Category: Schools

KU team finds juvenile T-rex skull

A team of paleontologists from the University of Kansas is resuming its work in Montana, excavating what appears to be a very rare dinosaur fossil: a juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex. KU paleontologist David Burnham said the excavation began in 2016, but the team is returning to the site this summer hoping to find more pieces of the T-rex. Burnham said there […]

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Kansas schools have high standards, but students struggle to reach them

Kansas has some of the highest education achievement standards in the country, but students are strug­gling to reach that high bar. The new report from the National Center For Educa­tion Statistics standardized state proficiency assessments for math and reading in 2015. For eighth grade, Kansas had the highest benchmark for proficiency in both reading and math out of the states […]

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Tabor College acknowledges student success for 2017-18 year

Tabor College had its annual honors convocation May 10. The event acknowledged the academic success of students and faculty for the 2017-18 school year. Roughly one third of the student body received awards for their achievements around campus and in the classroom. “It is always a delight to celebrate student academic achievement and this year is no exception,” Frank Johnson, […]

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College News 6-6-2018

◼ Two Marion County students were among the more than 5,000 candidates for degrees from the University of Kansas this spring. They are Jacob C. Edwards, Hillsboro, doctor of pharmacy and bachelor of science in pharmaceutical studies; and McKenzie Grosse Ens­minger, Peabody, bachelor of science in sport management ◼ Of the 1,200 students who participated in Pitts­burg State University’s spring […]

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Canton-Galva schools announce honors

Canton-Galva High School and Junior High have released honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “Distin­guish­ed Honor Roll,” a students must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.85; for “Outstanding Honor Roll” a GPA of 3.84-3.54; and for “Honor Roll” a GPA of 3.49-3.0. An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 […]

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USD 410 school recognize academic excellence

Hillsboro Middle High School has released its honor rolls through the midway point of the school year. The high school honor roll is for the second semester of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.7; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.69-3.2. The middle school honor roll is for the […]

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Goessel schools release honor-roll students

Goessel High School and Junior High have released honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for the High­est Honor Role, a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for High Honor Role, a GPA of 3.7143-3.5714; for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.00. Marion High School releases an honor roll for each semester. […]

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Marion schools release fourth-quarter honors

Marion Middle School has released its honor roll for the fourth 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 3.7143-3.5714; for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.0. Marion Middle School (Fourth quarter) High honors Eighth grade: Reyna Bouslog, Emma Box, Karlee Fetrow, […]

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P-B student achievers

Peabody-Burns High School & Junior High School released honor rolls for the second semester of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 3.5 and above; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.0 and above. USD 398-Peabody-Burns Second semester High honors 12th grade: Isabella Beal, Mar­garet Beal, Enzo Dezotti, Chance Elliott, Devon […]

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Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor College President Jules Glanzer presents the Fran Jabara Leadership Awards to Molly Wiebe Faber and Philip Ediger, both from Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Tabor College celebrated its 108th commencement at 10 a.m. May 19 with more than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens Stadium and via live stream on Tabor Web­cast to celebrate […]

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