Thursday, December 8, 2022

Throwback Thursday 12/2/12


The Timberwolves met the Huskies Friday evening at the Exeter gym.  The Lady Timberwolves defeated the Huskies 49-36 and the Timberwolf boys beat the Huskies 65-56. 

The road to the east of the Exeter football field has been rocked and underground lines have been run.  Hopefully this means that we will all get a brand spanking new tower for Christmas and gift our temporary tower to Milligan.

Elizabeth Rios' Exeter-Milligan Spanish 2 class has been busy all year. Recently, they celebrated Day of the Dead. These students made special flowers (cempazuchitl) out of tissue paper. Flowers like these are often put on gravestones of loved-ones as decorations. To make these flowers, students cut 10 squares of tissue paper and then folded the papers to make them an inch thick. Students cut the ends of the paper to shape the flower and then added a pipe-cleaner to the middle of the sheets of paper.  After this, the students spread and pulled apart the sheets of paper. This made the papers look like a flower. The spanish 2 class is also learning how to make plans in future tense. The students are practicing the future tense by making posters to indicate what they will be doing in ten years.

The Exeter United Church of Christ Women’s Group hosted their Annual Bake Sale and Quilt and Afghan Raffle on Saturday morning.  The group had cookies, pies, cakes, candy and other snack foods for sale along with handmade crocheted and wood items.  Pictured here are left to right Marilyn Manning, Lois Ann Kuska, Doris Hall and Marian Geiger at the raffle table for a beautiful handmade quilt, afghan and a gift certificate to Greg’s Market.  The quilt was won by Vickie Geiger, the afghan by Jackie Yound and the certificate by Butch Jansen.

The Omaha World Herald recently released their High School Preseason Basketball Rankings.
Exeter-Milligan Lady Timberwolves are ranked #4 in Class D-1 while the Boy's Team is ranked #6. 

Santa will be visiting Exeter on Saturday morning.  He will be at the Exeter American Legion Home 10 - 11 a.m. and there will be Christmas Bingo played at the Legion during and after his visit with lots of prizes.  Thanks to the Exeter Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this event.

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