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Senior Akshay Dinakar hosted the seventh annual Poetry Slam in the SM East library Friday.SM East gets poetic with seventh annual “Slam.” Approximately 300 students used their lunch period to get a little culture at SM East Friday at the seventh annual Poetry Slam, where students read original works. Three winners in the event, which took place in the SM East library, received gift certificates to Chick Fil A.SM East, SM North students to attend robotics world championships. NEJC high school students will accompany the SM West robotics team to the FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis starting April 22. In addition to the seven-person Viking Robotics team that came in second at the FIRST Kansas City Robotics Competition last month, one student from SM East and two students from SM North will attend the competition after having helped the Vikings get their machine ready.Rose previews Senate plan to balance Kansas budget. The Kansas City Star’s Steve Rose used his Saturday column to lay out Senate Ways and Means Committee Vice Chair Jim Denning’s thoughts about how to stem the state’s $600 million budget hole. Denning says plugging the loophole that exempts small business owners from paying taxes on their own wages could help save $110 million. [How to find $600 million for the Kansas budget — Kansas City Star]Roeland Park reception for council members – old and new – tonight. Roeland Park will hold a reception for its three new incoming members and three outgoing members of the city council tonight at 6 p.m. in city hall. The reception will welcome new councilors Erin Thompson, Michael Poppa and Tim Janssen. It also will thank Megan England, Jennifer Gunby and Mrek Gliniecki for their years of service on the council. A council meeting will follow at 7 p.m.Emerald Ash Borer presentation Wednesday. Learn about the presence of EAB in the area and what can be done about your ash trees. Dennis Patton, horticulture agent of the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension office will be the presenter at the session held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sylvester Powell Community Center.SM North yearbook wins award. The National Scholastic Press Association has named the SM North yearbook, The Indian, a winner of a Pacemaker Award at the Spring National High School Journalism Convention held this weekend in Denver. The 2013-2014 yearbook editors were Andrew Neyins, Savannah Rottanavong, and Kathy Hammer. Becky Tate is the faculty advisor.The Northeast Johnson County morning roundup is brought to you by Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop on Johnson Drive. For updates on the latest blends and specialty drinks available, follow them on Facebook.
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The Benton Lady Tigers and Plain Dealing Lady Lions advanced to the second round of the LHSAA girls basketball playoffs Thursday night.In a Class 4A first-round game, No. 25 seed Benton crushed No. 8 Carencro 72-40 in Carencro. In Class 1A, No. 13 Plain Dealing downed No. 20 Haynesville 57-52 in Plain Dealing.The Bossier Lady Kats’ and Airline Lady Vikings’ seasons came to an close.In Class 4A, No. 17 Bossier took a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter at No. 16 Woodlawn, but the Lady Knights rallied for an 60-58 overtime victory.In Class 5A, No. 30 Airline fell to undefeated and No. 3 Destrehan 79-29. The Lady Vikings finished the season 14-15. Destrehan improved to 31-0.At Carencro, sophomore Emily Ward poured in 27 points to lead Benton. Freshman Qua Chambers also had an outstanding game with 22 points. Sophomore Abbie Wynn added eight and freshman Dana Wainwright seven.Ward scored nine points, including a 3-pointer, in the first quarter as Benton jumped out to a 15-6 lead. Chambers scored nine and Ward seven in the second as the Lady Tigers extended the lead to 33-14 at the half.Benton eliminated whatever suspense remained in the game with a 24-4 run in the third quarter. Chambers scored nine, Wynn six and Ward five.Benton (18-14) will host No. 9 Salmen (22-10), a 69-43 winner over No. 24 Cecilia, in the second round next week.At Woodlawn, the Lady Kats got off to a good start and led most of the game. Bossier was ahead 15-6 after the first quarter, 33-21 after the second and 44-34 after the third.Woodlawn cut the lead to 49-44 with about four minutes left. The Lady Knights went on a 7-0 run to take a 51-49 led with 1:33 left. But the Lady Kats rallied to tie it at 52 with 29 seconds remaining. Woodlawn had a final chance to pull out the victory but couldn’t score.The loss was Bossier’s third to its District 1-4A rival this season with each game getting progressively closer. Woodlawn (17-9) won 60-47 on Jan. 17 and 62-59 in the regular-season finale last Friday. Bossier closed its second season under Deshawn Williams 14-16.At Plain Dealing, Hershey Stumon paced the Lady Lions with 17 points. Laterrica Stewart added 14, Teunna Perry 11 and Dra Briggs nine. The Lady Lions got off to a slow start and trailed 17-9 after the first quarter. But they picked up the pace in the second, outscoring Haynesville 23-10 for a 32-27 halftime lead. Plain Dealing took a six-point lead into the fourth quarter.The victory was the Lady Lions’ third over District 1-1A foe Haynesville this season. Plain Dealing won 60-46 on Dec. 20 and 44-41 on Jan. 24.The Lady Lions (15-11) will face No. 4 North Central (27-5), a 77-46 winner over No. 29 Logansport, in the second round.— Russell Hedges, [email protected] Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndo
Miss India Guyana Shoshanna Ramdeen and Mrs India Guyana Shivanie Latchman departed Guyana on Thursday evening to compete in the international pageant slated for December 9-14 in New Jersey.Miss India Guyana Shoshanna RamdeenThe two beauty ambassadors were accompanied by franchise holder Hashim Ali and an entourage.The Guyanese beauties will compete in the preliminary competitions leading up to the pageant. In high spirits, the two ladies are confident that they will do Guyana proud.Ramdeen’s natural talent, involvement in community service, strong faith, and humility make her a true embodiment of a rounded young lady.Mrs India Guyana Shivanie LatchmanAn avid reader, this 22-year-old draws much of her inspiration from writers who convey real experiences by presenting true accounts of their challenges and revealing how they overcame them. She believes that one is not necessarily born with courage, but rather one is born with potential.She describes herself as a selfless, driven, committed individual, traits she acquired while a student at the Zeeburg Secondary School.After completing her secondary education, this aspiring medical practitioner entered the gates of the Greenheart Medical University where she is currently a third-year medical student.Mrs India Guyana is the founder and lead dancer of the Ishara Dance Troupe. She hails from Diamond/Grove on the East Bank of Demerara, and holds a diploma in computer studies and a diploma in marketing. She is presently employed at the Guyana Marriott Hotel as a Catering/Sales Manager.Apart from work, she is a television host/producer of Entertainment Buzz. As the founder of the dance group, she was quite pleased to have taken it above the others with her blend of old and contemporary styles of filmi, classical folk Bharatanatyam, bhangra and Bollywood music.Latchman has performed with some of the Indian stars who have visited Guyana, such as Karan, Abha, Purvi, Arjune and also as the back-up for Dance India Dance winner Shakti Mohan.In addition, the dance group performed at the 2014 Chutney Monarch Competition held in Trinidad. Dancing, the talented young lady says, is a passion of hers. Guyana Times Entertainment wishes both delegates the very best as they compete in the international pageant.
0Shares0000Bayern Munich’s Bastian Schweinsteiger (right) celebrates after scoring against Manchester United during their 2014 Champions League quarter-final match at Old Trafford. PHOTO/AFPBERLIN, July 11- Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger will join Manchester United next season, Bayern Munich’s chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed in a press conference on Saturday.Rummenigge said Bayern and United have already agreed on an undisclosed transfer fee for the 30-year-old defensive midfielder, who has made 536 appearances for Bayern since his debut in 2002. Schweinsteiger informed the German champions on Friday he wanted a change of scenery after 17 years and is expected to sign a three-year contract with the Red Devils.“Bastian and I had a serious conversation on Friday and he told me he has been thinking about his career and wants to try something new,” said Rummenigge.“He asked me to find a way and things between Manchester United and Bayern Munich have been clarified, we have agreed on a fair transfer fee.“We have taken into account that Bastian is a very deserving player.“We tried to convince him to stay with Bayern Munich, but I completely understand that after 17 years with us, he wants to experience something new.“Other figures in German football like Franz Beckenbauer to New York, Gunter Netzer to Real Madrid and myself to Inter Milan, have taken the step in their careers to move abroad and I can understand his desire to do the same.”United confirmed the arrival of what is the first ever German player to join the club in a statement on their official website.“Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Bayern Munich to sign midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, subject to a medical and personal terms,” the statement announced.Rummenigge said Schweinsteiger had turned down the chance to take part in Saturday’s Bayern team presentation at the Allianz Arena and bid farewell to the Munich fans.According to German daily Bild, Manchester United are set to pay between 18 and 20 million euros ($20-22.31m) for the Germany captain, but the transfer deal is not yet completed as Schweinsteiger has yet to have a medical check.Rummenigge insisted there is no truth to reports Schweinsteiger is leaving Bayern because of problems with coach Pep Guardiola: “I would like to refer to that in the realm of fairytales,” he said drily.Schweinsteiger comes to Old Trafford with a vast wealth of experience having helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup and has lifted the German league title eight times with Bayern and the German Cup on seven occasions.He was part of the Bayern team which won the 2013 treble of Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup titles under Jupp Heynckes and went on to win the Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup at the end of the year.Schweinsteiger has won 111 caps for Germany, playing in three World Cup finals, and he succeeded Philipp Lahm as captain of the world champions after their Brazil 2014 triumph.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)