Category: Schools

Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Haslouer Marion-Florence and Hillsboro school districts have four new faculty working with students as classes begin this fall. Ellen Haslouer, a 32-year veteran educator, will teach Family and Consumer Science classes at USD 408. She also plans to teach an online course for the Technology Excellence in Education Network. Haslouer, who taught the past 16 years at Solomon middle and […]

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Goessel High School class of 1949 gathers for 65-year reunion

The Goessel High School class of 1949 celebrated its 65-year reunion June 21 with the following present: (from left) LaVern Unruh, LeRoy (Sam) Banman, Laura (Schmidt) Flaming, Marilyn (Flaming) Schmidt, Joe Goossen, Louise (Reimer) Schmidt, Willis Goerzen, Ruth (Duerksen) Linscheid, Verden Harms, Dora (Goertzen) Unruh, Delmar Schroeder, Linda (Schmidt) Stauffer, Ralph Janzen, Esther (Klassen) Thieszen, Arlo Schmidt, Esther (Boese) Schmidt. […]

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USD 411 patrons to see mill decrease

The Goessel school board discussed taxes with Dale Clark, a certified public accountant with Knudsen and Monroe, during its July 21 meeting. John Fast, superintendent and elementary school principal, reported the good news that there should be some tax relief for USD 411 patrons, even with the bond construction project. Fast and Clark said the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that […]

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Tabor authorized for $190,000 in tax credits

Tabor authorized for $190,000 in tax credits

Tabor College will sell the $190,000 in state tax credits to help fund the construction of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts, shown here in an artist’s rendering. Tabor College has received an award of $190,000 in tax credits from the Kansas Community Service Tax Credit Program of the Kansas Department of Commerce. Tabor is one of 25 nonprofit […]

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CHS earns 4 awards at nationals

CHS earns 4 awards at nationals

Centre High School came home with four awards from the National Leader­ship Conference for Future Business Leaders of America, which drew 10,000 participants. This is only the second time a Centre team has earned an award at the national level. Pictured are (from left) Ally Basore, Bryanna Svoboda, Makenzie Deines and Nellie Kasse­baum. Sixteen members of the CHS chapter competed […]

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GHS grad feted for academics

Reece Hie­bert, a 2014 graduate of Goessel High School, has been selected as an “All-American Scholar” by the United States Achieve­ment Academy. To be selected, Hiebert needed a grade-point average of 3.3 or higher and to be nominated by a school instructor (Crysta Guhr), counselor or qualified sponsor. Reece is the son of Lee and DeVon Hiebert of Walton.

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Weber reappointed board prez

Eddie Weber was reappointed president for USD 410 Board of Education for 2014-15 at the July 8 meeting. Also, Mark Rooker was reappointed as vice president for the upcoming year. During the meeting, Superintendent Steve Noble reviewed the following facility projects targeted for completion over the summer: • Roof leaks at Hillsboro Elementary School will be repaired. • Ceiling tiles […]

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Centre Cadettes race for Silver Award

Centre Cadettes race for Silver Award

Olivia Carlson, 7, was the youngest runner to complete the 5-K. She ran it with her mother, Bethany Carlson. Centre Cadette Girl Scout Troop 30181 organized a 5-kilometer and fun run in Lincolnville, May 31. The event drew about 50 participants, ranging in age from 7 to 55, plus several volunteers. The 5-K drew about 35 runners. The run, titled […]

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410 board OKs 2014-15 budget

USD 410 Board of Education approved the budget for 2014-15 at the June 9 regular meeting after a brief executive session for negotiations. The budget was republished with additional revenue from the Virtual Education and Vocational Education funds. An increase in full-time equivalency for the projected enrollment for virtual education added $6,000 while additional funding from Project Lead the Way […]

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Hillsboro schools release honor rolls for final nine weeks of classes

Hillsboro High School and Middle School have released their honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year. At HHS, a grade-point average of 4.00 to 3.70 is required to achieve high honors, and 3.69 to 3.2 for honors. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA. At HMS, high honors requires a GPA of 4.0 to 3.5, […]

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