Trojan Times

By: Principal Dufrene (March 29th)

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Hello Trojans,

We are down to the final grading period...we can do this!!! Students, keep working hard and checking in with your teachers so you can finish strong! Report cards will be issued by the end of this week.

We have a short week this week and next...Friday, April 2nd: Students and Staff will be off. Monday, April 5th: Students and Staff will be remote with no new instruction (great day to make-up and catch-up as needed). Friday, April 9th will now be a Non-Tradition Instructional/Faculty Senate Day.

Attention all seniors...I will be sharing some exciting news about Class of 2021 end of year events shortly, so get ready!!!

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Hampshire Highlights...

- Congrats to the following students for their outstanding achievement in the WV HOSA VSLC...Callie Simmons- WVHOSA Secretary for 2021-2022

1st Place - Research Poster; Luke Funk and Aryell Helms (12th)- 1st Place- First Aid and CPR; Lindsey Mussleman (10th) - 1st Place Medical Spelling; Erin BlayLock (10th)- 2nd Place Behavioral Health; Talia Liberati (12th)- 3rd Place Human Growth and Development!!!

- Congrats to the following winners...Grand Champion Eggs- Eliza VanMeter and Reserve Champion Eggs- Jeff Boyles!!!

- Congrats to Coltyn Kile, Deidra Haines, and Austin Ramsay for signing with Potomac State to continue their academic and athletic careers in Cross Country!

- Congrats to Asher Landis for signing with Alderson Broaddus to continue his academic and athletic career in Football!

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This Week @ HHS...

- Monday through Thursday> Make sure we keep wearing proper face covering and social distance throughout the school day; Keep focused and working hard; 5th Block 3:30-5:00 (credit recovery and/or tutoring)...see Ms. Lease in room #113 for additional information.

- Friday> No school for staff or students.

- Monday, April 5th> Remote learning day for all (great day to make-up and catch-up on all missing assignments).

-Yearbook Orders....

* Personalized Deadline - End of April

* Non-Personalized Deadline - End of May

* There are two ways to order, online and by phone:

Payment should go directly to Jostens either online or by phone.

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Curbside Meals...

Curbside Pick Up or Delivery Of Meals-- April 1, 2021

Please note that this is a Thursday. We will not be in the buildings on Friday April 2nd or Monday April 5th. This will be 4 days of meals.

Delivery of meals will be begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, April 1st. Please complete the on the Hampshire County Board of Education website for each child if you would like to have meals delivered or have curbside pickup. Curbside meals may be pickup from 1:00-2:00 at all schools.

To view the update, click the link below:

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Counselor's Corner:

***Attention Seniors***

The deadline for the 2021 PROMISE Scholarship application AND 2021 - 22 FAFSA has been extended to July 1, 2021. - Promise Application - FAFSA Application

If you have any questions, please see your Counselor. Mr. Nichols(Last Name A-K), Mrs. Anderson(Last Name L-Z)

***Attention Seniors***

The Romney Rotary has extented their scholarship application deadline through April 16th, please see the attached application. You do not have to have family as a member of the Rotary to apply. Rotary event participation is recommended but not mandatory. This scholarship is a 4 year renewable scholarship.

To view the update, click the link below:

Anyone in grades 7-11 interested in attending the Naval Academy? See the attached flyer for information.

Adobe PDFUSNA information session_APRIL2021.pdf248 KBVIEW

Summer Start Program

All college bound students are invited to begin their college career at Shepherd this summer! Through Summer Start, students will enroll in up to 7 credits at Shepherd. They will live on campus, take classes, and participate in cultural and outdoor activities. Summer Start is open to ALL college bound students, regardless of which school they will enroll at this fall.

For more information visit:

College Exploration Workshop

Wednesday, March 31 from 6pm-7pm

Join members from Admissions and the Student Success Center as we review:

  • Choosing a College Major

  • Preparing for a Campus Visit

  • Considerations in a College

  • Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • The Application and Essay Process

To sign up for this free workshop, visit

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Vaccinations are now available for HCS students (ages 16 and older)...

Vaccinations will be available for Hampshire County School students from ages 16 and older

If you are interested in your child having the COVID- 19 vaccination please fill out the survey on the Hampshire County Board of Education website. A parent must accompany the child for the shot or a signed permission slip must be sent in. The vaccination clinic will be at Hampshire High School. Someone will be in touch with you.

To view the update, click the link below:

Have an awesome week,

Mr. Dufrene