Category: Schools

Goessel board bids Duerksen farewell

The Goessel school board honored Lynnette Duerksen for her 16 years as a member of the board during its Dec. 18 meeting. She chose not to run for re-election in the recent election. This was her last meeting. John Fast, superintendent and elementary principal, commended Duerksen for her work on the board and for the extensive list of other things […]

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Hillsboro FFAers compete at Ag Communications event at Marion

Hillsboro FFAers compete at Ag Communications event at Marion

Courtesy photo Six Hillsboro FFA members competed in an Ag Sales, Ag Communications and Job Interview Career Development Event hosted Dec. 14 by Marion-Florence FFA at Marion Eastmoor United Methodist Church. Participating were Ellian Weisbeck, Callyan Lacio, Amanda Bartel and Shelby Johnson, as well as sophomore Logan Oborny and freshman Cole Kaufman. The Ag Communications team comprised of Johnson, Bartel, […]

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Marion FFA sixth at Ag Communications CDE

Marion-Florence FFA members took sixth place at the South Central District FFA Agriculture Sales Career Development Event on Wednesday, Dec. 13. The event was hosted by the Marion FFA chapter at Marion Eastmoor United Methodist Church. Participants in the Agriculture Sales Event were required to take a written test, develop and present a sales presentation for an agricultural product, as […]

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Schaeffler House museum comes alive with Christmas music

Schaeffler House museum comes alive with Christmas music

As part of the Down Home Christmas even on Saturday, the Wm. F Schaeffler House was opened to the public during the morning hours. Tours of the house were encouraged and several musical groups were invited to perform. Pictured above is the Cottonwood River Band. The members are (from left) Vince Jantz, behind Julie Jantz, then Delayne Herbel, Bob Woelk, […]

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Peabody-Burns releases first honor roll

Peabody-Burns Junior/Senior High School has released honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for high honors, a student must attain a grade-point average of 3.5 and above; for honors, a GPA of 3.0 and above. . Peabody-Burns Junior/Senior High School High honors Grade 12: Margaret Beal, Enzo Dezotti, Chance Elliott, Adam Frye, Devon Gaines, […]

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Marion FFA team places second in district dairy contest

Members of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter received second place in the Greenhand division at the South Central District FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The contest was hosted by the Inman FFA Chapter at the McPherson County Fairgrounds. Contest participants were required to evaluate and place six classes of dairy cows and heifers. They also […]

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HHS Students of the Month for November

HHS Students of the Month for November

Eva Franz, junior Eva Franz, daughter of Scott and Pam Franz, is involved in Parkview MBY, basketball, track and field, UFC, H-Club, National Honor Society, choir, Spirit-N-Celebration, district choir, musical. Outside of school her interests include babysitting, housekeeping at Country Haven Inn, crafts and scrapbooking and playing games with her family. After high school she plans to attend Tabor College […]

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Centre horticulture students prepare for plant, poinsettia sale Dec. 2

Centre horticulture students prepare for plant, poinsettia sale Dec. 2

< Contributed Photo p> Centre High School student Meghan David checks to make sure that the poinsettias and plants are fully emerged and looking their best for the upcoming plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 2 at the school. “What a great year with some very hardworking students,” said instructor Jon Meyer. “These students have put in lots […]

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Four Tabor programs achieve accreditation

Tabor College is celebrating several new accreditations as the fall 2017 semes­ter wraps up. Tabor Wichita received accreditation for its Master of Science in Nursing program from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In addition, the Hillsboro campus had two programs accredited: social work and education. For the Wichita campus, the MSN accreditation is a statement to the quality the […]

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Goessel school board hears of public support

The Goessel school board met Nov. 13 and listened as Scott Boden, junior high/ high school principal, read excerpts of three letters he had received in support of Goessel’s volleyball and football teams and coaches and the music department. The first letter was from a “Valley Heights fan” who watched the Goessel volleyball team play at the State 2A tournament. […]

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