Houston High School
306 West Elm Street Houston, MN 55943      ♦      Phone 507-896-5323, option 1      ♦     Fax 507-896-4665
 

 
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Houston High School ~ Home of the Hurricanes 
The HHS Spiral Bands of Success
Dedicated  •  Encouraging  •  Safe  •  Community
Strengthening the Hurricane
 

Congratulations Houston Legion Junior Shooting Team
Congratulations to the Houston Legion Junior Shooting team who placed 3rd at the NRA Sectionals on February 17. The team consisted of Caden Ness, Ethan Kinstler, Elli Johnson and Lillian Carlson
. Individual medals went to Lillian Carlson who took 1st Place in Standing and 2nd place in 3-position for Intermediate Junior Class and to Elli Johnson, who took 1st Place in the 3-position for Sub-Junior Class.

Congratulations to Dance Team!
The Houston Varsity Dance Team earned the opportunity to compete at the Minnesota State Dance Tournament at the Target Center in Minneapolis on February 16th and placed 9th in the State!


Congratulations to our 1st ever Southeast Conference Championship Girls’ Basketball Team!
On Friday, February 9, the Hurricanes defeated their opponent and clinched the
Southeast Conference-East title…
The first in program history for girls’ basketball!


100th VARSITY WRESTLING WIN!
Congratulations to senior Zach Schneider for earning his 100th Varsity Wrestling win!  Way to go, Zach. We are super proud of your milestone achievement!


REGION 1A 'TRIPLE A' AWARD RECIPIENT
Congratulations to senior Noah Carlson for being Region 1A’s male recipient of the MN State High School League ‘Triple A’ award. The purpose of the Triple A award, which stands for Academics, Arts, and Athletics, is “to recognize and honor high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in the fine arts; to elevate academic standards and create greater awareness of League-sponsored activities and their values; [and] to provide member schools of the League with the opportunity to participate in a statewide program that supports, promotes, and recognizes academic and extra-curricular achievements. More information about this award is available on the MSHSL website.

 “THANK YOU to teachers, parents, community members and students for your support of the school counseling program! It is an honor and privilege to work with all of you!”
YEARBOOK ORDERING TIME
The next Yearbook order deadline is February 23; after that there will be another price increase. Order forms are available by clicking on the menu tab (above left), or from the holder by the office bulletin board, or from Mrs. Meyer. Remember, if you work(ed) in the concession stand for volleyball, wrestling, or boys’ basketball you get a discount on your yearbook cost! Ask Mrs. Meyer for details.

BE A FAN OF THE GAME!

Our Category 5 student cheering section is eligible to be a Fan of the Game! What is a fan of the game? A fan of the game goes all out for the theme of the night. A fan of the game stays off their phone. A fan of the game cheers for the team in a positive manner. A fan of the game takes part in cheers, dances to music, and encourages others to cheer. In addition, a fan of the game is eligible for prizes.
Will you be the next Fan of the Game?

WEIGHT ROOM HOURS
Subject to Change
Monday-Friday mornings, 6:30-7:45am
Monday-Thursday afternoons, 3:30-4:30pm
Speed & Agility
• Monday and Wednesday mornings, 6:30-7:00am

LOOKING AHEAD
Thurs 2/22: GBB Subsections, Houston hosts Southland, 7:00pm
Fri 2/23: Pepfest schedule and PBIS Video-fest in the afternoon
Fri 2/23 and Sat 2/24: WRS Sections (Individuals) @ Mayo Civic Center
Tues 2/27: Testing Day for Juniors (Accuplacer, ASVAB, ACT)

Check the school website calendar for more information as well as other events/opportunities.

RACHEL'S CHALLENGE...start your own chain reaction!            
1. Look for the Best in Others 
2. Dream Big 
3. Make Goals 
4. Keep a Journal 
5. Choose Positive Influences 
6. Speak with Kindness
Find out more at www.rachelschallenge.org