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Youth News Native Students Rewarded for Excellence in Sports School baseball team took third Gary Ortivez - best batting place in state tournament. Many average, Shawn Youckton and are looking forward to competing Ray Lopez – MVP, Trey Brown – for the next baseball season. Most Improved. Not to be outdone the girl’s Our Native girls received awards softball team did well too, but fell were Heather Daniels, best batting short in the district playoffs. They average; Desirray Klatush, coaches played well during the season award; and Alyssa Albert got most giving it their all for a game they improved. love and played. Come out and enjoy watching them play next year! Tribal members received awards for their play in Oakville High School Baseball for the 2012 Season. Pictured (L-R) are Gary Awards Banquet Ortivez - best batting average, Shawn Youckton and Ray Lopez – MVP, Trey Brown – Most Improved. Seven of twelve on Photo by Charlotte Lopez the baseball team are native boys. At It was a successful spring season baseball team won the District the awards banquet for the The Oakville High Championship which qualifed some of our Native School sports program. The them to go to the State Baseball boys who played baseball team competed at a Championships in Yakima. They on the High School high level in the B High School placed 3rd in State with a core of Baseball team were Pictured is Heather Daniels with her mom Division. Scheduling games and mostly freshman and sophomores, recognized for their Norma Daniels. Heather received the best practices was a challenge with only losing 3 seniors. This is the outstanding play. batting average. all the rain postponed. The boy’s second year that the Oakville High They are as follows: Photo by Charlotte Lopez Youth Summer Program AIFI Tribal Touring Program The Education Department Cultural Arts, Public Safety, The Coming To Chehalis Rez and Youth Center will be Olympics, “Life on the Rez”, and offering Summer Recreation & Photography. Driver’s Education Education opportunities for all classes will also be offered at this The American Indian Film Institute well as a screening in San Francisco students K-12. Activities will be time for those who qualify. Tribal Touring Program is a at the 37th Annual American Indian scheduled daily (Mon-Fri) July Ten (10) day mobile production Film Festival. The Digital Training 9 – August 16. For a complete schedule and to academy designed for Indian youth Workshops will be held August pick up a Policies & Permissions ages 12-19. Up to thirty (30) 13-22. A 10-Day Commitment is The Education Department will Packet stop by the Youth Center youth will be mentored by Indian required to participate. provide tutoring in reading, or the Education Department. flmmakers. Youth learn to Script, writing, and math in the mornings Completion of the Policies & Shoot, and Edit flms, introducing Preference for sign-ups will be from 8:30-11AM. Structured Permissions Packet is required to them to media-making tools, giving given to students participating in them the experience of making the Summer Youth Employment educational activities will be participate. flms related to their own lives, and program. Space is extremely scheduled every afternoon from preparing them for work-career limited and not guaranteed, so apply 12-4PM. Fridays are reserved for Questions? Call the Youth options in the media industry. now. Defending Our Way of Life feld trips for youth participating Center at 360-273-9674 or JJ The youth’s flms will premiere at Through Film… Contact William throughout the week. Weekly Shortman at 360-709-1749. a screening for the community as Thoms at 360-709-1897 learning themes include Page 10   
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