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Trojan Chess Guild competes in first USCF tournament
Trojan Chess Guild competes in first USCF tournament

Trojan Chess Guild competes in first USCF tournament

HHSChessTeam.jpg Six members of the Hillsboro High School Chess Guild display the medals they received by competing in their first U.S. Chess Federation sanctioned tournament Satur?day in Topeka. Forty-eight high school students across Kansas competed in the first tournament of the season. Each Guild member placed in the top 20 of his prospective division with Ben Bosworth medaling third in […]

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Centre FFA Greenhands place high in district event
Centre FFA Greenhands place high in district event

Centre FFA Greenhands place high in district event

Centre-FFA-top-ten.jpg The Centre High School FFA hosted the South Central District Greenhand Conference on Sept. 24. A total of 370 Greenhands?first-year members?from 26 schools participated in the informational event. Five Centre Greenhands placed in the top 10 spots in the Greenhand Infor?mation test. Pictured from left: Cole Svoboda finished in first place followed by Brian Burhoop, third, Rustyn Kerbs, fifth, […]

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Rudy Wiebe to appear at Tabor

The public is invited to spend an evening with award-winning Mennonite author Rudy Wiebe at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Chapel-Auditorium on the campus of Tabor College. Admission is free. Wiebe, author of ?Peace Shall Destroy Many,? ?The Temptations of Big Bear, and ?A Discovery of Stranger,? will be the featured speaker at the 56th annual Menno Simons […]

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HHS students choose candidates for homecoming
HHS students choose candidates for homecoming

HHS students choose candidates for homecoming

HHSRoyaltyCandidatesP9173028.jpg Click to buy photo Don Ratzlaff Candidates for the Hillsboro High School homecoming were announced during an assembly last week. The girls chosen to be queen candidates are (from left) Suzy Lindsay, Meghan Jost, Audrey Weinbrenner, Amy Neufeld and Rachelle Goldsby. The boys picked as the potential king are (from left) Cody McMillen, Gavin Serene, Mathew Brown, Jacob Yoder […]

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USD 410 OK’s bond purchase

Unified School District 410 Board of Education adopted a resolution at its Sept. 10 meeting that authorized purchasing $4.605 million bonds for the non-Tabor projects approved by voters in the June 5 bond election.

Dustin Avey, of Piper Jaffray & Co., met with the board to review the agreement that also includes restructuring the 2004 bonds at a principal amount of $610,000.

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Goessel students can opt for ‘Fast’ Track

The Goessel school board was introduced at its Sept. 10 meeting to
the ?Walking Fast with Mr. Fast? program that Super?inten?dent John
Fast plans to start at the grade school to coincide with the school?s
wellness plan.

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Bands rate well at a state fair show

The Hillsboro Trojan Band and the Hillsboro Middle School band each received a ?I? rating at the Kansas State Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The high school band marched in the state fair parade for the first time in many years and received a ?II+? for their parade performance. This year?s Trojan Band is led by Caitlin Reimer, drum major, […]

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Learning in Retirement program to begin Sept. 24

The 34th annual Tabor College Learning in Retirement fall lecture series begins Sept. 24 with the first of 10 weekly lectures. Topics will focus on global adventures, entertainment and informative subjects of special interest to adults aged 60 and over.

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FFA chapters battle in Barnyard Olympics

The Marion/Florence FFA Chapter and Williams Service of Florence hosted the second annual county-wide Barnyard Olympics competition Monday, Sept. 4 during the Florence Labor Day celebration.

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Centre HS principal ready for challenge
Centre HS principal ready for challenge

Centre HS principal ready for challenge

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Centre High School principal Nadine Smith: ?I like the climate of a small school.?

Maybe one reason Nadine Smith loves her career in education so much is that she delayed her entry into it.

The new principal at Centre High School didn?t start college until her 30s.

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