Archive for Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Baldwin in brief

May 8, 2002

BHS Class of 1952
to have open house

The Baldwin High School Class of 1952, graduates of 50 years ago, will host an Open House at the American Legion Hall from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Those from other classes who would like to visit with class members are welcome to attend.

Meeting planned for
next year's Kindergarten

Parents of prospective Kindergarten students planning to attend Baldwin Elementary School next year are encouraged to attend "Parents' Night" today at 7 p.m. at Baldwin Elementary School. Personnel will be on hand to explain the 2002-2003 Kindergarten programs.

Parents will also have the opportunity to sign their children up for "Round-Up" to be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. May 21-23.

For more information, contact the school at 594-2444.

USD 348 meeting
at Marion Springs

The USD 348 School Board will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Marion Springs Elementary School gymnasium.

Ives Chapel UMW
meets for luncheon

Ives Chapel UMW will meet Wed., May 15 for a noon luncheon at Fellowship Hall. The program, "Invisible Families in the U.S. Today," will be led by Avis Hobson, who is also the hostess.

Personal property
valuations on the way

The Douglas County appraiser's office will mail the 2002 personal property valuation notices Tuesday. The notice includes the description and the value placed on personal property for 2002. Taxpayers may request an appeal appointment by calling the taxpayer service number listed on the notice by 5 p.m. May 15. Taxpayers should bring supporting documentation when appealing the value.

Area student named
to honor society

Lambda Sigma, a national honor society for sophomores, initiated 30 new members into the Omega Chapter at Pittsburg State University. Scott Grammer, Baldwin City, majoring in biology (pre-med), was selected to the honor society's membership.

Hanson named
Citizen of the Week

Josh Hanson has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Hanson, 10, is in Nancy Parr's fourth grade class. His parents are John and Lee and his siblings are Jordan and Danielle. His friends include Camdon, John, Julie and Levi. His hobbies are football, soccer, basketball and Playstation.

Library staff
attends meeting

Becky Hayes, Sandra Johnson, Kathy Johnston and Joe Simunac, all from Baldwin City Library, attended the Northeast Kansas Library System Annual Spring Assembly and System Meeting at the Lawrence Holidome. Keynote speaker was Kansas Lieutenant Governor Gary Sherrer. Also speaking was Jane Hatch, Director of Coffey County Libraries.

Recognized with continuing education awards were Becky Hayes, Sandra Johnson, Joe Simunac and Martha Wright. Certificates are presented annually by the Kansas State Library, Division of Library Development.

Consumer conference
reports are ready

RWD No. 4 consumer confidence reports are available at the office at 1768 N. 700 Rd.

Pioneers 4-H Club
has meeting

The April meeting of the Pioneers 4-H club, held at Wagner's Boondock Ranch, was called to order by Cody Wilson, president. An appointment is needed for the sheep weigh-in at the fairgrounds Saturday and Monday. There will be a Spring Sheep Show and a Pig Show on June 1.

Programs were presented by Cameron Frahn, Quinton Keen, Casey Wagner, Morgan Trowbridge, Cody Wilson, Leanne Frahn and the Foods and Nutrition project kids.

The next meeting is at 7 p.m. May 28 at the Willow Springs Fire Department.

Registration forms
available at library

Registration forms for the City-Wide Garage Sale are available at the Baldwin City Public Library and the Baldwin City Market. Forms are due back to the library by Friday, May 24. The sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Baldwin City Library, is scheduled for Saturday, June 1.

BHS Baccalaureate
to be held at BJHS

Baldwin High School baccalaureate services will be at 7:30 p.m. on May 14 at the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium. "What Matters Most" will be the topic presented by the speaker, Margo Stewart. Jodie Eldridge will be director of the special music. Earlene McGinnis will be featured on the piano. Parents, friends and relatives of graduates are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

African violet club
to host plant sale

The Lawrence African Violet Club will have a plant sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Malls, 23rd and Louisiana streets.

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