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Week of Nov. 3-6

TUESDAY, 3 - Chicken strips, mashed potatoes with gravy, fat free Ranch or BBQ, green beans, mixed fruit, dinner roll, milk variety.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4 - Chicken noodle soup, meat sandwich, saltines, carrot sticks with fat free Ranch, fresh sliced apples, milk variety.

THURSDAY, Nov. 5 - Beef taco meat in a soft shell tortilla with shredded lettuce and cheese, corn, fat free sour cream and salsa, peaches, milk variety.

FRIDAY, Nov. 6 - Hot dog, whole grain bun, french fries, ketchup or mustard, baked beans, baked apples, milk variety.

Scholarships available

The Northwest Airlines Pilot's Wives Club: Seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors to explore the field of cardiovascular research by working a Minnesota research lab during the summer months. Apply online at Deadline Nov. 15.

Washington Crossing Foundation: Seniors who are history buffs, enjoy politics, or are interested in government or military service. Visit: Deadline: Jan. 15.

Farm Credit Service Scholarship: Seniors who are from an actively farming or ranching family OR are planning to pursue an agricultural degree. Deadline March 1.

KFC Colonel's Scholarship: Seniors with a GPA of 2.75 or higher and are pursuing a bachelors degree. Apply online at Deadline: Feb. 10.

AXA Achievement Scholarship: Seniors who are active in their community, have led a project that benefits others, and overcome personal challenges. Apply online at Deadline Dec. 15.

US Bank Internet Scholarship: Seniors attending an accredited two or four-year college next fall. Apply online at Deadline Feb. 28.

Heart Research Scholarship: Minnesota seniors, college freshman, sophomores or juniors with an interest in the health science area. Apply online at Deadline: Nov. 15.

St. Thomas Science, Mathematics and Engineering Scholarships: Seniors applying to St. Thomas. Deadline Dec. 1.

America Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota Scholarship: Seniors who are sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of a veteran. Deadline March 15.

Important Dates

Nov. 4: PLAN test for sophomores

Nov. 6-8: Fall play

Nov. 6: End of first quarter.

Nov. 12: ASVAB test for juniors.

Nov. 20: Honor roll brunch

Community Ed

Bread Basket Making will be held Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. The fee is $15 payable to community ed and $15 payable to the instructor for materials.

Craft Night will be held Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The fee is $10.

Venison Processing will be held Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in high school room 121. The fee is $10.

Wednesday Night Volleyball is at 7 p.m. and the fee is $3 per night.


Week of Nov. 2-6

MONDAY, Nov. 2 - Hamburger gravy over mashed potatoes, corn, dinner roll, peaches, milk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 3 - Turkey vegetable chow mien over rice and noodles, bread slice, pears, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4 - Pepperoni pizza, green beans, pasta salad, applesauce, cookie, milk.

THURSDAY, Nov. 5 - Chicken nuggets, french fries, California blend vegetables, dinner roll, pineapple, milk.

FRIDAY, Nov. 6 - Macaroni and cheese, peas, salami sandwich, cookie, yogurt, milk.

FCCLA fall region meeting

By Cassie Vollhaber

For The American

Oct. 21 Kelliher FCCLA members, along with Hibbing, Deer River and Remer members, attended the fall region meeting in Remer.

The meeting was led by the Region 7 officers Alisha Gehlert, president from Kelliher; Jamie Prax, vice president from Remer; Elizabeth Dodd, secretary from Remer; Amanda Procopio, treasurer from Remer and Emily Trout, Region JHC from Deer River.

Also attending the meeting were Hailey Champa, Minnesota state president-elect from Pine Island; Mariah Olinger, Minnesota state president from Jordan and Wendy Ambrose, Minnesota state executive director. For roll call members brought non-perishable food items to donate to the Remer Food Shelf.

The opening dession guest speaker Karyn Lutz, a dietician, gave a presentation titled, Your Body. She educated members on healthy eating habits.

Following a delicious lunch the afternoon sessions consisted of round table discussions that included Financial Fitness, STAR events, Power of One, Families First, Stop the Violence, Running for Office, What FCCLA is All About and games.

After the closing session, members decorated t-shirts with this year's FCCLA logo, Life's a Canvas, Create It.

FCCLA members said it was a day of fun day and they're all looking forward to the mid-winter meeting which will be held Feb. 17 in Deer River. At that meeting the Star events will be presented.

Community Ed

Ballroom Dancing will be held Nov. 9 and Dec. 17 from 7-9 p.m. The cost is $15.

Scrapbooking will be held Nov. 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The fee is $5 per person with supplies included or $2 for just the workshop. You must register by Nov. 9.

Venison Processing will be held Nov. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. You must register by Nov. 6.

Aerobics will be held Monday-Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 pm. in the school gym. Bring a towel.

Open gym is Sundays from 3-5 p.m. The cost is $1 per person or $5 per family.


Week of Nov. 2-6

MONDAY, Nov. 2 - Build your own, chips, juice, bar, milk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 3 - Chicken soup, sandwich, vegetables, apple, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4 - Meatball sub, french fries, corn, peaches, milk.

THURSDAY, Nov. 5 - Fajitas with the works, sandwich, pears, milk.

FRIDAY, Nov. 6 - Hot dogs, wedges, baked beans, donut, oranges, milk.

About Students

Amber Michalek of Blackduck, Molly Cornell of Hines and Julie Dokken of Tenstrike, have all graduated from Bemidji State University.

Michalek graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business administration, Cornell graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in biology and Dokken graduated with a bachelor of science degree, with honors, in career and technical education.