On February 15, several Hilldale Middle School students participated in the school spelling bee. 6th grader Kiarra Guerrero captured first place. 7th grader Tyler McCoy was the runner-up. Congratulations to all participants!
Chris Whipple, Madison Riddle, and Trevor Wiedel auditioned and made the Oklahoma Small School All State band. They attended and performed a clinic/concert at Oklahoma City University. The band was under the direction of Dr. Timothy Rhea, director of bands at Texas A&M. Chris and Madison are seniors this year. Madison recieved the three year honor medal. Trevor is a junior this year. We are very proud of them!
The Hilldale Lady Hornets won their 4th consecutive District Championship Friday night against Berryhill. They advance to Regional play this Thursday against Locust Grove. They will play back at Berryhill at 6:30. The Hornets will also play in Berryhill at 3:00.
There will be a JOM/Title VI Indian Education parent committee meeting, Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the high school media center.
The Band Boosters are hosting a Mattress Sale on Sunday, March 26. These are brand new, top quality mattresses, such as Beauty Rest, and come in Twin, Full, Queen and King sizes. These sets are sold at discount prices. For example, a King Size Beauty Rest sales for $2599 and reportedly is sold at Sears for $6000. Sets will be delivered to your home by the company. Other bedding accessories will be . . .
Several students attended the Math and Engineering Competition held on February 9, 2017 at the Muskogee Civic Center. Levi Gassaway competed in the 10 th grade balsa wood boat competition. Taylor Davis and Matthew Clabaugh competed in the 11 th grade Ping pong ball launcher (silver medalists). Alyk Keefe and Chris Dyke competed in the 9 th grade ping pong ball launcher. Tyler Johnson and Julian Davis competed in the 9 th grade balsa . . .
On February 3rd, fifty 5th graders attended the 2017 Colonial Day in Oklahoma City. This is the second year that Mrs. Leybas was elected to bring her students to attend the fun-filled day of colonial events. Students were able to meet Benedict Arnold, George Washington, Wyn Mabee (one of Washington’s female spies), Ben Franklin, and many other people sent to Oklahoma City from the Mt. Vernon/Williamsburg, Virginia area. Students . . .
For Valentine’s Day this year, the HMS Academic Team partnered with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to deliver valentines to veterans at the VA. Seventh-grade students designed and created the valentines, and on Monday, February 13, HMS Academic Team members delivered the valentines to veterans.
Congratulations to HMS 6 th - and 7 th -grade Academic Team! They placed 2 nd in the regional tournament on Saturday, February 11 and have qualified to compete in the OJABA State Tournament in Norman on April 8 th !
Mrs. Danielle Hambrick has been selected as the 2016-2017 District Teacher of the Year for Hilldale Public Schools. Mrs. Hambrick teaches 6th grade Math at Hilldale Middle School. Congratulations, Mrs. Hambrick! Also selected as Teacher of the Year for their respective buildings are Mrs. Jamie Triplett, Lower Elementary; Mrs. Stacy Miller, Upper Elementary, and Ms. Chris DeLay, High School.