News for 4/28/2021

KHS Alumni Shirt The Alumni Association will be selling t-shirts as a fundraiser. Pre-orders are due on May 10 and the shirts will be available for pickup at the banquet on May 29. If you cannot be at the banquet we can work out shipping/pick up arrangements. Prepayment is appreciated- cash, check, Venmo, or Paypal accepted. Contact Adam Synoground at 785-476-5198 for more information.

KAY Banquet Was Held The KAYS were thrilled to get to hold their annual recognition banquet this year. Each spring, the group uses the prom decorated gym to host their banquet. High point earners and senior members are recognized. A slide show was shared that showcased the year’s events, members, and projects. The meal was catered by Genes. The meal was served by the KAY sponsors Kathi Boden and Robin Billings, which included smoked brisket, party potatoes, creamy corn, salad, roll, and cheesecake. Musical entertainment was provided by a duet of Mrs. Annie Adams on the fiddle and Pastor Dave on his guitar. To end the evening, the girls showed off their prom dresses and were escorted by the male KAY members around the gym in a fashion show style. Thank you to all the KAY members who made this a successful year!


High point earners were recognized at the annual KAY banquet last Monday. L-R: Maycee Westbrook, Raini Hrabe, Casandra Gibson, Mya Horesdig, Owen Hrabe, Edgar Eglasia, Saige Kirchoff, Madelyn Davis, Kristal Rice, Kylie Reimer, Sydni Rust, Torree Slavic, Kamryn Rietzke, Alexis Holling, and Gigiana Horsedig

Seniors were recognized at the annual KAY banquet. Back L-R: Kyler Seemann, Raini Hrabe, Casandra Gibson, Seth Brown, Mark Ferguson, Caleb Dodds, and Jacob Barnes. Front L-R: Kylie Reimer, Madelyn Davis, Maycee Westbrook, Mya Hoersdig, and Edgar Galacia. KAYS Host Blood Drive The KAYS also held their final blood drive for this school year on Wednesday, April 21. Many students and people from the community came to donate.


Abby Hardacre donated blood like a champ at the KAY blood drive last Wednesday.


Jonathan Ferguson did the self check-in so he could donate blood at the KAY blood. State Music Results Congratulations to Thunder Ridge students for participating in the Kansas State Virtual Music Festival. Abby Hardacre and Brooklyn Stauffer received I's on their instrumental solos. Jacob Barnes, Mark Ferguson, Paul Ferguson received II's on their instrumental solos. Jacob Barnes, Kristal Rice, and Trinity Coomes received II's on their vocal solos.


Left-right: Jacob Barnes, Mark Ferguson, Paul Ferguson, Abigail Hardacre, Trinity Coomes, Brooklyn Stauffer, and Kristal Rice.


The HS band also received a I rating on their performance for state music contest. That is the highest ranking possible. We received a I from each of the three judges. Congrats Longhorns! USD 110 Meal Program Parents, We are delighted to let you know, the USDA announced the extension of several Child Nutrition Program waivers which will provide free meals for all students during the 2021-2022 School Year. In light of this decision, we will refund student lunch balances of pre-paid meal funds. If your child has a balance in their account you will be receiving a refund check from USD #110 after May 10, 2021, the date of our next board meeting. The refund requires board approval. If you have questions regarding the meal refund please contact the District Office at 785-476-2218. TRMS Calendar of Events MAY Tue. 4- MS Track @ Beloit 9:00am lv Ktown 6:40; Agra 6:50; Kirwin 7:00; No TR Academy Wed. 5- 7th/8th Achievement Assembly in MS auditorium 8:30am (Academic, Athletics, 8th Promotion); Last Day of TR Academy Thur. 6- Transportation mtg. 8:00am @ MS; Last Day for Pre-K; Last Day for 8th Grade – Check Out Sheets must be turned in Fri. 7- 5th/6th grades to AmeriTown @ Lenora lv 8:45am and return by 3:45pm; 8th Grade to Kearney Big Apple lv @ 8:00am return by 3:45pm Sat. 8- K-6 Band/Choir @ MS 1:30 – on the north lawn Mon. 10- End of Year AR Party/Hot Dog Roast @ Agra Lake 12:00pm Tue. 11- Last Day of School; MS Honors Program in MS auditorium 8:30am; End of Quarter 4 - Dismiss@ 12:15; PTL Track @ Rock Hills 1:00pm, lv @ 11:10am United Women’s Salad Supper The Kensington United Church Annual Women’s Salad Supper will be held Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Join us as we grow in our understanding of how each of us is a masterpiece made by God. Please bring your favorite salad and join in fellowship at 6:30pm. Location is the United Church Basement Fellowship Hall (elevator available for use on the south side of the church); address is 120 West Cedar, Kensington, KS. The program will specialize youth “Masterpieces” for your enjoyment. Contact Mary Arment 476.3225 or Doris Wiens 476.3236 for more information. Spring Tea Date is Set St. John Lutheran Church will be hosting a Spring Tea on May 2, at 2:00. Stephanie and Mary Arment will be sharing photos and stories from their mother/daughter trip to Iceland a few years ago. The community is welcome to join us. News items needed Send your news to Erica at ebarnes8185@gmail.com (put NEWS in the subject line please) or call 785-476-8185. To see the full, in-color edition, visit the Kensington website online at www.Kensingtonks.net. -- Erica Barnes Library Director; K-3 & HS Librarian Kensington Community/School Library 785-476-2219 or 8185 (cell)

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