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September 04, 2013

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September 4, 2013 17 Salome High School is at it once more! In Memoriam By: Kirshana Guy finances and their future homes. Mr. Childers teaches financial strateThe school year at Salome High School is hopping back into action. gies and computer classes, while The teachers are adapting to their Mr. Drotzman is teaching industrial classrooms and new students. The vol- technology, and building trades. We leyball and football teams are working also have a former aid, Mrs. Schuldt, hard and looking forward to their first who is taking a new role and teachgames. Open house on August 21st was ing Spanish classes. Mrs. Meyers a great opportunity for parents to get is the new assistant in the resource acquainted with the campus and staff. education room. Every year, open house is a great way This summer, six Salome High for families to become familiar with school students were recognized for the campus and learn about the teach- their hard work and accomplishments. ers, and to get in touch with the high Jennifer Wilkinson, Leanne Bedford, school. Families could also inquire and Porsche Gresham were recognized about the class expectations and the for their outstanding poetry skills in teachers' expectations of the students 'Creative Communication: A Celebrain and out of class. Open house is tion of Poets.' Luz Regalado took first always a wonderful opportunity for in the fourth district of the Congresfamily members to be proactive in sional Arts Competition where she their child's life as it allows parents traveled to Washington D.C. in July to become more informed with the and received an honorable mention school and learn about the events such in celebrating art. Her artwork was as games and schedules. Overall, open published in a book along with eight house was a great night. other students. Niki Foster, a senior, Have you ever wondered how sports attended HOBY Leadership camp influence society? Athletics help stufor her magnificent leadership skills. dents learn lessons such as patience Kirshana Guy, a junior, attended the and self control. Sports are fun, extra University of Arizona's Journalism Dicurricular activities that help stuversity Workshop in Tucson, Arizona. dents stay in shape and make lasting Guy also received recognition as one memories. The football and volleyball of Arizona's top high school journalteams have been working hard in and ists and the 2013 scholastic journalist. out of their practices. Both teams are Keep up the good work! excited about their first games and showing others their improvements as Recent Events: a team. As always, coaches are striving 8/28 Late Start/ Student Council to teach the players to use their good Spirit Conference sportsmanship everywhere they go. 8/29 Picture Day New staff members at Salome High 8/30 Home Varsity Football Game School! There are few new faces vs. Ash Fork 7:00 around campus, but they have been 9/2 Labor Day No School adapting well to the students and 9/3 Junior Varsity Football Game classrooms. The two new teachers vs. Ajo at Ajo 6:00 teach elective classes that help students to learn how to manage their Got something to share? • Birth • Obituary • Anniversary Place it FREE in the: Desert Messenger! 928-916-4235 Scott Reich Scott Reich of Quartzsite, Arizona passed away Aug. 23 after a long battle with cancer. He was 64 years old, born July 12, 1949. He was a handyman, mechanic, caregiver, roommate and friend of Suzanne Black. He is survived by two sons, Shaun and Brandon Reich, and a daughter, Alyssa Reich. He lived at Tyson RV Park in Quartzsite the last 3 years, and at Black Rock RV Village in Brenda prior to that. He will be missed by many. Free Classifieds Desert Messenger offers FREE Classified Ads! Here's the small print: Items for sale under $1000. Private Party Only. 1 per month. Yard/Garage/Craft Sales, Wanted, Give-a-ways, Free, Lost & Found, etc. (non-commercial) For more information, contact Rain at 928-916-4235 or Email: Editor@DesertMessenger .com Second-hand smoke kills 53,000 people a year. It's no longer a business issue; it's a public emergency. Report Smoke-Free Arizona violations anonymously at or call 928-669-5912 Quartzsite Radio KBUX 94.3 FM • Quartzsite's Favorite "CLASSIC HITS" • Local Information • Weather • 24 Hours Day / 7 Days Week! 928-927-5111 First locally-owned and operated music station in Quartzsite, Arizona. Proudly serving the communities of Quartzsite, Bouse, Brenda, Rainbow Acres, La Paz Valley and beyond, since 1988.

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