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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.