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posted Feb 25, 2014, 2:52 PM by Communications ISD 709
From Mike Roemhildt:

Denfeld Jazz Band And the Big Time Jazz Orchestra Present:

Jazz and Java

Tuesday February 25, 7:30PM, Denfeld High School Commons

401 North 44th Avenue East, Duluth

Tickets are Adults: $5.00 Students: $3.00

Join us for great food and coffee, win gifts from local

businesses such as: Target, Applebees , Buffalo Wildwings, Home Depot and much more!


Foster Grandparents Program: Volunteer Positions Available

The Foster Grandparents Program is looking for volunteers to help tutor and mentor children who need extra academic and social assistance to achieve their full potential. Volunteers serve 15-40 hours per week. In appreciation for your time as a volunteer tutoring & mentoring children with special needs in schools, daycares & Head Starts, the Program provides:

--A tax-free stipend of $2.65/hour

--Transportation assistance

--Monthly training

--Daily meal at some locations

--Vacation & sick pay

--Annual physical exam

If you are interested, contact the Foster Grandparent Program at 715-394-5384 or e-mail:



--Dave Kask, Duluth East High School, has been named Section 7 Assistant Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Nordic Ski Coaches Association. Dave has been the Assistant Nordic Ski Coach at Duluth East High School since the 2002-2003 ski season. Highlights in Dave’s career as an Assistant Coach at Duluth East include:

· 2004 – Boys Team State Champion

· 2007 – Girls Team State Champion

· 2011 – Boys Team State Champion

· 2011 – Girls Team State Champion

· 2012 – Girls Team State Champion

· 2013 – Girls Individual State Champion

-- The following students have been awarded Artist of the Month at Stowe Elementary, showing hard work, dedication and creativity.

February/March 2014: Jasmyn Biddle, Kamryn Hill, Hilary Walsburg, Alyssa Bowen, Grant Thompson, Gavin Zigich, Sienna Rabold.