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Learning SUNDAY, JULY 4, 2004 7A PHILLIPS COUNTY. 2004 r SU~ S~TE~ ~ HIGH ~O~NT AEOMY SUBMITTED for first in the Super Starter Division at Range Days for high plant anatomy were, from left, Macy Ricketts, Livingston; Brit- Fitzpatrick, Lambert; and Dean Olson, Belfry. • • The Montana K-12 Public School Renewal Commission met Tuesday to act on severa.1 components relating to strengthening education in Montana. The commission adopted a working group re- port on the regionalization of school services, continued work on a definition of a qual- ity education, and identified ways to elevate the state's role in school infrastructure• "The commission is meet- ing its goals," said Lt. Gay. Karl Ohs, the chair of the commission. "Our work today on the regionalization of school services reflects how close we are to sending recom- mendations to the Legisla- ture. Also, our work on defin- ing a quality education holds very exciting possibilities for 'Our work today on the regionalization of school services reflects how close we are to sending recommendations to the legislature.' Karl Ohs Lt. govenor schools in Montana." The Regionalization Work- ing Group report stated possi- ble benefits of a regionalized education system include de- veloping greater efficiency in education, improving critical curricular areas, e]il]ancing op- portumties for students and ed- ucators, and creating signifi- cant cost savings• The group al- so stated a regionalized system will increase accountability, communication and coordina- tion between local school dis- tricts. The report c~ame after the working group met via videoconference with counter- parts in Oregon, Arizona, Iowa and Nebraska to identify best practices for regionalization. As the commission worked on a definition of quality edu- cation, they discussed several cost analyses of previously identified components of a quality education• Those items include extended learning day programs, school readiness programs, and efforts for at- risk students. The commission the]] adopted a proposal to ex- amine a school district fund for school facilities• The next meeting of the commission will begin the process for a final draft defini- tion of quality education. The Montana K-12 Public School Renewal Commission is a 28-member panel autho- rized by House Bill 736 during the 58th Session of the Mon- tana Legislature. The commission is to exam- ine the areas of public school funding, governance and rev- enue to make recommenda- tions to the Interim Education and Local Government Leg- islative Committee by Sept. 15. The commission meets again July 19. Richey FFA earn second at Range Days held in Malta Days hosted on Dis- rces Con- Service, and the 2on- June 23 at the School. scholarships of $500 Scholar- ) winners were: Lillian Jensen by Joel Sitz Memorial Scholar- won by Sarah l)awe, Big Range Days Schol- Beard, Stoneberg Hinsdale, inducted into the Hall of been actively in- !n the program since its years ago. I, Malta; sec- OIson, third, s Cil "fourth, fifth, ': County; and ~, Amber Stenson, Dupuyer. ners were the s. Members compet- Emily Fochs, Alexandria and Seth Plant tD Ricketts, Li'~ingston. winner of the High ' award was Macy Brittany Fitzpatrick, Dean Olson, Belfry. ligh Point Plant Mount Hutton, Brady. (12-13 years old) Ekalaka; sec- Shields Valley; fourth, Fkalaka; fifth, and sixth, Park County. ler 4-H Team cote- Rose, Mathias Ben Lynn and Kenny her of the Wrangler High Point was Ben Lynn, gh Point ont Utilization award was a tie i Jed Johnson, Baker, and Ekalaka. High Point Meyer, High Point Connor I a five-way tie Ekalaka; Cannot Logan Kotur, (14-19 years old, still in Belfry; and third, Melissa Pierce. High Point Youth Plant ID winner was Kaitlin Keogh, Stillwater Valley. High Point Youth Plant Anatomy winner was Katie Redfield, Park County. High Point Youth Range Planning winner was a tie be~veen Steph Wasnuk, Shields Valley, and Layton Veverka, Richey. Adult Division Individual Placings in the Open Adult Division were: Champion, Jaime Nelson, Huntley; second, Karl Hansen, Park County; third, Cassie Keogh, Stillvyater Valley; fourth, Chad Massar, Joliet; fifth, Tim Zumbrum, Absarokee; and sixth, Amber Nordahl, Molt. Individual Placing in the Adult Rancher Division were: Champion, Jimmy Murdock, Malta. Plant Collections Range Displays - Best of Show was Zach Nordahl of Molt, Reserve Best of Show was Eben Nordahl, Molt. Range Plant Collection - Best of Show was Eben Nordahl, Molt, Reserve Best~of Show was Zach Nordahl, Molt. 4-H Division Individual Placings in the 4-H Division were: Champion, Zach Nordahl, Stillwater Valley; second, Eben Nordahl, Stillwater Valley; third, Tiara Johnson, Baker; fourth, Sarah Smith; fifth, Danny Pratt, Miles City. Champion team in the 44"t division was: Plants "R" Us - consisting of Zach Nordohl, Stillwater Valley; Eben Nordahl, Stillwater Valley; Sarah Smith; Danny Pratt; Miles City. FFA Division Individual FFA winners were: Champion, Kaitlin Keogh, Stillwater • Valley; second, Paige Sallee, Park County; third, Nathan Meek, Big Timber; fourth, Sara Knox, Winifred; fifth, Katie Redfield, Park County; sixth, tie behveen Prairie Rosaaen, Richey, and Sally Knox, Winifred. FFA Team Competition winners were: Champion team, Park County, which consists of Paige Sallee, Katie Redfield, Jody Redfield and Megan Mussetter; second: Richey, consisting of Prairie Rosaaen, iayton Veverka, Wyn Walker and Jenny Cox; third: Huntley Project's team of Gage Henderson, Nick Sian, Nathan Kuzo and Colter Brown; fourth: Winifred, consisting of Tyrell Foran, Sa!ly Knox and Sara Knox; fifth: Big Timber, con- sisting of Nathan Meek, Melissa Mack, Jennie Esp and Colton Kinsey; sixth: Shields Valley, consisting of Katie Maurillo, Steph Wasnuk, Tana Hager and Chase Rose. Other Awards Illustrated Talk Champion, Cathy Bannister, Hysham FFA; second, Nathan Meek, Big Timber FFA; third, Resha Moore, Hysham FFA. Top Greenhand plaque and o Montana Silversmith Buckle was awarded to Eben Nordahl, Stillwater Valley. Other winners in the greenhand categc- ry were: second, Kaiflin Keogh, Stitlwater Valley; third, Sara Knox, -~ Open ~'outh Individual Winifred; fourth, Cathy Bannister, were: Champion, Kale Hysham; fifth, Danny Pratt, Miles City; Belfry; second, Kelly Gary, and sixth, Chase Rose, Shields Valley. Thank You Lillian Caudee would like to express their sincere to everyone who made this difficult time so very blessed to he surrounded hy loving and friends. The house was filled with delicious food. and cards. We appreciate your thoughtfulness. ' like to thank the doctors and staff at the , went out of their way to help. Lillian's last spent at home and this wouldn't have been help of Hospice. We are so very thankful for raaking Lillian's last days comfortable. God Bless Richey FFA Chapter placed second in the state at Range Days held June 21-23 during the 28th annual Montana Range days in Malta. Members participating were Prairie Rosaaen, Wyn Walker, Layton Veverka and Jenny Cox. At this event, members are tested in various aspects of the management of the state's largest natural resource, rangeland. These aspects in- clude plant anatomy, plant identification, soils, stocking rates and range planning. Tyrel Bain also attended Range Days and participated in the Wrangler division, which is for 12 and 13 year aids. All of the major industries in Montana are dependant up- on the management of range- lands including agriculture, tourism, mining, and oil and gas. Richey FFA members were second in the state at Montana Cox, Wyn Walker, Prairie Rosaaen and Layton Veverka. Sidney native earns dental hygiene degree Angle (Pemberton) Beyl, has offered a dental hygiene 1995 Sidney High School grad- course of study. uate, Great Falls, graduated . The 14 graduates of this with honors May 7, from MSU class designed the pin that College of Technology, Great will be given to all future Falls with her dental hygiene graduates from this program. degree. These 14 graduates are cur- It has been 10 years since a rently taking their National Montana university system Board exam. St. Olaf College honors Sidney woman Erin Biebl, Sidney, was among more than 1,500 St. Olaf College students recog- nized for academic achieve- ment at the college's annual Honors Day convocation May 7. Biebl is a sophomore at St. Olaf. Professor of Economics William Carlson gave the ad- dress, "Globalization: the St. Olaf Opportunity." Honors Day recognizes St. Olaf students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.3 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). The ceremony began with a colorful academic procession led by St. Olaf President Christopher M. Thomforde. I '11 II i WAYNE L. ANDERSON, MD, FACS 1213 5th Ave. West. Suite 200 Williston, ND 58801 *General Surgery * Upper Gastro Endoscopy * Colonoscopy * Laparoscopic Surgery * Mole/Lesion Removal * Surgery of the Breast A local phy klan with a earing touch ya, ran tr.. ff (701) 572-4003 If no answer, phone Mercy Medical Center at (701) 774-7400 I I i i i The prenatal teaching program will host a 2-Day Childbirth Class during the month of July. The classes will cover relaxation, anatomy and physiology of childbirth, types of delivery, anesthesia, breast feeding, dad's class, child care and includes a tour of the SHC OB Wing. If you are due to deliver from August through October, please call Julie Hanson, RNC at 488-5506 to reserve your spot. The cost is $5.00 per class. Tuesday, July 20 from 7-9PM Sidney Health Center Telemed Room' Saturday, July 24 from 9AM-5PM Sidney Health Center Classroom CENTER 216 14thAve SW , Sidney, MT Phone:406-488-2100 SOBMIITED Range Days. Students include, from left, Jenny , ' I' " , ,,, ,,, .......... • • ;massen receives l~qan Rasmassen, Sidney. is the recipient Of thescholm'- ship to be used at the Univer- sity of Montana-Western in the fall• Rasmassen is a 1999 gradu- me of Sidney Senior High School. He is a senior at West- ern and currently maintains a 3.33 GPA. He will receive the Jim Spehar Memorial Schol- arship in the amount of $500. You do not have to have multi peril coverage to get a Farm Bureau Crop Hail Policy, 3% cash discount Call for more information on Crop-Hail insurance and how we can tailor your policy to fit your unique needs! FARM BUREAU Dan Wyman INSURANCE Terry Sivertson LUTCF Agent Agent 433-4416 • 804 S Central Ave., Sidney Mon.-Thurs. g a.m. to 5 p.m. • Fri. g a.m. !o 4 p.m. Holmos. You pay 4.49 16" Oscillating After $3.49 Mail-In Rebate, Stand Fan Limit 3 2-Pk. 65W Indoor Quiet 3-speed motor Floodlight Bulbs provides consistent Each lasts about 2,000 hours, oscillation. 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