Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 05 December 2007 14:03These members of the HHS FFA chapter participated in the district dairy events last month: back row (from left), Jacob Fish, John Hein, Brandon Brown, Neal Kaiser, Alex Jost, Brea Allen; front row, Ethan Frantz, Dylan Delk, Darren Mueller and Landon Herbel. Courtesy photo
The Hillsboro FFA chapter hosted the South Central District Dairy Cattle Judging career development event Nov. 19.
The event consisted of six classes of dairy cows and heifers that contestants evaluated and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 05 December 2007 13:55The Hillsboro High School Scholars Bowl team made it to the quarterfinals of the 24-school meet Nov. 27 at Hesston.
In pool play, Hillsboro went 4-1, defeating Cheney 50-20, Maize 60-30, Southeast of Saline 90-40 and Nickerson 70-50 before losing to Andover 45-40.
The second-place finish in its pool put Hillsboro in the quarterfinals against Wichita East, the defending Class 6A champions. East prevailed 80-10.
Competing for Hillsboro were Cody Blackketter, Matthew Brown, Ben Bosworth, Corissa Bartel, David Winter and Ben Heyen.
“The team did an excellent job and was extremely competitive,” said coach Stuart Holmes. “With a different quarterfinal draw, we could have been in the final four. That’s the way things worked out, but...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 November 2007 00:54Seth Ott, Matt Johnston, Kristen Hoffman and Jennifer Raymond frantically stack cans at the music room door during “Can the Teacher” at Goessel High School the day before Thanksgiving. The cans had to be in place by 8 a.m. to qualify. This group succeeded with the help of some tape. Courtesy photo by Debi Hughbanks
Students at Goessel High School carried on a successful “Can The Teacher” food drive Nov. 21. The event was sponsored by the GHS Student Council. It was first conducted in 2005.
The day before Thanksgiving vacation, students were asked to bring canned goods. Before school started that morning, the cans were to be stacked in front of classroom doors.
If the stack of canned goods was high enough to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 November 2007 00:48Thirty-seven Tabor College students are preparing to study in Europe during the January interterm, Jan. 10 to Jan. 31, 2008.
Richard Kyle, professor of history and religious studies, will lead the 21-day journey through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Kyle, chair of the history and political science department at the college, has lived and taught in Europe on two occasions as a Fulbright Scholar. He has led 23 trips abroad, involving more than 500 Tabor students.
“I expose them to different cultures and can see both their cultural and educational horizons are expanded—they get a global experience,” Kyle said. “Most of them haven’t been out of the country.”
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 November 2007 00:45Goessel High School and Goessel Junior High have released their respective honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2007-08 school year.
To be named to the highest honor roll, a student needs a grade-point average between 4.0 and 3.75.
To be named to the high honor roll, a GPA of 3.74 and 3.5 is required.
To be named to the honor roll, students need a GPA between 3.49 and 3.25.
GOESSEL HIGH SCHOOL
Highest Honor Roll
Seniors: Travis Duerksen, Katherine Flaming, Ryan Goertzen, Susan Hall, Aleesha Hines, Matthew Johnston, Samuel Lehrman, Seth Ott, Grady Stultz, Carmen Tang, Cameron Voth.
Juniors: Amy Brubaker, Anthony Esau, James Goerzen, Ethan Ott, Marius Schrewe, Austin Unruh, Kristin Unruh, Laura Unruh, Chrystiana Voth...
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