On Monday, both the 7th and 8th grade completed the four part series of "Catch My Breath" program with First Care Clinic. We are very thankful for the time Kelli Herbers-Schmidt and First Care Clinic took for this and hope our students learned more about the harm of vaping.
We are proud to announce that Julia Meitner has received the Global Seal of Biliteracy! Julia is the daughter of Chad and Sarah Meitner. Students who qualify to test for the seal complete rigorous testing in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The Global Seal certifies that Julia has attained proficiency in two languages, English and Spanish, based on ACT and ACTFL standards, and is considered bilingual. Students who wish to achieve this certification must submit a qualifying score on nationally approved tests in English and the second language they want to be certified in. For more information please go to: theglobalseal.com ¡Nosotros estamos orgullosos de ti!
On Sunday evening, April 20th, the TMP-Marian FFA Chapter held their 5th Annual Banquet and Raffle Drawing. Thank you to all of the sponsors and donors that made the evening a huge success. We would also like to thank Nyle Henderson, cowboy poet, for providing this years entertainment. Here is a list of the raffle prize winners: $500 – Donated by Neil and Ann Gottschalk - Kyle Zimmerman; $250 – Donated by Sunrise Agribusiness Solutions, LLC, Travis Brunner - Myra Kreutzer; $200 – Donated by Golden Belt Coop, Gottschalk Equipment and 5 Star Auto Repair - Kim Stoecklein; $200 – Donated by Schneider Auction Service and Gorham State Bank - Linda Hahn; $100 – Donated by Farm Bureau Financial Services, Danny Dinkel - Wade Pfannenstiel; 4-$50 – Donated by Dreiling Field Service, John and Bonnie Dreiling - Troy Schippers, Linda Hash, Pat and Diane Kuhn and Denise Corsair; Cow Trio Welcome Sign – Donated by Leon’s Welding, Hays - Duane Lang; Pedal Tractor – Donated by Radke Implement, Hays and Millberger, Harlan & Marty Radke - Jackie Leikam; 36” Blackstone Gas Griddle – Donated by Pat and Diane Kuhn - Mark Lang; 100 Cattle Z-Tags – Donated by Big Creek Veterinary Services, Dr. Brandon Weidenhaft - Kinsley Berens; 4 Seasons Gift Pack – Donated by 4 Seasons Fundraising - Gene Miller; Case IH Gift Pack – Donated by TMP-Marian FFA - Brant Pfannenstiel; Surprise Gift Pack (Gardening Tools) - Donated by TMP-Marian FFA - Kim Stoecklein; 2 Bags of Dekalb Milo Seed - Donated by Midland Marketing - Bryan Gottschalk; 4-$25 Gift Cards – Donated by Big Smoke Barbecue - Lea Miller, Matthew Gottschalk, Bob Brungardt, and Tim Staab; $25 Gift Card to Amazon – Donated by Golden Belt Bank - Brad Befort; $250 Gift Certificate to Farm Implement and Supply, Plainville Store/Harrison Gilliland - Becky Metzker; $250 Gift Certificate to Carrico Implement, Hays Store - Travis Holdeman; $200 Gift Certificate to Lang Diesel, Hays Store - Lisa Gabel; $200 Gift Certificate to NAPA Auto Parts/Gib’s Auto Supply, Tony Schippers - Lazy H Ranch. Congratulations to all the winners!
On Wednesday, April 19th Art Conservator Erica Schuler, 2001 Graduate, visited with TMP's high school art classes throughout the day about the field of Art Conservation. Erica completed her Master of Art degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation at SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo NY, specializing in the conservation of paintings. She has held positions as an intern, Fellow, and Conservator at museums and in private practices throughout the Midwest. Erica's work has spanned Ancient polychrome to contemporary easel paintings and frames, and she holds a particular interest in contributing to the field of art conservation through education and community outreach.
Happy Birthday to Catherine Schmidt who turned 15 on April 18. Seniors Maggie Baalmann and Julia Meitner presented her with her TMP license plate. Go Monarchs!
Congratulations to Grace Schmeidler for winning the Greenhand Division of the NW District FFA Livestock Judging contest on April 20th! Grace along with Hank Corsair , Kimberly Sack, Allison Gottschalk, Teagan Legleiter, and Michaela Dickman place 4th as a team.
Happy Birthday to Henry Speno who turned 15 on April 17. Henry's sister Izzy and senior Avery Werth presented Henry with his TMP license plate. Go Monarchs!
Hank Corsair wins 3rd place in the Greenhand Division and Whitney Befort wins 11th place in the Senior Division at the NW District FFA Agronomy Contest in Colby on Thursday, April 14th! Congratulations Hank and Whitney!
St. Joseph and Francis Communities enjoyed some activities with those who receive services at DSNWK. I imagine they loved playing BINGO today.
St. Joseph and St. Francis Communities are serving at DSNWK today. They will help clean and organize the DSNWK campus and facility first then socialize and do activities with residents later.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes March Athlete of the Month: Shalee Gottschalk
Pictured below are the TMP students who participated in the Hays Public Library Youth Chess Tournament on Saturday, April 2. From Left to right: Trevor Fabrizius (7th Grade, 5th Place), Elizabeth Dickman (12th Grade), Caroline Niemeyer (11th Grade), Eli Stein (8th Grade, 3rd Place), Carson Pinkney (7th Grade, 2nd Place), Blaise Staab (8th Grade, 1st Place undefeated).
Mother's are invited to attend the Mother's Day Mass on Sunday, May 8th.
Seniors Emilee Lane and Nicklas Helget presented freshman William Robinson with his TMP License Plate to celebrate his 15th birthday. Happy Birthday William and Go Monarchs!
This past Saturday, Madelyn Seiler and Jensen Brull presented their science project at the Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair in Wichita. They received 1st place Division 1 Microbiology and Division 1 3rd place overall! Congratulations!
***Correction***Eighth grader Elizabeth Quakenbush celebrated her 15th birthday on Sunday, April 3. Juniors Julianna Baalmann and Braydon Binder presented her with her TMP license plate to display on her first car. Go Monarchs!
The TMP-Marian boys golf team played Monday at the Holcomb Invitation. TMP-M boys shot a 365 and finished in fourth place. Sophomore Pake Dewey led the TMP-M with an 11-over-par 83 and tied for fifth place and Junior Landon Rozean shot an 87 and tied for 11th. Way to go Monarchs!
Freshman Elizabeth Quakenbush celebrated her 15th birthday on Sunday, April 3. Juniors Julianna Baalmann and Braydon Binder presented her with her TMP license plate to display on her first car. Go Monarchs!
The junior high Robotics team competed in the mountain climber and sumobot competitions. One of the 8th grade teams made it to the 2nd round of sumobots. Way to go guys!
Due to high wind and unsafe travel conditions in Northwest Kansas today the baseball and softball games at Colby have been postponed. Make up date TBA.