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Quality education fundamental to developing strong community
January 17, 2002
Two of the primary differences between developed and third-world countries can be found in the organization and quality of their educational systems. The recent proposal to cut funding to Kansas schools by $91 million causes us great concern about the future of our state. Kansas perennially ranks among the top-10 states in ACT scores and educational quality. The cuts proposed by the governor, and supported by some legislators, could jeopardize our ranking and begin a downward spiral from which Kansas might not recover.
Eudora High Cards fight third-quarter blahs
January 17, 2002
Perhaps Eudora coach Scott Stein should scratch the traditional jaunt he and his team take to the locker room at halftime.
EHS gets a grip with Bobcat Wrestling Classic Tournament
January 17, 2002
It’s called the Classic for good reason. Featuring some of the best teams from the ranks of Kansas 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A Classes plus Glenwood of Iowa, the two-day Bobcat Wrestling Classic was a learning experience for Eudora High.
All-Frontier Hinman gets fired up
January 17, 2002
Eudora High School senior forward Wes Hinman is the kind of basketball player who is not afraid to jump on the floor for a loose ball or show a great deal of emotion to psych his teammates up for a big game.
Teacher group dealing with education woes
E-NEA offers scholarships, political action for teachers
January 17, 2002
President of the Eudora chapter of the National Education Association Bob Sailler said recent events like budget cuts and teacher shortages amounted to an “interesting time.”
Two-dimensional travels
Flat Stanley” classroom projects make their way across the globe
January 17, 2002
They’re the type of letters the U.S. Post Service warned about: unexpected, lop-sided and lumpy. What’s inside may be even stranger photographs showing a paper cut-out riding in a car, tucked neatly behind a seat belt or posing beside a Christmas tree.
Stein-Hime announce engagement
January 17, 2002
Kaden Douglas Hartwell
January 17, 2002
Celia J. Wichman
1911-2001
January 17, 2002
Letters
January 17, 2002
Richard Allen
1934-2002
January 17, 2002
Christine M. McKelvey
1954-2002
January 17, 2002
Leland McPherson
1910-2002
January 17, 2002
Florence Nuckolls Musick
1914-2002
January 17, 2002
Harold E. Stafford
1920-2002
January 17, 2002
Etching company ready to leave mark on economy
January 17, 2002
In a building that housed a collision repair shop and a discount store, StencilCo leaders are preparing to open a business that will initially offer between 12 and 14 jobs to the community, adding more as the business expands.
A snapshot of success
State report cards show improvement in attendance, discipline rates
January 17, 2002
One item of good news from the State Board of Education’s 2000-2001 report card for Eudora High School is dropout rates continued to decrease, falling from 8.9 percent in 1998 to 1.2 percent last school year.
Community calendar
January 17, 2002
Herbert Lee Roberts
1930-2002
January 17, 2002
Downtown grant application under way
January 17, 2002
Brick crosswalks, old-fashioned lampposts and colorful awnings offer visible evidence of downtown Tonganoxie’s transformation, thanks to a state grant to develop Fourth Street.
Pool planning still afloat
January 17, 2002
The city continued to test the waters of a new swimming pool with a presentation by a pool builder at the Jan. 14 Eudora City Council meeting and at planning session for parks and recreation.
School calendar
January 17, 2002
Class acts
Perfect attendance
January 17, 2002
Target recruitment for sharper focus
January 17, 2002
We had the opportunity recently to hear Lt. Gov. Gary Sherrer make a forceful defense of economic development. The lieutenant governor, who doubles as secretary of the Kansas Department of Housing and Commerce, said community focus was as an important a part of success as tax incentives.