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Rifle students, here’s your chance to live, learn abroad

Kay Vasilakis

Rifle High School students may attend a lunch meeting today, Oct. 24, to discuss the Rotary Exchange Youth Exchange Program in Mrs. C-K’s room, Room 129. Charlie Yates, the Rifle Rotarian in charge of the exchange program, will be there to explain the program and answer questions. It’s an opportunity for your student to see another part of the world and understand another culture.Dr. Eicher’ s office has made arrangements to give flu shots again this year at places of business in the area. The cost is $15, or their office will file insurances if the information is given at the time of the injection.Please call 984-0651 to let the office know when you would like to drop in to have a flu shot at the office, which does offer some Saturday hours.If you are a parent of a Riverside School student, set aside a little extra time before or after parent/teacher conferences on Friday, Oct. 25, to check out the books at the New Castle Schools Book Fair. The Book Fair will be offering books from 9-11 a.m. in the commons area, which is next to the “conference arena.”Registration for the New Castle Winter Youth Basketball program begins in November, with practices and games starting in January. Please call New Castle Recreation Department at 984-3352.New Castle Rec. is also offering an After School program that includes structured and unstructured activity and a place for kids in grades 4-8 to gather after school. Participants must check in and out daily, but will be allowed to come and go from the facility. Ping-Pong, foosball, darts, board games and a homework area are available.The fee is $20 per child per semester, or $2/day.The Rec Department’ s goal is to acquire a large-screen TV, VCR, computers, and a jukebox for the Community Center.The menu for the CMC Senior Nutrition Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 28, at the New Castle Community Center will be orange juice, Batman beef tips over noodles, cauliflower with witches cheese sauce, boo berry fruit salad, and broomstick garlic bread.Don’t forget! This is the weekend to turn your clocks back from Daylight Savings Time. One more hour of precious sleep.Please call me at 984-2308 if you have any New Castle news to share.

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