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Fri
27
Feb

VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

PHS senior Addison Skaggs, at left, received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She is pictured with PHS principal Lisa Yauck, who nominated her for the honor. See story for more infomation.
 
Fri
27
Feb

SUPERIOR RATING AT CONTEST

At the UIL Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest at West Texas A & M University on Feb. 21, 13 choir students received a superior rating with class 2 and class 3 music. They were, first row, from left, David Navarrete, Gustavo Navarrete, Orlando Perez and Ryan Quist; second row, Sinai Becerril, Patrick Broadbent, Xiomara Enriquez, Shaelyn Harp, Jessica Kear and Kaitlin Martin; and third row, Jesus Ontiveros and Allan Price. Not pictured is Lanie Schollenbarger.
 
Fri
27
Feb

Skaggs earns President’s Volunteer Service Award

Addison Skaggs, Perryton High School senior, received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She received a certificate and a letter from President Barack Obama. PHS principal Lisa Yauck nominated Skaggs for the honor. “As a member of the
Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP), I nominated Addison Skaggs for the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award,” Yauck said.
 
Fri
27
Feb

Kiwanis auction slated for March 7

The Perryton Kiwanis Club will hold its 31st annual auction fund-raiser this Saturday, March 7, at the Ochiltree County Expo Center. While the Perryton club will be hold the 31st edition of the auction, Kiwanis International will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The sale will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Everyone is welcome to come early and check out the items that will be available for sale.

 

Wed
25
Feb

Twenty PHS choir students qualify for state

n Saturday, Feb. 23, members of the Perryton High School choirs attended the UIL Vocal Solo and Ensemble  Contest, held at WestTexas A & M University  in Canyon. Twenty of the  students competing in thecontest received a superior rating with Class 1 music to qualify to attend the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest which will be held at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville over the Memorial Day Weekend. The music divisions for the UIL Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest are Class 3 — difficult; Class 2 —more difficult; and Class 1 — most difficult.

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Wed
25
Feb

BBBS Walk For Kids’ Sake makes over $50,000

The Big Brothers Big Sisters 18th Annual Walk For Kids’ Sake raised over  $50,000. Pledges were collected by 40 teams totaling over 300 walkers combined with sponsorships from 255  area businesses and organizations to make the Feb. 15 walk a huge success.“The great thing about our program is that every dollar raised from Walk for Kids’ Sake stays in our local communities. The money raised by our teams, walkers and corporate donors go to support our volunteers and our local children,” said Melissa Carroll, local satellite director. “The walkers who turn out year after year and donors that donate each year make our program poscilsible.” 

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Wed
25
Feb

Ornelas, Fraire named Students of the Month

Yureisi Ornelas and Aaron Fraire were named the Perryton High School  Band Students of the Monthfor February. Ornelas is the daughter of Monica Ramirez and Servando Ornelas. She is a freshman and plays trumpet in the high school band. 

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Wed
25
Feb

Rabid skunk caught in city limits last week

A skunk caught last week in the city limits has tested positive for rabies, and officials are urging the public to take extra precautions.  Police Chief Tony Hill said the skunk was captured at 24th and Jackson Drive by animal  control while it was fightingwith two Schnauzers. The dogs have also been found and are currently in quarantine.

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Fri
20
Feb

DANGEROUS DRIVING SIMULATIONS

The students of Perryton High School got to experience first hand what it was like to drive drunk or to drive while texting, without the danger involved with those activities.
 
Fri
20
Feb

GETTING READY TO ‘WALK FOR KIDS’ SAKE’

The staff and board members of Big Brothers Big Sisters, along with volunteers set up the Ochiltree County Expo Center for the organization’s fund-raiser “Walk For Kids’ Sake” on Saturday, Feb. 21.
 

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