Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 29 January 2013 14:03USD 398 Board of Education will be recognizing Peabody-Burns students Feb. 5 who achieved either an “Exceeds” or “Exemplary” score on last year’s state assessments.
The recognition will occur between the girls’ and boys’ high school varsity basketball games. The estimated time is between 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Brown Gymnasium.
The academic assessments recognized are math, reading and science for grades four, seven and 11, and social studies for grades six and eight.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 29 January 2013 14:03Agriculture instructors from three Marion County high schools joined colleagues from across the state for the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators Symposium, Jan. 24-26, in Dodge City.
Attending from area schools were Mark Meyer from Marion, Sonya Roberts from Hillsboro, Ryan Panko from Peabody-Burns, and Laura Klenda and Mark Hager from Centre.
The educators attended workshops and heard from a variety of speakers. Andy Armbruster spoke on the importance of preparing students to enter a changing agricultural work force. Michael Strohschein of K-State-Olathe and Sarah Bowser of Nutrients for Life addressed grant writing.
Instructors also learned about the interconnections among human, animal and environmental health, and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 29 January 2013 14:01
Fifth-grader Lexi Schreiber (left photo) correctly spells “detail” to win the annual Peabody-Burns Elementary School spelling bee Wednesday, Jan. 23. Even with several students being ill, 18 fourth- and fifth-graders participated. In the photo above, Lexi is pictured with second-place winner Madelaine Beal and third-place finisher Brooklyn Massey. The girls will represent PBES in the Marion County Spelling Bee, which is planned for 10 a.m. Feb. 6 in the PBES multipurpose room. The public is invited to attend.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 29 January 2013 13:59
The USD 410 elementary and middle schools conducted their annual spelling bees Thursday. Each school began with around 22 competitors to find three finalists. The top two spellers will represent Hillsboro at the Marion County spelling bee Feb. 6 in Peabody, and the third-place finisher is the alternate. The top photo features the elementary school winners (from left): second-grader Katie Rempel, runner-up; fourth-grader Charlie Major, first place; and fifth-grader Bailey Keough, alternate. The middle school finalists in the lower photo are: eighth-grader Jacob Schlehuber, runner-up; eighth-grader Mesa Merrell, first place; and seventh-grader Sarah Jost, alternate.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 22 January 2013 14:40
Zana Manche, agricultural education teacher for Goessel, USD 411, has been selected as a recipient of the Horizon Award. She is one of 32 winners of the 2013 Kansas Cable Telecommunications Horizon Award.
This award has been created to recognize first-year teachers who perform in a way that distinguishes them as outstanding.
The 32 teachers, four elementary classroom teachers and four secondary classroom teachers from each region, will be individually recognized during a luncheon at the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network conference in Topeka Feb. 22.
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