Hughenden Public School highlights

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Sr Golf foursomeA dance was hosted on the evening of October 4, 2013.  A good crowd of 170 students were in attendance and members of the Grade 12 class came in their silly outfit dress ups.
Several high school students are travelling to a post-secondary event in Wainwright this week. Some students have also chosen to participate in a leadership event being hosted at the high school in Wainwright.
The Grade 7 class raked leaves in front of the school last week.  It not only cleaned up the front of the school, but also provided some prop material for the organizers of the annual Czar Haunted House.
On September 16 the HPS Senior Golf team traveled to Silver Creek Golf Course in New Norway to compete in the CASAA Zone Championship.  With two births at provincials on the line, the team of Brady Johnson, Brant Johnson, Robbie Evans and Dallas O’Connor finished in first place with a team score of 249. Brady Johnson took home an individual gold medal after shooting a score of 77 (+5).  With the victory, the team qualified for provincials on September 23-24 in Strathmore.
On Monday September 23 the team golfed Muirfield Lakes in Lyalta.  The HPS team fell behind early, finishing the day in eighth place.  During the second day, the team golfed the Strathmore Golf club with better results on the course, finishing the tournament in sixth place while Brady Johnson finished in seventh place individually after a 77 and 74 for a 151 (+7).
At the end of September the HPS Senior Girls volleyball team hosted their annual Wildcat Invitational.  In their first match, the Wildcats beat Viking Vixens with a score of 2-0. As the volleyball action continued throughout the day, HPS took on the Forestburg Falcons in primetime, welcoming former teacher Mr. Soren Riise back to town.  The Wildcats bounced back from dropping the opening set to force and win a three set match. On Saturday morning the Wildcats completed a Pool A sweep with a three set win over the Bashaw Rebels, giving them a bye to the semi-final.  In the medal round, the Wildcats ran into a tough JR Robson team causing them a 2-0 loss. In the bronze medal match Bashaw came away with the victory and the bronze medal.
“it’s a tough loss, but I am proud of each and every one of these girls,” said Wildcats coach Jenn Heather following the loss.
All Grade 9 students will be participating in the Provincial “Take Our Kid to Work” Day.  This is an opportunity for these students to gain some insight into what is involved in a typical working day of their parents, or to pursue an area of interest to them.

Wildcat Spirit

The Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament saw new grade 10 teammates showing some ‘Wildcat’ spirit
Left to Right:  Mannette Paulson, Mackenzie Berry, Amy Penman, Lindsay Almberg

Eye Dissection (4)

Here’s looking at you kid! Taylor Buxton and Nicole Roworth of Hughenden School dissect a pig’s eye in Biology 30 class.

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