The Trojan Weekly

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Happy Summer!

Even though it feels very different for us all this year, there's something so exciting about the beginning of summer! We hope the entire Trojan Nation has a wonderful summer and continues to stay safe and healthy.
MCSS Graduation Video

Spotlight on Graduation

We have enjoyed submitting information for MCSS's graduation video and "Spotlight on Graduation" (linked below) because it gave us an opportunity to look back at the many accomplishments of our seniors. What an outstanding senior class! From academics to extracurricular activities, the Class of 2020 has excelled. We're so proud of you!!

Virtual Senior Awards Day

Please join us in congratulating these seniors for earning numerous merit scholarships, military scholarships, general scholarships, athletic scholarships, and special awards. The Class of 2020 has been awarded $9,932,720 in scholarships! Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Virtual 9th-11th Awards Day

Please join us in congratulating these 9th, 10th, and 11th graders for excelling in the classroom this year. The time and effort you put into your classes has not been overlooked. Your desire to succeed and achieve will continue to prepare you for the future. We're so proud of you! Way to go, Trojans!

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

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HGHS administrators and teachers delivered a yard sign to each member of the Class of 2020 last week. We loved surprising our seniors and getting to congratulate some of them in person. You have accomplished so much, and we are proud of you! We want you to know we love you and want the best for you as you begin college or your career!
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Maggie Telaga Signs with Blue Mountain

Maggie Telaga will play basketball at Blue Mountain College. Congratulations, Maggie!
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Katelynn Atchley Signs with Freed-Hardeman

Katelynn Atchley will play softball at Freed-Hardeman University. Congratulations, Katelynn!

Summer Reading

9th grade- The Pearl by John Steinbeck

10th grade- The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

11th grade-Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

12th grade- AP Literature- How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster and The Stranger by Albert Camus

Cross Country

If you are interested in being a member of the HGHS Cross Country team, please contact Coach Jennifer Harris at jlharris@mcssk12.org.

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Current Announcements

HGHS Graduation: We are excited to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a graduation ceremony on July 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. in the VBC Arena. Graduation rehearsal for seniors will be July 15th from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the VBC Arena.


PowerSchool Enrollment: PowerSchool Enrollment for next school year is now open and ends May 31! Returning students need a Snapcode for enrollment. Snapcodes are being emailed again. New students do not need a Snapcode. Visit mcssk12.org/Page/11188 to enroll.


Cafeteria Refunds for Graduating Seniors: Graduating seniors may receive a refund of balance of their accounts. The process will be the same as that for students withdrawing from the system.

· Checks will only be sent for amounts of $10 or more. To receive a check, parents or guardians must email Linda Tillman with the student name, school the student attended, name of person to receive payment, and address to send payment. Send email to ltillman@mcssk12.org.

· Any refunds of less than $10 will be paid in cash when the local schools reopen—this may not be until Fall 2020.


Dual Enrollment: The Calhoun Dual Enrollment Department has recorded a comprehensive Dual Enrollment orientation video for students and parents who are considering, or are participating in, Dual Enrollment with Calhoun Community College.

If you have any questions about Dual Enrollment at Calhoun, please contact Gwen Baker, Director of Dual Enrollment, at 256-306-2665 or gwendlyn.baker@calhoun.ed


Mobile Feeding Program: The Mobile Feeding Program in partnership with the Heart of the Valley YMCA began this week. Meals are available for MCSS students at the following locations Monday-Friday. This program will continue through July 31st.

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Hazel Green Elementary School
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Madison Cross Roads Elementary School
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Harvest Elementary School

College & Career

Please look here for college and career opportunities that you've seen posted in previous issues of The Trojan Daily.

Permanent Announcements

MySchoolFees: You can pay class fees and other school fees online by following these instructions for MySchoolFees.


Online Application for Free/Reduced Meals: Online free and reduced meal applications are available at the link below for a faster, more confidential way to apply. A new application must be completed each school year to qualify for free or reduced meals. Your child's eligibility status carries over to the new school year for the first 30 school days, allowing parents time to re-apply. Only one application per household should be submitted, and everyone living in the house must be included on the application.

Online Application--Free/Reduced Meals


Appointments with Senior Counselor: Mrs. Jagielski invites senior parents to make an appointment to see her for personalized college and career assistance. Please sign up at the link below.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084baeaa2ba1fd0-college


Balfour: Balfour representatives will be in the cafeteria at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and the first Thursday of each month.


HGHS Athletics Online: Subscribe to watch Hazel Green High School athletics at nfhsnetwork.com.

Search for Hazel Green High School to subscribe.

Subscriptions are $9.99 a month (can be renewed monthly) or $69.99 a year (renewed annually).

Great for family or friends who cannot attend events or those who live a distance away.


Letterman Jackets: It's not too late to order a Letterman Jacekt! If you would like to order a jacket or have any other questions about them, please see Coach Barker or email him at jbarker@mcssk12.org.

Dates to Remember

July 15, 2020--Graduation
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