August 16, 2017~Year 10, No. 1

Annual Midnight Madness

                The 2017 midnight madness displayed the progress the team has made. The players ran through various defense, tackling and offensive drills and scrimmaged against each other.

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Tackling drill

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Oklahoma drill

 

New Staff at Nazareth ISD

COACH STEVEN MOORE

Please tell us a little about yourself, your family, and where you are from.

I grew up on a farm near Sunray Texas.  I have been married to my wife Ana for about one and a half years. This is my first time teaching and coaching.

What class/classes will you be teaching?

I will teach sixth grade history, seventh grade health and careers, eighth grade math, and dual credit history. I will also be the assistant football coach, assistant basketball coach, and the head baseball coach.

How do you feel about coming to NISD?

I am nervous, but also excited. Starting at a new place is always worrisome, but the students I have met have been really nice and welcoming.

What are you most excited about?

I am excited about the sports here and competition. I’ve heard many good things about the teams here. I am eager to learn more about playing six man football and helping the students grow.

What are your degrees and from what college?

I have a major in health and minor in Social Studies from Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

What are your goals that you have set for yourself this coming year?

I need to learn six man football better to be able to help the students and coaches. I would also like to be the district baseball champions and advance to the playoffs, but that’s a while away.

Besides the Swifts and Swiftettes, what other teams are your favorite?

I am sort of a bandwagon fan. When the Texas Tech Raiders are doing well, then we cheer for them. Otherwise, we usually support the Dallas Cowboys.

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Coach Steven Moore

 

Shower to Benefit Foster Children    

                A shower benefiting foster children of John and Vanessa Welps will be held on Saturday, August 19th, after the 5:30 mass at the Senior Citizens Center. The baby is 0-3 months, size 1 diapers. Kin is in 3T clothes. donations of new or gently used items will also be accepted for other needy foster children ages 0-18 to be taken to the Moses Mission in Amarillo.

 

Meet the Swifts

                This year, Meet the Swifts will be held on Monday, August 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The following is the schedule for the evening.

My School Bucks/Nutrition Table                                              5:00-6:00                              Cafeteria

Meet the Teachers/Open House                                                  5:00-6:30                              Individual Classrooms

Parent/Principal Meeting                                                             6:30-7:15                              Cafeteria

Hamburger Supper (Peoples Bank)                                            7:15-8:00                              Community Hall

Meet the Swifts & Swiftettes                                                          8:00                                        Swift Field

 

Community History: The Ballpark

                The Nazareth Ballpark is currently located east of the school along Highway 86, although it has not always been. Originally, the only baseball field in Nazareth was behind the school, and so, that’s where the Swifts played their games. Then, in 1957, Elmer Schulte and Paul Venhaus decided to talk to George Schacher about buying some of his land for a new ballpark separate from the school. The cost of the land is not known, but it was not near as expensive as land is today. After that, the new field was built at its current location. Many of the citizens in Nazareth helped do all of the tasks needed in order to complete the ballpark, such as putting in the lights and putting up the fences. A few years later, the concession stand was built, but until then, drinks and food were just sold out of a pickup.

At the beginning, the Ball Club took care of all the maintenance for the park, but around 1975, the community took over by having a designated ballpark committee. The key move that really increased the quality of the ballpark was when the advertisement signs across the outfield fence were put up. They really helped to keep the whole ballpark going. Now, Suds and Sounds is a benefactor that brings in money for the park. The ballpark is still currently used for baseball, t-ball and softball games and tournaments. The most recent addition to the ballpark is a t-ball field that was completed this summer. The land for this field was donated by the Leroy Pohlmeier family.

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August 9, 2017~Year 9, No. 52

2017 Cheer Camp

                This year, the little girls’ cheer camp was held from August 7-9. Forty girls from incoming kindergarten to sixth grades attended the session. They played games, learned cheers and a dance and perfected their stunts. They are split into two groups, the little girls and the big girls. The young cheerleaders will perform at the end of the camp on Wednesday August 9 and at the Homecoming Pep Rally.

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The big girls

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The little girls

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The big girls and Caitlin Kleman

 

Celebration of Life

                Rita Woetovech, longtime Nazareth resident, celebrated her 89 birthday in a special way this past Sunday.  Though Rita is currently a resident at Castro County Nursing & Rehabilitation in Dimmitt, her son Glen Kleman arranged to have an afternoon celebration for her at one of her former homes in the village.  The party was hosted by Mark and Vera Hoelting, current owners of the home that formerly belonged to Joe and Blanche Birkenfeld in Nazareth, a quarter-mile south of Holy Family Church on St. Mary’s Street.  The celebration brought together nearly 40 “first cousins” mostly from Nazareth, Amarillo, Canyon, and the Lubbock area, to celebrate their Aunt Rita’s birthday, along with several old friends.  Everyone enjoyed seeing the marvelous renovation that preserved many features of the original home, and reminiscing about family Christmas parties and other occasions that brought them to Grandpa Joe and Grandma Blanche’s house.  It was as if time stood still for a few hours, and the living and deceased were rejoined in a brief communion, that will be made perfect and eternal one day in heaven.

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Rita Woetovech

 

Community Announcements

Castro County Fair Booths

If you are interested in a booth at the Castro County Fair / Harvest Days on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 in Dimmitt, TX, please contact Donna at 647-2243 or dsr60@windstream.net.  Remember it is first come, first served, and booths inside the Expo go fast.  Booths range from $30 to $45 depending on where they are, and if you need electricity.

CCD Signup

Parents of all CCD students should register their children after masses on August 5-6 and 12-13. We must have permission and updated information for each child.

14th Annual Nazareth Buyers Club Supper

​                The Nazareth Buyers Club supper will be August 12, 2017 at the Nazareth Community Hall. There will be a reverse drawing raffle, a $25,000 credit giveaway, a Texas Hold ‘em Tournament and Entertainment by Mason Kleman and Carl Huseman. Tickets are $150 and admit 2 people for a catered steak supper. Meal is at 5:30 p.m. the drawing begins at 6 p.m. and the winning ticket will be drawn around 11 p.m.

Midnight Madness

This Friday, August 11, is the annual midnight madness practice for the Nazareth high school football team. It is the first full padded practice and will be held at the Swift Stadium from 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. The whole community is encouraged to attend and support our Swifts as they start the football season.

Safe Environment

If you’re safe environment training needs to be renewed this year, Gladys Fortenberry will have a training session on Wednesday August 16.

 

Welcoming the New Staff

                This year, Nazareth High School will be welcoming many new teachers and staff. The following is a list of the new faculty.

Angela Fulkerson — Band  Director/Elementary Music

Melody Lane — Special Education

Mandy Makeever — Assistant Girls Coach/Health

Ann Nelson — PK/MS Science

Charlotte O’Daniel — Secondary Mathematics

Christy Senter — Special Education Instructional Aide

Appie Van Dijk — Cafeteria Worker

Hayley Wynn — Secondary Mathematics

Steven Moore — baseball coach and JH teacher

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August 2, 2017~Year 9, No. 51

Local Kids Attend Entrepreneur Camp

Sara Prins and Ainsley Schultz attended an Ogallala Commons Youth Entrepreneur Camp in Tulia on July 24-26. There were eleven other middle school students who came.

At the camp, the students learned about debt, equity, how to pitch business ideas and other key aspects of starting and growing a business. The group of campers were able to tour various businesses in Swisher County to talk to entrepreneurs about questions they had.

They were asked to pair up into groups and create a business idea to show the other students. Prins and Schultz partnered up with Laynee Unterkrisher from Tulia to present an idea for a pet care business. They designed a pet service business that would wash, walk and sit with their customer’s pet.

Aside from learning about business, the students learned key social skills.

“My favorite part of the camp was getting to hear other people’s ideas so it wasn’t just mine or Sara’s ideas,” Schultz said.

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Sara Prins and Ainsley Schultz at the Ogallala Commons Youth Entrepreneur Camp

Tour of Texas

On July 26-30, Katherine Fulkerson traveled with the Kwahadis on a short tour around Texas. The group visited Six Flags in Arlington, the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Whitewater Bay Waterpark in San Antonio, the Alamo and a Native American exhibit in the Briscoe Western Art Museum. To finish the trip, the group attended the Sahawe Dancers’ final summer show.

The group was able to learn about different aspects of history through the stops they made. They were able to use the information from the museum to create more authentic outfits for the shows.

“My favorite stop on the tour was the Sahawe show at the end,” Fulkerson said. “It was awesome to see other kids doing the same things we do. They had some of the same dances and a few different ones. It was inspiring to see their outfits to have more ideas for ours. I also enjoyed the museum because it showed us how the Natives used to live.”

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Katherine Fulkerson and Derek Martin

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The Kwahadi and Sahawe Dancers

 

Community Announcements

Castro County Fair Booths

If you are interested in a booth at the Castro County Fair / Harvest Days on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 in Dimmitt, TX, please contact Donna at 647-2243 or dsr60@windstream.net.  Remember it is first come, first served, and booths inside the Expo go fast.  Booths range from $30 to $45 depending on where they are, and if you need electricity.

CCD Signup

Parents of all CCD students should register their children after masses on August 5-6 and 12-13. We must have permission and updated information for each child.

Server Appreciation

Parents of altar servers may pick up a permission form at the parish office or post office before Saturday or at mass on Saturday, but everyone must have one signed in order to attend. Burgers will be served after mass and drivers will leave for Canyon at 7:00 p.m. Please be at church by 6:15 to fill out the permission form and eat.

School Registration

August 10 is High School and Junior High registration. The scheduled times are below. School dress code is required, and pictures will be taken on this day.

 

Seniors: 8-9 am                                                                 8th: 1:00-1:40 pm

Juniors: 9-10 am                                                               7th: 1:45-2:25 pm

Sophomores: 10-11 am                                                    6th: 2:30-3:10 pm

Freshman: 11-12 pm

Summer Band Begins

The start of summer band marks the end of summer for some. Tuesday was the first day of summer band for the Nazareth High School band. The day was spent getting to know the new band director, re-learning marching commands and brushing up on instrument fingerings.

For those who missed Tuesday’s practice, the band will have practice Wednesday and Thursday of this week from 8:30 to 11:30 as well as sectionals in the afternoon. Next week, there will be practices on Tuesday and Wednesday in the afternoon. For those who miss a practice this week, we will have a make-up practice on Friday, August 4, from 9:00 to 12:00.

The band has a busy marching season coming up, so it is imperative that every member make all the practices possible. If you are unable to attend a practice, please contact Angela Fulkerson to let her know at (806) 344-8304.

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July 26, 2017~Year 9, No. 50

Teens Attend Steubenville Retreat

On Thursday July 20, thirty-five high schoolers and eleven adults left Nazareth to travel the almost nine hour drive to Springfield Missouri for the 2017 Steubenville conference. Held at Missouri State University, the conference lasted from July 21-23.

Thursday was spent visiting with each other on the long bus ride and enjoying the scenery. On Friday, the group visited Fantastic Caverns and rode trailers inside the cave. That night was the first night of the conference. The next day and Sunday morning was spent at the conference listening to speakers, praying, singing, attending mass and spending time in adoration.

On Saturday, there was morning mass for Saint Mary Magdalene and a boy’s and girl’s session talk. After lunch, the group listened to more speakers and prepared for adoration. Adoration began after dinner and was very powerful for many of the teens. There was mass and a session about continuing the faith on Sunday. The weekend was a wonderful experience for everyone who attended.

On behalf of the youth group and those who attended, I would like to thank the community for their support and prayers.

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2017 Steubenville retreatants and sponsors

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Boys enjoying the rock wall on Missouri campus

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Teens at the Fantastic Caverns

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Adults serving on the retreat

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Tour of Fantastic Caverns

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2017 Steubenville conference

 

Community Meal

The Wednesday meal takes place on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month and starts at noon. It is sponsored by the Senior Citizens and is held at the Senior Citizens building in Nazareth Texas. For each meal, someone volunteers to serve as chairman. This person is in charge of getting everything organized for the particular week. So far, the chairman for each week has been a member of the Senior Citizens.

Anyone can attend the Wednesday meals. However, visitors must bring a dish for all of the guests or pay $7 to eat. The next Wednesday meal will be held on July 26.

Community Announcements

Canned Food Drive

Starting July 22, the We Care Food Pantry will be having a canned food drive. The food drive will go on for three weeks, July 22, July 29 and August 2. Throughout these weeks, we ask for canned foods and also peanut butter jars. There will be boxes in the back of church to place the items in. After the three weeks are over, the cans and jars will be brought to the food pantry to be distributed there. Thanks in advance!

CCD signup

For all parents interested in registering their children for CCD classes, there will be signups in the back of church for the next two weekends. For more information, contact Gladys Fortenberry.

Need More of German Fest?

There are leftover sausage and t-shirts for sale from German Fest. Sausage is $12 per two pound bag and shirts are $20. Contact any hall committee member to order!

Server Appreciation

Saturday August 5 the servers at Holy Family Parish will travel to the Canyon Aqua Park after the 5:30 evening mass. Servers from grades 4-12 are encouraged to attend. Hamburgers served by Parish Council members at 6:30 p.m. We will leave at 7 p.m. for The CAP. We have the park exclusively from 8 – 10 p.m. If you are able to drive, please let a Parish Council member know.

Theology of the Body Adult Training

There will be theology of the body training for parents and teachers at St. Hyacinths church in Amarillo on August 26. The deadline to register is August 2. Contact Gladys to sign up.

School Registration

Registration for upcoming junior high and high school students has been moved to August 10. A schedule for registration times will be announced soon.

14th Annual Nazareth Buyers Club Supper

The Nazareth Buyers Club supper will be August 12, 2017 at the Nazareth Community Hall. There will be a reverse drawing raffle, a $25,000 credit giveaway, a Texas Hold ‘em Tournament and Entertainment by Mason Kleman and Carl Huseman. Tickets are $150 and admit 2 people for a catered steak supper. Meal is at 5:30 p.m. the drawing begins at 6 p.m. and the winning ticket will be drawn around 11 p.m.

Castro County Fair Booths

If you are interested in a booth at the Castro County Fair / Harvest Days on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 in Dimmitt, TX, please contact Donna at 647-2243 or dsr60@windstream.net.  Remember it is first come, first served, and booths inside the Expo go fast.  Booths range from $30 to $45 depending on where they are, and if you need electricity.

7th Grade Parent Meeting

All 7th graders who are interested in playing in the band and their parents please come to the band hall at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27. If you are unable to attend, but would like to be in band please email angela.fulkerson@nazarethisd.net or call (806) 344-8304.

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July 19, 2017~Year 9, No. 49

Change in School Calendar

This year, a few of the mandatory state-wide STAAR tests are scheduled for May 14-17. On the previously adopted schedule, May 14-18 was the last week of school. In order to avoid having students testing on the last week of school, the school year has been moved back a week. The first day of school will be August 23, and the last day will be May 25.

We will get out early on December 22 to start Christmas break and return January 8. Another change from last year is that all home football games will be on Thursdays instead of Fridays. Homecoming is September 7, and the homecoming pep rally will be on Wednesday. That week, CCD classes will be on Tuesday, September 5.

 

23 Attend State Convention

On July 8, twenty-three high schoolers from the Nazareth FFA chapter traveled to Corpus Christi to attend the State FFA Convention. The convention was filled with awards, music, dancing and service.

Aside from the regular meetings and activities, the convention held many opportunities for the teens. Monday, July 10, the chapter earned community service hours by helping to clean the beach. They enjoyed an Aaron Watson concert on Tuesday and a dance on Thursday night with over 7,000 FFA members.

On Wednesday, twelve from Nazareth received their Lone Star Degree. The Lone Star Degree is the highest award at the state level. To earn this degree, applicants must follow a set of guidelines, such as be an active member for two years, have twenty-five community service hours and invest money and time into an FFA activity, among other requirements. Recipients from Nazareth were Riley Durbin, Hydie Dyer, Anna Huseman, Faithe Huseman, Caitlin Kleman, Garrison Kleman, Ellen Schilderink, Tate Schulte and Eric Heitschmidt. Three others who earned their degrees but were absent include Alee Christian, Shelby Espenson, and Mike Schilderink.

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Emily Heitschmidt and Aaron Watson

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The Nazareth Chapter

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Lone Star Degree Recipients

 

Community Announcements

Canned Food Drive

Starting July 22, the We Care Food Pantry will be having a canned food drive. The food drive will go on for three weeks, July 22, July 29 and August 2. Throughout these weeks, we ask for canned foods and also peanut butter jars. There will be boxes in the back of church to place the items in. After the three weeks are over, the cans and jars will be brought to the food pantry to be distributed there. Thanks in advance!

Faith Formation Conference

The annual faith formation conference will be held August 5. The deadline to sign up is July 20. All catechists and church leaders are urged to attend this informative and spiritual meeting on discipleship following Christ. Please call Gladys at (806) 945-2519 to get registered.

 

Summer Band Schedule

Summer band will begin August 1. Please note the practice times below that will affect you.

August 1, 2, 3

Marching                                               8:30-10:00 a.m.

Full Rehearsal                                      10:30-11:30 a.m.

Sectionals              Low Brass                                             11:30-12:00

Saxophone/French Horn                   12:00-12:30

Trumpet                                                12:30-1:00

Percussion                                             1:00-1:30

Clarinet                                                  1:30-2:00

Flutes                                                      2:00-2:30

 

August 8, 9, 10

Sectionals              Low Brass                                             11:30-12:00

Saxophone/French Horn                    12:00-12:30

Trumpet                                                 12:30-1:00

Percussion                                             1:00-1:30

Clarinet                                                  1:30-2:00

Flutes                                                     2:00-2:30

Full Rehearsal/Marching                                                   2:30-4:00

 

August 17, 18

Full Rehearsal/Marching                    1:00-3:00

 

August 21

Meet the Swifts (Performance)         8:00 p.m.

 

New T-ball Field

This summer, a new t-ball field was built for the summer league baseball players. Pre-kindergarteners through first graders use the t-ball field.

The land was donated by the estate of Leroy and Dorothy Pohlmeier and fencing materials were donated by People’s Bank. There was enough land to build a t-ball field and a little league field in the future. The park was built by members of the ball park committee and community members: John and Vanessa Welps, Marcus and Celina Brockman, Shane and Tanya Ethridge, Kit and Kira Schulte, and Mitchell and Lindsey Brockman.

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Children on the new t-ball field

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July 12, 2017~Year 9, No. 48

Highlights of German Fest and Suds & Sounds

The 2017 German Fest and Suds & Sounds was filled with memories and laughter. The community and visitors enjoyed a German sausage meal, live music, crafts and other activities.

At Paige’s Biergarten, festival goers had live music, food and shade. In the Home Merc, artists in the area had paintings and other art work displaying around the room. Volunteers in the senior citizen’s building scooped homemade ice cream for sundaes and other snacks.

Suds & Sounds had several bands, including local Mason Kleman & The Ace of Spades. Those in attendance were able to enjoy food, drinks and dancing.

 

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Indoor Crafts Show

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Art Show

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Bob Fisher and Betty May Acker

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Outdoor Crafts Show

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Children Waterslide

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Paige’s Biergarten

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Ralph and Sharon Brockman

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Car show

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Live band at Biergarten

 

Canned Food Drive

Starting July 22, the We Care Food Pantry will be having a canned food drive. The food drive will go on for three weeks, July 22, July 29 and August 2. Throughout these weeks, we ask for canned foods and also peanut butter jars. There will be boxes in the back of church to place the items in. After the three weeks are over, the cans and jars will be brought to the food pantry to be distributed there. Thanks in advance!

 

Summer Library Fun

For five years, Felice Acker has lead an afternoon of reading and crafting every Tuesday during June and July at the Dimmitt library. Every week, children who attend listen to a book reading, complete a craft and enjoy a snack that relates to the book.

This Tuesday, Felice read the book Stone Soup. The children were given a plastic version of the foods in the book and made the soup as they read the book. Afterwards, they split into groups and were given a grocery store sales ad and a paper with a pot printed on it. They cut foods out of the sales ad and glued it into the pot to make the soup that their group wanted. Before they left, they were given a cup of “stone soup” to try and a pot of herbs to grow.

King’s Manor Auction Items

There’s something for everybody—men, women, and children—at the big fund raising auction that’s a vital part of the 39th annual King’s Manor Founders Day Barbecue coming up Saturday (July 15) at the Hereford ISD Administration Building.

Prior to the evening’s entertainment, an exciting array of trips, events and items will be auctioned to the highest bidder.

A local favorite is a steak dinner for eight couples graciously served by Steve and Sharon Hodges in the back yard of their Hereford residence. This rare medium, well done, has prompted spirited competitive bidding for a number of years.

If fishing is your game, this year’s auction provides the chance to float away on an adventure. A guided float trip for fly fishing for two on the productive Gunnison River with Dragonfly Anglers of Crested Butte, Colorado includes all necessary instruction, gear, and lunch on the river, along with a $500 gift card to cover accommodations for two nights.

There are several items just for kids—or maybe their grandparents—among auction offerings.

Classic pedal toys head the list, including a vintage cast iron John Deere 4020 diesel pedal tractor with a wagon, in pristine condition, and an equally pristine pedal-powered raging red fire truck replete with ladders and a hose reel.

A fold-closed sandbox custom made by Scott and Missie Wilcox will afford good clean fun in the sand for the children or grandchildren of the winning bidder.

Other auction items include a WTAMU sports experience package, a chain saw, diamond necklace, Swiss watch, and horseshoe art from Ted Ray and Janet Coleman. An array of items from art to automotive will also be available at the silent auction.

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Safe Environment Training

Gladys Fortenberry will have a safe environment training for adults who need it next Wednesday, July 19, at 6:30 at the CCD building.

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July 5, 2017~Year 9, No. 47

Making History

For the first time in the school’s history, Nazareth High School won the Lone Star Cup in the 1-A division. The Swiftettes were basketball state champions, and cross country state runners-up. The swifts were regional finalists in basketball. The school had the most match wins at the state tennis meet and were academic state UIL champions.

Nazareth ISD had a total of seventy-six points. In second place, Gail Borden County had sixty-six points, and Happy had fifty-six points in third place.

Congratulations to all athletes and academic competitors on a fantastic school year!

Nazareth at the Birth of Basketball

While Springfield, Massachusetts is the birth place of basketball, it is also the home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall holds many exhibits of facts, teams and stories from various places.

One of these exhibits features the Nazareth Swiftettes. It includes a brief overview of the history of the program and names a few Swiftettes for playing at the college level.

While the facts need to be updated, it is nice to know that the Swiftettes’ hard work is acknowledged even outside of Texas.

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Weekend of Memories

This weekend, Nazareth hosted three different reunions, the Acker reunion, the Schacher reunion and the Class of 1982.

The descendants of Val and Margaret Acker met at the Legion Hall for the first time since 1989. Around one hundred family members  were able to attend. The reunion included a mass at Holy Family Parish for all living and deceased family members of Val and Margaret Acker.

The Schachers met at Benny and Brenda’s house on July 1-2. Over three hundred people attended. The reunion was held to commemorate one hundred years at the Schacher homestead. On Saturday evening, Father Ken held a special mass for the Schachers in attendance.

The Class of 1982 had their 35 year reunion held on Friday and Saturday. They met at Joe Kleman’s house and later had a meal at El Camino.

TEEN ACTS RETREAT #21

Nine Nazareth teenagers attended the Teen ACTS retreat this past weekend in Amarillo, Texas. There were a total of 25 retreatants. The teens from Nazareth included Cambrie Heiman, Blakely Gerber, Jake Gerber, Brady Robb, Jacob Moroney, Amy Schilderink,Briana Huseman, Hallie Kleman, and Tate Schulte.

There were also eleven people from Nazareth who served as team members for this retreat. These members included Abby Schmucker, April Schmucker, Laci Backus, Garrison Kleman, Landon Robb, Garrett Annen, Eric Heitschmidt, Tommy King, Tausha Schacher, J.C. Pohlmeier, and, Deacon Bob, who willingly stepped in at the last minute to help Monsignor Waldow.

The retreat started on Thursday evening, June 29, when the retreatants arrived at the Bishop Defalco Retreat Center.   It lasted through Sunday morning, July 2, and ended with a closing mass at Our Lady of Vietnam church in Amarillo. Throughout the weekend, everyone experienced various ways that would strengthen their relationships with Christ.

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Nazareth Teens at Retreat

King’s Manor Barbeque and Auction

The King’s Manor barbeque and auction will be held on July 15 starting at 6:30. The fundraiser will be at the Hereford ISD building at 601 N. 25 Mile Avenue, Hereford Texas.

The tickets are $35 a person and include the meal, auction and concert.  Call King’s Manor at 806-364-0661 for more information or to reserve seating.

The music for the evening will feature Larry Gatlin, who will sing All the Gold in California, Broken Lady and other gospel favorites.

The auction includes many items, but will feature two trips. The first is a helicopter hog hunt for two with Cedar Ridge Aviation. It includes a two hour flight, firearm, ammo, a night at the lodge, steak dinner and ranchers breakfast. The second is a road trip for four to the Magnolia Markets. It includes a behind the scenes tour of Chip and Joanna Gains’ Magnolia Markets at the Silos, two nights at a country bed and breakfast and a gas/meal card.

All proceeds from this event go to the Benevolent Fund at King’s Manor and are used to the benefit of residents who may have exhausted their resources, so they may continue to have a home at King’s Manor.

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Larry Gatlin

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Magnolia Market

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