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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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HES students celebrate box-top goal

HES students celebrate box-top goal

HES students wait their turn for free snow cones provide by The Igloo. Adults manning the booth are (from left) Malinda Just, Penni Schroeder and Steve Schroeder. Students at Hillsboro Elementary School enjoyed free snow cones May 16 as a way to celebrate reaching their goal of collecting 7,500 box tops between Feb. 1 and May 1. Box tops are […]

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MHS FFA hosts 60 at annual Ag Awareness Day

MHS FFA hosts 60 at annual Ag Awareness Day

Marion-Florence FFA members Antone Vinduska and Tyler Makovec talk about swathers to third-graders from Hillsboro and Marion elementary schools during the annual “Ag Awareness day.” About 60 elementary students participated. The Marion-Florence FFA Chapter hosted its annual FFA Ag Awareness Day Friday, May 6, at the Marion football stadium. They invited the third-graders from Marion and Hillsboro elementary schools. About […]

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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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KDHE funds playground project at $48,674

KDHE funds playground project at $48,674

? Work could begin this week, principal says. The days are numbered: HES north playground on an average dry day. Free Press file photo Hillsboro Elementary School received word Thurs?day that the Kansas Depart?ment of Health and Environ?ment will be funding a grant of $48,674 for the school?s playground project. It was the second largest grant issued from a total […]

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410 board and patrons hear district evaluation

More than 35 people attended the regular Board of Education meeting for Unified School District?410 held March 9 at Hillsboro Elementary School. Most came to hear findings about the district from a review conducted by a five-member team from the Center for Innovate School Leadership, a program created by the Legislature in 2004. Participation by Kansas school districts is voluntary. […]

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School cuts discouraging for future teacher

I?m a Kansan, I?m a future educator and I?m concerned. The lack of value and importance placed on education by my state?s government feels like a slap in the face to someone who believes in education so much that I?m pursuing a career in it. It makes my heart heavy to read about the cuts being made to public school […]

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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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USD 410 board hears of playground progress

USD 410 board hears of playground progress

Hillsboro Elementary School principal Evan Yoder reviews plans for the proposed school farm during the Dec. 8 USD 410 school board meeting. The project hit a speed bump the following Thursday when the Hillsboro Planning Committee tabled action on a conditional-use permit because of resident concerns. See story, Page 1. Aleen Ratzlaff / Free Press USD 410 building administrators gave […]

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Parental instincts

Parental instincts

Volunteer playground committee is seeing the fruit of their efforts on a substantial challenge. Every school welcomes the contributions of parent volunteers, but one group of Hillsboro Elemen?tary School parents has taken volunteerism to a whole new level. What started as a willingness to join a committee to plan fundraisers to pay for some play?ground improvements has turned into a […]

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