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Grandparents Week at HES

Hillsboro Elementary School celebrates the role grandparents play in the lives of our students.

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Coins for Cans

Sponsored by Hillsboro High School Thespian Society, HHS Business Co-op, and working in conjunction with Buckeye Country Food Drive.

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Purchase your 2015-2016 Yearbook

Yearbooks for the 2015-2016 are now on sale. 

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Volley for a Cure Oct. 8th

Theme - Overcome through Courage & Strength 

T-shirts and Sweatshirts on sale now.

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FREE Parent Conference October 23
FREE Parent Conference for family members of individuals with disabilities. Topics Include: Leading in Literacy, Hands on Activities for Literacy at Home, Help with Vocabulary at Home, Ohio Means Jobs.

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Hillsboro Students Compete in Special Olympics

On Saturday, September 19th students from Hillsboro schools particpated in the Special Olympics at Lynchburg-Clay High School. 

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2014-2015 Yearbooks Have Arrived!

The 2014-2015 HHS Yearbooks have arrived! Click the headline for more information. 

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Meeting for Families of Individuals with Disabilities

Upcoming meeting to help inform families of students with disabilities will be held October 23rd. 

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Youth Volley Ball Camp


Hillsboro Homecoming Week!

Homecoming Week 2015 starts on Monday, September 14th. 

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Watch Out! HMS Serves up Pie!

The 8th Grade class is currently selling Indian Cards to help pay for their Washington D.C. trip in the spring.  The cost of the card is $10.00. You may purchase Indian Cards through a student who is currently in 8th grade or at the Middle School Office.

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Perfect Attendance

Mrs. Hoop is honoring Shaylin Neal. Shaylin had perfect attendance for the 2014-15 school year. Her name has been added to the plaque which is hanging in the Middle school. Congratulations Shaylin!


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PSAT at HHS on Oct. 14

Hillsboro high school will be giving the PSAT on October 14th.  10th and 11th grade students can register for the PSAT now - August 28th. Students should bring $15 at the time of sign up. Some fee waivers are available. See Mrs. Juillerate in the high school office to register.

HHS Counselors to Host College Visits
The guidance department will be hosting college visits. The dates are:
September 25 - Central State University
October 16 - Shawnee State University
April 1 - University of Rio Grande
Visits are open to all juniors/seniors with a 2.2 GPA and are currently in good academic standing.  Sign-ups will be in the guidance department.

Soles for Students

New non-profit group aims to put shoes on student's feet. 

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New Date Time for Home HS Football Scrimmage

Our HS Football scrimmage with Adena has been rescheduled to Friday , Aug. 14th 5:00pm


Hillsboro FFA Receives a Grant to Donate Book Bags and School Supplies to Entire 4th Grade

Back packs and school supplies were provided during Open House.

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Cross Country Update

The official start to the cross country season and mandatory practices begin. Monday August 3rd. All 7th through 12th grade students interested in running can join us at the school track from 3:30PM-5:00PM 

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Notice of Special Board Meeting

The Hillsboro City School Board of Education will meet in

     Special session Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at the

     Hillsboro Board of Education Office, 39 Willettsville Pike,

     at 7:00 a.m. for a Special Board Meeting.



Purpose:  Executive Session

                Memorandum of Understanding with HEA and OAPSE


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ACT Prep Class Approaching

On Saturday, August 29th OUC is offering a non-credit ACT prep class on campus. This is a perfect opportunity for your students to prepare for the test this coming fall/spring. The information for the course is listed on the Continuing Education page on OU's website at  

A Welcome from the Superintendent
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Hillsboro City Schools Open House

Hillsboro City Schools Open House

Thursday August 6

 Elementary 5:00PM - 7:00PM
HS/MS 4:00PM-7:00PM

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2015 Business Cooperative Top Achievers

HHS Graduates Recognized

Mark Leininger of Leininger Entreprises and Jacob

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Hillsboro Middle School Volleyball Open Gym
Middle School Volleyball
Open Gym Schedule
7th and 8th Grade
Monday  July 6, 20, and 27.
8:30AM to 10:00AM

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Middle School Volleyball Camp
Volleyball Camp for Grades 6-7-8
July 20-22
HS Gym

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HMS Supply Lists 2015

The middle schools supply lists are available. Click read more.

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Change to Wednesday Schedule

The HCS Board of Education has approved a change to Wednesday schedule. Schools will now be on a one-hour early release schedule every Wednesday for Teacher-Based-Team meetings. 

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Hillsboro HS Volleyball Summer Open Gyms

Hillsboro HS Volleyball Summer open gyms

Monday and Wednesday in HS/MS gyms.

10:00 am-12:00 noon

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Hillsboro HS/MS Cross Country Summer Running Schedules


Beginning June 22nd.

We will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays.

8:00-9:00 am.

Meet at the Pavilion area behind the YMCA at Liberty Park.


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Hillsboro FFA Members Attend Week-Long Conference in Washington, DC.

High school students from throughout the country spend a week of their summer vacations undergoing training that will help them identify their strengths, establish personal goals and strengthen leadership skills. 

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Lady Indians Basketball Camp

Click here

Congratulations to HHS Track & Field Regional Qualifiers

De-Andre S., Mackenzie C., Gabe T., Luke G., Anthony A. all qualified for regional competition to be held at Pickerington North High School.

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Hillsboro Indians Boys Basketball Youth Camp

Youth basketball camp June 22-25 for boys entering grades 3-5 and 6-8

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Students enjoy end of the school year activities

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Free Summer Lunches


Right to Read Week at HES

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HES Students Win Post Office Poster Contest

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Hillsboro Students to Enjoy a Dominos Pizza Lunch

Students at Hillsboro High school will be offered Domino's Smart Slice Pizza on Wednesday the 13th and the Elementary students will have their pizza on Friday the 15th.

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HMS Students Experience "Real World" Financial Exercise

As adults, each of us works hard to make our monthly income cover the necessities and will have some left over at the end of the month for retirement savings and long-term goals. Wouldn’t it be great if we could have had a “trial run” at adult spending decisions while we were still young and able to choose our future career?

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Hillsboro City Schools Honors Retirees

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HHS Financial Literacy Students Complete Everfi program

Students enrolled in Financial Literacy complete the Everfi Money Matters program.

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NCB Awards Everfi Scholarship

2015 Everfi Scholarship Recipient

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Junior Class Selling Prom Photos

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2014 Graduate participates in National Championships


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Sectional Tournament Schedules

Sectional Tournament Schedule

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Revised Senior Calendar


New District Nit & Lice Policy

District unveils new policy towards nits and lice. Letter to parents from Superintendent Jim Smith. 

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Hillsboro FFA Spring Flower & Vegetable Sale

Hillsboro FFA Greenhouse is now open from 8 am to 3 pm weekdays.

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SCOL Art Exhibit Approaching


The Visual Arts Department at Hillsboro High School is hosting this year’s SCOL Art Exhibit: A Stroke of Genius on April 18 from noon to 4:00. The show will be judged from 10am to noon and open to the public noon to 4pm. The location of the Art Show will be in the high school cafetorium. The show is in it’s 12th year and the second time it has been hosted at Hillsboro High School. The last time it was hosted by HHS was in 2008. Everyone is invited to come see the wonderful art work that these students have created! Prepare to be impressed!

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Hillsboro Middle School Eighth Grade Visits Washington D.C.
Eighth Grade Students from Hillsboro Middle School toured Washington DC and Gettysburg PA from April 8-10, 2015. Highlights from the trip included a tour of the US Capitol, a performance at Ford's Theater, a wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, and a tour at Gettysburg. Also, students visited The Korean Memorial, The Vietnam Memorial, The FDR Memorial, The WWII Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, The Martin Luther King Memorial, The Smithsonian of Air and Space, and other sites and attractions.

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National Library Week
National Library Week is the week of April 13 through April 17.  We will be having several different contest going on for the students and staff.  The different contests will go on all week except for the "Forgiven Fine Day".

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Prom Ticket Sales Start April 15th

Junior and Seniors:  Prom Tickets go on sale beginning Wednesday, April 15th.  The price for each ticket is $25.00 and may be purchased in the mornings from 7-7:30 and during both high school lunchtimes outside the cafeteria.

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Save the Date! Highland County Special Olympics

Save the Date! Highland County Special Olympics

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HES Counselors Receive Educator Award

Hillsboro Elementary Counselors Candice Wireman and Toni Lewis received the Educator Award at the annual American Red Cross Heroes Awards Breakfast that was held on March 18th.

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Dr. Seuss Visits HES

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Second Graders Experience COSI At HES

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DARE Award Program Held at MS

Drug prevention program completed in middle school

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Elementary Art Show on Saturday, March 28

This event is free and will take place from 10 AM - 1 PM.

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HHS to present "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"

The musical play will be performed on Friday, 3/27 and Saturday, 3/28 at 7 P.M.

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Kamp Dovetail 2015 Registration

Registration for Kamp Dovetail will take place from April 6th - 9th. Registration starts at 8:30am and will take place at the Region 14/Hopewell office in Hillsboro. 

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NCB Rep Speaks to Financial Literacy Classes

NCB Rep, Dave Pennington, presented to HHS Financial Literacy students.

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HHS Teachers Receive Literacy Grant

Darci Miles, Sarah Weisner, Ben Miller and Shannon Yochum receive literacy grant from Altrusa International of Highland County.

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Senior Class Agenda March 13

To view it, click here.

2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration

April 9th

Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year

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Hillsboro FFA Member Ranks at the Top of the State Public Speaking Contest

Oglesby's speech about Food Security lead her to win at the sub-district and district levels, qualifying for the state contest where she placed as one of the top six speakers in the Ohio FFA state advanced prepared public speaking contest. Other Hillsboro FFA members performed well at the sub-district and district contests.

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HHS Bowlers Headed to State

Congratulations to the HHS Boys Bowling team for advancing to the OHSAA state finals.

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HHS Quick Recall SCOL Champions

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 HHS Quick Recall team for winning the SCOL League Championship with a record of 13-1! Hillsboro High School - Champions in both academics and athletics!

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Future Indians Baseball Camp Canceled

Baseball camp scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled. 

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Times-Gazette Senior Profile Forms

Seniors need to complete the Times-Gazette senior information sheet if they are to be posted in the annual graduation announcement in the Times-Gazette and County Shopper.  Forms MUST be returned to Mr. Robson by March 25.  Later entries will not be accepted. 

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Board Meeting Canceled

Due to the weather, the special meeting scheduled for tomorrow March 4th at 6:30 pm has been canceled.

Special Olympics Bowling Event

Highland County Olympics to Hold Bowling Fundraiser March 21st. 

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Teen Drama at HHS to Tackle Tough Issues

Dead Serious...About Life highlights the daily struggles teens face, such as peer pressure, drugs and alcohol, suicide, pregnancy and more.

For more information, click here.

Hillsboro Elementary Annual Art Show

March 28th

Art Show 10am-1pm

Please come out and support our students. One piece of art will be on display for each student in grades K-5.


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National Breakfast Week, March 2nd-6th

National Breakfast Week

Breakfast is available each day at no charge for all students.

Students that choose to eat in the cafe' for breakfast this week will receive a prize.

The grade level that has the most students eating this week for breakfast at school will be awarded with age appropriate playground toys to be used during the students recess time.

Travel Abroad to Spain! Parent Informational Meeting - Wednesday, February 25 6:00pm
Interested in traveling abroad? A trip to Madrid and Barcelona, Spain is being planned for Spanish III and Advanced Art students for the summer of 2016! Meetings are being held for students and parents. Anyone interested in the trip should attend. Click below for more detail:

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Hillsboro FFA Strawberry Sale

Spring is near! Order your fresh, sweet, juicy strawberries from Florida.

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Hillsboro Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences Rescheduled

Due to the weather cancellation on Thursday, February 19th we are moving Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences to Thursday, February 26th. Times will remain the same.

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Hillsboro Winter Sports Awards Night

The Hillsboro Winter Sports Awards Night will be held on March 2 at 7 p.m. for the middle school and on March 17 at 7 p.m. for the high school.

National Honor Society Induction Held

Hillsboro Middle School National Junior Honor Society held  induction on Thursday February 12, 2015. Forty-three 7th and 8th graders joined the twenty-nine 8th grade members that were inducted last year. This year Ms. Pam Limes was our featured speaker.



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PARCC Practice Test Links Now Available.

Links are available on the HS Counselor's web page.

Review of 2015-16 Student School Calendar
To view the calendar, click here.
If you have any questions or comments about the 2015-16 school calendar call the superintendent's office 937.393.3475

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HCS Board Announces Special Meeting

Feb. 4 meeting will interview capital project design firms.

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Staff Cookbook Sales Benefit "Spirit Fund"

HHS and HMS are selling "Looney Spoons" cookbooks to support the school "Spirit Fund". 

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HMS Spelling Bee Held

Event completed Jan. 13

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CCP (College Credit Plus) Meeting
CCP (College Credit Plus) Meeting
This meeting is mandatory for any student in grades 6 through 11 this school year who wishes to participate in taking college courses next school year.  This meeting is for both students and parents although students are not required to attend.  The meeting is February 10th at 6:30 PM at Hillsboro Elementary School
If you cannot attend this meeting the 2nd meeting will be February 26th at 6:30 PM.  Attendance at one of the meetings is MANDATORY for participation in school year 15/16.  The CCP program is replacing the former program know as PSEO. 
For more information, click here.

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9th Grade Parent Meeting
9th Grade Parent Meeting
For current 9th grade students and their parents. 
One focus for the meeting will be on the new graduation requirements for current 9th graders. 
This short meeting will be held at Hillsboro Elementary at 5:30 PM on February 10, 2015. 

Financial Aid Night
Financial Aid Night
Meeting will be January 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM at HHS for Senior students and their parents.

SPIN (Student Parent Information Night) for current 8th graders and their parents:
SPIN (Student Parent Information Night) for current 8th graders and their parents: 
Meeting will be January 21, 2015 at 5:30 PM.  Please RSVP for the event by calling 393-4417 or returning the form that went home with students on January 9th.

HHS Junior Class to Sponsor Prom Dress Sale

The HHS Junior Class is sponsoring a prom dress sale on January 24th. 


Are you tired of spending hundreds of dollars on a Prom dress you will wear once?  Is last year’s dress still hanging in your closet?  Do you want to make money from that dress or shop for one at a GREAT price? Then come visit the prom dress sale!

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Students Study Medieval Physics

Students Study Medieval Physics

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Hillsboro City Schools Seeking Design Proposals

Upcoming construction project, renovations in need of design services

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HHS Bowling Team Strikes Again!

Details here.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!!

We wish you and yours a wonderful break!

We will see you back in class on January 5th!

Santa Visits Hillsboro Elementary

Primary Pod Take A Ride On The Polar Express

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Third Grade Students Decorate Gingerbread Cookies

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Kindergarten and First Grade Students Enjoy Polar Express


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Representative from Edward Jones speaks to the Financial Literacy Students
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HHS Athlete Penn Station Athlete of the Month
Trey Moberly was honored by Penn Station as Athlete of the Month for the Month of January. A Fox news crew traveled to HHS to film the presentation.

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HHS Financial Literacy Students Complete Everfi program
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Mayor Hastings Reads to First Grade Students

Kindergarten Students Make Gingerbread Houses

Miss Fulton poses with some of her students while they decorate their gingerbread houses.

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First Grade Students Go To Entertrainment Junction

Entertrainment Junction is located in Cincinnati and houses the World's Largest Model Train.

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Basketball Game Rescheduled
There has been a time change for boys basketball this weekend. The new time is:
Saturday 12/6/14
Site: Zane Trace HS
Opponent: Huntington
New Start Time: 4:15

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Kindergarten Students Go On A Field Trip

Kindergarten students were allowed to sit inside the Police cruiser.

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Kindergarten Students Collect Canned Food

Miss Anderson's class won by bringing in 186 cans of food!

5th grade students help load all of the canned goods!

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Hillsboro FFA Selling Poinsettias

The Hillsboro FFA is selling Poinsettia plants for the holiday season. The price is $10 each or $8 when you buy three or more. 

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Peyton Kidder of Hillsboro FFA named national finalist in 2014 National FFA Agriscience Fair at 87th National FFA Convention & Expo
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Math Students Participate in Stock Market Challenge

Eight grade math intervention students study the stock markets

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Larry Lyons Presents to HHS Intro. to Business Classes

Long-time Hillsboro community member and businessperson, Larry Lyons, presented to the HHS Intro. to Business classes on November 14.

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NCB Presents "Get Smart About Credit"

In honor of Get Smart About Credit month, NCB representatives presented information to the HHS Financial Literacy classes.

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HHS Theatre Presents "12 Angry Jurors"

This classic courtroom drama comes to live on the stage at Hillsboro High School as HHS Thespian Troupe #5928 presents Reginald Rose's "12 Angry Jurors"

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Fall Sports Award Night

Middle School Nov. 6, High School Nov. 20

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Junior Class Selling Christmas Wreaths

The Hillsboro High School Junior Class is currently selling Christmas wreaths to support the 2015 Prom. 


You can order a wreath in the following sizes and prices: SMALL, MEDIUM OR LARGE; $25, $28 OR $35. And you can have your choice of color of bow - NO BOW, RED BOW OR BURGUNDY BOW. 


If you would like to make an order you can see any one of the Junior Class officers or contact Mrs. Pitzer. Call the main office for more information. 

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Hugh O'Bryan Youth Leadership Seminar

Applications for seminar due Nov. 10

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Elementary School Parent/Teacher Conferences

The Elementary School will be holding a second series of Parent/Teacher Conferences this Tuesday, October 28th from 4-8pm. Please contact the school office to schedule an appointment. 

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Red Ribbon Week 2014

Red Ribbon Week - a week dedicated to drug abuse prevention - is taking place at Hillsboro High and Middle School October 27-31. To raise awareness for Red Ribbon Week we will be having the following "Dress Up Days". 


Monday-- "Wear Red Day"
Tuesday-- "Throwback Tuesday, I'm too bright to do Drugs" (wear 80's clothes/bright colors) 
Wednesday--"Sock it to Drugs" (wear crazy socks)
Thursday--"Don't let drugs make you Crazy" (wear crazy clothes/mismatched clothing)
Friday--"Team up against Drugs" (wear school colors)

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Hillsboro FFA Fruit Sale is Going on Now

Contact the Hillsboro FFA now to place your order for citrus, apples, gift packages, peanuts, BBQ, or meat & cheese.

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HHS Honors Physical Science Students Visit Wilmington College
HHS Honors Physical Science students recently attended Science Night at Wilmington College. There was a demonstration contest and on the 3rd place team was Hope Lawson, the 2nd place team included Owen Young and the 1st place team included Riley Moberly
Attendees to the event were Hope Lawson, Emily Young, Tessa Ernst, Marissa Daniels, Owen Young, Riley Moberly and Patrick Hawkins.

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Soil Judging Success

The Hillsboro FFA Soil Judging Team placed 3rd at the District 9 contest, and qualified to compete at the state contest.

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2014 Homecoming Court

Congratulations to the 2014 Hillsboro High School Homecoming Court and Attendents!


Freshmen: Elli Elmore, Cameron Reed

Sophomores: Caitlin Ahrman, Hunter Chain

Juniors: Reaghan Haines, Ryan Hagen
King Candidates: Jacob Lerch, Skylar Murphy, Toby Warrington
Queen Candidates: Alli Boone, Erin Hagen, Jessica Lerch
The King and Queen will be crowned Friday, October 10th during the football game versus East Clinton. 

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Get your HHS Yearbook today!

Now is the the time! Don't miss out on purchasing your HHS Yearbook. You can order your 2014-2015 Yearbook by clicking on the link below. Cost of the yearbook is $45. 


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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences:


High School and Middle School will be October 23rd 4pm to 7pm.


Elementary School will be 4pm to 8pm on October 23rd and 28th.


Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

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HHS Theatre Department Hosts Fall Festival

The Hillsboro High School Theatre Department/Thespian Troupe #5928 is hosting the "Dramatically Awesome Fall Festival" this Saturday, October 25 from 2pm to 5pm in the HHS Auditeria. 


This family-friendly Fall Festival will include carnival games, activities for kids, a costume contest, food and treats provided by the Hillsboro PTO, and items for sale by the Freshman and Sophomore classes. Kids won't want to miss "Stage Fright" the haunted stage experience!


Admission is $2 per child and all proceeds will go towards providing financial assistance to HHS Theatre students wishing to attend area and state conferences. 

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Celebrate My Drive

Safe driving program to begin at HHS

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Hillsboro, OH 45133

Phone: 937-393-3475
Fax: 937-393-5841