• Erica Barnes

News for 2/21/02


Pancake Feed, Feb. 25th

Plan to attend the Pancake Feed this Sunday, February 25, located at the Kensington American Legion Hall. They will be serving pancakes from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Sponsored by Legion Post #166, this is a scholarship fundraiser event.

American Legion

Friday Night Special, February 23:

This Friday at the American Legion we will be having choice of Hot Beef or Baked Steak served with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a dinner roll. Soup of the day will be Kim’s wonderful Ham and Cabbage! For dessert there will be pie with or without ice cream. Also, our Lenten Special is beer batter fish and fries. Please call us for take out orders at 785-476-3204. We will be open after the ball game to serve you.

If you are looking for a place to have a birthday party, anniversary party, family gathering, or just a friend's get together, we would love to have you at the legion. Our "bar" side can seat 90 comfortably and is 'family friendly'. We have the big hall for larger crowds. We can customize the event by doing the cooking or helping set things up for catering or even pot lucks. Feel free to call Steve Rice at 785-476-6239 or Kim Terrell at 785-656-2276 for more information.

Thunder Ridge School News

TRHS Play:

Thunder Ridge High School will be having their High School Play this Saturday, February 24th at 7:00 pm, and Sunday February 25th at 5:00 pm at the TR Middle School Auditorium in Agra. This year they will perform ”Switching Principals” by Pat Cook, produced by Pioneer Drama Service.

Play synopsis: School spirit has never been lower; when a new principal is scheduled to arrive everyone is hoping for a breath of fresh air. What blows in however are George and Madge, con artists who slipped in through an open window while hiding from the law. In a hilarious case of mistaken identity vice Principal Abigail figures George for the new principal. Laying low after a car wreck our con artist makes the most of their situation at Marvin Gardens High School, while the real new principal is laid up at the hospital with minor injuries from; you guessed it, being involved in the same car wreck. This gives George and Madge a chance to dodge, and double talk their way through the overactive students, a suspicious security guard, and the pushy school board. But somewhere along the way, George feels good about helping people. His cold prickly conman qualities soften into warm fuzzies as he finds himself falling under the spell of the school’s spirit, much to the disgust of Madge.

Book Fair at TRMS

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Thunder Ridge Middle School. The theme this year is “Dr. Seuss.”

The hours include:

Monday, March 5 from 8:30a.m. - 4:00 p.m; Tuesday, March 6 from 8:30a.m. - 4:00 p.m; Wednesday, March 7 from 8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m; Thursday, March 8 from 8:30a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Special events will include: Tuesday evening March 6, Family Night from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Shopping for that special book, games, and door prizes. Cookies will be served.

And Thursday, March 8 “Parfaits with Pals” for the pre-school. Grandparents or that special someone will be reading to the students and having a special shopping and snack time.

Volunteers are always welcome and needed to make our Book Fair a success, contact the Middle School Library if you would like to volunteer 785-638-2244.

The proceeds of the Book Fair goes to purchase new books for our Middle School Library.

Important Dates:

Friday, 23rd: KAY Senior Parent Night during the Home basketball games vs Wilson.

Saturday, 24th 7:00pm & Sunday, 25th 5:00pm: High School Play @ Agra Auditorium

Monday, 26th: 2:30pm Early Dismissal & Teacher Inservice

Friday, March 2nd: Dr. Seuss Celebration @ Grade School

Upcoming Games:

Fri. 23- HS BB vs Wilson 4:00pm & KAY Senior Parent Night

Mon. 26- Sub-State BB begins TBA

Sub-State Basketball: Monday, Feb. 26-Saturday, March 3rd

State Basketball: March 7-10 TBA

TR HS/GS Menus:

Daily choice with meal: breakfast- milk or juice, fresh/canned fruit, cereal; lunch- Salad, fruits & veggie bar, served daily. *Note: Menus are subject to change.

Wed. 21

Breakfast: Breakfast Sliders

Lunch: Beef & Noodles, whipped potatoes, green beans, blueberry oat muffin (9-12)

Thur. 22

Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

Lunch: Baked Chicken, savory rice, whole wheat roll, pineapple tidbits

Fri. 23

Breakfast: Blueberry Pancakes w/syrup

Lunch:Sloppy Joe on Bun, sweet potato bites, corn chips (9-12), baked beans, diced pears

Mon. 26

Breakfast: Long John

Lunch: Beef/Bean Burrito, mexicali corn, chips & salsa (9-12), apple wedges

Tues. 27

Breakfast: Biscuit & Gravy

Lunch: Stromboli squares, summer fruit salad

Wed. 28

Breakfast: French Toast w/syrup

Lunch: BBQ Beef on Bun, oven fries, baked beans, diced peaches

Thur. March 1st

Breakfast: Breakfast Quesadilla w/salsa

Lunch: Turkey/cheese Sub, sweet potato bites, watermelon, yogurt (9-12)

Fri. March 2nd

Breakfast: Breakfast Bar

Lunch: Salisbury Steak, potatoes & gravy, broccoli, dinner roll (9-12), mandarin oranges

United Church Spaghetti Dinner Rescheduled

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend Camp All 4 Luv Lunch! on Sunday, April 8th, from 11:30am-12:45pm. Located in the United Church basement, the youth will be serving a menu of: Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce (gluten free option available), Green Beans, French Bread, and Dessert. Free will donations accepted for the youth camp fund and other youth events.

Weekly Inspiration

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. - ARISTOTLE

You never know what people are going through, and sometimes the people with the biggest smiles are struggling the most, so be kind.

People change for two main reasons: either their minds have been opened, or their hearts have been broken.


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