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    2019-2020 Updates

    (Gifted Website updated 11-12-2019)
     

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    Because HASD has a two hour delay today (11-12-2019)

    the Bloomsburg Math Trip is cancelled. 

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    Reedsy Writing Contest

    1,000-3,000 Words limit

    Theme for this week is "Everyone's an Expert"

    See gifted website for prompt ideas.

    See Gifted Web page for prompt suggestions

    Win $50 Due next Friday, 11-01-1

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    Attention 10th and 11th Grade Girls-

    Do you want to change the world?
     

    Do you want to start a nonprofit?  HerLEAD Fellowship

    Foundation
    is now acceptign acpplications. 

    Travel to NYC for four days (June 22-25, 2020).

    All expenses are paid and particiapte in a

    Leadership Building Summit. 

    Girls will receive mentoring and advice on how to start their

    foundations.  Students can apply for funds to start and 

    promote their causes.  This is an amazing opportunity.

      Application Deadline Closes 2-5-19 

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    2020 ESSAY CONTEST:

    AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST/WAR POWERS

    2 Different Prompts

    First Prize $2,000        1,100 WORDS MAX     OPEN TO SENIORS

    1,100 words MAX, and are due by 11:59 p.m.

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    Hazleotn Jewish Community Center
    25th Annual Holocaust Essay
    300 Words maximum
    Win $200, $100

    Due February 14, 2019

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    National Poison Prevention Week Video Contest
    Help spread the word about poisoning prevention.
    2minutes maximum

    Win a Trip to Washington, DC and $1,000
    Due 1-15-20

     

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    Bennington College Young Writers Award

    Students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades during the academic year are invited to submit one entry by the November 1 deadline:

    > Poetry: a group of three poems. 
    Poems must be typed. Each page must clearly show the author's name.

    > Fiction: a short story or one-act play. 
    Short stories must be typed, double-spaced, and fewer than 1500 words. Scripts must be typed, double-spaced, and run no more than 30 minutes (playing time). Each page must clearly show the author's name.

    > Nonfiction: a personal or academic essay.
    Stories and nonfiction must be typed, double-spaced, and fewer than 1500 words. Each page must clearly show the author's name.


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    World Historian Student Essay Competition

    Contest sponsored by: Northeastern University


    Length: approximately 1,000 words.

    2020 Writing Prompt/THEME: 

    In what way has the study of world history affected 

    my understanding of the world in which I live?

    Prize: $500.00  Due: May 1, 2020

     

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    SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest

    (Journalism Education Association)

    Topic for spring 2020 will be available Nov. 1

    SPJ/JEA will be accepting entries Nov, 2019

    Upload/received by deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Central time/9:59 p.m. Pacific time.


    The SPJ/JEA high school essay contest, organized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Journalism Education Association, 

     

    Essay should be from 300 to 500 words. 

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    Win $30,000 Scholarship

    VFW Voice of Democracy

    What makes America Great?

    Essay Contest

    Due: October 31, 2020 

     

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    Design a Space Settlement

    Sponsored by the National Space Society

    Win $5,000, work individually or in a group

    Submissions will be accepted 12-1-19
    Deadline:  2-15-20
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    American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Essay (US State Department) 
    Why Diplomacy & Peacebuilding Matter?

    (Amazing Prizes- Win a Trip to Washington- meet the Secretary of State, $2,500, and a Semester at Sea- Semester at Sea- is living on a cruise ship for an entire semester and travel the world --taking colleges classes onboard.)

    Due
    : 4-06-2020

    2020 Essay Contest Topic:
    "Why Diplomacy & Peacebuilding Matter"

     In a 1,000-1,250 word essay identify how members of the Foreign Service work with other civilian parts of the U.S. Government to promote peace, national security and economic prosperity.

    Your essay should focus on a specific challenge to U.S. peace and prosperity, and must include one example of the work of the Foreign Service and one or more examples of collaboration between America’s diplomats and other civilian (i.e. non-military) U.S. Government agencies or organizations.

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    National Rifle ssociation (NRA)
    Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest

    Win: $1,000, $600, $200, $100  

     

    The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors a scholarly writing contest for grades K-12.

    The theme for the essay is "What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?"

    Deadline 12-31-2019
     

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    Elks Student of the Month,

    If you would like to be nominated
    for this honor, please see Mrs. Billet (ASAP).

    Limited slots are available.

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    "Talk To Your State Senator Video Contest"

    3rd Annual Contest

    THEME:  Tell us how to save our farms for the

    generations to come so

    they don't have to imagine a world without them. 

    Win $2,500, $1,500, $1,000   (3 minutes max)

    Due 1-31-2020 

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    2019 NASA Langley Student Art Contest!

    NASA is going forward to the Moon in 2024, as part of a larger effort to land humans on Mars and beyond. “We Are Going” has become the agency’s mantra as engineers, researchers, and scientists work to develop and refine the technologies that will allow us to maintain a sustainable lunar presence and learn to live and work in space. “We Are Going” provides the imperative for landing the first woman and next man on the Moon and inspiring the Artemis generation.

    “The theme “We Are Going.”

    STARTS: December 1, 2019

    Deadline: December 31, 2019 

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    Princeton University's Leonard L. Milberg ’53 HIGH SCHOOL

    POETRY CONTEST

    Open to 11th graders only
    Submit up to 3 poems online

    PRIZES: First Prize: $500   Second Prize: $250   Third Prize: $100

    Deadline: November 29, 2019
    (Updated 10-14-19)

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    Creative Communications Poetry Contest
    Open to only 9th Graders
    Win $25.00

    Due 12-5-19
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    Space Travel Fictional Short Story
    Limit 1,600 Words Win $$$
    See Gifted Website for Details

    (Open to boys and girls)

    Due 2-1-20 (Upd 10-13-19
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    Pa Statistical Math Poster

    Multiple Cash Prizes

    See gifted website for rules and rubric

    Deadline on or before 2-28-20 postmark

     

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    Science Without Borders Art Competition

    The theme for 2020 is: 

    Take Action: Conserve Coral Reefs.

    Win $500, $350, $200

    Deadline April 20, 2020 

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    Mrs. Yanac is looking for 1-3 students who would like to speak at the Hazleton Elks Veterans Day program on Sunday, Nov 10th at 1pm.  Their speech should be no more than 3 minutes and the topic should be "What Veterans Day means to me". Contact Mrs. Billet if you are interested.
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    Memory Matters:  Whose Story Will You Tell? 
    (HOLOCAUST ART & WRITING CONTEST
    (Multiple Categories)

    Sponsored by Chapman University –
    win a trip to California for you and your parent.

    See other prizes below

    Important Dates

    Entry Postmark Date:  February 3, 2020

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    Stock Market Games Ends Dec 13, 2019

    https://www.penncfl.org/rulesofthegame

    GAME RULES: 

     

    • Starting Cash: $100,000.00 

    • Minimum Buy Price: $10.00

    • Commission Fee: $10.00 

    • Two Stocks Minimum – 50%

    • Interest on Cash Balance: 1%

    • Short Selling and Margin Trading Allowed 

    • Margin Trading Allowed

    • Interest on Margin Accounts (borrowing) - 8%

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    STOCK MARKET GAME STARTS TODAY

    10-7-19

    Here are the Prizes:

    Statewide Student Prizes - All Divisions Combined**:
     
    First Place: $150 -   Second Place: $100 
    Third Place: $50             Fourth to Sixth: $25
    Seventh to Tenth: $20

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    Pennsylvania Financial Literacy
    FALL Stock Market Game

    Starts---Monday, October 7, 2019

    10 Prizes- Statewide

    ends in 10 weeks.

    Please contact Mrs. Billet for your password.

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    PLCB Poster Contest
    Alcohol Awareness Poster

    Cash and Recognition Awards

    Posters cannot be larger than
    11 inches x 14 inches
    See gifted website for themes
    Due by 12-20-2019

     

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     Please Donate To The Domestic Violence Service Center!

    (Items needed:
    Blankets, Towels, Women's Clothing, Personal Care Products, Personal Care Products, Bedding (Twin Sheets and Crib Sheets), Pillows, Alarm Clocks, Silverware, Plastic Cups, Basic First Aid Items, Sippy Cups, Bottles, Pacifiers, Baby Hygiene, Products, and Kitchen Items)

    Donation boxes are locaed in classrooms

    Thank You

     

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    This Wednesday, October 2, 2019 is the last day to

    submit your money for the Renaissance Faire. 

    Please see Mrs. Billet ASAP, if you would like to

    attend. The Renaissance Faire trip is

    Thursday, October 10, 2019.

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    International BiPolar Oganization 

    High School Essay Question

    Win $1,000,  $500, $250

    Two different prompts. (Max 1,000 Words)

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    1st QUARTER Exam schedule

    Friday, October 25, 2019 Block 3/4/5 & 8/9 Exams

    Monday, October 28, 2019 Block 1/2 & 5/6/7 Exams

     Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Last Day of Quarter 1

    Make-up Exams

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1st Day of Quarter 2

     


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    Wyoming Valley Veteran's Day
    Parade Essay Contest

    Multiple Cash Prizes

    1,000 Words Max., Minimum 500 Words

    This year’s essay theme is:
     Why Communication and High Standards are important for Military Leaders.”


    (for the last two years gifted students from HAAS, have ranked 1st and 2nd Place)

    Congratulations
    Mosiah Bennett- 11th grader STEM
     Alice Banks – Graduate 2019 STEM

    Due October 15, 2019

    Due October 15, 2019

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    2020 Scholastic Medalist Award

    Writing Categories 

    Writing Deadline 12-3-2019

    Writing Categories
    Critical Essay
    Dramatic Script
    Flash Fiction
    Humor
    Journalism
    Novel Writing
    Personal Essay & Memoir
    Poetry
    Science Fiction & Fantasy
    Short Story
    Writing Portfolio (graduating seniors only)

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    The 2020 Scholastic Medalist Art Awards 

    Art Deadline 12-12-2019

    2020 Art Categories
    Architecture & Industrial Design

    Ceramics & Glass
    Comic Art
    Design
    Digital Art
    Drawing & Illustration
    Editorial Cartoon
    Fashion
    Film & Animation
    Jewelry
    Mixed Media
    Painting
    Photography
    Printmaking
    Sculpture
    Video Game Design
    Art Portfolio (graduating seniors only)



    Marywood University Art Talent Award

    is given to 
    high school students interested in majoring in art and attending Marywood University. Win scholarship money for Marywood University. Ends 11-15-19

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    2020 Sony World Youth Photo Contest

    Win a Trip to London

    Open to 12-19 years

    (Monthly Competitions)  New Monthly Themes

    ENTER YOUR BEST TRAVEL IMAGES TO SEPTEMBER'S YOUTH COMPETITION NOW 

    ENTER YOUR BEST TRAVEL IMAGES TO SEPTEMBER'S YOUTH COMPETITION NOW 

    Final Deadline 12-31-2019

    Recently added pages

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    "Profile in Courage Essay Contest,
    sponsored by the JFK Presidential Library,
    Very prestigious contest
    Win $10,000 and a trip to Boston for you and your parent
    1,000 Words Max.
    Due before 1-17-2020

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    American Freedom Essay Contest,
    to celebrate Constitution Day
    300 Words Max
    Due 10-18-19

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    FYI: in you are intested in joing HOSA

    (Future Medical Workers Club)

    Mrs. Malt and Mrs. Corrado will be visiting the STEM

    in a few days for sign-ups. Please listen for

    announcements.


    **There is a limited time to sign-up for this club.

    (This club is similar to FBLA but it is
    for those interested in working in the medical field.
    (Updated 9-9-19)
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    WWII Museum National HS Essay Contest

    2019 Theme is about the Nuremburg Trials,

    see webpage

    1,000 Words or less

    Win $1,000, $750 or $500

    Due ASAP- Contest accepts only the first 500 Entries
    Contest ends 12-27-19

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    2019 Carnegie Council International Student Essay Contest

    Topic "Internet Responsibility"

    Create a Persuasive Essay

    1,000-1,500 Words Win $300, $150 Gift Cards

    Due 10-16-19 (Updated 8-30-19)

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    Design a Sock, Sock It To Me Contest
    Win $2,000
    Ends 9-30-19 (Updated 8-28-19)
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    HUMAN CONNECTIONS ESSAY COMPETITION 2019 

    Due 9-26-19
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    International Compost Awareness Week Poster Contest
    Win $500
    Ends 11-1-19 (Updated 8-26-19)
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    DNA Essay Contest
    See prompt about ancestry DNA testing
    750 Words limit, Multiple prizes ($1,000) Due 3-4-20
    (Updated 8-26-19)

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    Upcoming Stock Market Game Dates

    Fall 2019: October 7 - December 13, 2019

    · Spring 2020: February 10 - April 17, 2020

    Last year our team came in second for the county. 
    Donald Veglia. an 11th grader, placed second in the individual portion of the competition. This year we are using a new game simulator.


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    My Food Our Futuer Video Contest
    1-2 Minutes, Win $500
    Videos should offer ideas and solutions that can help ensure the world access to healthy, diverse and affordable diets.
    Due October 16, 2010

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    “Innovations Challenge” Develop Technologies,

    Solutions to Combat Roadway Litter
    ,

    750 Words Max, Win $$$ Sponsored by PennDot

    Due 12/20/19

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    Wuthering Heights Essay Contest.

    Novel by Emily Bronte,


    5 Prizes of $1,000

    (Contest is open to 16-18 yr olds)

    Due 4-22-20



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    Brain Bee- Learn about the brain.

    Students can learn brain facts with Haikus,

    V
    iew the updated Brain Bee Web page. Updated 8-22-19

     

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    C-Span Student Resources
    Early American History 14920-1780

    Updated on 8-17-19
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    River of Words Poetry & Art Contest,
    Starts 9-1-19 Ends 12-1-19

     Open to students ages 5 to 19 to translate their observations into creative expression.

    Promoting Environmental Literacy
    through the Arts and Cultural Exchange
     (Upd 6-5-19)
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    Young Scholars Program at
    King's College
    take 100 Level College Courses for only $160.00
    Dual Enrollment opportunity

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    Are you interested in the law?

    Do you like to do public speaking?

    The Mock Trial Club is looking for new members.

    Please contact Brinn Gammer or Mrs. Billet if you are interested.

    What is Mock Trial?

     

    mock trial is an act or imitation trial
    Mock trials simulate lower-court trials. 
    Attorneys preparing for a real trial might use a mock trial 
    consisting of volunteers as role players to 
    test theories or experiment with each other.

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    Brain Bee Newsletter,

    Learn New Facts

    See new webpage (4-17-19)

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    C-SPAN AP History Review Prep
    C-SPAN page has been updated with additional links (4-15-19)

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    Steps/Instructions on how to build
    your first mobile app from MIT
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    Review Information on next year's
    MIT Computer App Contest for Students

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    100 Greatest Novels to Read

    Time Magazine List

    (Summer Reading Suggestions)

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    Pueblo Español Summer Program
    Practice speaking Spanish in Spain for eight days.
    (Updated 12-17-18)
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    myCollegeOptions Scholarship Search
    New page added to the Gifted Website
    Very easy to use search engine to find scholarships!
    Freshmen to Seniors can use this site. 
    Please let me know if receive any scholarships from this search engine. (Updated 12-06-2018)
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    How to write a screenplay.
    Step by Step Instructions
    (Updated 11-6-18)
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    Elks Student of the Month.
    This opportunity is open only to seniors.
    Do you want to be student of the month? Please complete the attached form on the gifted website and give to Mrs. Billet (ASAP). Only a limited number of slots. (This is open only to seniors.)
    (Upd 9-17-18)

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                                 Congratulations to                                           the 2018-2019 Gifted Students                

     

    Enjoy your field trip to Philadelphia
    Students visited the
    Science History Institute and Penns Landing 

    Kevin Horinko
    Avery Jacobs
    Brayan Pena-Lorenzo
    Tommy Pollock
    Steven Santana
    Shaunjae Suarez
    Perla Villegas
    Tessah Sudziarski
    Ava Zions-Smith
    Molly Znachko

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Congratulations!!

    • Alice Banks, has been named the "Meritorious Scholar" by the Dominican Republic.

    • She received a certificate, a medal, a free flight and accommodations to the Dominican Republic. She will be traveling from July 7- July 13 along with the 9 other top Meritorious Award Students to the Dominican Republic.

    • While in the Dominican Republic, she will meet Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic.

    • In addition, Alice has also been awarded a full-four year scholarship to a college of her choice (The University of Scranton) where she plans to study finance.

    Congratulations

     

     

    Enjoy Your Trip

     

     

     

    Congratulations!

    Tabatha Schwendeman
    will be doing an internship ths summer at Wills Eye Hospital
    in Philadelphia.

    Congratulations

    The following students will be attending the
    Digital Design Field Trip:

    Haley Drumheller

    Joey Halcisak

    Alexis Kulish

    Lily Nowak

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Congratulations!!

    Brinn Gammer and

    Jesse Castillo


    placed first in the 
    Health Education National 
    HOSA Championship.

    Summer 2019 Brinn and Jesse will
    compete in the international 
    HOSA Competition in Florida.

    Brinn created a 32-page portfolio 
    for this event.

     Congratulations

    Enjoy your trip!

    Tommy Pollock will be traveling to Nantucket, MA this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Enjoy your Trip!

    Perla Villegas
    will be traveling to the Dominican Republic this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Enjoy your Trip!

    Brent Pesotine

    will be traveling to Virginia this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Enjoy your trip!

    Tessah Sudziarski will be traveling to North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Enjoy your trip!

    Andrew Rudenko

    will be traveling to Texas this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Thank you
    Dr. Shackel and Kyla Cools
    for visiting HAAS and providing our students with your presentation.

     

    The following students attended a presentation on the 2019 Eckley Archaeology Dig presented by Dr. Paul Shackel, from the
    University of Maryland
     

    Mosiah Bennett

    Ricky Blase 

    Ava Calabrese

    Maxwell Hsiao

    Ian Kramer

    Shaunjae Suarez

    Tessah Sudziarski

    Ava Zions-Smith

    Molly Znachko

     Thank you

     

     

     

     

    Thank you

     

     

    Thank you

    Enjoy your trip!

    Andrew Rudenko will be traveling to Texas this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Congratulations!

    This fall Alexis Kulish will be studying at the University of Sterling in Scotland via Arcadia University.

     

    Alexis will be studying psychology.

    Congratulations

    Enjoy your trip!

    This summer Alexis Kulish will be visiting New Zealand and Australia.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Enjoy your trips.

    Brinn Gammer will be traveling to Bermuda and the Dominican Republic this summer.

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Congratulations!

    Zach Baran will be attending Hazleton Penn State University this fall.

     

    Zach will be studying Computer Science.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Joey Halcisak

    helped Mr. Berta's Robotics Class successfully launch the Weather Balloon.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Alexis Kulish

    will be attending
    Arcadia University in Philadelphia this fall.

     

    Alexis will be studying psychology.

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Isabelle Seratch
    placed fourth in the
    FBLA States Competition for Impromptu Speaking.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Jeremy Rossi

    will be attending Wilkes University in the Fall of 2019.

     

    Jeremy is interested in studying
    Environmental Science.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

     

    Kaitlyn Beiler will be attending Cornell University this fall.

    Kaityn will be studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    The following students have been accepted into the National Honors Society

    John Ashton

    Brian Bartal

    Jasmine Beiler

    Frederick "Ricky" Blase

    Lance Book

    Marin Dremock

    Haley Drumheller

    Verina Gad

    Brinn Gammer

    Joey Halcisak

    Martha Reed

    Kylie Reshetar

    Andrew Rudenko

    Summer Whitley

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

    Good Luck!

    Ricky Blase will be attending the PJAS State Competition as a technician.

    Congratulations

    Enjoy your trip!

    Zach Baran

    Donald Veglia

    Will be visiting the Camden Aquarium in Camden, NJ with the Ecology Club

    Enjoy Your Trip

    Congratulations!

    Logan Savage 

    has been named the
    Elks Student of the Year

    Congratulations

    Good Luck!

    The following students will
    be competing in the

    PJAS State Competition
    May 2019

    John Ashton
    Amanda Houser
    Molly Znachko

     

     Good Luck

    Good Luck!

    The following students took the Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry Exam

    Marin Dremock
    Francine Lamasko

    Good Luck

    Good Luck!

    The following students
    took the
    Advanced Placement (AP) English Literature & Composition Test

    Mosiah Bennett
    Kittrick Danzeisen
    Evan Matyas
    Julia Mrochko
    Megan Novak
    Alex Schell
    Donald Veglia
    Landon Wolk
    Kyra Zabretsky
    Tommy Ziegler

    Good Luck

    Congratulations!

    Logan Savage has been selected for the
    Elks Student of the Month

    Congratulations

    Good Luck!

    Francine Lamasko 
    will be taking the
    English Language
    Advanced Placement Test on May 15, 2019

    Good Luck

    Good Luck!

    The following students will be taking the Advanced Placement Calculus Exam on
    May 14, 2019

    John Ashton

    Zach Baran

    Brian Bartal

    Ricky Blase

    Brinn Gammer

    Joey Halcisak

    Kylie Reshetar

    Brian Rigotti

    Logan Savage

     

    Good Luck

     

     

    Good Luck

    Congratulations!

    Alice Banks
    will be attending 
    The University of Scranton
    this fall.

     

    Alice will be studying finance.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Donald Veglia
    will be awarded $50
    for placing second in the 
    PennCFL Luznere County
    Stock Market Game Competition

    Congratulations

    Congratulations the following students played the
    Stock Market Kahoot Game

     

    First Place
    Steven Santana

    Second Place
    Amaury Fernandez

    Third Place
    Ian Kramer
    Kevin Horinko
    Max Hsiao
    Paige Roof
    Shaunjae Suarez
    Tessah Sudziarski



    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    The following students have been nominated for the Distinquished Graduate Award

    Alice Banks

    Amanda Houser

    Alexis Kulish

    Francine Lamasko

    Lily Nowak

    Brian Rigotti

    Ben Sabatos

    Logan Savage

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Jefferson Casado Felix

    will be attending
    Penn State University, the Mont Alto Campus.

    Jefferson will be studying nursing.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Francine Lamasko will be attending Smith College this August. Francine will be studying Bio/Chemistry.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations! 

    Jefferson Casado Felix
    placed fourth in the
    University of Scranton Integration Math Bee

    Congratulations

    Congratulations! 

    The following students were the final top scorers in the
    PennCFL Stock Market Game

    First Place
    Donald Veglia

    Second Place
    Tessah Sudziarski

    Third Place
    Amanda Houser

    Fourth Place
    Molly Znachko

    Fifth Place
    Shaunjae Suarez

    Sixth Place
    Maxwell Hsiao

     

    Congratulations  

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations!

    Amanda Houser

    has been accepted to the
    University of Scranton.

    Amanda will be studying
    Bio/Chemistry and Pre-Med

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    The following students are
    attending the

    Stock Market Game Luncheon at
    Misericordia University

    on Thursday, May 9, 2019
    While visiting Misericordia the students will receive a tour of the campus.
     

    Zach Baran

    Alice Banks

    Verina Gad

    Kevin Horinko

    Amanda Houser

    Avery Jacobs

    Sidney Lescowitch

    Paige Roof

    Steven Santana

    Shaunjae Suarez

    Tessah Sudziarski

    Donald Veglia

    Perla Villegas

    Molly Znachko
     

    Congratulations

     

     

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

     

    Congratulations

     
    Good Luck!

    Mosiah Bennett has entered 

    FROM "A" TO "Z" 
    Short Story Contest.

    Mosiah wrote a complete short story in less than 50 words.
     Good Luck
    Good Luck!

    Steven Santana has entered
    FROM "A" TO "Z" Writing Contest
    FROM "A" TO "Z"
    Steven wrote a complete short story in less than 50 words.

     Good Luck
    Congratulations!! 

    Verina Gad
    Amanda Houser
    Alexis Kulish
    Lily Nowak

    attended the
    Educational Opportunities Field Trip.
    The students were able to view a live Gastric Sleeve Surgery from the
    Hershey Medical Center and they saw
    a 3-D Movie on Engineering at the
    Whitaker Center in Harrisburg, PA on Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    Congratulations

     

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!! 

    The Hazleton Area High School Spirit Club is proud to announce the overall winner of the 
    Outstanding Student Athlete of the Week Program. 
     
     
    Ben Sabatos - Tennis
     Congratulations
    Congratulations!! 

    Joey Halcisak and his partner placed first in the
    FBLA States Mobile App Development Competition.

    This summer Joey and his partner will be competing in the national competition in  San Antonio TX.

     Congratulations

    Good Luck

    Congratulations!! 
    Joey Halcisak and his partners placed first in the
    Young Entrepreneurship Tech Bridge Competition.



    Congratulations
    Congratulations!! 

    Brinn Gammer
    and
    Jesse Castillo


    were semi-finalists in the
    Young Entrepreneurship
    Tech Bridge Competition.

    Brinn and Jesse created a business plan for an online
    Mental Health Business. 


    Congratulations  

    Congratulations!!

    Brinn Gammer and

    Jesse Castillo


    placed first in the
    Health Education State
    HOSA Championship.

    Spring 2019 Brinn and Jesse will
    compete in the national 
    HOSA Competition in Landsdale, PA.

    Brinn created a 32-page portfolio
    for this event.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!!

    Logan Savage 
    has been accepted to 
    Luzerne County Community College.

    Logan plans to study computer programming and game design.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!!

    Logan Savage
    has been nominated for the
    Elks Student of the Mont
    h

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!!

    Tessah Sudziarski
    and 
    Amanda Houser

    are attending the
    Girls STEM Symposium
    at Genetti's

    Congratulations

    Good Luck!

    The following students will be competing at the
    FBLA State Championship
    in April 2019:


    Brian Bartal
    Kaitlyn Beiler
    Kittrick Danzeisen
    Haley Drumheller
    Joseph Halcisak
    Alexis Kulish
    Carl McHugh
    Lucy Olander
    Donald Veglia
    Landon Wolk
    Kyra Zabretsky
    Ava Zions-Smith

    Good Luck




    Good Luck

    Congratulations!

    Luzerne County Stock Market Challenge

    Week Seven

    Ranking

    High School and Teacher

        Portfolio

    Return

    1

    Hazleton - Billet

    117,141.10

    17.14%

    2

    Nanticoke- Stetz

    104,074.81

    4.07%

    3

    Dallas- Dolan

    102,296.58

    2.29%

     Congratulations

    Congratulations !!

    Zach Baran

    has been selected for the 
    Elks Student of the Month

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Amanda Houser

    has been selected for the
    Elks Student of the Month

    Congratulations

    Good Luck!

    Marin Dremock

    has entered her poem

    "I Have A Dream"

    to Write the World Poetry Contest,

    "Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019:
    Poetry --Your World"

    Good Luck

    Good Luck!!

    John Ashton

    Frederick (Ricky) Blase

    Joey Halcisak

    will be participating in the

    Penn State University - Hazleton Makerspace Innovation Workshop

    Good Luck

    Good Luck!!

    Brinn Gammer

    will be competing in the
    Health Education Competition
    at the
    HOSA State Championship

    Good Luck

     Congratulations!!

    Joey Halcisak and his team members
    placed first for their
    Traffic Safety App for PennDot

     Congratulations

    Congratulations!!!!


    Luzerne County Stock Market Challenge

    Week Six

    Week Six

     

     

     

    Ranking

    High School and Teacher

    Portfolio

    Return

    1

    Hazleton - Billet

    113,360.87

    13.36%

    2

    Dallas - Dolan

    104,801.95

    4.80%

    3

    Nanticoke - Stetz

    102,945.40

    2.95%

    Congratulations  

    Good Luck to the following students, prepared for 
    University of Scranton
    Integration Bee
    on April 23, 2019

    John Ashton
    Alice Banks
    Zach Baran
    Brian Bartal
    Ricky Blase
    Brinn Gammer
    Joseph Halcisak
    Kylie Reshetar
    Brian Rigotti
    Logan Savage

    Good Luck

    Congratulations!

    The following students were the top scorers in the
    March Math League

    First Place
    Tristen Adams
    Zach Baran
    Brian Bartal
    Mosiah Bennett
    Evan Matyas
    Megan Novak

    Second Place
    Ricky Blase
    Francine Lamasko
    Lily Nowak
    Brian Rigotti
    Jeremy Rossi
    Isabelle Seratch

    Third Place
    Nick Biasi
    Jefferson Casado Felix
    John (JT) Cherko
    Marin Dremock
    Brinn Gammer
    Joey Halcisak

    Amanda Houser
    Alexis Kulish
    Ty Palmieri
    Julia Mrochko
    Ben Sabatos
    Tessah Sudziarski
    Landon Wolk
    Ava Zions-Smith

     

    Congratulations

     

     

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Ben Sabatos

    has been accepted to the 
    PA College of Technology. 

    Ben will be studying
    Computer Science/Programming

    Congratulations

    Congratulations!

    Lily Nowak 
    has been accepted to the University  of Scranton, 
    where she will be studying
    Occupational Therapy.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations the
    followng students were the
    top scorers of the
    Stock Market Pre-Test

    First Place
    Brian Bartal
    Ricky Blase
    Kevin Horinko

    Second Place
    Zach Baran
    John (JT) Cherko
    Brinn Gammer
    Paige Roof
    Steven Santana
    Alex Schell
    Tabatha Schwendeman
    Donald Veglia
    Landon Wolk
    Molly Znachko

     

     

    Third Place
    Francine Lamasko
    Ian Kramer
    Alexis Kulish
    Megan Novak
    Tommy Pollock
    Ben Sabatos

     Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulations to the
    February Math League
    Top Scorers:

    First Place
    Zach Baran

     

    Second Place
    Tristen Adams
    Andrew Rudenko
    Ben Sabatos
    Donald Veglia
    Summer Whitley

     

    Third Place
    Brian Bartal
    Mosiah Bennet
    Marin Dremock
    Joey Halcisak
    Jeremy Rossi

    Congratulations

    Congratulations to the January Math League Top Scorers:

    First Place
    John Ashton
    Francine Lamasko

     

    Second Place
    Zach Baran
    Brian Bartal
    Ricky Blase
    Kayleigh Correll
    Marin Dremock
    Avery Jacobs
    Ian Kramer
    Alexis Kulish
    Julia Mrochko
    Lily Nowak
    Ty Palmieri
    Brian Rigotti
    Tommy Pollock
    Jeremy Rossi
    Ben Sabatos
    Steven Santana
    Tessah Sudziarski
    Shaunjae Suarez
    Kyra Zabretsky
    Ava Zions-Smith
    Molly Znachko


    Third Place
    Alice Banks
    Jasmine Beiler
    Nick Biasi
    Ava Calabrese
    Jefferson Casado Felix
    John (JT) Cherko
    Sidney Lescowitch
    Evan Matyas
    Megan Novak
    Alex Schell
    Tabatha Schwendeman
    Isabelle Seratch
    Perla Villegas
    Landon Wolk
    Tommy Ziegler

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

     

     

    Congratulations

    Congratulatons to
    Ava Zions-Smith and
    Molly Znachko

    They were the top scorers of the Division B Science Olympiad Team

     

    They placed 3rd out of 17 teams
    in Disease Detectives and
    they placed 5th out of 17 team i
    n the Potions & Poisons Competitions.
    This was their first time competing in Science Olympiad.

    Congratulations

    Congratulations to
    Kaitlyn Beiler
    she was awarded $50
    for her essay by the Rotary Club

    Congratulations

    Good Luck
    The followig students will be competing at Science Olympiad on 3-6-19

    Kaitlyn Beiler

    Amanda Houser

    Makayla Kerrick

    Alexis Kulish

    Julia Mrochko

    Lily Nowak

    Tommy Pollock

    Mattie Reed

    Alex Schell

    Shaunjae Suarez

    Donald Veglia

    Summer Whitley

    Landon Wolk

    Tommy Ziegler

    Ava Zions-Smith

    Molly Znachko

    Good Luck

     

     

    Good Luck

    Cogratulations!

    Brian Rigotti 

    be attending the 
    University of Pittsburgh
    in the Fall of 2019.

    He will be studying computer programming

    Congratulations  

    Good Luck!

    The following students are competing in the
    PennFLC Stock Market Game
    (Luzerne County):

    Alice Banks       Zach Baran
    Mosiah Bennett        Nick Biasi
    Ricky Blase      Ava Calabrese
    John Cherko     Kittrick Danzeisen     Amaury Fernandez   Verina Gad    Brinn Gammer Joey Halcisak 
    Kevin Horinko   
    Max Hsiao   Avery Jacobs   
    I
    an Kramer   Francine Lamasko   Sidney Lescowitch   Evan Matyas 
    Megan Novak   
    Brayan Pena Lorenzo  Brent Pesotine
    Tommy Pollock   Kylie Reshetar
    Paige Roof   Jeremy Rossi
    Steven Santana   Alex Schell
    Isabelle Seratch   Shaunjae Suarez
    Tessah Sudziarski   Donald Veglia
    Perla Villegas   Landon Wolk
    Tommy Ziegler   Ava Zions-Smith

    Good Luck

     

     

    Good Luck

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Good Luck!

    Verina Gad (11th grader)

    has entered the
    NASA Scientist for a Day Essay Contest

    Verina wrote an essay to support NASA's decision to return to Europa, Jupiter's Moon.

    Good Luck  

    Good Luck!
    Verina Gad (11th grader)

    has entered the

    Library of Congress 
    Letters about Literature

    Verina wrote a letter to her favorite author, Ms. Angie Thomas, the author of The Hate U Give.

    Good Luck

    Good Luck!

    The following students will be competing at the
    Regional FBLA Competition:

    Brian Bartal
    Kaitlyn Beiler
    Kittrick Danzeisen
    Haley Drumheller
    Joseph Halcisak
    Alexis Kulish
    Carl McHugh
    Lucy Olander
    Donald Veglia
    Landon Wolk
    Kyra Zabretsky
    Ava Zions-Smith

    Good Luck

     

    Congratulations!
    The following students were the top scorers on the December Math League Questions Series:

    First Place:

    Alice Banks
    Mosiah Bennett
    Jefferson Casado Felix
    Marin Dremock
    Joey Halcisak
    Francine Lamasko
    Ben Sabatos
    Molly Znachko

    Second Place:

    John Ashton
    Zach Baran
    Brian Bartal
    Ricky Blase
    Verina Gad
    Kevin Horinko
    Alexis Kulish
    Megan Novak
    Brian Rigotti
    Kyra Zabretsky
     

     Gold Cup

     

     

    Gold Cup

     

    Gold Cup

    Congratulations!

    The following students were the top scorers on the November Math League Questions Series:


    First Place:

    Jefferon Casado Felix
    Brinn Gammer
    Molly Znachko

    Second Place:

    Nick Biasi
    Kittrick Danzeisen
    Amaury Fernandez
    Ian Kramer
    Evan Matyas
    Steven Santana

    Third Place:

    Jasmine Beiler
    Tristen Adams
    JT Cherko
    Verina Gad
    Max Hsiao
    Amanda Houser
    Avery Jacobs
    Alexis Kulish
    Francine Lamasko
    Evan Matyas
    Julia Mrochko
    Megan Novak
    Lily Nowak
    Ty Palmieri
    Brent Pesotine
    Tommy Pollock
    Ben Sabatos
    Shaunjae Suarez
    Tessah Sudziarski
    Kyra Zabretsky
    Tommy Ziegler

     

    Gold Cup

     

     

    Gold Cup

     

     

    Gold Cup  

    Congratulations!

    Jefferson Casado Felix and

    Kyra Zabretsky,

    they were the top students representing our school at King's College Math Competition.

    Also, competing at the competition were:

    Alice Banks

    Zach Baran

    Ava Calabrese

    Kittrick Danzeisen

    Avery Jacobs

    Liam Katz

    Alexis Kulish

    Gianna Labert

    Ethan Mariano

    Megan Novak

    Lucy Olander

    Peyton Perchansky

    Franchesca Sanchez

    Isabelle Seratch

    Shaunje Suarez

     

    Gold Cup

     

    Gold Cup

     

    Gold Cup

     

     

    Congratulations!

    Mosiah Bennett  (10th grader) placed first in the 

    Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest. 

    Mosiah and his family attended the Wyoming Valley Day Breakfast where he read his essay
    "Why we should commemorate the end of World War I?"

    Following the breakfast he and his family  marched with the veterans in the Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade.

    He received the top prize of $250.00.

     

    Gold Cup

    Good Luck!

    Ava Zions-Smith
    will be speaking at the
    Hazleton Elks Veterans
    Day Presentation
    on 11/11/2018

    Ava will make a speech about
    "What Veterans Day means to me."

    Good Luck

    Congratulations!

    The following students were the highest scorers in the
    October Math League
    Question Series
    :

    First Place
    Kyra Zabretsky

    Second Place
    John Ashton
    Brian Bartal
    Ricky Blase
    Brinn Gammer
    Brent Pesotine
    Tommy Pollock
    Ben Sabatos
    Molly Znachko
     

    Third Place
    Tristen Adams
    Mosiah Bennett
    Ava Calabrese
    Marin Dremock
    Joey Halcisak
    Evan Matyas
    Julia Mrochko
    Megan Noval
    Jeremy Rossi
    Alex Schell
    Isabelle Seratch
    Shaunjae Suarez
    Donald Veglia
    Perla Villegas
    Ava Zions-Smith

    Gold Cup

     

     

     

     

    Gold Cup

     

     

    Gold Cup

    Congratulations!

    Shaunjae Suarez (9th grader)
    has received recognition as the Intermediate Unit 2018 PA Computer Fair Winner in Logo Design

    Gold Cup

    Good Luck!

    In November, 2018
    Mosiah Bennett (10th grader) has submitted an essay to the
    Wyoming Valley Veterans' Day Parade Essay Contest. 

    Mosiah wrote an essay on why we should commemorate the end of World War 1.

    Good Luck


    Good Luck!

    In November, 2018,
    Perla Villegas (9th) has submitted an essay to the Wyoming Valley Veterans' Day Parade Essay Contest

    Perla wrote an essay on why it is important to commemorate the end of World War 1.

    Good Luck

    Good Luck to:

    Frederick (Ricky) Blase
    Liam Katz
    Francine Lamasko
    Ethan Mariano
    Carl McHugh
    Landon Wolk

    They will competing in
    Round 3 against 
    Dallas High School 
    on November 11, 2018
    at WVIA Scholastic Scrimmage

    Good Luck  

    Good Luck to:

    Frederick (Ricky) Blase
    Liam Katz
    Francine Lamasko
    Ethan Mariano
    Carl McHugh
    Landon Wolk

    They will competing in
    Round 2 against 
    GAR High School 
    on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at WVIA Scholastic Scrimmage

    Good Luck

    Good Luck to:

    Frederick (Ricky) Blase
    Liam Katz
    Francine Lamasko
    Ethan Mariano
    Carl McHugh
    Landon Wolk

    They will competing in
    Round 1 against
    Tunkhanock High School
    on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at WVIA Scholastic Scrimmage

    Good Luck

     Congratulations to

    Amanda Houser (12h Grader)

    Kaitlyn Beiler (12th Grader)

    Jeremy Rossi (12th Grader)

    They represented their school in the "Lord and Lady Ceremony" at the PA Renaissance Faire.
    The students received the title "Lord" and "Lady"

     Gold Cup
    Congratulations
    to
    Perla Villegas (9th)
    she placed second in
    2018 PA Renaissance Faire
    Poster Contest
    Gold Cup
     Congratulations 
    the following students were the
    top scorers in the
    September Trivia Challenge:
    Frederick (Ricky) Blase
    Liam Katz
    Francine Lamasko
    Ethan Mariano
    Carl McHugh
    Landon Wolk
     Gold Cup

    Congratulations!

    Ricky Blase
    was awarded the 
    Perfect Excellence Award in Physics at the 
    PJAS State 2018 Competition

     
    Congratulations  
     
     
       
       
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    Hazleton Area High School  (HAHS)
    570-459-3221 
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    Hazleton Area Academy of Science School (HAAS)
    40 Azalea RD
    Drums, PA. 18222
    570-788-6367 Room 623 
     
      
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