Dendinger is re-elected as School Board President

HARTINGTON — Jason Dendinger will guide the Hartington-Newcastle School Board again this year. Dendinger, who has served on the local school board since 2002, was re-elected as School Board President Monday night. Dana Rosener was re-elected as vice president and Brenda Steiner was again elected as secretary of the Board. The Board also used the […]

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State Champs — again

NORFOLK — After a one-year hiatus, the winning tradition is back at Hartington-Newcastle High School. The school won the Class C2 state One Act play title last week at the Johnny Carson Theatre here. The state title marks the sixth time in the past seven years that the local school has earned the state One […]

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Hartington area Christmas events are scheduled

HARTINGTON — ‘Tis the season and that means lots of family-friendly entertainment is in the air and on the schedule. The Cedar Catholic High School Christmas concert will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7-8 p.m. Both Hartington-Newcastle and Wynot K-6 students will perform their annual Christmas concerts on Thursday, Dec. 14, at their respective […]

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LCC students earn good marks

LAUREL — Students at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School have earned good scores on Assessment tests. The State of Nebraska has released the 2016 assessment data. Due to the exceptional progress the LCC School has witnessed since the consolidation of schools in Aug. of 2014, an Academic Pep-Rally is scheduled for Friday, December 8 at 1:15 p.m. in […]

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HNS One Act wins Districts

NEWCASTLE – The Hartington-Newcastle One Act team will be heading to the state competition once again. The Wildcats hosted the District C2-3 competition at the Newcastle Elementary School on Tuesday, and came out as District champions. Howell’s-Dodge earned District Runner-up. HNS had a strong performance, and nine students earned Outstanding Performances. Sam Harms, Taylor Rodgers, […]

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Grant will help HNS develop career education program

HARTINGTON — The Hartington-Newcastle School will be working with six other schools in northeast Nebraska to strengthen the Career and Technical Education programs for high school students. This past month a consortium of schools in the service area of the Educational Service Unit – One was awarded a $14,000 reVISION Initial Grant for the 2017/18 […]

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HNS One-to-One computer program is clicking along

HARTINGTON —  The newly adopted One-to-One program seems to be working well, Supt. A.J. Johnson told School Board members at Monday’s Board meeting. Last spring, the Board approved spending $62,079 to buy 150 Chromebook laptops and launch the program. Technology coordinator Cody Stappert then spent much of the summer getting everything ready for students. The […]

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HNS will share nurse with Crofton, Bloomfield

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle School Board members Monday approved an interlocal agreement with two other area schools to share services of a school nurse. Hartington-Newcastle will now contract with Crofton and Bloomfield for the services of long-time school nurse Jackie Freeman. Freeman’s actual contract will be with HNS and the other two schools will reimburse the […]

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