Written by Don Ratzlaff Thursday, 05 July 2007 05:57“With kids, we have plenty of emphasis on competition. We don’t need our leaders being great competitors. We need our leaders being collaborators, people who understand the underprivileged, the ‘losers.’”—Gordon Mohn at the conclusion of his 15-year stint as USD 410 superintendent. Click image to enlarge.
The headline for a retrospective story on Gordon Mohn’s 15-year tenure as Unified School District 410 superintendent could read: “Local boy does...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 26 June 2007 16:58If you’re borrowing money to pay for college—whether as a student ora parent of a student—you are likely being swamped with direct-mail andtelemarketing enticements to consolidate before interest rates increaseon July 1.
Should you be paying attention to those enticements?
Only if you have loans that were taken out prior to July 1, 2006, say those who have worked with financial aid at Tabor College.
OnSunday, July 1, interest rates will increase to 7.22 percent forsubsidized and unsubsidized Stafford Loans for students and to 8.02percent for PLUS loans.
In all three cases, that’s an increase ofonly 0.08 percent from the current fixed interest rate for loans thatwere made after July 1, 2006.
“For any loans taken after July...
Written by Cynthia Goerzen Tuesday, 26 June 2007 16:55Following and executive session, the Goessel school board voted atits June 18 meeting to accept the resignation of Curt Graves asjunior/senior high school principal.
Graves wrote that he and his family have enjoyed the challenges andaccomplishments of the community and school system the past threeyears, but are moving to Parsons, where he will be principal at thecommunity’s Class 4A high school.
“I do want to thank thestaff, students, parents and community for welcoming us and allowing usthe privilege to work with each person,” Graves added. “Goessel is atremendous community and has a school system with staff that truly careabout students’ futures.”
Board chairman Lynel Unrau expressedappreciation to Graves for his years...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 07:39The Tabor College Office of Academic Affairs has released the Spring2007 semester Dean’s List, naming students who qualified for honorsbased on their academic performances.
Highest Honors is assigned tostudents achieving a 3.85 to 4.0 grade-point average, while those witha 3.70 to 3.849 GPA received High Honors. Students earning a 3.50 to3.699 GPA received Honors.
The following students were named to the Dean's List.
Scott Adrian, Wichita; Sarah Baffa, Olathe; Juan Barocio, Sanger, Calif.; Andrea Batista, Hagerman, N.M.; Tyson Bauerle, Nickerson; Andrew Brubacher, Hillsboro; Laura Campbell, Wichita; Dana Champlin, Concordia; Christopher Chlumsky, Wichita; Anne Collett, Marion; Jill Crawford, Edmond...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 13 June 2007 10:26
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Aaron Stepanek, David Vogel, Darren Enns and Alex Jost pose with the Jester Award they received May 26 from the Music Theatre of Wichita for “Outstanding Production Number.” The foursome performed the number during the HHS fall production of “Shenandoah,” directed by Lynn Just, as well as at the awards ceremony in Wichita. Enns is holding the Jester Award he received as “Outstanding Lead Male” from the same production. He and Audrey Weinbrenner, who was nominated for “Outstanding Lead Female,” also performed during the awards ceremony.
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