H-BC Secondary Families:

Happy Fall!  Check out the creativity for the 21-22 Pumpkin Painting Contest!  Well done students!

Please follow us on Facebook - @hbcpatriots1

This is a great way to see all the amazing happenings at HBC Public Schools!

HBC OPERATING Referendum (Repeat):  Make sure to be informed of the upcoming Operating Referendum Election set for Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 8 am until 8 pm.   Voting locations:  Beaver Creek City Hall and Hills Legion.  Here is more information.  It is important you vote on this important matter!  Please contact Mr. Holthaus with any questions 

Football Post-Season (New)

 Good luck to our HBC Patriot Football Team in the Section Semi-Finals vs Edgerton.  Kickoff at 3:00 PM today, Saturday, October 30th at Hills.   Please come and support our Patriots!  If the Patriots win, they will play on Friday, November 5th at 11:30 AM at Southwest State Minnesota University for the Section 3 Championship.  Here is the Football Section 3 Bracket LINK

H-BC NEWS ON KQAD 800 AM (New) -  Did you know Mr. Holthaus and Mr. Kellenberger broadcast H-BC news & events on KQAD 800 AM Tuesday mornings at approximately 6:50?  Tune in for the latest news.  



Community Invited - VETERANS DAY PROGRAM (New) - Thursday, November 11th, 9:00 AM, H-BC Jr/Sr High School in Hills.  The community is invited to this program honoring our veterans.    H-BC Students and Faculty will take part.  Elementary students will be bussed to Hills.  Students are encouraged to wear red, white & blue.

Tuesday, November 16th - Parent/Teacher Conferences Secondary (New) - Please mark your calendars for Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, November 16th from 3:45 - 7:30 PM.  Conferences will look similar to Open House where parents/caregivers can come and meet with their students’ respected teachers during the 3.5 hour time block.  Teachers will be available to discuss students’ progress during this time. If your student is not passing or struggling in a particular subject, it is strongly recommended both student and parent(s) have a conference with his/her teacher.  

Important Dates Ahead:

  • End of 1st Quarter - Friday, November 5

  • Early Dismissal - Friday, November 5 - 12:30 pm at Secondary

  • Daylight Savings Time Begins...Fall Back one hour on Sunday, November 7

  • Begin 2nd Quarter - Monday, November 8

  • Veterans Day Program at the Jr/Sr High School in Hills - Wednesday, November 11 @ 9:00 AM

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Tuesday, November 16

  • Early Dismissal at Secondary 12:30PM - Wednesday, November 24

  • No School - Thursday & Friday, November 25 & 26

School Lunch (Repeat) -- With current food availability our menus do change.  Our Food Service Director does keep the menu on the H-BC App current-    Remember to refer to the App and not the newsletter for the most current menu.

Look at Student(s)’ Grades, Progress, Attendance, Lunch Bill, ETC on JMC App - Smart Phone (Repeat)


HBC Athletics Updates (Repeat)

For the most updated information about sporting events, please download the HBC App or the HBC School Website



AM BUS CHANGES--For morning bus changes please call or text the bus line--make sure to identify your student and the bus number they are riding:  507-962-3240 Ext. 4.

SCREENER - Also a friendly reminder to continue to SCREEN your students daily.  (Repeat)


Please reach out to me if you have any needs.  Phone- 507-962-3240 or email