By Lamont Neal on Monday, December 9th, 2013
HCCSC is on a 2 hour delay for Monday, December 9, 2013.
By Lamont Neal on Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Each year, Riverview Middle School principal Curt Crago coordinates a holiday food drive to help illustrate the importance of helping those in need -- a life skill that is just as valuable as skills like reading and math.
"We stress the fact that everybody needs help somewhere in their life, and if there are people who have the ability to help, it's our responsibility to go ahead and do that," Crago says... Read More...
By Bridgett Burkhart on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Teachers from Huntington County Community Schools are thrilled to have the ongoing support of Teachers Credit Union, which has implemented a grant program to provide extra funding for classroom materials and programs.
Sandra Seacott, service center manager at TCU's Huntington branch, says education is a longstanding priority for the financial institution... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Monday, September 16th, 2013
The Huntington County Community Foundation, a longtime supporter of education in the Huntington community, has awarded several Classroom Education Grants. Recipients include:
· Lancaster Elementary -- Brett Boxell has been awarded $250 for the purchase of sturdy book pouches... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Sunday, September 8th, 2013
The Huntington County Community School Corporation welcomes a new professional development team for the 2013-2014 school year. The team includes:
High School Professional Development Coordinator
Middle School Professional Development Coordinator
Elementary Professional Development Coordinator
Chuck Grable, assistant superintendent for instruction at HCCSC, says the role of the professional development coordinators is to support teachers and help with the implementation of district initiatives... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Sunday, August 18th, 2013
The Ecolab Foundation Visions for Learning program has awarded 15 grants totaling more than $30,000 to several Huntington County Community School Corporation teachers. The foundation, an arm of Ecolab, provides grants to educators in communities where Ecolab facilities are located. This year's recipients include:
· Roanoke Elementary, $1,090 to Jennifer Colvard for kits to study rocks and simple machines
· Riverview MS, $3,000 to Brandi Cross and Blake Childs for Follett ebooks, Scholastic books and general supplies
· Huntington North High School, $341 to Michele Santa for a hallway chalkboard
· Crestview Middle School, $3,000 to John Wenning for a classroom keyboard
· Huntington North High School, $1,940 to Paige Humphries for Ward's Forensic Curriculum -- activity sets 1 & 2
· Huntington North High School, $1,090 to Valerie Riddle, Beth Beery and Emily Hoff for street fair project materials, display boards, groceries, decorations and a Spanish video
· Riverview Middle School, $2,970 to Deb Daugherty for K'nex amusement park models
· Crestview Middle School, $2,975 to Kristin Amor for Spanish books
· Riverview Middle School, $1,290 to Whitney Durrwachter for Spanish books (two classroom sets)
· Riverview Middle School, $2,890 to Christina Morris and Lisa Nightingale to refresh supplies for backpack labs
· Huntington North High School, $540 to Joe Haft to upgrade power tools for sculpture projects
· Riverview Middle School, $2,830 to Denise King, Brian Abbot and Courtney McClure for Readbox (shelves, a cart and reading books for students)
· Horace Mann Preschool, $2,835 to Cheryl English for preschool reading materials
· Lancaster Elementary, $1,225 to Jeanne Paff for Raz-Kids reading program
· Roanoke Elementary, $2435 to Mary Gradeless for 243 classroom books
About Huntington County Community School Corporation: HCCSC includes seven K-5 elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, one alternative high school and preschool services... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Huntington County Community School Corporation is pleased to welcome four new administrators to the district.
Aimee Lunsford, Principal, Flint Springs Elementary
Mrs. Lunsford brings 14 years of classroom teaching experience to the table. She's taught grades K-4 with experience in both high ability and special education... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Saturday, July 20th, 2013
It's time for students in the Huntington County Community School Corporation to register for the 2013-2014 school year.
All elementary students, and all new middle and high school students should visit the school they will be attending on one of the following dates:
· Wednesday, July 31 from 1 to 7 p... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Thursday, July 18th, 2013
Teachers and administrators throughout Huntington County Community Schools are looking forward to beginning the 2013-2014 school year with an expanded focus on technology. Chuck Grable, assistant superintendent of instruction with HCCSC, says numerous improvements will be in place when school begins Aug... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Thursday, July 18th, 2013
School may be out for the summer, but students in Huntington County are still hittin' the books, thanks to a traveling library called the Bookworm.
Trace Hinesley, director of special programs for HCCSC, says the Bookworm makes reading materials accessible to students at various community locations, including apartment complexes, daycare programs and other kid-friendly destinations... Read More...
By Lori L. Ingle on Thursday, June 27th, 2013
More than 25 HCCSC employees are participating in fitness and nutrition classes this summer through the school corporation's summer wellness program.
Courtney Berger, a workplace wellness coach with Parkview Total Health, has organized a series of classes and wellness opportunities, including:
· Combo Walk -- This instructor-led walking program teaches participants how to make the most of the steps they take... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Friday, June 7th, 2013
Huntington County Community School Corporation has selected Diana Sowers, a fifth-grade teacher at Roanoke Elementary, as its Teacher of the Year.
Sowers earned her Bachelor of Science degree and her Master of Science in Education from Indiana University, Fort Wayne. She has 27 years of teaching experience, all with HCCSC... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Friday, May 24th, 2013
Important messages from HCCSC:
First – There will be no school on Monday, May 27, 2013 due to the Memorial Day Holiday. All schools will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 due to the Memorial Day Holiday.
Second - There will be no 30 minute delay start on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 due to this being the last week of school... Read More...
By Lori Ingle on Friday, May 24th, 2013
As the school year winds down, Huntington County Community School Corporation is honoring the work of 23 longtime employees who are retiring at the end of this year. They are:
John Adams, Andrews Elementary, 40 years
Patricia Bigelow, Riverview Middle School, 22.5 years
Clark Chambers, Huntington North High School, 28 years
Janet Cox, Flint Spring Elementary, 16 years
Janice Cranford, Huntington North High School, 16 years
Diana Farthing, Andrews Elementary, 31 years
Martha Fites, Transportation Department, 38 years
Charles Fuller, Transportation Department, 21 years
Terry Getman, Salamonie Elementary, 28 years
Vicki Giordano, Riverview Middle School, 38 years
Diana Iden, Lancaster Elementary, 22 years
Cindy Kiefer, Flint Springs Elementary, 24 years
Mark Kiefer, Flint Springs Elementary, 38 years
Marcella Kinsey, Lancaster Elementary, 31 years
Art Kline, Huntington North High School, 27 years
Bob McCaslin, Horace Mann Education Center, 16 years
Marinda Meyer, Northwest Elementary, 30 years
Cindy Morrison, Crestview Middle School, 40 years
Bill Richey, Crestview Middle School, 37 years
Joyce Roth, Roanoke Elementary, 20 years
Paul Roth, Roanoke Elementary, 31 years
Gayle Schuknecht, Flint Springs Elementary, 21 years
Jerry Wright, Huntington North High School, 40 years
We are so grateful to these members of the HCCSC family for their many years of loyal service... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in ISTEP+ testing results. A total of 313 schools received the award throughout the state... Read More...
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