Category: Letter to the Editor

Letters (Week of May 30, 2007)

Athletics contribute to education package   The USD 410 bond issue election scheduled for June 5 invites the community to vote on a tax package that will improve four areas: the Hillsboro Elementary School, the Hillsboro High School, the district central office, and an athletic complex in partnership with Tabor College. As the vice president of academics and student development […]

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Letters (Week of May 23, 2007)

Help for clarifying impact of bond   USD 410 has completed a series of public meetings designed to inform district patrons concerning the June 5th bond election. The following information is offered as a way of clarifying the bond?s tax impact on land used for agriculture. Following are two examples using real pieces of ag land owned by USD 410 […]

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Letters (Week of May 16, 2007)

More information about Coumadin   I would like to add some information to the article in last week?s paper (?Healthy Hills?boro?) regarding food precautions when taking Couma?din. It is important to know that Warfarin is the generic name for Coumadin, so if two prescriptions are listed with only one of the names, do not take both at the same time, […]

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Letters (Week of May 9, 2007)

Bond hits farmers when they?re down   I am very much opposed to the school bond that we will vote on in June. I feel it is more a want and wish list than a needs list. The number of students is declining each year. The part of the bond proposal that I oppose most is to build a new […]

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Letters

New TAPP approach seemed to work well   This year the junior and senior parents met and decided to try something different for the Trojan After Prom Party. We still provided a safe, fun atmosphere for the students without alcohol or drugs, but we chose to bus the students to The Alley, a recreational facility in Wichita that has go-carts, […]

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Letters

Remember well-being of all other children   Considering the recent events in Virginia, I am reminded of a true story about a woman who held high office in another state. She was a widow, raising handsome twin sons as a single mom. This accomplished mother devoted her life to her boys, providing the best educational opportunities and a nurturing, safe […]

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Letters

First variety night deemed a success   Since their was no news coverage of the Marion County Community Theatre Company Country-wide Variety Night, I wanted to let the public know it was a huge success. The evening started with the sounds of The Greenhorns (who have Marion County connections through Goessel). They are a country band consisting of the following […]

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Letters

Dog owners, take care of your animals   We often hear complaints about all the stray cats in town. However, my beef is with the dog owners. I really wish the dog owners who keep their dogs tethered up or even outside all day and night would have a little consideration for their neighbors. Many of the dogs are outside […]

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It takes more than athletic talent to win

I have had the privilege of observing two incredible high school girls’ basketball teams this season: Hillsboro girls and the girls from Wichita Heights, where I work as a library media specialist.

Both teams made it to state and won their state titles respectively. I think a lot of times people think it’s easy, and that sheer athletic talent will win the game. But I beg to differ.

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Thanks to all who supported the Trojans

As Trojan Booster Club president, I would like to thank everyone who attended the state basketball tournament at Hutchinson this past week. From the students to the adults, everyone was enthusiastic and supportive.

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