Category: Schools

Tabor College maintains similar rank on 2017 U.S. News Best College list

Tabor College ranks 41st on the 2017 U.S. News Best Colleges list. Tabor appears on the organization’s rankings for Regional Liberal Arts Colleges, Midwest. “We are thrilled to once again be included on the list from U.S. News,” said Jules Glanzer, president. “Our faculty and staff work hard to make Tabor one of the best institutions for students.” Tabor’s placement […]

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Hillsboro High School Class of 1971 gathers for 45th anniversary

Hillsboro High School Class of 1971 gathers for 45th anniversary

Hillsboro High School Class of 1971 Hillsboro High School Class of 1971 celebrated its 45th anniversary this past weekend. It began with an augmented potluck dinner at the home of Frank Mize in Wichita, Friday evening. The class concluded its celebration at the Scout House in Hillsboro after the Arts & Crafts fair with a meal catered by Keith’s Foods […]

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Tabor College fall enrollment holds steady at 727

Tabor College enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is 727 students. This number includes 670 undergraduate students at Hillsboro and Wichita campuses. Graduate programs are up 35 percent for the second year in a row with an enrollment of 57 students. The largest increase in graduate students comes from the addition of the master of science in nursing program last […]

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USD 410 board hears of enrollment increases

The principals for USD 410 gave upbeat reports about the beginning of the school year to USD 410 board members at their regular meeting Sept. 12. Evan Yoder, principal at Hillsboro Elementary School, said enrollment is up from last year, with additional aides hired for kindergarten and second grade—the largest classes—working well. He also announced that HES is going back […]

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Goessel board updated on celebration

The Goessel school board was updated during its Sept. 12 meeting about plans for the 90th anniversary of Goessel High School Oct. 7-8. John Fast, superintendent and elementary principal, and board member James Wiens reviewed the weekend plans. “We want people to feel welcome and invited,” Wiens said. “It’s not just for alumni, it’s for everyone; the community is invited.” […]

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Tabor receives $1 million check from Mabee Foundation

Tabor College received a challenge grant in 2014 from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation. The challenge was if could raise $8 million for the new center for the arts, Mabee would award Tabor with $1 million as soon as construction on the facility began. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of donors, Tabor met the challenge in 2015. […]

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Big Truck Night survives big weather

Big Truck Night survives big weather

Kelton Scott, young son of Rob and Alxis Scott of Hillsboro, found the oversized tractor sizes to be a great place for big time fun. A close lightning caused the annual Big Truck Night Thursday evening at Hills­boro Elementary School to be cut short, but not by much. “We made it to 7:20,” said Susie Kliewer, director of Marion County […]

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Chiefs’ financial officer will be Nachitgal Lecturer Sept. 29

Tabor College will kick off the Nachtigall Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship with Dan Crumb chief financial officer for the Kansas City Chiefs at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Tabor Chapel. Crumb begin his tenure with the Chiefs in 2010 and has been instrumental in strengthening the club’s business operations by instituting changes that have improved the team’s business efficiency, […]

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Goessel alum receives national teaching award

Trissa (Duerksen) McCabe, a 1991 graduate of Goessel High School, was in Washington, D.C., last week to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for Grades K-12. McCabe, now a Reno Valley Middle School mathematics teacher with 22 years of teaching experience, received the award as the top grades 7-12 math teacher in Kansas. The 213 […]

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Tabor online MBA program ranks second for affordability

Tabor College has been ranked second in the country among most affordable online master of business administration programs by Best Value MBA. The ranking was published on the organization’s website in August. The ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Naviga­tor database. From among more than 500 online MBA programs, the 50 most affordable programs were […]

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