Saturday, March 10, 2012

Exeter Has Successful Bloodmobile

 Elva McBride shows how easy it is to donate blood.

Meghan (left) and Ashley Miller chose to donate blood on their seventeenth birthday.

Celebrating their own birthday inspired twins Ashley and Meghan Miller to donated blood on their 17th birthday.

The Exeter-Milligan juniors donated blood for the first time at the Exeter Bloodmobile on February 24th

According to Doris Hall, the Exeter Bloodmobile coordinator, “We did have a very good turnout. Everything worked out good that day.”

“We beat our quota by five pints.”  With 37 pints of blood the Exeter Red Cross Bloodmobile was deemed a success.  The ladies from the United Church of Christ served the lunch and manned the kitchen.

Greeting donors were Erma Adamson, Evelyn Michl and Elva McBride.  Escorting donors were Ginny Adams, Carol Shaffer and Kathleen Wilbeck.  Those who assisted in the loading and unloading of equipment were Alva Smith, Sterling Dyer, Dan Manwarren,  and Adam Erdkamp.

Unfortunately the donor list and donor records with gallon pin information were not available at the time.  The next American Red Cross Bloodmobile in the area will be on April 27th in Fairmont.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Jump Rope For Heart at Exeter-Milligan

The Exeter-Milligan gymnasium was host to this year’s jump rope for heart event.  Physical Education teacher Mrs. Darcy White holds the event every other year to get the elementary students moving.  This year she brought her jock jam music to keep the ropes and the students moving.  The elementary students at the Exeter site, (kindergarten, first and second graders) were mentored by Exeter-Milligan high school students who spent their period teaching the kids how to jump rope and use the ropes for different exercises.  The students are still accepting donations for the American Heart Association event, ”It takes a Heart to be a Hero.”

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Exeter-Milligan Update: Kindergarten

Mrs. Judy Kassik's Exeter-Milligan Kindergarten students have been learning to tell time to the hour. They have learned that the hands on the clock represent hours and minutes. The minute hand has to go all the way around the clock to make one hour.  Pictured is the kindergarten class with their very own clocks.  
Front row(left to right) Tyler, Andrew, Trenton, and Taylor. 
Back row: Savana K, Devin, Josh, Savannah H and Troy.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Exeter-Milligan Update: Social Science Classes

Mr. Brian Murphy’s Social Science Classes at Exeter-Milligan have been covering a wide variety of topics this semester.  Currently, the Post World War II History class is just getting started with a unit covering the 1980s.  The class spends a great deal of time discussing current events and how earlier events have influenced our world today.  Post World War II History looks at events from both world and American perspectives.  The American History class recently completed a chapter on the early Cold War.  We are now starting a unit on 1950s culture.  World History is just completing World War I.  During class discussions, an emphasis is placed on perspectives of other nations and how these influence major events that follow.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Exeter-Milligan Kindergarten Registration Monday Night

If you anticipate enrolling your child in kindergarten at Exeter-Milligan the fall of 2012, please plan to attend our Kindergarten registration on Monday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m at the Exeter site cafeteria.  During this time, Mrs. Laura Kroll, elementary principal, will help complete the necessary paperwork for your child’s enrollment into kindergarten.  Mr. Paul Sheffield, superintendent, and Mrs. Judy Kassik, kindergarten teacher, will be available to field questions people may have. Please note, according to the recently adopted state law, children must be 5 years of age as of July 31. As provided in school policy, the Exeter-Milligan Public Schools may admit a child to kindergarten that will reach the age of 5 years on or after August 1 and on or before October 15 based on certain guidelines. For more information, please contact the School office at 266-5911 (Exeter) or 629-4265 (Milligan).

Exeter-Milligan Update: Art Winners

Mrs. Shelli Mueller's 4th grade class recently submitted art work in the Geneva Women's Art Council Contest.  Cayden Hartmann (left)  placed 1st and Wyatt Motis (right) placed second.  Congratulations boys!