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October 5, 2004

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COOL SCHOOL NEWS

Deerfield names class representatives

The first meeting of the Deerfield Student Council was called to order Sept. 14 by Hannah Moore, president.

Class representatives were elected Sept. 9. They are:

Third grade: Conner Aldridge, Olivia Hodison, Canaan Campbell and Tucker Sutter. Alternates: Courtney Cooper, Logan Cherland, Tanna Fanshier and Abby Schletzbaum

Fourth grade: T.J. Cobbs, Dominique Sexton, Kimi Kramer. Alternates: Geoff Kelly, Tabby Pobjoy, Solo Ceesay.

Fifth grade: Jacob Craft and Abby St. Peter. Alternates: Morgan Edens and Scott Friesen.

Sixth grade: Rachael Hodison, Elizabeth Reffett and Ben Markley. Alternates: Jessica Yaws, Sam Prososki, Kaitlin McKinney and Taylor Cole.

The other officers are Marley Sutter, vice president; Alexis Griffith, secretary, and Ryan Jacobson, treasurer.

-- Ben Markley, Deerfield School sixth-grader

New York School announces officers

New York School has named its student council officers for 2004-2005.

The officers are Caleb Walker, president; Clinton Ruff, vice president; Trei Dudley, treasurer, and Skyler McCawley, secretary.

There also are two representatives in every grade level.

-- Alex Scott, New York School sixth-grader

Editor's note: Students interested in being a correspondent for their school should call Christy Little at 832-6361 or Steve Rottinghaus at 832-7254, or e-mail teens@ljworld.com

CONTEST

Deadline to submit scary stories is Oct. 15

The deadline to enter the Journal-World's "Scary Story Contest" is Oct. 15.

For more information, see details below or call Steve Rottinghaus at 832-7254.

Finish this story in 700 words or less: "While baby-sitting the new neighbors' children for the first time, Katie answered the phone . . ."

Then, send it by 5 p.m. Oct. 15 with your name, school and grade to teens@ljworld.com. Or you can fax your entry to 843-4512.

Winners in the high school, junior high and elementary school divisions will be announced Oct. 28 in 18 & Under.

EVENT

Library to present 'Rock the Vote Rally'

The Lawrence Public Library Young Adult Zone will present "Rock the Vote Rally" for 11- to 18-year-olds from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on Kentucky Street behind the Lawrence Public Library.

The event will feature local teen bands, voter registration and election information. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved into the library auditorium.

On Sunday at the library, the Library Young Adult Advisory Board will be host to "Fear Factor Fun" for 11- to 18-year-olds.

For more information, call 843-3833, ext. 121.

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