Tricounty News

Kimball Area Dollars For Scholars

The annual Gala hosted by the Kimball Area Chapter of Dollars For Scholars was held Saturday, April 27, at the KAHS cafetorium. TheW-Dollars-for-Scholars-winners-2013 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.

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Kimball students receive ag awards

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.

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Changes in immunization rules

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

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KAHS speech team at State Tournament

Despite Mother Nature’s unnatural April snowstorm, speechers around Minnesota proved they are W-Logan2ndhardy 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.

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KAHS musicians have a Superior day

Monday, April 8, KAHS was represented at Large Group Music Contest by both the High School Band and Choir. The contest was an all-day event held at ACGC High School. Both the band and the choir received State Superior ratings for their performances, which is the top rating possible in MSHSL music events. In addition, the students were able to hear many other high school performing groups and wrote critiques of these groups as part of their class work.

These students not only performed well, but represented KAHS in an outstanding fashion in their behavior and their show of respect to the other school’s performing groups. Please be sure to hear these KAHS groups as they perform in home concerts this spring. The Choir will be in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19, and the Band will be in concert (along with the Jazz, Elementary and Jr. High Bands) at 8 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the North Gym.