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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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Homecoming Week at Hillsboro

October 6 - October 11 is Homecoming Week at Hillsboro High School. 


The Homecoming game will be at 7:30pm on Friday, October 10 versus East Clinton. The 2014 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during the game.


Saturday, October 11 will be the Homecoming Dance from 8pm-11pm. Tickets must be purchased before the dance and students bringing dates from other schools must get a permission form from the HS office. 


Spirit Week starts on Monday. 


Monday - Class Color Day (Seniors: Red, Juniors: White, Sophomores: Black, Freshman: Pink)

Tuesday - Hawaiian Day

Wednesday - Formal Day

Thursday - Animal Day

Friday - Spirit Day

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HS/MS Picture Day is Wednesday, October 1st

Hillsboro High School and Middle School will be having Picture Day on Wednesday, October 1st. Packets were sent home with students last Friday.  Please make sure to send any forms/money to school by Wednesday morning.


You can also pre-order online at 


There will be no changes to our Wednesday schedule due to pictures. We will be on our scheduled one-hour delay.

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HHS Volley for the Cure

Monday, September 29 HHS will host "Volley for a Cure" to help raise funds and awareness for cancer research. 


The HHS Girls Volleyball team will take on the Wilmington Hurricanes starting at 6pm. Come on out and support the Volleyball team and helping to find a cure for cancer!

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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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Follow Hillsboro City Schools on Facebook or Twitter

We are expanding the presence of Hillsboro City Schools out into the realm of social media. Follow the district news feed from your mobile devices!


Facebook -


General News Twitter -

HS Academics -
HS Athletics -

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Attention: All Laurel Oaks Students and Parents

Transportation Schedule for September 2-5, 2014

During the week of September 2-5, 2014, Hillsboro City Schools is out of session due to the Highland County Fair. Due to the fact the Laurel Oaks is still in session that week, we will be providing a shuttle bus to and from Hillsboro Elementary School for Laurel Oaks students. Click for more details:

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NCB Awards $2,000 Technology Grant to HHS

NCB awards $2,000 technology grant to benefit HHS Financial Literacy students.

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Ohio Classic Cross Country Meet

Saturday August 30th will be the Ohio Classic Cross Country Meet held at Liberty Park. As in years past there will be an open 5K and Elementary Fun Run prior to the meet. Please spread the word and encourage all to come out and show their support for the Hillsboro Athletics Program. Click for more info:

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HHS Track & Field Athletes Moving on to Regionals
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Financial Literacy Students Complete Everfi Program
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Hillsboro FFA Members were Competitive in State Ag. Science Fair

Students participated in the State Ag. Science Fair at the State FFA Convention in May. 

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Kindergartners attend FFA Event - Food for America

Approximately 60 FFA members took time out of their school day to help with the event, which held roughly 200 kindergarteners.

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Hillsboro FFA Supporters Recognized at State Convention

The Honorary State FFA Degree is the second-highest Honorary Degree, and it is presented by the Ohio FFA Association at the annual State FFA Convention. Among the recipients were Rick and Connie Williams of Ricks Auction Company.

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Bus Service for Laurel Oaks Students

Juniors attending Laurel Oaks, who are in session until June 4, 2014 will be provided a daily shuttle as usual to the Oaks Campus. However, transportation to/from home will not be provided after May 22, 2014. The shuttle bus will be leaving Hillsboro Elementary at 7:30 am each morning and will be returning in the afternoon at 3:30 pm.  Any questions or concerns, please call the bus garage at 393-4471.

HHS Drama Classes to Perform on May 8th

The Hillsboro High School Drama I classes will be performing their one act, Chipped, on Thursday, May 8th at 5:00.

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Spring Sports Recognition Awards Night
MS - Monday May 19th 7:00pm HS/MS Cafeteria
HS - Wednesday May 21st 7:00pm HS Cafeteria

Graduation Photos for Seniors
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Prom Promise Pledging a Success

Over 300 Students Participate in After Prom Activities

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Local Insurance Agent Visits Financial Literacy Classes

Rebecca Oglesby discusses property insurance with students.

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Prom Promise Pledging Begins

Students Can Sign up During Lunch

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Sixth Grade Tdap In-School Immunization Clinic

Clinic will be held April 29

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Hillsboro FFA Spring Flower & Vegetable Sale

Hillsboro FFA Greenhouse Management class uses the Greenhouse as a learning lab to raise spring flowers and vegetables.

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Hillsboro Elementary Art Show

Show to be Held May 3

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Hillsboro FFA Announces New Officer Team

The 2014 - 2015 Hillsboro FFA Chapter Officer Team was installed at the annual FFA Banquet. 

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HHS Presents Rapunzel

Performances on Friday, 4/11 and Saturday, 4/12 at 7:00 PM.

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Junior Senior Prom Photos

Photos begin at 5:30

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National Library Week Approaching

April 13-19 celebrates all things library

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HHS Track Meet at Zane Trace Canceled for Today, 4/3
Hillsboro High School Prom Information Released

Schedule of events, theme announced

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A Message from the Superintendent




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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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Required Pre-season Parent and Athlete meetings.



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High School, Middle School open house

Open house scheduled for the evening of Aug. 7

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Celebrate My Drive

Safe driving program to begin at HHS

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Business Co-Op Students Tour Buckeye Country Radio Station

The Business Co-Op traveled to Buckeye Country September 19th

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Summer OGT dates

Click here for more information

Free Sports Physicals Offered

Physicals will be given on June 6 in Chilicothe

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Business Co-Op Students Travel to Ponderosa

The Business Co-Op Students of Hillsboro High School traveled to Ponderosa on September 17th.

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HHS Students Collecting "Coins for Cans"

Students in the HHS Business Co-Op have teamed up with the HHS Thespian Troupe #5928 to collect "Coins for Cans". 


Each 1st period class is collecting change that will be donated to Samaritain Outreach Services to help provide food for their food pantry. Since the start of the campaign students have raised over $100, which is equal to 1000 pounds of food. 


The contest will be running through October 24th. Students are encouraged to bring coins to their 1st period class. The class with the most collected coins will recieve a prize. 

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Prom Pictures to be Posted

2014 Prom photos will be available May 12

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2014 Fall Sport Schedules

2014-2015 Fall Sports Schedules - Click Here

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National Library Week Staff Lunch and Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry reading, reception held

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Hillsboro Middle School Students Travel to Washington D.C.

Students Learn About National History

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Phone: 937-393-3475
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