H-BC Secondary Families:

We had a successful start to the school year and it is already October (tomorrow)!  Please make sure to look at the October Newsletter for district happenings.  Today, September 30th, is the midterm for Quarter 1.   We are already ⅛ finished with the 22-23 school year.  

Please make sure you and your student are keeping track of academics by checking JMC regularly.  You can find grades, missing assignments, attendance and even lunch balances.  If you need help getting the JMC app on your smart phone, please call the office or come on in.  (directions below)

Also, please make sure to mark your calendars for Parent/Teacher/Student Secondary Conferences on Thursday, October 6th from 3:45 PM - 7:15 PM.  See more details below.  

Here is LINK to the District October Newsletter LINK.  


  • September 30 - Midterm for Quarter 1

  • October 1 - Jr. Parent Sub Pick-up at Secondary

  • October 2 - National Custodians Day - Thank you Deb & Dalton

  • October 5 - Early Dismissal at 12:30 PM Secondary(Staff Development Workshop Afternoon)

  • October 6 - Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences (see below)

  • October 12 - Flu Vaccine Clinic - watch for information to be sent home

  • October 13 - FFA Corn Drive

  • October 19 - Unity Day - Bullying Prevention Day - Wear Orange

  • October 21 - No School MEA Break 

  • November 4 - Early Dismissal at 12:30 PM Secondary


THANK YOU CUSTODIANS!  Sunday, October 2nd is National Custodians Day.  We are thankful for Dalton Bass & Deb Hartz who make H-BC Secondary School shine!  


October. 6th - Parent/Teacher Conferences Secondary (New) - Please mark your calendars for Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 6th from 3:45 - 7:15 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.  Please be considerate of other parents/caregivers who may be in the room by patiently waiting outside of classroom until classroom is open.

World Classroom Field Trip for 9th - 10th Graders to New York City (Repeat)

Current 9-10th Graders and Parents who are interested in a School Trip to New York City during the Summer of 2024 can register now.  

This trip will allow our future Juniors & Seniors (current 9th - 10th graders) & PARENTS a once in a lifetime experience for 4 days. Check out the tentative schedule here.

If you are still interested in going (we have over 20 people going), please register at the following link.


FFA Corn Drive - Thursday, October 13th (Repeat)

Ms. Anderson, FFA Advisor and Ag Teacher, has been busy planning the FFA Corn Drive which will be on Thursday, October 13th during the school day.   FFA Members who have passing grades (C or better) and no missing assignments will be invited to participate.   FFA members will be out in our school community collecting corn, monetary gifts and also providing our farmers with a FREE grilled lunch at New Vision.  If you would like to make a donation, please contact Ms. Anderson at


Battle for the Red Rock Game - Order Shirts by October 7 (New)

Get your shirts for the Inaugural Battle for the Red Rock!  Order your shirt by October 7th.  LINK to Red Rock T-Shirt



Varsity Football and Volleyball Updates

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


Full time- Paraprofessional  opening 

Part time - Related Services Nurse opening

ACTION NEEDED:  It is important that families, if you haven’t done so already,  fill out the free and reduced lunch applications otherwise known as “Application for Educational Benefits”.  Registration link found here:

FLU Clinic at HBC on Wednesday, October 12th (New)

We are very pleased to announce that Sanford Luverne Clinic, your school district, and the Luverne Area Community Foundation will be offering flu vaccines to all children enrolled in grades K-12.

We will bill your insurance for the flu vaccine if you have coverage. However, through collaboration with the Luverne Area Community Foundation, all out-of-pocket and non-insured costs will be covered for school-aged children.

The in-school flu shot clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

To receive the flu shot, the attached consent forms must be completed and returned to the school by Monday, October 10, 2022.  LINK

For more information about this free flu shot clinic, contact Lois Leenderts, RN, school nurse, at

Back to school JMC Online Registration--Thanks to all the parents and families that completed their student online registration through JMC.  It is an easy way for the school to collect the necessary information for school enrollment.  If you have not yet completed registration for your student please do so as soon as possible.  Log into  If you receive a message from the school stating all or a portion of your students registration is incomplete, please act promptly!  Call the office with questions 507-673-2541.


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.

H-BC Secondary Picture Days - Round 2 on 11/2/22 !-- 

Lunch News - SECOND ENTREE PURCHASE: New This Year:  Students in grades 6-12 may purchase a second entree with their meal.  The entree is $2.00.  Students with a free or reduced meal benefits must pay the $2.00 out of pocket.   Students must sign up on the cafeteria door before 2nd Period.


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