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Warm Springs, Oregon
January 25, 1991 PAGE 5
Read, read, readi iacras jr, Hiqh school shares news of students' achievements
Research shows there's a simple,
inexpensive solution requiring
just 15 minutes a day!
There is no gimmicks or pro
grams to buy-and you'll love the
way nationally accluimed author
and parent Jim Trclcase explains
"All you need is parents and
teachers reading terrific books to
kids every day." This serves as a
commercial, Trclcase says, instill
ing a love of books while it im
proves the child's reading, writing,
"Kids don't have favorite vow
elsthey have favorite stories.
Who ever found a kid in bed with a
flashlight and workbook?"
Sounds too easy? The National
Commission on Reading declared
"reading aloud to children" is the
single most important factor in
raising a reader.
As he did in his bcstsclling Read
Aloud Handbook, Jim Trclcase
combines personal experiences
and research with a dynamic de
liverythe reasons his 150 lec
tures each year are booked years
January 25, End of I st semester-
early dismissal at 12.05.
Gotcha llckat drawing
"Gotcha" tickets are tickets
given out to students who are
"caught" doing something special
(i.e., a kind act, working extra
hard, etc.). Names are drawn for
the lucky monthly winners.
When students receive a ticket,
they are to write their name on the
back and deposit the ticket in the
office. These students receive a
special treat during lunch if their
name is drawn. Gotcha winners for
December are: Jodi Wilson, Josh
Williams, Adriana Ward, Tom
Cochran, Tim Neilson, Mayra
Reynoso, Chris Lieuallen, Chris
Stradlev, John gervais, and Roy
Studenta of the month
Each month the teachers at
Madras Junior High vote for the
four students who best represent
excellence in behavior and acade
mic achievement. We proudly
announce the December Students
of the Month.
7th grade Chad Lindner and
8th grade R.T. Lindner and
Four times this year, students
will be selected by their teachers to
receive special Portland Trailblaz
er Awards. (Certificates and pen
ants provided by the Trailblazcrs).
Teachers nominate students for
improved grades, attendance, ci
tizenship, etc. We proudly salute
this semesters Award winners:
Wesley Barnes, Joshua Williams,
Tia Fisher, Mike Hawkins, Harry
Hisatake, Jose Olivera, Jesus
Pena, Betsy Cordili, Gilbert Ka
lama, Emmalee Brown, Jennifer
Broker, Phillip Miller, Holly Jasa,
Amy McNamce, Todd Weigand,
Vanessa Knight, Ann Mulholland,
Rachelle Bettega, Becky Harrison,
Irma Serrano, Helen Clements,
Aerie Gibson, Chad Lindner,
Dennis Hill, Darci Bchrend, Teara
Pcden. Somer Hamrick.
Each year, millions of people
make resolutions for the New
Year. The Center for the Book in
the library of Congress has desig
nated 1991 as the Year of the
Lifetime Reader. Why not cele
brate by resolving to make reading
a priority activity in your home in
1991. Here are some ideas for
I. I will set aside regular times
when the family reads together.
(You can read to younger children
and with youngsters who can read
on their own).
2. 1 will organie regular family
trips to the library and make sure
my children have library cards.
3. 1 will limit my children's tele
vision viewing and encourage read
ing as an alternative activity.
4. I will let my children see me
reading so that they will know I
think reading is important.
5. 1 will visit bookstores with my
6. 1 will read some of the books
my children are reading so that I
will know what they enjoy.
7. 1 will give books or magazine
subscriptions to my children as
birthday or holiday gifts.
8. I will make sure that my
children have access to many
different types of reading materials
in the home-books, magazines,
9. 1 will help my children create a
special place for their favorite
10. I will talk with my children
about the books they read.
Sponsored by Chapter I
Runners club welcomes new members
Warm Springs Elementary News
Friday. January 25
2nd quarter ends. Early dismiss
al PM kindergarten students
attend in the morning No AM
Presidents day No school
A six-week series of gymnastics
classes will be held on Saturdays
beginning January 1 2 through Feb
ruary 15 at the Warm Springs
Elementary School gymnasium.
The series will focus on developing
strength, flexibility, balance and
agility through basictumbiing skills.
The classes will be offered for child
ren ages 6-12 at 9:30 a.m. and foi
children ages 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. I he
cost for the series vill be $12. A
prorated fee of $10 will also be
charged for special medical and
liability insurance to insure each
child until June of 1991.
The gymnastics instructor for
the series , will be Rudy Puente.
Puente became involved in gym
nastics in 1973 when he began
training and competing as a gym
nast at San Francisco State Uni
versity. He went on to complete his
bachelor's degree in physical edu
cation and throughout the years
has served as a gymnastics instruc
tor and coach for university classes,
private Class I gymnastic centers
and community recreation pro
grams. Nancy Puente and Jerry
Henrikson will be Rudy's assistants.
To register for the series please
call the Community Center at 553
3243. Class size will be limited so
early registration is recommended.
Early student dismissal No PM
Thank you to all the parents,
guardians and community mem
bers who have contributed certi
ficates for education from Pictro's!
We have over 200 certificates now,
and although that is quite a ways
from our goal of 4600, each day we
receive a few more and with your
help we will make it!!
Inform your friends and neigh
bors of this program and tell them
to be sure to ask for your certi
ficates for education each time you
order a Pietro's Pizza. They do not
automatically give these certi
ficates to you - you must request
them. Thank you.
Videos are still available of the
Warm Springs Elementary Christ
mas Program 1990 - call Judy at
the school office - 553-1 128 to
obtain a copy, or stop by the
The following students were Out
standing Citizen's of the Month for
Graham AM Donald Winishut,.,
Jr.; Graham PM Felipe Brito;
Henry AM Valerie Fisher; Hen
ry PM Jessi Fucntcs.
Rodgers Melvin Stahi; Cook
Jerold Wewa, Felicia Bennett;
Fuentes Rose Gilbert; Kaiser
Henderson Hester Scott; Soliz
Billie Suppah; Story Larrissa
Napyer, Winter Dawn Selam;
Sensibaugh Andrew James.
Nelson Foster Sahme; Moon
Denise Clements, Frederic Jack;
Adams Una Johnson; David
sonGrant Waheneka, Winter
LaPage Roland Kalama, III;
Wright Trevor Hurtado; Moore
Phillips Canku Smith; Bishop
Lei Calica; Anderson Kevin
Congratulations students, par
ents) and guardian(s)! It was
through your guidance and sup
port that your child was able to
become a responsible citizen. '
Let's start the New Year of 1991
off right!! Whether you walk,
aerobics, jog, run to keep fit. the
Warm Springs Reservation Run
ners would like to give an open
invitation to all interested indivi
duals and or families to be mem
bers of any age: 5, 8, 12, 16, 22, 33.
50 years of age or younger.
Warm Springs Reservation
Runners has been in existence
since January 1988. We have been
active in sponsoring the Sweet
hearts Run at Simnasho, Pi-Ume-Sha
Run, and the Veteran's Run.
We have co-sponsored activities
with the Warm Springs Elemen
tary Halloween Fun Run at night
and the Youth Conference held in
Warm Springs. Future activities
will be the "100 Mile Club" and
sponsoring fun runs with the
Warm Springs Elementary chil
dren. We encourage all those inter
ested to participate with us any
way possible!! We enjoy having
fun and supporting each other.
The Warm Springs Reservation
Runners 1991 membership cost is
$5.00 for individual and $10.00
Family Membership. Contact Don
Dexter, 553-1196 (I. U.S.) or
Nancy Kirk. 553-3241 (Head Start)
for application. Stop by to see
them or call if you would like an
application mailed to you.
Upon membership, each person
will receive the following:
1. Discount when you pre-rcgis-terforthc
Kah-Nee-Ta Mini Mara
thon and the"Change of Pace"fall
run sponsored by the Recreation
2. Discount at Sports World in
JOIN THE FUN NOW!!
On-reservation foster homes needed
Children's Protective Services is
attempting to recurit foster homes
for the placement of abused and
neglected children who have been
set for 126
There will be a cheerleading
clinic sponsored by the Madras
High School Varsity Cheerleaders
for all youngsters in Kindergarten
through 6th grade. Two sessions
will be held in the high school
cafeteria on January 26 from 9:30
11:00 and on February 2nd from
10:00-11:00. Clinic participants
will then perform at half time of the
Varsity Basketball game on Feb
The fee will be $6.00 per child or
$5.00 each for two or more chil
dren in familv.
removed by Tribal Court. They are
looking for on-reservation homes
who meet the requirements for
foster homes according to CPS
policy. To be eligible the prospec
tive applicant must:
1) Be at least 21 years of age.
2) Be a single parent, or if a
couple, legally married.
3) Submit to reference checks,
police and child abuse checks, and
a mental health check.
4) If drugs or alcohol have been a
factor, the applicant(s) must de
monstrate at least one year of
5) Pass a home evaluation and
assessment performed by a CPS
6) Agree to follow CPS policy on
foster care placements.
7) Sign a foster parent contract.
CPS is looking for all types of
foster homes. Even those who can
Know the consequences of driving unlicensed
Avoiding the 'system'
If you are an Oregon driver who
has chosen to drive without a
license, you're not only doing
something illegal, but you also face
severe fines and penalties when you
At some time just about every
one will get stopped for some
reason. Maybe you'll be stopped
for a minor traffic violation. May
be you'll be in a collision. Maybe
your vehicle's equipment won't
Register children now
for Head Start classes
For those parents or other care
givers living within the boundaries
of the Warm Springs Reservation,
with children of 3 and or 4 years
old: If your child is not presently in
one of the Early Childhood pro
grams; Head Start, Head Start Day
Care, or Tribal Preschool; you
may be interested in how to get
your child into one of these pro
grams. Procedures for getting your
child registered and ready to enter
one of these programs are:
1. Call John Nettleton, Parent
Health Coordinator, at 553-3377
or 3241 and ask to have your
child's name put on the waiting list.
2. Come to the Head Start office,
pick up registration packet, fill out
3. Schedule a date time with the
I.H.S. clinic to have a physical
taken and immunization record
updated. Return original forms to
the Head Start office.
After these procedures are com-
offered at COCC
Has our nation gone far enough
in the struggle for civil rights for
all? Or has the nation gone too far?
These questions and more are
being addressed during a civil
rights lecture series being held on
the Central Oregon Community
College campus throughout Janu
ary. The lectures are held Fridays at
noon in Ochoco 104 and speakers
include Orde Pinckney on "Civil
Rights in the United States" on
January 18 and Cora Agatucci on
"Women's Rights" on January 25.
Lectures, sponsored by the
Native American Club and the
COCC Student Government, are
free open to the public.
pleted your child will be under
consideration whenever there is an
opening in any of the programs.
The waiting list does not operate
on a "first come, first serve" basis.
To determine which child shall fill
an opening in one of the programs,
the following criteria are applied in
1. Child meets Head Start in
come eligibility guidelines.
2. Child is handicapped or at
3. Family hardship or trauma.
4. Child is from a single parent
Example: distance from Head
If there are changes in your
family circumstances that effect
any of these criteria, please call
John at 3377 to update your
records. The Head Start Tribal
Preschool programs look forward
to serving you and your children.
meet legal requirements.
Whatever the reason, you will
most likely eventually be stopped
on some minor charge. And when
that happens, the police will dis
cover you have been driving un
Under Oregon law, driving un
licensed is classified as a Class B
traffic infraction. This means you
will face a minimum bail of $100,
and may be fined up to $250.
And, under a new Oregon law,
your vehicle will be marked so that
if you drive it again, law enforce
ment officers will continue to stop
and cite you.
When a police officer stops you,
the officer will confiscate your
vehicle's registration, issue a reg
istration cancellation notice effec
tive after 60 days, and place a
black-and-white striped sticker
over each of the validation stickers
on your vehicle's license plates.
You will have 60 days to get
licensed and clear your record.
Although you may drive the vehi
cle for the next 60 days, you will
face the inconvenience of being
stopped by law officers who see the
black-and-white stickers. The law
allows law enforcement officers to
stop marked vehicles at any time.
If you do not get your license
and new stickers, the vehicle's
registration will be canceled on the
61st day and you will be unable to
drive the vehicle until you get a
driver license and pay for a new
registration, in addition to other
What if the driver Is not the
If you own the vehicle, and
someone else was caught driving it
unlicensed, the vehicle's registra
tion still will be canceled, and you
will have to pay reinstatement fees
and other penalties. If you suspect
someone who wants to borrow
your car does not have a driver
license, don't take the risk. You
will pay for it.
The 'system' is worth it
The reason for having a system
to license drivers should be ob
viouswith nearly three million
people in Oregon using the roads,
some method needs to exist to
ensure that drivers are qualified to
operate their vehicles and that
drivers have the means to pay for
any damage they may cause.
Licensing drivers is an attempt
to keep Oregon's roads safe foryou
and the people you care about
your family and friends. Unli
censed drivers hurt a system de
signed to protect you and others
who use the roads.
Obey the law. Get your driver
license before you operate a motor
vehicle in Oregon. It will save you
money and trouble, and will help
make Oregon a safer place for
handle only one child will be con
sidered. There is an increasing need
for qualified, loving Indian foster
homes in Warm Springs for chil
dren of all ages and needs. Pro-(
spective foster parents may contact'
Elina Langncse at 553-3209 for
Foster care training begins
February 5, 1 99 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the
Children's Protective Services
"Fridays" will have its first
dance on January 25, 1991. There
will be a dance and a movie room.
Refreshments will be available.
Cost is $2.00 with a student body
card and $3.00 without. The dance
will begin at 8:00 p.m. and end at
11:30 p.m. t n
For those of you who are not
familiar with "Fridays," "Fridays"
is at the United Methodist Church
in Madras, (across from the Nurs
ing Home). "Fridays" is a, non
profit organization that provides
entertainment for local youth age
12 and older.
"Fridays" encourages parents to
come and see what we are about.
"Fridays" is a drug and alcohol free
form of entertainment. If you have
questions or would like more in
formation, please contact the
United Methodist Church.
Students plan for better future
Community Center Calendar
February 1, 2 & 3
February 22, 23
March 1, 2 & 3
March 15, 16 & 17
March 22, 23 & 24
April 12, 13 & 14
April 16, 17, 18, 19
April 19, 20 & 21
WSAA 6' & Under Leather Sleeve Tourney
Kiwanis Youth Hoops
Recreation Boys and Girls 16 & Under
Recreation Boys and Girls 13 & Under
Tedi's 19 & Under Tourney
Community Center Easter Program
WSBC Buckskin Boxing
BlackWolf Suicide Prevention Baskeball
NIAA Nationals Men and Women in
Bemidji Lake, Minnesota
Warrior's Challenge 1 5 & Under Teen Boys
Family Jamboree Day
Madras high school senior, Tal
ya Rose Scott, age 17 of Warm
Springs, Oregon is the daughter of
Cynthia Chapman of Warm
Springs and Raymond Scott of
Lapwai, Idaho. She is of Nez Perce
and Yakima descent.
Scott has three brothers, Aud
rick Chapman, age 20, a 1989
graduate of Madras High School,
Raymond Scott, age 14, an eighth
grader at Madras Junior High
School and one sister, Jessee Scott,
age 13, a seventh grader at Madras
Junior High School.
Talya is active in Forestry Club
and serves as the club Vice-President.
She enjoys playing sports and
has participated in basketball
during her sophomore and junior
years and Cross Country in 1990 as
a senior. Her favorite sport is
Scott enjoys Forestry with Bill
Wysham, Math and English with
Barry Morrison, and teacher Rod
The awards that she has received
in the past include citizenship, and
Most Improved in Basketball.
Her outlook of the past school
year is different than the past when
she attended school in Lapwai,
Scott feels she cannot wait to
graduate and go to college but she
will miss socializing with friends in
She plans her career choice as a
Forestry Technician. She plans to
attend two years at Blue Mountain
Community College in Pendleton
and four years at the University of
Scott would like to comment to
the remaining students, "I hope
you make it through high school
and to the future, good luck!"
Ronald Suppah, Jr. age 19 of
Warm Springs is the son of
Elizabeth Cross and Ronald Sup
pah, Sr. His grandparents are
Margaret Suppah and Chin Sup
pah, all are from Warm Springs.
Suppah has one brother, Willi
am Suppah, age 14 who is a fresh
man at Madras.
He is of Warm Springs and
Yakima descent. He enjoys attend
ing Youth Conferences and play
ing basketball. He has participated
in numerous tournaments outside
of school. Football is also an
enjoyment, as he participated on
the school team his freshman year.
Civics is a favorite class to attend
for him but he feels Walt Ponsford
is his favorite teacher.
Suppah feels his outlook of the
past school years is "It's been fairly
easy." His feeling about this being
his last year in high school is he's
glad but will miss school in a way.
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