News for 4/11/2018

Honoring Years Ending in 3 or 8

“Thine ideals, Kensington High School, we are ever striving for. And we seek to live our motto, in the bonds of friendship’s corp. And to you whom we have chosen, in the days both far and near; comes the privilege of service, to our Alma Mater dear.” -KHS song

Mark your calendars for the annual Alumni Banquet to be held Saturday, May 26th at the American Legion in Kensington. Watch your mailbox for the official invite. Please contact Staci Foreman at the High School office 785-476-2217 or email if your mailing address needs to be updated. You can also follow on Facebook, just like the page: Kensington Alumni.

1948 Graduates of KHS included: Ruth Currier, Harley Leitner, Donald Schoeni, Bob Simmons, Ruth Smith, Twila Vibber, Juanita Wangerin, and Darold Werner.

Soon to be 2018 Graduates of TRHS include: Justis Bapat, Brayden Brenneman, Cassidy Gillespie, Kelli Glennemeier, Seth Loyd, Bruce Massey, Lille Massey, Tyler McReynolds, Javier “Kiko” Moreno Ortega, Kennedy Rietzke, Brock Wallgren, Morgan Westbrook.

Did you know? The first edition of the Kensington High School annual/yearbook was printed in 1914.

Pictured (l-r): owners Dylan & Deidra Tweedy, and 16 year veteran Trent Hesterman

Keeping Up the Tradition

Kensington Lockers brought home 6 top awards from the Kansas Meat Producers Association Convention & Trade Show in Manhattan, KS over the weekend. Grand Champion in Bone In Ham, Grand Champion in Boneless Ham, Reserve Grand Champion in snack sticks, Champion in jalapeño & cheese polish sausage, Champion in bacon, and Overall Best in Show awarded after compared to 97 products from other producers.

CONGRATS to owners Dylan and Deidra Tweedy and their crew for a fantastic job against tough competition from all over the state. They plan to attend the national convention at Kansas City in July.

City Wide Clean-up Sat. April 21

City Wide Clean-up to be held on Saturday, April 21st. This clean-up is intended for items the trash service cannot pick up on the regular route. Have items to the curb by 7:00am. Collecting appliances, household waste, bulky items, and limited tires. Please be sure to separate metal, batteries, paint, chemicals, and electronics. Reminder this is a Volunteer effort! Volunteers are needed, please meet at the City Office at 9:00am and bring small tools for clean-up and repairs around town. Call the City Office at 476-2668 if y