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Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools
Monday, Aug. 18
Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, tossed salad, grape tomatoes, tropical fruit and milk. Alternate entrees: Chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, or yogurt and muffin basket.

Tuesday, Aug. 19
Super nachos, refried beans, peas, mandarin oranges and milk. Alternate entrees: Chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, or yogurt and muffin basket.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce, garden salad, corn, pear and milk. Alternate entrees: Chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, or yogurt and muffin basket.

Thursday, Aug. 21
Pulled pork sandwich, tater tots, baked beans, banana and milk. Alternate entrees: Chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, or yogurt and muffin basket.

Friday, Aug. 22
Hot dog on a bun, baby carrots, pineapple, green beans and milk. Alaternate entrees: Chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, or yogurt and muffin basket.

Turner Public Schools
Monday, Aug. 18
Turkey sticks, gravy, bread sticks.

Tuesday, Aug. 19
Crispy chicken on bun. Fresh-baked cookie.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
Burrito, beef-bean-cheese-rice. Snack chips.

Thursday, Aug. 21
Chicken nuggets, sauce. Cornbread.

Friday, Aug. 22
Pizza, cheese and pepperoni.

Turner additional lunch entrée choices: Yogurt platter, peanut butter and jelly platter. Fruit and veggie bar offered daily.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, Aug. 18
Chicken and waffles; three-cheese grilled cheese, cherry tomatoes, corn, broccoli, melon, mandarin oranges; turkey chef salad, corn, melon, mandarin oranges, and blueberry fruit muffin.

Tuesday, Aug. 19
Super nachos; chicken nuggets, garden salad, bean bake, pineapple, banana; taco chef salad, bean bake, pineapple, banana and tortilla chips.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
Chicken patty-grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, watermelon, applesauce, hot roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, carrots, watermelon, applesauce, hot roll and crackers.

Thursday, Aug. 21
Barbecued rib on bun; chicken and cheese quesadilla, oven fries, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, grapes, orange pineapple mix; Italian chef salad, peas, grapes, orange pineapple mix, Italian bread.

Friday, Aug. 22
Corn dog; barbecued chicken on bun, carrots with dip, green beans, Caesar side salad, apple, fruit; popcorn chicken salad, carrots with dip, apple, fruit and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Public Schools
Monday, Aug. 18
Chicken and waffles; three-cheese grilled cheese, cherry tomatoes, corn, broccoli, melon, mandarin oranges; turkey chef salad, corn, melon, mandarin oranges, blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Aug. 19
Super nachos; chicken nuggets, garden salad, bean bake, pineapple, banana; taco chef salad, bean bake, pineapple, banana and tortilla chips.
Wednesday, Aug. 20
Chicken patty-grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, watermelon, applesauce, hot roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, carrots, watermelon, applesauce, hot roll and crackers.
Thursday, Aug. 21
Barbecued rib on bun; chicken and cheese quesadilla, oven fries, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, grapes, orange pineapple mix; Italian chef salad, grapes, orange pineapple mix, Italian bread.
Friday, Aug. 22
Canadian bacon pizza; corn dog, carrots with dip, green beans, Caesar side salad, apple, fruit; popcorn chicken salad, carrots with dip, apple, fruit and fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts subject to change.

It’s the first day of school for many students in the Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade, sixth and ninth grade start school today.

Tuesday, Aug. 12, is a full day of school for all students.

In the Turner Public Schools, Monday, Aug. 11, is a half day in the morning for first through fifth grades.

Tuesday, Aug. 12, is a half day in the morning for first through fifth grades in the Turner district; and a full day for sixth, seventh and ninth grades only.

Wednesday, Aug. 13, is a full day for all students in the Turner district.

In the Piper School District, the first day of school for all students is Aug. 18.

In Piper, there is a half-day of school for students in sixth and ninth grade on Aug. 15, and for all new students in sixth through 12th grades on Aug. 15.

In the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District, Tuesday, Aug. 12, will be sixth and ninth grade orientation, from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The first day of school in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville district will be Thursday, Aug. 14.

by Alan Hoskins

The longest running tournament of its kind in the greater Kansas City area, the 38th annual Wyandotte County Open Golf Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-10, at Sunflower Hills.

Sponsored by Danny’s Bar and Grill in Piper Plaza at 109th and Parallel Parkway, the 36-hole stroke tournament will have six men’s flights and two ladies flights. The cost is $90 and includes one practice round to be played no later than Aug. 6 and two tournament rounds. Tee times will be available on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Kansas City’s longest putt contest will be held on the putting clock on Saturday. Closest to the hole prizes will be awarded on all four par 3 holes both days along with a long drive contest on No. 10. Closest to the hole on No. 16 on Saturday will win a $100 gift certificate to the Sunflower Hills pro shop while the closest on Sunday will win a foursome at Sunflower Hills via TeeQuest.com.

In addition to three rounds of golf, the $90 entry fee will include a tee package sponsored by Danny’s Bar and Grill, a hot dog lunch on Saturday provided by Farmland Foods and a Sunday dinner provided by the Sunflower Hills snack shop. Persons may enter at Sunflower Hills; by phone at 913-573-8570; or by email at SunflowerHills@aol.com.

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