Salina, Kansas

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military school

-5) * Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School (K-5) * Oakdale Elementary School (K-5) * Schilling Elementary School (K-5) * Sunset Elementary School (K-5) * Lakewood Middle School (6-8) * Salina South Middle School (6-8) * Salina High School Central (9-12) * Salina High School South (9-12) There are also four private schools (Private school#United States) in Salina: * St. John's Military School (6-12), male only

About St. John's Military School publisher St. John's Military School url http: www.sjms.org about accessdate 2010-02-28 * St. Mary's Grade School (Pre-K-6), Catholic school * Salina Christian Academy (Pre-K-10) * Sacred Heart High School (Kansas) Sacred Heart Junior-Senior High School

Indoor Football League (CPIFL), the Salina Bombers. * Salina is the home of the Kansas Wesleyan University Coyotes, a 20-sport National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics athletics program. The Coyotes have been a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference since 1928. In popular culture *The 1980 teen comedy film ''Up the Academy'' was filmed entirely in Salina, mostly on the campus of St. John's Military School.


games music

-03-02 To celebrate Independence Day (Independence Day (United States)), the city puts on its All American Fourth and Play Day in the Park which include children’s games, music, and dance performances in Oakdale Park. The Smoky


good defensive

. Primarily a second-string catcher, he toiled for the Browns (1940–42), Philadelphia Athletics (Oakland Athletics) (1942–43) and Tigers (1944–53), appearing in 1,001 games and hitting (batting average) .231. A good defensive catcher, he batted and threw right-handed. *Hoisington Subdivision (Geneseo, Kansas to McCracken, Kansas and Healy, Kansas to Towner, Colorado) *Salina Subdivision (Salina, Kansas to Osborne, Kansas) *McPherson Subdivision ( McPherson, Kansas


comedy film

Indoor Football League (CPIFL), the Salina Bombers. * Salina is the home of the Kansas Wesleyan University Coyotes, a 20-sport National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics athletics program. The Coyotes have been a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference since 1928. In popular culture *The 1980 teen comedy film ''Up the Academy'' was filmed entirely in Salina, mostly on the campus of St. John's Military School. Internet Movie Database * Scenes in the 1955 movie ''Picnic'' (Picnic (1955 film)), starring William Holden and Kim Novak, were filmed in Salina (arrival of the train at the beginning of the movie, The Bensons' mansion) * Millie Dillmount, the fictional main character in the musical ''Thoroughly Modern Millie'', is from Salina. She leaves home for New York City, determined never to return, as depicted in the opening number, "Not for the Life of Me." Notable people


style vocals

leader of the musical group The Association. Show 37 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. Part 3] : UNT Digital Library Kirkman co-wrote some material with fellow group member and friend Jules Alexander. His "Requiem For The Masses", a song written about the war in Vietnam, featured requiem-style vocals. http


public educational

default.aspx accessdate 2011-10-20 Salina is also home to the only Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable TV channels in the state. Cox Communications is the main cable system serving the city, and customers can see local programming and create their own programming to be shown on channels 20 and 21. Culture Events The city holds several community events throughout the year.


arts amp

web title Primary Annual Events work Salina Visitors Guide publisher Salina Area Chamber of Commerce url http: viewer.epageview.com Viewer.aspx?docid 06fd5059-9c87-4ec4-9702-a38100f3d537 accessdate 2014-08-23 Each June, the Salina Arts & Humanities department holds the Smoky Hill River Festival. Held in Oakdale Park and lasting three and a half days, the Festival includes arts and crafts shows, music concerts, games, and other activities.

web title Smoky Hill River Festival publisher Salina Arts & Humanities url http: www.riverfestival.com accessdate 2014-08-23 Originally held as a downtown street parade in 1976 to celebrate the United States Bicentennial, the festival proved popular enough for the city to hold it every year.

to 1879. Operated by the city government’s Arts & Humanities department, the museum also offers educational programs to the public. The Bicentennial Center is the city’s primary indoor event venue. Owned by the city, it contains a 7,500-seat multipurpose arena as well as the 18,000 square-foot Heritage Hall convention center


service program

of the city. Used primarily for general aviation, it hosts one commercial airline (SeaPort Airlines) under the Essential Air Service program. , effective 2010-09-23


title games

; ref Women's Cancer Programs of EIF The company operates customer care centers in Dallas and Houston, Texas; Kansas City (Kansas City, Missouri), Missouri; Moncton, New Brunswick; Nashville, Tennessee; Salina, Kansas; and Costa Rica. The eight-man football championships are held the Saturday before Thanksgiving, while the 11-man football title games are held the Saturday after Thanksgiving


signature role

specialized in the portrayal of mentally unbalanced characters, including his signature role, the madman Renfield in Tod Browning's 1931 version of ''Dracula (Dracula (1931 film))''. Later that same year he also played the hunchbacked assistant in the film ''Frankenstein (Frankenstein (1931 film))''. (This character, named Fritz, is often mistakenly referred to as Ygor (Igor (fictional character)), a character originated by Bela Lugosi in the later film '' Son of Frankenstein

Salina, Kansas

'''Salina''' Located in one of the world's largest wheat-producing areas, Salina is a regional trade center for north-central Kansas (North Central Kansas).

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