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

Houston High School ~ Home of the Hurricanes 
A 2014 U.S. News and World Report Gold Medal School

The HHS Spiral Bands of Success
Dedicated  •  Encouraging  •  Safe  •  Community
Strengthening the Hurricane

• Congratulations to the Class of 2016!  •
Micah Schutte, Valedictorian
Justin Cripps, Salutatorian

Honor Students
Justin Cripps, Ben Goetting, Kelly Jerviss, Jessilyn Knutson, Patrick Pinney,
Hayley Schaub, Micah Schutte, Anna Sweet, Maya Upton, and Jack Woxland

State Track & Field Results
At the State Track & Field Meet held June 10-11 at Hamline University, St. Paul Anna Sweet (2016 grad) finished 8th in the 100 M Dash and was named to the All-State Team! Trevor Lundberg (2016 grad) finished 9th in the Shot Put and was also named to the All-State Team! In addition, the Rushford-Peterson/Houston Boys’ Team claimed the 2016 Class A State Championship, earning 57 points! Congratulations to all!

Coach Moga Receives Honors
Congratulations to Coach Dale Moga, who was named Section 1A Assistant Coach of the Year for Track & Field! We are proud of you, Coach!

Summer HHS Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:30pm and Friday 7:00-11:00am

Summer Weight Room Hours
Monday-Friday morning, 6:00-9:00am
Tuesday-Thursday evening, 6:00-8:00am
Friday evening, 5:00-6:00pm

Driver Education Classes
Houston Community Education is offering Driver Education classes for students who will be 15 by June 1, 2017. The classes, which consist of the mandated 30 hours of classroom coursework, will be held August 1-12 from 9:00am-noon. Registration is due by July 1st and first half of the fee is due by July 25th. Registration forms are available in the HS office or you can register online
Looking Ahead
MINOR SCHED. CHANGE: Mon 7/25-Wed 7/27: Band Rehearsal at 3:00
Wed 7/27: Band and alumni perform at Trailhead Band Shell for Summer Lawn Chair Concert Series, 7:00pm
Fri 7/29-Sun 7/31: Houston Hoedown Days. HHS Band marches in Sunday's parade, 12:00pm
Thurs 8/11: 7th Grade and New Student Orientation, 7:00pm in the HS cafeteria
Mon 8/15: Hurricane Volleyball (gr. 7-12) and Football (gr. 9-12) practices start
Mon 8/22: Hurricane Football (gr. 7-8) practices start
Tues 9/6: First Day of School
Thurs 9/22: Back to School Night for 7th-8th grade and parents
Mon-Fri, 9/25-9/30: Homecoming Week
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

Hurricane Gear is On-Sale Year Round!
Click on the banner below for the Hurricanes Online Store. There are many items to choose from for yourself or for a gift. Not sure what to get? Gift Certificates are also available!