Archives for January 2017

RPAC Art Awards

The RPAC Art Contest that was in Cambridge on January 18, four Alma High School students got awards. Including, Maddie Brugh got the Best in School Medal with her piece The Hope Within. Hallie Prickett got 1st Honorable Mention with Gaze. Sophomore, Kelsey Kermmoade, got 2nd Honorable Mention with The Seeker’s Catch. Third Honorable Mention […]

RPAC Quiz Bowl Successful

The Alma High School Quiz Bowl members traveled to Southwest High School for the RPAC Quiz Bowl Tournament. The students went 9-5 and only lost very close matches. The got 5th place. Members of the team included sophomores Abby Waldo, Alissa Vlach, Kelsey Kermmoade, and Emily Malone, juniors Kaleb Kindler and Matthew Bell, and seniors […]

Alma Elementary Quiz Bowls Places 2nd

Do you know how many strings are on a violin? Well the Alma Elementary Quiz Bowl knows the answer to that and many more. On January 11, the Elementary went against 13 different schools at ESU 11. They placed 2nd and got a silver medal.  

Cardinals Beat the Wolves

On January 19th, the Alma boys basketball team beat the Loomis Wolves 54-44. In the first half they had 6 team fouls. Parker Janicek scored a total of 15 points and Jackson McKenzie scored 13 points. In the second half they had 5 team fouls. David Ehrke scored 8 points in the second half and […]

Alma Wrestlers Place High at RPAC

Conference week is always a big week for the Alma Wrestlers. Alma has not had a RPAC champion since Lukas Cox won in 2012. This year we were looking to change that. The Two Freshman, first year wrestlers Josh Mapes continues to improve but was unable to get a win, Kyle Johnson was able to […]

Alma Destroys the Raiders

The Alma Lady Cardinals picked up their first win in the conference tournament Saturday night.  The Cardinals came out strong getting a 18-6 lead heading into the second quarter. The Cardinals kept the momentum to go on to win 56-29. Kaitlyn Harrison led all scorers with 22 points followed by Maddie Brugh with 8. The […]

Alma FFA Heads to Aurora

On Wednesday, January 24th, the Alma FFA chapter is heading to Aurora for district Leadership Skills Events. They will be leaving at 6:20 am. The chapter will be participating in Conduct of Meetings, Senior Parliamentary Procedure, Natural Resource Speaking, Employment Skills, Creed Speaking, and Agricultural Demonstration.  The top two places will than move on to […]

JH Boys Head to Franklin for a Tournament

Junior high boys head to Franklin for a Basketball Tournament, Monday, January 23. Bus leaves at 4:30. The first game is Alma vs. Wilcox-Hildreth at 5:30 pm in alt. gym. Franklin vs. Red Cloud will be played in the main gym at the same time. Winners will play the second game at approximately 6:45 pm.

Alma Jr. High Boys Fall to Southern Valley Eagles

On Thursday at 2:30, the Alma junior high boy’s basketball team took on the Southern Valley Eagles for a hard fought game of basketball. Although the boys ended the game on a loss with a less than desirable score, they played their hearts out. Leading scorers were Tyler McConnell with 2 points, Ehren Smolik with […]

Alma Girls Takes Tough Loss to Loomis

The Alma Lady Cardinals competed against the Loomis Wolves on January 19. The Wolves came out to an early lead leading the Cardinals 21-11 to end the first quarter. Although the Cardinals outscored the Wolves in the second quarter the Cardinals were unable to overcome the the deficit. The Cardinals ended the first half down 25-34. […]