FBLA competes at District Conference

Eleven Future Business Leaders of America members travelled to Herington High School Monday to compete at the Kansas FBLA District III Conference. These members competed in a wide variety of events that included speaking presentations, testing sessions and performances.

Throwback Thursday: Dancing in 1978

As NHS prepares to host a winter formal, we go back nearly 40 years to look at the Morp dance from "Changes," the 1978 yearbook. Morp, which is "prom" spelled backwards, subverted traditional gender rules by requiring girls to ask out dates and take the boys to dinner.

Bond motions fail at USD 329 meeting

The USD 329 board failed to make a decision at its Monday meeting concerning a bond resolution for April Election.  Both the K-12 option and K-6 with 7-12 option failed with a 3-4 vote. The third motion for the renovation bond was denied after no board member seconded it. 

Board narrows down facility options at special meeting

The USD 329 BOE gathered Monday to narrow the remaining options for a bond proposal.   The remaining options include a K-12 in Alma, renovations to the existing buildings or a K-6 in Paxico and 7-12 in Alma. The board will vote Monday on which to propose to the community for a vote in April. Here are some of the highlights of discussion from the special meeting.

Government classes propose changes

Jess Rutledge’s senior classes aren’t just studying government, they have been attempting to do some governing of their own. For the last few years, Rutledge has given seniors the opportunity to propose and debate bills of their own in an effort to improve the school. Rutledge said “I wanted them to learn what the legislative process was like; all the arguments and compromises that are made.”

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