By Shelly Nichols Jet-Nash correspondent



The roof on the elementary school at Jet is almost complete.

Completion of the roof is the first part of renovations to be done on the school building. Thanks to a bond issue passed last school year, the school will be get new windows, doors, carpet and other renovations.

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A fund-raiser raised more than $5,000 for Timberlake Elementary School. Students sold more than $12,000 worth of merchandise. The money will be used to upgrade the Accelerated Reader Program by purchasing additional books and tests. Other projects the elementary school is looking into include purchasing a sign to place on the highway to announce school activities.

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Timberlake Elementary School scholastic team is being formed. Students will compete in contests during the first and second semesters.

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The first Grandparents' Day will be Tuesday. First-graders will host their grandparents for a special meal in the school cafeteria at noon. Second-graders will participate at noon Thursday.

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Timberlake fifth- and sixth-grade football team concluded its season with a win against Ringwood. The team finished with a 7-1 record.

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The Timberlake fifth- and sixth-grade boys and girls basketball teams will begin their seasons at Hillsdale Christian tournament beginning Tuesday. The girls will play at 2 p.m., and the boys will play at 3. Both teams will play Frontier in the first round. Other teams in the tournament are Hillsdale Christian School, Ringwood, Drummond, Kremlin-Hillsdale and Emmanuel Christian School.

The following week, the teams will be in action at Pond Creek-Hunter. The girls will play at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7, and the boys will play at 5:30 p.m. Both teams will play Wakita. Other teams in the tournament are Pioneer, Drummond, Medford, Waukomis, Deer Creek-Lamont and Pond Creek-Hunter. The tournament will end Nov. 12.

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Cheerleaders for the fifth- and sixth-grade basketball season are Stacey Bailey, Baleigh Folger, Jessica Unruh, Kylee Severin, Miranda Bishard, Hannah Berg, Brittany Seaman, Aston Blewitt and Carley McKelvy. Cheerleader sponsor is Cathy Parks.



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