Archive for Thursday, April 9, 2009

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Commuter forecast, April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009
Temperatures are starting in the 40s this morning. We’ll likely see some rain and strong winds from the east today.
Five Questions: Prom Night Fun
April 9, 2009
De Soto High School Booster Club member Nancy Roberts said students will find plenty to do at this year’s after-prom party at PowerPlay in Shawnee.
Wholesale water district talks start
April 9, 2009
Four of the five parties attending the first meeting on a possible wholesale water district supplied by the Sunflower water treatment plant have agreed to participate in a feasibility study of such an arrangement.
District goes green to reduce paper sent home with students
April 9, 2009
In a time where “going green” has taken precedence, De Soto USD 232 isn’t being left behind. The district has taken on a number of green initiatives, from increasing recycling opportunities at schools to the newly implemented E-Backpack. On March 23, De Soto USD 232 launched the E-Backpack Web site. The site was created to conserve paper and other resources in the district.
Letter: Moore’s vote appreciated
April 9, 2009
As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, I would like to thank Congressman Dennis Moore for being a cosponsor of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1256).
Anderson, McDaniel, Walker win election in city races
April 9, 2009
Dave Anderson held off a challenge Tuesday from Randy Johnson to win his third term as mayor of De Soto.
Top Cats
Boys take first-place at Baldwin Invitational
April 9, 2009
Some teams choose to ease into a season progressively improving until they eventually peak as the year draws to a close.
Soccer falls to Hayden, 8-0
April 9, 2009
De Soto soccer coach Darren Erpelding took his team back to Topeka-Hayden, his high school alma mater, Monday night.
Freshman Wedel shines in DHS men’s golf debut
April 9, 2009
Someone forgot to tell De Soto freshman Mason Wedel that ninth-graders are supposed to perform like, well, ninth-graders.
Tennis takes first-place at Highland-Park Quad
April 9, 2009
Unseasonably cold temperatures didn’t slow the Wildcats tennis team much Monday when they played in the Highland Park Quad in Topeka.
DHS sweeps Thunder in softball season opener
April 9, 2009
The De Soto softball team had to wait an extra day to begin its season last week, as its opener against St. James on Tuesday was pushed to Wednesday because of cold weather
Baseball splits against Broncos
April 9, 2009
The De Soto Wildcats baseball season finally got underway Tuesday at Spring Hill.
Sports briefs
April 9, 2009
Townsend to play in JCHS all-star game
Engineering prep program challenges DHS students
April 9, 2009
Just in its first year, the De Soto High School’s Project Lead the Way program has earned national certification. Project Lead the Way is a pre-engineering program that provides ground-level education for students to develop backgrounds in science and engineering.
Neighbors
April 9, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church has a busy week planned with children and adult choirs practicing at their regular times, the usual Scout meetings and Lexington Township residents voting in Tuesday election. There will be a Maundy Thursday service with communion.
Proper planning can make traveling with pets more enjoyable
April 9, 2009
Taking a drive with your pet can be an enjoyable experience, or, for some, a nightmare. Let me entertain you with a experience and an observation.
Royals debut taste of Kansas City
April 9, 2009
Peanuts, hot dogs and pretzels may be the staple for baseball fans, but the new partnership between the Kansas City Royals and ARAMARK raised the bar on concession stand fare.