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2A Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Indian Valley Record Girl&apos;s harsh diagnosis changed Alicia Knadler Indian Valley Editor aknadler@plumasnews.com Greenville and Taylorsville elementary Principal Gary Stebbins told Plumas County Office of Education directors a special story about a student at Greenville who has under- gone a miraculous transfor- mation since 2009, when she arrived on scene incorrectly labeled with a disorder. Young Angela Standley was pronounced severely mental- ly retarded before coming to Greenville Elementary School in 2009, and people at school could not believe it. Angela had no language skills, true, but she had a spark in her eyes that belied the harsh diagnosis. Her previous special edu- cation team had tried sever- al times to suggest her fami- ly have her tested by an au- diologist, but they had been unable to get her there. Meanwhile, she spent kindergarten in a class with four severely disabled chil- dren with no intervention services. In Greenville, members of her new team stepped up to help get her the testing she needed, and they were not surprised when results showed she was deaf, not dumb or mentally deficient. "Now that she has an inter- preter and access to language, she is reading and writing up a storm," Stebbins told direc- tors. "She is an inspiration to students and staff alike." Residents out and about town might have met her at the post office or other loca- tions, where her interpreter has been taking her on walks J' "2me community-based in- so IOl b ' to teach her the additinm" "hulary and sign After that, ds to be able will be $140, a, each additionat "nt Suc- member. "nted Individuals can j ...... for $60 before June 1, and Angela Standley is making great strides with help of her support m at GES. Photo submitted ationof California School Administrators. The award recognizes dedi- cated educators and coura- geous students across the state. Standley'smiraculous story will be shared statewide in No- vember with other students recognized from each region. For more information about the award she re- ,t qved, go to a:-o :,r./ess. ere Cc WEE'KLY CALENDAR Thursday, April 5 WIC Program, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Indian Valley Resource Center, Main St., Greenville, 283-4093 or 1-800-WIC-4093. Immunizations and Family Planning, 10 a.m.-ll a.m. Greenville Town Hall, 283-6330. Workshop for Plumas Artists, 2-4:30 p.m., Green Meadows Community Room, of Hot Springs Road. 284-7069. Plumas County Fish and Game Commission, 7 p.m., Quincy Veterans Hall, Lawrence Street. Greenville Streetscape Co mittee, 6:30 p.m., Call for me ing location, 284-6929. . Wolf Creek 4-H, 7 p.m., y Baptist Church, Hot SpI4_ Road. Call advisor Randy F land, 284-1545. : Monday, April 9 After-so:::: Taylorsville Program, 1:45 p.m., lorsville Community U Methodist Church. Call 7532. AA, 7 p.m., First Lutb Church, Bush S Greenville. Tuesday, April 10 Taylorsville Quilti Sewing Group, 10:30 a potluck at noon.  ' Wednesday, April 1'1 Mental Health Board, Noon. 283-6307. Family Night, Roundhouse St., Greenvilh A1-Anon, 5:30 Grange Hall Greenville dian Valley Comm Conference Room, Greenville. Sierra Cascade $1 ders, 6 p.m., Champi Quincy, 283-0284. Indian Valley Services District, 6:30 p.: dian Valley Civic Center, 7224. Friday, April 6 Sewing, Crafts and Coffee, 11 a.m.-noon, Taylorsville Com- munity United Methodist Church, Nelson Street, 284-7861 or 284-7670. National Association of Re- tired Federal Employees, noon. Mountain View Manor Community Room, 283-4996. Order of the Eastern Star, Masonic Temple, 7 p.m. Main St. Greenville. Friday Night for Teens, 7-10 p.m., at the Indian Valley Com- munity Center, Highway 89, Greenville, across from Pine Street. Call 284-1560. AA Big Book/Step Study, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hot Springs Road, Greenville. saturday, April 7 Celebrating Recovery, free dinner 5 p.m., worship at 6 p.m., and group meeting at 7 p.m. Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Hwy A-13. Call 596-3683. Childcare provided. Taylorsville Community Grange, 6 p.m. Main Street, Taylorsville. Call 284-6618. I B>,AKING I N < I . :-* I =:2 .... ,,,.. ...... I=" Greenville Public Library 204 Ann St. * 284-7416 Mon., Tues., Wed.: 10 a.m.-1 p.m,, 1:30-5:30p.m. Thursday: 12 p.m.-4 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. Dog The Ce: Recreation m wilt offer a ence class tt class, which Karen Gimt Valley, is scl at 6 p.m. Thu and will corn days throu cording to th general m Boland. "We are v once again, structor of stature to le dience class. ly knowledg )bedieno tral Plumas td Park District asic dog obedi- is spring. The will be led by el, of Meadow eduled to begin rsday, April 19, inue on Thurs- h May 24, ac- park district's anager, Jim cry fortunate, to have an in- Ms. Gimbel's td our dog obe- She's extreme- able," Boland class set addel. The class will em- phas ze basic commands and t chniques to help own- ers g in better control over their canine companions. The :lasses will be held rain )r shine and will be held )n the grassy area at he t [umas-Sierra County  :ounds. 'e el  :lass size is very limit- , ily registration is en- cou ged. Gimbel also ad- vise that the first class, Apr 19, is to be an orienta- tion* for dog owners only pets are to be left at home. For more information, call 283-3278. .': For all lypes of plumbing r00pair SSL IS '" e repmr with core Serving Susanville & surrounding communitie i =0F, * 9n this" including Westwood, i!' "' Lake Almanor, Chester & Greenville " 257-3883 or 251-3496 Lic #885338 To update Calendar info, em all aknadler@plumasnews.com or call 284-7800. Weekly summer produce shares from TRULY LOCAL F&RMERS (plus.beef, bread & yarn too!) Join during April & get entered to win a from Lupines! PLUMAS RURAL SERVICES evviag People, Strengthening Families, Building Communhies k. " II I jlllllll Easter activities planned across Indian Valley Alicia Knadler The Taylorsville hunt is Indian Valley Editor sponsored annually by the aknadler@plumasnews.com Mount Jura Gem and Muse- um Society. There are a variety of East- The Greenville Egg Hunt er-themed activities on tap will begin at 11 a.m. for tod- valley-wide this week, includ- dlers to 10-year-olds at the ing in church, in the fields Greenville Elementary School. and stores and in the bar. Eight specially marked Beverly Hardesty at the plastic eggs will be hidden, Way Station has offered to which can be traded in for a boil up donated eggs for the chocolate bunny, with a limit Greenville egg hunt if people of one special egg per child. will rop them off at the bar Treat bags will be distrib- by Wednesday night, April 4. uted. Children are encouraged to Friday, April 6 bring their own baskets, and An Adult Egg Hunt at Cres- hunt areas will be designated cent Country is set for 10 a.m. for each age group. - 5 p.m. Donations of hard-boiled Eggs will be hidden about eggs can be brought by Fri- the shop. They can be re- day, April 6, to the Way Sic- deemed for special gifts, and tion, Nellz Towne Pump and one grand golden egg will be Evergreen Market, all in worth something extra special. Greenville. The shop is located on The IndianValley Chamber Highway 89 in the heart of of Commerce has coordinated Crescent Mills. this event since 1992 in all An egg coloring party at the kinds of weather: rain, snow, Way Station begins at about 7 sun and a mix of 11 three. p.m. Folks are invited to come Church services and color donated eggs or Feather River Cooperative bring their own cooked eggs Parish Community United to decorate. Methodist churches in Tay- The colored and decorated lorsville, Greenville and eggs will be kept in the refrig- Chester will have special erator overmght until the Easter services as follows: bunny helper from the Indian Thursday, April 5, Maundy Valley Chamber of Commerce Thursday in Chester at 5 picks them up in the morning, p.m., including Passover Donations for the Tay- Seder, foot washing and Holy lorsville egg hunt may be Communion. dropped off at the Indian Val- Friday, April 6, Good Friday ley Museum between 2. and 4 service m Greenville at 6 p.m. p.m., or at Plumas Bank in Easter SUnday service in Greenville during normal Greenville at 9 a.m., in Tay- business hours, lorsville at 9:30" a.m. and in Chester at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, April 7 The CommRnity Sunrise Evergreen Market hosts an Service will beSunday, April 9gg hunt in Greenville from 8 8, at 7 .m. in the Greenville olOa.: -" " ....... . : Community"k, ori: Case b The.Rrsville Egg Hunt of inclement vdather: it ,"'. 'or toddlethrough 12-year- be hosted at the Green .e lds a.m. at Community United Methc Ast starts at 10:30 the Taylorsville Campground, if Church. the weather is nice. At the First Bptist Church of If it rains or snows, the Greenville, Pastor Frank Car- hunt will be indoors at the In- rion will offer aspecial message dian Valley Museum, which titled"Victory in Jesus." just adds an extra element of Breakfast will be shared at discovery to the morning. 9:30 a.m., before the worship Areas will be set aside for service begins at 10'.30 a.m. age groups, and prizes will be Greenville Southern Bap- awarded for each special plas- tist Church will have a tic egg found, guest minister, with Bible Each "hunter" will be enti- study at 9:45 a.m., worship tled to only one of the prize at 11 a.m. and evening study eggs. at 6 p.m. File Your Taxes Today Individual * Business * Non-Profit Electronic Filing Quick Refunds Mary Cheek, EA, CPA Certified Public Accountant Licensed to practice by the IRS 258-1040 130 E. Willow St., Chester (Next to Chevron) MaryCheekCPA@FrontierNet.Net i years experience WE NEED VOLIJNTI00ERS! Greenville Community ,,: ........... United Methodist ChurCh :::k i ii:: ' THRIFT STORE 206 Pine St., Greenvillq (between Sierra Sunrise Coffee Shop and tle Church) Open Monday, Thursday, Saturday 10am - 2pro Call the church at 284-7316 ~ or Call Marj at 284-1421 the newspaper delivered! Area Cities Greenville Chester Portola Bakersfield 7043 rest sunny Moja', BiytheBarstw 58907742 ptsunnY57 rest sunny =fl4-Tann 258- 3115 832-4646 Chico 37 pt Sunny Oaklan =L v v V Costa Mesa 6853 t sunny Patmda