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HHS students experience prom night
HHS students experience prom night

HHS students experience prom night

HHSPromApril2007 830.jpg Phyllis Richert for the Free Press<p>Hillsboro High School seniors Megan Peachey and Travis Riesen pose for photos while making their entrance at the promenade prior to the annual prom on Saturday night. The theme for this year?s event was ?Midnight Madness.? This year the after-prom party was held in Wichita.

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Trent Voth accepted for semester of Oxford studies

Trent Voth, a Tabor College senior from Halstead, has been accepted into the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities? Scholar?s Semester in Oxford for fall 2007.

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Pop?s concert to bring 60+ program to conclusion

Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music and chair of the music department at Tabor College, along with his students, will present ?Our Own Pops Concert? at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, April 30.

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TC band concert set for Sunday

The Tabor College Concert Band and Jazz Band, under the direction of Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music and chair of the music department, will give their annual home concert on Sunday, April 29. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., and will be held in the Chapel-Auditorium, located in the H.W. Lohrenz Building on the Tabor campus. ?Tabor's band […]

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Piano students compete at festival
Piano students compete at festival

Piano students compete at festival

goesselpianofestival.jpg Courtesy photo<p><p>Three Goessel High School students competed at the regional piano festival held recently at McPherson College. Pictured are (from left to right) Kristen Hoffman, who received a ?I? rating; and Chrystiana Voth and Lindsey Wedel, who received ?II? ratings. Click photo to enlarge.

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First ?Taborstock? is all-day music event

In 1969, a legendary three-day music and art festival called Woodstock occurred in New York. Nearly four decades later, Kansas? own Taborstock is born.

Taborstock is a free, all-day music event planned for Satur?day, April 28. It will feature rock, rap and more, plus games, an inflatable obstacle course, giveaways and food, said Emily Jones, a Tabor College senior from McPherson and an organizer of the event.

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Piano students compete at festival

Twelve piano students of Beverly Richards were featured in a program of solos and duets at the spring recital April 15 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church. Participating in the program were Hannah Funk, Claire, Elise and Benjamin Heyen, Jacob Humber, Micah Mashburn, Luke Moore, Tyson and Krista Reimer, Naomi and Ruthie Walker and Erin Wiebe. Assisting with the duets were […]

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Goessel hires Marion band director

The Goessel School Board voted at its April 9 meeting to hire Mike Connell as band director for grades five through 12.

Candidates for the position had been asked to come to Goessel and conduct the band as part of the selection process.

Connell has been the band director at Marion for the past 27 years, with teaching experience at other schools prior to that.

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Tabor art prof feted for fiber work

Shin-hee Chin, assistant professor of art and design at Tabor College, recently won honorable mention at the Wichita Center for the Arts ?Fiber Directions? art show, featuring contemporary fiber art. Chin?s piece, ?Winter,? was chosen from among 80 other works to receive the award in the nationally juried show. ?When I create artwork, it?s a process that carries much emotional […]

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Goessel Schools release third-quarter honor rolls

Goessel High School and Goessel Junior High School have released their respective honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2006-07 school year.

To be designated for the Highest Honor Roll, a student must have a grade-point average of 3.75 to 4.0.

The High Honor Roll requires a GPA of 3.50 to 3.74. The Honor Roll requires a GPA of 3.25 to 3.49.

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