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Similar Polygons in Geometry

Karl Kliewer's Geometry class used their knowledge of Similar Triangles to calculate the height of tall objects around the grounds of HHS. After measuring the height and shadow length of one object, similar triangles were drawn and proportions used to calculate the height of several tall objects of the student's choice. Objects height calculated included the flag pole in front of the school, the light poles of the football stadium . . .

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Smith's 5th Grade Class Performs in Play

Mrs. Smith's ELA class took on the "role" of director, character, set designer and drama coaches. They were each part of a small group of people who put on a play for the other two ELA classes. The students chose the play from the Storytown reading series that they were interested in the most. Then they assigned parts, read . . .

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Hiawatha Entrepreneurs' Ideas Pay Off in the Washburn's Tri-County Challenge

Hiawatha High School Entrepreneurship class was presented with the challenge to develop a startup business idea, or an innovation for a current local business or organization last November. Students sent in seven business idea pitches in November. By the end of December, three of the student businesses were chosen to be one of the ten . . .

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