Trinity Christian High School begins eighth year

Posted August 19, 2015 at 3:59 pm

By Jeanne Visser

Trinity Christian High School in Hull keeps growing.

When students return to the classroom Aug. 24, the expected enrollment will be 76 pupils. That includes 19 freshmen, 22 sophomores, 14 juniors and 21 seniors.

The enrollment increases by an average of three students per year, according to Principal Jim Regnerus. The projected enrollment by 2023 is 94.

Trinity’s staff includes six full-time and two part-time instructors.


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    Wet and wild Splash Bash

    Hull’s first Splash Bash included something for everyone and all ages enjoyed the great evening at Westside Park. The event was a fundraiser for the Hull pool.

    “It was awesome and overall I think it was a very successful evening,” declared Chamber director, Shelly Van Otterloo, who organized the event. “I’m so thankful for all the community volunteers who helped make the first ever Splash Bash a fantastic event.”

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    Arlo Buckley


    Rantoul, Illinois

    June 25, 2015

    Arlo Anna Norma Buckley, 94, of Rantoul, Illinois, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City, Illinois.

    Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Riverview Cemetery, Rock Rapids, Iowa.

    Arlo Moeller was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Alvord, Iowa,

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    Ione Quigley-Wick


    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    Aug. 11, 2015

    Ione Quigley-Wick, 91, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015.

    Services were Friday, Aug. 14, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

    Ione Eiesland was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Inwood, Iowa, the daughter of

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    Longtime Lester couple to lead parade

    Jamie Hult | Writer

    Harold and Linda Meester will lead the Lester Days parade Aug. 22 as this year’s parade marshals.

    “I was a little surprised when they called. I said, ‘Oh, I don’t know if we deserve that.’ I think it

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    No Ordinary Sunday,
    No Ordinary Love

    No Ordinary Sunday,
    No Ordinary Love

    Jamie Hult | Writer

    New Life Assembly of God will host a few hours of fellowship, food, games, giveaways, and music Sunday, Sept. 13, in Inwood.

    “This is a complete outreach for the unchurched community who

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    Still running after 15 years

    • Show featured 56 cars and over 25 motorcycles

    • Van Wyhe brothers take soapbox trophies

    Jamie Hult | Writer

    Classic cars, shiny bikes, hot rods and cool treats drew a crowd of car fans and families to the 15th annual

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    Boyden-Hull gym remodeled

    It’s a new look for the Boyden-Hull High School gymnasium.

    The maple bleachers are gone, replaced by grey, molded plastic seating. The floor is lighter, finished with a natural color and the walls have a tint of grey.

    Last week, an 80-inch TV screen was installed in the gym, completing the remodel project.

    “We’re extremely pleased with how it turned out,” stated

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    Splash Bash is coming to Hull

    The community is invited to Hull’s first Splash Bash Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Westside Park.

    Splash Bash is a fun race but the evening also includes a meal, late-night swim and a lot of fun. The Hull Chamber is teaming up with Sioux Center Health to sponsor the event and it’s all to raise money for the Hull Pool.

    “We have an amazing pool that draws a lot of

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    Hull pool to remain open until September

    In an effort to prolong the swimming pool season, the Hull City Council last week looked at an extended schedule put together by the pool manager. This year the pool will stay open for regular hours through Aug. 22 and will be open Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sept. 5, from 1-6 p.m.

    “We’re happy that we can keep the pool open for a few extra days and we’d love to keep it open even longer, but it’s

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