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COVID-19 Updates
Hopewell Area School District is currently Closed due to the COVID-19 virus.
 

The Hopewell Area Board of School Directors meeting scheduled for April 6, 2020 has been cancelled.  

Parent information regarding continuity of instruction:
 
Please click on the following for HASD’s Continuity of Education Plan as required by PA’s Department of Education:
 
 
 
 
 
Please see our COVID-19 Updates page for the latest news from the district.  Latest update: 3/30/2020 (Prom Information)
 

The Beaver County School Districts, the Career and Technical Center and the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit continue to work together as we receive guidance from our state and federal leaders.  Governor Wolf has announced that the shelter-at-home order is extended through April 30 for the Commonwealth and PA schools will remain closed indefinitely. Therefor, all Beaver County school facilities are closed and events cancelled through, and including, Friday, May 1 , 2020.  We fully expect this to continue through May but we are awaiting further information from the Governor.  All Beaver County schools will continue to provide continuity of education during the closure.  We appreciate your patience and support during this closure and we will continue to provide updates as we move forward together. 

 

All technology device pick-ups at HASD are still on schedule. Additionally, the breakfast and lunch pickups are still on-going at the Junior High and Independence Elementary School between 11-1 each weekday. 

 

Device Pickup Information: 

 If a Hopewell student is still in need of a device for continuity of instruction, please let your child’s teacher know.
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Kids of Steel

Hopewell Memorial Junior High School has put together a Kids of STEEL team! We invite your child to be part of the fun! Join us by following the link for the Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon at pittsburghmarathon.com/kidsmarathon and select our team (Hopewell Junior High School) from the drop down menu on the registration page. Be sure to register soon. See the attached letter for more details. 

Kennywood School Picnic

Picnic Date:  Wednesday, June 10, 2020

To purchase your Kennywood School Picnic tickets, go to www.kennywood.com/hopewell

Therapy Dog Information

Robotics Club Information

For the 2019 – 2020 school year, the Jr. High Robotics Club will be competing in local competitions.  For more information click here.

Science Fair Parent Login Information

Click here to view information regarding the upcoming science fair. 

Water Bottles

Hopewell Memorial Junior High School will allow students to have water bottles in the classrooms with the following considerations:

• The container must contain water only. No juice, soda, energy drinks, etc.
• The container must have a closeable lid.
• The student will be responsible to fill the bottle between classes. A student may not leave class to fill a bottle.
• Bottles are not to be in close proximity to ANY technology whether in the classroom, lab or library.
• Water bottles are not to be played with on school grounds or on district transportation.

Any failure to follow the above will result in the student losing the privilege of having water in the classrooms.

Important Reminders to Parents/Guardians

Doors to the Junior High School open daily at 7:30 AM.

Parents/guardians dropping off students in the morning are asked to adjust schedules so as to prevent any child from being unsupervised on school grounds until the time (7:30 AM) when the doors officially open.

To prevent being marked tardy, students are expected to be in their assigned homeroom by the start of school (8:00 AM).

Any visitor to the Jr. High MUST have identification available upon entering the building. This will prevent delays with an early dismissal or during a health related emergency. Students will not be released to any individual that does not have identification available or is not noted on the emergency contact document.

Throughout the year, parents/guardians MUST contact the Jr. High office if there is a change of address, phone number or emergency contact information. Accurate, up-to-date information is essential to prevent any delays when faced with an emergency situation.

Additionally, it is never too early for families to devise a plan with their child should school be delayed, cancel or an unexpected early dismissal occurs.

All student cell phones MUST BE POWERED OFF completely before entering the Jr. High school each day. Headphones, earbuds, etc. ARE NOT to be visible at any point during the school day, except during teacher-approved in-class instructional times. Cell phones may be POWERED ON following dismissal (2:55 PM). At no time are students permitted to use their cell phone during the school day, to include contacting parents/guardians when feeling ill. When ill, students will report to the nurse. The school nurse will then contact the child’s parent/guardian. Parents/Guardians are asked to remind their child of these expectations in order to prevent disciplinary consequences that will also require parents/guardians to retrieve a confiscated device from the Jr. High Office.

Thank you for your cooperation and support of our efforts to keep all students safe and secure within the Jr. High learning environment.

Safe2Say Something

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. Safe2Say Something (S2SS) teaches youth how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late. More +
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 Hopewell Memorial Junior High School
 
2354 Brodhead Rd.
Aliquippa, PA  15001
724-375-6691 
724-375-5029 (fax)

Office Hours 7:30-3:30 

Summer Hours: 7:30 - 3:00 
School Hours: 8:00-2:55  

Principal 

Mr. Edward Katkich 

 Assistant Principal

Mrs. Kylee Babish 

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Board Meeting

Mon Apr 20 2020
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Board Meeting

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Board Meeting

Mon May 18 2020
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