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Summer’s end evokes memories of goodbyes
August 21, 2003
August is full of endings and goodbyes. As kids, we learn that August and the coming of Labor Day mean the end of summer fun, vacations, lazy days at the swimming pool, as well as earlier sunsets and bedtimes — getting back into the “school routine.”
School shuttle system just what the community needs to alleviate traffic
August 21, 2003
We encourage parents and students to take advantage of the district’s foresight and use the shuttle for the safety of our children.
Road warriors
Cardinal volleyball team takes to the road for nine of 10 games this season
August 21, 2003
The Eudora Cardinals volleyball team is coming off a solid 19-11 season. Eudora’s middle-of-the-pack finish a year ago was the latest example of steady and continuous improvement under the leadership of third-year head coach Jill Stutler.
The second lap
Pool referendum goes before voters again Tuesday
August 21, 2003
A bond referendum for a new swimming pool will go before voters a second time Tuesday.
Early school programs aim to improve scores
August 21, 2003
In most cases, state assessment scores reflected well upon Eudora students, Superintendent Marty Kobza said. And in areas where they didn’t, he said programs in place would help boost scores in the future.
Esther C. Engwicht
1908-2003
August 21, 2003
Robyn R. Curtis
1979-2003
August 21, 2003
Bartholomews celebrate 50th anniversary
August 21, 2003
School calendar
August 21, 2003
Community calendar
August 21, 2003
Back to the grind
Middle school students have a new place to call school
August 21, 2003
To alleviate some of those issues, Grosdidier said the middle school had created some safety nets for sixth-graders, including placing their lockers and classrooms in one area of the building as well as giving them a “homeroom” teacher with whom they could start and end the day.
New positions made possible in city budget
August 21, 2003
The proposed budget for the city of Eudora includes the possibility of several new city positions, added equipment for the police and fire departments, and a possible new park.
Senior athlete Kracl setting her hopes on volleyball
August 21, 2003
A player’s senior season typically defines his or her career, and Kracl’s off-season efforts reflect her awareness of that.
A bird of a different feather
August 21, 2003
But local wildlife enthusiast Ron Nicholson did some research and discovered one of Eudora’s newer residents is actually the Eurasian collared dove, a species originally from Asia first introduced to the Bahama Islands in the 1970s. Since then, the bird has made its way to points north, including Nicholson’s home in north Eudora, where they showed up about mid-May.
Added teachers would shrink elementary class sizes
August 21, 2003
Eudora could likely get an additional kindergarten and third-grade teacher if enrollments come in as projected.
Days Gone By
August 21, 2003