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
 
ONE ACT PLAY
Coming Soon! Our Houston Drama Department is proud to present a Play in One-Act, “Cheating Death,” a comedy written by Kamron Klitgaard. The public performance will be held Friday, January 27, with the curtain opening on the elementary stage at 7:30pm. Admission is just $1.

SE MINNESOTA HONOR BAND
The SE Minnesota Band Directors Honor Band was Saturday, January 14, at Kasson-Mantorville High School. Participating from Houston High School: Jenny Albrecht, Trombone and Tristan Quinn, Trumpet, for the 9-10 Grade Honor Band; and Michaela Spear, Flute and Kenny Grupe, Trombone for the 6-8 Grade Honor Band. Students from all across SE Minnesota came together for this event.

DORIAN VOCAL FESTIVAL
Sunday and Monday, January 15-16, these HHS vocalists were selected to take part in the 67th Annual Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther College: Noah Carlson, Maria Esch, Bree Jore, and Amber Chapel. Unfortunately, due to weather our HHS students were not able to attend.

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?

SATURDAY NIGHT OPEN GYM
HHS student in grades 7-12 are invited to Saturday Night Open Gym! Hours are 7:00-10:00pm and admission is just $1. Students attending are reminded that you need to have an updated permission/emergency sheet on file with the chaperones. Forms are available from the left menu bar on this page or from the HHS office bulletin board. Parents/community members: Adult chaperones are the heart of this opportunity. Please contact Deb Chiglo at 896-2452 to volunteer to hang out with some terrific kids on a Saturday evening.

HURRICANE GEAR IS ON SALE YEAR ROUND!
Click on the banner at the bottom of this page 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!

WEIGHT ROOM HOURS
Monday-Friday morning, 6:30-7:45am
Monday-Friday afternoon, 3:30-5:00pm
Speed & Agility
Tuesday and Thursday morning*, 6:30-7:00am

LOOKING AHEAD
Fri 1/20 Music Listening Contest @ WSU
Fri 1/20: End 1st Semester
Mon 1/23: No School; Teacher In-service Day
Tues 1/24: Start 2nd Semester; Sno-Daze Week begins
Fri 1/27: OAP public performance, elementary stage, 7:30pm. Admission is $1.
Sat 1/28: OAP Subsections @ Caledonia
Sat 1/28: Sno-Daze Dance for grades 9-12, elementary gym, 7:00-11:00pm. Admission is $5
Tues 1/31: GBB ‘Canes Care Event, Cancer Awareness Night, Parent’s Night
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