Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Wednesday, 10 October 2007 08:02Hillsboro High School principal Dale Honeck announced he will retire at the end of the current school year.
Consequently, the Board of Education for Unified School District 410 approved his resignation at its regular meeting Monday evening.
“We owe you a couple of thanks for a couple of big things you’ve done for us this year,” board president Rod Koons told Honeck prior to the vote. “You epitomize that you care about your kids and your school.”
Superintendent Doug Huxman...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 03 October 2007 13:06
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Marion High School homecoming queen and king, Tacy Taylor and Austin Hager, pass through the Old Settlers Day parade Saturday in Marion. They were crowned the previous night.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 13:02
Pictured above are the winners of a fishing derby hosted by the Centre Future Farmers of America Sept. 22, at Father Padilla Park in Herington: (from left) Dakota White, Jacob Kickhaefer, Jacob Howe and Gene Hanson. In the 6- to 9-year-old division, Jacob Howe placed first with most fish caught and the largest fish. Gene Hanson finished second. In the 10- to 12-year-old division, Dakota White placed first and Jacob Kickhaefer placed second.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:58Tabor College has announced a fall semester enrollment of 538 students, with a significant increase in the number of full-time students attending classes at the Tabor College Wichita School of Adult and Graduate Studies.
After 20 days of classes, Tabor College Wichita reports a full-time equivalent of 81 students, compared to 73 students at this time last year.
Fall enrollment at the Hillsboro campus, meanwhile, shows a full-time equivalent enrollment of 457 students. The enrollment last year at this time was 480.
“While the number of students is down slightly, we are pleased that our net revenues are higher than budgeted, due to a lower than anticipated discount rate on financial aid,” said Larry Nikkel, Tabor College president.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:57The Hillsboro High School FCCLA chapter attended the Kansas City Renaissance Festival Sept. 22.
Students in attendance were Vik Bichet, Vanessa Ramero, Katrina Muzyka, Megan Chizek, Rhiannon Janzen, Evana Holtsclaw, Becky Steketee, Ashlyn Simmons and April Young.
Also attending were FCCLA sponsor Monica Leihy, her daughter Mary, and Ben Steketee and Mary Steketee.
“We all enjoyed a day of exploring the culture of the Renaissance time by dressing up in outfits that were related to the outfits that were worn back then,” Muzyka said. “Regardless of the warm weather, we still enjoyed the fun-filled day.”
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