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The following students earned straight A's the first nine weeks:
Third grade--Rebecca Lloyd, Suraia Abud, Khysser Arbid, Megan Bonner, Aidan Campbell, Evan Gaulard, Addison Gleason, Nolan Masaitis, Ella Newman, Erik Shackelford, Eyad Sleem, Mackenzie Watkins, Eleanor Byram, Rhianna DeGeorge, William Ernesty, Alyssa Heron, Noah Laliberte, Kylie Watkins, Malia Welham, Kelsie Wintersgill
Fourth grade--Makenna Billig, Adaviyonna Bowden, Miran Rezhan, Grace Webb, Claire Fritz, Fiona Gordon, Aidan Gwartney, Grace Liu, Nakayla Figgins, Auston Hall, Baylor Gallagher, Alexa Kincaid, Dade Steiniger
Fifth grade--Olivia Byram, Alicia Gomez, Gabriela Rivas, Jace Taylor, Kylee Tuebner, Jackson Mearns, Jennifer Torres, Nick Cabrera, Grace Figueroa, Natalie Masaitis, Savannah Spaven, Emma Magner, Tanya Sancen.
Griffin Taylor is the Art Star of the Week for his "Pumpkins on the Vine."
Fifth-grader Olivia Byram is the Math Problem Solver of the Week.
The following students earned all A's on the first nine weeks report card:
Third grade--Connor Atchison, Walker Berndt, William Brooks, Tessa Campbell, Hunter Drake, Kiersten Dwyer, Chloe Frum, Roger Hart, Dylan Johnson, Kyle Johnson, Katelyn Kuppert, Cole Lainhoff, Sean Moore, Brandon Park, Josiah Reale, Gabe Sides
Fourth grade--Allison Ashton, Sydney Brown, Anna Chidester, Isaac Delage, Kyle Ernandes, Zachary Furness, Payton Hitt, Ronni Howard, Layne Jessup, Mikaela Jones, Alan Maready, Colm McCluskey, Jessica Meyer, Kaitlyn Ruhlen, Elle Slater, Caitlyn Smith, Sara Smith, MJ Stretton, Jackson Vollbrecht, Ethan Weinhold
Fifth grade--Ciara Beverly, Taylor Boggs, Hailey Bruce, Mason Dickhute, Amber Durney, Zachary Ellia, AJ Ernandes, Aidan Forster, Zane Fox, John Freemyers, Annalise Henzler, Emily Hinkson, Noelle Hodges, Sara Hybl, Olivia Knerr, Mason Kozloff, Blake Lainhoff, Isaias Lopez, Tyler Lowe, Grace Mahon, Jaci O'Brien, Ian Osborne, Emma Pitts, Briggs Randall, Elisha Ruhlen, Drew Sexton, Jada Sherald, Alec Sherwood, Matthew Skinner, Carter Sprinkle, Grace Sprinkle, Reagan Steele, Zoe Whittaker.
Robert E. Lee Elementary
Students of the Week are Austin Hoopes, Landon Smith, Tyson Anderson, Gracie Lord, Zakiyiah Logan and Minani Zairos.
Students pulled together to support fellow student, James Dobson, in his need for a specially designed medical bed. Seventh-grader Jessica Povirk, came up with the idea of raising money by collecting "Pennies for James." Donations collected in a two week period totaled approximately $3,000.
Chandler Fanning, an eighth-grader, took first place among the 24 participants in the school's annual spelling bee. Seventh-grader Anthony Ellis came in second place and eighth-grader Sildi Bizhyti came in third. Chandler and Anthony will go on to represent the school at the county wide spelling bee.
Ni River Middle
Ni River Middle School recently sent two certamen teams to compete against 18 teams from more than 30 other schools at the 2012 Riverbend High School certamen. One eighth-grade Latin I (Advanced) certamen team finished seventh and the second one finished ninth. Team members are Emma Hebertson, Greg Fairbanks, Skyler Moon, Dylan Letellier, Elizabeth Hall, Sarah Patillo and Connor Muilenburg.
-- Barbara McWhirt
The following students were selected as star PE students for the first nine weeks:
Sixth grade--Cardy Winn, Frances Perges, Tyra Robinson, William Kujawa, Reilly Krannitz, Nick Fielding
Seventh grade--Sarah Bostain, Sam Brown, Greg Andrews, Sydney Anderson, Carleigh Vanreenen
Eighth grade--Maria Cornett, Patrick Foreman, Anthony Dirisio, Myshka Martin, Anna Tippett, Kierron Hardy.