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‘Stars, Stripes’ to be featured

LARNED — The public is invited to attend Museum Night — “Stars and Stripes Forever,” scheduled Monday, May 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Larned Middle School.  
Grade five through eight students will showcase hallway displays that explore the branches of United States government and Kansas government.
As you enter Larned Middle School, Museum Night will begin in the fifth-grade hallway, where you will find live patriotic displays of the legislative branch of government. Next, you will enter the judicial branch of government.  
The sixth-grade classes will be portraying the history of the Supreme Court, and the nine Supreme Court justices.  As you leave the judicial branch, you will then experience the executive branch. This area will be presented by the seventh- grade. You will feel like you are visiting the White House.
We cannot forget the ways of Kansas. The eighth-graders will display phases of Kansas government, and hardships that the state has conquered like the “Dust Bowl.”
The gym area will feature a Wall of Honor remembering people who have served in the military branches. A flag folding demonstration is scheduled along with a tribute to Unknown Soldier.
Larned Middle School is requesting visitors bring a canned food item, or a free-will donation that will benefit the local food bank.

LHS calendar

Wednesday — Weekly Eligibility, Grades due, 8 a.m.; Faculty Advisory, 7:30 a.m.; Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; FCA Core, Seminar.
Thursday — LHS Regional Tennis at Pratt LHS Baseball at Great Bend, 4 p.m.; IEP, 10:30 a.m.
Friday — FCA 7:30 a.m.; LHS Track at Ellinwood, 4 p.m.; LHS Baseball vs Lakin, home, 2 p.m.; Job Olympics at Great Bend; 4A State Speech at Salina.
Saturday — State Speech Festival at Salina.

Bible talks to start

LARNED — A free series of non-denominational Bible talks will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jordaan Memorial Library. Go listen one quiet hour to the simple story of Jesus. Subsequent talks are scheduled, May 8, and May 15.

Alumni banquet May 25

ROZEL — The Rozel-Pawnee Heights Alumni Banquet is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 in the Pawnee Heights gymnasium in Rozel. Please bring a covered dish, table service will be provided. All alumni and former teachers are invited to attend.

Library Talk

LARNED — A number of new best sellers in audio book format have arrived at Jordaan Library this week.
Check out “Secrets From the Past,” by Barbara Taylor Bradford; “Whiskey Beach,” by Nora Roberts; “Don’t Go,” by Lisa Scottoline; “The Apple Orchard,” by Susan Wiggs; “Wind Chime Point,” by Sherryl Woods; and “The Mystery Woman,” by Amanda Quick.
Also new to the audiobook shelves is Phillip Margolin’s “Sleight of Hand,” Fern Michaels’ “The Blossom Sisters,” Jane Green’s “Family Pictures,” and Mary Higgins Clark’s “Daddy’s Gone a Hunting.”
Recently added to the one-week fiction shelves is “Taking Eve,” by Iris Johansen; and “Then I Found You,” by Patti Callahan Henry; “Palisades Park,” by Alan Brennert; and “Fly Away,” by Kristin Hannah.
New non-fiction this week is “Frozen In Time: An Epic Story of Survival,” and a “Modern Quest for the Lost Heroes of WWII,” by Mitchell Zuckoff; and “The Creation of Anne Boleyn,” by Susan Bordo.
Mark you calendars now the next Lunch Bites program which will be Friday. The featured topic will be aprons, and everyone is invited to bring both their aprons, and their favorite stories about them to share with the group. We hope you’ll join us.