Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Comprehensive SGA Report

Below are reports of each SGA member based on individual interviews. Senator Stacy Gibbs Senator Timothy Herzog Treasurer James Kittinger Vice President Melissa Kittinger-Surratt Secretary Emily Polan Senator Sarah Polan President Joey Sclafani Senator Aundrea D. Scott Senator Cameran Sonnenburg … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth and Good Will Toward Men?

There is a Christmas song that suggests every day should be just like Christmas that gets me thinking every year. Once you get past the uncomfortable idea of facing presents, icicle lights and rum cake 365 days in a row, … Continue reading

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Easy Sugar Cookies

Makes 48 Cookies 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted 1 cup margarine 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Cream sugar and margarine; add … Continue reading

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Sports Writer Wanted!

Do you love to watch The Knights play?  Are you at every New River sporting event?  If this sounds like you, then we want you for our Knight Rider sports writer!  Email us at to start writing for the … Continue reading

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Emergency Alert System is Work in Progress

Your cell phone buzzes at 5:45am and you check your new text message. New River is not opening until 10am. No eight o’clock class today! You roll over and happily go back to sleep. A couple of years ago this … Continue reading

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Great Gifts On A Shoestring Budget

Do you have a long list of people who need gifts, and a short budget?  Try some of these ideas to brighten the season without emptying the bank account! Homemade cookies in decorative bags or boxes make great gifts and … Continue reading

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What to Do About A House Full Of Holiday Guests

For many people who have relatives come in for the holidays, there is an issue of “What do I do with all of these people?”.  Here is a list to answer just that question for families with lots of children … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards For Troops

Over ten thousand soldiers will open a Christmas card from someone at New River this year.  The Veterans Affairs office gathered 10,276 Christmas cards from schools, churches and veterans groups in the area  to send to the soldiers.  Several classes … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Good Times in Edwards 117

     The tradition of bluegrass music dates back to the earliest days of American discovery. Early settlers (particularly the Scotch-Irish who immigrated to Appalachia) wrote songs about day to day experiences in this new rural land, songs reflecting life in … Continue reading

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Buckeyes (Peanut Butter Balls)

Time to make: 1 hour 30 Buckeyes 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1 lb. dipping chocolate (sold near bakers chocolate) 30 Whole Pecans (Optional) Stir together powdered sugar, peanut butter … Continue reading

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