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A8-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, November 13, 2003 Carney .News Box Tops for Education Mrs. Dowdy's first grade class "WOW! That's the only word :o describe the response we aave received from the Box )of Education program," says Simms, Carney FCCLA Top Committee chairper- The month of September collected 1018 box tops and we collected 500." This is the third year for the Box Top For Education at Carney Schools. The school has set a goal of 3500 box tops. "We have collected a total of 2215 box tops for the year," said Simms. Each month the class that collected the most box tops is recognized at the school assembly. The September Box Top class was Mrs. Dowdy's first grade with 332 and Octo- ber's Box Top class was Mrs. Pearson's fourth class with 93 box tops. FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address iraportant personal, family, work and soci- etal issues through family and consumer science education. !Bulldogs have season opener " by Amber O'Donnell The Carney Bulldogs split with Coyle Bluejackets *: on the road for the season opener Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Lady Bulldogs sealed a vic- e , tory against the Lady Jackets 58-53, while the Carney boys ,'i fell to the defending class A state champions in a losing effort 60-56. Top scorers for the Lady Bulldogs were seniors Amber O'Donnell with 17, and April Bailey with 15, while Senior Elise McCalla, Junior Kayla Avers and Nikki i by Ashley Simms & Sarah Martin The month of November has been interesting for the elemen-  tary. The third grade had a visitor who taught them the art of oil rubbings. Their visitors were Mrs. Goodbury and her daughter, Rhond,x The children were shown how to do oil rubbings then were allowed to choose a pattern to do an oil rubbing of their own. Some of the designs included: sunflow- ers, dragons, and a house with butterflies. The 3  graders really seerned to enjoy this unique i artwork. The next exciting thing for the month of November includes stu- Carney Elementary Insight dent of the month and the top AR readers for the month. The student of the month is Courtney Skaggs. She is the daughter of Melvin and Gwen Skaggs, and is presently in the 8 th grade. She proudly stated she was very happy to be the stu- dent of the month for November. The top AR readers for this month are: Kori Contreras, 4 th grade and Isabella Condrey, 3  grade. Kori is the top student for grades 4-8 , reading 1,827 pages. Isabella is the top reader for 3  grade and she read 1,660 pages. All three students were honored in the assembly on Friday, Nov. 7, Ragsdale added 8 apiece and sophomore JaNiece Milburn chipped in 2. Senior Ty O'Donneli led the Bulldogs with 21 points, followed by senior Travis Evans with 11. Overcoming a 12 point deficit at the end of the first quarter, Carney trailed by 6 at the half. Junior Ricky Evans fouled out in the 4 th after contributing 9 points. Robby and Charlie O'Donnell had 8 and 7 points respectively. Drug assembly held t sc by Elise McCalla Oklahoma State University football players, Greg Rich- mond and Truman Carroll, were the highlight speakers at the Carney High School drug assembly on Thursday, Oct. 30. Introduced by John Talley, Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsor, the two football players talked about their lives and experiences being drug free. After the assembly, they signed posters, had one- on-one conversations, and took pictures witheach class. Questions from the crowd included some on the Bedlam series and how much the individuals could bench press. The crowd was also enter- tained by an impromptu wrestling match between sophomore Ricky Evans and John Talley. Nov 12, 9am. -Talent Seamh at Middle School Nov. 12,10 am.- Talent Search plays Agra, at Carney Nov 17, 12:25 - Juniors taking CREC test -Nov 17- 7  & 8 r" Conference Tournament begins Nov 18 - A P English goes to see a play at OSU Nov. 18, 6:30 pm - High School plays Olive, at Olive Nov. 19 - Army here to give11 = & 12 graders chance to take ASVAB Nov 20, 1 pm - Brian Aherr Olv IC -meeting n theHigh School Library ov 20 - FCCLA to Dallas for e duster meeting " ]'Nov 21,6:30 pm - High Sctoot plays Davenport, at Carney Say something nice abo007" Carney! Plok up The Perkins Journal at these Iooations Greg Richmond Truman Carroll Carney's Student of the The teachers at Carney High School chose Kayla Avers as November's Student of the Month. She and a teacher of her choice will be awarded a lunch at a local eating establishment. Kayla, a junior, is the 16 year old daughter of Maria and Tracy Avers and Sony Posey. She serves as FFA Reporter and is a member of the softball and basketball Kayla Avers teams, and on the 5 intendC Honor Kayla wa a recipie the still! Medical ter's ExterO s ScholarSi She cJ shoppi. gmng movies with her After graduation, plans to attend University Medical and become a doctor. The Chantry House (the historic home of Pistol Pete Eaton) Welcomes you to their In the upcoming weeks we will many activities including the Red- be involved in vities. neck Olympics, a coloring contest On Nov. 17, the officer team will for  elementary, and a coloring begin taking orders for smoked contest for the middle school. meats. We will take up the orders the following Friday, and begin smoking meats at 3 a.m. on Nov. 25. The FFA officer team will be going to the NRCS office in Chan- dler on Dec. 8 and 9 to participate in Blue Thumb. Blue Thumb is an education based program to inform the local citizens about groundwa- ter treatment. We will be doing a groundwater screening, to check for nitrates, sulfate, and phos- phates, for the NRCS district. The last week of February, the 24-28 =, we will he celebrating the annual FFA week, which will consist of It has been a pretty busy year so far for the Cary lFA chapter. At the [Ancoln Coty fall fair we had several top placed livestock. The following people placed as: Grand Market Steer, Lukas Brown; Reserve Prospect Steer, Lukas *B rown; Grand Market Lamb, BEthel Evans; d Market Goat, ailey Miller; Reserve Grand  M._ _t Goat, Bailey Miller. . We also 1 a team place 3 in g me nestock judging contest. 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