Category: Schools

Cherenkov family will share transition from Russia for Tabor event

Dr. Michael Cherenkov, wife Nina and their four children will inform and perform as they present their family’s transition from Russia to Hillsboro at the first spring semester session of Tabor College Lifelong Learning. The program will begin at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. The family will share […]

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Peabody-Burns announces Homecoming Candidates

Peabody-Burns announces Homecoming Candidates

Max Caldwell & Taylor Wallace Ronald Perrymore & Nicole Williams Tyler Entz (Escort only) & Justina Chen Candidate Games and Homecoming Pep Rally will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. The crowning will be around 7:00 p.m. between the HS Girls and HS Boys games. Pep rally and candidate games are open to the public and everyone is […]

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Group pushed for even more funds after goal achieved early

Group pushed for even more funds after goal achieved early

From left: Jerusalem Driggers, Landry Duerksen, Karley Loewen, Bailee Gawith, Makenna Reed, Annaliese Jorgenson, Riley Driggers and Zaylee Werth pose after announcing that they have reached a goal of $1,000. They are some of the Hillsboro Middle School girls who are raising funds to provide wells in Sudan. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press An ambitious group of Hillsboro middle […]

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Baker to present piano faculty recital

Baker to present piano faculty recital

Tabor College will present “The Romantic Ballade,” the faculty recital of pianist J. Bradley Baker at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Richert Auditorium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Baker is an accomplished artist whose performances have been heard in concert halls throughout the United States and Canada. He has earned degrees from North Dakota […]

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Centre FFA competes in SC Speech Contest

Centre FFA competes in SC Speech Contest

Centre FFA Members who participated in the South Central District Public Speaking Contest in Buhler, KS on Jan. 16. From left to right Back Row: Quinten Bina, Tanner Stuchlik, Dillon Knepp, Kyle Peterson. Front Row Left to Right: Cailey Barney, Mikey Silhan, and Emily Casey. Courtesy Photo Centre FFA Chapter members attended the South Central District Speech Contest in Buhler, […]

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Tabor College to host Fernando Ortega for February concert

Contemporary Christian singer/songwriter Fernando Ortega will take the Richert Auditorium stage for a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts on the Tabor College campus in Hillsboro. Ortega is known for his interpretations of traditional hymns and songs, such as “Give Me Jesus” and “Be Thou My Vision,” and for writing […]

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Earning the call

Earning the call

Hillsboro Elementary School teacher Jill Siebert received a surprise call from Kansas Commissioner of Education, Dr. Randy Watson on Tuesday, Jan. 8 informing her that she is a recipient of the 2019 Kansas Horizon Award. The award recognizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The mission of the program is to recognize exemplary […]

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Local principal plays along with student’s goal

Local principal plays along with student’s goal

  Hillsboro Elementary School Principal Evan Yoder had to wear a unicorn onesie all day before the Christmas break after the students reached a set goal for book sales at the recent book fair. “They voted between a dragon and a unicorn and the unicorn one. I had a really cool dragon costume so I was hoping for that more,” […]

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Newton Choir led by Hillsboro Elementary teacher

Newton Choir led by Hillsboro Elementary teacher

There are several students in the Newton Community Children's Choir who live in Marion County. Pictured here are Ruth Paulus (Hillsboro), Mia (Peabody), Analiesa Jorgenson (Hillsboro) and Chloe (Peabody). Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Newton Community Children’s Choir has been a tradition in both the communities of Harvey County and Marion County as well as the family who originally […]

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Sending love to the booster club

Sending love to the booster club

Ford Motor Company employee Terry Hagan presented a check to the Hillsboro Booster Club as well as Hillsboro High School Principal Clint Corby and USD 410 Superintendent Max Heinrichs. $2,700 was raised in October during Drive One 4 UR School campaign. Front: Tracy Hefley, Lena Kleiner, Terry Hagan, Dawn Helmer; back row: Clint Corby, Max Heinrichs, Kelly Linnens.

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