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The Hiawatha High School theater department has announced an upcoming presentation of Grease, a family-friendly musical spin on the classic film, for its spring production. The show will run on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 at the south side of the Brown County Courthouse; specific times…

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Hiawatha Middle School’s Science Olympiad team competed in state competition throughout the month of April — all virtual competitions. In the Team Small School Division, Hiawatha took third place and in the overall team category that included all divisions, Hiawatha placed 11th.

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Kindergarten Round-up and Screening has been scheduled for Friday, May 7 at the Horton Elementary School. Age requirement for children entering kindergarten for the state of Kansas is age 5 or older on or before Aug. 31, 2021.

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(The following is a special Letter to the Editor as a school project by 8-year-old Madeline Aller.)

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For the next 15 weeks, Professor Linda Boyd along with seven willing students will meet on Wednesdays from 7-10 p.m. for College English.

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(Editor’s Note: The following article was written and submitted by Madeline Aller, 8-year-old daughter of Stuart and Amanda Aller, as a writing assignment for her American Government class that challenged her to write a Letter to the Editor.)

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The Hiawatha High School Student Council is collecting donations for the Brown County Humane Society at the basketball games on Friday night.

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The Doniphan West High School fall play production of “How To Host a Murder Mystery (In Fifteen Simple Steps)” finally hit the stage, with two performances on Sunday, Dec. 13.

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The Doniphan West High School Scholars Bowl team has started competition, having attended varsity meets at Nemaha Central and Horton. With more practice, they are hoping to improve their 2-9 record as they continue to compete.

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The Doniphan West chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 10 new members in a ceremony during school on Monday, Sept. 28.The new members, all juniors, met the requirements of leadership, service, scholarship, and character, and were invited to join the organization during their sophom…

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I would like to remind everyone that with school ready to start, we all need to remember a few basic safety tips to make sure we all get off to a good start.

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August has hit and while there remains many questions about the upcoming academic year, local residents can rest assured teachers are back in action and making plans along with district administrators.

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As local school districts prepare for a whole new type of school year, a familiar step is right around the corner, as those schools are gearing up for annual enrollment.

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Even with questions looming over the status of the upcoming school year, at some point, students will get back to school in some form or another, and USD 415 has a handful of new staff members and teachers waiting to welcome students back to school.

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The Doniphan West High School seniors of 2020 can officially say, “We are outta here!” After graduation was delayed for two months, the sixteen seniors received their diplomas at a traditional ceremony on Sunday, July 12 in the DWHS gymnasium.

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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.