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Enter To Win “Where’s Bella?” Contest

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The “Where’s Bella?” contest continues with a new photo and location. Shopping News readers have the opportunity to win a gift certificate valid for four Silver Zone ticket vouchers to a Reading Royals hockey game during the 2014-2015 regular season.

By correctly identifying the location in which Bella, the black lab, is photographed, your entry will be entered to win a weekly random drawing. This week, the contest entry form, rules and regulations can be found on page 14A. Remember to check back weekly for a new chance to win!


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School-Wide Wellness Day Held At Ephrata High School

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Ephrata High School students had the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities during a school-wide Wellness Day. Over 20 indoor and outdoor activities were led by local fitness professionals, community members and high school teachers. There was cooking classes, self-defense, nature walk, football, kickball and many other activities.

High school seniors spent a portion of the day packing meals for Global Aid Network (GAiN), an international organization that offers relief and development projects to help people in need around the world.

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BMX Show Encouraged Clay Elementary School Students

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The Clay Elementary School PTO recently sponsored a BMX Bike stunt show assembly. The students were so excited and cheered loudly as they watched the pro bikers do really neat stunts on bikes. This fun assembly also offered many positive messages on eating healthy, living a drug-free lifestyle, bicycle helmet safety and no bullying.

October is “No Bullying Month.” This was a great way to remind the students of this important message.

Shown are adults from the audience who volunteered to be part of a BMX jump.


Lititz Christian School Holds Native American Day

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The fourth graders at Lititz Christian School celebrated Native American Day recently. Students in Mrs. Hackman’s class prepared for the day by choosing a tribe to research and then gave a presentation in costume. Some of the students made replica bow and arrows, drums, rain sticks, travois, jewelry, Native American homes and other Native American crafts. The students made clay pots, dream catchers, played games and ended the celebrating with a special snack.


Akron Elementary School Students Participate In Race For Education

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Students at Akron Elementary School supported the PTOs annual Race For Education recently. The event raises money for the multitude of PTO programs and assemblies held throughout the year. Shown in the photo are enthusiastic runners being encouraged by guest Cylo and the second photo features Principal Sherry Horner dressed as a scientist as she walks with students.

The Race For Education brought in over $7,000 thanks to the efforts of the PTO, faculty, parents and especially the children.

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