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HHS chess team third at Smoky Valley tournament

HHS chess team third at Smoky Valley tournament

HMHS Chess Team The Hillsboro Middle/High School Chess Guild competed in the Smoky Valley Chess Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 28. All participants medaled with three students ranking in the top 10. Section K-12: Jacob Denholm sixth, Jason Latham eighth, Kayla Gunn 12th and Trace Jost 29th. Section K-8: Zachary Denholm eighth, Sonareigh Bell and Nathan Lopez 25th, Joshua Deiner 27th […]

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Marion-Florence officers 3rd at FFA conference

Officers of the Marion-Florence FFA chapter placed third overall at the South Central District FFA Leadership Conference Nov. 6 at Arkansas City High School. The conference consisted of three competitions in the areas of parliamentary procedure, leadership information and ritual. Marion placed second in parliamentary procedure, fourth in the FFA information contest, and sixth in the ritual contest. These rankings […]

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Centre FFA members receive American Degree

Centre FFA members receive American Degree

Kevin Lewis and Kristin Vinduska Kevin Lewis and Kristin Vinduska, members of the Centre FFA chapter, were among the 4,071 members to receive the American FFA Degree at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 25-28, in Indianapolis. Each year, the National FFA organization honors members who show the most dedication to the organization through their desire to develop […]

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Meyer receives American FFA degree at convention

Elizabeth Meyer of the Marion-Florence FFA Chap­ter received her American FFA Degree Oct. 28 at the National FFA Convention. The American FFA Degree is awarded to members who have achieved a high level of success in their supervised agriculture experience and exemplify a high-commitment level to FFA. It is the highest degree an FFA member can earn, and less than […]

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Marion FFAers attend national convention

Members of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 21-23 to attend the 90th National FFA Convention. More than 65,000 students, parents and advisors attended the event. This year’s theme was “I Can, We Will.” Members watched as awards were presented to national winners, listened to retiring addresses from the national FFA officers, and heard keynote addresses from […]

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HHS to present musical ‘Oklahoma!’ Nov. 9-11

Hillsboro High School will present the musical “Oklahoma” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 and 11 in the high school auditorium. Reserved seats can be purchased by emailing musicalticketsales@usd410.net or seats can be purchased at the door. Cast members include Chloe Pankratz as Laurey, Caleb Rempel as Curly, Callie Arnold as Aunt Eller, Dakota Klein as Ali Hakim, Jenna Hinerman […]

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Centre FFA members national convention

Centre FFA Chapter members attended the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Ind. Departing from Kansas on Tuesday, Oct. 24, students toured the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ozark Fisheries in Martinsville, Ind., St. Louis Arch, and visited the FFA Bench in downtown Kansas City. Members heard from the National FFA officers as they delivered their retiring addresses, witnessed accomplishments […]

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for October

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for October

Jorge Hanschu JORGE HANSCHU, junior Jorge Hanschu, son of Jayson and Jan Hanschu, play football, basketball, baseball and lift weights, but due to tearing my ACL I will only be able to play baseball this year. I am in LYF, which is my church youth group. I enjoy shooting guns and being outside. I also enjoy video games. And lastly […]

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Goessel High School Class of 1957 reunion draws 23 members

Goessel High School Class of 1957 reunion draws 23 members

Courtesy photo by Vernon Frey<p > The Goessel High School Class of 1957 met Sept. 16 in the Goessel city community room to celebrate 60 years since graduation. After a meal catered by Keith Banman, 23 of the original 32 class members reminisced and visited. Pictured are: back row (from left), Don Wedel, Maggie Unruh Young, Dennis Unruh, Henry Wedel, […]

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Marion MS releases honor roll

USD 408 Marion Middle School has released the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year. Students achieving “honors” need to attain a grade-point average of 4.0 to 3.8571; for “regular” honors, the GPA must be 3.7143 to 3.5714; and for “honorable mention” a GPA of 3.3571 to 3.0. An asterisk (*) denotes a 4.0 average. […]

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