Hoopa Valley High School

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 →

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 →

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 →

Arson Suspected In Hoopa High School Fire

The Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire call around 3:445 a.m. Monday, April 17. The fire consumed the industrial arts building at Hoopa Valley High School./Photo courtesy of Rebecca Robertson. Although the fire was reported quickly by onsite security guards, the entire industrial arts complex—auto shop, wood shop, metal shop and band/choir room—was consumed, along with a nearby storage container. Read More →

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 →