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.


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.

Tabor releases Dean?s List for fall semester grades


Tabor College’s Office of Academic Affairs has released the Fall 2006 semester Dean’s List, naming students who qualified for honors based on their academic performances.

The designation of Highest Honors is assigned to students achieving a 3.85 to 4.0 grade point average (GPA), while those with a 3.70 to 3.849 GPA received High Honors. Students earning a 3.50 to 3.699 GPA received Honors.

Johnson Co. prof to speak on ?In His Steps? at 60+


Frederick A. Krebs, professor in the social science and humanities division at Johnson County Community College, will present “In His Steps: Sheldon’s Inspir­ing Book” at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, March 19.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus.

Krebs’ presentation is supported by the Kansas Human­ities Council, a non-profit organization with 30 years’ experience in conducting and supporting cultural programs in communities across Kansas.