Trojan Daily

April 23, 2015

Everett Lanier Signs with Birmingham Southern

Congratulations to Everett Lanier! Everett signed his commitment letter to play football for Birmingham Southern College! Everett is an excellent student and an amazing running back, and we expect to see great things next year. Go Panthers!
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Learning Community Visits SciQuest

The Hazel Green Learning Community is visting SciQuest today as part of thier unit on weather. Special thanks to Hazel Green Funeral Home for sponsoring the trip. We are blessed with a supportive community!
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Prom Check-Outs for Tomorrow

Students attending Prom may check out on Friday, April 24th with the following guidelines:

  1. Your name MUST be on the Prom list in order to check out!
  2. Students will be released by intercom at 11:30am. At this time, you will bring a check-out note to the attendance office.
  3. To attend Prom you MUST be present in 1st and 2nd block that day.

Belk Charity Sale for JROTC

Saturday, May 2, 6:00-10:00 a.m. is Belk's Spring Charity Sale and JROTC is selling tickets for $5.00 each. The Charity Sale is a private, four-hour sale dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations. Ticket holders receive 20-70% off of Belk purchases storewide, including special savings on rarely-discounted brands, plus a $5.00 discount off the first purchase. It is a win-win-win for Belk, you, and JROTC! To purchase a ticket, see an JROTC cadet or email

Naval Academy Information Meeting

There will be an Information Meeting at the Huntsville Library, Thursday, May 21, 4:00-7:00 pm, for all students (middle school through high school) and parents who want to learn more about the Naval Academy and becoming an officer in the Navy and Marine Corps. Local Blue and Gold Officers will be available, and there will be a presentation about the Academy and admissions process.
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ACT Tip for the Day

Best ACT Reading Prep Strategies, Tips, and Tricks - 3 Steps to Raising Your ACT Reading Score

Best ACT Reading Prep Strategies, Tips, and Tricks - 3 Steps to Raising Your ACT Reading Score
Make sure you take advantage of the FREE ACT being administered in school to all juniors on April 28th! A good ACT score is key to college admissions and Scholarship money. Be prepared! Check out the free resources available on our ACT page.

Current Announcements

Prom Information

Senior Information

Special Programs

Dates to Remember

April 24 - May 21 - ACT Quality Core End of Course Tests -English 10 & Algebra

April 24 - Prom
April 28 - ACT Plus Writing (11th Grade)

April 30 - Six-Week Progress Reports

May 1 - Trial of the Trojans 5K
May 4 - Athletic Physicals

May 12 - Senior Breakfast (8:15am), Senior Awards Day (9:00am)

May 13 - Freshman Awards Day (9:00am), Sophomore Awards Day (10:30am)

May 14 - Junior Awards Day (9:00am)

May 20 - Students dismiss at 12:00pm, Graduation (3:00pm at VBC Arena)

May 21 - Last Day for Students

May 28 - Report Cards

Permanent Announcements

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!

Positive and Productive Days - Visit to read Mr. Long's blog. Look for posts each week!

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 received 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

First Priority/FCS
meets every Tuesday morning at 8:00 in the Choir Room. 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.

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.

Pay for your child’s meals from the convenience of your home or office 24/7

Click on the following link: .

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 .

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