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Student of the Month
Senior Max Schwabe has been awarded the Stratford High School Student of the Month for October.
The term that best describes Max is persistence, which is defined as the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people. Persistent people have a goal or visiion in mind that motivates and drives them.
The staff member who nominated Max for the award said during his sophomore year, Max volunteered weekly with a kindergarten student to help the student work on confi dence. The nominator said he or she has seen this young student smile when Max is around. The kindergartner has made many improvements in his self-esteem, motivation and communciation since working with Max.
Another staff member who nonimated Max for the award said when he was also a sophomore, Max volunteered to tutor a senior who was struggling in math at his home, while still managing his own studies and responsibilities. Max strives to make those around him better.
Max serves as a class representative and is involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Technology Club, Student Senate, Student Council, forensics, National Honor Society, baseball, football and wrestling.
Tiger Spirit Sale
Stratford High School Caring For Others Youth Service Organization (CFO) is holding its annual Tiger Spirit sale of items that are not specific to any sport or club but for all Stratford Tiger fans.
People can shop online at Team Sporting Goods Marshfi eld website. They then can click to open online store and scroll down to click on the Stratford CFO link to buy Tiger stadium chairs, hats, tshirts, jackets, hoodies and more. The sale runs until Monday, Nov. 18.
The items people purchase should arrive in the middle of December. People with questions about the sale should contact Mary Wussow, Missy Schmidt or Jamie Pankratz at Team Sporting Goods. Proceeds from this sale helps CFO help others through its community service projects.
NASP Archery Club
Stratford NASP Archery Club will be hosting a shoot for fun night from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Eau Pleine Outdoors Club (EPOC) building.
Youth in fourth through 12th grades can come shoot archery and check out the program. Prizes will be given out.
Stratford NASP Archery Club is gearing up for another season and registration is now open. Registration forms can be found on the Stratford NASP Archery Club Facebook page. Forms are due back to the school office by Friday, Nov. 8.
There will be a parent meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the EPOC building.
Nonfiction Book Club
The public is invited to join in a discussion about the book titled, “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough at Nonfi ction @ Night Book Club at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Marathon County Public Library’s Stratford Branch.