Important News & Upcoming Events

Boosters Gala/Casino Night 2018 tickets are ON SALE NOW!!!

Boosters Gala/Casino Night 2018 tickets are ON SALE NOW!!! Be sure to get your tickets so you don't miss this key event. We have good food, drinks, and great company...not to mention the Sweets & Treats Wheel, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Casino Games, and much more. Get your tickets and we will see you at the Savage Mill Great Room on Friday March 16 from 7 - 11pm. Go to to purchase your tickets today. Please do not wait as this event sells out every year!

Hammond Spring Information Fest

Student Services will hold its annual Spring Information Night on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Parents and students, please join us to listen to area experts speak on the following topics: The College Admissions Process Apprenticeships Raising Children: Can You Teach Happiness? College Life: What to Expect the First Year SAT/ACT: What’s the Difference and Which One Is for Me? Guest speakers will include representatives from area colleges, the Maryland Department of Labor, and a local counselor who was previously a counselor with HCPSS. You will have the ability to attend three sessions of your choice. Sessions will start promptly at 7:00 pm. Spirit wear will be available at 6:45

Hammond Happenings Video

Take a look at some highlights from Hammond's annual Black History Month Assembly. This assembly featured a talented cast of young men and women who used their gifts of song, speech, music, and dance to bring awareness to the plight of African Americans throughout history.

The 9th Grade College and Career Fair is seeking potential presenters

Are you a doctor? Nurse? Plumber? Engineer? Electrician? HVAC Specialist? Business Owner? We are looking for you. The 9th Grade College and Career Fair is seeking potential presenters for this school year's fair on Thursday, April 12th from 7:45am-2pm. We need your help in talking to small groups of 9th grade students about your career and what you did to achieve that career goal. If you are interested in speaking with our 9th grade students at the fair (even if just for part of the day), please contact Mrs. Mary Goff ( or Mrs. Samantha Filipiak ( for more details.

HaHS Literary and Art Magazine, The Vision, Nationally Recognized

For the second year in a row, Hammond High School’s literary and art magazine The Vision has received the ranking of Recommended for Highest Award from the National Council of Teachers of English, the second highest possible ranking. The Vision was one of 11 Maryland publications recognized for their merit in the 2017 Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines, and it is the only Howard County high school magazine recognized. Nationally, 372 high schools submitted their literary magazine for judging. This year’s edition included QR Codes that linked to student videos and music compositions, and it was the first edition students assembled as a team using Adobe InDesign, a graphic design program for formatting publications. The 2017 Editor-in-Chief of The Vision was Tess McRae and the advisor was Mary K. Goff. Congratulations to all students and staff involved in the making of the 2017 edition of The Vision! The Vision is currently accepting submissions for its 2018 edition. Please encourage your student to submit to this award winning publication. Submission f [Anchor] orms are outside room 512, Mrs. Goff’s room.

Hammond HS Named National School of Opportunity

Hammond High School has been designated a School of Opportunity by the National Education Policy Center. Hammond was recognized for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to equity and excellence by engaging in proven practices that close opportunity gaps and give all students the opportunity to succeed. Hammond is one of only eight schools in the country to earn this national recognition this year. This recognition is only possible when staff, students and parents all work together toward a common goal. Thank you for your commitment!

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