Category: Schools

USD 410 board OKs sizeable computer purchase for schools

Surrounded by evidence of teachers teaching to the future, members of the Unified School District 410 Board of Education took another step to keep that initiative going by approving the purchase of 41 laptop and 25 desktop computers for next year during Monday night?s meeting in the Hillsboro High School Technology Center.

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Goessel board briefed on PAT

Lesli Beery of the Parents as Teachers program explained her program at the May 14 meeting of the Goessel school board.

?It?s been a tremendous asset to the county,? Goessel superintendent John Fast said of the program.

Working with children from birth to age 3, Beery said, ?Our point is to get into homes early.?

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Stepanek inks with TC
Stepanek inks with TC

Stepanek inks with TC

StepanekSigningP5151718.JPG Click image to enlarge.   Hillsboro High School senior Aaron Stepanek, flanked by parents Randy and Kerry Stepanek, signed a letter of intent last week to play football and baseball at Tabor College next year. Behind them are HHS football coach Len Coryea, Tabor baseball coach John Sparks, Tabor football coach Mike Gotsch and HHS baseball coach Phil Oelke. […]

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HES students awarded for Arbor Day posters
HES students awarded for Arbor Day posters

HES students awarded for Arbor Day posters

ArborDay S6300366.JPG Click image to enlarge. Paul Jantzen of the Hillsboro Tree Board stands with the winners of this year?s Arbor Day poster contest. From left are runners-up Abby Shope, Danae Elizabeth Bina and Taylor Vogt and first-prize winner Erin Wiebe, who received a $40 certificate for the purchase of a tree at the Garden Center. Kattie King / Free […]

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?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS
?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

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Hillsboro High School received six Jester Award nominations through Music Theater of Wichita.

 

The Jester Awards recognize exceptional accomplishments in the production and performance of musical theater in area high schools. It is also designed to develop a creative and dynamic relationship between the schools and a professional theatre organization.

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Sider to address Tabor grads

More than 130 students will receive degrees from Tabor College on Saturday, May 19. .

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HHS bands win trophies at Branson
HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHSbandS6300213.JPG <p>Members of the Hillsboro High School band take time during their annual Fine Arts Festival last Thursday to pose for a photo with the trophies they won recently at a contest in Branson, Mo. Kattie King / Free Press. Click on image to enlarge The Hillsboro High School bands were awarded three trophies at a regional competition in Branson, […]

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Allen appointed enrollment v.p. at Tabor

Rusty Allen has been promoted to vice president of enrollment management at Tabor College, according to President Larry Nikkel.

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Washburn issues local scholarships

Six seniors from Marion High School and one from Hillsboro High School have been awarded scholarships for academic accomplishments by Washburn University. They were among the 85 high school seniors recognized for their achievements at a banquet April 25 at the Salina Holiday Inn. From Marion High School were Luke Bowers, Tedra Eis, Elisa Gayle, Florence, Isaac Gueter?sloh, Kyle Hett […]

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Centre FFA team finishes second at state

The Centre FFA Ag Business Management team finished second, with Jo Terwilliger placing third individually and Kevin Mueller fourth, in State Career Development Events April 30 and May 1 in Manhattan. Alfonse Klenda and Savan?nah Forsberg were also on the team. Nellie Hill placed seventh in the Ag Sales CDE. The team finished third with team members Julie Rziha, Kristine […]

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