• Hawk News: 5/21

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 5/21/2021

    Good afternoon Hawks,

    Check out this month's edition of our award-winning student newspaper The Hawk 

    Yearbooks
    There are only 35 yearbooks left for sale. They are $85, cash or check. Stop by the front office of school to purchase. First come, first served.

    Drivers Ed & Drivers License Paperwork
    If you need a summer VOE (Verification of Enrollment) for the DMV please stop by student services or email Julie.dimmitt@pfisd.net.

    Please make sure all your books have been returned and hours made up so you have no obligations. You may pick up your VOE in the front office after it is requested.

    Library Book Return
    All library books need to be returned as soon as possible. We will have return bins out in front of the school for drive-thru returns (weather permitting) May 25-26 until 5:30 p.m. Mrs. Johnson will also be available in the library for any lost book payments until 5:30 those two days as well. You can pay for lost books online at: https://pflugervilleisd.revtrak.net/hs/hendrickson-high-school/hhs-library/.

    Books may also be returned to the front office 8-4 daily or in the book return drop by the main stairs. Seniors need to have all books returned and any lost books paid for to receive their diplomas. Please contact Mrs. Johnson with any questions kara.johnson@pfisd.net 512-594-1171.

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia, Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 5/14

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 5/14/2021

    Good afternoon,

    Yearbooks
    Yearbooks are in! Pre-ordered yearbooks will be available for pick up on Saturday, May 15 from 10am to 2pm in front of the school. Please bring some form of photo ID. There are a limited number of books left to purchase for $85 cash or check. They will also be available on Saturday.

    SUMMER TSI CAMP- FULLY VIRTUAL AND FREE
    The HS Programs Summer 2021 TSI Camp will be held virtually during the week on June 28 - July 2nd with virtual camp meetings on Monday - Thursday from 9am-1pm and then Exit TSI-A testing on Friday morning during that week.

    This summer's TSI Camp provides students with two different options as there is an ELAR camp (focusing on Reading & Writing) and a Math camp (focusing solely on Math). This camp is offered on a first come first serve basis, so the quicker the quicker that students complete the required steps, the more likely they are to secure a seat. Students will simply select which camp they would like to attend & be considered for as part of the Camp Application, which is hyperlinked: https://tinyurl.com/Summer2021TSICamp

    Library Book Return
    All library books need to be returned as soon as possible. We will have return bins out in front of the school for drive thru returns (weather permitting) May 26 and 27 until 5:30PM. Mrs. Johnson will also be available in the library for any lost book payments until 5:30PM those two days as well. You can pay for lost books online at: https://pflugervilleisd.revtrak.net/hs/hendrickson-high-school/hhs-library/

    Books may also be returned to the front office 8-4 daily or in the book return drop by the main stairs. Seniors need to have all books returned and any lost books paid for to receive their diplomas. Please contact Mrs. Johnson with any questions kara.johnson@pfisd.net 512-594-1171

    Senior Celebration
    Senior Celebration is in need of volunteers. Please see the website at https://www.hawks-senior-celebration.com/

    Congratulations!

    • Amber Pride and Diego Segura placed 4th at BPA Nationals for Animation!
    • The 20-21 Hawk newspaper earned a Silver Star from the Interscholastic League Press Association this past weekend.
    • Please help us congratulate Senior Alyssa Vargas on her State medal for UIL Theatrical Design! She advanced to State with 28 other students in the 5A conference and placed in the top 5 during a virtual ceremony.

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 5/7

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 5/7/2021

    Good afternoon Hawks,

    Yearbooks
    2021 Yearbooks will be available to pick up in front of Hendrickson on Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Whether you are virtual or in-person, swing by the school to pick up your book. Please bring some form of photo ID. COVID protocols will be followed during yearbook distribution. 

    If you have not yet purchased a yearbook, there will be a limited number available to purchase during distribution. They will be $85 cash or check only and will be sold first-come, first-served.

    Volleyball Tryouts
    2021 Hendrickson High School Volleyball tryout information can be found on the attached flyer. Tryout dates are August 2 and 3. 2021 Volleyball Try-Out Flyer.docx 

    Seniors and Senior parents:
    Join us on Friday, May 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. in the HHS student parking lot to celebrate the Class of 2021. The event will include graduation cap and gown pick-up amongst other festivities. Please see the linked flyer for details. Sunset Celebration flyer.jpg 

    If you plan on attending the Senior Sunset Celebration please ensure you complete the Google Survey below. This will need to be completed using your student PfISD email address. 

    Congratulations!!

    • Congrats to the staff of the 2020 Talon yearbook for being chosen one of the Best of 2020 in the Balfour Publishing Company's Yearbook.

    • If you know seniors Amber Pride or Diego Segura, please wish them well today! Yesterday they competed at BPA Nationals for Animation and late last night we found out they advanced to finals.

    • The Varsity Baseball team secured the #1 Seed in District 18-5A. If you would like to purchase a playoff shirt please use the link below. There are several different styles/options Thank you for your support and all you do for our student-athletes. https://gogearonline.com/HHS-BPL21-RO

    • Please join us in congratulating Senior Bryan Ross, and his coach Kari Riemer, for winning the Silver Medal in Editorial Writing this past weekend at the UIL State Academic Meet. This placement is the best Hendrickson has ever done at UIL State in Journalism (former best was a Bronze medal). 

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 4/30

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/30/2021

    Good afternoon,

    Saturday School
    Saturday Saturday School is now available for those students who are taking courses through credit recovery and will be available through May 22nd. Hours of Saturday School will be from 9am-12pm. Students may attend in person or remote (virtual), please note that if you plan to attend in person, we are only allowing 20 students to attend in order to continue following the social distance guidelines of PFISD. Saturday School openings will be on a first come first serve basis. Students who come in person will enter and exit through the E-100 hallway (door number 42) across from the student parking lot. Again, you may attend Saturday School remotely and still receive the same credit as if you were in person. Please use your PfISD student email to sign up for Saturday School at the link below..

    Saturday School Sign Up 

    Please contact Mr. Colvin at joshua.colvin@pfisd.net with questions regarding Saturday School.

    Yearbook Orders
    Final Yearbook Orders!! The 2021 yearbook will be coming out soon. There are a limited number of copies left and pre-ordering is the only way to guarantee getting a book.

    The pre-order site closes at midnight on April 30. Use the below link to order your 2021 Talon yearbook:

    Balfour.com  

    Seniors:

    • Join us on Friday, May 14th from 5:30-9 p.m. in the HHS student parking lot to celebrate the Class of 2021. The event will include cap and gown pick up amongst other festivities, please see the attached flyer for details. Sunset Celebration flyer.jpg 

      If you plan on attending the Senior Sunset Celebration please ensure you complete the Google Survey below. This will need to be completed using your student PfISD email address. 
    • We are looking to obtain baby photos and short videos (10 seconds or less) of seniors to be included in a celebratory slide show for the senior class. Please send submissions to HawkAVCrew@gmail.com We ask that all submissions be entered by Sunday, May 2nd.
    • Please review the senior timeline calendar at the attachment below.

    ​​​Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 4/23

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/23/2021

    Good afternoon,

    Final Yearbook Orders!! 
    The 2021 yearbook will be coming out soon. There are a limited number of copies left and pre-ordering is the only way to guarantee getting a book.

    The pre-order site closes at midnight on April 30. Use the below link to order your 2021 Talon yearbook:

    https://www.balfour.com/student-info?smi=114161&fbclid=IwAR1DotI9B3bfCa0Rxv7MWWE6vTVZgtR6W_uI-FAM2d6EFHPqB8G3DSKyMr0

    The Hawk Newspaper
    Check out this months issue of The Hawk Newspaper: The Hawk April 2021 Issue

    Hawk Guard
    Hawk Guard is still looking for students interested in joining for the 2021-2022 school year. Attached is an interest form for those that are interested. For those interested, we will have another Clinic on Wednesday, April 28th from 5–6 p.m. on the HHS Band Lot. All current 8th – 11th graders can attend.

    • Interest form - https://forms.gle/KuH57MH3nxsJz3SKA
    • Recruitment video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBjsiPypRiY

    Seniors:

    • Join us on Friday, May 14th from 5:30-9 p.m. in the HHS student parking lot to celebrate the Class of 2021. The event will include cap and gown pick up amongst other festivities, please see the attached flyer for details. Sunset Celebration flyer.jpg 
    • If you plan on attending the Senior Sunset Celebration please ensure you complete the Google Survey below. This will need to be completed using your student PfISD email address. 
    • Please review the senior timeline calendar at the attachment below. 
    • ​​​​​​​Senior Celebration has T-shirts for the 2021 Senior Class for purchase through 4/28. You can fill out the form and remit payment on our website at https://www.hawks-senior-celebration.com.

    Congratulations:

    UIL Acadmics
    Please join us in congratulating members of the HHS UIL Academic team who competed this past weekend. Amidst some VERY tough regional competition, we managed to advance 3 students to UIL state in 5 events with 2 others who are alternates to the state meet. We also experienced some awesome firsts – Sam Brown becomes the first student in HHS history to advance to state in a math event and Bryan Ross becomes the first journalism student to advance in three different events!

    Calculator – Coach TJ Johnson
    Sam Brown, Bronze medal

    Journalism – Coach Kari Riemer
    Bryan Ross, Bronze medal in Headline and Feature, Silver medal in Editorial

    Seth Deaton, 6th Place in Editorial (third alternate)
    2nd Place Team – Bryan Ross, Angelyna Rosales, Seth Deaton, Yael

    Informative Speaking – Coaches Kirsten Nash & Aly Mithani
    Rudolf Bendixen, 4th Place (first alternate)

    Persuasive Speaking – Coaches Kirsten Nash & Aly Mithani
    Audrey Fife, Bronze medal

    Bryan and Sam will compete on Saturday, May 1st and Audrey will compete the last week of May at UIL State. We are so proud of these students and coaches!

    Hawk Winter Guard
    Congratulations to the HHS Hawk Winter Guard for advancing and competing in Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships Semi-Finals and FINALS this past weekend! This is a huge accomplishment for these students during these unusual times. Check out their WGI World Championships Finals performance - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fvtFAYPUEo8oDyGC3pddvAQ6UOB1KgEV/view?usp=sharing

    Camryn Ohe
    Paige Brill            
    Pearl Benton
    Aliyah Tabron
    Tani Terroba
    Cassidy Smith
    Jaden Madkins
    Erin Blair
    Isabelle Davis
    Corra Lavinder
    Cailyn Lavinder
    Jillian Tidwell
    Andrea Bertheola
    Nyka Milligan
    Alana Bennett
    Savanna Ponce
    Ysabella Uranza
    Hoang-Nghi Nguyen

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 4/20 -- Saturday School

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/20/2021

    Good afternoon Hawks,

    We will start Saturday School for those students who are taking courses through credit recovery beginning April 24 through May 22. Hours of Saturday School will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Students may attend in-person or remote (virtual). Please note that if you plan to attend in-person, we are only allowing 20 students to attend in order to continue following the social distance guidelines of PFISD. 

    Saturday School openings will be on a first-come first-served basis. Students who come in person will enter and exit through the E-100 hallway (door number 42) across from the student parking lot. Again, you may attend Saturday School remotely and still receive the same credit as if you were in person. Please use your PfISD student email to sign up for Saturday School.

    Saturday School Sign Up 

    Please contact Mr. Colvin at joshua.colvin@pfisd.net with questions regarding Saturday School. 

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News 4/16

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/16/2021

    Good afternoon Hawks,

    AP TESTING UPDATE
    March 13-17th 2021: All AP testing students/parents received an email titled AP EXAM ADMINISTRATION SURVEY

    April 5-7th 2021: All AP testing students/ parents received an emailed AP TEST ADMINISTRATION DATES summary that included the exams they are registered for and the dates of the exams for which they are approved. 

    Week of April 19th  2021: All AP testers will receive more information about the testing day specifics including what to bring, time of arrival, etc.

    If you are an AP tester/parent and you have not received one of the emails above, please contact the AP coordinator as soon as possible.

    AP testing will take place during the month of May.  Please view the links below for more information.

    EXAM DATES:https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/exam-administration-ordering-scores/exam-dates

    AP TESTING INFORMATION:  https://hhshelp.weebly.com/uploads/3/0/4/9/30495484/ap_test_administration_information.pdf

    HHS AP INFORMATION WEBSITE:  https://hhshelp.weebly.com/ap-information.html

    Cristina Allgood, Counselor/ AP Coordinator       Leslie Howell, Counselor/ AP Coordinator
    512-594-1115                                                 512-594-1127
    cristina.allgood@pfisd.net                                 leslie.howell@pfisd.net

    Buy a 2021 Yearbook at Balfour.com 
    Please click on the Facebook link below to view a short video about the HHS yearbook, The Talon

    https://fb.watch/4QqAXrjfmu/

    Senior Parents:
    We are looking to obtain baby photos and short videos (10 seconds or less) of your student to be included in a celebratory slide show for the senior class. Please send all submissions to HawkAVCrew@gmail.com We ask all submissions to be entered by Sunday, May 2nd.

    Graduation will be at the Pfield on Thursday, June 3rd at 8:30 am. Each senior will receive 6 guest tickets (subject to change).

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 4/9

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/9/2021

    Hawks,

    Senior Celebration
    Please join Senior Celebration's monthly zoom meeting on Tuesday April 13 at 6:30 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82071785831?pwd=QlNObTJvUkhHQnBDZmxjcHYrYnVMZz09  

    Meeting ID: 820 7178 5831, Passcode: 212878. Nominations for Board positions for the Class of 2022 will be taken at this meeting. Please join us!

    Raise the Dough
    Get your orders in for the Round Rock Donut Delivery "Raise the Dough" fundraiser for April 24th delivery on our website. Orders for the April 10th delivery will occur between 8-9 a.m. Saturday.

    Pet Clinic
    Save the date, May 18th, Senior Celebration is hosting the Pet Clinic, more information will be provided soon.

    Counseling Corner
    Please check out the HHS Counseling Corner at the link.

    Financial Aid Night
    Pflugerville ISD is excited to announce our Spring 2021 Financial Aid Night. We will host the event virtually on April 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. and welcome all PfISD high school grade families to attend. Mr. Froylan Silva from TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY will join us as our guest speaker. During the event, families can expect to learn all about the College Financial Aid Process. We will discuss the topics listed below and allow for an interactive Q/A session.

    The deadline to register is April 14. Please keep in mind that you will not receive a confirmation until the day before the event.

    • General Financial Aid Information

    • Types of Financial Aid

    • Grants, Scholarships, Loans, Work Study

    • Sources of Financial Aid

    • What will I need and how do I apply?

    • and so much more. 

    If you are interested in attending our Financial Aid Night Program, please register by visiting this Google Form.

    The PFISD College and Career Team look forward to seeing you at our annual event!

    Respectfully,

    Daniel Garcia

    Principal

    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 4/2

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 4/2/2021

    Good afternoon Hawks,

    • Student job and internship opportunities can be found at the link below.

    http://hhscollegeandcareercenter.weebly.com/jobs-and-internships.html

    • Senior Parents: we are looking to obtain baby photos and short videos (10 seconds or less) of your student to be included in a celebratory slide show for the senior class. Please send all submissions to HawkAVCrew@gmail.com

    Congratulations:

    • HHS German students competed last month (virtually) in our regional and State German contests, congratulations to these students for all their schwere Arbeit!

      Regional – Sprachfest
      Camryn Ohe – 1st place Crafts
      Sean Eagin – 3rd place Digital Logo Design
      Ari Pomerantz – 5th place Directed Dialogue, 6th place Sight Reading
      Itai Pomerantz – 1st place Sight Reading, 5th place Prose Reading

      State Level
      Camryn Ohe – 1st place Crafts
      Sean Eagin – 9th place Digital Logo Design
      Ari Pomerantz – 6th place Directed Dialogue
      Itai Pomerantz – 4th place Sight Reading, 8th place Prose Reading

    • Please join me in congratulating members of the HHS UIL Academic Team for winning the District Academic Championship this past weekend. We ended the meet with a record 13 District Champions and 10 Team Champions.  

      Accounting – Coach Kirsten Nash
      Overall Team Champions
      Shauri Yedavalli, District Champion
      Rudolf Bendixen, 2nd Place
      Melanie Garza, 3rd Place
      Dat Phan, 4th Place

      Calculator Applications – Coach TJ Johnson
      Overall Team Champions
      Samuel Brown, District Champion
      Allison Thompson, 3rd Place
      Le Vu, 6th Place

      Current Issues – Coach Aly Mithani & Kirsten Nash
      Overall 2nd Place Team
      Shauri Yedavalli, 5th Place
      Landon Self, 6th Place

      Computer Applications – Coach Kirsten Nash
      Overall Team Champions
      Rudolf Bendixen, District Champion
      Afy Masoumi, 2nd Place
      Dat Phan, 3rd Place

      Journalism – Coach Kari Riemer
      Overall Team Champions
      Copy Editing
          Bryan Ross, District Champion
          Angelyna Rosales, 3rd Place                    
      Editorial Writing
          Bryan Ross, District Champion
          Seth Deaton, 2nd Place
          Angelyna Rosales, 3rd Place
      Feature Writing
          Bryan Ross, District Champion
          Seth Deaton, 2nd Place
          Yael Behar, 4th Place
      Headline Writing
          Bryan Ross, District Champion
          Angelyna Rosales, 2nd Place
          Seth Deaton, 4th Place
      News Writing
          Bryan Ross, District Champion
          Angelyna Rosales, 2nd Place
          Yael Behar, 3rd Place               

      Computer Science – Coach Terri Thompson
      Overall 2nd Place Team
      Chigoziri Onwenu, 5th Place
      Pranit Arya, 6th Place                               

      Speech Team – Coach Kirsten Nash, Aly Mithani, Mike Fisher, & Nicole Malone
      Overall Team Champions
      Informative Speaking
          Rudolf Bendixen, 3rd Place
          Melanie Garza, 4th Place
          Ethan Nguyen, 5th Place                            
      Lincoln Douglas Debate
          Rudolf Bendixen, 2nd Place
          Afy Masoumi, 3rd Place
          Lucas Flores, 5th Place                              
      Persuasive Speaking
          Audrey Fife, 2nd Place
          Kaitlyn Nash, 3rd Place
          Lucas Flores, 4th Place                                                             
      Poetry Interpretation
          Michael Ybarra, District Champion
          Hope Benton, 2nd Place
          Kayra Carr, 3rd Place
      Prose Interpretation
          Jeremiah Gorman, 2nd Place
          Isabelle Cano, 4th Place
          Bella Monet, 5th Place
      Cross Examination Debate
          Dat Phan / Gabby O'Donnell, District Champions
          Aidan Cheely / Allison Chavarria, 3rd Place
          Shauri Yedavalli / Isaiah Duvvuri, 4th Place                         

      Literary Criticism – Coach Jordan Smith
      Overall Team Champions
      Keira Johnson, 2nd Place
      Kaitlyn Nash, 3rd Place
      Camryn McWhirter, 4th Place
      Lydia Brown, 6th Place                           

      Mathematics – Coach TJ Johnson
      Overall Team Champions
      Samuel Brown, 3rd Place
      Le Vu, 4th Place
      Allison Thompson, 5th Place                               

      Number Sense – Coach TJ Johnson
      Overall Team Champions
      Samuel Brown, District Champion
      Le Vu, 4th Place                              

      Ready Writing – Coach Jordan Smith
      Kaitlyn Nash, District Champion
      Amber Pride, 2nd Place
      Ethan Nguyen, 3rd Place

      Science – Coach Tim Bayliss
      Allison Thompson, Overall 6th Place (tie)
      Dat Phan, Overall 6th Place (tie)

      Social Studies – Coach Sara Lucas & Tom Lucas
      Overall Team Champion
      Fernando Cruz, 2nd Place
      Matthew Raggio, 4th Place
      Campbell Wright, 5th Place
      Landon Self, 6th Place

      Spelling and Vocabulary - Coach Kirsten Nash
      Overall Team Champion
      Gabby O'Donnell, District Champion
      Ethan Nguyen, 3rd Place
      Kaitlyn Nash, 6th Place

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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  • Hawk News: 3/29

    Posted by David Wiechmann on 3/29/2021

    Hawks,

    Senior Celebration
    Senior Celebration is hosting "Raise the Dough" fundraiser where Round Rock Donuts can be delivered to your doorstep on April 10 or April 24. Please see our website for details and payment information. https://www.hawks-senior-celebration.com. This is one of our last few opportunities to earn tickets for prizes.

    Graduation Contract
    Seniors and senior parents please make sure you have completed the graduation contract at the link below. Be sure you are logged in using your PfISD email address.

    Graduation Contract

    Student Newspaper Online
    Take a moment to check out theHawk Newspaper

    Final Exam Schedule
    HHS Final Exams 2021.pdf 

    Congratulations:

    • The Silver Dancers represented HHS with pride and integrity at their competition this year. They received the following awards:

      • Judge's Award (officers)
      • Officer Jazz - 2nd Runner Up
      • Judge's Award (full team)
      • Team Contemporary - Best in Class
      • Team Hip Hop - 1st Runner Up
      • Team Lyrical - Best in Class + Best in Category
      • 1st runner up (Medium Team classification)
      • Bailey Hebert - Solo Medallion Finalist
    • Congrats to Speech and Debate participants Dat Phan and Gabby O’Donnell for winning the Bronze medal at the 5A UIL State CX meet held last weekend. We are extremely proud of these sophomores for their hard work and success. They were the ONLY sophomores who advanced past Quarterfinals!

      Additionally, we also had students compete in the Texas Forensic Association state tournament the first weekend of Spring Break and we had the following results:

      Isabelle Cano – Semifinalist, Original Oratory
      Audrey Fife – Semifinalist, Foreign Extemp  
      Audrey Fife - Quarterfinalist, Original Oratory
      Rudolf Bendixen – Quarterfinalist, Foreign Extemp

      Also qualifying for and participating at the TFA state meet were: Afy Masoumi, Kaitlyn Nash, Ethan Nguyen, Melanie Garza, Dat Phan, and Gabby O’Donnell.

    • The Science Olympiad team has been competing in virtual tournaments this year all across the country. This past weekend the team participated in their Regional tournament. Overall the team finished in 2nd place and should advance to the state tournament on April 24th.

      The following individuals medaled in their events. Please congratulate them if you see them. They have worked hard having done all of their practices and competitions from home.

      1st place Astronomy Seth Cotton and Josh Manigsaca
      1st place Circuit Lab Zach Pham and Pranit Arya
      1st place Machines Seth Cotton and Nathan Pound
      2nd place Water Quality Marah Kluge and Elena Alvarado
      2nd place Ornithology Seth Cotton and Josh Manigsaca
      3rd place Geologic Mapping Pich Chea and Zach Pham
      3rd place Dynamic Planet Ambereen Haq and Emma Sheffield

    Respectfully,
    Daniel Garcia
    Principal
    Robert E. Hendrickson High School

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