Vocalists at CCS who earned Best of Conference in solo or group performances included, front from left, Rylie Mintling, Kaylee Meeske, Dawn Castle, Shaylee Heathers, Rose Sullivan, Gabbi Krutsinger, Nike Smith, Valerie Herbert, back from left, Bryson Fisher, Parker Dillan, Sydnie Allen, Kelly Christensen, Kadyn Milner, Adelaide Maxwell, Ryelee Christensen, Noah Griffin and Brooklyn Christensen. Not Pictured—Ruth Dodge, Nolan Spady and Sophie Spady. (Johnson Publications photo)

Josie Peterson earned Best of Conference for her alto saxophone solo. (Johnson Publications photo)

Music students at CCS bring home 10 ‘Best of Conference’ from SPVA

    Ten of Chase County’s entries in the SPVA Conference music contest March 21 earned the Best of Conference (BOC) designation.

The Wellington School at 10th and Wellington Sts., houses the ESU #15-sponsored alternative ed program, in which Chase County high school students have participated. However, CCS will be coordinating its own program next year. (Johnson Publications photo)

CCS taking over alternative ed program

    It took nearly three hours to get through the agenda items at the monthly Chase County Schools (CCS) board of education meeting March 14.

Candidates are chosen and plans are being finalized for Saturday’s Prom at Chase County Schools, which has a “Fire & Ice” theme. Candidates for king and queen chosen by the junior class are, from left, Colton Burpo, Katelyn Wheeler (seated), Kaylee Meeske, Shaylee Heathers (seated), Ike Maxwell and Bryson Fisher. 2016 Prom King and Queen Carlos Chavez and Charlie Carter will assist with the crowning Saturday night. The banquet will start the evening off at 6:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Parish Hall. The promenade and coronation will follow at the new 4-H exhibition hall at the fairgrounds. Junior class sponsors Chelsea Zuege and Darcie Boman said the public is welcome to attend the promenade and coronation, which will start approximately at 8 p.m. The building will be open at 7:30 p.m. for the public to be seated. After the promenade and coronation are complete, Zuege said the public may take pictures and socialize for 20 minutes and then will be asked to depart so the prom dance can begin. The dance will continue until 11:30 p.m. Zuege said signs will be posted to assist with parking at the fairgrounds. Parents and the public are asked to park on the northeast side of the new 4-H building. Prom attendees will be parking on the west side of the fairgrounds or by the old 4-H Building. Post Prom activities will start at 11:30 p.m. at Chase County Schools, with junior and senior class parents in charge of those events. (Johnson Publications photo)

Candidates chosen for Saturday’s Chase County Prom


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