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March 2, 2013

K-H academic teams compete

The Kremlin-Hillsdale 7th/8th grade academic team went undefeated to win the OK Junior Academic Bowl Association Class A Regional Tournament Feb. 16 at Kremlin. Kremlin-Hillsdale defeated Pond Creek-Hunter 290-240, Cherokee 330-250, and Pond Creek-Hunter again 270-220, to take the title and advance to the OJABA State tournament April 20 at OU. The leading scorer for the Broncs was 7th grader Josh Reimer with 320 points. Other team members were Captain Briley Craig (30 points), Ian Franklin (80 points), Alice Keithly (30 points), Corbin Lunday (20 points) and Mikayla Horning. Roger Gossen is team coach.

The KHS 7th grade academic team went undefeated in winning the OJABA 6/7 Class A Regional tournament Feb. 23 at Kremlin. KHS blasted Union City 440-200, then beat second-seeded Leedey 320-250. Leedey beat fifth-seeded Canute to create a rematch with the Broncs.

KHS won the rematch 350-210 to take home the championship and advance to the OJABA State tournament April 13 at OU. Captain Josh Reimer led the Broncs with 320 points, followed by Cody Bower (180 points), Alice Keithly (120 points), Ian Franklin (70), Jazzy Stubblefield and Tatum Horning. Gossen is team coach.

The KHS 8th/9th academic team was the top seed in the OJABA Class A Regional tournament held Saturday at Kremlin. Team members were Captain Jordan Presley, Connor Snapp, Elijah Voth, Billie Jo Gabriel, Briley Craig and Corbin Lunday. Gossen was team coach.

Seven teams competed in the regional tournament, and three teams will advance to state April 27 at OU.   

The KHS Band, under the direction of Kaylene Toelle, competed at the Pre-District Concert Band Contest on Feb. 13 and received superior ratings. They now advance to the OSSAA District Concert Band Contest Tuesday in Edmond. The solos and ensembles will compete next week at the OSSAA District Contest at NWOSU in Alva.

The KHS Band and Band Boosters will host a Craft Show/Garage Sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 in the school commons area to help raise funds for the 2014 band trip to Disney World. Lunch will be available.

The KHS elementary will celebrate Read Across America Monday through Friday. Monday is “Go Bronc for Books” — wear Bronc clothing; Tuesday is “Get Green with Reading” — wear lots of green; Wednesday is “Be a Book Word” — wear a shirt with words on it; Thursday is “Hats Off to Reading” — wear your favorite hat; and Friday is “Be a Creature with Reading” — dress as a strange creature and name your creature. Each teacher decorated their classroom door and will have guest readers and trivia contest daily.

The Kremlin-Hillsdale Academic Enrichment Foundation met on Feb. 19. Members present were Mike Riddle, Joyce Fales, Kristi Hilburn, Cindy Felber, Janice Johnson, Leland Streck, Jamie McCalister, Kathy Wuerflein, Lee Frisendahl and Stefanie Franklin. The group scheduled the Annual Ice Cream Social for Aug. 17 in the school commons area. Tabitha Buller will help the Foundation with their annual newsletter. The next meeting will be 6:30 p.m. March 14.

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