The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

May 3, 2014

KHS National Honor Society induction Monday

By Paula Olmstead, Kremlin correspondent
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — May is a busy month for Kremlin-Hillsdale School, so mark your calendar and make plans to attend the KHS National Honor Society Induction ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday.

The spring concert is at 7 p.m. Thursday, the FFA Awards Banquet is at 6 p.m. Friday, the band awards picnic at 6 p.m. Saturday, baccalaureate at 7 p.m. May 11 at the Hillsdale Bible Church; the athletic banquet at 6 p.m. May 13 and graduation at 7 p.m. May 16.


The Kremlin-Hillsdale High School baseball team, coached by Terry Fettke, defeated Covington-Douglas and Medford twice to claim the title of district champs. They advanced to the regional tournament May 1-3 in Leedey.


Congratulations Chantz Tucker, Jacob Pekrul and D.J. Toelle for receiving superior ratings on their brass trio at the OSSAA State Music Contest.

D.J. also received a superior rating on his trumpet solo. Instructor is Kaylene Toelle.


The cheerleaders for the 2014-2015 school year have been selected.

The high school cheerleaders are Keeley Horning, Kendra Sweetwood, Madison Roberts, Mikayla Horning, Hannah Carson, Caitlyn Henry, Lauren Bonine, Jazzy Stubblefield and Tatum Horning.

The junior high cheerleaders are Calla Regier, Meghan Roberts, Megan Carson, Morgan Miller, Maysie Couchman, Lillie Long, Hope Ellis and Josie Larsen.

They are selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough to raise funds for camp and uniforms. Contact any cheerleader before May 9 to order. Heather Carson is cheer coach.


The KHS Bronc Fundamental Basketball Camp will be held 8:30 a.m. to noon May 19-22 for boys ages 7-14.

Cost is $50 before May 9 and $60 after. The cost for families with two or more children is $35 each.

For more information, contact KHS basketball coach Brad Hawkins at or (580) 874-2281, ext. 303.


The KHS eighth and ninth grade academic team placed third at the Oklahoma Junior Academic Bowl Association State tournament on April 26, at the University of Oklahoma.

They defeated Barnsdall, No.1 seed Cherokee and Coleman, then lost to Clayton and Seiling to finish third. Zeb Hawkins led the Broncs in scoring followed by Josh Reimer, Briley Craig, Corbin Lunday, Paul Courtney and Emily Felber. Roger Gossen is team coach.


Seven KHS Mathletes attended the 46th annual Pittsburg State University Math Relays in Pittsburg, Kan.

This is the 30th consecutive year that KHS has participated in the competition.

Five students won medals and all seven students placed in the top ten.

With 28 schools from Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, and over 500 students participating, that is quite an accomplishment.

Jacob Pekrul placed second in 11th grade Programming and fifth in 11th grade Trigonometry; Cassidy Albert placed third in 11th grade Graphing and fourth in 11th grade Geometry; Ryan Voth placed third in 12th grade Algebraic Equations and Inequalities; Megan Courtney placed fifth in 11th grade Graphing; and Hannah Wuerflein placed seventh in 12th grade Computational Math.

The Trig Team consisting of Hannah, Jacob, Megan and Cassidy placed third and the Geometry Team consisting of Ryan, Jacob and freshmen Zeb Hawkins and Briley Craig placed fourth. Sponsors were Roger and Jodi Gossen.


The last regular edition and a special senior edition of THE BRONC newsletter will be available online in a couple of weeks.

If you would like a printed version, contact Roger Gossen at KHS.  


The WildHorse Gang has had a busy 2014 so far. The group has ushered at all of the Enid Symphony presentations, served at the Gaslight Dinner Theatre at Symphony Hall and were waiters and hat checkers at the Annual Enid Arts Council Mardi Gras fundraiser at Hiland Towers.

The WildHorse Gang was honored April 3 by the Enid Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Each member was presented a certificate and DAR pen and treated to punch and cookies.

The group is looking forward to the opening of the Kremlin Pool and the Annual Aluminum Can Round-up.

They are planning a Cowboy Cookout Fundraiser to benefit the pool.

The Gang’s last meeting for the school year is after school on Tuesday at the home of Gini Zouledek.


The Kremlin Home Culture met April 8, at the Kremlin Methodist Church with Carolyn Ott serving as the hostess.

Attending were Stefanie Franklin, Bronwyn Streck, Sharon Riddle, Betty Sissom, Jennie Meyer, Beverly Buller, Linda Sader, Nancy Ingraham, Avis Forbes and Joyce Fales.

Joyce presented a lesson on “Real Color.” Each member completed a list of questions to determine the color that is best for them. In business, the group is adopting a young Kremlin man in need and is planning the Spring Council meeting and Style Show.

Linda will provide the cookies for the meeting and Betty and her granddaughter will model in the style show. Fair projects were discussed and Homemakers Week plans were made.


KHS teacher and academic coach Roger Gossen was named to the All Star team at Enid High School’s Trivia Challenge on April 28.

He was the third-highest scorer in the round robin play. His team, Jabberwocky, went 6-1 in the round robin competition to be named tournament champions.

The Trivia Challenge was a fundraiser for the Enid High Academic team’s trip to Nationals this summer.

John Crockett is Enid High School’s team coach and tournament organizer.