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Perfect Attendance Perfect Attendance
Hickman County Elementary School recently awarded students for perfect attendance. Students who had missed no more than a half day of school were honored during an assembly, and received prizes that had been donated by community members. Prizes donated included two bicycles, two $25 Wal Mart gift cards, and $220 in cash. 
Daily High School Announcements Daily High School Announcements
 
Elementary Student of the Month Awards Elementary Student of the Month Awards
Hickman County Elementary School recently recognized its Students of the Month for May. The character trait for May is You Control Your Own Future. 
Elementary School Award! Elementary School Award!
Hickman County Elementary School has made the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2017 list of America’s Healthiest Schools by achieving the Bronze Award for making changes that promote healthier eating and physical activity for students and staff.  Click Read More for additional informaton. 
Medication Pick Up Medication Pick Up

ATTENTION PARENTS: Please pick up your child’s prescription and/or over-the-counter medications from the nurse’s office by the end of the school year. According to school policy, we can’t send medications home with students or keep medications over the summer. All medicine must be picked up by May 22, 2017. New medications and consent forms will be obtained in August for the next school year.

 
Cupcake Wars Cupcake Wars

Students in Mrs. Perkins’ Foods and Nutrition class participated in a Cupcake Wars competition. Students worked in groups to create a display for their chosen theme. Their cupcakes reflected their chosen theme and were judged by three faculty members in categories such as taste, texture, and overall execution of their theme. Displays included a cozy Campfire, Monet’s Starry Night, Lumberjack, and a round of Pool. The overall winner was the Campfire display, but each group’s cupcakes were equally delicious! The winning group will receive a pizza party.

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Golf lessons for students Golf lessons for students
Students ages 6-12 may sign up for summer golf lessons...click Read More for details 
Donation to Elementary School Donation to Elementary School

Donation to HCES - Emily Sullivan, vice president of economic development for Gibson Electric, presents a check for $1,000 to Richard Todd, principal at Hickman County Elementary School. Gibson Electric recently held its annual members’ meeting and dinner at HCES.

 
*ATTENTION ALL HICKMAN COUNTY GRADUATES*

It’s time for Hickman County Alumni to help the 2017 graduates achieve their dreams of attending college!

Please click " Read More" to find out how to help.


         
 
 
4th Grade Mad Scientist

The Month of March was 4th grade Mad Scientist Month. During the month students were responsible for creating, teaching, and explaining an experiment to their class. Also, they must be able to explain the principal behind the project and answer questions from the class. The students have a blast showing off their experiment and explaining how to do it.

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Advisory Council Meeting

The KAPS FRYSC and Community Ed

Advisory Council meeting will be

Thursday, April 13th at 11:45 in the

Family Resource Center Conference

Room . Lunch will be provided.

 
DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS NOTICE (Special Education)

In accordance with district procedures and records retention guidelines, Hickman County School District is required to maintain special education records for three (3) years after the date of the last activity. Therefore, the school district will destroy all records three years after graduation or three years after a student has exited a special education program. If you have reason to believe you will need these records at a later date, you must notify the Hickman County School District, that you want the records prior to the designated time for destruction. Please be aware that you may need information from the records for social security benefits or other purposes. All records through May 2014 will be destroyed by June 30, 2017. If you wish to obtain your records, please call the Hickman County Board Office at 270-653-2341.

 
Book Club News Book Club News

Comprised of avid readers, members of the HCHS Book Club recently had the opportunity to meet Courtney C. Stevens, a successful young adult author...

 
Student Spotlight winner Student Spotlight winner

Senior Emily Cooley won the Student Spotlight door prize for her deer harvest entry in the photo display this season...

 
HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES READING HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES READING

With February being Library Lovers’ Month, it is the perfect time for local students to celebrate reading with I Love to Read Week.  This annual event was held at the high school this week and included a variety of activities related to reading promotion.  From dress-up days to a poetry contest, from a week-long library scavenger hunt to a photo display, each literary-themed activity was a fun opportunity for students to not only celebrate reading, but also to earn the chance to win monetary prizes generously sponsored by the Hickman County Arts Council. 

 As part of the week’s events, students were challenged to create a found poem by using a black-out technique.  Here, students take a copy of a random page of text and create a “found” poem by isolating certain words in a particular order to create a new idea or unique sentiment.  The top 20 entries were put on display in the library, and the entire student body was asked to vote for their favorite.  Prizes were awarded as follows: 1st place Latosha Hurt, 2nd place Allison Pettit, 3rd place Brandi Hornback. 

 

 
Economics lesson Economics lesson

Bruce Kimbell of First Community Bank presented a lesson on personal finance, banking and other economic principles to sixth grade students in Jeff Boaz’s social studies class at Hickman County Elementary this week.

Assisting Mr. Kimbell with the presentation was Ethan Cunningham and Daniel Kimbell.

 
District Governor's Cup results

Results from Saturday’s District Play:

Future Problem Solving Team: 3rd Place

Graham Carroll: 2nd Place Science; 2nd Place Arts & Humanities

Austin Adams: 5th Place Social Studies

Eli Armbruster: 5th Place Language Arts

Jenna Moore: 4th Place Mathematics

 
Lt. Governor Visits HCHS

On a mission to recruit young entrepreneurs, Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton visited HCHS on Tuesday speaking to dual credit students as well as those currently enrolled in the Clinton-Hickman County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program. Hampton is spearheading the effort to promote a budding scholarship program aimed at inspiring young people to generate ideas for new start-up businesses. During her visit, students learned the basic guidelines for competing in the Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and Hampton encouraged students to participate by submitting innovative ideas for new products and services. Hampton asserted that young people “bring a fresh set of eyes” to current issues which can help spawn new business ventures.

Along with promoting this unique opportunity, Hampton, who grew up impoverished in an inner-city single-parent home, shared some of her background with the students and encouraged them not to underestimate themselves. Being one of the first in her family to go to college, Hampton stated, “If anyone had told me back then that I would be serving today as a Lieutenant Governor, I would not have believed them.” Using herself as an example, to her young audience, Hampton stressed, “You can do more than you think you can. You really can.”

The Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge is open to any Kentucky youth in grades 9-12, and the deadline to submit the Intent to Compete is February 1. For more information, visit www.kylgec.com.

 
HCHS Students Present at Area Technology Center
A group of HCHS students recently had the priviledge of speaking at the Steering Committee Meeting at the Fulton County Area Technology Center. These individuals explained how the classes they are taking now in such courses as Automotive , Welding, and Technology will benefit them after graduation.

 
 
HCHS Students Receive Award HCHS Students Receive Award
We would like to congratulate three HCHS students for being  awarded Student of the Month from the Fulton County Area Technology Center.

Dante Purcell- Automotive Technology
Houston Holder - Welding
Danielle Kirby- Health Science

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Your everyday shopping can earn HCES money! Your everyday shopping can earn HCES money!
You can help our school earn money for computers, PE and playground equipment, student rewards, etc. There are several ways to help….click Read More to find out how! 
Hickman County Schools Provide Meals at No Charge To Students
 

It is with great pleasure that our school announces the ability to provide a breakfast and lunch each day at no charge to students. We have added new meal choices based on student preference, and anticipate options to be of greater quality than ever before. We are also excited to announce that we will begin a grab and go breakfast program in hopes to make breakfast more accessible to each student before beginning their day of learning. We look forward to an opportunity to ensure that no kid will ever go hungry at Hickman County Schools.

 

 
STOP the Bullying Pledge STOP the Bullying Pledge
Students, teachers, parents and community members are encouraged to take the online Lean On Me; STOP the Bullying Pledge. https://www.kycss.org/leanpledge 
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