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News for 3/31/21

TR Blood Drive April 21st

A blood drive will be held Wednesday, April 21st in the Thunder Ridge High School gym from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Open to community members, staff and students. Students age 16 and up may donate (16 yr olds need parental permission). This is by appointment only, so call the high school to sign up at 785-476-2217. You may also sign up online at or contact Kathi Boden. This event is sponsored by the TRHS KAY organization.

Kindergarten Round Up

USD #110 Thunder Ridge will hold Kindergarten visitation on Friday, April 9, 2021. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before August 31st and are interested in them attending Thunder Ridge Elementary, please attend our Kindergarten Roundup on Friday, April 9th. Please bring a copy of your child’s immunization record. If you have any questions call the Elementary school at 785-476-3241 for more information.

TRMS Calendar of Events


Mon. 22- MS Track Begins

Fri. 26- MS Track pictures 3:15

Tue. 30- K-12 Immunization Clinic


Fri. 2- No School – Good Friday

Mon. 5- No School – Easter Break

Wed. 7- Gifted Students to AmeriTowne in Lenora 9-3:30

Thur. 8- MS Track @ Norton 9:30am, lv @ 8:00

Kensington HOME Foundation Spring grants

The Kensington HOME Foundation is pleased to announce spring grants for 2021. We are pleased to fund grants to the Kensington Housing Authority, Kensington Recreation Commission, 3rd grade nutrition education, and middle school character development education. Thanks to all organizations who applied.

The HOME Foundation was founded in 1997 to support and improve the community of Kensington. Grants are funded by a permanent endowment managed by the Greater Salina Community Foundation. The endowment interest—coupled with the generosity of benefactors—has enabled us to disperse $15,900 in grants since 2015 to local civic organizations. Every grant period leaves several worthy applications unfunded. If you would like to find out how you can help please contact a board member: Michael Isom, Adam Synoground, Tim Bartley, Amber Hardacre, Patty Kuhlmann, Cindy Rahjes, and Bob Bearley.

Kensington Library

Spring has sprung! The library has switched to spring hours and will now be open: Mondays from 8am-7pm, Tuesday through Friday from 8am-4pm, and Saturdays from 9am-2pm. We will, however, be closed on Good Friday (April 2nd), Saturday (April 3), and only open 2-7pm Monday (April 5) for the Easter Holiday Break. USD 110 will not have school Friday or Monday. Back to regular hours Tuesday the 6th. Wishing everyone a Happy Easter!

Weekly Inspirations

If you can control your mind you can control your life. - Unknown

Be patient and persistent in pursuit of your goals. - Unknown

It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn. - John Bradshaw

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