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Blackhawk Newsletter
December 2012
Hinton Community School
315 W. Grand St.
Hinton, IA 51024
712-947-4329
Volume 19 / Issue 5 www.hintonschool.com 

What are the Talented and Gifted Students Up To?
Currently the 4th grade Talented and Gifted students are writing fiction books to compete in a Scholastic Book Contest, “Kids are Authors”. There are nine students divided into groups of three. Not only will these students enhance their writing and artistic skills, they will also learn to work together in their groups.

The 5th grade Talented and Gifted students are researching the brain. They have made a mixture that had the same consistency as a real brain and also the same weight as an adult brain. Soon the students will be making a model of a neuron.

The 6th grade Talented and Gifted students are currently working on a wall mural in the TAG room. Each TAG student (all grades) was given two squares to express themselves using their artistic abilities. They are also keeping up on Current Events so they can use their knowledge to compete on-line, on a monthly basis, against other schools.

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Elementary Christmas Concert
The Holiday Concert for Preschool through Grade 3 will be held on December 13th at the elementary school. The concert times will be: 6:30 to 7:00 – PreK/Discovergarten
7:00 to 7:30 - Kindergarten /1stt
7:30 to 8:00 - 2nd/3rd
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HS Christmas Concert/Cookie Sale
The high school chorus and high school band will be performing their Christmas music on Thursday, December 6. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. A variety of songs will be performed with a visitor from the North Pole! The High School Chorus will end their section of the concert with the Hallelujah Chorus.
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Nursing News
As Influenza season approaches please remember to keep ill students home. If your child has a temperature above 100.5 or vomits in the morning please do not send them to school. We need help other students remain healthy.
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