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THE PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1997 Published By The Perkins-Tryon High School Journalism Class Several band competitions held By Valerie Cartwright On May 1, the Perkins-Tryon band held the spring concert and coronation. Seniors Chad Gill and Aubrey Taylor were elected as band King and Queen. The attendants include: senior Angela Emerson and freshman Josh Taylor, senior Joanna Hubbard and junior Tyrone Palmer, juniors Melissa Holbrook and Randy Burch, sophomore Emily Harp and freshman Justin Wollenberg, freshman Becca Brower and junior Damian McClenny. On May 2, the band competed in Tri-State. On May 3, a contest was held at Oklahoma Christian College and Frontier City, Graduation to be Held May 16 by Amy Meridith The Perkins-Tryon High School Graduation will be held on May 16 at 8 p.m. Commencement exercises will be held at the local football field. Representative Dale Wells will speak on behalf of the 60 graduat- ing students. Cash Diel, Aubrey Talyor, and Angela Emerson art; this year's valedictorians. Each will give a speech graduation night. Stacey Beverly Charlton, Connie Cundiff, and Monta Lynn Brown were working hard in the concession stand last week at the district play- off game. The "Mommas " are helping to raise money for the POSSE- Parents Organizing Super Senior Extravaganza. The money will be used to pay for graduating seniors to spend the night "locked up" in the Stillwater YMCA. Perkins girls in. Hershey track meet Rebekah Emerson and Stephanie Weis, Perkins Middle School sixth grade students, competed in the Hershey track meet Satur- day, May 3rd in Stillwater. The track meet is sponsored by the Hershey chocolate Co. in cooperation with Stillwater Park and Rec- reation. Local meets are held state-wide with 1st place winners advancing to the state meet to be held this year in Norman, Okla- homa on July 12th. Both girls placed 2nd in their age divisions in the standing long jump. Stephanie Weis will advance to the state meet with her 1st place in the 1600 meter (mile) run and 200 meter run P-THS Golfers Compete at Perry "Virtual" classroom is A"virtual" teaching center came to town. Its information, through the fiber optics of distance cators in the Cimarron Career Opportunities Although the instructors were 350 miles it the students, were in front of TV monitors at stitute in Stillwater. The "virtual" session will be used as a mod tion with educators across Oklahoma. CCOP in the "virtual classroom" with instructors from cupational Research and Development (CORD) "CORD is known for its workshops that fective classroom facilitators who motivate the concepts that connect schoolwork to the day life," according to Karen Warner. velopment specialist at the Oklahoma Department q This videoconference will be used as a model to combine vocational and academic education in they plan for the next school year, she said. "We hope to develop better methods of sharing curriculum integration using technology with to-Work partnerships," Warner said. Curriculum intergration is similar to from several different subject areas "team work projects that span all of the subject areas. An example would be the typing, business, English science teachers creating projects that combine cupational skills. "This brings relevance to education," ordinator. "It can be as simple or complex as The goal is to make learning more meaningful students."" Wilson has been selected as this years salutatorian. "Graduation night will be exciting and fun. I'm looking forward by Valerie Cartwright to the ceremony and the celebration afterwards in Stillwater at the P-THS golfers competed at Perry on April 28 Senior Brandon YMCA, This has been a great class," related senior sponsor Kristi Frame Willingham. and freshman Josh Taylor each placed in the tournament. Everyone who comes to the after graduation party at the YMCA Frame and Taylor both scored an 81 and are now qualified for will receive a prize. Parents Organizing Super Senior Extrava- regionals. ganza was able to raise over $ 6000 for the ceremony. "This is a big accomplishment and I hope that both Brandon and I will qualify for state," said Taylor. International King and Queen Recognized by Carla Kliesen P-T Middle School to hold awards assembly Sharing concerns and questions with May5, the Lnternational Club King Josh Tivis and Queen Kandyce The Perkins-Tryon Middle School Awards Assembly and eighth were: Les Tilley, principal, Perry Mid.Higlt Focht were recognized at the grade recognition will be held Tuesday, May 13, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. McFarland, superintendent, International Club banquet held atMexico Joes at 4:30. The club in the new high school gym. technology education teacher, Perkins.Tryon voted for the king and queen April 28. REMINDER: teacher; Rick McDaniel, principal, GlencO The King candidateswerejunior Quinton Harris, sophomore Gary Baccalaureate for all Perkins-Tryon High School seniors, their David Willis, high school business teacher, Kastl, and senior Josh Tivis. The Queen candidates were seniors Kandyce Focht, Jessica families and members of the community will be Sunday, May llth High School; and Cindy Long, CCOP Hrencher, and Kasey McBride. at 7:00 p.m. in the new gym. ter. THESE FINE AREA BUSINESSES URGE YOU TO SUPPORT ALL PERKINS-TRYON ATHLETIC & ACADEMIC Now That's A Pizza Coupon!" Present This Coupon For A LARGE PIZZA FOR A MEDIUM CHARGE One Coupon Per Customer "y low that's pizza!" Hi 3 Perkins 547-2456 "Home -Owned & Operated Since 1898" PAYNE COUNTY BANK 202 South Main -547-2436 .Perkins Lobby Hours: M-F 8a.m.-3p.m. Sat. 8a.m.-Noon Drive-In: M-Th 7:30 a.m.-4p.m. Fri 7:30a.m.-6p.m. Sat. 7:30a.m.-Noon mlm mm m R m WHISTLE STOP Conveniently serving Perkins for over 20 years! 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