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Blackhawk Newsletter
September 2014
Hinton Community School
315 W. Grand St.
Hinton, IA 51024
Volume 21 / Issue 1 

Bus Letter
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports an average of 35 students
die in school bus incidences annually. Motorists should never underestimate the potential
dangers associated with ignoring school bus laws.

U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo, brought Kadyn’s Law onto the national
stage. Braley introduced a bill that would seek to apply Iowa’s new tough penalties under
“Kadyn’s Law” to the entire country. Kadyn’s Law was championed in Iowa by Kadyn’s mother,
Kari Halverson, her family, and Kim Koenigs of Osage, a local advocate.
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New Teachers
Hinton welcomes four new teachers this year. Robin Mohr - 7/8 Science, Jennifer Jacobs - HS Social Studies, Leah Baryo - Art and Erin Frank - 5th Grade.
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Our homecoming celebration is right around the corner. The game will be held on September 12. Please note the NEW TIME for the pep rally and parade. Our pep rally will be held at 1:15, followed by the parade at 2:30.
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16th Annual Birdie Fest
The 16th annual Birdie Fest Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 20th beginning at 9:30 a.m. Profits from the tournament help support the Blackhawk Athletic Teams. The tournament is a four person best ball (scramble) with an entry fee of $40 per person.
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Nursing News
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Principal's Corner
Senior Checklist - September
Art - 2014 Poppy Contest Winners
Sophomore Parents
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Activity Calendar
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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
Farmers Market Selections
Board Minutes
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  All teachers in the Hinton Community District are state certified and endorsed in their respective teaching areas. You will be notified if your child is taught for four or more weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified. Parents may request information regarding the professional qualities of their student(s) classroom teachers by contacting the superintendent's office. 947-4329  
  It is the policy of the Hinton Community School district not to discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socio-economic status in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies are required by Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, and the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.