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- f .................. , Cimc on VQ ]ley school basketball away- ' " FC ? games. The teams often .... lub rl'leets leave before school is a .y-:: ..... ........ ....... .... In RcIIns holTle clubPrjeCttoStartedensurebYthethe playersbster " The Cimarron Valley FCE have something to eat. Club was welcomed into the New business was brought by Dora Mercer home of Virginia Rains for before the club by Lance an enjoyable Christmas Fel-Miller. The weight room is .... lowship Dec. 6. Emma Lou in need of some new equip- , ..... Hardin presided. Elsie chose ment which would benefit all " Y Rid , It seems that our town has turned rote 'Winter Wonder- 50, followed by Lord s Prayer tabled and will be discussed ]and at night with the many beautiful lights. It is great to prayed in unisor. Vet na Lea at the next meeting, pend- think of all the time, work and expense that our citizens led group in the Flag Salute prayed in unison. Verna Lea Diamonds--Colored Stones--Bridal led gro ap in the ] lag Sa lute ing more information. and Jingle Bells. The next meeting of the i,have gone to, to proclaim Christ's Birth. The Ira and Mae Wedding Bands--Watches Gifts--Cl . Vassar home is decorated so beautiful. The silver Christ- Members answered roll callAll-Sports Booster Club will mas Tree in front of the large front window seems to beckon cotil: with Name your favorite be Wed., January 4th at 6:30 us in to wish our new neighbors "Godspeed". We wishChristmassCarOl.reportMinutes of p.m. in the H.S. Library. "- il?::w, ty New - hem well in their Bed and Breakfast venture. We're so previous meeting and glad that they came to brighten our east side of town.treasurer was read A special th{: nks ;Thursday evening, December 8, was a typical, chilly, fes- by secretary Esther Ham. tive time to enjoy the community Christmas program. The Carol gave a report on re- rom P-T pcIl"ent 708 s, young people displayed their many talents as they rendered cent Christmas Council and a great program. The young ladies of the Lost Creek Church Luncheon that she & Opal o]rg( on choir were great as were the soloists that sung the lovely Olson attended. Fifteen Many people are respon- Christmas songs. The elementary Music Makers bright- Christmas stockings were sible for making the Craft ened us with their lively songs as did the high school band turned in for Christmas Store students as they played the many flutes Christmas carols Pro'ect Auction and Chili Supper a " fl " success. Partners in Educa- was done by the United Methodist bell ringers.. The Kristal A surprise November birth- Bell R!ngers of the,U.M. Educare were so sincere as they day party was given for tion would like to thank the rung Silent Night on their colored tinkly bells TwilaAnes Cowle , a ast club many people involved " g Y P . A big thank you goes to Longan, Chamber of Commerce President stud the Welcome member, with 18 persons at- and the Closing remarks. Amber Lauener read the great tending, all who donated crafts to the Christmas Storey. Several congregational so !gs were sung Members viewed lesson & auction. Also, many parents .at the Christian Church program after Merl Kinser of Friends meeting place forms for 1995. and teachers worked at the Chili Supper, auction, and el: Chapel Church said the invocation. Glory to God in the A Christmas gift exchange the Santa Shop. We could n ' highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke was held and members re- not have done it without all tel 2:14 vealed their secret pals, also of you. [7,' drawing names for 1995. : _ Christmas social will be Much appreciation goes to Superintendent'$ Monthly Message: hosted by Cliff & Opal Olson. those who came out in the av _ ,, , , -- ,- _ ,- ,- -- . Betty will host January cold, despite all the other ac- nb' Dyjim l-lyoer, upl:. or cnools club meeting and present lea- tivities that evening, to sup- ei g port Partners in Education. Tr~tI'~tY~ T..I T..IIr~f'~Ir1~TC r W Congratulations are in order for Mr. Larry Huff. Mr. Huff son on Pasta Pointers". We would also like to extend t JL L) 1 1. 1 ll%~%JllN 0 was the only person who filed last week for the office #5 At close of meeting, Vir- special thanks to John Attorney At Law hop s position on the Perkins-Tryon Board of Education. Mr. ginia served refreshments of Calavan, Auctioneer. You a " " look Huff will officially be seated for a five year term at the first Jello Salads, nuts, candies ......... Person I mlury, auto acodent Dworce, cu ~ .. am a grea JOb, oonn . e 'Ollda regular or special School Board meeting after the February coffee & tea to Emma Lou . . . ". Criminal, DUI defense Wills, trusts, probat i 14, 1995, election results have been certified. Hardin, Esther Ham, Char- And, we apprec],ate the use oWorkman's Compensation ent of the Lions Club s backdrop o~ener l-r "" e School Board members are volunteers, with no compensa-lotte Parrack, Joyce for pictures with Santa. a r acuc B tion, which are charged with a tremendous responsibility Youngker, Elsie Grant, Betty Thank you, Larry Parks for the and all too often very little thanks. Mr. Huff is fortunate in Branstetter, Rosa Lynn - _ First consultation FREE Contin=encv and vavment my opinion, that he will be joining a Board who is dedi- Baker, Opal Olson, Verna Lee donating paper goods for the available O na Chili Supper Last, but not ' cated to making sure that the quality of Education is the Arthur, Inez Barnes, Carol least.. .thank " you, Santa for 372-2200 best that it can be for all students of the Perkins-Tryon Acuff, Ruth Wassell, Nina spending the evening w th P District. I am fortunate to work with the quality of indi- Bigler, Jean Cornett, and " " " 211 N. Perkins Rd, Rosewood Hills Stillw viduals currently, on the Board. I know Mr. Iuff wili l e'an " eraidine Allen. us,., ,., ........... , ........ . ..................................... asset to the Board and to the District. ..... ': .......... _ _ he;e As always, there are a lot of activities going on this time ...... "" of year, with basketball, wrestling, band concerts, holiday ucnes xmallzea | = activities and the end of the first semester. But even with ..... b StOI/ r tio D~yS / ~' : r I~ tied' all of these, there are other important things being consid- Or[ ports l: oossez 'ith ered at this time. ' __--u__-- Currently, secondary administrators and staff are attend- e.a workshops and visiting other schools to see if Block At the monthly All-Sports Scheduling at the high school and modular scheduling at Booster Club meeting, dates . the middle school would be beneficial and enhance the learn- were finalized for spring ing experiences for our high school and middle school stu- events. March 18th has been dents. This concept of scheduling is not new to Oklahoma set for the Donkey Basket- Friday, Dec 16 or the nation. Many schools in Oklahoma have been doing ball game. The All-Sports this for several years and many more are looking at it for Banquet has been scheduled next year. the block scheduling concept in its simplest for May 12th. Discussion terms allows students to concentrate on only four subjects was, also, held on getting " . ..... . = each semester, rather that seven, as in now the case. Class bids from various caterers for " " rac periods are extended to 85-90 minutes and students can the banquet. It wasdecided : aturday, earn a full unit in one semester. It allows teachers to use to draft a.letter listing what three or four different delivery systems during a single class we wanted and submitted it , period and work with each day. If it is decided to pursue to the caterers. Jan Thomas i .... , _ rent , wa.. a oiote to t,o " AS + ~ ~ * .... + JPttPx .to whether this is a sound plan to implement for the 1995- T-shirts and buttons may : = yo= cott th, 1996 school year. still be purchased at the bas- Also, the facility evaluation committee, appointed by the ketball games for the next Board last summer, consisting of myself and the other ad- few home games. ministrators, continue to meet and a report will be made to Susan Chamberlin and Lisa the board itemizing and prioritizing these needs as evalu- Sasser were put in charge of ated by the administrators at the January 9 board meeting, contacting members to help On behalf of the district,: ousNewYearlet me wish everyone a Happy v de drinks for the m ddlemake sandwiches and pro- | and Safe Holiday Season nd a Prospe . 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