News for 7/25/18 4-H

COWABUNGA!!! The Busy Bees 4-H Club had a great time at the Smith County Free Fair, July 19-23. Many fun activities were provided for the youth in between showing and judging of projects. KensLy Blank (left) and Lexi Rust (right) showing the awesome, Busy Bees Arts and Crafts display Busy Bees Craft superintendents and helpers: back (l-r) Matilyn Riley, Layne Pettijohn, Tammy Pettijohn, Emily Blank, Michelle Rust; front (l-r) TyLynn Blank, KensLy Blank, Lexi Rust. BJ Westbrook doing old timers beef showmanship Shaylin Webb in old timers beef showmanship Darrell Pettijohn doing old timers beef Showmanship. Layne Pettijohn Reserve Champion Breeding gilt, reserve Champion Sr Showman. Busy Bees

News for 7/18/18

Future Sapphire Dance Camp Thursday, July 26th, from 8am to noon the Sapphire dance team will host a Future Sapphire Dance Camp. Fee of $20 includes a t-shirt. Shirts must be ordered by the 23rd. Contact Tina Dennis or any dancer to register. Return forms to the high school office, Tina or any Sapphire dancer. You can also fill out papers on the 26th. The little girls will perform at Old Fashioned Saturday Night in August. School Shopping School will be starting sooner than we know. School supply lists have been mailed out to all student addresses and can also be found on the Thunder Ridge Schools website: Even if you no longer have school age children, please consider pur

News for 7/11/2018

Engagement Announcement! Tony and Lori Ifland and Greg and Robin Billings are thrilled to announce the approaching marriage of their children, Katelyn Ifland and Nolan Billings, August 4, 2018. Grandparents of the bride are Kent and Sandra Ifland, Junction City and Ruth Ann Jellison, Protection, KS. Grandparents of the groom are Stan and Carolyn Billings, Kensington, and David and Kay Anderson, Amherst, NE Katelyn is a 2016 graduate of Smith Center High School and attends Fort Hays State University, majoring in nursing. Nolan graduated from Thunder Ridge High School in 2015 and Hutchinson Community College in 2017 in Automotive Technology. He is employed by James Motor Company in Hays as a

News for July 4th, 2018

Kansas educators attend third annual Kansas Delta Conference BELOIT, Kan.- Twenty educators from across Kansas attended the Kansas Delta Conference, held June 12th-16th in Beloit, Kansas at the North Central Kansas Technical College. The Delta Conference is a five-day experience designed around increasing student engagement through lesson design and facilitation in order to ensure that learning and growth happen for every student, every day. Training was conducted in multiple intelligences, modalities, language, and e-moments. Participants integrated this information into lesson plans and taught to their peers. Participants were coached in the moment and provided feed-back in “real-time.”