published by Ray Hemman on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:51
The 18th class of the Wall of Honor at Hutchinson High School features a trio of HHS alumni.
The 2016-17 honorees are Dr. Tom Cairns, class of 1949; Elsie Gomez Wickliffe, class of 1959; and John L. Corey, class of 1963.
Sponsored by the HHS Alumni Association, in cooperation with HHS Student Council, the group will be honored during a banquet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the HHS Career and Technical Education Academy, 800 15th Circle.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 09/01/2016 - 12:00
For the second consecutive year, the Faris Elementary School PTO will host local law enforcement officers for breakfast each month.
Officers are invited to breakfast the second Thursday of each month. Officers have a chance to eat with Faris students prior to the start of school, beginning at about 7:30 a.m. The first breakfast will be on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the school, 301 East 10th.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:42
With the start of school, pre-season sports activities continue at Hutchinson High School.
The annual preview night for fall sports is combined with the annual Blue-Gold football scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 26, at Gowans Stadium. During the evening, fall sports teams and their coaches will be introduced.
The event begins with the HHS dance team and cheerleaders performing at 6 p.m., followed by the Salthawk marching band performing the National Anthem on the field at 6:10 p.m. with fall sports teams introduced at 6:15 p.m.
published by Ray Hemman on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 14:54
The more than 900 Hutchinson Public Schools staff members formally began the 2016-17 school year with the annual opening convocation Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016.
During the convocation, Brooke Stover, wellness program supervisor for the Hutchinson Clinic, made a presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences. An estimated 1 in 4 students has been exposed to trauma. Such experiences can impact a student’s learning.
Also speaking during the opening convocation was motivational speaker Davis Laughlin.
Several educators were honored during the event. The Davis Foundation made its annual Teachers of the Year Awards. The elementary winners were Melissa Law, kindergarten teacher at Morgan Elementary School, and Jenni Winters, third grade teacher at Morgan.
The middle school winner was Tabetha Gray, FACS teacher at Hutchinson Middle School – 7.
published by Ray Hemman on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:50
Kansas state law requires all students to be vaccinated prior to attending school each year or to provide annual documentation of one of two exemptions. Most of those vaccinations are required prior to kindergarten with another major update of vaccinations typically before entering seventh grade.
published by Ray Hemman on Tue, 07/05/2016 - 15:45
With more families accessing the internet via phones and tablets, Hutchinson Public Schools has unveiled its new mobile-device-friendly website. Still at www.usd308.com, the new website is designed to be as usable on a smart phone or tablet as it is on a laptop or desktop computer.