Admin
Today as we fly our flags at half-staff due to the COVID-19 disaster proclamation, we additionally honor the Bunn Capital Shooting in Springfield--Commemorating Christopher Aumiller, Marsha Strumpher, and Bill Gibbons.
2 days ago, Admin
Admin
Don't want to miss important updates about school, athletics, clubs, and more? Now, there's an "App for that"! Download the Hinckley-Big Rock CUSD#429 App from the App Store and sign up for alerts from your school.
5 days ago, Admin
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
If you aren't a frequent Facebook or Twitter user, we have you covered! You can now access social media posts, news, and announcements on our website via the "live feed" and "news" features.
11 days ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
We are excited to announce that our website is getting a fresh new look next week! Continue to access all things HBR#429 at www.hbr429.org, now powered by Apptegy.
15 days ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
Please visit https://tinyurl.com/yb3eayyo to receive an update on the timeline for our planning to start the 2020-2021 school year at HBR CUSD #429. #WeAreHBR
16 days ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
The Board approved an amended 2020-2021 school calendar at last night's Board meeting as a result of Senate Bill 1863 which makes November 3, 2020 a state holiday for schools. Check out the slightly modified calendar by visiting https://www.hbr429.org/domain/34. #WeAreHBR
16 days ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out the latest 429 Update to learn about the Hinckley-Big Rock Board of Education meetings in the month of May 2020. #WeAreHBR #429update https://youtu.be/ixaxv4LRZD8
25 days ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Please visit https://tinyurl.com/yd4maqj2 to learn how HBR is planning for the future in the coming weeks and the start of the 2020-2021 school year. #WeAreHBR
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out the Board approved 2021-2022 school calendar for HBR by visiting https://www.hbr429.org/domain/34. #WeAreHBR
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
The final episode of Royal-y Resilient (Community as the 8th C?) can be found here: https://youtu.be/uGpKmLoIS7I Within our walls, do we believe in every young person unconditionally and hold them to high expectations? Do we sincerely believe that every child can succeed?
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
If you wish to make public comment for our virtually held Board meeting this Wednesday, 5.27.2020, you can submit your comment at https://forms.gle/aXC8UAaq88USGVAb7. #WeAreHBR
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR CUSD #429 will be holding our Board meeting virtually this Wednesday, 5.27.2020. To view the agenda, visit https://tinyurl.com/yztgvfww. The meeting will be live streamed on our YouTube channel beginning @ 6:30 pm and can be viewed at https://tinyurl.com/y9b6tqey. #WeAreHBR
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Thanks to our HBR retirees for their combined 87 years of service and dedication to the students, parents, and greater community of HBR CUSD #429. You will be missed! #WeAreHBR #ForeverARoyal
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Last day of drive through meal service from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.22.2020, @HBRHS429. Breakfast & lunch will be served. Thanks to the Hinckley Area Food Pantry & @FoxValleyY to help meet the needs of our students, families, and greater community! #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Join us live on Tuesday May 26 at 3:00 for more discussion on how having control builds resilience. https://meet.google.com/hon-qrgi-emc
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Knowing what we can and can't control, helps us save energy for what we can. Royal-ly Resilient Episode 8 discusses parenting styles, pre planning, and releasing control so children can become more resilient. https://youtu.be/O4uh0J7UZkQ
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.20.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days will be served today. During our last week of school, we'll also be serving on Friday. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Join us for the Royal-y Resilient Live Discussion today at 3:00 via Google Meets. We'll be talking about coping with stress. https://meet.google.com/wdq-sxti-hbx
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
As summer is approaching and we are ending the school year, we wanted to share with you access to free food both locally and regionally. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/yxdsnbl9. @SummerMealsIL #WeAreHBR #ItTakesAVillage
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.18.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days will be served today. During our last week of school, we'll also be serving on Wednesday and Friday. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out this week's District blog to gain perspective on lessons learned & the importance of getting involved by 2020 Senior Class member Carson Pickert - https://tinyurl.com/ybyl83aa. Great advice for current & future Royals. #ForeverARoyal #WeAreHBR #RoyalPride
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.15.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. A days worth of breakfast & lunch may include bagels, yogurt, pizza & other goodies. Next week, we'll be serving on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
New Episode! This week's Royal-y Resilient provides 10 tools to help you cope with stress and build your (your child's) resilience. https://youtu.be/OYwNz9dFIkA Join us for LIVE discussion Tuesday 5/19 at 3:00 pm via Google Meets https://meet.google.com/wdq-sxti-hbx
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
Hey @HBRHS429 #ClassOf2020, if you are driving past the Hinckley Historical Society building this weekend, take a look in their window as they honor your graduation this Sunday. Thanks to the HHS for your extra efforts. #ItTakesAVillage
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.13.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include tacos, rib sandwich, bagels & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Friday, 5.15. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
about 1 month ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Join us live on today Tuesday May 12 at 3:00 pm to discuss how Contribution leads to resiliency. https://meet.google.com/mta-omsp-dwq.
2 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
Check out the latest 429 Update to learn about the Hinckley-Big Rock Board of Education meetings in the month of April 2020. #WeAreHBR #429update https://youtu.be/D31lyYiRQnQ
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Brandon Kriesch
I challenged the @HBRHS429 students to stay engaged and keep learning during this time of remote learning. They did their part. So I enlisted the help of my two boys to fulfill my part. They were happy to help! https://bit.ly/3bksA7N #TogetherWeGotThis #WeAreHBR
2 months ago, Brandon Kriesch
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.11.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include chicken nuggets, corn dog, & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Wednesday & Friday, 5.13 & 5.15. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out this week's District blog to gain perspective on HBR and its impact on our 2020 Senior Class President, Hunter Swanson - https://tinyurl.com/y6wzp6av. From the staff at HBR, thanks for the thanks. It means a lot! #WeAreHBR #RoyalPride #OurFutureIsBright
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.8.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. A days worth of breakfast & lunch may include bagels, yogurt, pizza & other goodies. Next week, we'll be serving on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Today is Thursday which means it's Royal-y Remote video Podcast day! You can watch/listen to Episode 6: Contribution-Seeing Beyond Themselves at https://youtu.be/e28J-2atDkQ Join us live on Tuesday May 12 at 3:00 pm https://meet.google.com/mta-omsp-dwq.
2 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.6.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include cereal, bagels, yogurt, hamburger, rib patty, & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Friday, 5.8. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
If you wish to make public comment for our virtually held Building, Grounds, and Transportation Committee Meeting this Wednesday, 5.6.2020, you can submit your comment at https://forms.gle/kj8PVWzDmFsPYysB6. #WeAreHBR
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR CUSD #429 will be holding our Building and Grounds Committee meeting virtually this Wednesday, 5.6.2020. To view the agenda, visit https://tinyurl.com/yztgvfww. The 5:00 pm meeting will be live streamed on YouTube and can be viewed at https://tinyurl.com/y9b6tqey. #WeAreHBR
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Thanks to the generosity of community members, our teachers are being shown how much they are appreciated during #TeacherAppreciationWeek. These signs will be up all week & then given to each teacher. We appreciate what you do now more than ever! #MayThe4thBeWithYou #WeAreHBR
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.4.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include walking taco, waffles & sausage, & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Wednesday & Friday, 5.6 & 5.8. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that today, May 4th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 5.1.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. A days worth of breakfast & lunch includes a jumbo corn dog & other goodies. Next week, we'll be serving on Monday, Wednesday & Friday.. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis #HappyMayDay
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
It's Thursday~the day that Royal-y Resilient posts a new video podcast! You can find Episode 5: Character Counts! https://youtu.be/uJoHLv6I0SM
2 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 4.29.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include chicken nuggets, ham sandwich, corn dog & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Friday, 5.1. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
2 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Connection is critical to resilience! Join us for Live discussion Tuesday April 28 at 3:00 pm. (meet.google.com/ipw-ouxn-ftw)
2 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
Check out our May calendar for important meal service information on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 22nd, Royal Remote Learning Days, Royal Remote Planning Days, and our last day of school on May 22nd. #WeAreHBR
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 4.27.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. Breakfast & lunch for two days may include pizza, chicken nuggets, tenders & other goodies. We'll also be serving on Wednesday & Friday, 4.29 & 5.1. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that today, April 27th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 4.24.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. 80 bags are prepared with a days worth of breakfast & lunch in each bag. Next week, we'll be serving on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
As May 1st is 8 days away, we wanted to share that this day will be a full Royal Remote Learning Day with drive through meal service provided. We are working on a May calendar like the shared April calendar. The May calendar will be released early next week. #WeAreHBR #429Update
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Connection is so important! We talk about this critical "C" in this week's episode of Royal-y Resilient. Check it out! https://youtu.be/rl_UCykB9HI
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 4.22.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. 80 bags are prepared with 2 days worth of breakfast & lunch in each bag. We'll also be serving on Friday, 4.24. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Join us LIVE today at 3:00pm to discuss Royal-y Resilient Episode 3 Building Confidence meet.google.com/pdy-bmug-dyt
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
If you wish to make public comment for our virtually held Board meetings this Wednesday, 4.22.2020, you can submit your comment at https://forms.gle/iTxhMwPqMdcBf3qG9 for the Amended Budget Hearing and https://forms.gle/ZH2ts39eytomPdC57 for the Regular Board Meeting. #WeAreHBR
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR CUSD #429 will be holding our Board meetings virtually this Wednesday, 4.22.2020. To view the agendas, visit https://tinyurl.com/yztgvfww. The meetings will be live streamed on YouTube beginning @ 6:15 pm & 6:30 pm and can be viewed at https://tinyurl.com/y8749xlc. #WeAreHBR
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through meals from 11:00‐12:00 today, 4.20.2020, @HBRHS429 for our students. 80 bags are prepared with 2 days worth of breakfast & lunch in each bag. We'll also be serving on Wednesday & Friday, 4.22 & 4.24. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that today, April 20th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
View our April 17th update after Governor Pritzker's announcement of remote learning through the end of the 2019-2020 school year by visiting https://youtu.be/jZH7zThwI2Y. More communication to come in the near future. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out our most recent District blog, Every Royal's Voice, as we honor Jennifer O'Donnell - https://tinyurl.com/ycdvr36y #ThanksForYourService #YouWillBeMissed
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
"Children can't gain genuine confidence without experiencing their own competence." Royal-y Resilient Episode 3: Building Confidence is live! https://youtu.be/Wwfa30PQUY0
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
Check out our updated District Goals for the 2019-2020 school year by visiting https://www.hbr429.org/domain/12. While things have certainly changed in the past month, we continue to strive forward in reaching our goals. #WeAreHBR #RoyalPride
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.16.2020, @HBRHS429. We will serve lunch next week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 4.20, 4.22, and 4.24. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.14.2020, @HBRHS429. We are preparing to serve 300 lunches this week and are #ReadyToGo to serve more students. We'll also be serving this week on Thursday, 4.16. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that today, April 14th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
The Hinckley-Big Rock CUSD #429 Board of Education is looking for candidates to fill the current vacant school board seat. Interested? Visit https://tinyurl.com/y6sg4wgb to learn more about the requirements and how to submit your letter of interest. #WeAreHBR #SchoolBoard
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Check out Royal-y Resilient Episode 2: Developing Competence by Getting Out of the Way https://youtu.be/Ja7GsiTjH24
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.8.2020, @HBRHS429. With no school on Friday, 4.10, or Monday, 4.13, we will serve lunch next week on Tuesday and Thursday, 4.14 and 4.16. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Please visit https://tinyurl.com/uz37ubr to read about important updates to our Royal Remote Learning. Thanks for doing your best HBR! #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.6.2020, @HBRHS429. We are preparing to serve 300 lunches this week and are #ReadyToGo to serve more students. We'll also be serving this week on Wednesday, 4.8. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
We served 213 lunches last week thanks to Arbor Management & HBR volunteers. With 375 lunches prepared, we were able to partner with @FoxValleyY to make sure the extra lunches were used. Partnering with the Hinckley Area Food Pantry, we also provided supplemental meal packages.
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that today, April 6th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Reminder that Monday, April 6th, is a Royal Remote Planning Day. While staff reflect and plan, HBR students should utilize this day to ensure learning from the prior week is taken care of, reflect on decisions made, and plan for needed adjustments. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student from 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.3.2020, @HBRHS429. Also, if you need a Chromebook, we will be checking those out. Our lunch service next week will be on Monday and Wednesday, 4.6 and 4.8. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
It's launch day Royals! Episode 1 of the Royal-y Resilient video podcast is available. Please join us for live discussion about this episode on Tuesday April 7 from 8:00-8:30 am by clicking on meet.google.com/pyu-wwkx-fur. https://youtu.be/S_lieH5ho1o
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
HBR will be serving drive through lunch to any HBR student from 11:00 - 12:00 today, 4.1.2020, @HBRHS429. Also, if you need a Chromebook, we will be checking those out. Our next lunch service will be Friday, 4.3.2020, same time, same place. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Correction on lunch times in the shared image from the previous post. Lunch will be served on the designated days from 11:00 - 12:00 @HBRHS429. #LotsOfInformation #SorryForTheConfusion
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
View our March 31st update after Governor Pritzker's announcement of remote learning through April 30th by visiting https://youtu.be/zGxgnyi9-5U. Check out our April calendar for essential scheduling information. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Check out this resource on how to use your gaming system (Playstation/XBox), smartphone, or tablet to access Google Classroom if you don't have a computer available. https://tinyurl.com/vg75tsa #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. Jessica Sonntag
HBR parents and students, if you have any technology usage questions please email our support line at Chromebooks@hbr429.org. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
3 months ago, Dr. Jessica Sonntag
Dr. McGuire
The HBR Board of Education's Building and Grounds meeting for April 2, 2020, has been cancelled. Our next Building and Grounds meeting will be May 6, 2020, where we will resume the regular business of the committee. #WeAreHBR #HBRUpdate
3 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out our Royal Remote Learning Plans for March 31st through April 7th by visiting https://tinyurl.com/t2bf99j. These plans are in line with the recent guidelines/recommendations we received from ISBE last night. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
4 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Check out this resource on how to make your phone a hotspot and connect to a Chromebook Videos for Android and Apple devices are shared - https://ltcillinois.org/blog/connecting/ #GetConnected #TogetherWeGotThis
4 months ago, Dr. McGuire
Dr. McGuire
Please check out the latest update for our March 30th through April 7th plans by visiting https://tinyurl.com/yxyp9fbw. While we still await further guidance, we want to share with you what is known right now. Stay tuned for further updates. #WeAreHBR #TogetherWeGotThis
4 months ago, Dr. McGuire
HBR 429
Career Day @HBRMS429 is underway! Great opportunity for our students to learn from career professionals as they explore future career options. #WeAreHBR #CareerReadiness #ReadyToGo
5 months ago, HBR 429
HBR 429
NHS will be hosting another Blood Drive on 2/21/20 from 9am-2pm. Community members can sign up online or walk in: https://donate.illinois.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5574106
5 months ago, HBR 429