Volume 2, Issue 21



Volume 2, Issue 21
The Patriot
V O LUME 2 , I SSUE 2 1
A PR I L 2 0 , 2 0 1 2
Library Book Fair Here April 30th Through May 4th
Another spring library book fair is coming to our school. Vandalia
Educational will be providing books and fun school supplies for sale
to students and families in the school library during the week of
April 30 to May 4. Students will shop during their regularly scheduled library classes or during their free time. Orders can be placed
for any book, but all purchases need to be paid for by May 7, 2012.
If any parent volunteer would like to help with the event, please notify Ms. Kaia at
304-269-8325 to
schedule a time.
Proceeds from
the book fair earn
the library credit
for new books.
Riddle of the Week:
A: He is measuring everyone's feet, including the feet of the very small children. So
the statistics will show that larger feet belong to the smarter people, the adults.
Q: A rubber ball is tossed off the top of a 90 foot building. Every time it bounces,
it goes back up half way. How many bounces will it take before the ball stops?
Patriot Illustrated
On Monday the softball team played a doubleheader against
Buckhannon. They lost one game 10-0. There is also a track
meet on Saturday at Summersville.
V O LUME 2 , I SSUE 2 1
Students of the Week: Kaitlyn James & Richard Chandler
Favorite Food?
K.J. – Watermelon
R.C. – Fried Chicken
Ketchup or Milkshake?
K.J. – Milkshake
R.C. – Ketchup
Favorite Texting Emoticon?
K.J. - :D R.C. – (:
Would you rather Drive or Fly?
K.J. – Fly R.C. – Drive
Favorite Color Combination?
K.J. – Purple, Blue, White
R.C. – Green, Blue, Red
Interviewed by Nathan Louk,
Emily Crayton, and Katie Hines
Book Review: I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schoeder
Ava loses her boyfriend Jackson in a terrible accident at the
beginning of the summer. She blames herself for his death and
can’t cope with her loss.
When she has hit her rock bottom, Jackson starts sending her messages from the dead. After she gets
her boyfriend back...well sort of
gets him back...she can hardly talk
herself into leaving. That is until
Jackson becomes annoying and she
wants more than a wordless, touchless, guilt-ridden relationship.
How will Ava cope with this
tragic incident? Buy the book and
read it to find out!
—Reviewed by Desiree Canoy
Dear Phoebe, Do you want to see the Hunger Games? –Curious Student
Curious Student, I have not read the Hunger Games yet, but I may want to see the movie.
Dear Phoebe, I always ask questions for Phoebe. Today I want to know if you like Twilight. If so,
what team are you? –Unicorn Lover
Dear Unicorn Lover, Thank you for being a good fan to the Patriot. As to liking Twilight, I love it.
However, I am team Switzerland on that matter, though I wouldn’t mind being team Jasper. Ha ha.
Dear Phoebe, Do you like llamas with hats or Charlie the Unicorn better? –Unicorn Lover
Dear Unicorn Lover, I love both equally. –Phoebe
Submit your questions for Phoebe at the library circulation desk. All advice is solely the opinions of the student author and RLBMS does
not take responsibility for acts committed pursuant to reading Ask Phoebe.
Video Game of the Week:
Diablo II
This week’s game of the week is Diablo II, a top-down style dungeon crawler, co-op PC
game. It was produced by Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of World of Warcraft.
The story of this game is to defeat Diablo, The Lord of Terror, and brother of Mephisto,
The Lord of Hatred, and Baal, The Lord of Destruction. The game is played in IV acts
in the original game, with a fifth act added in the Expansion Pack, or “DLC” called
“The Lord of Destruction”, in which you hunt down Baal and his minions. Each act
contains six quests that must be completed to advance. There are five characters that are
playable in the game, with an extra two
added in the expansion. Players can
choose to be a Sorceress, Paladin, Barbarian, Necromancer, and Amazon, with
the expansion adding the acrobatic Assassin and shape-shifting Druid. I find
that this is an amazing game, and
enjoy playing it with my friends.
Reviewed by Christian Swiger
Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Francine Snyder
Connor Avington: How long have you been
FS: 18 Years
Christian Swiger: What is your favorite part of
FS: Helping students understand West Virginia
CA: Do you have any hobbies?
FS: Reading and farming.
CS: Do you have any pets?
FS: About 20 dogs and 3 horses!
CA: What is your least favorite day of the week?
FS: Tuesday
Famous Person of the Week:
Birth Name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Birth Date: December 8, 1982
She is a Trinidadian-born American musician from Saint James,
Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to the New York City borough of
Queens when she was five.
After releasing three mix tapes between 2007 and 2009 and being
signed to Young Money Entertainment in August 2009, Minaj released her debut album, Pink Friday, in November 2010. It quickly
became a commercial success, peaking at number one on the U.S.
Billboard 200 and being certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) a month after its release.
By Sara Hawkins
New Feature: Guess the RLBMS Teacher
Guess Who!!
I am 5 foot 2 ½ inches tall,
and I have brown eyes.
The subjects I teach are
math and science.
My favorite color is purple.
My hobbies are shopping and vacationing.
Submit your answers into the “Guess Who” box at the library circulation desk.
One randomly selected student with the correct answer will win a prize!
NJHS Collects Coins for Cancer
The National Jr. Honor Society is collecting Coins for
Cancer from April 16th to May 4th. The money raised will
be donated to Relay for Life. This fund-raising event to
raise funds for cancer research and treatment will be held
June the 1st at the track of RLBMS. Each homebase that
raises $100 or more will receive a day at the Lewis County
Park. The homebase
that raises the most
money will receive a
reward of their choice
within reason.
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