Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 09/30/2015 - 1:11pm
The 2015 Tri County Homecoming Royalty was named Friday, Sept. 25. Shane Jiskra, left, was named King and Cheyenne Gerlach, right, was Queen. Jiskra is the son of Doug and Diane Jiskra and Gerlach is the daughter of Rick and Amy Gerlach. The homecoming dance was held after the ceremony with the theme “Winter Wonderland.” (Photo by Jim Phelps/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:00pm
Eleven recently graduated seniors and three teacher sponsors from Tri County High School toured the nation’s capital from May 26-31. The trip is an annual tradition for the school, which has sent groups there for over 40 years. Highlights of the week included visits to the U.S. Capitol, White House, National Archives, Arlington National Cemetery, Smithsonian Museums, and the Library of Congress. Student favorites included seeing a performance at the Kennedy Center, a Night Tour to view the monuments and memorials, attending the Marine Parade at Marine Barracks, and a boat excursion to Mount Vernon. Tri County students on this year’s trip were; Alexander Eriksson, Megann Freese, Tyler Haake, Brendan Hahn, Alysha Johnson, Ashley Scheele, Brayden Schultis, Chance Siebrandt, Shane Vorderstrasse, Ken Yates, and Aaron Zimmerman. Bryce Simpson, American Government teacher at Tri County planned the trip.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 3:04pm
The annual Tri County Honors Night was held Tuesday evening, May 12th. Serving as emcees for the evening were junior National Honor Society members Cheyenne Gerlach and Josie Weise. Students in grades 7-12 were presented awards for outstanding achievement in numerous curricular areas.
The following students received recognition: Tri County Education Foundation (presented by Mr. Randy Schlueter) - Senior representatives Cody McCain and Elsie Hermsmeier.
Physical Education (presented by Mr. Cory Jensen) - Fitness Awards: Cassidy Kowalski, Krayten Uher and Bailey Waltke (7th grade); Janisa Gronenthal and Creighton Niemeyer (8th grade); Weightlifter of the Year: Jacob Hutchinson.
Spanish (presented by Mrs. Missy Sand) - Spanish I: Cooper Smith; Spanish II: Shianne Bryant and Reagan Schultis; Spanish III: Jessica Goodwin; Spanish IV: Riley Ensz.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:04pm
Tri County Performs
At District Music Contest
Tri County participated in the 2015 Class C District Music Contest held at Fairbury High School on Thursday-Fri day, April 23-24. Eleven schools participated in the two-day event. The Tri County musicians represented the school well,as is indicated by the ratings earned.
Large groups are judged by three adjudicators; so.las and small ensembles perform for and are evaluated by one judge. All events are scored on a range of 1-5, with a “1” (Superior) rating the highest score.
TC Singers, Show Choir, Concert Band and Jazz Band all earned Excellent (II) ratings.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:01am
Plymouth resident Sara Elizabeth Grummert graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management along with approximately 1,657 spring 2015 graduates from throughout the country and world during Central’s Commencement Ceremonies.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:12am
Girl State Delegate of Plymouth American Legion Auxiliary #243 is Cheyenne Gerlach, daughter of Rich and Amy Gerlach of DeWitt.
Cheyenne is a student of Tri County. Her extra curricular activities are FFA, Tri county Student Council, National Honor Society, Thespians, Tri County Academics, 4-H, Tri County Athletics Volleyball (3 Yrs), Basketball (2 years), Track (2 years).
Member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Plymouth, member of Teen League.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:48pm
TRI COUNTY STUDENTS-Tri County Student Council recognized two students of the semester. Junior Tori Koos and seventh grader Cavan McCuistion were nominated by their teachers and selected to receive this award. Contributed Photo
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