Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 09 April 2008 15:19Rose Davidson, Doug Marler, Pam Varenhorst and Jami Williams star in Marion Performing Arts Group comedies at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Marion City Auditorium. They are looking through the window used in the short play, “Out The Window.”
Area residents have a chance to preserve an institution as well as be entertained in a night of laughter later this week.
The Marion Performing Arts Group will present two short comedy plays as well as other skits at 7 p.m. Saturday...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 April 2008 14:59Centre Elementary and Middle School students will participate in a School Walk for Diabetes, an event of the American Diabetes Association, on April 30.
Centre students are working to raise funds to support the research, information and advocacy efforts of the American Diabetes Association.
Students at Centre Elementary School will walk for 21 minutes during the school day to signify the nearly 21 million Americans who have diabetes. Centre 5th and 6th graders will have a nature walk during physical education class, with activities to teach students about the seriousness of diabetes, and how healthy eating and exercise can help prevent the disease.
“We are excited to participate in the School Walk for Diabetes,” said Jennifer...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 April 2008 14:57Hillsboro High School student April Young placed first in her STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition) event on financial planning at the State FCCLA Leadership Academy, April 3-4, in Wichita.
She will attend the 2008 National Leadership Meeting in Orlando from July 13-17.
The Hillsboro Chapter attended and participated in various ways. Brittany Davis and Becky Steketee received the “Community Service - Blood Drive” recognition certificate.
Viktoriat Bichet was a student judge and Evana Holtsclaw was an escort for the Parlaw contests. Monica Leihy, advisor, was a room consultant for Parlaw.
The STAR contests on Thursday were followed by an award ceremony and semi-formal dance.
Friday was the state convention at Century...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 April 2008 14:56Hillsboro Middle School has released its honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2007-08 school year.
Tobe named to the high honor roll, a student needs a grade-point averagebetween 4.0 and 3.7. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA.
To be named to the honor roll, a GPA of 3.69 to 3.2 is required.
HILLSBORO MIDDLE SCHOOLHigh Honor Roll
Eighth-graders: Amy Bartel, *Brenna Blackketter, Sarah Crouse, *Nicholas Ediger, Samantha Ens, Frances Gottsch, *Micaela Hinerman, *Heather Hollingshead, Derek Kelsey, Aaron Klassen, Clara Loewen, Luke Moore, Bret Mueller, Krista Reimer, Callie Serene, *Grant Shewey, Allison Troyer, Courtney Weber.
Seventh-graders: Kale Arnold, Ashley Bartel, Harrison Faber, *Tyler Funk, *Daniel Gray, Erika Just...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 April 2008 14:44Members of the CHS ag sales team: Nellie Hill, Amy Hajek, Julie Rizha, Kristine Jirak.
Centre FFA competed in the South Central District and Barton County Invitational Farm Management and Ag Sales Career Development Events March 31 in Great Bend.
The Ag Sales team finished first in the South Central District with all four team members in the top ten. Nellie Hill placed first, Kristine Jirak, second, Julie Rziha, fifth, and Amy Hajek, sixth.
At the Barton County Invitational, the two Centre teams placed first and second. The first place team consisted of Cole Svoboda, first, Tyler Klenda, second, Ben Baker and Brian Burhoop. Tori Marler, Amanda Floyd, Adam Matz and Ripley Howard competed on the second-place...
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