The Kimball Area High School Senior Choir held their spring concert Sunday, May 19, in the high school cafetorium. Many of the selections performed were from the musicals “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” The evening started with Kaitlyn Truenow performing “Think of Me” with Caleb Anderson, Ryan Luitjens and Brady Mehr as backup singers. The full Choir opened the concert with “Everybody Sang.” Solos were performed by Bridgette Anderson, “Far from the Home I Love,” Brady Mehr, “Danny Boy,” Ariel Laabs, “On My Own,” Danielle Helgeson, “I Dreamed a Dream,” Caleb Anderson, “Only Hope,” Shelby Schiefelbein, “Castle On a Cloud,” Ryan Luitjens, “Stars,” and Holly Dahlinger, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” Camen Markgraf and Logan Bartholomew sang a duet, “Your Guardian Angel.” “All I Ask of You” was performed by an ensemble whose members were Bridgette Anderson, Holly Dahlinger, Danielle Helgeson, Savanna Gohmann, Caleb Anderson, Ryan Luitjens, and Brady Mehr. The full Choir also performed a medley from “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” and rounded out the evening with a rendition of “America.” The choir is directed by Arlene Sands and technical support was provided by Lori Miller.
Choir Director Arlene Sands welcomes the audience and thanks them for coming to the spring concert. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs.
Emily Straley, Emily Donnay, and Tiffany Kuechle all made it to the finals at the CMC Pierz meet last Thursday. Donnay would become CMC champion in the 300 hurdles. Photo courtesy Vanessa Schlueter.
Kimball Elementary will present its elementary spring concert Friday, May 24, in the gym. All grades K-6 will perform along with some piano players, and vocal soloists. The concert will start at 1:15 p.m. Come hear these future Kimball citizens sing.
The director is Arlene Sands.
The third graders at KES had a special visitor on Monday, May 6. Ben Hanowski, who now plays in the NHL, stopped by to meet and talk to the students on Monday. It has been a very eventful year for Hanowski, former SCSU forward. The SCSU Huskies made their first appearance in the “Frozen Four” National Championship in April. Immediately following the tournament he signed with NHL’s Calgary Flames. He scored his first NHL goal against the Minnesota Wild.
Gwen Caird, better known to KES students as “Grandma Gwen,” has volunteered in elementary classrooms more than 500 hours this school year. In this picture, she’s working one-on-one with a first grader. She works through the Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent program. Submitted photo.