Paonia Elementary School student council representatives from third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades, along with principal Sam Cox and teacher Robert Bushta (far left) visited the Nov. 12 Paonia Town Council meeting. Mayor Neal Schwieterman (far right), presented a certificate of appreciation to the school for leaf raking at town park on Nov. 8. The school’s Knowledge Bowl sixth grade team won first place. Seventh and eighth grade teams from Paonia Junior High School also won first place. Mayor Schwieterman thanked Paonia High School students for raking leaves for several residents as a community service.