Category: Schools

Heinrichs named next HHS principal

Unified School District 410 Board of Education offered a two-year contract Nov. 12 to Max Heinrichs to be principal of Hillsboro High School.

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Goessel rewards scores with day off

As a reward for the performance of students in state assessments, the Goessel school board decided at its Nov. 12 meeting to give them an extra day off for Thanksgiving break.

Superintendent John Fast reported the district reached the Standard Of Excellence awards on 13 tests taken in the previous school year?more than had previously been reported.

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Tabor planning three concerts during this holiday season

The Tabor College Music Department will host three public concerts this Christmas season at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

The concert choir and community orchestra, conducted by Brad Vogel, associate professor of choral music, will present Handel?s ?Messiah? at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

First performed in Dublin, Ireland, on April 13, 1742, ?Messiah? is Handel?s most famous composition and is among the most popular works in Western choral literature.

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Two from HHS named to district honor band

Two band students from Hillsboro High School were selected to be in the South Central District Honor Band. Clay Shewey was selected as fourth chair percussion and J. Michael Hiebert as sixth chair percussion. The pair auditioned against 24 other students from the south central Kansas area. Spencer Brown was selected as the first alternate out of 18 who audtioned. […]

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HHS vocalists chosen for KMEA honor choirs
HHS vocalists chosen for KMEA honor choirs

HHS vocalists chosen for KMEA honor choirs

HHS-KMEA-honor-selections.jpg x ?Three Hillsboro High School freshmen were selected to sing in the Kansas Music Educators Middle Level State Honor Choir at the KMEA In-Service Workshop in February. Jonathan Stepanek, Hayley Pankratz, and Justin Houser were chosen for the choir based on recorded auditions. Live auditions for the KMEA South Central District Honor Choirs were held Nov. 3. The honor […]

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FFAers place well at district

Leaders for the Marion-Florence FFA chapter participated in the South Central District FFA Leadership Conference at Chaparral High School on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The conference consisted of competitions in three areas: parliamentary procedure, FFA information, and ritual.

Marion placed fifth in the FFA information contest, fifth in the ritual contest, and sixth in parliamentary procedure.

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MHS ‘Beauty & Beast’ debuts Friday Night

Marion High School?s fall production of Disney?s ?Beauty and the Beast? will open at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Marion City Auditorium. Repeat performances are planned for 7 p.m., Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Reserved seating is required for the Friday and Saturday performances. Tickets are available at The County Seat in Marion and at the door. Sunday […]

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Centre FFA competes at nationals

Centre High School FFA members traveled to Indian?apolis, Ind., for the national convention Oct. 24 to 27. Kristine Jirak placed in the bronze division in the Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event with a speech about ethanol and its effect on agriculture. She is the daughter of Francis and Mary Jirak of rural Tampa. Andy Carlson was a finalist for […]

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Internship offers rural glimpse
Internship offers rural glimpse

Internship offers rural glimpse

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Randall Claassen, a Hillsboro family physician, is hosting Kyle Schulz, a medical student from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, for four weeks, Oct. 22 through Nov. 17, as part of a community-based educational experience.

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Marion Middle School lists honor students

Marion Middle School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2007-08 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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