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Lady Bulldogs Make History by Winning State

By: Blake Selensky

The Quinter High School Lady Bulldogs basketball team won their first ever State Championship in the 1A DII State Tournament against the Hartford Jaguars on Saturday, March 10. After defeating the top-seeded Cunningham Wildcats, the Bulldogs met up against the Hartford Jaguars, the three seed, for the state title.  The game ensured there would be a first time state champion for either team. Quinter jumped out to an . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Evie Gruenbacher

  “This senior is a very genuine and outstanding student. It is not a coincidence that his positive qualities are reflected in many of the people in whom he comes in contact. I am very honored to call him a friend,” commented Mr. Ed Mense on this week’s mystery senior. This week’s senior has been involved in cross country, basketball, track, band, Scholars’ Bowl, forensics, Students . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Blake Selensky

  This weeks senior has been involved in volleyball, basketball, track, yearbook, Kansas Association for Youth, Q-Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes for four years.This senior has also been involved Student Council for three years, and forensics for two years and National Honor Society, Choir for one year. “This senior brightens up any room.  Her fun, . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Mikayla Bailey

  This week’s senior has been involved in cheerleading, volleyball, Kansas Association for Youth, and Network Club for four years. This senior has also been involved in Students Against Destructive Decisions, Q-Club, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes for three years, and track, Student Council, and Science Club for two years. “This senior is a person who balances humor and drive. She knows when to . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Reegan Scott

  “This senior has become a valuable part of our school over his four years in Quinter.  He is very creative and continues to be a reliable student for the many projects completed.  His smile and fun personality brightens anyone’s day, which may be the part that will be missed the most next year,” commented Mrs. Allison Polifka. This mystery senior has been involved in Media Tech for . . .

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Basketball Players Earn Several Area and State Awards

By: Blake Selensky

As Quinter High School’s basketball teams enjoyed their post-season successes, several players and coaches gained attention throughout the state. Among those selected, Peyton Havlas, Kylie Crist, and Brittney Walt all earned post-season honors. The Lady Bulldogs’ head coach Matt Havlas also received recognition. Senior Luke Kaiser and Conner Havlas led the boys’ team with honors. Peyton Havlas was named . . .

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QHS Track Competes in the Triplains Invitational

By: Evie Gruenbacher

  On Tuesday, April 10, the Quinter High School track team traveled to Colby to compete in the Triplains Invitational. The girls’ team placed fifth out of 14 teams, and the boys’ placed 10th. In the girls’ field events, Abby Herl placed second in javelin with a throw of 100’0.5’’, Kylie Crist followed in third with a throw of 95’7’’. In high jump, Peyton Havlas . . .

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Kindness Award at Quinter High School

By: Andrea Charles

Codi Kentner smiles after winning the Random Act of Kindness Award for the month of March and April.  A teacher or student nominated Kentner after witnessing her completing an act of kindness in the school. “I was so honored and surprised to have received this award,” commented Kentner.  “I was confused when they said my name, and I’m happy that people think . . .

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Quinter Art Exhibits at NWKL Art Show

By: Reegan Scott

Quinter Art students in grades kindergarten through 12 took the opportunity to display their artwork in St. Francis at the Northwest Kansas League Art Show.  The NWKL Art Show offers a chance for art students throughout the league to gain the opportunity to show off their work to other schools in the league as well as community members.  High school art students traveled to St. Francis to help set up the Quinter side of . . .

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All-Star Basketball Game

By: Blake Selensky

Seniors Kylie Crist, Peyton Havlas, and Brittany Walt pose for a picture after competing in the Northwest Kansas All-Star Classic Basketball Game.  The three seniors played together and were coached one last time by Quinter’s head coach Matt Havlas and assistant coach Scott Crist. “It was really fun to be able to play with the girls I normally play against,” commented . . .

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