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Football Districts For 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 Announced By KSHSAA

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced the district assignments in football for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years. Teams in bold represent schools inside the KNDY coverage area. Class 4A District 1 – Atchison, Kansas City-Bishop Ward, Kansas City-Piper, Kansas City-Sumner Academy District 2 – Basehor-Linwood, Meriden-Jefferson West, Perry-Lecompton, Tonganoxie District 3 – Bonner Springs, DeSoto, Lenexa-St. ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Rankings – Week #1

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September 7, 2011, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank 4A 1. St. James Academy (3-0) (1) 2. Hayden (3-3) (2) 3. Cheney (0-0) (3) 4. Maize South (8-0) (4) 5. Circle (2-0) (5) Others: Abilene (3-0), Louisburg, Wamego ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings

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August 24, 2011, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School 4A 1. St. James Academy 2. Hayden 3. Cheney 4. Maize South 5. Circle Others: Abilene, Louisburg 3A 1. Phillipsburg 2. Hoisington 3. Silver Lake 4. Southwestern Heights 5. Garden Plain Others: Atchison County Community, Eureka, ... Read More »

Northwest Tech recognized

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In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Northwest Kansas Technical College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges.  Northwest Tech will now face the challenge to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on ... Read More »

High School Site Council

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The Norton Community High School Site Council is seeking nominations for positions becoming vacant at the end of the school year.  The positions becoming vacant are for one parent representative and one business representative to serve during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.  These positions may be one or two years to help balance the site council terms.  The parenting ... Read More »

Norton County Comment

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The Norton County Commissioners are striving to keep Norton County citizens up to date on county services and departments.  They are highlighting a different department each month.  Norton County EMS leads the way in providing quality care and compassion to all they serve. NCEMS has 20 technicians covering three stations within 990 square miles. There are 3 First Responders, 15 ... Read More »

Hansen Scholarship Winners

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The Dane G. Hansen Foundation of Logan, Kansas has named 250 high school seniors from 59 Northwest Kansas schools as winners in its 36th annual scholarship competition.  In addition, eleven scholarships have been awarded to Kansas Community College students who are planning to continue their education at a Kansas four-year college or university.  One hundred Hansen Student winners were selected.   ... Read More »

Superintendent Mann Award

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Norton Community School Superintendent Greg Mann has been named the Kansas School Superintendents’ Association (KSSA) 2011 Distinguished Service Award recipient. Mann was recognized by fellow superintendents during the recent Council of Superintendents meeting at the State Department of Education in Topeka on February 23rd.  Each year, KSSA recognizes a superintendent for outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership – in the organization ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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AN UPDATE ON THE MANUFACTURER’S ROUND TABLE AND THE COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TONIGHT.   THE MEETING FROM LAST TUESDAY WAS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER.  DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL HELPED TO HOST THE FIRST MANUFACTURER’S ROUNDTABLE EARLIER THIS MONTH IN NORTON.  HE WILL TALK ABOUT THEIR DISCUSSIONS.  ALSO, THE COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND ... Read More »

Mayor Forum

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KQNK News will be hosting the four candidates for the City of Norton Mayor in a forum Wednesday morning at ten.  It will be an opportunity for each candidate to introduce themselves to the Norton Community, talk about their platform, discuss the good things in the Norton Community, what they feel should be changed and what plans they have in ... Read More »

Library memberships

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Norton Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing community interest in and support for library services.  The Friends of the Library support the purchase of the bikes for the summer reading program, and help with special programs for the summer reading.  The Friends purchase all the summer reading supplies, the table for the Community Room, games ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Drive

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blood drive  2/22/11  dw  With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Red Cross has been unable to collect blood donations in certain parts of the state and areas of the nation.  As a result, there is a ten-year low on blood collections across the United States.  There is a recovery plan in place.  The Norton Community Blood Drive ... Read More »

KVA Announces All-Tournament Volleyball Teams

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October 31, 2010, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2010 State All Tournament Teams selected during the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s State Championships held on October 29 and 30. A State All Tournament Team was selected for each classification and each is comprised of 12 players. CLASS 2A NAME HEIGHT POSITION YEAR ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Rankings – Week 7

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October 20, 2010, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2010 Week 7 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. These rankings reflect the 2010 classifications and the new divisions in 1A volleyball. All records are as of October 18. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank 4A 1. St. James Academy (36-1) (1) 2. ... Read More »

Prep Volleyball Week #5 State Rankings

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October 6, 2010, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2010 Week 5 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. These rankings reflect the 2010 classifications and the new divisions in 1A volleyball. 4A 1. St. James Academy (26-0) (1) 2. Cheney (23-2) (2) 3. Hayden (21-5) (3) 4. Circle (25-2) (5) 5. Abilene (19-3) (4) Others: ... Read More »