Hartford Union High School District      May 3 , 2019
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Food Service Balances
Students with a negative balance during the last week of school (starting May 29) will not be allowed to charge any purchases; free meals can still be purchased. Negative meal account balances need to be cleared before final exams / graduation.  Graduates owing District fees, including meal charges, may be restricted from participating in the graduation ceremony. Account balances for students returning to HUHS will carry over to the next school year.

Food Service Refunds
Refund checks will be generated for inactive accounts (due to graduating or withdrawing from HUHS) if other district dues are not owed and if a sibling is not currently or will not be attending HUHS in Fall. If district fees are owed, the amount of the meal account refund will be applied toward that balance. If siblings are still attending or will be attending HUHS in Fall, the balance will remain in the account for them. Full-price accounts may opt to donate their refund to a donation meal account to assist students in need by contacting the Food Service Office  foodservice@huhs.org or (262) 670-3315.
Students -Interested in being in the medical field? HUHS offers a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience with injured athletes. This Athletic training program allows students to assist the license athletic trainer with daily duties of caring for student athletes as well as event coverage. This program is for any students who are interested in perusing any health care career. Stop in the Athletic Training room if you would like an application or more information.
 
HUHS offers a variety of summer camps facilitated by our coaching staff and players.
There is a variety for all ages Kindergarten thru High School so we are sure you will find something that will interest your young athlete or maybe try a new sport.  CHeck out the list HERE!
At the conclusion of Saturday's State Solo and Ensemble Festival at UW-Whitewater, the adjudicators nominated, then selected, any students they felt had given the most exceptional performances for Exemplary Performance Awards.  The following HUHS students were nominated for an Exemplary Performance Award:  
Matt Becker - Marimba/Xylophone solo
Abbigail Block - Classical solo and Musical Theater solo
Alex Byard - Marimba/Xylophone solo
Holden Glass - Euphonium solo
Victor Herro - Violin solo and Viola solo
Louiza Kuepper - Musical Theater solo
Jacob Loosen - Classical solo and Musical Theater solo
Alex Paque - Flute solo
Elizabeth Rhinehart - Musical Theater solo
Calais Roemer - Classical solo
Concert Choir Senior Octet comprised of Louiza Kuepper, Olivia Jude, Abbigail Block, Madeline Hoxworth, David Buhle, Joseph Huber, Jacob Loosen, Evan Yustus

The following HUHS students received an Exemplary Performance Award and will be awarded a certificate of recognition from the Wisconsin School Music Association:

Abbigail Block - Classical Solo
Alex Byard - Marimba/Xylophone Solo
Victor Herro - Viola Solo
Louiza Kuepper - Musical Theater Solo
Jacob Loosen - Classical Solo and Musical Theater Solo
Alex Paque - Flute Solo

All of our students worked incredibly hard to prepare for Solo and Ensemble and are deserving of this honor!

 
Congratulations the following art students for their awards from the Young People's Art Competition State Fair. Vera Miller took a 1st Place Senior Award for drawing. Kaela Greenfield took a 2nd Place Senior Award for painting. Hugo Pink won the Fair Inspired Art, Sowing Creativity Award for his interactive art, and Rylie Sweet won the Color Wheel Inspired Award for her painting. Their work will be displayed this summer at State Fair.
Hugo Pink

Rylie Sweet

Vera Miller

Kaela Greenfield


   
SkillsUSA State Competition
On April 30th - May 1st the Hartford SkillsUSA Club competed at the Wisconsin State Leadership & Skills Conference in Madison.  The club took twenty-five competitors and had sixteen of them place in the top three
in their competition.

Receiving Bronze:
-  Maddy Jacobi in T-Shirt Design
-  Matt Mikulec, Cody Werner, Mike Scepanski & Hunter Guetzke in Team Works (Building Construction Team)
 
Receiving Silver:
-  Mike Scepanski in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
-  Nick Carter, Josh Weiss & Ryan Luebke in Automated Manufacturing Team
-  Ally Schuenermann & Sam Wannow in Video Production
 
Receiving Gold:
-  Clayton Braun in Welding
-  Nick Czarnota in Diesel Technology
-  Jack Maliszko in Marine Service Technology
-  Francisco Roxas in Technical Drafting
-  Tate Stoeckmann in First Aid & CPR
 
State Officer Election Results:
-  Isabel McCauley won a very completive election to become the 2019-2020 SkillsUSA State President!!!
 
Congratulations to all competitors.  You showed your skills and we are   really proud of you.  Great Job!
Rebecca Howe made 4 canvasses for her Senior project to brighten the hallway of HUHS. Aren't they awesome?


Congrats Mr. Arnholt
Click here to read the pdf letter sent to recognize Mr. Arnholt and the HUHS SMART Team!


Student vs. Staff Battle of the Books
Each summer, the state librarian's association releases a list of 20 new books for high school students and teachers to read to promote a love of reading and to encourage conversations about books.  Our tradition at HUHS is to hold a staff vs. student battle in the spring.  While only a few participants could make the final battle, the conversations throughout the year were priceless.  The students won this year, making it an overall tie-- 2 wins for teachers and 2 wins for the students.  The new list will be released on June 1st, and we always have room for more people. Congrats to all!
May 6th - 10th, we'll be having a book drive during first hour classes. The books will be donated to students at Lincoln Elementary School, so if you have any old books at home then please consider donating! The books should be elementary level and lightly used.

There will also be a class competition; the 3 classes that donate the most books will win cupcakes!
Hartford Union High School graduates Jeanette Hetzel Juetten and Rachel Arfstrom play Ring Around the Rosie with children at Jean Rubin's orphanage outside of Mirebalais, Haiti. The fun took place during a January trip to Haiti by Ventures in People (VIP), a volunteer nonprofit organization based in West Bend that has been sponsoring trips to Haiti for about three decades.
HUHS grads take part in 'life changing" trip to Haiti!  Read Full Story HERE 

For more information go to website.
Peers for Peers visited Central on 4/23 to help raise awareness about the dangers of vaping and smoking. Students answered trivia questions, pledged to be a part of the first Smoke Free Generation and did a "straw run" to experience restricted breathing that can occur from smoking.  

FFA
Hartford FFA members are preparing to greet elementary and pre-school students from the area for our Food for America program. This entirely student planned and run field trip experience aims to engage and educate local youth about where their food comes from and how farmers and businesses in our community work together to help ensure a safe and healthy food supply for everyone. Students will learn about topics ranging from farm machinery, growing crops and the milk harvesting process and will make butter and plant seeds to take home. Level Acres Dairy hosts the event and Grande Cheese supplies a pizza lunch for the workers. 

Thank you to our Awesome Food Nutrition Staff! Proclamation 
May Rotary Students of the Month



Josh Stortz
Leah Weninger
Rachel Zuern

Parent & Community Survey
Hartford Union High School (HUHS) recently completed a strategic planning process which involved a team of 30 stakeholders. This group reviewed school performance data, participated in focus groups and then developed the following goals:
Goal #1: Career, College, and Life Readiness Achievement
Students will meet Career, College and Life Readiness Achievement benchmarks.
Goal #2: HUHS will be viewed as the community's "high school of choice"
HUHS will be viewed as the community's "high school of choice."
Goal #3: Engagement of All Stakeholders
HUHS will increase each stakeholder group's engagement and satisfaction.
Goal #4: Master Facilities Plan
Develop a master facility plan for the school buildings and grounds.
Using these goals as a planning framework, we are seeking your input on this community-wide survey to help us answer three important questions:
1) What are we doing well?
2) Where do we need to adjust and focus more resources?
3) What are our highest priorities?

Survey results will be presented at a School Board meeting this summer and will also be available on the District website. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.


Washington County Trail Sharks is open to student 6th-12th grade. HUHS students interested in joining should attend an informational meeting or contact the coach.
HUHS is excited to announce the 2019 Musical will be Shrek!  The entire production team from last year will be back to bring you the fun, fairytale world of Shrek.  The audition packets will be available after May 1st.  Audition will be held in the Choir Room on May 16th.  Callbacks will be on May 17st.
CNA Class!
HUHS, in partnership with MPTC, is pleased to offer our students a new Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course starting in the 2019-2020 school year. In preparing for this, we are in need  of equipment and supplies necessary for the students to be able to perform all required skills. Froedtert and Aurora have graciously agreed to provide items as well. If you have any of the following items, that you no longer need and would like to donate, please contact Connie Darin (connie.darin@huhs.org). Thank you!
  • quad cane
  • crutches
  • walker
  • wheelchair (with removable footrests)
  • hospital bed with rails (functioning)
  • bedside chair
  • bedside commode
  • over-bed table
  • scale (standing with height bar)
  • twin size bed spreads, sheets, blankets, mattress pads
Girls Volleyball open gyms begin on Sunday, May 5th. They are open to anyone planning to tryout for the girls volleyball program in the fall. Incoming freshmen are encouraged to attend! Details and a full list of dates can be found on the Hartford girls volleyball webpage.


Robotics!
Oriole Assault Robotics Team 1091 won the Milwaukee Regional Saturday! The team is now qualified for Nationals in Detroit! This is the first award since 2006 for the robotics team! Congratulations Oriole Assault!
Send FRC team 1091 to Championships! Visit their   GO FUND ME  page and donate!

Student Services
Seniors Attending a University of Wisconsin School in the Fall
After students are admitted to a UW campus, they are invited to participate in Regional Placement Testing.  Students find out their appropriate level of math, English, and foreign language to begin in college as a result of taking the tests.
Students register online  for Regional Placement Testing beginning February 1. Regional Placement Testing allows students to take the test close to where they live so they don't need to travel to the campus they'd like to attend. Also, students need to register for only one placement test even if they have been admitted to different UW campuses or if they change their mind about which UW campus to attend. All UW campuses have access to each student's scores.
Students should be intentional when selecting a site and date. Students can change or cancel their registrations. However, it's often difficult to do so because popular sites fill quickly and changing is impossible after registration deadlines pass.
There are two options for taking the placement tests. Students may register for paper exams or computer-based exams. The exams, questions, and timing are the same, although there are additional fees for the computer-based exam. The computer-based exam provides an on-screen scientific calculator-no other calculator will be allowed during the computer-based exam.
A driver's license, state-issued ID, passport, or high school ID containing name and photo may serve as the student's identification at the testing site.
This is the schedule for testing day (all times are approximate):
Seating, orientation, and math testing
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
English testing 
10:10 - 11:50 a.m.
Break 
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dismissal of those not taking a foreign language test, followed by foreign language testing
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Placement test scores are shared with students when they participate in their summer orientation and registration session. It's important for students to take the placement tests in the spring so that the results are ready for summer registration, since some campuses do not allow students to register for classes until they can see the test results.

The Wisconsin Lions Camp        
The camp is looking for campers and staff to join them this summer. Staff applications available are for counselors, program specialists, healthcare staff, counselors-in-training, and volunteers. Applications, camp schedule, and information are all available at:   www.wisconsinlionscamp.com

Health Careers Summer Camp
Health Careers Summer Camps in your area will have their applications open up online starting today,   March 1st!  These two camps are sponsored by the Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Center, Lakeshore Health Care Alliance, and the Fox Valley Health Care Alliance. The applications will be available on the NEWAHEC website [ www.newahec.org ]. The first camp is in the Fox Valley Area, students will be housed on the UW-Oshkosh campus. The second camp will be in the Sheboygan/Manitowoc area, and students will be housed at Silver Lake College. All campers will be exposed to health care professionals and academic institutions from both areas. The camps are 5 days long, and allow students to experience first hand the challenges, opportunities, and rewards of being a health professional. The camps are for any students entering 11th-12th grade along with new high school graduates. Applications will be   due May 3rd   for both camps. Any questions please contact Brenda Birringer  (920) 652-0238  brendab@newahec.org       Camp Flyer   
Health Services
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is concerned that products that do not have FDA clearance or approval  are being marketed to individuals, including parents and caregivers, athletic coaches, athletic trainers, and health care providers for the assessment, diagnosis, or management of a head injury, including concussion. The FDA is issuing this communication to make the public and health care providers aware of the potential serious risks which may be associated with the use of unapproved or uncleared medical devices for the diagnosis, treatment or management of a concussion. The FDA reminds individuals to seek treatment by a health care provider if any head injury, including concussion, is suspected.  This includes:
  • People who may be tested for a head injury
  • Parents and caregivers of individuals who may be tested for a head injury
  • Athletic Coaches and Athletic Administrators
  • Sports medicine specialists and athletic trainers
  • Health Care Providers who assess or diagnose head injury, including suspected concussion and other traumatic brain injuries

***Please, remind your student(s) that they always need to come to the Health Room with any health concerns and to not call, e-mail or text home to leave school.  The Health Technician will always call the parent or emergency contact to arrange for the student to leave school when ill.  

If a student talks, e-mails or texts their parent on their own and then they leave school without contacting a staff member and receiving a permit to leave, they are considered truant from school.


2019 Flu Information and Guide for Parents -  Flu season is again upon us.  Here are some guidelines for you about the flu including prevention, symptoms, treatments and other information provided by the CDC.   

Is it a cold or is it the flu, here is a helpful video for you:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PZLc6Ys1fQ

The Health Room is located in the Attendance Office and is staffed Monday through Friday from 6:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m during the school year.

Please, remind your student that they always need to come to the Health Room with any health concerns and to not call, e-mail or text home to leave school.  The Health Technician will always call the parent or emergency contact to arrange for the student to leave school when ill.  

If a student talks, e-mails or texts their parent on their own and then they leave school without contacting a staff member and receiving a permit to leave, they are considered truant from school.
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Attention Seniors: EVER Y student at HUHS has health/immunization records in the Health Office located in the Attendance Office.  Because you are graduating, HUHS no longer needs these records and you will need them for college, jobs or travel. 
Please be sure to stop in to the Health Office to pick up your records as soon as possible.  Get a treat while supplies last!


HUHS Booster Club
Interested in learning more about the Booster Club? visit our website: 

  • Please join us for a meeting, held the 3rd Wed. of each month, 7-8pm in Room 103 at HUHS.
  • Looking to buy a stadium chair, scarf or window cling? Please visit us at the concession stand or see chair order form on our website.
HUHS Parents! We need your help filling all of our concession stand shifts for the very busy upcoming Basketball and Wrestling season! 

Have a few hours to spare? If so, please click on this Sign up Genius link to take a shift or two. Don't worry if you haven't worked before, we will show you the ropes!

Thank you for your continued support of our HUHS athletes and Booster Club.
Any questions, please reach out to Kelly Morey at  kmorey@mcw.edu
ACT Testing
Looking for FREE  resources to prepare your student(s) for the ACT? Click  HERE  to go to the ACT Academy website!

All students considering a two or four-year college experience are reminded to take the ACT test during their junior year.  Students can register for the ACT at 
www.actstudent.org. When registering, students will need the HUHS school code, which is 500-850.   Please remember to check the website to see if the college(s) your son or daughter is considering requires or recommends the ACT writing test.   The test fee for the ACT is $50.50 and the ACT with writing is $67.00.   If you feel you cannot afford the test fee, please ask your child's counselor if you are eligible for a fee waiver. 
HUHS is an ACT test center for all testing dates.  Upcoming test dates for the 2018-2019 school year are:
                                 June 8, 2019                     July 13, 2019
In This Issue
Quick Links
Calendar of Events
MAY 3 Cabaret Night 7pm

May 4 Concert Choir Collaboration with Hartford Community Chorus @ Holy Hill

May 16, 17 Musical Auditions

May 20 School Board Meeting

May 21 Senior Scholarship Award Recognition Ceremony 6:30pm

May 22 Spring Bands/Orchestra Concert 6pm

May 23 Recognition & DAY OF SERVICE

May 27 Memorial Day Parade

May 28, 29 Spring Choral Concert @ Schauer Center 6:30pm
Reminder on School Bus Safety!
Open Positions
Academics
Substitute Teachers
Instructional Technology Coach  
Special Education Teacher
Technology and Engineering Teacher
Long Term Technology and Engineering Teacher
Math Teacher
 


Athletic
Girls Basketball Varsity Assistant
Girls Basketball Assistant
Boys Volleyball Varsity Assistant
Boys Volleyball Assistant
Girls Golf Assistant
Girls Cross County Assistant 

2018-2019 Testing Dates
AP Testing -  May 6-17
ACT - June 8
ACT - July 13
Ovations

Click HERE to read HUHS Ovations
Click  HERE  to read HHASD Ovations
HUHS & Hartford Community Events and Fundraisers
 
 
 
Logan's Laps for Love is in need of volunteers.  Please click HERE to sign up.

To participate in the event or to donate click HERE 

Spread the Word Campaign!
 

Support the HUHS Scholarship Foundation with Amazon Smile
Click  here  for details on how to set this up.
Hartford Community Happenings


The Hartford Business Improvement District is constantly organizing awesome events in our city. Click  here  to go to their facebook page.
Mascot Banking
Open a qualified Checking account and receive $150 for you and $150 for the Band Booster Club or HUHS Booster Club, You choose! Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to see the video ad!  


 Tip Line
HUHS & HuTerra Rewards
HUHS is now using the My HuTerra App to raise HuTerra Rewards for the Hartford Athletic Department By downloading the free and simple My HuTerra app we are able to raise funds when we all shop for the things we want and need. This includes being able to visit local stores and shop at over 1000 stores online.  These stores include Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Macy's, Sam's Club and many others! We are so excited to see how much we can all raise for the Athletic Department. You can even scan in previous Amazon purchases. Following the directions blow and simple take a picture of your invoice on your computer screen. It is that simple!!
 
All you need to do to support Hartford Athletics:
1.      Download the "My HuTerra" app.
2.      Select "HARTFORD UNION HIGH ATHLETICS as your fundraiser.
3.      Shop at participating local businesses and any of the online stores
4.      Scan your receipt under the "Scan to Give" section of the app and you're done!
 
It's just that easy! Shop, scan, give!

  Instructions  on how to download and begin to utilize the app today. You'll also find an instructional video on the app within the "What's New" section that explains the program in more detail.

HUHS & Shutterfly
Raise money for HUHS Athletics while you shop at  Shutterfly HERE  before you begin shopping at Shutterfly and help us reach our goal of $500.00!
Wittenberger Bus Service Seeks Drivers! 
·          Is your child or grandchild riding a bus to school?
·         Are you available between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. in the morning?
·         How about 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the afternoon?
·         Can't drive 5 days a week? What about one or two days a week?

Don't think you can handle a big bus? Stop by and we will let you take one for a spin around our parking lot.
·         We will train you.
·         We offer benefits.
·         You can take your student with you on the route.
·         Plus you get time off when there is no school.
 
Help us help the HUHS!
Call Dawn at 262-673-3777 for more information.
Leave a message if you get an answering machine. We are probably out driving!
Thank you!
Athletics and Activities
Girls Soccer win over Slinger Read HERE
Hartford Union's Madeline Hoxworth works the ball up field against Slinger's Cali McAndrews on Tuesday in Hartford.

2018-2019 Information

 


New This Year - Clubs & Activities Online Registration
Starting for the 2018-19 school year, all students wishing to participate in activities, clubs or sports will need to complete the Online Forms through Skyward Family/Student access.  All steps need to be marked as completed including step #8 "SUBMIT SY19 ATHLETIC/CO-CURRICULAR FORMS".  Online Forms only need to be completed once per school year, so if a student participates in a sport as well as a club or activity the Online Forms only need to complete once.

If the student is only participating in an activity or club but will not be participating in a sport, they may mark step 3 complete and do not need to have a Physical Clearance Form completed by their Physician.  

Once the online forms have been completed, the student will then need to pick up an "Orange Card" from the Co-Curricular Office clearing them to participate in their activity or club. Activity/Club organizers will inform students of this change at the first sign up meeting and collect the orange cards before the next regularly scheduled meeting.
Hartford Union High School | 262-670-3200 | info@huhs.org | http://www.huhs.org
805 Cedar Street
Hartford, WI 53027