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Sabetha High School seniors receive recognition at the Athletic Banquet Monday, May 11. Pictured (L-R) are Kellen Russell, Rhianna Becker, Heidi Heiniger and Jacob Leuthold. Russell received the Boy Athlete of the Year award. Becker and Leuthold each received the Kohlmeier Scholarship. Heiniger received the Girl Athlete of the Year award.

Sabetha High School athletes are honored

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sabetha High School seniors receive recognition at the Athletic Banquet Monday, May 11. Pictured (L-R) are Kellen Russell, Rhianna Becker, Heidi Heiniger and Jacob Leuthold. Russell received the Boy Athlete of the Year award. Becker and Leuthold each received the Kohlmeier Scholarship. Heiniger received the Girl Athlete of the Year award.  Read More

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Sabetha High School seniors receiving scholarships and recognition for their academic achievements are FRONT ROW (L-R) Grace Bailey, Madison Lewis, Miranda Huettner, Rhianna Becker, Ross Strathman, Kyler Krebs, Lindsey Aberle, Sarah Plum, Heidi Heiniger, Shelby Pease and Emma Dillard; ROW TWO (L-R) Piper Rokey, Kellen Russell, Treavor Schmelzle, Alex Edelman, Adam Herl, Jacob Meyer, Camden Wenger and Alexa Menold; ROW THREE (L-R) Bobby Edwards III, Corbin Cox, Zachary Burger, Kegan Schumann, Mitchell Lierz, Jordyn Wells, Maecy Bailey, Abby Manning, Lindsey Chadwell and Dayna Williams; BACK ROW (L-R) Maggie Clary, Billy Hatfield, Jacob Leuthold, Ryan Strahm, Eric Meyer, Brett Plattner and Blake Popkess. Not pictured are Blane Rokey and Erica Tangeman.

Local scholarships reward senior achievements

Friday, May 15, 2015

Approximately $53,000 in scholarships, the majority of which are from local businesses, clubs, organizations and individuals, is awarded to 36 Sabetha High School seniors at the Sabetha High School Academic Banquet. This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-12851-1-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } The annual Sabetha High School Academic Banquet on Monday evening, May 4, was a high point for seniors who will graduate this Saturday and who plan to continue... 

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Sabetha High School students who qualified to compete at State Forensics are FRONT ROW (L-R) seniors Dayna Williams, Emma Dillard, Billy Hatfield, Mitchell Lierz, Piper Rokey and Brenden Williams; ROW TWO (L-R) juniors Lindsay Meyer, Nolan Brey, Larisa White, Lillian Brownlee, Mollie Robinson, Nicole Brey, Lauren Payne and Elisha Wilcock; ROW THREE (L-R) sophomores Lauren Herbster, Mackenzie Garber, Michaela Krebs, Eric Renyer, Rachel Edwards, Kelcie Swogger and Max Pease; BACK ROW (L-R) freshmen Kesair Brubeck and Samantha Edwards.

SHS Forensics team places eighth overall

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sabetha High School students who qualified to compete at State Forensics are FRONT ROW (L-R) seniors Dayna Williams, Emma Dillard, Billy Hatfield, Mitchell Lierz, Piper Rokey and Brenden Williams; ROW TWO (L-R) juniors Lindsay Meyer, Nolan Brey, Larisa White, Lillian Brownlee, Mollie Robinson, Nicole Brey, Lauren Payne and Elisha Wilcock; ROW THREE (L-R) sophomores Lauren Herbster, Mackenzie Garber, Michaela Krebs, Eric Renyer, Rachel Edwards, Kelcie Swogger and Max Pease; BACK ROW (L-R) freshmen Kesair Brubeck and Samantha Edwards. As a team, out of 44 teams, the Sabetha High School Forensics... 

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Brenleigh Robinson performs a part during the Sabetha Elementary School Kindergarten Program held Thursday, April 30.

Kindergarten students delight crowd with light-hearted tunes

Friday, May 8, 2015

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Sabetha Elementary School students sing "It's Raining Cats and Dogs" at the first-grade program Monday, April 20.

First-grade music students present “Unity Tree”

Sunday, May 3, 2015

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Celebrate Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend in the local area is always full of activities, including high school alumni reunions, family reunions and the season opening of municipal swimming pools, as well as special Memorial Day services to honor those military men and women who died in service to our country. Many people from out of town travel to Sabetha and surrounding communities to participate in such events, which will take place at various locations throughout the weekend. Saturday, May 23 7... Read More

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Wheat Plot Tour, thinning excess fruit

The annual Meadowlark Extension District Wheat Variety Plot Tour will be held this year on Tuesday, June 2. We’ll kick off at 9a.m. with a discussion of the 11 entries in the plot located five and three quarter miles west of Highway 75 on 176th Rd. (3/4 mile west of the intersection of T and 176 Roads). There are three new entries we are evaluating in this year’s plot — Mint, KanMark and Wizard — to go along with returning entries Fuller, Grainfield, Wolf, Cedar, Redhawk,... Read More

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Ag/Water Festivals

Three Ag/Water Festivals for grade school students, check. We’ve been busy teaching our students about Agriculture, soil conservation and water quality. Fun but exhausting days in Jefferson, Nemaha and Jackson counties, telling ag’s story to future consumers. We’ve reached more than 590 students and more than 50 adults the last week, very important work. By the way, my admiration for the people that teach them every day has grown tremendously, thank you teachers. The beef... Read More

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380 board votes to end football co-op with Wetmore

At its May 11 meeting, the Vermillion USD No. 380 Board of Education (Centralia-Frankfort) voted unanimously to end its football cooperative with Wetmore High School effective for the 2016-17 school year. WHS has been in a cooperative football agreement with Centralia High School since the 2002-03 season. Prior to that time, WHS combined with SHS from 1990-91 through 2001-02 school years. Wetmore seventh- and eighth-grade students combine with Sabetha for the Sabetha Middle School... Read More

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Sabetha man arrested on alleged child sex charges

A 25-year-old Sabetha man has been arrested in connection with sexual exploitation of a child. Daniel Joseph Thompson was arrested in Sabetha Friday, May 15, following the execution of a search warrant stemming from an investigation involving child pornography and the exploitation of a Jackson County child. The Sabetha Police Department and Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office with Thompson’s arrest. Thompson is being held in Jackson... Read More

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School Board fills SES principal position

A new principal has been chosen for Sabetha Elementary School. At its regular meeting on Monday, May 11, the Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education approved the hiring of Jennifer Gatz. Gatz is filling the position left vacant by current SES Principal Matt Garber, who is transitioning to the principal position at Sabetha Middle School. Gatz received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and educational administration from Kansas State University. She has... Read More

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School Board meets

The Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education met at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, at the district office in Sabetha. Board members present were Ed Reznicek, Brent Lortscher, Jim Scoby, Kent Kuckelman and Jeff DeMint. Board member Cheryl Wenger was absent. Board member Julia Alfers entered partway through the meeting. Also present were Superintendent Todd Evans and Board Clerk Carol Kuckelman. The board approved the opening business and consent agenda, including a number of resignations... Read More

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7 Ways to Burn More Fat

Ready to burn your way to a leaner you? Dropping fat tends to be a tedious process that’s slow and steady. There are, however, 7 ways to add an extra boost to your results. Keep reading to find out how… Boost Your Burn #1: Track Everything Counting calories, weighing out food portions, and keeping tabs on how far and fast you run isn’t the most exciting thing to do. But if you want to burn more fat, you need to do it. Without tracking your intake and outtake, you will... Read More

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Local scholarships reward senior achievements

Sabetha High School seniors receiving scholarships and recognition for their academic achievements are FRONT ROW (L-R) Grace Bailey, Madison Lewis, Miranda Huettner, Rhianna Becker, Ross Strathman, Kyler Krebs, Lindsey Aberle, Sarah Plum, Heidi Heiniger, Shelby Pease and Emma Dillard; ROW TWO (L-R) Piper Rokey, Kellen Russell, Treavor Schmelzle, Alex Edelman, Adam Herl, Jacob Meyer, Camden Wenger and Alexa Menold; ROW THREE (L-R) Bobby Edwards III, Corbin Cox, Zachary Burger, Kegan Schumann, Mitchell Lierz, Jordyn Wells, Maecy Bailey, Abby Manning, Lindsey Chadwell and Dayna Williams; BACK ROW (L-R) Maggie Clary, Billy Hatfield, Jacob Leuthold, Ryan Strahm, Eric Meyer, Brett Plattner and Blake Popkess. Not pictured are Blane Rokey and Erica Tangeman.

Approximately $53,000 in scholarships, the majority of which are from local businesses, clubs, organizations and individuals, is awarded to 36 Sabetha High School seniors at the Sabetha High School Academic Banquet. The annual Sabetha High School Academic Banquet on Monday evening, May 4, was a high point for seniors who will graduate this Saturday and […]

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Wheat Plot Tour, thinning excess fruit

The annual Meadowlark Extension District Wheat Variety Plot Tour will be held this year on Tuesday, June 2. We’ll kick off at 9a.m. with a discussion of the 11 entries in the plot located five and three quarter miles west of Highway 75 on 176th Rd. (3/4 mile west of the intersection of T and […]

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