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ENews: Graduation, Summer Camps, Retirements, & More

Posted Date: 5/13/24 (1:37 PM)

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ENews: Monday, May 13, 2024


Monday, May 13: The Ghost Who Wore White, HHS Drama

Wednesday, May 15: District Retirement Reception

Wednesday, May 15: Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, May 22: Primary Fun Run

Thursday, May 23: Intermediate Fun Run & HHS Decision Day

Friday, May 24: Senior Awards & Graduation

Tuesday, May 28: HMS End of Year Awards & 8th Grade Recognition

Wednesday, May 29: HIS End of Year Awards

Thursday, May 30: HIS Field Day & HPS End of Year Celebration

Friday, May 31: Last Day of School, 12:30 p.m. Dismissal

You can view the district calendar online  here or subscribe to the calendar  here.

You can subscribe to the District and Athletics & Activities events and calendar here.

Please join us tonight, Monday, May 13, for the spring play, The Ghost Wore White . This thirty-minute production has two showings, at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at Rocky Fork Church. The Ghost Wore White revolves around the Conwell family's unexpected encounter with a ghost upon moving into their new home. Find out if fourteen-year-old Jennie Conwell's trap to catch the ghost works or if it was something else in the house making all the trouble!

Date: Monday, May 13

Time: 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Location: Rocky Fork Church

Admission: $3 adults, $2 students

Please join the Hallsville School District on Wednesday, May 15, as we celebrate faculty & staff retiring from our district! The reception will be held in the primary cafeteria from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Students, families, staff, and community members are welcome to attend.

John Downs, Superintendent

Brad Blakemore, Activities Director

Brian Anderson, Elementary PE Teacher

We invite you to contribute to a memory book for Superintendent John Downs and Coach Brad Blakemore by sharing your notes of appreciation. Whether you've been touched by their leadership, guidance, or support, we encourage you to express your gratitude. Additionally, if you have any pictures of Mr. Downs or Coach Blakemore, we welcome those to accompany your notes.

Please email your notes and pictures to or mail them to:

Hallsville School District

Attn: Kari Yeagy

421 E. Hwy 124

Hallsville, MO 65255

Your contributions will help create a lasting tribute to their invaluable contributions to our district.

Hallsville Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 15, after the District Retirement reception at 6:00 p.m. in the primary cafeteria. An agenda for the meeting can be found online here.

Yearbook order forms were due prior to Spring Break. If you did not order a yearbook and would like to be included on the waitlist, please click the button below. Heidi Lenon, the  Yearbook Advisor, will contact you at a later date if books are available.

Yearbook Waitlist

Please join us in celebrating the Hallsville High School Class of 2024! Graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the football field. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and parking will be available across the entire district, including at the primary school and main campus. Several shuttle options will be available for families. In the event of inclement weather, graduation will be moved indoors.

Students have been busy in the greenhouse all semester, tending to the plants and transplanting seedlings or plugs. Hallsville FFA is excited to offer the Hallsville community hanging baskets, geraniums, vegetables, bedding plants, and more this year .

The plant  sale will take place in the greenhouse and the Ag parking lot on the following dates/times: 

  • May 18: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • May 16 & 17: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Cash, Card, and Checks will be accepted. 

Summer camp registration is now open for Hallsville students! When registering, please register for the grade level that your student will be entering next year. You can view all camp registration forms and information here .

Middle School Football: Incoming 7th & 8th Grade

Grade Levels: Students entering 7th and 8th grade

Dates: MAY 28 - MAY 30

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Instructional Emphasis: Rules of the game, Offensive and Defensive formations, and positional awareness as well as basic football skills, stances, running, passing, catching, etc. The camp will be run by the Hallsville Indians Coaching Staff. All practices will be held at the Middle School Practice Field inside the Old Track.

Cost: $25 (includes camp shirt)
Coach: Travis Kinkade


Volleyball Youth Camp: Incoming 1st-8th Grade


  • July 16-18 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. entering Gr. 1-3

  • July 16-18 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. entering Gr. 4-6

  • July 16-18 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. entering Gr. 7-8

Location: Primary Gym - Primary School

Cost: $45 Registration Fee

Fee includes:

  • Volleyball skill instruction with the coaching staff and HHS volleyball team

  • T-shirt

  • Snack and drink each day

Coach: Monica Melton

We will host a Youth Night at a high school ball game during the season. More information to come!


Lady Indians Basketball Camp: Incoming K-8th Grade

Dates: Monday, July 8th through Thursday, July 11th

Session 1: Entering Grades 4th through 8th, 12:00-2:00 in Primary Gym

(This camp will also include special guest instructors who are alumni of the Lady Indians program, and a goal of this camp is to get players prepared for middle and high school programs)

Session 2: Entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade, 11:00-12:00 pm Primary Gym

(Session 2 will run from Monday to Wednesday, with no Thursday camp date)

Instructional Emphasis: Ball Handling, Shooting Technique, Passing, and Creating an Enjoyment of Basketball. The camp will be run by the Hallsville Lady Indians coaching staff and current players.

Cost: (includes refreshments and camp shirt)

Session 1: $40

Session 2: $30

Coach: Matt Heat


Boys Basketball Camp: Incoming K-8th Grade

Dates: Monday, July 22nd - Wednesday, July 24th

Session 1: Entering 6th - 8th grade, 9:00am - 11:00am West Gym

Session 2: Entering 3rd - 5th grade, 11:30am - 1:00pm West Gym

Session 3: Entering Kindergarten - 2nd grade, 1:30pm - 2:30pm West Gym

Registration Fee includes: (Basketball Skill Instruction and Camp T-shirt)

Session 1: $45

Session 2: $40

Session 3: $35

** We ask that you have your little Indians bring their own water bottle.

Instructional Emphasis: Ball Handling, Shooting Technique, Passing, and Creating an Enjoyment of Basketball. The camp will be run by the Hallsville Indians coaching staff and current players.

Coach: Brandon Crites


Lady Indians Softball: Incoming 4th-8th Grade

1st Session (Entering 4th-6th Grades)

Dates: July 23, 24, & 25

Time: 9-10:30 AM

2nd Session (Entering 7th & 8th Grades)

Dates: July 23, 24, & 25

Time: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Cost: 1st or 2nd Session $30

Registration and payment due by May 29th.

Coach: Ryan Crane


Football Summer Prep Camp: Incoming K-8th Grade

Grade Levels: Entering K - 8th Grade

Dates: Tuesday, July 23rd- Wednesday, July 24th

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Location: Athletic Complex, football field

Instructional Emphasis: Rules of the game, Offensive and Defensive formations, and positional awareness as well as basic football skills, stances, running, passing, catching, etc. Learning the FUNdamentals of football. The camp will be run by the Hallsville Indians coaching staff and players.

Cost: $25 (includes camp shirt)

Coach: Paul Stevens


#BeInvolved: Community & Youth Events


Hallsville Girl Scouts Information Night

Girl Scouts are holding a Girl Scouts Information Night on Monday, May 13, from 5:30 6:30 p.m. at the Hallsville Community Center. Girl Scouts are open to students in grades kindergarten through high school.

Boone County Community Services Department Art Contest

The Boone County Community Services Department is seeking artwork  from Boone County children and youth to include in their upcoming Annual Report. Submissions will help showcase the vibrant creativity of our community’s young artists . This department plays a crucial role in funding various programs in our schools and community through the Boone County Children’s Services Fund. Please take a moment to review the attached flyer and share it with fellow students and families. For any inquiries, feel free to reach out to .


Hallsville Party in the Park & Cornhole Tournament

Grow Hallsville Parks Foundation is hosting its 2nd annual Party in the Park & Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, May 18 at Tribble Park. All proceeds will go towards a Veterans Memorial in Hallsville.

Hallsville Police Foundation Raffle

Hallsville Police Foundation is holding a raffle for four platinum season tickets to Six Flags St. Louis & Hurricane Harbor. Tickets can be purchased at City Hall or through a Police Foundation of Hallsville member.

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