Category: Schools

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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Wheelchair maker is 60+ speaker

Kirby Goering, Mound?ridge, will present ?The Wheelchair that Goes Where Wheelchairs Can?t? at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, April 23. The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus. Goering, owner of Goering Muffler Shop in Moundridge, will share his vision and desire to help people in Third […]

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Project would add class space,                                           parking and safety at HES
Project would add class space, parking and safety at HES

Project would add class space, parking and safety at HES

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Hillsboro Elementary School floor plan, with additions
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This site plan for Hillsboro Elementary School shows the area for 46 parking spaces to the far left (west) boundary as well as the new parking lot and traffic drop-off loop planned for east of the present building. The existing circle drive will be used for bus drop-off, no private vehicles allowed.

More classroom space, an improved kitchen and dining room, and a safer traffic flow with more parking spaces are the primary objectives for changes planned at Hillsboro Elementary School.

USD 410 Superintendent Gordon Mohn said even though the public hears about declining enrollment, having adequate classroom space promises to be a problem in the near future.

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Teen alcohol use is 60+ topic April 16

MaryBeth Bowers and Linda Ogden, both of Marion, will present ?Drug of Choice: The Current Facts and a Mom?s Story? at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, April 16. The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus. Bowers will recount the alcohol-related death of her son in 1996, […]

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Goessel High School art students fare well at league festival

Goessel High School Art students captured three top awards in competition at the Heart of America League Art Festival on April 4 at Hutchinson Trinity High School. Students from 12 schools competed in 18 categories. Goessel students swept the sculpture category, with a first place by Travis Duerksen, second by Brandan Harvey, and third by David Wiens. They also captured […]

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Goessel High musicians qualify 20 entries for state

Goessel High School musicians participated in the 2007 Regional Solo/Ensemble Music Festival held March 31 at Tabor College in Hillsboro and qualified 20 entries for the KSHSAA State 1A Solo/Ensemble Music Festival to be held in Wichita in late April. Those students earning the top rating of I or “Superior” were the Brass Choir, Girls Vocal Ensemble, Kristin Unruh (vocal), […]

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HHS FCCLA brings home 3 silver medals from state meeting

The Hillsboro Chapter of Family Career & Community Leaders of America attended the State Leadership Showcase on April 2 and 3 in Wichita. Bringing home three silver medals were Viktoria Bichet in the ?Focus on Children? event, Katrina Muzyka in ?Chapter Service Project? event and April Young in the ?Career Investigation? event. Recognized for completion of five Power of ONE […]

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Centre FFA wins district event

Centre FFA members traveled April 2 to Great Bend to compete in the South Central District and Barton County Invitational Farm Management and Ag Sales CDEs. The Ag Sales team finished first with all four team members in the top 10: Nellie Hill, first, Julie Rziha, second, Amy Hajek, fifth, and Kristine Jirak, sixth. The Farm Management team finished second […]

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