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Community Celebrates Champions

By: Andrea Charles

  On Monday, March 26, the Quinter Community came together to celebrate the 2018 1A Division II State Champion Quinter Bulldogs.  The event was scheduled as a time for the community to celebrate the achievement along . . .

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4th Grade Story

By: Codi Kentner

As the school year is winding down, the fourth grade students at Quinter Elementary School have a very busy schedule. They continue to learn about new things in the classroom, and all the students are excited to attend the field trip . . .

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Academic Picture

By: Kylie Crist

On Wednesday, April 11 QHS senior Rebekah Kitch was awarded a $100 scholarship given by the Quinter Chamber committee. The scholarship is given from the Kansas Business Hall of Fame. Kitch placed . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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Bulldog Track Athletes Prepare for the Upcoming Season

By: Evie Gruenbacher

The Quinter High School track team has officially started practice and began preparing for their first meet. There are 25 athletes out for track this year, the team consists of nine boys and 16 girls. 17 athletes are returning from . . .

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JH Track Prepares for the Upcoming Season

By: Kayler Getz

  The Quinter Junior High Track team continues to put in the time and effort to prepare for the upcoming 2018 season. There are a total of 31 junior high kids on the team, consisting of 16 eighth graders and 15 seventh grade . . .

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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 . . .

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Kindness Leaders

By: Codi Kentner

Jessa Ricker, Rose Roberts, and Matthew Callentine smile for a picture after being chosen as the new Kindness Leaders for their class.  The students will help with activities of the Kindness . . .

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Kindness Leaders

By: Codi Kentner

Meagan Jacka, Brooklyn Countryman, and Zolton Beckner smile after being elected Kindness Leaders for the fifth grade class.  These students will serve as the leaders through the end of the . . .

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Prom Pictures

By: Blake Selensky

Prom Pictures

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QHS Completes Mock Trial

By: Andrea Charles

  Mrs. Kelli Getz’s senior Government class at Quinter High School holds a Mock Trial every year.  This year’s class dealt with a case involving a stolen cell phone. Members of the class were given roles . . .

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QHS FFA Chapter Competes at District Horse and Agronomy Contest

By: Kayler Getz

  On Wednesday, April 11, several members of the Quinter FFA chapter travelled to Colby to take part in an Agronomy and Horse Judging Contest. Collin Thielen and Kayler Getz both judged horses. Millie Brown, Reegan . . .

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QHS Junior High Track Team Kicks Off at the Norton Invitational

By: Kayler Getz

On Thursday, April 5, the Quinter Junior High track team traveled to Norton to compete in the Norton Invitational. The teams came home with several placings, showing their work in their first meet of the season. The eighth . . .

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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 . . .

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QHS Track Team Starts the Season

By: Evie Gruenbacher

  On Thursday, April 5, the Quinter High School track team traveled to Atwood to compete in the Rawlins County Invitational. The girls team finished sixth out of eight teams, and the boys finished fourth. In the . . .

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QJH Takes Fourth at Rawlins County

By: Reegan Scott

  On Tuesday, April 10 the Quinter Junior High Track team competed in Atwood at the Rawlins County Invitational Track Meet. The athletes returned home with multiple placings representing their hard work in practices. The . . .

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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 . . .

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Quinter Government Class Visits Supreme Court Justice

By: Kylie Crist

On Wednesday, April 9 the Quinter senior Government class traveled to Oakley to listen to Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall while District Judge Magistrate Mark Temaat accompanied him. Spiegel invited Quinter students because . . .

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Quinter High Music Sends Nine Performances to State

By: Kylie Crist

On Saturday, April 7 the Quinter High School choir members and a few band members traveled to Oberlin to compete in the Regional Music Contest. Every student that went to Regionals, qualified for State as a soloist or an ensemble . . .

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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 . . .

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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, . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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Academic Picture

By: Evie Gruenbacher

On Monday, March 12, QHS Spanish students Codi Kentner, Evie Gruenbacher, Abria Fisher, Kourtney Davidson, Bryan Medina, Taylor Chessmore, and Tamika Brooks pose for a picture with dance . . .

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Academic Picture

By: Blake Selensky

Senior Tanya Brooks takes a break from working on her accounting papers and concentrates on moving the ball in the game of Mindflex. The Accounting 1 class finished all their lessons early and . . .

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Academic Picture

By: Codi Kentner

On March 14, QHS geometry student C.T. Borger enjoys his pie on National Pi Day. “Mrs. Wagoner makes really good pie, and it's a good way to end school right before the break,” . . .

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Albin Competes at State Spelling Bee

Reegan Scott and Kayler Getz

  On Saturday, March 3, Quinter Junior High School’s eighth grader Brady Albin participated in the Sunflower State Spelling Bee. This contest was hosted by the Kansas Press Association, sponsored by Sunflower Electric . . .

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Fisher Selected for National Scholarship

Reegan Scott and Codi Kentner

  On Thursday, March 1, Abria Fisher was awarded the Horatio Alger State Scholarship. Fisher won a total of $10,000 dollars to be distributed throughout her college career.  The scholarship is given to deserving . . .

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Lady Bulldogs Advance to the State Tournament

Blake Selensky and Andrea Charles

  On Saturday, March 3, the Quinter High School girls’ basketball team won the Sub-State Tournament over Otis-Bison, advancing to the State Tournament held in Dodge City March 8-10. The Lady Bulldogs secured a . . .

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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 . . .

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Quinter Boys Basketball Team Places Runner-Up at Sub-State

By: Kylie Crist

Through the week of February 26 to March 3 the Quinter boys’ basketball team traveled to Ransom for Sub-State action. In the first round the Bulldogs battled the Deerfield Spartans. Quinter beat the Spartans 68-47. In the . . .

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Quinter Bulldogs Earn All-State Tournament Team Honors

  Two of the Quinter Lady Bulldogs received honors at the state tournament. Kylie Crist and Brittney Walt were named to the All State Tournament Team for the 1A DII State Tournament as announced by Sports in Kansas. Crist . . .

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Quinter Travels to Wakeeney for Final JH Scholars Bowl Meet

By: Codi Kentner

  On March 5, the Quinter Junior High Scholars Bowl team traveled to WaKeeney to compete in their final meet of the season. Neither the eighth or seventh grade placed in the meet. The seventh grade team included Paige . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Blake Selensky

This week’s senior has been involved in volleyball, basketball, track and field, FFA, KAY, and Q-Club for four years. She also has been involved in FCA three years, band for two years, and Stuco for one year. “This . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Kayler Getz

  This week’s Senior Spotlight has been a very involved student and athlete throughout her high school career. She has been in volleyball, FFA, and FCA for four years. She also has been in KAY and basketball for three . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Evie Gruenbacher

  This week’s senior has been involved in KAY, FCA, SADD, CYO, and volleyball for four years. She has also been involved in Student Council for two years. “This student is an important part of our school. . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Andrea Charles

  This senior has been involved in KAY, Science Club, FFA, SADD, Network Club for four years, StuCo for three years, volleyball and basketball for two years and managed both sports for one year. She also was in track for one . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Reegan Scott

  This mystery senior has been involved in volleyball, basketball, FFA, and Q-Club for four years; KAY, art, vocal, Science Club, and Scholars Bowl for three years; cheerleading, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the . . .

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Senior Spotlight

By: Kayler Getz

This week’s mystery senior has been very involved throughout her high school career. She has been in the Kansas Association for Youth, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council, volleyball, track, and basketball for four . . .

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Three QES Students Perform at State KMEA

By: Blake Selensky and Andrea Charles

On Thursday, February 22, Abby Flora daughter of Sam Flora and Hans Deaton son of Lane and Lucy Deaton participated in Kansas Music Educators’ Association All-State Elementary Choir. Also on Friday, February 23, Lakin Getz son . . .

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Celebrating a New School Year

To start off a new school year, Quinter hosted their annual Back to School Fest at the city park on Saturday, August 20. Students in grades kindergarten through seniors were entertained from early that morning until that evening. The . . .

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