Archive for Thursday, April 22, 2004

Baldwin in brief

April 22, 2004

2004 BHS Seniors

to be featured


The Signal will feature Baldwin High School seniors in a 2004 Graduates section to be published May 13. If your business would like to sponsor a senior, call 594-7080 or stop by the office at 703 High St.

Rainbow Preschool

to have fund raiser

Rainbow Preschool will be selling flowers from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 30, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 1on the lawn next to the post office. Potted geraniums and mixed hanging plants will be available.

Rainbow Preschool

is accepting children

There is still time to enroll 2 1/2 to 5 year old children at Rainbow Preschool for the 2004-2005 school year. Call Angel at 594-8550 or (785) 691-7390.

Body Walk coming

to Vinland school

On April 27, students from Marion Springs and Vinland Elementary Schools will tour the unique educational program designed to involve students in learning the skills and choices for a healthy lifestyle. Students will walk through a 35 by 40 foot exhibit representing the human body designed by the Kansas State Department of Education, Nutrition Services. The USDA Food and Nutrition mascot, Power Panther, will guide the tour being held at VES. Project director Joyce Kemnitz explained that the exhibit was developed to address increasing concerns about the lack of physical activity and the declining nutritional status of young children.

Two films set

for viewing

The Language and Literature Department of Baker University will show the last two films of the series. Professor Erin Joyce will show the French film "Le diner de cons" (The dinner game) on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Owns A-V room. Francis Veber, writer and director, carries the great tradition of the French farce. The film is rated PG-13 and is 82 minutes long.

Professor Pablo La Rosa will show the Spanish film "Como agua para chocolate" (Like water for chocolate) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Owens A-V room. The film is an excellent example of magical realism where incredible things are presented as normal occurrences. The film is a drama/romance and is rated R. It is 123 minutes long.

Both films are free and open to the public.

Roundup set for

Baldwin Elementary

Parents with children who will be five years old on or before Aug. 31 and live in the Baldwin Elementary School attendance area are encouraged to attend Parent and Kindergartner Night on Wednesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at BESPC, Seventh and Chapel streets. Please call (785) 594-2444 for information.

Spring Dog Show

scheduled by 4-H

The Douglas-Leavenworth County 4-H Invitational Spring Dog Show will be Saturday in Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper, beginning at 9 a.m. 4-Hers ages 7-19 from several Kansas counties will compete in both showmanship and obedience events with pure and mixed breed dogs. The Douglas County 4-H Dog Club and Leavenworth County Dogs 'R Us 4-H Club will host the event jointly. Admission is free.

Ambassadors attend

4-H training

Douglas County 4-H Ambassadors attended State 4-H Ambassador Training at Rock Springs 4-H Center, near Junction City, March 26-27. The ambassadors learned how to promote 4-H to audiences, develop communication skills, organize 4-H promotional events and activities, and promote county 4-H events. Those attending were Erin Ashcraft, Haven Bouton, Michelle Colgan, Callie Fishburn, Reagon Heikes and Margaret Pendleton, all of Lawrence; Samantha Box, Ashley Moran, both of Eudora; Leah Hoelscher, Cybill Milburn, both of Baldwin; advisors, Sue Ashcraft and Karen Pendleton, both of Lawrence, and 4-H Youth Development Agent, Kimbreley Davis, Lawrence.

Hestia Study Club

reports meeting

Hestia Study Club met on April 18 at the home Bootsie Lauridsen with Mary Chubb as co-hostess. The program, Favorite Flowers for Cutting, was given by Jill Boyle. The meeting began with a tribute to Alice Russell, a member of Hestia who passed away. Roll call was answered by a garden tip. Reports were presented. Refreshments were served.

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