The HLV 6th grade class collected gifts to be distributed to area hospitals and nursing homes for Christmas. They made cards, wrapped the 125 gifts, and a few students helped Mrs. Lender distribute on Christmas.
2019 Holiday Concert
K & 1st Grade
2nd & 3rd Grade
5th & 6th Grade
2019 Elementary Concert Finale (below)
2019 Elementary Honor Band 5th grade-Brielle Andrews, Derek Willett, Hayden Shafer, Diesel Ganka, Raelene Hawkins 6th- Anna Baetsle and Ema Roberts
2018-19 LITTLE WARRIOR WRESTLING- Prek-Karsen Hansen, Chase Read, Rosco Van Nevel, Henry Van Otegham
Kindergarten-Logan Arens, Roger Bird, Hunter Cunningham, Jason Johnston, Tryce Timm, Kolt Van Otegham 1st-Jace Ashby, Brooks Dolmage, Malakye Hendrickson, Brekyan Kupka, Breydan Kupka, Adrian Pease, Owen Rhinehart, Trace Westerdale 2nd-Memphis Hawkins, Bryndal Jack, Haevyn Nace, Gage Riffel, Axton Sandvick, Jaxon Smith 3rd-Kaden Baetsle, Cash Hawkins, Jace Jahlas, Lance Milton, Brock York 4th-Jacksyn Bullers, Bryer Jack, Shyla Van Nevel 5th-Raelene Hawkins 6th Hunter Bazyn
2018 Holiday Program video link below
BAND SOLO CONTESTS- Division 1+ ratings-Anna Baetsle, Janessa Blomme, Cadence Cheney, Haven Hunnelley, Nolan Pirkl, Annie Schabacker Division I rating-Hailey Jack, Nolan Pirkl, Ema Roberts, Adalynn Shaull, Brody Sternhagen Division II rating- Hunter Bazyn, Lizzy Grier, Ethan Licht, Peyton Roth, Heather Schafbuch, Devon Weisskopf
SEIBA HONOR BAND- Adalynn Shaull, Anna Baetsle, Annie Schabacker
5 SEASONS HONOR BAND- Haven Nunnelley, Nolan Pirkl
4th Grade Poster Contest Winners- Congratulations to Nicole Gensley and Serenity McClenathan who had their recycling poster chosen to be featured in the SWISWA yearly calendar.
6TH GRADE SERVICE PROJECT 2017
The 6th grade class organized donations to be delivered to residents and patients on Christmas Day. Lexi York, Brody Sternhagen, Ethan Licht, Heather Schafbuch, Kaylee York, Janessa Blomme, and Nolan Pirkl joined Mrs. Lender on Christmas Day to make deliveries to the Grinnell Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Manor, and Brookhaven Nursing Home. Goodie trays were also delivered to the staff at those locations. Many positive comments were received from family members through letters and personal contacts. One of the hospital recipient's wife wrote a hear-warming letter to the class telling that her husband had suffered a debilitating stroke and they were devastated that he wouldn't be going home-but would instead be heading to the nursing home. She went on to tell how the visit on Christmas Day brought a brightness to their sad day. It touched the 6th grade so much had they have decided to "adopt" Don while he is at the nursing home. Students have signed up for every week to write to Don, make cards for him and generally try to brighten his day. They will be collecting dimes for Don to use for a birthday gift in mid-February. Sometimes the greatest lessons learned are not in the books. Again, Mrs. Lender and the students appreciate the support from everyone for this project.
Misc. Photo Gallery
2017 ART WINNERS Congratulations to the Russian Art Unit winners-1-Faberge Eggs- Trevor Allie and Taylor Otte, 2nd-Marc Chagall Inspired Painting-Shyla Van Nevel, 3rd-Onion Dome Painting-Nicole Gensley, 4th-Onion Dome Painting-Ema Roberts, 5th-Wassily Kandinsky Drawing-Claudia Boyer and Heather Schafbuch, 5th-Khokhloma Bowls-Addy Shaull and Hailey Jack, 6th-Wassily Kandinsky Drawing-Ashlyn Hall.
The winning elementary student's work was exhibited at the HLV Art & Academic Fair.The students also visited the annual elementary art exhibit in Belle Plaine.Super work everyone!!
2017 Writers Workshop- On Thursday, May 4 twelve 4th and 5th grade students traveled to Coe College to participate in Young Writers' Conference sponsored by Grant Wood AEA. The purpose of the conference was to celebrate and share student writing. Students attended an author session, two workshop sessions, and a sharing session. The guest author this year was Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Some of her books include Snowflake Bentley, Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious, Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table, and Creekfinding: A True Story. Students who participated included: Anna Baetsle, Hunter Bazyn, Janessa Blomme, Connor Brooke, Rylea Chandler, Cadie Cheney, McKenzie Kempf, Haven Nunnelley, Nolan Pirkl, Ben Root, Quincie Smith and Brody Sternhagen.
POSTER CONTEST WINNERS 2016
This fall students in Mrs. Collingwood's 4th grade class were given the opportunity to enter a poster contest sponsored by the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency. The theme this year was "SCISWA is Your Resource." Jennifer Frampton, the Program Coordinator for the agency, came on Wednesday, Dec. 21 to present calendars to all the students. She presented smencils to students who submitted a poster for the poster contest. Two HLV students were winners-Ema Roberts and Lizzy Grier. Their art work was chosen to be part of the 2017 calendar. The girls each received a T-shirt and a set of smencil colored pencils. Congratulations girls!