Great things are happening at Hendricks Public School

August 15, 2018

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Hendricks Public School Principal Paul Chick is excited for the new school year.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
Hendricks Public School has some new, exciting things go­ing on this year. Principal Paul Chick said he is excited about everything that is happening in the school. “I am honored to be a part of it,” he said.
There are new teachers and new students joining us on Monday, Aug. 20. “Welcoming new students and families into our community is a cherished aspect of our school,” Chick said.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Hendricks Public Library organized clothing swap

August 15, 2018

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Joni Dagel, librarian at the Hendricks Public Library, helps a young man find gently used back-to-school clothing in the recently organized clothing swap.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

Between getting school supplies and new clothes, the cost of sending our kids back to school can really add up.
Luckily, a community clothes swap organized at the Hendricks Public Library by Librarian Joni Dagel gave some parents much-needed help.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Estelline-Hendricks Cross Country Team

August 15, 2018

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Members of the Estelline-Hendricks Redhawks cross country team who were on hand for a picture, left to right in front, are Kaylee Faehnrich, Kate Wegner, Sophie Johnson, Kaylee Johnson, Jesade Siverson, Cora Hofer and Sadie Johnson; in back are Coach James Benning, Mavick Siverson, Colton Buckhurst, Dallas Trego, Ethan Hansen, Jacob Bushenfeld, Riley Benning, Dawson Bury and Coach Jessica Johnson.

Road runners spotted

August 15, 2018

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The Estelline-Hendricks Cross Country Team kicked off it’s season last week by running the streets of Hendricks. After a successful inaugural track and field season together, which included a Region Championship title, the Estelline-Hendricks sports co-op enters it’s first full year. A new mascot was formed for the sports pairing. The Estelline-Hendricks sports mascot will be the Redhawks. The fall sports for the Redhawks include football, volleyball, cross country and trap shooting.

Volleyball practice underway

August 15, 2018

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Assistant Coach Tiffany Runia, left, and Head Coach Paul Chick, right, hand out new volleyball jerseys to the Estelline-Hendricks players. Pictured center is senior Abby Satterlee, one of seven seniors on the Redhawk squad.

Youth baseball in full swing!

July 27, 2018

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Five boys from Hendricks participated in the Estelline, South Dakota Summer Baseball Program this season. Pictured batting is Camden Olsen of the 8U team.

For more photos, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Hendricks School Board in discussions with Estelline board

July 27, 2018

By Sirrina Martinez
Contributing writer

The Hendricks Pub­lic School Board held its monthly meeting last Tuesday, covering a range of topics. Board member Angie Schumacher asked for a review of the last meeting with the Estelline School Board. Concerns were raised over the fu­ture of the Hendricks Grizzlies mascot and the colors that would be used on sports uniforms. Board members who attended the meeting discussed the possibility of Hendricks falling under the team name Redhawks. Super­intendent Bruce Houck said there was alot of time spent discussing the possibilities for school colors and a mascot…

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Hendricks votes for non-renewal of contract

July 11, 2018

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
A meeting of Southwest Educational Cooperative (SWEC) was held Monday evening, July 2 at Hendricks Public School. The SWEC board is a separate board from the school boards represented from Lynd and Hendricks Public Schools. The SWEC board agreed to not renew Superintendent Bruce Houck’s contract, which ends June 30, 2019.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Johnson competes on national champion team

July 11, 2018

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The 2018 AAU 16U National Volleyball Championship was won by the team from southwestern Minnesota.The team came out on top of a 183-team field. Pictured left to right in front are Madison Hinz of Yellow Medicine East, Kalleigh Carr of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, Mia Schnaible of Marshall, Bria Morris of Marshall, and Sophie Johnson of Hendricks. In back are Asst. Coach Emma Thomssen of SMSU, Asst. Coach Sarina Smith of SMSU, Natalee Rolbiecki of Minneota, Logan Sherman of Marshall, Alyssa Groves of Murray County Central, Charlotte Wright of Canby, LeeAnn Stensrud of Lakeview, and Head Coach Mike Dalager of Minneota. Not pictured is injured teammate Paige Andries of Marshall.

Hendricks High School Class of 1953

July 11, 2018

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Members and guests of the graduating class of 1953 enjoyed a noon salad luncheon at Cedrics’ on Friday, July 6, commemorating 65 years. Among those present were Penny (Berge) Aune and husband Paul, Lois (Buller) Lindus and husband Harley, Marcella (Engesmoe) Sommervold, Donna (Knutson) Thompson and husband Dale, Helen (Krier) Olson, Dorothy (Laabs) Christianson, Danny Olson and wife Midge. Those not able to attend were Wayne Hexem, Lois (Kragh) Kobes, Phoebe (Lerseth) Bergh and Harris Rottum. Deceased classmates are Harlan Gilbertson, Darlene (Hoff) Hamer, Tommy Johnson, Glen Kvernmo, Donald Nelson, Janett (Peterson) Seratt, Robert Rue, Myron Schroeder, Marlene (Thomsen) Tripp, and Corinne (Thoreson) Olson.