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USD 410 board designates $55,000 for playground

USD 410 Board of Educa?tion members authorized $55,000 from the capital outlay fund at its Nov. 10 regular meeting toward the playground renovation project at Hillsboro Elementary School. The board also approved Athco of Lenexa as the builder and a project budget of $185,000. Superintendent Steve Noble said money from the capital outlay fund can be used only for equipment […]

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Tabor athletes trade playbooks for schoolbooks

Tabor athletes trade playbooks for schoolbooks

? Marion and Hillsboro elementary students connect with sports heroes for reading support. Jacob Wright of Newton, freshman defensive back on the Tabor College football team, reads to elementary students as part of the Champions of Character program. This year all Tabor sports teams are participating in the effort. Tabor College photo Athletes from Tabor College are reading books to […]

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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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Getting educated

Getting educated

Evan Yoder, principal at Hillsboro Elementary School, meets with teacher Tracy Boldt to polish final details for inaugural all-day kindergarten classes. To enhance learning and better prepare students for the transition to first grade, this fall Hillsboro Elementary School joins other schools in Marion County and will offer full-day kindergarten sessions. “The additional time for many of our children will […]

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HES teacher completes course on integrating plants in classroom

Rachel Winter, a teacher at Hillsboro Elementary School, recently learned how to integrate plants into her classroom. Winter completed ?Plants Have a Place in the Class?room,? sponsored by the Kan?sas Foundation for Agriculture in the Class?room June 3 and 4 in Man?hat?tan. The course is designed to provide teachers with opportunities to incorporate plants-based lesson plans into their classrooms. Teachers […]

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Lions pass out trees for Arbor Day

Lions pass out trees for Arbor Day

HES Arbor Day Sue Funk (left) and Elfrieda Funk, representing the Hillsboro Lions Club, prepare to distribute tree seedlings to fourth-graders at Hillsboro Elementary School on Kansas Arbor Day, April 25. The effort was part of the Fourth Grade Foresters USA program, which has distributed more than 505,000 trees in 6,800 schools since its inception in 2006. The Hills?boro Lions […]

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Celebrate being a kid

Celebrate being a kid

Teachers Collette Haslett and Rod Just take part in an all-male vs. all-female version of the balloon relay ? cheered on by students of the appropriate gender. Haslett emerged as the victor. Students at Hillsboro Elementary School enjoyed a morning of fun games during the second annual Child?ren?s Day Celebration April 30. The event, a cooperative effort of the Marion […]

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