Video: Friday Round-up, June 4, 2021


Including a suggestion for a new TF South team name

by Melanie Jongsma and Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (June 4, 2021) – The less-than-seven-minute video below draws attention to highlights from the past week in Lansing as well as a couple of upcoming events. Links to the stories mentioned appear below the video.

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We’re glad to have Quinton Arthur on the team. He brings a new level of video skills to our news coverage:

At 1:06

Carrie Steinweg posts a weekly column about her personal experience with COVID-19. The most recent column is linked below, and that column also includes links to her previous COVID Catch-Up columns:

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Fox Pointe was a big event for Lansing this week, as Melanie Jongsma reported Wednesday night:

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Prior to Fox Pointe re-opening, The Lansing Journal published an article that included a list of the upcoming season of entertainment as well as a description of some of the differences between Fox Pointe 2021 and Fox Pointe 2019:

  • Lansing announces Fox Pointe schedule, prepares for COVID-impacted season

    At 3:33

    Jim Masters updated readers on the process of finding a new name for TF South to replace ‘Rebels’:

    At 4:53

    We received this news from the Village administration and quickly posted it to keep readers informed:

    At 5:32

    Josh Bootsma informed readers about the farewell events at St. Ann School and Church:

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    1. I agree with Melanie that Rockets would be a good name, tying TFS with TFNorth. It also alludes to Lansing’s connection to aviation history with the Ford Hangar…..from the atmosphere to the stratosphere, that is the HIGHEST level for which students should aim!

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