Category: Schools

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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25 area seniors invited to KU scholars dinner Sept. 19

Twenty-five students from the six high schools in the Free Press distribution area will be honored Wednesday, Sept. 19, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

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PBHS officers attend FCCLA training event in Hutchinson

Peabody-Burns Jr-Sr High School chapter officers of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a training meeting for district officers at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson.

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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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