Category: Schools

Tabor College Prof. conducts research at Wichita State

Norman Schmidt, professor of chemistry at Tabor College, has a unique opportunity this summer to participate in a fellowship with the physics department at Wichita State University. Schmidt’s role is to assist with research on neutrinos for eight weeks June through August. Neutrinos are subatomic particles smaller than an electron with no charge that are emitted from nuclear reactions. These […]

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MHS graduate receives $500 education scholarship

MHS graduate receives $500 education scholarship

Sydnee Baldwin Sydnee Baldwin, a 2016 graduate of Marion High School, is being awarded a $500 scholarship from Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma for the 2016-17 school year. The award is presented annually to a female high school senior or college student attending a college in Kansas to pursue a major in education. The daughter of Dean and […]

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USD 410 to waive instrument rental fees for band

USD 410 Board of Education decided to waive rental fees for band instruments for the 2016-17 school year at its July 11 regular meeting. The idea was introduced by board member Rod Koons as a “good faith effort” to encourage more students to participate in the band program. In the past, the district has charged $25 to rent brass and […]

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Goessel board makes appointments for members, faculty

The Goessel school board made annual appointments for the 2016-17 fiscal year during its July 11 meeting. Members of the board were reappointed to the roles they held this past school year. Dan Miller is board president and James Wines vice president. Lynnette Duerksen and Maynard Knepp were appointed to meet and confer; Darling Meysing as The Learning Consortium representative; […]

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USD 410 board meet to discuss Court’s decision regarding school funding

The equity funding law passed in the special legislative session June 24 to meet the Kansas Supreme Court’s mandate means district schools will stay open. That’s the message Superintendent Max Hein­richs brought to the USD 410 Board of Education in a special meeting June 29. “I haven’t heard much bad, more good,” Heinrichs said about responses from district administrators in […]

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College News (July 13, 2016)

• More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees, including three graduates from Marion County. The students from Marion County are Aaron Klassen, Hillsboro, magna cum laude; Taylor Harms, Lincolnville, magna cum laude; and Broderick Kyle, Peabody, cum laude. • Nearly 2,500 students were named to the dean’s honor roll at Wichita State […]

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Mchomes students presentannual showcase event

Mchomes students present

annual showcase event

Mchomes Showcase The Marion County Home Educators had their “Mchomes End of the Year Showcase” Sunday, June 5, at the Hillsboro Middle/High School auditorium. Students displayed their talents in the areas of dance, vocal music, instrumental music, puppets, comedy and drama. Students also set up tables in the lobby to share highlights of the school year. As part of the […]

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College News (June 29, 2016)

• Three students from Marion County were among the 2,111 who completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University this spring. Tobey Meghan Green of Burns received a bachelor of science in elementary education; Chasen Cash Gann of Hillsboro received a professional science masters (biological sciences) and Nicklaus Mark Uhlrich of Peabody received a master of science […]

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Tabor changes name of ministry master’s degree

Tabor College’s master of arts degree in Entrepreneur­ial Ministry Leadership will change its name to Ministry Entrepreneurship and Innovation July 1. The new name better reflects the well-rounded approach the degree offers students, according to college officials. Rick Bartlett oversees the ministry programs at Tabor’s Wichita campus, which is where the newly renamed MEI degree is housed. Bartlett said the […]

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USD 410 board reviews school shut-down plan

Superintendent Steve Noble reviewed a report of actions at Monday’s USD 410 Board of Education meeting that will be taken if the Kansas Supreme Court issues a school shut-down order. The Court has ruled that Kansas legislators has until June 30 to pass an equitable formula for funding schools. “We have to be ready for a worse-case scenario,” Noble said, […]

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