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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors Thursday, March 7, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven NHS Activities By A1 Lammers, Athletic Director Volunteers Interview Lakewood 5th Grade Students as Part of JA Biztown Submitted by Matt Ramthun, Lakewood Elementary Warrior Fans: We would like to extend a huge thank you to all of our volunteers who assisted with a variety of responsibilities during the course of our winter season. Thank you so much for giving back to our participants and for your service. THANK YOU!!! Youth Baseball and MS Girls Track Camp information and signups are currently live on the Warrior Athletic Website. All registration and payments are to be completed on-line. Please use this link https ://norwalkwarriors.org/page/3017 Boys Basketball: The Warriors rolled into the sub- state final versus Gilbert with a pair of wins in the first two rounds, both played at Norwalk. The Warriors jumped out to a 34-4 first quarter lead against Clarke of Osceola in the first round of sub- state play and cruised to a 82-36 victory setting up a second round game with LHC rival DCG. As in their first two meetings the Warriors pulled away in the second half and recorded a convincing win over the Mustangs 68-48. Four Warriors recorded double digit scoring including Juniors Scott Anderson and Bowen Born who recorded 16 points respectively while Jr. Tyler Johnson had 14 and Sr. Carson Raper contributed 13. Norwalk ran its record to 19-4 on the season and has now secured its second consecutive Class 3A state tournament appearance. Additional Activities News: Congrats to the Norwalk Show Choir who placed third in 4A competition at Marion. Congratulations to Asa Schuemann in Expository Speech and Noah Schumacher in Improv who both advance to the Individual State Speech contest March 9th. The following students from Norwalk were named to the Dean's List for the Continuing & Graduate Programs at Simpson College in Indianola for the 2018 school year. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have a GPA of 3.70 or greater and have completed 12 credit hours towards their degree. Those included are Elena Becirovic and Michael Husar. The following area students are ranked among the top 2 percent of students in their college at Iowa State University: Will Fraser, senior, Ivy College of Business; and Marit Hovey, sophomore, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; both of Norwalk. Collin Kilgore of Cumming, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Kilgore is enrolled in the university's McKelvey School of Engineering. To qualify for the Dean's List in the McKelvey School of Engineering, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units. Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of the Career Advantage High School students eligible for the Fall Semester President's List. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of 6 credits and earned a 4.0 grade point average for that semester. Those recognized include: Jordan Bandy, Lauren Bice, Abbigail Bowles, Adam Connelly, Grace Crady, Mackenzie Donald, Sophia Gibson, Vanessa Hautekeete, Sara Langenfeld, Emma Lowe Danes, Carson Raper, Cassandra Rose, Heather Schirm, Keara Schmitt, Adam Serck, Emma Soukup, and Creighton Sup, all Liberal Arts students from Norwalk. Business leaders and community members volunteered their time and came to Lakewood Elementary School on Monday, February 25th to interview all of the fifth grade students. The students were able to achieve the experience of a job interview to participate at JA BizTown in Des Moines at the beginning of March. JA BizTown provides the students the opportunity to practice work readiness in a job setting for an entire day. Those helping with interviews included: Front Row: Anita Varme, NCSD Classroom Volunteer; Kate Baldwin, NCSD Business Manager; Mark Burke, Owner-Warrior Run Golf Course; Nancy Palks, Retired JA BizTown Director; Mary Jo Fox, Retired NCSD Teacher; Kelly McKee, Ace Hardware; and Maribeth Wright, NCSD Board Member. Back Row: George Meinecke, Vice President-City State Bank; Jenny Livingston, Vice- President-Management Professionals; Craig Choate, Manager-Fareway; Gary Burton, Managing Partner-Gregg Young Chevrolet; Eric Lloyd, Owner- Iowa Moving 1; and Katherine Schmidt, Former NCSD Board Member. Not Pictured: DT Magee, NCSD Superintendent; Greg Staples, Police Chief of Norwalk; and Natalie Burton, Business Manager- Gregg Young Chevrolet. 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