Students from Mrs. Tammy Bartholomew’s Agriculture Structures class, along with Alderman Kenny Reece and City employee Russ Ream, set a 3 x 4 foot landscape stone in front of Drexel R-IV’s new south parking lot Tuesday, November 19. The stone, weighing approximately 500 pounds, came from Fisher Rock located in Home, Kansas and was picked up and delivered by Steve Bartholomew. Class members who helped were Andrew Gilbert, Michael Grah, Lincoln Williams, Josh Wheeler and Bailly Williams.
Brain Surge places 8th
By SARAH CAWBY AND ALLISON JACOBS
On Wednesday, November 20th the Drexel High School physics class traveled to Kansas City’s Union Station to await the results of the 2013 Battle of the Brains competition. Drexel placed 8th in the competition, winning a $2,500 grant to be used in the science and math departments.
A cold wintry evening brought friends and neighbors together once again for the Drexel United Methodist Church-sponsored Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 23rd. A bountiful meal of turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings was enjoyed by many. Visiting with folks we don’t see very often is always an enjoyable part of the evening.
Fourth grade students at Drexel Elementary performed a Thanksgiving play and enjoyed a feast with family on November 22nd. Kelly Sims led her class in a play entitled “The Thanksgiving Feast” by Stella Sands. The moral behind the story is that Thanksgiving is a time to share with others. After the students performed the play, they enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with family members.