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Washington DC Meeting

There will be a Washington DC meeting for 7th grade students and their parents on Thursday, February 11th at 7:30 PM in the commons.

2nd Annual Cheer Your Heart Out

February is American Heart Month and Wilson Health would like to keep our community heart healthy by raising awareness of heart disease and stroke.

Our Houston Wildcats cheerleading squad is participating in the 2nd Annual Cheer Your Heart Out competition hosted by Wilson Health. Our community has an important role to play. Cast your vote by visiting the Wilson Health Facebook page and “like” your favorite school cheer. Let’s do our part in helping our cheerleaders and our community! Voting starts Feb. 1 and ends at noon on Feb. 10.

For more information, visit

Wilson Health Sports Medicine…..Keeping Athletes Heart Healthy and in the Game!

Attention Juniors

There will be a Junior Class meeting the morning of Friday, February 12th in Mrs. Mertz's room and a Prom Committee Meeting after school at 3:00 PM in Mrs. Maier's room.  ***UVCC juniors can see Mrs. Mertz or Mrs. Maier before or after school Thursday to get a ballot for voting. Please check the junior class page for more information by clicking here or by going to the Parents & Students menu then to Class pages and clicking on Junior Class.

High School Girls Basketball Tournament

The Sectional Tournament draw has been completed. The high school girls will play Russia on Saturday, February 13th at Sidney High School starting at 1:00 PM. Pre-sale tickets will be sold during regular school hours until Friday, February 12, 2016. Tickets will also be sold during parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, February 5th and during other sporting events. Pre-sale tickets are $6.00. For the full bracket, click here.

High School Boys Basketball Tournament

The Sectional Tournament draw has been completed. The high school boys will play Mississinawa Valley on Friday, February 19th at Piqua High School starting at 8:30 PM. Pre-sale tickets will be sold during regular school hours until Friday, February 19, 2016. Tickets will also be sold during other sporting events. Pre-sale tickets are $6.00. For the full bracket, click here.

Freshman Boys Basketball Tournament

The draw for the Jackson Center Freshman Invitational has been completed. The freshmen lost to Russia in the semi-finals. They will play Anna in the consolation game on Monday, February 8th at Jackson Center starting at 5:30 PM. For the complete bracket, click here.

OHSAA Mandatory Preseason Meeting

Houston High School will hold the preseason meeting for spring sports on Monday, February 22nd at 6:00 PM in the commons. The Ohio High School Athletic Association requires the Houston High School Athletic Department to hold preseason informational meetings for parents and athletes in grades 7-12. A parent and athlete are only required to attend one of these meetings per school year. If a parent and athlete attended the fall or winter meeting, the parent and athlete do not have to attend the spring meeting. Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly. Again, this is a mandatory meeting and your child’s participation will be declined until the requirement is met.

No School

Hardin-Houston Local School will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of President's Day.

Homecoming 2016

Congratulations to Tyler Eberle and Jenna Winner for being crowned King and Queen during Homecoming festivities on Friday, January 22nd. They presided over the Homecoming dance, “Pyramid Paradise”, which took place on Saturday, January 23rd.

The Court consisted of: senior attendants Katherine Everett, Macey Stang, Zach McKee, and Azen Reier; junior attendants Emily Picker and Isaiah Beaver; sophomore attendants Lauren Brubaker and Cameron Via; and freshman attendants Shelby Ayers and Dominic Beaver. Crown bearers were second graders Luke Crim and Makenna Vondenhuevel.

Geography Bee

Hardin-Houston Local School held their Geography Bee on Thursday, January 14th. 7th grader Gus Gothberg was the winner and 7th grader Collin Walker was 1st runner-up. Congratulations gentlemen!

Hardin-Houston Geography bee winners Gus Gothberg (1st place) and Collin Walker (1st runner-up)

Senior Slideshow

Seniors, it's time to start bringing in senior pictures, baby pictures, and other pictures for the senior slideshow. Pictures can be dropped off in Mr. Brown’s computer lab whether they are hard copy or digital copies. Any pictures that can be sent in digitally (on a CD, flash drive, camera, or email) will be greatly appreciated since scanning the pictures takes up the most time. If you bring in hard copies of the pictures, please write your name on the back so they can be returned to you. Please turn in your pictures on time as no late pictures will be accepted unless you have spoken to Mr. Brown first. There are multiple deadlines for pictures and they are listed below. For more information about the senior slideshow, contact Mr. Brown at the school either by email ( or by phone (937) 295-3010 ext 2013.

  • Baby Pictures and non-senior year candid pictures by January 29th
  • Fall Sports pictures by January 29th
  • Senior Pictures by February 29th. See Mr. Brown if you have a problem.
  • Winter Sports within two weeks of season’s end.
  • Homecoming Pictures by February 12th
  • Prom pictures by April 8th
  • Last day for senior year candid pictures is April 29th
  • Spring Sports pictures by April 29th

Yearbook Orders

The 2015-16 Houstonian Yearbook can now be ordered online through Jostens. Click here to order a yearbook.