EAGLE NEWS

July 2022

Congratulations to the NYM Baseball Team for a 3rd place finish in the 2022 Class A State Baseball Tournament!!

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July 4: Happy Independance Day!

July 8: NYM Lund Mania and Fish House Festival (Info can be found on NYM City, NYM Civic & Commerce and NYM Cultural Center websites/facebook pages)

July 8: NYM Marching Eagles in the NYM Parade at 7 p.m. (see complete parade schedule below)

July 14: NYM Summer Rec ends

July 25-28: Eagle Academy Session I (see below)

July 25: School Board Meeting at 4:30 p.m. (summer start time)

Aug. 1-4: Eagle Academy Session II (see below)

Aug. 8-11: Eagle Academy Session III (see below)

Aug. 15: Fall Sports Practice Begins

Aug. 18: Summer Lunch Program Ends

Aug. 22: School Board Meeting at 4:30 p.m. (summer start time)

Aug. 22: New Teacher Orientation

Aug. 22: 9th Grade Orientation at 7 p.m.

Aug. 23: 7th Grade Oreination at 7 p.m.

Aug. 31: Pre-K through 12th Grade Open House

Sept. 6: First Day of School!

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Summer Food Program


WHERE: New York Mills Public School Cafeteria

WHEN: Starting Tuesday, May 31st through Thursday, August 18th, 2022

(Monday - Thursday each week) Except on Monday, July 4th

WHO: Children ages 18 and younger are FREE (Adults can purchase meals)

TIME: Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. ~ and ~ Lunch – 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Summer meals are available to all kids aged 18 and younger at no cost. Our friends and neighbors (18 and younger) from other towns can also eat at no charge. Adults can also eat at a cost of $3.00 for breakfast and $5.00 for lunch. Meals can be purchased in the District Office.

Parade Schedule

The NY Mills Marching Band will be representing NY Mills High School in:


Park Rapids: Monday, July 4 at 11 a.m.

Valleyfair: Thursday, July 7 at 11 a.m.

NY Mills: Friday, July 8 at 7 p.m.

Menahga: Saturday, July 9 at 7 p.m.


The PDF below is the full schedule for marching band members. It includes paractice times and times band members must report in prior to each parade.

Summer Eagle Academy

NYM school is excited to offer Summer Eagle Academy! The sessions are completely free and will include exciting hands-on projects & field trips. All sessions are taught by licensed teachers. Students in grades 1-8 can participate in one, two or all three sessions (session one July 25-28, session two Aug 1-4 and session three Aug 8-11)! Each week we will have different activities. Transportation to and from school is NOT provided. Field Trip transportation is provided.

Summer Rec

T-Ball

T-Ball is an introduction to the games of baseball and softball. Kids will have fun hitting a ball off of the tee and running the bases. All boys and girls who will be 5 years old by 9-1-22 through entering second grade can participate in this activity. We will start on Monday, June 6th, and meet in the Commons at 9:00 a.m. T-Ball will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Participants will play on the fields north of the high school. If it is raining, T-Ball will be cancelled for that day. The last day of T-Ball will be on Wednesday, July 13th, which may be a tournament.

Summer Rec Baseball Softball:

The regular PRACTICE SCHEDULE is from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. on: July 5, 6 (Check tournament week schedule for more practice dates.)


The GAME SCHEDULE is as follows but subject to change:

Tuesday, July 7th @ WDC 1


JULY 11TH THROUGH 14TH IS TOURNAMENT WEEK

Schedule will be given to players. Tentative schedule is as follows:

MONDAY: Baseball Mighty Mites @ New York Mills WEDNESDAY: Baseball Midgets @ Wadena TUESDAY: Softball Pee Wees @ Henning and Baseball Pee Wees @ NYM THURSDAY: Softball Midgets @ Verndale

Recreational Games

Students entering kindergarten-2nd grade: All boys and girls who will be 5 years old by 9-1-22 through second grade can participate in these activities. We will start on Monday, June 6th. Participants will play such games as kick ball, line soccer, croquet, etc. Recreational Games will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Participants will play on the fields north of the high school. If it is raining, Rec Games will be cancelled for that day. The last day of Recreational Games will be held on the school playground on Wednesday, July 13th.


Students entering 3rd-6th grades: All boys and girls who will be entering third through sixth grade can participate in these activities. We will start on Monday, June 6th. Participants will play such games as flag football, croquet, badminton, soccer, street hockey, etc. Recreational Games will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Participants will play on the fields north of the high school. If it is raining, Rec Games will be cancelled for that day. The last day of Recreational Games will be held on the school playground on Wednesday, July 13th.

4-H Activities

A GARDEN SAFARI All youth in East Otter County have the opportunity to engage in the life skill of gardening, learning about seeds, plants, harvesting and nutrition at the 4-H Children's Garden Program. Youth will have a 4X6 plot of their own to plant, care for and harvest from. Youth will also experience some African Safari culture (foods, arts, animals) planted within the program. Please contact one of the Extension Educators with any questions or concerns. Janet Malone: malone034@umn.edu Sarah Downhour: sarahu@umn.edu

Who: Youth who have completed grades 1-6 Where: Fairgrounds in Perham When: Fridays 9:30-noon on July 8, 15, 29, August 5th, 19th (dinner from dirt)

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Cultural Center Activites

ART IN ‘YOUR’ PARKS - 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.


Wednesday, July 6: Perham Library

Friday, July 8: At Cultural Center during Annual Fish House Festival

Wednesday, July 13: Wadena, Green Island

Thursday, July 14: Smith Park, NYM

Wednesday, July 27: Central Park, NYM

Tuesday, August 2: 4-6 pm at Cultural Center during National Night Out Event

Saturday, August 13: At Old Wadena Park during Old Wadena Rendezvous Event


Art in Your Park is open to all students grades K through 6th. Children under the age of 8 need to be accompanied by an adult or guardian. This program is free; donations gratefully accepted.


Please check our website (www.kulcher.org) or follow our Facebook page for the most updated schedule and any weather-related announcements. Call the Cultural Center at (218) 385-3339 for more information or email Cheryl Bannes, cheryl@kulcher.org, if you have questions or would like to volunteer to assist with this program. This year workshops will focus on one particular artist each day with projects influenced by the artist's work.

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SUMMER THEATER/KALEVALA PUPPET PAGEANT - Dance, music, acting, costume design and performance skills will be taught by Anne Sawyer, Creative Director and Puppeteer from Minneapolis, who has worked with In The Heart of the Beast puppet and mask theatre in Minneapolis. This program involves the creating and making of puppets and props of all sizes to be used in the Annual Kalevala Puppet Pageant, which is a large-scale street theater play based on stories and characters from the Finnish national epic poem, The Kalevala. Stilt walking will be included again this year as an added element to the performance.


All students are invited to participate in the two weeks of workshop sessions August 8-19th, 2022, and also to be part of the Friday, August 19th performance immediately following the 2022 Annual Corn Feed at the NYM VFW. There is a second performance planned on Saturday, August 20th at noon at Finn Creek Festival.


This program is supported by the New York Mills Civic & Commerce Association, City of New York Mills, and all members and supporters of the Cultural Center.


Please sign up on the front page of this brochure. Note that the schedule details including times will be emailed prior to the start of workshops, so please be sure to include your email address. You can also visit the Center’s website (kulcher.org) or call 218-385-3339 for details closer to workshop dates.


Actual cost to produce this event is approximately $300/participant. A portion of this cost is funded by the supporters listed above. To help cover the remaining costs, there is youth tuition of $50/child ($100 max per family) for this two-week program. In order to encourage teen and adult participants, there is no fee for teens or adults. No one will be turned away based on an inability to pay. In lieu of a tuition payment, parent volunteerism is very welcome. Scholarships available based on need; call (218) 385-3339.


DATES AND TIMES: Workshops/rehearsals Monday through Friday, August 8-12th and 15-19th, times 9 a.m.-noon

PERFORMANCE: Friday, August 19th at 7:00 pm @ NYM VFW (pre-performance activities starting at 4:00 pm) and Saturday August 20th at noon @ Finn Creek Museum.

AGES: 5 years old through adults (children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling)

LOCATION: The Barn @ NYM Sculpture Park, Hwy 10 & Hwy 67, across from NYM Cenex COST: $50 per child ($100 max per family); no fee for teens or adults; scholarships available CONTACT: New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 218-385-3339, info@kulcher.org,


http://www.kulcher.org/2022-kalevala-puppet-pageant/

Library Reading Program

Remember to continue reading throughout the summer!
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Stuff the Bus Application

The United Way is now accepting applications for families who need help with school supplies. This annual Stuff the Bus program provides children in need with a backpack and school supplies for the upcoming school year. Follow the link below to fill out the online application . A printable pdf application is also attached below.


Link to online Stuff the Bus School Supply Application:

bit.ly/stuffthebus22<https://bit.ly/stuffthebus22>

If you have any questions, please contact United Way at 218-736-5147!

NYM High School Honor Roll

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Need Books for the Summer?

Shop the ongoing NYM Used Book Sale at the NY Mills Library.
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Wondering about Next School Year?

The NYM School Board approved the calendar for the 2022-2023 School Year. The first day of school is Tuesday, September 6, 2022! Click the link below for the full one-page calendar.
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Sign up now for Swim/Dive Team!

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