Category: Schools

Goessel School Board approves annual appointments

The Goessel school board met Monday morning, July 1, which is a week earlier than usual because some school administration and board members will be traveling at the time of the usual board meeting. The board approved the following school board positions — board president: Kelly Booton, vice president: Maynard Knepp, meet and confer: Knepp and Pat Flaming, The Learning […]

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Local FFA members earn Ford Scholarships

Local FFA members earn Ford Scholarships

From left: Terry Hagen, Cheyenne Bernhardt, and Randy Hagen. Bernhardt, a FFA member, earned a $1000 scholarship from Ford. Local FFA members were among the 60 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough Scholarships during the third session of the 91st Kansas FFA Convention, May 29–31, 2019, on the Kansas State University campus. Cheyenne Bernhardt from the Hillsboro FFA was […]

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Nelson hired as Bluejay Football Offensive Coordination

Former Tabor quarterback Ryan Nelson will return to the Bluejays as the offensive coordinator starting this season. Nelson, a member of the Tabor College football team from 2012-2014, replaces Steve Heiman, who accepted a head coaching position as the next step in his professional career. Nelson’s first career start for Tabor came against Southwestern College in 2013. He led the […]

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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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