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Harrison Hills City School District News Article

Huskies Talk Issue 7

Superintendent's Updates

Mrs. Snider attended the Choir (10/19) and Band (10/20) Concerts. Both groups gave excellent performances to packed audiences. Great job to students and band directors Angela and Eric Zalenski. 

The Superintendent attended the Harrison County Wellness Coalition (formerly Harrison County Substance Abuse Coalition) meeting where a new Name, Mission, Vision and Goals were established. 

Construction Updates

The district held a meeting with SHP and Hammond to review final stages of the softball stadium and beginning stages of the construction of the new football press box. 

Treasurer's Updates

Mrs. Snider, Mrs. Harding, Mr. Morgan and Mrs. Clements met with the Schwendeman Agency. They are being brought on board to assist with the district’s insurance plan, insurance committee and wellness program. The district is excited to partner with them.

State auditors are in to begin the 2021 fiscal audit.

Westgate Elementary was open to anyone that wanted to view the items for bid two days last week. Mrs. Harding said she had 3 visitors. Bids will be accepted till 1:00 pm on October 26. Photos of the items and bid sheet are available at www.hhcsd.org/bids.aspx



Harrison Central Band Concert

Harrison Central band concert was excellent and well attended.

OVAC Band Show

Harrison Central hosted the OVAC Band Show on Saturday October 23rd. The event included eight bands and area visitors enjoyed this event. 

At the OVAC band show all bands play for the final performance. 

Fall Choir Concert

On Tuesday, October 19, at 7:00pm, Mr. and Mrs. Zalenski’s choir classes performed in the auditorium. Concert Choir, Chorus, Bella Voce, and Select Choir were the performing groups. Overall, the night had a great turn out. Thank you to everyone involved!  

 - Cecilia Bellerive

V.A.L.E.S. Luncheon

On Monday, October 18, the seniors from both Buckeye Local and Harrison Central’s football team held their yearly luncheon for the V.A.L.E.S game. The luncheon was at the Adena American Legion. We had seven seniors representing Harrison Central this year, pictured left to right, JT Wagner, Daniel Thornton, Trevor Carman, Jonathan Vermillion, Matthew Smith, and Nathan Bertolino. We also were represented by our coaching staff: Mark Smith, AJ Barsch, Ty Kenny, Cain Noble, Ian White, and Head Coach Anthony Hayes. The local legionnaires pictured, on the left, are Paul Kolanick and Gary Denoble. On the right is Mike Cottage and Don Richards. As usual, this event was an overall success for both teams. Thank you to everyone for their involvement in this wonderful event! 

 - Kaily Banal

Huskies Beat Creek in Goodwill Drive

This battle of the Goodwill Victory Drive started on Tuesday, October 12 and ended on Friday, October 15. The Huskies defeated Creek, as they donated more items. Students, staff, and community members brought in clothing, houseware items, and small appliances. Collectively, the schools donated 10,554 pounds of goods. Harrison Central will be receiving a $250 scholarship for their great effort, courtesy of Trinity Health System. 

- Edwin Stringer

Fall Band Concert

On Wednesday, October 20, the Jazz Band and Marching Band both performed in the auditorium. The Jazz Band, directed by Mr. Zalenski, played several pieces. The Marching Band played all of their songs from their season; pregame, half time, homecoming, senior night, and stand tunes, and the drumline played the candiances. In between the concert, the music boosters held an auction. It was a fun and successful night for both parts of the concert.

- Kaylee Vermillion

Boys’ Soccer Defeats Tri-Valley in Thriller

On October 18, the Huskies beat the Tri-Valley Scotties. The score was 3-2. The goals were scored by Jacob Mattern and Jace Madzia. Jaydis Yoho was in goal and had 10 saves. Jace Madiza also had one assist. The game went into overtime and it was down to a penalty kick shootout, where the Huskies won the shootout 5-4. The penalty kicks were scored by Jace Madzia, Taylor Cope, Mack Marshall, Kayden Dunkle, and Jacob Mattern. Now, the Huskies advance to the sectional finals and play Dover.

- Peyton Roski

Football Victorious over Creek

On Friday, October 15, the football team played Indian Creek, which was senior night. Before the game, senior football players and the senior cheerleader were introduced, and the band seniors were introduced at halftime. The Huskies were victorious with a score of 33-23. They are now 4-5. 

- Georgia Cox

Volleyball Finishes Season

On Tuesday, October 19, the volleyball team played their last game of the season. They played in the sectional semifinal match against Barnesville at Tusky Valley. Barnesville took the win with a score of 3-2. The set scores were 25-18, 19-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 8-15. McKayla Dunkle led the night with 30 kills and 10 blocks. Logan Johnson had 40 assists and Maddy Butler had 33 digs. 

- Trista Thompson

Girls Soccer Finishes Season at West Holmes

On Wednesday, October 20, the girls soccer team traveled to West Holmes for their first sectional game. Unfortunately, the Huskies lost to West Holmes, 7-2, ending their season. Angi Ferri had one goal, Kandence Tanner had one goal, and Lily Gibbons had an assist. The girls soccer team ended their season with a record of 7-8-1. 

- Maddie Sedgmer

Cross Country at Buckeye Local for OVCCL

On Saturday, October 16, the cross country team traveled to Buckeye. The top three girls were: Maddy Edwards in 22nd with a 23:51, Gretchin Dulkoski in 23rd with a 24:15, and Danielle Drapp in 59th with a 29:05. Top three boys were: Aiden Hays in 38th with a 19:54, Colton Howell in 46th with a 20:12, and Avery Wallace in 54th with a 20:50. The girls’ team earned 10th place and the boys’ team earned 12th place. 

- Gretchin Dulkoski

Band Lights Out Show

On Friday, October 15, after the varsity football game, the Harrison Central marching band held their annual lights out show. The band performed on the football field, dressed in their glowing lights, as all of the lights around were turned off. The band students played a few songs, as the crowd continued to cheer them on throughout their performance. What a great way to end the night, great job band members and directors! 

- Jessica Waid

Junior High Football Finishes Season

On Wednesday, October 20, the junior high football team had their last game, against Shenandoah. Unfortunately, they lost with a score of 32-6. They finished their season with a record of 4-3. 

- Jaida Barber

Pep Rally

On Friday, October 22, the Huskies held their one and only pep rally of the season, in the auditorium. Students, 9th-12th, came together to cheer on the boys in their last game against Buckeye Local for the V.A.L.E.S. trophy. The senior football players all provided a speech during the rally, looking back on their last four years of football.

- Emily Davis

Puskarich Public Library Visits English Classes

On Friday, October 22, Karli Ray and Ashley Smith, from the Puskarich Public Library, visited students in Mrs. Wood, Dunlap, and Baker’s English classes. They gave students library numbers, who did not previously have numbers, and taught the students about different resources the library offers. The students were able to download apps, such as Hoopla and Libby, to access thousands of free titles from school or home. This promotes literacy in our county and affords students greater opportunity to read!

- Skyelar Goldsborough

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 28
• Board of Education Regular Meeting 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 30
• Varsity Football @ Kirtland High School (OHSAA D5 Regional Quarterfinal) 7:00 PM 



Bus Safety

Second grade at bus safety:

Group Shot of Second Graders at Bus Safety

Third Graders at Bus Safety

Here’s fourth grade at bus safety:

Fourth Grade’s Turn for a Group Shot!

Math Time

Students in Mrs. McAfee’s second grade classroom are working on 2-digit adding with interactive practice buddy.

Fact Master

There is a new fact master in Ms. Gaffney’s second grade class. Congratulations to Giovanna Bertolino!


Let’s hear it for the students pictured below for being recognized for their character!

Kindergarteners, Gracie Hans & Syncier Gray

Fourth grader, Hunter McAfee

Upcoming Events

October 25-29
• Red Ribbon Week

Friday, October 29
• Classroom Halloween Parties
• Report Cards Available Online



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