The 11-12 age division standout for the Oakdale gators youth swim team, Emily Bennett, nabbed the highest score of any Mid Valley League swimmer in her group with 23 points at the MVSL championships in Turlock on Saturday, July 24.
Bennett earns Athlete of the Week honor from The Leader for her efforts.
As July winds down, some dates to remember: Breakfast August 1st in the Ferry at the Odd Fellows Hall from 8:00 a.m. to noon, The Knights Ferry Community Club meeting August 5th at the clubhouse at 6:30 for a dinner meeting, and Knights Ferry School Board meeting August 12, at the school at 6:00 p.m.
July 28, 2010|
Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
Valley Home School summer vacation is beginning to draw to a close and our mind has begun to focus, perhaps a little reluctantly for those of us who have enjoyed a lazy, fun filled summer, on thoughts of school starting up once again and returning to studies.
The first day of school in the Oakdale Joint Unified School District is just two weeks away, starting on Wednesday, Aug. 11. To get students familiar with campuses, provide them with class schedules, take photos, purchase PE clothes, and more, the high school and junior high hold a series of roundups for all students and orientations for new, incoming students.
Principal Mike Moore reported that the Oakdale High School Roundup schedule is as follows: Seniors will meet on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Juniors will meet later that day from 12:30 p ...
Oakdale paid homage to its Western roots with a celebration of all things cowboy and ranching on Saturday, July 24. The day was observed as the National Day of the American Cowboy and included a variety of competition at the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds, in addition to special sidewalk sales and deals at multiple stores around town.
A girl, Haileyann Lynette Clarke-Logsdon, was born July 14, 2010 to expectant parents Levi Logsdon and Christine Clarke of Oakdale. The newborn weighed seven pounds upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.
Dustin Louis and Morita Carranco of Oakdale welcomed the arrival of their daughter, Izabella Nanette Louis, on July 10, 2010. The newborn weighed six pounds, 15 ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.
Kevin Snarr and Meagen Gibson of Modesto welcomed the arrival of their son, Stratton Jayse Kenneth Snarr, on July 9, 2010. The newborn weighed seven pounds, nine ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.