Congratulations to Addi Grier and Amanda Pruitt for placing at the Regional Student Art Show at St. Joseph's Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art! Addi placed 3 rd in Multicolor drawing and Amanda got an Honorable Mention in 2-D Mixed Media. There were 23 schools representing over 150 pieces of artwork. Way to go . . .
On Wednesday February 18th Hiawatha hosted the annual KAYS conference and ten other schools were in attendance. Hiawatha's KAYS President Shania Gormley said "Holding a conference was a lot of work but in the end it turned out very well. Each member of HHS KAYS who attended put in a lot of hard work and did a wonderful job . . .
USD 415 is pleased to make available lifetime Senior Citizen Athletic Passes to all residents of the district who are sixty-five (65) years old or older. Stop by the Board of Education office (706 South 1 st Street) to acquire these passes which are effective for all Hiawatha home athletic events, excluding tournaments.
Calculus class began their unit on optimization problems by building "Animal Pens" out of card stock and calculating the volume of each "Animal Pen" to determine which would produce the largest Pen. Animal Crackers (cookies) were used to fill the pens and determine how many "Animals" each pen would hold. After the 'hands on' building of these containers, Calculus was used to calculate how the largest pen could be built with the given material.
tippy tap me to listen to my recording This I Believe I believe in spending time with the people you love. Our time on Earth is very short; I take much of this time for granted. I believe more of our time away from work or school should be spent with family members or loved ones. When I get home I usually don’t think to go hang out with my mom or dad; usually I grab a snack and play some video games. At this rate, when my parents are gone and I am old I will feel regret. Regret that I did not spend my time with them the way I should have. I believe instead of spending my entire night after school in front of the TV, I could spend an hour a night just talking to my mom or helping my dad in the garage. But unfortunately I don’t talk to my parents for an hour. Some nights we watch TV together and that is good but it does not happen enough. I spend most of my weekends with friends and not family. I am asked to go on Sunday trips to St. Joe with my family and almost always turn them down because I would rather be with friends. This is another example of how I take this time for granted. I believe I do not value my time with my parents, because I . . .
Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides instruction in technical knowledge and skills that aligns to the workforce needs of Kansas and the Nation. Academic knowledge, technical training, and employability skills intersect in sixteen unique ways to promote successful transition from secondary to postsecondary and ultimately to the world of work. CTE program pathways in the USD 415 district include: Business Finance taught by Kathy Lindstrom, Comprehensive Agriculture Science Pathway taught by KaCee Thompson, Construction & Design and Power, Structural, & . . .
Friday the 13 th , a rabbit’s foot, black cat and opening umbrellas indoors are just a few things that bring out superstitions in people. In fact, according to Gallup News Service, one in every four Americans are superstitious. Superstitious competitors have either certain rituals such as waking up at the same time or listening to the same music, wear the same thing or eating the same thing for every competition day. For some, if these desires are not met, it’s the end of the world and everything is going to go . . .
Every PLC Wednesday brings excitement for students in Mrs. Pyle's kindergarten class and Mrs. Wheeler's second grade class. This is the third year for the partnership between the teachers. At the beginning of the year each kindergartner was partnered up with a second grader so everyone had a reading buddy. The second graders read with their kindergartner for 20 minutes and by the end of the year most kindergartners are able to read a story to their buddy!
Please click below to view the calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. 14-15 School Calendar