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Page 8 Vk-' /JD (' _(3MMI JNITV Er,, - September 5, 2012 Fall cleaning done, Holley School's ready for students Volunteers from Holley Com= munity Church paint and clean around the Holley Elementary School playground on Aug. 25. Some 30 volunteers showed up over the weekend to paint the playground equipment, weed the school garden, spread wood chips on the track, clean the front sign and much more to prepare for the new school year. Organizers ex- pressed appreciation to the Miner and Pollock famileis for bringing their tractors to help move wood chips, dirt and gravel, the PTC for refreshments and supplies, and to Safeway for supplying doughnuts to the volunteers. Photo courtesy of Julie Murray www.kellylovelace2012.com District roofs get fix-it jobs this summer By Sean C. Morgan That roof had been leaking leases the Pleasant Valley build- Of The New Era badly and needed to be replaced ing. School Distrrict 55 has re- quickly, he said. The board Will meet in a paired or replaced several of its The largest projects include future work session to discuss roofs, or is in the ]process of doing Crawfordsville, Pleasant Valley the future of the two buildings, so, among them two buildings that and Sweet Home Junior High Schrader said. He estimated the are no longer used by the district, gymnasium, cost of each to be in the neighbor- "We have a number of roofs The School Board needs to hood of $40,000. that are need of replacement," said think about what the district is go- Schrader said most of the Supt. Don Schrader earlier this ing to do with Crawfordsville and contractors who submitted pre- summer. Pleasant Valley, Schrader said. "If liminary bids declined to bid on Three of them are being com- someone's in that building, we'll the Junior High gym. Because of pleted by district maintenance have to fix it." its height, it requires specialized workers, including the track shed, Crawfordsville, closed at theattention. the Husky Field restroom and the end of the 2010-11 school year, The district will have to do High School wood shop. has two programs leasing space, something about all of these roofs The High School D Build- including Head Start and the Linn- in the next few years, Schrader ing got a new roof this summer, Benton-LincolnEducation Service said. "Hopefully, we can find Schrader said. District employees District's Early Childhood Educa- money for them. It's one. of the removed the roof, and a contractor tion program, reasons the board put aside main- replaced it. Little Promises Day Care tenancefunds." Photo by Firiel Severns South Santiam Salon on Monday, Aug. 27, held a free haircut day for needy students getting ready to go to school. Stylists at the salon gave 63 children haircuts during the day-long event. Above, Holly Springer, left, gets a trim from stylist Amber Rosa, who also is the cheerleading coach at the high school. Cheerleaders Christina Jenkins, center, and Taylor Thorpe sweep the floor. Cheerleaders worked in shifts throughout the day to help out.