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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 3A i Whatever happened to the cycling McFerr n family? Road chores: The McFerrin family made a stop at a Laundromat in Quincy in September 2009, after a birthday breakfast for Tarn, 5 (standing between his parents, Rick and Tanya). Tam rode the one-wheel trail-a-bike shown here that attaches to the tandem ridden by his dad and older brother Sampson, 8 (far right). Middle son Markos, 6, shared a bicycle built for two with his morn. Photo by Delaine Fragnoli Deadline nears for ACT ...................: .t00at00;tem00A00 W00:e00Utm002:00t&eV00 "000000or00th0000apy,00hadno tional ACT Writing Test, the ., function in my arm at wish to take the college ad- mission and placement ex- am must register before Nov. 5. The ACT is a curriculum- based achievement exam. It tests what students have ac- tually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need o ,ow to'be ready for first year credit-bearing college cours- es based on ACT College Readiness Standards. Every student's results can be tied directly to these consistent standards. The ACT has four sec- tions: English, mathematics, reading and science, and takes about three hours to complete. Students who take the ACT Plus Writing complete an optional writing test that requires an additional 30 minutes. Unlike other ex- ams, students are not penal- ized for guessing or answer- ing all the questions on each test section. In fact, it is beneficial for During registration, stu- total cost is $48. Students dents may select up to four vho qualify may apply for a universities to receive their fee waiver through their score reports, high school counselor. ACT scores are accepted The ACT website, actstu- by all four-year colleges and dent.0rg, has helpful infor- universities across the Unit- marion, free sample items, ed States. ACT reports and options to order inex- scores only when requested pensive test prep materials to do so by the student. Ad- to assist tes,t takers get  dittonal, score reports are -, ready for.the exam ..... ' .... available for'a small fee.' ............ However; the best prepa- All students complete a ration is to take rigorous detailed inventory of ques- tions during ACT registra- tion. Each test taker re- ceives an ACT score report that includes a wide variety of information to assist with high school course selection, college readiness, career planning, and college admis- sions. The cost for the ACT test core courses in school, study hard and learn the academic skills needed in college. Most students register on- line at actstudent.org. Stu- dents may also pick up reg- istration forms from their high school counseling of- fices. Registration is avail- able until Nov. 19, for an ex- tra $21 fee. all. After two visits, there I was an unbelievable improvement." Susie Jenkins I " PLUMA$ PHYSICAL THERAPY ;_., Kory Felker MPT ' 78Central Ave., Quincy: [ ' 283-2202 Day of prayer set The Calvary Chapel of tion before the election, 7 Quincy, 2335 East a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. Main/Highway 70, will hold For more information, call a day of prayer for the ha- 283-4463. ..... llll, lllllll I ,,,I I ..... I I I ........ Winter Special: v" 50-point maintenance check " Oil & Oil filter (uD to 5 clts.) Check bell and hose condilion ' Pressure test cooling system & check protection leve 4 Checking battery and charging systems v' Includes a brake check (without wheel Dull) a 0.00 value for ju $35,95 *Plus tax and Iz nt fee 283.193500 ExNres November 30, 2010 Cars & lite trucks only, not alplicable to diesel .... : == i]i Ill I I I I II l i "-: "l"" "i-:-..:: ..... ,  l l. l . 1 illll i ....... l I Who: Feather Publishing profiled the five-member McFerrin family when they cycled through Plumas County last September on their way from Calgary, Canada, to Mexico City. What: The family is safely home again after 14 months and 8,700 miles on the road. The trip attracted national media, including the Today Show. Morn Tanya has details and pictures posted at mcferrinfamilyblog.blogspot.com. Quotable: Dad Rick said, "We rode into Calgary from the south on a sunny day with wind at our back. It was an incredible feel- ing to ride right back to our point of departure after 14 months on the road. Words cannot describe the feeling." What's next: The boys -- Sampson, Markos and Tam -- are al- ready talking about a South America adventure. It's at least four to five years away, said Rick, but may become a reality. The idea so far would be to work/go to school in a South Ameri- can country for a year and then pedal South America for a year. Rick is planning a bicycle trip to Argentina for adults next spring as a fundraiser for his bicycle charity, Two Wheel View (twowheelview.org/jointheride/adulttrip.htm). WE HAVE LOTS OF WICKED FRAMES! J o. i 00:::0000FRIDEN OPTOMETRY , Jonathan Friden, O.D. Joshua Baer, O.D. 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..ly removal, threshold visual field analysis, lcontact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive:.a,Jav vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. i, tay, Octc 3 until 6pm Our handsome little baby, Dracen Michael Isaacs entered our lives and our hearts on Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 and became a beautiful angel on Saturday October 16th, 2010. Dracen was a happy, healthy, and beautiful baby, with unbounded love in his heart for everyone he met, he is loved dearly by all who knew him. His beautiful smile, joyous laughter, and big beautiful blue eyes will always be remembered. Dracen will al- ways and forever be Daddy's little baby, Mama's handsome baby, and Andrew's Dray Dray. He will be missed and loved by all eternally. Our loving little angel is patiently awaiting the arrival of his father, Michael Lieb Isaacs, his mother Angela Christine Prater, and his best friend and brother Andrew Michael Isaacs. Maternal Grandparents Bruce Prater, Patricia and Joeseph McMalon. Paternal Grandparents Belinda and Robert Isaacs. Maternal Great-Grandparents Thelma and Ronald Prater, Mickie Miller and Jim Miller. Paternal Great-Grandparents Mary Cannon, George and Dolores Whiteside. Uncles Christopher Prater, Adrian Isaacs, and Melvin Isaacs and Aunt Sherina Cannon, and very special people to him cousin Maurica Tillman and extended Family Laura and Kevin Stafford and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends who loved him deeply. The entire family would like to thank the Stafford's, The Lassen County Probation Department employees and all the fanfily, friends, and new found friends for your generosity and support during this rough time. Thank you so much to everyone for your prayers, condolences, and donations. Our little angel is so fortunate to be loved by all. Out" pride and joy will be blessed into heaven at the Assembly of God on October 26th, 2010 at ll:00AM.