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Email: Editor: Jared Hatfield June 18, 2007

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Speed Olympics serves up food with a side of fun

by Jared Hatfield, Editor On Friday June 15,
free food was provide by
The annual Speed Olympics the Student Activities
were held on June 14 and June 15 Board for all who at-
in front of the J.B. Speed building. tended. The food in-
The event was organized by Mich- cluded both veggie and
ele Harpring, the current Director meat burgers, hotdogs,
of Student Activities for Speed chips, and a drinks. The
School Student Council. grill out started a little
Speed Olympics included a before 11:30AM and
variety of events including: water lasted until 2:00PM. Stu-
balloon toss, tug of war, pie eating dents, faculty, and staff
contest, water balloon accuracy all enjoyed the social
throw, putt putt accuracy, 3-legged gathering, the events, and Matt Bergman participates in the pie eating contest,
race, and dizzy bat relay. These the beautiful weather. one of the events held during Speed Olympics.
Photo by Jared Hatfield
events were held over two days.

Speed School summer sports league off to great start

by Jared Hatfield, Editor
The summer sports league spon- Tuesday June 19, 2007
sored by Speed School Student coun- 6:00 Over Stuffed Burritos vs. Stinging Nettles
6:45 Cosmonauts vs. Team Ramrod
cil is well underway. The two sports
7:30 Pirate Pain Train vs. Team BMES
which students can participate are 8:15 Shake & Bake vs. Kahunas
Volleyball and Ultimate Frisbee.
Volleyball is starting its third week of Thursday June 21, 2007
play with two remaining. Ultimate 6:00 Off in the Woods vs. ASCE
6:45 Monkey Business vs. DFA
Frisbee is starting its second week of
7:30 White Squirrels vs. Team Schlafer
play with three remaining. 8:15 Jump Serve for the Win vs. The Flying Attack Ferrets
Currently, the league games are
being held, but upon the conclusion of Ultimate Frisbee
normal season games, the tournament
Monday June 18, 2007
for each sport will begin. An updated 5:00 Triangle vs. Two Step
schedule is available outside of the 5:45 ASCE vs. No Names
council office in J.B. Speed. 6:30 Team Awesome vs. The Flying Attack Ferrets
The Speed Speed Events Upcoming Events
News Blog Facebook Group June 18
Last day to register for Assassins
In an effort to get Speed School
by Jared Hatfield students more involved and aware of
The previous edition of July 4
events being hosted by Speed School Holiday
Speed News announced the Student Council, a Facebook group has Cookout in front of Threlkeld Hall
new online platform for Hosted by Freshmen Council
Speed News, a blog. This 1:00PM—3:00PM
modern medium will help
decrease the time it takes to
communication news to
those that want it. The web
address to the blog is in the
front of this edition. been created. Members of this group
There will be several will be invited to events hosted by
different types of posts that Speed Council. These events will in-
will be on the blog. First, clude cheap lunches along with other
quick news updates explain- yearly council activities. The Face-
ing things that would nor- book URL for the group is: http://
mally not be timely if posted
in a paper edition of Speed gid=2478776675 However, it is also
News. Next, all articles possible to locate the group by just
posted in Speed News will searching for “SSSC Events.”
be directly posted into the This undertaking is headed by
blog. Lastly, announcements Mary Soltys, the current Director of
from different societies will Public Relations. She can be contacted
be posted when they become at
Pictures taken at events
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