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Thursday, May 24, 2012 N/Warren Town and County News Page Eleven " LEISURE LINE Concluded from p.3 Snatches, Clean & Jerks, Presses, One Arm Thrusters and much more. Class will be composed of warm up, instruction, practice and short workout. The major emphasis of this class will focus on tech- nique to ensure safety while training alone; however, you will not leave without a sweat. Weekly Kettle bell workouts will also be posted on crossfitiowa.com each Monday so you will be able to see what you will be doing in class each day. For this class you will need to bring your own Kettle bell. Contact Angie if you need assis- tance on determining appropriate weight. Pick a weight you feel you can move fairly well and feel free to bring more than one if you have it! All you need is a desire to learn! Workouts will be adjusted appropriate to fitness level. Registration: Through June 1; Dates: Monday" June 4 through July 9; Cost: Norwalk residents $36/non- residents $41.40 (six weeks); Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Lo- cation: Oviatt Multi-purpose (door #16); Minimum/ Maximum: 10/30. MUNCHKIN TENNIS LESSONS Here's a fun and social way to introduce your child to the game of tennis. Designed for young children ages four to six years old. Instructor:. Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School; Registration Dates: Through June 1; Program dates: June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Days: Mondays and Wednesdays; Time: 11:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Location: Middle School Tennis Courts; Cost: Norwalk residents $29, non-residents $33.50; Minimum/ maximum: 10/20 participants. BEGINNER TENNIS LESSONS Tennis lessons will be offered to children who have completed 1st through 6th grades this past school year. These lessons are instructional and offer students an in- troduction into the game of tennis. Students will learn swing technique, rules and how to score games and matches. Instructor: KristenGeisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School. Registration Dates: Through June 1; Program Dates: 1st Session-June 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21; 2nd Session-July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19; Days: Monday through Thursday; Time: 1st, 2nd, 3rd graders-9 a.m. to i0 a.m.; 4th, 5th, 6th graders-10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; Location: Middle School Tennis Courts; Equipment needed: Bring a tennis racket (balls will be provided); Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non- residents $39.75; Minimum/maximum: 10/20 partici- pants. MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS LEAGUE This three-week program is for students that have finished 5-8 grades who have an interest in playing ten- nis. Participants will be organized into a league and play matches with other local students. Knowledge of ten- nis and rules are recommended. League Director: Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School; Registration Dates: Through June 1; Days: Mondays and Wednesdays; Dates: June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Time: 1-2:30 p.m.; Cost: Norwalk residents $27 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session May 14, 2012 The meeting was called to order at 5:04 p.m. Directors Present-Katherine Schmidt, Rick Kaul, George Meinecke, Tom Phillips, and Deb Hobbs. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: • The board entered into closed session as provided under iowa Code Chap- ter 21.5, Section (1), Subsection (i): to conduct the superintendent's evaluation at 5:04 p.m. • The board returned to open session at 6:07 p.m. (The board was unable to complete closed session discussions within the one hour time period allowed.) • Approved the consent agenda. • Approved the quote from MB Radon in the amount'of $12,400 for radon reduction at Oviatt Elementary. • Approved the FY2012 Certified Budget Amendment as published. • Approved the AUditorium, Stadium, Tennis Courts, & Parking Lots Construc- tion Project budget summary and final payment for contractor work performed for the following bi d packages: • Edge Commercial, LLC - General Carpentry • Schultz Industries, Inc - Athletic Stadium Bench Seating • Director Tom Phillips exited the meeting at 7:02 p.m. to attend a student vocal concert at the High School. • Approved the elementary student handbook changes for 2012-2013. • Approved the 2012-2013 student teacher agreements with Univer- sity of Northern Iowa and Grand View University. • Approved the FY2011 financial audit report. • Approved the FY2012, FY2013, and FY2014 audit contract with Nolte, Cornman, & Johnson P.C. • Approved 2012-2013 student fees as recommended. • Approved the 2011-2012 SIAC End of Year Report. • Ap0roved returned to closed session as provided under Iowa Code Chapter 21.5. Section (1), Subsection (i) to continue conducting the superintendent's evaluation at 8:35 p.m • The board returned to open session at 9:00 pm • Approved administrative and supecvi3ory empfoyee cc men-;ation package increases at 3.66%. • Approved confidential employee ccr lpensation packag - in ;ceases at 3.55%. • Approved superintendent salar,/i crease oi 10% md a  .a con- ract. • Approved offering business manager a two yea r cortrs c:. ]he meeting was idjourned at 9:04 p.m. Official minutes wili be available following 'or,t approval. Kate Baldwin, Boa,-d Secretar/ plus tax, non-resident $31 plus tax; Equipment needed: Racket (balls will be provided); Location: Middle School Tennis Courts; Minimum/maximum: 10 participants. LET US SING SHOW CHOIR Bobi Jo Friesen, Lakewood music teacher, along with the Norwalk Parks and Rec would like to present an opportunity to perform in a community show choir. If you like to sing and dance, this is the activity for you. This is for students who have completed grades 4, 5, and 6. We will rehearse singing and dancing all week. On the last day" we will perform for parents and friends. Each student will receive a t-shirt to keep. Registration Dates: May 28 through June 8; Practice Dates: June 18- 22; Performance Date: Friday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m.; Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: High School show choir room/auditorium; Cost: Norwalk residents $46, non-residents $52.90; Minimum/Maximum: 30/50. 2012 JUNIOR GOLF CAMP Back by popular demand! Rolling Hills Golf Course along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation has partnered once again to bring you the 2012 Junior Golf Camp. This camp is for children ages 6 to 14. The camp will focus on golf swing technique, rules of the game and golf course etiquette. Each of these components is vital to an enjoyable, life-long golf experience. The camp will conclude with a tournament/skills challenge on the fi- nal day (Thursday). *Please read the days and times below carefully! Registration Dates: May 28 through June 8; Program Dates: June 18, 19, 20, 21; Days: In- struction days: Monday-Wednesday, Tournament/Skills Challenge; Thursday; Tune: Read carefully below. In- struction (Monday-Wednesday): 9-10 a.m.: 6-9 year olds, 10:30-11:30 a.m.: 10-14 year olds; Tournament/Skills Challenge (Thursday): 9-11:30 a.m.: 6-9 year olds, 1:00- 3:30 p.m.: 10-14 year olds; Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course; Cost: $5; Minimum/Maximum: 20/150. JUNIOR GOLF CLUB RENTAL ***Looking for Junior Golf Clubs, but don't have/want to buy them??? Norwalk Parks and Recreation has avail- able ten (10) sets of junior golf clubs available for rent FREE OF CHARGE. The Junior Golf Club Rental Pro- gram is made possible through a successful grant from the "Sticks for Kids" golf program, the National Recre- ation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Golf Course Builders Associa/ion of America (GCBAA). New to the game? Don't know where to start? Skill cards are also available! Easy" step-by-step instructions on grip, stance, swing technique, different shot selections and putting are available as well for your convenience! *** Rental form is available on the city website or P&R office. $10/refundable deposit. Balls and tees are not provided. Clubs not available for rent during Junior Golf Camp week (June 18-21). LIBRARY MINUTES Concluded from p.10 should inquire with Director Karlen for being consid- ered in this exciting project. Trustees were encouraged to bring names to the next regularly scheduled meeting for possible consideration of being a part of this survey. Adjournment: Chairperson Tom Dunn requested a motion for adjournment, Dick Schreiber motioned for adjournment and Andrea Johnson seconded. The mo- tion passed and Chairperson Dunn called the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m. ........... ._.-:. ..................................................... Richard Schreiber, Secretary for the Norwalk Easter Public Library Trustees, respectfully submits the above minutes, May 18, 2012 /s/Richard Schreiber, Secretary May 18, 2012 I POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. aM_0x00 Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of E. 17th Street to investigate a Theft report; case is currently under investigation. Officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of Merle Huff Avenue to investigate a Dog Bite report; case is currently under investiga- tion. Officer was dispatched to the 2100 block of Avery Avenue in reference to a Domestic Disturbance. Patrick Robert Carstensen, 28, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Domes- tic Assault. Officer was dispatched to the 4800 block of Wa- konda Drive in reference to a Dog-At-Large that at- tacked another dog. Marie Louise Browder, 55, Nor- walk, was charged with Allowing Dog To Run At Large. Officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Lake- wood Drive to investigate an Assault report; case is currently trader investiga- tion. While on patrol, Officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Michael Patrick Artwein, 29, Norwalk, was charged with Operating a Non-reg- istered vehicle. The vehicle was impounded. Officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of North Avenue to investigate an Assault report. A Norwalk juvenile, 16, was arrested and charged with the As- sault. Officer was dispatched to the 2200 block of Avery Avenue to investigate a Theft report; case is cur- rently under investigation. "Y" Activities The South Suburban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, offers swimming lessons for babies six months-three years; pre-school children 3 to 5 years old; and youth six to 12 years old. There are nine week-long morning classes and three sessions that meet two evenings a week. For times and dates, contact Krista MCalley, 285-0444, or krista.mccalley@dmymca.org. Registrations are being taken for the five-week Pre- school Enrichment Programs that run July 9-August 10. Tumbletots, Wednesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. or 5:30-6:15 p.m. and Art, Thursdays, 10-10:45 a.m., are designed for 3-to 5-year-old children. Fees are $40 per program, or $20 per program for YMCA members. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jen Merschbrock, 285-0444, or jen.merschbrock@dmymca.org. Staff is taking registrations for the five-week Parent- Child Programs that run July 9-August 10. Tiny Tum- blers, Wednesdays, 9-9:45 a.m. and Art Adventures, Thursdays, 9-9:45 a.m., are designed for 18-month to three-year-old children. Fees are $30 per program, or $15 per program for YMCA members. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jen Merschbrock, 285-0444 or jen.merschbrock@dmymca.org. Register now for the following Preschool Camps that begin the week of June 4: Sensational Science Camp, June 4-8; Go Wild Camp, June 11-15; Princess Camp, June 18-22; or Get Fit Camp, June 25-29. The camps run Mon- day-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-.12 p.m. Fees are $105 per camp, or $70 per camp for YMCA members. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jen Merschbrock, 285-0444, or jen.merschbrock@dmymca.org, for additional informa- tion. All classes are for ages 3-5. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday lha.m. 8p.m. Friday & Saturday It) a.tn. 5 p.m. Sund:y, l - 5 p.m. (1(: sod Sundays (Mclr,,)ii [ )ay-I t , Gay) BEEN DOING BUSIN00S SINCE 10000/j6 We Repair All Makes &