The Daily Union. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 3A
St. Xavier Catholic School to host several events for National School Choice Week
St. Xavier Catholic School will host several events this week to celebrate National School Choice Week. Today, the school is hosting Stu-dent Day, where St. Xavier’s cele-brates its students and school spirit. Tomorrow will be Celebrating Our Nation Day, where members of the Division Headquarters and Head-quarters Brigade will be at the school for a patriotic pep rally. Thursday will be Celebrating Vocation Day, where priests will be speaking to classes, and vocational lessons will be incorporated into the theology classes. Friday will cel-ebrate the school’s faculty, staff and volunteers with a special breakfast and luncheon at the school. For more information about National School Choice Week, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
Dixson to speak at JC/Geary Parkinson’s Support Group
Brandi Dixson will be the guest speaker at the JC/Geary Parkinson’s Support Group meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Sterling House, located at 1022 Caroline Ave. in Junction City. Dixson is a speech language pathologist at Geary Rehab, and will present a program on how speech therapy can benefit Parkin-son’s disease. The JC/Geary Parkinson’s Group is designed to share common expe-riences, and to gain information and support of others in similar sit-uations. The group was formed in 2013. Transportation is available and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Joye Gfeller, executive director at the Sterling House of Junction City, at (785) 762-3123.
Phil-Am Association Sweetheart Ball
The Phil-Am Association, Junc-tion City chapter, will hold its annu-al Sweetheart Ball from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Courtyard by Marriott Center, located at 800 Hammons Drive. Among the events for the evening will be the crowning of the Sweetheart King and Queen, with proceeds to benefit the ST. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To make a reservation, contact President Ada Seabrook at (785) 375-4465, or Vice-President Car-men Kiser at (785) 530-6106. Tick-ets for dinner and the dance are $30 per person.
Environmental engineering camp
An environmental engineering camp for children ages 9-11 will be held March 21-23 at Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City. Reg-istration information is available at www.rocksprings.net.The camp will integrate science and engineering topics, with youth learning to improve the environ-ment by providing healthy water, air and land for humans and wild-life. In hands-on activities, youth will construct wind powered devic-es, design dams and study wildlife habitats. All those attending will receive a Power of Wind guide. Weather permitting, recreation will include canoeing, the Leader-ship Adventure Course and a camp-fire. Youth attending the camp must have an adult chaperone that is responsible for a maximum of five youth. Registration is limited to 34 youth campers on a first-come basis. Feb. 28 is the deadline to register or earlier if the camp is full.
High school students at St. Xavier Catholic School participated in the school’s annual science fair on Jan. 9. Student entries were to be in one of the following four categories: chemistry, biology, engineering or physics. Winners in each category included:
• Chemistry: First place,
Dante Jenkins, freshman; second place, Won Woo, freshman; and third place, Kadi Lorentzson, fresh-man.
• Biology: First place,
Seth Carpenter, senior; second place, Krystina Sunley, junior; and third place, Tia Wood, fresh-man.
• Engineering: First
place, Adam Carpenter, sophomore; second place, Andrew Schwanke, sopho-more; and third place, Peter Paras, junior.
• Physics: First place,
Megan Werner, freshman; second place, Leslie Reese, junior; and third place,
Simon Engelhardt, sopho
-more.The overall winners for grand champion were
Benedic Flores and Jeong
Su Park, both seniors. The reserve champion was Tyler Tanguay, a sopho-more.Judges for the competi-
tion were Mike Beffa,
Sherry Shefelton, Roger Diekmann, Pat Silovsky,
Angela Beavers, and Dr.
St. Xavier holds annual science fair
St. Xavier Catholic School has announced its terrific kids for the month of December. Shown are, front row, from left: Michael Dunder-dale, Ethan Wood, Addison Goggins, Marcus Reed and Avery Houser; and back row, from left: Col. Hipskind and Master Sgt. Dinsmore, soldier volunteers from Division Headquarters and Headquarters Brigade.
St. X terrific kids
Registrations are now being accepted for 2014
Walk Kansas — A Fitness
Challenge. The annual program, which runs March 16 through May 10, is designed to help indi-viduals become motivated to improve their diet and increase their level of physical activity. Captain’s packets and Walk Kansas information have been posted on the Geary County K-State
Research and Extension
Website, www.geary.ksu.edu. Printed versions can be picked up at the Geary
County Extension Office, located at 119 E. Ninth St.
in Junction City.
Teams of six members
can participate in Walk Kansas, with one person designated as the team
captain. Each member
should try to engage in at least 30 minutes of physi-cal activity five days a week. Members also record fruit and vegetable consumption. The cost per partici-pant is $7, which includes nine weekly newsletters, and weekly drawings for prizes. T-shirts and hood-ed sweatshirts are also available for purchase. The deadline to sign up
is Feb. 25. For more information, call (785) 238-4161.
Packets now available for 2014 Walk Kansas
St. Xavier Catholic School has announced its students of the month for December. Shown are, front row, from left: Michael Dunderdale, Regan Madrigal, Molly Meseke, Becky Peterson, Evan Mac-Cuish and Jakob Black; and back row, from left: Lt. Col. Hipskind and MSG Dinsmore, soldier volunteers from Division Head-quarters and Head-quarters Brigade at Fort Riley.
CHAPMAN — Chapman
High School has announced its high honor roll and honor roll for the first semester of school.
Ninth grade, high honor roll:
Jaimee Bartlett-Steede, Andew Bemis, Ethan Bryan, Kale Caldwell,
Jacob Darsow, Dakota
Davis, Geneva Fink, Joseph Fry, Taylor George, Kris
tine Gugler, Natalie Har
-ris, Robert Honeychurch,
Taylor Major, Alexandra
Maulsby, Lacey Sink, Mad-ison Welsh and Aaron Young.
Ninth grade, honor roll:
Kristin Bartlett-Steede, Ethen Bettles, Haley Blaney, Cameron Brown, Savannah Burns, Delaney Claeys, Elizabeth Dennis, Reagan Emig, Kati Fehlman, Brennan Harris,
Tanner Hettenbach, Pay-ton Holm, Destiny John-son, Isaac Johnson, Kirsten Jury, Kevin Leister, Taylor
Lexow, Shadra Lohman, Skylar Medrano, Alexan
der Moon, Autumn Neal, Megan Nelson, Sarah
Parks, Wyatt Pryor, Rebekah Thomas, Cody VarVais, Kyanna Volkman and Kayla Wilson.
Tenth grade, high honor roll:
son, Emily Belden, Sarah Bieker, Christopher Blatt,
Abigail Chewning, Joseph
Frasco, Jessica Heiman,
Michaela Hummel, Kylie Ketterman, Macey Lang-vardt, Tyler Schwartz,
Joseph Shurtleff, Blaine
Skinner and Daryan Weis.
Tenth grade, honor roll:
Travis Burton, Court
ney Cockrell, Elyzabeth Dean, Jacy Erlandson, Hannah Fewin, Kathryn Fink, Kaelyn Foster, Mia
Gaumond, Jennifer Green, Kirstyn Groff, Jaran Hed-strom, Christopher Humes,
Liam Kraus, Brett Lemon,
Dustin Lister, Stephanie
Mead, Sierrah Neal, Rae
-gan Potter, Zachary Russ,
Emily Sewell, Jacob Stoneberger, Nathan Sut
-ter, Abby Sweet, Chandler Sweet, Cinder Varelman, John Young and Jason Zook.
Eleventh grade, high honor roll:
son, Blake Atkinson, Derek Bartlett-Steede, Cody Blocker, Lane Coberly, Brittany Duer, Briana Elliott, Jasmin Erlandson, Kaylin Fink, Anna Frick,
Zachary Harris, Caitlyn Hartung, Jordon Hender-son, Karly Hockensmith, Christina Hoffman, Lind-sey Hurford, Kyler Lang-vardt, Thomas Meuli,
Nathan Nelson, Alyssa New, Don Parks, Emilie Pearson, Bailey Stein, Cole
Sutterfield and Matthew Tenpenny.
Eleventh grade, honor roll:
Kylee Bemis, Joseph Bennett, Brandt Blixt,
Jessyca Castro, Chass Clark, Jordan Doyle, Sava-
na Ebel, Cheyenne Fergu
-son, Carriruth Gibble,
Katelyn Haddix, Ashley Hansen, Bryce Marshall, Bayli Milleson, Aaron Par
ham, Les Parks, Baylee
Ramey, Colton Rudolph, Kade Sims, Kade Stroud, Desi VarVais and Ashley Wynn.
Twelfth grade, high honor roll:
Paige Altwegg, AuguStus Anders, Jaime
Arellano, Morgan Beemer,
Dakota Caldwell, Dustin Cody, Jordan Cook, Antho-
ny Corral, Faith Decker,
Hannah Diercks, Sydnei
Ehlebracht, Adrian Fink,
Katherine Graham, Kaylen Gugler, Joshua Haynes, Clinton Henderson, Logan
Lexow, Samantha McGuire, Riley O’Neal, Lauren
Perry, Carlie Phillips, Ash-ley Roberts, Taylor Scog-
gins, Dakota Smith, Olvia
Webb and Allison Weder-ski.
Twelfth grade, honor roll:
Richard Acker, Holly
Baugh, Addie Cooper, Mar
cus Cox, Keenan Crane,
Seth Cunningham, Kier-
sten Estelle, Jonah Farley, Nathan Garison, Mellonie
Ginder, Courtney Hahn,
Wade Hambright, Brittany
Harper, Stone Hayden, Adam Hildebrand, Patrick Jackson, Kiersten LaPorte, Vanessa Lovett, Joshua Mallam, Drew Miller, Cameron Richardson,
Blair Schmidt, Callie Spur
-lock, Rachel Sutter, Kelsey Tiller, Warren Varelman
and Bryce Winters.
Chapman High School announces honor roll, high honor roll
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