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|At the November School Board meeting, the Board approved a bid from Farris Construction of Hastings (approximately $4.15 million) for the Watson portion of the Elementary School Improvement Project.
Click here to view an updated site plan for Watson.
At the February School Board meeting, the Board approved a bid from Central Contracting of Kearney (approximately $3.098 million) for the Hawthorne portion of the Elementary School Improvement Project.
Click here to view an updated site plan for Hawthorne.
At the March School Board meeting, the Board approved a bid from K-T Heating & Air Conditioning of Hastings ($339,554) for Alcott to receive air conditioning. The Board also approved a bid from Rutt's Heating & Air Conditioning of Hastings ($385,000) to air condition Longfellow Elementary.
At the May School Board meeting, the Board approved a bid from Carmichael Construction of Hastings ($2,414,000) for the Lincoln portion of the Elementary School Improvement Project.
Money to fund this project will come from the Elementary Construction Fund.
Congratulations to these HHS students who scored in the Top 10 in the Nebraska Microsoft IT Initiative! The ranking is based first on score and then on the time it took to complete the tasks.
(out of 540 students)
#5 - Annissa Davis
#10 - Connor Burch
(out of 247 students)
#9 – Kai Anderson
#10 – Colton Hatch
(out of 292 students)
#5 – Jennifer Boeve
Through this Initiative, Nebraska high school students can earn certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access at the specialist and expert levels. The Nebraska focus for the 2014-2015 school year is Word and Excel certifications. Becoming certified validates that Nebraska students have the information technology skills they will need for college and career in today’s technology-centered job market. Dr. Darci Karr and Joyce Sadd are the Business teachers at HHS who are involved in this Initiative.
The Nebraska State Legislature appropriated $250,000 in funds to support the implementation of the Microsoft IT initiative in Nebraska high schools during the 2014-2015 school year. From these funds, each participating school received 500 Certiport MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) exams and 10 teacher vouchers, computer software upgrades up to Microsoft 2013, plus access to Microsoft online teaching resources.
Nebraska’s Microsoft IT Initiative is connecting students and teachers through leading-edge technology skills development. This program will bridge the skills gap by providing the curriculum, the training foundation, and the validation of information technology skills.
Congratulations to Hastings High School for receiving an Outstanding Nebraska Career
Education Program Award! This award recognizes educational excellence and achieving
student success through Career and Technical Education. They were the only school in the state to receive this award this year.