Author: Garrett Cook

King’s Legacy Continues to Promote Change

By Garrett Cook “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Dr. King impacted people from every walk of life, and still today his legacy lives on.  “The biggest reason he is my hero is his belief in making changes and doing it in a nonviolent way,” sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Angie Lobue said. August 28, 1963 was the day that Dr. King gave his famous ‘I...

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Gibbs Competes in Vegas Half-Marathon Race

By Garrett Cook Wendi Gibbs, Content Mastery teacher, competed in the Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon this past Sunday in Las Vegas, Nevada . Although, this is Gibbs first time to compete in Las Vegas, the event has has been running for 50 years. “I ran in high school and always loved it,” Gibbs said. “I started training for a half marathon around 14 years ago, but I have focused on it more the past five years.” This was Gibbs’ 10th half-marathon, but it was her first trip to run at night on the Las Vegas strip. The course route...

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Sixth Grade Boys Meet Weekly for Bible Study

By Garrett Cook Since sixth graders are not eligible to attend Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a group of boys made the decision to form a Bible study group on Thursdays  to learn about God’s word and to generate future interest in FCA. Current seventh grade FCA members volunteered to help out with the weekly study meeting for the sixth graders. “My favorite part about the study is interacting with everyone,“ Leader, Caleb Scott said. The students are currently studying about the different Bible stories and how to be a better Christian at school. “I volunteered to lead Bible study because of the way people act in junior high,” Scott said. From video clips to student-taught lessons, the students learn in a variety of ways to better their knowledge about God. “My favorite part is leading people towards God,” leader Drake Kneifl said. For more information about joining the Thursday study group contact Caleb Scott....

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See You At The Pole Marks 20 Years at WOMS

By Sidney Anderson & Garrett Cook Approximately 50 middle school and high school students gathered at the See You At The Pole event on September 27, 2017. The day of prayer is a campus tradition that is still going strong for students at both campuses. For 25 years, See You At The Pole, has been about one simple act–prayer. It’s a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for this generation. “It’s good to just talk about God sometimes,” eighth grader Caleb Orms said, “Sometimes you just need a little Jesus.” The tradition of See You At The Pole at WOMS has improved every year with more teachers and students attending. “I love to see our students praying for their peers, teachers and different things that are going on in our world today,” FCA Sponsor Amy Heim said. “See You at the Pole allows students to put God back in school and keep Him as their main focus.  Every year there seems to be more and more students that come to fellowship.”   Making up a large percent of attendees was girls athletics, who came from workout to attend the event.   “I thought it was really cool that all these Christians got together and prayed over our school, country, and our teachers,” seventh grade  athlete Trinity Noll...

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