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  • Pioneer Pride: Soccer and Children's Theatre events

  • Many Pioneer students, clubs, teams, and groups host events throughout the year as a way of giving back and staying connected to the community.
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  • Many Pioneer students, clubs, teams, and groups host events throughout the year as a way of giving back and staying connected to the community.
    This weekend is full of such opportunities for children and families to have positive interactions with Leavenworth High School students.
    Little Pioneer Free Soccer Clinic 2013
    • Friday, April 19.
    • Registration 5:30 p.m.; Clinic 6-7:30 p.m.
    • LHS Pioneer Stadium
    • No charge; donations to the LHS soccer program accepted
    • Ages 4-10
    • Bring a soccer ball, shin pads, and water
    • A sign-up form/liability waiver must be completed for each participant (go to www.usd453.org/lhs to download)
    Respond to Rochelle.drew@us.army.mil if planning to attend.
    "The Little Pioneer Soccer Clinic is fun for kids and lets our players connect with younger kids as mentors," said Coach Ken Lott. "It's great to get the younger players out on the high school field and let them see what they can work toward, hopefully playing for the Pioneers one day. We just want to support younger players, help them learn some specific soccer skills, and feel good about this game."
    Children's Theatre Workshop
    • Saturday, April 20.
    • LHS Thespians/STELLA present a Children's Theatre Workshop
    • Children in grades 4, 5, and 6
    • Four workshops, lunch, the presentation of the children's play, The Everyday Adventures of Harriet Handelman, and a chance to perform on stage for family and friends
    • $15 per participant
    • Go to www.usd453.org/lhs for full registration packet
    • Enrollment is limited, so act fast!
    "Through the Children's Theatre Workshop, we have the opportunity to teach kids what theatre is all about," said Deborah Bradley, sophomore thespian. "It allows you to have fun, be crazy, and to express yourself without being judged. It is a safe place to be yourself or anything you want to be – the theatre is amazingly free.
    "We will feature other parts of theatre as well, because not everyone wants to be on stage. We will show the kids the light/sound booth, backstage, how to do make-up, and a bit about vocals. The actual workshops will be run by STELLA offices. We are really excited to show young kids something they can be involved with when they get in high school.
    "At the end of the workshop, they will perform on stage so their families can see them and support them in something they hopefully do in their future."
    In addition to the Children's Theatre Workshop, STELLA will present The Everyday Adventures of Harriet Handelman on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, both at 7 p.m. in the LHS Auditorium. Tickets are $3 at the door.
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    Submitted by the Leavenworth School District.
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