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De Soto Days Revisited

Every year De Soto has a huge, four-day festival in the city park along the Kansas River. The festival has a little bit of everything, petting zoos, a parade, a 5/10K, live music, rain, etc., etc.   Advertisements

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All I know about Kansas I learned in the 4th grade

Tomorrow is Kansas Day, the day Kansas entered the union. This year’s Kansas Day is especially notable because it’s the 150th anniversary of statehood. The fourth-graders in De Soto have been studying Kansas history since the semester began and started … Continue reading

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This school is super Cool

DHS was selected by KCTV5 as one of their “Cool Schools” for the KC Metro area because of their excellence in non-athletic areas and their student participation in activities. The segment aired live on the 5 o’clock news this morning, … Continue reading

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Small Steps

I’ve been covering sports a lot for the Explorer lately and “a lot” is the understatement of the year. I’m usually at at least 2 games of some sort a week, this week will be 4. The back of my … Continue reading

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V is for valiant effort

Last week was De Soto’s homecoming and boy did that keep me busy. I forgot just how much high school students do during homecoming week; there were pep rallies, spirit rallies, decorating contests and, of course, the big game. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Twitterific

So the weekend was pretty quiet. I didn’t really spend any time in De Soto, but I posted a few times on the site about severe weather warnings since Kansas/Missouri have been experiencing some pretty nasty storms lately. Today I … Continue reading

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Everything must go, including the kitchen sink

Friday was another great day semi-solo in De Soto. Estuardo’s been out of town the past couple days so I’ve been trying to figure things out for myself a bit. I started my day at the library again, I’m really … Continue reading

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