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SCHOOL and SPC RTS i Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Page Eight Lady Warriors Tackle Two Rated Teams in Busy Week Norwalk started a tough week facing three opponents in a week beginning with Knoxville at home. The War- riors began jumping out to an 11-4 first quarter lead and cruised to a 41-20 conference win. Jen Vilfegas led Norwalk with 12 points, Ha]i VanVelzen 11, Tori VanVelzen and Sydney Logan four each. Calyn Thomp- son, Paige Lammers, Dana Billings!ey, Elyse Rice and Jaycie Owens all chipped in two each. The Warriors then traveled to Pella to take on confer- ence leading 11th-ranked Pella Christian and took the Eagles for the second time this year, 40-36. The game was close from beginning to end as the Warriors had a lead at the end of each quarter, with multiple lead changes during the contest. H. VanVelzen led the effort with 14, Rice and Larnmers had six each. Thompson and llegas i'nished with four points. Devin Brown three, Hannah Poppens two and T. VanVelzen one. The War- riors are now 7-3 in conference play. The Warriors traveled to 6th-rated Bondurant and fell 42-33. H. VanVelzen led Norwalk with seven, Brown, Thompson, Lammers and Villegas all had six points. Rice finished with-two. N/Warren Town and County News ..... LETTERS OUR POLICY We publish letters to the editor when they are not libelous and when they are signed by the person or persons submitting them. Opinions expressed are not necessarily the opinions of the N/Warren Town and County News staff. Letters are printed as received. We do not correct spelling and grammatical errors. Norwalk Eastview 8/9 is participating in Recycle For- ward! Recycle Forward is a unique fundraising cam- paign that recycles used technology to raise money for new technology for schools and we need your help! Bring in your old ink chrtridges, cell phones, laptops, iPods, DVDs, digital cameras and other electronics (see complete list of acceptable items at http:// www.cartridgesforkids.com/complete_product prices.html) and help us raise vital funds for our school! Include all power cords and accessories when possible. By donating these used items, you can assist Norwalk Eastview 8/9 with earning funds to provide our students with the technical education needed to thrive in i tomorrow s workforce. Our School will be collecting donations at any of the following locations: Eastview 8/9 St. John's Catholic Church Norwalk Easter Library Be aware that all information stored on the electronic equipment is safely and securely removed to ensure no private information is left on any items. We will con- tinue to update you on the progress of the Recycle For- ward campaign throughout the year. If you have any questions, contact Eastview 8/9 at 515-981-9655 or email jirlmeier@norwalk.k12.ia.us. Thanks, Norwalk Eastview 8/9 8th Grade Team About Recycle Forward: Recycle Forward is an inno- vative recycling program that raises money for technol- ogy for schools. This program is a collaborative effort between Cartridges for Kids (www.cfktoday.com), a program that pays cash to schools for recycling, and Digital Wish (www.digitalwish.org), a non-profit that works to bring technology into the hands of educators. To learn more about Recycle Forward, visit @ww.recycleforwardnow.org. Norwalk Warriors Thursday, February 14, 2013 I Norwalk Student Education Foundation Activities and Events i By Lori Miller, President fl J Photo submitted. The Norwalk Student Education Foundation awarded Joni Rench and the entire 5th grade a check for $700 to be used for a field trip to the Science Center. The funding was offered through the Target Corporation and funded through NSEF. Pictured is Rench and her class. Congratulations 5th graders!I! NSEF's annual Tastes for Education Event will be Friday, April 5 this year at The Wright Place from 6-8 p.m. Come join us to celebrate our successes and the successes of our students. Complimentary wine and beer tasting as well as cheeses and chocolates will be provided. Tickets are $20 at the door or can be purchased from an NSE board member or on the NSEF website (www.norwalkstudentfoundation.org). All proceeds will go directly back to the Foundation's scholarships and grants- ie: back to our students. Mark your calendars now! lDid You Know? (NAPS)--Here's an idea for a new holiday tradition: Unplug the electronics and enjoy the outdoors. For gift ideas that can help and addi- tional information on how to get your family outdoors, visit www.llbean.eom. If you are caring for a sib- ling with a disability or expect to be someday, you can visit www.MassMutual. corn for financial planning resources for earegivers or find a nearby support group through Easter Seals at www.easterseals.com. *** With every qualifying rental, Enterprise Rent-A- Car's Enterprise Plus loyalty program members earn points that can be redeemed for free rental days. To enroll, visit www.enterpriseplus. com,eall (866) 507-6222 or stop by any rental location. *** Wednesday is typically the least expensive day for domestic travel by plane, fol- lowed by Tuesday and Satur- day. Flying on the actual hol- iday can often help you save and get the seat you want. To learn more, visit the web- site at FlightCenter.eom. NHS SENIORS VISIT 6TH GRADERS Seniors Kenny Floyd, Kolby Greenslade, Tyler Van Gorder, Melanie Riordan and Calyn Thompson visited the 6th graders as part of their IPBS rewards for plan- ners. Each senior shared the various activities they have been involved in and where they are planning to attend college. The seniors encouraged the students to get involved with everything, whether it was sports, music, drama, or other classes they are interested in. Photo submitted. FEB. 22.24