Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:30Art pieces by HHS students recognized at the Central Kansas League Art Festival in McPherson were; (from top) “Lion” by Kalie Siebert; “Acid Trip” by Karina Torres; “Flower” by Kalie Siebert; “Sunset Silhouette” by Matthew Reeh and “Intensity” by Meghan Leihy.
Five art pieces from Hillsboro High School students received recognition at the Central Kansas League Art Festival Wednesday at McPherson College.
The annual festival, a professionally juried...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:28JON CAREY, sophomore
Parents: Kathleen Petersen and Daine Petersen
Extra-curricular: Sports, wrestling and football.
Hobbies/interests: Read, play video games, cook.
Future: I would like to be a game designer or programmer, also a webpage designer.
MORGANNE HAMM, junior
Parents: Jim and Myrna Hamm
Extra-curricular: Cross country, basketball, track, FFA, National Honor Society, 4-H, H-Club, Wednesday night, junior class president.
Hobbies/interests: Baking, sewing, reading, playing 4 Pics 1 Word, helping my dad on the farm, watching KSU football.
Future: Attend Kansas State University and major in elementary education.
MATT REEH, junior
Parents: Cindy and Mike Reeh
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:28
Marion High School music students performed at the State Solo and Small Group Festival Saturday, April 27.
The Marion singers, Girls Ensemble, Boys Ensemble and vocal soloists Isaac Baldwin, Jennifer Fruechting, Nick Meyer and Adam Kjellin all received “I” ratings.
Vocal soloists Shyla Harris and John Lind received “II” ratings as well as flutist Reann Hamm.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:27
The piano students of Anita Hancock performed at a recital at the Performing Arts Center in Marion Saturday, April 20. Hancock teaches K-4 vocal music at Marion Elementary School and teaches piano lessons to about 30 students after school in her free time. Participants in the recital were: front row (from left) Abi Bernhardt, Cooper Bailey, Calli Burkholder, Grace Hett, Sophia Dye, Tristan Dye, Landon Dye, Jack Lanning, Mia Spencer; second row, Grace Winter, Madison Arocha, Campbell Winter, Chloe Burkholder, McKinnon Waner, Aubrey Craig, Emily Hake, Emily Hutchinson, Jaeden McMillin, Jaden Slifer; third row, Chisholm Waner, Jayden Spencer, Anita Hancock, Nicholas Davies, Cade Harms, Samantha Kelsey.
Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:27About a dozen people attended a public meeting at Marion County Lake Thursday to discuss the concept of a certified kitchen at the lake hall.
Teresa Huffman, director of Marion County Economic Development, provided background information and what is going on statewide.
If the county commissioners approve the certified kitchen concept, she said, it would be only the third one in the state.
Commissioner Dan Holub said the kitchen can be used for a lot of different things.
“It can provide a site to do classes or be used as a culinary incubator to drive new start-up businesses,” he said.
The purpose behind the certified kitchen, Holub explained, can vary from holding classes on cooking or canning to picking a subject related to...
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