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October 28, 2013

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The entire Wilson Central School District participated in Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week focuses on drug prevention education and advocacy, and students participated in various activities at every school.

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Former Wilson High School principal and current president of the Rural Schools Association, Dr. Bruce Fraser, has passed along information about a study being conducted by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council, and is asking for your input. This study is being conducted in an attempt to learn and understand more about high stakes testing. The council is seeking feedback from a variety of people and would like Upstate New York to be properly represented. Consider taking five minutes this week to take this survey and voice your opinion on high stakes testing at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/V6T2YGX.

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In student news:

Congratulations to the varsity girls soccer team and coaches TJ Baia and Joan LiPuma on their second consecutive N-O League Championship.

Kudos to the current Athletes of the Week Tori Couturier, varsity cross country and Justin Westmorland, varsity football.

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In school news:

Congratulations to Home and Careers teacher Debi Sweeney and her family for earning back-to-back Champion Herdsmen honors at the New York State Fair.

Thanks to photographer David St. Onge for photos from last week’s Athletic Wall of Fame event that are posted online and available for free download at http://dmsphoto.zenfolio.com/2013wof.

“Crush Cancer” tees and hoodies will be on sale in the Middle School/High School during the week of Nov. 4. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society; prices are $15, $25 and $35. Contact Jaime Lepsch at jlepsch@wilson.wnyric.org or Maureen Mahar at mmahar@wilson.wnyric.org if you would like to place an order.

According to the latest rankings released by Business First, Wilson Central School District is ranked as 37 out of 429 upstate districts in New York. Wilson is also in the top 25 percent for cost-effectiveness.

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Send your good news from Wilson, South Wilson and Ransomville areas to bettyhaag@verizon.net (email text only, no attachments except photos in jpg format), or call 751-4146. To see it in next week’s Shoreline Byline, please pass it along before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Shoreline Byline by Betty Haag

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