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The 9th St. Singers were at their best Monday, earning another Gold Trophy in the show choir festival. This year marked the 24th year Chase County hosted the event. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Chase County’s junior high show choir used some entertaining choreography in its numbers Monday, en route to earning a Gold Trophy, the only junior high group to earn one this year. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Sydnie Allen opened with a solo for the 9th St. Singers’ first number, “Proud Mary.” Meanwhile, Judges Clayton Moyer, left, and Blake Thompson compare notes at Monday’s show choir festival. (Johnson Publications photos)

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Both Chase County show choirs rate gold at festival

    Both of Chase County’s show choirs—its junior high and the high school’s 9th St. Singers—earned Gold Trophies at Monday’s show choir festival in Imperial.

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CCS middle school band students participated at the SPVA clinic on Tuesday, including back row from left,  Morgan Peterson, Correy Koellner, Kendra Burke, Morel Torres, Shelby Baird, Dawson Mollendor, Emmitt Zuege, middle row from left, Remington Yaw, Brittany Chavez, Itzel Chavez, Piper Lefdal, Benjamin Lefdal, LaReina Colton, and in front, Arturo Miscles. (Courtesy photo)

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CCS Middle School band students performed Jan. 27 with the North Platte Middle School Honor Band directed by Dr. Duane Bierman from UNK. Back row from left, David Weiss, Delaney Krutsinger, Ella O’Neil,  Morel Torres, front from left, Sophie Fiedler, Jolee Schoenholz and Shelby Baird. (Courtesy photo)

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Pictured above are the CCS middle school vocal students who were involved in the SPVA clinic on Tuesday, back row from left, Delaney Krutsinger, Lucy Spady, Nickolas Rau, Tyrel Richardson, Jacob Weiss, David Weiss, Ella O’Neil, Sophie Fiedler, middle row from left, Kourtynie Speaker, Virginia Kimble, front row from left, Jolee Schoenholz, Chloe Dillan, Jordan Jablonski and Jerzee Milner. (Courtesy photo)

CCS middle school band and vocal students have busy few days

    Seven Chase County Schools (CCS) middle school band students were chosen to perform in the North Platte Middle School Honor Band on Jan. 27.

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Chase County Schools’ new superintendent Randy Klooz and his family will be relocating to Imperial after he was formally hired last week. The family includes, front from left, Jacob, Abby and Emily, back from left, Lori, Randy, Karsen and Mitchell. (Courtesy photo)

New superintendent glad they’ll be closer to ‘home’

    Randy and Lori Klooz had decided they’d like to return to southwest Nebraska at some point in their careers in education.



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