Category: Schools

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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Locals help K-State with Rover Squad

Locals help K-State with Rover Squad

The Kansas State University Mercury Remote Rover Squad with first-place trophies, from left: Reece Berens, Hannah White, Caden Churchman, Abbey Valentine and Jacob Schif. The Mercury Remote Rover Squad, from the Kansas State University Robotics Competition Team, took first place in the international competition, Oklahoma State University Mercury Robotics Challenge, April 26-27 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. In addition to the first-place […]

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Tabor College to offer scholarship to MB students

Tabor College is offering a unique scholarship worth $112,000 over four years for high school seniors graduating in 2020 who attend Mennonite Brethren churches. The new TABOR 20 scholarship will provide $28,000 per year. It can be renewed all four years and will be awarded to a minimum of 30 students. Prospective students can apply by: (1) Download the free […]

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Local students sign letter of intent for college play

Local students sign letter of intent for college play

Josiah Driggers signed to attend Emporia State University where he will participate in Track and Field. Front row, dad Brent Driggers, Josiah and mom Jamie Driggers. Back row: HHS Track Coach Dennis Boldt and Assistant Coach Malinda Just. Darian Ratzlaff signed with Tabor College on Wednesday where he will be playing basketball for his uncle head coach Micah Ratzlaff. His […]

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Students sign college intent letters

Students sign college intent letters

Brooks Gardner signed with Tabor College where he plans to play football for his dad, head football coach Mike Gardner. Brooks is the son of Mike and Julie Gardener. On Wednesday, April 20, at 3:00 p.m. Sarah Spencer signed with the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) at FHSU where she will start in August. She will complete her […]

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Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Left to Right: Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Paul Glanzer, Noah Bartel, Olivia Slater, Charlie Peters, Garrett Helmer, Kyla Isaac & Callie Bernhardt. Location: Webster Conference Center, Salina, KS. The official 2019 Kansas TSA State Conference results from April 17-19 are as follows: Jacob Denholm took first place in dragster design. Garret Helmer and Olivia Slater took second and third places. […]

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Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA attendees and award recipients of the 2019 SCD FFA Banquet in Kingman, KS. Dillon Knepp, Tyler Nickel, Ms. Melissa Strassburg (KSU Student Teaching Intern), and Cameron Spohn. On Monday, April 15th, the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Kingman, KS for the South Central District (SCD) Banquet. Delegates from Centre, Tyler Nickel and Cameron Spohn, participated in the selection […]

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Andy Owen chosen as Tabor commencement speaker

Missionary Andy Owen has been chosen to deliver the keynote address at Tabor College’s 119th commencement on May 18. A 1994 Tabor graduate, Owen currently serves with Multiply, formerly known as MB Mission. Along with wife Carmen and their three children, the family has served in Thailand for the past 18 years, most recently as a regional team leader for […]

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