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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.