March 4th, 2020

Good morning Hug Hawks today is Wednesday, March 4 th and here are your morning announcements!
Track and Field season has officially started. Come on out.  Events include Relays, sprints, distance, jumps, hurdles
and throws. There is an event for everyone. Varsity and JV teams. We meet on the track at 3:10
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Prom 2020 “Starry Night” is April 18 th at Boomtown from 7pm to 11pm. Tickets are now on sale for $40 single and
$70 couple. Professional DJ, Desserts, Goody Bags, Photographer, much much more. You can purchase tickets
from Ms. Flak in B-2 and Mr. Hurtado in C-8. Purchase before Spring Break as the prices will go up when we return
from break.
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Please congratulate Miriam Pippen and Stosh Peterson for making the state finals last week for Ski
Team!  We are very proud of them.  In addition, Stosh qualified for a special event in two weeks at
Mammoth.  Only the top 12 boys and girls in the state of Nevada qualified for this event.  Stosh, and the
athletes from other schools who qualified, will become “Team Nevada” and will compete against other
western states for a Far West Regional Championship.  Congratulations to Stosh, who we know will
represent the Hug Ski Team and the state of Nevada well!
-Ski coaches
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Please Congratulate Israel Cruz, Jacque Portnell, and Jayda Sumner for an incredible performance with WCSD
Honor Band.  They performed amazing literature with one of the greatest living composers and conductors Brian
Balmages.  It was inspiring!
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Jason Cruz won first place at Reno Rotary Competition, and moves on to the District Level competition in
March. Yesenia Ruiz Garcia took second place for Hug at the competition!
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There will be a Celebration of Life to remember Mr. Lewis today, March 4, at 4:00 pm here at Hug in the small
gym.
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Congratulations to the Mock Trial team they placed 2nd in the Region and are off to state next Friday in Vegas!
Ana Delgadillo, Joseph Listinsky, Kate Hughs-Baird, Jacqueline Portnell, Christopher Seifert, Hannalea Weinzweig,
Devin Cochran, Jonathan Chatham, Fiona Maclucas And their coaches: Dave, Mary, and Selena
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In her 3rd year participating, Jacqueline Portnell made the medal stand, finishing 3rd out of 20
exceptional young people at the District Poetry Out Loud semi-finals. Jason Cruz represented us well and
had the audience in tears with his rendition of a poem concerning the challenges of the immigrant
experience.
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If you go to HHSHAWKEYE.ORG you can stay up to date with all the latest Hug news! The Hug High
Hawkeye is our school’s news site written BY students FOR students.
That will be the announcements for today. Have a great day Hawks!