Category: Schools

Andy Owen chosen as Tabor commencement speaker

Missionary Andy Owen has been chosen to deliver the keynote address at Tabor College’s 119th commencement on May 18. A 1994 Tabor graduate, Owen currently serves with Multiply, formerly known as MB Mission. Along with wife Carmen and their three children, the family has served in Thailand for the past 18 years, most recently as a regional team leader for […]

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Buller to speak on filmmaking at CMBS dinner

Buller to speak on filmmaking at CMBS dinner

Burton Buller, documentary filmmaker from Massanutten, Va., will be the keynote speaker at the annual spring dinner meeting of the Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies on the Tabor College campus. The dinner meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 4, in the Franz Heritage Room in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. The cost for this event is […]

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Sleep workshop scheduled for this week

The importance of a good night’s sleep for overall health will be the theme of the next Lifelong Learning program led by presenters Tate Moore and Mitchell Defiesta of the PM Sleep Lab. The program begins at 9:45 a.m. Friday, April 26, in the Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. The public is welcome to attend […]

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Tabor Theater to present ‘Dark Road’ production

Tabor College Theater will present “Dark Road” by Laura Lundgren Smith at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, in the Prieb Harder Theater in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Directed by students Anna Fruechting, Madie Hill and Megan Staats, the story revolves around Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, who reads that the nearby women’s […]

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School board hears about project-based learning

USD 410 elementary and middle-school students reported on their project-based learning activities at the April 8 regular Board of Education meeting. Using gauge and tape, five kindergartners prepared a cast on the forearm of board member Tim Kaufman. That demonstration by Katelyn Bowman, Madelynne Olson, Blaine Nickel, Sahana Steuve and Moses Thomson showcased their learning project about the physical body. […]

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Centre FFA does well at SCD competition

On Wednesday, March 27th, members of the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Marion to participate in the South Central District (SCD) Poultry Evaluation CDE, and Agronomy CDEs (Career Development Event). In the Poultry CDE, Greenhands evaluated live production hens, meat products of chickens, interior and exterior quality of eggs, they also identified parts of a chicken and a written exam. […]

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Hillsboro Chess Guild takes state title home

Hillsboro Chess Guild takes state title home

From Left: Joshua Diener, Olivia Jury, Jacob Denholm, Kayla Gunn and Jason Latham with the plaque they won. The USD 410 Hillsboro High School Chess Guild are the 1A-2A State Champions for 2019. They played in Emporia against the best of Kansas on March 9. Jacob Denholm took 41st in the high school division.

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Tabor hosting free concert

Dr. Sheila Litke and Dr. Ji You Shim Anderson will combine their musical skills during a piano/cello recital starting at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Richert Auditorium inside the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Litke is professor of music and director of piano pedagogy at Tabor College. Anderson was born in Korea, immigrated to Brazil and now lives […]

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Tabor College Opera is planning a show, renaissance theme meal

TC Opera is planning a fabulous evening as guests to its “Royal Feaste” on Tuesday, April 16. The evening will include a delicious three-course Renaissance-styled meal and a performance of Monteverdi’s beloved classic,“La favola d’Orfeo.” Dr. Jen Stephenson is the show director and Dr. J. Bradley Baker the conductor. The cast includes Jenna Bloomer, Katherine Coleman, Kelsey Huxman, Nathan Kemling, […]

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Hillsboro girl headed to national chess tournament

Hillsboro girl headed to national chess tournament

Kayla Gunn competes against her opponent at a recent chess tournament at Canton-Galva. She has played chess her entire school career. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Hillsboro High School Senior Kayla Gunn, long time member of the Hillsboro Chess Guild, has qualified to participate in the All-Girl’s National Women’s Chess Tournament in Chicago on May 25. “I have been […]

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