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Movie audiences can be as entertaining as the film itself, or so it seems when the Hagen Junior High School Drama Department presents "Saturday Matinee," a one-act comedy by Dan Roberts. Directed by Lyndi Thom, the performance is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the gymnasium. The comedy takes place just prior to the start of the movie, offering a look at the personalities of a typical teen audience, said Thom. Alice only wants to enjoy the movie alone, but someone is always invading her space. Kent flirts with his date Maria and she is shocked by her reactions.
Mitch's Mighty Dickinson Riders Team No. 1, led by team captain Mitch Hintz, raised $20,381 to capture first place in the 14th annual Medcenter One Great American Bike Race held recently at Bismarck's Century High School. The fundraiser included 100 teams of 10 riders each who biked a combined 16,109 miles in an effort to raise money for families who have children with cerebral palsy. Additionally, Mitch's Team No. 2 raised $1,900 and his Team No. 3 raised $1,300.
NEW ENGLAND -- "I'm your tour guide and I'm going to tell you a little about the Amazon rainforest," said New England third-grader Jayla Nelson. Nelson, along with her classmates and the second-graders, have been working for weeks to create rainforests in their classrooms -- complete with trees, vines, insects, flowers, birds and animals.
Fifteen volunteers from Dickinson's Hillside Baptist Church have created a team for a mission trip to the Chain of Love project site in Campo Bom, Brazil from June 3-16. Chain of Love's mission is to meet the physical, spiritual and social needs of abandoned street children. There are between 80 to 90 children living in nine Chain of Love homes. The homes are staffed with foster parents, who agree to raise the children to adulthood.
The Dickinson Catholic Schools Department of Music is presenting ExtravaBANDza, "A Celebration of Band Music," on Monday. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Trinity High School Auditorium. "ExtravaBANDza is an event designed to foster enthusiasm and excitement for the arts and in particular for band," said Jeff Dasovick, THS music director.
The hallways of Trinity High School and Dickinson High School are buzzing with anticipation of their school proms on Saturday. The girls may have their dresses, but there's still the issue of hair, makeup, nails and tanning sessions to finish. For the junior class, it's crunch time, as students at both schools decorate their gymnasiums throughout the week. "It's like all school year, you figure you have lots of time to get things done.
Memories of prom linger in the minds of many who can describe their dresses, how their hair looked and where they went afterwards. As prom night approaches in Dickinson, several women shared their memories over the decades. Kay Werremeyer, who graduated in 1955 from Madison, Wis., hasn't forgotten her dress. "I remember I had a lavender dress -- real full with many, many layers of netting and little yellow bows all over it," she said. She wore her hair in a long page- boy style with bangs, and she went to prom with a friend. The dinner and dance were held at a country club with a band. "
The Dickinson Kiwanis Club is celebrating the 25th year of hosting the After Prom Party for juniors and seniors at Dickinson High School and Trinity High School. "It's going to be magic, comedy and hypnosis," said Dorothy Schlabsz, party coordinator. The party starts at 11 p.m. on Saturday in DHS's new gymnasium. Activities continue until 3 a.m. "In past years, it was held at Berg Elementary," she said. "This year, students exit the building from the school dance and reenter from the southeast entrance -- the bottom parking lot.
Hebron High School will be filled with alumni when the all-class reunion gets under way on Friday, July 2. Coordinated by Chester Brandt, the alumni registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 2, at the high school. "All the classes meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The rooms will be posted at school," said Brandt. "We don't have designated hours.
The South Heart High School Drama Department is presenting its annual spring performance titled "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood." The performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 17 and 18, in the high school gymnasium. "It's the traditional tale of Robin Hood with some twists and some quirks," said Director Sheila Hlibichuk.