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WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

WHO'S WHO AMONG THE NATIONS' TOP HIGH SCHOOL ELITE?

(High School Senior(s) Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman)

Wayne High School's Dustin Brown and Natasha Bryant have been nominated, by Principal Joselyn Witticker, for their academic aptitude, athletic talent and tremendous display of commitment in and out of the classroom setting. These two promising young leaders represent the very best Wayne High School has to offer, as both are recognized for their achievement and outstanding levels of commitment to their teachers, classmates, and communities.

"These students are truly in a league of their own," says Archie Griffin, the only two-time winner of the prestigious Heisman Trophy and program spokesperson. "Each student nominated for the award has gone above and beyond expectations to help those in need, enhance their education and pursue their dreams."

The Wendy's High School Heisman Program recognizes high school seniors nationwide who have learned to collaborate and appreciate the interrelation of academics, athletics and community service. Dustin Brown and Natasha Bryant have enhanced the quality of life, inspired others and embody the ideal characteristics of today's leading youth.

The program, now entering its ninth year, was created through a partnership between Wendy's, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NAASP) and the Downtown Athletic Club (DAC) – the home of the Heisman Memorial Trophy, in 1994. Dustin Brown is the son of Suzanne Brown and Natasha Bryant is the daughter of Harry and Debbie Bryant.

 

UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS

USF Ed. Students Host Family Math Night at Lindley Elementary School

USF pre-service educators and their professor from the class, Curriculum and Methods in Mathematics, in collaboration with Lindley second grade teachers, are sponsoring a family dinner and offering game time for the second graders. Exciting activities that utilize math concepts and skills will include jump rope, bottle bowling, bingo, math used in cooking, and many more events. Each family will receive instructions on how to play the games at home, along with materials, prizes, and an idea book for reinforcing mathematics in the home environment. It is anticipated that more than 230 second-grade students and their families will attend the event. This event is a continuation of a project initiated last spring when the education students developed a 50-page activities booklet for summer enrichment. For further information, telephone Gerald Arthur, Principal, Lindley Elementary School at 425-7404 or Ann Hernandez, Professor of Education, USF at 434-3249.

USF HOMECOMING EVENTS:

Friday, October 11, 2002

Men's Soccer – USF vs. Brescia U. 3:30pm Coonan Soccer Field

Luau and Hog Roast – 5pm to 6:30pm The Cove (West end of Mirror Lake) Cost to non-residents is $5.

Little Regatta Canoe Races – 6:15pm The Cove on Mirror Lake

Residence Hall Spirit Stick Competition Participation in Little Regatta

Saturday, October 12, 2000

Blue and White Food Tent – 10:30am to beginning of 3rd Quarter Near Bosco Hall

Science Reunion – 11am to 12 noon. Room 111, Achatz Hall

Wax Hands – 11am to 4pm. Every member of the family can have a wax mold of his or her hands made and dipped in a colorful arrangement - near the food tent.

45th Class Reunion – 11am Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, Doermer Center, LHSN Alumni.

Football – 1pm USF vs. Quincy U., D'Arcy Stadium. Introduction of Homecoming King and Queen at half time.

Homecoming Mass – 5pm Trinity Chapel

Book Signing – 7apm to 9pm Rolland Center. USF alumni authors Robert Shuster, Ronald Roussey, Margy Hooker, and Michele Davis.

Faculty/Alumni Art Exhibition Opening – 7pm to 9pm John Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center. Annual exhibition of work by USF art faculty and art alumni.

Alumni Basketball Game – 6pm Hutzell Athletic Center.

Homecoming Dance – 8pm Blue Room, Memorial Coliseum

Sunday, October 13, 2002

Homecoming Brunch – 11:30am to 12:30pm Dining Center, Trinity Hall.

For more information, telephone Linda Jackson at 260-434-3241.

USF CAMPUS VISIT DAY

Campus Visit Day will be held Saturday, October 19, 2002 from 9am to 11:30am at the Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education located at the corner of Leesburg Road and Spring Street. Check us out on the web at www.sf.edu.

 

KEKIONGA MIDDLE SCHOOL

On Saturday, October 26, 2002, the Kekionga PTA would like to host their first garage sale. Kekionga patrons and community members may rent a table in our school to sell your garage sale materials. The fundraiser for the school would be in the renting of the tables and running the concession stand. NO percentage of your sales would be required. We need to proceed with the table rentals in order to proceed with the advertising, etc. Table rental is $10. Any questions, call Terry Stephens at 747-9351.

KEKIONGA DRESS CODE?

Monday-MISMATCH DAY – Don't worry about matching up your outfits that morning! Go ahead and get dressed in the dark, because no one will be matching that day. Just throw anything on and catch the bus.

Tuesday-TWIN DAY – Find a friend, and choose an outfit that will look good on both of you! Come dressed like the twin sister or brother you always wished for, and never got.

Wednesday-HAT DAY – Yes, that's right. You can wear your favorite hat all day, as long as you pay $1 in the morning at the designated table. (Visors are acceptable, also.) You must pay $1 in order to wear your hat, or you will be asked to remove it.

Thursday-BLUE & GOLD DAY (SPIRIT DAY) – Show your school spirit and come to school wearing blue and gold head-to-toe. For this one day, to show your Warrior pride, you may even color your hair with school colors. (This must be done at home, not at school.) Make sure you come out to Wayne in your best blue and gold that evening to cheer the Warriors on to victory. There will be a prize awarded to the one person in each grade level that shows the most spirit.

Friday-PAJAMA PANTS/SLIPPERS DAY – After Cheering at the volleyball and football games on Thursday night, you are going to be exhausted! So come to school on Friday with your pajama pants and slippers on to rest your tired feet. (Remember, you can only wear pajama pants-this in not a PJ day.) The cheerleaders hope to see you in the stands. Come on out and help them support your Kekionga Warriors.

 

TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS

TUFWC HOSTS ANNUAL HARVEST CARNIVAL

TUFWC hosts its annual Harvest Carnival Thursday, October 31, 2002 from 5pm to 8pm in the Gerig Activities Center. Children ages 3 to 10 are welcome to participate. Admission is $1.50 per child, accompanying adults, and children under 3 are free.

The carnival includes games and activities such as: putt-putt, bean bag toss, frisbee throw, face painting, balloon animals, double digital basketball, and two moonwalks. Candy and prizes are given to all children who attend. In addition, the Carnival will feature a special guest appearance of Dinger, the Fort Wayne Wizard's baseball team mascot throughout the evening. Door prizes will be given throughout the evening for children and parents (must be present to win). There is a designated area for small children with games and other activities (coloring and crafts) geared toward their interests. The carnival, sponsored by Taylor University's student development and Taylor Student Organization (T.S.O.), is a community outreach effort to provide a safe "ALTERNATIVE" to Halloween for children. For more information contact the University at 744-8600.

 

UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS

Rick Cartwright, Chair of the USF Department of Art and Visual Communication, has announced that the Annual Art Faculty and Alumni Art Faculty and Alumni Exhibit will be held from Saturday, October 12 through Saturday, November 2, 2002. The show will be in the Weatherhead Gallery and the Goldfish Gallery in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Center off Leesburg Road on the southeast corner of the campus.

A variety of artworks in all media, created by faculty and alumni of the department, will be on display. The opening for the exhibit is Saturday, October 12, from 7pm to 9pm in the Weatherhead Gallery. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 3pm. The public is welcome. There is no admission charge.

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