Archive for Thursday, May 31, 2001

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School board approves science standards
May 31, 2001
The De Soto school board approved a new science curriculum last week after receiving assurance that teachers will welcome discussion of dissenting theories when teaching evolution.
De Soto High School says goodbye to a classic educator
May 31, 2001
For Bonnie Montgall, success was turning a generation of De Soto High School students into readers.
DHS to host basketball clinic
May 31, 2001
Two old basketball rivals will unite to operate a basketball camp at De Soto High from June 4 through June 8.
MVHS stars continue to shine
May 31, 2001
The usual suspects came through again for Mill Valley this past weekend.
DHS sophomore leaps to glory at state tournament
May 31, 2001
Experience paid off this past weekend for De Soto’s Julie Beck. Making her second trip to the Kansas State High School Track and Field Championships, Beck exited the medal stage with a pair of medals as she equaled her freshman season’s mark.
De Soto history/Exploring the past
May 31, 2001
De Soto High School senior academic awards
2000-2001
May 31, 2001
Picking and Grinning
May 31, 2001
As he listened to musicians play a 40-year-old country tune on the De Soto Community Center’s stage, Harold Johnson’s feet kept taking him back to the dance floor.
Council unites local talent
May 31, 2001
Diana Zwahlen said a new organization is interested in improving the community by making use of the overlooked resource of local artistic talent.
Longing for the old days of racin’
May 31, 2001
Call me old school but I like to watch contact racing. Dale Earnhardt’s pass on the grass, off the track arguments and anything Cale Yarborough did in a race car epitomize the sport fans call racin’.
Permits equal revenue, quality control
May 31, 2001
For the second time in a month, the city has had to borrow money to cover needed infrastructure projects. Last week, the Explorer reported that city administrator Gerald Cooper went to the council to finance $465,000 in bonds for street improvements. At the end of the story was an interesting fact: the city currently doesn’t require permits for parking lot improvements.
Meyer-Brown
May 31, 2001
Joseph P. Flaher
May 31, 2001
Daniel W. Chaline
1962-2001
May 31, 2001
Carrie M. Andrews
1911-2001
May 31, 2001
Art enthusiasts begin new tradition with barn art show
May 31, 2001
Even its organizers were surprised by the response to this weekend’s Barn Art Your Way event.
Relay for Life wages all-night fight for a cure
May 31, 2001
The De Soto Relay for Life will keep the keep the Lexington Trails Middle School track busy throughout the night of June 8.
Special ed cooperative dissolves
De Soto regroups as Olathe district bows out
May 31, 2001
The Olathe school district’s decision to dissolve a nine-year-old special education cooperative will not affect students in the De Soto school district, said De Soto district special services director Joe Vitt.
Carrying on the De Soto softball legacy
Jaguars fall to Topeka Hayden, finish second at state softball tournament
May 31, 2001
Ashley Perkins pitched a near-perfect game in her last outing as a high school softball player.
Local artist finds inspiration in his heritage
May 31, 2001
Michael Ash credits his artistic development to a 20-month tour of duty in one of the most remote places on Earth.