Would you ever make a bucket list and complete it before you die? "I surely would," said Logan Meyers. In case you may not know, a bucket list is a list of activities or events you would like to participate in before you die. Love Home Swap made a bucket list that contains a lot of cool places to visit all around the world.
Total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). Now in layman’s terms: carbon footprint is sum of all emissions of carbon dioxide stimulated by your activities in a given time (i.e. driving a car, electricity usage, buying food).
The news has been filled with horrifying images and stories of the typhoon in the Philippines. According to the UN, 11 million people were affected by this powerful natural disaster and 673,000 displaced. The death toll as of Thursday, November 14, has been lowered to 2,500 from the previous believed 10,000. Many of these victims are living in unimaginable conditions without necessities such as food or water. The Kenston Center Stage production, Acts of God, has come at a time when the issue of natural disaster relief is extremely prevalent.
"When other pilots or people at the airfield see a 17-year-old girl flying around and landing, they are a little taken aback," she says with a laugh. "But everybody thinks it’s really cool."
Katie, a senior, is on her way to earning her private pilot's license and has dreams of being an aerospace engineer. "The ideal place to work would be a big corporation like NASA or Boeing, but we'll see," she said.
Timmons Elementary and Kenston Intermediate School were among only three schools in Ohio to be recently awarded Gold Level recognition from the Ohio Gold, Excellence in Physical Education program through the Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Kenston High School's 2013 fall production, Acts of God, follows twelve teenagers as they sift through the emotional wreckage thrust upon them in the aftermath of a tornado that has ravaged their community. Uniquely presented on a raked stage with shifting scenes and reinforced with rear-projected imagery, this drama by award-winning author and playwright Mark Rigney promises to be a powerful and moving show. According to the Evansville Courier & Press, Acts of God is an "...ever-flowing, constantly shifting, broadly ambitious examination of the emotional debris left behind by a fictional F-3 tornado..."
Kenston's National Honor Society is partnering with KCS and the Cleveland American Red Cross to heighten awareness of disaster relief services and to collect donations. All donations will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Program's mission to provide emergency aid to victims of natural disasters.
Performance dates are Friday and Saturday, November 15-16 at 7 PM and Sunday, November 17 at 2 PM at the Kenston High School Auditorium. All tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. All seats are reserved. For additional information or to order tickets (online), visit the Kenston High School website or call (440) 543-9821, Ext. 5277 beginning November 1.
Rachel, a senior at Kenston High, created an arboretum by identifying, marking global positioning system coordinates and mapping and placing identification plaques at distinctive trees.
She also produced a brochure highlighting the trees and noting the memorial plaques placed throughout the campus.