Trojan Daily

December 15, 2015

Mrs. Giles Class is Serious About Solving the Pi Situation!

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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.

Scottsboro & Lee Tri-Bowling Match

Big win for the Ladies Bowling Team last night over Sparkman. Taylor Hall led the team with a 199! The Trojans will compete in a tri-match against Scottsboro at our home alley in Pin Palace, December 15th at 4:00 PM. Look forward to seeing everyone there!

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!

French Club & Honor Society Pictures

The French Club and Honor Society will be taking pictures after school below the center stairwell, Tuesday, December 15th!

FCCLA Christmas Party Today

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

Final Exam Schedule

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.

Basketball Highlights

The Varsity Girls pick up another win, 39-36 over Lee High School! December 18th, the Trojan Nation will head to James Clemens High School! Varsity Boys will tip off at 7:30 PM; Varsity Girls and Freshman Boys at 6:00 PM, and Junior Varsity Teams at 4:30 PM. Also, take a look at the upcoming Huntsville Times Class Tournament Bracket.

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!

HG Ambassadors

Ambassadors interested in volunteering to work the Robotic Event held here January 8th-9th can sign-up outside the attendance office.

Upcoming Festivities

During the week of January 18th-22nd, we will be celebrating HOOPCOMING. We will be out of school on January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be a home game against Columbia on January 19th. The Copier Fundraiser will be on January 20th, and a pep rally that Friday and home game against James Clemens. More details to come.

The 2016 ISI Essay Contest: “What Is Conservatism?”

Each year Intercollegiate Studies Institute invites undergraduate students to participate in the ISI essay contest for a chance to explore timeless questions and to win up to $5,000. This year we're exploring the question: What is conservatism? Get the details and register for this contest here. The deadline for essay submissions is March 14th!

Air Force Academy

If you want, more information about the Air Force Academy, please contact your area's admissions advisor, as well as the Admissions Liaison Officer (ALO) who lives in your community for your school. You can find those contacts here. Click here for all the application steps and a link to a smartphone app checklist. Read more about Nominations to determine the categories that you are eligible for, then contact your appropriate nominating authority to make a request. Students should request a nomination in all categories for which they are eligible, and do so as early as possible! The majority of our events are held in the fall and spring, with fewer events in the summer months. To learn more about the Academy, check for an event!

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

January 18-22 - HOOPCOMING Week

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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