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Todd Becker Foundation to be in Belleville Monday

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The Todd Becker Foundation, a touring high school assembly organization out of Kearney NE, announced today its plans to bring their “New Year – New Life” event to Belleville High School in Belleville on December 31, 2012.  The night’s event will entail a special, New Year’s Eve outreach starting at 9:00 P.M and ending just after midnight, geared toward youth ... Read More »

Collin Klein Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – In the midst of one of the greatest seasons in school history, Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was named the recipient of the 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the award’s foundation announced today. Klein is the first Wildcat to pick up the honor and the fifth from the Big 8/12 since the award’s inception in 1987. The Loveland, Colo., ... Read More »

Marysville Jr-Sr High Nominated To National Register of Historic Places

Marysville High School Bulldogs

The Marysville Junior and Senior High School Complex has been nominated for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.  The stadium and playing field were constructed in 1937 while the high school was built in 1939, both part of the Works Progress Administration.  The Junior High was built 30 years after the high school in 1967 and then they ... Read More »

Three Options Being Considered For Baileyville School

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There are three options the USD 115 Board of Education is considering concerning  Baileyville High School.  The first option is to have all 6th-8th graders at Baileyville, 9th-12th and pre-Kindergarten thru 5th grade at Seneca.  The second option is to close the Baileyville facility and have all students attend the Seneca facility and the third option is to transition the ... Read More »

Children’s Author and Illustrator in Marshall County This Week

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When retired elementary school teacher Judy Nagely returned from a trip to Kansas City, she brought back the name of a children’s author and illustrator that she thought should come to Marshall County – Jenny Whitehead. “Judy heard Jenny Whitehead speak at a conference, and she was impressed with her presentation,” explained Wayne Kruse, the arts cooperative’s executive director.  “She ... Read More »

Marysville Schools Receive Standard of Excellence Awards

Marysville High School Bulldogs

Marysville Public Schools received Standard of Excellence Awards in Reading, Math, & Science.  The elementary school received buildingwide awards in reading and math while the Junior-Senior High earned buildingwide awards in all 3 categories.  Individual grade levels received Standard of Excellence, including 4th, 5th, & 6th grade in reading, 3rd, 4th, & 6th grade in math, 7th grade in reading ... Read More »

USD 113 Board Votes to Expand Axtell Elementary Building

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The Prairie Hill’s USD 113 Board of Education voted to hire an architect to finalize plans on a 75 by 125 foot building at the Axtell school site to house elementary students. The board took the action at their regular meeting Monday evening. Superintendent Bill Orth presented a diagram of the proposed facility, with eight classrooms and two restrooms. The ... Read More »

October Proclaimed Kansas Farm to School Month

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TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month, the week of October 22-25 as Farm to School Week and October 24 as Kansas Food Day. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is joined in this initiative by the Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas Agri-Tourism, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the ... Read More »

Beatrice Hosting “Out of Darkness” Walk

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Beatrice will host an Out of the Darkness Walk to prevent suicide Saturday at Chautauqua Park. Walk registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Chautauqua Park in Beatrice with the walk beginning at 1 p.m.  Registration is free but donations are welcome. Organizers hope to use the funds raised to bring awareness to the schools by educating high school and middle ... Read More »

New pre-K thru 4th Grade school planned in Axtell

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A committee has recommended that a new elementary school building be built in Axtell for pre-kindergarten thru 4th grade.  The USD 113 Board of Education has already planned to close the elementary school in Summerfield at the end of the current school year.  The Board will have the architectural firm Hansen and Associates work with the building committee on designs. Read More »