Hopewell-Loudon Schools

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Announcements 2/10/20

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***

February 12th - Winter Physicals at H-L

February 12th - Pioneer Mill Fundraiser - 4-9 PM Full Menu                                                                                                              15% sales donated to Class of 2020

February 13th - Panda Express Fundraiser 

February 17th - NO SCHOOL - President's Day

February 18th - Bascom Baseball/Softball Parent Meeting 7-8 PM in Auditeria

February 19th - Varsity Girls Basketball Sectionals @ Old Fort against Bucyrus                               High School at 6:15 PM

February 22 - 29th National FFA Week

February 24th Spring Sports Parent Meeting 7:00 PM in Auditeria

February 26th - Varsity Boys Basketball Sectionals @ Fostoria against North                                   Baltimore High School at 6:15 PM

March 2nd - FFA Dodgeball Tournament at the Chieftain Gym at 7:00 PM

March 4th - Dress for Success

March 6th - Waiver Day NO SCHOOL

March 6 - 7th - OMEA High School Large Group Adjudicated Event- Band & Choir

March 9th - National Machinery Awards Program @ Old Fort for select Seniors

March 10th - Chieftains for Change - Vaping me Crazy in the Auditeria at 5:00 PM

March 11th - Senior Graduation Delivery

March 13th - Spring Sports Pictures

March 14 - 20th - Senior Class Trip

March 21st - PTO Bakery Bingo in the Audtieria at 4:00 PM

March 27th - Talent Show in the Auditeria at 7:00 PM

March 28th - Spring Dance

Physicals - Athletic Physicals will be held Wednesday, February 12th in the training room area. Cost is $15. Paperwork can be found on Final Forms and must be brought to the physical.
FFA Dodgeball Tournament - Chieftain Gym at 7:00 PM. Teams of 5 are forming for $20 per team with an advisor. If you sign up by February 19th you will all get a free t-shirt. Please contact Hannah Fought or Mr. Horner for any questions.
Next Level ACT Prep - Thursday, February 27, 2020, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM at North Central Ohio ESC, Tiffin Campus. The six-hour session is presented by Next Level Prep, a company known for its subject matter experts in test preparation and college admissions. This course includes a comprehensive workbook, online testing access after the seminar and free call-in tutoring. The cost is $59 for the seminar. Lunch is included. Contact Kathy Mohr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-447-2927 x172

Speed Camp - All Athletes in Grades 7-12th. Any Athlete, from any sport, is welcome to attend. Speed camp will be in the Chieftain gym from 9-10:30 AM every Saturday until the end of March.

Computer Coding - Attention Girls in Grades 5th - 8th. If you're interested in attending lessons for "Computer Coding" at BGSU, please see Mrs. Arnold for information.

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.

Scholarships - Seniors please check the scholarship page on the guidance website. New ones are being added including the North Central Electric.

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!