Red Hawk Rewards rebooted
James FarnenStudents of Quarter 1, from left: freshmen Alex Rockey and Brenna Diller; sophomores Maggie Saul and Tyler Brockhoff; juniors Jasmine Morey and Trevor Pederson; and seniors Dannell Kopp and Tanner Chartier.
Red Hawk Rewards have perhaps become the most elusive creature within the walls of Hiawatha High School. Their mention, or lack thereof, have caused students to begin thinking that they are gone for good.
Red Hawk Rewards are still alive and well, and are due to be given out for September this Thursday, October 26. The criteria for awards is based solely on attendance. Students must not have any unexcused absences or tardies, only one excused absence, and no suspensions to qualify for the reward.
But what are these rewards worth? Contrary to last year, three rewards will not exempt you from a final. However, you can use them in several other ways this school year.
First, you can use them to earn a lunch line “Fast Pass.” A Fast Pass will allow you to cut to the front of the lunch line, expediting your lunch line experience.
Another activity you will be able to turn in three rewards for is free admittance to any home game.
The final prize you can earn with three rewards is the Big Event, which will be held at the end of each semester. The nature of the Big Events has yet to be decided upon by the Red Hawk Rewards committee.
While there is some ambiguity as to what all of the prizes for collecting three rewards will be, there is certainly a degree of excitement to be had knowing that Red Hawk Rewards have not vanished.