Saturday, May 28, 2016
The girls team placed 8th overall . Highlights on the girls side include Irea Brown placing 5th in the 100 meter dash, Syndee Mitchell placed 3rd in the 400 meter dash and also finished in the top eight in the 200 meter dash.
Stay tuned for updated results. In the meantime official individual results can be found here.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
|Caulin Graves, 200m dash|
Meet highlights include the Maliek Kendall winning the 110 meter hurdles and placing 2nd in the 300 meter hurdles. Teammate D’monte’ Blanks placed 4th in the 100 meter hurdles and 2nd in the 300 meter hurdles. Caulin Graves won the 100 meter and 200 meter dash with Verrell Garrett placing 4th in the 200m to move on to Sectionals.
Cirr Davis won the Triple Jump and placed 3rd in the Long Jump. Adam Blackstock placed 4th in the 400 meter dash and Kentwan Blackstock placed 4th in the High Jump. Both athletes will also move on to Sectionals.
The 4x100 meter relay also took 1st place. It consisted of Garret, Graves, Kendall and Reginald James. The 4x200 meter relay team took 2nd. That team included Tre' Manning, Adam Blackstock, Kastavas Jackson and James. The 4x400 meter relay also placed 2nd with a team of Manning, Blackstock, Kendall and Blanks.
The GHS Girls Track and Field team also has quite a few moving on to the Sectional meet this weekend at Staley High School.
• Irea Brown in the 100 meter dash and Long Jump
• Sydnee Mitchell in the 200 meter dash and 400 meter dash
(placed 1st in the 400 meter)
• Eriss Mintz in High Jump
• 4x100 Lana Dorsey, Irea Brown, Timolin Dooley and Sydnee Mitchell
• 4x200 Lana Dorsey, Timolin Dooley, Breonne Maltbia, Marissa Hood
• 4x400 Relays, Timolin Dooley, Marissa Hood, Breonne Maltbia and Sydnee Mitchell
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Grandview High School student Marlowe Henderson wrote an essay that placed in the top 20 in the Kindest Kansas Citian Essay Contest out of 5000 entries. He is one of two students that placed. Junior Anthony Grimmett wrote about his neighbor and made top three.
Henderson however wrote about Grandview’s own Officer Doug Thacker. Thacker is a School Resource Officer in our district. Thacker was honored as a “Kindest Kansas Citian” at a banquet last week. To read Henderson’s essay, click here.
Monday, May 2, 2016
(GHS Senior Maliek Kendall, pictured second from the left)
A Grandview High School Senior had the chance to learn a valuable lesson of service. Senior Maliek Kendall donated blood and had the rare opportunity to meet the recipient. The reunion will took place at the Community Blood Center in downtown Kansas City, MO. during a press conference.
Kendall is one of 28 donors that helped save the recipient's life with their blood donation. Due to the impact of their generosity, the recipient wanted to reunite and thank each donor personally.
During the Blood Donor-Blood Recipient Reunion the recipient will share his touching story of survival. The story was featured on several newscast. Here’s a link to the story.