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Surprise pep rally for USD 410 staff

Surprise pep rally for USD 410 staff

Hillsboro Elementary School principal Evan Yoder accepts the adulation of students and parents during a surprise ?pep rally? for all USD 410 staff members Monday morning. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro Elementary School principal Evan Yoder accepts the adulation of students and parents during a surprise ?pep rally? for all USD 410 staff members Monday morning. Parents organized the […]

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New principal aims to enable goals of others

New principal aims to enable goals of others

? Clint Corby to boost staff, students, parents. Clint Corby, new HM/HS principal Clint Corby says a singular goal has fueled his wide-ranging career in K-12 education the past 12 years. ?It didn?t matter whether the kid was 18 or 3, I enjoyed working with them and helping them get to where they want to go,? said the new principal […]

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The probability of being me

Most kids ask their parents at some point: How did I get here? Some parents cringe because they don?t like discussing the physiological details of mammalian copulation. I suggest here another story that only briefly dwells on our Victorian hangups. Thirty-seven years ago I was growing in my mother?s womb. I was a rapidly assembling network of neurons, muscles, glands […]

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Parents as Teachers might remain part of state budget

? House committee changes direction. The House Social Ser?vices Budget Committee changed its mind Wednes?day, voting to shelve an earlier recommendation that could have led to the Parents as Teachers program being cut from the state budget. ?We?re going to have another hearing,? said Rep. Will Carpenter, a Republi?can from El Dorado and chairman of the committee. Earlier in the […]

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Family night at the local library

Family night at the local library

Ryan Lee, of Hillsboro, assists daughters Miriam, 2, and Lexi, 3, with patching Humpty Dumpty at the annual Parents as Teachers PJ reading night Monday evening at Hillsboro Public Library. PAT sponsors various PJ reading nights at area libraries each winter. Photo by Brad Just Parents and kids have fun at Parents as Teachers ??PJ Reading Night? Ryan Lee, of […]

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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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