Today, the annual OWL awards presentation is to be held at the high school multipurpose room at 6:30 p.m. Congratulations to all the recipients.
This afternoon there is a baseball game against Aspen at the middle school and a home game on Thursday against Eagle Valley. The season is nearing its end, so come support our Demons.
You can catch the play “Father of the Bride” this weekend, while the annual Glenwood Springs Student Art Show is opening in the GSHS gym Friday night. The talent of Glenwood students will be on display this weekend.
Good luck to the boys swim team this weekend at their district competition in Durango.
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Now for the Students of the Week …
The first Student of the Week is Nick Garay. Nick was nominated by Sandy DeCrow, a teacher at GSHS. “Nick is taking Child Development and is truly an asset to the preschool. The kids love him, and he’s doing a great job. All the teachers love him and always praise his hard work.” Nick works well with the kids with a fun-loving and positive attitude. Great job, Nick!
Nick was born in Argentina and lived in California for several years before moving here. He has an older brother and a younger sister. They all love the outdoors and enjoy taking camping trips together.
Nick is enjoying his high school years. Last year, he had to play a girl for a drama final. Afterwards, while still in his feminine attire, he walked the halls on a dare. He survived, and remembers his walk fondly as his funniest memory of high school.
During free time, Nick enjoys playing basketball and other sports with his friends. He also loves to play football with a group of friends during lunch. When not sweating it out with his buds, Nick likes to take it easy and relax.
After high school, Nick would like to train as a massage therapist and work in beautiful, luxurious clubs or resorts.
Nick believes it is important to always “Just be yourself and don’t be afraid to show it.” Congratulations, Nick!
The next Student of the Week is Amber Kitchens. Amber was nominated by Mrs. Hemmen of GSES for her excellent work and dedication to Child Development at GSES.
Amber has lived here for most of her life with her family of six. Her proud parents are Rene and Darrell Kitchens. She has an older brother, Robert, a younger sister, Mican, and a twin, Mandi. Amber spends time with her father working on automobiles and installing stereo systems into their own cars. That’s a cool skill!
Amber played basketball for GSHS this winter. Finding out that she made the team, she says, was one of the most nerve-racking but elating experiences. Amber likes to play golf, drive her car, and hang out with her best friends, including her twin sister, who she thinks is a wonderful person and loves very much.
After high school, Amber looks forward to experiencing college, and would like to travel the world. She’s not yet sure what she would like to study, but thinks a job with the FBI or CIA could be interesting.
Amber’s favorite quote is, “It’s OK to judge a book by its cover, but don’t forget to open it up and see what’s inside.”
Random Disclosure: Only three weeks of school left for the class of ’04! (And a few tests.)
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