– Advertisement – The longtime television personality, who began his stint on the game show in 1984, publicly revealed in March 2019 that he suffered from stage IV pancreatic cancer.“Just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer,” he announced in a YouTube video on March 6. “Now, normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m gonna fight this and I’m gonna keep working and with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers also, I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.”The ABC series thanked its fanbase for their support two days after Trebek’s announcement. “The outpouring of good wishes and support in response to Alex’s recent health news has been humbling and overwhelming,” the tweet read. “Please know that your messages are being conveyed to him and are deeply appreciated. From everyone at Jeopardy! – thank you.”Alex Trebek at the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame Awards in Las Vegas on April 9, 2018. Robb Cohen/Invision/AP/Shutterstock- Advertisement – Jeopardy host Alex Trebek died on Sunday, November 8, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80.“Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex,” the game show’s official account tweeted on Sunday.- Advertisement – Nearly two months later, the Canada native told Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts that he was doing his best to stay strong, despite his setbacks, which also included kidney stones and ruptured discs.“I’m used to dealing with pain,” he said in the interview, which aired on May 1, before admitting that it hasn’t been easy to remain optimistic. “But what I’m not used to dealing with is the surges that come on suddenly of deep, deep sadness and it brings tears to my eye. I’ve discovered in this whole episode, ladies and gentlemen, that I’m a bit of a wuss.”Trebek is survived by his wife, Jean Currivan, and their two children, Matthew, 30, and Emily, 27.- Advertisement –
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Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Submitted to Sumner Newscow â€” Todayâ€™s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, April 11, 2016:Mondayâ€¢Baseball vs. Andale at Wellington, 4 p.m.â€¢Softball vs. Andale at Wellington, 4:30 p.m.â€¢Golf at Terradyne Country Club.â€¢Junior Varsity Golf at Sierra Hills Golf Course.â€¢Tennis at Collegiate.â€¢Junior varsity track at Valley Center.Tuesdayâ€¢Junior varsity tennis at Valley Center.â€¢ C-Team Baseball at Wellington.â€¢ Track at Belle Plaine.Wednesdayâ€¢ Service DayThursdayâ€¢ Track at Wichita State University.â€¢ Mr. Crusader Pageant, 6 p.m.Fridayâ€¢ NO SCHOOLâ€¢ Track at Wichita State Universityâ€¢ Tennis at Maize SouthTodayâ€™s lunch â€” Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Garden Spinach Salad, Garlic Bread Stick, Chilled Pears, Peas and Milk.Mondayâ€™s lunch â€” Fajita Wrap, Romaine and Tomato, Spanish Rice, Baby Carrots, Peaches, Salsa and Milk.Todayâ€™s News: *Today’s Dismissals:Golf- 12:37, JV Golf 1:00, JV Track 1:15, Softball 2:45, JV Baseball- 2:50.*Seniors: There will be a meeting on Wednesday, April 27th at 10 a.m. in the Auditorium. If you are normally not here at that time, please try to make arrangements to attend the meeting. We will be discussing upcoming events, such as Baccalaureate, marching practice, senior night and graduation.*Prom Tickets will be for sale by the student entrance before and after school starting today. Cost is $30 unless you sold 5 magazines your Junior year. Out of town dates are $30, unless you earned your ticket- then they are $15.*SENIORS:Â Please remember to apply for the Kansas All-Star Scholarship byÂ Friday, April 15th. Remember – you do not need to provide all of the required documents at this time – only make the initial application and submit. Then you have untilÂ September 1, 2016, to go back and provide the documents such as your college admittance letter and your college schedule.Â As of now only 50 seniors have applied for the $1,000 scholarship. If you have any questions, please see one of Â us in the counselor’s office.*Crusader Creators- We will have our meeting Today.*Prom RSVPs were due on April 4th. If you plan to attend prom and do not turn in your RSVP,Â you will have no dinner. If you’re lucky, we might find extra salad crackers for you to eat. Turn in your RSVP pronto to Ms. Ford if you plan to attend prom! Also, if you are interested in participating in the entertainment portion of prom, please pick up aÂ prom entertainment application from Ms. Ford.* The 4th Annual WHS Career Fair will be held in the auxiliary gym from 1 to 3 pm on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016.Â The event will feature approximately 30 local business professionals, post-secondary education representatives, military personnel, and adult service representatives who will set up informational booths and speak informally with students about options after high school.Â Students who complete evaluations forms will have their names entered to win four random prize drawings at the end of the day.Â Â *Seniors: If you are needing extra graduation announcements, we do have a few in the counselor’s office. They are $1.25 each.*Sophomores: If you ordered a class ring or class tag from Jostens, they will be delivered on Monday, April 18th during the three lunches in the commons.*Seniors: If you were unable to pick up your Senior Orders, please stop by the counselors office. The order will need to be paid in full before you can pick up your items. At this time no personal checks will be allowed- cash or money orders only. If you are going to pay by credit or debit card you will need to contact Jostens. If you have not ordered your cap , gown, stole and tassel and you want to participate in graduation ceremonies, please go to jostens.com to place your order. You will need to do this as soon as possible.Guidance news:Wednesday, April 20 – Butler Community Colleges.Today is Nationalâ€¦National Barber Shop Quartet DayNational Cheese Fondue DayNational Eight Track Tape DayNational Pet DayNational Submarine DayNational Cheese Fondue DayNational Eight Track Tape DayNational Pet DayNational Submarine DayFollow us on Twitter.