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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Haywood County Sheriff Bond visits with Anderson students

Students in Mrs. Leslie Phillips 3-year old preschool class at Anderson recently had the opportunity to visit with Haywood County Sheriff Melvin Bond. Sheriff Bond’s grandson, Grant, is in Mrs. Leslie’s class and enjoyed sharing his grandpa with the class. They learned a lot about what the sheriff’s office does, law enforcement, and what a sheriff does. Do you think any future sheriffs were in the class?

Fourth-graders learn about Native Americans

Mrs. Denise Phillips’ fourth-grade students made tribal headbands to wear as part of their summarization skills in Social Studies. Children gave a report on one of the Native American groups including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Shawnee, or Creek. Several students also brought in replicas of the group’s shelter and beads used to make jewelry. Students listened to tapes with Native American flute music while working on the projects.

Corner The staff of the Elma Ross Public Library would like to extend our deepest appreciation and thanks to all our patrons, because without you the library would not be here to serve you. We hope that everyone has a blessed, happy, healthy, and bountiful Thanksgiving holiday. The library will be closed Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. A big round of applause and a hearty “thank you!” are given to Dr. Joan Hartman. Dr. Hartman was our speaker for Friends Night last week. Dr. Hartman, a resident of Ripley, and author of “Sam’s Special Cookie”, has written another children’s book titled “Grace Finds Gold.” “Grace Finds Gold” is a wonderful story about a young girl named Grace and her school assignment on finding something made of gold at her home. Grace finds something more important than the precious metal called gold. Thank you, Dr. Hartman, for being with us and sharing your talents and “Grace Finds Gold” with us. Please come and visit with us again. Well, it is that time of year again. What time of year exactly? It is time for the annual Gingerbread House Family Night at the library! Gingerbread House Family Night is set for Friday, December 3 at 7 p.m. Reservations

Katherine Horn

are required. Please call the library at 772-9534 to reserve your spot today. Gingerbread House Family Night is so much fun. We read the story of the “Gingerbread Boy” and “Gingerbread Friends” and then have gooey, sticky fun making gingerbread houses from graham crackers, frosting and candy. Join us for Gingerbread House Family Night at the library! Please excuse our mess. We are still having sections of carpet being replaced. The sections being worked on right now are within the

Circulation Desk, the Genealogy Room, the Director’s Office and the Staff Workroom. Please bear with us. We apologize for any inconvenience that this process may cause, especially in the Genealogy Room. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Happy Reading!

HHS math students place in MathMeet Over 150 students participated in the 9th Annual MathMeet held at Haywood High School on Saturday, November 13. This annual math competition is co-sponsored by the Haywood High School Mu Alpha Theta chapter and the Mathematics Teachers of Tennessee –Northwest. Haywood High School students won first-place honors in three of the six high school events. All first-place winners were

awarded a trophy and a TI-Nspire graphing calculator. The following HHS students placed in the contest: Geometry 8th Place Tindle

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Algebra II 1st Place – Sarah Lewis 4th Place – Rebecca Pearson 5th Place – Christian Canada 6th Place – Emily Pilant

Pre-Calculus 4th Place – Reeves Garrett 6th Place – Seth Tillman 7th Place – Courtney Forsythe 8th Place – Kaylee Avant Calculus 1st Place – Anna Baumheckel 2nd Place – Nathan Peace Statistics 1st Place – Breanne Sills 2nd Place – Kierra Woods.

After Thanksgiving Fabric Sale

Friday & Saturday, 2 BIG DAYS

What 99¢ Will Buy • • • • • •

Rolls of Wall Paper Wall Paper Borders Dust Ruffles 45”-60” Gabardines & Poplins Pillow Cases 45”-60” Assorted Wovens Sheet Remnants Many, many More Items 54”-60” Assorted Knits

99¢ YARD

99¢ EACH

60” Sportswear Solids

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