Archive for Turner Area

Elementary school lunch menus

Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools
Monday, April 17
Pork ribette sandwich, green beans, baby carrots, diced pears, fruit salad and milk. Alternate entrees: Uncrustable sandwich, fruit salad, yogurt muffin basket.
Tuesday, April 18
Chicken nuggets, roll, tater tots, cucumber slices, mandarin oranges, fruit salad and milk. Alternate entrees: Southwestern chef salad, hummus plate, yogurt parfait.
Wednesday, April 19
Chicken and waffles, broccoli, grape tomatoes, orange wedges, fruit salad and milk. Alternate entrees: Garden chef salad, fruit salad, yogurt muffin basket.
Thursday, April 20
Homestyle chili, fritos, salad, banana, fruit salad and milk. Alternate entrees: Southwestern chef salad, hummus plate, yogurt parfait.
Friday, April 21
No school.

Turner Public Schools
Monday, April 17
Spaghetti and meat sauce with Italian bread; ham and cheese wrap, garden salad, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, applesauce, fruit; vegetarian chef salad, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, applesauce, fruit and Italian bread.
Tuesday, April 18
Chicken soft tacos; frito pie, garden salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix; taco salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix and cornbread.
Wednesday, April 19
Chicken patty – spicy chicken patty; meatloaf; popcorn chicken bowl, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, fruit, pears, roll; Cobb salad, corn, pears, fruit and roll.
Thursday, April 20
Cheeseburger; Italian sub, French fries, garden salad, mandarin oranges, fruit; mandarin orange chicken salad, French fries, mandarin oranges, fruit, fruit streusel muffin.
Friday, April 21
Pepperoni pizza; peanut butter and jelly with cheese stick, garden salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit; popcorn chicken salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit and fruit streusel muffin.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, April 17
Spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic bread; chicken patty on a bun, garden salad, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, peaches, fruit; mandarin orange chicken salad, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, peaches, fruit and Italian bread.
Tuesday, April 18
Chicken soft tacos; pizza quesadilla, garden salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix; taco salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix and cornbread.
Wednesday, April 19
Chicken patty; baked ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, fruit, pears, roll; strawberry chicken salad, corn, fruit, pears, roll.
Thursday, April 20
Cheeseburger; grilled chicken sandwich, French fries, garden salad, applesauce, fruit; Cobb salad, applesauce, fruit, fruit streusel muffin.
Friday, April 21
Pepperoni pizza; peanut butter and jelly with yogurt, garden salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit; popcorn chicken salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs Public Schools
Monday, April 17
No school.
Tuesday, April 18
Chicken soft tacos; frito pie, garden salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix; taco salad, beans, fruit, orange pineapple mix and cornbread.
Wednesday, April 19
Chicken patty; meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, fruit, pears, roll; strawberry chicken salad, corn, pears, fruit and roll.
Thursday, April 20
Cheeseburger; Italian sub, French fries, garden salad, applesauce, fruit; Cobb salad, applesauce, fruit, fruit streusel muffin.
Friday, April 21
Pepperoni pizza; sun butter and jelly sandwich with yogurt, garden salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit; popcorn chicken salad, baby carrots with dip, strawberry banana mix, fruit and fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts subject to change.

Two persons die in Turner traffic accident overnight

A 29-year-old man and a passenger in his car died from injuries in a traffic accident overnight near South 55th Street and Metropolitan Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, according to police.

An initial investigation showed that the accident happened about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, as a Chevy Malibu was northbound on South 55th Street and struck a Honda Element in the roadway that was attempting to turn into the Skyline Apartment Complex, a police spokesman stated.

The driver of the Honda sport utility vehicle was taken to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries, according to police.

A male passenger in the Honda Element was taken to a hospital in critical condition, and later died from his injuries, the spokesman said.

The adult male driver of the Chevy Malibu and three juveniles in the car were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries, the police spokesman said.

The identity of the persons who died will be released after there is positive identification and family notification, according to police.

The accident is under investigation by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Traffic Support Unit-Critical Collision Response Team.

Turner athletes compete in track and field events

Senior Robert Erwin participated in the shot put April 14 at the Shawnee Mission West Invitational. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

by Brian Turrel

The Turner track and field team competed in the Shawnee Mission West Invitational, held in Lenexa, Kan., on April 14.

Junior Jaelon Harley took first place in the 400 meter race, and junior Davion Scott took first place in the 300 meter hurdles.

Photos copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel

Senior Ciera Ayala ran the 100 meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Junior Gabe Richmond ran the 110 meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Sophomore Reneaux Jackson prepared to launch the javelin. Jackson set a personal record in the event. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)