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December 5, 2001

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B4--Wednesday, December 5, 2001--THE SENTINEl, ,, Salmon Invade \\; CHS.... \\; By Jeff Carlson: On Nov. 8, the CHS Natural Resources class took Chinook and Coho salmon out of the holding traps at their on-campus facility. The students were aiding in spawning of the fish in order to sustain the population. Norm Devereux, the instructor, was pleased with the results. "We trapped over 30 Chinook and Coho", he said. Devereux says the class is on track to meet or beat their annual release rate. "In conjunction with the Bandon Fish ttatchery, we release about 10,000 to ! 5,000 fish annually", he said. "This year looks to be our best in this class' short history." Our Page ...... CHS Multimedia in A Publication of Coquille High School Multimedia Class Volume 1/Issue 3 the S Freshman Jackson shows his basketball for the photo class while trying to sports-action assignment. Photo by Stephanie The class consists of 10 juniors, and two seniors, John DeSoto and Nick Anglin, who are involved in work experience with the Bandon Hatchery. Natural Resources isn't only focused on Fish. There is a greenhouse on campus where the students learn about the relationship between plant life and the health of streams and fish habitat. In addition, the class is involved with local agencies on projects on forestry, ecology and wildlife. By the Tail. Junior Sean Homenyk grabs a salmon from the Cunningham Creek Hatchery. The Natural Resources class was spawning the salmon for the Cocuille Watershed. Photo by Gabe Bell !f Here it Comes. CHS Junior Austin Fisher pulls another salmon from the hatchery waters of Cunningham Creek. He quickly passed the fish to Emma Andy for measurement and egg extraction. Photo by Gal, Bell Different Color Nick Prescott gently reaches for the prized salmon roe. These eggs will be fertilized and placed in the hatchery's incubator. Later, the small fry will become generation X and continue the species in Cunningham Creek. Photo by Nicole Reeves Rooted in Tradition... Branching out to the Future t SE CURITY BANK P.O. Box 70 Coquille, OR 97423 (541) 396-3138 Facsimile (541) 396-5313 i i More than a Patriotic Face. Junior Kim Smith sports the red, white, and blue for CHS Spirit Week and photographer Patti Harvey. Since her freshman year, Kim has always been a big participant in spirit dress- up days- but this year's flag face took on a special meaning for everyone. Photo by Patti Harvey ' Meet Matt Herker Matt Herker and his friends will be featured in upcoming issues as "Where's Herker?" Matt will be photographed throughout CHS and viewers will try to guess his location. This ContributoJ Layout Desigoc Amanda Writers- Jeff Carlson Photographers Patti Harvey, Gabe Bell, Reeves Hitching a Ride Senior Stephanie Meyers found her Project Graduation poster on a very unlikely place this week. Local resident and business owner Jerry Wadsworth sponsored the class of 2002 senior on the side of his business truck. A big thank you Jerry! 484 N. Central Coquille, Oregon 396-3145 STORE HOURS: Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m. to 6 p.r. Sat. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m