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KSHSAA Releases New Classifications For Kansas High Schools

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TOPEKA, Kan.—The 2014-2015 KSHSAA senior high membership is 354 schools.  Wichita-Northeast Magnet school is an unclassified member school. Links: Complete Classifications School classification changes with enrollment ranges are as follow: (Last year’s (2013-2014) classification is shown in parenthesis). CLASS NO. OF SCHOOLS RANGE SCHOOLS CHANGING CLASS 6A 32 2301-1387 Wichita West (5A) - - - - 5A 32 1383-760 Andover-Central ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, meeting in executive session for an hour to discuss personnel, then another fifteen minutes to discuss personnel and property acquisition. No decisions were made. No comments were received during the public hearing on the 2015 budget, with approval 6-2. Tim Ackerman and Shawn Cohorst voted no. Several residents living north of Jayhawk Road were ... Read More »

Back To School Safety Stressed As School Resumes

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With students getting back to school, there are important safety reminders the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children Don’t hurry getting on or off the bus. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled. As the bus approaches, stand at ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: Get Insurance Needs In Place For Your College-Bound Student

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TOPEKA, Kan. — College students across Kansas are packing furniture, electronics and all the other necessities of college life. They will soon head to their schools for the 2014-15 term. Will they forget something? Probably. But Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, hopes it isn’t their insurance coverage needs. “As college students head to their schools around the state, I ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An amended budget presented by Carla Grund at the council workshop was adopted for publication, with a final vote planned August 11th. The mill levy proposed is 67.464, a decrease of 7.306 mills. The original proposal would have decreased the levy 1.202 mills. During discussion the Mayor read several comments concerning the long term ... Read More »

Sports Ticket: Chester Frazier Interview

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A former collegiate point guard at Illinois, Chester Frazier is in his third season at Kansas State as an assistant coach to former coach Bruce Weber. In his first season as an assistant coach in 2012-13, Frazier played a major role in one of the best seasons in K-State history, as the Wildcats posted a 27-8 overall record and a ... Read More »

High School Sports Weather Postponements – 4/29/14

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Due to the weather, several high school activities have been postponed or cancelled. Marysville Softball vs. Rossville postponed. Varsity rescheduled for May 8th. Marysville Baseball at Clay Center postponed. Rescheduled for May 1st. Marysville Tennis at Abilene postponed. Varsity rescheduled for May 5th. Marysville JV Tennis at Chapman cancelled. It will not be rescheduled. Marysville Junior High Track Meet at ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Chickens and tennis again dominated much of the discussion. Residents for and against an ordinance proposed which would allow keeping and raising chickens within the city limits spoke. An idea floated to allow a one year trial was brought forward. At the end, the ordinance failed on a 3-4 vote. Council expressed disappointment with ... Read More »

Area Schools Win Sportsmanship Awards From KSHSAA

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association, through its member schools, defines sportsmanship as those qualities of behavior which are characterized by generosity and genuine concern for others. Further, an awareness is expected of the impact of an individual’s influence on the behavior of others. The excitement of a basketball game can create concerns for fans, students and officials. Citizenship/Sportsmanship ... Read More »

USD 364 Board Meets; Lord Announces Resignation After 41 Years

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Marysville USD 364 School Board adopted the 2014-15 school calendar at the February board meeting. Classes begin August 13, and dismiss May 22. Rachel Massoth was introduced. She began in January as Jr./Sr. High Vocal Music Teacher. A motion was passed opposing proposed changes by the Kansas Legislature regarding election dates for city and school board members. A number of ... Read More »