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Athens Middle School Students of the Month in September were sixth grader Sy’Rih Hartwig, seventh grader Braiden Imhoff and eighth grader Jazelle Hartwig, all in math; Sarai Aguilar-Hernandez in science, Hunter Felix in social studies and Kaydin Streit in English Language.

Athens High School Students of the Month in September were Brooks Kraus in math, Connor Komarek and Lila Thompson in science, Kenesha Schug in social studies and Elizabeth Hoffman in English Language.

Senior Citizens

The Senior Citizens card group met on Oct. 17 for weekly card playing at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.

Two games of Sheepshead were played. Butch Boris won the first game and David Perrodin took second place. Pat Frank won the second game and Bitsy Ewan placed second. Alvira Henrichs received low score. The Senior Citizens card group will next meet on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. in the Athens Area fire and Ambulance Hall.

Athens Acres

The Athens Acres 4-H Club met on Oct. 15 in the Athens High School commons.

The meeting was called to order by president Kyana Janda. Pledges were said and roll call was taken with 36 members present. October birthdays were Celiah Schreiner and Kyana Janda.

The secretary minutes and treasury reports were approved as read. No committee reports were given. Under old business, the club was informed the suggestions for the Athens Fair book changes were submitted. Concessions for the football season are done. Several thank you notes from the sunflower project were read to the club.

New business included getting enrollments and fees completed and introducing new members. The new officers for 2019-2020 are president Kyana Janda, vice president Dailyn Schmitt, secretary Bella Zastrow and treasurer Isaac Socha.

The club will be celebrating 40 years on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Johnson Town Hall. It will be an open house from 1-4 p.m. All past members, parents and club and project leaders are invited to share their memories.

Athens Acres Club members will be working with the National Honor Society (NHS) on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until noon raking leaves for Make-A-Difference Day. The club assembled 12 college care packages for its alumni after the meeting. The Edgar Holiday Parade is Sunday, Nov. 3, at 12:30 p.m. If any club members are able to help, they should let Karen Schmitt know.

At the November meeting, the club will be collecting food for the Circle of Joy food pantry in Athens. The Ha-Ha-Box winner was Brody Lipinski. The club’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Athens High School music room.