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Preparing to compete
Preparing to compete

Preparing to compete

hhsforensicsp4021043.jpg The Hillsboro High School commons area was abuzz Monday afternoon as HHS hosted the Mid-Central Activities Association league forensics meet. The commons was the staging area students used to hang out between events. To make room(s) for the the competition, classes in the high school and middle school were dismissed at 11:30 a.m. Results of the contest were not […]

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Marion high and middle schools release honor rolls

Marion High School and Marion Middle School have released their respective honor rolls for academic success during the third quarter of the 2006-07 school year.

To be included on the high honor roll, a student needs a grade-point average between 4.0 and 3.75. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 GPA.

To be named to the regular honor roll, a GPA of betwen 3.74 and 3.5 is required.

To be named to the honorable mention honor roll, students need a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.

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Reusser to be 60+ speaker

Cardiologist and internist Layne Reusser, Wichita, will present ?Doc, Ya Gotta Help Me!? at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, April 9. The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus. Reusser, a board-certified cardiologist on the roster at Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita, graduated from the University of Kansas […]

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Centre FFA competes at dairy contest

The Centre FFA chapter competed March 26 at the South Central District and Earl Wineiger Invitational Dairy Cattle Judging March 26 in Hillsboro, with the senior A-team finishing fourth in the SCD and fifth in the invitational contest. Nathan Barney finished seventh in the district and ninth in the invitational. The freshman team finished fifth overall with Jared Diepenbrock finishing […]

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USD 410 may locate services in city facility

The Hillsboro Business Development Complex may have a new tenant in the not-too-distant future.

Gordon Mohn, Unified School District 410 superintendent, told the Hillsboro City Council at its March 20 meeting that the district is still interested in leasing about a third of the city-owned building, popularly known as the former AMPI building, as the new home for its transportation and maintenance services and central office.

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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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