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New Math Methods Teach Students "Why"
02/06/2017
Hockinson School District implemented a new math curriculum in grades 6-12 last fall. Now, several months into using the CPM curriculum, HMS teacher Mariah Maudlin offers a glimpse of what math now looks like for today’s sixth graders.
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Well Played, HHS!
01/31/2017
The Hockinson High School Jazz Band took first place in the AA Division high school jazz ensemble category at the 55th annual Clark College Jazz Festival in Vancouver.
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Davis Resigns School Board Post
01/31/2017
Hockinson School District Board member Katherine Davis announced her resignation at Monday’s Board meeting. It is effective Jan. 31.
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"Hockinson Middle School Celebrates STEM Evening of Growth!
01/27/2017
Last night, 25 students in the HMS STEM program held an evening demonstration of their learning at the middle school.
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Hockinson Hosts Honor Bands
01/26/2017
Congratulations to our HMS and HHS students who were selected to play in the fourth annual North County Honor Bands! The bands were hosted last weekend in Hockinson by HHS and HMS band directors Corey McEnry and Jennifer Ritenburgh.
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HSD Snow Day Make-up Plan Approved by Board
01/24/2017
Hockinson School District staff members have collaborated to reach an agreement that will enable us to make up school time lost to our recent snow days. We will finish our school year June 16—only one day later than originally scheduled.
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Join HMS for a STEM Showcase January 26
01/24/2017
Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., our Middle School students will share their science, technology, engineering and math-related projects, including Rube Goldberg machines, LEGO robotics, catapults, wind turbines, bridges and more! It's all happening at the Middle School.
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Middle School Students Make History in Hockinson
01/24/2017
The fourth annual Hockinson History Day was a hit last week with more than 120 seventh- and eighth-grade students showcasing projects for their families, community and staff. The 2017 theme is “Taking a Stand in History.”
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Join HSD for a Levy Information Night
01/19/2017
Please join us Jan. 30 for an information and question-and-answer session about the levy proposition Hockinson has on the Feb. 14, 2017, ballot.
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Home Depot Outfits HHES for Safety
01/10/2017
Thanks to Home Depot, Hockinson Heights Elementary School is better prepared for the unexpected!
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Grant Enhances World Music Study at HHES
12/14/2016
It felt like Christmas at HHES Tuesday as music teacher Megan Miles received a giant-sized $4,000 check representing the grant she received from Music Aid Northwest last spring.
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HMS Collection to Feed Area Families
12/14/2016
Area families will soon have an opportunity to stock their pantries—thanks to Hockinson Middle School’s 2016 Canned Food Drive!
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HSD Communications Survey Results
12/05/2016
Thank you to all who participated in our fall 2016 Communication Survey. The results—outlined below—have been reported to the School Board as well as to the District administration team, which includes building principals. Principals will work with the data and their leadership teams to find where communication can be improved. We will give this survey again in the spring to determine whether we are continuously improving.
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HHS Coaches Students in Cyber Safety
12/05/2016
Hockinson School District cares about its students—both in the real world and in cyberspace.
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HHES Unifies Staff, Students
12/05/2016
With plenty of new faces—including its two top administrators—Hockinson Heights Elementary has been focused this fall on building community.
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We're Getting Healthier!
12/02/2016
It’s a fact—healthier students are better learners. That’s why Hockinson School District has put together a new team to make our schools a healthier environment for everyone.
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Hawks Coach Introduces 'Man Class'
12/01/2016
Hockinson High School football coach Rick Steele tried something new this year—he began teaching an optional 45-minute “Man Class” every Wednesday before practice. HHS junior Colton Wheeler says the talks brought the team together and were having a positive impact. “It’s preparing us to make the right decision and choose the right path,” Colton says.
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Future School Site Offers Learning Opportunities
12/01/2016
Earlier this fall, Hockinson Middle School’s STEM classes took a break from their own building projects to don hard hats and boots at the site of a much bigger undertaking: the building of a new Middle School.
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Community Gathers for HHS Thanksgiving Feast
11/22/2016
The Thanksgiving Feast hosted by Hockinson High School’s Developmental Resource Room felt like a family reunion.
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District Seeks Communications Input
11/10/2016
As we strive to continually improve communications at HSD, we welcome your support and feedback.
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HSD Schools Honor Veterans on November 10th
11/08/2016
Hockinson's schools are honoring our nation's veterans Thursday, Nov. 10, and invite the community to join us.
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iPad Assurance Policy Update
10/28/2016
Please see the update to our iPad Assurance policy regarding iPad charging cables and iPad charging bricks.
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District to put Hazard Plan in Place
10/14/2016
Hockinson School District is planning for the unexpected—and would like to hear from you!
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HHS Celebrates 'Legendary Teachers'
09/27/2016
In celebration of Legendary Teacher Day, video production students at Hockinson High School interviewed several staff members about people who made a difference in their lives.
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Schoology & Hockinson School District
09/26/2016
Hockinson School District is now using Schoology, an integrated learning management solution that provides course management, mobile learning, and support for systemwide communication. Schoology enables our students, parents and teachers to engage with learning materials and their school community from the classroom and beyond. We look forward to using Schoology in our classrooms to enhance connectivity and
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HMS Construction Leaps Ahead of Schedule
08/26/2016
Good news about Hockinson’s future Middle School: Students and staff should be able to move into their new digs a semester early -- in fall 2017!
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After School Adventure set to Begin
08/26/2016
After School Adventures—Hockinson Community Ed’s new after school care program—begins Aug. 31 and still has spaces available.
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What Makes Hockinson Special
08/25/2016
Have you ever tried to explain to friends or family what makes Hockinson special?
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9 Things to do Before School Starts
08/23/2016
Are your students set to go? School starts Wednesday, Aug. 31, for grades 1-12 and Tuesday, Sept. 6, for kindergartners.
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School Readiness Event Scheduled for August 26
07/14/2016
Families who qualify for free or reduced lunch (even if they haven’t applied) are invited to attend the North County School Readiness Day event August 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Battle Ground High School.
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Community Education offering After School Care in 2016-2017
07/14/2016
Hockinson Community Education is offering After School Care for the 2016-17 school year.
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Leadership Transitions at Hockinson Schools
07/13/2016
Hockinson School District has had several leadership changes this summer as longtime administrators have been tapped for new opportunities.
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Hockinson Adopts New Math Curriculum
06/29/2016
Hockinson School District is excited to announce that it will implement a new math curriculum for grades 6-12 this fall.
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Clark County Sheriff’s Training at HES
06/27/2016
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office will be using the Hockinson Heights Elementary School campus for training
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Water at Hockinson Schools Safe for Students
06/27/2016
Water testing at Hockinson School District’s three schools shows the water is safe to drink, with lead levels far below federal guidelines.
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Kindergarten-4th Grade Parent Survey for After School Care
05/31/2016
Parents of students in Kindergarten through 4th grade please take a moment to answer a short survey about after-school care at the Hockinson Heights Elementary School.<
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Generosity of Community Mends Hockinson Track
05/31/2016
When a security fence went up this spring at Hockinson Heights Elementary, it cut off a 55-yardlong stretch of the school’s gravel track.
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04/27/2016
Hockinson Middle School took the state National History Day competition by storm last weekend in Auburn, Washington.
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HSD Board and Superintendent/Asst. Superintendent Survey
04/20/2016
Follow this link to a survey that will help inform the Hockinson School District Board of Directors, Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent about their performance serving students, staff and community.
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HHS Jazz Band
HHS Bands Win Big in Competitions
04/19/2016
The Hockinson High School bands made a spectacular showing last week—receiving top awards at competitions three days in a row!
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Highly Capable Program Nomination Now Open!
03/16/2016
We are now beginning to collect information from families who feel their child could benefit from the Highly Capable Program. The selection process includes an examination of data from standardized test scores: Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT), STAR, teacher recommendations and parent recommendation. The District’s Multidisciplinary Committee will examine data to determine eligibility.
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Thank You For Your Support
02/12/2016
Thank you for your support, from Superintendent Sandra Yager
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School Levy Passes
02/11/2016
Hockinson School District wants to thank our community for your continued support of our schools!
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Halloween's a Hoot at HHS
10/26/2015
Looking for a fun and safe place for your children to trick-or-treat this Halloween?
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Individual Student Reports (ISR)
10/01/2015
Parents will soon be receiving the Individual Student Report (ISR) which reports their student’s progress on last year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment as well as the Science MSP.
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HSD to Host 2nd Annual North County Honor Bands
02/17/2015
Hockinson Middle School Band Director Jennifer Ritenburgh and Hockinson High School Band Director Corey McEnry will be hosting the 2nd Annual North County Honor Band this Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21.
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Welcome new School Resource Officer
01/09/2015
Please join us welcoming our new Security Resource Officer, Deputy Bill Sofianos with the Clark County Sheriff’s department.
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Tech Tools for Parents Event
10/14/2014
Please join us at the Middle School, Thursday October 16th at 6:00pm for technology sessions for Middle and High School parents.
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Facilities Symposium
09/03/2014
Please join us in the High School MPR on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. for an opportunity to share information with the School District about the current state of our school facilities.
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2014 Healthy Youth Survey
The Hockinson School District will be again participating in the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey during the week of October 13, 2014. Students in grades 6, 8, 10, & 12 will participate.
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Mobicip Alternate iPad Browser
Hockinson is offering an alternate iPad internet browser with parental controls. Form due December 1, 2014!
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CAC Meeting in April is cancelled
The CAC meeting scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015 is cancelled due to spring break.
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HHS’s Loos wins state wrestling championship
Congratulations to Cameron Loos, whose determination and focus earned Hockinson its first-ever state wrestling championship!
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Hockinson Penny Drive Sets Record
For the second year in a row, Hockinson Middle School students have soared past their goal in the Pennies for Patients drive for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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Hockinson School District Celebrates its Young Artist!
On May 6, students from all three Hockinson schools shared their work at a Celebration of the Arts held at HHS. Check out their projects here.
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Inclement Weather Update
Check here for updates to any weather-related school closures or late starts
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Joint Board Meeting, December 1, 2014
There will be a Joint Board Meeting with Camas and Washougal on Monday, December 1, 2014.
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School Board Approves Replacement Levy for Ballot
Hockinson School Board approved a Replacement Levy for Ballot
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Join Hockinson Schools for a Celebration of the Arts Friday, May 6!
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Facilities Q & A, December 2, 2014
This meeting will be held to continue to the discussion about school facilities.
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Levy Questions & Answers
ANSWERS TO THE TOP 5 QUESTIONS about Hockinson Schools’ Replacement Levy for School Programs, Maintenance and Operations
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District Calendar Updated Due to Snow Day
Hockinson’s school year will be extended one day to June 16 to make up for the Jan. 4 school closure.
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HHS College & Career Fair Open to All
If you and your student are thinking about future steps, put the Hockinson High School College and Career Fair on your calendar—5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the HHS Commons.
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Tech Information Meeting, November 12, 2014
This is a follow-up to the October 16th Tech Night Meeting.
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School Board Meetings
For the remainder of the school year, all school board meetings will be Regular Meetings. Meetings will be held the second and fourth Monday of the month. Work sessions will be added back to the schedule as-needed.
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Facilities Planning Meetings
Please join us in the Middle School Library on March 2, 2015 or March 9, 2015 to discuss the Middle School construction project. We would like your input and we are interested in your ideas about this very important part of our future.
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Kindergarten Round-Up Time
The Hockinson School District began pre-registering kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year, March 30th, at the Hockinson
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School Board Meeting
The Hockinson School District Board of Directors will be holding a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Hockinson Middle School Library
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