By Leslie Michaelson
Canton Elementary students began their first week of school with the growl of racing engines and the flourish of checkered flags as they were taken on a field trip to Longdale Speedway. This was to highlight their return to school theme which is “Racing Back to School.”
Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards Scholarships to Blaine County Students The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is pleased to announce Canton High School graduate Maegann Brandly is one of 10 recipients of the Carolyn Watson Opportunities Scholarship and Watonga High School graduate Chase Lorenz is the recipient of the Dean Wild Memorial Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year. Brandly is attending the University of Oklahoma and is undecided on a major.
Honor roll listings for the 2016 summer session at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been announced. All students—undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate— on the President’s list have a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) in a minimum of seven hours of work.
A new state law that goes into effect Aug. 26 requires motorists younger than 18 who apply for a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license, to complete a certified motorcycle safety basic rider course. Rep. Chuck Hoskin, D Vinita was the principal author of House Bill 2260.
By Joanne Sinclair
The Canton Library has announced the 2015 Summer Reading Program winners. Taylyn Buzzard and William Buzzard each read 80 books during their summer break from school. Taylyn and William are the children of Katrina and Bobby Buzzard of Canton and attend Lomega Elementary School.
By Leslie Michaelson
Recently I was cleaning out my kitchen cupboards and came across an old Weight Watcher’s© scale, the kind used to measure serving portions so that you can effectively monitor your weight loss program. To accurately weigh your portions, you must calibrate the scale’s zero-point. That is don by first setting the empty dish onto the scale and then you reset the dial to zero. From that point, any portion you place into the dish may be accurately weighed and monitored.