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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 17, 2010 3A Special Carson Wingfield, Shawn Webb, Chad Herman, Dwight Cline and Todd Johns of Plumas County SWAT visited Jedidiah Lusk, 8, at the University of California-Davis Medical Center where he is under- going treatment for a brain tumor. Deputy Webb has returned to work fol- lowing his treatment for the same kind of tumor nine months ago. The team gave Lusk a SWAT T- shirt. Plumas Bank is ac- cepting donations to help offset expenses for Lusk's treatment. Photo submitted Music festival at QHS Friday Quincy High School's large gym will be full of mu- sic this Friday, March 19, as the school hosts a district- wide music festival, with groups from Chester, Greenville, Quincy and Face the Music Studio. Plumas District Music In- structor Tanner Johns said the festival is an opportunity for performing groups to hear what the rest of the re- gion is doing musically. It is also a learning opportunity as adjudicators from nearby colleges and universities will be present to offer encouragement and com- ments. Adjudicators include Dr. David Ehrke of University of Nevada, Reno; Dr. David Scholz, California State Uni- versity, Chico; and Dan Neece, of Enterprise High School. The event is open to the public. See chart for group performance times. Group Warm-Up Performance QES Band 8:00 - 8:25 8:30 - 8:50 Face the Music Studio 8:35 - 8:55 9:00 - 9:25 Chester High Choir 9:05- 9:25 9:30 - 9:55 Greenville HighBand 9:35- 9:55 10:00 - 10:25 Chester High Band 10:05 - 10:25 10:30 - 10:55 Quincy High Choir' 10:35 - 10:55 11:00 - 11:25 Chester Elem. Chorus 11:05 - 11:25 11:30 - 11:55 Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 Face the Music Studio 12:30 - 12:55 1:00 - 1:25 Westwood 1:05 - 1:25 1:30- 1:55 Quincy Jr. High Band 1:35- 1:55 2:00- 2:25 Chester Jr. High Band 2:05 - 2:25 2:30- 2:55 Greenville Jr. High Band 2:35- 2:55 3:00- 3:25 Quincy High Band 3:05- 3:25 3:30 - 3:55 Summer jobs available with youth corps The Lassen National For- est is seeking interested young men and women, 15 - 18, for summer employment under the Youth Conserva- tion Corps program. YCC employees will com- plete needed conservation work on public lands and have the opportunity to de- velopan appreciation of the natural enVirOnment. Learn- ing about the environment is an important part of the YCC program. The program is an eight- week working session for area youth to learn about re- source management. The em- phasis will be a hands-on learning experience through participation in a variety of work situations to benefit the forest and ecosystems. Projects include environ- mental education, with re- source specialists conducting field trip learning sessions. Project work may include: campground maintenance and renovation, trail mainte- nance and repair, noxious weed removal, planting to re- habilitate washou.t areas, fish habitat and range im- provement, among others. The program will hire, through a random drawing, an equal number of males and females and employ one crew of four youths. The youths will be paid $8 per hour for a 40-hour week for 8 weeks. YCC applications must be submitted in "hard copy" form, mailed or hand-deliv- ered to the Lassen National Forest by April 15. E-mail ap- plications will not be accepted. Interested persons may ob- tain an YCC application at Lassen National Forest, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130, 257-2151. The Forest will also hire one GS-0462-5 temporary em- ployee Crew Leader at $15 per hour for the same dura- tion. The crew leader job may be applied to through USA Jobs, usajobs.opm.gov, job announcement number: OCR-462-5-REC-ARRA-D. Ap- plication is due by April 9. The crew members will meet each morning at 8 a.m., at the Lassen National Forest Warehouse, on 5th Street in Susanville. The Forest will provide vehicles for trans- portation to project work PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT "Helping Shape our Eornmunities since 1972." LundgforSupervisor.com PAID FOR BYTHE COMMITTEE TO ELECT DICK LUNDY, SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 5 sites. Employment will begin June 7 and end July 30. Each selected applicant must wear work boots and proper work clothes, and provide their own lunch. Ap- plicants must be prepared for hard physical work, in an outdoor environment, under potentially adverse weather conditions and rough ter- rain. Enrollees will need to provide their own daily transportation to the Lassen National Forest Warehouse. For more information, con- tact Lorene Guffey, YCC Co- ordinator, at 257-2151. "Prior to physical therapy, I had very little movement in my wrist at all. After doing therapy, I have had a major increase in the movement of my wrist." Ryan Gamberg PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY [ 'i:-". ',- Kory Felker, MPT ((? 78 Central Ave., Quincy 283-2202 Dear Dollard's Market Customers: After being in business for 21 years, it's time to retire. We owe this community and the wonderful people in it a sincere "Thank You" for supporting our business and family throughout the years. Our success wouldn't be possible without you! Once again, o,, and we wish you the best life has to offer in the future. Sincerely, Jerry Dollard & Family Elementary School Principal's Message I'm not sure if this is a discipline issue or a cafeteria is- sue. It seems one of our teachers read to her class the chil- dren's classic, How to Eat Fried Worms. You can imagine where that led; I had a discipline referral for boys eating worms on the playground during lunch recess. It is my un- derstanding that worms are good protein, so that part was okay with me. However, Education Code does not allow us to compete with the school lunch program. You can imag- ine the loss in funds if all our kids began eating worms in- stead of buying hot lunches. Obviously, this was a sticky issue. I explained to the kids that the worms on our play- ground could be carrying parasites that could harm them (we do have dogs that leave surprises for us). Therefore, if your children wish to eat worms for lunch, we are asking that you prepare them at home, making sure they are washed well and cooked properly. Bon apptit. Sincerely, Shepard Kest Porter, Principal A Word from the Secretary I would like to thank Amanda Fullerton, Nova Preston and Jacky Madarang for volunteering their time on Spring Picture Day. Your help was greatly appreciated! Kindergarten packets will be ready to pick up beginning March 29th. Kindergarten Round-up will be April 27th from 9:00-10:30. If you know anyone with a child that will be entering kindergarten please pass this information on. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend. Remember to move your clocks forward one hour. Thank you, Jennifer McColm, Secretary Calendar of Events Mar 18 K-2....Awards Assembly, 8:30-9:00 Mar 18 K4....Report Cards Sent Home Mar 26 K-6....Springfest, 5:30-8:00 Apr I K-2....Open House, 6:00-7:00 Apr 5-9 K-12..Spring Break - No School The of the ? Don't count on luck to see! Get your vision checked today! 283-2020 FRIDEN OPTOMETRY .......... Jonathan Friden, O.D. Joshua Baer, O.D. Formerly Drs. 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