Category: Schools

USD 410 board approves contracts for administrators

USD 410 Board of Edu­ca­tion approved district administrator contracts for the 2018 fiscal year during its regular meeting Feb. 13. Following the board meeting in executive session, contracts were extended for two years for principal Evan Yoder for Hillsboro Elemen­tary School, principal Clint Corby for Hillsboro Middle High School and Lena Kleiner as executive director for TEEN. Contracts were extended […]

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Goessel board hears report on new personal finance class

The USD 411-Goessel Board of Education heard during its Feb. 13 meeting a report from high school teacher and coach Garrett Hiebert about a new personal finance class he developed. This is the first year the high school is offering it. The class addresses taxes, budgets, buying a car, apartment and house expenses, investments and other financial matters. “The best […]

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Tabor theater students reach semifinals of festival in Iowa

Tabor theater students reach semifinals of festival in Iowa

TC_WiebeFaberIsaacProof Tabor College theater students advanced to the semifinals at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region V in Des Moines last month The festival, held Jan. 22-28, involved more than 1,500 students who were invited to compete based on outside nominations from regional representatives. Molly Wiebe Faber, a senior from Hillsboro, and Reuven Isaac, a senior from Wichita, […]

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PBHS girls qualify for FCCLA state

PBHS girls qualify for FCCLA state

Adriana Newman (left) and Lexi Schreiber prepare for their competition at Pea­body-Burns High School recently competed at District G FCCLA STAR events in Lyons. The girls received the silver medal for their project, which qualified them for state competition later this spring. Two members of the Family, Career and Com­munity Leaders of America chapter at Peabody-Burns High School recently competed […]

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MHS FFA places first in Greenhand division

Members of the Marion-Florence FFA competed at the South Central District FFA Meat Evaluation Career Development Event on Wed­nesday, Feb. 8. Marion placed first in the Green­hand division of the contest. Competing in the Green­hand division for Marion were Peyton Ensey, who placed second, Cassie Meyer who placed fourth, and Shelby Cairns who placed seventh. Participants were required to identify […]

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Centre FFAers compete in meats contest

Five Centre FFA members traveled to Kiowa to participate in the South Central District FFA Meats Evaluation Career Development Event. Mem­bers competing were Cole Srajer, Greg Oborny, Austin Peterson, Payton Harms and Davi Salgado. In this contest individuals had to identify different retail cuts from beef, pork or lamb species. They also judged two different classes of animal carcasses and […]

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College News (February 15, 2017)

• Three Marion County students are among the 1,471 named by Fort Hays State University to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 3.60. The students are: Kodi Lynn Steiner, a sophomore from Goessel majoring in general studies; Danielle […]

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Marion High chooses homecoming candidates

Marion High chooses homecoming candidates

Marion homecoming candidates are from left: Cade Harms, Krisde Robinson, Nathan Baldwin, Tori Boyd and Jeremy Hett. Not pictured: Molly Hess. Marion’s homecoming festivities will take place Friday when the Warriors host Hutchinson Trinity. Photo Courtesy Megan Thomas.

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Centre students compete at K-State contest

Centre students compete at K-State contest

Centre FFA members Grace Knepp, Zach Barney and Kayla Gosnell (from left) competed at the K-State Agricultural Education Club Speech Contest in Manhat­tan Feb. 4. Kayla and Grace participated in the sophomore division of Prepared Public Speaking, and Zach competed in the junior division. Contestants picked an agriculture-related topic, researched, wrote and memorized the speech, then presented it to the […]

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HES 3rd-grader second in Kansas Day photo contest

HES 3rd-grader second in Kansas Day photo contest

NoraHeinPhotoBackdrop316-wide Nora Hein, a third-grader at Hillsboro Elementary School, poses in the Kansas State Capitol among the winning entries in the “Happy Birthday, Kansas!” photo contest sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society. Nora’s photo (right), titled “Kansas Barn,” placed second statewide in the third-grade division. The contest was open to students from first grade through 12th grade in celebration of […]

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