November 9, 2013 in Washington Voices

East Valley High School to perform ‘Ninja Pirate’

By The Spokesman-Review
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From left, Nathan Jolstead, as Capt. Christian Hawk, gives new recruit Terissa Lee, as Sandriffany, training in a scene from East Valley’s “The Legend of the Ninja Pirate.”
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The drama department at East Valley High School will present “The Legend of the Ninja Pirate,” a play co-written by East Valley graduate Jared Jolstead and his brother, Nathan Jolstead, an EV junior.

The cast: Terissa Lee as Sandriffany; Nathan Jolstead as Capt. Christian Hawk; Harliegh Burk as Judy; Ted Wilson as Balthazario; Austin Carruthers as Shurley; Thane Stevens as Leonidas; Zach Nold as Rudolpho; Curtis Denmark as Fabio; Gabe Bancroft as Octavious; Krystabel DeFeo as Witch 1; Kay Potter as Witch 2; Jayde Conger as Witch 3; Becky Maxwell as the Deity; Stafanie Knapp as Con Woman; and Kaitelyn Roepke as Apple Sales Woman.

The crew: Robbin Bailey; Chandler Jamison; Alyssa Perkins; Taylor Gay; Andrea Morris; and Mandee Lowell.

Nicole Talbert is the play’s director.

The play runs Wednesday at 7 p.m., Nov. 14 at 3 p.m., Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

Admission is $3 for students and children younger than 12 and $5 for adults.

For more information, call the school at (509) 927-3200.

WV band takes first

The West Valley High School marching band and color guard took first place in division A in the Puget Sound Festival of Bands in Everett Oct. 26.

Along with that award, they also received best color guard, best music and best general effect (music and visuals).

Jim Loucks is the band’s director.

Day of service

Students in grades 7 through 12 at Valley Christian School volunteered for three hours Nov. 1 in various locations throughout Spokane.

More than 100 students spent time organizing food at the Second Harvest Food Bank warehouse, tearing down the corn maze at the HUB Sports Center and volunteering at four other locations.

Freeman FBLA

Freeman High School’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America spent Wednesday cleaning up a 2-mile stretch of Highway 27.

The chapter has been working on this project since 2008 and has noticed a drop in litter left by the side of the road since then.

“The Freeman FBLA students, under the guidance of Scott Moore, continue to set the bar for excellence with their leadership, community service and continuous improvement, not only for Freeman High School and the Freeman School District, but for our community, state and country,” said Superintendent Randy Russell.

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