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Five HHS students honored in Scholastic Arts

Scholastic Art AwardTwo seniors and three juniors at Hutchinson High School had entries accepted into the annual Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition.

HHS students had five pieces receive the Silver Key and five pieces receive Honorable Mention awards. Winners are below.

No School in USD 308 on Tuesday, Jan. 16

Hutchinson Public Schools will not be in session on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, due to the fact we have a significant number of our students who walk to school. Forecasters are calling for wind chills as low as minus 22 at sunrise on Tuesday.

Please watch district website, Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates on activities for Tuesday.

Again, there will no school on Tuesday.

We anticipate school will be in session on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

Thespians excel at conference

Gold TroupeDrama students from Hutchinson High School received the top award during the annual Kansas Thespian Conference last weekend in Wichita.

The HHS Thespian Troupe 2277 as a whole received the Gold Honor Troupe award for their work not only on shows, but community service and innovative projects throughout the year.

CTC holds Youth Empowerment Summit

CTC logoThe Reno County Communities that Care Youth Leadership Group is inviting all fifth through eighth graders in the county to the annual Youth Empowerment Summit from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 15 at Hutchinson High School. The day also is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service.

Featured speaker will be Adrienne Bulinski.

Unruh, Putnam receive Horizon Award

Mandy Malone Putnam

Courtney Unruh

For the first time in the program history, USD 308 has two Horizon Award winners, which goes to top new teachers.

Courtney Unruh, sixth grade teacher at Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen, and Mandy Malone Putnam, science teacher at Hutchinson Middle School – 8 received the award for 2017-18.

New York-based actor schools HHS thespians for Macbeth

Dion Graham works with HHS thespians.As the Hutchinson High School Drama Department prepares the production Macbeth this winter, students will receive additional coaching for the play.

Today and Tuesday, New York actor, Dion Graham will work with HHS students on the language of Macbeth.

HHS to hold PT Conferences

Second trimester Parent-Teacher Conferences for Hutchinson High School students be Jan. 11.

Hutchinson High School will have conferences from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Salthawk Activity Center.

HHS conferences are done arena style. Parents meet with teachers in a common area. If further discussions are needed, individual appointments can be set up.

HHS begins search for football, track coach

HHS Salthawk logoHutchinson High School head football and track coach Ryan Cornelsen announced to his football team Wednesday that he has taken a job with another school. Cornelsen will resign both as head football and track coach as well as a physical education instructor at the end of the current school year.

District students, staff create, receive holiday largesse

Gingerbread Houses
Faris students make gingerbread houses

During November and December, district schools and community groups ramp up efforts to help families in Hutchinson and beyond during the Christmas season. This year, the district decided to sample what our schools are doing, and what community groups are doing for our families.

Hutchinson High School

Lunch ladies organize food drive

H Hawk LogoThanks to the cafeteria staff at Hutchinson High School, the Battle of the Classes for 2017 will be to gather food for students in need.

Items needed are canned fruit, canned vegetables, granola bars, tuna, and macaroni and cheese. Students can drop off items to any of the HHS “lunch ladies” on Monday, Dec. 11, through Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the cafeteria. Students dropping off a food item will receive a free treat.