Text Box: 315 West Grand
Hinton, IA 51024

Text Box: Phone: 712-947-4329
Fax: 712-947-4427

Text Box: 6:30 a.m. at the latest. We then go to the SNOWCAP homepage, login, type in our announcement, and push send. SNOWCAP then sends the data to the news media and will send the text/e-mail message to people registered right after notifying the media. You may also call our info line at 947-4329 to obtain any school closing announcement.
Let’s hope for a mild winter where no weather related announcements are necessary! As we all enjoy the rest of the fall, you can be assured we are making plans and discussing any other ways to keep our parents informed of any weather related closings.
By: Mr. Al Steen

Text Box: Winter weather is fast approaching! Getting the “word out” for late starts, early outs, and no school is a challenge for all school districts. The Hinton Community School will be using a Web based program call SNOWCAP. A link to this program can be found on the school’s web site at www.hintonschool.com.
SNOWCAP has added a new feature to their program. Parents can now sign up to receive a text message and/or an e-mail when some type of school closing takes place! No waiting to see it on TV or hear it on the radio, you will receive a direct communication at no cost. If you would like to sign up for this service, simply go to

Text Box: www.snowcaponline.net, either watch the intro or click on the “skip intro” located at the bottom of the page. You will then be diverted to SNOWCAP’S homepage. On the right hand side (currently in blue) it states “Get alerts sent to your mobile phone or e-mail,” select school, type in Hinton, push search, then use the drop down arrow and select Hinton Community School, you will be diverted to a sign up page. Simply follow the directions to sign up and that’s it! You will now receive texts or e-mails whenever we have a weather related or emergency closing.
In most cases we are out driving the roads around 5:00-5:30 a.m. and try to make a decision by

Text Box: The PreK-3 office has moved! The office is now located outside the main elementary hallway, formerly Mary Daniel’s office.  Linda Kramer is the new administrative assistant.  She will take all calls concerning children in D-3 at 947-4329.  If you are visiting the school, please stop in the office to sign in and get a visitors pass.  If you will be picking up your child for an

Text Box: appointment, they will be waiting in this office area for you to pick up.  Mary Daniel’s office is now located next to the library entrance.
By: Mrs. Jane Krehbiel


Text Box: Hinton Community School

Text Box: November 2007

Text Box: Volume 14 Issue 3

Nutritional Supplements


Why do we require sport physicals?


Blackhawks of the Month


Iowa Testing Week Moved


Racing through the School Year


“Grease is the Word”


Trees Planted at Diediker Field




Lunch Menu


Activity Calendar