Trojan Daily

February 16, 2015

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2015-2016 Class 7A Area 8 Champs

Congratulations to the Lady Trojans on becoming the 2015-2016 Class 7A Area 8 Champs! The Lady Trojans picked up the win over Bob Jones 42-38! Mr. Long hopes to see the Trojan Nation at the Regional Tournament at Wallace State University at 9:00 AM. Tickets are $8.00. You may purchase them online at preptix.com/ahsaa. Make sure you print an extra ticket to turn in to the attendance office on Monday for an excused absence! Hope to see you there!
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Read All About It

Guess who was featured in AL.com? You guessed it, the HG Culinary Academy! They recently competed in a NASA competition to send their recipes into space!

Only 10 Tickets Left!

The HGHS Theatre Department presents a delightful dinner and play this Thursday at 7:00 PM. For a great dinner and a hilarious play, see Ms. Abercrombie in the Black Box or any Theatre IV student. These tickets are pre-sale only and we just have about ten left!

Baseball

The Varsity Boys Baseball team goes head to head against Grissom today at 4:30 PM at HG! Next up, a doubleheader against the Buckhorn Bucks at 4:00 PM tomorrow.

Senior Cap and Gown Pictures

Balfour will be at the HGHS Lunchroom tomorrow and Thursday to collect graduation fees for caps and gowns from seniors. Senior Cap and Gown pictures and Panoramic photo will be held February 25th during 1st block. Students are encouraged to wear red for the Panoramic photo. The studio will provide the cap and gown for those wanting a picture. These pictures will be for personal purchases only and not for the yearbook.

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be available for HG and MVMS students, 6th-12th grade, on Monday, May 9th at 5:00 PM. The cost is $10.00 per athlete. Packets for each sport will be available after Spring Break!

2016 Xi Omicron Chapter Scholarship

Each year Xi Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated awards three scholarships to deserving students in the Huntsville City and Madison County community. The John L. Cashin, Sr. Scholarships are granted annually to graduating seniors who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and in the community. Please take a moment to review the instructions and application requirements within the attached files. Applications for 2016 scholarships are now being accepted and the deadline is Friday, April 15th, 2016.

Alabama F.A.M.E. AMT Program

Please take a moment to find out more about the Alabama F.A.M.E Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) if you haven't already. Click here to read more information and watch an informative video about the program. The deadline to apply is April 17. The online application can be found here.

AOD Federal Credit Union Scholarship

AOD Federal Credit Union has established a scholarship to recognize and reward young AOD members for their scholastic achievements upon graduation from high school. AOD will award fifteen scholarships and up to three of which may be awarded to an individual with special needs valued at $1,000 each to graduating seniors who have been members of AOD for a minimum of one year. Additionally, in of honor of Ken Reid, Board Member Emeritus, the Mr. Ken Reid Engineering Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to one student who is pursuing an engineering degree. Scholarships will be paid at the beginning of the student's freshman year and will be issued directly to the college, university, community college, technical or vocational school of the student's choice. Applicants will be required to submit the application package to AOD. Click here for the application, and it must be returned to AOD no later than February 15th. Mail applications to AOD Federal Credit Union, Attn: Scholarships P.O. Box 608 Bynum, AL 36253. The 2016 scholarship application deadline for AOD Federal Credit Union is approaching. The deadline is coming up February 15, 2016. The 2016 Scholarship Application is available on their website at www.aodfcu.com.

Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award

Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who exhibits leadership qualities as a volunteer in your community or school? Who sees challenges instead of obstacles? Hope instead of despair? Then you may be eligible for a Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award which includes recognition at a luncheon and a monetary award of $300. The deadline for all submittals is March 4, 2016. Please see attached details. Applications will be judged and notification given to all applicants by March 10, 2016. The winner will be honored at a luncheon on March 30, 2016.

University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is having Lionette auditions! They are looking for talented young women with a dance background. The Lionettes perform with the marching band at all football games, pep rallies, parades, and exhibitions. Since 1956, the Lionettes have upheld a strong tradition of excellence and professionalism. Hundreds of young ladies have participated over the decades dedicating their time and talents to this prestigious organization.The clinic dates are Friday (evening), March 11, 2016, and Saturday (morning), March 12, 2016, with the auditions that afternoon. Enclosed is the tryout information the girls will need and forms they must have completed and mailed before the deadline of March 7, 2016.

Dates to Remember

February 9 - Progress Reports

February 12 - Half-Day for Students

February 15 - President’s Day (School Closed)

February 25 - Senior Cap and Gown Pictures

March 8 - Navy Junior ROTC Inspection

March 14-18 - Spring Break

March 19 - Military Ball

March 24 - Report Cards

April 1 - Prom

April 20 - Progress Reports

May 6 - Yearbook Day

May 24 - Graduation 7:00 PM

May 31 - Report Cards

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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Image Credits

Hall, Jeffery, Sports Photos, recovered February 16, 2016.