At the meeting of the Knights Ferry History and Museum Associates, it was decided to have the last side of Miller's Hall replaced. That should end the bat problem! The Museum will have a display for the Civil War reenactment March 19th and 20th.
Congratulations go out to Charlie Mynatt on his hole-in-one at the Escalon Golf Course on hole # 3.
Dates to put on your calendar: Thursday, February 3rd – Community Club meeting at the clubhouse at 7:00 p.m. It is a dessert meeting. Bring your White Elephants for the Ground Hog Dinner or bring them Saturday, February 6th for the Ground Hog Dinner at the clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. The main dish will be prepared, please bring sides or salads A-M and desserts N-Z and the White Elephant items to be raffled off. This is a fun evening! February 7th is Breakfast Sunday in the Ferry at the I.O.O.F. Hall ...
For the third time in a month the power was out for a long time. This time it went out at about 6:00 p.m., dinner time! Your reporter had almost finished cooking so on went the lids and finished with residual heat. Dinner was by a propane lantern. Some Ferrians went out to dinner, some ate cold sandwiches and some were already through eating. Most just went to bed.
At the meeting of the History and Museum Associates the upcoming Peddler's Faire was discussed. It will be on May 1st because Easter is the last Sunday in April. Notices went out to vendors, $55 for a booth. Call 881-3217 if interested. Also discussed was the Civil War Reenactment scheduled for March 19 and 20. Under new business a leak has been discovered in the roof and a wooden step behind Miller's Hall has split. The Voortmans plan on opening the Knights Ferry Creamery and Sweet Shop in February. They are working on painting and getting things in ...
There was a large turnout for the Community Club dinner last Thursday. After the good food was eaten, President Linda Morris discussed the annual Ground Hog Dinner and White Elephant Raffle. This year's date is February 5th at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. Chef Chris will prepare the main dish and attendees will bring sides, salads or desserts. The main thing is to bring some unwrapped white elephant gifts. Start looking now (your reporter has found a goodie!) And yes, the shell wind chimes will be back! After the business meeting, the speaker, Jim Sanders, was introduced. He ...
Happy New Year and how did it become January so soon? Some dates for your calendar: Knights Ferry Community Club dinner meeting January 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. Final plans for the Ground Hog dinner will be discussed. Guest speaker is Jim Sanders, a WWII ambulance driver. He served in France and Germany and help in the liberation of a concentration camp. This narrative is not for young children. January 11 is the meeting of the Museum and History Associates at 9:00 a.m. at Miller's Hall. January 12th is the Knights Ferry Garden ...
Welcome to the world Kyle Coleman Mangante, born December 20th to Troy and Brandi. Kyle weighed in at 10 pounds, 9 ounces. Proud Knights Ferry grandmother is Kathy Mangante.
No matter what road you travel, the Christmas light displays are great!
Jim and Diane Boyer recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children and grandchildren took them out to dinner.
The Knights Ferry Community Club dinner was well attended. The tables were decorated with red coverings and greens and ornaments. Pastor Tanis said Grace and the Oakdale High School Choir, under the direction of Brian Mills, got to eat first so they could sing to the audience during dinner. There were many delicious dishes as well as ham, turkey and all the fixings. Madison Abbott, former Knights Ferry resident and KFS graduate was one of the soloists. Other soloists were Erica Vandeveen, Emily Johnson, Kaylee Inman, Bianca Anderson and Alida McKeon. Aimee Smith, granddaughter of Helen Smith, was in the ...
Knights Ferry School held its Jog-a-thon Award assembly last Friday. Students running the highest number of laps per grade (boy and girl) were: Kindergarten- River McCarthy and Xavier Olivera, First Grade- tie Dakota Voortman, Maribel Limon, Second Grade- Marcada Baker and Joshua Munoz, Third Grade- Alex Arias, Fourth Grade- Paris Thompson and Sam Fletcher, Fifth Grade- Julia Nilsson and Ray Patton, Sixth Grade- Sophie Jones and Daniel Lubeck, Junior High- Annette Arias and Duke Bonde. They each received a gold medal. Those students collecting the most funds by grade were River McCarthy, Dakota Voortman, Marcada Baker, Tatyn Silva, Tyden Baker ...
Birthday greetings for the month of November go out to: Taylor Witzke, Alexa Boyajian, Ivan Meraz, Bob Brunker Jr., Phil Frymire, John Krick, Matt Holcomb, Alex Krippner, Roger Ray, Elise Seeds, Bill Carr, Bill Higgins, Ben Cassinetto, Dorothy McKinsey, Wyatt Dickens, Eann Carroll, Paris Thompson, Elissa Simons, Megan Miller, Andie Jones, Kim Medeiros, Jasmin Olvera, Frank Rossi, Tristan McCarthy, Presley Wilson, Megan Willis, and Duke Bonde.
Knights Ferry School held its Renaissance assembly for the first quarter. Those students with a 4.0 GPA were Wyatt Dickens, Sam Fletcher Paris Thompson, Meghan Caron, Sage Heckinger, Sophie Jones and Ashley Caron. Students with a 3.0 to 3.9 GPA were: Brooks Bonde, Brandi Cardey, Brandon Carroll, Rilyn Cassaretto, Eden Cassinetto, Emma Fallentine, Angel Limon, Austin Santillo, Kaeli Sweet, Jenna Armario, Aleesha Harden, Julia Nilsson, Ray Patton, Shawn Spani, Shaela Borba, Salvador Limon, Daniel Lubeck, Madison Willis, Maria Garcia, Cleo Wilson, Annette Arias, Kaitlin Burke, Jaycee Harden, Tyden Baker, Araceli Limon, Jasmin Olvera and Chris Roek. Congratulations ...
Here it is November already - where did the year go? Dates to put on your calendar: November 4th Community Club dessert meeting at 7:00p.m.
November birthday wishes go out to: Bob Brunker, Jr., Phil Frymire, John Krick, Alex Krippner, Roger Ray, Elise Seeds, Bill Carr, Bill Higgins, Ben Cassinetto, Wyatt Dickens, Megan Miller, Tristan McCarthy, Alyssa Sisco, Jenna O'Neil, Presley Wilson, Alexa Boyajian, Dayne Sturtevant, Megan Willis, Taylor Wizke and Gage Perry. Many happy returns!
This is conference week at Knights Ferry School so the students are dismissed at 1:00 p.m.
Congratulations to the Knights Ferry students of the month for October: Troy and James Peterson, First Grade, Anthony Neely and Breanna Banks, Fourth Grade, Makena Mendonca, Fifth Grade, Makali Willis, Sixth Grade, Kaeli Sweet, Seventh Grade and Ray Patton, Eighth Grade. They were awarded certificates at a recent assembly. Also Luke Dickens and Josh Reese won the Super Student drawing.
At the MAC meeting last Thursday Christie Dowd from the Stanislaus County Planning Department presented the tentative parcel division of the Thompsons. They want to divide 932 acres into 24 forty-acre parcels behind Horseshoe Road. Approximately 750 acres are now planted in almonds. The project proposes access to the property through a publicly maintained 30-foot wide easement off Horseshoe and they need a secondary access, proposed to Rodden Road. Two access roads are needed before anything can be done. Christine also presented the MAC with a letter from Nick Honchariw complaining about the Historical District's 5-acre minimum parcel plan ...
Movie night was a preview of Halloween. Children and adults came in costume to enjoy the treats, the movie "Hocus Pocus" and popcorn. There were many great costumes including two who were covered head to toe in a spandex type multi colored outfit. Don't know who they were! It was a fun night in the clubhouse.
Birthday greetings for the month of October go out to: Jim Boyer, Carol Davis, Bev Noe, Dick Muniain, Lisa Dolling, Glenda Maisel, Natalie Albarico, Kody Simons, Nathaniel Van Ryn, Mike Ohe, Lis Whalen, Julia Nilsson, Alec Ray, Lisa Fogarty, Andrew Schlegel, Cheryl Hodge, Austin Page, Ivan Garcia, Dusty Hobbs, Dave Sturtevant, Lenin Palafox, Bailey Stepp and Johathan Wheat.
Congratulations go out to the Knights Ferry Students of the Month of September: Kindergarten, Tristan McCarthy, Second Grade, Maddy Watson and Carson Sundburg, Third Grade, Mason O'Neil and Xavier Olvera, Fifth Grade, Mizty Collantes, Sixth Grade, Destiny Machado, Seventh Grade, Rilyn Cassaretto and Eighth Grade, Julia Nilsson. The teachers of the combination classes had the choice of two students, not necessarily one from each grade.
Welcome to the world Autumn Grace Wucherer. She was born to Scott and Stephanie of Knights Ferry.
Congratulations go out to the new student council officers of Knights Ferry School: President- Julia Nilsson, Vice President- Angel Limon, Secretary- Braden Sousa, and Treasurer- Denali Benson. Have a great year!
Birthday Greetings for September go out to: Sasha Sinkevich, Grant Wright, Mile Wright, Sally Goehring, Luke Bell, Kelli Sinkevich, Lynn Duckworth, Phillip Frymire, Breanna Banks, Evelyn Frias, Cassandra Padilla, Michel Griesner, Ken Raven, Emma Vargas, Mickie Martinelli, Alex Naccarato, Will Haskell-Kelly, Cheryl Griffiths, Nikita Sinkevich, Christine Fortuny, Jonna Ohe, Troy Peterson, James Peterson, Marcada Baker, Justin Paulat, Madison Willis, Jim Mangante, Alexis Elting, Joshua Reese, Mason O'Neil, Leta Lutz, and Tristan Voortman.
Congratulations go out to Lisa Frymire on being selected for Modesto City School's District Instructor of Curriculum, Math Coach. She will oversee the site coaches for the Common Core program, teaching and supporting the coaches in the district. Way to go Lisa!
Here it is September already, two thirds of the year gone by! For your calendar: September 5th – Knights Ferry Community Club dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. Miles Shuper will report on the car show. September 10th is the meeting of the History and Museum Associates at Miller's Hall at 9:00 a.m. September 11th is the Knights Ferry Garden Club meeting at Bev Hay's home at 10:00 a.m. The pumpkin rolls will be discussed. September 12 is the Knights Ferry School Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the ...
The Election filing period has ended and Knights Ferry School District has five candidates running for three board seats, incumbents Robert Brunker and Kym Cassaretto along with Sean McCarthy, Shavon Haskell and Diane Noon. The Municipal Advisory council has three openings with two candidates running unopposed for the two full term seats, Dolly Haskell and Brendt Noon. Cliff Howse is appointed for the short-term seat. For the Knights Ferry Community Service District two are running unopposed for three seats, Erich Ulrich and Brendt Noon, Jr.
Welcome to Knights Ferry School's Kindergarten class Bryce Anderson, Charlee Birdsong, Maya Camara, Maddie Dickens, Leland Kruse, Stryker Kruse, Eddy Limon, Joshua Maceira, Tristan McCarthy, Tristan Voortman and Jonathan Wheat. Have a great school year!
Birthday greetings for the month of August go out to: Jeremy Page, Ellen Wearin, Scott Redden, Dave Rorabaugh, Sherry Schlegel, Monica Brockman, Dustin Holcomb, Adam Maisel, Kyle Hauskens, Gwyn Davis, Jasmine Derrick, Mario Arias, Ray Patton, Jenna Armario, Tyden Baker, Brandi Cardey, Eden Cassinetto, Austin Santillo, Eron Roen, Taylor Hobbs, Brendt Noon, Nancy Simons, Sara Harris, Elijah Van Brunt, Aubrey Mendonca, Marina Braaton, Hayden Cassaretto, Tate Cassaretto, Elmer Raphael, Grace Harden, Dakota Voortman, Braden Sousa, Destiny Machado, Alondra Machado, and Trexler Porter.