|CHS Band 2nd At Dallas Competition|
|The High School band took second place overall at the American Classic. The Honor Band took third place. We have three new trophies to add to our collection. Super proud of our kids. -- Thanks, Connie Collis (Sat. 4/28/2012)|
|Ted Note: The band kids also visited several Dallas area amusements Friday and Saturday.|
& 7th Grade Recognition
|Special Class: Collinsville's 7th grade class won 7 Metro Lakes Conference Championships. In the fall they won VB, XC and Ftbl. The only thing that kept it from being a sweep of the fall sports is that Sftbl does not have a Conference tournament. They did sweep the winter sports by winning the Conference tournament in girls and boys bskbl and the JH wrestling tournament. Yesterday, the 7th grade girls added the 7th Metro Lakes Championship at the conference track meet. Not bad. -- Jim Riley 4/29/2012|
|The 7th grade girls and the 8th grade boys won 1st place in the Metro Lakes Conference track meet today in Tahlequah. I will get back to you with placings of the other girls teams. -- Jim Riley 4/28/2012|
|Note: I hope to followup on both these topics after I get the 2012 Senior Pages under control. I took a new photo of the 7th grade basketball boys Friday. I've been trying to schedule track team photos for more than a week now. -- Ted Wright (Sunday 4/29/2012)|
www.ohstrack.com Metro Lakes Team Scores:
7th Grade Girls (1st Place) & 7th Grade Boys (3rd Place)
8th Grade Girls (6th Place) & 8th Grade Boys (1st Place)
9th Grade Girls (3rd Place) & 9th Grade Boys (3rd Place)
CHS Girls (5th Place) & CHS Boys (6th Place)
4/28/2012 at Tahlequah
www.ohstrack.com/ Metro Lakes Individual Event Results
4/28/2012 at Tahlequah
|Underage Drinking Prevention -- Town Hall Meeting (April 26th)|
|ABLE Commission Agent
Erik Smoot showed several examples of deceptive packaging used by some
product manufacturers to either tarket youth or allow youth to hide the
high alcohol content from their parents (as whip cream or energy drinks,
etc). A small group of residents met at Collinsville City Hall Thursday
to discuss the potential scope of alcohol and prescription drug issues
in Collinsville and possible solutions.
Captain Daniel Boggs indicated recent compliance checks of local merchants netted 3 of 15 allowing alcohol sales to underage youth. Boggs also speculated the percentage of youth who drink or have experimented is higher than most adults would guess. Discussion indicitated education as one approach to help kids make better decisions but also indicated agencies already tasked with that education continue to see decreased funding.
Sareva Greenhaw described the tragic 2004 death of her 16 year old son Cody due a "social hosting" environment at a friend's house which led to the 2011 approval of Cody's Law providing specific laws against social hosting in Oklahoma. Cody's death resulted from a mixture of prescription drugs and alcohol.
|A Different Moth?|
|A neighbor brought this strange looking moth by this morning hoping someone could identify it. Not like any moth I've ever seen? In flight, the underside of the wings were light brown. -- Ted 4/27/2012|
is a Pearly Wood-nymph Moth.
This link can tell you more about it: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Eudryas-unio
-- Jeannie Smalygo (4/27/2012)
|Ward-Wiseman Animal Haven fundraiser Monday April 30th at CiCI pizza in Owasso from 5-8 pm.-- Mary Francis (4/28/2012)|
|Conference Track Followup|
JH track program wrapped up its 2012 season with fantastic finishes! Saturday,
4/28, all Collinsville track teams competed at Tahlequah for the Metro
Lakes Conference Track Meet. All the young cardinals involved competed
very well. Many finished their seasons with personal best performances.
Huge congratulations to the Collinsville 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys, coming out on top, becoming this years 2012 Metro Lakes Conference Champions!
The Cardinals track coaches are very pleased about our teams success in 2012! Thank you so much for allowing us to coach and mentor your young men and women. This years JH teams have us very excited about the future of Collinsville Track! Below you will find links to all conference meet results.
For team scores:
For individual times and distances:
The HS Cardinals still have unfinished business. This Saturday, May 5th, we go to Owasso High School for the 5A-6A Regional Track Meet. More information will follow when it becomes available. For other track info go to www.ohstrack.com. We really look forward to seeing you there this Saturday and thank you for your support!
THANKS AND GO CARDS!
Cardinals Track Coaches
-- Submitted by Kim Myers (4/30/2012)