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Volume 5

Boys' Cross Country Team Qualifies for State!

The boys will run on November 10 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio at 11:00 AM.

FFA National Convention

The Hopewell-Loudon FFA had the opportunity to attend the National Convention from October 24-27 in Indianapolis, Indiana!

Congratulations Renae!

Renae Kapelka qualified for the Regional Cross Country Meet this year, and the team finished 5th, just one spot from qualifying. Great year for Coach Jones and all of the Lady Chieftains!
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Space Science Class

The Space Science class had the opportunity to attend a showing of the recently released movie: First Man. This biography-based PG-13 movie is about Ohio's own Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, and the events leading up to this historic event.
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Olympians Visiting Hopewell-Loudon

H-L High School students were lucky enough to have former 1984 Olympic Men's Basketball Team member Jon Koncak on campus to talk about Olympic values. He was then nice enough to stay after and shoot around with some of our students. Thank you to Tiffin University and our local sponsors for organizing this event!

TAG 7 English and Reading Class

The 7th grade students in Mrs. Arnold's TAG 7 English and Reading classes performed Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart" for Halloween. Also, the students listened to famous actors read Poe's work "The Raven" as they looked for examples of figurative language and poetic techniques.

Spanish Class

Students in Spanish classes have been learning about "Los Dias de los
Muertos". It is the traditional hispanic celebration around the end
of October and the first of November which focuses on remembering
family and friends who have passed. Loved ones use flowers, candles,
food, drinks, alters, and decorations often incorporating skulls and
skeletons to try to connect with the spirits. Face painting,
costumes, and parades are all part of the festivities. In class,
students made pictures or "calacas" (hand-made figures out of dough)
to help celebrate!

Counselor's Corner

If you missed our annual College Credit Plus night, the Power Point that was presented is available under the Guidance Counselor tab on Hopewell Loudon website. The letter of intent that needs to be signed to participate can also be found there. If you have any questions contact Mrs. Hendrix: khendrix@hlchool.net or 419-937-2804.


Attention Seniors: For graduation you are required to complete 20 hours of Community Service, these hours are due by end of third quarter of your senior year. If you have questions see Mrs. Hendrix


Coffee with the Counselor- November 9 at 7:30 AM in the Main Office with Mrs. Jenny Sterling 7-8th grade counselor.


College Visit:

Owens Community College: November 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Americanism Test will be given in our history classes November 9, 2018.


Congratulations to Caden Hoover for representing Hopewell-Loudon and Sentinel at Rotary meetings for the month of November.

Congratulations to Noah Borer for representing Hopewell-Loudon and Sentinel at Kiwanis meeting for the month of November.

Boys' Basketball Information

Winter basketball season is here!

The youth boys' winter basketball drills started this last Monday for grades K-6. There were about 60 boys between the two school gyms practicing various drills and skills. This is a starter for boys who who would like to play winter travel ball in grades 4-6.

Junior high and high school boys' teams begin to practice on November 2. There will be scrimmages throughout the month and games start the last week of month. The JV and Varsity teams open up with the Tip-Off Classic on November 30 and December 1.

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Band Program

The Hopewell-Loudon

Chieftain Marching Band

Presents…


Sounds of the Stadium

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

In the H-L Auditeria

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7 Habits of Effective People Quick Thought

Habit 3 Put First Things First. Put first things first is at the heart of self-management. It's the ability to organize our time around the most important things.