Hoopa Valley High School

Humboldt Jiu Jitsu and Hoopa Project Connect Join Forces to Teach Women’s Self-Defense

According to the U.S. Department of Justice a woman or girl is sexually assaulted somewhere in America every 90 seconds. Add that one out of every five American women has been the victim of rape or attempted rape in their lifetime. The numbers worsen for teenaged girls. Girls aged 16-19 are four times more likely to be victims of rape, attempted rape or sexual assault./Photo by Teresa Mitchell, Two Rivers Tribune.As if the odds weren’t already stacked against them, American Indian teens are even three times more likely than non-American Indian girls to be sexually assaulted. Lisa Sanderson, an advocate and educator with Hoopa’s Project Connect, also recognized the need and coordinated a self-defense seminar at Hoopa Valley High School two weeks ago. Read More →

June Student of the Month: Robert Michael Lee

Robert LeeRobert Michael Lee is the Son of Linda Lee and Augustine Lara. While at Hoopa High School Robert participated in Principal Honor Roll 2 years, Honor roll 2 years and took 1st place in the Indian Education Art Contest and twice won 1st place in the Indian Education Poem Contest. Robert’s poem “Family” was published in […] Read More →

June Student of the Month: Ellen Kidiwishche’ Dawn Colegrove

Ellen ColegroveEllen Kidiwische’ Dawn Colegrove is the daughter of Gary and Leslie Colegrove and the Grand- daughter of Gary and Kathy Colegrove and Leo and Toni Carpenter. While at Hoopa High, Ellen participated in ASB, CSP, Spanish Club, Softball, Soccer and Knitting Club. After high school Ellen will be attending Humboldt State University and plans to […] Read More →

Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District Mold Eradication Complete By November

One of the new and improved classrooms Hoopa Elementary junior high students and teachers are able to enjoy. They are equipped with heating and cooling, computers and much more./Photo by Keterah Lipscomb, Two Rivers Tribune.Phase One of the district’s mold eradication started in April of 2014, when Trinity Valley Elementary School’s Gymnasium and six classrooms were shut down as well as Orleans Elementary School’s Gymnasium. In May 2015, both Hoopa High and Hoopa Elementary gymnasiums, four classrooms and six resource/pull-out rooms were closed due to mold. Read More →

Hoopa High School and Hoopa Elementary No Longer On Lock Down

Authorities determined the firearm brought to school was a BB gun./Photo by Teresa Mitchell, Two Rivers Tribune.Hoopa High and Hoopa Elementary school were on lock down today May 26, following a report of a firearm on campus. Read More →

Hoopa Valley High Students Protest Over Mold and Other Issues

Jon Ray Superintendent at KTJUSD, steps outside the District office to answer questions from students who marched there in protest over mold and other issues./Photo courtesy of Lovae Blake, Hoopa Youth Council Coordinator.On May 18 The Hoopa Valley Youth Council and additional students held a No Show and protest against Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District over Mold and other issues. The protest was held at the Hoopa Youth Center near the District Office from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Read More →

Schools Open After Mold Closure

The district-wide mold issue has come after the district finishes up on $17 million of other repairs in Trinity Valley, Orleans, Hoopa High and Hoopa Elementary campuses, that were largely due to mold as well./Photo by Keterah Lipscomb, Two Rivers Tribune.Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District (KTJUSD) students, teachers and other employees returned to school this week after administrators and others worked to address the recently-found mold problem. Read More →

VOICES: Letter to the Editor from Josh McKnight

Saturday February 20, 2016 saw the end of the regular season for the Hoopa High School wrestling team. Finishing strong, the team is sending four wrestlers to compete in the North Coast Sections championships in Union City this weekend. Wrestlers were led by Skylar McKnight, who placed first and won the county championship at the 145 pound weight class. Other places were Luther Scott-Harrison third place at 122 pounds, Robert Baldy at third place 154 pounds, and Jacob Hodge third place at 182 pounds. Read More →