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September 28, 2012

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"Borderlands 2" -Page 5 -Page 6 Rebecca Blanchard Viewpoints Editor Today, September 28, as well as Saturday and Sunday, the gates for the Tehama County Fair will open at eight in the morning at the fairgrounds in Red Bluff. Today, sheep, beef, swine and goats will be judged at eight, while buildings will open at 10 for the remaining three days. Also, at 10 will be the poultry judging followed by sheep and dairy judging at one. Friday the Jr. Livestock auction will be at 10 after the halter, English/ western horse show at eight. The Corndog e a t i n g Volume CXIV Issue September 28, 2012 Tehama County Fair A picture taken at night highlighting a very popular ride during last yearʼs Tehama County Fair. one thousand dollar finals will be tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the midway stage. Closing day the western/trail horse show will be at eight, rabbit and cavy judging will be at nine, and pygmy goats will be judged at 10. As well as the various animal and Rides Marissa Chase Editor-In-Chief corn dog related events, numerous entertainers will perform throughout the fair. Steve Chaney and Cornelius will perform at three, five and seven at the Kerstiens stage on Friday, and at the same times on Saturday and on Sunday, they will play at two, With rumors cirdculating regarding the status of the ride situation, according to Chris Ochoa, the Marketing Intern, the rides are not being taken away any time soon. The Tehama County Fair has actually purchased more since last year. Paul Mauer Shows, the company that provides the carnival rides, does 80-100 events throughtout the western United States each year. In all, they have a total of 34 rides (12 are for kids and 22 are for adults). The attendance for the overall fair has increased over the last couple of years. With these numbers, the most popular ride is the Drop Zone. For the Tehama County Fair, the age and height requirement is three years and 36 inches tall to ride any ride. The rides are open all four days, and you can purchase an unlimited ride armband for 27 dollars, 12 16 20 24 28 32 4 8 This graph depicts the number of Red Bluff High School FFA members who have entered their animals into the Tehama County Fair over the last couple of years. 2010 2011 2012 College Monday informs students of options Shelby Keeler Topics Editor As of this past Monday, September 24, teachers and faculty kicked off the first 'College Monday' at Red Bluff High. 'College Monday' is a national movement across the country to bring the awareness of college choices to students and to increase the number of graduates that leave high school to attend a college. On September 24 a Chico State admissions counselor was on campus and provided information for seniors about furthering their education. 'College Monday' will include an This year's Homecoming theme will be "Spartans Go for Gold." Homecoming week will begin Oct. 22, and end on Oct. 26 with football games against Paradise. The Homecoming Queen Nominees are the following: Sarah Brown, Kelly Cave, Riley Graham, Lexi Mitchell, Laurel Shoop, and Rachel Ward. Homecoming Queens activity at lunch hosted by counselors on the last Monday of every month. Games have been put together such as 'CSU Bingo' which serves as a purpose to teach about the 23 CSU's in California for Red Bluff High students. A n o t h e r " The purpose of College Monday is to bring more 'College Monday' is to involve and focus on UC's as well. The activities will have students participating and have the possibility to win educational prizes. 'College Monday' is not only awareness of college choices." for state colleges and UC's but it's also for Community Colleges and Trade Schools. The purpose for 'College Mondays' is to have students plan for more education. 'College Monday' will be a year-round event at Red Bluff High. Financial aid and scholarship information will be available for 'College Monday' more towards January for seniors. As of September there have been four colleges that have visited Red Bluff High. This past week on September 25 the 'Institute of Fashion and Design' was a visitor on campus for potential students. On November 5 the Pacific University of Oregon will be on campus and will provide information regarding the university. College night, or "Junior/ Senior Night" in Red Bluff will be hosted on October 16. The following day the PSAT or Preliminary Assesment Test will be available for students for 14 Scholastic dollars. 'College Monday' serves not only as a fun experience for students and faculty members but it will broaden horizons for students at Red Bluff High so they can reach all of their goals at a higher education. Eighteen students are arriving ftom Austra, while only twelve will be heading to Austria in spring. Due to their arrival time, the Austrians will miss Homecoming this year. The Austrian exchange students will be here Oct. 8-22. The Austrian Exchange 36 40 Serving Red Bluff High School Since 1901 four, and seven. The Chad Bushnell Band will be performing tonight, Friday, at seven thirty. Red Bluff High School's own Kellie Rodriquez will be performing on the Midway Stage Saturday at three thirty and six thirty, then again on Sunday at three thirty and five thirty. Godfrey the Magician will perform at six and eight tonight, four, six and eight tomorrow, and at three, five, and eight Sunday; all performances will be held on the Kerstien's Stage. The Red Bluff Outlaw racing will be tonight in the Main area at six, the truck and tractor pull will be tomorrow at seven, and the championship Destruction Derby will be at six. Uniformed military will get into the event free, as will children five and under; six to 12 year olds will pay 3 dollars, while 13 year olds and older will pay eight dollars. 33 33 39

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