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From Mat to Medal: Ashton Mutuwa's Road to the 2024 Olympics

Ashton Mutuwa, a product of Hanover Central High School, embarks on a remarkable journey from his humble beginnings in kindergarten wrestling to representing Nigeria at the 2024 Paris Olympics. With the encouragement of friend Stevan Micic, Ashton returned to wrestling after a hiatus, ultimately earning his spot on the Nigerian national team through trials and competitions. His story of perseverance and camaraderie, highlighted by his friendship with Micic, exemplifies the pride of Hanover's athletic community. As Ashton prepares to compete on the world stage, his journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes everywhere, showcasing the power of determination and unwavering support from loved ones.

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HCMS 8th Grade Visits Chambertown

On Tuesday, March 19th, our 8th-grade class embarked on an enriching journey to the Dean and Barbara White Community Center in Merrillville! They participated in Junior Achievement Chambertown, a captivating event hosted by the Crossroads Northwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement. Students from various Northwest Indiana schools joined in this exciting economic adventure, making it a day filled with learning and collaboration! 

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Dungeons and Dragons Club Soars into Role Playing Game

During the 2022-2023 school year, Ms. Kasey Mooney, an 8th-grade English/Language Arts teacher at Hanover Central Middle School, launched the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Club to foster creativity and camaraderie among students. D&D offers a collaborative storytelling experience where players immerse themselves in thrilling adventures, promoting storytelling, strategic thinking, and collaborative problem-solving. The club not only provides a space for creativity but also imparts valuable employability skills such as collaboration, adaptability, integrity, and self-discipline. Through interviews with club members, it's evident that D&D fosters personal growth, friendship, and imaginative exploration, making it an enriching experience for all involved.

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STEM Kickoff

Hanover Community School Corporation adopted the CREATE2THINK STEM curriculum through Equitable Education Solutions Innovation as part of our strategic plan. Mrs. Darnstaedt, students, and staff at Jane Ball Elementary and Lincoln Elementary kicked off the first unit. Stay tuned for more STEM updates! 

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Congressman Mrvan Surprises Two HCMS Students

Congressman Frank Mrvan surprised Mason Burdan and Joshua Mola with the news that they won the Congressional App Challenge for District 1. The boys submitted a computer horror game titled "The Dark Forest." Many administrators, both boys' parents, and the media were in attendance to witness this accomplishment. 

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North White School Corporation visits Hanover

North White School Corporation visited Hanover Community School Corporation to observe the Response to Intervention (RTI) program at Jane Ball Elementary School. Nikki Bridges led our three guests through the RTI program from both the pull-out RTI classroom curriculum to the core classroom curriculum. North White was able to ask questions on how to further develop their RTI program. We are excited for the opportunities this will provide their students.

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