Category: Schools

Hillsboro’s Kaufman feted with other top high school seniors

Hillsboro’s Kaufman feted with other top high school seniors

Rebecca Kaufman, a 2017 graduate of Hillsboro High School, was selected to attend the 14th annual Governor’s Scholars Awards program May 7 in Topeka. Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates Kaufman for being among the top 1 percent of Kansas high school seniors. Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state. The program is coordinated by the Confidence […]

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Tabor awards 177 degrees on Saturday

Tabor College observed its 107th commencement Saturday. More than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens Stadium and via live stream on Tabor Webcast to celebrate with the graduates. Of the 177 graduates from Tabor, 114 earned degrees at the Hillsboro campus while 63 completed degrees at Wichita and online. Of those, 20 individuals earned master’s degrees […]

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Hillsboro seniors selected for awards, scholarships

As part of the Hillsboro High School commencement on Saturday, students were recognized for their achievements as well as scholarship and other honors. • Valedictorians: Rebecca Kaufman, Kyle Unruh. • Salutatorian: Callie Linnens. • President’s Award for Educational Excellence: Carson Herbel, Jonathan Hinerman, Jeffery Jorgen­son, Rebecca Kaufman, Benjamin Koop, Thomas Larabee, Paige Proffitt, Savannah Unruh, Braden Vogt. • Kansas State […]

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Goessel schools release 4th-quarter honor rolls

Goessel High/Junior High School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year. To qualify for “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for “high honors,” a GPA of 3.74-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.25. Goessel High School Highest honors Seniors: Trevor Beisel, Olivia Duerk­­sen, Jennifer Meysing, Lauren Rymill, […]

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COLLEGE NEWS (May 24, 2015)

• Kathryn Erica Bolstad of Hillsboro was among the first cohort of 17 nursing students to receive a four-year bachelor of science degree in nursing at Hesston College May 14. It marked the college’s first granting of bachelors degrees in 60 years. • Grant Flaming, a senior program major from Hillsboro and a graduate of Goessel High School, was recognized […]

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Students feted at TC awards convo

Tabor College gathered for its annual Honors Convocat­ion May 11. Students and faculty received recognition for the work done throughout the school year. Several special awards as well as the Dean’s List are named at the event that takes place in the campus chapel. Frank Johnson, vice president for academics, praised the students for their classroom achievements through the spring […]

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Goessel board reflects on Miller’s tenure

The Goessel school board expressed sadness during its May 8 meeting at the sudden passing of board president Dan Miller April 23. John Fast, superintendent and elementary school principal, had issued a statement soon after Miller died. Fast said the board is saddened by the loss. “Our sympathy and prayers are extended to his wife and family,” he said. Miller […]

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HHS music groups score well at Colorado contest

HHS music groups score well at Colorado contest

The Hillsboro High School Concert Choir received a Superior rating, and was named the Out­stand­ing Choir in its competition with Colorado and Texas schools at the Cavalcade Showcase in Colorado Springs May 12. The Hillsboro High School Concert Band and Concert Choir competed in the Cavalcade Show­case of Music in Colorado Springs Friday, May 12. The groups competed against other […]

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USD 410 recognizes 2 retiring teachers

USD 410 recognizes 2 retiring teachers

USD 410 Superintendent Max Heinrichs presents USD 410 plaques to Len Coryea Two long-time teachers were recognized at USD 410 Board of Education’s regular meeting May 10. Len Coryea, who has taught for 31 years, and Terry Bebermeyer, who has taught 26, will retire at the end of this school year. As he handed each an award plaque, Superin­tendent Max […]

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Students help  launch National Nursing Home Week locally

Students help launch National Nursing Home Week locally

A group of Hillsboro fifth-graders joined with residents of Salem Home in Hillsboro Monday to participate in a balloon launch to signify the start of National Nursing Home Week, May 14-20. Prior to the launch, students read to the residents original stories they had written about animals. Joshua Friesen, life enhancement coordinator at Salem Home, organized the event to honor […]

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