Category: Schools

Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg
Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg

Students scrub vehicles to raise money for Greensburg

OASIScarwashS6300338.JPG Click image to enlarge. Students and teachers at the OASIS School in Florence organized a car wash last Wednesday to raise funds for tornado victims in Greensburg. Pictured from left are teacher Julie Schlesener and students Codie Keezer, Andrew Schaefer and Caleb Halsted. Kattie King / Free Press  

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County duo second at state contest
County duo second at state contest

County duo second at state contest

AmstutzLeihy.JPG Click image to enlarge. Two Newton Auto Tech students from Marion County, Nathan Amstutz of Goessel High School and Sean Leihy of Hillsboro High School, earned second place at the state Ford/AAA trouble-shooting contest finals May 10 in Kansas City. The duo qualified for the hands-on portion of the contest by taking a written test in February against about […]

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Five valedictorians lead list of 61 HHS graduates
Five valedictorians lead list of 61 HHS graduates

Five valedictorians lead list of 61 HHS graduates

HHSgraduationP5201889.JPG Click image to enlarge. Hillsboro High School senior Chelsey Harmon contributes her brief share of a five-part valedictorian address at the 101st annual commencement on Sunday. She and her four classmates each attained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during their high school career. With her are fellow co-valedictorians (from left) Kelsie Penner, JuliAnne Chisholm, Jenny Whisenhunt and Darren Enns. […]

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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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