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Send Athens news to: [email protected] phone: 715-223-2342 fax: 715-223-3505 P.O. Box 677 103 West Spruce Street Abbotsford, WI 54405 Students of the Month
The following are Athens High School students of the month in January: Brock Thompson, band; Addyson Zettler, health; Anna Nowicki, choir; Brooke Rogaczewski, art and Kyler Ellenbecker, physical education.
The following are Athens Middle School students of the month in January: Aleah Frahm, band; Lily Butler, choir; Sydney Coker, art and Sam Sordahl, physical education.
Marissa Nowicki of Athens has been awarded to dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan.
Hunter Reed has been named to the dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester at UWPlatteville. He is majoring in software engineering.
Morgan Sondelski made the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at UW-Milwaukee. She is an undergraduate in the School of the Arts.
Family Story Time
Athens-area parents and their young children can attend Family Story Time at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday until May 14 at the Marathon County Athens Branch Library.
All ages of people can participate in a community-wide weaving project happening now through March 19 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St.
People can add to this ever evolving project using yarn and other textile materials any time the branch is open. People wanting more information on this community initiative can call the Athens library at 715-257-7292.
The Senior Citizens card group met on Feb. 13 for weekly card playing at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.
Three games of Sheepshead were played. Pat Frank won the first game and Ceil Frank took second place. David Perrodin won the second game and Bernice Passehl placed second. Butch Boris received low score.
The Senior Citizens card group will play cards again at 1 p.m. on this Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.
Stratford Continuing Education is offering Yoga Basics class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, March 5 through May 14 in Athens.
Advance signup is required. People wanting more information and to sign up should visit www.stratfordclasses.com.
Play and Learn
Parents and their young children are welcome to attend Play and Learn at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday until May 26 at the Marathon County Athens Branch Library.
Adults can practice their knitting, crocheting and more on a weekly basis with new sessions of Needle Arts afternoons from 1-4 p.m. each Tuesday until May 26 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline Street.
A military appreciation supper will be hosted by the Wien Wildcats 4H at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at the Wien Town Hall.
Current and former military service members are invited to attend at no cost. Those wanting to attend the supper need to RSVP by Wednesday, March 4, by calling 715-897-5354.
Church fish fries
St. Anthony’s Catholic School in Athens is hosting fish fries from 4:30-7 p.m. on Fridays, March 6 and 20, and on April 3.
There is a fee for people to eat the Friday fish fry that includes deep fried fish, baked fish, shrimp or combo, choice of potato, coleslaw and a des- sert and beverage.
Carry-out fish fries are available by calling 715-257-7541.
Lutheran Schools Week
Trinity Lutheran School in Athens will celebrate Lutheran Schools Week, which begins on Sunday, March 1, and ends on Sunday, March 8.
The following are fun school activities planned during Lutheran Schools Week: Monday, March 2, is pajama day and students will enjoy eating popcorn while watching a movie; Tuesday, March 3, is twin/triplet day and sledding; Wednesday, March 4, is grandparents day from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.; Thursday, March 5, is crazy hair day and students will go bowling and play bingo with the Athenian Living residents and Friday, March 6, is beach day at a waterpark.
Grandparent’s day activities consist of lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a tour of the classrooms, with Chapel afterwards. School Chapel families will be leading Chapel with each family performing a skit. Students will be able to go home with their grandparents after Chapel to spend the rest of this special day with them. The school has sent lunch RSVP slips home with the students, and parents need to complete the form and return it to school by the end of February.
The Record-Review mistakenly wrote that John Schug’s parents are Randy and Kristin Schug in the Athens Someone You Should Know profile in last week’s Feb. 12 newspaper. John Schug’s parents are actually Bill and Jenna Schug.
The Record-Review accidentally wrote in last week’s Athens locals section Connnor Westfall was shown in the first Westfall Scholarship Award picture. Tanner Westfall is actually in the picture with his parents, Dale and Tracy Westall, and award winner Seth Coker.
Athens High School seniors who’ll graduate this spring and plan to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited technical college or university can now apply for the Tucker Westfall Scholarship before Tuesday, March 31. Students can discover how to apply for the scholarship by visiting www.westfallstrong. com.
Learn about off-grid living
Adults can learn about off-grid living and different ways to get started during a free event from 1-2 p.m. this Monday, Feb. 24, at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St. People can call the Athens library at 715-257-7292 to obtain more information on this event.