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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.

Fayette school honor roll 11.11.09

Written by David Green.

Fayette High School has announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks marking period.

Twenty students earned 4.0 and above grades. Those students were seniors Jesus Moreno and Evan Stoltzfus; juniors Clay Burkholder, Hunter Colegrove, Katie Garrow, Andreas Karathanasis, Katherine Knisely, Darrell Randall and Rachel Seiler; sophomores Skylar Sommers and Jessica Torres; freshman Melani Seiler; eighth graders Thomas Ehman, Nathaniel Harvey, Ryder Sommers, Marcus Stoltzfus and Jill Stuckey; and seventh graders Michaela Maginn, Miranda Minzey and Emerald Newton.

Other students named to the honor roll were:

Seniors—Heather Cuff, Katelyn Downing, Maryah Haskins-Beard, Abigail Jaramillo, Jacy Lewellen, Jeri Lewellen, Olivia Molina, Adam Shay, Lauren Smith and Emily Wyatt.

Juniors—Lorena Arias-Vega, Nelson Barnhiser, Leah Brinegar, Brooke Croskey, Taylor Curry, Chase Hookstadt, Raven Joughin, Tyler Keefer, Alexa Kessler, Hannah Shaffer and Sye White.

Sophomores—Megan Armstrong, Jonathan Boesger, Mitchell Brown, Chelsea Burkholder, Zachary Chittenden, Trevor Cox, Kevin Ferguson, Mackenzie Fruchey, Amanda Gilmore, Kyler Hootman, Quintin Keefer, Sarah Kovar, Mikayla Lantz, Emily Logston, Jacob Markley, Michael Matuszewski, Gerald Minzey, Martin Moreno, Rebecca Rash, Nathan Seiler, Kody Short, Janaya Smith, Timothy Stoltzfus and Kayla Wagner.

Freshmen—Maria Arias-Vega, Tiffany Bates, Cole Burkholder, Linnea Clark, Allison Cuff, Logan Franks, Noelle Goodson, Patrick Hookstadt, Alec Hylander, Spencer Keefer, Dustin Lantz, Carli Sly, Megan Stannard, Cady Stockburger, Joel Storrs, Matthew Storrs and Jessica White.

Eighth grade—Dylan Aschemeier, Seth Beaverson, Tyler Cox, Brittney Croskey, Megan Garza, Alejandra Gonzalez, Benjamin Grieser, Taylor Hartman, Madelyn Maginn, Riley Martin, Collin McCabe, Mercedes Molina, Jena Myers, Chandler Sanford, Ian Schrock, Mikayla Smith, Justin Stoltzfus and Cody Stuckey.

Seventh grade—Katelyn Bates, Megan Barnard, Michael Brubaker, Wade Burkholder, Martin Diaz, Melanie Garvin, Ryan Gilmore, Adrianna Hibbard, Kamrin Hunter, Ceairia Keller, Destiny Kimmey, Paige Lantz, Ciara Lichtenwald, Mark Maginn, Danial Michael, Justice Reyes, Ratianna Roth, Jacob Shaffer, Rachel Smith, Dylan Stannard, Taylor West and Justin White.

Four County honor roll

4.0 and above—Seniors Megan Antoszewski and Sierah Griffiths.

Honor roll—Seniors Travis Kline, Luke Merillat and Kayla Millard; juniors Brianna Borton, Sydney Coger, Tori Lichtenwald, Mary Ludeman, Taylor Makula, Cody Miller and Johnathan Storrs.

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