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Local students enjoy conference

Local students enjoy conference

From left: Olivia Slater, Austin Rempel, Callie Bernhardt, Charlie Peters, Kyla Isaac, Jacob Denholm,  Paul Glanzer, Noah Bartel, & Garrett Helmer.The Hillsboro TSA Chapter competed at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center near Washington, D.C. in the 2019 National TSA Conference June 28 through July 1. Listed below are the events and results: Dragster Design -top 10 finalist – […]

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Ingalls named acting head coach for Tabor Softball

Tabor College has announced that Emily Ingalls will serve as acting head softball coach effective immediately. Ingalls earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tabor College in 2018 after receiving her Associates of Arts degree from Feather River College, Calif., in 2016. She is currently a graduate assistant coach pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration from Tabor. Ingalls is filling […]

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Centre sends delegates to state

The Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Manhattan, KS for the 91st Kansas FFA Convention. This year, Tyler Nickel participated in the State FFA Band, playing his Tuba. The Band held rehearsals on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28 and 29. The concert performances occurred on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31. Members of the Centre FFA Novice Parliamentary Procedure Team […]

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Goessel School Board approves annual appointments

The Goessel school board met Monday morning, July 1, which is a week earlier than usual because some school administration and board members will be traveling at the time of the usual board meeting. The board approved the following school board positions — board president: Kelly Booton, vice president: Maynard Knepp, meet and confer: Knepp and Pat Flaming, The Learning […]

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Local FFA members earn Ford Scholarships

Local FFA members earn Ford Scholarships

From left: Terry Hagen, Cheyenne Bernhardt, and Randy Hagen. Bernhardt, a FFA member, earned a $1000 scholarship from Ford. Local FFA members were among the 60 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough Scholarships during the third session of the 91st Kansas FFA Convention, May 29–31, 2019, on the Kansas State University campus. Cheyenne Bernhardt from the Hillsboro FFA was […]

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Nelson hired as Bluejay Football Offensive Coordination

Former Tabor quarterback Ryan Nelson will return to the Bluejays as the offensive coordinator starting this season. Nelson, a member of the Tabor College football team from 2012-2014, replaces Steve Heiman, who accepted a head coaching position as the next step in his professional career. Nelson’s first career start for Tabor came against Southwestern College in 2013. He led the […]

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Centre Superintendent graduates from program

Centre Superintendent graduates from program

Pictured L-R: Craig Wllford, KASB Leadership Services Field Specialist; Gary Sechrist, KASB Leadership Services Western Kansas Field Specialist; Susan Beeson, superintendent, Centre USD 397; Brian Jordan, KASB Deputy Executive Director; and Randy Weseman, KASB Assistant Executive Director Leadership Services/Operations/CFO. Susan Beeson, Centre USD 397 superintendent/principal, recently completed participation in KASB Business Operations Leadership Development (BOLD), sponsored by the Kansas Association […]

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USD 410 board approves budget

With no public discussion or questions, Hillsboro school board members approved the annual budget at a special meeting June 24. At the last regular board meeting, it was decided to move the July meeting to July 11. However, because of a scheduling conflict, it has been moved to 7 p.m. July 10 at the district office. Superintendent Max Heinrichs said […]

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Marion student earns big scholarship

Christian Michael Becker, a graduating senior at Marion High School, has won a $2000 MFA Foundation scholarship. The scholarship was awarded at the school’s Awards Assembly. Christian Becker is the child of Laura and Todd Becker. Christian plans to attend: Hesston College, Hesston, KS. The scholarship was sponsored by: MFA Oil, Tampa, KS It is one of approximately 330 scholarships […]

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Hillsboro School Board conducts short regular meeting

by Sheila G. Kelley A short agenda made for a quick meeting for Hillsboro school board members June 10. Superintendent Max Heinrichs asked board members to change the regular July 8 meeting to 7 p.m. on July 11 at the district office. Final action will be completed on policy updates then. A special budget approval meeting will be at 7 […]

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