Congratulations Class of 2016!
Softball Tournament Information
Congratulations to the team on winning the District Title by beating Mechanicsburg in the District Finals on May 20th. The team will now play New Bremen in the Regional Semifinals on Thursday May, 26th at Centerville starting at 5:00 PM. Admission for tournament games is $7 per person. For the full bracket, click here.
Track Regional Information
Congratulations to Caity Falls (high jump), Shelby Ayers (discus), Zach McKee (long jump), Derrek Mayse (300m hurdles) and the boys 4 x 800 relay team of Parker Cox, Troy Riley, Tristin Stangel, Ethan Knouff and alternate Devyn Ostrander on qualifying for the Regional Track Meet at Troy on May 25th and 27th. The high jump, long jump, and running events will be held on Wednesday. Shelby will compete on Friday. For more information, click here.
Golden Teacher Awards
Congratulations to Derek McCracken and Gwen Shoemaker on winning the Golden Teacher Awards. Derek received the junior high and high school award. Gwen received the elementary award.
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Opening
The Hardin-Houston District is accepting applications for an Assistant K-12 Principal/Athletic Director position for the 2016-2017 school year. The position will have a start date of August 2016 and will have 200-210 contract days. Interested applicants should complete an Administrative Application found on the Employment page under District Information. Applicants must have a masters degree and K-12 Principal License or be able to obtain the K-12 Principal license within one year, as well as pass a background check. The application, cover letter, and proof of certification should be submitted to Superintendent, Larry Claypool at email@example.com by Monday, May 23rd at 3:00 PM.
Hardin-Houston Elementary held Pre-K Graduation for 18 students on Tuesday, May 17th. Congratulations and see you next year in kindergarten!
Spring Sports Awards Program
Houston High School held their Spring Sports Awards Banquet on Monday, May 16. Special award winners in baseball were Howie Ludwig with the best offensive player, Tristin Freistuhler with the best defensive player, and Isaiah Beaver with the Wildcat Award. Special award winners in softball were Macey Stang with the best offensive player, Grace Riffell with the best defensive player, and Jessica Monnier with the Wildcat Award. Special award winners in girls’ track were Morgan Ely with the most points track, Shelby Ayers with the most points field, and Caity Falls with the Wildcat Award. Special award winners in boys’ track were Derrek Mayse with the most points track, Cody Meyer with the most points field, Troy Riley with the Wildcat Award, Zach McKee with the Russ Richards Award, and Jacob Slater with the Ryan Mohler Award. For pictures of award winners, click here. Congratulations to all our spring athletes on a successful season!
Micalah Hensley signs with Wilmington College
Congratulations to Micalah Hensley who signed on Tuesday, May 10th to play NCAA Division 3 softball for Wilmington College. Micalah will be majoring in athletic training. She is the daughter of Christopher Hensley and Jennifer Schumacher. She holds both the single season and career records for home runs and runs scored. She has been named 2nd team All SCAL her sophomore year and 1st team All SCAL her junior year. Micalah would like to thank her family and friends for all their support through this journey. Also a special thank you to Ralph Foster who helped with the recruiting process during the summer. Micalah is excited to continue her softball career at Wilmington College.
Micalah with her parents, Christopher Hensley and Jennifer Schumacher, and brother Dylan Hensley
Micalah with Coach Brent New, Coach Tammy Vondenhuevel, and teammates
Houston Boy's Youth Basketball Camp
The 30th annual Houston Wildcat Basketball Camp will be held May 24-27 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. It will be for students who are currently in grades 3 through 8. The $30 camp fee includes a t-shirt, basketball, daily awards, and certificates. Registration forms are due by May 12th. For more information and the registration form, click here.
2016 Houston Girl's Youth Basketball Clinic
The 2016 Houston Girl's Youth Basketball Clinic is just around the corner. The four day clinic starts Tuesday May 31st and runs through Friday June 3rd. The times will be 9:00 - 11:30 each day. It will be for students who will be entering the 3rd through 8th grades starting the 2016-17 school year. The $25 fee includes a camp T-Shirt. Please RSVP by May 23rd to be assured a camp t-shirt. All other information can be found on the registration form by clicking here. Any questions Please Contact Head Coach Brad Allen at the school. GO LADY CATS!!
2016 Houston Youth Volleyball Camp
The 2016 Houston Girl's Youth Volleyball Camp will be held Tuesday May 24th through Thursday May 27th. It is for students who are currently in grades 3 through 7 and will run from 1:00-3:00 pm each day. The $30 fee includes a camp T-Shirt. In order to be guaranteed a camp t-shirt, please RSVP by May 20th. All other information can be found on the registration form by clicking here. Please contact Head Coach Misty Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org for any other questions.
2016 Houston Boy's Youth Baseball Camp
The 2016 Houston Boy's Youth Baseball Camp will take place this summer. The three day camp will be Monday, June 20th, Tuesday June 21st, and Wednesday June 22nd. Thursday, June 23rd will be reserved for a rain day. The times will be 9:00 - 11:30 each day. It will be for students who will be entering the 3rd through 8th grades starting the 2016-17 school year. The $25 fee includes a camp T-Shirt. Please RSVP by May 23rd to be assured a camp t-shirt. All other information can be found on the registration form by clicking here. Any questions Please Contact Head Coach Brad Allen at the school. GO HOUSTON BASEBALL!!
Congratulations to the 6th grade and 4th grade volleyball teams that took part in the Midwest Youth Volleyball League. The 6th grade team finished in 2nd place in the gold division. The 4th grade team won the championship in the gold division.
The 6th grade team placed 2nd in the gold division. Front: Megan Maier, Malina Chappie, and Emma Kemp. Back: Callie Lentz, Megan Mills, Rylie Voisard, Bri Kemp, and Madison Jeffries
The 4th grade team claimed the championship in the gold division. Front: Kayla Winner, Katie Maier, Ella Crim, Chloe Drees, Emma Duncum, Kayleauna Wenrick, and Emma Waesch. Back: Coach Jodi Winner.
Congratulations Macey Stang
Congratulations to Macey Stang for breaking the season RBI record with her 39th RBI on Thursday May 12th against Bradford. The previous RBI record was set by Kelli Watercutter in 2001. She also broke the career hits record with her 142nd hit on Tuesday, May 3rd against Anna. The previous record of 141 hits was held by Heidi Taviano. Macey has now extended her record to 150 hits. Macey previously broke the career runs scored record by scoring her 124th career run on April 26th against Botkins. Macey was passed by team mate Micalah Hensley for the runs scored record. The record of 122 runs scored was previously held by Kelli Watercutter.
Congratulations Micalah Hensley
Congratulations to Micalah Hensley for breaking two records. She broke the career home runs record with a grand slam against Fort Recovery on April 30th which was her 16th career home run. The previous record of 15 was set last year by Hannah Trent. Micalah also broke the career runs scored record by scoring her 129th career run on April 30th against Fort Recovery. She broke the record that was previously set by teammate Macey Stang earlier this season. The old record of 122 runs scored was previously held by Kelli Watercutter. Micalah has extended both of her records with her 18th career home run and her 141st career run scored.