The Trojan Daily

Monday, December 3, 2018

Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our Students of the Month! These students have been working hard in the classroom, and we thank them for being great leaders for our school. Keep up the great work!

9th Grade: Donald Uzomah & Briana Anderson

10th Grade: William McGriff & Khlood Yafai

11th Grade: Presley Johnson & Ali Cowan

12th Grade: Hunter Stafford & Hailie Brand (not pictured)

Keyshawn Swims in State Finals

Keyshawn Erskine advanced to the state finals over the weekend in two events--the 50 and 100 yard freestyle. He finished 11th overall in the state in the 100 yard freestyle at Auburn on Saturday. Congratulations, Keyshawn!

Trojans & Lady Trojans Get the Win

The Lady Trojans got the sweep over the Lady Panthers of Huntsville on Friday! The JV girls were victorious with a 40-14 win, and the varsity girls won 78-22. The varsity boys earned their first win of the season over Huntsville with a final score of 54-50. All teams will take on James Clemens on Tuesday and Buckhorn on Friday. Both games are away. Let's support our teams, Trojan Nation! Way to go, Trojans!

Bowling Team Remains Undefeated in Area

At the mid-point of the season, your Hazel Green Trojan girls' and boys' bowling teams are still UNDEFEATED in area play at 5-0! The teams completed a sweep of Randolph on Friday, led by Calvin Ninh who set an HGHS bowling record of 253! We are proud of our bowling teams! This week, the teams will compete in two area matches. They take on Huntsville today and Buckhorn on Friday. Both matches will be played at 4 p.m. at Pin Palace. Let's go, Trojans!

Christmas Concerts

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Save the date for HGHS Choral Department's Christmas Concerts! There will be two concerts performed this year on December 13th at Flint River Baptist Church. This is always such a great holiday treat!

Choral Department's Spillover Christmas Showcase

There will be another chance to hear Christmas music from the HGHS Choral Department on Tuesday, December 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Box.

Trojan Ambassadors

Trojan Ambassadors will have a mandatory meeting tomorrow before and after school in the Black Box.

ACT Prep Sessions at HGHS This Week

The next ACT test date is Saturday, December 8. We will have after-school ACT prep sessions Monday-Thursday from 3:45 to 4:45. All students are welcome!

  • Monday: English in Mrs. Balash's room (S113)
  • Tuesday: Reading in Mrs. Balash's room (S113)
  • Wednesday: Math in Ms. Kuykendall's room (N118)
  • Thursday: Science in Mrs. Havner's room (S215)

Attention, Senior Parents!

If your student will be using a GI Bill or the Alabama GI Dependent Scholarship, please let Mrs. Jagielski know. If you have any questions please email her at


This Week's Athletics

Current Announcements

Reindeer Dash: HGHS is hosting our 3rd Annual Reindeer Dash with some awesome hardware on December 15th! We've got great race day shirts, some holiday medals, and a delicious pancake breakfast when you're finished! Come out and support our cross country team! Register the day of the race or at the link below.

Senior Ads: It's time to submit your senior ads for the yearbook! The deadline for submissions is February 14, 2019. Please click on the link below for details.

Senior Ad Information

Yearbooks: Yearbooks are available for purchase on MySchoolFees.

Prom Tickets: Prom Tickets are on sale for $60 each. See Mrs. Dean (C110) or Mrs. Bell (S137) to purchase.

College & Career

College Visits for Juniors & Seniors: Two college visits a year are excused but will count against you when it comes to your exams, so use your breaks wisely. Also, you must submit a prior permission absence request form before going on a visit.

Parent Meetings with College & Career Counselor: Parents of juniors and seniors are invited to sign up to meet with Mrs. Jagielski, College & Career Counselor. Dates and times have been added for December.

College Fee Waivers: Seniors who receive free or reduced lunch can receive a waiver for college applications. Most colleges will honor them. If you need one, see Mrs. Jagielski in the Guidance Office.

Meet with College Recruiters: Students may use the following links to access sign-up sheets to meet with recruiters from the universities listed below. Dates and times are listed at the top of the forms.

  • University of West Georgia: Seniors or juniors interested in meeting with the University of West Georgia recruiter on January 10th at 2:30 can sign up at the link below.

  • Martin Methodist College: Seniors or juniors interested in meeting with the recruiter from Martin Methodist College on January 10th at 2:30 can sign up at the link below.

Dates to Remember

December 20-January 4 - Winter Break

January 21- Martin Luther King, Jr Day

February 18 - President's Day

March 18-22 - Spring Break

April 19 - Weather Day

May 22 - Last Day of School

May 22 - Graduation 2PM (VBC Arena)

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!

SAFE-2-TELL Text Tip Line: Students can report bullying, threats, and dangerous activities anonymously at 256-536-8355. If you see or hear something, say something!

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.

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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