The walls at Hiawatha Middle School have recently been adorned with murals completed during the 2013-14 school year. Every year, seventh and eighth graders in Painting class are given the challenge of developing, designing and painting murals for specific areas of the school. Most of the murals are painted on panels, although some . . .
On Friday, December 5th; during activity period STUCO put on a lip sync activity for the staff at the middle school. There were three individuals and two group performances. The winner was the 6th grade teachers which included Mrs. Britnall, Mrs. Krauter and Mrs. Gibson.
Finals Schedule: 12/10 -- 3B/4B No new material will be covered and/or new tasks assigned for a grade. 12/11 -- 3A/4A No new material will be covered and/or new tasks assigned for a grade. 12/12 -- 1B/2B No new material will be covered and/or new tasks assigned for a grade. 3B/4B Review 12/15 -- 1A/2A No new material will be covered and/or new tasks assigned for a grade. 3A/4A Review 12/16 -- 1B/2B Review 3B/4B . . .
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 . . .
Mr. Kliewer took some of his Calculus students to Washburn University for Math Day on November 18th. This was the first trip to Math Day for HHS in several years. During this trip the students participated in activities and took an exam. The top three scores for HHS were first Payton Trosclair, second Jeremy Tron and third Katie Rosa and Conner Winters, who tied. All the students enjoyed this trip. Shania Gormley said, "I had a lot of fun, it was a great experience! I am glad I got to go with my HHS Varsity Calculus Team!" Conner Winters . . .
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 . . .
Most people suffer from ophidiophobia, but Tristen Dickenson, a freshman at Hiawatha High School, is definitely not afraid of snakes. “I’ve been catching snakes since before I could walk, so I’m not really afraid of them,” said Dickenson. Dickenson has recently turned his hobby into a way of making money. He has even recruited the help of senior Levi Johansen. . . .
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 email@example.com 741-4326 K Clarissa Ross firstname.lastname@example.org 741-4670 1 Trish Madsen email@example.com 742-7971 2 Jenn Erdley firstname.lastname@example.org 288-0010 2 Megan Massey email@example.com 544-3833 3 Carrie Potter firstname.lastname@example.org 741-1111 3 Katie Geisendorf email@example.com 913-370-2401 . . .
On November 24th Hiawatha Elementary had an open house for a math and reading night!
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 . . .
Please click below to view the calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. 14-15 School Calendar