Derek Czaplewsi, an actor/directorwith Missoula Childrens Theater (right), leads students from North Powder in a scene from Treasure Island. Fifty parts were open to students last Monday for auditions, with rehearsals during the week aimed at last Thursdays production. Czaplewski, as Long John Silver, played this pirate-filled scene with students (bottom) Anthony Swales, Daniel Gately, Kaitlyn Brown (and top) Shauna Nelson, Haley Coleman, Ben Nelson and Ron Scanlon. Over 48,000 students will participate in the Theaters productions in 100 communities this year, at least one in all 50 states, four Canadian provinces and 10 countries outside the United States. (Baker City Herald
photograph by Kathy Orr).