Category: Schools

Tabor total fall enrollment reaches 766

Tabor College student enrollment for the 2014 fall semester has increased overall by 4 percent with 766 students enrolled now, compared to 736 in 2013, according to the registrar’s office. The numbers include 594 undergraduate students in Hillsboro, plus 141 undergraduate students and 31 graduate students in Wichita. Of the 594 students in Hillsboro, 21 are Hillsboro High School alums. […]

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Royalty candidates selected for HHS homecoming

Royalty candidates selected for HHS homecoming

Candidates Students at Hillsboro High School have selected these candidates for homecoming queen and king. Pictured Monday on “Pajama Day” of Spirit Week are queen candidates (from left) Emily Sechrist, Jordyn Siebert, Tara Proffitt, Emily Jost and Riley Loewen. Standing behind them are king candidates (from left) Graham Pankratz, Micah Allen, Justus Hilliard, Jesse Meier and Jakob Hanschu. A public […]

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Baldwin, Davies named king, queen at homecoming

Baldwin, Davies named king, queen at homecoming

Homecoming Marion High School homecoming royalty Jacob Baldwin and Sam Davies look at a photo taken of the couple after the crowning ceremony prior to Marion’s football game against Remington Friday night. The homecoming court also included Shayla Kline, Quinton Hett, Julia Hall and Braden Fahey. Following the ceremony, the Warriors defeated the Broncos, 28-16.

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for September

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for September

JON CAREY, senior Carey Parents: Kathleen Peterson, Daine Peterson Extra-curricular: Wrestling, cross country, H-Club, tennis. Hobbies/interests: Work at El Lorito, programming, jazz band. Future: Major in baking/chef, minor in electronics, i.e., computer programming and hacking.         Funk ABI FUNK, senior Parents: Chad Funk, Kristina Bell Extra-curricular: GAP (Going Adven­turesome Places.) Hobbies/interests: Playing with my dog, Coco. Future: […]

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MHS named among top 500 in U.S.

With more than 98,900 public schools in the United States, Newsweek has named Marion High School as one of the top 500 schools in the country. The purpose of the rankings, a Newsweek source said, is to identify public high schools in the U.S. that do the best job of preparing students for college and overcoming the obstacles posed by […]

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Tabor student still pursuing a career on the race track

Tabor student still pursuing a career on the race track

Will Wolf, a student at Tabor College, was one of 18 contestants selected nationwide to participate in the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge 2. Wolf survived the first round of elimination, but was cut the following evening. Tabor College student and race-car driver Will Wolf is on track for success. The second-semester sophomore from Lenexa was one of 18 […]

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Goessel board hears of enrollment growth for 5th year

The Goessel school board heard at its Sept. 8 meeting that the district has a head count of 287 students for this school year, an increase of 31 students since 2009. Superintendent John Fast said Goessel has seen steady growth the past five years. “I’m pleased to see this trend,” Fast said. “It is everyone’s responsibility to promote our school […]

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Carnival raises $6,500 for playground improvements

Carnival raises $6,500 for playground improvements

Yoder Hillsboro Elementary School Principal Evan Yoder waits with good humor for the next person to drop him in the dunk tank during the Back To School Carnival organized by the HES Site Council Friday at the fairgrounds. The fundraiser, which drew between 300 and 400 people, raised around $6,500 for playground improvements at the school, according to Erin Beavers, […]

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Guitarist to perform at Tabor

Guitarist to perform at Tabor

Charles David Smart will perform his free concert at Tabor at 7 p.m. Sept. 4. Acoustic guitarist Charles David Smart will be performing a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the chapel located inside the H.W. Lohrenz building on the Tabor College campus. Smart will also be teaching a master class for all Tabor music majors at […]

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Hamm named director of alumni relations at Tabor

Hamm named director of alumni relations at Tabor

Hamm Rod Hamm, an alumnus of Tabor College from Hillsboro, has been named the college’s director of alumni relations. “I am very excited to be coming back to Tabor College as the director of alumni relations,” Hamm said. “I look forward to the opportunity of connecting with alumni and friends of the college and sharing with them what is happening […]

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