Luther Elementary School
• New student council officers and representatives for the 2012-13 school year were selected.
They are: president, Danyele Cowen; vice president, Jesse Perez; secretary, Kelly Hurlbert; treasurer, Kevin Quintero.
Class representatives are Ishaa Khan, Fatima Martinez, Servando Sanchez, Abril Santana and Monica Enriquez.
Encinal Elementary School
• The annual Walk-a-thon was held Sept. 30. Numerous parent volunteers and students walked to support the Encinal Student Council. Monies will go to support field trips and assemblies for the school year.
Butte Vista School
• Fourth- and fifth-grade students had a directed drawing lesson from art teacher Linda Davey. Students will have a full year of drawing with coloring techniques.
• Girls on the Run and Girls on Track is in progress on Mondays and Wednesdays.
• Music filled the air with band students practicing their wind instruments led by band teacher James Lohman.
• Picture days are coming Monday and Tuesday.
Riverbend Elementary School
• Eighth-graders will be holding a mock election in conjunction with the Secretary of State's office on Oct. 30. They will get the full voting experience with real voting booths from the Sutter County Elections office.
• Michele Wright's drama class wrote another presentation regarding bullying at school. "Stop the Silence II" is told from the view of the bully, the bullied and the bystander and gives students insight for how to handle similar situations. It was performed for the entire sixth grade and included a presentation by counselor Oscar Moreno.
• Shelly Enos and Fawn Ueberschaer's Advancement Via Individual Determination classes had guest speaker attorney Anthony E. Gaylean from Rich Fuidge, Morris, & Lane Attorneys speak about career readiness.
Tierra Buena Elementary School
• Perfect attendance this week for the classes of Hershel Smith, second grade, and Amy Camburn, fifth grade.
• On Oct. 12, the third-grade classes of Merrylee Bonslett, Norma Hembree, Belinda Kimerer and Bethany Whippo will take part in Farm Day at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds.
• Oct. 12 is also when the school will hold its annual Fall Festival from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
• The first-grade classes of Sara Pitts, Twila Rasul, Kathy Childers and Lavena Williams will visit the Pumpkin Patch at Sutter High School on Oct. 18.
• Girls from Tierra Buena's Eagle Center, the after-school program, will be participating in Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run is a 12- week program for third- through eighth-grade girls that uses the power of running to prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.
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