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t 12, 1993 language n idents at Marian Heights Ferdinand, spent the in the fourth annual immersion pro- and Spanish students week at Mount St. Maple Mount, Ky. The ent the week on ancient Roman astronomy and ogy. The German stu- Stayed on campus; as hosted by Drs. ard Reichman, The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana German language professors from Indiana University. MHA principal, Sister Mary Dominic Frederick, O.S.B., said the language immersion program was begun because athe goal of teaching a foreign language is so, ideally, the students will learn to speak it. "This program gives students an experience much like visiting the native country; we put them in an environment where only that language is spoken." Happy Birthday! Ruth Padgett, principal at Flaget Elementary School, Vin. Our Kids anchorman Mike Blake and Paula Lattner, prin- Peter and Paul School, Haubstadt, kick off the Kids" program. Students in Catholic schools in area are selling "Helping Our Kids" coupon every $10 book that is sold, the school receives the Diocese with Msgr. Carl Shetler about or- ganizing a parish men's club. They discussed their reasons for wanting to develop such an organization. The Holy Name So- ciety has not been active since the 1950s. Their reasons in- cluded ongoing spiritual forma- tion. strengthening community thioners at St. Martin Whit6eld. met recently cennes, celebrates her birthday Feb. 19. Academic Decathlon Members of the Academic De- cathlon team at Memorial High School, Evansville, placed sec- ond overall at regionals in Mount Veroon. Thirty medals were won by the Memorial team which consists of Matt Oak, Todd Becker, Kim Schiavone, Paul Morrison, Chris Brown, Tricia Arvin, Diane Emig, Jim Bockting and Rachael Melton. Sectional champs Mater Dei High School, Evansville, won sectionals and qualified all 13 wrestlers for re- gionals. Champions included Kevin ttead, Scott Rogge, Jason ttertel, Tim Baumgart, Roy Iloppe, Matt Armentano and Jacob Mayer. Runners-up were Matt Bishop, Aaron Gerth, David Schen, Tim Roberts, Bran- don Cox and Greg Schuhle. Reading Aces at Holy Spirit Students at ltoly Spirit School, Evansville, who achieved their goals in the Jim Crews Reading Aces Program are Grade four: Jarred Harvey, Amanda McDonald, Nicole Sanders: Grade five: Nathan Eatmon, Justin Voelker, Matt Nurren. bern, Matt DeVault, Leah Stallings, Carrie White: Grade six: Greg Baumgart, Jessie Bates, Jessica Reising, April Schmitt, Brad Titus. bonds, and giving support to the pastor, encouraging parish-com- munity events. A steering committee was elected with Lee Christmas se- lected as president. Jim Todd was named vice-president and Tim Dent was chosen secretary- treasurer. Richard Lannan and :. St. Bernard's top spellers Andrea Payne is the winner of the spelling bee at St. Bernard School, Rockport. Matthew Newkirk is runner-up. lessica Gilley is the winner of the school's spelling bee for grades one through four: Lindsay Koester is runner-up. National Young Leaders Confer- ence Leslie ttenrv, a students at Marian HeightsAcademy, Ferdi- nand, participated in the six-day National Young I, eaders Confer- ence in Washington, D.C. The conference is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council. Top spellers at St. Matthew Eighth grader Patrick Carron is the winner of the spelling bee at St. Matthew School, Mount Vernon. Susan ltoehn is runner- up. Tens Becher, Adam Dansman, Katie Dausman, Jennifer Me- Carry, Ashley Weinzapfel, Sarah Cummings, Molly Fischer, Aaron Head, Jennifer Wein- zapfel, Michael Croshy, Rachel Scheller, Kendra Becher, Sarah Breeze, Bryan Driver, Wesley Hayden and Amy Weinzapfel participated in the bee. Second grader Simon ttoehn is the winner of the primary spelling bee. Aaron Renschler is runner-up. Kurt Hoehn, Jeffrey Huss- mann, lan Snow, Brittney Pa- pariella, Alex Hahn, Paul Huss. mann, Scott Smith, Billy Kenny Lannan were elected ac- tivity coordinators. Happy Birthday! Father Conrad Louis, O.S.B. chaplain at Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand. celebrates his birthday Feb. 16. Msgr. Charles Kaiser, pastor emeritus at Holy Cross Church, Fort Branch. celeb'ates his birth- day Feb. 17. Msgr. Patrick Kilfoil of Indi- anapolis celebrates his birthday Feb. 17. Father Francis Schoering, pas- tor of Sts, Peter and Paul Church, Haubstadt, celebrates his birthday Feb. 19. Anniversaries at St. Theresa Congratulations to couples at St. Theresa Church, Evansville, celebrating wedding anniver- saries: John and Anna MacGre- gor, 45 years; Kenneth and Geraldine Gruzard, 47 years; B.]. and Eleanor Smith, 46 years: John and Liz Schuta, 40 ,,,ears; Sanders, Krista Weinzapfel, Maryann Cairns, Joey ttayden, Bobby Jones and Ashley Thomp- son participated in the primary bee. MH Academy receives grant Marian Heights Academy, Fer- dinand, has received a $2.500 grant from the ]ames R. and Ade- laide H. Duncan Foundation. The money will be used fi)r stu- dent scholtrships. Oratorical contest winners Five students at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County, re- ceived awards in the Optimist Club Oratorical contest. Amy Frey received a first place and Jessica Martin placed second; Angle Reckelhoff, lessica Wets and Ryan King received runners- up awards. Acting the part Kira Crowdus. a seventh grader at St. Joseph School, Van- derhurgh County, has a part in the play, "The Circus," which is being performed at the Totally New Theatre. Geography bee at WCCS Dan Altstadt is the winner of the National Geographic Geogra- phy Bee at Westslde Catholic Consolidated Intermediate School. Evansville. Joke Boehman is runner-up See SCHOOL page 9 r 47 years; Ed and Irene Schmitt. 47 years; Louis and Claire Croce, 48 years. Anniversaries at Sacred Heart Congratulations to couples at Sacred Heart Church, Vincennes. celebrating FebruaD' wedding anniversaries: Bob and Virginia Laakman, 45 years: Henry and Mary Holscher, 48 years: Maurice and Anne Nugent. 48 years: Charles and Emily Logan, 40 years; Wilfred and Grace Kocher. 54 years: Maurice and Betty Frederick, 44 years: Richard and Betty Bahr, 40 years: Phil and Jane Scott, 41 years. Please send information for AROUND THE DIOCESE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before Terrell and Florence Hawkins, publication. [ Miller & Miller 424-9274 :rl..]