STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Photos from the weekend -- start to finish
Here are a few photos from the "sports extravaganza" weekend my friend Mark and I had. It started with the Worthington High School choir singing the National Anthem Saturday afternoon and ended with t... Posted on 4/16/12 at 6:00 PM
STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Long night
It's about 11:20 p.m., and my night is more or less just beginning.
No, I haven't flashed back twenty years or so to the days when I stay out all hours in Manhatttan. That era is most decidedly over. ... Posted on 5/1/10 at 6:22 PM
WORTHINGTON — New York City was the destination, with musical and educational expansion as the goal, when 107 Worthington High School (WHS) choral students, led by WHS choir director Kerry Johnson, headed to the Big Apple in late March.
With nine official chaperones and 15 additional “tour tag-alongs,” the 132-member Worthington group boarded three Readings Bus Lines coaches on the afternoon of March 25 — and arrived at their hotel in New Jersey roughly 24 hours later.
WORTHINGTON — The University of Minnesota’s Southwest Research and Outreach Center at Lamberton recently presented new experimental equipment — including a balance, pH meter and other items — to the Worthington High School agriculture department.
WORTHINGTON — Brandi Williams is a relative newcomer to the halls of Worthington High School and its Class of 2013.
Growing up in rural Brewster, Brandi — the oldest of Ken and Marcy Williams’ three daughters — first attended the Brewster school system before she made the choice to pursue an alternative method of schooling.
WORTHINGTON — Parting from one’s comfortable, familiar life and family for the better part of a year isn’t something every teenager is willing to do.
But Flora Csete, Dario Bartelmess and Emilie Nordbo made that bold choice, opting to let their adventurous sides take over while they temporarily left their native countries of Hungary, Germany and Norway, respectively, to experience a taste of the United States.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School FFA Meats team took third place in grading, fourth place in meat cut placing and sixth overall during the FFA meats judging invitational at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo., earlier this month.
WORTHINGTON — The backstage of the Memorial Auditorium looked exactly how it should two weeks before the Worthington High School fall play — boys with Viking Helmets on, another armed with a sword and girls giggling at a joke someone from the group had made.
WORTHINGTON — With the aspiration of becoming a veterinarian, Marin Korthals knows she has a long road of intense study and dedication ahead of her.
But today, Marin is a newly minted high school graduate with something to celebrate before she sets foot on that path to the future.
WORTHINGTON — Determined.
It’s a word Stephanie Pavelko uses to describe herself and likely the trait that helped her gain entry into one of the nation’s most prestigious institutions.
The United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
WORTHINGTON — Will Collin claims to be the long-suffering victim of the affliction that typically only strikes students during their final year of high school.
“I’ve had senioritis since Hi-Ho,” he quipped, referring to his preschool days.
WORTHINGTON — Three Worthington High School students recently attended the National Service Learning Conference in Atlanta, Ga., discussing leadership and hands-on, community-centered learning opportunities.
WORTHINGTON — Like most high school seniors, Matt Wesselink is anxiously counting down the final days of his high school experience. He’s ready to don the cap and gown, grab his diploma and say goodbye to the hallowed halls of Worthington High School.
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