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I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Norwalk Warriors Thursday, June 13, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven Registration Open for the Norwalk Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing It's that time of year again! Registration is now open for the 12th annual Norwalk Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing. This year's outing will take place on August 24th at Warrior Run Golf Course. Tee times are filling up quickly in both the 7 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. tee times. We will have awesome prizes again this year, so get registered early! A printable copy of this form is located at our website at the link below, http://www.league lineup.com/miscinfo.asp?menuid=39&url=norwalk athleticboosterclub&sid=103670218, or you can register by contacting Ashlee Knickerbocker at aknickerbocker@kw.com or by phone at 515-249- 5560 Summer Robotics Camps for Norwalk Youth , iiiiiiiii i!iiii!i!ii!iliiii ii ili iiiiiiiiii, i i ' YMCA Summer Day Camp Still Taking Registrations The South Suburban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, is offering day camp for youth who have completed Kindergarten-6th grade. Weekly sessions run through the week of August 16th, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Y DayCamp: All-day program for children Kindergarten - 6th grade, includes swim instruction (3 days/week), free lunch program through the Des Moines Schools, and outdoor adventures. Registrations are now being accepted. Call 285- 0444 for more information. Register at the South Suburban YMCA or dmymca.org/register. Pre- registration is required. Back by pomlar demand! The Norwalk RoboWarriors rootics team is hosting 8 sessions of robotics/STEM amps again this summer! Camps will be available Or kindergarten through 5th grade and will be heldat Lakewood elementary on June 27th and 28th, aid July 26th and 27th. There will be a morning sessbn from 9am to 11:30am and an afternoon sess' ol from lpm to 3:30 pm on each date. Students can sigl up for single or multiple dates, as each date will have different content. More information, incuding cost, will be posted on the team's Facebookpage (Norwalk Robo Warriors), or send an email to robowarriors@norwalk.k12.ia.us for more information. Have any volunteer opportunities for Norwalk students to get some community service hours for school? Please let us know at news@norwalknewspaper.com and we'll be happy to publicize them for you. Summer Meal Program Helps Head Off Hunger For Iowa Children Iowa families who rely on schools to help feed their children during the school year have access this summer to meals served in schools, community centers and other sites at no charge through a federally funded program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program provides thousands of meals to Iowa children in low-income areas at no charge to their families. These meals are intended to replace school meal programs that are unavailable during the summer. The federally funded program is administered by the Iowa Department of Education and local sponsors. "The Summer Food Service Program helps children maintain proper nutrition all summer long so that they return to school in the fall ready to learn," said Stephanie Dross, an Iowa Department of Education consultant. The program will operate about 500 meal sites across Iowa from June through August. Each site is administered by a local sponsor, including schools, churches, local cities, and other private nonprofit community organizations. Sponsors may begin serving meals and snacks as soon as their local school districts have ended classes for the school year, meaning that service dates will vary throughout Iowa. The sites are open to all children ages 18 and under at no charge. No identification or sign-in is required. Many sites offer learning and recreational activities for children. To find a summer meal site near you, visit www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks or call 211 or 1- 866-3-HUNGRY, or text "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 877-877. Services are available in English and Spanish. For more information about Iowa's Summer Food Service Program, visit:www.educateiowa.gov/pk-12/ nutrition-programs-0 Checklist for the Summer Before College If you're headed for college in the fall, take these steps over the summer to be sure you stay on track: 1) Make a budget. Review your Award Letter and pay close attention to what costs are and aren't included. Your high school counselor or your college financial aid office can help. 2) Make a timeline. List the steps you need to take before you arrive on campus. When is your deposit due? First tuition payment? Housing app- lication and deposit? 3) Request a final transcript through your high school. .4) Attend orientation. Whether online or in- person, orientation in- forms you about ex- pectations and support services on campls. 5) Get r quired immunizations. Your school will send a list. 6) Register for classes. If you know yore major, start taking basic courses. If you're not sure, try out some subjects that | interest you, but re- member to incl e core courses like meth and composition. Youmdvisor can help. Climb Aboard, Class of 2019! You're traveling to success! Congratulations to all 2019 Graduates! and to our own: Jenna Manatrey-Lancaster Drake University Doctor of Pharmacy and Kaylee Renee Weaver Lincoln High School LANCASTER PAINTING LLC. 981-0530 Register to Win a College Savings Iowa Contribution State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is encouraging Iowans to take advantage of the benefits of College Savings Iowa to save for future education expenses. Visit Iowa529Contest.com to read the official rules and register for your chance SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *BORST COUNSELING SERVICES 240-9474 *EDWARD JONES Benjamin Pearson 981-1800 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *PHOTO PRINTING, INC 989-3251 to win the $529 College Savings Iowa prize. Any resident of Iowa with a child or grandchild under the age of 18 is eligible to register. Participants have until June 30th to enter. *TRUBANK 285-4900 ;,!