Category: Schools

Marion County schools continue to adapt learning

All of the schools districts in Marion County are making changes due to the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic. The Free Press updated readers on Goessel and Hillsboro last week (although Hillsboro has a meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 24, which will be after press deadline), and now here are the other schools. Marion-Florence USD 408 The Free Press was unable to […]

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Hillsboro School Board makes changes

The USD 410 Board of Education was very busy this past week, as they met twice to discuss district business. The first meeting, which happened to be the regular monthly meeting, occurred on Monday. An optimistic Max Heinrichs, superintendent, shared with the board that in spite of a daily increasing number of COVID positive and quarantined cases, things should soon […]

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USD 410 accepts several donations

The USD 410 Board met on Monday, Oct. 12 for a short meeting. The main topic was regarding several generous donations that have been given to the school district. Atmos Energy gave a donation of $5,000 to be used for the USD 410 Food Service Program. There was also a donation of $436.50 from Hillsboro Animal Clinic to be used […]

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USD 410 holds short monthly meeting

The USD 410 Board met on Monday, Sept. 14. They did not have a lot of business as the school year had just started and staff and students are still adjusting to all of the new precautions with COVID-19. Heinrichs reported that overall things are going well and the preparations have paid off. There have been adjustments as expected, but […]

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Tabor launching new M. Ed program in Neuroscience, trauma

The Tabor College Education Department and School of Graduate Studies will launch a new online Master of Education in Neuroscience and Trauma program in spring 2021. This original, first-of-its-kind program is an answer to the vital need in America for trauma-informed educators and professionals. Any teacher, social worker, counselor or correction officer working with children who have suffered acute stress […]

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Goessel School Board hears appreciation for teachers

The Goessel school board met on September 14 and heard a report about the beginning of school. Junior high/high school principal Scott Boden said that it took “lots of extra work” to plan the school year in order to reduce the risk of coronavirus. He noted the extra work for teachers to teach in-person and remote at the same time. […]

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USD 408 Fall 2020 Sports

USD 408 Fall 2020 Sports

The Warrior girls are ready to get going this season and head back to state to finish going all the way since they lost last year in the second round of sub state. They can do it too with a solid set of upperclassman returners including seniors Laura Savage, Anne Baliel, Megan Neufeld, Chisholm Waner, Abigail Stuchlik, Jaden Slifer and […]

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Tabor Women’s Soccer

Tabor Women’s Soccer

The Tabor College Women’s Soccer team returns with strong leadership in senior Dakota Spencer, who leads the team in goals as a 3-time all-conference player, sophomore Natalie Ford All-Conference, and junior Allison Cubbon who leads in assists. They are joined by a deep freshman class that will have an impact. “Rachel Bennett came on strong late last year. Kami Quinn […]

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USD 411 Fall 2020 Sports Preview

Goessel Bluebirds The Goessel Bluebirds are strong this year. Not only does Head Coach Garrett Hiebert have 10 years of experience, but he is also coaching a team of upperclassmen who know how the game is played and they are ready to play it. “In the past couple of years, we have had many young players gain important Friday night […]

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2020 Fall Sports Schedules

2020 Fall Sports Schedules

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