April 26, 2015
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Spring Recess

Spring Recess April 22, 2015- Although winter is holding on tight, Spring Recess brought opportunities for rest, relaxation and adventure. A combined thirty-six of our students were escorted overseas to two different countries by their fearless teacher-chaperones. One group joined Scott Tarbox and Anderson Thorp in France where they traipsed through Paris and the surrounding banlieues. The other troupe traveled to Greece, making pilgrimage to ancient sit...

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World As Our Classroom: D.C.

World As Our Classroom: D.C. April 10, 2015- For the third consecutive year, the Social Studies Department ventured to Washington, D.C. with a group of 45 juniors, seniors and sophomores. The whirlwind itinerary (see below) doesn’t leave much room for rest; one teacher that I spoke with reported clocking ten miles on her pedometer on the first day alone! Read more

Bunny Baskets for the Haven

Bunny Baskets for the Haven April 3, 2015- The Easter Bunny made it to The Upper Valley Haven this year as students collected items and created Easter baskets for a special delivery. Upon their return, I overheard one giggling student share with Ms. Johnson, “They were so happy to see us with all of the baskets! It was awesome!” A big thanks to our civic-minded st...

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PIZZAZZ! April 2 & 3, 2015- The school is abuzz about Pizzazz!, Hartford’s unique variety show, after a sneak preview performance yesterday. This is the 25th Anniversary of Pizzazz!, and the MCs this year have changed up the usual radio-show format by integrating the dynamic characters from this year’s HHS musical, Crazy for You: great to see the crew back in action to produce yet another great show! Pizzazz! is organized by Mu...

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Kindness is Contagious at HMMS

Kindness is Contagious at HMMS March 31, 2015- Kindness was contagious at HMMS last week as the entire school intentionally celebrated the esteemed virtue. As reported by principal John Grant in the weekly newsletter, “The week of March 23rd-27th has been designated HMMS Kindness week. We will be celebrating kindness In order to increase respect, unity, and social justice. We are planning a variety of ...

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3D Printing Olympiad on VPR

3D Printing Olympiad on VPR March 30, 2015- Google challenged HHS Tech teacher, Mike Hathorn to spearhead the first annual 3D-Printing Olympiad in Vermont this week. Students competed from all around the state, presenting their 3D-printed replicas of historical Vermont buildings. This contest is the first of its kind nationwide and ...

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