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Emily Fuhrman, a Trinity Lutheran eighth-grader, is the champion speller as the result of the Atchison County Spelling Bee, on Feb. 4 at Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School. Layne Tate, an Atchison Elementary School fifth-grader garnered the second-place finish.

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Trinity Lutheran School seventh-grade team members, Max Lopez, left, Gavin Moore and Daniel Wagner recently won second-place medals at the Spring Mathletics Competition at St. Paul Lutheran School in St. Joseph, Missouri. Mathletics offer youngsters a fun-filled math challenge in competition…

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Trinity Lutheran School students, Preston Blakley, left, Emily Fuhrman, Gavin Moore and Daniel Wagner bring home the second place trophy Feb. 25 from the Bethany Lutheran Academic Meet. The local students from Trinity competed with 11 other Lutheran schools from the Kansas City area. 

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Kayla Vanderpool and Evan Caudle were crowned the 2020 Queen and King of Courts for the Tigers on Friday, Feb. 14, during the basketball game against Jefferson County North. Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School congratulates the reigning King Evan Caudle, Queen Kayla Vanderpoo…

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Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School congratulates the 2020 King and Queen of Mats and their court, who were crowned at the home wrestling matches with Sabetha & Maur Hill-Mount Academy on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Colton Scholz was crowned King of Mats and Graci Postma …

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February’s UMB Count on More students of the month are Catherine Peitsch of St. Benedict Catholic School, Kyle Mercer of Atchison Middle School and Joshua Pierce of Trinity Lutheran School.

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EFFINGHAM — Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School is pleased to announce the candidates for 2020 King and Queen of Courts. Queen candidates are Dekoda Clem, Shelby Scholz, and Kayla Vanderpool. King candidates are Evan Caudle, Marcus Hetherington, and Levi Navinskey.

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Trinity Lutheran School in Atchison has wrapped another annual celebration of National Luther Schools Week late last week.

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TOPEKA — The Summer Food Service Program is looking for sponsors willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months. 

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Iconic Kansans of history journeyed from the past on Kansas Day, or so it might have seemed, to greet Atchison Mayor Shawn Rizza when he came to visit at Trinity Lutheran School.

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Atchison High School leaders announced the 2020 Royal Courts candidates on Thursday. The Royal Courts Dance is scheduled for 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7.

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Sarah Kimmi, a graduating senior at Atchison County Community High School, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2020.

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Students leaving the public school systems within the boundaries of Atchison County are better prepared to face their real world experiences than they have been in previous years, data shows.

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Colorful blessings abound as Trinity Lutheran School prepares to celebrate the National Lutheran Schools Week Activities 2020 during the last week of January in Atchison.

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Students and staff are safe after a threat to a student prompted a lockdown about 1 p.m. Friday at Atchison High School, Atchison Public Schools USD 409 leaders have confirmed.

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St. Benedict Catholic School has been named the Catholic Education Foundation’s School of Excellence for 2019.

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The Trinity Lutheran School team comprsed of sixth- to eighth-graders recently came home with a fourth place finish from the recent Fall Fourth Academic Meet at Calvary Lutheran School in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Two teams representing Trinity Lutheran School recently brought home medals earned from a Mathletics competition at St. Paul Lutheran School in St. Joseph, Missouri. 

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The National Honor Society of Atchison County Community High School students invite all to pay ceremonious tribute to area veterans.

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As a goal to help the Atchison Elementary School community, the Student Success Team members have implemented quarterly service learning projects along with other activities this year to support a positive learning environment.

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EFFINGHAM — The Atchison County Drama Club at ACCJSHS in Effingham is ready to present its fall musical, “Disney’s High School Musical.”

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The Trinity Lutheran School officials have announced its list of students for the first quart honor roll.

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The scary and friendly staff at the Atchison County Community Elementary School is hoping pigskin fans, friends and families attending the upcoming ACCHS vs Horton football game will drop in for a bite at their “Haunted Scaregate” event.

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Eight months since its organization, the Atchison County Community Schools Education Foundation to benefit the USD 377 schools continues full steam ahead.

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Atchison Public Schools stakeholders are invited to stop by and start their day with coffee and conversation in the company of Superintendent Renee Scott.

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Primary-school-aged Tigers’ hunt for knowledge is likely to expand and interact when the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center Mobile Museum comes later this month to Effingham.

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USD 409 district leaders plan to meet at 7p.m. Monday Sept. 9 in the community room at the Board of Education, 626 Commercial Street.

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School buses throughout Kansas school districts will soon be sporting special bumper stickers as part of a safety campaign.

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Making a homecoming at Atchison Elementary School, Ashley Funk relies on a career that has seen a breadth of experiences as she prepares to teach special education students.

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Ready or not, USD 409 officials are leaping forward into the depths of online enrollment for all attending Atchison Public Schools.

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One of the county’s top education leaders has completed a year-long professional development initiative emphasizing leadership in a school district planning for the future.

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Atchison High School and Maur Hill-Mount Academy sent their graduating seniors off with pomp and circumstance on Saturday.

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EFFINGHAM — Thirty-three teenagers bid farewell Saturday, May 11, to their school years in Effingham and crossed the threshold to chart their respective courses future endeavors.

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The Atchison County Community Schools Education Foundation has gained its official status as a 501 C-3 non-profit to benefit the educational endeavors offered in support of the county schools system.

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The Atchison County Community Schools Education Foundation has gained its official status as a 501 C-3 non-profit to benefit the educational endeavors offered in support of the county schools system.

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Elementary school children continue paving their way to obtain a greenhouse for the Atchison County Community Schools outdoor learning campus one lip balm tube at a time along with other funding contributions.

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Youngsters attending Atchison Elementary School are seeking pledges to raise funds in support of the second annual AES Fun Run/Walk event coming in April.

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Fun times are coming soon to Atchison Elementary School. The annual carnival is scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 5, at AES. Tickets will be on sale before and after school throughout Tuesday, April 2, to Thursday, April 4 at the school.