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It had been a year and a half since Katelyn Moore got a real haircut. But last Friday the 7-year-old from rural Sidney decided to lop it off not just to get a cute new look; it was a way to help others.
Volunteers set up shelving and books, cleaned up dirt and worked on lighting in the former Sidney Market on March 16 as they continue to get the building ready to be the new Sidney Community Library. A book sale will be held there on April 6.
This week local third-, fourth- and fifth-graders are being tested on their knowledge of reading and math.
To get the students geared up for the testing, Unity East and Unity West elementary schools both had special events on Friday.
At Unity East, students were put through an ISAT Boot Camp.
Read the full story in the March 7 edition of The County Star.
The Unity West Elementary School and Unity East Elementary School fifth-grade choruses and bands performed at a winter concert on Feb. 19 at Unity High School’s auditorium.
Philo Ball Park Association
2013 season signups are set for the following dates:
• 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23
• 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27
• 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 2
All signups will be at the Philo Township Hall, 104 S. Harrison St., Philo.
For more information, e-mail Tom Billman at email@example.com or Steve Sappenfield at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sgt. Matt Kreeb knows about respect.
The former tomb guard for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery spoke to third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Unity East Elementary School about that subject on Dec. 19.
Unity East has chosen “Everyday Heroes” as its school theme this year.
Read the full story in the Jan. 3 issue of The County Star.