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AMY hofer has her book signed by Tyson Kokesh, while Valerie Button and Sara Overson sign books for other book signing attendees.

The third graders were busy this Valentine’s Day as they presented their work as authors and illustrators at our Book Publishing Party.

In December we wrote a class story as a group, and because of our appreciation for our class pet (our bearded dragon named Lizzy), the class decided to make the story about the life of Lizzy after we have gone home for the day. We held multiple class discussions over the course of a couple of weeks to create a story we were all excited about. Then there were still many pages left that could be included in our book, so we decided to each write an individual poem to fill the book. After writing the story and poems, we had to rewrite on the specific paper sent by the publishing company (Studentreasures). We had to get this all completed and sent in before Christmas break to get the final books in February. We were busy!

…Read on and see additional pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Camden Jost takes control of a consolation round match against an opponent from Minneota, Minn. Jost won the match 12-7.

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the WSWWW wrestling squad traveled to Miller for a quadrangular with Miller/Highmore-Harrold, Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes (KWLPG) and Ipswich/Leola/Bowdle (ILB). WSWWW was first matched up with ILB, and they won with a final score of 62-12. They then wrestled KWLPG and lost a tough battle with a final score of 26-48. Their final match of the night was with Miller/Highmore-Harrold and WSWWW finished strong with a final score of 66-3 for the win.

The Huron Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 9, was the last regular-season tournament for the WSWWW wrestlers. There were 11 teams, including five A schools, and the WSWWW brought home fifth place, just nine points behind fourth-place Huron.

The WSWWW wrestling team now prepares for the 3B Region Tournament this Saturday, Feb. 16 in Parkston. The top four wrestlers in each weight class will earn a trip to the state wrestling tournament, which takes place Feb. 22-23 in Rapid City.

…Read the individual results and see an additional picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The SCW Lady Blackhawks traveled to Iroquois on Tuesday, Feb. 5, for a doubleheader with the Chiefs. They came home with another victory for their record as the game ended with a final score of 55-15, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. The junior varsity girls also won their game with a final score of 41-20.

On Friday, Feb. 8, the Blackhawks hosted the Highmore-Harrold Pirates for a doubleheader in Woonsocket. The Lady Blackhawks had another good night as the game ended with a score of SCW 46, Highmore-Harrold 37.

The JV girls also won their match-up with Highmore-Harrold with a score of 37-18.

The girls had their next game in Huron against James Valley Christian on Monday, Feb. 11; results of those games will be in next week’s issue of the Journal. They will have their last game of the regular season on Thursday, Feb. 14 against Mitchell Christian in Mitchell, then on to Regions next week. Their record is currently at 12-6 for the year, so far.

…Read details about the games in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.