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School Dates To Remember

Trout Lake News for May 7

By the

Trout Lake Newswriters

Sandi Thygesen, 395-2318

sandiray@gorge.net

Terry Scott, 395-2760

dtscott@gorge.net

Pat Arnold, 395-2233

greenpastures@gorge.net

Bonnie Reynolds, 395-2527

bonnier@gorge.net

Only a short time and school will be out for the summer. But mark your calendars for some important dates. A Kindergarten Roundup will be held on May 20 for any student who will be five years old by September l, 2004. On Thursday from 1:05 -3:05 p.m., any child who will be five is welcome to attend. They will meet their teacher and their classmates, explore their classroom, and do some fun activities.

On Sunday, May 23, the grant committee is planning a `Rally in the Valley.' This event will include a short hike, bike ride and a travel by car to various destinations here in the valley. Read about this event in your Village Voice. As always this event is free. There will some fantastic prizes for teams of two to four people who participate in the rally. So gather your team and enjoy the fun!

Congratulations to the April Students of the Month -- Jackson Nakae (K-4), Jessyka Thompson (5-8), Sierra Long (9-12). The word for the month of April was Considerate.

May's theme of the month is Courage. Courage means meeting a challenge without giving in to fear. Tough but possible.

May 31 is the deadline for Pennies for Scholars. We need to move the red line on the thermometer closer to our 2004 goal. Help make a difference by donating your extra change in the Pennies for Scholars penny jars. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund scholarships for local students pursuing post-secondary education opportunities. Private donations to this event can be made to the Trout Lake Community Foundation, PO Box 322, Trout Lake , WA. (Coralee Warner's office.)

Spring is definitely here. On Thursday, April 29, some gardening ladies helped Laura Pearson plant some petunias and other plants in front of the Mt. Adams Baptist church. It really looks good, ladies.

The next Bookmobile will be at the Trout Lake School on May 12. Here is your chance to return the books you checked out of the White Salmon or Vancouver library or get something new to read.

Jonah Ministries is having a Scrapbooking Marathon on May 30-31. It starts Sunday at 1 p.m. and will end Monday, May 31, at l p.m. This is for high school girls and up.

There is no charge. They have eight years of Jonah memories to compile into scrapbooks. All of the paper, supplies and photos will be provided. So if you like to scrapbook, come and help out. Bring any tool, like scissors, paper cutters etc. All scrapbooking will be for Jonah at this time. You will be a big help tracing Jonah Ministries history from 1996 until the present time. If you need more information stop in at Jonah and ask for details. Or call them at 395-2990.

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