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GMG Journalism Class

May 3, 2013
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GMG Commencement Service by Tyler Thurston GMG will be holding its graduation ceremony for the class of 2013 on May 19th at 2 P.M. The event will be held in the old gymnasium at the GMG Secondary at Garwin, Iowa. The ceremony will be held from 2 - 4. Everyone is welcome to attend this event. There will be class speakers at this event, so everyone please come attend this big moment in their lives.

Christian Fellowship by Nathan Swaim The month of May is coming up real close. That means May baskets! The Christian Fellowship group knows this, and they make them every year. For the last five years the Christian Fellowship Group at GMG has taken May baskets every other year to the Toledo or Gladbrook nursing homes. They try to go as close to May 1st as they can. In their baskets they make cards and fill the baskets with chocolates, and other types of candy. Four to five students go door to door to spread God’s love and brighten their day. It is one of their favorite activities, and they enjoy helping spread the word of Christ and happiness.

Boys Bengal Relays @ Gilbert By: Tyler Thurston There was a meet held at Gilbert, on Monday, April 22, 2013. GMG participated in the Class B division, which consisted of 8 teams. GMG placed 7th with 27 points. In field events Bryce Newcomb placed 1st in the long jump. Way to go, Bryce! Brock Fisher placed 2nd in the high jump. Nice job to Brock too! In the running events GMG placed 5th in the 4 x 800 with Tyler Krull Collin Crumrine Logan Burt and Noah Scheidel. We landed 6th in the shuttle hurdle relay with Alec Bovenmeyer Josh O’Neal Trey Moore and Mike Tichy. Also, Brock Fisher placed 5th in the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash. GMG also received 6th in the 4 x 200. The runners were Dillon Slingluff Devon Schuett Tyler Krull and Lansana Mohr. Devon Schuett also placed 6th in the 400 meter low hurdles. GMG also placed 6th in the 1600 meter medley with Jeff Hughes Logan Burt Alec Bovenmeyer and Ethan Ridout. The 4 x 100 with Devon Schuett Lansana Mohr Dillon Slingluff and Brock Fisher, placed 6th. Finally, the 4 x 400 landed a 5th place position with Bryce Newcomb Tyler Krull Collin Crumrine and Dillon Slingluff. GMG had a great evening for running!

GMG Boys Compete in Dike By: Noah Scheidel On Friday, April 26, the GMG boys track team traveled to Dike to compete in the Simons Relays. Ten teams who were in attendance at Dike included the following: Dike-New Hartford, Waverly, Nashua-Plainfield, Saint Ansgar, North Butler, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Janesville, BCLUW, and Tripoli. The weather was perfect for running and really helped the GMG boys during the meet. In field events, Bryce Newcomb placed 4th in the long jump, and Brock Fisher placed 5th in the high jump. In individual events, Brock Fisher placed 4th in both the 100 and 200 meter dash. Devon Schuett placed 6th in the 400 meter low hurdles. In relay events, the 4X200 team of Bryce Newcomb, Lansana Mohr, Devon Schuett, and Brock FIsher placed 2nd. Also, the 4X100 team of Bryce Newcomb, Lansana Mohr, Dillon Slingluff, and Devon Shuett placed 5th. Overall, the GMG boys placed 7th of 10 teams at Dike. Good job to the GMG boys track team!

GMG Golf Belle Plaine By : Luke Petty GMG was invited to the 18 hole Belle Plaine Invitiational. GMG girl’s golf had a great day. Shannon Fleming earned a first place medal, with a score of 106. Olivia Barritt received 3rd place with a 114. Lexie Dubberke was right behind getting 4th place with a 124. Summer Langenbau earned a 6th place medal; she shot a 135. The girls are improving, and are starting to golf really well. GMG won the meet with a score of 479. Belle Plaine landed second place with a 520. The GMG boy’s golf also had a good day. Chad Plaehn earned 1st place with a great score of 83. Bridger Claassen golfed a 97. Kenan Hall shot a 107. Luke Petty shot a 109. Austin Vaughn, and Ryan Spurlin both ended up with a 112. GMG earned a 3rd place overall with a score of 396. Belle Plaine recieved 1st place with a great score of 347.

Baccalaureate Celebration By: Lexie Curry The Baccalaureate celebration for GMG Seniors will be held on Wednesday, May 15, at 7:00 PM. Seniors, you are to be at the church by 6:45. It will be at the Christian Church in Garwin. We hope all the seniors, parents, friends, and family can make it. The seniors will be dressed in cap and gown. This ceremony is open to the public, so please come and join us for this marvelous group of seniors.

Track and Field Day Lane Williams The GMG Track and Field Day for the elementary will be held on May 30th at the track field just outside of Green Mountain. If you are planning on eating with your child, please let Mrs. Jackson know at the elementary prior to May 6th. The cost for an adult is $3.00, and a child’s ticket is $1.95. The students will have the amount deducted from their lunch account.

Thank you from GMG! By: Tristan Zoffka We would like to thank all the parents and community members for helping with the jr high and high school GMG Relays. The track meet went very well, and everyone did a nice job. It takes a community to run a track smoothly and efficiently. Once again, thanks to everyone who helped!



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