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I The Adams County Record Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Learning Through Experience by Dale Ftsk CJ Zielinski seemed , just a little bit nervous L about her presentation . before she started. But her obvious enthusiasm and knowledge of her ,subject shined through -:immediately once she began explaining her Senior Project. - For several years, r Seniors at Council ,. High School have been doing such projects, and they are now a _ state requirement , for graduation. The purpose of the projects L is to provide students with an opportunity .-, to demonstrate the 7 knowledge and maturity they have gained during , their high school careers. Seniors choose their area of study, combine various disciplines and i use their unique talents j to complete their project.  Zielinski chose to organize the effort to make quilts that will be given to children with cancer. In organizing students, acquiring materials, and all the other things it took to complete the project, she needed to do several jobs that she was not comfortable with, so it taught her (among other things) that she could push through her discomfort. Her project, like all CA Zielinski shows the judges one of the 25 quilts made by students in the Senior Project that she organized. The quilts will be delivered to St. Luke's/ MISTI on April 4. the others presented conclusion. Monday afternoon and The next presenter evening at the high in the high school school, were judged library was Lucas Pate, by a panel of three -who brought along his community members. In young Border Collie, her case it was Kevin Ema. Training Ema Gray, Debbie Paradis to be a working sheep and Bonnie Thompson. dog was his project. He Presenters were judged chose it because he has on their introduction, always loved dogs and organization, knowledge it gave him a chance of the subject, graphics to be outdoors dong used, mechanics a hands-on project. (spelling, grammar, It wasn't all outdoor etc.), eye contact training, however. when speaking and One requirement of Lucas Pate and his dog, Ema, at Pate's Senior Project presentation in front of judges, (left to right) Bonnie Thompson, Debbie Paradis Kevin Gray. Cambridge High School Principal Notes i- First Track Me00;00t Page 7 Council High School Student of the Week Adam Cameron a Senior Project is to write a research paper. Pate's was entitled, "Negative Effects of Artificial Selection in Dog Breeding." Part of his oral presentation covered the genetic defects that can result from breeding dogs that are too closely related. When Pate showed a video of Ema working a small group of sheep, Ema had her eyes glued to the screen. One can only imagine what she was thinking. One of the interesting things Pate explained was that professional stock dog trainers often don't treat their dogs like pets. People are often not assertive with their pets, and dogs need to know who's the boss. If the trainer doesn't assert this position, the dog often will try to do so. A trainer's relationship with a stock dog works better if the dog respects the. trainer_as..theAklpha Male,,more than as a friend. This article only covers two of the many Senior Projects presented on Monday. They are very interesting, and I would recommend attending them to anyone. by Fran Ogden consider the student for Faculty and staff at Regional Student of the Council High School Month. meet weekly, and at This week's student each meeting select of the week is Adam a student of the week. Cameron. Adam is Students are selected an 8th grade student for what staff see within and the son of Robin the school such as and Tim Cameron of positive attitude, respect, Council. Adam loves helpfulness, working well fishing, hunting and with others, improved working with his pets. grades, willingness to Staff describe Adam as help with school events energetic, enthusiastic, or working with the and respectful. He is school's community very caring of others. service program, etc. He is the first one to Sometimes they are hold a door for someone, selected for being quietly and if he observes a on task. Students in staff member with a full grades 7-12 are selected, load offer to help. He is Student of the Month friendly and has greatly is always a senior and improved academically the award is based on in the past year. Good overall excellence. The job Adam; we are proud name of this student of you and are glad you is sent to the Elks who are in our classes. Volunteer to Teach NeW Meadows ..... Preschool by Angie Lakey- Campbell Our most sincere of this week when our sympathies go out tracksters travel to * to Ed and Theresa Homedale. Our junior Schumacher and their high basketball teams family. Ed's mother will be hosting Salmon passed away last week River on Friday of this after a valiant battle week. The games are with cancer, scheduled to begin at : We will have our first 5:00 in the Cambridge track meet on Thursday High School gym. ? As mentioned last week, Cambridge and Midvale High Schools will be hosting the Idaho Shakespeare Festival's Shakesperience on Monday, March 19. If you are interested in viewing the performance, it is scheduled to begin at 2:00 in the Cambridge High School gym. Students will be released for spring break at the end of the day on Thursday, March 22. Regular classes will begin again on Monday, April 2. ;Local Student ad00'J(mces to the I : Geography Bee State Competition Bella Ludwig, 6th grader at Council Elementary, has made it to the State Geography Competition to be held in Boise on Friday. March 30. Bella was the champion at the school competition in January. She competed against students in 4th -- 6th grades. The state winner will receive $100.00 and will represent Idaho in the national competition in Washington, DC in May. Congratulations Bella and good luck at State! Jeep Open On Saturday We service all makes and models Quality Service Award Winning Factory Trained Technician Big City Selection All At One Location STEVES Phone (208) 549-3310 - Toll Free (800) 658-5080 602 Highway 95 Weiser, Idaho 83672 www.hometown motors.corn Vinyl lap siding just $35 per 100 sq. feet. All true wood siding - * 12" Lap siding, textured & smooth, $16.95 ea. * 16" Cottage lap Ill'OI siding, $23.95 ea. 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