Jim Tressel, President of YSU, talking to Hubbard Boys Soccer Team on Monday August 8, 2016.
The talk was about '10 things you can do to win that does not take talent'.
A MESSAGE FROM THE HUBBARD EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
At this point in time, adjustments have been made, approximately ninety-five percent of the bus routing will stay the same as it was in the 2015-2016 school year. Kindergarten and Fifth Graders will have some questions as it will be there first year on a new bus. Kindergarten and Fifth Grade, as well as any Newly Enrolled Students, should receive a letter with your child's pick up location and pick up time included.
IF you enrolled after August 6th, 2016, you will need to call transportation at 330-534-3722 for bus information.
It is important to keep in mind that the yellow bus is the safest form of transportation to school that is available. We truly encourage riding the bus! Feel free to call the Transportation Department for bus numbers and pick up times.
The first day of school is a big step for your little one and you too.
We would like to assure you that your child's safety is our main concern.
Our routes are set up so that as few children as possible will have to cross the street. Unfortunately, a few must cross anyway. Your child will participate in a special safety program pertaining to crossing the road and how to ride safely in a bus.
You can help us by telling your child to let the driver cross him or her. It is very important to instill in your child the idea that he/she must listen to and obey the driver at all times.
Children must remain seated with no screaming or yelling while riding the bus. Also, no eating or drinking on the bus.
Your child's driver has been trained to handle children and the bus under all types of conditions. The drivers are in constant contact with the office, each other, and the police department.
Routes are scheduled so that we pick up or drop off your child at approximately the same time each day. The time may vary according to the weather. Sometimes we are delayed by heavy traffic, but as a rule, we won't vary over five minutes.
During the first few weeks of school the bus route may have to be altered for various reasons. If any drastic change occurs, you will be notified. Please allow a five-minute leeway and have your child ready.
Please be patient with us for a couple of weeks while the drivers learn their routes, their stops, and the children's names. We would appreciate it if you would be at your child's stop or have someone else there to meet them. If you can't or don't have someone else to meet your child, please write a note letting us know it's OK to drop your child off without someone else meeting them.
In cold weather our buses are not as warm as a car, so please be sure your child dresses in warm clothing and warm foot wear.
Should any questions or problems arise during the school year you may contact the transportation office at 534-3722. We will be happy to help and cooperate at all times.
Girls Varsity Baseball
Congratulations to the Hubbard High School Girls’ Varsity Softball team for finishing a great season as District Runners-up!
HHS Top 10
Congratulations to The Top 10 of the Class of 2016!
Row 1: Amanda W., Caitlin C., Emily C., Margaret H., Amber D.
Row 2: Jack K., Robert F., Sheri B., Harlie S., Andrew S.
HHS Journalists and Videographers Sweep Awards at 2016 Press Day
Bringing home a total of 36 awards, the Hubbard High School Bard and HUB staffs made an impressive showing at YSU/TCJA’s 2016 Press Day held at YSU’s Kilcawley Center on the evening of Tuesday, May 10th. Competing against 12 other Trumbull and Mahoning County schools, and judged against 250 other entries, Hubbard took 14 first place titles. Additionally, HUB junior Emily M. was awarded Staff Member of the Year, and Bard senior Lauren C. was recognized as Journalist of the Year. Judges for the event included award winning, investigative journalist Mr. Dave Davis, professor in the Communications Department at YSU, along with other YSU Video and Journalism instructors, as well as Vindicator editors.
Recognition goes to the following Hubbard students for the HUB and Bard respectively:
HUB First Place Winners: Investigative Reporting: Emily M.: “A Study of School Shooters”; In-Depth Series: Maggie H.: “Extracurriculars at HHS”; Poetry: Emily K.: “Broken Bliss”; Column/Opinion: Alivia S.: “I Didn’t Wear Make-up to School and Here’s What Happened”; Advertisement: Ruthie S.: Badurik’s Butcher Block; Review: Hannah S.: “Coffee Lovers-Personal Choice over Cost”; Artwork: Kayla M.: “Elephants”; Fiction: Hailey C.: “Dystopian Tale: Part One”. HUB Second Place Winners: Personality Profile: Emily M.: “O Captain, My Captain-The Legacy of Amy Ramey”; In-Depth Series: Emily M.: “A Study of School Shooters: Part One”; Feature Article: Taylor R.: “A Weightlifting Wonder-Allie Perry”; Fiction: Henry M., Andrea R. and Emily K.: “Urban Legends Column”; Feature Article: Emily M.: “Baking with Heart: HHS’s Sugar and Sweets Diva”; Sports Feature Article: Hannah S.: “Lady Eagles Golf Ends an Impressive Season”; Artwork: Taylor R.: “Dystopian A.”; and Tessa M.: “Davy Jones”. HUB Third Place Winners: Sports Feature Article: Jack K.: HHS Students Assist in Special Olympics Basketball Team”; Editorial: Emily K.: “Helicopter Parenting”; Poetry: Emily M.: “Holding Hearts”; Sports News Article: Calley B.: “Eagles Football Preview”. HUB Honorable Mention Winners: Feature Article: Christina K.: “Frosh Sound Out on High School Experience
Bard First Place Video and Yearbook Winners: Best Yearbook and Best Yearbook Theme; Sports Photography: Katie F.; Photography: Lauren C.; Commercial: Lauren C.; Event Coverage: Dana P.; Documentary: Emily C.; Public Service Announcement: Emily C., Gina M., Taylor C., Alex M., and Lea M.; Bard Second Place Winners: Sports Photography: Lauren C.; Morning Announcements and News: Jake M., Lauren C., Colin S., Ricky P.; Third Place Winners: Sports Photography: Emily C..
Kudos to all those who competed and were successful in this year’s event!
Governor's Youth Art Exhibition
Governor's Youth Art Exhibition, now in its forty-sixth year, is dedicated to the educational and artistic advancement of our talented young people in the state of Ohio. The exhibition is open to all of Ohio's 1,112 high schools, both public and private, chartered by the State of Ohio Department of Education. Our purpose is to provide all budding young artists of the state with opportunities to advance their talent, whether that be through scholarships or simply experiencing the process of entering their work in a competition. The exhibition is a valuable incentive for our young people; it encourages an appreciation for the arts throughout Ohio and reflects the fine quality of art instruction and talent which exist in our state.
"This year we were one of 15 regional drop off points in the state. On March 5th we had a series of 3 judges come in to view over 350 works from 14 schools and over 20 teachers from Warren Harding, Canfield, Boardman, Fitch, Niles, Salem, and others. The process was a first for us and went smooth thanks to the professionalism of other teachers who where coming in. We want to say a special thank you to the Downtown Cafe for their donation to help feed the judges, student helpers, and teachers who came to Hubbard to drop off their work. Our kids did a wonderful job and we surpassed our highest amount of regional winner in previous years with 20 students pieces being chosen by the jurors. We also want to thank Mr. Deluco's maintenance staff for their help setting up the cafeteria and being their to help us with every aspect of the show. This year's art show is already going to feature two national and four regional winner's at Scholastics Art and Writing Competition, the 20 winners from Governors Youth Art Exhibition, and whatever we can win at the Trumbull County Art Show. Please come out Tuesday, May 3rd for the show."- Joshua S MacMillan- HHS Art Teacher.
The process of selecting artworks for the state exhibition begins on a regional level. The state is divided into 15 regional locations, with high school students in each region invited to enter work in that regional judging. Each region has a designated Regional Director, who is responsible for choosing the judges for his or her region and arranging specifics of the event.
The state judging takes place in Columbus; however, the judges for this level of competition are chosen from all over the country and are generally professional artists, college level instructors, or both.
From the 11,500 regional entries from the 15 regions, approximately 2,500 are selected to enter the state judging. State jurors then select 300 for the actual exhibition, with 25 of the 300 chosen to receive the Governor's Award of Excellence. Scholarships are offered to seniors by over 30 universities and colleges of art. The selection of students to be offered scholarships is left strictly up to those institutions who offer them. The Governor's Exhibition is merely a vehicle through which schools and students are brought together.
Ohio Report Cards
Written by Marianne Hallapy
The News of Hubbard
Another round of state report-cards for the 2014-2015 school years were recently released for all school districts. While the Tribune Chronicle initially published Hubbard’s scores erroneously due to a formatting error, its retraction disclosed the correct scores, revealing both good indicators and a few areas requiring improvement for the district.
Superintendent Raymond Soloman agreed that there are subgroups that need attention, however, overall he was happy to note, “We’re meeting the indicators; our students are able to read; and we’re graduating our students.”
Last year, Hubbard students in grades 3 through grades 11 were given the Ohio State Tests to assess their knowledge and skills outlined in Ohio’s Learning Standards. Math and English language arts tests were developed by Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), which were new for the 2014-2015 school year. Science and social studies tests were created by American Institutes for Research (AIR).
Congratulations to our Bridge Building Teams who competed Tuesday, February 23rd at YSU. Robbie D., Kenny R. and Michael L. took 1st place overall for the Bridges Efficiency. They also won 1st place in the Strength category carrying 117 lbs! Allison P., Celeste W., and Brooke V. also made top 5 carrying 104 lbs! The students received a trophy and a $100.00 cash donation will be made to Hubbard Schools from the Mahoning Valley Miniature Bridge Building Competition.
Holocaust Display at HHS
Jesse McClain, Educational Specialist of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation brought guest speakers Ari Levy and Amit Briness to speak to Hubbard HS students about resistance and the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.
The subject of the Display: Mr. William Vegh survived Auschwitz and a death march before being liberated by American troops at the age of 16 in 1945. He lost both parents and 6 siblings in the Holocaust. He was a featured guest speaker here at Hubbard High School in 2003. The display stays at area schools for two weeks and features local survivors. Mr. Vegh spent his entire adult life in Youngstown until his death in 2009. His interview was conducted by Stephen Spielberg as a part of the Shoah Project.
This display is only set up in a handful of schools, per year. We are extremely fortunate to be able to share this experience with our students here at HHS. The display is set up and ready to be watched and read.
El Museo del Mundo Espanol:
The Spanish 4 students in Mrs. Badurik's class decided to create a museum in the classroom for their senior project. They spent many hours creating impressive exhibits, writing Spanish research reports and making verbal presentations in Spanish. They enjoyed themselves while learning so much pertaining to Spanish sports, history, cuisine, music, language, and holidays/traditions. The lower level Spanish classes also took a tour of the museum and voted for their favorite exhibit. Each group did an outstanding job!
Four Hubbard High School football players participated in this years 'National Signing Day'. Pictured from left to right are: Dominic Pantone (Lake Erie College), George Hill (University of Pittsburgh), Cameron Ingram (Malone University), and Brandon Rios (Edinboro University). Congratualtions to all four players! To watch a video from Signing Day, please click HERE.
HHS Band and Honors World History Work Together
The Hubbard High School Freshman Band classes of Mr. Nestich and the Freshman Honors World History Students of Mr. Stoffer have been working on a cross curriculum assignment with music and history. They are examining music from the Great Depression and World War II eras in the United States and Europe. They spent two to three days researching in the high school library with assistance from Mrs. Phiel. The band students focused on mostly the musical side of the time periods and the history students mostly focused on the historical aspects of the music. Both groups studied composers and musicians comparing their backgrounds with specific songs and the historical framework they were dealing with at the time. Students had different thoughts on the assignment. Adria P. said, “At first I thought it was strange that band and history were working together but when I saw the project it was obvious it related to each other. Ben P. added, “I thought it was cool because we got to mix the two genres and made it a super project!” The students completed a typed report on their findings and look forward to more exciting assignments in the future.
Students of Mr. Josh MacMillan have continued an impressive streak for National qualifiers in the Scholastics Art and Writing Competition. This year a total of eight students submitting 10 pieces of work entered to represent Hubbard High School. This year we were able to qualify but with a twist, two students won Gold Keys and will have their artwork sent to New York City for national judging for only for the second time (Nick Adduci and Tessa McGarrity), We also had three students winning Regional Awards (Nick Adduci X2, Grace Slaina, and Mariyah Hill). Along with our key winners were three students receiving Honorable Mention. All of our kids will be recognized at a ceremony on January 16 at YSU's Ford Theater.
Each year, the Alliance partners with more than 100 visual arts and literary arts organizations across the country to bring the Awards to local communities. Teens in grades 7 through 12 apply in 29 categories of art and writing. Submissions are juried by luminaries in the visual and literary arts, some of whom are past award recipients. Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.
Last year, students submitted 300,000 works of art and writing to the Awards; more than 68,000 were recognized at the regional level and celebrated in local exhibitions and ceremonies. The top 2,000 works in the country earned National Medals and were celebrated at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall.
Honors English 12 are reading Shakespeare's Macbeth. Here are a couple pictures for the website from our reenactment in class.