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.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:24
If you are a Salthawk alumnus from the past 40 years or longer, you remember one thing about the holidays at Hutchinson High School. The tradition has little to do with snow men, reindeer or other symbols of the winter holidays.
Instead, the tradition is something that speaks to our Kansas heritage – square dancing.