Category: Schools

Marion-Florence FFA members names district award winners

Several members from the Marion-Florence FFA chapter were recognized April 16 at the South Central District FFA Banquet as district proficiency award winners. Caleb Hett was the winner in the area of Diversified Grain in the placement division. He works for his parents in their grain farming operation. Hett helps with tillage, planting and harvesting operations for their wheat, corn […]

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410 board questions effort to find local project providers

Confusion over whether local service providers were given an opportunity to submit bids for an $118,480 safety-related project led the USD 410 Board of Education to delay a vote on the project until more information was gathered. The board met via phone for a special meeting Friday to approve the project that will provide a new intercom, clock and bell […]

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USD 410 board delays vote on $118,480 alert system

The USD 410 Board of Education tabled approval of a P1 Groups proposal for installation of a new intercom, clock and bell system for Hillsboro Middle High School and Hillsboro Elementary School at a cost of $118,480. Superintendent Max Heinrichs said several questions need to be addressed, including making sure the system “talks to USD 410 phones.” Heinrichs said a […]

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Goessel school board affirms foreign exchange program

The Goessel school board reflected on the district’s involvement in the foreign exchange student program during its April 9 meeting. John Fast, superintendent and elementary school principal, said, “We are fortunate to have a strong exchange program.” He said Goessel usually has five or six exchange students, but one year there were eight. Scott Boden, junior high and high school […]

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Marion Middle School recognizes academic success for 3rd quarter

Marion Middle School has released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.8571; for “regular honors,” a GPA of 3.7143-3.50, and for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.00. An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 GPA. Marion Middle School Third […]

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HMS releases 3rd quarter honors

Hillsboro Middle School has released its honor roll for third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.0. An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 GPA. Hillsboro Middle School Third quarter High honor roll Eighth grade: Eli Dalke, Rylie Daniels, […]

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Goessel Jr./Sr. High releases 3rd quarter honor roll

Goessel High/Junior High School has released its honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for “high honors,” a GPA of 3.74-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.25. Goessel High School Highest honors 12th grade: Leah Booten, Dasha Brandt, Kara Burkholder, Jordan […]

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Area students recognized for artistic skills at league contest

Area students recognized for artistic skills at league contest

Taryn Norstrom from Canton-Galva High School received recognition in two categories at the Wheat State League Art Contest: first place in Black & White Photography and second place in Manipulated Photo. Art students from Canton-Galva and Goessel high schools participated in the Wheat State League Art Contest hosted April 4 by Elyria Christian School. The contest received entries in 16 […]

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‘Family Reading Night’ generates enthusiasm

“Choose Kindness”was the theme for the evening at Hillsboro Elementary School’s annual Family Reading Night March 13. Throughout the evening families heard the message of kindness via movies, games and songs. Of the 318 students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, 221 attended the event, according to Sandy Arnold, librarian. “With all the helpers and staff and parents, we had close […]

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Tabor Arts to present ‘Patience’ operetta comedy

Tabor Arts will present its spring opera performance at 7 p.m. April 10 in the Rehearsal Hall in the Wohl­ge­muth Music Education Center. The event is free and open to the public. Titled “Patience,” the operetta was written by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan in 1881. “I’ve acted in a play before, and I have sung in choirs and ensembles,” […]

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