Category: Schools

Tabor College Project SEARCH interns double in year two

Tabor College Project SEARCH interns double in year two

Current intern Ryan Ronsse (left) and Ryan Hutton, an intern a year ago, carry the Tabor College Project SEARCH banner through the Old Settlers Day parade in Marion earlier this month. Walking behind the banner is skills trainer Tim Giles. Courtesy Photo Coming off a successful inaugural year in 2017-18, Tabor College Project SEARCH has doubled in size as it […]

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Opportunity for Marion County Students to Join A1 Auto Transport’s Scholarship Program

One of the leading companies in the auto transport company, A-1 Auto Transport is offering eligible students of Hillsboro and all of Marion County, an opportunity to earn scholarship money in the sum of $250, $500 or $1,000 every year. The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in a college, university or other accredited school with a GPA of […]

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Results announced for recent fundraiser

Drive 4ur School Results The sign ups have been counted and the Official count is 273 x $20 = $5,520!! That’s a whole bunch of Money!! Way to go Everyone!! The waivers have been confirmed by the Drive 4 ur School HQ , and here are the official results and how the sign ups break down. Again Congrats to Hillsboro […]

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Marion wins school award

Marion wins school award

Marion Elementary School students attended an assembly where they learned that they won the National Blue Ribbon School award. The school was one of 300 public schools in the nation to win. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Marion Elementary School received big news last week when they were notified that they won the National Blue Ribbon School Program award […]

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Goessel Class of 1963 get together for 55th reunion

Goessel Class of 1963 get together for 55th reunion

The Goessel High School Class of 1963 recently held their 55th Class Reunion at the White Owl Barn near Goessel. Pictured are Sheryl Ratzlaff Dunavan, Carol Reimer Duerksen, Harlow Schmidt, Dorothy Duerksen Sebes, Ira Frey, LaDean Ratzlaff Morley, Don Ratzlaff, Twila Dirksen Bracy, Robert (Bob) Reimer, Rose Mary Nikkel Templin, Gerald (Pete) Unruh. Photo Courtesy of Amanda Voth

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The Hillsboro High School Class of 1968 held their 50th year reunion

The Hillsboro High School Class of 1968 held their 50th year reunion

1st row: Annette (Plenert) Duerksen, Lila (Nickel) Koop, Barb (Delk) Koontz, Kathy (Epp) Isaac, Linda (Harms) Esau, Karen (Hein) Jaworsky, Gordon Hiebert, Don Bartel 2nd row: Vernon Unruh, Gary Hagen, Cheryl (Evelyn) Gleissner, Charlene (Jost) Driggers, Rosanne (Funk) Troxel, Naomi (Classen) Krause, Kay (Hanneman) Epp, Allen Ewert, Ray Schmidt, Allen Schmidt, Ray Matz 3rd row: Annette (Jost) Albrecht, Gordon Mohn, […]

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Tabor art professor exhibits in France

Tabor art professor exhibits in France

A random-stitch work created by Shin-hee Chin, professor of art at Tabor College, was among 38 works selected for exhibition at the Carrefour European Patchwork contest at Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace Lorraine, France, Sept. 13-16. During the European Patchwork Meeting, 24,000 people visited the show, which carried the theme, “In the Course of the Season.” Chin titled her work, “Everything Beautiful in […]

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Hillsboro hosts fundraiser through Ford

Hillsboro hosts fundraiser through Ford

ooster Club Members Dawn Helmer, Lena Kleiner and Penny Funk help Tim Unruh of Hillsboro as he signs up to drive a Ford vehicle to raise money. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Hillsboro Ford organized a fundraiser for school districts in Marion County. Money was donated for every household that showed up to drive a Ford car. “It is […]

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Centre FFA attends SCD Greenhand Conference

Six Greenhands from the Centre FFA Chapter participated in the South Central District (SCD) Greenhand Conference in Kingman on Monday, September 17. There were over 500 guests, members and advisors present at the conference. The members participated in workshops on teamwork, agricultural opportunities, meeting new people, SAEs, Leadership and CDEs. The six Centre FFA members who attended included; Mikey Silhan, […]

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Local Educator Receives Young Teacher of the Year Award

Laura Klenda, Agriculture Educator and FFA Advisor from Centre K-12 Schools, has been named the 2018 state winner of the Young Teacher of the Year award from the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE). The awards ceremony took place during the CTE Summer Conference of the KACTE on Monday, July 30, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas. Returning to her […]

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