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HMS student fifth at state spelling bee
HMS student fifth at state spelling bee

HMS student fifth at state spelling bee

marcospellelisemugp2060020.jpg Elise Heyen, an eighth-grader at Hillsboro Middle School and this year?s Marion County Spelling Bee champion, placed fifth at the state bee Saturday on the campus of Washburn University in Topeka. Heyen, daughter of Bruce and Janell Heyen, was one of 99 contestants from across the state. The event took nearly 41⁄2 hours to complete. Heyen is believed to […]

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Public rally set for HHS girls? state team

The public is invited to an all-district celebration for the Hillsboro High School girls? state championship basketball team planned for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the high school gymnasium. The Trojans won the Class 3A title March 10 with a 50-31 victory over Sacred Heart in the title game.

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?March Madness? is reading theme
?March Madness? is reading theme

?March Madness? is reading theme

Hillsboro Elementary School held its annual Family Reading Night on Tuesday, March 13. The theme was March Madness, but the evening was not centered just on basketball.

Families also enjoyed activities that revolved around other March events, such as the coming of spring, gardening, weather and even the time change.

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HES students ?tackle? text structure

Hillsboro Elementary School completed its 2007 Read Across America Reading Challenge this month. 

The theme for the challenge was “Tackle Text Structure.” Students and teachers focused on the reading skill of text structure, which is how a writing piece is constructed. The five structures are cause/effect, compare/contrast, description, problem/solution and sequencing.

 

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Bluebirds qualifying in a variety of endeavors

Goessel BOE hears of state students

Curt Graves, principal for grades six through 12, highlighted student accomplishments at the March 12 meeting of the Goessel school board.

“Goessel High School is experiencing great success in many areas academically, athletically, and in the fine arts,” Graves said.

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Retired Goshen prof to present 60+ program on China visit

Marlin Jeschke, Goshen, Ind., will present “Impressions from our visit to China” at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, March 26.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus.

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First-year HHS Chess Guild takes second place at state tournament
First-year HHS Chess Guild takes second place at state tournament

First-year HHS Chess Guild takes second place at state tournament

The Hillsboro Chess Guild state qualifiers pose with the second-place trophy they won in the high school divsion of the state chess tournament at Maize High School on Saturday.

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Tabor releases Dean?s List for fall semester grades

Tabor College’s Office of Academic Affairs has released the Fall 2006 semester Dean’s List, naming students who qualified for honors based on their academic performances.

The designation of Highest Honors is assigned to students achieving a 3.85 to 4.0 grade point average (GPA), while those with a 3.70 to 3.849 GPA received High Honors. Students earning a 3.50 to 3.699 GPA received Honors.

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School Board – Board continues planning for bond election

School and community applauded for spirit during state tournament.

Unified School District 410 Board of Education members came to Monday night’s regular meeting decked in their gold Hillsboro Trojan T-shirts.

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Johnson Co. prof to speak on ?In His Steps? at 60+

Frederick A. Krebs, professor in the social science and humanities division at Johnson County Community College, will present “In His Steps: Sheldon’s Inspir­ing Book” at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, March 19.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus.

Krebs’ presentation is supported by the Kansas Human­ities Council, a non-profit organization with 30 years’ experience in conducting and supporting cultural programs in communities across Kansas.

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