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Churubusco High School Honor Roll for third quarter

The following students from Churubusco High School have been named to the Honor Roll and Honorable Mention for the third grading period:
Honor Roll
Seniors
Taylor Amber, Alexis Bankson, Amanda Brumbaugh, Kathryn Brumbaugh, Alexis Butler, Brittany Crabill, Hannah Dodson, James Fehring, Danielle Hartmann, Alysa Holloway, Kelli Klaehn, Travis LeFever, Catelyn Lewis, Alex McDowell, Noah Polakovic, Jacob Raber, Zane Sade, Shelby Sanders, Bryce Shively, Kristi Slagal, Taylor Sordelet, Ronald Speaker, Shannon Teague.
Juniors
Zackery Armstead, Dustin Arvola, Melissa Bueker, Brianne Burkhart, Amanda Farner, Brittany Geiger, Alecia Harmon, Heidi Haupricht, Dylan Herendeen, Evan Hill, Michel Hockerman, Brandon Johnson, Barbara Kreger, Shannon Kuznar, Marla Martinez, Justin Norris, Chelsey Penley, Cassandra Petrie, Erik Pippenger, Sarah Schmidt, Allyson Shambaugh, Kelsey Shanabarger, Ashlie Shelton, Crystal Sorg, Jordan Turner, Rhayah Wallace, Alisha Wells, Emily Wyss.
Sophomores
Adam Boggess, Victoria Burch, Brooke Carter, Rachel Fehring, Taylor Fry, Kalyn Geiger, Haleigh Gross, Victoria Harris, Taylor Henning, Brandi Herron, Stuart Hilsmier, Kaitlyn Hockerman, Michaela Hoffman, Jana Lewellyn, Maranda Partin, Robert Pope, Harrison Sade, Erika Smallwood, Nicole Trump, Christopher Uecker, Austin Williams, Morgan Young, Alexander Zolman.
Freshmen
Andrew Biddle, Chandler Blake, Austin Boggess, Chandler Brown, Monique Buckhardt, Emily Folland, Emma Frericks, Colton Geiger, Kasey Gibson, Morgan Gibson, Janelle Gouwens, Sydney Hunsberger, Gabrielle Jones, Savannah Labenz, Nicole Lampe, Amanda Martin, Jay Petrie, Jennafer Shambaugh, Katherine Shively, John Teusch, Jenna Uecker, McKenna Zeller, Joseph Zumbrun.
Honorable Mention
Seniors
Seth Coe, Misty Combs, Skylar Greve, Jordan Hamilton, Britnee Hemphill, Anthony Herron, Anistassia Jackson, Alyssa Johnston, Marrisa Kessinger, Karissa Labenz, Ryan Mey, Mason Myers, Jordan Nicodemus, Kyle Owen, Alisha Royer, Jacob Sakells, Christopher Sims, Luman Wu.
Juniors
Autumn Bundy, Tori Converset, Jacob Davis, Alix Edsall, Zachary Ferry, Elizabeth Fleming, Jeremy Forker, Dylan Geiger, Dalton Heinkel, Tavin Herendeen, Austen Hively, Michael Howk, Charles Huelsenbeck, Shelby Keefe, Shawn Kelley, Kyle Mathewson, Randie Murphy, Brent Owen, Kaitlyn Owens, Stacie Roehrman, Jade Rollins, Haley Ruble, Spencer Shroyer, George Siddons, Drew Snyder, Thomas Tidwell.
Sophomores
Colleen Bishop, Raquel Brandt, Clinton Butler, Caitlin Eakins, Alexandria Ever, Layne Fulk, Brittany Gayheart, Austin Goepfrich, Jori Hull, Peyton Hunsberger, Haleigh Johnston, Dylan L. Jones, Dylan M. Jones, Josh LeFever, Erika Lehner, Rebecca Mapes, Jadene McCormick, Gretchen Meinzen, Heather Monk, Kayla Norris, Theodore Pearson, Todd Price, Olivia Reed, Paige Roe, Alyssa Schinbeckler, Levi Schwaberow, Payton Summers, Blaze Wenglikowski, Haley Wojcik.
Freshmen
Gunnar Barnhart, Amelia  Barrett, Broden Birk, Korie Corson, Jacob Ferry, Davon Geiger, Mariah Herendeen, Connor Hogeston, Sierra Hunsberger, Jacey Keener, Jessica Keener, Eric Kuznar,  Troy Ladd, Alana Miller, Tyler Nevil, Jason Nicodemus, Karensa Nodine, Marisa Noyes, Sara Pence, Cody Schaefer, Samuel Siddons, Abby Stark, Amelia Tidwell, Chandler Voght, Lydia Witzenman, Shelby Woodruff.

The following students from Churubusco High School have been named to the Honor Roll and Honorable Mention for the third grading period:

CMS Honor Roll for third grading period

Following are the Churubusco Middle School students named to the Honor Roll for the third nine weeks grading period:
Grade 6
High Honors
Alyssa Anderson, Anna Bulmahn, Camille Cseri, Robert Deyer, Julia Folland, Bridgette Foote, James Fry, Emilee Gaerte, Chance Gallmeier, Donovan Geiger, Reed Geiger, Molly Green, Shyenne Greve, Jhai Herendeen, Sarah Holloway, Elaine Horn, Joshua Howk, Dalton Kimes, Kendall King, Olivia Knight, Cortney Luttman, Emily Murphy, Alec Nash, Landon Pence, Luke Sturtz, Zachary VanEvery.
Grade 6
Honorable Mention
Andrea Aung, Jeremy Barrus, Jeremiah Bock, Carly Bonar, Trevor Bonar, Shelby Brockman, Drew Buffenbarger, Sierra Coil, Tristan Creech, Paige Curry, Alissa Edsall, Skyler Johnson, Alta Kensil, Deserea McConnell, Mariah Paris, Caleb Partin, Kyriah Ramsey, Kara Reed, Thomas Savieo, Sheldon Shearer, Baylee Shively, Gage Shively, Noah Stucker, Alexandria Sutton, Jeffrey Wallace.
Grade 7
High Honors
Madison Bieber, Peyton Brandt, Luke Lillmars, Valerie Pope, Isaiah Ramsey, Kennedy Sade, Kaley Scott, Brittney Shambaugh, Taylor Sobasky, Kaleb Walker, Devon Zeigler, Aaron Zolman.
Grade 7
Honorable Mention
Alicia Armstrong, Skyler Barrett, Molly Blake, Sam Boneff, Alexis Bultemeier, Skyler Chambless, Shylyn Clouse, James Crooks, Chase Downing, Landen Edwards, Blake Gross, Brooke Herendeen, Olivia Huelsenbeck, Kristen Krill, Landon Lillmars, Paige Long, Montana Martin, Lyle McParlan, Cassidy Perlich, Dalen Peters, Hannah Richards, Miranda Sokolowski, Cody Teusch, Cole Tinney, Lukus Troyer, Brett Uecker, Megan Vogts, Damon Weatherholt.
Grade 8
High Honors
Kristine Bechtold, Chelsea Bennett, Evan Byrd, Cliff Crabill, Emily Ditton, Brooke Foote, Brandon Goepfrich, Mikaela Harshman, Jerra Householder, Danielle Johnson, Maggie Kitt, Mandi Krecik, Brittany McKinney, Logan Paris, Landon Pearson, Danielle Pippenger, Nicholas Uecker, Courtney Winget.
Grade 8
Honorable Mention
Morgan Anderson, Amber Aspy, Hannah Berghoff, Te’ryk Campbell, Kaitlyn Carroll, Samantha Colchin, Trever Dunn, Cullen Fisher, Kari Fulk, Haley Fulkerson, Autumn Gaerte, Logan Harris, Tanner Hurley, Austin Johnson, Kaley Kanis, Hayden Kilgore, Savannah King, Cody Luttman, Bradley Martin, Katie Monk, Marisa Neely, Kody Poyser, Lacey Pulley, Mariah Ramsey, Abigail Richards, Corey Sarrazin, Gabrielle Savieo, McKinzie Schmidt, Jerrod Spieth, Kitanna Sylvester, Ashlee Wakeman.

Following are the Churubusco Middle School students named to the Honor Roll for the third nine weeks grading period:

Churubusco Public Library news

Following are upcoming events and items of interest from Churubusco Public Library:
Grim Readers
The Grim Readers discussion group will be meeting Friday, April 16 at 5 p.m. at the library.
This month the group will be discussing “Meridian” by Amber Kizer. Join them this month as they discuss this compelling story of a “half human/half angel” in a fight of good vs. evil. All middle school and high school students are welcome to attend. (Group discussion is led by staff member, Shelly Becraft).
Adult Discussion Group
The Adult Discussion Group will be meeting Thursday, April 22 at 10 a.m. This month the group will be discussing “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett. The story, told by a young white woman, tells of the struggles black maids faced in the south during the early 1960’s on the verge of the Civil Rights movement. Everyone is welcome to attend. (The discussion is led by board member, Harold Norman).
Story Time with
Miss Sam
Story Time will begin again this month. Story Time will be held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Each week, staff member, Sam Fry (Miss Sam) will share stories and fun activities, often pertaining to monthly holidays and themes.
Story times this month: April 7 (Easter theme); April 14 (Art theme); April 21 (Earth Day theme); and April 28 (Spring theme). Story time is held every other month. The next month will be June.
Author, Marion F. Walker
Mark your calendars. On Saturday, May 22, the library and Smith-Green Community Schools will be cosponsoring author of “Preparing for the Rain on Iwo Jima Isle,” by Marion F. Walker, a World War II veteran and survivor of Iwo Jima. His riveting tale of growing up during the Depression to his experiences on the battlefield as a Marine, will certainly be unforgettable! The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. with a band concert featuring patriotic music, followed by Mr. Walker’s presentation at 2 p.m. If you have any questions, please call the library at 693-6466.
Summer Reading
Program
The library’s Summer Reading Program is right around the corner. This year the theme will be “Make Music at Your Library.” Registration will begin on June 14 and the opening program will follow on June 22. As in the past, the library will be offering a number of exciting children’s activities, including prizes, speakers, and interactive presentations. The library will also be having weekly book drawings that will be held for both adults and children.
Census Forms
Census forms for 2010 are available at the library. Make sure to mail forms by May 1, 2010 to be counted. If needed, forms in other languages are also available.
New Young Adult and Teen Books
“The Dead-Tossed Waves” by Carrie Ryan (Sequel to “Forest of Hands and Teeth,”) “Conspiracy 365” Series, Books 1-3 by Gabrielle Lord; “Shiver,” by Maggie Stiefvater; “Evermore” The Immortals Series, Book 1 by Alyson Noel; “Vampire Diaries” Series, Books 1 and 2 by L. J. Smith; “Pretty Little Liars,” by Sara Shepard.
Grade 5, 6, and 7
“Dancing Through the Snow,” by Jean Little; “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” Series, Books 1-5 by Rick Riordan; “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” (The Ultimate Guide) by Mary-Jane Knight.

Following are upcoming events and items of interest from Churubusco Public Library:

Grim Readers

The Grim Readers discussion group will be meeting Friday, April 16 at 5 p.m. at the library. This month the group will be discussing “Meridian” by Amber Kizer. Join them this month as they discuss this compelling story of a “half human/half angel” in a fight of good vs. evil. All middle school and high school students are welcome to attend. (Group discussion is led by staff member, Shelly Becraft).

Ardhuerumly

Easter Coloring Contest winners

CLICK HERE FOR LARGER IMAGE Winners of the Churubusco News Easter Coloring Contest are Addyson Ardhuerumly, Fort Wayne, Mason Young…

Mathieu Benefit

Record setting benefit

CLICK HERE FOR LARGER IMAGE The American Legion Post 157 held a Fish Fry and Bake Sale on Friday, March…

Hydrant flushing changed; clean-up day coming

Churubusco’s Town Manager Jeremy Hart would like to notify residents that the hydrant flushing schedule for April has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict and the start-up of the  new water plant. The April dates of the 12th through the 16th will be rescheduled for May 10-14.

“Guys and Dolls” coming to CHS

Dolls, missionaries, and gamblers will hit the stage on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jason Smith Auditorium as the CHS Fine Arts Department presents the Broadway musical, “Guys and Dolls.”