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,,,AL,., Ov,NPAP,..R,., ~ cx 2t7 WEST COTA A SHELTON WA 98584-2263 | HIMl'M'q"l,blJ,h.l,,I.IIIM,U.,I,hm.,llql OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR nFo rwalk NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Norwalk Warriors Vol. 46 No. 30 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 emaih news@ norwalknewspaper.com Thursday, December 11,2014 Norwalk Christmas Tree The Chamber Christ- mas Tree Lighting at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center in Norwalk was held Sunda Nov. 30. This year they had the best turnout ever with approxi- mately 250 people attend- ing. Lighting Chamber President Bill Pirkle and Mayor Tom Phillips Norwalk High School Chamber Choir sang Christmas carols. The Norwalk High School Choirs will present their Holiday Concert in the Norwalk Performing Arts Center Tuesda Dec. 16, beginning at 7 p.m. Their theme for this per- formance focuses on the joy of holiday bells and the need for world and na- tional peace. The choirs will present both holiday and general literature including "I Heard the Bells on Christ- mas Day/Dona Nobis Pacem" arranged by D. Hamilton, "The Glorious Music of Life" arranged by M. Hayes, "Linus and Lucy" arranged by P. Kern, "Let There Be Peace on Earth" by M. Rouse, "Carol of the Bells" by P. Wilhousky, "God Bless the Child" arranged by S. Zegree. As is the tradition, Handel's "Hallelujah Cho- rus" will conclude the con- cert. All alumni and other singers who have per- formed this in their past will be invited to join in the fh ale. Linn Grove Free-Will Offering Meal Members of Linn Grove United Methodist Church, 7483 50th, Prole, will host their "free-will offering" dinner Thursday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. Meals can be dine- in or carry out. The menu is meatlr and cheesy potat0e lots of salads and homemade de~o / ..~ is no cost for ' a free-will accepted. Proceed Norwalk Ill ot'P Santa will ride through Norwalk on a FIRE TRUCK Sat., Dec. 13, starting at 9 a.m. Listen for the sirens! Carrie Morris of Norwalk DMACC Professor Named Postsecondary Educator of the Year Des Moines Area Com- munity College (DMACC) Urban Campus Professor Carrie Morris of Norwalk recently received the Iowa World Language Associa- tion's (IWLA) Postsecond ary Educator of the Year Award. This award is giv- en to those who bring ex- ceptional teaching and ser- vice to the state of Iowa and the Iowa World Lan- guage Association. The IWLA is a non-profit orga- nization made up of for- eign language educators ranging from elementary to college and university level. Morris, originally from Albia, was recognized by the IWLA for her stellar teaching capabilities, her involvement in profes- sional organizations such as the American Associa- tion of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), her professiOnal leader- ship capabilities and her emphasis on the impor- Carrie Morris tance of learning language and culturc.L_., Morris was nominated by colleagues Stacy Am- ling and Coralie Turner and DMACC Urban Cam- pus Provost Dr. Laura Douglas. "I so appreciate being honored by my fellow col- leagues Of IWLA," said Morris. "It means a lot to be recognized by such a great group of thoughtful, motivate;d educators. I'm ;: Concluded p. 2 Santa visited riding on a fire engine, then flipped tb" Christmas Tree: Photos submitted.