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Recent high school graduate Amani Sparks missing from Kansas since mid-May  NBC News

High school graduations are full of relief. Maura DeHerrea said that's how she felt at her niece Amani Sparks' graduation from Leavenworth High School in ...

Junior Pioneers to hold tryouts - Sports  Leavenworth Times

With another season in the books, Leavenworth's youth baseball organization, the Junior Pioneers, are looking toward next season with upcoming tryouts.

Gullett retires from Leavenworth schools  Leavenworth Times

After 18 years with the Leavenworth public schools, Kevin Gullett is retiring as the district's chief financial officer.

Update: Missing 18-year-old Leavenworth woman has been found  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Update: Leavenworth, Kansas police say Amani Sparks has been located and is no longer missing* LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Family and police are continuing ...

Darling selected as new board president  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth Board of Education has a new president. Longtime board member Doug Darling was selected to serve as president when board members met ...

Missing teen located - News  Leavenworth Times

Authorities have located a teen from Leavenworth who went missing in May, a police spokesman said.

Leavenworth High School awarded $500K STEM grant - News - Fort Leavenworth  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

From a Unified School District 453 release Leavenworth High School has been awarded a $500000 grant by the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity.

Leavenworth High School evacuated after bomb threat  KCTV Kansas City

Leavenworth High School was evacuated Wednesday morning following a bomb threat.

Leavenworth High graduate killed in Missouri - News  Leavenworth Times

A Leavenworth High School graduate was killed earlier this month in Missouri, according to authorities and family members.

Graduation ceremonies scheduled this weekend - News  Leavenworth Times

Local high schools will be having commencement ceremonies this weekend. And the graduation ceremonies will kick off Thursday at Basehor-Linwood High ...

LVHS football coach retiring - Sports  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth High School football coach Mark Littrell announced Sunday on Twitter that he is retiring. “After over 40 years of coaching,” Littrell said in the tweet.

Elementary school boundaries approved - News  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth school board members have approved new boundaries for elementary school attendance areas.

Sachen keeping same foundation for LV football - Sports  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth High School football team has a new head coach. Leavenworth Activities Director James Vanek announced Sean Sachen as the new football ...

Leavenworth to host youth football camp in July  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth football team will host a youth football camp July 15-17. The camp will run from 6-7:30 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium at Leavenworth High School.

Leavenworth theater department wins nationwide recognition  The Topeka Capital-Journal

When Jennifer Morgan joined the Leavenworth High School staff four years ago as a theater teacher, she created a five-year plan to take the program to a higher ...

Riptides like a family to Baptista  Salina Journal

Youth swimmers across eastern Kansas dive into the water for the Eastern Kansas Swim League when the calendar hits June. Leavenworth County has two ...

Groundbreaking planned for new school  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth public school officials are planning a groundbreaking ceremony next week for a school building that will house classes for all of the district's fifth- ...

Teacher retires after 50 years at Leavenworth High School  Leavenworth Times

When Bob Hart arrived at Leavenworth High School in 1967, he intended to stay only a couple of years.

Free concert planned for Saturday - News  Leavenworth Times

Members of the 35th Infantry Division Band will be performing a free concert this weekend at the Leavenworth High School Performing Arts Center, 2012 10th ...

Theater students to perform ‘Newsies’  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth High School theater department will perform the musical “Newsies” beginning this weekend. Show times will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday ...

Singer, dancer, actor heads for the Big Apple  Leavenworth Times

Josh Hungerbeeler was bitten by a bug passed down from his older sister Nicole. But he will always be grateful to her for it.

National Football Foundation names first-ever Team of Distinction honoring High School Football Players  High School Football America

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced it inaugural Team of Distinction, honoring 82 high school football players.

Registration underway for scholarship run  Leavenworth Times

To those who knew her, Amanda Holmes was a good friend, a talented photographer and artist and a Raider's Raider in the Leavenworth High School JROTC ...

Littrell retiring after years of memories coaching football  Leavenworth Times

After more than 40 years as a football coach, Mark Littrell is retiring. The Leavenworth Pioneers head coach announced his retirement Sunday on Twitter.

Work continues on new intermediate center  Leavenworth Times

Crews have started erecting the steel framework for a new intermediate center next to Warren Middle School.

School board welcomes newest member - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Col. Scott Green was sworn in as the newest member of the USD 207 school board June 17.

Memorial Day ceremonies planned at national cemeteries  Leavenworth Times

As is tradition, Memorial Day ceremonies are planned for Monday at two local national cemeteries.

Places to Go, Things to Do - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Fort Leavenworth Historical Society presentation History vs. Hollywood: “waterloo” is at 7 p.m. today in the Jahn Room of the Leavenworth Public Library.

Leavenworth educator finalist for Kansas Teacher of the Year  Leavenworth Times

A Leavenworth High School social studies teacher has been named a finalist in the Kansas Teacher of the Year program.

Work on new school to begin in October  Leavenworth Times

Officials plan to break ground this fall for a new intermediate school, which will be located on the grounds of Richard W. Warren Middle School.

Commission moves forward with 10th Avenue project  Leavenworth Times

When they met Tuesday, Leavenworth city commissioners voted to move forward with a recommendation for improving a section of 10th Avenue.

KU celebrates new class location site in Leavenworth  Leavenworth Times

Three years ago, there were just six students enrolled in classes at the University of Kansas in Leavenworth. Currently, there are more than 60 students enrolled ...

Hays student earns Samsung scholarship at Boys State of Kansas  Hays Post

June 17, 2019 — Approximately 405 young men from across the State of Kansas, all of whom will enter their senior year of high school this fall, participated in ...

New pub opens in downtown Leavenworth  Leavenworth Times

A new pub has opened in downtown Leavenworth, and the origin of its name is the brainchild of its owner. Steve Bequette opened Fluffy's Swedish Pub, 507 ...

LIST: Leavenworth High School turns 150  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth High School will celebrate its 150th birthday on Saturday, and the community is welcome. The school will have a Community Celebration/Birthday ...

Cavalry Angels ‘very highly regarded’  Leavenworth Times

When she puts on the uniform of the Cavalry Angels and marches into an auditorium with her teammates, Brooklynn Sieg feels a unique sense of pride. “It's like ...

Spouses club awards over $20K in scholarships - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Fort Leavenworth Spouses Club awarded more than $22000 in scholarships to 15 high school seniors, five continuing undergraduate students and three ...

Ground broken for new intermediate center  Leavenworth Times

While the real earthwork is not scheduled to begin until next week, Leavenworth public schools had an official groundbreaking Thursday for a new intermediate ...

Pioneer Career Center offers something for everyone  Leavenworth Times

Students can explore 12 different career paths in a hands-on environment while earning college credit at the KCKCC Pioneer Career Center in Leavenworth.

Area athletes compete in tennis tourney  Leavenworth Times

Former Leavenworth High School tennis coach Jim Mathis hosted the annual Leavenworth City Tennis Tournament over the weekend at David Brewer Park.

Pioneers soccer defeats Lions 5-1 Friday  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth Pioneers and Lansing Lions renewed their rivalry Friday night on the soccer pitch at Leavenworth High School. The soccer game came the ...

Special Olympics basketball returns to Leavenworth Saturday  Leavenworth Times

After about two months of practices, Special Olympics athletes from Leavenworth will participate in their home tournament at Leavenworth High School. Saturday ...

Drone usage on the rise  Leavenworth Times

Drones are being used in a variety of ways by a variety of agencies, organizations, schools and individuals – and it's happening right here in Leavenworth ...

Junior ROTC cadet trains Junior Guard - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer Children in military families often have to adjust to moving to new schools every few years due to the demands of the profession.

Pioneers preparing for KSHSAA girls’ wrestling  Leavenworth Times

The Kansas State High School Activities Association recently announced girls' wrestling as the 23rd high school sport sponsored by the association. The vote ...

Leavenworth Raider named top female  Leavenworth Times

Konya Halle is a national champion. The Leavenworth High School junior took top honors in the Ultimate Raider Female event recently at the U.S. Army Cadet ...

Pioneers coach ready for first season as boys’ soccer coach  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth Pioneers boys soccer team's first game is almost here as the 2018 season kicks off on Aug. 27. The team will also kick off the Brenden Olesen ...

Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 12 - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade Committee The nation's oldest regional Veterans Day observance will conduct its 99th annual parade at 10:30 a.m. ...

Greenberg to host basketball camp  Leavenworth Times

Grant Greenberg will return to Saint Mary to host his second annual basketball camp June 3-4. The camp inside Ryan Sports Center is open to boys and girls ...

New coach to be named at Leavenworth  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth High School Pioneers boys' basketball program will have a new varsity head coach next season for the first time in 35 years. Prentes Potts will ...

Students can-do spirit soars  Leavenworth Times

When Daylan Williams was named Leavenworth High School JROTC Cadet of the Year in 2017, it was by far one of his biggest accomplishments as a ...

New CEO takes over at downtown bank  Leavenworth Times

The new president and chief executive officer at a venerable downtown Leavenworth bank said the “basic fundamentals” of the financial institution will not ...

Area students set to graduate  Leavenworth Times

The local high school graduation season will wrap up this weekend with several ceremonies.

New cadets join ranks of Junior ROTC - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer. The new schoolyear is approaching and a *fresh* set of cadets is already learning about the Army Junior ROTC program with more ...

Hometown hero strives to make drinking water safe  Leavenworth Times

Former Leavenworth High School State wrestling champion Rick Dickerson is making Leavenworth proud again as his committed research and planning for a ...

Voters approve school bond  Leavenworth Times

Voters have approved a $36.7 million school bond that will result in numerous updates in the Leavenworth school district. Mail-in ballots were received until ...

Leavenworth High School hires alum as new Athletic Director  Leavenworth Times

Sitting in a trophy case at the north entrance of Leavenworth High School is a 4-feet tall, first-place trophy for the 1996 Harold Thomas Interstate Classic, ...

Lions member aims for international director  Leavenworth Times

Debra Weaverling, current council chair for the state of Kansas Lions, knew as she was advancing through leadership roles at the club, district and state level ...

Leavenworth High School teacher named Read to Achieve winner  KCTV Kansas City

A Leavenworth High School teacher is the recent winner of KCTV5's Read to Achieve program.

USD 207 welcomes new school board member - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The newest Unified School District 207 Board of Education member gets sworn in.

New principals announced  Leavenworth Times

When they met Wednesday, members of the Leavenworth Board of Education approved the appointment of new high school and middle school principals.

CASA raises $10,000 for programs, services  Leavenworth Times

More than 200 people dressed up as their favorite superhero and participated in a run to raise money for children involved in the court system. Approximately ...

Hogan out as LVHS boys basketball coach  Leavenworth Times

Larry Hogan, longtime boys' basketball coach at Leavenworth High School, confirmed over the weekend that his coaching contract and his teaching post will not ...

Local women attending Air Force Academy  Leavenworth Times

Two local women recently were accepted into the Cadet Wing of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Leah Wiegers of Lansing ...

Reactions: ‘Larry Hogan deserved better’  Leavenworth Times

Reaction has been strong to the recent announcement from Larry Hogan that he had been relieved of his basketball coach duties for the Leavenworth High ...

Hogan terminated from coaching position - News  Leavenworth Times

When they met Wednesday, Leavenworth Board of Education members voted to terminate longtime high school basketball coach Larry Hogan from his coaching ...

Park Softball Signs 13 Future Pirates For 2019-20 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Park University head softball coach Lindsey Derry and her coaching staff are excited to announce 13 future Pirates for their 2019-20 signing class.

IN-DEPTH: Immaculata to close forever Wednesday  Leavenworth Times

The school doors will close for the final time Wednesday at Immaculata Catholic High School, bringing an end to Catholic secondary education in Leavenworth ...

Football coach preparing for All-Star game - Sports  Leavenworth Times

The upcoming football season may still be months away, but that won't stop football fans in Leavenworth from catching a game. On June 14 at Leavenworth High ...

Family, friends remember former teacher, coach  Leavenworth Times

Although they may not have been in his classroom for many years, former students still addressed him as "Mr. Simpson."That was the kind of respect students ...

CGSC's sustainers gather for annual formal - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Maj. Shahin Uddin | Command and General Staff College More than 390 military officers, faculty, retirees and guests of the Fort Leavenworth Command and ...

JROTC team competes in national event  Leavenworth Times

Five Leavenworth High School students are in Las Vegas this week to compete in a national air rifle championship.

IN DEPTH: Leavenworth JROTC program boasts being "first in the nation"  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth High School boasts that it has the oldest Junior ROTC unit in the country. The program officially started in 1917. But prior to the establishment of the ...

Troop 166 now post’s all-female Scout troop  The Ottawa Herald

Boy Scouts of America Fort Leavenworth Troop 166 is now an all-female troop with Scouts BSA.

Leavenworth High School drill team seeks members - News - Fort Leavenworth  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Junior ROTC Pioneer Guard Drill Team from Leavenworth High School is the most disciplined and elite team in the Junior ROTC Battalion. The team is ...

Grades put students in gala spotlight  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation honored the "best of the best" Wednesday night.

Memorial Day weekend events scheduled - News  Leavenworth Times

Multiple events are scheduled this holiday weekend in honor of Memorial Day.

Military historians host local educators - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Christopher Burnett | Staff Writer The Department of Military History of the Command and General Staff College hosted an open house Aug. 31 at Fort ...

Mother shares thoughts on armed guards at middle school in Leavenworth  KCTV Kansas City

One mother is weighing in now that security guards at a Leavenworth middle school will be carrying guns beginning next week.

Post schools among best in state - News - Fort Leavenworth - Fort Leavenworth, KS  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Fort Leavenworth schools are considered to be among the best in the nation and occupy a position at the very top of the educational system of Kansas.

Coach pays respect to local tennis with new book  Leavenworth Times

Playing and coaching tennis for more than 60 years has given Jim Mathis a great appreciation and knowledge of the game.

Superintendents contract extended  Leavenworth Times

When they met Wednesday, the Leavenworth Board of Education approved a two-year extension of the superintendent's contract.

Bobcat lifters strong in weekend meet  Leavenworth Times

Powerlifting continues to blow up in Kansas and the sport showed its might at Leavenworth High School on Saturday when the host Pioneers welcomed a ...

Junior ROTC teams win another drill meet - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Leavenworth High School Junior ROTC. The Leavenworth High School Junior ROTC Drill Teams now have three victories in a row March 4-5 by winning the ...

Wagga Wagga ambassadors visit Leavenworth  Leavenworth Times

Two ambassadors from one of Leavenworth's sister cities are visiting the area this week. Sarah Navin and Jes Smith arrived in Leavenworth on Tuesday.

2018: Prep Girls Swimming Preview  Leavenworth Times

It's the last splash before Lansing and Leavenworth high school girls' swimming moves from their current confines to the embryonic United Kansas Conference ...

Mens basketball season closes in All Star fashion  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth and basketball — two words that have become synonymous with the history of Leavenworth sports. From the undefeated State championship ...

Q5: Coach introduces program to help local athletes  Leavenworth Times

Johnny Barnett is the Leavenworth and Lansing Elite Athletes head sprint coach. He recently started this program for track and field athletes in the Lansing and ...

Leavenworth looks to continue hoops tradition  Leavenworth Times

It's a new dawn for the Leavenworth High girls' basketball program. After being part of five state playoff teams, Jordan Mellott left the program in June to become ...

Commissioners certify election  Leavenworth Times

The results from last week's school bond election in Leavenworth are now official. Leavenworth County commissioners certified the results when they met ...

Schlagle hoops coach Potts heading to Leavenworth – Welcome to  Wyandotte Daily

by Brian Turrel. Wyandotte Daily has learned that Schlagle boys basketball coach Prentes Potts has been hired as the new head coach at Leavenworth High ...

Local Marines present Poillon scholarships - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer The John W. Poillon Memorial Scholarship committee, comprised of top leaders and academic professionals on Fort Leavenworth, ...

Free meals offered to children this summer  Leavenworth Times

The Leavenworth school district once again is offering a program that allows children to eat for free this summer. The USD 453 Child Nutrition Program is hosting ...

Morgan receives Kansas 2019 Teacher of the Year award  The Bulletin

The Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation presented awards to Emporia State education majors last Thursday afternoon in Visser Hall.

Ready, Resilient Teens program ramping up - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

CYS receives a $10000 Kickstarter grant for the Ready and Resilient Teens program.

New MacArthur Elementary opens - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Jennifer Walleman | Staff Writer. In August 2013, Unified School District 207 broke ground on the new state-of-the-art MacArthur Elementary School. Three years ...

City tennis tourney slated May 25-27  Leavenworth Times

Several former champions will be in the field later this month at the 46th annual Leavenworth City Tennis Tournament. The event is slated for May 25-27 at the ...

Leavenworth Junior ROTC hosts drill meet - News - Fort Leavenworth  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth LampCavalry Angels Commander Victoria Ruebhausen reports in to LHS Junior ROTC Battalion Commander Cadet Lt. Col.

JROTC Raiders place 2nd at nationals - News  Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Leavenworth High School Junior ROTC The Leavenworth High School Junior ROTC Raiders traveled to Molena, Ga., Nov. 4-5 to compete in the U.S. Army ...

School Spirit: Whats It Mean to be a Pioneer?  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth is synonymous with a lot of things and the Pioneers are definitely a big constellation in the local universe. Home to a renowned military installation ...

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