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Wetmore High School named its 2020 Queen of Courts. Pictured are royalty and candidates, (l-r) Curtis Bloom (2019 King), Mason Gibson, Lindsey Barnett, Kevin Shumaker, Lane Strathman,  Michael Hemenway, Emily Boeckman, Lauren Scott (2019 Queen). Crown bearers: Carson Maxwell and Audrey Strathman.

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It was a night of patriotism at Friday night’s home basketball games at the Hiawatha High School Roundhouse.

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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.

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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). ​

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The Hiawatha High School Dance Team sponsored it’s Kiddie Dance Clinic Friday night.

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The Hiawatha High School KAYs club is sponsoring its Silent Auction on Friday, Feb 14 during the HHS basketball game against Royal Valley.

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Hiawatha High School Biology Club recycling — scheduled for this coming Saturday — has been postponed until the third Saturday of February.

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A Hiawatha teacher is among 32 first-year educators from Kansas who are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2020 Kansas Horizon Award program.

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The Hiawatha Elementary School students celebrated turkeys and fall in their Fall Festival concert Tuesday night at the high school auditorium.

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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.

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The story of two feuding hillbilly families and forbidden young love was brought to the D-West musical stage on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Tim Kelly production “Hillbilly Hayride.”

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On Tuesday, Oct. 29, Jennifer Haynes, program coordinator for the Northeast Kansas CDRR (Chronic Disease Risk Reduction) came and spoke to the students at Hiawatha Middle School about vaping.

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Bless your beautiful hide! The cast and crew of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” is inviting the public to experience the Americana romantic comedy that has stood the test of time. This story will come to life on the Horton High stage Nov. 15-16 as students act out the tale between stubborn…

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The Hiawatha Halloween Frolic window painting contest continued this year.

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The 2019 Business Costume Contest was sponsored by GNBank for the 105th Halloween Frolic.

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Derek Moody, a representative from the Atchison based, nonprofit organization Tempered Steel, will be giving a presentation at Highland Community College on Friday.

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Horton High School will celebrate Homecoming Friday night with crowning at 6:30 p.m. Pictured are candidates (l-r) L to R. Hardy Miller, Darianne Monson, Quinn Gamino, Elanie Vanderweide,  Kyle Hammersmith and Tatum Lockwood.

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Despite a relatively early date for the Fall Homecoming dance, HHS students are preparing for a week filled with creativity, spirit, and fun. The festivities are set to begin on Monday the 9th and will end with the dance on Friday evening.

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While students are still settling in at Hiawatha Elementary School for the new academic year, parents are also settling into a new drop-off system that includes a bus loading zone along Miami Street.

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After the first four days of classes, many Doniphan West High School students enjoyed slipping, sliding and splashing together at a waterslide party on Friday, Aug. 23.

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“Swoop in for School Supplies” and meet the new Hiawatha Elementary School principal on Friday, July 26 at the Hiawatha Walmart and at an upcoming pool party at the Hiawatha Aquatic Center.

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The school year is fast approaching!!! Something to keep in mind. Box Tops is changing their program, while they are still accepting culpable box tops they are transitioning to digital. If everyone would please pass the info on.

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A new school year means a new start for teachers and students alike, and for the South Brown County district, that means a handful of new hires will be walking the halls of the schools.

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A trip around Hiawatha’s schools will be a little smoother this year after thousands of feet of concrete have been poured on and around school properties, on roads, sidewalks and around the football field.

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Highland Community College played host to the Northeast Kansas Entrepreneurship Academic during the week of June 10. Students from Doniphan, Brown and Atchison counties gathered for an intensive 3-day workshop focusing on skills needed to start a business. Students learn about topics critica…