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Thursday, May 19, 2011 ll]B]l]B1Jinit  ....... Tr+iC+ounNews. Kimball, MN .... ::+++ Page 11 Spring Band Concert and Art Show By Keith Haake On Monday, May 23, the Kim- ball High School Fine Arts Dept. will present their annual Spring Concert and Art Show at KAHS. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the north gym, and art work will be on display in the hallways before and after the concert. The entire instrumental music pro- gram will be included in the con- cert with the Elementary Band, Jr. High Band, Sr. High Concert Band, and the Jazz Band, all presenting an interesting mix of music. Jazz tunes, rock tunes, movie medleys, and contemporary con- cert literature will be performed by a combination of the bands. Following the concert'will be a reception in the cafeteria for all concert attendees. Please join us for an evening of music and visual art on Monday, May 23. Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club Book Sale The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club will be having a used book sale Monday, June 13, and Thursday, June 16, to help support the Kim- ball Library Summer Reading Pro- gram. The 4-H Club is looking for gently used books to sell for all ages (youth to adult). The books can be dropped off at the Kimball Elementary and High School or at Gohmann's Foods and the Kim- ball Library. Important dates to remember Books can be dropped off at the Kimball Elementary and Kimball Area High School from May 18-May 31. Books can also be dropped off at Gohmann's Foods or the Kim- ball Library from May 18-]und 5. Book Fair will be at the Kimball City Hall on: Monday, June 13, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 5-8 p.m. Kramer graduates MSU, Mankato Mollie E. Kramer of Watkins Saturday, May 7, at the Taylor Cen- was one of 2,191 students graduat- ter on campus. She received two ing from Minnesota State Univer- B.S. degrees in International Busi- sity, Mankato during spring/sum- ness and Marketing, magna cure mer commencement exercises laude. Ellen Arnold awarded Headmaster's Scholarship Ellen Arnold of Kimball has been awarded the Headmaster's Scholarship from St. John's Prepa- ratory School. The recipients are selected based on high academic achievements, leadership qualities and civi c responsibilities. St. John's Prep provides a limited number of $1,000 Headmaster's Scholar- ships to outstanding students. The Headmaster Scholarship is renew- able up through graduation and priority is given to students enter- ing ninth grade. Ellen joins her sis- Woodland Advisor classes offered ter Claire who was awarded the Headmaster's Scholarship in 2009, and which was renewed in 2010 and 2011. The scholarship appli- cation includes an essay written by the student describing how the student's work ethic and behav- ior exemplify the Benedictine val 2I ues of St. John's Prep, as well as the student's commitment to contin- ued academic excellence and ser- vice to others. Ellen and Claire are the daughters of Margaret and John Arnold of Kimball. 0f2012 Two Woodland Advisor classes will be offered separately in the St. Cloud/St. John's University area. These classes are: Forest Wildlife and Biodiver- sity, Tree and Shrub Identification. The forest wildlife and biodi- I versity class will be held on Thurs- day, May 26, at the Stearns County Extension Office, Midtown Office ! Complex; 3400 First Street North, Suite 108, St. Cloud, MN. At this | class, participants will learn from local wildlife professionals about I forest habitat management. Top- ics of discussion will include the importance of long-term habi- ! tat planning, landscape consider- ations, and maintaining a diver- | sity of native plants, as well as management techniques. ] The tree identification class will be held on Friday, May 27, at St. John's University, 31802 County II Road 159, New Science Center 140, Collegeville. At this class, par- ] ticipants will learn how to iden- tify some of the most important trees in the area. We'll also discuss relationships between tree spe- cies and habitat types in the for- est which are important in forest stewardship planning. Both classes satisfy Woodland Advisor Credits and CEU for Mas- ter Gardeners. The Cost of attend- ing is $20/class. To register con- tact Sue Crotty, (888) 241-0720 ext. 2275, or crottO12@umn.edu. I Are you new to the Kimball School District? I Do you have young children approaching +school age? Ii I Be-sure your family is included on the school district census! I The census assists the district with: Ages 0-4 count Contacting families regarding preschool screening ECFE funding Adults in Household: Sex Address/Phone: Names +of Children in Household: Sex Birthdate: | I