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Weber receives scholarship for education

Weber receives scholarship for education

Allison Weber Allison Weber, a 2015 graduate of Hillsboro High School, will receive a $500 scholarship from Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma for the 2015-16 school year. The scholarship is presented annually to a female high school senior or college student attending a college in Kansas to pursue a major in education. Weber, daughter of Eddie and Connie […]

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USD 410 board reviews 2015-16 budget

Much of the Aug. 10 regular meeting for USD 410 Board of Education centered on an orientation of the 2015-16 budget for its three new members. The seven-member board includes new members Jared Jost, Tim Kaufman and Jim Paulus. Superintendent Steve Noble reviewed in detail the general, supplemental general and special revenue aspects of the budget. The board will take […]

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Goessel board hears of ministerial contribution

The USD 411 Board of Education heard during its Aug. 10 meeting about the Goessel Ministerial Alliance’s donation of $800 worth of school supplies for any family that felt a need, whether or not they are members of any church. John Fast, superintendent and K-5 principal, said three tables had been full of supplies, and only a small amount was […]

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MHS FFA officers attend chapter leadership retreat

Officers of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter met for their annual leadership retreat in Dillon, Colo., July 30 to Aug. 4. While there, officers planned the chapter’s program of activities for the upcoming school year, worked on leadership and teamwork skills, developed goals and a chapter vision statement, and practiced parliamentary procedure. Each officer led a work session and helped prepare […]

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Marion High ag instructor attends CASE

Mark Meyer, agri-science educator at Marion High School, recently attended an eight-day professional development institute at Kansas State University to teach the Curriculum for Agricul­tural Science Educa­tion course called Ag Power and Technology in Meyer’s program. CASE is an instructional system that is changing the culture of agriculture programs in the U.S. through intense teacher professional development; inquiry-based, student-focused lessons; […]

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Hillsboro High TSA qualifiers compete at national event

Hillsboro High TSA qualifiers compete at national event

Members of Hillsboro High School’s national TSA team are (from left) Matthew Denholm, Jacob Isaac, Jon Hinerman, Nathan Simhiser, Reece Berens and Carson Herbel. Courtesy photo Six qualifiers from the Hillsboro High School TSA chapter competed at the National TSA Conference in Dallas, Texas, June 28 through July 2. The students competed in six events. In Structural Design Engineering, the […]

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Paulus appointed to fill seat on USD 410 school board

USD 410 Board of Edu­ca­tion appointed Jim Paulus to fill its open at-large position at the July 13 meeting. Members posed questions alternately to Paulus and Dallas Bartel in an open forum. The vote was 4-1 in favor of Paulus, father of four children who attend district schools. He is vice president of Student Life at Tabor College; he and […]

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Goessel board hears building project ‘mostly done’

The Goessel school board heard John Fast, superintendent and K-5 principal, report during its July 13 meeting that the district’s construction and remodeling project is mostly done. Chad Henson of Loyd Builders discussed the new parking lot at the high school. The cost of the parking lot turned out to be higher than the school expected. Henson said he will […]

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College honors

• Among the 2,061 students who completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University this spring are three students from Marion County. Aidan Cody Winblad, Goessel, graduated with a bachelor of science degrees in physics and mathematics. Andrea Renae Fish, Hillsboro, graduated with a bachelor of science in elementary education. Jamie Leigh Spoonemore, Hillsboro, graduated with a […]

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CVL All-Stars win District 4 9U baseball title

CVL All-Stars win District 4 9U baseball title

The 9-and-under Cottonwood Valley League All-Stars won the District 4 tournament at Buhler July 11. Pictured in the front row (from left) are Chase Buch­man, Wyatt Plenert, Andrew Ebaben, Zander Haslett, Santiago Knepp, Dawson Boldt, Logan Frantz, Sam Eldridge; the top row of players are Levi Allen, Gen­tri Holub, Jack Lanning; the back row of coaches include Josh Plenert, assistant; […]

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