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14B Wednesday, March 28, 2001 A World for Kids Bu ,e ,n, P 0g,ess, e, By Jenette Meneely To read the April Fools' article, hold it up to a mirror. Garden Search There , re phnts commonly ,grown in gardens hidden throt,,ghout the scrambled puzzle below. See how many you can find and circle. The words ,go horizontally and vertically, backward and forward. BEET LILY BROCCOLI MARIGOLD CABBAGE PANSY CARROT PEPPER CORN ROSE DAFFODIL TOMATO S PUL I UOTAMOT Kevin Monroe is the proud owner of a brand new certifi- cate proclaiming him the winner of the Feather Pub- lishing Kid's Page Name Contest. His entry, Kaleido- scope Korner, will be fea- tured on each of our new kid's pages. When asked how he came up with the name, Kevin told the story: "We were sitting around the table at breakfast talking," he explained, "and, at first, I thought of 'Kid's Korner.' But, then, I thought of kaleidoscopes, and that's how I came up with the name." Kevin, who turned I0 on March 21, attends Quincy El- ementary School. His fa- vorite subjects in school are math and art. His interests in math include activities, such as building towers, and doing math problems. Art, his other favorite, al- lows him to do creative pro- jects and use his imagina- tion. "I get to draw and paint and make imaginary, messed-up creatures, like this bunny-dude I drew. He had scales and furry arms, and stuff." He loves col- ors and coloring, and offered a wonderful idea for the kid's page: make new kaleidoscope patterns each month to color. What a great idea! He described one of his fa- vorite projects--making a kaleidoscope. "I made it with these flower bead things," he said, "You turn this card-means that he sends board end that's made out of to an organization that paper heavier than wax pa-it to study, track, and per, and look into a mirror for tigers. In return made from foil." gets a newsletter He confided that it was on how his tiger is harder to see through his and a mug. created kaleidoscope than a When asked what store bought one, but that it do with the $25 check that~ was fun to make, anyway, companied his Kevin likes being with hisKevin said he planned to I friends and playing video video games and new games. He also enjoys riding "I want the Alpha his bike or scooter, and Lego's," he said. Thisisa! rollerblading, made to mimic detective Although Kevin doesn't police-type work, with hang out with his brother,acters that chase bad guYS 12-1/2, all the time, he does around the world. share his brother's interest went on to describe the in wildlife biology. "I might plex scenarios want to study birds of prey the set's pieces. When when I grow up," Kevin said. by his mother how he "Although I like tigers and all that about a set wolves, too. I like tigersKevin aimed a wise looR best." his morn. "I read.it in This was evidenced by his magazine!" he explained. shirt, which pictured two at- Then, with enthusiasm bino tigers on the front, ident in his twinkling He has loved tigers, he said, "I want to Kevin's morn said, since he Land, too. We're going to saw Siberian tigers at thethis summer!" San Diego Zoo. "I even spon- Watch out, Lego soy a tiger!" Kevin said. This here he comes! I Do you know who originally came up with the idea of Daylight Saving :. Time? If you know, send your entry to == ,j, Kid's Page, Feather :!'. Publishing, RO. Box ] Qumc , CAg 9;I. You'll be featured on our----- Hey, kids! Got a book review, editorial, or article you'd like to submit to our kid's page? Here s when it s due--absolutely, positively final! April 11 September 12 May 16 October 17 June 13 November 14 July 11 December 12 August 15 Flower Match Match the U.S. state with its state flower by drawing a line the left coh.nn to the righ column. Arkansas A. N, ltive violet 2. Cahfornia B. Rose 3. Delaware ,C. Golden poppy 4. Ilhnoi, D. Sagebrush 5. Kentucky E. Seso lily 6. Nevada F. Apple blossom 7. NewYork G. Goldenrod 8. Ut.AI H. Peach blossom ANSWERS B "8 fl "Z O "9. O "9 V'I~ H "~ O "g 9 "L S~e~SUV qO~elN Je~Ol3 This page sponsored by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. FAST 1875 493 W. Main St. Quincy 283-0480 Residential Care for Children ENVIRONMENTAL ALTERNATIVES Office: (530) 283-3330 P.O. Box 3940 (800) 655-8350 455 W. Main Street Fax: (530) 283-2150 Quincy, Ca 95971 pril iS Child Abuse prevention Plumas Rural Services - Family Focus 1.800-942-4093 or 283-0866 Club Live is designed to be appropriate for middle school-aged youth. This program focuses on developing expanding skills. Activities are organizxed to engage youth socially, to expand their ability to express themselves in social environment and to help youth help themselves actively engage with peers. CALL TODAY! Plumas County Alcohol & Drug Resource Center 264 County Hospital Rd. Quincy 211,t-8516