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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, June 16, 2010 11A Quincy High School sopho- mores were challenged by : principal Dr. Sue Segura to come up with an achievement goal for their California High" School Exit Exam. Students said they thought they could, as a class, score a 90 percent in both math and English. They exceeded their own goal, scoring an impressive 94 percent in both subject areas. Segura treated the entire class; t6 double-dip ice cream cones at Rite Aid. Segura called it ; the "highlight of my year," noting that her primary job is : to increase student achieve- ment. Photo by Mike Taborski The Central Plumas Recre- ation and Park District has annot nced that its Pioneer Pool, located on Fairgrounds Road in East Quincy, is now open for the summer season. The district will continue to accept registrations for swim lessons, family and individual swim passes, and pool rentals for private par- ties at the pool. The Pioneer Pool will be offering group and private swim lessons, daily public swim, water aerobics, lap swim and evening family swim, accord- ing to general manager Jim Boland. The first session of private swim lessons will begin Mon- day, June 21, while group lessons will commence the week of July 6. A few scholar- ships for entry-level swim lessons remain available for qualifying individuals, Boland added. The pool is available for reserved private party use on Saturdays after 5 p.m. and Sundays all afternoon or early evenings. The ROtary barbecue pavilion also can be t i reserved as part of an event in the park or in combination with the pool. Both the main pool and the wading pool were recently retrofitted with new anti-entrapment devices to fully comply with, the new Virginia Graham Baker law. During weekday afternoon swim sessions, the district has special events planned, including relay races, cannon ball contests and diving for "doo-dads." In addition, there will be three theme days at the pool including Pirates, Olympics and the World Cup. Each theme day will also feature a component of healthy choices and life- styles, including proper nu- trition. Head lifeguard Jeren Seibel and lifeguard/WSI Jordan Maslach, a volleyball il Those interested in creat- ing perfect piles of" soil- enriching compost are in- vited to join new Dawn Institute interns for a free player from Feather River College, will lead American Red Cross Wat'er Safety classes, and will share their skills with the balance of the guard staff. As a fundraiser for the Pioneer Pool, the district will host its inaugural Great American Valley Duck Race on Sunday, July 4, at 11 a.m. at Spanish Creek. "Ducks" can be purchased at the dis- trict office or at the Pioneer Pool. The "owner" of the winning duck Will receive a cash prize. For more information regarding pool.programs, schedules or the duck race contact the recreation and park district at 283-3278 or stop by the administrative office at 34 Fairground Road. I workshop Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Dawn Gardens, just off Highway 89 on Indian Falls Road. 2 cuff 599 reg 7~ use this When yOu plant your trees 1 yr guarantee This Father's Day give a gift he'll enjoy for years to come. must be equal or lesser value I for controlling aphids and other garden problems Approx. 1500 live LADYBUGS! P @ reg 16~ 32 0z reg 49~ reg 10 Keep those pesky birds and other animals away from your garden. I reg 28 Good Selection The plants that come back year after year 6 pack reg. 5 Dr. Earth Reg. ve got just the blend to match needs! SALE PRICES GOOD TO JUNE 22 Our roots are deep in Plumas County Quality & Experience Since 1946 Where we love our plants enough to raise them here Full Service Florist -- Don't forget, we deliver! 41796 Hwy. 70, Quincy Mon.-Fri.: 8:30am - 5:30pro Near Feather River College Sat.: 9am - 5pm 283-2010 Closed Sundays