Hopewell-Loudon Schools

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Announcements 12/6/19

Please use our 24-hour absence line 419-937-2802 when calling in a students absence, leave your name, students name, grade and the reason for the absence. When your student returns to school, a note with the dates of absence, the reason for the absence, and parent signature must be turned into the office.

*** You can always email your child's attendance, appointments or absence excuse to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**Please update Final Forms immediately to any changes with phone numbers, address or emergency contacts, so we always have the most updated information on file for the safety of your child. Thank you


***Important Dates***

Merry Mistletoe Market - Sunday, December 8th 10-5 Chieftain Gym

High School Winter Band & Choir Concert - Monday, December 9th at 7:00 pm
Panda Express Fundraiser - Tuesday, December 10th.
Sophomores meeting with Sentinel - Wednesday, December 11th.
Senior Class meeting - Wednesday, December 11th @5:15 PM in the Auditeria
WINTER CHILL DANCE - Friday, December 13th - JH 5:30-7:30 & HS 8:00-11:00
with DJ Chill Will - Casual attire and more fun information coming soon!
Class Ring Delivery - Tuesday, December 17th @ 8:30 AM
Christmas Break - NO SCHOOL for students Monday, December 23rd - Monday, January 6th! Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 7th for all Students.
Pioneer Mill Fundraiser - Wednesday, January 15th, 4-9 PM. Full Menu, Burger and Mexican Fiesta Specials, 15% of evening sales donated to H-L Class of 2020

Christmas Spirit Days - December 16th, 17th, and 18th

     Monday- Imagine Christmas morning - Come as you are in your pajamas or mismatched clothes and rock your bed head.

     Tuesday- Ugly Sweater Day - Come in your best ugly sweater and any other Christmas attire for this endless celebration.

     Wednesday- Crazy Sock and Hat Day- Show your spirit by wearing Christmas socks, hats, ties or scarves with any holiday accessories.

GOOD LUCK on your Exams December 19th and 20th.

Class of 2020 Fundraiser - STILL AVAILABLE...Outdoor/Indoor "Chieftain Nation" Metal Sign. 2 colors with Chieftain head-on white metal, 18x24 and only $20 each. Makes great Christmas gifts to be proudly displayed at your home, in your yard or in your barn/garage. Signs will be delivered by December 20th, just in time for Christmas. Extra order forms are available in the office.

H-L Merry Mistletoe Market - Have a jolly holly holiday season at our craft show. Sunday, December 8th,10:00 AM - 5:00 PM in the Chieftain Gym. Admission is $3 in advance and $4 at the door. Students are Free! Food, drinks, Christmas tree raffles, vendor basket raffles, pictures with Santa, and free crafting for kids.

Immunization Records: Are you a 7th grader or 12th grader and got your required shots this year?  We need a copy of your shot records in the office, please bring in ASAP. If you are unsure if we have your current records on hand, please call into the office to check on it. This is only for 7th and 12th graders.

Sports passes -are available now in the office. Adults are $50 for $10 punches and Students are $30 for 10 punches.  Save money and buy your sports pass in the office.

Final Forms - Please access Final Forms ASAP and update and sign all documents, as a parent and student. It's very important to always keep this information accurate and current as this is the emergency contact information we use, as well as all mailing labels, get generated with the information you provide when we mail out report cards, notes, and letters throughout the school year.

Student Parking Permits - All students that drive to school must park in the student parking lot and have a 2019-2020 parking permit displayed on the rearview mirror. Parking permits are handed out in the school office.

Juniors Buckeye Boys and Buckeye Girls State- This is a great opportunity offered to Hopewell-Loudon Schools. Mrs. Hendrix has information on her webpage. If you are interested in attending, please her know so she can be sure to get you the information. It looks really good on your college applications to attend, and it is an awesome opportunity if you're interested in government.

HOBY - 2020 Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership. What: HOBY, The Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership is one of the oldest and most prominent youth leadership organizations in the world. The seminar is for a student who feels they are a strong leader, has the courage to speak up their beliefs, has concern for others, and is interested in improving their skills in critical thinking, goal setting, and would like to realize the importance of enhancing their leadership skills. WHO: Current Sophomores WHEN: Approximately June 6-9, 2020 - you must be able to stay the entire time. The exact date will come out on November 16, 2019, WHERE: Ohio Northern University for more information, visit www.hoby.org. See Mrs. Hendrix in the guidance office or talk to Peyton Burns our representative last year.

Seniors - you are required to have 20 hours of Community Service for Graduation. Those hours are due no later than March 13, 2020. Please turn those into Mrs. Hendrix or Mrs. Hoffman. If you are struggling to get service hours please see Mrs. Hendrix. Also, stop and see Mrs. Hoffman for dates/times of concession stand.

College Corner:

2019 -2020 Student Organization Meeting Days/Times:

Tuesdays: Student Council - 2nd Tues of the month @7:15 am -Room 264

                   Spanish Club - 4th Tues of the month @7:15 am & after school -Room 264

                   National Honor Society - 1st and 3rd Tues of the month @7:00 am 

                   Traveling Ensemble - Every Tuesday at 7:15 am

Wednesdays: Quiz Bowl - Every Wed at 7:15 am - Room 160

                        Traveling Ensemble - Every Wednesday at 7:15 am

Thursdays: SADD - Every 2nd Thursday at 7:15 am -Room 159

                     Traveling Ensemble - Every Thursday at 7:15 am

Fridays: FFA - 2nd Friday of the month at 6:15 am -Room 543

               "Tribe Time" - every Friday 7:45-8:15 am


REMINDER: Please do not open doors for anyone trying to enter the building...other students, parents, visitors, delivery people etc. Please direct them to enter the office doors. This is a very important part of our security for our building.

Thank you!