by Carolyn Kaberline A late winter snow storm may have delayed the buses, but it didn’t slow the enthusiasm of the 52 PLHS vocal music students and their 11 sponsors who traveled to Winter Park, Colorado, March 30 to April 3 to take part in that city’s 25th Anniversary Ski Music Festival. Although a chance [...]
USD 343 will have less money to operate on next year like every school district, but a declining enrollment will make it even more difficult.
As the county’s six school districts continue to seek ways to tighten their budgets without affecting students, they’re increasing looking to each other for ideas.
The title was removed from Dr. Tim Marshall by the Keystone Board on Monday night at their monthly meeting.
Bill Culver looks on as the sign made in memory of his wife, Stephanie, is moved into place. by Carolyn Kaberline Perry-Lecompton Middle School now has a sign of its own thanks to a former teacher, the class of 2011, high school construction classes and too many others to list. The sign, which sits at [...]
by Dennis Sharkey The last time the principals of the Delaware Valley League met the topic of expansion was on the table. McLouth High School Principal Mike Bogard said last week during a school board meeting that the idea of expansion was an unpopular topic among the principals, and if it were up to them [...]
by Dennis Sharkey Only two teams last year had a record over .500 and no team made it to the state tournament. Former KU gaurd Jeff Hawkins will try to revive a Perry-Lecompton team that won only two games last year while other teams like the Jefferson West Tigers expect to make huge leaps forward. [...]
by Carolyn Kaberline The halls of Perry-Lecompton High School will be filled with the “Sound of Music” as the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name will be presented this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 11 through 13 in the PLHS Theatre. The musical, which is based on a true story, tells of Maria, [...]
by Dennis Sharkey There were no pleasant surprises this year when area school districts tallied their official head counts. The only superintendent somewhat optimistic about his district’s results was JCN Superintendent Dr. Tim Marshall. His district was only five students down from last year when factoring the funding formula. “I’m not real upset about it,” [...]
Fifth graders Shelby Hetherington, Conor Hendrickson, Spencer Archer, Domineq Kalinichenko and Kyleigh Leslie use duck manipulatives to solve a division problem while Karla Meyer looks on at Perry-Lecompton Middle School. Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline There were games, snacks throughout the day and pizza for lunch, but there was also a lot of learning [...]