Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 March 2008 08:03Pig (Rod Just), Rooster (Keli Chisholm), Iguana (Evan Yoder) and Turtle (Lenna Knoll) get ready to prepare a wonderful strawberry shortcake during their “Family Reading Night” station.<p>
It was a night for “leaping” into literature at the 2008 HES Family Reading Night.
Family and friends gathered at Hillsboro Elementary School on Tuesday, March 11, to share in the Leap Year reading celebration.
Students and their families were treated to a...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 March 2008 07:56Longtime educators Menno and Alice Isaac of North Newton had a life-changing experience teaching English to Chinese school teachers in Bao Tou, a city of 3 million people in Inner Mongolia.
The couple will present, “Summer teaching program in a ‘small’ city in China” during the next Tabor College “60-plus” Learning in Retirement Program at 10 a.m. Monday, March 24, at the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center in Hillsboro.
Menno Isaac is a 1958 graduate of Tabor College and has a master’s degree from Emporia State University. He is retired from a teaching career in Kingsburg, Calif.
Alice Penner Isaac was raised in the central valley of California. While a student at Tabor, she met Menno Isaac, from Meade. She went on to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 March 2008 07:45Marion High School and Marion Middle School have released their respective honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2007-08 school year.
To be named to the high honor roll, a student needs a grade-point average between 4.0 and 3.75. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA.
To be named to the regular honor roll, a GPA of 3.74 and 3.5 is required.
To be named to the honorable mention honor roll, students need a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.
MARION HIGH SCHOOLHigh Honor Roll
Seniors: *Henry Collett, *Olle Gemfors, *Keith Jones, *Cassandra Legg, Brett Billings, Amara Prescott, Kristin Waner.
Juniors: Matthew Thierolf, Colleen Tajchman.
Sophomores: *Jaclyn DeForest, *Sam Ehrlich, *Ryan Jones, *Drew Maddox, *Kaylyn Spencer...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 March 2008 07:41Centre Middle School and High School have released their respective honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2007-08 school year.
CENTRE HIGH SCHOOLHigh Honor Roll
Seniors: Kristine Jirak, Hanna Kemble, Julie Rziha, Nicole Stenzel, Bermet Zhumakadyrkyzy.
Freshmen: Brian Burhoop, Jacob Jirak, Allison Shields. Honor Roll
Seniors: Samantha Alvarez, Kylie Burhoop, Bryant Brunner, Andrew Carlson, Brooke Carlson, Nick Cole, Ethan Forsberg, Amy Hajek, Kelsey Hatfield, Nellie Hill, Justine Jennings, Tye Remy, Ida Saadon.
Juniors: Savik Howard, Kirsten Johnson.
Sophomores: Josie Peterson, Seth Stroda.
Freshmen: Tanner Brunner, Tyler Klenda, Cole Svoboda. Honorable Mention
Seniors: Steve Antoszyk, Kama...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 13 March 2008 07:36The Hillsboro High School chess team came home with a second-place trophy from the Class 3A Kansas Scholastic Chess Association’s high school championships this weekend at Blue Valley High School in Kansas City. HHS actually tied with Chapparal High School for the team title, but was awarded the second-place trophy via the tie-breaker system. John Bartel won a state medal—the first individual medal ever won by a Hillsboro team member—by placing 20th among the 184 high school players. Pictured above are (from left) Bartel, Michael Christian,Joshua Elliott, Matt Richert and Cody Blackketter. Missing the event because of illness was one of team’s top players, Ben Bosworth. Competing at the state level for the first time...
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