Last week on Thanksgiving break; the FEA club members baked cakes and cupcakes to do a fundraiser. They use the funds to help the people of Stebbins. The whole school district will do a clothing and food drive to help the people of Stebbins. They will be receiving clothes and food from all over the district.
As Stebbins gets their food and clothes, they will be going through the winter. Meanwhile, they will be receiving help from the surrounding schools. The clothing and food drive will be shipped from Bering Air with no shipping budgets. The drive was sent on November 29th.
The drive is to help the people of Stebbins who lost their homes and belongings.
There was a storm about 2 weeks ago; some places lost their house from the flood. Stebbins had 2 houses lost in the flood and Kotlik, Alaska lost some houses as well .The Kingikmuit school posted if anyone had clothes they don’t wear their kids can bring them to school and any food they can give.
The FEA and the youth leaders had a bake sale on Wednesday the 27th of November 2013. We had 2 cakes, brownies, and cup cakes. The cupcakes, brownies were 1 dollar and the cakes were 15 dollars. The hours were from 2 to 4pm and we made just about 50 dollars.
This morning when i was coming to school my glasses blew away by AVEC. I tried to find them even Henry and my dad tried looking. So I got angry because Henry was just following me looking so that’s how Henry looks for things. So I started to head to school and got annoyed. But, then my dad found them they probably were in the snow or something.
Then, I started my reading response and then went to the morning meeting. Next i went into the wrong classroom and then switched to the class I’m supposed to be in. I started my article and still writing. My dad found my glasses and he brang them to me. Then I am done.
During the feast on Thursday 28th of November 2013 the people had turkey and other stuff, and the elders had Eskimo food and some of the other people had turkey. I had ham after I ate at home I had pie with my grandma. After I ate pie I took a rest and I went dancing with my family not all my family though. My mom baked a lot for my grandma and papa and it was pie. During the Eskimo dancing there was cake, juice, and coffee for snake. The teachers ate at there home but they ate all together so they celebrated. For my thanksgiving I just enjoyed the food with my family at 11 I went home and more pie with my family.
Today is already December the 2nd! I still cannot believe it is already December!! I’m kind of really happy for December to come because it will be like winter. But it’s so sad that we hardly have snow. But this will suck because there will be polar bears and this winter will probably be a lil’ bit longer than usual. No clue yet, don’t know what Mother Nature will bring us. Ha-ha.
I really wish we had more snow, I had so much but not so much plans for this winter. I hope more comes next month/next year. Wow I cannot believe it will also be a new year! I’m going to have better plans then usual, I hope.
For my Christmas with my family, I’m not planning because Christmas’s are always the same, but this year will be different because my sister Angela (Beep), her boyfriend Michael John (MJ), and MJ’s kid, Charles is going to come home soon! I just cannot wait till they come, and we all decorate the house! I hope to also have a great family Christmas and a New Year with my whole family. I love my whole family to death; I have no clue what I would do without them.
Last week on Friday the 22nd of November we did our “2nd Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition”. They called us up by youngest to oldest and here’s how it went. Fred Seetook, Janice Crisci, Ernest Soolook, Shawna Keyes, Sherrie Crisci, Alicia Crisci, Rueben Oxereok, and Timothy Milligrock. 1st place went to Alicia Crisci, 2nd place went to Ernest Soolook and last but not least 3rd place goes to Sherrie Crisci.
All of the kids were nervous before they went up but some people who knew their lines got too nervous and couldn’t repeat their entire poem. Roxie Quick, Michele Ongtowasruk, Megan Donnelly, were the judges and Eric Campbell was the tabulator. Clyde Jr. Ongtowasruk was the prompter and Amos Oxereok was the master of ceremony. While the tabulator added up the points for each contestant we ate cookies and apples. The whole school was proud of us, especially our teacher Ms. Mueller.
This week on Wednesday the 27th there will be Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving is a holiday that began when the first settlers came to the New World, which is now currently America. Today we celebrate by having feasts with our family and relatives.
In celebration of Thanksgiving, we get out of school at two thirty, and have two days off of school. We won’t be back to school till December 2nd. Our community have a feast at the Wales school every Thanksgiving. I don’t usually go to the community feast, but I do go to my uncle’s house. Thanksgiving is a great time to be with family and be thankful for things in life.
On Wednesday the 13th of November, my best friend Shawna Keyes started school in Wales. She is an 8th grader and 13 years old. The first week of her return to school was not good because due to the weather, she was bored being alone, and the teachers weren’t ready for her. The teachers couldn’t schedule her classes until they had her transcripts from Anchorage.
Since Shawna has been schooling here at Wales, my hours are getting better as each day passes. She has been my alarm since her second day of school. The principal and teachers are giving away 2 50inch TV’s for not having ISS or suspension, and no tardies. One TV is going to be for this semester and the next TV for the other semester.
I’m just glad my best friend is now going to school here in Wales with me. I just wish she were in High school so she could be in the same classes with me.
During our FEA meeting we decided to help Stebbins by collecting clothing and food (nothing frozen). Some people lost their homes in the storm/flood and people are collecting things they don’t wear to give to the people that lost their home.
FEA and youth leaders are also going to have a bake sale on Wednesday the 27th and the money we collect is going to the people that lost their homes. We are going to bake cupcakes, cookies, cakes and anything else we can think of.
Please bring your clothing and food donations to the Wales school (if you’re in Wales) by the 27th of November. Lets show the flood victims we care and here’s a chance to bring the communities together.