Category: Schools

Centre Superintendent graduates from program

Centre Superintendent graduates from program

Pictured L-R: Craig Wllford, KASB Leadership Services Field Specialist; Gary Sechrist, KASB Leadership Services Western Kansas Field Specialist; Susan Beeson, superintendent, Centre USD 397; Brian Jordan, KASB Deputy Executive Director; and Randy Weseman, KASB Assistant Executive Director Leadership Services/Operations/CFO. Susan Beeson, Centre USD 397 superintendent/principal, recently completed participation in KASB Business Operations Leadership Development (BOLD), sponsored by the Kansas Association […]

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USD 410 board approves budget

With no public discussion or questions, Hillsboro school board members approved the annual budget at a special meeting June 24. At the last regular board meeting, it was decided to move the July meeting to July 11. However, because of a scheduling conflict, it has been moved to 7 p.m. July 10 at the district office. Superintendent Max Heinrichs said […]

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Marion student earns big scholarship

Christian Michael Becker, a graduating senior at Marion High School, has won a $2000 MFA Foundation scholarship. The scholarship was awarded at the school’s Awards Assembly. Christian Becker is the child of Laura and Todd Becker. Christian plans to attend: Hesston College, Hesston, KS. The scholarship was sponsored by: MFA Oil, Tampa, KS It is one of approximately 330 scholarships […]

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Hillsboro School Board conducts short regular meeting

by Sheila G. Kelley A short agenda made for a quick meeting for Hillsboro school board members June 10. Superintendent Max Heinrichs asked board members to change the regular July 8 meeting to 7 p.m. on July 11 at the district office. Final action will be completed on policy updates then. A special budget approval meeting will be at 7 […]

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Goessel School Board Approves Supplemental Contracts

The Goessel school board met on June 10 and approved the following supplemental contracts for the 2019-2020 school year — Activities Director: Brian Lightner, Band: Scott Taylor, Choir: Braden Unruh, Cheerleader sponsor: Alicia Cox, Concessions: Ryan Hoopes, FCCLA sponsor: Brittany Hiebert, FFA sponsor: Alicia Cox, Freshman class sponsor: Sherri Sells, Sophomore class sponsor: Donna O’Neill, Junior class sponsor: Harmony Gerlach […]

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Tabor Advancement reorganizes for fundraising success

Tabor College is broadening its Advancement Department with a goal to give increased attention to fundraising, planned giving and endowed scholarships, according to President Jules Glanzer. The department will be led by two vice presidents, one to coordinate fundraising efforts on the college’s behalf, and one to administer support services that will enhance relationships with the Tabor constituency. Both will […]

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Tabor hires Quenzer as Associate Head Athletic Trainer

Tabor College has selected Troy Quenzer to be its associate head athletic trainer, effective July 15. Quenzer comes to Tabor from Pittsburg State University, where he completed his master’s degree while serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Gorillas. Quenzer earned his undergraduate degree at Sterling College. The Colby native had primary sports assignments in volleyball and baseball, […]

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Goessel School Board gets update on ‘Parents as Teachers’

Editor’s note: Due to the amount of the content covered in the May 13 Goessel school board meeting, we ran part of the report last week. Here is the rest of the report. You can find the entire article on our website. Turning their attention to another matter, the board listened to Susie Kliewer of Parents As Teachers. She talked about […]

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Local student earns Fulbright award from K-State

Local student earns Fulbright award from K-State

Three Kansas State University students will represent the United States as Fulbright award recipients. Jakob Hanschu, senior in anthropology and geography, Hillsboro; Sarah Marek, senior in secondary education, German and Spanish, Holton; and Hannah Harker, master’s student in second language acquisition-Spanish, Marshallville, Ohio, are 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. student grantees. The Fulbright programs create international educational exchange opportunities to increase mutual […]

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Hillsboro student to  represent Class 2A on Student Advisory Team

Hillsboro student to represent Class 2A on Student Advisory Team

Each year since 1996, Kansas high schools have the opportunity to nominate one male and one female student to represent their school on the Student Advisory Team (SAT) for the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Carson Linnens, a sophomore at Hillsboro High School, was one of the 12 Kansas students to be selected as a student leader on the […]

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