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Friends of Youth raises money for counseling programs

Friends of Youth raised more than $9,000 at its second annual Youth and Family Services Breakfast Nov. 18 at Meadowbrook Farm in North Bend. Donations increased nearly 60 percent over the first year event.

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Sports

Ann McCreadie continues family legacy at Mount Si High School

Anna McCreadie, a shining athletic star at Mount Si High School, hadn’t played competitive volleyball until she started ninth grade.

By Greg Farrar Anna McCreadie, a 6-foot-3 Mount Si senior, defects a volley back over the net for a point during the Wildcats' Nov. 4 second-round KingCo 4A tournament match against Skyline. McCreadie was named co-tournament MVP

By Greg Farrar
Anna McCreadie, a 6-foot-3 Mount Si senior, defects a volley back over the net for a point during the Wildcats’ Nov. 4 second-round KingCo 4A tournament match against Skyline. McCreadie was named co-tournament MVP

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Schools

Future punkin’ chunkin’ stars

Sixth grade students at Twin Falls Middle School spent the last couple weeks studying and building catapults in their science classes. Teacher Kyle Wallace encourages teamwork and creativity as the students learn the physics, engineering, math and history behind the ballistic devices that can hurl objects long distances.

Sixth grade students at Twin Falls Middle School spent the last couple weeks studying and building catapults in their science classes. Teacher Kyle Wallace encourages teamwork and creativity as the students learn the physics, engineering, match and history behind the ballistic devices that can hurl objects long distances.

The project culminates in test days when students measure how effective their devices are.

 

Students with larger devices tested them outside.

Students with larger devices tested them outside

 

 

 

Students with smaller catapults did their tests in the school halls.

Students with smaller catapults did their tests in the school halls.

 

 

Catapults line the science classroom at Twin Falls Middle School.

Catapults line the science classroom at Twin Falls Middle School.

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