Archive for category: Schools

/ Aug 27, 2014 10:42 am

Area students are above state, national average for ACT testing

HARTINGTON — Area high school students are earning a reputation for doing well on college entrance exam tests. Three Cedar Catholic High School seniors scored 30 or higher on their college entrance exam taken during the last school year. The ACT test has become the most common test taken by those wanting to enter college. For the complete story, go

School gets underway
/ Aug 14, 2014 8:14 pm

School gets underway

HARTINGTON — Summer ended Thursday for area students as they went back to school to the start the 2014-15 school year.  

/ Aug 6, 2014 10:35 am

Edwards is glad to be back in Cedar County again

HARTINGTON —  Sarah Edwards is glad to be back home again. The St. Helena native and Wynot Public Schools graduate recently began her new duties with the Hartington-Newcastle School District as its new Elementary School Principal at both Hartington and Newcastle locations. She just completed a three-day workshop in Kearney for all principals and superintendents to prepare for what is

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week
/ Aug 6, 2014 10:27 am

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week

HARTINGTON  — The summer will be over here Aug. 14 for most area students. With only one week left before Cedar County children return to the classroom school officials are hurrying about to ready the buildings and new staff members for the challenges of the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Cedar Catholic High School administrators used the summer break to complete

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:18 am

It’s Hartington-Newcastle School District as of Aug. 1

NEWCASTLE — With the first day of school only two weeks away, few questions remain on how the newly organized Hartington-Newcastle School District will operate as one unit. Wednesday’s joint school board meeting and public hearing here helped answer many questions, starting with who remains on the school board, which is seated when the new district is officially formed Aug.

/ Jul 23, 2014 10:12 am

HPS will add two busses to its fleet

Hartington Public School Board members voted Monday to add two used busses to its fleet. The Board voted for a lease-to-own deal on two ‘like new’ school busses for $151,000 over a three-year period from Master’s Transportation.   For the complete story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net    

Local students to perform with Missoula Children’s Theater
/ Jun 11, 2014 8:07 am

Local students to perform with Missoula Children’s Theater

The Missoula Children’s Theatre is here this week to help local youth put on the play “Blackbeard the Pirate.” The children did their best to impress the directors during exercises on exaggerated movement during Monday’s auditions.  After practicing all week, the children will perform their play June 13 and June 14. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m. and will

HPS setting up bus routes with Newcastle
/ Jun 10, 2014 6:14 pm

HPS setting up bus routes with Newcastle

HARTINGTON — The merger of Newcastle and Hartington Public into one larger school district becomes official Aug. 1, but there are still some items to complete yet. One of those is creating new bus schedules for the area now included in the newly enlarged District. At the Hartington Public School Board meeting Monday, Principal Russ Flamig said he plans to

School Board accepts resignation, buys property
/ May 21, 2014 6:00 pm

School Board accepts resignation, buys property

HARTINGTON — The Hartington Public School Board accepted a resignation at their meeting Wednesday. The Board accepted the resignation of Stephen Carlson, who was the technology coordinator for the school

Class of 2026 picks up Kindergarten diplomas
/ May 16, 2014 1:23 am

Class of 2026 picks up Kindergarten diplomas

HARTINGTON — The Hartington Public School class of 2026 earned their kindergarten graduation diplomas on Thursday night

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