Category: Schools

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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Opportunity for Marion Co 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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Students of Month (September, 2018)

Students of Month (September, 2018)

Name: Roxana Nieto Grade: Junior Your Parents’ Names: Pedro and Maria Nieto What extra curricular activities do you participate in? I am in the musical, video for basketball, GAP, and track. What hobbies or interests do you enjoy in your free time? Playing fortnite with my brother, helping friends with some homework, and just relaxing. What are some possible plans […]

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Tabor College to host first opera conference on campus

For the first time, the West Central Region of the National Opera Association will gather on the campus of Tabor College on Sept. 29. Conference sessions in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts will address topics of interest for seasoned opera directors, singers and pianists as well as sessions that are considered “student friendly” by introducing students to new […]

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Hillsboro gets creative with fundraiser

Hillsboro gets creative with fundraiser

Surinda Bell, Thelma Wilson and Addie Berens play and dance their way to entice donors to contribute to their fundraising goals for the Hillsboro High School band fundraiser on Saturday. The band did well, selling around 30 mattresses plus sheets, pillows and a massage chair. Band members were out on several corners for much of the day entertaining those who […]

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Tabor recognized in annual rankings

Students aren’t the only ones who encounter evaluations when they head off to college. Colleges themselves face scrutiny, too. Each fall, a variety of publications and organizations release rankings based on criteria they deem to be significant. Earlier this month U.S. News & World Report, perhaps the best-known ranking source, ranked Tabor College 51st among 91 schools in the Regional […]

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Hillsboro High set for  homecoming

Hillsboro High set for homecoming

First row (l to r): Cheyenne Bernhardt, Lynne Johnson, Amy Kersten, Jenna Hinerman, Trinity MalmSecond row (l to r): Jorge Hanschu, Caleb Rempel, Josiah Driggers, Darian Ratzlaff, Tucker Moss . Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press It’s Homecoming week at Hillsboro High School. Students at HES and HMS/HHS are dressing up to themes each day to show their school spirit. […]

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Goessel School Appreciates Donation

The Goessel school board met on September 10 and accepted a Sartorius scale donation from Darrell Salsbury, a local retired veterinarian. Junior high/high school principal Scott Boden described the scale as “a precision electronic scale that measures to the tenth of a gram,” and it has a capacity of 12kg, which Boden said is very high for something of its […]

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POW camp at Peabody is Lifelong Learning topic

Peggy Goertzen, director and archivist at the Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies at Tabor College, will present her research on the German prisoners of war who were housed at Peabody during World War 2. Her Lifelong Learning program is titled, “Germans to Germans: The Prisoner of War Camp at Peabody.” The presentation will begin at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, […]

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