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News for 3/2/22

St. John Lutheran helps VCP

St. John Lutheran church has once again chosen the Veterans Community Project as their mission project. This is a wonderful project because it helps veterans transition back into a successful life after their service in the military. They build tiny houses which provide temporary, transitional housing, and also offer numerous other services to all veterans to help them regain housing, jobs, and independence.

The St. John Sunday school classes hosted a luncheon on February 27, to raise money and kick off the church’s fundraising. It was very well attended. Many thanks to all who helped, attended, and donated money.

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 delivered to the Kensington American Legion by 9am on Sunday, March 6. We appreciate your support!

Fundraiser Dinner for Isabella

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to help with the medical expenses for Isabella (Bea) Footh will be held Sunday, March 13, 2022. Join us from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Kensington American Legion Post 166 for spaghetti, desserts, tea and coffee for a free will donation. Served by the Kensington American Legion Riders.

Legion Friday Night

This week at the Kensington American Legion our special will be pork chops with rice, creamed peas, deviled eggs, and dessert. Our soup will be creamy, smoked sausage and potato (Yum!). We will have our regular menu you can choose from as well. Our hours are from 6-8pm and feel free to call us at 785-476-3204 for your order to be ready for pick up. Hope to see you Friday!

Also, The American Legion will be hosting a soup lunch this Sunday March 6th. From 11am to 1pm please come and support our community owned grocery store.

Thunder Ridge Ballgames & Events

HS BB Sub State Semifinals & Finals March 3-5

Sub State Tournament games for this week include: Thursday, March 3--Thunder Ridge Boys will play Logan/Palco at 6:00pm at Beloit High School; Friday, March 4--Thunder Ridge Girls will play Logan/Palco at 6:00 at Beloit High School. Leave time will be 3:45 both days.

*Scholastic Book Fair @ TRMS

Support our Middle School and shop at the Book Fair! March 7th through the 10th the Scholastic Book Fair will be held at the Thunder Ridge Middle School in Agra. The book fair can be found upstairs in the Library. All visitors must first report to the office please. Hours include:

March 7 & 8 from 9:00-3:45

March 10 from 9:00-4:30 (open after Honors Program)

March 11 from 9:00-2:00


Thur. 3 HS BB Boys vs. Logan/Palco @ Beloit 6pm; MS Scholar’s Bowl @ Rock Hills 4:00 lv 2:55

Fri. 4 End of Quarter 3; HS BB Girls vs. Logan/Palco @ Beloit 6pm

Sat. 5 HS Powerlifting @ Trego

Mon. 7 MS Scholastic Book Fair

Tue. 8 Statewide Tornado Drill 10:00; MS Scholastic Book Fair

Wed. 9 MS Honors Program in the Auditorium 3:15; MS Scholastic Book Fair

Thur. 10 MS Scholastic Book Fair

Fri. 11 MS Grade Cards sent home with students

Mar 10 – 12 HS BB Finals State

Mar 14 – 18 No School – Spring Break

Mon. 21 HS Play Dress Rehearsal at the MS 1:45; HS & MS Track Practice Begins

Brooklyn Stauffer, sophomore at Thunder Ridge HS, performed with the first ever 12A honor band under the direction of composer Dr. Ed Huckeby at the Kansas music educators conference in wichita on February 26, 2022. Students were selected from 12A schools across the state.

Weekly Inspiration

We all have good days, bad days, busy days, tired days, epic days, sad days, overwhelming days... but no matter what kind of day you are having, just show up. Things don’t have to be perfect. Just be present. Then, reach for better feeling thoughts. See the good. Feel gratitude. It’s all about focus.

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