Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:02
The Marion Boys Ensemble and Marion Singers won the first- and second-place trophies, respectively, for schools with 245 or less students at the Worlds of Fun Festival of Choirs this past Sunday.
“The judges were impressed with the quality of musicianship shown by a school our size,” said director David Clark.
The Boys Ensemble and Singers performed selections that will be presented at the state music festival this weekend at Southeast of Saline.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:02The Hillsboro chapter of the Technology Student Association attended the Kansas TSA state competitive events conference in Salina, March 28-30, and came home with several awards.
In Dragster Design, Erich Herbel placed first and Garrett Foster second.
In Structural Engineering, Chase Meisinger and Erich Herbel placed first.
In Flight Endurance, Herbel placed second.
In Manufacturing Prototype, Franklin Jost finished third.
In Webmaster, Reece Berens placed fourth.
Also, Jordan Bezdeck was tournament champion at the Kansas TSA VEX Sack Attack.
Tyler Profitt was a finalist in Programming Skills, and Herbel was Robot Skills finalist.
Hillsboro High School will be hosting a VEX Sack Attack starting at 10 a.m. May 4 with multiple...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:01Students from Marion High School competed in four South Central District Agriculture Technology Management Career Development Events on Tuesday, April 16 at the state fairgrounds in Hutchinson.
The contests, part of the Hutchinson Community College Aggie Days, were in the areas of agricultural technology, livestock, veterinary sciences and entomology.
Ag technology—Marion’s A-team placed first overall in the contest, which was sponsored jointly by the ag power division and the welding department at HCC.
Aaron Molleker received first place individually, Clint Kroupa second, Nick Meyer third and Jacob Cope fourth.
Contestants were required to complete written tests and practicums over grain handling and welding. Individual...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:44• The South Cottonwood 4-H Club met March 10 at the Hillsboro city building. There were 20 4-Hers, three leaders and 14 parents present.
Kelli Dyck and Grace Major led singing, and Malorie and Trudy Hein led recreation. Project talks were given by Mia Duerksen on puppy supplies, Ella Suderman on healthy puppies, Maddie Suderman on adopt a puppy, Jessi Dalke on chicken breeds and Charlie Peters on geology.
The hosts for this meeting were the Dan and Becky Suderman family and the Duerksen family.
The club met April 14 at the Hillsboro City Building. There were 24 4-Hers, three leaders and 19 parents present.
Charlie Peters led singing and Callyan Lacio led recreation. Project talks were given by Eli Dalke on chicken predators...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:58
Hillsboro High School senior Tyler Burst proudly escorts his friends and classmates Letitia McClelland, Taylor Thiessen and Moriah Truitt during the promenade Saturday prior to the prom. Hillsboro was one of three of the schools in the Free Press distribution to celebrate prom that evening. Marion and Goessel also gathered for their annual celebration. Photo slideshows featuring the students at all three promenades are available for viewing at hillsborofreepress.com.
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