Archive for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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DHS students create keyboard compositions
September 30, 2009
As Laura Darter’s musical composition finished playing on a computer, fellow De Soto High School sophomore Gabriela Beceria broke into applause. “I liked it,” Gabriela said of the piece Laura composed as an assignment in the music and technology class they both take at De Soto High School. “And we’re friends.” Laura, a flutist in the high school band, said she, too, liked the work featuring a flute with a piano background.
Special evening builds excitment for reading
September 30, 2009
Once upon a time, students at Starside Elementary School did not like read. Of course that has to be a tall tale after the showing of students who attended Starside’s annual READ Night Thursday.
Student helps ease workload in busy Multi-Service Center
September 30, 2009
As with other social service agencies in the county, the recession has made the De Soto Multi-Service Center busier.
Homecoming spirit sweeps De Soto High School
September 30, 2009
Students rolled out of bed to show their school spirit Monday, as De Soto High School began a week of Homecoming festivities. Spirit week began with Pajama Day, where students and teacher alike adored themselves in sleepwear for the day.
Wildcats win in sweeping fashion
September 30, 2009
It sounds like the De Soto volleyball team is coming together.
Thrill of victory
Late TD passes boost Wildcats past Bulldogs 14-7
September 30, 2009
If you only caught the final four minutes of Friday’s De Soto-Baldwin football game in De Soto, you still got your money’s worth.
Soccer falls to KC Christian 1-0 in double overtime
September 30, 2009
In similar late-game dramatics that ended the De Soto football game Friday, the Wildcat soccer team had a thriller of its own Monday against KC Christian.
Tennis third at Wildcat Invitational
September 30, 2009
After a performance their coach deemed so-so on Thursday, the De Soto Wildcats defended their home courts nicely Saturday, taking third-place out of eight teams at the Wildcat Invitational.
Runners step up at Rim Rock
September 30, 2009
Despite having runners out with illnesses and other commitments, the De Soto cross country team stepped up last week at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence.
DHS sports briefs
September 30, 2009
Girls golf fifth at Spring Hill
Commuter forecast for September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009
The drive this morning should be a dry one as the rain and storms won’t hit the area until late Wednesday night. Expect the same minor traffic delays that have been plaguing the drive from Lawrence to Topeka and Lawrence to Kansas City. Drive safely.
Law career fodder for author
September 30, 2009
At one time, Kent Weatherby was torn between becoming a man of letters or a man of law.
Workshop targets parents, students interested in biosciences
September 30, 2009
Parents with children interested in a career in the biosciences can attend one of two free workshops being hosted next month by Johnson County Community College.