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"Do the Write Thing" Contest Winners
(posted 04/11)
Congratulations to Cara Lagge and Kaitlin Hugs, top ten finalist in the "Do the Write Thing" writing contest sponsored by the Montana Board of Crime Control in Helena. This national contest asks students to write about youth violence, its causes, affects on student lives and what students can do to help prevent youth violence.

Mrs. Hansen, Cara & KaitlinThe girls and their families and Mrs. Hanson travelled to Helena to attend a celebration at the state capitol rotunda, Saturday, April 16. All ten finalists had the opportunity to read their writing for the audience, guests and dignitaries. One boy and one girl were then chosen to travel to Washington, D.C. to present their work in July at the national level. Kaitlin was selected as one of the two Montana representatives!

You can read their work at www.mbcc.mt.gov under Juvenile Justice.

Lockwood Alumni is Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year
(posted 02/11)
Kenny Painter was selected the 2011 Montana Boys and Girls Clubs Youth of the Year by state Boys and Girls Club officials at a competition held in Helena in early March, 2011. Kenny, a 15-year-old sophomore at Senior High, attends the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County's Lockwood Clubhouse. Learn more about Kenny and his award here>>.

Mrs. Dyke Receives Award (posted 02/11)
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Carol Dyk received the EBMS KULR 8 Gold Star Award. KULR 8 came to Lockwood School to present Carol with a gift basket, plaque, and $250.00 to use in her classroom.

It's great to have our wonderful teacher recognized. Congratulations Mrs. Dyk!

Lockwood Fifth Grader Wins Essay Contest (posted 01/11)
Congratulations to Ashton Albright, winner of the 2010 Elks Lodge Americanism Essay Contest. Ashton composed an essay entitled, "Why I am Proud to be an American," over her Christmas vacation and has won a US savings bond. Lockwood had over thirty essays entered in the contest out of 85 submitted. Ashton was the only fifth grader to receive an award. Her essay is now being sent on to the State level for further judging.
View a photo of Ashton and her teacher here>>.

Middle School Teacher Wins "One Class at a Time Award" (posted 10/10)
Mr. Sal Scrano, the Lockwood Middle School music teacher, was selected to receive the "One Class" grant for $250 from the KTVQ television station "One Class at a Time" award program. "You have to buy instruments, sheet music and all these instruments needs reeds," explained Scrano. "This grant will be really helpful." With his grant, Mr. Scrano plans to purchase technique books for all of his middle school music students.