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News for 10/7/2020 HOMECOMING RESULTS

TRHS Homecoming 2020

Thunder Ridge students and staff had tons of fun during Homecoming week. Spirit Week dress-up days included: Monday- Twin or Disney Day, Tuesday- Decades or Nerd Day, Wednesday- Superhero/Villain or Fake Injury Day, Thursday- Pink Out or USA Day, Friday- Sports or Blue Out Day. Thursday night the traditional bonfire was held and Friday afternoon the community and TR elementary were present for the Parade/Pep Rally on Main Street. Following the pep rally everyone headed over to the football field for a game of Powder-puff football. The crowning ceremony was held at 6:30pm before the football game versus Rock Hills (Mankato). The Longhorns were bumped up and ready to win! They sent everyone home early scoring 54 to 8 over their opponent, ending the game at halftime. What a way to end an awesome week!  

King Mark unties the crown for Queen Kylie while Jenna Molzahn and Mack Foreman wait patiently. 

King Mark Ferguson and Queen Kylie Reimer pictured with crown bearers Mack and Jenna. 

2020 Homecoming Royalty (back l-r): Jacob Barnes, King Mark Ferguson, Edgar Banuelos-Galicia, 

(Front l-r): Jenna Molzahn, Madelyn Davis, Kylie Reimer, Raini Hrabe, Mack Foreman

The Gift of Giving

On Sunday, October 4, some of St. John Lutheran’s Sunday school kids posed in front of the 146 school kits that they packed. The kits will be shipped to Lutheran World Relief and then shipped around the world so other kids can attend school.

Left-right: Adam Abbott, Cameron Hardacre, Addison Molzahn, Jenna Molzahn, Bienhoff, Conner Molzahn, Maycee Westbrook, Abby Hardacre.

Adam Abbott and Conner, Addie, and Jenna Molzahn team up!!

Thunder Ridge School News


Thurs. 8- MS VB/FB vs Lakeside 4:00/6:00pm (Agra); Cross Country @ Phillipsburg 4:30pm

Fri. 9- MS Cheer Fundraiser begins – selling Butter Braid Pastries; K-3rd to Hunter’s Pumpkin Patch 1:00pm; HS FB @ Osborne 7:00pm

Sat. 10- HS VB Tourney @ Hill City 9:00am

Mon. 12- HS participates in City Wide Clean-up Day

Tues. 13- Parent Night HS VB Tri @ Kensington 4:00pm (St. John’s-Tipton, Tescott)

Thur. 15- Flu Clinic; MS VB/FB vs Osborne 4:00/6:00pm (Agra); Cross Country NPL League @ Downs 4:00pm

Fri. 16- End of 1st Quarter; HS FB @ Frankfort 6:00pm

Sat. 17- NPL HS VB Tournament @ Beloit 9:00am

Mon. 19- PTL MS VB Tourney @ Southern Cloud (Miltonvale) 11:00am; No TR Academy

Wed. 21- MS Honors Program 3:15pm in MS Auditorium

Fri. 23- No School – Teacher In Service; MS Cheers Fundraiser ends; Parent Night HS FB vs Southern Cloud 7:00pm (Kensington)

Mon. 26- Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00-8:30pm

Tues. 27- MS BB practice begins

Fri. 30- No School – P/T Exchange Day

Community Workday October 12

The Thunder Ridge students plan to work Monday, October 12, from 8:15am to 3:30pm during the community clean-up 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 

Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. - John Updike 

One of the hardest life lessons is letting go. Change isn't easy, but it's better than being stuck. - Unknown

Do it, don't wait for someone else to push you. - Unknown


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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