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Four soon‐to‐be graduates of Atchison High School will all be attending college somewhere in the State of Kansas this coming fall. The group of four now shares another distinction that will aide them in their future studies. The Atchison Area Community Foundation is proud to announce Lilliam…

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WICHITA — Jameson Parks, an Atchison High School senior is among a group of 10 high seniors to be awarded Wallace Scholarships collectively totaling $285,000 to attend Wichita University College of Engineering for four years, WSU Strategic Communications announced Friday, April 9 in a press …

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Jefferson County North Middle School officials recently announced students earning the distinction of placement on the Third Quarter Honor Roll list for the 2020-2021 schoolyear.

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Micheal Frad and Alanna Berry were both named King and Queen of Atchison High School 2021 Winter Royalty Friday.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy held its Winter Royalty court ceremony Friday night with Jake Heim and Isabelle Beagle being named King and Queen. The other nominees were Kennedy Kelley, Sophia Hill, Shane Sachse and Andrew Schwinn. 

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Atchison County has a new spelling champ, Capri Koechner, a St. Benedict Catholic School sixth-grader, spelled her way to the top of the competitors list after she correctly spelled “ectoplasm” and “venerable.”

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UMB announces its February Student of the Month, recognition for middle school-aged students in Atchison who have set examples to go above and beyond their expectation for academics and behaviors. In recognition of their honor each student receives a special gift.

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Atchison High School has announced its 2021 Royal Court Candidates. The queen candidates are Emily Crossland, Alanna Berry, Belana Wurzbacher, Delores Brant, and Lillian Morrison. King candidates are Jesse Gilliland, Michael Frad Jr., Lane Affield, Nathan McCrerey and Jameson Parks.

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Trinity Lutheran School proudly announce the students who have achieved Honor Roll distinction for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year.

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The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed positive in the Atchison area appear to be on downward trend in comparison to the number of persons in quarantine due to direct contacts with an infected person.

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Atchison High School boys basketball bell ringing for the Salvation Army at the Walmart in Atchison. The girls basketball also participated in ringing bells last week. In the photo: Jessie Greenly, Director of the Salvation Army Kim Bottoroff, Manager Lexi Bunch , Head Coach Pat Battle, Omar…

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After a nearly two and half hour long meeting, the Kansas State High School Activities Association Board of Directors voted 54-21 to allow some fans at winter activities, effective Thursday.

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For the second consecutive week the COVID-19 reports indicate more persons are in quarantine in the school systems countywide than actually infected with the virus.

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The coronavirus infection continues to creep in and infiltrate the school population within the area even though the number of persons in quarantine seemingly outweighs the numbers of positive cases.

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The latest reports of status of the positive COVID-19 cases in our area schools are showing more persons are in quarantine than actually infected at this point in time with staff members being the most impacted.

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Trinity Lutheran School officials have recently announced the First Quarter Honor Roll of the 2020-21 school year. The pupils are:

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The National Honor Society of Atchison High School is sponsoring a special Chiefs Blood Drive between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12 in the AHS Gymnasium.

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Seemingly several isolated positive COVID-19 cases continue to infiltrate area schools as Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Trinity Lutheran Schools took steps toward an all remote learning mode for a short term.

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EFFINGHAM, Kan. — The musical influences of two longtime teachers will continue to embody the USD 377 community they served along halls at Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School.

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Trinity Lutheran School officials announced Sunday their plans that beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14 school classes will be virtual throughout the Friday, Oct. 23 per recommendations from the Day School Committee.

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Atchison High School announced the 2020 Homecoming candidates. Crowning of the king and queen will be during halftime of the varsity football game Friday night at the Amelia Earhart Memorial Stadium.

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USD 409 has initiated a Weekly Covid Data Update via the School Messenger system to keep interested parties better informed concerning the status of the virus in the Atchison Public Schools system.

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A new daily protocol was rolled out to greet pupils, students, visitors and all who beckon to enter Atchison Public School facilities.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and back in early April, the Atchison Area Community Foundation (AACF) created the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Fund. This fund was initiated with a $25,000 matching grant from the Courtney S.Turner Charitable Trust, and within just one month, more than $148,0…

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EFFINGHAM – Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School is pleased to announce the candidates for 2020 Homecoming Royalty. Queen candidates are Madison Gill, daughter of Joseph Gill, and Scott & Cindy Myers; Meagan Pitts, daughter of JJ & Libby Pitts, and Jamie Moser; and Sky…