Category: Schools

Dockery to speak to public, Tabor College staff, about ‘Christian worldview’

Dr. David S. Dockery, considered one of the outstanding leaders and senior statesmen in the world of Christian higher education, will explore the concept of a “Christian worldview” in a public presentation hosted by Tabor College at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, in Richert Auditorium within the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. His presentation, titled “Understanding a Christian […]

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Hillsboro will present ‘Up the Down Staircase’

Hillsboro will present ‘Up the Down Staircase’

From left: Callie Arnold, Avery Unruh and Bryce Rader. Arnold plays a teacher who has to struggle with an overworked principal (Unruh) to stand up for her troubled student (Rader). Laura Fowler Paulus/Free Press Anyone involved in the education system, from students to teachers to administration, faces challenges both in their own lives and at school. Up the Down Staircase, […]

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Goessel School Board updates insurance set up

The Goessel school board met on March 11 and listened to Caleb Good of Conrade Insurance, Newton. He reviewed the school’s insurance policy and briefly explained each item. He noted that the elementary school building is under-insured at $96 per square foot. He suggested raising the amount this year and then more in the future to align the insurance with […]

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Hinerman sings with state choir

Hinerman sings with state choir

Hillsboro HS senior Jenna Hinerman performed with the All-State Women’s Chorus at the Kansas Music Educator’s Conference on Feb. 23. After an audition process in November, students were chosen for all-state groups. Students rehearsed together two days at the conference with nationally renowned directors.

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Hillsboro youth participate in state robotics

Hillsboro youth participate in state robotics

Photo provided From left, Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Noah Bartel and Paul Glanzer represented Hillsboro High School at state in robotics on Saturday, March 3. Photo provided Four Hillsboro students competed on March 3 at the Kansas VEX State Turning Point Robotics tournament. Austin Rempel explained how the tournament works. “Vex turns out a game every year. This year it […]

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Local students  participate in chess tournament

Local students participate in chess tournament

Jason Latham makes his move while playing Canton-Galva opponent Blake Train and wins the match. Jason took third at Saturday’s chess tournament played in Canton. From left Kayla Gunn, Jason Latham and Noah Klanderud represented Hillsboro in a chess tournament on Saturday. The tournament was at Canton-Galva high school and participants came from school all over Kansas. Gunn placed sixth […]

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Centre students compete in Ag Ed. Academy

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Centre Ag Ed seventh graders traveled to Udall High School to participate in the South Central District (SCD) Spring Junior High Ag Ed Academy. This is the second event of it’s kind for the SCD, and provides Middle and Junior High School students with a glimpse of what the FFA and Ag Ed courses have […]

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Hinerman chosen for Presidental Scholarship from John Brown University

Hinerman chosen for Presidental Scholarship from John Brown University

From left: Dad Jerry Hinerman and Jenny Hinerman check out the prestigious award while John Brown University Assistant Director of Admissions Austin Hinrichs looks on. HHS Senior, Jenna Hinerman was surprised by classmates, HHS staff, her youth pastor, her parents and Hinrichs on Wednesday when she learned that she had been chosen for the Presidential Scholarship from John Brown University.

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Tabor singers perform in Carnegie Hall

Bradley Vogel, director of choral activities at Tabor College, said he couldn’t have been more pleased with his choir’s Carnegie Hall debut in New York City on Sunday, Feb. 17. The Tabor Concert Choir, enhanced with the addition of vocal students from Berean Academy and Wellington High School, was accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble. “It went very well,” […]

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Putting on a show

Putting on a show

Riley Yoder and her students put on the halftime show during the final game of the regular season for Hillsboro High basketball. The students ranged in age from preschool to fifth grade and performed a variety of feats. Fifth grader Claire Morey preforms flips as her classmates, Jayden Frantz and Alivia Hefley watch and wait for their turns. Laura Fowler […]

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