Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:01Hillsboro High School vocal and instrumental students competed Saturday at the regional music festival hosted by Tabor College.
Individuals and groups who received a “I” rating will advance to the state music festival April 27 at Southeast of Saline High School.
For Hillsboro, that includes: the mixed trio (band); flute soloist Kennedy Klein; vocal soloists Ashley Bartel, Tyler Burst, Tyler Funk, Abigail Kliewer, Daniele Melton and Daniel Nelson; Spirit-N-Celebration, SNC Women, SNC...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:01
Matthew Denholm, second from right, and his Kansas teammates show off the third-place trophy they won in the 16-and-under division at the recent Intercontinental Chess Championships in Chicago. Denholm and Jordan Fryhover, both freshmen members of the Hillsboro Chess Guild, competed in the fourth annual event in which 16 teams from around the world, including Russia, competed with three high school teams representing Kansas. Fryhover’s 18-and-under team placed second overall. The boys were invited and sponsored by the Karpov International School of Chess in Lindsborg for their outstanding 2012-13 competitive season.
Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:00Fifth-grade artist Callie Arnold attended Monday’s USD 410 Board of Education meeting to share her experience winning the Kansas State Arbor Day Poster Contest.
“It expressed my artistic ability,” Callie said about her poster, titled “Trees are terrific and Kansas forests are too.”
Science teacher Rod Just said each year he has students create posters for the contest, adding this year was his first to have first-place winner since teaching at Hillsboro Elementary School.
Callie’s poster was chosen as first place out of 1,050 posters submitted, Just said.
Parents Chad and Melissa Arnold and principal Evan Yoder attended the board meeting with Callie.
Lori Soo Hoo, director of Marion County Parents as Teachers, presented...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:11
Hillsboro High School senior Josh Richert signed a letter of intent last week to run cross country and track at Tabor College in 2013-14. Seated with him are his parents, Phyllis and Ed Richert. Standing are (from left) Dennis Boldt, Hillsboro track coach; Dan Swaney, Tabor cross-country coach; Dave Kroeker, Tabor track coach; and Stuart Holmes, Hillsboro cross-country coach.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:04REECE BERENS, freshman
Parents: Greg and Michele Berens
Extra-curricular: TSA, Scholars Bowl, forensics, football manager, basketball filmer, baseball stats.
Hobbies/interests: Xbox, reading, watching “CIS.”
Future: I want to attend college and major in computer engineering.
BRYCE ROBERTS, senior
Parents: Rickey and Sonya Roberts
Extra-curricular: Hillsboro United Methodist Church (youth group, work in technology booth on Sundays, serve on Worship, Technology and Staff Parish committees), South Cottonwood 4-H Club (12-year member), HHS FFA for four years (treasurer), and South Central District FFA (secretary).
Hobbies/interests: Part-time job at Barkman Land & Cattle, working on the farm (family sheep...
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