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Horace Mann Elementary School will receive a new playground this summer
Horace Mann Elementary to receive new playground
04/20/2021
Horace Mann Elementary School will be receiving a new playground set this summer after plans for the project were approved at Monday night’s Board of School Trustees meeting.
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(L to R) Huntington North Salutatorian Barrett Barscz, Huntington North Teacher of the Year Nick Altman and Huntington North Valedictorian Noah Zahn pose together following Wednesday's awards program
Huntington North honors Teacher of the Year, Valedictorian, Salutatorian
04/14/2021
Huntington North High School named its Teacher of the Year, Valedictorian and Salutatorian in a ceremony Wednesday morning in Huntington North’s auditorium. Nick Altman claimed the Teacher of the Year recognition, while Huntington North seniors Noah Zahn and Barrett Barscz earned the designations of Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively, of the Class of 2021.
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Huntington North's Addison Wiley crosses the finish line in the mile run at the NSAF Meet of Champions meet in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Wiley wins mile run at NSAF Meet of Champions
03/30/2021
Huntington North student Addison Wiley continued her excellence on the track over the weekend, competing in the National Scholastic Athletic Foundation (NSAF)’s Meet of Champions in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, against other high school runners from across the country.
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Rendering of the HNHS multi-purpose outdoor facility project
Huntington North begins multi-purpose outdoor facility building process
03/23/2021
Huntington North High School has begun working toward building a new multi-purpose outdoor athletic facility. The facility will host the Vikings’ football, boys and girls soccer and boys and girls track and field teams and will also be used by Huntington North’s band, JROTC and physical education classes.
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Horace Mann Elementary teacher Macy Phillips was named as a winner of the Teachers Are Heroes contest
Macy Phillips named Teachers Are Heroes award winner
03/12/2021
Horace Mann Elementary fourth grade teacher Macy Phillips was recently named as a winner of the Teachers Are Heroes contest held by 97.3 WMEE and K105 radio stations in Ft. Wayne.
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HCCSC administration turns dirt at the Learning Center's expansion groundbreaking ceremony
HCCSC breaks ground on Learning Center expansion
03/05/2021
HCCSC and the Huntington County Community Learning Center put shovel to dirt on Thursday, commemorating the official beginning of the Learning Center’s expansion project with a groundbreaking ceremony.
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Will Hotchkiss fights his way to the hoop through two Homestead defenders
Vikings dispatched by top-ranked Homestead
03/03/2021
The 2020–21 season came to a close for the Huntington North boys basketball team on Tuesday night, as the Vikings fell 62–37 to No. 1 Homestead in the Columbia City Sectional Quarterfinals.
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Eight Riverview teachers received grants from CF Industries on Wednesday
Riverview teachers receive grants from CF Industries
02/25/2021
Eight teachers at Riverview Middle School were awarded 2020 Classroom Minigrant grants for their classrooms by CF Industries on Wednesday. The grants received totaled $1,238.
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HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty accepts a donation from HNAZ Lead Pastor Bobby Kemp
HNAZ donates $10,000 for curricular material fees
02/23/2021
Families struggling to pay for their students’ curricular material fees received a belated Christmas present on Monday night at the HCCSC Board of School Trustees meeting, as Huntington First Church of the Nazarene (HNAZ) raised a total of $10,000 to donate to HCCSC to help families with the fees.
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Taylor Doubles drives around a South Side defender during Huntington North's loss to the Archers
South Side ends Lady Vikes' season in sectional semifinals
02/08/2021
The 2020–21 season came to a close on Friday night for the Huntington North girls basketball team, as the Lady Vikes were dispatched in the Columbia City Sectional Semifinals by South Side after a 53–45 defeat. The outcome marks the fourth consecutive year the Archers have eliminated Huntington North from the postseason.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation awarded grants to 40 HCCSC teachers
HCCSC teachers receive community foundation grants
02/05/2021
A total of 40 HCCSC teachers in 23 different classrooms across all nine schools within the district have been awarded grants by the Huntington County Community Foundation’s Classroom Education Grant program.
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Taylor Double fights for a shot during Huntington North's 31–29 sectional victory over New Haven
Lady Vikes squeak past New Haven in sectional play
02/03/2021
Survive and advance. That is exactly what the Huntington North girls basketball team did on Tuesday night, fending off an upset bid from New Haven in the Columbia City Sectional Quarterfinals with a narrow 31–29 victory. The triumph was the first postseason win for the Lady Vikes since 2017.
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Learning Center Machining Lab Rendering
Learning Center receives 80/20 grant for expansion project
02/02/2021
The Huntington County Community Learning Center received a big boost in its current expansion project after being awarded a grant from the 80/20 Foundation Trust for the development of the advanced manufacturing lab. The grant was approved on Dec. 3, 2020, and was awarded on Jan. 1.
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HCCSC addresses Crestview Middle School vaccination site concerns
01/22/2021
HCCSC and Crestview Middle School are aware of concerns expressed by members of the community regarding Crestview’s selection to serve as a COVID-19 vaccination site.
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Sadie's Parade
Community celebrates student’s fulfilled wish with parade
01/19/2021
For the Lentz family and daughter Sadie, Saturday’s Make-A-Wish celebration parade recognized more than just a fulfilled wish. For the Crestview Middle School student, Saturday marked another day of joy in her journey of battling Epilepsy.
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Partners 1st Federal Credit Union donated 60 winter hats, gloves and mittens to Andrews Elementary School
Andrews Elementary receives winter hat and gloves donation
01/15/2021
Andrews Elementary School was on the receiving end of a generous donation on Friday morning, as Partners 1st Federal Credit Union in Huntington assembled a box of winter hats and gloves to gift to the school to distribute to students in need.
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J. Ryan Wall joins the HCCSC Board of School Trustees after being elected as the District 7 trustee
Wall joins Board of School Trustees
01/08/2021
The HCCSC Board of School Trustees welcomed J. Ryan Wall to its members on Jan. 1 after Wall was elected to serve as the District 7 trustee during the 2020 election.
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The Huntington North girls basketball team defeated Cathedral 53–43 on Wednesday
Vikings top Lisa (Winter) Finn’s Cathedral Irish
12/28/2020
The Huntington North girls basketball team took to the court one final time in 2020 on Wednesday, Dec. 23. However, the evening had a special feel to it, as Huntington North 1996 graduate Lisa (Winter) Finn’s Cathedral Irish were on the other end of the floor. As (Winter) Finn grew accustomed to in her childhood, the Lady Vikes would pick up the win, besting Cathedral 53–43.
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HCCSC's annual holiday cards feature designs from five students
Five students chosen as holiday card cover winners
12/18/2020
Five HCCSC students have been selected as the winners of the corporation’s annual Christmas card cover design contest, with three winners coming from Salamonie School and one winner coming from both Lincoln Elementary School and Riverview Middle School.
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Denise King was presented with a clock to recognize her retirement at the end of the semester
Denise King recognized for teaching career
12/17/2020
Riverview Middle School language arts teacher Denise King was honored by HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty and Riverview Principal James Bragg on Thursday, as Daugherty presented King with a commemorative clock to recognize King’s time teaching within the corporation.
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Huntington North senior Hanna Whitney was selected as the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winner in Huntington County
Hanna Whitney receives 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
12/16/2020
Congratulations to Hanna Whitney, a current senior at Huntington North High School, for being the recipient of the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship in Huntington County.
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Chad Daugherty (left) presents Reed Christiansen with a plaque to recognize Christiansen's service on the Board of School Trustees
Reed Christiansen honored for school board service
12/15/2020
HCCSC and the Board of School Trustees honored board member Reed Christiansen at Monday night’s board meeting for his time serving on the board. Christiansen was presented with a plaque during the meeting to commemorate his time spent serving the community in the role.
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HCCSC donated approximately 15,000 food items to the Salvation Army through the corporation's annual food drive.
HCCSC donates approximately 15,000 food items to Salvation Army
12/14/2020
On Friday, Dec. 11, HCCSC concluded its annual Salvation Army canned food drive. This year’s food drive was a great success and served as another example of the kindness and support we have from our Huntington County community.
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Lisa (Winter) Finn and her family smile after a Cathedral High School girls basketball game
Lisa (Winter) Finn named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team
12/08/2020
The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame announced its annual Silver Anniversary Team selections on Tuesday and among the honorees for the 2021 team was 1996 Huntington North High School graduate Lisa (Winter) Finn.
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Addison Wiley earned a spot on the IATCCC's Girls Cross Country First Team All-State list after a standout 2020 season.
Wiley named to IATCCC First Team All-State list
12/04/2020
Huntington North junior Addison Wiley added to her quickly growing list of athletic accomplishments on Thursday, as the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (IATCCC) named Wiley to its Class 4A Girls Cross Country First Team All-State list.
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Zach Hubartt looks to distribute the ball past Homestead's Luke Goode
Vikings dropped by Homestead in season opener
12/02/2020
The 2020–21 season tipped off for the Huntington North boys basketball team on Tuesday night, as the Vikes traveled to face off against eighth-ranked Homestead. Despite a respectable showing from the visitors, the host Spartans came away with a 64–50 triumph. The loss started the Vikings’ season record at 0–1.
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Elementary students designed Christmas-themed coffee sleeves for JJ Java
Elementary students design JJ Java coffee sleeves
11/25/2020
HCCSC elementary schools have partnered with JJ Java, a local coffee shop in Huntington, to produce custom-designed coffee sleeves to spread holiday cheer throughout the community. Each elementary school will have a designated day for their coffee sleeves during Feature Week at JJ Java, which is held during the first week of December.
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The 2020 Pomp and Plenty concert will be performed virtually
Pomp and Plenty goes virtual
11/18/2020
The Huntington North Choral Department announced on Tuesday the cancellation of the annual in-person Pomp and Plenty fundraiser. Instead of hosting the in-person event, a free livestream virtual performance will be offered.
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Horace Mann raised over $1,200 for United Way with its annual "Jar Wars" fundraiser
Horace Mann ‘Jar Wars’ raises over $1,200 for United Way
11/17/2020
Horace Mann Elementary School conducted its third annual Jar Wars fundraiser last week, with the proceeds being donated to United Way of Huntington County. In all, $1,238.14 was raised for United Way throughout the week.
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Salamonie School hosted a program to honor local service members on Veterans Day
HCCSC schools honor service members for Veterans Day
11/13/2020
A day looked forward to each year, Veterans Day and its celebrations took on a different style within the Huntington County Community School Corporation in 2020, as honorary programs were altered for safety in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Horace Mann family planted a tree and installed a plaque on Nov. 6 in honor of Wyatt Schmaltz
Horace Mann Elementary honors Wyatt Schmaltz with tree and plaque
11/11/2020
Smiling, positive and inspirational are three words to describe Wyatt Schmaltz. Who knew that so much could be packaged in one small body? On July 24, 2020, the Horace Mann Elementary family experienced a great loss when our classmate, student and friend, Wyatt, lost his six-year battle with cancer. However, memories of Wyatt live within those who knew him. The influence he had in the lives of others was far-reaching. You did not have to personally know Wyatt to be affected by his story. Many followed his battle with cancer and walked alongside of him and his family in their hearts and prayers.
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Addison Wiley smiles on the podium with her sixth-place medal after the 2020 IHSAA Girls Cross Country State Finals
Wiley finishes sixth at 2020 IHSAA Girls Cross Country State Finals
11/03/2020
Huntington North junior Addison Wiley capped her cross country season on Saturday, claiming a sixth-place finish with a time of 18:25.9 at the 2020 IHSAA Girls Cross Country State Finals at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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Roanoke Elementary students vote for their favorite pumpkins
Roanoke Elementary raises over $300 for United Way with annual pumpkin decorating contest
11/02/2020
Roanoke Elementary School hosted its fourth annual pumpkin decorating contest fundraiser last week, with 100% of the proceeds raised—a total of $322.21—going to United Way of Huntington County.
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Addison Wiley runs toward the finish line
Viking cross country teams compete at semi-state, Wiley qualifies for State Finals
10/26/2020
Huntington North’s cross country teams competed at the New Haven Semi-State meet at Huntington University on Saturday, marking the fifth consecutive year both squads have appeared in the semi-state level of the postseason.
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Lincoln Elementary fifth graders produce tribute song for Lynda Laatsch
10/22/2020
Lincoln Elementary School teacher Lynda Laatsch passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Laatsch taught at HCCSC for 27 years in multiple buildings. In her honor, fifth grade students at Lincoln recently collaborated with accomplished singer and songwriter Steve Seskin to produce the song “More Than a Teacher to Me.”
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