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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.
    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.

Fayette quiz team competes 1.14.09

Written by David Green.

Fayette High School’s quiz league team started the Northern Buckeye Academic League (NBAL) Quiz season at home Monday and recorded a pair of losses.

Pettisville scored a 57-16 win against Fayette and Wauseon won 56-27. Pettisville also defeated Wauseon, 45-38.

Other league teams are Archbold, Bryan, Defiance, Evergreen, Liberty Center, Napoleon, Patrick Henry, Delta and Swanton.

League meets are scheduled at 4 p.m. Mondays at various locations. The league tournament is planned March 6 at Northwest State Community College.

Questions include information from American literature, mathematics, world history, fine arts, life science, English literature, U.S. government, physical science, world geography and U.S. history.

The public is invited to attend the meets.

Fayette faced Bryan and Napoleon Monday at Bryan. Future meets are scheduled Jan. 26 at Liberty Center, with Defiance also participating; Feb. 2 at Bryan with Swanton and Patrick Henry also participating; Feb. 9 at Fayette, with Archbold and Evergreen participating; and Feb. 23 at Liberty Center to face Delta.

Fayette is coached by Laura Leininger.

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