Category: Schools

Goessel school board affirms foreign exchange program

The Goessel school board reflected on the district’s involvement in the foreign exchange student program during its April 9 meeting. John Fast, superintendent and elementary school principal, said, “We are fortunate to have a strong exchange program.” He said Goessel usually has five or six exchange students, but one year there were eight. Scott Boden, junior high and high school […]

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Marion Middle School recognizes academic success for 3rd quarter

Marion Middle School has released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.8571; for “regular honors,” a GPA of 3.7143-3.50, and for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.00. An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 GPA. Marion Middle School Third […]

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HMS releases 3rd quarter honors

Hillsboro Middle School has released its honor roll for third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.0. An asterisk (*) by a name indicates a 4.0 GPA. Hillsboro Middle School Third quarter High honor roll Eighth grade: Eli Dalke, Rylie Daniels, […]

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Goessel Jr./Sr. High releases 3rd quarter honor roll

Goessel High/Junior High School has released its honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for “high honors,” a GPA of 3.74-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.25. Goessel High School Highest honors 12th grade: Leah Booten, Dasha Brandt, Kara Burkholder, Jordan […]

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Area students recognized for artistic skills at league contest

Area students recognized for artistic skills at league contest

Taryn Norstrom from Canton-Galva High School received recognition in two categories at the Wheat State League Art Contest: first place in Black & White Photography and second place in Manipulated Photo. Art students from Canton-Galva and Goessel high schools participated in the Wheat State League Art Contest hosted April 4 by Elyria Christian School. The contest received entries in 16 […]

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‘Family Reading Night’ generates enthusiasm

“Choose Kindness”was the theme for the evening at Hillsboro Elementary School’s annual Family Reading Night March 13. Throughout the evening families heard the message of kindness via movies, games and songs. Of the 318 students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, 221 attended the event, according to Sandy Arnold, librarian. “With all the helpers and staff and parents, we had close […]

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Tabor Arts to present ‘Patience’ operetta comedy

Tabor Arts will present its spring opera performance at 7 p.m. April 10 in the Rehearsal Hall in the Wohl­ge­muth Music Education Center. The event is free and open to the public. Titled “Patience,” the operetta was written by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan in 1881. “I’ve acted in a play before, and I have sung in choirs and ensembles,” […]

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USD 410 Chess Guild is Class 1A-2A state champion for 2018

USD 410 Chess Guild is Class 1A-2A state champion for 2018

Courtesy Photo The USD 410 Chess Guild is the Class 1A-2A state champions for 2018. They played in Lawrence against the best of Kansas March 10. Pictured are (from left) Jason Latham, Trace Jost, Abigail Fryhover and Kayla Gunn. A week earlier, the USD 410 Chess Guild placed first as a team in the K-12 division of its home tournament. […]

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Walking school bus revived for spring

\Come the arrival of spring, the walking school bus is now back on its route for Hillsboro Elementary School children. Principal Evan Yoder made the announcement at the March 12 regular meeting of USD 410 Board of Education. With the walking school bus, children walk to school with one or more adults who accompany them en route. The walking route […]

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Goessel board receives donation

The Goessel school board accepted a $1,000 donation from Countryside Feed in Hillsboro during its March 12 meeting with a special thank-you to Byron Noeth. The donation is specified for families who need assistance to pay for school lunches. John Fast, superintendent and elementary principal, said the district appreciates the donation from a local employer that benefits Goessel families with […]

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