Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 18 December 2007 17:36Former Ball State professor Daryl Adrian and wife Rosalie created a new computer- based writing lab at Tabor College, where they graduated in 1955. Tabor College alums Daryl and Rosalie Adrian of Muncie, Ind., know how important good writing skills were to their successful careers as an English professor and as an executive assistant to the chief executive officer of a Fortune 500 company.
Now, through their financial gift to help create and endow a computer-based writing...
Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Tuesday, 18 December 2007 17:28Unified School District 410 Board of Education approved a resolution Monday authorizing the district to enter into an interlocal agreement with Tabor College regarding acquiring and constructing the athletic facility.
Superintendent Doug Huxman said the next steps include approval by the executive commitee of the college’s board of directors and submission to the Kansas attorney general.
Huxman added that although he didn’t think the turn around would be long, he didn’t know the time table for resolving the lawsuit.
Regarding the facility improvement projects, the board held a special meeting Friday, Dec. 7, and approved a contract with Coonrod & Associates Construction Co. Inc.
The guaranteed maximums for work are $1.5 million...
Written by Cynthia Goerzen Tuesday, 18 December 2007 17:15The Goessel School Board heard at its Dec. 10 meeting from Marc Grout, junior high/high school principal that “Can the Teacher” day, Nov. 21, was a successful charitable project.
On that day, students brought canned food that was donated to the Tabor Mennonite Church Food Pantry. If a teacher’s door was covered completely with cans of food, that teacher would not teach that day, and students would watch a movie in the auditorium during class time.
The Goessel School Board heard at its Dec. 10 meeting from Marc Grout, junior high/high school principal that “Can the Teacher” day, Nov. 21, was a successful charitable project.
On that day, students brought canned food that was donated to the Tabor Mennonite Church Food Pantry...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 12 December 2007 14:28Fifth graders Emily Sechrist, Allison Hill and Claire Heyen (from left) put parts on Mr. Potato Head while playing library hangman. Courtesy photo
Toy-related activities were the unifying theme of this year’s Children’s Book Week at Hillsboro Elementary School, Nov. 26-30.
To start the week, library personnel asked teachers and staff to share their favorite toy from their childhood. After hearing a teacher’s story, students were shown pictures of the teachers from their childhood. Students then had to guess who the teacher was.
At the kickoff, the students also heard a story called, “Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse,” by Leo Lionni. Willy, a wind-up mouse avoids being thrown away. Willy and Alexander—the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 12 December 2007 14:25
Two Hillsboro High School seniors were chosen to sing in the Kansas Music Educators Association State Honor Choir at Century II in February. Audrey Weinbrenner, soprano, and David Vogel, bass, auditioned in November for the district honor choir and were chosen in the top 14 of their respective voice parts to participate in the state choir.
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