This weekend will finally bring about some “rites of passage” events for Hiawatha High School seniors.
Highland Community College has announced the President's and Dean's lists for the 2020 graduates.
The Horton High School announced fourth quarter Honor Rolls.
The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2020-2021 academic year, was presented in May 2020 to Madison Gilbert, an upcoming graduate of Hiawatha High School.
By Josephine May
Photo courtesy of USD 415
The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $8,000 in nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships to eight graduates of the HHS Class of 2020. Scholarship recipients were announced in May during the virtual Senior Awards Night. Due to the quality of the applications, the …
Though hopes for a memorable graduation will hang in the air until later in June, the school year, and with it, the high school careers of Hiawatha’s Class of 2020, drew to a close last week. With the passing of graduation’s originally-scheduled date, HHS released the names of its senior honorees.
Michael Abeita of Hiawatha High School was recently recognized by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly as a 2020 Kansas Governor’s Scholar. Typically, students receiving this recognition are invited to an awards program held in Topeka at the invitation of the governor. Unfortunately, this year’s prog…
Stetson Montana Diveley of Doniphan West High School at Highland was recently recognized by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly as a 2020 Kansas Governor’s Scholar. Typically, students receiving this recognition are invited to an awards program held in Topeka at the invitation of the governor. Unfor…
The USD 430 School Board met on Monday evening, and Superintendent Jason Cline provided updates on how the district continues to respond to the Coronavirus closures.
Uncharted territory is a good way to explain what the Class of 2020 has experienced over the last 10 weeks, as a group of young men and women on the verge of adulthood have asked to adapt to an entirely new set of circumstances during this difficult time.
If the Coronavirus made schooling difficult for the past two months, it has been doubly confounding for local school districts as they try to navigate wrapping up the year, most notably with planning graduations.
The Hiawatha School Board voted Monday night to set high school graduation for June 28.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board officially accepted the resignation of board member Dr. Pete Rosa’ at it’s regular board meeting Monday night and made the official moves toward filling his position for the remainder of the year.
The Hiawatha School Board met Monday night via Zoom conference and among action items voted to move forward on allowing a group of school alumni to replace the state championship signs that are located around Red Hawk Drive.
2020 Seniors: Nathan Stroud, Cass Kreie
Baccalaureate services and graduation plans are in the works for Hiawatha seniors, but could have a different look.
Stetson Diveley wasn’t known for being an exceptional student going into high school.
2020 Band Seniors: Seth Bauerle, Hunter Moore, Hanna Murphy, Katlyn Thomas
The Hiawatha Ministerial Alliance is planning a Baccalaureate service to fit in with the social distancing requirements set out by the state.
TOPEKA – Hiawatha High School will add a Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program next fall. The evidence-based program partners with public schools to ensure that students graduate with the necessary skills to succeed.
A new program is being implemented in the Hiawatha school district that offers a chance to mentor to kids.
The students and families of Doniphan West Elementary School were challenged to decorate windows and/or sidewalks as their first art project of distance learning.
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.