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Chamber trio concert is part of Tabor prof’s faculty award focus
Chamber trio concert is part of Tabor prof’s faculty award focus

Chamber trio concert is part of Tabor prof’s faculty award focus

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Sheila Schmitt

This year?s Tabor College Faculty Recital, planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, in the chapel-auditorium, will feature the chamber trio of violinist Adrienne Dough?erty, cellist Susan Mayo, and pianist Sheila Schmitt.

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Six teachers begin at Centre, three at Marion and Goessel
Six teachers begin at Centre, three at Marion and Goessel

Six teachers begin at Centre, three at Marion and Goessel

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The Centre school district is welcoming six new teachers this fall while the Marion and Goessel districts each have three new faculty members.

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Saturday fog brings eery presence to college campus
Saturday fog brings eery presence to college campus

Saturday fog brings eery presence to college campus

TCSaturdayfog.jpg Click image to enlarge A dense fog on Saturday morning had an other-worldly effect on the otherwise familiar outdoor landscape, including the Tabor College campus, shown here. The fog was so heavy in the early morning hours that visibility was reduced a few hundred yards. However, the day evolved into a bright, sunny and warm Saturday by mid-afternoon.

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For 25 years, Mohn has taught others to dance
For 25 years, Mohn has taught others to dance

For 25 years, Mohn has taught others to dance

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Vicky Mohn: ?I?ve just always been fortunate that I?ve had a job I?ve loved. Free Press file photo. Click image to enlarge

Since 1982, Vicky?s School of Dance has been a childhood dream come true for owner and operator, Vicky Mohn of Hillsboro.

?When I was a young girl I always wanted to be a dance teacher,? she said. ?I realized 25 years ago that I could actually do that for a living.?

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Benda graduates from astronaut training program
Benda graduates from astronaut training program

Benda graduates from astronaut training program

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Lonnie Benda, in astronaut gear, attended FATP this summer. Click image to enlarge

The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center graduated Lonnie Benda, son of Karen Benda, from Level 2 of its Future Astronaut Training Program this summer.

The camp builds on knowledge gained from FATP Level 1, also at the Cosmosphere.

 

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Goessel student enrollment holds steady for new school year

Superintendent John Fast told the Goessel school board at the Aug. 13 meeting that enrollment head count showed 261 students for the new school year.

Fast said this number is only three students lower than last year, and the difference may be smaller yet.

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7 new teachers at Peabody-Burns, 13 at Canton-Galva
7 new teachers at Peabody-Burns, 13 at Canton-Galva

7 new teachers at Peabody-Burns, 13 at Canton-Galva

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For the 2007-08 school year, the Peabody-Burns school district has seven new teachers and the Canton-Galva district has 13.

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Jordan hired as director of alumni relations at Tabor

Tabor College graduate Jeremy Jordan has been hired to serve as director of alumni relations at Tabor College.

Jordan graduated from Tabor College in 2005 with a degree in business administration with a marketing concentration.

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Overstake takes Tabor position

Former Hillsboro Star-Jour?nal editor Grant Overstake has been hired as director of communications at Tabor College.

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School year begins with four new teachers at USD 410
School year begins with four new teachers at USD 410

School year begins with four new teachers at USD 410

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Clockwise from top left: Herbel, C. Haslett, J Haslett, Lundberg. Click? image to enlarge

Two of the four new teachers coming to Unified School District 410 this fall are not strangers to the Hillsboro community.

Chris Herbel, who lives in rural Lehigh, comes as a first-year teacher through the Marion County Special Educa?tion Cooperative. She will be the primary provider for a total of 18 students in the third and fourth grades who have an individualized education plan.

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