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Almost Time For Kindergarten

Fall River Elementary School invites all parents of children planning to attend Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, or Young “5’s” for the fi rst time, in the fall of 2014, to our Registration Day on Friday, April 25, 2014 in the school Gym. It will begin at 2:00pm. This will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet our fi ne sta who will be working with your child, to ask questions, and to receive information about the Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and Young “5’s” programs.

To begin Kindergarten in the fall, your child must be “5” years of age on or before September 1, 2014. To begin Transitional Kindergarten in the fall, your child must have their fi fth birthday between September 2nd through December 2nd 2014.

Be Aware of Poisons

MMHD Encourages Poison Prevention Week Awareness

Unintentional poisoning deaths are on the rise in the U.S. An estimated 71,000 children (18 years old and younger) are seen in emergency departments each year because of poisonings from medications (excluding recreational drug use). More than 80 percent of visits are because an unsupervised child found and consumed medications. As part of National Poison Prevention Week, Mayers Memorial Hospital District (MMHD) would like to make the residents of the Intermountain Community aware of poisons and chemicals, provide information on preventative steps people can take to ensure their safety and that of their loved ones.

MMHD hopes that by bringing awareness to National Poison Prevention Week, the number of people who are involved in poisonings each year will decrease; especially poisonings in the home— the most commonly reported poisonings.

Residents Thanked for Help

Members of the State Of Jefferson Brotherhood presented a plaque to Kathleen McCulley and the residents of the Mayers Memorial Hospital District Burney Annex. The residents hosted a car wash before Christmas last year and contributed funds raised to the Brotherhood’s Toys for Tots campaign. The residents try to select two activities per year that contribute to the community. The plaque was presented to the residents last week.

Services are Planned

GLENBURN - The Glenburn Community Church invites everyone to join them for heir Good Friday Tenebrae- Service at 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday Service and Potluck will be at 11 a.m. at the corner of McArthur and Glenburn Roads in the heart of hte Fall River Valley.

Bill Myers is the paster and can be breached at 336-914 or www.glenburnchurch. com.

Chamber Mixer is Being
Scheduled for Wednesday

FALL RIVER MILLS - The Gallery and Giifts in downtwon Fall River mills will host a Chamber of Commerce Mixer this Wednesday, the 16th, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be serviced.

Also there is a no sales tax day event being held on Saturday, the 19th.


Around Town This Week

April 15, 2014
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Burney High School Grad Honored for Teaching Ability

(Stephen Churney (pictured above in the center) celebrates being one of three Teachers of the Year with his students.  Stephen, who is a graduate of Gonzaga University, has taught for ten years.  He teaches Math at the Yorba Middle School.

Pool Help is Sought

by Pat Pell
Friends of the Intermountain Pool
Your’ve heard the phrase, “Dare to dream!” Almost 20 years ago they did, and the Raymond Berry Intermountain Pool was built. With hard work, countless hours of volunteer labor and dedication and cooperation our pool continues to be a sustainable, prospering gem in the Intermountain crown.

Every year about this time, the community group called Friends of the Pool, starts to meet regularly to help make decisions about the upcoming swim season. New ideas, old ideas, ways to raise money through grants and events, classes to be offered, lessons, hours, fees, opening day party, new tile wall, are all part of the mix in helping to keep our pool safe, healthy and appealing so we can all enjoy the short but intense 3+ months it is open.
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Roadwork in Canyon to Start Again

REDDING –The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 2 along with contractors from J.F. Shea Co., from Redding, CA, have started work on the Bella Diddy Roadway Rehabilitation Project on State Route 299.

Motorists will notice “Construction Area” signs and fencing going up from 0.3 miles east of Intermountain Dr. to 0.3 miles west of Backbone Ridge Rd. Crews will be stopping traffic for tree removal the week of December 16, 2013, weather permitting. There will be one-way traffic control with flaggers. The project will go into winter suspension and will resume in April 2014 with excavations and drainage operations.
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The  Burney 4-H Update

Members of the Burney 4H club attended Spring Field Day and Large Animal Expo at the Intermountain Fairgrounds on Sat. April 5th. Morning session we learned how to care for live stock animals and how to judge them, and in the afternoon we did our best to judge and place animal with the information we received that morning and the following awards were given:

Langston Tate- 1st, Daniele Brumbaugh 3rd, Team Event- Brad Santos, Nathen Dougherty, and Daniele Brumbaugh recieved 3-2nds, 1-3rd, 1-4th

LIzzy Hodge 2nd Team Event- Austin Kaczorowski, Gracie Shaffer, Lizzy Hodge recevied 4-4ths,and a 3rd

Hunter Mostoufi 1st, 2-2nds, and 2 3rds

Pictured are members, back row Austin Kaczorowski, Lizzy Hodge, Hunter Mostoufi, Langston Tate Front row Gracie Shaffer, Daniele Brumbough, Nathen Dougherty, Brad Santos3rd Year Swine Member, Austin Kaczorowski

The Raider Review

By Carissa Tereba
BHS correspondent
Burney High School recently went through the WASC process to renew our accreditation, and we will be finding out how many years until the next visit very soon. All went well and we are expecting great results.

Congratulations to BHS Junior, Marisol Reyes, for receiving the College Options Summer Program Scholarship for UCLA Musical Theater! We are very proud of Marisol for her accomplishment!

On Tuesday, April 22nd, the BHS baseball and softball teams will be playing in Etna starting at 2:00 PM. On Friday, April 25th, the teams will be hosting the Weed Cougars at the BHS baseball and softball fields, starting at 2:00 PM.

At 9:30 AM on April 25th, the Burney Spring Classic will take place.

The BHS Spring Musical will be held at the Liz Polley Center on Thursday, April 24th, Friday, April 25th, and Saturday, April 26th, each night starting at 7:00 PM. Get your tickets now for six dollars apiece!

Cheerleading signups are being held in the BHS office for Freshmen through Senior students interested in joining.

The staff and students of Burney High School would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the Sealander and Hovis families through this tragic time. Our hearts are with them as we honor the life of Gage Sealander.

Education Foundation Dinner is Planned for May

The Burney-Fall River Education Foundation Dinner will be May 03, at Ingram Hall with a Social Hour opening at 6:00pm, Dinner served at 7:00pm and the Live Auction launch at 8:00pm. Great Raffle Baskets and Silent Auction Donations will also be available. Tickets this year will be $30.00 for the fundraiser dinner through April 25th and $35.00 thereafter.

In 1991 the BFREF began its endeavor to provide exclusively to the education of the students of the Fall River Joint Unified School District. With a modest beginning of donations provided by our generous community, the BFREF has now accumulated, through smart investments and the never tiring generous support of our community, enough donations to award our school district students with the tools they so desparately need to advance their future expectations in education.

Grant monies in the amount of $61,777.24 were awarded to the FRJUSD for the school years of 2013/2014 to advance technology in learning. Please help us to continue supporting the students in our community by attending

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