Category: Schools

USD 410 board to seek patron vote for LOB

USD 410 board to seek patron vote for LOB

Members of the USD 410 Board of Education received plaques from Superintendent Steve Noble as an expression of gratitude during “Board Member Appreciation Month.” Pictured from left are Debbie Geis, Kim Klein, Joe Sechrist, Rod Koons, Mark Rooker, Chad Nowak and Eddie Weber. Board members were to be recognized publicly at halftime of the Trojan boys’ basketball game Tuesday, Jan. […]

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Marion-Florence FFAers third in public speaking

The Marion-Florence FFA chapter placed third at the South Central Dis­trict FFA Public Speaking Career Development Event hosted by Welling­ton High School Jan. 14. Participants presented prepared speeches ranging in length and also competed in the extemporaneous division. Speeches were two to four minutes long for freshmen and six to eight minutes long for the senior division. Students competing in […]

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Tabor names West Coast development director

Tabor names West Coast development director

Michael Spinelli: Tabor College’s new director of development on the West Coast. Tabor College photo Tabor College has named Michael Spinelli of Clovis, Calif., as its new director of development for the West Coast, effective Jan. 5. The majority of Spinelli’s responsibilities will include networking with Tabor alumni and donors, while nurturing and developing donor relationships. Ron Braun, vice president […]

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TC music earns 10-year accreditation

The Tabor College Music Department was notified Dec. 24 that the National Association of Schools of Music has granted full renewal of membership. Accredited institutional membership gives full approval of current majors within the music program: piano pedagogy, music education, sacred music and music composition. Brad Vogel, department chair and professor of choral music, said renewal is an honor for […]

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Tabor Dean’s List includes 190 for 1st semester

Tabor College has released the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. The list includes three post-baccalaureate students, 46 seniors, 43 juniors, 45 sopho­­­mores and 53 freshman for a total of 190 students. In order to make the Dean’s List, a student must earn between a 3.5 and 4.0 grade-point average. Students earning a 3.85-4.00 GPA received highest honors: three […]

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Goessel recognizes student academic achievers

Goessel High School and Junior High School have released their honor rolls for the second nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year. To receive “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0 to 3.75; for “high honors,” 3.74 to 3.5; for “honors,” 3.49 to 3.25. Highest honors Seniors: Erin Brubaker, Johannah Hastings, Rachel Manis, Keenan Stultz, Gentry […]

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Tabor hires new cheerleading coach

Tabor hires new cheerleading coach

Daryl Green: "I hope to create an atmosphere of success for all of the programs at Tabor College." Tabor College has hired Daryl Green as its head cheerleading coach and spirit coordinator for Blue­jays athletics. Green said he is ready for the next step in his coaching career. “I am very excited to be taking a lead in helping grow […]

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College news, Jan. 14, 2015

• Twelve students from Marion County were among the nearly 1,500 who­ completed degree requirements from Kansas State Univer­sity during the fall semester. They were Weston Hiebert, Canton, bachelor of science in agriculture; Dakota Kauf­man, Durham, bachelor of science in education; Sarah Unruh, Hillsboro, bachelor of science in business admin­istration; Chance Reece, Hillsboro, bachelor of science; Parker Ash, Marion, bachelor […]

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Scholars Bowl places fourth

The Hillsboro High School Scholars Bowl team placed fourth among 14 teams at the Council Grove High School Invitational Dec. 15. The team went 5-1 in pool play, earning wins against Marion, Wamego, Chase County, West Franklin and Emporia, while losing only to Mission Valley. The team advanced to the finals and placed fourth. Team members were Reece Berens, Allison […]

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Finances a key agenda for local schools, college

Finances a key agenda for local schools, college

New configurations and classifications, as well as ongoing budget challenges and compromises, were among the changes that occurred in area schools in 2014 as staff found new ways to prepare their students for an ever-changing world. January The USD 410 Board of Education approved the reconfiguration of the middle and high schools into one building for grades six to 12 […]

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