Archive for Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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Five Questions: Face to Face
11:26 p.m., October 14, 2009 Updated 11:14 p.m.
At the end of the first quarter of the 2009-2010 school year, Julie Bulleigh, a counselor at Monticello Trails Middle School in De Soto USD 232, talks about preparing for parent-teacher conferences.
Community Minister’ to mark 50 years at pulpit
October 14, 2009
Richard Copeland had a busy first week of college 50 years ago. First, he decided to transfer from Ottawa University to Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar, Mo. Two days later, Copeland traveled to talk to the track coach at Pittsburg State about transferring there.
USD 232 board extends Wimmer’s contract
October 14, 2009
nterim Superintendent Ron Wimmer will be roaming the halls in the De Soto School District for another year. The USD 232 Board of Education extended Wimmer’s contract for an additional year, through the 2010-2011 school year.
De Soto racers big in small cars
October 14, 2009
Despite less than ideal conditions, Adam Wilcox was doing what he does well Saturday at the Topeka Kansas Quarter Midget Association track.
50-year-old, otherwise healthy Kansan dies from H1N1
Johnson County woman is first in state without underlying health concerns to die from virus, officials say
October 14, 2009
The seriousness of the H1N1 flu hit close to home today when state health officials announced the first death from the virus of a Kansan with no serious prior medical problems.
Clear Creek Elementary to hold flu clinic
October 14, 2009
Although the H1N1 vaccine seems to have taken center stage this flu season, the Clear Creek Elementary PTA doesn’t want community members to forget to get the seasonal flu vaccine.
Set for state
Gulley, Williams advance to state tournament
October 14, 2009
Suzie Gulley and Paige Williams both beat the odds.
Special teams play boosts Cats, 28-12
October 14, 2009
The victory was a little extra special for De Soto.
Scoring punch powers Cats past GEHS
October 14, 2009
In addition to the elements, the De Soto Wildcats soccer team rained all over Gardner’s unbeaten parade Tuesday with a 4-1 victory on the road.
Runners in the hunt for Frontier League titles
October 14, 2009
The De Soto cross country team is getting healthy for the stretch run, which begins Thursday at the Frontier League meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
DHS sports briefs
October 14, 2009
Tinsley qualifies for state
Commuter Forecast for October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009
Expect some light mist and a slight chance of rain this morning. Traveling between Lawrence and Topeka might be slow because of routine road work.
USD 232 board extends interim superintendent’s contract
District’s interim superintendent to remain in post for additional year
October 14, 2009
Interim superintendent Ron Wimmer will be roaming the halls in the De Soto School District for another year.