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Mayor welcomes back students

It’s back to school time and kids from Pre-School through Post-Secondary are headed back to the classroom. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome our Tabor College students back to Hillsboro! With a consistently growing enrollment, Tabor College students, faculty and staff represent a significant portion of our community. A special welcome goes out to those that are […]

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Prof issues social media challenge

Tabor College students attending the opening academic convocation Aug. 25 were encouraged to consider the pros and cons of social media as they begin a new school year. Carisa Funk, winner of the Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award this spring, challenged students to enjoy life in the moment. ?Are you actually present in your life, or do you […]

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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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Six Tabor students travel to Thailand in June

Tabor?s newly developed master?s program in entrepreneurial ministry leadership sent six students and one professor on a 10-day trip to Thailand from June 7 to 17. The group visited businesses and church ministries across the country with Khmu, Thai, Burmese and Laotian believers. They visited ministries run by MB Mission, Create International and a variety of local entrepreneurs. They spent […]

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TEEN aims to fill Learning Center void

Students entering ninth through 12th grade, as well adult learners, still have the opportunity to pursue their academic goals online. The newly launched TEEN Virtual Academy is accepting enrollment for the fall semester through Oct. 24. It should fill the void created by the closing of the Marion County Learning Center, which was offered through ESSDACK in Hills?boro since 1992. […]

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Our new literacy initiative

Our media organization is embarking on a literacy initiative, beginning in this week?s issue. I feel it may be one of the most important initiatives we have undertaken. It can be found in the center of the back-to-school Section B. The weekly feature, called ?Kid Scoop,? is for the benefit of children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Older Marion County […]

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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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Flint Hills RECA selects students for camp

Elizabeth Meyer from Marion High School and Colton Potts from Chase County High School were selected by the Flint Hills Rural Electric Cooperative Association to attend Coop?er?ative Youth Leadership Camp July 11-17 in Steam?boat Springs, Colo. Meyer and Potts will be among 45 camp participants from Kansas electric cooperatives. They were selected through a process that included an application, interview […]

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Youth Adventure draws 13 students

Youth Adventure draws 13 students

Landon Roberts prepares to scoop some compost dirt with the city?s back hoe during the third Hillsboro Youth Adventure. Free Press Photos by Don Ratzlaff The third annual ?Hills?boro Youth Adventure drew the largest number of participants yet with 13 seventh- and eighth-graders on board. The purpose of the event is for students to have fun and gain a better […]

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College honors

? Two area students were named to the Fort Hays State University to the Dean?s Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester. They are Aidan Winblad, a senior from Goessel majoring in physics, and Hillsboro resident Andrea Fish, who is majoring in elementary education. ? Included on the South?wes?tern College Dean?s Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester were Allison […]

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