H-BC Secondary Families:

Happy Thanksgiving Break!  I hope all of you are able to spend time with your family and remember the importance of gratitude.  There is much to be thankful for!  

Thank you to everyone who attended our Parent Teacher Conferences last Tuesday, November 16th.   

Congratulations to our HBC Football Team who made it to the State Semifinal game at US Bank Stadium.  What an amazing experience for these players and coaches!  I love seeing how this state run brought our community together!   

Please follow us on Facebook - @hbcpatriots1 or Twitter - @hbcpatriots

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.  

HBC Athletics Updates (Repeat)

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


Attention: 6th - 8th Graders: World Classroom Trip to Washington D.C. for Summer of 2023 - Registration

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!  At this point, we have over 38 student/parents signed up!  It would be wonderful to have more join this amazing educational experience.  

For more information and to register online click this LINK.

Important Dates Ahead:

  • 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

  • Mid-term—Wednesday, December 10

  • Early Dismissal - Thursday, December 23

  • No School - Christmas Break - December 23 - 31

  • School Resumes - January 3rd

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)


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