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HCHS students participating in reading program

HCHS students participating in reading program

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor
June 7, 2017 • 85 views
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Able to travel the world with Harry Potter or Edward Cullen while never leaving the Harlan Public Library, Cheyenne Coogle has no trouble explaining why she loves to read and plans to be part of Summer Reading 2017, which opens Thursday at the library. “It’s relaxing and blocks the outside world,...

HCHS students view open-heart surgery

May 16, 2017 • 169 views
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Several Harlan County High School students traded in their usual math and science classes for the opportunity to view live open heart surgery for a day. Thanks to KentuckyOne Health’s Pulse of Surgery program, all members of the school’s gifted and talented program got the chance to witness...

Lieutenant governor visits HCHS

Lieutenant governor visits HCHS

February 1, 2017 • 347 views
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Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton toured Harlan County High School on Tuesday then presented a challenge to students during a program in the school’s auditorium. “Put on your thinking caps,” said Hampton as she told students about her statewide entrepreneurship challenge. “I find young people to be...

Link Crew members collect food to help needy

Link Crew members collect food to help needy

December 15, 2016 • 426 views
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Harlan County High School Link Crew members did their part to make the Cram the Cruiser Food Drive at the school a success, collecting over 1,100 cans at the school during the Dec. 1-9 drive. “We are excited about the success of the effort and the non-perishable food items that students and faculty...

Blakley crowned HCHS Basketball Sweetheart

Blakley crowned HCHS Basketball Sweetheart

December 13, 2016 • 388 views
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Songs of the season

Songs of the season

December 8, 2016 • 291 views
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HCHS students win at Swappin’ Meetin’ art competition

HCHS students win at Swappin’ Meetin’ art competition

November 1, 2016 • 377 views
Filed under Art & Drama, News, Showcase

Several Harlan County High School students won ribbons for their art work during the recent 52nd annual Swappin’ Meetin’ community and children’s art display. The theme of this year’s competition was “My Ole Kentucky Home.” “I was pleased to learn that several of my students who have...

HCHS Raider team first in region

HCHS Raider team first in region

October 25, 2016 • 371 views
Filed under JROTC, News, Showcase

With 124 students enrolled in the JROTC classes he leads, Maj. Tim McElyea oversees the largest program at Harlan County High School and one of the most successful. Harlan County is currently ranked first in the region coming off a strong showing at a meet on Oct. 8 at Whitley County High School....

NHS officers

NHS officers

October 19, 2016 • 380 views
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NHS inducts new members

NHS inducts new members

October 19, 2016 • 465 views
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In a ceremony marked by the traditional lighting of candles, the Harlan County High School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 87 new members. "The inductees tonight are a special group, recognized for their academic achievement and attention to community service, leadership, character and...

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