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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 9A Dan McDonald Managing Editor dmcdonald@plumasnews.com The Plumas County Sheriffs Office is still actively searching for a Portola man who has been missing for three weeks. Michael Mowrey, 51, an employee at High Sierra Animal Rescue, was last seen After school m on New Year's Day. whereabouts." by High Sierra has been Doug Rodrigues, HSAR Assistant Sheriff Dean digitally altered to show president, said a $5,000 Canalia said the search for Mowrey with short hair, rewartl is being offered for Mowrey is still "very active." because he recently cut his information leading to "We've had dog teams and hair. He is 5 feet, 5 inches tall Mowrey's whereabouts, search and rescue looking for and weighs about 140 pounds. "He is like family to all of him," Canalia said. He has brown hair and blue us, staff and volunteers alike, "Volunteers are actively eyes. at High Sierra Animal searching for him every day." Rodrigues said Mowrey, Rescue," Rodrigues said. "We Canalia said the sheriff is who has worked at the shelter are extremely concerned , looking into every potential for 10 years, never missed a about Michael's welfare and lead his office receives from day of work. When he didn't the public. Anyone with show up following the New information is asked to call Year's Day holiday, the staff the sheriff at 283-6300. knew something was wrong. The recent photo released . According to information Kayla Thackeray, left, Tara O'Brien and her mom Melody shave crayons with pencil sharpeners for a craft project during the After School Kids Club. The "melted crayon suncatchers" was one of several activities for kids to participate in at the inaugural class. The program is open to students in grades 2-6 and will occur weekly throughout the school year from 3-5 p.m. Photos by Laura Beaton Quincy children's librarian Dora Mitchell, right, adjusts the game controls for children attending the first session of the After School Kids Club on Jan. 15. Madalene Decker, left, Hank and Adeline Taylor pay close attention as they prepare to play Operation Rescue in the library's community meeting room. QES Dance via Plumas Arts: QES benefits from a partnership with Plumas Arts called "Artists in the Schools." Teachers select from a variety of topics and instructors, and quality local artists come in to teach classes. While the main focus at QES is on program and to keep the arts active and alive at QES. Upcoming Parent Night: Our next parent night is on Thursday, January 23rd. Mr. Bagley, parent and professor of math at FRC, will be presenting'a workshop on how to help your child succeed with math. He will offer important tips and strategies that you can use immediately to help with homework. Dinner will be provided at 5:30 in the cafeteria. Please join us! Snowblower Raffle: With the help of parents and PCO, the fifth grade class is raffling 0ffa snowblower. Tickets are $5 each and be purchased from any fifth grade parent. Get your tickets now! Volunteers- Please Sign In At The Office: We are lucky to have the support of so many parent and community volunteers. As a safety measure for all students, please sign in and out of the office. Additionally, as one of our goals for parent involvement, one way we monitor our improvement efforts is through the sign in log. Thank you for stopping in at the office when you are here to volunteer! Upcoming Dates: 1/23: Parent Night, 6:00 (Dinner at 5:30) 1/23: Student Council 1/24: School wide Spelling Bee, 1:30 pm 1/29: Assembly, 8:30 am, 4th-6th grade-- Montgomery Bus Boycott 1/29: Student Store 1/30: Character Counts recognition lunch -- Respect 1/31: Family Movie Night -- Monsters U 1/31: Spirit Day ,ssing man provided by Rodrigues and the sheriffs office, Mowrey often goes on walks alone. He Iives alone in a Portola apartment. Mowrey reportedly enjoys rock hounding. On some of his solo walks, he goes out looking for rocks and arrowheads. Michael Mowrey During this flu season it is very important to remind students to: *Wash your hands frequently with soap and hot water. Hand sanitizer is also effective. *Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Toss tissue in trash. *Stay home if you are sick. It is recommended you wait 24 hours after your temperature returns to normal before returning to school. *Try to avoid sick people. We are here to assist you in any way we can. Please remember to call the Attendance Office at 283-6510 ext 5153 to report absences, or to request homework after two days missed. You may also check your Parent Portal account to keep track of assignments and classroom activities. And, if possible, please send your child to school with an extra box of Kleenex. We appreciate your donation. Thank you! Attention Students: Are interested in entering the Rotary Speech Contest and/or Youth Instrumental Music Contest? You could win up to $1,000. Pick up an application and contest rules from Mrs. McColm in the office. Contest applications are due to Mrs. McColm by Feb. 21. Contest for All Students grades 6-12: Scholastic is sponsoring a Student PSA contest where students in grades 6-12 can create a script or storyboard for a 30 second public service announcement to help promote passenger and driver safety in impaired driver situations. Deadline is Feb. 12 and the grand prize is a trip to New York City and $1000! Pick up a flyer from Mrs. Anumu. Past winning videos can be found on Scholastic's website, www.scholastic.com/drive21ife. COUNSELOR'S cORNER - Cash for College night: Jan. 29 6.8pm@library: This is a FAFSA workshop/fmancial aid night for seniors and their parents. Seniors who attend will be entered in a drawing for a $1000 scholarship. Don't miss:out!!!You and your parents can get help in filling out the FAFSA. Feb. 1 Admission/ scholarship deadline for University of Nevada, Reno. Feb. 1 Extended admissions deadline for Cal. State U-East Bay. CAL Grants: Seniors, please turn in your Cal Grant GPA Information Release Form to Mrs. Anumu ASAP. Blank ones are in my office. If you don't turn it in, I can't verify your GPA which is needed for a Cal Grant! Upcoming Events ..... 1/24 Wrestling at Fernley 1/24 Boys & Girls Basketball at Biggs 1/27 Ski Team at Alpine Meadows J/28 Boys & Girls Basketball vs. Portola at home 1/31 Boys & Girls Basketball at Williams I Invite tourists visitors to your business. '11 make it simpl for you. Plumas to entice To find the invite tou travelers rists to our to area. find have to make Visitors will look here first & that's how they will find you! You want the business, we've got the perfect product. This colorful magazine is the area's premier guide to picturesque Plumas County. Over 85,000 copies are printed annually and distributed at more than 400 locations throughout the Feather River Country and outlying areas. Look for us at your business soon ~ advertising deadline is Feb. 7, 2014. Your LOCAL newspaper advertising representative is looking forward to working with you. FEATHER ' VER Valley 283-0800 258-3115 " 258-3115 832-4646 Sherri, Holly, Marc Val Cheri, Val Roger 1 1