• Erica Barnes

News for 9/30/2020 HOMECOMING Announced!

Thunder Ridge Homecoming 2020 Pictured from left to right: (back) Jacob Barnes, Mark Ferguson, Edgar Galicia; (front) Madelyn Davis, Raini Hrabe, Kylie Reimer TR Homecoming Week Thunder Ridge will host homecoming activities this week. Precautions will be taken to maintain six foot of distance between participants. If that is not possible, close contact will be limited to less than ten minutes. The traditional Bonfire will be held Thursday night around 8:30pm without the usual StuCo class games. The Parade/Pep Rally will be held on Main Street Friday afternoon at 2:30pm. The crowning ceremony will begin at 6:30pm before the football game against Rock Hills at 7:00pm. In an effort to keep a six foot distance between students, this year grades 4-8 will not participate in homecoming activities. Students and parents are asked to wear masks and honor a separation of six foot. Our goal is to enjoy homecoming festivities while keeping everyone healthy and out of quarantine. Thunder Ridge School News OCTOBER Thur. Oct 1- MS VB/FB @ Southern Cloud 3:00/5:00pm (Miltonvale); Cross Country @ Beloit 3:45pm; HS Bonfire @ 8:30pm Fri. Oct 2- HOMECOMING: Parade/Pep Rally on Main Street 2:30pm, Crowning Ceremony 6:30pm, HS FB vs Rock Hills 7:00pm (Kensington) Sat. 3- HS VB Quad @ Logan 9:00am (Logan, Linn, Republic County); Kirwin Old Settlers Day – Parade @ 10:00am Tues. 6- HS VB Tri @ Sylvan Grove 4:00pm (Southern Cloud, Sylvan/Lucas) Thurs. 8- MS VB/FB vs Lakeside 4:00/6:00pm (Agra); Cross Country @ Phillipsburg 4:30pm Fri. 9- HS FB @ Osborne 7:00pm Sat. 10- HS VB Hill City Tourney 9:00am Community Workday October 12 The Thunder Ridge students have set a date! Monday, October 12, from 8:15am to 3:30pm will be the community clean-up and work day. Please let them know if you need assistance with a project. This day is about giving back to the community and the students work hard to accomplish great things. Please call 785-476-2217 or 785-476-6037 with any projects you may have. KCS Fundraiser Results We made the match! Thank you to all who donated to the Kensington Community Store Fundraiser.  The dinner brought in $6,966 and the raffle $517, which earned a $6,000 match from the Rahjes and Sons/Rahjes Farms. Total for the fundraiser was $13,483. Weekly Inspiration  What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson You will never have to force anything that is meant to be. - Unknown A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well. - Unknown ISO NEWS Please email your news to Erica Barnes at ebarnes8185@gmail.com with subject line: NEWS. Or feel free to call 785-476-8185. For the full, in color edition, visit www.kensingtonks.net. -- Erica Barnes Library Director; K-3 & HS Librarian Kensington Community/School Library 785-476-2219 or 8185 (cell) "It's never too late—in fiction or in life—to revise." 


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