West Lyon hoping to curb the spread of influenza

Posted February 22, 2017 at 8:04 pm

jhommes@ncppub.com

Influenza season is in full swing, but staff members at West Lyon are hoping the worst is in the past and are working diligently to reduce the spread of the illness.

“Last week was our worst week,” said school nurse Sue Faber. “We had one day where there were about 30 junior high and high school students absent, and on other days that number has been in the 20s. On top of that, we’ve averaged about 10-12 elementary students absent every day because of the flu. A lot of these students have missed multiple days.”

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    West Lyon chapter to recognize National FFA Week

    carley@ncppub.com

    Each year, the National FFA organization has a designated week to celebrate agriculture. The week is always in February and this year it runs from the 20th until the 24th.

    During this week at West Lyon, chapter members will host a variety of different activities and dressup days for students. The first dressup day on Tuesday is Patriotic Day, second is Official

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    Not an ordinary gym activity

    cbontje@ncppub.com

    It was not something usually seen taking place in the West Lyon High School gym Friday, Feb. 10. Nor were the uniforms what one would expect. Although throwing balls and moving quick were involved, the object of the competition was not typical of a sporting event.

    Twenty-four teams of high school and middle school students entered

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    More than just cookies

    More than just cookies

    jjensen@ncppub.com

    Troop leader says ‘This is a new experience for all of us’

    Just in time to sell a 100-year-old iconic treat, a

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    WWG FFA hosts Regional event

    Posted February 15, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Last week the WWG FFA sponsored a Regional workshop for State Star Proficiency Interviews along with Job Interviews by FFA instructors from the Region VI chapters. About 15 chapters from the region participated

    Soup supper aids community center

    Posted February 8, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    carley@ncppub.com

    Residents of Lester are familiar with the Lester Community Soup Supper, scheduled this year for Saturday, Feb. 18, from 5-7 p.m. in the community center.

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