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November 15, 2001

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T 8B -THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, November 15, 2001 Students at Perkins-Tryon Elementary School cel- ebrated Red Ribbon Week during the week of Nov. 5-8. While learning about how drugs can negatively affect their bodies, students in each of the classes decorated their door or the hall near their classroom with anti- drug posters and art projects. i Brett Stevens, P-T Elementary School counselor, introduced and organized the school effort, which also featured a coloring htest. ( Each of the rooms had wonderfully creative entries in the deco- r ng contest. Here are just a few of those decorations. IAMERICAN ends in Students in Mrs. Wheatley's fourth grade class chose the "American ends in I CAN... "Pictured above class are (standing from left) Bryan Champion, Jade Smith Yancy Turner; kneeling are Caleb Ritchey and Micah Second graders in Susie Reece's class (above) created a bright finger-painted poster that had the class theme "We are happy to be Drug Free!" surrounded by smiley faces. Lo AMPo L : A very unique patchwork quilt (above) was the result of Mrs. Barta's third grade class' efforts. Each student designed and decorated their own "patch," then the patches were connected at "the corners with yarn. Lots of bumble bees were buzzin' on Mrs. Pressley's Kindergarten class'door. The class theme was "Drug Free is the way to Bee." Bayhylle wins first Holly Jolly drawing ? Joyce Bayhylle of Perkins was the lucky winner of the first ekly drawing of this year's Holly Jolly Sweepstakes. Bayhylle feived a $50 gift certificate from The Quilting Post. .Quilting Post Co.owner Joyce Rigsby (righO presented the flcate to BayhyUe on Monday, Nov. 12. \ Help support Ripley 4H & FFA Attend the Pork Chop Supper & Auction on Saturday, November 17 at the Payne y Fairgrounds. .=r begins at5 p.m. auction will follow 6:30 p.m. , Tickets are $5/adults & $3/students. For more information, please contact Bob Mitchell at (918) 372-,4245. Sherri Bostian's second grade class members each made a "postage" stamp that went on a giant letter to go along with the class' theme of "We Want to STAMP out Drugs!" Robin Knight's third graders featured a "Celebrity Whi ch contained tombstones with pictures and information about celebrities who have died as a result abuse. Got a wonderful or' funny holiday memory? Want a chance to win some great prizes? Well, enter The PerkiM Journal's All you need to do is write down that special holiday memory or story and send it in. along with the entry form below. We are interested in funny or touching holiday stories. How about that fun caroling excursion? Or maybe that perfect Christmas tree? What about the aroma of tasty holiday cookies, or that horrible shopping trip? Remember trying to go to sleep on Christmas Eve when' you were a kid? Or cuddling with loved ones in front of the fireplace? about that story when you-know-who caught you under the mistletoe, or when you got to play Joseph in the church Christmas story play? Or how about when you crashed while We want to hear all of those storiesl Winners will be sel ed from four groups. Contest prizes will be $50 in "Perkins Bucks" for each division winner. Winning entries wilt be printed in a special holiday section of The Pedcins Journal on Novemb - 28. The contest 13EA is NOON MONbAY, NOV. 19, so hurryl dip the coupon below to your entry and mail it to: P.O. Box 40 or- drop it by lt! E, Stumbo ~ lll 1 lllmm ll llll 1 I re's my entry for The Perkins Journal'sHoliday Memories Contest II Age groups: ==, aM Ii AddPess' .... .................. II I fill I l,' ', Adult I 1': ) High school III ttt I,UUlll!l u II Itt I I Ill Iltl I I I II I !-Phone l., ] Middle school J I E-moil ....... i ] Elementary school ilumll ulul ii i i .l. i lul u ulul i b ll~ I I I I I I I I I Illlll I III I I I I I I I I I I I I Illl I I I 1 I $llf~lN I ~l~l~