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History lesson
128-year-old one-room schoolhouse to continue to serve in education of Johnson County students
August 18, 2005
Small and unobtrusive, the little white one-room Virginia Schoolhouse had stood at the corner of 71st Street and Clare Road since 1877.
Exploring the Past
August 18, 2005
Suk-Bin Morris
1935-2005
August 18, 2005
District not resting on assessment test success
August 18, 2005
District students shine
August 18, 2005
De Soto USD 232 and its schools easily cleared the latest No Child Left Behind hurdle. Each of the district’s nine schools recorded at least one standard of excellence on state assessment tests given last spring.
High hopes, questions linger with runners
August 18, 2005
Listen to De Soto cross country coach Chris McAfee, and one might think his girls team is doomed. The team needs to find itself. It needs motivation. The team’s prominent personalities need to work together and everyone needs to help make up for last season’s disappointing finish, he said.
Character lures former coach back to De Soto
August 18, 2005
It wasn’t easy, Neosho County Community College track coach Darin Schmitz readily admitted. One year into his first head coaching stint, the former Eudora and De Soto assistant track coach picked up the phone to find a top recruit offering his services. Tempting, he said, but it was just wrong.
Cats hope to continue trend
Erisman not practicing as team plots defense of Frontier League Title
August 18, 2005
It’s a fact, and at the same time a daunting challenge. “Each year I’ve been head coach, we’ve had a better season than the year before,” De Soto football coach Brad Scott said. “We’ve never taken a step back.” Maybe, but at this time a year ago there were a lot of things that had never happened under a Scott-coached team.
Johnson leaving De Soto for Wisconsin job
Resigning three-year city administrator praised for overhaul of city budget, finances
August 18, 2005
De Soto City Administrator Greg Johnson announced Tuesday he would be leaving his position with the city to take a job in his native Wisconsin.
Neighbors
August 18, 2005