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Area Sports Review

Area Sports Review

October 29, 2014

Volleyball Sometimes things don’t go as planned. That could be said of the Minneapolis volleyball team’s first round loss to rival Beloit, in the Hillsboro 3A Regional tournament this past week. “We certainly had bigger dreams than finishing the season in the first round of substate, but I was so pleased with how hard our […]

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BJH V-ball Ends Season

October 29, 2014

The Bennington Junior High volleyball team ended their season this past week when they competed in the HOA League Tournament at Brookville. In their first match the Bulldogs came out on top, defeating the host school Ell-Saline in straight sets, 26-24 and 25-18. Against the Sedgwick Cardinals the Bulldogs struggled to gain momentum throughout the […]

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Bennington Junior High Honor Roll

October 29, 2014

Bennington Junior High has announced the names of students on the first nine weeks honor roll for the 2014-15 school year. An * denotes 4.0. 6th grade Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0-3.5) Slade Adam, *Trinity Blundred, Gavin Brady, Bridgit Conway, Breanna Dame, Brittney DeWitt, *Jasey Downing, *Chloe Harmon, *Abigale Hodges, Rianna Jordan, McKinley Keil, Kyla Kind, […]

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Local Kansas Honor Scholars

Local Kansas Honor Scholars

October 29, 2014

Minneapolis High School students in the top 10 percent of their class were honored as Kansas Honor Scholars at the Salina Country Club on Oct. 8. Students honored were (left to right) Lane Nichols, Kynedi Allison, John Kelly, Colton Baker, and Jeff Austin.

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Tescott Honor Roll

October 29, 2014

The Tescott School has announced the names of students on the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Alpha (4.0): junior, Kyra Bieker; sophomore, Deidre Evans; freshman, Logan Srna; 8th grade, Karsyn Lee; 7th grade, Montana Peterson; 6th grade, Kylie Flax. Principals (3.5-3.99): senior, Joel McCosh; juniors, Kaden Keim, Kaitlynn King, […]

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Falcons Finish Season

Falcons Finish Season

October 29, 2014

The Ottawa County Falcon teams both took third place at the Salvation Army Championship Weekend held last Saturday in Minneapolis. The fifth grade team defeated the Salina Cowboys 6-0 and the sixth grade team beat the Ellsworth Bearcats 18-0.

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MJH Concludes Fall Sports

October 22, 2014

The MJH football and volleyball teams concluded their regular seasons last week when they hosted the Beloit Trojans. The football team ran into a bit of a buzz saw losing the A-team game 6-48, to finish 2-5 on the season. Tyson Villalpando scored the Lions only touchdown on the night late in the fourth quarter. […]

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Area Sports Review

Area Sports Review

October 22, 2014

Football Just a week removed from one of the biggest victories in program history, the MHS football team took to the road as they opened district play against the Marysville Bulldogs. The home team struck first, with a 35-yard touchdown pass to go up 7-0 in the second quarter. The Lions responded on the next […]

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239 Board Presents Facilities Improvement Plan

October 22, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADDITION – AA – Sheet – A1 – SITE PLAN.pdf High School Practice Gym – Sheet – A1 – SITE PLAN At the October USD 239 Board of Education meeting, discussion centered on plans for facility improvements and a likely bond issue. Several representatives from Landmark Architects, the company heading up the preliminary […]

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Ottawa County Conservation District Field Day

Ottawa County Conservation District Field Day

October 22, 2014

The Ottawa County Conservation District hosted its 19th annual Fourth Grade Conservation Field Day on September 25. Fourth graders from across the county came to Minneapolis to participate. The students rotated through four stations to learn about the importance of conserving our natural resources. Rod Frack, Natural Resources Conservation Service, demonstrated the EnviroScape and the […]

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