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In celebration of that rite of passage: Prom Night
April 20, 2000
DeSoto’s high school juniors and seniors took part in prom festivities last week. They put on rented tuxedos and evening gowns, rode in limousines, ate in fancy restaurants and danced the night away.
Perkins is focused on making DeSoto better
April 20, 2000
Cardiac ‘Cats snatch a win
Seventh-inning rally the key in twinbill sweep of host Miege
April 20, 2000
There are games that can define a season set the tone for something special.
Parents question lesson
April 20, 2000
A lesson in censorship left two parents with plenty to say to the DeSoto school board Monday night.
Overlay district to become a reality
April 20, 2000
Despite reservations from some members, the DeSoto City Council decided earlier this month to enter into an agreement with the Johnson County Board of Commissioners to form an overlay district.
Students stay home from school after phone call warns of Starside shooting
April 20, 2000
A threat of violence at their school kept 90 percent of the students at Starside Elementary in DeSoto at home Tuesday.
Columbine’s legacy: Safety is more of an emphasis
April 20, 2000
Safety was already on the minds of DeSoto school administrators when a threat against one of their elementary schools was made Monday morning.
Preschool program to be discontinued
April 20, 2000
A school-sponsored preschool program in DeSoto will be discontinued next year after it failed to become financially independent during a two-year trial period.
City selects economic coordinator
April 20, 2000
After several months without one, DeSoto again has an economic development coordinator.
One million Tabs
April 20, 2000
DeSoto students have been collecting pop tabs for so long, it may be a tough habit to break.
DeSoto’s pitching wedge
April 20, 2000
It’s hectic enough for many high school students to balance classwork with after-school activities. But DeSoto High junior Lane Erickson is becoming an expert in this type of juggling.