Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:10
Amy Bartel, a 2012 Hillsboro High School graduate, receives a $500 check May 28 from Velma Hadley, representing the Hillsboro Community Hospital Auxiliary. Hadley said the scholarship money was made possible because of the group’s fundraising efforts.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:09USD 410 Superintendent Steve Noble has become a big fan of trickle-down economics and Gov. Sam Brownback’s “dynamic scoring model” in recent weeks.
It’s not that he argues for the validity of approaches, but that their success may be public K-12 education’s only chance to avoid another round of major budget cuts in the light of the state’s new tax-cut legislation.
“If this doesn’t work, schools and other state agencies are going to be in trouble financially,” Noble said last week.
The bill Brownback signed last month will cut individual income tax rates and exempts 191,000 partnerships, sole proprietorships and other businesses from income taxes.
Trickle-down economics, a concept that gained favor during the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:08Hillsboro High School has released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the school year.
To qualify for high honors, students need a grade-point average of 4.00-3.7 to qualify for high honors, 3.69-3.2 for regular honors and 3.49-3.00 for honorable mention.
An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 GPA.
HILLSBORO HIGH SCHOOL
Seniors: Laura Angresius, Amy Bartel, Nicholas Ediger, Samantha Ens, Micaela Hinerman, *Aaron Klassen, *Katherine Kliewer, Alexandra Kruse, Benjamin Loewen, Bret Mueller, Adolphina Nkuba, *Amanda Pickens, *Katherine Pritchard, *Krista Reimer, *Grant Shewey, Allison Troyer, *Courtney Weber.
Juniors: *Bailey Kaufman, *Meghan Leihy, *Tena Loewen, Maci Schlehuber, *Lucas Sinclair, Moriah Truitt...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:07Marion High School and Middle School have released their fourth nine-week honors roll for the 2011-12 school year.
MARION HIGH SCHOOL
Seniors: Taylor Harms, Jessie Taylor, Annie Whitaker, Elizabeth Nesser.
Juniors: Isaac Baldwin, Elizabeth Goentzel, Clark Kroupa, Ryan Nelson, Cassandra McPhail, Erin Meierhoff, Jennifer Fruechting.
Sophomores: Katey Ehrlich, Megan Davies, Alicia Maloney, Caitlyn Maloney Lauren McLinden, Nicholas Meyer, Zachary Robson, Abbey Smith, Amanda Stuchlik, Kaelyn Thierolf, Jared Hague, Kelli Hess, Jordan Laurin, Megan Richmond.
Freshmen: Samantha Davies, Julia Hall, Kaylie Waner, Jacob Baldwin.
Seniors: Whitney Gordon, Cole Lewman, Alex Young.
Juniors: Spencer Fugitt, Karly...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:06Peabody-Burns Jr./Sr. High School has released its second semester honor roll for the 2011-12 school year.
PEABODY-BURNS JR./SR. SCHOOL
3.5 GPA and above
Seniors: Matthew Hiebert, Sarah Hofkamp, Brody Kyle, Bethanny Loucks, Zachary Goodwin, Matthew Scott, Amy Wedel, Wesley Shaw, Jessica Noble, Nicholas Morgan, Abigail VanZandt, Caleb Charles, April Kasper.
Juniors: Rayna Barnes, Brandon Burnett, McKenzie Ensminger, Jamie Henry, Zachary Preheim, Austin Savage, Seth Topham, Ashley Weems, Kortney Foth, Paige Lewis, Kelsie Noble, Hunter Pickens, Martin Reich, Jessica Sayers, Wiebke Wiese.
Sophomores: Cierra Foth, Jordan Gibson, Saje Bayes, Alyssa Brooks, Sean Clay, Kaycy Gonzalez.
Freshmen: Brent Buller, Christa Elliott, Tracy Henry...
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