Mrs. Leick teaches high school science, and she has captured photos of her human biology class and sports medicine class. Enjoy the slideshow of these hard-working students.
Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated at Treynor School District October 22nd through 26th. Many will observe this week across the Nation. Observation of Red Ribbon Week will be conducted in all buildings, with each building having their own activities. The theme for the week is "Life is a Journey, Travel Drug Free". In the Elementary and Middle School, students are encouraged to dress up each day.
Monday: "Shade Out Drugs" - Travel to the Beach (dress in beach clothes -- swimsuits not allowed)
Tuesday: "Plant a Promise to be Drug Free" - Travel to the Farm (dress in farm clothes)
Wednesday: "Reach for the Stars-Be Drug Free" - Travel to Outer Space (Elem: dress in crazy clothes or clothes that are out of this world; MS-wear NEON)
Thursday: "Color Me Drug Free" - Travel Over the Rainbow (dress in class colors)
Friday: "Treynor, Iowa-The Place to be Drug Free"- Travel Home (wear red and white)
In the MS and HS, deputies from Pottawattamie County will be stopping by to give a drug-free announcement. Most of the deputies are Treynor Alumni. Students are encouraged to give them a warm welcome.
Will you take the National Red Ribbon Campaign Pledge now and be part of the creation of a drug free America?
Treynor’s 3rd grade is running a sock (and other shelter item) drive for the Open Door Mission from now until October 31st. If you would like to donate socks, there are drop off boxes located in the 3rd grade pod at the elementary school, the high school office, and the middle school office. There is also a donation tub for money at Casey’s if you’d like to donate that way instead. The goal is 5000 socks.
Senior Shad Granger created a video featuring elementary students to inspire your donation. Check it out here.
Mr. Koenck's Modern Issues class met with the third grade students recently to get a presentation about Socktober (picture at right).
10/12/18 - Last Thursday, the JOI Club gathered after school and baked 1,000 cookies to send to troops overseas via the Iowa Cookie Crumbs Organization "Treat the Troops" program. A big "thank you" goes to Gary Funkhouser, Optimist Member and Jnelle Keysor, former Treynor CSD Head Cook, for helping out. This event is an example of the many projects the Junior Optimist Club do throughout the year. Check out the pictures on the right to see their hard work in action.
Congratulations to the Cardinal Vanguard on their 1st place finish at the Loess Hills Festival held in Glenwood on Saturday, October 6, 2018 and their Division I rating at State Marching Band contest on October 13th. They also won "Outstanding Horn Line" at the Loess Hills Festival. The band was unable to compete on the field at the annual Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree in Clarinda on September 29th due to wet weather. If you didn't get a chance to hear them this year, go check out the many videos of the band's performances on the Treynor Music Boosters Facebook page.
On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Cardinal Marching Band Field hosted the Iowa High School Music Association State Marching Band Festival.Thank you to the many that helped make this event a success:
Thank you for your outstanding support of our music programs!
10/15/18 - The team did it again! They played in a tournament on Saturday in Winterset and came away with the Championship trophy. They defeated Norwalk in 2 (21-11, 21-13), Green County in 2 (21-10, 21-7) and Atlantic in 2 (21-13, 21-8) in pool play. In the semi-final round they swept Chariton 21-12, 21-8 before advancing to the final round against Norwalk. In the championship match, they narrowly defeated Norwalk in 2 (21-19, 21-19). The girls have this week to prepare for next week's Regional Tournaments, which begin at home on Monday, October 22nd. The 2A brackets are posted to the IGHSAU website. Scroll down to Region 3 for Treynor. Good luck to the team and coaches as they travel down the tourney trail!
10/12/18 - Congratulations to the volleyball team for defeating Tri-Center in three (25-23, 25-19, 25-20) last evening to become the WIC Champions, ending the Trojans' 3-year WIC Conference reign. This win brings the Cardinal's record to 25-7. Read the full details on this WIC match-up in the Nonpareil's article. The girls have one more tournament at Winterset tomorrow before starting post-season play on Monday, October 22nd.
10/10/18 - The Cardinals faced the Trojans at Tri-Center High School last Tuesday and lost 2-3. After losing the first two matches (17-25, 22-25), they battled back to win the next two (25-18, 25-12) but then lost some momentum in the final set, ending with an 11-15 loss. Sydni Huisman had 16 kills and Mia Shipley had 13, while Konnor Sudmann had 10. Kayla Chapman and Konnor also had an impressive 94% serve stat for the night. Last Thursday, Treynor hosted Underwood and won 25-15, 25-19, 25-18.
First-round matches for Western Iowa Conference volleyball was held on Treynor on Monday, October 8th. Treynor defeated Missouri Valley in 3 (25-18, 25-17, 25-17). Logan-Magnolia hosted on Tuesday and Treynor played Underwood and won in 3 (25-19, 25-17, 25-18). The girls will get a chance to avenge their loss to Tri-Center last week, when they meet up with them in WIC Championship play Thursday at Logan-Magnolia High School.
10/2/18 - The volleyball team has been busy this last week, with two meets and a tournament. At Riverside on Tuesday, September 25th, the Cardinals defeated the Bulldogs in 3 (25-12, 25-15, 25-13). On Thursday, September 26th at home, the Cardinals hosted the Big Reds of Missouri Valley, winning in 3 (25-13, 25-18, 25-17). On Saturday, September 29th at Thomas Jefferson, the Cardinals were Champions. To get there, the team defeated Heartland Christian 2-0, Thomas Jefferson 2-1, Shenandoah 2-1 (18-21, 21-19, 15-11) and St. Albert 2-1 (10-21, 21-10, 15-6). Next up is Tri-Center at the Trojans' gym. This is the annual Pink Out event that Treynor and Tri-Center trade off hosting each year. Wear your pink to show support for those affected by cancer.
9/24/18 - Treynor enjoyed a victorious evening battling against conference foe, Logan-Magnolia last Thursday. The Cardinals outscored the Panthers 25-14, 25-14, 25-23. Seniors Konnor Sudmann and Sydni Huisman led the charge with 8 kills each, while teammate Kayla Chapman added 6. Konnor, Sydni, Kayla and Stella Umphreys all served 100%. Sophomore Quinn Navara led with 15 assists. Next up on the calendar is the Riverside Bulldogs at Riverside High School Tuesday night.
9/20/18 - The Treynor Volleyball team has been busy over the last week in conference and non-conference matches. On September 13th, the Cardinals were visitors to Audubon and quickly came away with the win, sweeping the Wheelers 3-0. At Glenwood on Saturday, September 15th, the girls faced tough competition losing to Sidney 1-2, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 0-2, Mount Vernon 1-2, and Red Oak 0-2, but winning against both Creston and Harlan 2-0. On Tuesday, September 18th, the team played at AHSTW and defeated the Vikings in 3. The Cardinals will host the Panthers of Logan-Magnolia on Thursday, September 20th.
9/10/18 - Congratulations to the Cardinal Volleyball team for winning the Atlantic volleyball tournament on Saturday. They faced off against Underwood first and won 21-19 / 21-13. The second match was against Glenwood, and the Cardinals handled the Rams 22-20 / 21-14. The third round, the girls were up against the hosts and the Cardinals defeated the Trojans 21-12 / 21-7. Next was a close competition against St. Albert, with the Cardinals flying over the Falcons 21-18 and 21-19. The final round saw Treynor defeating Winterset 21-11 / 21-17 to earn the Championship trophy. Prior to Saturday, the team had traveled to IKM-Manning and won the match 3-1.
8/26/18 - The volleyball team participated in a tournament on Saturday in Harlan. The Cardinals took out Logan Magnolia in the first match and battled to beat Indianola in the second match. Cards then took out East Sac in two sets, but failed to beat Tri-Center in three sets. In the Silver Division, the Cardinals faced off against Council Bluffs AL and lost in two. They then played against the host tame and won in 2 sets. The varsity team will have over a week to practice before facing WIC opponent IKM-Manning on Thursday, September 6th. JV has a tournament coming up at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30th in Tri-Center.
10/15/18 - MVAOCOU made the trip to Cardinal Field Friday night and went away with a loss to Treynor. The Cardinals outscored the Rams 55-14. Team scoring was led by Kyle Christensen (12), Jake Fisher (12), Luke Mieska (7 PATs), Tommy Duysen (6), Noah James (6), Sid Schaaf (6) and Jack Stogdill (6). The game stats reveal that many players had an opportunity to play. With this win, the Treynor Cardinals are District Champions. The final game of the regular season will be held Friday in Cherokee.
10/9/18 - The Big Re)ds of Missouri Valley came to Cardinal Field last Friday night and went away with a decisive loss to the physical team of Treynor. Contributing to the 47 points were Jake Fisher with 3 touchdowns, Kyle Christiansen with 2 touchdowns, Tommy Duysen and Will Halverson with 1 touchdown each and Luke Mieska adding 5 PATs. The Cardinal defense was successful in holding the Big Reds to just one touchdown. Leading the dominant defense was Chase Reber with 13 total tackles (9 solo). Craig Chapman, Broc Livengood, Kyle and Tommy are also credited with fumble recoveries. Read all the impressive game stats at Quick Stats Iowa. Next up is a home game Friday night against MVAOCOU.
10/1/18 - Treynor went on the road Friday night to Underwood and defeated the Eagles 28-26. Kyle Christensen led the team on both sides, making a touchdown in the 3rd quarter and returning a tipped pass to the 8-yard line in the 4th quarter, setting the Cardinals up for a second touchdown run by Jake Fisher. Kyle also had 5 solo tackles and 6 assists. Jake also connected to Nate Molde for a 50-yard touchdown in the first half. Luke Mieska was 4 for 4 on PAT attempts. Chase Reber was barrier on the defense, getting 5 solo tackles and 6 assists. Austin Kulesa also was instrumental on the Cardinal Defense, getting a credit of 4 tackle assists. Next up is a home game against Missouri Valley this Friday where they will battle for first in 1A District 9.
9/24/18 - Treynor hosted East Sac County Friday night in a District 9 game, with both teams overcoming the delayed start of the game. Once the game began though, the contest was a back and forth scoring battle. With Treynor up 21-14, the Raiders scored by pushing through the line on multiple short runs. The visitors opted to try for a 2-point conversion, but the Cardinal defense held strong to stop them, leaving the Raiders trailing by 1. With less than a minute left on the clock, the Cardinals were once again in the Red Zone, but opted to kneel the ball to run out the time. Jake Fisher rushed for 81 yards and passed for 70. Jack Stogdill, Kyle Christensen and Jack Tiarks all scored touchdowns. Luke Mieska was successful in all PATs. Kyle Christensen led with 5 solo tackles. Kristian Martens led the team with 10 tackle assists, while he was credited with 8 total tackles and 2 for losses. Kyle, Austin Kulesa, Broc Livengood and Chase Reber each were credited with 7 tackle assists. Next on the schedule is Treynor at Underwood this Friday.
9/19/18 - Treynor hosted Red Oak for Homecoming 2018 and came away with a well-deserved victory, shutting out the Tigers 21-0. Quarterback Jake Fisher passed for 227 yards and was credited with two touchdowns, one of which was a 99-yard run by Will Halverson. Will also had another touchdown on a 64-yard run. The other touchdown was made by Jack Tiarks on a 10-yard run. Luke Mieska was 3 for 3 on PATs. Chase Reber led the team with 9 tackles, followed by Kyle Christensen with 7. Next up is East Sac County at home on September 21st. Derek Martin of KMA has written an article about this upcoming game, which is the first District 9 game.
9/10/18 - Treynor traveled to Shenandoah on Friday, September 7th and despite a soggy and muddy field, the Cardinals defeated the Mustangs 33-7. Treynor overcame several penalties but still managed to come out ahead in the end. Read more details on this match-up from KMA's Dean Adkins. The Cardinals' next game is this Friday's Homecoming match-up against the Red Oak Tigers.
9/4/18 - On Friday, August 31st, the team played St. Albert at Falcon Field and came up short on the scoreboard, 20-30. It was a battle that is hard to lose, but Coach Casey says there is plenty to be excited about. Read the Daily Nonpareil's article for a complete game recap. Next on the agenda is an away game at Shenandoah on Friday.
8/26/18 - The Cardinal Football season opened with the first official game against Logan Magnolia at home Friday night. The team enjoyed a 28-7 victory over the Panthers.
10/12/18 - Congratulations to the Boys Cross Country team for winning the WIC Championship yesterday afternoon and to Jerry Jorgenson for winning the individual WIC Championship honor. The girls received an outstanding 4th place. From Coach Slice, "The boys won by a margin of just two points. Four runners were all-conference. For the girls Tori who was 5th and for the boys Jerry became a three time conference champion, Derrick was 3rd and Ryan 10th. Other placings for the girls were Noel 19th, Claire 23rd, Josie 32nd, Megan 33rd, Allison 36h, Miranda 39th, Sydney 49th, Jordan 56th and Emily 60th. For the boys Jacob Reelfs 17th, Jacob Keay 21st, Joey 27h, Jacob Hrasky 32nd, Isba 36th, Max 37th, Cainan 45th, Quinn 52nd, Brady 72nd and Gabe 74th. Jozie finished 3rd and Camille 10 for the junior high girls. Mason was 3rd for the junior high boys, Ethan 4th, Tyson 9th, Ryder 10th, Steven 13th, Sam 15th, Ryan 8th, Tyler 21st, Miles 22nd, John 24th, Nate 26th, Jack 27th, Alan 28h, Corbin 33rd and Andrew 40th." Great recaps of this event covered by both KMA Radio and KSOM Radio.
Best of luck to the runners as they compete in the District/Regional Cross Country tournament next Thursday, October 18th, at Panorama West Golf Course in Panora, Iowa.
10/10/18 - Cross Country last competed in Atlantic on Thursday, October 4th where Jerry Jorgenson was the winner in the boy's race with a time of 16:10.08. Tori Castle finished 15th with a time of 20:01. Complete results are available here. WIC XC was postponed from Monday, 10/8/18 to Thursday, 10/11/18.
10/2/18 - Congratulations to the cross-country runners who participated at Wartburg on Saturday, September 29th. Seven of the 10 runners had personal bests.There were 33 teams and the boys finished 20th. For the boys, Jerry finished 4th in a field of 17 rated runners. Following Jerry were Ryan 107th, Max 162nd, Jacob Reelfs 165th, Joey 166th, Cainan 190th, Jacob Keay 196th and Brady Coffman 224h. For the girls Sydney was 164th, Megan 171st and Josie 177th.
10/1/18 - Congratulations to the cross-country teams on their efforts at Shenandoah Thursday, September 27th. The junior high boys were 3rd, the JV boys 9th, the varsity girls 8th and the varsity boys 10th. For the junior high girls Jozie Lewis was 17th, Allie Houser 31st and Camille Karr 34th. Mason Yochum led the JH boys in 16th followed by Ethan Konz 17th, Ryder Davidson 18th, Tyson McCain 23rd, Sam Burmeister 32nd, Ryan Bach 39th, Steven 42nd, John Ross 45th, Miles Nichols 63rd, Korbin Horton 71st, Alan Young 76th, Jack Carley 84th, Nate Peterson 92nd and Andrew Saar 115th.Jason Hrasky was 31st for the JV boys, Cainan Davidson 42nd, Quinn Navara 64th, Brady Coffman 88th and Gabe Travis 102nd.In the varsity girls' race Tori Castle was 4th, Claire Yochum 56th, Sydney Carman 67th, Allison Young 74th, Josie Davidson 79th and Megan Carley 92nd.Miranda Becker was 22nd for the JV girls followed by Jordan Finnegan in 43rd and Emily Morse 59th.For the varsity boys Derrick Thompson was 17th, Ryan Konz 53rd, Jacob Reelfs 76h, Isba Bernadez 82nd, Jacob Keay 84th, Joey Konz 86th and Max Hayes 87th.
9/24/18 - Congratulations to the cross-country on their great efforts at Harlan on Saturday. The junior high boys were 4th, the JV boys 6th, varsity boys 7th and varsity girls 9th. For the junior high girls Camille Karr was 21st, Jozie Lewis 28th and Allie Houser 40th. Ethan Konz led the junior high boys at 16th, Mason Yochum was 18th, Ryder Davidson 19th, Sam Burmeister 33rd, Tyler Reelfs 44th, Ryan Bach 45th, Steven Whitmore 55th, Miles Nichols 61st, Alan Young 75th, Corbin Horton 87th, Jack Carley 88th, John Ross 98th, Ty Jacobsen 102nd and Andrew Saar 122nd. In the JV boys' race Jacob Keay was 19th, Quinn Navara 27th, Cainan Davidson 40th, Jacob Hrasky 53rd and Brady Coffman 56th. Allison Young LC the JV girls in 25th, Miranda Becker 30th and Jordan Finnegan 56h. For the varsity boys, Jerry Jorgenson was the champion with Derrick Thompson 24th, Ryan Konz 37th, Jacob Reelfs 57th, Ibsa Bernadez 63rd, Joey Konz 64th, and Max Hayes 71st. Tori Castle led the varsity girls with a 10th place finish. Noel James was 40th, Megan Carley 55th, Sydney Carman 57th, Claire Yochum 58th and Josie Davidson 63rd. Thanks to all the students who came to cheer for the teams.
9/12/18 - Congratulations to the cross country teams last night on their excellence performances at AHSTW. The girls and boys both finished fourth, while the JH boys were champions. In the boys' race, Jerry Jorgenson was 1st, Derrick Thompson 9th, Ryan Konz 16th, Ibsa Bernadette 22nd, Joey Konz 29th, Jacob Reelfs 32nd and Jacob Keay 37th. For the JV Jacob Hrasky was 6th, Cainan Davidson 7th, Quinn Navara 9th and Brady Coffman 32nd. For the girls, Tori Castle was fourth, Claire Yochum 32nd, Sydney Carman 40th, Josie Davidson 41st, Megan Carley 49th, Allison Young 61st and Isabelle Kudron. Jordan Finnegan was 11th in the JV race and Emily Morse 19th.
9/10/18 - After a week of soggy conditions, the cross country finally had a chance to compete locally at the Lewis Central invite held at Iowa Western Community College campus. Treynor had someone in the top 20 in all six races, which "I don't remember when that has happened at Treynor", as quoted by Coach Slice. The Varsity boys placed 7th, the JV boys were 4th and the Junior High boys were 3rd. Jerry Jorgenson led the boys with a first-place finish, followed by Derrick Thompson in 38th, Ryan Konz 44th, Max Hayes 46th, Joey Konz 51st, Quinn Navara 63rd and Jacob Keay 65th. Ibsa Bernardez led the JV boys with a 14th place finish, Jacob Reelfs was right behind in 15th, Jacob Hrasky in 22nd, Cainan Davidson in 34th, Brady Coffman 52nd and Gabe Travis 77th. In the girls race, Tori Castle was 7th, Megan Carley 51st, Josie Davidson 53rd and Isabelle Kudron 58th. JV girls were led by Claire Yochum in 17th and Jordan Finnegan in 45th. Thank you to the students who came out and supported the teams!
8/26/18 - The Varsity Cross Country Team took part in the Early Bird Meet at Shenandoah on Tuesday, August 21. No team scores were kept, but there were many good individual performances, according to Coach Slice. For the boys, Jerry Jorgensen was 1st, Ryan Konz 14th, Derrick Thompson 16th, Jacob Keay 22nd, Max Hayes 24th, Joey Konz 34th, Quinn Navara 35th, Cainan Davidson 36th, Jacob Reelfs 42nd, Jacob Hrasky 45h, Brady Coffman 54th and Gabe Travis 63rd. For the girls, Tori Castle was 2nd, Noel James was 9th, Josie Davidson 21st, Sydney Carman 23rd, Megan Carley 27th, Isabelle Kudron 31st, Allison Young 42nd, Jordan Finnegan 49th and Emily Morse 58th.
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