Hopewell-Loudon Schools

Home of the Chieftains

Announcements 4/23/19

Please use our 24-hour absence line 419-937-2802 when calling in a students absence, leave your name, students name, grade and the reason for the absence. When your student returns to school, a note with the dates of absence, the reason for the absence, and parent signature must be turned into the office.

*** You can always email your child's attendance, appointments or absence excuse to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**Please update Final Forms and notify the office immediately to any changes with phone numbers, address or emergency contacts, so we always have the most updated information on file for the safety of your child. Thank you


***Important Dates***

Ohio State Testing - 

April 24th & 25th - Math 7, Math 8, Algebra, and Geometry

April 29th & April 30th - US Studies and Government

May 2nd & 3rd - Science 8 and Biology

Testing times are 8-10:00 am, Students that are NOT testing may follow the 2hr delay schedule and report to school at 10:00 am. School buses will be running at the normal time, so any student that must ride the bus, but is not testing, will report to the cafeteria for study hall from 8-10 am.

8th Graders - Washington DC Field Trip - April 28th - 30th.

Junior High Spring Concert - May 6th at 7:00 pm

Senior Award Night - May 7th. By Invitation: Dinner 6:00-6:30 Awards at 6:45 pm

Junior/Senior Prom - Saturday, May 11th, Doors open at 5:30 pm- Grand March is at 6:00 pm and King & Queen Crowned at 7:00 pm

Prom Tickets must be purchased by Friday, April 26th.

Underclassman End of the Year Awards - Date change - Tuesday, May 14th.

         Grades 7-8 at 8:15 am     Grades 9-11 at 9:15 am.

Seniors Last Day - Monday, May 20th.

Seniors Graduation Practice - Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:30

Last day of School - K-11th, Friday, May 24th.

Graduation - Class of 2019 - Sunday, May 26th 1:00 pm

**************************************************************************************************Congratulations to our H-L Band for making it to State for back to back years.  They will be performing at Findlay High School Friday, April 26th at 5:30 pm.  Good luck to them all!

Wednesday, April 24th, students are asked to wear Purple in honor of military families in our area. We are very proud that H-L has been given the "Purple Star" award by the State of Ohio. The "Purple Star" award is for military-friendly schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation's military. Show your support for families that dedicate so much to our nation by wearing purple on Wednesday, April 24th.

Any Senior planning to enter the military after graduation, please come see Ms. Searles in the office by Friday, April 26th.

The Student Council is sponsoring the 10th Annual Ian Kuhn Dodgeball Tournament on Friday afternoon, May 10th. Start thinking about your teams now as we will begin to have sign-ups. We will plan to take the first 18 teams. The cost will be $20 per team. Deadline to register will be Friday, May 3rd. Last year we raised about $500 for the Ian Kuhn Scholarship. We would like to collect at least $500 if not more, again this year. To help us reach this goal, we will be asking for donations at the gym doors on the day of the tournament. All money collected does go to the scholarship fund in Ian Kuhn's name.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Ronald McDonald House by bringing pull tabs to school. Grades K-12 brought in over 150 lbs of tabs. Mr. Suter's class has won the doughnut and orange juice prize, having donated 24.4 lbs of pull tabs. Congratulations to Mr. Suter's homeroom class.

Jostens has announced a new promotion to run next school year. Jostens has partnered with Adidas to be able to provide a free custom backpack with our school mascot/logo for every class ring purchased on our in-school order day only this coming fall.

Oakley Sunglasses - Fundraiser for the Senior class WIN a pair of Half Jacket 2.0 XL black Oakley Sunglasses. Retail Value $133. Raffle tickets are $1 each and are being sold in the office. Drawing will take place in May.

PopSockets - The Junior Class is having a fundraiser and selling H-L Chieftains PopSockets for your mobile device. PopSockets are $12 each. You can purchase them from Mrs. Gleinas, Mrs. Hoffman or in the office.

Ford Drive 4 UR School Fundraiser - Saturday, May 18th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Reineke's Tiffin Ford in Tiffin. H-L will receive $20 per test drive (up to $6,000) from Ford Motor Company towards the Elementary, Senior Class and Athletic Boosters! Support H-L and take a FREE test drive! 

Graduation Invites - There are individual ones for sale for $1 in the office.

SENIORS: Please continue to check the scholarship page, several scholarships have been updated recently.

***All students must park in the student parking lot and use the student entrance only.    Do not drive behind the school.

Monthly Group Meetings:

National Honor Society - 1st Friday at 7:15 am

Student Council - 2nd Tuesday at 7:15 am

Spanish Club - 4th Tuesday at 7:15 am

Quiz Bowl - Every Wednesday 7:15-7:45 am

SADD - 1st and 3rd Fridays at 7:15 am

Traveling Ensemble - Tuesday & Thursday at 7:15 am

FFA - 2nd Friday at 6:15 am

REMINDER: Please do not open doors for anyone trying to enter the building...other students, parents, visitors, delivery people etc. Please direct them to enter the office doors. This is a very important part of our security for our building.

Thank you!