Trojan Daily

October 14, 2016

It's Football Friday!!!

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Photo from Twitter @trojantempo

College of the Day #TrojansApply

Auburn University

Hazel Green Graduates: Mrs. Morrison, Mrs. Bowling, Mrs. Scroggins

Admission Requirements: 24 ACT; 3.25 GPA

Annual Cost of Tuition, Books, Room/Board: $24,000

Students Receiving Financial Aid: 70%


Remember that you have to complete your FAFSA to get financial aid! Make sure you register for FAFSA help night on October 24, and you can apply to college on Trojans Apply Day November 1.

Trojan Ambassador Meeting

There will be a Trojan Ambassador meeting on Tuesday, October 18, before and after school in the Construction Academy classroom.

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Cross Country

The cross country team will race again on Saturday in the Robin Gaines Team Trail at Bob Jones High School. The varsity girls' race begins at 9 a.m. followed by the varsity boys' race at 9:40 a.m.

Photo from Twitter @HazelGreenXC

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Applying Knowledge in Algebraic Connections

Mrs. Brock's Algebraic Connection students played war games using slope-intercept to determine their enemy's battleship path.
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Shed for Sale

The shed built by Construction Academy students is now complete and for sale! Great job, students! The shed measures 8' x 12' and would be perfect for all of your storage needs. Contact the Construction Academy if interested.

Photo from Twitter @HGCAcademy

Athletic Schedules


Pictures: Senior proofs will be handed out during lunch on Monday, October 17. Orders and money for senior pictures (including orders for senior pictures taken during the summer) will be taken during lunch on Monday, October 24.

Balfour will be at HGHS during lunch on Thursday, October 20, and Friday, October 21, for make up orders. This includes make up orders for announcements, caps and gowns, and class rings.

Senior Quotes: It's senior quotes time! If you are a member of the Class of 2017, submit a special quotation, favorite saying, or personal motto. Your quotation will be featured in the senior section of the yearbook beneath your name.

Follow the link to submit your quote:

​Deadline for submission has been extended.

Senior Event Schedule: This schedule includes everything from prom to AP tests!

Current Announcements

PSAT Preparation Seminars: The PSAT will be administered in Madison County schools on Wednesday, October 19. This test is the qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship Program, the most prestigious scholarship program in the nation. Students in grades 10 & 11 who score well on this exam qualify for a wide range of corporate and university sponsored scholarships.

The Madison County School System is offering a series of three PSAT preparation seminars:

  • October 11--PSAT test format; Test-taking strategies specific to the PSAT; PSAT Math

  • October 12--PSAT Math

  • October 18--PSAT Reading and Writing

Sophomores and juniors interested in attending these sessions need to complete the survey linked below.

Pictures: This week during 5th block, UNDERCLASSMEN proofs are being handed out. Students may turn in orders to Mrs. Sharp in the front office.

Gaming Event: There will be a gaming event on Friday, October 14, immediately after school. The cost will be $7. Please bring any games or consoles you wish to play.

Yearbooks are on sale now for $65! You can purchase a yearbook online at MySchoolFees.

BBQ Plates: The Track and Field Team is pre-selling BBQ plate tickets for Saturday, October 29. Plates can be picked up in the cafeteria between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pick up your plates before you tailgate or settle in to watch football! See a Track and Field athlete or Coach Knight to buy your tickets!

Golf Team's Fundraisers: Pecan Sale The Trojan Golf Team is selling pecans again this year! These were a huge success last year and were delivered before Thanksgiving and will be again this year. Please see the attached list of choices and prices. (Pecan List) If you're interested in ordering, please email Coach Beard at Orders will be accepted until November 10th, and money must be turned in by then. Money can be dropped off at the front office and will be directed to Coach Beard.

Business Sponsors Also, the Trojan Golf Team is looking for local business sponsors for this year. All businesses that donate $100 will have their company name (along with all other sponsors) displayed on the team's banner which is displayed at all home matches. This year's home course is the Robert Trent Jones Trail at Hampton Cove. We would greatly appreciate all the support for this portion of the Trojan Nation! Any businesses interested, please click on the link for a copy of the sponsorship form. (Business Sponsorship) These and the money can be turned in to the front office to be directed to Coach Beard. If you have any questions concerning the sponsorship please contact Coach Beard at Sponsorships will be taken until November 10th.

Foreign Language Department's Fundraiser: Please consider supporting the HGHS Foreign Language Department! Teachers would like to purchase Chromebooks and ancillary hardware for their classrooms. Go to the fundraiser website for more information.

Band's Fruit Sale: The HGHS band will be selling fruit from now until October 17th. If interested, please call, text, or email Teri Burke at or 2565087925. Click here for information and prices. You can also order fruit online and choose to have your order delivered to the school or directly to your home. If you prefer not to order online, see a band member or contact Teri Burke. Fruit will be delivered after Thanksgiving. Click here to order online!

HOSA'S T-Shirt Sale: HOSA is selling pink t-shirts for $10 and encourages the student body to wear pink on Wednesdays during the month of October for breast cancer awareness. Students can stop by Mrs. Thomson's or Mrs. Anderson's room to pick up shirts.

HOSA's Wreath Sale: HOSA is also selling live Christmas wreaths for delivery before Christmas. If you would like to purchase a wreath, please contact a HOSA member. Prices range from $15 to $25.

Football's Mattress Fundraiser: On Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. our Hazel Green Football Program is hosting a Mattress Sale fundraising event. This event has been VERY successful at school districts across Alabama and the US over the last 8 years. We are excited to have this event here at Hazel Green!

The mattresses are extremely high quality and have outstanding full replacement warranties. Top brands are available including Simmons and Restonic. Delivery is available, as is free layaway. All styles and sizes are available for you to lay on including plush, firm, pillow-tops, memory foam, latex, gel, and hybrids. They are brand new with full factory warranties. Adjustable beds and pillows are also available. Most importantly, every purchase helps support the football program.

The mattresses are also deeply discounted at up to 50% below retail stores! Twenty-four mattress sets will be on display; prices range from $249 to $2500. Prices go up from one set to another approximately $100, so we have something for everyone. You can also purchase a mattress only if you don’t need the box spring.

If you are in the market for a mattress set, or if you know someone who might need a mattress, please help spread the word. Our event is Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Wooley Gym. You can save a lot of money on a mattress set and support the kids on the team. Please tell your friends about this event and help support our program and our community!

For more information, check out our event page at:

Thank you for supporting our football program!

Coach Wagnon

Hazel Green High Football

Trojan Armor: Support the Trojans by wearing Trojan Armor! See Mrs. Sharp in the main office or Mrs. Helton in the attendance office to buy Trojan Armor.

You can also purchase Trojan Armor online at MySchoolFees and have your shirt(s) shipped directly to your home! Click here to shop online now!

Football Tickets: We would like to introduce you to a new online ticketing service, Preptix, that we are using at Hazel Green this year. We will be offering the availability for you to purchase tickets to our home sporting events online at

Varsity home football tickets are currently available for sale online. Also, some away game tickets can be purchased online, depending on if the opposing team is using Preptix as well. All Hazel Green home and away sporting events that have tickets available for sale online will be found at the weblink below: Green

The above online tickets will enter through the pass gate on Friday night.

Tickets will be on sale at Hazel Green Pharmacy the week of the game also.

We will sell student tickets to the students on Friday home games during lunch for $4.00.

We are offering the above options to buy tickets because the lines get long especially around 6:30 p.m.

Student Season Passes: We are going to try something new this year and offer a STUDENT season pass to all of our home athletic events. The cost is $50. This will get the student in to any athletic event, excluding AHSAA playoff games or jamboree type events. The pass is scannable, so the pass will work for one scan per event.

You can buy the pass two ways:

1. Buy online at, bring receipt to the main office, and Mrs. Sharp will issue the student the pass.

2. Bring cash to the main office, pay Mrs. Sharp, and she will issue the pass.

Student Season Passes will e​​nter through the pass gate at football games and the regular gates at the other athletic events.

Pizza Deal: Every Monday after a football game, away or home, win or lose, Papa John's is doing BOGO pizza of equal or lesser value free.

Pick Up or Delivery (Hazel Green location only)

Flyers for Special Programs and Scholarships

Please see the links below to separate Smore flyers that have been created to organize this information. Right now, there are not many items on each flyer, but these will fill up quickly as more scholarship opportunities and special programs are announced. When new opportunities are announced, they will be posted once at the top of the Trojan Daily and then added to the appropriate flyer for future reference.

Dates to Remember

November 11 - Veteran's Day

November 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break

December 19-January 2 - Winter Break

January 3 - Staff Development Day (no school for students)

January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 20 - President's Day

February 21 - Staff Development Day (no school for students)

March 13-17 - Spring Break

April 28 - Weather Day

May 25 - Last School Day for Students

Permanent Announcements

Remind Group: Sign up for our school-wide Remind group this year if you want to stay connected more to what's going on at HGHS. Click here to learn how to join the group!

Parent Email Group: Join the HGHS parent email group to receive the Trojan Daily emails and other important messages from Mr. Long. Click here to go to the website, and then click "subscribe to this group" on the left side of the page.

Faculty Contact Information: Visit our faculty contact page to see a listing of HGHS's faculty and staff members by department. The links will take you to the school website where you can send the teacher an email. Faculty Contact Information

Social Worker: Please feel free to contact Kristin Masterski, our social worker, with any resource needs at 256-759-1893. Remember that you can find clothes, school supplies, and hygiene items in the HGHS Free "Shop" located in Mrs. Cantrell's office.

Wish list for the nurse's clinic at Hazel Green High School:

  • Small bathroom size cups for meds.
  • Lysol wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Sanitary pads
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Bandaids--all sizes

Thank you for your support of the students at HGHS!

Counseling and Guidance Department: At Hazel Green High School, our professional school counselors are William Heard, Anita Hutchison, and Dana Creech. The Hazel Green High School Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Department meets with students in individual and group sessions, class level meetings, and refers students to outside agencies, teachers, administrators, technical institutions and post secondary institutions. Students are encouraged to set up appointments through our guidance office sign in sheet to talk with their counselor with any questions or concerns. Parents or students feel free to call on us at 256-851-3220 in helping you to maximize your children's high school experience and future goals.

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.

We're going green at “the Green”. The Hazel Green High School Learning Community needs your old cell phones, gold jewelry, ink jet printer cartridges, laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, digital video cameras, GPS devices, radar detectors, and Kindle & Sony book readers. These items can be working or non-working and can be dropped off at the front office or in room S132. 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.

Online Payments: You may now pay fees and purchase tickets to sporting events online. Go to

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