Delfelder speaks at NHS induction: ‘The hardest thing to learn is to listen’

“Be bold, be tolerant, listen, travel, stay focused, do something nice for someone else and be kind,” Former WHS English teacher Laura Delfelder said.  Delfelder returned to WHS Tuesday night to address the National Honor Society inductees. At the beginning of the year, during the early planning of the NHS ceremony, the officers gathered together to discuss who they wanted to be the keynote speaker. After little discussion the group decided to invite their former english teacher and NHS adviser, Laura Delfelder. Delfelder happily accepted the request and started creating her speech. 

Born to Run

First grade student Briggs Ibarra runs at Alma Elementary School during running club. The club runs inside when the weather is too cold. Running club is one of three clubs started at AES this year. Photo by Emma Alderman. Running club encourages active lifestyle The track became filled with elementary children and teachers on January... Continue Reading →

AES book club encourages reading for fun

Alma Elementary School has started a book club to encourage a love of reading. The voluntary and is offered to third and fourth graders. Third grade teacher Emily Hess started the club this year. At the beginning of the school year, the elementary teachers came together and brainstormed ideas that they were passionate about. “I... Continue Reading →

Juniors prepare tasty STAR project

Juniors Eleanor Badeker and Macy Falk put the finishing touches on a cheesecake for their STAR event. They substituted peanut butter with sunflower butter to suit people with peanut allergies. Photos by Hannah Mumpower. 'Indulgent Dessert' addresses food allergies Juniors Eleanor Badeker and Macy Falk made a delicious creation for their FCCLA STAR event. Many... Continue Reading →

FCA adopts a family for Christmas

Wabaunsee’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter is helping with Wabaunsee’s Santa Express and Adopt-A-Family this Christmas season. “Our FCA chapter has adopted a local family. So our members went out and shopped for the family. We then began to gather and wrap the presents. Pastor Jamie Bonnema will deliver them to the family,” FCA sponsor... Continue Reading →

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