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    MACEE BEERS joins other Fayette Elementary School students for the annual Mini-Cheer performance during the half-time break at the basketball game.
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    CHILDREN at Stair District Library’s Family Story Time toss scarves into the air during an activity. The evening program provided a mix of stories, songs, dancing, crafts and snacks Monday evening. The program is offered at 5:30 p.m. every Monday for five more weeks. The program is designed for three to five year olds and their family.
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    THE INTERVIEW—Evelyn Joughin (right) records the interaction with an iPad while Jack Varga, next to her, asks questions of Morenci Elementary School principal Gail Frey. Morenci senior Sam Cool (standing) listens. Cool serves as the editor for the newspaper written by members of Mrs. Barrett’s second grade class.
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    WRITING CODE—Brock Christle (left), a Morenci fifth grade student, takes a look at the progress being made by fourth grader Anthony Lewis. Libby Rorick, a sixth grade student, is next in a line of girls trying out the coding tutorials. This year marked Morenci’s second year of participation in the Hour of Code project.
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    MORENCI’S three Skelton brothers were remembered with both tears and laughter last week during a candlelight vigil at Wakefield Park. Several people came out of the crowd to give their recollection of the boys who have now been missing for five years.
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    REMIE RYAN (left) tries to dodge the foam wand held by Hayden Bays during physical education class at Morenci Elementary School. In the background, Lauryn Dominique and Brooklyn Williams stay clear of the tag. Second grade students were working on cardiovascular health on the first day back from vacation. For the record, Safety Tag is a very difficult sport to photograph.
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    MORENCI student Dalton McCowan puts everything into a dead lift attempt Saturday morning during the Wyseguy Push/Pull event. Lifters helped raise more than $1,600 for the family of the late Devin Wyse, a former Morenci power-lifter who graduated last year. Commemorative T-shirts are still available by contacting teacher Dan Hoffman.

Morenci library plans two programs for high school students 11.12.08

Written by David Green.

Morenci Area High school students can immerse themselves in dessert preparation and table decorations in a weekly series that started yesterday and continues on Tuesdays through Dec. 2, with dessert making scheduled for Dec. 11.

The program culminates in producing desserts and tablescapes for the Drama Club’s Dec. 13 dinner and theatre presentation of “The Three Gifts.”

Professional cake decorator Mary Johnson will lead a “Decorating with Frosting and Chocolate” session Tuesday, Nov. 18 at about 3 p.m. at Stair Public Library.

Students will work on posters in the high school art room on Nov. 25 and head back to the library at 3 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 2 for a program on food presentation.

Baking and decorating is scheduled at the high school after school on Dec. 11.

The meetings will last for about an hour. Students must register in advance for the meetings by signing up at either the high school or at Stair Public Library (call 458-6510 or stop in during regular hours: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.).

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