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News for 2/24/2022

Thunder Ridge Ballgames & Events

As we enter Tournament games, the guidelines have the Home team seated to the RIGHT of the Scorer's Bench and the home students/spectators seated behind that bench. This is just the opposite of what we normally do in our Gym. This Friday night, Feb. 25, we host a sub state game and this seating arrangement will be followed. Our Cheerleaders will be located at the east end of the Gym by our bench.

Also: No school, league, or senior citizen passes will be honored at this playoff event. Admission Prices are $7 for adults and $5 for students.

Those who are listed on the Pass Gate to be admitted free are: Team Members and Team Personnel, School Board Members and Spouses, School Administration, Up to 25 Band Members, Game administrative personnel--clock, scorebook, tickets, concessions, supervisors, etc.



Thur. 24- MS Scholar’s Bowl @ Northern Valley (Long Island) 4:00pm/ lv 3:10

Fri. 25- HS BB Sub State Quarterfinals: TR to host Natoma @ HOME; Girls will play at 6:00 and Boys approximately 7:30pm

Sat. 26- Youth Basketball in both Kensington & Agra gyms 8am – 3pm


HS BB Sub State Semifinals & Finals: March 3 – 5, 2022

*End of 3rd qtr is Friday, March 4th

KCS Fundraiser Dinner

The Kensington Community Store will host a Winter Fundraiser on March 6, 2022, from 11am-1pm. Serving soup, dessert, relishes, and asking for donations to help our community owned store. Please consider signing up to provide food items or help serve the meal. Sign-up sheets are at the store. Items need to be brought to the Kensington American Legion by 9am on Sunday, March 6. We appreciate your support!

Kensington Legion Friday Night

This week at the Kensington American Legion we will be having warm, homemade comfort food! Our special is chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes, seasoned green beans, and carrot salad. Our soup will be chili and we will have our regular menu items as well. Our kitchen hours are from 6-8pm and you can call us at 785-476-3204 for orders to go. It's cold outside, but we can promise you will be warm at the legion! Thank you for your support.

Kensington Library News

Just a quick note from the Kensington Library. March 2nd is National Read Across America Day and we look forward to celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday around this date each year. Many libraries and schools plan wonderful events for the entire week. Our Librarian, Mrs. Barnes, goes to visit the Thunder Ridge elementary students and plans fun activities to encourage a love of reading for the children.

Please make an effort to sit down and read with your children, grandchildren, maybe even the neighborhood children, and help to encourage reading the week of February 27 through March 5. Visit or to learn more about this annual reading motivation and awareness program. Young readers become Future Leaders.


Sympathy to the friends and family of Orlo Brokaw. He passed away February 13, 2022 at the age of 87. During his residency in Kensington, Orlo built a home using his own skills, only hiring contractors as necessary, and the entire family was involved in the process.

Weekly Inspiration

With repetition, your mind believes what you feed it. Feed it love. Feed it faith. Feed it positivity. As often as you can. If you don’t, it runs its own course, which usually ends up being negative. You have to make the conscious choice, over and over until it overrides and becomes the default.

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