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Cassie Schmidt is first TTR winner

Monday, October 31, 2005

Cassie Schmidt, a fifth grader at Cherokee Middle School, is the first winner in the monthly Teen Times Review contest.

Her name was drawn from among those who got all 10 questions right on the quiz published in the Oct. 3 issue of the Chronicle Times.

"I love reading," Schmidt said. Reading is her favorite subject in school and she enjoys reading both fiction and non-fiction.

Schmidt hopes to be a veterinarian some day because she likes animals, especially horses.

The 10 questions Schmidt answered correctly were multiple-choice questions covering items in the Teen Times Review during the month of September. She received $25 in Cherokee bucks for her winning entry.

The Teen Times Review appears every Monday on page 5 of the Chronicle Times. The quiz, open to anyone in grades 5-12, appears on the first Monday of the month.

The quiz on items in the October Teen Times Reviews will appear in the Nov. 7 edition of the Chronicle Times.

The questions that appeared in the Oct. 3 Teen Times Review quiz and the correct answers were:

1. Two new businesses that recently opened in Cherokee are called: RelaxStation and Bags & Baubles.

2. Some people are trying to get what built in Sioux City? A state university.

3. Some people go to the Cleghorn Shelterhouse in the morning to: Eat breakfast.

4. A business that recently moved out of Cherokee made what? Stained glass.

5. Cherokee School Board members elected this month include: Kirk Sampson and Deb Johnson.

6. Things Cherokee schools will do more of to improve student learning include: All of the above. The other answers included - Have students read more true events rather than made up stories. Use objects students can touch and move around to teach math. Teach the things students miss on tests over again.

7. The state made a condition for its donation of $400,000 to the Aquatic Center and Gillette Park. What is it? The city government must match the $400,000 donation

8. What does Governor Tom Vilsack want Iowa high schools to do? Change graduation requirements.

9. The county board of supervisors is considering passing a public nuisance ordinance that would: Forbid people from having too much junk on their property.

10. When the county attorney completes his term of office at the end of next year, the job: Go from half-time to full-time.

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