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Danbury National Honor Society induction

The Danbury High School National Honor Society held its induction ceremony on Monday, Feb. 24, in the Gailord Braithwaite Auditorium. Congratulations to the new members: sophomores  Brianna Adams, Alexis Dayton, Hayley Doski, Marinah Edwards, Racheal Kirk, Kelly Lavelle, Gina Moravec, Alyxandra Perram and Taylor Wilhite; juniors  Kylie Beach, Seth Bowser, Shay Rickard, Megan Stephens, Jack Tyson and Taylor Zelms; and senior Caitlynn Thompson. 

To be inducted into the National Honor Society is one of the most prestigious honors one can obtain throughout his or her high school career. To be considered for membership into the Danbury National Honor Society, a student must be a sophomore, junior or senior with a high cumulative grade average of 3.5. The candidates are then evaluated in the areas of character, leadership and service by a faculty committee. Membership in this organization not only honors students for their accomplishments, it challenges them to develop themselves through active involvement in school and community projects. This year the Danbury National Honor Society has hosted a food drive for the Danbury Food Pantry, a Holiday Fun Day for grades K-6 and will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, April 30.

Current members are: Lindsay Mark, president; Erin Lavelle, vice-president; Alyssa Almendinger, secretary; Cassidy Rhodes, treasurer; Tori Wright, public relations. Senior members are Allison Ahrens and Alyssa Biro. Junior members are James Dorko, Caleb Gerber, Joseph Mintz and Taylon Molnar. Adviser is Holly Gast. 

 

 

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American Red Cross Babysitter Training at Danbury

American Red Cross Babysittter Training will be offered to students residing in the Danbury Local School District on Wednesday and Thursday, April 2 and 3, 3 p.m.–6:15 p.m.  Students must attend both sessions.  Instructor for the training is Lea Mark.  Registration forms are available in the middle school office or by calling 419-798-2258. Registration deadline is Monday, March 31.

This training is offered at no cost to students thanks to a generous grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation.  Space is limited to the first 15 registrations. Participants should be 11-13 years old. 

American Red Cross Babysitter Training helps students prepare for the unexpected and respond to emergencies in a calm and confident manner.  This course teaches leadership skills, safe play, basic first aid, rescue breathing, and how to clear an obstructed airway.  Safety precautions regarding severe weather events are also a part of the curriculum.

Students who are left in charge of their younger siblings after school and on weekends, as well as those left in self-care, find Babysitter’s Training to be a resource to develop the necessary skills needed to increase their self-confidence. 

Participants receive a take home handbook with a DVD and a certification card upon completion.

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Carey ends Danbury’s season at districts

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After winning their first sectional title in six years, the Danbury girls basketball team’s run came to an end in the Division IV District Semifinals with a 72-20 loss to No. 1 seed Carey.

The Blue Devils (21-2) were too much for the Lakers, who fell behind, 20-3, after the first quarter and trailed, 43-10, at halftime.

Allison Rymer and Sydney Wentling scored 15 and 13 points, respectively, and Logan Johnson finished with nine.

Danbury (14-9) got six points from Megan Stephans and five from Alex Perram.

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