Tuesday, July 27

OLA SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST-Can you help??



School is just around the corner. Below is the supply list for each student according to their grade. With "times" as they are, any help with these items would be greatly appreciated.

*******************Kindergarten
q 1 dozen #2 lead pencils
q Box of crayons, 16 or fewer
q White school glue, 1-8 oz. or 2- 4 oz. bottles (orange cap recommended).
q 4 large glue sticks
q Large pink eraser.
q Pair of quality pointed scissors (Fiskar-type recommended)
q 2 Large boxes of facial tissues.
q Set of large water-based felt markers. (2 if possible)
q 1 1” binder with clearview front for yearbook.
q 2 folders with pockets and brad fasteners.
q 1 paint shirt.(old T-shirt)
q 1 package of 250 paper plates.
q School box
**************************Grades 1-3
q 2 dozen #2 lead pencils
q Box of crayons
q White school glue, 1-8 oz. or 2- 4 oz. bottles (orange cap recommended).
q 4 large glue sticks
q Large pink eraser.
q Spiral or wireless notebook, 70-100 pages, wide ruled.
q Large package 3-hole wide-ruled paper.
q Pair of quality pointed scissors (Fiskar-type recommended)
q 2 Large boxes of facial tissues.
q Set of large water-based felt markers. (2 if possible)
q 1 1” binder with clearview front for yearbook
q 2 bags of pencil cap erasers.
q 3 folders with pockets and brad fasteners
q 1 package of 250 paper plates.
q School box
**************************Grades 4-6
q 2 dozen #2 lead pencils –
q Box of crayons
q White school glue, 1-8 oz. or 2- 4 oz. bottles (orange cap recommended).
q 4 large glue sticks
q Large pink eraser.
q 2 Spiral or wireless notebooks, 150+ pages, wide ruled.
q 4 Spiral or wireless notebooks 70+ pages, wide-ruled.
q Large package 3-holed wide-ruled paper.
q Pair of quality pointed scissors (Fiskar-type recommended)
q Box of colored pencils
q 2 blue or black ball point pens.
q 2 Large boxes of facial tissues.
q Set of large or small water-based felt markers. (2 if possible)
q 3 1” binders, 1 with clearview front for yearbook
q 2 bags of pencil cap erasers.
q 3 folders with pockets and brad fasteners.
q 1 package of 250 paper plates.
q School box
*****************Optional
o Variety colored copy paper (bright)
o Variety colored cardstock (bright)
o 1 ream 20# bond copy paper (white)
o 1 box Ziploc bags (gallon or quart)
o $5.00 per student to help with rural outreach programs such as Fish and Game Nose-to-Nose, Boise Art Museum, Boise Historical Museum presentations.

**Glue sticks, colored card stock and colored copy paper are always needed for projects. Also donations to improve the robotics program.

HELP WANTED AT THE OLA SCHOOL

The Ola School has two Aid positions available this school year. These positions are full time with benefits. Applications are available at the Emmett District office.

If you have questions about the positions contact Amy-584-3239 (early AM or late PM) or e-mail amcbryde@isd221.net . You may also contact the district office at 365-6301.

UNWANTED VISITORS EATING YOU OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME?

The grasshoppers are really becoming a problem. Taylor at the Department of Agriculture has the solution. Give him a call at (208) 830-1207.

Monday, July 26

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY

Sue, the daughter-in-law of Jim and Bobbie Bier, passed away Sunday morning on the way to Walt Knox Memorial Hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim, Bobbie and all of Sue's family and friends.
R.I.P.
Scott Waldner
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Waldner family.

Saturday, July 24

Friday, July 23

OLA SCHOOL 1947-48

Can you identify anyone in these pictures? If so, please let me know. 1947-48 Ola School
3rd and 4th graders
2nd grade
1st graders
Thank you Fran Hunter (Robinson) for sharing these with us!

Our volunteer fire department was called out just before 7:00 last evening. As it turned out their assistance was not needed, the other departments had gotten the fire under control. According to the news, the fire that burned down a house and totaled two cars was caused by the family's burning barrel. Although burning barrels are considered alright, extreme caution should be used. With conditions as dry as they are, a simple piece of burning paper floating through the air can spark a fire. Thank you Ola Fire Department!

Sunday, July 18

GEM COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO

The Gem County Fair and Rodeo is coming up on August 5th, 6th and 7th.

Saturday, July 17

THIS IS A HANDY TOOL

1-800-GOOG-411: Find and connect with local businesses for free from your phone. Click the underline and watch the clip for this free service. This is great for those of us that get charged for an information call.
LADIES CLUB needs some great local scenery pictures for the 2011 calendar. If you have a great picture or take one before August 11th, please e-mail it to:
Joy
Club wants these calendars ready for the reunion on September 12th, so don't delay-snap away. Have them to Joy no late than August 11th.

Saturday, July 10

AUTOPSY ON MISSING CALDWELL MAN..

According to the Messenger Index, Gem County Coroner, John Buck announced that Brian Pratzner of Caldwell died of natural causes July 5th.

Friday, July 9

MANY, MANY THANKS..

...to the numerous volunteers in the search for the missing Caldwell man. His body was found mid-day Thursday not far from the road. R.I.P. Brian .

ANOTHER SLIDE OFF!!

Yesterday about 5:00PM, a car carrying several teenagers slid off the road up by Robert Davies place on Third Fork. There were no injuries but the car was towed away. This is the second slide off in a couple of weeks. Please drive carefully!

Thursday, July 8

THE SEARCH FOR FRIDAY IS CALLED OFF

R.I.P
Brian Pratzner

Friday, July 2

BILLY 'BEAR' HAMPTON 1939-2010

Billy ‘Bear’ Hampton, 71, of Ola, Idaho, passed away June 17, 2010, at the West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho.

A celebration of ‘Bear's’ life was held at the Ola Community Hall June 23, 2010. Please visit the Ola Community web site, www.olacommunitynewsletter.com to see the balloons. Bear always said it just was not a party without balloons.

Billy Wayne Shrum was born May ll, 1939, in Jay, Oklahoma, the son of Rossine Shrum, of Webb City, Missouri. He grew up in Wyndotte, Oklahoma. Billy married Patsy Coffman in 1957. They made there home in the Warrensburg, Concordia, Missouri area.

As an unattended youngster Billy grew and was nurtured by nature around him and the welcome homes of the families of Wyndotte. He learned early in life to hunt and fish. Building on that experience, he became to those whose lives he touched, the “professional” to consult for hunting and fishing wherever he was.

Rodeo competition attracted Billy. He rode bulls, roped, and finished that career as a Rodeo Clown, a very appropriate vocation for a man who was interested in making people happy.

Billy, known as “Sugar Bear” drove for National Carriers trucking firm until his retirement in 1989. Every mile he traveled added a new acquaintance. It was impossible to say hello without Billy knowing where you were from and why you were here. He took the time to be personally interested in every person he met. He always remembered your name and the vehicle you drove.

After retirement Billy ‘Bear’ came to the South Fork Lodge in Lowman, Idaho to manage the “Dirt Room” bar. He operated South Fork Adventures as an outfitter and guide, until January of 1995, when the Lodge burned.

Billy married Ellen Shaw on December 28, 1995. They were married in Ola at the Ola Inn. Bear occupied the stool just inside the front door at the Inn ready to offer “wisdom”, stories, and advice to anyone who entered. The focus of his life in these last months was to be sure the door was unlocked and coffee ready to serve at seven AM. Bear's health had been failing – those cigarettes and diabetes – for better than a year, but he did not allow those who stopped by to know. His dear friend Walt was close at his side to take up the slack.

He was preceeded in death by his mother, Rossine Hampton and step-father Irvin Hampton, grandson, Bret Gilliland, his brother-in-law Jerry Callihan, and two nephews Mathew and Luke Callihan, and his former wife Patsy Howe.

Survivors include: three children, Debra Gillihand, James Hampton, and Darla Collins, eight grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren, and a large extended family.

FIRE TRAINING FOR JULY

With the hills full of fuel, it's important that we are ready for anything at a moments notice!

This month's fire training will be held on the second and the fourth Tuesday. That would be the 13th and the 27th, 7:00PM at the Ola fire hall.

JULY'S FRIDAY NIGHT MENU

July's Friday night menu at the Ola Inn is as follows:

7/2----Fried Chicken
7/9----Roast Beef
7/16---Bar-B-Q Ribs
7/23---Chicken Fried Steak
7/30---Spaghetti

It's so great to have the Friday night dinners. It gives us a chance to get together and visit. Remember, dinner is at 6:00PM at the Ola Inn.