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Teachers tap into creativity in De Soto High School think tank
August 28, 2003
Since January, teachers have been gathering inside a room in the De Soto High School library known as the “inspiration room” to brainstorm ideas on how to become more effective educators and improve the school.
Wireless Internet provider approved
August 28, 2003
Two De Soto men are promising to provide the city with high-speed wireless Internet service after receiving the City Council’s blessing to put an antenna on the Waverly water tower.
Festival will honor veterans at front of the parade
Six vets selected to serve as grand marshals
August 28, 2003
With the American Freedom theme of the De Soto Days this year, honoring local veterans seemed a natural, said Festival Committee Chairman Max Atwell. Picking the grand marshals was left to the post, whose members voted to have Wood, Jack Bowers, Del Barnett, Archie and Doug Bedford and Hubert Osburn represent them as grand marshals.
De Soto Days primed for weekend
Parade route moved back to downtown
August 28, 2003
The De Soto Days Festival Parade will travel its customary route of Penner Avenue and 83rd Street.
Johnson, Wilbert, Young lead Cat runners
August 28, 2003
The Wildcats aren’t looking to keep the bar where it is. They want to raise it some more and make things happen.
Ralph E. Burchett
1914-2003
August 28, 2003
Coach welcomes tennis team’s depth
August 28, 2003
And with 20 players out for the 2003 season, De Soto girls tennis coach Michael Sullivan predicted there would be plenty of competition during the fall camp and throughout the season.
Crisp offense has Wildcats optimistic
DHS should be in hunt for Kaw Valley League crown
August 28, 2003
De Soto should enjoy a more productive offensive year in 2003, mainly because of the experience. Murphy welcomes back six starters and eight lettermen.
Heavy mettle
De Soto veteran goes the extra mile for a hobby in military hardware
August 28, 2003
Christenberry, who belongs to the association’s Kansas City Hell On Wheels chapter, completed one of his first projects by refurbishing an old World War II ambulance.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
August 28, 2003