Category: Schools

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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Centre to dismiss an hour early April 16

Because Centre High School will host a forensics tournament Monday, April 16, school will be dismissed an hour early that day. The elementary school in Lost Springs will dismiss at 2:23 p.m., and the high school will dismiss at 2:30 p.m.

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Tabor plans band tour

The Tabor College Concert Band and Jazz Band, under the direction of Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music and chair of the music department, will be on spring tour from Friday, April 20, to the following Tuesday. A home concert will be performed on Sunday, April 29, at Tabor College. With the theme, ?Let There Be Praise,? the concert band […]

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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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