Juli- hmidt and Julie Jeers; John Philip Sousa Award-lvy Girls State-Melanie Nulty, Sarah Griffeth-Boys State: Charles I-Iaase, JHS principal, recognizes David Robinett Ramsey; Wendy's Heisman Jr. Athlete Award-Sarah and Ivy Howland as the Good Citizens for 1995-96. & Chad Ramsey; Regent Scholars-Erika Barrett. Ivy Photo by Fawna Barrett l rld, Julie Joerg, Katie Scheef, JuliAnn Schmldt. Schmldt Schools to d the US Marie Scholastic Award. Lesley McCollough r" " -" "- -" -- -- "- dismiss soon II Farmway "! II Countyschools are on the countdown for dismissal for summer vacation. White Rock's last day is May 23. Mankato schools moved their final day to May 24. dewell-Randall's last day will be May 31ending at 2:15. a special band award and was named in the top 5 _ at on Merit Scholarships. McCollough won the Masonic contest, Katrina Matter was 2nd; Holly Kadel, 3rd. . t ding citizens were Ivy Howland & David Robinett. , ett & Katie Scheef were named National Guard Scholar - tes. Peclal ceremony recognized the present members of the a1 al Honor Society and the new members, which are listed ~here. Lerabers of the FCA gave the invocation and benediction. ~t}~ is too small to know, Iotl~ng too big to attempt. ~William Van Horne Men. May 2 7 THE ATE XEHANGE BANK THIS SPACE FOR HIRE Call the Jewel[ Post to put it tO work for your business or eventt 913-378-3191 N. East Street * Mankato 378-3445 Shop Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Insurance Claims Welcome Free Estimates Frame and Unibody Alignment Body, Paint and Glass Replacement t'l,k~lKA'~ O, KANSAS 6~'JSf~ Member FDIC II Credit UnionI I II Mankato 378-3134 II I I II Presents II II II II SPORTS II II I II ! II REVIEW II a-----------------.4 II Week of May 2S- May SO I II I II II I I State Track - II Wichita State University I I I i= i i ,I | Watch for I l l II summer ball II games here [ : Stop by IBd let us help you withE Direct Deposit II Payroll DeductionsI J Notary Service [ I Credit Counseling II | Money Orders [ j FAX Machine II II Checking Accounts I I I II CLOSED II II II Memorial II Day, May 27 I LmmmllmmmJ ] Administrators and Jostens of Kansas. Doug McNichols, principal, announced that Gerit has demonstrated the character- istics necessary to receive this annual award given in honor of one of Kansas's educational leaders. Winners of this award are those individuals who have displayed the citizenship, community and school serv- ice, scholarship and common sense characteristics that make them a quality person. The Dale M. Dennis Excel- lence Award was established in 1996 by Kansas school administrators to honor the long and valuable service that Dale Dennis gave to Kansas education. The individual characteristics that helped , establish Dale M. Dennis as a friend of education and more importantly as a first class citizen are the basis for deter- mining the recipient of this award. McCollough honored ERIC BURKS Burks is month at KSU Eric Burks, a senior in sec- ondary educatlon-business, has been selected as the April 1996, Student-of-the Month from the College of Education at Kansas State University. The Student-of-the-Month Award was established to honor students in the College of Education who excel and serve with distinction. Burks indeed adds scholarship, commitment and worthy goals to the teaching profession. Eric is a graduate of Jewell High School, Jewell, and the son of Max & Annette Burks. Thirteen graduating seniors were honored for completion of Honors Program require- ments at Kansas State Univer- sity's College of Human Ecol- ogy Commencement Honors Reception, May 17. Requirements include main- taing a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher and successful completion of a two or three credit independent project or research problem. Students completing the Honors Program include Traci McCollough, Randall, senior in interior design. Honors proj- ect: "Classroom Design and Construction Oversight," with faculty supervision by Barbara Cannon, instructor of cloth- ing, textiles and interior de- sign. KU graduate Kimberli Karol Seehafer. Sallna, received a Master ot Social Work Degree during the 124th University of Kansas commencement, May 19. The KU class of 1996 num- ber about 6,225 and includes about 2,225 who completed degree work last summer and all terms. More than 4.000 graduates and candidates for degrees are expected to par- ticipate in this year's com- mencement ceremonies. Kimberli is the daughter of Junior Menhusen and Carol Menhusen. Jewell. KWU graduate Ashley James Siebecker, Burr Oak, graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University, Sunday, May 19, with a Bache- lor of Science degree in Phys- ics, Ashley is the son of Bill & Susan Benignus, Burr Oak. Claire Mohlman, a sopho- more at White Rock High School, has been selected to participate in the Upward Bound Math and Science Pro- gram at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Me. She will be attending during a six week period June 15-July 26. The Upward Bound Program is for high school students who have completed their sopho- more or Junior year, have a strong background in math and science, and are potential first generation collegee gradu'- ates. The purpose of this program is to offer high school students an opportunity to learn about the many careers that depend on math and science skills. Claire will be taking various classes designed around her career interest in the health care profession. Claire is the daughter of Davd & Julie Mohlman, Esbon. Barrett chosen The United States Achieve- ment Academy announced that Natalie Barrett has been named a United States Na- tlonal Collegiate Award win- ner in Communication. This award is a prestigious honor very few students attain as less than 10 percent of all American college students are recognized. Barrett, a senior at Fort Hays State University, was nomi- nated by Chris Crawford, communication professor. Her biographical sketch will appear in the official yearbook and she is a candidate for special scholarships. Eric Bourbon received the Ewing Hutchcraft Scholarship for seniors heading for a future in agriculture from Linda Hutchcraft Woerner. The award was given at commencement Saturday in Jewell. Photo by F. Barrett