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SCHOOL and SPORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Project to Raise Money for the Blank Park Zoo Grace Kiboko, Grace Laman and Tarynn Rodman. Photo submitted. In the fourth grade, students are encouraged to work on passion projects. This is a study Of something the child wants to learn about. With our reading program as well as other subject areas, it is encouraged to extend learning in this manner. At the beginning of the month, three students came up to me (Debbie Stanley's class) proposing an idea for a community service project. They researched a couple ideas and decided to work on a project from the website of the Blank Park Zoo. The girls found that money could be donated to help with the care of some of the animals there. Excitement for this project began to increase and it was decided through a class vote to help with the Red Panda, the giraffe, the lion and the wallaby. About this time, the sad news was revealed that the lion at the Zoo had to be euthanized because it had cancer. We were upset about this, but it was decided to still include the lion in our journey to raise money. After presenting the idea to Principal Jill Anderson, the planning began for how we could raise money to donate in the name of these animals. The first idea was to sell donated Water to Lakewood students during the week of Iowa Assessments. The following week we added snack items to our concessions. Parents did a great job donating items to sell as well as Fareway and Scott's Foods. Each morning a group of students from our class would manage the concession table selling items to students as they arrived each morning. This was very popular! We had many, many students visiting the table each morning to help with the project and purchasing items that were for sale. We are now winding down with our sales. We have also added donation jars to Casey's, Wendy's and Fareway and some of the workplaces of the parents in our dass. We plan to bring our journey to a dose at the end of April. The good news fight now is that the students have collected over $500 at this time. This is AMAZING! An artide will update everyone after we return from a presentation to the zoo Thursday, May 10. If you would like to donate to our project, feel free fo drop off money to the Lakewood Elementary office. Youth Football Camps at Warrior Stadium The Norwalk High School Football Program will be offering football camps for students to learn the fundamentals of football and to practice the basic skills of the game. The children will be instructed in the areas of running, passing, catching, block- ing and kicking. Members of the Norwalk High School Varsity Football staff will be conducting the camp, along with current and former Warrior players. Participants will experience the fun and excitement of the game of football. Students in grades K-2nd will have Beginner Warrior Camp Monday, May 14, 6:15-8 p.m. and students in grades 3rd-Sth will have Little Warrior Camp Wednes- da May 16 and Thursday, May 17, 6:15-8 p.m. Beginner Warrior Camp costs $35 and Little Warrior Camp costs $45 and walk-ins are welcome. If you would iike to participate in this camp, contact Matt Ramthun at Lakewood Elementar36 981-1850. Thursday, May 3, 2012 Lady Warriors Golf News The Lady Warriors played three meets in four days. Saturday, April 21, the team competed in the Oskaloosa Invitational. Norwalk was shorthanded due to prom and only four players made the trip. Due to a late withdrawal the Warriors were unable to record a team score. Jenna Migliero was low for the Warriors with a 97. Rachel Weber finished with a 104, Taylor McKenzie finished with a career low 111. Monday, April 23, the team traveled to Dallas Center-Grimes and dropped a dual meet 212- 221. Kaitlyn Ludlow and Lauren Bennett were low for Warriors with 54, Migliero finished with 56 and Jade Sells a 57. The JV scored a win in an abbre- viated match 182. McKenzie was low with a 62. Tuesday, April 24, the Warriors traveled to New- ton for a conference dual but fell short 197-209. Ludlow and Weber were low with 50. Bennett shot a 53 and Sells finished with 56. The junior varsity lost 267-284. Three players scored their first career pars in the meet. Emily Kwano, Aleyna Moeller and Christine Mallory all performed the feat; Kwano was low for the JV with 69.   i;; - The precursor of the tuba was an instrument called the Serpent. First made in the late 16th century, it was often painted to look like a fat snake. It was used as the bass line in Euro- pean churches. Sprains occur when you damage ligaments, Strains Involve muscle Injuries. Aleyna Moeller hits her second shot on Hole 3. i:i :iiiiiii i iii ii i iiiii ii Betsy Hosier on Hole #7 tee. Photos submitted.