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USD 232 Board rejects new medication policy
September 4, 2003
De Soto USD 232 Board of Education wasn’t receptive Tuesday to a proposal to alter the existing district policy regarding the administration of medication to students nor happy to learn elementary school handbooks were distributed with the different policy.
Nurturing teachers
Beadle’s daughters follow her to district classrooms
September 4, 2003
It turns out that Jayma Beadle and Junelle Woolery are fulfilling the prophecy their mother predicted yet hoped not to implicitly encourage. The daughters now have their own classrooms in De Soto USD 232.
BIA said to support Shawnee’s request for SFAAP property
Tribe would use proposed 1,500-acre site for bison introduction, prairie restoration
September 4, 2003
A spokesman for the Shawnee Tribe said the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs was supporting the tribe’s claim for 1,500 acres of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Deluge drowns De Soto Days
September 4, 2003
A summer’s worth of deferred rain poured down on the De Soto Days Festival on Saturday, dampening the parade and all but washing out planned Miller Park activities.
Karashin hoping for fast games
September 4, 2003
Karashin, who has been playing soccer since the age of 5, hasn’t always been at goal. But now that he’s grown into the position, he knows there wasn’t a better place he could be.
Defense dominates in football team’s tuneup for season opener
September 4, 2003
It’s often said that defense is ahead of offense early in the year, or that the defense may have to carry the offense early on. That appears to be the case for the De Soto High School football team as it prepares for its season-opener Friday at Immaculata.
Talking education
Governor to have education forums
September 4, 2003
Ritter providing economic development with quality leadership
September 4, 2003
Her predecessors had considerable talents and scored several big successes, but Ritter has brought a greater degree of professionalism to the two positions than the community should rightfully expect.
De Soto volleyball coach looking for breakout season
September 4, 2003
Despite returning just three varsity players from last season, De Soto volleyball coach Amy Mispagel likes what she has seen from this year’s Wildcats.
Wildcat soccer team off to quick start
Immaculata, Piper vanquished in season’s first week
September 4, 2003
In the absence of Smith, senior Jordan Hevel took over the scoring duties by chalking up two second-half scores. The two scores extended De Soto’s 1-0 halftime advantage to an insurmountable 3-0 lead.