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News for 12/07/2022

Jammin’ in Jammies

Each winter the Thunder Ridge KAY do an activity geared toward the younger members of the school. This year they decided to host “Jammin’ in Our Jammies”. It was a huge success! There were around 35 kids and 20 KAY members who spent their Saturday morning together.

The kids enjoyed watching a Christmas movie, eating cookies, drinking hot cocoa, and having a scooter race to see which team could deliver their letter to Santa the quickest. (It was a tie thanks to Isaac going twice and pulling his opponent “home”;) everyone seemed to have a blast! Thank you to the parents who sent their kids to hang out, and to the KAY members who spent their morning with the younger longhorns!

Making gingerbread ornaments.

Cocoa and cookie time!


The K-Town Kates met Monday, November 14, 2022 at the Kensington American Legion at 6:15 p.m. to enjoy a delicious meal of wings. The 14 members then proceeded to the area Fire Station located at Kensington for an informative presentation and tour given by Fire Chief Bruce Hardacre. Much appreciation is given to the men who donate their time and safety for the protection of our communities. The meeting then convened at the Community Center. Roll call was answered by their favorite day of the week. Deb B. read the minutes of the previous meeting and Donna J. gave the treasurer's report. Georgetta reported on the food pantry. A discussion was held about the Christmas gift for the pantry clients. The additional workers for the Saturday, December 17th Food pantry will be Donna W., Donna J., and Deb B. The annual K-town Kates Christmas Party will begin at the Rusty Tractor at 6:00 p.m. on December 17 with husbands invited to attend . After the meal, a gift exchange for those who choose to participate will be held at the Kensington Community Center. Barbara, JoAnn, and Janet will be the hostesses. Please call Janet with your chose of chicken fried steak, or smothered chicken and give Donna J. payment for the meal by December 14.

Irene and Ijean served a delicious dessert made by Donna W. after the meeting was adjourned.

TR Schools Schedule of Events

Thur. December 1: 4:00pm MS BB @ Beloit (St. John's-Tipton)

Fri. 2: HS BB @ Home vs Chase 5:00pm

Sat. 3: NW District KMEA ES Honor Choir & HS Honor Band/Choir @ FHSU

Mon. 5: No MS BB Practice; 2:30pm EARLY DISMISSAL; 4:00pm HS Scholars Bowl @ Hill City

Tue. 6–Sat. 10- HS BB Tournament @ Osborne

Wed. 7- Seniors Job Shadowing

Thur. 8- 4:00pm MS BB @ Almena (N. Valley)

Mon. 12- Christmas Music Program (PreK, 4-8) @ Agra 7:00pm

Tue. 13- HS BB @ Natoma 5:00pm

Thur. 15- 4:00pm MS BB @ Downs

Laying The Wreaths

Saturday, December 17, 2022 we will be distributing wreaths for Wreaths Across America.

Join us for free will donation breakfast and coffee starting at 8:00am. Then wreaths will be loaded into vehicles to head out to the cemeteries. The opening ceremonies will take place at the St. John’s Lutheran cemetery at 11:00am. We appreciate volunteers to help place wreaths on the graves for our veterans.

Legion Ugly Sweater Night!

This year we’re hosting an Ugly Sweater Contest during our Wings Night on Monday, December 19. Doors open at 6:00pm. Join us for wings, buckets of beer, and prizes will be awarded for the ugliest sweaters!

This week at the Kensington American Legion we will have a special of lasagna casserole, garlic bread, slaw, and dessert. We will have chili and taco soup to warm you up. We will have our regular menu items as well and our kitchen is open from 6-8. You can call 785-476-3204 to have your order ready for pick up. Hope to see you Friday evening!


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