Category: Schools

Marion schools release 4th-quarter honor rolls

Marion High School and Marion Middle School have released their
respective honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2006-07 school
year.

To be named to the high honor roll, a student needs a grade-point
average between 4.0 and 3.75. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA.

To be named to the regular honor roll, a GPA of 3.74 and 3.5 is required.

To be named to the honorable mention honor roll, students need a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.

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Centre FFA brings home state awards
Centre FFA brings home state awards

Centre FFA brings home state awards

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Members of the Centre FFA team who attended the state convention in Manhattan were, from left, (back row) Kevin Mueller,Tye Remy, Alex Hajek, Nellie Hill, Andy Carlson, (front row) Kristine Jirak, Julie Rziha, Sammi Seifert, Dallas Rosenow, Nathan Barney and Shelby Deines.? Click image to enlarge

Centre FFA members celebrated another successful State Convention May 29-June 1 in Manhattan.

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Enns awarded Elks $600 scholarship
Enns awarded Elks $600 scholarship

Enns awarded Elks $600 scholarship

DarrenEnns127P.jpg Darren Enns has been named the recipient of the Kansas Elks Association Scholarship in the amount of $600. This scholarship is part of the Elks National Most Valuable Student program offered by the Elks Association. Darren is a 2007 Hillsboro High graduate and the son of Jim and Brenda Enns.

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Andrews receives Incentive Award
Andrews receives Incentive Award

Andrews receives Incentive Award

ANDREWS.jpg Lora Andrews, a 2007 graduate of Hillsboro High School, has received the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International?s Incentive Award for 2007. The $500 award is given to young women planning to major in education and attend a Kansas college. Andrews is the daughter of Gary and Sally Andrews. She plans to attend Kansas State University and […]

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Harder graduates from seminary
Harder graduates from seminary

Harder graduates from seminary

Ruth_Harder.jpg Ruth Harder graduated May 19 with a Master of Divinity degree from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind. Harder will begin in August as associate pastor at Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton. Harder earned a bachelor?s degree in social work from Bethel College in North Newton. She is a member of First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro […]

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HHS Students receive Scholarships
HHS Students receive Scholarships

HHS Students receive Scholarships

AshleyStoutP5161723.JPGAshley Stout, Hillsboro High senior, received the top scholarship of
$1,000 from Sunflower Bank of McPherson at the close of the bank?s
first Community Ambassadors program. Awards of $1,000, $500 and $250
were awarded based in part on a contemplative essay as well as academic
achievement throughout the year. Nine area students participated in the
program, which is designed to encourage young people to consider their
home town as a viable place to live and work after completing their
higher education. Pictured with Stout are Chet A. Lang, president of
Sunflower Bank at McPherson, and Angie Huggard, customer service
officer.
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Tabor to start community chorale in fall

A new sound will resonate from the Tabor College Music Department for the 2007-08 school year as a new mixed chorus, the Tabor College Community Chorale, takes the stage. Tabor students, campus faculty and staff, and interested Hillsboro community and Marion County residents will form the new group. ?I am aware of a number of adults who are experienced singers […]

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Hair razor is Greensburg fund-raiser
Hair razor is Greensburg fund-raiser

Hair razor is Greensburg fund-raiser

BrownHaircut1211.jpg Click image to enlarge   Allison Malm, local hairstylist and mother of a Hillsboro Middle School student, shaves the head of principal Greg Brown last week as part of a fund-raising effort for tornado victims in Greensburg. Students originally had volunteered to give their trip to the new Wild West World amusement park to kids at Greensburg, but when […]

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Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg
Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg

Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg

OASIScarwashS6300338.JPG Click image to enlarge. Students and teachers at the OASIS School in Florence organized a car wash last Wednesday to raise funds for tornado victims in Greensburg. Pictured from left are teacher Julie Schlesener and students Codie Keezer, Andrew Schaefer and Caleb Halsted. Kattie King / Free Press  

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County duo second at state contest
County duo second at state contest

County duo second at state contest

AmstutzLeihy.JPG Click image to enlarge. Two Newton Auto Tech students from Marion County, Nathan Amstutz of Goessel High School and Sean Leihy of Hillsboro High School, earned second place at the state Ford/AAA trouble-shooting contest finals May 10 in Kansas City. The duo qualified for the hands-on portion of the contest by taking a written test in February against about […]

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