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Wildcats Perform at the De Soto Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting

The DHS Band had a great time Saturday evening performing Christmas Carols at the De Soto Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting.  This annual event takes place the first Saturday in December and is a great way to connect with the De Soto community.

Band Participates at Tuba Christmas

Recently our band participated in the 2015 Tuba Christmas. 2015 is the 42nd anniversary for TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902. Through the legendary William J. Bell we reflect

All District Band Members Perform

The NEKMEA All District Band members performed this past Saturday at Blue Valley High School. Members consisted of Jaycie Thaemert, Kayla Deghand, Sam Howe, Jared Schneider, Logan Patterson, Megan Wilkerson, Evan Sullivan, Zach Yarbrough, Matthew Lynn, Samuel Seidl, Lucas Johnson, and Riley Mead.

Wrestling Season Underway

Our Wrestlers began practice on November 16th and had their first varsity competition at the Spring Hill Dual Tournament on Friday, December 4th. The Wrestlers went 1-4 as a team while competing with 4 open weights.They defeated Shawnee Mission South, but lost to Olathe Northwest, Blue Valley, Blue Valley West and 3rd ranked Chanute. Top performers were

De Soto High School Boys Varsity Basketball falls to Smithville 55-76

Friday, December 4, 2015 7:00 PM De Soto High School AWAY 55 Smithville HOME 76 Game Recap DHS lost to a very good Smithville, MO team by the score of 55-76. Noah Wilson (Jr.) led the way with 21, Isaac Albert (Sr.) with 12. Wildcats host Excelsior Springs (MO), KC East (MO), and Bishop Ward

Girls Basketball Season

Basketball season started on November 16th. The Varsity’s first game will be on Wednesday, December 9th vs. Southwest Early Collge out of Kansas City, MO. This will game will be part of the Huhtamaki Hardwood Classic Basketball Tournament held at De Soto High School. Check out the Girls Basketball webpage for each team’s schedule!

Boys Basketball Season

Basketball season started on November 16th. The Varsity’s first game will be on Friday, December 4th vs. Smithville High School in Smithville, MO. This will also be the JV’s first game as well. JV will play at 5:30 and Varsity will follow. The Varsity squad will then return home and play in the Huhtamaki Hardwood

Huhtamaki Hardwood Classic

De Soto High School will be hosting the 1st ever Huhtamaki Hardwood Classic Basketball Tournament during the week of Dec. 8th – 12th. This year there will be 4 boys teams and 4 girls team participating. Boys Team: De Soto, Excelsior Springs, Bishop Ward, Kansas City East Girls Teams: De Soto, Olathe Northwest, Southwest Early

Science Olympiad Competes at Olathe East

Science Olympiad competed at the “O-Town Throwdown Invitational” at Olathe East on Saturday. The team finished 16th overall and Kay Craven placed 3rd in “Dynamic Planet”, Cody Moose and Zach Deibert placed 3rd in “It’s About Time.” Other students participating were Henry Cahoone, Jessica Roberts, Alysha Bell, Micah Faulds, and Jack Craven.