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Joseph Earns Bronze Medal At Meet Of Champions

Kisdyante Joseph (left) and Emilee Mabry (right) stand for a photo with their coach, Alanna Nulph at the conclusion of the NCS Meet of Champions in Berkeley./Photo courtesy of Alanna Nulph.Junior Kisdyante Joseph and senior Emilee Mabry are the latest HVHS athletes to make an appearance at the Meet of Champions, and both represented themselves and their school well. Read More →

Good Gets Better

Kiadyante Joseph qualified for the state meet by placing third at the North Coast Sections Meet of Champions. She entered the state meet ranked 22 and finished 21 out of 26 shot-put throwers. /Photo courtesy of Alanna Nulph.It’s not often Hoopa Valley High School sends a track and field athlete to the state competition. When they do, they bring her back to coach more champions—like Kisdyante Joseph, the HHS junior who threw herself to the State Championships with the help of her coach Alanna Nulph, a former state competitor and All American collegiate thrower at the University of Utah. Read More →

River Schools Jump Into the 40th Annual River Olympics

8 year old Mikaila Polmateer races for the 50 meter finish line. Mikaila was Junction’s winner of the “Best Girl Athlete” plaque with 6 blue ribbons./All Photos by Molli Myers, Two Rivers Tribune.Last Friday kids and families gathered to celebrate the annual River Olympics held in Forks of Salmon. This year was the 40th anniversary of the competition held for kids from local elementary schools, and was as hot and fun as it has been since the first River Olympics was held in 1977. Read More →

Video of School Fight Hits Social Media

23-20 School Fight-Internet Photo-no creditOn May 19, at approximately 4:02 p.m., an officer with the Eureka Police Department responded to the St. Joseph Hospital emergency department to meet with a juvenile assault victim and her grandmother. The officer learned that the victim was assaulted on the campus of Zane Middle School. The officer opened an investigation into the assault. Read More →

Track Champions

Kisdyante Joseph, Alanna Nulph, and Emilee Mabry stop for a photo as they celebrate their victory at the North Coast Sections meet last weekend. Joseph placed first in the Class A competition and Mabry placed third.  The throwing duo will compete at the Meet of Champions this coming weekend in Berkeley where they hope to move forward to the State Championships in Fresno./Photo courtesy of Alanna Nulph, HHS track and field coach. Junior Kisdyante Joseph is the 2017 Girls Shotput champion, dominating the competition and successfully defending her title from last year. This moves her on to the Meet of Champions in Berkeley to compete with all the top champions in the entire North Coast Section, large schools included. She is currently ranked fourth, and presents a real threat to move on to the California State Championships in Fresno. Senior Emilee Mabry is the 2017 Girls Discus bronze medalist, overcoming many hurdles and proving herself worthy to move on to the Meet of Champions where very few elite athletes are allowed to compete. Emilee has been throwing since the sixth grade, and was finally rewarded for her dedication. Read More →

Hoopa Elementary School Prohibits Cell Phone Use On Campus

cell_phone_ban_lifted“We’ve had some students using phones to instigate fights,” Wyant said. “We’ve also had situations where students have videoed others without their permission and videos have been posted on social media.” Read More →

Mold, Mold and More Mold

Unsafe levels of mold found in modular classrooms at Hoopa Valley High School./Photo by Allie Hostler, Two Rivers Tribune.The temporary modular classrooms, installed at Hoopa Valley High School in December, to accommodate students displaced from their regular classrooms due to black mold, also tested positive for unsafe levels of mold. Test results were received on Wednesday, May 3, and by the morning of May 4, school administrators delivered the news, and a plan, to students during an emergency assembly. Read More →

Hoopa Valley High School May Student of the Month Josa Talley

Josa TalleyJosa Elaine Talley is the daughter of Curtis and Bari Talley. While in HVHS, she has participated in four years of volleyball as well as the College Success Program. She is part of the Warrior Institute club and does hiking and rafting outside of school. Josa will be attending boot camp in November for the United States Coast Guard where she aspires to become an Aviations Survival Technician. She wants to thank her entire family for giving her all the support she could ask for. Read More →