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Youth News Chehalis Tribe Students of the Month for February Makayla Ortivez (9-12) Shyann Ortivez (6-8) Alexis Starr-Wright (K-5) Makayla Shyann is in the 8 grade at Oakville Middle Alexis is th is a Junior School. Her favorite subject is math; she is attending at Oakville especially fond of the Pythagorean Theorem. Oakville High School. “Pay attention in class; it helps,” she says. At Elementary in nd “School is school she her 2 grade great,” she says. enjoys school year. She “New Market sports and really likes to is the best spending time take tests; her though, because with her friends. favorite subject it’s opened up Shyann hopes is math. Her so many more to explore the advice to other opportunities veterinary feld kids is to be for me. After someday. She quiet and pay high school, loves animals attention. I plan to go and loves doing After school, to a university and double-major in Law new things so Alexis enjoys sewing in DeDe’s cultural classes and Psychology. I also have an interest in “Why not try and wants everybody to know that she lives in Sociology, so maybe I’ll minor in that.” it?” America. From the Education Department: As a reward for their commitment to school and personal growth, each student of the month will receive a $50.00 gift card from the Education & Development Department. Congratulations, Keep up the good work! Program Seeking Cultural Program News Cultural Program Heritage Program Information The schedule for Walter Lewis, Culture Coordinator Lynn Hoheisel, Heritage Coordinator is in 2013 is: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. His the Heritage offce Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM. She has been busy doing classroom is open from 12:00 to 6:00 PM daily. High School GRADUATES Tribal members can come in anytime to learn how to inventory and getting the offce ready. weave small projects. This is a beginning weaving She is available to help you get started on The Education Department is seeking information class and available for those who are interested in your family trees. It is great opportunity to on the following students that may be graduating learning how to weave. learn about your family lineage. If you have this year, but that we have been unable to contact. a copy of your family tree, please bring them His offce is located in the library in Classroom 6 at with you. If you or someone you know has contact the Community Center. On Tuesdays he is scheduled information for any of these individuals, or any to be working with the youth in the Youth Center The Heritage Program is encouraging families to bring in your old pictures to be other high schoolers that are on track to graduate Program. placed into our Chehalis Tribal Archives. this year. Diane Devlin, Cultural Coordinator’s schedule is: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Her If you cannot come to the offce and you Please contact: classroom is open from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM daily. wish to share old stories on the Chehalis tribe Taaffe Wyatt at 360-709-1759 with pictures, she will gladly come to your Racheal Mendez at 360-709-1698 You can come to do small sewing projects such as home and talk to you where she can scan purses, cell phone holders, pillows, etc. She has a pictures at your home. So please give her a Autumn Beckwith list of projects you can come over and learn with call and schedule an appointment. Tyler Beckwith her. On Wednesdays she will be working with the Her offce is located in the community center Ostynn Farrier children in the Headstart Program. in the Heritage offce or call at 360-709- Shayleen Fulton 1748. Kayleen Fulton Sign-up sheets for all classes will be at the Lela Pulsifer community center. Watch for all the upcoming Come out and visit and give them ideas of Duane William, Jr. classes that will be offered to what you want to see offered this Rose William Chehalis Tribal Members. New 2013 Year. Page 10   
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