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HMS Students Travel To Tanganika For Service Project

Posted 10/19/2017

By Jacquelyn Nelson

Hesston Record StaffTHIRTY Hesston Middle School students volunteered at Tangankia Wildlife Park last Wednesday. 
THIRTY Hesston Middle School students volunteered at Tangankia Wildlife Park last Wednesday.

Last Wednesday, Hesston Middle School seventh and eighth grade students traveled to Tanganika Wildlife Park to help the local zoo prepare for its Pumpkins At The Park weekend fundraiser.  

Students, led by teacher Dawn Clark, presented a proposal to principal Brandon Simmelink to advocate for the project. 

“Our declare class theme for the semester is, ‘If you see a need, if you see someone in trouble, you do something.’ This was a need we heard about through my daughter, who works at the park, and we put together a proposal,” said Clark. 

Clark said working through a service project like Pumpkins at the Park presented challenges for both students and staff that had to be overcome. 

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New Location, Services Draws Hundreds To H.A.S. Health Fair

Posted 10/19/2017

By Jacquelyn Nelson

Hesston Record StaffHUNDREDS of Hesston residents turned out to take advantage of services offered at the health fair. HUNDREDS of Hesston residents turned out to take advantage of services offered at the health fair.

Saturday morning, Hesston residents had the opportunity to get a massage, check their blood sugar levels, have their hearing checked, teeth checked and play with Legos, all in one location - the Hesston Community Health Fair.  

Sponsored by the Hesston Area Senior Center, the Health Fair was hosted at Hesston Middle School for the first time in its history. 

“The feeling for me was a good feeling to have the space. We got lots of comments about how much better the space felt,” said co-coordinator Diane White. 

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Friends Of Rachel Putting #PositivePumpkins Around Town

Posted 10/19/2017

Record Staff#PositivePumpkins from Friends of Rachel group.#PositivePumpkins from Friends of Rachel group.

Hesston High School Friends of Rachel is out to spread positivity this fall with their Positive Pumpkins project.  Across Hesston, painted pumpkins with positive messages can be found in parks and at local businesses. 

“We were thinking about ways we could include the community,” said junior Riley Shilling.

Counselor Courtney Hiebert said the group has a theme each month and October’s theme was kindness.

“In a world with violent crimes and natural disasters occurring more frequently, we want to do what we can to continue to support each other. With fall upon us we though we could incorporate the season with a simple but inspiring way to reach the community with kindness,” she said. 

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