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Blackhawk Newsletter
February 2017
Hinton Community School
315 W. Grand St.
Hinton, IA 51024
Volume 23 / Issue 6 

Keeping it Real with D.A.R.E.
We are excited to welcome Deputy Aaron Leusink into our 5th grade classrooms for the next 10 weeks for D.A.R.E. class. He will be here on Tuesday mornings to teach the students how to make safe and responsible decisions and become good citizens.
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Coaches vs Cancer
The Hinton Hope Relay for Life team sponsored the 7th annual Coaches vs Cancer event on Friday, January 27th during the home varsity basketball game. The theme this year was “Coaches vs Cancer, it’s kind of a big deal” with the color burgundy as the main focus.
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Book Trailers are Taking Over the Library
The middle school students have decided to take over the library with their book trailer project. Book trailers are just like movie trailers, but for a book. They are a great way to communicate the excitement of reading while promoting new or favorite books.
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Signing Up For PowerSchool School Closing Announcements
Hinton School uses Alert Solutions to send texts, emails and calls to parents and students alerting them of school delays, cancellations and important messages. It is up to parents to keep this information updated. Please use the directions in the link below to get started.
PowerSchool Announcements - Sign Up Directions
Parent Involvement With Teen Drivers

Principal Notes - 4-5, 9-12
February Senior Checklist
4-12 Band
6th Grade - Box Tops
English 9
Large Group Speech
Plaster Sculptures
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