The annual Kimball Senior High Spring Choir Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15. It will be held in the Cafetorium at the Kimball Area High School. Featured in the concert will be “I Believe” and “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” which earned the choir the State Superior Award, the highest possible award. Many soloists, duets, and trios will also be performed. Metals will be presented to State Superior soloists, as well as certificates to excellent award students.
The public is cordially invited to attend this concert presented by our talented Kimball Area High School students. The director is Arlene Sands, and Lori Miller will accompany some numbers.
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee and the Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation worked with the Minnesota FFA to sponsor the 12th FFA/Farm Bureau Discussion Meet competition. Fourteen regional FFA finalists from across the state competed at the Minnesota State FFA Convention on Sunday, April 27, at the Continuing Education Conference Center Building on the University of Minnesota campus.
Rebekah Aanerud of the Morris Area FFA Chapter won the competition and Shelby Scheifelbein of the Kimball FFA Chapter took second place. Joe Ramstad of the Forest Lake FFA Chapter and Jackson Triplett of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted FFA Chapter advanced to the final round. Aanerud and Scheifelbein both receive a college scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation.
The KAHS National Honor Society did ditch clean up Saturday, May 3. Kimball NHS has been cleaning part of Highway 22 since 2008. From left to right, in back row are Alexis Rose, Rebecca Frank, Brittany Wittrock, Joey VonWahlde, Ben Serbus, Mathias Hennen, and Cam Hunt. In front row are Megan Bisila, Savanna Gohmann, Stacy Hurrle, Danielle Helgeson, Delaine Zongo, Shelby Schiefelbein, and Madelyn Jansky. Submitted photo.
Wednesday, April 30, 10 visual art students attended the Section 5A Arts Festival at New London Spicer High School. After setting up theirart to be judged, they visited two art studios, Greenwater Garage and Gallery and Gossmann Pottery to learn how and where professional artists work. After eating lunch at Jack’s Coffee Shop, they headed back to the school to get the results of judging.
“It was a fun day and a great experience, we got the opportunity to look at student’s art from other schools and receive advice to improve our own,” said Bisila.
Friday, May 2, The KES students and Mrs. Arlene Sands entertained the public in the Kimball Elementary gym with special tributes to Kimball veterans.
Piano preludes were performed by Evan Rowland, Bethany Voigt, Brookelyn Kuechle, Elleisia Hallerman, Alison Waldorf, Taijah Capes, Lily Voight, Braxton Edmonson, Ellie Kuechle, Rebecca Binsfeld, Izaak Theis, and Zya Lueders. Cole Lindberg played a violin solo.