Category: Schools

Theater prof to perform fringe show at Tabor March 5

Northwestern College theater professor Robert Hubbard will perform his new fringe show, “How Helicopters Figure in my Dreams,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Tabor College Chapel in the H.W. Lohrenz Building. The event is free and open to the public. In his performance, Hubbard reveals how a sensitive theater kid from the Midwest transformed into an unrepentant, […]

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Chess Guild second at Pleasant Valley tour

Chess Guild second at Pleasant Valley tour

Pictured from left are Jacob Denholm, who placed fourth, Abby Fryhover who finished 16th and Kayla Gunn who placed 20th. In the K-12 division, Matthew Denholm was the only participant from Hillsboro. He placed fourth individually. Courtesy Photo Middle school members of the Hillsboro Chess Guild hold the hardware they received at the Pleasant Valley Middle school tournament Feb. 21. […]

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TC Theater to present new play by Mary Zimmerman

The Tabor College Theater department will present “The Secret in the Wings,” a new play by Mary Zimmerman. The play uses music and inventive storytelling to weave together centuries-old fairy tales, resulting in scenes that are often humorous, sometimes strange and always captivating. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 […]

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10 USD 410 vocalists picked for KMEA

10 USD 410 vocalists picked for KMEA

All students that have participated in state honor choirs during choral director Lynn Just’s tenure at Hillsboro have signed the “All-State” shirt. Currently, there are 50 signatures, 11 of those with multiple years in a state honor group. Pictured are: front, Caleb Rempel; standing (from left) Jenna Hinerman, Eva Franz and Grace Major. Courtesy photo All students that have participated […]

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President says thanks for support

Tabor College President Jules Glanzer expressed gratitude during the annual President’s Dinner Friday for the generosity of every donor who has contributed to the Signature Campaign. “During the past couple of years, during this campaign, we have received gifts now from a dollar to $2 million,” Glanzer said. “We’ve received goats, we’ve received corn and grain and land and cash […]

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HHS senior earns a ‘1’ at regionals

Hillsboro High School senior Claire Heyen received a “1” rating at the Regional Piano Festival at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Feb. 7. Heyen has qualified for the state festival Feb. 21 at Wichita State University.

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Kjellin picked for KMEA All-State Choir

Kjellin picked for KMEA All-State Choir

Adam Kjellin, MHS junior Adam Kjellin, a junior at Marion High School, is among 256 students selected from a field of more than 2,000 to perform later this month in the Kansas Music Educators Association All-State Choir. “All-State is the highest honor a Kansas music student can receive,” said Julia Miller, vocal music instructor at Marion. The competitive process to […]

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Goessel faces $20,638 cut this spring

The Goessel school board heard during its Feb. 9 meeting about more cuts in K-12 education being proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature. The board heard that $20,638 likely will have to be chopped out of the current school year’s budget. That would be in addition to cuts that have already been made. Superintendent John Fast said […]

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State cuts focus of 410 meeting

The impact on USD 410’s budget of Gov. Sam Brown­back’s recently announced school funding cuts took center focus at the Board of Education’s Feb. 9 regular meeting. “This is an adversarial governor toward public education,” Superintendent Steve Noble said about Brownback’s management of the state’s finances. The worse-case scenario, Noble said, would result in $182,000 in cuts and delayed payments […]

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HHS/MS nationally certified for Project Lead the Way program

Hillsboro Middle/High School has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way program that has been offered since 2013. PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education programs, offers a rigorous curriculum that allows students to apply what they are learning in math and science class to real-life activities, projects […]

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