Community News & Events for Feb. 23

Card shower
A card shower is planned for Marie Laughlin Jones, who will celebrate her 80th birthday Feb. 28. Cards can be sent to 408 W. High St., Woodstock 22664.

Winchester Connection
Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 45, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Perkins Restaurant. Dress is business casual. Information: 540-313-6303, winchesterconnection@hotmail.com or www.meetup.com/Winchester-Connection.

Steer weigh-in
The Shenandoah County 4-H/FFA steer weigh-in will be held from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the county fairgrounds in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.

Health forum
“Obesity and Inactivity: Impact on Community Health and What We Ca Do About It” is the topic for a community health form being held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Handley Library in Winchester.

Dr. Cee Ann Davis will moderate the panel that includes Extension Consumer Sciences agent Rebecca Davis and Skyline High School students Hannah and Sarah Chichester, who were elected by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth to attend the 2015 National Childhood Obesity Conference.

Information: Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-6046, ext. 31 or email friends@handlyregional.org.

Basket bingo
The Forestville-Quisckburg Ruritan Club will hold a Longaberger basket bingo Saturday at the New Market Fire and Rescue Department.

Doors open at 10 a.m. Bingo begins at 11 a.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Over $2,500 in baskets. Inclement weather date is March 5. Tickets, information: Charlie Haggerty at 740-8234.

Turkey/oyster supper
The Mount Jackson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will hold a turkey and oyster supper from noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg.

Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children and free for ages 6 and under. Takeouts available.

Chess program
Shenandoah Valley Chess Club director David Hubbard will present “Chess: a Game for the Ages and All Ages” at 1 p.m. Saturday at Handley Library in Winchester and again at 1 p.m. March 5 at Bowman Library in Stephens City.

The identical presentations will discuss the game of chess, historical figures who loved the game and why chess is the perfect game for kids. He will also share free resources for those interested in learning the game. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

Children’s workshop
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host a children’s writing workshop at 2 p.m. Saturday for ages 6 and up. Children are encouraged to bring something they have written to share. Information: 540-635-3153.

Black History program
Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Front Royal will celebrate Black History Month with a special program at 4 p.m. Saturday. Guest speakers will include Ken Knesh, assistant principal at Warren County High School, and LaTasha Do’zia Earley, founding artistic director of Sela Theater Project. Music will be provided by the Anointed Voices.

Potpie dinner
Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will hold a sloppy ham potpie dinner starting at 4 p.m. Saturday. The dinner is sponsored by the Junior High Youth Group. A free-will offering will be accepted.

Spaghetti dinner
The Skyline Athletic Association will hold a spaghetti dinner and Mr. Skyline competition Saturday at Skyline High School in Front Royal. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and the womanless beauty contest will start at 7 p.m. Tickets for both events are $10 or $5 to attend only the contest.

Zion Christian Church will sponsor a breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at 1772 Zion Church Road, Maurertown. The menu includes bacon, sausage, eggs, gravy and more. Free-will offering.

Auditions held
Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg will hold auditions at 2 p.m. March 5 and 6 for its June production of Neil Simon’s play, “The Good Doctor.” Information: 984-3972 or visit www.theatreshenandoah.org.

College news
Jonell Cooper, a junior art history major at Virginia Tech, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Paula and John Cooper of Toms Brook.

School news
The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School have been named to the all-A honor roll for the second grading period:
• Ninth grade: Virginia Biller, Ryan Butler, Jenna Constable, James Eaton, Cassandra Gibson, Christopher Hall, Reilly Hughes, Jose Hurtado-Garcia, Maria Knauff, Erik Prunka, James Shumway, Autumn Smith, Elizabeth Wine, Lindsay Zirkle.
• 10th grade: Dakota Baker, Benjamin Burch, Kiersten Cave, Jailyn Dellinger, Yash Desai, Andrew Dotson, Susannah Garber, Kelsey Hines, Zakari Hottle, Rachel Lute, David Moomaw, Nikki Mumaw, Alondra Ortega, Camryn Rosenberger, Caitlin Thompson.
• 11th grade: Emily Ball, Maria Becerra-Flores, Cesar Esquivel, Lukas Fultz, Simon Hensley, Ana Jermstad, Dawson Lear, Madison Long, Savannah Sager, Rachel Shumway.
• 12th grade: Kristen Bowman, Rachael Friedenberg, Haley Hallman, Nayeli Juarez, Alexandra Kahl, Adam Lamma, Lauren Lewis, Katy Romero, Mattie Roy, Olivia Schutz, Kimberly Ware-Simmons, Kinsey Wilk.

The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School were named to the A-B honor roll for the second grading period:
• Ninth grade: Alan Arnesen, Ruben Avalos, Carley Bennett, Israel Blank, Courtney Dellinger, Branson Estep, Garrett Estep, Jordan Jacobsen, Joshua Morris, Sierra Siever, Jenna Souder, Makayla Stout, Sawyer Wamsley, Derek Weaver.
• 10th grade: Catherine Bailey, Lindsey Baker, Dakota Carney, Madison Councill, Ashley Cowart, Brooke Dinges, Matthew Dove,
Brendan Hoover, Brooke Lacek, Jacklynn Madigan, Sarah Miller,
Savannah Miller, Destiny Neff, Alma Ortiz, Bryant Schutz, Skye Seay, Sayeh Shahriari, Hayley Sherrill, Abbigail Simon, Tyler Somers, Tasha Turner, Isaiah Wolverton, Levi Zirkle.
• 11th grade: Kelly Andrews, David Anthony, Reganne Brinkley, Aniqua Clayborne, Kyle Foltz, Curtis Ford, Daniella Gonzalez, Cole Holsinger, Brett Jones, Karina Juarez, Mark Keith, Garrick Knauff, Gabriel LeCompte, Gwen Mallow, Kirsten Martz, Madison McDaniel, Angela Misquith, Carlos Moreno, James O’Connell Jr., Matthew Oczkowski, Tyler Patton, Jessica Pechie, Tyler Riley, Jesse Rimel, Mercedes Roberts, Tia Saylor, Duncan Schroeder, Johnathan Starkey, Ryan Summers, Dan Tamas, Hallie White, Nicholas Wiencek, Kendra Wright.
• 12th grade: Bryan Andrews, Isaac Blank, Rebekkah Bodanske, Sarah Campbell, Allyson Clar, Joseph Connor, Javier Deltoro, Brooke Farley, Autumn Fleming, Caitlynn Francisco, Brandon Garcia, Hayley Gibson, Angel Hernandez-Dimas, Chance Hill, Valencia Jimenez, Kristen Kenney, Michael Knauff, Kelsey Kokkonen, Tyler Lacek, Virginia Langston, Jesse Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Cassandra Lichliter, Josey Lonas, Damian Loya, Jonathan May, Colin McNees, Nathan Miller, Elizabeth Moomaw, Erick Ruby, Brittany Singleton, Blake Spencer, Graciel Tapia.

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