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Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

March 25, 2015

By USD 239 Superintendent Chris Vignery Voters in North Ottawa County USD 239 will go to the polls on April 7 to decide a bond issue proposal to expand and improve school facilities in Minneapolis. The District and Board of Education believe that now is an opportune time to consider the needed improvements financially. A […]

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FHSU Awards Scholarships

March 25, 2015

Area students were recognized at the recent Student Recognition program in Salina for the scholarships they have been awarded by Fort Hays State University for the 2015-16 year. Bennington seniors recognized were Michaelyn Laflen, who accepted a $1,200 Miller Black and Gold Academic Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in allied health; Kayla Schlachter, […]

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Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

March 25, 2015

Minneapolis Softball Head Coach: Tamala Lott Last Season: 17- 7 overall; NCAA record N/A No MHS team had a better season in 2014 than the Lady Lions softball program, as they capped their best regular season in program history with a Regional Championship and trip to State. Gone from that team are several key pieces […]

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Pratt Wins Award

Pratt Wins Award

March 25, 2015

Keri (Schur) Pratt, daughter of Ted and Corky Schur of Minneapolis, was the recipient of the Columbia Fund for Academic Excellence Outstanding Elementary Teacher Award for grades Pre-kindergarten through second grade. Candidates are selected each year from nominations submitted by peers, parents, and students. Each individual’s nominations are compiled into a packet and submitted to […]

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Area Students Winners in Bookmark Contest

Area Students Winners in Bookmark Contest

March 25, 2015

The Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom has announced the winners of the 2015 Bookmark Art contest. Winning artists were honored on March 9 during the Bookmark Art and Teacher of the Year celebration held at the Landon State Office Building in Topeka. This year’s winners included Ayden Velasquez, a kindergartener at Tescott Grade […]

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USD 239 Board Meets

March 25, 2015

The USD 239 conducted their monthly meeting on Monday, March 9. Board members present at the meeting were David Pounds, Les Johns, Dr. Bruce Labes, Justin Abell. Members absent were Alicia Schmidt and Angie Rubles, no visitors were present. Principal Reports MGS Principal Pat Anderson discussed combining Mrs. Shaft and Mrs. Noon’s kindergarten classes into […]

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Bennington Grade School Students of the Month

Bennington Grade School Students of the Month

March 25, 2015

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Informational Meeting for School Bond to be Held in Delphos

Informational Meeting for School Bond to be Held in Delphos

March 24, 2015

An informational presentation regarding the proposed bond for USD 239 will be given in Delphos at the Auditorium this Thursday at 7 p.m.. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. Community members are encouraged to attend.

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MHS Alumni Scholarships

March 18, 2015

Applications for the MHS Alumni scholarships were mailed to the home of all 2015 graduating seniors this week. Anyone who does not receive the application by March 21 should contact the high school counselor. Seniors can also access the application at school on the computer.

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BGS and BJH Announce Honor Roll

March 18, 2015

Bennington Grade School and Junior High have announced the names of students on the honor roll for the 3rd Nine Weeks. An * denotes all A’s. 6th grade Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0-3.5) Slade Adam, *Trinity Blundred, *Gavin Brady, *Bridgit Conway, Christopher Crook, Breanna Dame, Brittney DeWitt, Jasey Downing, *Chloe Harmon, Abigail Hodges, Rianne Jordan, McKinley […]

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