Category: Schools

Goessel invited to join ‘Drive 4 UR School’ event

The USD 411-Goessel board of education heard at its Sept. 11 meeting an invitation from Hillsboro Ford to participate in the next “Drive 4 UR School” event scheduled for Satur­day, Sept. 23. Superintendent John Fast told the board Hills­boro Ford is planning the event as a fundraiser for schools in the area. According to information from Terry Hagen of Hills­boro […]

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Body Venture comes to Centre schools

Body Venture comes to Centre schools

Centre students participated with a traveling exhibit called “Body Venture,” which is an educational program designed to involve students in learning the skills and choices for a healthy lifestyle. Children learn about the importance of good nutrition choices by walking through the 45-foot by 50-foot exhibit representing the human body. Clockwise from upper right: Children begin in the lunchroom, where […]

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USD 410 board votes to bus students

to subdivision homes after school

Children living in the subdivisions of Willow Glen and Carriage Hills in Hills­boro will have the option to return home after school on an existing USD 410 route. That’s the decision reached by the board of education at the conclusion of its regular meeting Sept. 11. Willow Glen resident Miranda Reed, who spoke on behalf other residents attending the meeting, […]

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HHS student body selects homecoming candidates

HHS student body selects homecoming candidates

Courtesy photo by Dustin Dalke <p> Hillsboro High School has selected candidates for homecoming royalty this fall. The crowning ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, prior to the football game against Smoky Valley at Joel Wiens Stadium. Pictured are: bottom row (from left), Abigail Sechrist, Sienna Kaufman, Ashley Brazil, Amanda Bartel, Chloe Pankratz; top row, Elliot Ollenburger, […]

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Canton hosts state’s student rodeo

Canton hosted a Kansas High School Rodeo Asso­ciation and Kansas Junior High State Rodeo Associa­tion event in the fairgrounds Aug. 26-27. The event had 464 entries each day, according to Trevin Prieb, one of the local hosts from Canton. Competing in the junior high division was Kacen Smith from Goessel, who was the team roping average champion with teammate Kade […]

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College News (September 20, 2017)

• Two Marion County residents were among the more than 350 students who completed degrees at Wichita State University this summer. Nicolas C. Buller of Goessel earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance. Meredith D. Lamkin earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. • Two 2017 high school graduates from Marion County have been awarded scholarships to […]

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Centre’s Class of 1967 reunites for 50th

Centre’s Class of 1967 reunites for 50th

Class of 1967 Reunion Centre High School’s Class of 1967 gathered at the Lincolnville Community Centre on Saturday, Sept. 2, for a catered meal and an afternoon of visiting and reminiscing. Letters were shared from classmates who were unable to attend. Pictured above are: front row (from left), Lloyd Tajchman, Ronnie Hajek, Raymond Bina, Richard Mueller, Terry Nelson; middle row, […]

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Centre FFA chapter members volunteer at Kansas Agriland

Centre FFA chapter members volunteer at Kansas Agriland

Centre FFA member Cameron Spohn helps a visitor to the booth with milking “Blossom” the Simulated Dairy Cow. Centre FFA Chapter members traveled to the Kansas State Fair in Hutch­inson Sept. 13 to volunteer at the Kansas Agriland Booth in the Pride of Kansas Building. Agriland was designed as a hands-on experiential learning area to guide children through the world […]

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Local youth wins state fair pedal pull

Local youth wins state fair pedal pull

Kyle Epp, son of David and Jenny Epp, won the 5-year-old boys’ division at the Kansas State Pedal Pull Championship this weekend. “We were taken by surprise—there were over 60 pullers in his division and without a full pull (30 feet)), we weren’t sure if he would place,” his mother said. “He said he was trying for another chance to […]

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Peabody High School class of 1967 gathers for a 50th-year reunion

Peabody High School class of 1967 gathers for a 50th-year reunion

Peabody High School class of 1967 celebrated a 50th-year reunion Sunday, Sept 3. The group gathered at the Marion County Park and Lake Hall. The afternoon was spent catching up with one another. Layne Pierce served as master of ceremonies. The class then enjoyed a meal together, many pictures and more visiting. Special guests were Tom and Ruth Fowler, Emporia, […]

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