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Traffic Safety Expert Addresses Ottawa County Students

November 21, 2014

On November 10, Bennington High School’s TRUCE and SAFE groups invited Minneapolis High School and Tescott High School to a presentation from highway safety expert, Pam Holt, a recognized expert in injury prevention and highway safety. As a trauma nurse from Springfield, MO, she has served on several coalitions to improve seatbelt compliance as well […]

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MHS Places Third at Math Relays

MHS Places Third at Math Relays

November 21, 2014

Minneapolis High School students attended Fort Hays State University Math Relays on Thursday, November 13. The MHS students placed third overall out of 2A and 3A schools. The individual and team scores are calculated from all students competing in classes 1A-6A schools which included around 800 students. In trigonometry Kynedi Allison placed 6th overall in […]

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THS Competes in ECO Meet

November 21, 2014

On October 2, students from Tescott High School competed in the 14th annual regional EcoMeet at Salina’s Indian Rock Park. EcoMeet is a scholarship competition for students interested in wildlife biology in Kansas. Students compete in four areas. Teams are tested over their general knowledge of a Kansas ecosystem (wetlands this year) and knowledge of […]

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MHS Attends FFA National Convention

MHS Attends FFA National Convention

November 12, 2014

The Minneapolis FFA Chapter attended the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. From Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, the FFA members’ schedule was packed with fun and exciting events. The theme this year was “Go All Out.” This year’s keynote speaker was Nick Vujici, a motivational speaker who was born with out arms or […]

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BGS Students of the Month

BGS Students of the Month

November 12, 2014

Students of the month for October at BGS and BJH are: (front row) Colten Richardson, Kloe Dossett, Ella Clark, Leah Clark, Madison Heckart; (second row) Lillian Hulse, Kristin Gans, Dean Clark, Rain Andrews, Adelia Janssen, Savannah Coil, Chandra Nisbeth; (back row) Slade Adam, David Williams, Dayton Rindt, Zach Smith, Kya Johnson, Avery Feil, August Hulse. […]

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Evolution of Family Night

Evolution of Family Night

November 12, 2014

One student’s hands are covered in pumpkin slime, he looks up at his dad and grins as he brings the seeds out to be counted. Nearby, a group of students must be thinking, “I wonder what we’ll do with these?” as they look down at a pile of candy corn on the table in front […]

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MHS Football Team Continues Playoff Run

MHS Football Team Continues Playoff Run

November 12, 2014

The KSHSAA Class 3A football postseason is in full swing and there may not be a hotter team in the state than the Minneapolis Lions. The Lions have pushed as deep into the playoffs as any team in school history and will square off with the Halstead Dragons this Friday in Minneapolis. The winner of […]

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The Great Ice Cream Scheme

The Great Ice Cream Scheme

November 12, 2014

THS students will performing their annual fall play, The Great Ice Cream Scheme,  this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Cast members are: (front row) Kara Rieth, Kassidy King, Brock Smith; (second row)  Taylor Wirtz, Josh Luder, Tesla Madsen, Devon Lee, Cameron Kurtz; (back row) Jesse Walle, Joel McCosh, George Torres, Kaitlynn King. Not pictured […]

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Kelly and Allison Nominated

Kelly and Allison Nominated

November 5, 2014

Following in-person interviews with candidates and evaluation by a board of Kansans, Congressman Tim Huelskamp announced he would recommend Kynedi Allison to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy. She currently attends Minneapolis High School and is the daughter of James and Judi Allison. He will also recommended John […]

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Tescott Junior High Volleyball Takes Second

Tescott Junior High Volleyball Takes Second

November 5, 2014

The Tescott Junior High volleyball team entered the league tournament seated at number 4 with a 4-4 record. After long battles and lots of hard work, they took home second place. The Lady Trojans beat Natoma, lost to Sylvan, and defeated Lincoln to advance to the championship game. They lost in the championship game to […]

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