published by Ray Hemman on Fri, 02/03/2017 - 20:54
Carlos Reyna was crowned king and Brailey Moeder crowned queen for Winter Homecoming 2017 at Hutchinson High School Friday evening.
Other members of the king’s court were Wyatt Atkins, Dylan Chesterman, Conor Craig, Canyon Maldonado and Josh Rivas. Other members of the queen’s court were Annie Blake, Jenna Garcia, Emily Ivey, Michah Tomac and Yazmine Wright.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:55
The James A. and Juliet L. Davis Foundation has opened its Teacher of the Year 2017 nominations for educators in USD 308.
The foundation will grant five awards this year for outstanding classroom teachers. Two will be selected from kindergarten through sixth grade, one from Hutchinson Middle School and two from Hutchinson High School. Teachers must be currently serving in the Hutchinson Public Schools to receive consideration. Administrators and other non-classroom and non-teaching personnel are not eligible to receive these awards.
published by Ray Hemman on Tue, 01/31/2017 - 16:14
A three-member team from the International Baccalaureate Organization completed an on-site review of Hutchinson High School Monday and Tuesday, meeting with HHS and district officials Tuesday afternoon during the exit process.
IB periodically reviews schools to make sure they meet organizational standards. HHS should receive input back from IB within about two months. The team was very impressed with HHS facilities.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 15:02
Elementary students in USD 308 are being encouraged to participate in the annual Scharlotte Minnis Tell Us About It contest. The contest is a joint project of the Hutchinson Chapter of the NAACP and Hutchinson Community College.
The contest, itself, will be at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 18 in the Shears Technology Center on the HCC campus. Students are grouped in two age categories – Grades 1 through 3 and Grades 4 through 6.
published by Ray Hemman on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 14:41
A Hutchinson High School senior is only the third student in the history of the school to become an American Visions Nominee in the annual Scholastics Art Awards competition.
Julia Hardenburger received the nomination for one of her pieces of sculpture entered into the contest. The only other nominees in HHS history were Sam Small and Corson Androwski with Androwski going on to win the award. The Visions Award is given to an up and coming artist.
published by Ray Hemman on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:42
Not only was the Hutchinson High School Thespian Troupe recognized as a Gold Honor Troupe during last weekend’s state Thespian Conference, Tobie Henline, drama teacher at HHS, was named the Educator of the Year.
Henline was named Kansas Region 5 Thespian Teacher of the Year during the event. Henline has been drama teacher at HHS since the 2003-04 school year.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 01/05/2017 - 09:29
Families of students at Lincoln Elementary School, 315 East Bigger, will have a chance to learn more about CHAMPS, a program developed by Randy Sprick with Safe and Civil Schools. CHAMPS is used across the district to encourage safe and respectful learning environments.