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September 25, 2000

 

TOP STORIES

Sixth graders 
go Greek

[APRIL 8, 2000] 
It’s been said that fashion trends are a like a revolving door. Well, what’s old is new again at Washington-Monroe Elementary School. Friday Debbie Pettit’s sixth grade class took their latest lesson seriously and donned togas to celebrate Greek Day.

 

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GOOD NEIGHBORS

Volunteers: the backbone of the operation

[APRIL 8, 2000]  Time is an irreplaceable resource. Once it is gone, a person can never reclaim it. Glenna K. Smith and Donna L. Griffin choose to give their time as a gift on a regular basis. They are volunteers at the Pink Shutter Thrift Shop in Lincoln, owned and operated by the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

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A DAY IN THE LIFE

Bob Boyd: Preparing kids 
for eternity

[APRIL 8, 2000]   He thought he would become a lawyer, but after a try at student teaching, Bob Boyd was hooked. And for the past 21 years, he’s been working in what he refers to as “the best of both worlds.” That’s because as principal at Zion Lutheran School, Boyd has the opportunity to educate children while integrating faith.  “My goal is to prepare kids for the future,” he says. “That future includes eternity."

 

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HEARSAY AND HAIRSPRAY

Hearsay and Hairspray

[APRIL 8, 2000]  Want to know the latest talk around town? Check out this week's Hearsay and Hairspray to find out!

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HONORS AND AWARDS

District III FFA public speaking results

[APRIL 8, 2000]  Kate Wrage and 
Scott Semple represented the Hartsburg-Emden FFA Chapter at the District III Public speaking Contest. Scott placed third in the extemporaneous division, while Kate placed second in the prepared division.  Both members competed against nine other District III competitors.  Kate will now advance onto the state semi-finals on May 6, hosted by Illinois State University.

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Announcements –

- Chorale and orchestra concerts this weekend

- Sunday breakfast to benefit Junior Legion Baseball

- MS fundraising walk Sunday afternoon

- Relay for Life next weekend

- Police auction of recovered bicycles next Saturday

 

Yesterday's news –

- Building projects expand Lincoln College campus

- Movie review: "Chill Factor”

- World Health Day; Red Cross needs blood donors regularly