May 17, 2016
Student Expo Day
Get ready for student Expo Day July 26th! Students must come during their scheduled time. Expo day is always a fun day to see everyone from summer break. We look forward to seeing you on campus!
We will be giving “numbers” out as the students arrive and get in line for Expo. We will begin giving numbers out approximately 45 minutes before your grade level time. The line for Expo Day will form at the outside door to the lunchroom. Once a student receives their number, then we will allow them to go inside the lunchroom. The lunchroom will be used as our “waiting room” until their we start Expo Day!
- Senior: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
- Juniors—10:30 AM. to 11:30 AM
- Sophomore—12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.
Freshman Night is just around the corner! Freshman Night will be held July 28th at 6:00 PM. We are expecting a packed house for Freshman Night as always. The best place to park is at the rear of the building. You can enter through the courtyard area where the Trojan statue is located. Doors will open at 5:00 PM for earlier arrivals.
Upcoming Events, Exams, and Reporting
All students in all grades in every class will have a final exam.
- May 17th - Senior Exams 3, 4, and 5 (Full day for Seniors)
- May 18th - Senior Exams 1 and 2 (Half-day & last day for Seniors)
- May 18th - Awards Day - Juniors 9:00 AM, Sophomore 10:00 AM, Freshman 11:00 AM
- May 23rd - Grades 9-11 Exams 1 and 2 (Half-day)
- May 24th - Grades 9-11 Exams 3, 4, and 5 (Half-Day and Last Day)
- May 24th - Graduation Practice (Mandatory for Seniors) 10:00 AM -12:00 PM at the VBC
- May 24th - Graduation VBC 7:00 PM
May 31 - Report Cards
July 2016 - Schedules at Expo and Freshman Night
National Science Foundation
Scholarships at Camp McDowell
Camp McDowell is the camp and conference center for the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama. In operation since 1948, Camp McDowell is located 60 miles north of Birmingham, near Jasper and is adjacent to the Bankhead National Forest. We offer many secular and nonsecular programs on our beautiful campus, including environmental and farm education for school groups and educators, camps, and retreats for all ages, The Alabama Folk School, and facilities for all types of events. Scholarships are available for all of the programs. For more information visit Camp McDowell.
RSI Tribal Scholarship
The Tribal Scholarship will award $2,000 towards any degree or diploma program. This scholarship will be awarded and applied incrementally to the student’s account over the 2nd half of the 1st academic year of the student’s program. Candidates must be Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. At least one of the following forms are required for verification; Certification document of verification of Native Blood, Affidavit of Indian Blood, Birth Certificate, and Photo ID. Candidates must meet all other admissions requirements and be scheduled to start training prior to applying for this scholarship. Candidates must present required documentation at the time of enrollment with RSI. Applications are to be submitted prior to starting classes. A change in the student’s start date may cause a forfeiture of the scholarship. Only one scholarship will be awarded per student (the one that is most beneficial).
Amity Native American Scholarship
The $4,500 Amity Native American Student Scholarship is designed to provide tuition assistance to eligible students who are of Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian descent, and have been or are currently enrolled at Amity Circle Tree Ranch. Candidates must be Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. At least one of the following forms are required for verification; Certification document of verification of Native Blood, Affidavit of Indian Blood, Birth Certificate, and Photo ID. Candidates must meet all other admissions requirements and be scheduled to start training prior to applying for this scholarship. Candidates must present required documentation at the time of enrollment with RSI. Applications are to be submitted prior to starting classes. A change in the student’s start date may cause a forfeiture of the scholarship. Only one scholarship will be awarded per student (the one that is most beneficial).
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.
Baseball & Softball
Dates to Remember
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
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
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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