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Page 6 Golden Valley News April 5, 2018 l Shown are Levi Meyers, Cody Peiffer, Tara Hatch and Sarah Gunkel. (Courtesy Photo) Kula, Pastor Warren Maxted, Griffin Gunkel, Dante' New Boy Scout Troop collects 135 pounds of food for pantry The Beach/Wibaux Boy Scout an annual "Scouting for Food"held a movie matinee for the public Troop No. 136 recently conducted a drive nationwide. This is the first at the American Legion. Distracted food drive to benefit the Beach time for this newly organized Boy The troop is led by Tara Kula (Continued from Page 1) Food Pantry. Scout Troop that formed in October. (Scoutmaster) and Sarah Gunkel drivers are very or somewhat con~ Put aside electronic distractions foods that can be difficult to manage. The boys collected 135 pounds The Unit Charter Organization is (A ~;o e ~ o,o ) ~.d con- cerned about distracted drivers im- and never ua tent m*aoaNin~, ~naail, The new ~urvcy results are part of of food. Pastor Warren Maxted, the Wibaux Bible Church with Pas- sists of Dante' Hatch (Senior Patrol pacting roadway safety, video games or internet functions, the AAA Foundation's annual Traf- chairman of the Stateline Ministe- tor Rick Varnum's approval. In the Leader), Griffin Gunkel (Assistant Contrary to what some driversincluding those built into the vehicle, tic Safety Culture Index, which iden- rial Association, which operates the short time that they have been es- Patrol Leader), Cody Peiffer (Quar- may think, hands-free,handheld and while driving, titles attitudes and behaviors related Beach Food Pantry, said, "It could- tablished the Beach/Wibaux Pack termaster), Tyler Houck, Nicholas in-vehicle technologies are not dis- Pre-program your GPS and ad- to traffic safety. The survey data are n't have come at a better time, this and Troop earned the Bronze level Meyers and Levi Meyers. Theirtraction-free, even if a driver's eyes just seats, mirrors, climate controls from a sample of 2,613 licensed donation was just in time forin their Journey to Excellence, held next service project was to as- are on the road and their hands are and sound systems before driving, drivers ages 16 and older who re- Easter." a Blue and Gold Banquet/Court of sist the Beach Lions Club with its on the wheel. Properly secure children and ported driving in the past 30 days. The Boy Scouts typically have Honor for their advancements and Community Easter Egg Hunt. AAA urges drivers to act respon- pets and store loose possessions and The AAA Foundation issued its first sibly when behind the wheel. In other items that could roll around in Traffic Safety Culture Index in 2008, order to avoid distractions, drivers the car. and the latest report is online at ~? should: Snack smart by avoiding messy www.AAAFoundation.org. April 4, 1968, 50 years ago: rated ground to prevent a fire last Fri- ing excellence in women's college The extreme danger of gasoline day, just at noon. basketball. which was gushing from a rusted April 1, 1993, 25 years ago: Irvin Bares has assumed the re- pipe at the Texaco buik plant in Kari Farstveet from Beach andsponsibilities as Golden Valley Beach was discovered early enough Moorhead State University, Moor- County commissioner. The commis- to prevent a tragic fire and Beach head, Minn has been nominated for sion has one regular meeting a volunteer firemen hastened to the the prestigious 1993 Championmonth, but average weekly sessions, scene, using foam on the gas-satu- Player of the Year Award, recogniz- to keep up with currrnt events. March 22 - Exercises and i n -t Communion followed the Holy noon activities consisted of bingo. own s hopping took place at 10 a.m. Hour. Jacki Thomas visited her morn St. Mary's members provided the fun The residents had a fun afternoon and Louie Schlautmann. afternoon. watching Red Skelton and his humor March 26 - Reading with Gary Jennifer Kelly and Barbara Baker on the big screen TV in the Activity was held at' 2 in tile afternoon, visited their aunts, Florence Finne- Room. The Rev. Anthony Ahrendt Brenda Frize and Linda Marmanman and Edie Abraham. A1 Begger visited Jim and Mac Muckle. made a visit to several residents, was up to visit his father, Albin Beg- Bank of the West's Easter Bunny Lois Miske visited Florence ger. Tina Lantz and Becky Weinreis hopped on in to visit.the residents Miske. Living Stations took place in joined us for the fun afternoon and and wished them all a Happy Easter. the Chapel at 7 p.m. got to mingle with many of the resi- March 23 - Hair was fixed in the The Youth Group from Wibaux dents. Salon at 8 a.mThis week' s hair vol- CCD put on a play for us. TheMarch 27 - Mary and resid.ents unteer was Judy Ridenhower. Lacey Chapel was full with residents and Spent the afternoon .dying Easter Wojahn and girls, Lyvi and Ellie, guests for the performance. We so eggs. We had previously tried our made a morning visit to visit their " want to applaud these talented indi- magic at dying fake eater eggs so Church Grandma," Marilyn Carlson. viduals and their leaders for a won- this time we dyed hard boiled eggs March 24- Reading Hour with derful presentation depictingthelast so everyone could enjoy one to Gary was held at 2 p.m. hours of our Lord's life here on earth, taste. It was a fun week with many March 25 -Adoration was held in March 26 - Deb held exercisesactivities and visitors for us all to the Chapel at 8:30 a.m. Word and with the residents at 10 a.m. After- enjoy! Schools (Continued from Page 1) brought up Was that some students go a.m. to 3:45'p.m. Monday s through bound students, we also have stu- home to empty cupboards," said Thursday s. The new schedule starts dents looking to learn a trade," said Bieber. "In an effort to make sure that 30 minutes earlier and ends five min- Failer. "This new schedule gives our students are fed, we wanted to utes later than the five day school those students an opportttnity to get make sure that we still serve food." week schedule, that vocational exposure on Fridays From 9 am. to 12 p.m. on Fridays, "The new schedule gives us 28 and Saturdays." students can attend the FIT program. Fridays to work with if we need to Failer is excited for the extra time Teachers will voluntarily come in to make up a snow day," said Bieber. that high school students can have to work with students who may need a "Also, if we are out of school on a explore their after high school op- little extra help. Monday for a holiday, that week we tions. StUdents will be able to work one will attend school Tuesday through On the verge of leaping into adult- on one and in small groups for Friday." hood, Faller said that one of her main pointed instruction. It will be a time With the four day school sched- goals is preparing seniors to be for remediation work and catch-up, ule, high school classes will be 60 "choice ready" after school. "Students that have missed school minutes long, allowing teachers to re- "I want students to be able to dip because of sickness or activities can ally dive into the subject matter of their toes into something that they come in during the FIT time to make the day before being interrupted by a think they might like before actually up work," said Bieber."Or those that bell. having to make a grown-up deci- just need some help to keep up with At the elementary school, the sion," Failer said. ,They can now the rest of the students can come in - longer day will allow for a full 90 have the chance to try differont voca- for some extraattention)' minute reading period and 90 rain- tions out." Bieber shid th/lt since ~tirr~0: ut-~sfor~rffaflr~wh~l~,still having music Bieber said that taft meetings the High Five League and FIT pro- and physical education classes. That will be held on Fridays eand both grams, any concerns that parents ex- change is one that the teachers are teachers and administrators can have pressed about the four day school excited about, more one-on-one time with the stu- week have been addressed. Shannon Failer, Alexander High dents. Every year, the school is required School principal, said that the sched- Bieber believes that the change to have at least 1,038 hours of in- ule change will not alter the course will'improve behavior and efficiency struction time. With the new school content or the amount of time in each in her school district. schedule, the instruction time will re- class - but will just change the struc- (This was reprinted with permis- main the same. ture. sion of the McKenzie County Farmer, School will be in session from 8 "While' we have a lot of college Watford City.) Buc golfers looking forward to snow free course By Renee Orluck Reporter In North Dakota, golf is a spring sport in which one needs to practice with a brightly colored ball to show up in the snow banks. The Buccaneers boys team is coached by veteran golfer Jim Groll. Coach Groll is in his 21st year of coaching and 40th year of participating in the sport. "I see us being in the middle of the pack as a team," said Groll. "If the kids work hard and give 100 percent, they can learn the game and enjoy it for the rest of their lives." The team boasts senior Gunnar Farstveet, who qualified for state last year and hopes to repeat that performance. Senior Cole Erickson has come a long way with this being just his third year out, and Groll is hopeful he can earn a spot at state, too. Four - year veterans of the team include Lincoln Hegel and Kyler Frank. The team includes a dozen Pulpit in Medora. The Buccaneers members in junior high and varsity have nine meets this year, including combined. They practice both on one which they will be hosting at the course in Beach and at Bully Bully Pulpit on Monday, May 7. Additional copies the olden Valley News are available at: Beach Food Center Golva Grocery Golden Valley News Office, 22 Central Ave Beach i What's Happening? Listings for high school sport- ing events, plus public events that are free to anyone and aren't fund-raisers or aren't family or business invitations, can be pub- lished free of charge in this col- blmn. Horticulture Informational Meeting, 1 p.m Thursday, April 5, Golden Valley County l xten- sion Office, trees and vegetable varieties to be discussed, RSVP to Extension Office Wear Blue Day to celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month, April 6 5-7 p.m Tuesday, April 10, Family Fun Night, Lincoln Ele- mentary, Beach, games, face painting, prizes, family time The deadlifie for submitted copy and stories and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e-mail goldenandbillings @gmail.com. ! 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