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Happening Now •Girls Tennis: JV and varsity vs. O’Gorman 4 p.m. at WHS •Football: Freshmen 4:15 p.m. at Roosevelt •Volleyball: vs. Lincoln in WHS gyms—JV and freshmen 4:30 p.m., sophomores 5:45 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. •Soccer: vs. Roosevelt at Yankton Trail Park—JV 6 p.m., varsity 8 p.m.; girls on Field 11, boys on Field 9 •Softball: vs. O’Gorman 6 p.m. at Sherman Park—JV on Diamond B, varsity on Diamond A
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NOW Tuesday Staff Co-Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . Makenzie Huber and Adam Gacke Assistant Editors . . . . . . . . . Jamie Withorne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and Kelsey Knecht Staff: Anna Buxengard, Carly Kuntson, Miranda Rios, Zac Lupica, Quintin Brady, Lizzy Pirrung, Tia Nath, Alison Rollag, Tyler Versluys Editor-in-Chief . . . . . . . . . Chloe Goodhope Managing Editor . . . . . . Anna Kate Nieman Adviser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Lueth The News of Washington is a publication of the Orange & Black Staff Washington High School–Sioux Falls, S.D. Some material courtesy of American Society of Newspaper Editors/ MCT Campus High School Newspaper Service
By Tia Nath he varsity boys golf team played in the second round of the City Meet Monday at Willow Run, shooting a combined 314, and placing third overall for the day. O’Gorman is in the lead after the round, shooting a 289 for the day and 578 overall. Eighth grader Will Grevlos and junior Dayton Schumacher were each in the top 10 in individually for the day Monday. Grevlos scored an even par of 71, allowing him to take second place overall, after Tommy Vining from Lincoln who had a score of 69. Schumacher shot a 77, finishing eighth in the second round. Grevlos is now positioned
•Famous Dave’s: Cookout to support the Senior Class fund is Sept. 27 before the football game. Buy tickets for $5 during lunch next week in the commons. •Senior Class Parents: Are sponsoring a 4th-8th grade basketball tournament Jan. 10-11, 2014, at WHS. Registration forms are available now at whsbooster.com.
Cloudy early Slowly clearing High 87°
Boys shoot a combined 314 on Monday for 629 total
•Today’s lunch: Chili dog, pasta, beef fajita, baked potato bar, chef salad, sandwiches
Warriors remain in third after second round of City Golf Meet
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•Quiz Bowl: Team members will meet at 3:15 p.m. today in A-159. •Chemistry Club: Will hold an organizational meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in A-217. All interested are invited to attend.
Cloudy, drizzle Gusty winds High 67°
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Photo by Doug Rinken TAKE A SHOT—Junior Dayton Schumacher tries to escape a bunker Monday.
second overall and Schumacher eighth in the City Meet standings after two rounds. Coach Doug Rinken said he believes the team played well. “The team had a good performance led by Grevlos and Schumacher,” Rinken said. Rinken said he expects another strong execution by the team in their next meet in Brandon Wednesday. Following O’Gorman, Lincoln is currently in second with a 295 for Tuesday’s second round and 594 overall, followed by WHS in third with 629 overall. Roosevelt is in fourth place with 326 for the day and 664 overall. The final round is Sept. 27 at Elmwood.
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By Kelsey Knecht The No. 4 varsity volleyball team will host the unranked Lincoln Patriots in a conference match tonight at WHS. This will be the first meeting of the year for the two squads, with both teams looking to improve their records in the city rivalry game. The Warriors are coming off a successful weekend, returning from Rapid City Sports with two wins over Stevens and Central. Senior Lauren Farritor said she has high hopes for tonight’s competition. “We will have to come out ready to go tonight,” Farritor said. “Lincoln won’t be easy, so
we know that we have to play our best tonight. It should be a fun game.” JV and freshmen teams will compete at 4:30 p.m., the sophomores at 5:45 p.m. and the varsity around 7 p.m. tonight in the WHS gyms.
By Miranda Rios and Zac Lupica The JV football team defeated the O’Gorman Knights 28-13 Monday at WHS. Juniors Nate Albers and Austin Lindeman both had two receiving touchdowns in the win, both coming from senior quarterback Justin Miller. Junior corner Cole Uithoven said it was a good win. “Defense made stops when they needed to and the offense
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played well,” Uithoven said. The game also included an interception made by Jordan Blades in the second quarter. The team’s next game will be Oct. 7 against Lincoln at WHS.
By Jamie Withorne and Tyler Versluys This varsity softball team fell to Stevens 7-4 and took a victory from Central 5-4 Friday in Rapid City. Saturday, WHS beat Central 11-3 and again fell to Stevens 3-1. The Warriors are in action again tonight, as they go headto-head with the O’Gorman Knights at Sherman Park with both varsity and JV games at 6 p.m.
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AP Chemistry students get extra credit opportunity PROMISE Lecture Series gives students insight into various areas By Adam Gacke and Alison Rollag Most students don’t want to sit in on more lectures than they have to, but some AP Chemistry students at WHS are taking enjoyFeature ment in attending scientific lectures as an extra credit opportunity. The lectures in question are the PROMISE (Program for the Midwest Initiative in Science Exploration) Community Lecture Series put on by Sanford Research. The invited speakers to these free, monthly events are leaders in their fields of research and represent academic institutions and industry in our region. Each scientist will share their recent research and its impact on society. Presentations will range in topic from breast cancer to meteorological science.
The first seminar in the series was Thursday and discussed concussions and youth football. Senior Tyler Hagen was eager to go to the lecture for extra credit. “I learned that high school kids and middle school kids had about the same impact force,” Hagen said. AP Chemistry teacher Laura Mehlbrech offered the extra credit as an educational opportunity. “I want my students to learn about careers in science and the biomedical field,” Mehlbrech said. “Some lectures discuss other sciences, so the students will learn about other careers, as well.” Hagen plans to put his newfound knowledge to good use in the future. “I want to be a pharmacist, so I think that going to the lectures at Sanford will benefit me,” he said.
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Constitution begins fight for ratification History.com (MCT) The Constitution of the United States of America was signed by 38 of 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on Sept. 17, 1787, and supporters of the document began a hard-fought battle to win ratification by the necessary nine out of 13 U.S. states.
Time quickly running out for Target voting By Jamie Withorne The end is near for the Target School Giveaway. Since the beginning of the school year, the Target Corporation has been running a promotion in which anyone with a Facebook account could vote for their favorite school and that school would earn $1 for each vote cast. Participants could actually vote once each week, with the voting resetting each Sunday. Final voting will end this Saturday, or when the $5 million dedicated to the project runs out. As of today, Target has
given away $4.15 million. Of that, WHS has earned $547. Parent Shelly Goetz, who is spearheading the effort for WHS, said she wants the school to earn as much as they can before time runs out. “As of this morning, Target has given away over $4 million,” Goetz said. “Our Goal was $1,000. If just one-fourth of the kids would vote this week, we would make our goal.” Visit givewith.target. com/school/67964 to vote—remember, you must see your Facebook photo to confirm your vote.
Beginning on Dec. 7, five states— Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, and Connecticut— ratified it in quick succession. However, other states, especially Massachusetts, opposed the document, as it failed to reserve undelegated powers to the states and lacked constitutional protection of basic political rights, such as freedom of speech, religion, and the press. In February 1788, a compromise was reached under which Massachusetts and other states would agree to ratify the document with the assurance that amendments would be immediately proposed. The Constitution was thus narrowly ratified in Massachusetts, followed by Maryland and South Carolina. On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the document, and it was subsequently agreed that government under the U.S. Constitution would begin on March 4, 1789. In June, Virginia ratified the Constitution, followed by New York in July.