Category: Schools

Tabor College tabs Ziesemer as new A.D.

Tabor College tabs Ziesemer as new A.D.

Tabor College has selected Martin “Marty” Ziesemer as its new athletic director. He will take the reins from interim athletic director, Shawn Reed, July 8, 2019. Ziesemer comes to Hillsboro from Salem, Ore., where he works for Whelan Event Services. He works closely with Oregon State University in event management, helping to provide a positive fan experience. Ziesemer has a […]

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Stephenson to give public lecture at Tabor

Dr. Jen Stephenson, assistant professor of choral music at Tabor College, will present the 23rd annual Dr. Richard G. Kyle Faculty Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, in the Franz Family Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Stephenson, now in her fourth year at Tabor, has titled her presentation, “The Nature of Freedom: A […]

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Rempel accepts Presidental scholarship

Rempel accepts Presidental scholarship

Caleb Rempel is a Senior at Hillsboro High school. In addition to maintaining good grades, Rempel has participated in theater, basketball and other activities while at HHS. He will be attending Tabor in the Fall. Photo Provided Caleb Rempel, a senior at Hillsboro High School was one of four high school seniors selected to participate in the Tabor College Presidential […]

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Hillsboro School Board approves purchases at Elementary school

USD 410 Board of Education approved the purchase of new speakers, clocks and horns for Hillsboro Elementary School and Middle/High School at its March 11 regular meeting. The contract involves DCS Services using Greenbush Purchasing Consortium to install the equipment during the summer at a cost of $151,812. The board also approved the following technology purchases with TwoTrees Technologies LLC […]

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Dockery to speak to public, Tabor College staff, about ‘Christian worldview’

Dr. David S. Dockery, considered one of the outstanding leaders and senior statesmen in the world of Christian higher education, will explore the concept of a “Christian worldview” in a public presentation hosted by Tabor College at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, in Richert Auditorium within the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. His presentation, titled “Understanding a Christian […]

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Hillsboro will present ‘Up the Down Staircase’

Hillsboro will present ‘Up the Down Staircase’

From left: Callie Arnold, Avery Unruh and Bryce Rader. Arnold plays a teacher who has to struggle with an overworked principal (Unruh) to stand up for her troubled student (Rader). Laura Fowler Paulus/Free Press Anyone involved in the education system, from students to teachers to administration, faces challenges both in their own lives and at school. Up the Down Staircase, […]

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Goessel School Board updates insurance set up

The Goessel school board met on March 11 and listened to Caleb Good of Conrade Insurance, Newton. He reviewed the school’s insurance policy and briefly explained each item. He noted that the elementary school building is under-insured at $96 per square foot. He suggested raising the amount this year and then more in the future to align the insurance with […]

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Hinerman sings with state choir

Hinerman sings with state choir

Hillsboro HS senior Jenna Hinerman performed with the All-State Women’s Chorus at the Kansas Music Educator’s Conference on Feb. 23. After an audition process in November, students were chosen for all-state groups. Students rehearsed together two days at the conference with nationally renowned directors.

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Hillsboro youth participate in state robotics

Hillsboro youth participate in state robotics

Photo provided From left, Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Noah Bartel and Paul Glanzer represented Hillsboro High School at state in robotics on Saturday, March 3. Photo provided Four Hillsboro students competed on March 3 at the Kansas VEX State Turning Point Robotics tournament. Austin Rempel explained how the tournament works. “Vex turns out a game every year. This year it […]

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Local students  participate in chess tournament

Local students participate in chess tournament

Jason Latham makes his move while playing Canton-Galva opponent Blake Train and wins the match. Jason took third at Saturday’s chess tournament played in Canton. From left Kayla Gunn, Jason Latham and Noah Klanderud represented Hillsboro in a chess tournament on Saturday. The tournament was at Canton-Galva high school and participants came from school all over Kansas. Gunn placed sixth […]

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