Trojan Times

By: Principal Mike Dufrene (December 7th)

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Hello HHS,

Here we are again, another week of 100% virtual learning. It is certainly not what we want, but it is what we have to do at this time since we are Red on the WVDE map. I encourage everyone to continue to follow the health guidelines as we fight through this and hopefully we can get our students back to school soon...we miss them!!!


Please remember, communication and effort is the key during virtual learning. Students, you must stay connected with all your teachers through Schoology, emails, and TEAMS. Our teachers are here to help you the best they can, but you must communicate with them and do the work that is provided the best you can. If you need help, ask for it!


Unfortunately, this Saturday's ACT testing scheduled at HHS has been canceled due to our current RED status. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Mihalko through email or schoology.

To view the update, click the link below:
http://hampshireco.schoology.com/school/2721615514/update/3397570075

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Hampshire Holla! Days...show your school spirt!!!


­­­Hampshire Holla! Days


Show your school spirit and get in the holiday mood!


Monday, 11/30


Tuesday, 12/01

Crazy Holiday Sock Day

Wednesday, 12/02

Christmas Colors—wear red or green

Thursday, 12/03

Holiday Character Day

Friday, 12/04

Blue Christmas—wear blue!



Monday, 12/07

Ghost of Holiday Past—decade day

Tuesday, 12/08

White Christmas—wear white to hope for snow

Wednesday, 12/09

Holiday Hats

Thursday, 12/10

All I Want for Christmas is a Real Good Tan—beach/tourist day

Friday, 12/11

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day



Monday, 12/14

Holiday Best—dress for a fancy feast!

Tuesday, 12/15

NOT Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Wednesday, 12/16

Family Photo: wear your best flannel

Thursday, 12/17

Home for the Holidays—dress like or twin with a family member

Friday, 12/18

Winter Wonderland—wear winter accessories



Monday, 12/21

Santa’s Workshop—dress as someone you might see there

Tuesday, 12/22

The Night Before Christmas (break)—pajama day

Wednesday, 12/23

Show your holiday spirit!

Thursday, 12/24

Merry Christmas Eve! Enjoy your break!

Friday, 12/25

MERRY CHRISTMAS!



Designed for students and staff alike, Hampshire Holla! Days are designed to boost your spirit in the coming weeks! Whether we are learning virtually or working in-person, the holidays can still be a special time of year.

To participate, simply take a picture of yourself dressed for the day’s theme and send it to hampshireholladays@gmail.com. For each day you participate, your name will be entered in a drawing for a weekly holiday prize and to be featured in The Trojan Times! Prizes will be awarded for each grade level and for staff!

Names will be drawn on the following days at 3:00 PM for prizes:

· Friday, 12/04

· Friday, 12/11

· Friday, 12/18

· Wednesday, 12/23

Winners will be notified via Schoology by Mrs. Stehle, and arrangements will be made for you to receive your prize.

By participating, students agree that pictures may be posted online via The Trojan Times, and may be accessed and used by the HHS yearbook staff as desired. Please keep all submissions school appropriate, and have fun!

Please reach out to Mrs. Stehle at meaghan.stehle@k12.wv.us, Ms. Coleman at bailey.coleman@k12.wv.us if you have any questions.

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Hampshire Highlights...

- A BIG shoutout to Nurse Rhonda Dante for putting in all the extra time and energy to provide our school system and community with all the possible resources available!


- Congrats to Celeste Keiter, Austin Shirley, Teagan Werner, Kaitlyn Dice, Curtis Twigg, and Ms. Coleman for winning the first week of Hampshire HS Holla Days!

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This Week @ HHS...

- Another full week of Virtual Learning. Please connect with your teachers and stay on top of your assignments in Schoology. Since we are Red on the WVDE, students are not allowed to come to school.


- Show your school spirit by participating in HHS Holla Days...send in your pics to Mrs. Stehle for a chance to win prizes each week (see calendar of events above).

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Counselor's Corner:

February ACT Test

  • Registration Deadline: January 8
  • Late Registration: January 15
  • Test Date: February 6





Seniors:

1. Students must submit both the PROMISE Scholarship Application and the 2021-2022 FAFSA by March 1, 2021.

2. 2021 seniors should submit the 2021 PROMISE Scholarship application whether they currently have a qualifying ACT/SAT test score or not.


Seniors

Don't forget to order your cap and gown. Go here to place your order:





Web Link


Cap and Gown


https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1117752/Hampshire-High-School/

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HHS Mission & Belief Statements:



- Mission> We will equip all with 21st Century Skills for a lifetime of success.


- We Believe...

* The faculty and staff are building a culture of success by focusing on 21st Century Skills: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical-Thinking, and Citizenship.

* Success is the shared responsibility of students, staff, and community.

* All students have the ability to learn given the appropriate academic, social, and emotional resources.

* Our community is an important part of the Hampshire High School family, and we value their communication and collaboration involving the academic and social aspects for our school.

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Hope to see you soon!

Mr. Dufrene