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Memories & Milestones

Crampton-Steindler engagement

The families of William Steindler and Kenna Crampton would like to announce their engagement to be married. The wedding will be in September 2014 and will take place in the Roaring Fork Valley, location to be determined.

Kiwanis Terrific Kids at Sopris Elementary School

Eleven Sopris Elementary School students in grades 1-5 were recognized by the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club as Terrific Kids.

This Kiwanis program promotes character development, self-esteem, and perseverance by rewarding behavior that is Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable.

Students work with their teachers to establish individual goals that involve behavior, peer relationships, attendance, and schoolwork.

After working with students for a specific time period to reach goals, teachers recognize students who reach those goals. Recognition includes appearing before parents and classmates to receive a certificate and other prizes (the coupon for a free cheeseburger seems to be the most popular).

Research has shown that behavior and discipline problems drop from 50 percent to 70 percent in the first academic year the school implements the program.

Larry Robinson is the Kiwanis coordinator of the Terrific Kids program, and Kent Wilson coordinates it for Sopris Elementary School.

Brother for Clara and Betsy

Clara and Betsy Hortenstine would like you to know they have a new baby brother. Augustus Henry arrived on Dec. 23, 2013. Proud parents Julia (Steindler) and Hank Hortenstine have their hands full with three little ones all under 2 and a half.

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