The Trojan Daily

Thursday, January 11, 2018

School Closed Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s weather is calling for a wintry mix starting mid-morning. Therefore all Madison County Schools will be closed Friday, January 12. Stay safe and warm!

Class Fee Deadline

Some classes have a fee associated with the class. Second semester class fees are due January 31st. You can pay Mrs. Weir at the back student entrance or online at MySchoolFees. If you pay on My School Fees, you will receive an email confirmation, the teacher will receive an email confirmation, and the bookkeeper will also receive an email confirmation.

Trojan Basketball

Your Lady Trojans are now ranked #1 in the state, and your Trojans are at #5. Congratulations to both teams. Get ready for some exciting basketball left to play, Trojan Nation!

Calhoun's FAME Information Session

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Calhoun Community College is hosting its final FAME information session for the 2018 application year on Thursday, January 25, at 5:30 on the Decatur campus. Students, parents, and educators are encouraged to attend to learn more about the qualifications, structure, benefits, and more of Calhoun’s FAME program.

Scholarship Opportunity for Senior Girls

Annually GFWC Legacy awards a $500 scholarship to a female senior student based on volunteerism and community service. The deadline for the application is February 16, 2018.

While academic achievement and financial aid will be taken into consideration during the selection process, they are by no means the primary requirements for selection. Major consideration will be given to those applicants exhibiting a spirit of volunteerism and self-motivation to make a positive difference in their world.

GFWC Legacy Scholarship Application

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This Week's Athletics

Current Announcements

Curriculum Night: With registration for next year rapidly approaching, make plans to attend Curriculum Night on January 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the gym. You will be more informed about what classes you need to take and can learn about all the great things HGHS has to offer. Rising freshmen are welcome!


Yearbook Announcements:

  • Trojan Sparks group picture is Friday, January 19, at 8 a.m. in the new gym.
  • Yearbooks are on sale now through MySchoolFees. January 31 is the deadline to pre-order your copy.
  • Hey, senior! Is your family planning to put a Senior Ad in the yearbook? Deadline is February 14. Click here for more information.
  • Seniors, Cap and Gown pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, January 30.


Flu Guide: The flu is widespread this year across the U.S. Nurse Jones hopes that this guide will be a valuable resource for you if you or your family contracts the flu. Flu Guide


Football's Mattress Fundraiser Rescheduled for January 20: Our Hazel Green Football Program is sponsoring our 2nd Annual Mattress Fundraiser Sale on Saturday, January 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale will be at Hazel Green High School in the Wooley Gym. This fundraiser has been a big success across Alabama and the U.S. over the last eight years. This is a very important fundraiser for our program, and we need everyone’s support and help.

More than twenty mattress sets will be on display including top brands like Simmons, BeautyRest, and Southerland. Prices range from $249 to $3999; there is something for everyone. All mattresses are priced 30-50% off retail because the sale is at our school instead of at a retail store. Firm, Plush, Pillow Top, Gel, Memory Foam, Hybrids, and Latex mattresses will be on display for people to try. They also offer awesome gel pillows and Adjustable Beds! Delivery is available as is free layaway. Most importantly, every mattress set that is purchased helps support our football program.

We hope to see you on Saturday, January 20!


Baseball Fundraiser: HG Baseball is having a Boston Butt fundraiser Super Bowl Weekend. The cost is $40. Please contact a player or the main office to purchase. They will be available for pick up February 3rd at the field. Your support will help fund buses, utilities, and umpires. Thank you so much for your support!


Senior Ads: Interested in buying a senior ad? Yearbook is now taking orders for senior ads. Click here for more details.


Balfour: Announcements and rings can be ordered at www.balfour.com. If you need to contact Balfour you can do so at 205-733-1060.


Substitute Teachers: We need subs! The Personnel Department will take substitute teacher applications January 1-31. Please see application and fingerprinting information below.

Application

Fingerprinting


NEW Online Trojan Apparel Store: Check out our new online store that offers tons of Hazel Green clothing options! Order online, and your items will ship directly to your home. You can customize your Trojan Armor! Pick your color and add your favorite logo. You can also customize many apparel items with your name, number, or year.

Hazel Green Online Store

We also have different items we sell at school in the Attendance Office. Click below to see these options.

On-Campus Trojan Armor Store

Current Promotion: Order your Trojan apparel in our online store now through January 21st and receive free shipping! The promo code is Shipping18.


Trojan Nation Communication: If you haven't already signed up for Mr. Long's Remind group or the parent email group, you are missing important messages! Click here for instructions on how to sign up for both.


Trees for The Trojan Trail: The Trojan Trail has been a great addition to the community. We have had tremendous positive feedback from it and lots of people in our community are using it. The next phase is to add some trees along the 3 mile path. We are entering tree planting season, and we will need to help make it happen. We could easily use 300 trees to help enhance the trail. Please consider sponsoring one or more trees. Tree cost varies but a good starter-type tree usually costs $75-$100. Perhaps your Sunday School class, civic group, business, or even your family would like to make a donation. If you have a tree and want to come plant it yourself, just let me know. If you would rather make a donation, you can either drop it by the main office at the school or you can give online. 100% of the donations will go toward buying and planting trees along the trail. Below is the link to give online. Thanks for your help.

Go to "Tree Donation"

Check out as a GUEST. Do not register for an account.

https://secure2.myschoolfees.com/guest_home.aspx?sid=223


Season Pass: You may purchase a season pass this year that will get you into ALL Trojan athletic events excluding playoffs. These are on sale in the main office. You can also purchase online and pick them up in the main office.

Adults $100

Students $75

http://gofan.co/app/events/9591


Student Basketball Tickets: Student tickets to the basketball games will be sold during lunch on regular season home basketball game days. Student tickets are $3.00.

Scholarships

Many of the scholarships on the "General Scholarships" page will have updated deadlines soon.

Special Programs

Dates to Remember

May 22 - Graduation


Progress Reports

Nov. 7

Feb. 6

April 19


Report Cards

Oct. 12

Jan. 9

March 15

May 31

Permanent Announcements

Meningococcal Disease: Nurse Jones asks that you please click on the link below to read about Meningococcal Disease and Meningococcal Vaccine.

Meningococcal Disease


Hazel Green High School has lots of opportunities to get involved! Visit our school website for a compete listing of our extracurricular activities, and find a place for your child today!


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.


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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