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Page 6- Ihursday, November 11, 1999 Sundance iii! :i!!! Morgan Bruce, Sundance Lady Bulldog, uses offermive tactics against the Upton Bobcats to help seal a victory for her team, Sundance went on to win this game 26-18. SJHJ 7th grade girls bas- ketball ended the week with three wins. The young Lady Bulldogs defeated Upton, 20-3, on Thursday, November 4. Lead scorers were Megan Gregson and Lindsey Schloredt with six each, while Jessica Middleton and Michelle Ramsey each scored four. On Saturday, November 6, they went to Gillette for a pre-aeaaon tournament and defeated Newcastle, 28-21, and Twin Spruce, 28-13. The game against New- castle was a struggle, but the Lady Bulldogs pulled out the win. Jaimie Adams led Bull- dog scoring with nine points, while Gregson, Middleton, and Ramsey each scored four. The Bulldogs dominated the game against Twin Spruce. High scorers were Schloredt with ten points and Middleton with eight. In 8th grade girls basket- ball action, Robyn Gray was the scoring force in the game against Upton. Sundance beat the Bobcats 26-18. Gray led team scoring with 18 points, while Victoria Cross, Nikole Hoard and Morgan Bruce scored as well to seal the victory. Awards and popcorn meeting Sixteen members of the Sundance High School F.C.C.L.A. attended a na- tional cluster meeting in Salt Lake City on November 5-7. The theme of the confer- ence was Leadership for To- morrow: Learn the Skills Today. Keynote speakers focused on leadership skills, commu- nication techniques and making the most of one's skills. Encouraging the young adults to be productive and willing to try, speaker Fran Kick reminded them that "you get out of it, what you put into it." Promoting cooperative ac- t_ion and denouncing violence in schools, one couple pre- sented "Teen Power" incor- porated with music to stress communication skills, em- pathy and tolerance. To better familiarize them- selves with F.C.C.L.A. With the presentation of the flags and the Pledge of Allegiance, the November pack meet- ing of pack 62 was off to a start. The first or- der of busi- ness was presentation of Bobcat awards. This award is given to boys and their parents and Is the first badge the boys earn as cub scouts. This badge is given to the boy's par- ents, the parent then pins it to the boys shirt up- aide- down. In order for the badge to be sewn on right side up, the boy must do a good deed for someone. Boys earning this award were: Austin Altaffer, Toby Hubbard, Nathan McNally, Zach Meier, Wade Stagemeyer, Jeremiah Jundt and Tyler Myers. The next award went to the boys in the Webelo den who earned their first badge of the year in aqua-dics. All the par- ticipants of Fall Fun day w e r e awarded patches. Popcorn sales went very well this year with the boys selling a to- tal amount of $6461.00. Of that money, the pack will earn $1938.30. The top pop- corn salesman this year was Trenten Tew, who sold $1074. Be looking for the boy scouts on December 111 They will be "handing out and picking up care and share food drive bags. The annual Bulldog Book Club reading incentive pro- gram is underway again with F.C.C.L.A. (Family, Career and Community Leaders of " America) members Ami Schelling, Angela Hemmah, and Amanda Mollenbrink in charge this year. The first grade classroom has been reading with the club for one month. Students are encouraged to read at least three books each week. To date, 95% of the first grade has read at least three books and re- ceived a weekly prize donated by Evans Orthodontics. Achievers of the monthly goal of 12 books read are awarded a Kids Pal< donated by Spearfish Safeway. Six- teen readers achieved the goal in October. res lers ! Sundance Elementary celebrates Nov. 15-19 Johnston and Hooper place first and third Rory Johnston placed 1st and Brad Hooper, 3rd, at the Buffalo junior high wrestling tournament. Johnston won by pinning two opponents, while I-Iooper won by one techni- cal fail and a decision. Other participating grap- piers were: Jacob Cornelia, Jay Smith, Colter Ellsbury, Nick Pieper, and David Daly. "I thought all the wrestlers looked good for our first time out. We had Iota of wins," Coach Doug Moore said. Moore is assisted by Mike Johnston. SJHS wrestlers will travel to Wright on Saturday, No- vember 13. Wrestling will begin at 9:00 a.m. Sundance School Menus Fri., Nov. 12 Sub sandwich, lettuce salad, white cake w/strawberries, milk. Mon., Nov. 15 Spaghetti w/meat sauce, green beans, bread sticks, fruit cocktail, milk. Tues., Nov. 16 Breakfast for Lunch French toast, syrup, sausage, hashbrowns, applesauce, milk. Wed., Nov. 17 Thanksgiving Dinner Sliced turkey, mashed pota- toes and gravy, cranberry sauce, biscuit and honey. pumpkin custard w/whipped topping, milk. Thurs., Nov. 18 Indian tacos on a pits. shredded lettuce, tomato, cheese, cinnamon apples, milk. Fxi., Nov. 19 French dip, fresh veggies, fresh fruit, milk. projects, to learn about the Japanese exchange pro- gram, and to participate in leadership training, students were attended various work- shops. In addition, each member attended a workshop to pro- mote the use of Dynamic Leadersldp, an action packet recently published by the national F.C.C.L.A. organi- zation. While in Salt Lake City, the group toured Temple Square and attended a Utah Grizzly hockey game. Attending members were: Megan Schnorenberg, Amanda Lambert, Mikki McFarland, Megan Waller, April Klocker, Sarah Mackey, Angela Toavs, Kameron Stahla, Mark Raschkow, Angela Hemmah, Amanda Mollenbrink, Amanda Uhrig, Michelle Petersen, Jenny Lambert, Rachel Sell, and Paul Aberle. Sundance Elementary School will be celebrating Children's Book Week this year with their book fair. Children's Book Week began in 1912 at the American Booksellers Association Conven- 'tion through the efforts of Franklin K. Mathiews who was the librarian for the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Mathiews pro- posed the week-long celebraUon to promote children's books. In 1916, the American Booksellers Association and the American Library Association cooperated with the Boy Scouts in sponsor- ing a Book Week with the slogan, 'The Best Book for Your Child." Although World War I hindered the further development of Book Week librarians, Scout leaders, and booksellers continued to en- courage the publication and en- Joyment of fine children's books. In 1919, at the American Book- sellers Association meeting. Mr. Mathiews again addressed his plan for a Children's Book Week. At the end of the convention a resolution was passed for the organization of a Book Week in November. It has continued to be celebrated since then. The book fair at Sundance El- ementary School will begin Mon- day, November 15, and 19. It will open each a.m. and run until It will run from Students who visit Tuesdayevening gible for the certificate to be fair. Proceeds from go towards the books for the or special events in is dedicated to s as well as encouraging to read. at home is to have a TV. Set aside time to share a story. child/children to your author as a of the stories by that Play a game of chat ades, out characters or eventS i favorite children's nursery rhyme. school during Children's Book Week your child a favorite story. choose to do, have fun for the week! Catchpole announces funding for vocational student organizations State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Judy Catchpole is pleased to announce that an al- ternative solution to hind voca- tional student organizations (VSOs) for this year has been agreed upon. VSOs include FFA. FHA, DECA, FBLA. and VICA. The Wyoming High School Ac- tivities Association (WI-ISAA) met today in Casper and approved the second reading of the funding plan for this year. The funds will sustain the salaries of the five state advisors and their project dlrector/financlal advisor for this year. Catchpole. as a staunch sup- porter of VSOs. has been holding meetings with the Governor's of- rice, the Department of Agricul- ture, the Wyoming Community College Commission, and others since August to rind an alterna- tive solution to fund the adult leadership salaries. This came about as a result of changes in the federal Carl D. Perkins legis- lation that led to diminished re- sources available to VSOs and other vocational projectS. '"SOs are a valuable portant part of education. Students leadership skills, learn vocational and life skills | activities and corn Catchpole said. Catchpole said today's J of the Wyoming Education. school dents, the Wyoming Boards Assoclatlon, High School Activities tion. the Department ture and the Catchpole will a taskforce to recommend nent funding for state salaries. Catchpole manent funding three-part approach: funds, state funds, arid contributions. 'We all these organizations to and to our state." "I am proud to be strong partnership." bell doem rhg fm done - s fuuue on weli-edm:a du'ld, Become invobe4 i-.Imur sdmoL s.pport smde. i.volvedl SCHOOL glilCN'l'S Nov. 12 - 19, 1999 Nov. 13 - JHW - Wright Tourney Nov. 15 - 19. National Children's Book Week Book Fair - All Week - 8. 0 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Nov. 15 - HSW. First Practice Nov, NOV. Nov, HSGBB - First PrKtica - HSBBB - First Practice School Board Meeting - Sundance. 6. )0 p.m. 16 - JHW - Newcastle Quad - There. 3:30 p.m Book Fair - Parent Night - 4.'00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 18 - JHGBB - Wright - Here - 4.'00 - 5:00 p.m. 19 - 20 HS Music Honor Clinic - Casper We Carry * 25 each Junior high girls got underway with game of the season day, November 2. Playing at home Gillette Sage grade lost, 29-31, match. "It was a physical the girls played early in the season, Greta Crawford Lead scorers for grade were with I0 points Middleton with Coming from a halftime score of 8th grade team margin and lost 28-29. Robyn Gray Bulldog's scoring points, while added another five Junior high is coached by Greta Crawford.