Senior, captain, shot-put thrower Austyn Schlueter of the EV-W-K track team broke the school record (held by Dave Asfeld of 45’10” from 1976) at the Foley meet Tuesday, April 23, with a throw of 47’10” and then broke his own record at Maple Lake Thursday, April 25, with a launch of 49’8-1/2”.
The annual Gala hosted by the Kimball Area Chapter of Dollars For Scholars was held Saturday, April 27, at the KAHS cafetorium. The evening’s entertainment was Giggle-Gram, Phyllis and Leonard “Bingo Fever,” an interactive show. A total of 31 scholarships were awarded: a total of $18,800 given to graduating KAHS seniors that night.
Agriculture students were honored at the Agriculture Department Awards Banquet which was held at Ridgewater College-Willmar Campus on Tuesday, April 2. Students received awards for their participation in state and national Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS) contests. The state PAS contests were held in Marshall, Minn., in February and the national contests were held in Louisville, Ky., in March. Students were also recognized at the banquet for other academic achievements.
Proposed changes in immunization rules for schools, child care would require Hepatitis A and meningococcal vaccinations
Tdap also added to secondary school schedule; hepatitis B expanded to child care
Despite Mother Nature’s unnatural April snowstorm, speechers around Minnesota proved they are hardy folk, and proceeded with competition. Kimball speechers travelled to Blaine High School to take part in the 2013 MSHSL Class A State Speech Tournament.
Regardless of their final placing at the tournament, every competitor can be proud to know that they are in the top 24 speakers in their category, and Kimball Speechers all finished in the top 20.