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Chester Progressive, Westwood PinePress Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7A in Stacy Fisher Dana Wiseman and partner most supportive people I Staff Writer Jeremy Mollison, of Another know," Tantardino noted. Man's Treasure Thrift Store Tantardino also expressed in Chester, gave the money to appreciation to Wiseman for Chester Elementary School help with expenses for the her large donation. sixth grade teacher Kelly r class field trips as part of the "I'm so appreciative of the Furtado and fifth grade couple's community outreach donation from Dana and teacher Susan Tantardino program. Jeremy because our kids both received checks for $500 "We donated this money work so hard during the on March 4 toward their class because these field trips are a school year," she said. field trips, which depend on wonderful way to teach kids "Patrick's Point is such a the generous contributions of about the watershed and fabulous trip for the class to community members and science," Wiseman said. "And go on. They're both wonderful local businesses, it's a way for us to reach out people and so generous." to the community and showMore information on the that we care." sixth grade trip can be viewed Furtado said, "The money on the class website: Chester Elementary School will help to cover a portion of teacher Susan Tantardino (left) the cost of our sixth grade Anyone wishing to donate holds up one of the two $500 field trip in May," an outdoor toward the field trips can checks donated on March 4 by education program called write a check written out to Dana Wiseman and partner Plumas to Pacific where the CES Sixth Grade, with a Jeremy Mollison (both center) students go on a four-daynotation indicating Plumas to of Another Man's Treasure excursion to San Francisco as Pacific, or CES Fifth Grade Thrift Store in Chester, along part of their study of the with Patrick's Point on the with teacher Kelly FurtadoPlumas watershed, notation line, and drop the inside her sixth grade "Dana has been fabulous checks offat the main office. classroom. The money will go about helping us raise funds Or marl a check to Chester toward class field trips. Photo to make the trip possible. High School, P.O. Box 826, by Stacy Fisher She's probably one of theChester, CA. 96020. TriO Upward Bound ~ Audrey Peters, FRC UB Director Upward Bound (UB) wants to help your high school student prepare for college! UB pays participants to attend weekly lunch me tings and monthly Saturday Academies where they learn about co)leges, careers and financial aid. UB also offers free tutoring, SAT/ACT preparation and fee waivers, college tours and a six week summer program on the Feather River College campus. Eligible students are from families whose taxable income does not exceed federal TRiO guidelines and/or from which neither parent/guardian has completed a four year college degree. Students must apply to join Upward Bound. Applications are available in the high school front office or on the UB webpage. For more information visit or call Audrey Peters, Upward Bound Director, at 530.283,0202 x266. Upcoming events... 3/9 PUSD Board Meeting/GHS 3/17 Accuplacer 3/19 Junior Wrestling Tourney Counselor's Corner - Carol Bernard, Counselor Juniors--RYLA Camp at Grizzly Creek Ranch is coming--Summer 2016! CHS will choose one male and one female student to spend a week at this amazing Leadership Camp. Expenses will be paid for the students chosen to attend. The camps are awarded on a scholarship basis, and are for students who are interested in developing and refining their leadership skills. The camp will develop team work and disciplinaw skills through use:o :outdoor challenges. Inthe past; students that have attended raved about their experience and personal growth throughout the week. If interested, applications are in the Counseling Office. AP Tests are also coming soon:.and I will be ordering them at the end of the month. If your student is taking one or more Advanced Placement classes, and he/she plans to take the test, please have him/her sign up in the front office now. The fee is $83 per test, and checks can be made out to PUSD. ACT -- Mar. 4 deadline to register for the Apr. 9 test. Late registration (with a fee) is Mar. 5-18th. May 6 deadline to register for the June llth test. Late registration is May 7-20th to register. SAT : Apr. 8 deadline to register for the May 7 SAT & Subject Tests. May 5 deadline to register for the June 4th SAT & Subject Tests. Scholarships *Many new local scholarships. Plumas-Sierra Electric due Mar. 11 Italian Catholic Federation- due Mar. 15 Cabrillo Civic Club/Portuguese- Mar. 15 Cal State Retirees Mar. 30 Assoc. of School Administrators- Apr. 1 "A Friend you can depend on for Life" Susan Christensen Edwards 530.257.2263 or 888.257-2263 Insurance CA Lic #0762221 COVEIIED ,,,,,,,,,, / Agent 40 S. 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