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Thursday, September 19, 2013

DAR and Haywood Elementary kick-off Constitution Week

Members of the local chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Haywood Elementary students kicked off Constitution Week with a bang. Constitution Week is celebrated from September 17 to September 23 each year. To commemorate

the beginning of Constitution Week this year, members of the David Craig chapter of DAR met with one class from each of Haywood Elementary’s grades 1, 2, and 3, Tuesday Sept 17. DAR members handed out red, white and blue balloons to the students. After all of the balloons were handed

out, the students gathered in a big group to release them. The tornado siren was turned on at noon and everyone present rang bells as part of the event. The event was meant to be a fun way to bring attention to Constitution Week and its importance for the

younger generation. The annual Constitution Week celebration began in 1955 when DAR petitioned Congress to set aside September 1723 to be dedicated to the

historical document. Congress later adopted the resolution and Dwight D. Eisenhower signed it into public law on August 2, 1956. According to the DAR website, two goals

of Constitution Week are “to inform people that the Constitution is the basis for America’s great heritage and the foundation for our way of life and to encourage the study

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Stanton Health Center Welcomes Two Medical Providers

This week in the Career and Tech Culinary Arts Department, 16 Tomcats were honored for their play in the September 13 game against Crockett County. Dylan Simmons, Wil Austin, Rashad Brown, Jamarcus Richardson, Emmit Gooden, Devonte Briley, Montravious Currie, Josh Reed, Shavius Hines, Denarius Toliver, Tyvarius Jones, Josh Reed, Xavier Ballard, Tyler Robertson, Bo Gillespie and Thomas Currie were selected to enjoy a big breakfast of pancakes, eggs and bacon, along with the coaches.

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