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Hint for success on tests

Warrensburg Elementary and Jr. High School students in grades 3 through 6 also 7 and 8, will be taking their Mathematics Assessments exams April 24 through April 26. A former teacher of mine used to hand out mints to her students on testing dates. Mint is a stimulant and many people believe it helps when taking an exam.

EMS squad fundraisers to be held

Despite the town committing funds last week to a neighboring agency, the spaghetti dinner April 19 at the Thurman EMS squad building is still going to be held —In fact, the recent developments make the fundraiser that more vital.

The dinner, which starts at 6 p.m., is dedicated to the memory of Jamie Haskell and Rachel Daly. Adult tickets are $7, children from 5 to 12 years of age eat for $3 and those under 5 years are admitted for free.

The Thurman squad will also be holding an auction at 1,000 Acres Ranch on Mother’s Day, and is asking for donations of items in good condition to be brought to the spaghetti dinner on April 19. The auction is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. May 12.

The organizers have many items lined up for the auction, and squad members will be at their headquarters on High St. every Wednesday and Thursday, from 6 to 9 p.m. for drop-offs donated items. — or people may call Sally Wallace at 623-4730 to make other arrangements. Remember, donations are likely to be tax-deductible.

On a personal note

Celebrating anniversaries this week are Bob and Sue Baker on April 21; plus Jack and Claudette Schloss on April 24.

Observing Birthdays this week are Robin Croissant and Eileen Baker on April 22; Marc Kenyon Sr. and Jeremy Ward on April 23; Emily May and Bob Galusha on April ; Sue Springer and George Chonko on April 25; and Wanda Ackley and Canyon Arroyo on April 26.

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