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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 www.arlingtontimes.com The Arlington Times o:* A3 , Mereesa Pedersen, at right, placed second, Alyssa Borreson, at left, placed fourth in the commercial baking competition in Yakima recently. culinary in Courtesy photo placed third and Karlee Lowe, middle, me anlc NOROVIRUS Continued from paDe A1 Norovirus sickens students Pate recommended, tion to keep our children or due to illness other "Kids were running healthy, Dr. Kristine than the norovirus," Gil- to the nurse's office all McDuffy, Superinten- man said. day Wednesday," Gilman dent of Arlington Public On Monday, absences said. Schools, ordered extrawere down to 35, which is Norovirus infections cleaning crews to sani- average. spread quickly during the tize doorknobs, desktops Gilman suggests that vomiting and diarrhea and other touchable sur- parents should watch the phase of the illness, Pate faces," Gilman said. district Web site at www. said, adding the germs "The district did all asd.wednet.edu for up to were flying through the the right things," Pate date information on the air, literally, said. norovirus, or call the Sno- But, she said, it'snoth- The Norovirus was; homish County Health ing to panic about, reported on the Wednes- Department at 425-339- The most effective day night TV news after 5278. measures to contain its the district had published The Health District spread are to wash hands a warning to parents on and the Center for Dis- thoroughly with soap it's "ConnectEd" Web ease Control did not and water after bouts of site communication pro- recommend closing the vomiting and diarrhea, gram. school. and to disinfect surfaces, The Norovirus out- including toilets, floors break was isolated to and countertops that may Eagle Creek Elementary. have been contaminated "We believe 60 of the Contact Sarah Arney at 360-659-1300 or with vomit or stool. 218 absences are home as sarney@arlingtontimes.com. "As a special precau- a precautionary measure 1 !' li by Sarah Arney The Arlington Times ARLINGTON -- Even though Arlington High School has no commercial baking program, two stu- dents fared well recently in a statewide commercial baking competition. "We practice a lot by doing a lot of baking," said teacher Dorothy Edwards, who works with co-teacher Cheryl Allen in family and consumer science educa- tion. "In the past we did Pro Start, but three years ago, we attended Skills USA," Edwards said. The program includes food preparation classes, fashion design, family health and child develop- ment, she said. One class, "On Your Own," prepares students for breaking away from home, teaching useful skills for young adults in their first apartment. The program also teaches fashion design with a new CAD program that provides students a chance to design their own patterns. Three students com- peted in commercial bak- ing. A sophomore, Mereesa Peterson won second place in commercial baking, and a senior, Allyssa Bor- resson won third place in culinary. After they competing in a regional competition of Skills USA, Edwards sent in her students' scores and then they were invited to the state competition. She said the competi- tion was arduous. "In the commercial bak- ing category they spent six hours baking a yeast bread, a sweet dough pas- try, a scone, a pie, and a cake complete with deco- rations. In the culinary competi- tions, they spent two hours preparing an appetizer, entree and dessert. Edwards said another AHS student, who is study- ing diesel mechanics at Sno-Isle Skill Center, Ron- ald Sheppard, also placed second in his category. "Skills USA put on this great competition in Yakima," Edwards said. 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