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Blackhawk Newsletter
September 2013
Hinton Community School
315 W. Grand St.
Hinton, IA 51024
Volume 20 / Issue 2 

Meet the Second Grade Team
Mrs. Bird and Mrs. Culver are happy to welcome Curtis Rife to the second grade team. Mr. Rife is a graduate of Morningside College where he exceled in academics and athletics. He spent last year teaching third grade in West Melbourne, Florida. He comes to the district with enthusiasm and a passion for teaching children. When asking Mr. Rife what he likes the most about Hinton Elementary he said, “Hinton reminds him of his hometown of Mondamin, Iowa. I love being in a small school district.” We couldn’t be more excited to have Curtis Rife as a new Blackhawk educator! Welcome!!
Robotics Club
The Robotics Club RoboHawks sign-ups have started. If you’re in 7-12 grades and interested talk to either Mr. Teut or Logan Crees. The first meeting will be held on September 10 at 7:30 am in Mr Teut’s classroom. Involvement is diverse. You could be any part of the competition process from design to engineering to marketing to pit/driving crew to fabricating and professional relations. If you have specific aspect of the building process you want to be apart of make sure to mention it when you talk to Mr. Teut or Logan Crees. You do not need to have any previous experience with robotics to join. All are welcome!
Physical Education 4-8
Nitro Ball is a fast paced exciting game which the elementary classes are playing to start the year. It is sometimes referred to as reverse volleyball. The nets are lowered and the ball used is slightly larger than a regulation volleyball. The ball must bounce before it can be contacted with a hit. As in volleyball, the teams have three hits in which to get it over. Two games occur at the same time
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September - Printable
PK-12 Breakfast Menu - September
Preschool Lunch Menu - September
PK-5 Lunch Menu - September
6-8 Lunch Menu - September
9-12 Lunch Menu - September
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