Trojan Daily

December 14, 2015

A Message from Mr. Long

Parents,


All students in all classes will have a final exam. Final exams will be December 17th and 18th. Both of the days are half-days of school for the high school students. We will dismiss car riders and drivers at 11:20 AM. We will then dismiss bus riders at 11:45 AM. We will serve breakfast and lunch on these days for those students who want to eat.


December 17th will be exams for periods 1 and 2.

December 18th will be exams for periods 3 and 5.


It has been a great semester! Thanks for everyone's support that makes our school the best! I hope everyone has a great Christmas holiday season!

We Need Your Input!

Time to Speak Up! We need parent, student, and teacher feedback to help local planning and decision-making. Surveys will be open for input through Friday, December 18th. Please visit, http://www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2015, and enter the survey password: speakup15.

Zaxby's Players of the Week are Evan Stair & Maia Hill

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Monday Night Bastkeball

The Trojans will take on the Generals at Lee High School tonight! Varsity Boys will tip-off at 7:30 PM, Varsity Girls and Freshman Boys at 5:30 PM, and Junior Varsity Teams at 4:30 PM. I hope to see everyone there!

Bowling Match: HG vs Sparkman

The Trojans will face off today against Sparkmen at our home alley in Pin Palace, December 14th at 4:00 PM. Look forward to seeing everyone there!

First Priority

First Priority will not meet tomorrow, and we will resume back after break!

The Best Play Ever, Guaranteed: We Promise

Join us in the cafeteria for The Best Play Ever, Guaranteed: We Promise tomorrow, December 15th at 6:00 PM. The cost is $5.00. Look forward to seeing you!

FCCLA Annual Christmas Party

The annual FFCLA Christmas Party is Tuesday, December 15th, after school, in Ms. Mims' room. See Mrs. Bowling or Ms. Mims for details.

HG Christmas Ornament & Key Chain

The Engineering Academy is using its 3D printing capabilities to raise money for additional 3D printing equipment. They have designed a variety of key chains for your choosing: Sport, Academic, and Action-Adventure. They have also designed Christmas ornaments from the logos located around the school. Individual items cost $5.00 or you can pick five for $20.00. Please see Mr. Sims for purchases.

HGHS Track Team Toy Drive

The Hazel Green Track and Field Team will be conducting a Toy Drive for children in the Hazel Green Community. Please bring new unwrapped toys to Coach Morrow's room N210 no later than December 18th. Please help brighten someone's Christmas. The Track and Field team will host a pancake breakfast on December 19th from 7:30 -9:30 AM. Tickets are $5.00. Please see a member of the track team for tickets. All outdoor team members will need to see Coach Morrow for tickets.

Christmas Break

We will dismiss from school for Christmas Break on December 21st and will return January 6, 2016. Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, and have a happy New Year!

Dates to Remember

December 17-18 - Final Exams (End of 1st Semester)

December 21 - January 5 - Winter Break

January 7 - Report Cards

January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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

May 6 - Yearbook Day

May 24 - Graduation 7:00 PM

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 in to 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 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.

Juniors Have Free Access to ACT Online Prep - All juniors will receive a personal user name and password to the ACT Online Prep website. This is a great resource to be used in preparing for the ACT Plus Writing assessment which will be given to all of our juniors during school. All students are strongly encouraged to utilize this service provided to us. 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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