Category: Schools

Scorecard (February 3, 2016)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Tabor (7) 14 0 21 3 Southwestern 11 3 20 4 Ottawa 9 6 13 10 Friends 7 7 8 13 Sterling 7 8 9 15 Saint Mary 6 8 11 11 Bethany 6 9 9 14 Okla. Wesleyan 6 9 11 13 Bethel 6 9 8 17 Kan. […]

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Hillsboro robotics team qualifies for ‘World’s Vex’

Hillsboro robotics team qualifies for ‘World’s Vex’

HHSroboticsteam4101k Members of the Hillsboro High School robotics team 4101K christened “Simberman,” show off the two awards they won at the Swatherbot Special 3.0 robotics tournament in Hesston Jan. 30. Pictured from left are Reece Berens, Jonathan Hinerman and Nathan Simhiser. Classroom team 4101B and TSA team 4101K made it through to the semifinals. TSA team 4101K was awarded both […]

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Online evaluator names Goessel Elementary School best in Wichita area

Goessel Elementary School has been ranked the No. 1 elementary school in the Wichita metropolitan region by Niche.com, an online evaluator. According to the website, Niche.com establishes its ranking based on state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality and the overall quality of the school district. “We go to great lengths to ensure that our rankings represent a […]

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College News (February 3, 2016)

• Seth Topham, Peabody, was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at Southwestern College in Winfield for achieving a GPA of at least 3.70. • A record 3,900 Kansas State University students earned semester honors by achieving a GPA of 3.75 or higher. Nineteen students were from this area. They are: from Florence, Caitlyn Maloney; from Hillsboro, Jakob Han­schu, Aaron […]

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State offers safety tips for National Burn Awareness Week

Feb. 1-7 is recognized as National Burn Awareness Week, and Safe Kids Kansas and the Office of the State Fire Marshal aim to focus this week on reminding parents and caregivers that fire is just one cause of burn injuries to children. Scalding hot water, hot foods and beverages, heating appliances, hot pots and pans, fireworks, electrical currents and chemicals […]

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for January 2016

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for January 2016

E. Franz EVA FRANZ, freshman Parent: Scott and Pam Franz Extra-curricular: Youth group, volleyball, basketball, track and field, musical. Hobbies/interests: Reading, crafts, movies, playing games. Future: College; as of now I want to be a physical therapist. M. Franz MARAH FRANZ, senior Parents: Scott and Pam Franz Extra-curricular: Volleyball, basketball, track, Parkview MBY, fall musical, choir, band. Hobbies/interests: Reading, playing […]

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TC students plan beard fundraiser

TC students plan beard fundraiser

These seven Tabor College students have put their beards on the line to raise fund for Jenessa Hlad Scholarship Fund. They are (from left) Wayne Adams, Ryan Lee, Jeremy Davis, Jonathan Gutierrez, Dylan Delk, Jesse Allen and Michael Beye. Jenessa Hlad was a 19-year-old Tabor College student prior to her death in July 2015, and many of her friends continue […]

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Marion names academic achievers for 2nd quarter

Marion High School and Marion Middle School released their 2015-16 second quarter honor roll. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; “regular honors,” requires a GPA of 3.74-3-50, and “honorable mention” requires a GPA of 3.49-3.00. MARION HIGH SCHOOL High honors Seniors: Sydnee Baldwin, Elizabeth Meyer, McKenzee Remmers, Bailey Robson, Sophie Rusch, Nicho­las […]

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Tabor announces new communications director

Tabor announces new communications director

Amy Doane returns to Kansas for new challenge. Kansas native Amy Doane is the new director of communications at Tabor College, effective Jan. 18. Doane grew up on a family farm in Downs, and graduated from Sterling College with a bachelor of arts degree in advocacy and political communication in 2002. Following graduation, Doane worked in the Wash­ing­ton, D.C., area […]

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Centre students feted for academic performance

Centre Junior-Senior High School has released its first semester honor roll for the 2015-16 school year. To qualify for “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.99-3.25; and for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.24-3.0. Highest honors Seniors: Allison Basore, Whitney Gutsch, Bryce Naerebout. Juniors: Brendon Bina. Sophomores: Kate Basore, Cole […]

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