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Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the No(walk Community School District [ Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 30, 2013 BASKETBALL CAMPS. Attention future Nor- walk girls basketball play- ers. It is not too late to sign up for basketball camps this summer. The Norwalk girls basketball program will be nmning basketball camps this summer for all grades 2 - 12. The forms for registration to these camps is located on the Norwalk main web page. Go to Activities and then Camps. Download the form and send the forth/ check to Norwalk Com- munity Schools, C/O Steve Wermerskirchen, 1201 North Main, Norwalk, IA 50211. NORWALK GIRLS TENNIS The Norwalk girls saw their final week of action beginning Monday, May 13. They started with a makeup dual with Pella Monday. Pella defeated the Warriors, 7-4. Winners for Norwalk in singles were Michaela Pearson, Sarah Roemer and Liz Nimmo. Nimmo and Marcia Brenizer paired up for a doubles win at No. 3. Norwalk hosted the in- dividual regional tourna- ment Thursday, May 16. Playing singles for Norwalk were Roemer and Pearson. Competing in doubles were Nimmo/ Brenizer and Maddie Cor- nish/Kes Smith. Pearson was the highest finisher on the day, as she placed third. Pearson was the No. 3 seed for the tourney and won her first two rounds of play before she was de- feated in the semifinals by the No. 2 seed, Ellen Chalstrom of Ft. Dodge St. Edmond. The girls' tennis team would like to recognize eight seniors. Graduating this year are Michaela Pearson, Maddie Cornish, Kes Smith, Marcia Breniz- er, Brooke West-phalen, Becka Ober, Rockie Brooks and Katlyn Narber. Thank you, seniors[ Deadline for ads, ] legals and stories is Noon Friday! NHS Activities Director By AI Lammers The Senior Athletic Honors Breakfast Hands Out Awards The 2013 Senior Athletic Honors Breakfast, which is organized to honor all of the senior athletes, was held Tuesday, May 21, at the Eastview Cafeteria with over 50 senior athletes in attendance and a total of 170 coaches, athletes, parents and athletic supporters attending. The Senior Athletic Brealtdast was created as an event to host the senior athletes with a free breakfast and to present numerous athletic awards and scholarships. City State Bank of Norwalk was once again this year's sponsor of the Awards Breakfast. The following is a list of the award winners: United States Marine Corps Male & Female Ath- lete Award: Sarah Adams and Kenny Floyd Little Hawkeye Conference Senior Scholar Award (3.75 Cumulative GPA): Katherine Appel, Lauren Bennett, Dana Billingsle Michael Bockholt, Samantha Feller, Cassidy Gornick, Kym Janelle, Karisa Longcor, Katie Luzier, Britani Nguyen, Tim Phillips, Melanie Riordan, Andrew Sherer, Shannon Stephany, Calyn Th- ompson and Hali VanVelzen Wendy's High School Heisman Award: Calyn Th- ompson The Robert Smiley Scholarship Nomination Award: Sarah Adams The E. Wayne Cooley Scholarship Finalist Award: Calyn ThompSon The Bernie Saggau Award: Ben Elliott "Norwalk Athletic Director's Tri-Athlete ,ward (Award for Lettering in three Sports for two Consecu- tive Years): Sarah Adams, Samantha Brooner, Kolby Greenslade, Jake Kaul, Michaela'Pearson, Calyn Thomp- son and Hali VanVelzen Most Outstanding Senior Female Athlete: Paige Lammers Most Outstanding Senior Male Athlete: Kolby Greenslade This senior class will have contributed to a very suc- cessful run of team accomplishments over the past four years including three state football playoff appearances, three state boys soccer appearances including two state runner-up finishes, Little Hawkeye Conference Cham- pionships in softball, baseball, boys basketball and boys soccer, a fourth place finish in theboys state basketball tournament, two regional championships in girls track, as well as numerous individual accomplishments. But beyond the athletic success what will be missed most of this senior class is their leadership and character in and outside the arena of competition. And hopefully their example of excellence will have had a positive impact on those classes yet to come. Start the day off right! matters II 515-223-1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa www.kwlo/.com OVIATT ELEMENTARY [ By Dr. Laura Sivadge, Principal and Rodney Martinez, Dean of Students Cheating Studies have found that most children have cheated, or thought about cheating, on schoolwork. While schools battle this issue, there are two important things par- ents can do to help. First, from the time children are very young, parents must em- phasize and reward honest behavior. Second, parents must make sure that their chil- dren know that cheating will not be tolerated at home or at school. Here are some more ways parents can stop children from cheating. Stop schoolwork-related cheating by: Monitoring writing projects. Plagiarism--passing off others' words or ideas as your own--used to mean copy- ing a few lines or paragraphs from an encyclopedia. Today, with the help of the Internet, children can steal entire essays and research papers. Read your children's assignments before they turn them in. If the writing does not "sound" like theirs, talk with them about how they came up with the ideas. If necessary, explain that plagiarism is a serious form of stealing that can result in failing grades or even expul- sion. Believing the teacher. Teachers do not make accusations of cheating lightly. If the teacher says that your Concluded p. 9 ( SC--OOL NO PORTSPAOES b SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. 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