Project Graduation 2019

Submitted by Jessica Jackson. What is Project Graduation? You probably read and hear about it, but do you truly know what it is? If you go to our web site on rsd17.org, you can find our Frequently Asked Questions and discover what we are really all about! On a monthly basis, we run our gift […]

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Call for Applications for Eric Auer/Patsy Kamercia Student Civic Achievement Award 2019

Submitted by Elaine Jackson. An award of $500 is available for High School seniors graduating in 2019 who reside in Haddam or Killingworth. Applicants must have demonstrated exemplary community service. Applications can be found on the Regional School District #17 website. Applications can also be picked up at the HK Guidance Office. Mail completed applications […]

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HKHS Update: October 2018

By Donna Hayward, HKHS Principal. The HKHS community has enjoyed a busy autumn season and we’re rapidly approaching the end of first quarter. We celebrate our students’ performance in the classroom, on the stage and on the field and look forward to more learning and success in the coming weeks. Here is a glimpse of […]

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HKHS Field House Dedicated to Patsy Kamercia

By Kathy Brown. Students, friends, alumni and family came together on Sunday, October 7, 2018 to dedicate the Haddam Killingworth High School field house to Patsy Kamercia. A beautiful new sign bears the coach’s name and reflects Patsy’s contribution to the school community. Patsy Kamercia passed away in November 2017 after a grueling battle with […]

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HKHS Named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

According to the U.S. Department of Education website, “The National Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U.S. Department of Education seeks out and celebrates great American schools, schools demonstrating […]

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HKHS: September 2018 Update

By Donna Hayward, HKHS Principal. At Haddam Killingworth High School, we have enjoyed a fantastic start to the school year and are looking forward to a year full of growth and celebration. On the very first day of school, HKHS was featured in News Channel 8’s “What’s Right with Schools” segment. We hope you caught […]

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Obituary: James Larkin

James S. Larkin February 09, 1970 – May 31, 2018 It is with overwhelming heartbreak that the family of James Larkin announces his passing on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the age of 48 years. James will forever be remembered as the beloved husband of Jennifer Lynn (Jacques) Larkin and the incredible father of Emma, […]

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Scholarships and Where to Find Them

By AnneMarie LePard. “Scholarships and Where to Find Them” Article (March 7, 2018) — With college application season coming to a close and financial packets becoming the burden of many students futures, the rapid search for free money has begun. There are a lot of scholarships out there, local and nationwide; students just need to […]

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Jazz Bands Bring Swing to Schools

By Kathy Brown (Feb. 12, 2018)  Do you like live jazz? Have you heard the Jazz Band at Haddam Killingworth High School? Four years ago they started a Jazz Band at Haddam Killingworth Middle School (for 7th and 8th graders) as well. Tim D’Amato, Teacher of Instrumental Music at HKHS, told Haddam Now that Jazz […]

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