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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for November

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for November

Samantha Moss SAMANTHA MOSS, junior Samantha is the daughter of Stephanie and Rusty Moss. Her extracurricular activities include Ebenfeld Youth Group, foren­sics, softball, National Honor Society. “I love to play softball, and I have a part-time job at Kids Connection. I would like to go to the University of Colorado to get my pre-med degree in hopes of becoming a […]

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CHS students work toward winter sale for poinsettias on Saturday

CHS students work toward winter sale for poinsettias on Saturday

Centre High School horticulture students Jayden Hallowell and Alex Barlow check the different poinsettias to see if they need water or not. All of their hard work that the students have invested can be seen at an open house and winter sale at the school from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3. The students have grown three different colors […]

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Peabody-Burns students celebrate vets

Students and faculty at Peabody-Burns Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day by inviting area veterans to an event in their honor. Speaking to more than 50 guests, PBES organizers said it was a privilege to bring the program back after an absence of a few years. Ron Traxson, superintendent and principal, said getting the program ready was a lengthy process but […]

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Goessel district plans food drive for local food pantry

John Fast, Goessel superintendent and K-5 principal, told the board of education during its Nov. 14 meeting about plans for a food drive in December to benefit the Tabor Mennonite Church food pantry. The pantry helps people of the community who find it difficult to provide food for their families. Fast said the plan is to take the children to […]

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USD 410 board reviews shared-use agreement

USD 410 Board of Educa­tion discussed renewing the shared-use agreement with the city for the Hillsboro Sports Complex at its Nov. 14 regular meeting. While the board agreed to renew the lease, the final decision was tabled until the next month so Super­inten­dent Max Heinrich can discuss questions with City Administrator Larry Paine. The proposed agreement provides for the district’s […]

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Peabody-Burns schools recognize academic honors for 1st quarter

Peabody-Burns Jr./Sr. High School has released honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year. Students achieving highest recognition needed to attain a grade-point average of 3.5 and above; the next tier required a GPA of 3.0 and above. Peabody-Burns High School GPA 3.5 & above Seniors: Tony Adams, Katie Charles, Samantha Frye, Mallory Harris, Anna Lubbers, […]

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Peabody foundation, schools tapping into Giving Tuesday effort

Move over Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Here comes Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Peabody Community Foundation and Peabody-Burns schools will bring this event to Peabody by jointly hosting Giving Tues­day/Win­terfest at the high school from 5-9 p.m. Tues­day, Nov. 29. The come-and-go event begins with a soup supper buffet offered for donation by high […]

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Meyer earns bronze at National FFA speech competition

Meyer earns bronze at National FFA speech competition

elizabethmeyernatlcde3rdplace Meyer earns bronze at National FFA speech competition Elizabeth Meyer (third from left), of the Marion-Florence FFA chapter receives congratulations from two representatives from the American Farm Bureau Federation, after receiving the bronze emblem in the National FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Career Development Event held in conjunction with the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Oct. 21-23. […]

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MHS FFA officers place third at district meeting

Officers of the Marion-Florence FFA chapter placed third overall at the South Central District FFA Leader­ship Conference Friday, Nov. 11, at Arkansas City High School. The conference consisted of three different competitions in the areas of parliamentary procedure, leader­ship information, and ritual. Marion placed second in the FFA information contest, third in parliamentary procedure, and sixth in the ritual contest. […]

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Major plays with SCKMEA band in Andover concert

Major plays with SCKMEA band in Andover concert

charliemajorsckmea Charlie Major, eighth-grade student from Hillsboro Mid­dle School, performed with the South Central Kansas Music Educators Association Middle School Honor Band Saturday, Nov. 5, in Andover. Students were selected from 11 counties, including Marion, McPher­son, Sedgwick and Harvey, and met on Satur­day for a day of rehearsal culminating with an afternoon concert. The band was under the direction of […]

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