Post Tagged with: "Evan Yoder"

Dedicated for play

Dedicated for play

? Community and kids celebrate completion of a dream Swarming on and around their new playground equipment, students at Hillsboro Elementary School showed off their new ?My Community Cares? T-shirts during Friday?s dedication event. After the ceremony, a back-to-school carnival followed in the gymnasium with games, door prizes and food. The event raised about $3,300 before expenses; the money will […]

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HES garage sale raises $1,500 for playground project

The Hillsboro Elemen?tary School playground project took another step toward the fundraising goal with a garage sale Saturday at the school. Principal Evan Yoder said receipts haven?t been finalized, but it appears the project raised around $1,500. Organized by the HES Site Council, the event was one of the most successful fundraisers so far in an effort to upgrade or […]

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Council OKs permit for school farm

? Project approved quietly by a 4-0 vote. Unified School District 410 will be issued a special-use permit that will allow the creation of a ?school farm? on the elementary school campus. The Hillsboro City Coun?cil voted 4-0 during its March 3 meeting to approve Ordin?ance 1258 authorizing the permit, which had been recommended unanimously by the city?s Planning Com?mis?sion. […]

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Playground drive nearing school?s budget target

Playground drive nearing school?s budget target

?Cost estimate for project is $185,000 Almost one year ago, a group of parents decided new playground equipment was needed at Hillsboro Elementary School, but with a price tag of nearly $185,000, it seemed more like a dream than a reality. But for HES principal Evan Yoder and playground committee members, the outpouring of community support is what?s putting project […]

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Finances a key agenda for local schools, college

Finances a key agenda for local schools, college

New configurations and classifications, as well as ongoing budget challenges and compromises, were among the changes that occurred in area schools in 2014 as staff found new ways to prepare their students for an ever-changing world. January The USD 410 Board of Education approved the reconfiguration of the middle and high schools into one building for grades six to 12 […]

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Residents resist permit for HES farm project

? Planning Commission tables issue for a month The initiative to develop a school farm behind Hills?boro High School met with strong resistance from several residents and landowners from the neighborhood during a meeting of the Hills?boro Planning Commis?sion Thursday night. Around 20 people, plus commission members, crowded into the city council meeting room either to present the project, object […]

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HES playground project awarded $25,750 grant

The parent-led effort to renovate the playground at Hillsboro Elementary School took a big step forward last week with the announcement that Hillsboro Com?munity Foundation will be awarding a grant of $25,750 toward the project. The amount of the grant was a surprise for members of the HES site council committee that has set a goal of raising $150,000 to […]

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