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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 3A Quincy speller to compete in regional spelling bee At Pioneer Quincy Elemen- the top two spellers in each tary, spelling is always impor- class. When classroom contests tant, but over the last couple had played themselves out, 12 of weeks, students were asked master spellers emerged. The to step up to the plate and the 12---Francisco Garcia, Aliyah microphone with their Garcia, Jace Spackman, Shae- spelling skills, lyn Schwartz, Cassidy Fair- It began in the classroom, banks, Ashlyn Wingfield, where all fourth- through sixth- DashieU Venable, Rachel Kelly, grade students competed Cash Burkhead, Carolina Gar- against each other to determine cia, D.J. Davis and Jennifer Mathes--were set to compete against each other in the school Sixth-grader Jennifer Mathes spelling bee Jan. 28. out spelled other students at They were asked to bring Quincy Elementary School's their spelling skills to bear in recent spelling bee. Classroom front of an impressive board winners were pitted against of judges, including retired one another for the school- school superintendent Joe wide title. Mathes will go on Hagwood, Plumas County to compete at the regional children's librarian Jeanette level next month in Redding. Brauner and Feather River Photo submitted College English professor Dr. Yoga center expands class offerings As it heads into its sixth Yoga Level II/III is for in- playful fusion of dance, mar- can purchase a class card that year of operation, the Yoga termediate and advanced yo- tial arts and yoga. Beginners will be honored in any weekly and Wellness Center in East ga students. It will meet Sun- are welcome, dance or yoga class taught by Quincy is expanding its class days 9:30-10:45 a.m. beginning Gentle Hatha Yoga with Bagby, Steidel, Churchill, Me- offerings. March 21. Steidel continues Wednesday Quarrie or Averil Kimble. Among the new options, Yin Both classes are on a sug- evenings, 5:30-7 p.m., and Fri- The center is considering Yoga uses supported poses to gested donation basis of day mornings, 8:30-10 a.m. adding a Sunday evening release muscles and connective $10-$15 per class. Rate is $8 pre-pay or $10 drop- meditation class. tissue. If you have ever sat for a Those new to yoga may want in. This class is for those who To join the group's e-mail long time with legs crossed, to explore McQuarrie's three- want a gentle and slow-mov- notification list, call Bagby at you know the hips and lower week Introduction to Yoga se- ing yoga practice. 283-1296 or e-mail kabag- back need to be strong and ries, which runs 3:30-5 p.m. Clare Churchill offers Slow by@yahoo.com. open. The sensations you felt Sundays, March 7, 14 and 21. It Down Yoga on Thursday The center is at 1690 E. were deep in the connective tis- Pre-registration is required, evenings, 5:30-6:45p.m. for Main St. in East Quincy, sues and the joints. Two more workshops are $6-$10 per class. Churchill de- above the donut shop. Yin Yoga opens up these scheduled for March. Taking scribes the session as "a deep, dense, rarely touched Your Yoga Practice to the Next mindful, restful, yet challeng- !~ili~ areas using passive, long-held Level features visiting instruc- ing yoga practice suitable for ~!i ,::iiii::~l@~i!~ poses that rely on gravity and tor Kimberlee Orenstein, beginning through advanced ~!~" ~~;~i ii " ~:" ~i: ~i~~:: ~ .................... :~:~:~::~'~ii ~ ~v;iii~ gentle traction, allowing for founding director of Yoga Lo- yoga students." Contact her at ~:~;~::~:: ~:::~::~ slow, conscious relief from ka in Reno, Nev. The work- 616-0243 or denny- stiffness, tension and shorten- shop is 1-4 p.m. Saturday, churchill@sbcglobal.net. "When I started physical ing of the connective March 20. Cost is $30 before Afrikan Dance with LaVelle therapy I couldn't lift my fibers. The focus is inward March 17, $35 thereafter. Call Kenny is offered Saturday arm up past my waist. Now and intuitive, encouraging a Steidel to reserve at 283-3536. mornings, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., I can lift it straight up. My quiet, meditative state of • A Middle Eastern Rhythm for $10 per session. The class mind and body. workshop is slated for Sun- features traditional dance arm has greatly improved." Jennifer McQuarrie will day, March 21. Call Leslie from the Congo for adults. For Laurie Beck teach the class 5:30-6:45 p.m. Mink for details at 283-0137 or more information call 836-0371. Monday evenings beginning e-mail iesliemink@gmail.com. Starting March 1, students March 1. Ix)ok also for open dance ses- PLUMAS The center will offer an in- sions the second Friday of each PI-I~SICAL THERAP~ ~i7" Give her joy troductory Yin workshop month, starting March 12. ::~::~iii~ ,~ ,~':~,, Kory Felker, MPT with McQuarrie and Jane Those sessions, led by Julie ~ Give her sparkle ((-i~)~ 78 Central Ave., Quincy Steidel Saturday, Feb. 27, Lewis and Rebecca Terhune, ~ 283-2202 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $20. Call feature salsa, ballroom, swing on Valentine's Day! 283-3536 or e-mail janeyo- and other dance forms. Contact Our jewelry selection ga50@digitalpath.net to regis- Terhune at 283-3671 for details, makes giving easy. ter or for more information. Katie Bagby will continue McQuarrie will teach sever- with her Tuesday evening, J~I~8i~ter8 (~loset al other new classes, Yoga 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nia classes. Level I/II will meet Wednes- Rates are $8 per class pre-paid days, 8:30-9:45 a.m., beginning or $10 drop-in--the first class "Gently Used Clothing for Women" March 3. The class is appro- is free. Nia is an energetic, 367 Main Street, Quincy • 283-1779 priate for beginning and in- termediateyogastudents.cORRECTION ~ CrabQu,ncy FeedLodge In a photo caption in last EIksf week's newspaper we identi- Saturday.S. 27 fled Austin Hagwood as stu- ~4~ . ~ .: 2~i!~ dent body president at Quin- Fresh Cracked Cr~5~ ~ ...... , *::~" ~ ~.~-~ .~'~:.:~.:::..-~..,, cy High School. Hagwood is a Pasta • Salad • Frencff Brea~;v junior class representative, not the ASB president. ~A~ults *30 • Kids, 12 yrs & under '15 ~~:~"Do, ors Open at 5pm '~.=~ ~' ~= ~ ~i~i~ , ~:::~~tyle Dining 5:30pm OOR I'RIZES &~[LF.S, (must be prese~~~ ~ ;~.'~ ~i~ ~ ~ f~~ ": ~:~'~:~:~:%%~*~ ~'~ Carey Candy Co. ~~~r~t Stationers ......... Elks~7Officers & Trust,s For more info, plea~~ 283-4417 or 394-6019 ..... SUMMIT BUSINESS ADVISORS Mark Smith CExP, CBI CA LIC#01525569 Plurnas & Lassen Counties Only Licensed 8, Certified Business Broker Locally Owned • Confidential summitbusinessadvisom.com FREE Consultation ~530-836-1570 • Graeagle~ OPEN 7 DAYS ~ All Winter -r ARDI G AS PA ,t FAT TUESDAY ]FEn. 16 • 3PM TIE? e I~.~=o~: 16 oz. Cajun Ribeye Steak • Cajun Fried Chicken • Bubbas Fish Platter. Plus our Regular Menu • King Cake - Special Delivery from Louisiana Beads • Masks • Prizes Reservations Please: 836-2002 8296 Hwy 89, Graeagle (Located at River Pines Resort) Chris Connell. Words were delivered to them by fifth- grade teacher and official pro- nouncer, Ms. Casalnuovo. In an inspiring and sus- penseful contest, students were asked to spell their words one at a time with strict males about not changing letters once they had been spoken. The contest rules also called for immediate elimination, so the pressure was on to perform. As the contest progressed, stu- dents were slowly eliminated one by one, until it came, down to fifth-grader Rachel Kelly and sixth-grader Jennifer Mathes. Eventually, after an impressive run; Rachel was tripped up by her word and Jennifer emerged the overall winner. Jennifer will go on to com- pete in the regional competi- tion in Redding March 27. If she wins there, she will win an all-expense-paid trip to Wash- ington, D.C., to compete in the national competition. If for some reason Jennifer cannot participate, runner-up Rachel Kelly will go as her alternate. Love HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! From Dr. Friden. 283-2020 • Visit our website at: gfoptometry.com ~~FRIDEN OPTOMETRY Jonathan Friden, O.D. * Joshua Baer, O.D. Formerly Drs. Gilman & Gilman 68 Central Ave. * Quincy • 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. New Day Broadband introduces: Start the new year with FREE installation and $29.95/month for your first 3 months. 50% FASTER THAN nSt 1,000 FASTER TeAs mAt-uP . Service now available in Quincy and East Quincy! Service not available in all areas • Please call for service availability Call Toll Free: ( _ 1-877-667-2226 New Day Broadband , ~ : - ;- : :;~,:-:LZ-~-Z .......... _ ...... :~=~'~ .... ~'v='~'~ ........ ~ ............ :" ......................................................................