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- . , , The Adams County Record Wednesday, May 16, 2012 King Arthur Comes to Council BY DALE FISK "The longest five minutes of your life." That's how Pare lensen described the time a person should wait after fresh-baked bread comes out of the oven before cutting a piece to eat. If you don't wait a few minutes for it to cool, the loaf will be very soft and too easy to smash instead of retaining its shape. It works best to let it cool completely before slicing; but who can wait that long!? Jenson is a representative of the King Arthur Flour Company who travels around the country teaching school children how to make bread, as part of the company's "Life Skills Bread Baking Program." Even some of us who have made many a loaf of bread learned a few things from her demonstration. Jensen was assisted by two students, Courtney Stanford and Austin Grandy. She explained the science behind bread ingredients and how they work, and put it in terms the kids could understand. She said the most common mistake in making bread is putting in too much flour. When measuring the flour called for in a recipe, you should fluff the flour up and pour it into a measuring cup instead of scooping the cup into the flour container. And then you should add only as much flour as necessary to kneed it properly, up to the amount in the recipe, without exceeding it. e n $ e n explained that one of the things vegetable oil does in a recipe is to help keep the bread fresh longer. She said you should be able to see some bubbles soon after you combine the yeast, warm water and sugar. If you don't, the yeast has probably died. Each student at Council Elementary School was given a bread baking kit, including recipes and the ingredients to make two loaves of bread at home. The kids were encouraged to bake one for themselves and give one to someone. The Sound Of Music Rocks Council Anita Burden with the Cotmcil High School Choir. STORY lit PltOTO$ BY LAURA PERKINS The Council high school gym was alive with the sound of music Monday night as Mrs. DuBose's High School choir, Jr. High, and High School bands showed what they have the stage next and showed the gath- ered par- ents and friends that just about anything canbe an instru- ment, even a trash card They pounded, smacked, learned in her dasses this and scraped cans, basket- year. There were some balls, and plastic recycle new faces in the High containers to make a School Choir and they rhythmic tonal pattern were particularly animated and their own kind of when singing their ren- music. There were also ditions of Chasing Cars" traditional songs played and "Livin' on a Prayer". on conventional instru- The lr High band took ments, but the students seemed to really enjoy the percussion pieces. The final act of the evening was the High School band, they may be small in num- bers but they are mighty. Each of these band mem- bers have other classes to choose from, but they choose band because they love it and it shows in their music. "I-here was an emotional end to the evening when the four seniors were recognized for their dedication and featured in a perfor- mance of "Sweet Child of Mine'. Mrs. DuBose said "The kids were nervous - I can hear the improve- ment from the beginning of the yead Mrs. Deboes was especially proud of her choir stating "pulling off an a-capella was a big accomplishment." The Council High School band performedxm some unusual "msts at e Sp "ringoCx ,rt. :.o., Page 13 Council High School Student of the week Challis Nuffer BY  OGDII This week Council High School faculty and staff are proud to select for student of the week, Challis Nutfer who lives at Mesa. Challis is the daughter of Robin Nuffet: Challis is a pleasure to have in class and in fact a pleasure to have in the schooL She is polite, friendly, respectful of everyone, diligent and hard working. She is also very artistic and creative. She was also described as a student who pays attention to detail and always does a good job. She is a strong athlete and works with her mum training dogs. She likes to sew, and has a dog quilt that will be raffled wherever she travels this summer with the proceeds going to the FC..S program at school. Challis is a transfer student and staff are very happy she moved here. 00mb00a00_e Tri-Valley's Hansen, Coach of the Year Tri-valley head track coach, Marcy. Hansen, has been named the 1A North Girls' Track Coach of the Year by her peers. Coach Hansen recently led the boys' track team to a tie for first place in the Long Pin League, and the girls' track team to a first Place finish in the Long Pin League and a second place finish in the District ILl meet. Coach Hansen is currently helping her athletes prepare for the state track meet to be held at Mountain View High School on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19. Cambridge Southwick Receives Full Tuition Scholarship BY ANGLE LAKEY- CAMPBELL Cambridge High School senior, Ammon Southwick, has received the BYU- Idaho Award of Excellence (AOE). .is award is a full tuition, two semester scholarship given to new freshmen and is based upon church activity, seminary activity, cumulative high school GPA, ACT or SAT scores, leadership, service, extracurricular activities and essays. While attending Cambridge High School, Ammon has earned a 4.0 GPA, served as student body president and been active in basketball Ammon is the son of Cara Southwick and the late Richard Southwick. Where Is This Continued from pont ge recent spring-time photo by lenni Ritch shows a waterfall on a major tributary of the Weiser Rivet You can see it now from a main Forest Road. but you couldn't very easily until about three or four years ago. The prize this week is your choice of a wooden oven tool or a wooden light switch cover from "All About Wood," which is having its open house in the new location this Saturday. I shot last week's photo in the Seven Devils Mountains. It shows "Tie Devil" on the right, which is the highest peak in the Devils. She Devil" is on the left. and a small arm of Sheep Lake is in the foregroun& Sheep Lake is one of the most visited places in the Seven Devils because it's one of the closest to a road. Heaven's Gate Campground is just on the oter side of a ridge flxma it. Howev to get met tim ridge, u climb about a thousand vextical feet ap a trail that is incre&ly steap in some places, and then descend almost as far ott an even steeper, more treacherous path that everyone cans rite "Goat TraiL" See my History Corner for more. Ordy five peo got the answer righ I hope the rest of you enjoyed seeing a beautiful part of our area. The winne drawn from the entries isBob Lawrence. Bob wins Gary lores" booL "Hiking Idaho's Seven Devils.' It is a really great book, with all the trails, shoactas .camping spots and more, plus a nice map is included. Good luck on your guess for this week. Remembe entries must be in by 4.0 on Monday. -