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- Schools/" oung People fi00 / , ,1i ,. il : i I'i i I ; 'i I Spiril of JEFFERSON and FARMER'SADVOCATE Page Jackson raises money for American Heart Association Students at Page Jackson Elementa- ry School have a long history of jumping rope and for 29 years they've helped raise $152,125.46 for the American Heart Asso- ciation. This year, students and staff raised $6,339.53. The project was begun by William Reed, a former physical T::rht s education teacher at the school more than a quarter of a century ago. It's now sponsored by Jay Earl, who has' taught gym for the past eight years. Both staff and students participate in the events. Earl said the students learn during February about heart dis- ease, the effects of exercise on the heart, the importance of be- ing aware of heart problems, the symptoms of heart problems -- including how they manifest differently between men and  ::about heart exercise on thereat, the : ? heat pobtens and:ihe es ofs00Okes and heart attacks To enhance the project and to raise stu- dents' interest, two incentives help inspire them to raise money. This year 76 students who raised $20 were given permission to cover Earl with Silly String. Students who raised $100 par- ticipated in a group photo. Twen- ty-nine students were a part of the $100club this year. One stu- dent raised more than $700. Earl said the community sup- port for the project is outstand- ing, and the students come away from the effort with an appreciation of the importance of exercise and proper diet for a healthy heart. "I'm proud of the students this year for their unselfish- ness and dedication to the project," Earl said. "They re- ally understand that the mon- ey is going to help someone women -- the causes of strokes and heart and that they are not doing it for the priz- attacks, and other heart-related information, es or incentives. I'm impressed with their During physical education classes each day, awareness of the importance of knowing studentg jump rope, hence the name "Jump about heart problems and preventive mea- Rope for Heart." sures to protect themselves and others." Delany center dedicated  CHARLES TOWN About i200 people gathered for the ded- ,2ication of the Martin Robison -" Delaney Opportunity Center on :L May 6. . Delany, who was born in 7:Charles Town in 1812, was one =:of the founders of the North Star, ::one of the most influential news- :papers advocating emancipation. ::In 1865, Delany persuaded Pres- (ident Abraham Lincoln to create 'an Army corps of black men that would be led by black officers. A few months later, Delany was commissioned as a major, be- coming the first black line field officer - the highest rank that a black soldier would achieve dur- ing the Civil W. The dedication of the school at at 300 S. Delany Way includ- ed remarks by a number of area officials, including Larry To- gans, former Jefferson Coun- ty Board of Education member and past master of Star Lodge No. 1; Raphael Eastmen, wor- shipful master of Star Lodge No. 1 ; and James Taylor, pres- ident of the Jefferson County Black History Preservation So- ciety. Greetings'from Gov. Earl Ray Tomlin and Sen. Joe Manchin were read and a reading of the resolution adopted by the Jef- ferson County Commission was given by Commissioner Patsy Noland. Charles Town Mayor Peggy Smith also delivered re- marks. Delegate John Doyle, who is retiring from the House of Del- egates after 22 years of service, was recognized as were other elected officials. James Surkamp recognized =School briefs $chaai hri00[s School briefs -I Essay contest winner: Roula :'=Hammer, a fifth-grade student at the Morgan Academy, has won :first place in West Virginia in an American history essay con- :test sponsored by the National ::Society of the Daughters of the ,' American Revolution. "" The local Pack Horse Ford i:chapter of the NSDAR an- :nounced news of the award at the :chapter's annual National De- fense Luncheon April 21 at the iiPurple Iris in Martinsbnrg. The guest speaker was retired Maj. ', Gen. Steven D. Satmders. 77.i Show choir camp: The Blue .=Ridge Show Choir Camp will be :Theld from June 18 through June .;'22 in the Jefferson High School  Auditorium. For more infor- mation and a registration form, fin Youngsters + theater: Shep- -herdstown's Full Circle Theater ?Company is expanding its Young Actors Theater Lab, with special workshops, summer camps in genres ranging from Shakespeare to puppet theater, plus other events .- designed for children from age 5 i through 18. Details may be found at or organizers ' may be reached by email at info@ Music education elasses: The Shepherd University Department of Music this summer will offer courses in the Kodily method, an approach to music education - developed in Hungary during the i mid-20th century that stresses i that music literacy is the right of every human being. Classes start July 2 and include musicianship, ear training, sight singing, ped- agogy, folk song literature, folk  dance, instruments and more. For registration information, call 304-876-5225 or email dgon- , " Rescue class: A class cover- ing basic training requirements for the National Fire Protection Association 1006 Technical Res- cue Standard will be offered in Shepherdstown starting Mon- day. Books are available for use in.the class at no charge or can be purchased for $65. Course fee is $30. For details, visit or email Dave Plume at dplume@access.kl Multi-Estate Auction of Valuable Household Furnishings, Glassware, Tools & Misc. LOCATION: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1651 Old Leetown Pike, Kearneysville, WV. Walnut slant4mnt desk, gateleg table, coffee & end tablesi 6 Clore chairs; Oak Ice box (3 door), washstand, dresser w/mirror; 5 pc. Cherry bedroom suite (Young Hinkle); large pine drop leaf table; Sony flat screen TV; Hitachi HD 1080 flat screen'l/; Duncan Phyfe sofa, mahogany card table, end tables; Victorian ladies arm chair; Oak library table, oval table, china cabinet, corner curio cabinet, drop-leaf table; Broyhill library table & en d tables; Queen Anne end tables; Walnut dry sink; parlor table; Ethan Allen cabinet/hutch; Victorian lamp stand; Oak Penn House server; china cabinet/hutch, Mahogany curio cabinet; 5 pc. Maple dinette set; church pew; trunks; large selection of chairs, rockers, stands; 2 p living room suite; lamps including oil, desk, table, floor; linens; pictures, prints; bookshelves; large selection of glassware including Fostoria punch bowl, depression, & milk glass; mirrors; 3 pc. Mahogany bedroom suite; 7 pc dinette set; 5 pc. dinette set;leather reclinec 8 pc. dinette set; cedar chest; books; musical instruments; Charles High School yearbooks 1946-50; Longaberger baskets; collection of steins; Heritage Village collection- Dickens Village; wrought iron set; 3 pc. wicker set; RR lanterns; doll furniture; metal toys; Dyson vacuum cleaner; costume jewelry; coins including peace & morgan dollars, halves, quarters, silver certificates & large cents; GE dryer; garden tools; hand tools; MW air compressor; small kitchen appliances pots, pans and other items tar too numerous to mention. Refer to (#9339) for a complete list & photos. Estate of Elizabeth Hooe & Mildred Valen'dne, Bank of Charles Town, Executor Estate of Gloria Wenger, Bank of Charles Town, Administrator Estate of George & Sue (Foley) Lloyd, ITersa L Johnson, Executrix iii: NIBERT REALTY & AUCTIONS, LLCI!  ..... ENSIL L. NIBERT i: : ERIC K. MASON wv Lie. 0A Shenandoah Jct., WV 304-876-2418 email: nibertrealtyrontierneLnet Clerks: Nibert & Bowers NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACcIDENTS ,,. Terms of Sale: Cash or check w/proper ID. Luncheon rights reserved. ,, participants in the Martin Dela- ny essay contest and highlighted winners, including Jack Sibrell, Juan Casas Doza, Timothy Joy,  Corbin Stottlemeyer and Kaila Hough, all of Charles Town Mid- dle School, and Zack Stehney and Ben Capriolo, both of Wash- ington High School. Come see us at our new Ranson store! Spring Refrigerator Maintenance Special $ 99.00 Subscribe to the Spirit of Jefferson! Call (304) 725-2046 b ii |/i,:t !. :i ! lil ,!11! iP'q'@![H!' I i  "ql,!,!! i!! '!!11111|IIII!! II'I!!' ii I,!III,'I'II!''  MI!I 'r,T,TIICrlml 111111IIlII 1 I!,,II '-