Hello all! First, I just want to give a big thank you to everyone who helped make this project possible. From saving milk cartons, listening to students talk about the project and for encouraging the thirty-five 4th graders who stayed after school to create this "moozilla". There is no way we could have created our entry with out all of your support. Our entry is now up on the website: . . .
Every year around Thanksgiving you can expect to be asked the annual question. What you are thankful for? Whether it is your family, friends, food, animals, a place, an event or an object, everyone is thankful for something. Catch a glimpse of what HHS students are most thankful for this year by looking below their picture, be thinking what . . .
Everyday Superheroes A “This I Believe” essay by James Farnen Listen to this essay HERE! I believe that it is in every person’s power to afford others the opportunity to feel the thrill of momentary awesomeness. A sincere smile, a kindly wave, a listening ear, a genuine conversation (however . . .
HHS Animation " "Spooky Scary Skeletons" by Andrew Gold
Constant talking, tantrums, questions and bodies bursting with energy that never seem to run out are just the beginning of what I have pictured my life being full of since I was in the 3 rd grade. If you haven’t guessed by now: I am talking about KIDS!! Some people have a passion for sports or art but my life revolves around children. I love the way their minds work and how they come up with some of the craziest inventions when given so little. They can make a piece of string turn into a lasso or lasso trees even if the piece of . . .
Here are some pictures of students from Geometry class as they were beginning their study of slope. The activity was to roll down several different hills around the school building to emphasize the difference in steepness of the hills. Students then understood that slope is just a number that tells you how steep a line is!
On October 23 rd Mrs. Davis had her daughter Scarlett visit her Theater and Drama class and teach the students how to do effects makeup. She showed the students how to do a “smashed” finger and how to do a battle wound. While the other st udents were working on that, Scarlett put makeup on Ashley Reynolds to make . . .
The ACT and SAT are the two college entrance exams administered in the United States. Many scholarships are offered to students who have scored well on these tests. Both of them are accepted by all 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S, however, students should find out which test is preferred by the colleges they are interested in. These tests give college admission officers a common measurement to compare all students. They also serve as a way to predict how well a student will perform academically in college. There are fee waivers for both the ACT and the SAT for student's who qualify. Here's what you need to know: ACT The American College Testing Assessment (ACT) is a national test designed to test students' skill levels in English, Math, Reading, and Science reasoning. This is the more popular test amongst HHS students. The closest locations to Hiawatha for ACT administration is Highland and Sabetha. The score range is from 1-36. The test fee is $38 for No Writing , which is acceptable to most colleges and universities, and $54.50 for Plus Writing , which some colleges and universities require. Below are this year's test . . .
When this year’s play opens for the public on November 15, a swarm of family, friends, and community members will experience two hours of Life with Mother Superior . However, what most audience members are not aware of are the countless hours that go on behind the scenes before opening night. From a lead role to a background character, students of Hiawatha High School spend four days of their week returning to school at 7:00 p.m., after already spending seven hours in the classroom, with the mission of having a successful play . . .
The HES site council meets six times a year. They discuss and give feedback to the principal on items pertinent to HES. Below is a list of individuals that currently serve on this council. Feel free to contact Mr. Schmitz or one of these members if you have concerns or ideas to improve HES. SITE COUNCIL 2014-15 GRADE MEMBER EMAIL PHONE K Diana Morey firstname.lastname@example.org 741-4326 K Clarissa Ross email@example.com 741-4670 1 Trish Madsen firstname.lastname@example.org 742-7971 2 Jenn Erdley email@example.com 288-0010 2 Megan Massey firstname.lastname@example.org 544-3833 3 Carrie Potter email@example.com 741-1111 3 Katie Geisendorf firstname.lastname@example.org 913-370-2401 . . .
The second grade classes have been learning about weathering, erosion, and landforms. Geologist, Brian Lillie, came to Hiawatha Elementary to speak to the students. He told them about being a geologist and what his job entails. He showed the students photos on the Smart board that had land formations, erosion, and the weathering of rocks. The children were very curious to see the photos of how weathering could make changes to landforms. Many of the second graders thought Mr. Lillie’s photo of the Grand Canyon was amazing. When Mr. Lillie was finished with his . . .
Dillon Killoren came and spoke with the fourth grade at HES about severe weather, and his storm chasing career. He showed pictures, discussed the dangers of storms, and answered a multitude of questions. The fourth grade is concluding a unit on weather and how it impacts the different setting of stories. Dillon is an affiliate of the Kansas First News team and chased about 30 tornadoes this past season.
Please click below to view the calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. 14-15 School Calendar