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Stickney High School has released the second semester honor roll for the current academic year. Students denoted by a single asterisk carried six subjects and two asterisks marks students who have carried seven subjects. SUPERIOR: Jackie Dethlefsen**, Connor Pennings**, Destiny Wolbrink**, Hannah Matzner**, Aften Pennings*, Sam Schumacher**. EXCELLENT: Aaron Anthony*, Kardell Boomsma*, Rachel Moser*, Kelsey Overweg**, Brody Pickart**, Thomas Punt**, Terra Sauvage**, August Schumacher*, Matthew Teel*, Makenzie Anthony*, Aaron Hargens*, Matthew Koch**. GOOD: Brianna Kuyper*, Dasia Tolsma**,
Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mitchell's Roxy Theatre in 1933, is in the front row, fourth from the left in front of the plane on the right. Logan, father of Luxury 5 Cinemas owner Jeff Logan, was a sergeant and served as an aerial gunnery instructor and armorer with the squadron. The DH-4 was the only American-made plane to fly in combat in WW1.
Sanborn Central High School, Forestburg, has announced the honor roll for the second semester of the current academic year. Students denoted by an asterisk earned a 4.0 GPA or better. A HONOR ROLL: (3.495 TO 4.0+) Seniors: Kelbi Dean*, Kelsey Henson*, Joe Hetland, Brandon Jessen, Claudia Miller, Molly Nicholson, Ryan Pearson, Jessica Schmit*, Shelby Selland*, Hannah Spelbring*. Juniors: Leah Baysinger, Jarid Bechen*, Allysha Duffel, Isaiah Kruger, Shane Nelson, Morgan Selland, Amberiah Smith, Cole Wormstadt. Sophomores: Logan Effling*, Josh Feiner*, Tom Hetland, Tyler Johnson, Tucker King
Virgil Schoenfelder, Mitchell, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday, June 18. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 25430 407th Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Lindsay Walters and Christopher Shagla announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are LeRoy and Becky Walters, Mitchell; and Jerry and Cynthia Shagla, Rapid City. Lindsay is a 2005 graduate of Mitchell High School and a 2011 graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. She is employed at HDR Engineering, Rapid City. Chris is a 2006 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School, Las Vegas, Nev., and a 2013 graduate from SD Mines with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
SPRINGFIELD -- Marcleen Wynia, Springfield, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday, June 20. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 808 12th St., Springfield, S.D., 57062-2178.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Viorene (Wolf) Dean McEldowney, Wessington Springs, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 21, at Jerauld County 4-H Building, Wessington Springs. The event is hosted by her family and she requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 210 Slocum Ave N., Apt. No. 5, Wessington Springs, S.D., 57382.
BRIDGEWATER -- Emanuel and Mary Glanzer, Bridgewater, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 20. They will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 43448 272nd St., Bridgewater, S.D., 57319.
From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on July 12, at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell, the South Dakota State Poetry Society is having an open mic program. If you would like to read, show up and sign up. From past experience, 20-25 people can read in an hour and a half, if everyone keeps themselves to three to five minutes. People are also welcome to attend the 5 p.m. potluck and the SDSPS annual meeting. Lawrence Diggs, a museum board members, is conducting a workshop on self-publishing July 12-13 at the museum. For more information, contact Diggs at: me@ ldiggs.com.
Fruit, board games and body image all served as inspiration for Mitchell High School photographers this year. Marica Shannon, an art instructor at MHS, said she had 24 students in the high school's spring semester photography class. Students were tasked with learning basic photography skills, such as aperture, shutter speeds, depth of field and rule of thirds. They then translated those skills into their photography through assignments. Pictured are some of the photos from the class.