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Hillsboro Board of Education Welcomes Newest Board Member Larry Lyons

Larry Lyons was sworn in as the newest Hillsboro Board of Education member on Wednesday, January 18. 


First State Bank Partners with Hillsboro Athletics


Proposed 2017-2018 District Calendar Available, Comments Welcomed

A copy of the proposed calendar can be viewed here. Comments can be submitted to Diane Michael here.

HMS Announces 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students on achieving Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter. Click here to view.

HMS Announces 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students on achieving Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter. Click here to view.

Hillsboro MS Wrestling Meet in Wilmington on 2-Hour Delay for Saturday, 1/14
Laurel Oaks Parent Pizza Rally to be held Thursday, Jan. 12

A Laurel Oaks Parent/Pizza Rally will be held this Thursday, 1/12 at the Pizza Hut in Washington CH from 5-7 PM. If you have questions you'd like answered about Laurel Oaks and the programs available, you are encouraged to attend. For more information, click here

All Hillsboro City Schools are on a 2-hour delay

The hour early release is canceled for today. Students will be dismissed at the normal time.

The freshman, jv, and varsity boys basketball games in Wilmington are still on for this evening, January 6
Hillsboro City Schools is CLOSED for Friday, Jan. 6
HCS not affected by AEP's scheduled power outage Friday, 1/6

HIllsboro City Schools has confirmed with AEP that we will not be affected by the planned outage for Friday January 6th between the hours of 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Therefore HCS WILL be in session unless there are further weather related concerns.

All evening activities (home & away) are postponed for this evening, January 5

All evening activities (home & away) are postponed for this evening, January 5 including MS boys/girls basketball games, HS quick recall, and MS/HS wrestling. Additionally, there will be no practices for any activities. Make-up dates for competitions are TBA.

All Hillsboro City Schools are closed today, January 5
Happy New Year from Hillsboro City Schools

Have a safe and happy new year! School for students will resume on Thursday, January 5, 2017.

There will be no freshman boys basketball game tonight, 12/20

The JV game will begin at 6:00 PM at Paint Valley High School.

HMS/HHS Students Participate in "Pause Before You Post"

Middle and high school students participated in the school counseling December theme "Social Media Etiquette and Posting Responsibly." Students viewed videos daily regarding the dangers of posting information on social media and participating in inappropriate online activity. We encourage parents to take an active roll in monitoring their child's social media accounts.


Santa & Rudolph Visit HMS / HHS

The Hillsboro middle and high schools were visited by Santa Claus and Rudolph and were given candy canes during lunch on Tuesday, 12/20. 



HES Staff Participates in Ugly Sweater Day

The Hillsboro Elementary staff participated in an ugly sweater day to celebrate the holiday season.


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HES Students Deliver Gifts to Heartland of Hillsboro Nursing Home

Members of the Hillsboro Elementary 5th grade student council delivered gifts to the Heartland of Hillsboro Nursing Home. Students at Hillsboro Elementary were encouraged to bring in gifts during the holiday season to share with those in the nursing home.


Submitted by Jennifer Chaney

HHS Choral Department Performs a Feast of Carols

The Hillsboro High School Choral Department presented a Feast of Carols on Thursday, Dec. 15.


Pictures submitted by Jason Snively

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MS/HS Functional Classrooms Enjoy a Field Trip

The Hillsboro MS/HS functional classrooms enjoyed a field trip to Alley 21 where they got to meet Santa and enjoy an afternoon of bowling.


Pictures submitted by Marci Snively

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HHS Announces November Students of the Month

Congratulations to the November students of the month at Hillsboro High School: Hayley Strunk, Ashley Lykins, Riley Moberly, & Serena Hammond.


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HHS Drama I Class Presents: Out of Time

The HHS Drama I class presented A Night of One Acts: "Out of Time" on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The play was written by senior Serena Hammond.


Hillsboro High School Fine Arts Department Presents a Feast of Carols

The Hillsboro High School Choral Department will present their annual FEAST OF CAROLS this Thursday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro Church of Christ.

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Third Graders Deliver Encore Performance at Paxton Theatre

On Friday, December 9, over forty Hillsboro Elementary third grade students performed at the Paxton Theatre in Bainbridge. This was part of the "Home for the Holidays" event.


Pictures submitted by Debbie Howard

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Third graders perform "How the Penguins Saved Christmas"

The Hillsboro Elementary third graders performed their music program "How the Penguins Saved Christmas" on Thursday, December 8.


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5th Grade Honor Choir

Pictured are members of the 5th grade Honor Choir at Hillsboro Elementary. Students participated in an event on November 19 in Chillicothe.


Drama I Presents: The Night of One Acts

Drama I Presents: The Night of One Acts
Out of Time
Written & Directed by Serena Hammond 
December 13 at 6:00 p.m. 

How will students living in 2016 react to their classroom being thrown back in time?  

Come out and support the HHS Theatre Department 
Admission is FREE -- donations accepted. 

Hillsboro FFA Job Interview

On November 3rd Job Interview subdistricts were held at McClain High School. This Career Development Event prepares FFA students for real-life experiences such as preparing a cover letter, resumė, and participating in an interview. The Hillsboro FFA Students that moved on the districts were Bryanna  Buerkle, Morgan Kelly, and Jaiden Hughes. Districts were later held at Hillsboro where Hillsboro FFA members had advanced.


Hillsboro FFA Members Compete at Sub-District Parliamentary Procedure

On November 22nd, 2016, several members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter traveled to Peebles High School to compete in the sub-district parliamentary procedure contest.


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Hillsboro FFA Members Compete in Food Science CDE

On November 16, 2016 twelve members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter traveled to Felicity Franklin High School to compete in the Food Science Career Development Event.


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Superintendent Update
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Third grade music program on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 in the Hillsboro Elementary gym
Charles Dillon to compete in Masonry Skills USA Competition

Charles Dillon, a sophomore attending Laurel Oaks, has been selected to compete in a Masonry Skills USA Competition in Batavia on December 8, 2016. Typically this event is reserved for juniors and seniors, however, he was selected to represent Laurel Oaks at the next level.  Congratulations and good luck Charles!


Submitted by: Mendy Hamilton

8th Grade Students Experience Real Money Real World

Hillsboro City School teachers Nancy Weiderman and Zachary Cowan partnered with OSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Educator Kathy Bruynis to present Real Money, Real World to 8th grade students.


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Travel to Italy

Interested in learning about the world?  Would you like to add global experience to your education?  Travel with us to Venice, Rome and Florence in June of 2018!!  Travel is open to all current 9th -11th grade students, school wide. Enrollment is still open but hurry!  The cost goes up the longer you wait!  For more info, contact Mrs. Tanya Hendrix, travel group leader, at ASAP or set up a meeting by calling 937-393-3485italy

Parents & Hillsboro community members invited to attend Wellness Committee meeting

Parents, help create a healthier school environment! Join an upcoming wellness committee meeting regarding the Hillsboro City Schools wellness policy on December 7 at 2:30 PM in the MS/HS cafeteria. All staff, parents, community members, coaches, students, etc. are encouraged to attend.   

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Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest Winners


Pictured are the winners of the Red Ribbon Week Essay contest.  Nathaniel Trent, grade 12, was the high school winner and Sara Newsome, grade 7, was the middle school winner.  They each received a $100 check from the ADAMH board. Also, Sarah was the county wide winner and will receive a $500 scholarship. 

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Held

Congratulations to the nine individuals inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday, November 22. The leadership, community service and academic achievements displayed by these students are exceptional. A special thank you to Alex Butler for his inspiring words to the members and inductees. Inductees include Ashleigh Baucom, Abby Myers, Izzy Bourne, Sarah Workman, Breanne Fender, Emily Young, Britton Haines, Owen Young, and Riley Moberly.

Hillsboro students treated to a Thanksgiving meal

Students were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving meal courtesy of our food service staff. There will be no school for Thanksgiving break which is November 23 through November 25.  Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving from Hillsboro City Schools!


Hillsboro High School Physics Students Build Catapults

The high school physics class hosted their annual catapult competition. Students designed and built the contraptions to focus on projectile motion and force. The winning team, whose catapult launched a croquet ball the farthest, included Hope Tira, Taylor Remsing, and Taylor Johnson. Hillsboro alumni Ryan Hagan and Meredith Ogelsby, who were part of the winning team last year, brought their catapult back to demonstrate for the students as well.

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Winter Sports Schedules

**Schedules are subject to change.

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HHS Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Ambassador Announced

Congratulations to Kristin Jamieson as she was named as the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Ambassador. The alternate for this year is Alexandra Martinez Mendez.


Hillsboro FFA Job Interview

On November 3, FFA Job Interview subdistricts were held at McClain High School. This career development event prepares FFA students for real-life experiences such as preparing a cover letter, resumė, and participating in an interview.

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Hillsboro FFA Poinsettia Sale

The Hillsboro High School FFA Greenhouse Management class is having their annual poinsettia sale.


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Hillsboro City Schools would like to say Happy Veteran's Day!

Hillsboro City Schools would like to thank all of the service men and women who have served and who are currently serving our country. Today's Veteran's Day assembly at Hillsboro High School was extra special as the Board of Education presented a posthumous diploma to the family of the late Neil Scott, a prisoner of war. Again, thank you to all of our Veterans!

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Fall SCOL All-League Sports Banquet

The fall SCOL All League Banquet was held on Monday, November 7 in Washington CH. Several Hillsboro student athletes represented Hillsboro High School by earning all-league honors in their respective fall sport. Congratulations to these individuals!

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HHS Theatre Department Presents "A Christmas Carol"

HHS Theatre Department Presents A Christmas Carol on November 18th & 19th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students, & $3 for children. 

Find the meaning of hope in this holiday classic!  

Wrestling conditioning update for grades 7-12

Wrestling conditioning for grades 7-12 will be next week (11/7-11/11) after school until 4:30 PM at the weight room facility near the central office building.

Italy Trip Information and Enrollment Meeting

Students in grades 9-11 interested in traveling to Italy in the summer of 2018 should attend an information and enrollment meeting at Hillsboro High School November 10 at 6:30 PM.

Hillsboro FFA Chapter Holds Monthly Meeting

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HHS Graduates earn American FFA Degree

The American FFA Degree is awarded to members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and and made significant accomplishments in their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAEs.)

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Hillsboro FFA Chapter Hosts 5k

On Saturday, October 29th, members of the community met at Rocky Fork Lake State Park to participate in the second annual Adopt-A-Family 5K hosted by the Hillsboro FFA Chapter.

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7th & 8th grade boys basketball canceled today

7th & 8th grade boys basketball open gym is canceled for today, 11/2/2016.

Hillsboro Elementary Announces Student Council Officers

Congratulations to our 2016-17 Fifth Grade Student Council Officers. The officers this year are as follows: President: Sophie S., Vice President: Carson S., Treasurer: Gracie T., Secretary: Emma J., Reporter: Marah R.

The student council will be doing several fundraisers to help with Camp Joy costs. They will also be collecting items for Heartland of Hillsboro Nursing Center.

Submitted by: Marah R.

Grades 9-12 Boys Basketball Tryout Update

Boys basketball tryouts for grades 9-12 will be Friday, November 4 from 2:45-4:45 PM and again from 7:00-9:00 PM. 

Hillsboro Athletic Boosters Meeting

There will be a Hillsboro Athletic Boosters meeting on Wed., Nov. 2 at 8:00 PM.

FFA Fruit Sale

The Hillsboro FFA Chapter is now selling fruit! This fundraiser helps the Hillsboro FFA students with many events throughout the year, such as National Convention fees, State Convention fees, meetings, banquets, farm science review, Ag day, food for America, adopt a family, and more. All Hillsboro FFA members 9-12 that are involved in a agriculture class is required to sell fruit this year.

Written by: Taylor Chaney

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Hillsboro FFA Attends 2016 National Convention

During the week of October 19th through October 22nd the Hillsboro FFA chapter attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

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MS/HS Parent Teacher Conferences & Hidden in Plain Sight through Highland County Health Department

Parent Teacher Conferences for the middle school and high school on November 17 from 4-7 PM. Also, the Highland County Health Department will be here that evening to present "Hidden in Plain Sight" to educate families on warning signs of drug abuse among teens.

Hillsboro Girls Soccer Advances to District Semi-Final Game

The Hillsboro varsity girls soccer team will be playing in the Southeast District Division II district semi-final game on Thursday, Oct. 27 against Jackson at Logan High School (14470 State Route 328, Logan, OH 43138) at 7:00 PM. The winner of this game will play in the district final game on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 12:00 PM.

All tickets are $6 (no student or senior citizen prices.)

Hillsboro FFA Ag Day

The HIllsboro FFA Chapter held their Annual Ag Day on October 14th at the high school.

Pictured from L to R Ellie Elmore and fourth graders


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Laurel Oaks Students and Parents Using Bus to Laurel Oaks

On Friday October 28, 2016, Hillsboro City Schools are not in session, however, Laurel Oaks is in session. For students using the Hillsboro City Schools bus shuttle to Laurel Oaks campus, the bus will depart Hillsboro Elementary School at 7:30 am and will drop the students off in the afternoon at 3:30 pm. There will be no transportation to/from home on this date.

If you have any questions concerning this, please contact Transportation Supervisor Ron Ward at 937-393-4471.

Picture Retake Days

The picture retake days are as follows:

Hillsboro MS / HS - Thursday, October 27 (forms available in the HS office)

Hillsboro Elementary - Tuesday, November 1 (forms available in the front office)

State FFA Vice President and Reporter visit Hillsboro High School

State FFA Vice President, Meredith Oglesby and State FFA Reporter, Lauren Grover visit Hillsboro High School FFA classes.

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Hillsboro Youth Wrestling

Sign-ups for youth wrestling for grades K-6 will be on Monday, November 14 at 6:30 PM at the Casner Building (by the football field.)

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Athletic Department Updates

The girls golf state competition was suspended today due to inclement weather and course conditions. Play is expected to resume tomorrow.

Varsity girls soccer will be playing at Chillicothe High School tomorrow at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00 (no student or senior citizen rates.)

Staff Waiver Day on Friday, October 28 -- No school for students
1st Quarter Report Cards will be distributed to all students Friday, October 21
HHS Junior Class Selling Christmas Wreaths

This holiday season, help support the HHS Junior Class by purchasing a Christmas wreath. This fundraiser is to benefit the 2017 Junior/Senior Prom.

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Hillsboro City Schools VEX Robotics team unveils 2016-2017 VRC Starstruck robotic teams

The Hillsboro City Schools VEX Robotics teams cordially invite you to witness the unveiling of the 2016-2017 VRC Starstruck student robotic teams. The high school and middle school teams have been working diligently to prepare for this epic moment in robot competition and they are ready to show their stuff.

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Parent Teacher Conferences for Hillsboro Elementary

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at Hillsboro Elementary on October 25 and November 1 from 4:30-7:30 PM.

The Hillsboro Elementary Annual Walk-A-Thon will be held on Friday, October 21st
First quarter report cards being sent home Friday, October 21

First quarter report cards will be going home with students in the elementary, middle school and high school on Friday, October 21.

National Junior Honor Society to sponsor 2nd Annual Fall Ball for HMS 8th graders

The NJHS will sponsor the 2nd Annual Fall Ball dance for Hillsboro Middle School 8th grade students on November 11 from 6:30-9:00 PM.

HHS students have opportunity to travel to Italy

The tour will be open to all Hillsboro High School students and parents of traveling students grades 9-11. Informational meeting for those interested: Tuesday evening October 18 at 6:30 PM  in the high school cafeteria. The Tour of Italy is an 8 day adventure scheduled for June of 2018.  We will visit the cities of Rome, Florence and Venice!  Hope to see you there!

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Hillsboro FFA Annual Fruit Sale Fundraiser Fruit Sale

Order your fruit, meat & cheese, peanuts, and BBQ from now through November 7, 2016. 

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Hillsboro FFA Hosts Ag Day for Hillsboro Elementary 4th Graders

Hillsboro FFA students hosted Ag Day for 4th grade students of Hillsboro Elementary. Students learn about farm equipment, agriculture, and animals and get to enjoy different stations with ice cream, a petting zoo, and an obstacle course.

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Hillsboro MS/HS Fall Sports Awards Ceremonies

The Hillsboro fall sports awards ceremonies for the middle school and high school are as follows:

Middle School - November 2 at 7:00 PM

High School - November 9 at 7:00 PM

School Board Names New Building

The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education has acted to name the new weight training center at the HS/MS the "Sam Barnhouse Center" to honor the recently deceased long time Hillsboro educator.

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JV Boys Soccer at North Adams on Thursday, 10/13 has been canceled
Subway is back

Subway is back! On Thursday, 10/13, Hillsboro High School/Middle School students will have the opportunity to be a "sandwich artist" using a whole grain bun with a special topping made just for school lunch! And of course we will have the ultimate veggie sandwich station available. Subway sandwiches can be purchased as a lunch meal or as a la carte item for $2.75.

Fall Sports Tournament Information

Fall Sports Tournament Information:

Varsity Boys Soccer @ Greenfield McClain 5:00 PM- 10/17/16

Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Fairfield Union 6:00 PM - 10/17/16

Varsity Girls Soccer - Home against Miami Trace 5:00 PM - 10/18/16

REMINDER: All tournament games are $5 a ticket, regardless of age. No passes are accepted.

HMS/HHS students participate in the "Have a Heart, Don't be a Bully" activity

October is anti-bullying month.  HMS/HHS students participated in the "Have a Heart, Don't be a Bully" activity last week.  Students watched a video on bullying and wrote why they choose not to bully on hearts displayed in the building. 

Students, visit to see colleges in your area 10/24-10/29

Students please join us at to check out many of the colleges in your area October 24th to the 29th! Go to the student link on the website to register for the virtual college fair today! During the fair you can log on and search through all the colleges represented. Each booth will include information about the school and offer a chat time to talk with school representatives. Hope to have you join!

Doug Ernst, newest member of Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education

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JV Soccer Schedule Updates

10/12 - JV Boys Soccer home at 6:30 PM

10/12 - JV Girls Soccer at Miami Trace at 5:00 PM

Time Changes for Saturday's cross country meet in Xenia

MS Girls 10:15 AM
MS Boys 10:45 AM
HS Girls 11:30 AM
HS Boys 12:15 PM

Please note: There will be a $5 per car parking fee

HMS Halloween Dance


HMS Halloween dance for Hillsboro students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Friday, Oct. 21 from 6-8 PM in the Cafeteria. Tickets are $5. 

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Homecoming 2016 Festivities
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Free ACT/SAT test prep website

Attention High School Students and parents: Free ACT/SAT test prep website sponsored by the United States Army.  March 2 Success is free and has no obligation.  Register at  Registration is valid for 45 days & and can be extended if needed.

Attention Parents & Guardians

We were made aware of a potential threat in the middle school boys restroom this morning. Fortunately with diligent and timely communication from a staff member the culprits were immediately identified, secured and served with the appropriate consequences. One of the individuals was actually escorted to the courts for an emergency hearing. Parents we wish to assure you that students are safe and secure.

Curriculum Night at Hillsboro Elementary is scheduled for Thursday, September 29

Curriculum Night at Hillsboro Elementary is scheduled for Thursday, September 29: Teachers will be providing an overview of what is expected from your students and what you can expect from them for homework, testing, etc. Teachers will begin their discussions at 7:00, 7:15, 7:30 and 7:45. If your child has 2 teachers, expect to be here for 30 minutes if you want to hear from both teachers. Just start out in your child's homeroom classroom.

The home varsity boys and girls soccer games against Clinton Massie have been rescheduled to Monday, October 3
Youth Volleyball Clinic

A youth volleyball clinic will be offered for 5th and 6th grade girls October 1st, 8th, 15th from 9 AM - 11 AM.

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FAFSA Financial Aid Information for Seniors

Seniors and Parents of Seniors: You can now submit the FAFSA as early as October 1st rather than January 1st. It’s best to get the form in early because some financial aid awards are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. See your school guidance counselor if you have questions.

Tonight's home varsity boys and girls soccer games have been postponed
Boys and Girls Golf Sectional Tournament Information Announced
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Hillsboro Elementary announces Grandparent's Day dates
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The home JV Boys soccer game scheduled for this evening has been canceled
Subway is coming to Hillsboro High School and Middle School lunches on 9/22
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2016 Hillsboro FFA 5K

Registration @ 8:00 AM and Race Time @ 9:00 AM on October 29 at Rocky Fork Lake State Park

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JV boys soccer at North Adams canceled this evening
Pee Wee Football Cheerleader Camp

Camp will be held 9/26-9/29 for grades K-5 after school until 5:00 PM. The cost is $30 and includes a t-shirt and 1 ticket to the Hillsboro vs. Chillicothe game on Sept. 30.

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Today's home JV football game against Washington CH is cancelled
Congratulations HHS Senior Spencer Brown

Spencer has been recognized as a semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Fall Sports Schedule Updates

Click on the link to get more information about girls and boys golf and middle school and high school cross country SCOL league matches/meets.

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2015-2016 yearbooks have arrived

The 2015-2016 yearbooks have arrived. You may pick up your yearbook in the high school office during both high school lunches. If you are picking it up for someone else, you must have the receipt (if they still have it), or you MUST have a signed note stating you have permission to pick up the yearbook.

Free Vision Clinic on Oct. 4 at 9:00 AM at the Highland County Health Department

For more information, click here

Take Back Our County Hope for Highland 5k Glow for Change

Take Back Our County: Hope for Highland will be held on Saturday, October 1 and is a family friendly event with music, games, food and fellowship with community members to raise awareness about drug misuse and abuse in Highland County.

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Tonight's home MS Football games start time moved to 5:30 PM for 7th Grade; 8th Grade to follow
JV Football game at Clermont Northeastern today at 5:00 PM
Sam Barnhouse, long time Hillsboro educator and current board member passed away

Sam Barnhouse, long time Hillsboro educator and current board member, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11 after a long illness. The entire Hillsboro school community joins together to express our condolences to his wife Lisa and the Barnhouse family. Sam has been an integral part of the schools in the Hillsboro community for many years. He certainly has left his mark and will be missed. A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 15 from 4:30-8:00 PM at the Hillsboro High School gymnasium. The funeral is scheduled for Friday morning at 10:30 AM at Thompson's Funeral Home.

Tonight's football game is moving to an 8 PM start
No school September 5-9

There will be no school September 5 through September 9 due to the Labor Day holiday and the Highland County Fair.

Updates on the varsity football game at Goshen on Friday, 9/2

For those of you planning to attend the varsity football game in Goshen on Friday, 9/2, here are some important points: 1) The game begins at 7:00 PM,  2) Admission is $6 for all ages (students, adults & senior citizens), 3) The stadium is located behind Goshen Middle School at 6692 Goshen Rd., Goshen, OH 45122 (Route 131 is currently closed if you were planning to take route 50 to route 131; you may want to take 73 to New Vienna and take 28 from there.)

Parent Teacher Conferences Scheduled for 9/13 at HMS & HHS

Parent teacher conferences are scheduled at Hillsboro Middle School and Hillsboro High School for September 13 from 4-7 PM. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 393-9877 for the middle school and 393-3485 for the high school.

Ohio Classic Cross Country Meet - Saturday, September 3

The annual Ohio Classic Cross Country meet will take place on Saturday, September 3 at Liberty Park. The day's events are as follows:

Open Run 5K (staff and community $5 per runner) 8:00am

Elementary Fun Run ($2 per child) 9:00am

Varsity Girls 9:30am

Varsity Boys 10:00am

MS Girls 10:30am

MS Boys 11:00am

Sophomores & Juniors may take the PSAT exam on Oct. 19 at HHS

Sophomores and juniors may take the PSAT exam on Wednesday, October 19 at HHS. This exam will help prepare the students for the SAT/ACT. The cost is $15.00 per student. Students may sign up in the high school office this week. This will give the students a chance at becoming a National Merit Scholar as well as being awarded scholarship money. Please see a high school counselor for more information.

HHS varsity football will resume Sat., 8/27 @ 10 AM

The HHS football contest at Western Brown Friday, 8/26 had to be postponed due to weather. The game will resume Saturday, 8/27 at 10 AM at Western Brown, playing the 3rd and 4th quarters. The home JV football game scheduled for Sat., 8/27 has been rescheduled to Monday, 8/29 at 5:00 PM in Hillsboro.

Schedule Updates: JV Girls Soccer & MS Football

The JV Girls Soccer game scheduled for 8/29 will begin @ 4:00 PM at Clinton Massie High School.

The MS Football games previously scheduled for 9/10 have been moved to 8/31 in Greenfield @ 5:00 PM.


Schedule Update for 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball for Tonight, 8/25

The 7th & 8th grade volleyball games in Wilmington are postponed for this evening, 8/25. JV & Varsity Volleyball will play tonight in Wilmington as scheduled.

HMS Selling Indian Cards
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HHS Art Classes off to a great start!

The art classes at Hillsboro High School have kicked the school year off by setting goals based on the statement "We will be greater than we were yesterday!"

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Today's JV Boys & Girls Soccer games have been postponed
The 2016-2017 Yearbooks go on sale beginning Sept. 1st
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Hillsboro Athletic Apparel Sale

The Hillsboro Athletic Department is having an athletic apparel sale.

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Hillsboro Athletic Event Passes for Sale

Passes are now available for individuals and families interested in purchasing a pass for HMS & HHS home athletic events for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Hillsboro Board of Education Meeting

The Hillsboro City School Board of Education will meet in Regular session Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at the Hillsboro Board of Education Office, 39 Willettsville Pike, at 7:00 p.m. for a Regular Board Meeting.

Hillsboro Athletic Apparel Sale

The Hillsboro Athletic Department is offering athletic apparel for sale.

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Fall Sports Schedules

**Schedules are subject to change

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Notice of Special Board Meeting

The Hillsboro City School Board of Education will meet in Special session Monday, August 8, 2016, at the Hillsboro Board of Education Office, 39 Willettsville Pike, at 8:00 a.m. for a Special Board Meeting.

Sixth Grade Orientation
Monday, August 8, 2016. Between the hours of  1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ALL Sixth Grade students and their parents are invited to 6th Grade Orientation. Attending orientation will help students become better oriented with the school and the location of classrooms and lockers. 

Mandatory Parent / Student Athlete Meeting

All fall student athletes and their parents must attend a mandatory meeting on August 11 at 6:30 PM in the high school cafeteria. We would encourage any parents who have student athletes in winter and spring sports to attend as well.

Fall open house scheduled for August 11th

Middle school and high school: 4-6 PM

Elementary: 5-7 PM

Fall Sports Beginning Practices
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Girls Golf Tryouts are August 1, 2, and 3 at 9 AM
Elementary and Middle School Supply Lists

Elementary School Lists

Middle School Lists

Coed Volleyball Tournament

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Business Co-op Outstanding Students

2016 HHS Graduates Earn Top Awards

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HHS Athlete State Runner Up

Austin Goolsby is the state runner up in the pole vault. Austin  vaulted to a height of 15' 8".

Hillsboro HIgh School Student Survey Responses

As a result of 2015/16 HHS Parent, Staff and Student Surveys the administration will continue to
look at ways to improve the culture and support of students and staff at HHS. Unfortunately
only 3 parent surveys were completed, therefore there is not significant data to address any
consistent concerns.

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No Cost Sports Physicals

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Physical form

Hillsboro Middle School Track and Field Recognition Night
Hillsboro MS Track and Field Recognition Night
Monday May 9th - 6:00 pm
Hillsboro High School Cafeteria

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Dine at KFC to support After Prom

KFC supporting Hillsboro After Prom on April, 7th. 

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HHS Musical Theatre Department presents "Godspell"

The HHS Musical Theatre Department will present "Godspell" on April 8 and 9. 

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HES Art Show Saturday, April 2

Hillsboro Elementary School will be hosting the annual student Art Show on Satruday, April 2. 

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Lovlie to Compete in State Skills Competition

HHS and Laurel Oaks student will compete in State Skills USA Competition in April. 

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Family Bowling Night to Benefit After Prom

The Hillsboro After Prom Committee will be sponsoring a "Family Bowling Night" at Highland Lanes this Thursday, March 24th. 

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Bullying Prevention Week Drawing Contest Winners

Hillsboro High and Middle School announces the winners of the 2016 Bullying Prevention Week Drawing/Logo Contest. 

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Board of Education Meeting Announced

Next Board of Education meeting schedule for March 16th. 

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HHS March Madness Challege

Hillsboro High School is having a "March Madness Challege starting March 14th. 

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Subway Dine & Donate March 10th

Support the Hillsboro High School Educational Trip to Spain on March 10th at the Subway in Walmart. 

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Kindergarten Registration April 7

Hillsboro City Schools announce Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year. 

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6th Grade Supports Team Abi

The fellow classmates of Abi Lykins show their support.

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National School Breakfast Week

Hillsboro City School will celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 7-11.

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Bullying Prevention Week Dress Up Days

Bullying Prevention Week 2016 is March 7-11. 

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HHS Class of 1981 35th Reunion Information

The Hillsboro High School Class of 1981 recently announced events surrounding their 35th Class Reunion. 

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Hillsboro FFA Holds a Staff Appreciation Lunch

The students of the Hillsboro FFA recently held a staff appreciation lunch as part of National FFA Week. 

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Board of Education Meeting March 3rd

Board of Education announces meeting on March 3rd. 

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Bullying Prevention Week 2016

Bullying Prevention Week will take place in Highland County March 7-11, 

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Times Gazette Grad Tab Deadline Approaching

Deadline March 16 - no late submissions. Click here for more information.

Skating Party to Benefit After Prom

The Hillsboro After Prom Committee is hosting a skating party Saturday, Feb. 27th. 

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Board of Education Meeting

The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education will meet in a regular session on Wednesday, Feb. 17th. 

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Hillsboro FFA Officers Attend Chamber Event “Ag is Everyone’s Business”

On Friday, January 22, the Hillsboro FFA Officer Team attended the Highland County Chamber of Commerce’s event, “Ag is Everyone’s Business.”

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HHS Student Places 3rd Place in the Skills USA Competition

Congratulations to HHS student Julian Lowe!

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Special Olympics Bowling Fundraiser

Highland County Special Olympics will be holding their bowling fundraiser on March 5th. 

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Foodplay Productions Coming to HES Friday!

The students of HES will be treated to fun and entertaining shows from FoodPlay Producations this Friday. 

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Results from HHS Student Participation Survey

Recently, students were asked to take a survey about extra and co-curricular activities at HHS. 

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HHS Spain Trip has Openings!

The HHS Trip to Spain is looking for 2 students and 1 adult chaperon for the trip in June of 2016. 

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HHS 2nd Quarter High Honor and Honor Roll Students

Hillsboro High School has released an updated list of students who earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll students for the 2nd quarter. 

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Quick Recall Academic Team Honors Seniors

The talented HHS Quick Recall Team honors the graduating seniors for 2016. 

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HHS Thespians Travel to Area Conference

HHS Thespian Troupe #5928 travled this past weekend to Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton for the 2016 Southwest Area Conference. 

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Hillsboro Middle School Robotics Team Wins Excellence Award

Excellent award-winning performance by the HMS Robotics team. 

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After-Prom Bowling Event

The HHS After-Prom Committee is hosting a bowling event on Feb. 6th. 

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HHS Student Council Wiffle Ball Tournament

The HHS Student Council is hosting a Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday, June 25th. 

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HS Bowling Schedule Change

The bowling matches scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14 in Washington CH have been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 21.

Spain Trip Fundraiser at Subway May 4th

Subway to donate 10% of sales to HHS Spain Trip on Wednesday, May 4th. 

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HHS April Students of the Month

Hillsboro High School announces the April 2016 Students of the Month. 

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YMCA after school program for 8th - 12th graders

YMCA after school program for 8th-12th graders.  HMS/HHS provides transportation to the YMCA and parents/guardians must pick students up at 5:00 pm.  Programs will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  Students must fill out an application with Mrs. Layne. Some of the activities offered are open gym, open swim, piano lessons, art class, Bible study, guitar lessons, and access to the fitness center.

"Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Poster Winners

Hillsboro Elementary students were honored as the poster contest winners during the "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive.

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College Credit Plus Program Meeting @ HHS on February 7

Students in grades 7-12 may be eligible to participate in college courses while in middle and high school. This program may be at no cost if attending a public institution of higher education (IHE) and may be at a reduced cost at a nonpublic IHE. A meeting will be held at Hillsboro High School on February 7 at 6:30 PM. For more information, click here.

HHS Announces 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students on achieving Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter. Click here to view.

Jaeleigh H. Breaks HMS 100M Dash Record
Congratulations to HMS 8th grader Jaeleigh H. for breaking the HMS 100M Dash record on April 4 with a time of 13.0. The record was previously held by Kristi Barrera.

Board of Education Meeting Announced

The Hillsboro Board of Education has announced it's next meeting date. 

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Board of Education Meeting Announced

Board of Education meeting to be held May 18th. 

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HMS Holds Spelling Bee

Several HMS students competed in the annual spelling bee on Wednesday, January 11. The winner was Hannah Ater with the winning word, unscrupulous.  Pictured are: Ovid Wilson, 3rd; Hannah Ater, 1st; and KaleyJo Myers, 2nd.


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South Central Employees Donate to Support Power Packs

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Drama Classes Perform "Night of One Acts"

Drama classes bring to life student-written productions.

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Hillsboro Boys Basketball Youth Camp May 24-27
The Hillsboro Boys Basketball program will be hosting a youth camp May 24-27 for boys entering grades 3-4-5 from 9:00-11:30 and grades 6-7-8 from 12:30-3:00. For more information, click here.

Hillsboro FFA Annual Flower Sale

It's time for the annual Hillsboro FFA Flower Sale! Now through May 11th. 

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Hillsboro Students Participate in Board of DD Basketball Game

The final score was the Highland County Board of DD Wildcats with 40 and Canal Industries with 19. Mrs. Snively's class cheered on the following Hillsboro students: Malik Rutledge, Timmy Adams, Brandon Evans, Jordan Humphrey, and Amiri Harewood.4

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Pee Wee Basketball Cheer Camp Announced

The HHS Cheerleaders are holding a pee wee basketball cheer camp for grades K-5 on Wed., 1/18, Thur., 1/19 and Mon., 1/23 with a live performance scheduled during the high school boys basketball games on Tue., 1/24.  For more information, click here.

Hillsboro High School Spring Sports Awards Night
Hillsboro High School Spring Sports Awards Night
Monday May 16th - 7:00pm
HHS Cafeteria

Lady Indians Senior Night

Senior softball players recognized May 6.


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National Library Week at HHS/HMS is April 11-15

Hillsboro High and Middle Schools will be celebrating "National Library Week" April 11-15. 

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After Prom Tickets on Sale Now!

Get your After Prom tickets now until April 21st. 

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National Library Week Contest Winners

Congratulations to the National Library Week 2016 contents winners!

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2nd Quarter Report Cards

HMS/HHS report cards were distributed on Monday, January 9. Hillsboro Elementary report cards were distributed on Tuesday, January 10.

HMS/HHS Students Encouraged to Participate in Social Emotional Month Activities

January is social emotional month and the counseling department has several activities planned for January.  Stations will be available in the lunch room during all lunches on 1/9, 1/23, and 1/30.  

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Exceptional Award Winners 2016

Hillsboro City Schools congratulates our Exceptional Acheivement Award winners for 2016. 

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Mark Mrochek of Voya Financial Speaks to Financial Literacy Students

Mark Mrochek, an Investment Advisor Representative with Voya Financial, spoke to the HHS Financial Literacy classes on Wednesday, April 20. The students have been learning about investments and retirement plans and Mr. Mrochek offered some insight into why it's important to plan for your financial future and provided examples of different investment options that young people can consider.

HHS March Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Hillsboro High School Students of the Month for March 2016. 

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Bill Myers elected new president of Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education on Monday, Jan. 9
Hillsboro City Schools Robotics Team Competes at APEG Southeast Regional

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, the HCS robotics teams competed at the APEG Southeast Regional in Lucasville, Ohio.  Team 99158B, consisting of Owen, Eden, Sara and Abi, took home the middle school Excellence Award, as well as, the Design Award.  


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Skye M. Ties HMS Record in High Jump


Congratulations to eighth grader, Skye M., on tying the HMS girls record in high jump by clearing 5'0" on Friday, April 15 at the West Union Junior High Invitational. Skye also set a new meet record with her jump.


Rust is Highland County Exceptional Achievement Award Winner!

Hillsboro student named Highland County Expectional Achievement Award Winner

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Recent Hillsboro Grads Speak to Hillsboro Middle School Students

Students in Hillsboro Middle School were visited on Tuesday, December 20 by recent Hillsboro graduates. Pictured is 2015 graduate, R.J. Collard.


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HMS Boys Basketball Teams Attend UC Basketball Game

The Hillsboro Middle School boys basketball teams attended a University of Cincinnati basketball game on Saturday, December 17. 


8th Grade Class Visits Washington D.C.

The HMS 8th grade class made their annual trip to Washington D.C. April 6-8. 

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Hillsboro FFA Installs New Officers

The Hillsboro FFA recently installed their new officers for the 2016-2017 school year. 

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Hillsboro FFA Chapter Holds Greenhand Banquet

On November 17, the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Banquet.


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Hillsboro Elementary Students Enjoy an Hour of Code

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Summer OGT Sessions

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HHS February Students of the Month

Hillsboro High School honors the February Students of the Month. 

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Author and HHS Graduate Visits

Author and HHS graduate Tracie Puckett recently visted students in the English deparment to talk about her experiences. 

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Curriculum Site for Parents

Attention Parents: Please visit our curriculum site which is meant to provide you with information about what your children are learning each year, and let you know how you can help at home. There are a number of links to resources and programs.…/parent-curriculum-site/

Common App Tutorial

Seniors it's time to get that Common App completed if your chosen college requires it.  Check out this YouTube video to help you fill out your Common App!   

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Hillsboro SAY Soccer Camp

Click here for more information on registering for soccer camp.

Indian Football Cornhole Tournament

The HHS Indian Football team will be holding a cornhole fundraising tournament on May 14th. 

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11th Annual Hillsboro Athletic Booster's Sports Gala

Mark your calendars for the 11th Annual Hillsboro Athetlic Booster's Sports Gala on May 7th, 2016. 

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Spring Sports Schedules Now Available


New Vaccination Information for Middle, High School Students

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NJHS Sponsors Food Drive

Recently, the National Junior Honor Society at Hillsboro Middle School sponsored a successful food drive. 

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Winter Sports 2015-2016 SCOL Recognition
Winter Sports 2015-2016SCOL RecognitionFirst and Second team selections.

Great Oaks Summer Camps

For more information on camps offered, click here.

Great Oaks Summer Camps

Great Oaks summer camp information for current 8th and 9th grade students. 

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Hillsboro HS Boys Bowling Advances to State Tournament
Congratulations on winning the Division 2 District Team Championship. The State Tournament will be held Friday Feb 26th at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl.

Public Draft of the HCS 2016-17 School Year Calendar

The 2016-17 School Calendar for Public review. Please send concerns to Jim Smith, Superintendent. A Public Hearing for the 2016-17 school calendar will be Feb. 17 at 6:45 in the Central Office , before the Board of Education Meeting at 7:00 pm.

For more information, click here

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