Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 14 November 2007 07:12Marion Middle School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2007-08 school year.
To be named to the high honor roll, a student needs a grade-point average between 4.0 and 3.75. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA.
To be named to the regular honor roll, a GPA of 3.74 and 3.5 is required.
To be named to the honorable mention honor roll, students need a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.
MARION MIDDLE SCHOOL
High Honor Roll
Eighth-graders: *Taylor Harms...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 07 November 2007 12:46Members of the “Seussical the Musical” cast rehearse a scene from the production, which opens Thursday with performances on Friday and Saturday, too. Pictured are (from left) Alex Jost, Maria Loewen, David Vogel, Jake Kenney and Evan Just.
Hillsboro High School will present “Seussical the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 9 and 10 in the high school auditorium. Seats can be reserved through the high school office for $5.
The musical is based on the books of T.S. Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Stories include “Horton Hears a Who,” “Horton Hatches an Egg,” “McElligot's Pool” and “The Butter Battle.”
“This is a very talented cast, and they are exciting to watch on stage,” said director Lynn...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 07 November 2007 12:41
The Hillsboro High School Chess Guild team placed second in the high school division at the Canton-Galva K-12 chess tournament Saturday, Oct. 27. Team members included (from left) Dakota Peterson, Ben Bosworth, Matt Richert, Josh Elliott, Allister Young, James Letterman and Justin King. The Chess Guild will host its first KSCA chess tournament Saturday, Dec. 8 in the middle school gym. The tournament is open to all K-12 students and costs $5. For more information contact Janet Whisenhunt at the high school.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 07 November 2007 12:31Twelve members from the Hillsboro chapter of FCCLA attended District G fall leadership academy Oct. 31 in Peabody.
Katrina Muzyka was recognized as the chapter’s “Outstanding Member of the Year.” The chapter’s community service project with Victory in the Valley bears for cancer patients was shared with the district.
The following members from HHS were honored during the event: April Young, Viktoria Bichet, Katrina Muzyka, Ashlyn Simmons and Stephanie Abbott.
Also attending: Brittany Davis, Becky Steketee, Evana Holtsclaw, Rhiannon Janzen, Jayme Claassen, Megan Chizek, Vanessa Romero, adviser Monica Leihy.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 31 October 2007 12:51Tabor College President Larry Nikkel’s success in serving the cause of mental health and was applauded Oct. 12 in Fresno, Calif., when he was recognized by the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary as the 2007 Mental Health and Integration Honoree.
“I know of no person who better emulates with his life the joining of the spirit and the psyche,” said former seminary president and longtime friend Larry Martens, who introduced Nikkel at the ceremony, which was held during a two-day seminar at the seminary titled, “The Psyche and the Spirit.”
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in history and sociology from Tabor College in 1964, President Nikkel spent three years as a secondary school teacher before he left the field to work at...
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