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Paae 4 DecAmbAr 3= 199 Oud Cily Herald :ateros FBLA collecting for needy Pateros High School students are soliciting cans, boxes and bags of non-perishable food that will in turn be passed on needy families during the Christmas season. The annual food drive is sponsored by the high school's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter. A competition for the junior high and high school classes is part of the food drive. The class that manages to accumulate the most boxes, bags and cans will receive a barbecue party, catered by the FBLAo in the spring, said FBLA advisor Greg Mooney. A donation box will be available at home basketball games until Christmas vacation. People who want to donate food can bring it to the high school office; people who want to donate to a specific class should designate it at that time. The food is distributed to needy families in the Pateros area. Mooney said. Mansfield lists honor roll Mansfield Schools have announced the first quarter honor students in junior and senior high school. 3.50 GPAand above: Megan Hansen, Luke Lillquist, Bridget Poole, Colby Tannebcrg, Kelsey Tanneberg. 3.00 to 3.49 GPA: Maurita Birkland, Sandy Brady, Kathy Buckingham, Deborah Crossland, Kayla Durand, Adam Foged, Halley Greer, Robin Hansen, Mark Jenson, Nicole Jenson, Isaac La Force, JF Lester, Sandra Lester, Shvonna Pinger, Karl Simmons, Dustin Wittig. w/C registering for winter quarter Walk-in registration for winter- Copiesof"Discover"arealsoavailable quarter credit classes at Wenatchee Valley College will begin Monday, December 14, in Wells Hall at the Wenalchee campus. At t he north campus in am|k, walk-in registration is currently under way through December 11 and then will start again January 4, which is the beginning of the quarter.. People may also register by mail for up to six credits using the form inside the college class schedule publication, "Discover," which was mailed to residents of Chelan, Douglas and Ok|hogan counties in November. at both campuses and at local libraries. Registration for credit classes will continue through the first week. Registration for noncredil classes is taken throughout the quarter depending on starting dates for individual classes. Senior citizens may register for reduced-luilion credit classes on a space- available basis on January 11. Special senior citizen classes called Senior Ed,Ventures are also available. For more information, contact the college registration office in Wenatchee or the administration office in Omak. = = = Brewster fifth grade students put the finishingtouchoson ornements for the community Christmas tree. Cheryl Schweizer photo Decorating the Tree Anyone driving by the community Christmas tree at the intersection of Children from first grade to sixth grade made Styrofoam teddy bears, 7th Street and Main Avenue in Brewster will see niore than just Christmas stars, snowflakes and snowmen and even silverbells from yogurt cups. The lights and ornaments surrounding the huge evergreen. What they'll see is projects will hang from the community tree as part of the decor|tiP|. The the children of Brewster Elementary School. project was part of Brian Morey's art class. Brewster School to host Knowledge Bowl Next Monday afiernoon students from nine schools will assemble in Brewster for demanding, intense competition. However, it won't be |basketball orwresfling tournament, track or tennis or volleyball--or any sport. Knowledge Bowl is a test of the mind; what students know, how fast they can remember it and answer questions under pressure. One of the first Knowledge Bowl matches of the . season will be held Monday, December 7 at Brewster High School, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Students from Oroviile, Manson, Pateros, am|k, Chelan, Tonasket, Okanogan, Liberty Bell (Me|how Valley) and Brewster are scheduled to compete. Competition begins with a written test, followed by two rounds of oral questions. A maximum of six team members can compete in the written round, while three students compete in each oral round. While the written round has a time limit, the oral rounds require real speed in finding the answer and answering the question. "They (the competitions) demand a lot of knowledge, and they demand the ability to think quickly and calculate quickly," said Wes Blalock, Brewster team advisor. While the percept ion that Knowledge Bowl is only for Astudents is untrue, partic i pants do need to "know someth in g about a lot of different subjects. A Knowledge Bowl veteran himself, Blalock said the competitors could be asked about practically any subject. "Anything, from theology to mathematics, science--politics,ancient civilizations, literature," BIMock said. Sometimes an oral or written round can emphasize one or two subjects. but in every competition the questions could cover practicallyanything. "Pick a subject, and it may not be so obscure ,F.W.C. Okanogan Women's Club k jp ' G bmtma00 b , Saturday, December 5 , 9:00 a.m, - 4:00 p.m. School Cafetonum anogan High " that they won't ask a question about it," Blalock said. "You've go to in there and expect anything." This does not, however, require an elaborate schedule of extra studies, at least in Blaiock's opinion. "1 tell them to pick their favorite subject and study it." That was the method followed by the teenage Wes B lalock; he stuck with subjects thai interested him, and liked Knowledge Bowl. He said he wants his team members to like it, too. 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