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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 parent meeting slated

HMS logoFamilies of USD 308 sixth graders will the transition into middle school with the annual sixth grade parent meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Hutchinson Middle School – 7, 210 East A.

Parents of all sixth graders who will attend HMS-7 in 2018-19 are invited. The meeting will take about an hour and will provide families with a brief overview of life at the middle school as well as provide important information about the pre-enrollment process.

Schools on altered schedules next week

District logoWhile USD 308 attempts to keep the different school schedules coordinated as much as possible, the final full week of February (Feb. 19 to 23) has schools on different schedules.

Davis Teacher nominations open

The James A. and Juliet L. Davis Foundation has opened its Teacher of the Year 2018 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.

Classified Employee of the Year nominations open

Nominations for the annual Classified Employee of the Year for Hutchinson Public Schools are being taken. The award is open to all classified employees in USD 308 who have been employed in the district a minimum of three years at the beginning of 2017-18. An individual may be nominated who works full-time or part-time in any classified position.

Criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in carrying out duties, enriching and improving the work environment and having positive personal characteristics.

Financial aid night for seniors

Hutchinson High School seniors and their parents/guardians are invited to a financial aid night at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy, 800 15th Circle.

During this informational meeting, presenters will cover topics that include federal financial aid and the FAFSA, local scholarships and HCC endowment scholarships.

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.

Vernon to head Salthawk football

Mike Vernon
 Mike Vernon

Former Hutchinson High School assistant football coach Mike Vernon will be the new head football coach for the Salthawks. Vernon’s hiring will be on Monday night’s USD 308 Board of Education agenda.

Vernon, who has led Nickerson to repeated football playoff berths, replaces Ryan Cornelsen, who is leaving the Salthawks to become head football coach at Gardner Edgerton.

The veteran coach is pleased to be returning to HHS.

"My family and I are excited for the opportunity,” Vernon said. “Salthawk football has always held a special place in our hearts. It's an honor and privilege to be the head football coach at Hutchinson High. I can't wait to get to work for the school and community."

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.

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.