The McArthur Minute
McArthur FFA reporter
This past Wednesday McArthur FFA held their March Meeting.
Members heard reports on the Contests that members had
participated in, they heard about what was upcoming, and the
update on Project Animals for the Inter-Mountain Fair. Madison
Corder gave a report on the Sectional Contest, Wesley Woolery
gave a report on the Chico State Invitational, Ruilly Horta
reported on the UC Davis Invitational Contest, and Mariah Maier
reported on the outcome of the Regional Meeting and Contest.
Shay Corder and Laci Denny were recognized for stepping up in
tight circumstances for the Regional Contest.
Upcoming next month are the Chapter Officer Elections,
California State Finals, and The 87th Annual California State
Conference. Also, the Ag Department is getting ready for the
Plant and Project Sale held in May.
BURNEY — The Word of Life Assembly of God Church’s Free, family
fun, Easter Eggstravaganza will be Saturday, April 4 from 10:30
a.m. to noon in the church parking lot on Highway 299 in Burney.
The event promises to be lots of fun for everyone with bounce
houses, face painting, hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones. There
will also by an Easter Egg hunt with thousands of candyfilled
eggs and fantastic prizes.
Registration begins at 10:30 with the first hunt at 11 a.m.
Prize drawings will follow the egg hunts.
The Raider Review
What a busy week last week was for students. Between sports,
school work and other extracurricular activities, our students
and staff are always very busy. On Monday the 30th, there will
be a positive action parent meeting in room 11 from 1:30 p.m. -
5 p.m.. On Wednesday the 1st there will be an 8th grade parent
night at 6 p.m. in the Library. At lunch on Wednesday a Leos
meeting will be held in Mrs. Madden’s room. All 8th grade
parents are encouraged to attend. On Friday the 3rd, Baseball
and Softball have a double header at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Fall
River. Also, during 5th and 6th period on Friday, there will be
a Bully Education Assembly for the Jr. High, followed by a
Raider Card assembly. On Saturday the 4th, the track team will
be traveling to Enterprise, the meet will begin at 4 p.m.. Also
on Saturday the Leos will be coloring Easter eggs to hide the
following day for the town Easter egg hunt. Next week the
students are looking forward to a week off from school as we all
have spring break.
Burney Senior Dedicates Display Case to Veterans
Burney High School Senior Tymber Wells (pictured above) built a
veterans wall display case to honor our veterans for her senior
project. Each month there will be a new veteran honored.
Her mentor was Bill Baldwin. Mr. Baldwin has done so much for
our school and our community by monitoring many students,
helping with choosing candidates for boys and girls state. He is
also a part of both the VFW and American Legion. Bill has helped
create several scholarships for Burney High School and through
his affiliation with the veteran’s organization he has handed
over $20,000 worth of scholarships out in the last 15-20 years.
Tymber has decided to give back to Bill for all of his time and
dedication to the students and community by dedicating this
display case to him by making him the first veteran of the
Local Soroptomists Celebrate Clubs 45th Anniversary
Soroptomist International of Burney-Fall River celebrated the
club’s 45th anniversary March 18 at the Burney Lions Hall.
The guest speaker, shown above, was Jackie de Martini, Governor
of the Sierra Nevada Region who spoke on Soroptimist projects
District Director for District 1, Sheri Hoyer was also in
attendance along with honored guests Margaret Zoll and Joan
Nemanic, charters members of the club and Marge Kivley from the
Redding Soroptimist club who helped charter the Burney-Fall
The Burney Lions Club prepared the lunch for 45 including
members from the Redding and the Chico clubs along with former
members of the Burney-Fall River Soroptimist Clubs and other
The Soroptimist Club will continue to work toward their goal of
working for women and girls, locally, in the region, and