April 20, 2012
E-Newsletter - April 20, 2012
Columbia senior girls from CHS and Gibault gathered Thursday for the annual Columbia Woman’s Club High Team gathering at St. Paul UCC in Columbia.
WHS Performing Broadway Hit South Pacific
The Waterloo High School drama club and chorus teamed up this week to perform the popular Broadway musical South Pacific. The final performance will be tonight, Friday evening, April 20 at the WHS auditorium.
Red Bud’s baseball team defeated Breese Central 7-6 in extra inning on Thursday evening, April 19. Greg Godier hit the game-winning hit in the ninth inning to drive in teammate Alex Phegley from third base.
Monroe Actors Stage Co. To Present “The Heiress” Beginning This Weekend At The Capitol Theater
Monroe Actors Stage Company will present the classic period drama "The Heiress" as the fourth show of the 2011-2012 season. The show will be presented at the Historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Waterloo on April 20-22, and April 27-29. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. while the curtain rises at 2:30 p.m. for the Sunday matinees.
"The Heiress" is set in Washington Square, New York in the 1850s, in the drawing room of the domineering Dr. Austin Sloper, played by MASC veteran Richard Hunsaker. His only child, the plain, naive and very shy Catherine, played by Julie Covlin, has fallen in love with the handsome and very charming Morris Townsend, portrayed by David Zimmermann. Dr Sloper suspects that Townsend is only pretending to be interested in Catherine because of the large fortune she will one day inherit. Sloper forbids their marriage, but standing up to her father for the first time, Catherine suggests an elopement. However, the elopement never happens because Morris learns that if Catherine marries him, her father will disinherit her. Years pass, and Morris returns to find that Catherine has become a tower of strength.
The cast of "The Heiress" is completed by Kaitlyn Wirth as Maria, Kim Rosier as the maid, Kelly Jones as Lavinia Penniman, Pat Hunsaker as Elizabeth Almond, Matt Dossett as Arthur Townsend, Lucie Coats as Marian Almond, and Renda Chase as Mrs. Montgomery. The director is Zona Ludlum and the stage manager is Ginger Jones.
Tickets for "The Heiress" may be reserved by calling the show line at 939-SHOW (7469). They may also be purchased online at www.masctheatre.org. Tickets for the show are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Auditions for MASC's upcoming play "Dearly Beloved" will be held April 22 and 23, at 7 p.m. both evenings at the Capitol Theatre. The casting list calls for seven women and four men, with ages ranging from 20 to 60. "Dearly Beloved" is a comedy about the Futrelle Sisters who are throwing an antebellum style wedding for Tina Jo. Since there are no secrets in Fayro, Tex., your business becomes everyone's business! Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Performance dates are June 15 - 17 and 22 - 24. Rehearsals will be on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The director will be MASC veteran John Campbell. For more information, call 939-SHOW.
Zahnow Elementary School raised $9,400 for the American Heart Association as part of their annual Jump Rope For Heart program. Student Amelia Bronson was the top money raiser and she won a trip to Holiday Park in Santa Claus, Ind. An assembly was held today, Friday, April 20, to celebrate their fundraising efforts. A highlight of the event was the top fundraisers getting the chance to “slime” Principal Mary Gardner and teacher Karla Bivins.
Roche Wins Big SPPS Drawing
It may not be the same as winning the Mega Millions, but Lu Roche was the $500winner of the SPPS Carnival raffle. Also taking home big prizes were Diane Haudrich ($300) and Mark Feurer ($100). Upon being contacted she was a winner, Haudrich commented that she was going to place her winning ticket in her bank’s safe deposit box until she can deliver it to the SPPS office to claim her prize.
Gibault’s JV softball team defeated visiting Red Bud Thursday afternoon, April 19 by a score of 9-6. Noelle Davis lead the Hawks by pitching a complete game and knocking several RBI.