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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District ] Norwalk Warriors Thursday, January 10, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven NHS Activities By A1 Lammers, Athletic Director Norwalk Boys Swimmers Happy New Year Warrior Fans! On behalf of all of our student-athletes, activity participants, coaches, program directors, and all of our athletic & activity programs we hope all of you had a very Merry Christmas, and have a joyous 2019 New Year. Bowling: The Norwalk Warriors Boys Bowling team headed into the break with a 2-0 overall record while the girls team also entered the break with the same 2-0 mark. The Warriors will next host Knoxville at Val Lanes. Boys Basketball: The Warriors are currently 7-3 overall and 3-1 in Little Hawkeye Conference play. One of those three wins in conference play included a 58-46 win over top ranked Oskaloosa in a matchup of top ten teams. The Warriors closed out the pre- holiday break with a 77-46 blowout of the Newton Cardinals. In the win over Newton, Jr. Bowen Born scored 19 points and in so doing eclipsed 1,000 points in his high school career. Congratulations to Bowen on this rare high school achievement. The Warriors will resume their conference schedule as they host the Grinnell Tigers. Girls Basketball: The Warriors picked up a Little Hawkeye Conference win prior to the break defeating the Newton Cardinals 55-50. The Warriors are now 3-7 overall and are 1-3 in Little Hawkeye Conference play. Grinnell will visit Norwalk as regular season and conference play resumes. Swimming: The Norwalk Swimmers and DSM Lincoln swim team will be back in the pool in a duel matchup with Hoover/North. Wrestling: The Warriors continue to be dominant in the duel matchups this season as they went into the break winning all three dual matches in the Warren County Dual Team Tournament and improving their regular season record to 8-0. The Warriors are also leading the Little Hawkeye Regular Season Conference standings with a 3-0 record. In the first Dual Team Rankings released before the holiday break the Warriors slid in at #10 in Class 3A. A top eight ranking at the end of the season would put Norwalk in a position to host its first ever regional dual tournament. Norwalk will next travel to Pella for a date with the Dutch in a Little Hawkeye Conference match. School staff members: do you have pictures and information about all the great activities going on in your classrooms and elsewhere at school? Send them our way at news@norwalknewspaper.com. We will also happily accept photos and information from parents, students, and community members. How Do I Find Out What's Going On at Norwalk Schools? Norwalk Athletic/Activities Website: www.norwalkwarriors.org Norwalk Music Boosters: www.norwalkmusieboosters.com Norwalk Athletic & Activity Schedules: www.littlehawkeyeconference.com These Norwalk High School students are participating on the Lincoln Rails Varsity Swim Team this winter - Front Row: senior Tyler Skalicky, senior Noah Schumacher, junior Logan Neifert, sophomore Matthew Gudenkauf. Back Row: sophomore Shaun Slycord, sophomore Will Bennett, sophomore Derek Webster, and sophomore Keaton Basinger. DMACC Offers Public Works Academy Course Interested in working for an Iowa Public Works a forklift, excavator and skid loader through hands-on Department? If so, DMACC is now offering a Public training on a heavy equipment simulator. Works Academy Course that may help you get into The course curriculum has been developed with input that career, from area public works departments. The seven-week, non-credit classes start on "Finding qualified applicants for Public Works positions January 23rd2019 and will be held every Monday, is getting to be extremely challenging in today's Wednesday aid Friday from 8 a.m. to noon at the environment," said Bret Hodne, West Des Moines DMACC Soutiridge Center through February 22nd. Director of Public Services. "A major problem has The course concludes with a full-week of classes alwaysbeenthelackofanytypeofrelevanttrainingto February 25th through March 1st from 8 a.m. to 4 prepare individuals who are interested in pursuing an p.m Monday through Friday in Bldg. #20, Room 6 entry level position in the field of Public Works. The on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. new Public Works Academy Course that is being offered Participants who complete the program will receive by DMACC is going to be a game changer." a DMACC non-credit certificate demonstrating The cost of the seven-week course includes all books preparedness for an entry-level job in public works, and safety equipment. Some applicants may be eligible This course wll teach: Workplace Readiness Skills, for tuition assistance. To determine if you are eligible Safety, Use ot Tools, and Equipment Operation. In for financial assistance, contact Angie Neville at (515) addition, the murse will focus on basic math skills, 287-8712 or ajneville@dmacc.edu. construction theory, blue print reading, OSHA To register, go to www.dmacc.edu/publicworks. The requirements, CPR and first aid, and how to operate deadline to sign-up is January 16th, 2019. 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