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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Hardin-Houston Local School will hold Parent-Teacher Conferences on Tuesday November 14th and Thursday November 16th from 4:00-7:30 PM and on Friday November 17th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. School will be dismissed one hour early on Tuesday November 14th and Thursday November 16th. There will be no school on Friday November 17th.

Parents of junior high and high school students: You may call 295-3010 ext 2000 or email mgarber@hardinhouston.org for an appointment. You can also walk in and wait until the teacher is available. You may also return the form that was sent home with your child.

Parents of elementary students: Please return your conference scheduling form to your child's teacher as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you to discuss your child's progress!

Early Dismissal Parent-Teacher Conferences

Hardin-Houston Local School will dismiss 1 hour early on Tuesday November 14th and Thursday November 16th for Parent-Teacher Conferences.

No School

Hardin-Houston Local School will be closed on Friday, November 17th for Parent-Teacher Conferences.

Meet The Team Night

Houston High School will hold Meet the Team Night on Friday, November 17th starting at 7:00 PM in the High School Gymnasium. The Athletic Boosters will have the concession stand open from 6:00-7:00 PM. 

Hardin-Houston Lego-Robotics

The Hardin-Houston Robotics Teams competed in the Lego Robotics Competition at Versailles on November 11th. The 6th grade WildBots earned 3rd place in the robotics portion of the competition. The 5th grade Wildbots team won the Judge's choice award. The 7th and 8th grade Wildbots team consisting of Megan Maier, Shae Gordon, Ryan Ely, Alex Kellersmith, Chris Ward, Brodie Nischwitz, Bryce Sauvie, and Abby Hickerson won second place in the overall competition and will be advancing to Bowling Green in January. A huge congratulations to all three teams and best of luck to the Wildbots at the next competition.

The 7th and 8th Grade Wildbots team receiving their 2nd place trophy

The 7th and 8th Grade Wildbots team with their 2nd place trophy. From left to right: Abby Hickerson, Alex Kellersmith, Chris Ward, Bryce Sauvie, Ryan Ely, Brodie Nischwitz, Megan Maier, and Shae Gordon.

Veteran's Day Program

Hardin-Houston Local School hosted a program to recognize, remember, and honor our veterans on Friday, November 10th. To view photos from the assembly, click here. Thank you to yearbook member Rockelle Anderson for taking the pictures and most importantly a huge thank you to our veterans.

Houston Golf Fundraiser

The Houston Golf Team is holding a Chipotle Fundraiser on Monday November, 6th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Sidney.  To support the team, simply have dinner at the Sidney Chipotle on Monday night and mention "I'm here for the Houston Golf Fundraiser."  There will be normal Chipotle prices.

50% of the gross proceeds from Monday will go directly to our golf team.

I deeply appreciate your support!

- Coach Fridley

Cross Country State Apparel

Houston State Cross Country apparel including t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies are now available to order. To order from the online Ernst Store click here. The deadline for ordering is November 8th. 

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Meet The Team Night Dance

The High School and Junior High Cheerleaders will host a dance for Houston students in grades 7 through 12 on Friday, November 18th. The dance starts at the conclusion of Meet the Team Night and ends at 10:00 PM. Admission is $2.00 and there is no re-entry. Pop and water will be sold for a $1 and there will be chips and pretzel's provided.

Fall Band Concert

Hardin-Houston Local School will hold the Fall Band Concert on Tuesday November 7th at 6:30 PM in the Commons.

Winter Sports Pictures - Updated

Houston High School will hold winter sports picture day on Saturday, November 11th starting at 7:30 AM. Please arrive early. Be ready for your pictures in full uniform 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time. See the schedule below for picture times. 

High School Gym

7:30 AM – Varsity Boys Basketball, JV Boys Basketball, Freshman Boys Basketball

8:00 AM – Junior High Cheerleaders
 
8:10 AM – High School Cheerleaders
 
8:30 AM – Varsity Girls Basketball, JV Girls Basketball

Due to a conflict with another school event, junior high boys and girls basketball players will have their pictures taken on Wednesday, November 8th at 10:30 AM.

Veteran's Day Program at Hardin-Houston Local School

Hardin-Houston School will host a program to recognize, remember, and honor our veterans on Friday, November 10th, starting at 9:00 AM. This program is not only for the students and staff of Hardin-Houston School, but also is open to the public. A special invitation is extended to local and area veterans who would like to and are able to attend.

Veterans, if you have a child or grandchild who attends Hardin-Houston School please join us for juice, coffee, and doughnuts at 8:05 AM in the Commons. All veterans who attend will be recognized during the program. In addition, the high school band will perform. We hope to see many guests in the high school gymnasium on Friday, November 10th, as we salute and thank our veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Ryan Maier, Principal
Houston High School
937-295-3010 Ext. 2001

Cross Country State Results

Hollie Voisard and the high school boys cross country teams competed in the State Meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron on Saturday November 4th. Hollie placed 28th out of 143 runners. The boys team finished 15th out of 20 teams. Individual places were: Tristin Freistuhler - 69th, Ethan Knouff - 80th, Blake Jacobs - 118th, Dakota Francis - 129th, Jacob Slater - 137th, Parker Cox - 150th, and Patrick Meiring - 157th.

Coach Roeth, Coach McKinney, Tristin Freistuhler, Ethan Knouff, Parker Cox, Patrick Meiring, Jacob Slater, Dakota Francis, Blake Jacobs, Joseph Earl, Coach Boeke

Coach Roeth, Coach McKinney, Hollie Voisard, Coach Boeke

 

Cross Country State Sendoff

Hollie Voisard and the high school boys cross country teams were given a send off by the entire Hardin-Houston student body at 11:30 AM. They will compete in the State Meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron on Saturday November 4th. Click here to download a short video of the send off.

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Houston High School presents Legend of Sleepy Hollow on November 3rd and 4th at 7:30 PM in the commons. Tickets are $5. The production is under the direction of Mrs. York. Adapted from Washington Irving, here is a spooky show alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a lightly goofy schoolmaster, comes to the farming community of Sleepy Hollow with all his worldly possessions. He’s looking for a good life and a wealthy wife who will supply it. Once he sets eyes on the local beauty, Katrina Van Tassel, he’s sure his dream will come true. Unhappily for Ichabod, Katrina has a boyfriend who’s extremely jealous... the boisterous Brom Bones. To complicate matters the graveyard is haunted by a small army of restless spirits, including the most famous phantom of all, the Headless Horseman. 

Excellence in Education Nominations

The Sidney Rotary Club invites you to nominate a teacher for the 2017-2018 Excellence in Education Award. Any state certified TEACHER of grades pre-K through 12 who is employed by an accredited school in Shelby County, Ohio, is eligible for nomination for one of the three awards. The spouse and/or children of any CURRENT officer, board member of The Sidney Rotary Club, or Excellence in Education committee member are not eligible for consideration DURING THE CURRENT YEAR. Awards will be presented during the month of April 2018 at a Sidney Rotary recognition program. Students, colleagues, parents, administrators or the general public may nominate. Teachers may not nominate themselves. To nominate a teacher, click here.

Cross Country State Information

Hollie Voisard and the high school boys cross country teams will compete in the State Meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron on Saturday November 4th. The girls race is at 11:00 AM and the boys will run at 1:30 PM. Admission is $10 per person. For more information, click here. For a course map, click here.

National Honor Society holds fall induction

The David L. Boggs Chapter of the National Honor Society held their fall induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The new inductees are Shelby Ayers, Dominic Beaver, Olivia Bowser, Kelci Cooper, Parker Cox, Emilee Foster, Tristin Freistuhler, Katelynn Garber, Katherine Gothberg, Wyatt Jacobs, Alyssa Kemp, Benjamin Lively, Cassidy Mayse, Eliza Mertz, Jessica Monnier, Joshua Renner, Hayden Riesenbeck, Becca Selanders, Jacob Slater, Lena Stangel, Isaac Stephenson, Owen Swigert, Hollie Voisard, Drew Walker, and Adelaine White.

Fall 2017 Inductees

Fall Sports Awards Program

Houston High School held the Fall Sports Awards Program on Monday, October 30th. Golf award winners were Cameron Via with the Low Stroke Average, Cole Pitchford received the Most Improved Award and Bryan Funk was the Wildcat Award Winner. Volleyball award winners were Sarah Monnier with the Best Offensive Player Award, Olivia Bowser with the Best Defensive Player Award and Shelby Ayers with the Wildcat Award. Cross country award winners for the boys team were Tristin Freistuhler as the Top Runner, Blake Jacobs as Most Improved, and Parker Cox with the Wildcat Award. Cross country award winners for the girls team were Hollie Voisard as the Top Runner, Addie White as the Most Improved, and Morgan Ely with the Wildcat Award. Several athletes were also recognized for earning All League honors. Receiving 1st Team SCAL were cross country runners Tristin Freistuhler, Ethan Knouff, and Hollie Voisard. Receiving 2nd Team SCAL were cross country runners Blake Jacobs and Morgan Ely, golfer Bryan Funk, and volleyball player Sarah Monnier. 

Cross Country Top Runners: Tristin Freistuhler and Hollie Voisard

Cross Country Most Improved: Blake Jacobs and Addie White

Golf: Cameron Via (Low Stroke Average) and Cole Pitchford (Most Improved)

Volleyball: Sarah Monnier (Best Offensive Player) and Olivia Bowser (Best Defensive Player)

Wildcat Award Winners: Parker Cox (Boys Cross Country), Morgan Ely (Girls Cross Country), Shelby Ayers (Volleyball), and Bryan Funk (Golf)

All SCAL 1st Team: Ethan Knouff, Tristin Freistuhler, and Hollie Voisard. All SCAL 2nd Team: Morgan Ely, Sarah Monnier, Blake Jacobs, and Bryan Funk.

Fall Sports Seniors. Golf: Bryan Funk and Cameron Via; Volleyball: Sarah Monnier; Cross Country: Morgan Ely, Parker Cox, James DiLullo, and Dakota Francis.

Congratulations State Bound Cross Country Runners

Congratulations to the cross country runners that qualified for the State Meet. The boys team finished in 3rd place to earn a state berth. For the girls team, Hollie Voisard earned a state berth by finishing 12th.

The boys team after qualifying for state. From left to right: Coach Ron Boeke, Dakota Francis, Jacob Slater, Tristin Freistuhler, Ethan Knouff, Parker Cox, Blake Jacobs, Patrick Meiring, Coach Bill McKinney, and Coach Tyler Roeth

Hollie Voisard qualified for the State Meet by placing 12th overall

College and Financial Aid Night

If your child is planning to go to college after high school, Houston is hosting its annual College and Financial Aid Night. The event will be on Tuesday October 24 at 6:30 PM in the school's Media Center. College representatives will present information on finding the right college and the financial aid process, including the FAFSA. There will also be a presentation on the Barnes Trust Student Loan program. Hope to see all of you there!

Washington DC Trip

Relive our 8th graders trip to tour our nation's capital. Click here to view the pictures. Thank you to Chaperone Gina Maier for taking the time to send pictures for the website.

Congratulations Alyssa Kemp

Congratulations to Alyssa Kemp for breaking the Season Assists Record with 503. The previous record of 500 was set by Heather Bray in 2003.

Winter Sports Preseason Meeting

Houston High School will hold the winter sports preseason informational meeting on Monday, October 16th 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 attend the fall meting, the parent and athlete do not have to attend the winter or 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.

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