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12A Wednesday, April 25, 2001 School News Greek and Roman history some alive ona.n.jne-day trip sports the second widest dome On their third day in Rome,On day five of the nine-day Port01a Editor in Rome and the tomb of the students visited Vatican trip, the students arrived in For many, visiting Rome and Raphael. City, where the world's largest Greece, where one of the first Greece is only a dream for the They crossed the Piazza dome is located in the world's stops was Olympia. future. Navona, site of an ancient Re- smallest state. Olympia was the site of the But, for 15 Portola High man hippodrome, where dra- Theytoured St. Peter's Basil- first Olympic Games almost School students and adult matic chariot races were once ica, which is erected on the 2,800 years ago. chaperones, the dream becameheld. site where the saint was mar- According to legend, Her- a reality when they flew out of They visited the Piazza tyred, cules proposed the idea of the Reno on a cold March morn- Novta, where the monument of They entered the Basilica Olympics, intended as a means ing, heading for Rome. Zeus stands, under the watchful eyes of the of honoring Zeus. The trip was made possible The piazza is also the site of brightly dressed Swiss Guard Then, as now, the games through EF Educational the Fountain of Rivers and and admired Michelangelo's took place every four years. Tours, their teacher Klytia plenty of street vendors, ac- Pieta, and continued on to his Students also had the oppor- Dutton and a lot of money from cording to Boyd and Lehman.masterpiece, the stunning ceil- tunity to tour legendary Myce- their parents and fund-raisers. The girls said they learneding of the Sistine Chapel. nae, founded by Perseus with They touched down in Rome quickly that, if they wanted to The day also included a trip the help of the Cyclops; from 15 hours later, after a plane hold onto their money, theyto the legendary Trevi Foun- here, Agamemnon began his ride which took them to San needed to avoid contact with tain, where they threw in their campaign against Troy. Francisco, Washington D.C. the vendors, coins to assure their return to In Athens, they visited the and Germany. One of the vendors asked toRome. Parthenon, perhaps the As it was only about noon insee Boyd's hand, on which he The trip to Pompeii was both world's greatest architectural Rome, the group began their quickly slipped a yarn bracelet exciting and eerie, according feat. stay with a walking tour for which he wanted 10,000 li- to Lehman and Boyd. The Temple of Athena Nike around the city, accompaniedra, $5 of her spending money. The preserved city gave stu- once housed a gold statue of by their tour guide and anoth- "All of my friends were dents an insight as to how the goddess with wings clipped er group of students from Eu- laughing at me and he wealthy Romans lived 2,000 to keep her from ever desert- gene, Ore. wouldn't let go of my hand, un- years ago. ing the city. Amanda Boyd and Jenny til I gave him the money, so I When neighboring Mt. Vesu- Dutton said she is impressed Lehman enjoyed most of the just gave it to him," she said. vius erupted in A.D. 79, vol- with the knowledge the stu- walking tour, although they Dutton said, from then on, canic ash completely burieddents retained. said the MacDonald's was notthe kids all turned and walked the Roman resort. Boyd and Lehman said they like the ones they frequent at the other way when they saw a It has now been fully exca-have a greater appreciation of home. vendor coming toward them. rated and students were able Roman and Greek history as They did enjoy the Pan- Boyd and Lehman said they to see the ruins of villas, an- well as the differences and theon, which was commis- also learned quickly that Ital- cient temples, Stabian Baths similarities of the people and sio.ned by the Emperor Hadri- Jan strangers are more openand castings of people and ani- cultures in countries so far re. an around A.D. 120. and more blunt than they are reals which were buried in the moved from Portola. The temple to "all the gods"at home. molten ash. By Debra Coates environment. Managing Editor Wade said the The Feather River Land interested in Trust is seeking land near or simply schools to provide learning op- ment to gain portunities for students, near other Rob Wade, a director of the"We land trust, said the land is callandowners needed for students to "study, School board practice restoration, and learn Bishop said to become stewards of the that the land trustl land." at opportunities While Wade acknowledged munity. that Plumas schools are in a Jonathon county dominated by a nation- trustee, also al forest, he said he found that "community teachers are more "willing to the organization. go five minutes away." "With the Wade cited the success of had with the Boyle Ravine, near Quincy El- Land Trust, I ementary School. The land is impressed," he owned by the Quincy Commu- The school nity Services District, but pro- unanimously to vides the elementary schoolforts of the Featl students with a hands-on op- Trust. portunity to learn about their Pizza, Sandwiches, Soup, Salad Bar- PLUMAS PINES SHOPPING CENTER Iiiiii iiiii i:,!::! !ii: .......... des and support each other through ................................. ................................. change. Every Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m., 591 Main St. (behind Thursday, April 26 Feather River Bulletin). For more ink) Genealogy Library, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. call 283-5515. Thursdays, open to the public, Uons Club, meet at Moon's, Quincy, Church of Jesus Chnst of Latter Day noon. For more info, call 283-5127. Saints, 55 BeUamy Lane, Quincy. AI-Anon Family Group, 5:30 p.m., AA, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church Fellowship Quincy. Every Thursday at noon. hall, Quincy. For families and friends Child care provided, of alcoholics. Women's Support Group. Women Pistol Shoot, sponsored by Quincy meeting in a safe, com rtable, oonfi- Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill dential environment to share their sto- site, 6 p.m. Troop ;130, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 283-3218. Quincy Exldorers, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call 283-3218. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, Quincy. PR$-WlC. Supplemental foods and nutrition education for children under 5 years and pregnant/nursing women. 10 a.m., 248 Main St., Quincy. 283- 4093 or 1-800-WLC-4093. Every Tuesday. Pluma$ County Republican Women regular meeting will be held tance. Saturday, April 28 Seventh Day Adventist, Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Worship service, 11 a.m., Fellowship Hall, 2333 Pine St., Quincy. 283-3092. NA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Reese St., Quincy. Alcoholi Anonymous, 8p.m. Methodist Church, Jackston St., upstairs in beck, Quincy. Bible Study Fellowship, 10 a.m. Mountain V'mw Manor community room. 283-1558. Infant Massage class. For parents & 283-1145. Every other Sunday. Monday, April 30 Rotary Club, Mineral Building, fair- grounds, noon. NA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Reese St., Quincy. AA, Graeagle Community Hall (upstairs), 8 p.m. Health Clink= Plumas County Health Department, Courthouse Annex. For more information, 283-6330. 8a.m.- noon; 1p.m.-4:30 p.m. Weight Watchers. Weekly meeting. Quincy Methodist Church, basement of Fellowship Hall. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., information Alcohol and Drug Noon to 2 p.m., ference room, Tuesdays. California Women Grange Hall, QuincY, Tuesdays. ~.~i~:: ~: :~= :i ............................... ~::~:~:::: :i: :~: ............. ~:~:: :::~ *~: ~ ~:~v~" ~,~:~':~e:~ :~ :~:~ ~,~:~:~'~: ~:~%~i~: ~ ~,~: :~ ::.~: :] every fourth Thursday. For more infor- pre-crawling babies, expectant par- meeting at 5:30 p.m. p.m., QES, Seventh-Day Adventist Christ the King mation write to: P.O. Box 161, Quincy, ents and caregivers. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Al-Aoon, noon, at Crisis Resource Byrne, 283-5259 Pastor David Sitler. 2333 Pine Epi=w, opal Church 95971 or call Kay Nelson,283-0422. Saturdays at Therapeutic Solutions, Center. More info, 283-4265. TOPS (Take Off St., Quincy. 283-3092 or 257- 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. Compauiooste Friends bereaved 230 Main St., Quincy (Dunn's Coffee 5:30 - 6p.m. weigh-in 2283. Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; 283-0254. Worship Service, 11 a.m, Sunday: Worship 10:00 a.m.,parents support group. For anyone Shop building). No charge. Call Jaye Tue lay, May 1 Hospital Clinic Io Saturdays, Fellowship Hall. Christrian Education 9:00 a.m. who has lost a child, including siblings Bruce, 284;7638. Soroptimist International of Quincy. Weekly. Church of Christ and grandparents. 7 p.m., 3646 Park Sierra Shrine No. 44, Order of the Quincy, Methodist Church, noon. Senio Bowling Starlight Missionary Baptist 283-1191, P.O. Box 628, Quincy. Hill Dr., Lake Almanor. For info, call White Shnne of Jerusalem, Masonic AWANA program for kids, 3 yrs to women's. La Sierra Joshua Devine, Pastor; 283- 1505. Meets at 171 Redburg Avenue. Sunday, 10-11 a.m. Bible Study; 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Worship Service; 6-7 p.m., Bible Study. Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Bible Study. Meadow Valley 283- Community Church Pastors Terry Adkins and Curt 283-4259. Box 60, Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints Bishop J. David Isbell. 2170. Sunday Sacrament meeting 10 Beeson. Wednesday, May 2 Genealogy Ubrary, and 7-9 p.m. the public, Church of Latter Day Saints, Quincy. Boy Scouts TroOp a.m.; 12:30-5 p.m. Methodist Church, Jackson Street, Library preschool Quincy. ' 10:30-11 a.m., for Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m., Wednesdays. Courthogse, Quil 'y. 10 a.m. First Toastmasters Denise Vaughn, 596-3014. Fourth Temple, 7:30 p.m. Fourth Saturdays. 6th grade. Every Tuesday 6 p.m. to Wednesday and Thursdays. 7:45 p.m. at Meadow Valley Church. Health Clinic Sunday, Apdl 29 283-4237 for info. Departmer , Friday, Apd127 NA, 7 p.m., book study, Drug and Alooholics Anonymous, Book more information, Senior Bowling League, men's and Alcohol Building, Courthouse Annex, Study, 7 p.m., upstairs at the United women's. La Sierra Lanes, Quincy. Quincy. Wednesday and Friday. Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy NA, 7 p.m., the Drug and Alcohol Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill Building at the Courthouse Annex.. site, 1 p.m. For more information call a.m. Meadow Valley, 95956. Services AA, noon, Cnsis Resource Center. four Tuesdays of month. American Valley 9:30 a.m. Church office 353 2834265. PRS-WIC, Supplement foods and Rumas County, Christian Life Fellowship Jackson St, Quincy. : ..... AA, 8 p.m., United Methodist Church, nutrition education for children under Methodist Church, 283-0345, 317 First St., E. FAX: 283-3860. Jackson SL, Quincy. ......... " ................................. 5years and l:)regnan nursing women. Fellowship Hall, C Quincy. P.O. Box 208, Quincy, e-mail:pastorta@psln.comAARP, Mountain View Manor, 6"00 p.very|uesoay, 10 a.m. 248 Main St., back. Call Leslie at 95971. Sunday services at ----- " ........ p.m., potlucK; 7:3O p.m., meeting and Friday 27 , cy. 283-4093 or 1-800-WlC- Bible study, teen, 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Church at . . . ,,n,... e ert nment, Mountain Manor Jack and Marsha Purfirvwon Joeana choir, Graeagle Con Women's Bible Study Quincy clubhouse, fourth Fridays" ..... .,a- , Worm Helping Women n, ;L p.m. Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Tony Lang. 283-9737. - " ~ V " ang Max -ramz ......... Pastor: David Schaal. P.O. Box 1048, Quincy Senior outreacn, eterans Hall, 274 &m,q supped group. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Bible study, at JoB Community United Methodist 95971. Offices upstairs above Lawrence St., 283-0643. Meets last Tom-"" 'r 'Wm' "; le--Simms PRS offices, 248 Main St., for more Munoz' house, 283- Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon. On alternating u=,, 1 by Christ the K ng [ Quincy,Pest Office. Services onths meets on 2rid Frlda ''"'"-" Pastor Jeannie Canwell, held at Vets Hall, Lawrence m 445 " " ys atTom and Kathy Williams, Bob ano First and third Wed Tel/fax 283-1740. 282 Jackson Street., Sunday 10:30 a.m. Ubrary, _ _Ja s , 1-4 p,m. Call Peggy Hiss Bible study, Chu St., P.O. Box 766, Quincy 283-0780. I-or persons age 60 and WednelKlay, May 2 Quincy, 7 p.m.. 95971. "r ' "' Worship Services on Sunday:SL John s Catholic up, or thai spouses, free legal assks- Rod and Pat Day, Jim and Jo Blum , Casslday aborski, Betty Soltow, AA, 7 p.m., Father Andrew A. Koziczuk. _ ._ ..... __ Cully Turner, Wendy Jones, William Church, Jackson St., 9 a.m. - Adult Bible discussion 176 Lawrence St., 283-0890, W. Jones Jr., I cky Caudal Plums Oistrid 10 a.m.-Y2J (Youth to Jesus) P.O. Box510, Quincy, 95971. --- - - - Fddsy, Apd127 -- Volunteersluncheon Church school for kids of all ages. Unda Patton, Bad,am Coat ..... first Wednesdays ............ ""-:ce Our Savior Lutheran --: .... - -::.. ' Josh" .s, ul. Meetings held at 1u a.,,,. - vvu, mp ou, v, . ...... I'lens , Konna Lynn v v "a Taizd Pastor David Olson 283- Wednesda, e en,n ....... ! I IDsts Hioh I Goodso. '.... Looge__ for a few nurch & H,gh Sts, Servic: Escape I IZ '7 17 ----4O I Fo=r ,rs moments into a world of can- p.o. Box 1396, Quincy, ILakeAImm r I 30 I Derek DeLaney R- 7:30p.m. ........ , oger Stratton, dlelight and soft music. Come 95971. Sunday worsh,p, ;; ;; ,0 I International Ori as you are, stay as long as 10:30 a.m. i?, ],u30,225 ] IAoril 20 47 33 [ Sunday, April29Miller Girl=, 7 p.m., you'd like. 7-8 p.m. I ,-.~.~,, t .b.. I I A rii 31 I Ged Bunch, Elizabeth Dembosz, and third Wednesd e-mail: ' Christ The Redeemer I ;;, I Grace Ayotte, Frank Ruff Pinochle tournal , -" .... Quincy Bks Lodge., of lndlan Valley I .i 31 I Page Katl Marga ,l tlTaborski Church 0EMC) I ....... " ......... -""'"" I r " ...... I Jr. 2004 East Main SL, Brian Foos, minister, 284-6317 I ....... I I ..................... _h,,v I II , 30 call Al Brubaker, 21 First Baptist Meet at First Lutheran, 120 I =;;,7 II I H=br er. ..... Pastor Norris Wells. Bush St., Greenville. HolyIPAori123.200 " .... I Itotalis-22.- -inch s, with51.51 JennaMcGirr "-',,=, reene, Wednesdays. .74 Reese St., Quincy, 95971. Communion, Sundays, 9:15 I A v-//24 I l inches snow. I Tue Ikly 1 283 1160. a.m. l IkKl by Ron Trumbo J I elym Slratton, Mat Ryan Penland ---,-'=", Jadde erack Gr ., job. Gebr W. ,k les " Woodhaven :_ Residential Care Home For The Elderly Providing a secure, carefree residence for seniors who can no longer safely live at home. Doreene Wood, LVN, Administrator 283-3538 Lic. #325000118 FEATHER RIVER DISPOSAL, INC. 1166 Industrial WaY Quincy, CA 95971 ' 283- m~ J Mon., Tues., 10 12-8 10 10 Great Northern Hair Co. 458 Main St. Quincy 283-3302 283-3760 283-5417 ilmll |opM, 283-2350 Domestic - Import Auto - Truck Mon.-Sat. 8am-Spin ilq,1 "ff You Need lL.. We'll Rnd ltl= Ed Carnmack, owner Radk kack. 283-1362 85 West Main, Quincy