Category: Schools

Goessel school board hears of public support

The Goessel school board met Nov. 13 and listened as Scott Boden, junior high/ high school principal, read excerpts of three letters he had received in support of Goessel’s volleyball and football teams and coaches and the music department. The first letter was from a “Valley Heights fan” who watched the Goessel volleyball team play at the State 2A tournament. […]

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Hillsboro choral students selected for SCKMEA honors choirs

Hillsboro choral students selected for SCKMEA honors choirs

ABOVE: Several members of the Hillsboro High School Concert Choir auditioned and were selected to sing in the South Central Kansas Music Educators Honor Choirs this fall. They will perform with the choir at 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at Wichita East High School. Pictured are: front row, Sarah Diener and Eva Franz (SCKMEA Women’s Choir), Chloe Pankratz and Jenna Hiner­man […]

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USD 410 board expands vehicle fleet

USD 410 Board of Educa­tion approved the addition of two vehicles to its fleet at the Nov. 13 regular meeting. The first, a 2018 10-passenger Ford K1ZO van, will be purchased for $27,741 from Hillsboro Ford, the only bid submitted on time. Prior to the vote, board member Rod Koons asked whether Superintendent Max Heinrich had checked the state bid […]

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TC theater to bring back ‘A Doll’s House’

Tabor College’s Theater Department is repeating its performance of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” at 7 p.m., Nov. 26 and 27, in the Tabor College Theater Lab, located in the basement of the H.W. Lohrenz Building. The Tabor actors, who are bringing the play back with some casting changes, hope to rekindle the same success as from the past. The […]

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TC writing center named in honor of professor, writer

The Tabor College Writing Center received a fresh look and a new name over the summer. The English department, which is located on the main floor of the Lohrenz Build­ing, received an endowment from the memorial fund of Katie Funk Wiebe, a former English professor who died in October 2016. Over the summer, new carpet, furnishings, wall coverings and lighting […]

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Centre students honor veterans with morning program

Centre students honor veterans with morning program

Centre Veterans Skit Students in the Centre schools presented a Veterans’ Day morning program Nov. 10 for the public. A group of fifth-grade students shared a skit about Veterans’ Day, interspersed with musical numbers performed by several classes. Some of the students in the skit included, from left: Daniel Moening, Robert Spohn, Adam Wonser, Daniel Rziha, Olivia Carlson and Hailey […]

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Goessel High School class of 1967 gathers for 50th reunion

Goessel High School class of 1967 gathers for 50th reunion

GHS class of 1967 The Goessel High School class of 1967 held its 50th reunion at The Barn Bed and Breakfast at Valley Falls, Nov. 7-9. The first evening, Jamey Ratzlaff entertained us with his talents on the guitar, piano, harmonica and voice. The next day after breakfast the group went to The Blind Tiger restaurant in Topeka for lunch […]

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Centre schools release honor role for first 9 weeks

USD 397-Centre has released the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year for grades 7-12. 4.0 honor roll Emil Godinez Vinduska, Tyler Nickel, Ashden Alcorn, Ryan August, Max Svoboda. 3.5-3.9 honor roll Brooklyn Smith, Anthony Rziha, Lillian Espinoza, Matthew Basore, Samantha Butler, Keegan August, Emily Silhan, Dillon Knepp, Alyssa Espinoza, Kelsey Hett, Emma David, Grace […]

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HHS chess team third at Smoky Valley tournament

HHS chess team third at Smoky Valley tournament

HMHS Chess Team The Hillsboro Middle/High School Chess Guild competed in the Smoky Valley Chess Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 28. All participants medaled with three students ranking in the top 10. Section K-12: Jacob Denholm sixth, Jason Latham eighth, Kayla Gunn 12th and Trace Jost 29th. Section K-8: Zachary Denholm eighth, Sonareigh Bell and Nathan Lopez 25th, Joshua Deiner 27th […]

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Marion-Florence officers 3rd at FFA conference

Officers of the Marion-Florence FFA chapter placed third overall at the South Central District FFA Leadership Conference Nov. 6 at Arkansas City High School. The conference consisted of three competitions in the areas of parliamentary procedure, leadership information and ritual. Marion placed second in parliamentary procedure, fourth in the FFA information contest, and sixth in the ritual contest. These rankings […]

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