||Highland News Update: 10/21/11
Hinckley Named ‘Cool School’ by Fox 8!
Congratulations to Hinckley Elementary School on being named Fox 8’s “Cool School” of the week! Fox 8’s Scott Sabol will be at Hinckley Elementary on Monday, October 24 to interview students and shoot some video of the Hinckley School environment. This will be a special day for all Hinckley students and staff! The story will air on Thursday, October 27 at approximately 6:40 a.m. on Fox 8’s morning show. The segment will be posted on their website later that day and replayed on Friday, October 28 during the Noon news show. This is such unique opportunity for Hinckley students! Thanks to everyone who voted to make Hinckley a “Cool School,” as well as to Mr. Michael McClintock, music teacher, who worked since last year to help make this possible!
Cook-off is all about the chili
The Highland High School Art Club will host its annual Chili Cook-Off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 27 at the high school to raise money for the Art Scholarship Fund. Enter your favorite chili dish and you may be crowned Chili Cook-Off Champion! Anyone may enter and all are welcome to attend. Tickets are $5 per person and includes all you can eat chili, plus cornbread and desserts (donated by students). Handmade ceramic bowls will be on sale for $10, that price includes the meal. Student artwork will be on display and some items will be for sale. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from any Art Club member. For more info, please contact Bonnie Kubilus at 330-239-1901, ext. 5251 or at email@example.com.
Students Excel at China Day Cultural Event
Kudos to Highland Chinese teacher Sunny Zhang and those Highland students studying Chinese for capturing 3rd place during the speech competition at the University of Akron’s China Day cultural event held on October 11. In addition, Highland sophomore Christina Lindenmuth won 1st place in the Chinese writing competition. Over 10 high schools in the area participated in the competition. Way to represent, Highland!
- Oct. 26: All Strings Concert (includes HMS & HHS) at 7 p.m. (HHS)
- Oct. 27-28: Elementary Halloween Parties
- Oct. 28: Hinckley PTO Harvest Creature Contest
- Nov. 1: Elementary Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.
- Nov. 2: High School Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.
- Nov. 3: Elementary Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.
- Nov. 4: Teacher Professional Development Day / NO SCHOOL