The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board met for its regular monthly meeting Monday night and among action items, the board voted to move forward on working with the city to obtain a COPS grant for a School Resource Officer.
With Hiawatha High well into the second quarter, students and faculty around the school are collaborating to put on their annual theater piece this coming weekend in the school auditorium.
“The Addams Family,” a classic musical production that everyone should be aware of, was put on by the actors and actresses of Hiawatha High School on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9, 10 and 11.
In December of this year, while the majority of Hiawathans are recuperating from the Christmas holiday, one will be traveling to sunny Orlando to perform during the pregame show of the Citrus Bowl.
Hiawatha High School’s fall production “The Addams Family” will be hitting the stage next weekend with shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee on the 11th.
With Fall Homecoming right around the corner, the Hiawatha Red Hawks are gearing up for a week full of competition, camaraderie, and football beginning on Monday and ending on Friday with the homecoming dance.
Highland Athletics has named James Ross as the inaugural coach of the women’s soccer program beginning in fall 2020. The Board of Trustees voted in July to approve the addition of the varsity program, the first in more than 30 years.
The Highland Community College Board of Trustees has awarded long-time instructor of agriculture, Clifford Hawk, the status of Faculty Emeritus. Hawk was honored with a reception Dec. 4 in Sabetha, where he resides.
Agriculture students at Highland have joined Collegiate Farm Bureau forming the Nineteenth student chapter in Kansas as of Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The group held their first meeting, signed documents and met with the local Doniphan County Farm Bureau organization.
The HCC Chorus and the HCC Lads & Lassies vocal groups have announced performances set for Thursday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 7 both at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature vocal performances from both groups with a festive holiday theme.
The board of education of the Brown County Special Education Interlocal 615 held its regular January board meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Special Education annex in Hiawatha.
The Hiawatha High School Booster Club is asking the School Board to consider improving the acoustics in the gymnasium at a cost between $30-$40K.
Horton Elementary School has kicked off a new behavior incentive program in conjunction with the Super Kid Awards called Charger HONOR All-Star. Super Kids are awarded at the end of the month. Charger HONOR All-Stars are recognized weekly.
Highland Community College’s Wamego Beta Nu Omega (BNO) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) will be recognized as a Five Star Chapter at their Spring Regional Convention and at PTK Catalyst (PTK’s Annual Convention).