Friday, Feb. 7, the Junior Cubs kindergarten and first grade players performed at halftime of the varsity girls’ basketball game against Holdingford. The players are taking part in the Junior Cubs Saturday morning basketball program. During this program the players have learned a number of different skills in basketball including: ball handling, dribbling, passing, pivoting, and shooting. Members of the boy’s and girl’s basketball teams helped coach Kuechle and coach Klein teach the players during the program.
A representative from the Office of Admission at North Dakota State University, Fargo, is scheduled to visit Kimball Area High School at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.
The representative will help high school students learn about earning a degree from NDSU, which is recognized as a leading student-focused, land-grant research institution. Information will be shared about NDSU’s outstanding academic programs, how students can get involved through nearly 300 student organizations and how the NDSU experience can help prepare them for career and life.
Friday, Jan. 31, the District Spelling Bee was held at Kimball Area High School. Eighth-grader Adrienne Rainer won with the word “bungalow.”
She will participate in the Regional Bee at Resource Training and Solutions on Thursday, Feb. 13, in Sartell.
In order to recognize achievement, outstanding progress, and responsible behavior in our student body, grade-level teams made up of teachers select one Kimball Area High School student in each grade to be recognized as the Student of the Month. The monthly winners are recognized in school, on the school website, and in the Tri-County News. They also receive a Dairy Queen gift certificate and Chamber Bucks from the Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks to Annandale’s Dairy Queen and the Kimball Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this program. The following students are recognized for January 2014:
Grade 7–Casey Gohmann
Casey Gohmann was selected as the January student of the month. Casey is a polite and personable young man who will often offer a greeting as he walks past. Striving to be the best that he can be is another attribute we appreciate about Casey. He listens to instructions carefully and then works hard to follow them.