Friday, May 6, 2022

The 6th grade class is selling popcorn for $1. Proceeds will be donated to the Prom Committee. May lunch menus are available in the high school office. Prom is tomorrow in the lower gymnasium from 7:00 – 11:30 p.m. The seniors will be leaving for Tennessee after school on Monday and will return to Bear Lake on Saturday. *Did you know it’s Teacher Appreciation Week…* At least 20% of public school teachers report having second jobs outside of the field of education. Clara Barton is best known for founding the American Red Cross, but she was also a respected teacher. She even opened a free public school in New Jersey at a time when there was almost none in the area. *Laker Sports* The softball team lost to Brethren 18-17 and 15-8. Cecilia Girlanda went 4-5 with 4 singles and 2 RBIs, Mandy Grimsehl went 3-4 with 3 singles and 4 RBIs, Conzuelo Magana Garcia went 2-5 with 2 doubles and 1 RBI, Alex Rineer went 2-6 with 2 singles and 4 RBIs, and Taylor Merrill went 1-3 with 1 single and 3 RBIs. Kalissa Swanson had 5 strikeouts and Taylor Merrill had 7 strikeouts. The baseball team defeated Brethren 8-0 and 4-0. Jake Griffis pitched a no-hitter in the first game with 15 strikeouts. Nate Sanderson pitched the second game allowing only 4 hits while striking out 13. Leading hitters in the games were Bryce Harless, Jake Griffis, Zach Griffis, Kevin Perez, Morgan Blattner, Luke Cook, and Alex Mather. Leading RBI batters were Jake Griffis, Zach Griffis, Kevin Perez, and Luke Cook. The high school track team travels to TC Central. Events begin at 12:00 p.m.; the bus leaves at 10:15 a.m. Athletes will be excused from class at 10:05 a.m. The JJKN3/3 Lake Michigan Showdown will be held on Saturday, July 30th at the Pleasant Valley Community Center in Arcadia. Entry fee for each team is $135. Forms are available in the high school office. *Today’s Practices:* Baseball: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Softball: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Soccer: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. *Lunch:* Buffalo Chicken or Cheese Pizza, Key West Veggies, & Pears OR S’Mores Yogurt Parfait & Muffin

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