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ILMS competing in Penny War

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Indian Lake Middle School students are participating in a Penny War during their lunch to raise money for the school district’s mini Relay For Life event, slated for May 14.


Students drop change into their grade level bucket for the competition. The winning grade level will receive an ice cream treat at lunchtime.

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Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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CCS students attend Youth in Government program

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Several Calvary Christian High School students recently attended the Youth in Government program at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.


Participants included Makayla Hartley, Nathalie Thompson, Amanda Koons, Mallory Leach, Maddie McGillis, Peter Printz and Noah Taylor. Ryan Hyde, social studies teacher, accompanied the students.


This program is sponsored by the West Virginia Youth Leadership Association and offers students the opportunity to see first-hand how state government officials represent their constituents. The students served in different capacities, such as chaplain, senator, representative, president of the senate and lobbyist.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Spring landscaping

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Barb Topp, left, of New Bremen, spreads mulch Monday with her daughter Stacy Walterbusch at Ms. Walterbusch’s Chillicothe Avenue residence. The women planted strawberries Monday afternoon and had planted flowers and were mulching by the evening. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Happy hunting

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Hundreds of children scooped up some 16,000 filled Easter eggs Saturday at Russells Point Church of God during the annual hunt sponsored by the Russells Point Neighborhood Watch, Russells Point Police Department and the church. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014

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Bank donates books to ILES library

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Indian Lake Elementary students recently were treated to a surprise book donation from the Richwood Banking Company in Huntsville.
The bank conducted a book drive to recognize the birthday of Dr. Seuss, asking bank patrons to donate books. Customers donated a variety of book genres, such as Junie B. Jones chapter books, Dr. Seuss rhyming books, and beginning reader ABC books. The books will be added to the ILES library collection.
Richwood Banking associates Dana Fullerton, Brenda Moots, and “Buzz the Bee,” played by Nicole Daniels, presented the books to ILES student council members.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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ILES students chosen as bicycle winners

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Indian Lake Elementary School second-grader Chloe Sparks and kindergarten student Noah Shank each were selected in drawing during a Laker Zone assembly to receive a new bicycle.
A total of 154 students in grades K-4 were eligible for this perfect attendance drawing for the quarter. Students cannot be tardy or miss a single day to be included in the listing.
Funding for the bicycles is provided by a student magazine fundraiser that is conducted during the fall. All proceeds from the magazine sales benefits the students in various ways, including the purchase of Laker Zone T-shirts for those students who follow the Laker Zone rules.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Animal adventures

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Calvary Christian School kindergarten students and teacher Lindsey Spears visited Page Mays’ home near Zanesfield as part of their science and world history curriculum. Mr. Mays explained the various types of animals that are exhibited in his home and how many of the animals are from different parts of the world. He also spoke about the different cultures and people he encountered on his excursions. (PHOTO | CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Happy hunting

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Brookelyn Oaks, 2, of Bellefontaine, tumbles Humpty Dumpty style as she collects eggs April 12 at High Point Harley-Davidson’s Easter egg hunt. Additional egg hunts are set Saturday as follows: Russells Point Church of God — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Riverside community — 3 p.m. Riverside school yard; Exchange Club of Bellefontaine — noon, Mary Rutan Park on Williams Avenue (children up to age 6 south of Williams and ages 7 to 12 north of Williams); Indian Lake Community Church — 11 a.m. ILCC fellowship hall; Bellefontaine First Assembly of God — 5 to 7 p.m., 2833 S. U.S. Route 68, and Monroe Community Church — noon, 6458 County Road 29, Pickrelltown. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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