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Regional mathletes bring home accolades

Holy Family Catholic School, 3005 W. Kathleen Ave., in Coeur d’Alene, competed in the Northern Lights Regional Math Festival on April 28. The day-long competition took Holy Family’s fourth-grade class to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Moscow, Idaho.

The 23 students carpooled in 10 cars in snowy weather and slick roads, dressed in their team shirts, for a day of math with more than 100 students.

Lucy Clifford, the fourth-grade teacher at Holy Family, traveled to Moscow with her students. “They had a great time. It was a fun day for everybody. They’re proud of their school, and they were happy to show off their abilities.”

Holy Family students earning awards include Brayden Lanphere, who placed second in the individual competition among all students. Team awards include Lanphere and Grace Ganz of the Blue team who received first place; Jillian Wurmlinger of the Gold team was awarded first place; Gracie Lassiter of the Red team received first place; Mason McInnis and Noah Zurosky of the Blue team were awarded second place; Will Betts of the Gold team received second place; Jordan Plonka of the Red team received second place; Noah Corbin and Jacob Jaeger of the Blue team were awarded third place; and Jake Schriger of the Red team received third place.

Thespians go to court

The Coeur d’Alene High School Theater will perform “Inherit the Wind,” the classic courtroom drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, Wednesday through Saturday in the CHS Auditorium at 7 p.m. A matinee performance will be Saturday at 2 p.m.

The play is directed by CHS theater chair Jared Helm and stars Logan LePage as Mathew Harrison Brady and Casey Shellman as Henry Drummond. The cast also includes Gunnar Mullins, as Bertrum Cates, the young teacher on trial. Bertrum’s love interest and support, Rachel Brown, is being played by Jessica Brock.

Tickets are $5 per person.

To purchase tickets call (208) 769-2999 or visit Hands on Art, located at 3115 North Government Way in Coeur d’Alene.

Rainey Coffin can be reached at (509) 927-2166 or via e-mail at
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