Monday’s sunny weather could be followed by showers on Tuesday

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Monday’s weather is sunny with a high near 84, according to the National Weather Service.

The wind on Monday will be from the south at 8 to 13 mph.

On Tuesday, there will be a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. From a half-inch to 2 inches of rain could fall in the area, the weather service said. The chance of showers continues Wednesday.

The best chance on Tuesday for severe weather is along and north of I-70, and especially to the north of and near St. Joseph, Mo. Wind and hail are the main threats, with a slight chance for tornados.

By the end of the week, much cooler temperatures will move in. The lows will be in the 40s and 50s on Thursday and Friday morning, with highs in the 50s and 60s.

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Elementary school lunch menus

Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 8
Ham and cheese sandwich, French fries, broccoli, diced pears and milk.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Pepperoni pizza, tossed salad, grape tomatoes, orange wedges and milk.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Taco burger on a bun, romaine lettuce and tomato slice, tortilla chips and salsa, refried beans, banana and milk.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Pasta with meat sauce, garden salad, grapes and milk.
Friday, Sept. 12
Chicken patty, mashed potatoes and gravy, biscuit, green beans, diced peaches and milk.
Alternate entrees include chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad, and yogurt and muffin basket.

Turner Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 8
Cheese and pepperoni pizza, fresh baked cookie.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Hot dog or corn dog, snack chip.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Chicken drummie, bread stick.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Spaghetti with meatballs.
Friday, Sept. 12
Cheese bread, sauce.
All Turner lunches include a fruit and veggie bar, and milk. Additional daily lunch entrée choices include yogurt-cheese-muffin basket or peanut butter and jelly basket.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 8
Cheeseburger; French dip, sweet potato fries, broccoli with dip, apple, mandarin oranges; turkey chef salad, peas, apple, mandarin oranges and blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Barbecued chicken nachos; peanut butter and jelly with cheese stick, garden salad, Texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce; taco chef salad, Texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce and tortilla chips.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, grapes, pineapple and roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, baby carrots with dip, grapes, pineapple, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Chicken Alfredo with Italian bread; corn dog, carrot coins, spring mix salad, cheesy cauiliflower popcorn, banana, tropical fruit; Italian chef salad, carrot coins, banana, tropical fruit and Italian bread.
Friday, Sept. 12
Cheese pizza; mozzarella dunkers with marinara, Caesar side salad, baby carrots with dip, roasted corn, melon and peaches; popcorn chicken salad, roasted corn, melon, peaches and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs Public Schools

Monday, Sept. 8
Cheeseburger; three-cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, broccoli with dip, apple, mandarin oranges; turkey chef salad, peas, apple, mandarin oranges and blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Barbecue chicken nachos; chicken nuggets, garden salad, Texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce; taco chef salad, Texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce and tortilla chips.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; Swiss steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, grapes, pineapple, roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, baby carrots with dip, grapes, pineapple, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Chicken Alfredo with Italian bread; meatball sub, carrot coins, spring mix salad, cheesy cauliflower popcorn, banana, tropical fruit; Italian chef salad, carrot coins, banana, tropical fruit and Italian bread.
Friday, Sept. 12
Cheese pizza; sun butter and jelly sandwich with yogurt, Caesar side salad, baby carrots with dip, roasted corn, melon, peaches; popcorn chicken salad, roasted corn, melon, peaches and fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts are subject to change.

KCKCC’s volleyball winning streak comes to end at nine

by Alan Hoskins

Kansas City Kansas Community College ran its volleyball winning streak to nine in a row before it came to an end in the Highland Classic Saturday.

Ranked No. 12 in NJCCC Division II, the Lady Blue Devils defeated Southwestern Iowa, Cloud County and Coffeyville before falling in four sets to Indian Hills of Ottumwa, Iowa.

KCKCC took a 27-25 lead in the opening set against Indian Hills before falling 26-24, 25-22 and 25-11 to fall to 9-2 for the season. The Blue Devils opened the tourney Friday by defeating Southwestern Iowa 25-8, 20-25, 25-8, 25-15, and Cloud County 25-20, 25-21, 25-14 and then opened Saturday play by defeating Jayhawk rival Coffeyville 25-16, 25-16, 26-28, 25-23.

The Lady Blue Devils stay on the road this week, playing at Longview Tuesday at 6 p.m. and then competing Friday and Saturday in the Pasco Hernando Tournament in New Port Richey, Fla. They do not return home until Wednesday, Sept. 24, when they play host to No. 3 ranked Johnson County at 6:30 p.m.

Alan Hoskins is the sports information director at KCKCC.