Arapahoe Mirror/Elwood Bulletin


Quote of the Week

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 19:03 Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."
~Walt Disney


Chapel of the Lake receives donation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 19:14 Wednesday, 06 August 2014 00:00

On Friday, September 12, Judy Wixson, representing The Chapel of the Lake, was presented a check by  the Johnson Lake Chamber of Commerce.  The money was part of the proceeds from the Johnson Lake Art and Wine Festival that was held in June.  The check for $2000 will be used to make improvements at the Chapel.   During the past year improvements made to the Chapel included extending the patio in front of the Chapel, new hand rails (were designed and made by Steve Lofquist and Preston Holbrook)  at the entries into the Chapel, a new cross (made by Rod Hinzs from Johnson Lake) on the front of the Chapel and new sidewalk in the back that connects to the handicap ramp.  The Chapel holds services from

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Helping students be successful in reading is important to Helms

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 19:19 Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:00

While many of us were enjoying summer vacation, several Arapahoe reading teachers were being educated on reading skills to help students with learning disabilities.
On June 23rd to June 27th, an “A-Z reading” workshop was help in Arapahoe. It has been successful in helping students with dyslexia learn to read. Sue Helms, Title 1 teacher for Arapahoe Public Schools, is always looking to improve the students reading performance. “I have taught school for 35 years, this is the 36th year, for last 22 years,

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