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Page 6 January 24th, 2013 r " Valley News & Views ii:ii~!iiii:iiiill !!!iii!: ii~ii~ : :~ i~iii~ iiiiiii ~iiii~iiii: :i!i!i!i! ~!:ii~:~ '::i :!!~ii iiiiil; :iiiiiii!: ~iiii::ii ~:ii!i iiiii~ ?flY: St. Thomas St. Thomas Public School 2nd Public School Quarter Students of the Quarter ~}~ ,~ ,7.o, :~ ~,:~:~ ~:,: ,~:: '::::":i :' '"% ~" " ~"' ~'!:~ :/~: ~:: ~ 2nd Quarter jH boys: 39-12 instead of a 7th grade and Honor Roll IV boys: 39-35 8th grade game. The girls all St. Thomas Public Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Column. Last weekend there was a pretty big storm, and the youth basketball Saturday practice got cancelled. Monday was Martin Luther King Junior day so we all had the day off of school! On the 14th there was a girls' basketball game in Langdon and a boys' basketball game in Pembina against North Border, and here is the outcome: JH girls (only an eighth grade game): 37-32 JV girls: 46-44; a girl got fouled at the last minute and made her two free throws to win the game! Varsity girls: 34-47 1883 On January 26 it was announced that Captain Alsop was going to come up the Red River with a back- action traction engine and its train of sleds loaded with freight, but there is no report that he ever did. By March I the Selkirk was being refitted in Grand Forks for the new season by Charles Emerson and a crew of men. On March 28 it was announced that a few days before, Captain Alsop had taken his "ice machine" quite a distance up the Red from Fargo, and it actually worked. April 7--Captain Thimmen/Thimens of Fargo passed through Grand Forks. On April 10 it was announced that Lem Dresser had signed on as cook and steward on the Selkirk for the upcoming season. On April 13 it was reported that the Alsop was breaking out of the Red River ice at Drayton, and when it was free, it would tow its four barges to Grand Forks. April 20--Captain Sylvester Perro got the Selkirk underway. It left Grand Forks, went a few miles upriver, loaded some wood, and headed for Pembina on April 21 with two barges. It was the first time in several years that the boat was able to ship a full crew. April 21--The Alsop under Captain Alsop left Drayton. April 22--The steamer Pluck arrived in Drayton from Fargo, then went to Pembina. April 23--The Selkirk under Captain Sylvester Perro arrived in Drayton and headed for Pembina. April 24- -The Selkirk arrived in Grand Forks with a load of wood for the Grand Forks Wood Co. April 26--The Alsop came into Grand Forks with one hundred cords of choice dry oak for Sam C. Lawlor. The Selkirk pulled into Grand January Specials Cold Weather - Hot Deals 20-Packs of Coke Products 0nly $5.99 PLAY the North Dakota Lottery HERE! Weekly Sudoku Solution On Page 7 DISH NETWORK SU~q a~ SAI~I & Ask ANUl SAME ~AY Pigs ~ Pmta~ M~d~ gl~m~ 9[12 5 3 62 597 2 3 278 6 2 154 3 5 836 12 4 3 96 FtTI In the b~nk n~uare~ in the grM, making sure that every row, cotmmn and 3-by.3 box includes all dlg~ts 1 through 9. Varsity boys: 73-54 The elementary have been doing a magazine selling program where they can buy or sell magazines for prizes. About 40% of the proceeds go to the school for educational purposes. There are a few incentives also that help the kids want to sell magazines; for example, the class that sells the most magazines gets a pizza party or ice cream. On the 17th the boys' and girls' basketball teams both played games. The boys played in Edmore against Lakota and the girls played in Edinburg against Park River/FL. The boys all won, except the B Squad, and the Junior High played one game won except the B Squad, and the Junior High played only a 7th grade game. The fourth through sixth grade did a math-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude's Children Hospital. The kids got to raise money or have people sponsor them if they wanted to and fill out a math workbook packet. Their goal was to raise 1000 dollars total, and they ended up raising about 1,500 dollars! Thanks for reading the Laiken and Taylor Column, email us at laikentaylor. if you have any questions, comments, or ideas for us to write about. Thanks, have a great week! e Part 23 By K. C. Gardner, Jr. Forks; Captain Perro said the river was ice-free all the way to Pembina. April 27--The Selkirk left for Fargo; J.J. Dow was the clerk. May 14--Sparks from the Alsop's smokestack caught the large stables belonging to David Graham on fire and they burned to the ground at Drayton. A line of men formed and passed buckets from the river to the fire, and they were able to save Grahams house and several nearby buildings. May 24--The Selkirk arrived in Grand Forks with a load of 250 cords of wood and a couple of barges full of logs. It then left for Emerson. June 4--The Selkirk left Grand Forks for Pembina; the Alsop left Grand Forks, going upriver. By June8 apit hadbeen dug on the river bank at Drayton between the present-day Methodist Church and St. Edward's Catholic Church, and when the lumber arrived, a 54x36x60 river elevator would be erected with a chute from the top of the elevator to the river. A dock would be constructed so the barges could be loaded without grounding them. By July 6 the elevator was going up. July 3- -The Selkirk came into Grand Forks with a baseball team from Emerson. Its time of 184 miles in eighteen hours was considered to be the best steamboat record ever on the Red River. School recently released its list of students who were named to the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2012-2013 school year. The students were as follows: Honor Roll 12th Grade Nicole Christinson 4.0 Melissa Fritz 3.81 Samuel Heuchert 3.87 Lexie Lee 3.91 Christian Lunde 3.56 1 lth Grade Kenzie Martinson3.61 9th Grade Karly Kennely 3.93 8th Grade Noah Heuchert 3.61 7th Grade Emily Kennelly 3.83 Honorable Mention 12th Grade Megan Oihus 3.48 Wyatt Papenfuss 3.45 1 lth Grade Elijah Hartje 3.47 10th Grade Luke Heuchert 3.33 Karl Tucker 3.00 8th Grade Adriana Lee 3.22 Adriana Lee Junior High Student of the Quarter Samuel Heuchert Senior High Student of the Quarter The St. Thomas Public School has named its 2nd Quarter, Students of the Quarter for the 2012-2013 school year. Adriana Lee, daughter of Kevin and Tammy Lee was named Junior High Student of the Quarter, while Sam Heuchert, son of Allen and Valerie Heuchert was named Senior High Student of the Quarter. Student of the Quarter selection is based on time and effort put into academics, citizenship and positive attitude towards school, faculty and students. SL Thomas Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday February 1st Thursday January 24th Tacos Chicken Nuggets Friday January 25th Rolls Lasagna Roll Ups Monday January 28th Cereal BBQs Tuesday January 29th French Toast Stix Turkey, Gravy with Mashed Potatoes Wednesday January 30th Cheese Omelets Beef Stroganoff Thursday January 31st Wraps BBQ Chicken Legs Friday February 1st Rolls Corn Dogs Drayton Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday Thursday 31st Thursday January 24th Tuesday January 29th Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, and Scramble Eggs, Bacon, Milk Muffin, Fruit or Juice, and Soft Shell Taco with Tortilla Milk -,- : Shell, Romaine Lettuce- Mock Lasagna, Breadstick, Tomatoes, Black Beans, Corn, Mandarin Oranges, Steamed Carrots, Pears, and and Milk Milk Friday January 25th Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Grilled Cheese, Tomato Soup, Broccoli - Raw, Pineapple tidbits, and Milk Monday January 28th Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Baked Ham, Baked Potato, Peas, Applesauce, and Milk Wednesday January 30th Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Peaches, and Milk Thursday January 31 st Pancakes, Sausage, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Bean and Cheese Burrito, Romaine Lettuce-Tomatoes, Steamed Carrots, Pears, and Milk If You fon't Find What You% Looking For WE'LL FIND It FOX YOUl! 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