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HHS holds second annual Salthawk Service Day

Cleaning up HutchHutchinson High School’s student body will spend a morning in service learning on April 27.

The second annual Salthawk Service Day will be from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 27, which is an early-release day at HHS for the annual track meet. The Kansas State Board of Education encourages all students to be involved in service, and the early release day is an opportunity for HHS to get students into the community in an organized event.

Senior One-Act Plays slated

Theater masksThree Hutchinson High School seniors will get their chance at directing during the annual Senior One-Act Plays. The plays will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the HHS Performing Arts Center.

Directing plays in 2018 will be Austin Childs, Sage Williams and Alex Miller. Cast for the directors will be underclass thespians at HHS.

Aston named CTE Scholar

Andrew Aston
Aston

Hutchinson High School senior Andrew Aston has been named one of the 2018 Kansas Career and Technical Education Scholars for 2018 by the Kansas State Department of Education.

Aston has focused on CTE coursework in business and culinary arts at the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy. The award was announced Tuesday by the KSDE. In all, 58 Kansas high school seniors were recognized.

Week of the Young Child

Children- and family-friendly activities are at the core of the annual Week of the Young Child celebration in Reno County. Week of the Young Child begins April 15.

While there will be events all week, the celebration hits a high note during Hutchinson’s Third Thursday on April 19.

Events for the week include:

Sunday, April 15

Sixth Grade art reception slated

There will be a reception in honor of the sixth grade students who won the contest in an online art gallery earlier this spring. The reception will take place Thursday, April 19, in the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy, 800 15th Circle, at 6:30 p.m.

The reception is the final formal event in the annual Youth Art celebration, which began in late February.

Three USD 308 schools recognized with Challenge Awards

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 78 schools in 28 Kansas public school districts, including Hutchinson Public Schools, as recipients of the 2017 Challenge Awards. Three district schools were recognized in four categories.

The awards recognize Kansas schools that are making a notable difference in student achievement despite facing significant challenges in their school population. Since its inception in 2002, more than 1,500 awards have been presented to schools across the state.

USD 308 schools honored by the program are

Pre-K Salthawks: Now taking applications for the 2018-19 School Year

If your child is 3 or 4 years old, on or before August 31, 2018, and you would like them to have a positive preschool experience that prepares them for kindergarten, now is the time to complete an application.

Full details on the program are available on a flier you can access here.

Holmes, Martinez are winter royalty

Isaiah Holmes and Jules Martinez were crowned Winter Homecoming king and queen Friday night during the Hutchinson High School-Goddard Eisenhower basketball games.

Other candidates for king were Carson Biehler, Austin Childs, Brynden Grow, Dylan Jensen and Rhys Tash. Other candidates for queen were Chandler Ashcraft, Arika Garcia, Alexis Glaspie, Emily Hendricks and Sage Williams.

Sixth Grade Immunization Project

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Goal: All present 6th Graders will have requested 7th grade immunizations and have documentation to their building School Nurse by May 23.

HHS Wall of Honor nominees sought

HHS Salthawk LogoHutchinson High School is continuing to expand its Wall of Honor.

And if HHS teachers and counselors continue to do their jobs well, the Wall will never be complete.

The school and the HHS Alumni Association are working on the Wall of Honor as a team, said Marci Corey Malashchuk, Wall of Honor chair and member of the HHS class of 1990.

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