Nov. 7 Elida School News

Elida Municipal Schools celebrated Red Ribbon week, Oct 25-28, in style.
On Monday it was wear red day with National Honors Society members handing out bracelets. A drug awareness movie was also shown to the students.
On Tuesday it was dress your best day. Red ribbons were handed out and Officer Rosa of the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office spoke to students about DWI and its consequences.
Wednesday was poster day with each class participating in the theme: Follow your dreams, don’t do drugs. The top prize was awarded to the junior class in the competition;they won a pizza party.
A balloon lift-off wrapped up the week’s festivities on Thursday afternoon. Everyone got into the spirit and fillied the sky with red balloons.

Honorable mentions
• Mr. Torske’s juniors and seniors with the highest test scores for chemistry. The class includes Sarah Anderson, Kodi Armitage, Adrienne Coe, and Amber Griffin.
• Quentin Griffin, a freshman, who always helps with the mail for administration.
• Good citizenship awards to Lindsey Smith, Ryan Best, and Ethan Jasso, all 8th graders.
• Josh Tice, an eighth-grader for the new kid on the block.
• Essay contest winners Shannon Anthony and Yvette Navarette.
• The library commended Audra Turner, a senior, for working diligently as an aide and Thomas West, a junior, for his great help on a daily basis with a great attitude.

NSH inducts new members
The National Honor Society held an induction of new officers and new members. The new officers are: Adrienne Coe, Pres., Audra Turner, V-P, Shalie Anthony, Sec./Treas., Dylan Radcliff, Parliamentarian, and Tori Bilberry, Historian/Reporter. New members include: Kodi Armitage, a junior; Alicia Smith, Brandy Hudson and Ron Haley, Jr., all sophomores. The Elida faculty and staff were invited to breakfast with the NHS members and their families.

Veterans invited
Veterans Day is on Thursday, so Elida Municipal Schools is cordially extending an invitation to all veterans in the surrounding community to join us on Thursday at noon for a complimentary lunch and program to celebrate and honor our veterans’ service. If you would like information about this event, please contact Donna Tivis, the high school principal, at 274-6211.