Trojan Daily

May 6, 2016

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HG Red vs. HG White

When Trojans collide, who knows who will come out on top! It's going to be an epic game tonight, HG Red vs. HG White team! Join us tonight at the Hazel Green Football field at 6:00 PM.
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Yearbook Day

We had a blast today at Yearbook Day on the HG Football Field. Immediately after they were dismissed students came pouring out of the building, the Yearbook team greeted them with their books, and off to "#MassSigning" and "#can'tstopsmiling!"
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Mrs. Barnes's Pyramid Scheme

Ok, so English keeps showing up in Math and vice-versa. Mrs. Barnes introduce math into her Literature class. "This is how we do math! Good intro paragraphs look like pyramids. They start broad to introduce the topic, make a relevant, and then get to the point. It was funny seeing them try to do this in under two minutes!"

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Mrs. Brock Get's a New Name

AP Stats is turning AP review into a game, and apparently the class has deemed her "Brocky Balboa." I think she has a new nickname!

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Poetry with Ms. Mayes

We couldn’t let math have all of the fun! Poetry is better without desks. We are getting down and dirty with poetry writing!

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Fine Arts Night

We had a great turnout last night for Fine Arts! There were many amazing pieces of art displayed, awesome music from the HG Choir Department and Jazz Band, and another wonderful performance from HG Theatre Department.

Senior Cap & Gown

Seniors, if you have paid for your cap and gown please pick it up from the Balfour rep during lunch Friday.
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This Week's Testing Schedule

This week we have several testing dates for ACT and AP courses. Please check the schedule and be sure to bring a #2 pencil and photo id.

Attention All Gamers

The Hazel Green Gaming Club will be hosting an event for PC, console and desktop games on Friday, May 6th after school. You are encouraged to bring your console and appropriate games. The admission is $7.00. See Mr. Sims or Ms. Mayes if you have any questions.

Physical Night

Physical Night will be held Monday, May 9th starting at 5:15 PM. Cost is $10.00 per athlete. Please fill out physical packets ahead of time. Packets can be picked up from each head coach or downloaded on the HGHS athletic homepage. All pages need to be printed and signed. There will be notaries on site during physical night to help complete packets.

Cross Country

Anyone interested in running on the high school cross country team needs to attend a mandatory player and parent meeting on May 9th at 4:15 PM. The meeting will be held in Coach Brock's room N115 at the high school. Physical Night will immediately follow in which all players are expected to attend unless they have a current physical which extends through 12/1/2016. Please follow @HazelGreenXC for all updates and announcements to do with Cross Country!

Last Priority Meeting

The last First Priority meeting of the year will be Tuesday, May 10th at 8:00 AM in the black box theater.

Bowling Interest Meeting

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in being on the Bowling Team next year in Coach Williams' room on Tuesday, May 10th after school.

Senior Breakfast

Time is closing in for the Senior Breakfast Celebration on May 13th. Please look at the list below to see where we still needing items donated. Please contact Mrs. Brady or Traci Chrisco for details. Thank you so much for your help making this day special.


  • Breakfast Casserole
  • Hash brown Casserole
  • Large fruit tray
  • Doughnuts
  • Sausage balls
  • Bacon
  • Water
  • Apple Juice
  • Fruit punch/fruit drink
  • Mini Muffins


Also, the last Senior meetings (students) are approaching and we hope you will attend. Students will report directly to the lunchroom when the 8:20 AM bell rings.



  • May 3rd - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • May 10th - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Annual Trojan Miss Pageant

The Annual Trojan Miss Pageant will be Saturday, May 14th at Hazel Green High School. Little and Junior Trojan Miss- ages Newborn-8th grade will start at 10:00 AM with the Trojan Miss Pageant (grades 9-12) starting at 7:00 PM. All 9-12 grade contestants must attend Hazel Green High School. Entry Fee is $40 before May 14th, and $45 if registering the day of. Click the link to register and pay online. For more information, email Mrs. Agee.

Marksmanship Training and Rifle Team

JROTC Marksmanship Training and Rifle Team tryouts for the Hazel Green High School 2016-2017 Air Rifle Team will be held each school day May 3rd to May 18th. The training and tryouts are open to any student who will be enrolled in JROTC for at least one semester next year. All equipment will be provided. Please contact 1stSgt Schultz for registration forms or more information.

Baseball: Upcoming 9th Graders

Upcoming 9th-grade players interested in becoming a part of the Hazel Green Baseball Program need to come out to the HG Baseball Field May 10th-12th from 4:00PM - 6:00 PM. You will need to have an updated physical. You will need to get your physical at the high school on May 9th. Starting at 5:00 PM. Hazel Green Baseball would like to thank you in advance for your support. We look forward to working with your son and helping guide him through his development as a young man and baseball player. Please email Coach Lovell at jlovell@madison.k12.al.us with any questions.

Track and Field Tryouts

Track and Field tryouts will be May 16th and 17th after school. A sign-up sheet is outside room S-130. You must have a current physical to participate. See Coach Knight with any questions.

Basketball Tryouts

Basketball tryouts will be held May 17th and 18th from 4:00-5:45 PM.

Hazel Green Basketball Camp June 1-3

At Hazel Green High School, we have created a fun, yet an intense program that features instruction from former and current Trojans and top coaches in the state of Alabama! Campers will experience the best environment and enhance their basketball knowledge and skills. Parents are guaranteed to see an improvement after the camp. Let’s get the ball bouncing! Just download and return the flyer below and don't forget your basketball!

Trojan Summer Bash and Dash

Think you have what it takes to be a Trojan then prove it! Join us for the Trojan Bash and Dash May 27th at 6:30 PM for the one-mile dash. Afterwards, we are watching Sandlot in the Park. We will start the event off the Trojan Baseball Field. The race is just $20.00. The first 200 racers will get a Dash shirt, every racer will get a glow necklace, and admission into our Trojan Summer Bash movie. The Trojan Summer Bash is $5.00 and has an inflatable obstacle course and slide, face painting, and free movie tickets sold at the gate! Don't miss this lifetime event!

HG Silver Card

See any Hazel Green Football player for your HG Silver Card. They are only $20.00! Don't miss out!

Distracted Driving Program

Madison County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Distracted Driving Program 2016 at several locations during the summer, and Hazel Green is one of them! Come out June 1st, 13th, 30th, and July 18th! It's real great experience, you have a blast, and you learn the importance of safe driving! You also get a Certificate of Completion which you can show your insurance company. Be sure to check out the flyer below and to visit the Madison County Sherriff's Office homepage to register: application, release form, and health insurance form.
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2016 Legends Round Table Event

On Thursday, June 9, 4:00–5:00 PM, Terry Bradshaw will join Mel Blount and John Stallworth on stage at the Westin-Huntsville to discuss their careers, challenges they faced on and off the football field, the importance of education, and preparation for a career and life beyond sports. They might even tell a few football stories! Attendance is free to coaches and athletes from all sports, teachers, mentor, parents, and students who attend with groups! We realize that your school will be on summer break, but we hope you will bring your students to enjoy the event with us! Seating is limited, and tickets per group are limited to twenty-five. Please call Freeda McDowell at 256-536-8050 to secure your tickets.

UNA Summer Classes

UNA has opportunities both on-campus and ONLINE for students to become Early College students or, as a new high school graduate, to get ahead. By taking a summer class at UNA they can lighten their fall 2016 course load and work to make that 4.0! Summer Sessions at UNA are short, concentrated sessions that allow students to get ahead, get adjusted, or get caught up. Because the timetable is compressed, credit hours can be earned in a month's time and the student is ready for the next challenge!
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Scholarships with May 2016 Deadlines

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. Below are 207 college scholarships and contests with deadlines in May 2016.

Scholarship to MSU

Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity at Mississippi State University is awarding a $1000 scholarship to any deserving man or woman who is planning to enroll at Mississippi State in the Fall. Being a member or becoming a member is not required to be eligible for the scholarship. Please note that a phone interview and/or a face to face interview may be required if you are selected as a finalist. The deadline to apply is July 1st.

Medication

Parents/Guardians, the end of the school year is May 24, 2016. No medication, with the exception of asthma inhalers, Epi-pens and diabetic supplies will be given to students to transport home. Parents/Guardians will need to come to the school to sign out these medications. All medications not retrieved by May 25th will be destroyed in accordance with Alabama School Health Service’s Administrative Medication Policy. Please plan now. If you have any question, please contact the school at 256-851- 3220, extension 11010.

Dates to Remember

May 12 - Senior Awards Day Practice (Mandatory for Seniors)

May 13 - Senior Breakfast and Awards Day 8:00-9:00 AM

May 17 - 3, 4, 5 Exams (Full day for Seniors)

May 18 - 1, 2 Exams (1/2 day for Seniors)

May 23 - 1, 2 Exams (Underclassmen)

May 24 - 3,4,5 Exams(Underclassmen)

May 24 - Graduation Practice (Mandatory for Seniors) 10:00 AM -12:00 PM at the VBC

May 24 - Graduation 7:00 PM

May 31 - Report Cards

July 2016 - Schedules at Expo and Freshman Night

Permanent Announcements

Hazel Green High School has lots of opportunities to get involved! Visit our school website for a complete listing of our extracurricular activities, and find a place for your child today!


INOW Parent Portal

Go to https://inow-madisonco.asc.edu/informationnow
Use these credentials when first prompted

User Name: mcsparent

Password: ilovemyschool

Once you have successfully logged in to this site, use your INOW user ID and password. Usernames and passwords from previous years are still valid. To obtain a user name and password, see Mrs. Watson in Guidance.


SAFE-2-TELL text tip line - Report bullying, threats, and dangerous activities anonymously at 256-536-8355

Revision to Pre-Approved Absence Policy- Students requesting pre-approved, excused absences will need to turn the form into Mrs. Sharp at least 20 days before the planned absence. Forms can be found on the school website.


Procedure for Riding the Bus with a Friend
- Any student who plans to ride home on a bus with a friend or to another address should follow the procedures below. No student will be allowed to ride to a different address without verification of parent/guardian approval by a school official.

1. A parent/guardian note should be turned in before first block to the receptionist desk at the back of the school. The note should contain the address and information for the bus driver and should include the date and a correct phone number for verification purposes.

2. Pick up the verified note from the receptionist during lunch.

3. Give the note to the bus driver when entering the bus at the end of the school day.

ACT Online Prep - This is a great resource to be used in preparing for the ACT Plus Writing assessment. For more information, visit http://www.actstudent.org/onlineprep/.


First Priority/FCS
meets every Tuesday morning at 8:00 in the Black Box Theatre. All students are welcome to attend.


Parenting Assistance Line:
PAL is a service where anyone can call a toll free number 1-866-962-3030 and receive useful, practical information and assistance with developmental and parenting questions and concerns. Available 8:00am – 8:00pm (central time) Monday – Friday.


Recycle:
Going green at “the Green”. The Hazel Green High School Special Education Department needs your old cell phones and ink cartridges. Items to be recycled can be given to a Special Education teacher or left for collection at the office. Your support of our recycling fundraiser is greatly appreciated.


Reward Cards:
Parents/Students/Employees, please remember to use your reward cards when you visit Publix and Hazel Green Pharmacy. Every time you have them swipe your card, HGHS will receive a portion of the sale. If you need a reward card, just stop by the main office to pick one up.


PayPams:
Pay for your child’s meals from the convenience of your home or office 24/7

Click on the following link: www.PayPAMS.com.


Driver’s permit:
Students /Parents, remember to pick up the Student Enrollment Form before you go to get your permit. The driver’s license department will not allow you to take the test unless you have this form and it cannot be faxed after you get there. These forms are good for 10 days only.


Loyalty Reward Tags:
(Hazel Green Pharmacy Loyalty Key Tag Program) Parents/Students/Employees, please remember to use your loyalty key tag when you visit Hazel Green Pharmacy. Every time you purchase a Prescription/Gift/OTC have them swipe your tag. HGHS will receive a portion of the sale. If you need a loyalty key tag, just stop by the main office to pick one up.


The special education department recycles the following items
. They can be working or non-working and can be dropped off at the front office or in room C-115: Cell Phones, Gold jewelry, Ink Jet Printer Cartridges, Laptops & Netbooks, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, Digital Video Cameras, GPS Devices, Radar Detectors, Kindle & Sony Book Readers


Online Payments
You may now pay fees and purchase tickets to sporting events online. Go to www.myschoolfees.com .

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