On the dot

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Indian Lake Elementary School hallways and many students were covered in dots this week in recognition of ILES Dot Week and International Dot Day, Sept. 15, during which students learned making their mark on the world begins with something as small as a dot. Students drew self-portraits and made dotted frames to display their work, among other activities. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

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WL-S Class of 1975

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The West Liberty-Salem Class of 1975 recently gathered for its 40-year reunion at the West Liberty home of Rick and Judy Harr. Thirtyfour classmates and 12 former educators and their spouses and guests were in attendance, including, from left, seated: Jim Kaufman, Eleanor McGlaughlin, Joan Harr, R.L. Murphy, Bill Barrett, Dennis Spriggs, Judy Conrad, Tim Lyden and John Day; second row: Janet Kauffman Wilkins, Martee Shaffer Dunlap, Tammy Hostetler Harris, Teresa Roosa Brownlee, Rick Dunlavy, Teresa Hoylman Stenger, Shirley Henry Franks, Alicia Wilkins, Max Wilkins and Mike Farley; third row: Cynthia Ropp Maurice, Patrick Maurice, Terri Young Vanest, Jane Huffman Garvin, Karen Pusey Contner, Carol Oelker Byers, Ruby Adams, Galen Harris, Kevin Kirkpatrick, Deborah Eaton Minnich, Cheryl Eastman Miller, John Turner, Becky Young Turner, Patricia Cordery Frazee, Michelle Yoder Link, Sharon Headings Werner and Gene Farley; fourth row: Wes Williams, (two unidentified guests) Emerson Miller, John Corwin, Nancy Michael Skaggs, Terry Esch, Leslie Sour Gertsch, Rick Harr, Scott King, Dennis McIntosh, Matt Warye, Bob McClure and Chris Hostetler.

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Riverside 1975

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Members of the Riverside Class of 1975 celebrated their 40-year reunion Sept. 5 at the home of Bruce and Teresa Rose of Quincy, and later at The Pines in Quincy. Attendees included, from the left, seated: Bruce Rose, Mike Copas and Bobbi VanBuskirk Dearwester; standing: Cindy Herndon, Barb Kreglow, Jorene Clark, Pam Hudson Bratigam, Frank Coy, Glen Kuhn, Dennie Rowley, Gloria Orsborne, Mona Kean, Ada Wiles Cummins, Belinda Clayton Geuss, Tony Orsborne, Sandy Leese Ungerict, Robin Schindewolf Speck, Jeanie Freese Wall, Donna Williams, Tim Lundy, Teresa Ward, Mark Ward, Scott Whitsett, Pat Lawson Regula, Charlie Shively, Gary Jones and Mark Atterholt. 

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Science studies

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Beau Young checks out pond water under a microscope.

Indian Lake Middle School 5th-graders are getting a glimpse of how real scientists make discoveries. Science teachers Jana McPherson and Brian Tidwell started off the year by asking students to examine nearby pond water using scientific tools such as microscopes, triple beam balances, graduated cylinders and more. Students are also learning about different kinds of scientists like biologists, botanists, geologists, meteorologists and others.

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Breauna Drake and Jordan Ramos weigh rocks using triple beam scales.
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