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Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District ] . Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, March 7, 2013 GOLDEN ATTITUDEAWARDS AT EASTVIEW The staff at Eastview recognized 8th and 9th grade students exhibiting Golden Attitudes. The Golden Attitude Award is students who contribute to the school in a positive manner through the attitude they display and their interactions with others. presented to 9th Grade Students Sydney Lundberg Allison Heckart Emily Clark Coby Klocko Matt Guessford 8th Grade Students Lilly Arcidson Hannah Robertson Cindi Thronson Jacob Porter Reid Kallenbach Photos submitted. ! ! - :.i "By Jiil Anderson, Principal . One of the "intangibles" .that we try to create at Lakewood is a welcoming envi- ronment to parents. I want toI pers0, nally encourage coming to our parent advisory meetings, volunteering for !hePTO at Fun Night or becoming a Watch D.O.G. for a - day! Notonlyis that good for your own child, but alsogreat for the school environ- ment.. I was excited when i read &q article in the Educational Leadership magazine saying "the right kinds of school-family connections, those built on relationships, listening, welcoming andshared decision making can produce multiple benefits for Students, including higher gradepoint averages and test scores, better attendance, better so- Newspaper Office Moving. In. March The office of N/Warren Townand County News will be moving in March to 1122 Main St., Ste. 1. Staff will be at the new location Monday, March 18, and planto be operational before the end of that week. The deadline for the March 28 issue will remain at noon Friday, March 22. Customers may park on Main Street, behind the of: floe building. There is a drop-box so patrons may drop off news items, payment and ads. You may use either the back or front door to the office. The move is be'rag precipitated due to the pending sale of the Norwalk Hardware Store, where the news- paper office is currently located. cial skills and.improvedbeha rat home and at school: I wantto always have an Norwalk Hardware store owner Domonick amino open door policy, tf we don't .knowabout a problem or achallenge, it is for us to was a blessing when we had to move suddenly in April fix it! " " - of 2010 when there was much water damage in our of- we want to communicate with you in a two-way fashion and what truly matters most is bringing parentstothe table in a true spirit of partnership to learn and work together. Homework: Homework is another topic that our teachers have discussed this year during staff development time. I have challenged the teachers to have a deeper understanding of the when and why to give at home and in class assignments. Home- work can serve two purposes: letting students practice newly acquired skills and deepening their knowledge of new concepts. I have challenged the teachers to assign homework to "trick" the students and . create new or complicated concepts. Homework works best when the material is not complex or extremely novel. The teachers are trying to use homework as anoppor- tunity to see where students are struggling and correct their misconceptions. If at any time your child is struggling with homework and can't independently do the work, let your teacher know. That will help us create the correct homework for the student! PTO Fun Night: Mark April 6 on your calendar for PTO Fun Night. rice due to heavy rain that weekend..With little notice, Cimino advised us we could move in for a day or two or we could stay. He has been a fantastic landlord and couldn't have been more helpful in a number of ways. With peppers, bigger might not be better, especially if you like them hot. Generally, the. smaller the pep- per, the hotter, and none of the hottest peppers in the world is more than three inches long. Simpson Rep In Norwalk Simpson College ad- missions counselor, Cole Zimmerman, will be avail- able to talk with prospec- tive students at Norwalk High School Friday, March 8, at 11:15 a.m. For more information, contact the high school guidance couhselor or call the Simpson College Of- rice of Admissions 'at 1- 800-362-2454. To learn more about Simpson, visit www.simpson.edu. Preview College Life at AIB AIB College of Business will provide a preview of college life to its newly enrolled students and their families beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8. Applicants arid prospec- tive students also are in~ vited to attend and engage one-on-one with current students and faculty, tour the campus and have lunch in the college's '50s- themed diner. Admissions executives will share information about AIB's cost-saving "Degree in 3" program- which allows students to complete a bachelor's de- gree within three years- and explain how students can save even more money by locking into one tuition rate for the duration Of their undergraduate col- lege education. Financial aid will be discussed, including aca- demic schoiarships and military financial assis- tance for veterans. Athletic scholarships from AIB also are available in the college's growing athletics program. - . AS an associate member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference in the National Association of intercolle- giate Athletics, AIB cur- rently offers basketball, soccer, golf, volleyball, cheerleading and competi- tive dance. Bowling de- buts this fall, while softball and baseball teams start competing in spring 2014. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!