Thanks very much for all the people that made the Spring Carnival a success! The school would like to thank the parents, staff, students and other people that organized and worked at the event. They would also like to thank the individuals and businesses that donated items to our silent auction and raffle. Again, thank you to all the people that made the Spring Carnival a huge success.
The silent auction had a lot of cool baskets up for grabs.
Austin Drueke won the big prize!
These three did the cake walk until they won.
There were lots of carnival games for the kids to play.
The inflatables are always a big hit.
Mark and Keri Hogue stopped for a little food in the cafeteria before hitting the games.
Tracy Spaulding watches as Vanessa tries her luck.
Junior Girls + Luke
Kalee Brewer and Cole Dettmann
Garyn and I
The prince even opened the door for me!
Garyn and Jacob Blunt
Garyn & I at the Crooked Creek Country Club
Romeo and my brother sleeping!
The senior parenting class try out being pregnant by putting on pregnant bellies. This gives them an idea of what it is really like but they only wear them for a few minutes so it isn't a very realistic exercise. They also get to bring home a baby that records the care they receive. The student's grade is based on the results recorded by the baby. If you put it in the trunk when it cries then you will probably fail the class.
Get Lost in the Weeping Water Valley!
The Scenic Weeping Water Valley spreads from Elmwood to Murray, from Highway 1 to Highway 34. Communities within this valley are Union, Murray, Manley, Nehawka, Avoca, Eagle, Alvo, Wabash, Weeping Water, Elmwood, and Murdock. This scenic area, offering so many unique commercial, historical and cultural destinations, has been literally undiscovered by the surrounding metropolitan areas.
The Scenic Weeping Water Valley Association (SWVA) is made up of 15 area businesses seeking to increase public knowledge of the Valley and its treasures. To help kick-off the summer vacation season, the SWVA is holding a cooperative event during the weekend of April 24 & 25. Special discounts will be available to those who specifically mention the "Get Lost" promotion; thus encouraging residents and tourists alike to "Get Lost in the Valley" and rediscover its treasures.
The list of promotions is so extensive that the SWVA encourages people to visit their website, http://www.visitthevalley.org/ to view everything being offered during the last full weekend in April. Those without access to the web may call SWVA President, Barb Slattery of Slattery Vintage Estates in Nehawka with any questions.
2010 Relay For Life Of Cass County
Please join us for twelve hours of activity when we walk the track to honor those we have lost to Cancer and celebrate the lives of those who are surviving. This is the 15th year of the Relay For Life of Cass County and the 26th Anniversary of the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. It is a wonderful event that a lot of thought and hard work is put into by the ACS staff and a small volunteer committee. There is nothing in the world that would give us more satisfaction than having every one of you (adults, children, family and friends) join us to Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back and bring us all Hope for a better, brighter day.
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Place: Plattsmouth High School Football Field Track
Rain or Shine - if necessary the walk will be moved into the high school
There will be music and games for even the smallest - a bounce house too!
Bring your tents and sleeping bags and camp out with us under the stars! A night you're sure to remember.
For additional information: www.relayforlife.org/casscone or 402-393-5801
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts ........ Your 2010 Relay Committee
Upcoming 2010 ACS Cass County Relay For Life Fund Raisers
? Car Wash - Saturday, May 8 from 10:00 to 4:00 at Plattsmouth Keno. Free-will donation. Sponsored by Survivors R Us.
? Vendor Open House - Saturday, May 22 from 10:00 to 2:00 at Bellevue Lied Activity Center (2711 Arboretum Dr.). Vendors include At Home Entertaining, Tupperware, Arbonne, Tastefully Simple, and more. Sponsored by Thundering Herd.
? Garage Sale - Friday, June 4 & Saturday, June 5 from 8:00 to 4:00 on both days at 13412 S. 31st Circle, Bellevue. Sponsored by Thundering Herd.
? Rock-n-Race for a Cure - Saturday, June 5 at Rolling Thunder Drag Strip. Admission $10. Gates open at 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by LD's Warriors.
? Craft Booth - Friday, June 11; Saturday, June 12; & Sunday, June 13 at Springfield Days (Friday 5:00 to 10:00, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 to 4:00). Sponsored by Thundering Herd.
? Blackjack Run - Saturday, June 19, starting at Plattsmouth Keno. Sign up from 11:30 to 1:30. Motorcycles and classic cars welcome. Cost is $10/hand. Sponsored by Carol's Crusaders.
Elmwood Community Blood Drive
held at the Fire Hall Tuesday -
May ll, 20l0
3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
To schedule an appointment call Joann @ 994-5095
or just walk in. Thank you!
Knightly News from the Elementary School:
SUMMER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Informational brochures have been sent home regarding Summer School Enrichment for our elementary students. Please return the registration forms if you are interested in enrolling your child in the summer School Enrichment Program. We are planning to offer Enrichment classes for our students on Mondays through Thursdays from June 14 through July 1. Please contact the school if you have any questions or need another informational brochure. We have extended the registration dead line until May 2, 2010.
We have had some interest in the Summer Knights Childcare program. However, our numbers are still low and we need more information from the parents that are interested in the program before we can offer the program. We have been directed by the Board of Education to have this childcare program self-supporting and not use any school funds to operate. We have sent information home this week regarding the price of the childcare and other pertinent information regarding the program. We sent this information home to all of the parents that returned our childcare surveys and indicated that they may be interested in the program. We are asking parents to register their children and make a commitment to attend our childcare so that we can make a decision regarding the viability of the Summer Knights Childcare Program. Please contact the school if you have any questions or are interested in the program. We would like to make a decision by April 30th on offering the childcare program for the summer.
Thanks to the students, Mrs. Colbert, and Mr. Hanson for a great Spring Concert!
The EM Volleyball Camp is scheduled for Wed.-Fri. June 2nd-4th. Forms are due by May 15th. Please contact Mary in the school office if you need a new form.
JUNIOR VET CAMP
Does your child love animals? Kids completing grades 2-4 will spend the week learning about animals and their care at Junior Vet Camp sponsored by Oxbow Animal Health. Session 2: Elmwood-Murdock High School, June 7-10, 2010 from 8:30-1:00pm.
For more locations, dates and the 2010 registration form visit www.oxbowanimalhealth.com.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME AT THE ELMWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY!
Mondays at 10:30 am - April 12 - May 3, 2010
The Elmwood Public Library invites all preschoolers and their parents and childcare providers to join us for 30-40 minutes each Monday for some great read-aloud stories and fun follow-up activities. Afterwards, children are welcome to check out library books to read at home with the whole family! See you Mondays at the Elmwood Public Library! Questions? Call Cindy at 994-4125.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
(June 7-11) Attention, campers! Get ready for the adventure awaiting you at CAMP E.D.G.E. where you can "Experience and Discover God Everywhere." Camp will run daily from 9am-12pm, June 7-11 at the Elmwood Christian Church. This venture is a cooperative effort uniting the gifts, talents and resources of Elmwood Christian, St. Paul UMC and Ebenezer UMC.
Camp is open to all children ages 4 years to completing the 6th grade. The Camp E.D.G.E. curriculum includes classroom time, music, crafts and plenty of outdoor exercise! A fee of $7 per child or $12 per family is suggested. We suggest arriving by 8:45am on Monday morning to allow everyone to complete their registration.
Advance registration sheets may be obtained by contacting Anne Pope by phone 781-9233 or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MISSOULA CHILDREN'S THEATER
(June 14-19) Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "King Arthur's Quest" will be held on Monday, June 14, 2010 from 10am to 12pm at the Lofte Community Theatre near Manley. There are roles for students entering 1st grade through 7th grade. Those wishing to audition must arrive by 10am and be prepared to stay for the whole two-hour session. The first rehearsal begins 15-30 minutes after auditions. There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play.
The first rehearsal will begin at approximately 12:30pm on Monday, right after auditions. Subsequent rehearsals will take place at the Lofte each day that week (through June 19) from 10am to 2:30pm. Although not all actors will be needed at each session, they should make sure they have a clear schedule for the entire week. It is important that each child attends ALL rehearsals required for their role. A detailed schedule for each child/role will be distributed after auditions
The Lofte will hold two public performances on Saturday, June 19th, 2010. The first is at 3pm, the second at 6pm. More information about "King Arthur's Quest" can be found on the Lofte's website, www.Lofte.com.
Please contact Teresa Hawks at 994-2278 if you know Hayley Schroeder from Firth NE. She needs to pick up her raffle prize.
HELP NEEDED FOR ATHLETIC BANQUET
Workers are needed to help the S.O.S. as they prepare food and serve the high school athletic banquet on April 30, 2010. Help is needed at Murdock on Thursday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m. to prepare salads. Help is also needed to help prepare, serve, and clean up at the Athletic Banquet on Friday, April 30th. The Athletic Banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. We will have two shifts for the workers. Please contact Kim Rust at 994-4395 if you would like to help with the Athletic Banquet.
Friday, April 30th - Athletic Banquet - 6:30 pm
Saturday May 1st - Opal Ulmer Estate Sale 8 - 4
Wednesday May 12th - Desserts for Daughters - St. Paul United Methodist Church 7:00 pm.
Community Sustaining Sponsors 2010