H-BC Secondary Families:

Happy Friday!   What a GREAT week and a GREAT Veterans Day Program at Hills-Beaver Creek!  Thank you to all the people who contributed to making this a day to thank and honor our Veterans.  Here are some pictures from the program if you were unable to attend.


Congratulations to our State-Bound HBC Patriots Football Team!  Our Patriots football team will play again on tonight, Friday, November 12th at 7 PM at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN.  It would be great to have as many people to SMSU, Marshall, MN to cheer this team on!  Here are some pictures from this past Friday.  

Here are some IMPORTANT DETAILS about tonight’s game (also sent in email on 11/11/21).

1. Tickets - Purchase Now (No tickets will be sold at the game)

Please use this link to purchase and have on your phone or print a paper ticket. Please pass on. https://mshsl.hometownticketing.com/embed/event/127

2. Football Team Send Off - Please join the community to send off our team as they travel to SMSU.   Here are the times and Hills and Beaver Creek Route.

*******Notice - Beaver Creek Route correction:  6th Ave to 4th Street.   Not 3rd Street as pictured below.**

3. Purchase $3 Rally Rags for the Game at HBC Secondary or HBC Elementary.  Get them while we have them.  

4. The MSHSL Football Program is Digital this Year.   Here is the LINK.



Please follow us on Facebook - @hbcpatriots1

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

H-BC NEWS ON KQAD 800 AM (Repeat) -  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.  

Attention: 6th - 8th Graders: World Classroom Trip to Washington D.C. for Summer of 2023 - Virtual Parent Information Meeting (Repeat)

This past summer over 25 students and 20 parents/guardians attended the World Classroom Trip to Washington D.C.   This trip was a highlight of my summer and many of our students!   This opportunity will be offered again to our students who are currently in 6th - 8th Grade for the Summer of 2023.   Yes, you can also attend as a parent!   Parents of 6th - 8th Grader, please mark your calendars for the Virtual Parent Information Meeting.  More details will come home with your student.

The Virtual Parent Information Meeting for the Washington D.C. Summer 2023 Trip is Monday, November 15th, 2021 at 7:00 PM.  


Tuesday, November 16th - Parent/Teacher Conferences Secondary (Repeat) - 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 that both student and parent(s) have a conference with his/her teacher.  


Quarter 1 Report Cards Sent (New)

Quarter 1 Report Cards were sent via email to both students and parents.  Please make sure to look in your email and have a conversation with your student about their progress.  Family engagement is extremely important in a student’s education.   It is important to focus on the strengths of a student and then go to the areas of improvement.  If you have any questions, please contact your student(s)’ teacher and come to Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, November 16th.  Please see details above.  

H-BC BASKETBALL APPAREL (Repeat) -  Starting Monday, November 8th, the following link/store will be open for those interested in ordering H-BC Basketball Apparel.   Please order by November 15th.  www.luvprintexpress.com/hbcbb  

Important Dates Ahead:

  • HBC Patriots vs. Renville Co. West - State Quarterfinals - Friday, November 12 @ 7 PM (SMSU - Marshall, MN)

  • 6th - 8th Graders & Parents - World Classroom to Washington D.C. Virtual Meeting @ 7 PM

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Tuesday, November 16 - 3:45 PM - 7:30 PM

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

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

  • MS/HS Band/Choir Concerts & Art Gallery, Monday, December 6th 7-8 PM


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-  https://www.hbcpatriots.com/dining    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 a.kellenberger@isd671.net