Walk the plank, Matey!
The annual Walk the Plank fundraier was held on October 18 at the Verndale School. Elementary students enjoyed a variety of games including tug of war, pumpkin toss, sack races, football toss, bug (candy)eating contest, a stroll around the track, walking the plank and more. The school gathered on the football field and spelled out “VPS” for a picture. Contest winners were: First prize - Bryce Pickar, fourth grade, overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Express and four passes to the Three Bear Water Park in Baxter. Second prize - Walker Tupper, first grade, and Owen Weiher, second grade received new bikes. Third prize - Hannah Bartylla, sixth grade, and Zain Waldahl, fourth grade received a $50 gift card. Fourth prize - Mia Arroyo, fifth grade and Tyson Fisher, kindergarten, won movie passes to the Cozy Theater in Wadena. Walk the Plank raised approximately $7,600.