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MLK DAY
By : Amanda McClain
Martin Luther King , Jr . Day is a federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of January . We celebrate his achievements , life and most important of all we celebrate how he helped to end racial segregation in the United States . His famous , well-known speech was “ I Have a Dream ” speech . After he gave this speech , he was the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize . Shortly after , on April 4 th , he was assassinated and many campaigns were started for that day to become a holiday . After it was passed , many states refused to celebrate this holiday . However , in the year 2000 , all 50 states for the very first time promoted this holiday . After it became a holiday , Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 . This stated that discrimination was prohibited in housing on the basis of race , religion , and national origin .
FFA NEWS & UPDATES
Sponsor : Mr . Brian Johnson Contact : brian . johnson @ litchfieldps . org
Six students from Litchfield Junior High competed in the District 8 FFA Quiz Bowl Competition on December 14 th , including : Tessa Shafer , Kaylee Rosentreader , Nathan Wardyn , Gavin Cole , Faith Heapy , and Alana Betke . A total of 43 teams competed .
GENERAL FUND CLAIMS DECEMBER , 2016
A TO Z LAWN PRO & LANDSCAPTING 1,500.00 ; ACT 72.00 ; ACTIVITY JUNIORS 26.50 ; ALMQUIST , MALTZAHN , GALLOWAY , & LUTH , P . C . 100.00 ; ANSLEY LUMBER 158.69 ; ANSLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2,329.88 ; ASK SUPPLY CO . 664.77 ; BLACK HILLS ENERGY 849.12 ; CHARTER BUSINESS 481.28 ; CHI HEALTH SAINT ELIZABETH 75.00 ; COLE ELECTRIC COMPANY 2,332.54 ; CORNHUSKER MARRIOTT , THE 104.00 ; CULLIGAN WATER CONDITIONING 131.25 ; DAS STATE ACCOUNTING- CENTRAL FINANCE 238.96 ; EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT 10 6,295.73 ; ESSENTIAL SCREENS 33.00 ; FARMERS CO-OP ASSOCIATION 1,133.56 ; HEWLETT-PACKARD FINANCIAL SERVICES COPANY ( COMPUTER LEASE ) 2,579.04 ; HOWARD TRANSPORTATION , INC 246.42 ; HYVEE 32.10 ; ISLAND SUPPLY WELDING CO . 76.68 ; IXL LEARNING 300.00 ; J & J SANITATION 195.46 ; JERRY M ROLFSMEYER DBA JERRY ’ S REPAIR & BODY 20.58 ; JOEDEMAN , JESSE 435 . 30 ; JONES INSURANCE AGENCY , INC 100.00 ; JOURNEYED . COM , INC DBA JOURNEYED 364.45 ; KEARNEY QUALITY SEW AND VAC , INC 399.99 ; MALINE , SCOTT 99.36 ; MENARDS 111.47 ; NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE10.00 ; NE ASSOC OF SCHOOL BOARDS 56.00 ; NE COUNCIL SCHOOL ADMINISTRAT 115.00 ; NEBRASKA CENTRAL TELEPHONE 125.19 ; NEBRASKA LIFE MAGAZINE 24.00 ; OFFICENET 36.00 ; PETTY CASH FUND 3,081.91 ; QUILL CORPORATION 401.63 ; RAVENNA NEWS 96.30 ; RENAISSANCE LEARNING 2,087.00 ; SAFELITE AUTO GLASS 232.90 ; SCHOLASTIC READING CLUB 380.00 ; SEVERSON , LAMMERS & ABEL , CPA 4,595.00 ; SHERMAN COUNTY CLERK 153.55 ; SHERMAN COUNTY TIMES 271.69 ; VILLAGE OF LITCHFIELD 366.13 ; WILSON , JOSH 437.58 , DECEMBER PAYROLL 157,715.96 ; TOTAL 191,672.97
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