“We’re doing pretty good,” said head coach Janae Hirschi, who is in her seventh year. “I’m proud of our kids and pretty happy with where we’re at.”
“Kokonut Island” tells the story about how, after a hurricane destroys a tropical island, students are encouraged to pay tuition and enroll at the high school to try to raise money to save the island from being taken away by insurance representatives, Riverview Parent-Teacher Association coordinator Traci Black said.
Two sets of twins recently teamed up to compete at the state First Lego robotics competition and showed that double the fun could win one of the coveted tournament awards.
“We told students last year that the ducks are lifesavers and represent one person that they have helped save that either has a heart disease or stroke,” American Heart Association Youth Market Director Cassidie Fenton said “This year, we are also teaching them each duck represents one way they can help take care of their own heart.”
In Todd Green’s original poem “Cultural Rebirth,” he writes, “Look beyond our shores/To the music of this earth/ It’ll broaden our horizons/For a cultural rebirth.”
There are only so many upgrades that can be done to an 80-year-old building before it comes tumbling down. That’s a big concern to Mayor Ted Eyre as city leaders design a new home for Murray City Hall.
“We need to work on taking care of our children and our greatest resources: our teachers,” he said. “I don’t think there’s a lot of happiness in the education community right now. I think there’s lots of frustration.”
For Christmas, I asked Santa for the deluxe edition Fisher-Price doctor kit. Now I can set my own bones, remove any suspicious lumps with a melon baller, and unless I’m leaking blood from my armpits, I can avoid medical offices and expensive procedures for a while.
This might just be the year that the Murray Spartans bring home some hardware.
"Through this campaign, students recognize their unique talents and how they are accepting of each other, realizing they all contribute to this school.”