The Hiawatha School Board met in a special noon meeting on Tuesday to take action on resolutions needed for the district to proceed with the remainder of the academic year.
Hiawatha school officials are working to address the needs of the district’s students in the coming days in light of Gov. Laura Kelly’s announcement that she was mandating the closure of all school buildings in the state to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Kansas High School Activities Association announced Wednesday afternoon it was cancelling all spring championships, competitions and festivals for the remainder of the school year.
Hiawatha fourth grader Bentley Selland took first place in the state Elementry category for his watercolor entitled “Peterbilt 379” for the Kansas Art Education Association’s Youth Art Month celebration.
Hiawatha school officials are working to address the needs of the district's students in the coming days in light of Gov. Laura Kelly's announcement that she was mandating the closure of all school buildings in the state to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday afternoon that school buildings across the state must be closed for the remainder of the school year.
Local school officials are trying to make plans for the unknown in light of the state of emergency due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus).
It is my plan to communicate daily as we are traversing the COVID-19 pandemic. I may not always have an abundance of information,but I feel the need to let you know what I do know. So.What do I know? I don’t know a lot of absolutes as of now. I have been updated via a video conference with l…
The Hiawatha USD 415 School District is extending Spring Break for one week - closing down this coming week - based on recommendations from the Kansas State Department of Education Sunday afternoon.
Today, District Administration and nursing met with NEK Multi-County Health Department, Brown County Emergency Management, and Hiawatha Community Hospital representatives to discuss a plan of action related to coronavirus and COVID-19.
On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Hiawatha Middle School Science Olympiad team traveled to Johnson County Community College for the Northeast Kansas Regional Tournament.
She never thought of herself as a spelling guru, but after taking first place at the recent Hiawatha Middle School and the Brown County spelling bees, Victoria Jelks is excited to compete at the Kansas State Spelling Bee in Wichita, March 21.
A local Thrivent Action Team is working to raise donations to help the Hiawatha Elementary School with new recess equipment.
Do you need to replace a bed in your home? If so, now is the time because the Hiawatha School Band is hoping to sell you a mattress.
Horton Elementary has announced it’s All Star Honors recipients.
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.
The Red Hawk Forensics team took third out of 11 teams at Onaga Monday night.
It was a night of patriotism at Friday night’s home basketball games at the Hiawatha High School Roundhouse.
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.
Writing a short essay about the benefits of volunteerism has resulted in a $3,000 cash award for DWHS junior Alexis Wilson.
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).
The Hiawatha Elementary School is excited about a new program there.
The Hiawatha High School Dance Team sponsored it’s Kiddie Dance Clinic Friday night.
The Hiawatha High School KAYs club is sponsoring its Silent Auction on Friday, Feb 14 during the HHS basketball game against Royal Valley.
Hiawatha Middle School hosted its school spelling bee on Tuesday at the high school auditorium.
The Hiawatha High School Red Hawk Forensics Team kicked off competition Jan. 25 in Sabetha with a third placing overall.
Hiawatha High School Biology Club recycling — scheduled for this coming Saturday — has been postponed until the third Saturday of February.
Recycling for the Hiawatha High School Biology Club has been rescheduled for this month.
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.
Horton Elementary School Super Kid Drawing for the months of November and December was held Friday Dec. 13. Those students drawn were:
By Josephine May
Hiawatha Elementary School teachers Kendelle Runer, Bri Jones and Andy Runer have been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award.
Seven members of the Hiawatha KAYS Club attended the area Kay Regional Conference on Nov. 8 at Wamego High School.
The Hiawatha Elementary School students celebrated turkeys and fall in their Fall Festival concert Tuesday night at the high school auditorium.
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 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.”
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.
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…
Horton Elementary School Super Kid Drawing for the month of October was held Friday Nov. 1. Those students drawn were:
The Hiawatha Halloween Frolic window painting contest continued this year.
The 2019 Business Costume Contest was sponsored by GNBank for the 105th Halloween Frolic.
Hiawatha Elementary School students were awarded a special downtown trolley ride Monday by earning Hawk Blocks school-wide for good behavior.
The Hiawatha High School Stuco is hosting a Hat and Glove Drive on Oct. 25 at the home high school football game.
Horton Elementary School Super Kid drawings for the month of September was Friday, Sept. 27.
Derek Moody, a representative from the Atchison based, nonprofit organization Tempered Steel, will be giving a presentation at Highland Community College on Friday.
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.
Hiawatha kindergarten teacher Brenda Schuetz has been named as the September Hiawatha USD 415 Ford Teacher of the Month.
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.