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Mt. Pulaski High School Senior-0f-the-Month Samantha Nichols Samantha is the daughter of Michael and Julie Nich- ols of Mt Pulaski. During her high school years, Samantha has been acnve in numerous organizations, including FFA. Yearbook, Science Olympiad, Drama Club. Scholastic Bowl, and World-Wide Youth in Science and Engineer- lng. She has held leadership positions m many orgam- zations as well, including National Honor Society (co- president), Spanish Club (secretary), Spirit Squad (vice- president), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (treasurer), and Senior Class (vice president). Samantha is also an athlete, competing on the aw.ard winning Lady Toppers volleyball team and on the track team. In the community Samantha .has participated in Community Day with the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church youth group. She has also volunteered for flood clean- up in Kentucky, has participated a work camp in Boston. and has served as a voltmteer at Refuge Ranch, an equine rescue ranch that helps both horses and underprivileged children. She has also visited Inner- city Mission to help feed the homeless and play with the children there. Academically, Samantha is an outstanding student. She plans to attend Lincoln Christian University where she will continue to play volleyball. The Senior-of-the-Month program is co-sponsored by Johnson's Food Center and Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly winners receive $10.0 savings bonds and are eligible to compete for the $1000 Senior-of-the-Month award. News From PASE The Mount Pulaski Grade School PASE (People Acting for Students and Education) members would like to thank all parents an.d community members who contributed tO the School Supply Drive.-~The drive was a huge success and your generosity is greatly appreci- ated! PASE is hosting over 60 vendors in the Mount Pulaski Grade School Saturday, November 20, for Christmas on Vinegar Hill. In addition, PASE will be having a cookie walk in the cafeteria beginning at 8 am. Tantalize your taste buds by filling a plate full of homemade goodies/ cookies of your choosing which you purchase by the weight of the plate. Also, lunch will be served in the cafeteria featuring walking tacos, sloppy joes, and hot dogs. Stop by MPGS to get some goodies, enjoy some lunch, and check the names off of your holiday shopping list from 8: am until 5 pm. All proceeds from the cookie walk and luncheon get generated directly back to our students for classroom needs and goals. Thanks again for your continued sup- port of the MPGS students! PASE is continually looking for new members: If you area parent or community member who woUld like to directly and positively impact the learning environment of students at MPGS, we welcome you to attend Our next meeting on Monday, December 13, at 6:00 pm in MPGS library. Submitted by: Heather Fricke, PASE Secretary hifricke@frontiernet.net City Landscape Waste Pickup DECEMBER 6 The City of.Mt. Pulaski will remove landscape waste that has been placed within the area between the side- walk and the edge of the street. Have your landscape waste ready for pickup by 7Am on the above date. NEW REQUIREMENT...All small debris, grass, leaves, etc. must be in bags. Do not place any material in the street or on the side- walks. Place all material within 6' of the edge of pavement. Do not remove entire trees from your private property and place them for City pick up. If you hire a contrac- tor to remove your trees, have your contractor haul the t material to the Sewage Treatment Plant and place the material in the proper location. Questions?,.. contact City Hall at 792-3222. . but there's nothing else wrong With it." Mark Twain Published Twice A Month - 24 Issues A Year 25 Nov. 16, 2010 With a cast of sixteen, the From Prince play opened Elizabeth Tuttle, and Alysa Tuttle, and Princess In The last princess that kisses the Frog Prince turns to a packed house Thurs. Nov. 4. Charge-Abby Phillips. into a Frog Princess and hops onto the lily pond to sit Critics gave the performers an over-whelming The Story - When a wicked witch puts a spell on next to him. thumbs up. the prince, it the hope of the entire kingdom that the All is well though. They are very happy to eat flies all The Cast - Frog Prince-Felipe Buenrostro, Frog Prin- wizard can break the spell, day, ribbit all night, and be the Frog Prince and Prin- cess-Shaylyn Inselman. King-Nate Dyer, Queen-Emily All the princesses need to come the lily pond and cess too bad the King and Queen aren't as happy.., it Fielden, Knight-Drew Dyer, Witch-Emma Schoth, kiss the prince. The princess that can turn the prince seems the neighbors talk. Wizard-Teegan Wyss, Fairy Princesses-Ruthie Ruhl, from frog back into a prince will get to marry him and Anna Schoth, and Delia Phillips, Bumble Bee-D~avid live happily ever aft~. But fair~a~e~ar~d _witches spells Ruhl. Princesses-ETnma Buenrostro, Olivia Letterle, don't always turn out the way you think. Chestnut EMS Fundraiser 1 To raise money for a new monitor/defibrillator, a bake sale/cookbook sale is planned at the Chestnut Firehouse during Christ- mas on Vinegar Hill. For Sale Sat. Nov. 20 The 175th Anniversary Committee will be selling "names" T-shirts, Sweat- shirts, Hoodies, Coffee mugs etc. on the East Side of the Square during Christmas on Vinegar Hill. They will also be taking orders for bricks. Family Fun Festival Nov. 28 ] The Family Fun Festival I will be Sunday Nov. 28 from Noon until 3 p.m. at [ the Zion Lutheran Elkhart 1 Center. Lunch will be pro- vided. A fun-fried after- noon will be had. Hope to see you there.., and bring a ./h'ena Christmas Parade Nov. 26 Main Street Lincoln and the City of Lincoln are hosting the 2010 Lincoln Christmas Parade. The parade "Snowy Days & Stm-ry Nights" starts at 5:30 pm. and,will feature Santa Claus. The searchlight of the Heritage in Flight Museum will illuminate the downtown square. The Oasis Senior Center will be selling chili from 3 until 7 pro. ! Zion Lutheran School First Quarter Honor Roll AliAs Fiftl~ grade - Joshua Jackson, Eighth grade Sebastian Scassiferro; Kourtney Wilham; Elizabeth Allen, Third grade Third grade Samantha Morris, Noah Funk, Dustin Murphy, Hannah Riedle, Caleb Jackson Chloe Przykopanski Shelby Young; Honors Honorable Mention Seventh grade - Eighth grade Seventh grade- Kurtis Hoock, Matthew Amidon, Aimee Howe, Raelyn Lessen; Brandon Hickey, Mikayla Meyer: Sixth grade Kelsey Wilham; Sixth grade - Lukas Aylesworth; Seventh grade- Mitchell Hagenbuch, Fifth grade Caleb Fink; Austin Krueger; Luis Felipe'Buenrostro II, Sixth grade - Fifth grade - Julianne Funk, Ashlyn Hickey, Maxwell Carey Ruth Lessen, Leah Saulsberry; Mt. Pulaski Grade School First Quarter Honor Roll AllA's 7 grade 7 grade 7th grade 6 grade Kaitlin Fairchild Brett Huff Lauren Anderson Alexis Byrne Morgan Hayes Lilly Pickett Max Coppinger Zachary Drake Miranda Hilliard Lauren Powell Hannah Freer Eli Olson Dalton Litterly 8 grade Madison Lydick 7 grade Elizabeth Siebert Claudia Knight BreAnna Rentmeister Brian Batchelder 8tb grade Ashton Wakeman Jaylin Shehorn Devin Jones Margaret Olson Honorable Mention Brianna Stewart 8 grade Nicholas Rainen Tiffany. Stewart Julia Beccue Haley Vaughan 6th grade 8th grade Ahley Houser Blake Collier Alecsandria Hayes Honors Skye Kretzinger Brady Coppinger High Honors 6 grade Rebekah Marshall Caroline Huff 6 grade Travis Benhart Cody Schahl Garrett Johnston Makenzie Lock Eli Griesheim Ryan Stopher Michael Lowery Danielle Miller Matthew WHham, Jr. Andrew Moody Madeline Moody Molly Williams Madison Nixon Fourth grade - Morgan May, Noah Riedle; Third grade - Elaine Aylesworth, Emma Aylesworth, Bryson Beccue. Claire Coogan, Olivia Cooper, Amelia Kuhlman, Grace Lessen. Kavlee Wilham, Teagan Wyss High Honors Seventh grade- Jessica Maxheimer, Rachel Meador, Caleb Przykopanski: Sixth grade - Abigail Funk, Caleb Meador; Your $25 if paid $30 if paid Times Subscriptions 2010 subscription to the Mt. Pulaski Times ends December 31 if your mailing label is dated "12/10". One Year Subscriptions are... In Illinois by December 1. 2010 g30 if paid after December I, 2010 Outside Illinois by December 1, 2010 $35 if paid after December 1, 2010 First Class The One Year Subscription for the Mt. Pulaski Times mailed First Class (In Envelope) is $42 Send Subscriptions to... Times / P O Box 114 / Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 Mt. Pulaski Community Band Rehearsals & Christmas Concert Rehearsals Concert December 9 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 29 - 7:00 p.m. Mt Vonderlieth Living .Center Main Living Pulaski Grade School Band Room. Room. Monday, December 6 - 7:00 p.m. Mt. If you are new to the community and Pulaski Grade School Band Room. play, or want to get back to playing after all those 3,ears, feel free to join us. UMC Christmas Contata Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church Singers from throughout the com- Christmas Contata, "Child of Hope", munity are welcome to join the choir. will be presented Sunday, December Rehearsals are held on Wednesday 19 as part of regular worship service at evenings at the UMC at 7 p.m. in the 10 a.m. Claus Tanner is Director of the sanctuary. Make this event part of your choir and Beth Anderson is accompanist Christmas traditions. with orchestra members. AA Meeting Thurs. Nov. 18 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30Pro in theMt. Pulaski Christian Church. Family Life Center. on Lafayette Family Pictures Sat. Nov. 20 During Christmas on Vinegar Hill Stephanie (Bhmm) Maza- nowski will be set up for mini sessions in Annette Hahn's garage for family pictures for the new 175th Red History Book. To con- tact Stephanie, call 309-310-6994. Christmas on Vinegar Hill Sat. Nov. 20-21 Twenty-six locations in Mt. Pulaski will be open from 8 to 5. Offerings this year include crafts, antiques, baked goods, and food. Twelve locations will be open Sun. Nov. 21 from Noon to 4. Maps will be at all locations and at the Courthouse. Watch for the green Christmas trees. Christmas Concert Sat. Nov. 20 The Mt. Pulaski Christian church will host a live Christmas Concert with The Ball' Brothers at the Mr. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center - 114 N. Lafayette St. Saturday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6. Open House Sunday Nov. 21 Doris & Associates is holding an open house for a local listing at 919 S Spring St from 12 pm - 1 pm. Hostess: Cheryl Samp- son. Open House Sunday Nov. 21 Nobbe Realty Group, Inc. is holding an open house for a local listing at 1216 N. Topper Drive from 12 pm - 1 pm. Hostess: Kella Allspach. Thanksgiving Dinner Thurs. Nov 25 Chestnut Family Restaurant, by Donations Only, Thanksgiv- ing Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring dish to pass. See ad this" paper for details. Legion Soup Supper Wed. Dec. 1 Mt. Pulaski American Legion, Ryman-Fuken Post 447 invites all local veterans, American Legion members, Americ /n Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the Legion to a soup supper at 6:00 p.m. at the Mt. Pulaski American Legion Hall. Honored guests will be veterans with 50 or more years with the American Legion and members with 50 or more years with the American Legion AuxiLiary. Please RSVP to: Phil Bertoni inotreb@frontiemet.net or Gini Bertoni ginibertdni@frontiernet.net or 792-5442. Mt. Pulaski Times Deadline Fri. Dec. 3 Deadline for articles is Friday Dec. 3 for Dec. 6 Issue. Articles submitted at deadline may be held over due to space available. Mt. Pulaski Home Tours Sat. Dec. 4 From Our Home, "A Season of Celebration" home tours from 4 m 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each at Salt Creek Attic. Proceeds going to the 175th Celebration Fund for 2011. Christmas Dinner Men. Dec. 6 The Mt. Pulaski Historical Society will have their annual Christmas dinner at Buff's restaurant on the square in Mt. Pulaski: If you would like to attend, please call Sue Schaffenacker at 792-5693 to make reservations. Hope to see you there.