Written by Cynthia Goerzen Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:26The Goessel school board welcomed new board member Kyle Funk, who was elected in the April 2 election, to its April 8 meeting.
Lynette Duerksen, Kelly Booton and James Wiens were all re-elected to another term on the board.
Voters also approved the school bond issue. More than 90 percent of the school district’s voters voted for a $3.3 million bond issue for school improvements, with 337 in favor, 29 opposed. As a result of the favorable bond election, the board approved a bond sale...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:25Hillsboro Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year. An (*) denotes a 4.0 grade point average.
Highest Honor (4.00-3.50)
Eighth grade: Karlee Ghahremanzadeh, Anna Glanzer, *Carson Herbel, *Jonathan Hinerman, Owen Hokanson, *Kiersten Kalua, *Rebecca Kaufman, *Vance Klassen, Benjamin Koop, *Callie Linnens, *Preston Loewen, Taylor Plett, Paige Proffitt, *Tyson Reimer, Kalleigh Saenz, Brittany Schale, *Kyle Unruh, *Savannah Unruh, Braden Vogt, *Brooklyn Wiens.
Seventh grade: *Amanda Bartel, Tamera Beach, Ashley Brazil, Alykah Dewees, *Westin Etheridge, *Taylor Helmer, *Jacob Isaac, *Shelby Johnson, *Sarah Jost, Sonja Jost, Dakota Klein, *Kaden Kleiner, Callyan Lacio, *Callie...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:25Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Latin America Mennonite Brethren (LAMB) Conference, Rolando Mireles, Rio Grande City, Texas, will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies annual meeting Saturday, April 27.
The CMBS will also offer a tour of area sites of historic significance.
Mireles has been active within the church for the past 41 years, and has served in many leadership positions including chairman, treasurer, secretary and board member of the LAMB conference, a member of national conference boards, the Tabor College Board of Directors and the International Community of Mennonite Brethren.
The dinner program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center lobby. Cost is $15 per...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:02
Marion High Schools Music Department received several “I” ratings Saturday at the regional music festival at Tabor College.
Qualifying for the state festival by receiving a “I” rating are: vocal soloists Jennifer Fruechting, Isaac baldwin, Nick Meyer, John Lind, Adam Kjellin, and Shyla Harris; Flute soloist Reann Hamm; and the Girls Ensemble, Boys Ensemble and the Marion Singers.
Students receiving a “II” rating were: vocal soloist Nicholas Davies; clarinet soloist Jennifer Fruechting; trombone soloist John Lind, and alto sax soloist Caitlyn Maloney.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:01Hillsboro High School vocal and instrumental students competed Saturday at the regional music festival hosted by Tabor College.
Individuals and groups who received a “I” rating will advance to the state music festival April 27 at Southeast of Saline High School.
For Hillsboro, that includes: the mixed trio (band); flute soloist Kennedy Klein; vocal soloists Ashley Bartel, Tyler Burst, Tyler Funk, Abigail Kliewer, Daniele Melton and Daniel Nelson; Spirit-N-Celebration, SNC Women, SNC Men and the Mixed Vocal Ensemble.
Receiving “II” ratings were French horn soloist Allison Gray; vocal soloists Jordan Fryhover, Erika Just, Kate Litchfield and Taytum Miller; and the men’s and women’s vocal ensembles.
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