Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 24, 1998 · Page 5
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Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 5

Ironwood, Michigan
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Wednesday, June 24, 1998
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THE DAILY GLOBE, Ifonwood. Ml — Educat Wednesday, June 24, 1998 Page 8 Luther L. Wright teams took both second and third places at the MTU Engineering Olympics this spring, winning cash awards for their high school. Team members are, from left: first row — Coach Kevin Lyons, Philip Strong, David Lamb, Dan Ranta, Angelina Sclafani, . Heather Kleimola, Amy Kamarainen; second row — Shawn Waurio, Brad Mills, Curtis Esto la, Michael Towler, Zamir Puyshoev and Becca Schlobohm. ' ' LLW teams win MTU Olympics HOU.GirrON — Luther L. Wright High School students took second and third at the Engineering Olympics at Michigan. Technological University. The Olympics involve high school students from the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin arid include competition in ; bridge, airplane, parachute, and catapult design. Capturing second from Ironwood were Mike Towler, Becca Schlobohm, and Zamir Pxiyshoev, in the volleyball catapult design. Brad Mills, Curtis Estola.and Shawn Waurio took third, ] Every team that placed tirat through fourth earned a monetary prizes for the schools. Luther L. Wright's second place design netted $150, while the third place design won $100. Medals were presented to the winners who placed first through fourth in each event, and ribbons were awarded to teams finishing in first through 12th place*. Spotlight Student of the Week 997-98 Junior akefield High School Last day brings mixed emotions to Trout Creek students, teachers band, enjoys roller-blatliftg and bicycling. The daughter o« Rot>«ri and Stella Nt*mi, she plans to study physical therapy in Krfsta is one of Wakef*kfs outstanding young female athletes. She plays tennis, volleyball, and cornpeted at tti« U.P. finals in trts spring. Sh« also participates in For more information about Th« Daily Globe's Student Spotlight, cat) Pam Davenport »l 932-2211, By RICH GAME Special to the Globe TROUT CREEK — It was the next to last day of school at. the historic Trout Creek 'elementary, school and everyone was getting ready for the annual awards ceremony in the gymnasium. In years past, this would have be«n a very happy occasion. But on this day. there was sadness. The very &e*t day, the school would close forever and all of the outstanding events here, including today's, would be history. Then at about 9:30 a.m. as the first graders began to file into the . gym, one could detect, the'mood;' changing to happiness. As each grade entered the gyrn, there was more solidity and togetherness until finally the "seniors" (sixth graders) filed in and it was just like old times. • The ' smiling faces signified a. united group of students and teachers, all gathered together to celebrate some outstanding achievements of fellow "family members." Just a'few days earlier, there was a celebration of a "family members" achievements, with his funeral hold in this very gymnasium. Ben Manning, class of 1935, was a war hero, dedicated family man, Major League Bnsfball player, U.P. Sports Hall of Fnm- er,, and more recently, a highly valued custodian and bus driver for his beloved Trout Crock cle- attendance certificates. They were Courtney Gerber, Eli Gustafson, .Meagan Hoffstrom and MaxUrsitti, The coveted Principal's Award was given to two sixth grade students. The award signifies a student who shows courtesy, kindness, consideration and respect for fellow students and teachers. Catherine Game and Matt Franti were the recipients. A highlight of the festivities came when all of the students gave a standing ovation to their teachers and support personnel. What a celebration. What a day- What« great school. Mar* than h*tt of th» adults •urwyw* tat year n*m«d drug* as trw lead- Ing problem plaguing our country'! chiidran. Students, • staff and local residents celebrated Trout Creek School on its last day as an elementary school facility. Students will enter the Ewen-Trout Creek building when classes begin in •thefalL ment.'iry school. That was a very special day. • But today,' it wns n different celebration, with srx'cial awards for some extra special students. Certificates of achievement were awarded to f)() members of Pnt Franti's Accelerated Reading Club. These studnnts passed 681 reading tests during the year. "Superstars" who passed more than 20 book tests each were: Sam FU'sonen, Sierra Donin, Nick Byrne, Matt Franli. Catherine Game, Courtney Gerbor, Albert Hopkins, Joey Lombard, Kelsey Pickford, Alicia Pinkerton, Sean Roberts, Eric Sprott nnd Kati Strand. Ten fourth grade students received special Michigan Educational Assessment Program achievement certificates. They .were: Ashley Bedell, Tony Pinar, Ariel Gordun, Mengan HofTstrom, Nick Byrne, Asihiey Newhouse, Steve Peltola, Jordan Kurtti, Eugene Nurmi and Eric Jousma. Four students received perfect If pu really want to quit smoking, this really ought to help: "Students of the Marking Period" at Marenisco School are selected on the basis of attendance, 'grades, attitude, citizenship and overall exemplary student performance. They are selected at the end of each marking period from lour academic levels, and as a reward for their achievement, they are treated to a complimentary meal at the Country Cottage restaurant in Marenisco, paid for by the Marenisco PTO. Winners for the third marking period, above, from left, are: first row — Jeffrey Peissig, second row — Jenni- ffir Charles, Heather Fremling; third row — Emma Lillie and Carrie Milter. , Fourth marking period winners nro: first row — Jesse Tice; second row — Olivia Zimmerman, Hilliary Fremling; third row — Jennifer Gagnon and Colleen Nordberg. Call 1-800-537-5666 to get your frrc Quit Kit. Nicotine pitches or'gum just about double your chances for -.uctcss. Talk with your doctor about the patch or gum. C.ct the support of your non-smoking friends and relatives. VC't- want you to bt successful in your efforts to quit smoking. The more times you try to ijuit, the better your chances. Call for the free Quit Kit. It has lots of tips to help you get in the non-smoking habit. Michigan Department of Community Health

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