An opportunity to be a part of all of the events and community that the NAHS sponsors without the GPA requirements or time commitments. All students interested in the Visual Arts are welcome! Meeting most Thursdays in the Main Art Room (230) from 2:15- 3:30. See Hammond School Calendar for Meeting days and Events.
Students meet once a month to discuss student chosen books. The books we read cover a vast range or genres; there is something for everyone!
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FBLA is a career and technical student organization that prepares students for careers in business. Our chapter meets monthly and participates in competitive events as well as multiple conferences throughout the school year. For more information contact Mrs. Fitzpatrick.
Our Golden Bear Mentor Program is designed as an extension of our Bear Time Advisory program. Teacher advisors work to empower our students who are struggling academically to be advocates for their own success. The program specifically targets students with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or below and who do not have any other formal academic supports in the building. These students work closely with their mentor/advisor to help identify academic and personal goals and strategies to improve or maintain progress towards those goals.
Green Team is a group of students and teachers at Hammond that strive to educate the school and local community on how to be environmentally friendly. We've obtained Green School status and continue to implement new ideas in order to maintain it. We meet every other Wednesday from 2:15-3:15 in Rm 222.
International Thespian Society is an honor society for students who have earned the necessary points to join. ITS holds monthly meetings, produces the Winter Assembly performance, promotes theatre department activities and does community service projects.
Community service, GPA, Attendance and a passion for the Visual Arts are all part of the requirements in this Honor Society. Meeting most Thursdays in the Main Art Room (230) from 2:15- 3:30. See Hammond School Calendar for Meeting days and Events.
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
We meet every other Wednesday to make no sew fleece blankets for Howard County's Chapter of Project Linus.
Hammond currently makes the most blankets of any HoCo school.
Ursa Major is a robotics team that competes in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) competition. The team is given a new challenge each year and must design and build a robot that meets the challenge in a six week build window. The club allows students utilize what they learned in the classroom in a real world hands on situation. Some of the areas students can get involved in are: Mechanical Design / Build, Electrical Design / Build, Programming, Web Design, System Engineering, Project Management, Business M
The science club at Hammond High School aims to strengthen the student body’s conceptual and experimental scientific knowledge in fields including, but not limited to Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physics. This the primary goal of the organization and, in order to accomplish it, the science club will attempt to educate club members and other interested parties through lessons, demonstrations, and first hand experimentations.
The purpose of the Science National Honor Society Chapter at Hammond High School (Chapter #1038) is to encourage participation in and recognition of scientific and intellectual thought. It is to advance the students’ knowledge of science, to communicate with the scientific community, and to aid the community with its comprehension of science. It is to encourage students to participate in community service and, in turn, encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all mankind.
The Student Leadership Cadre at Hammond High School is a group of 10th-12th grade students, selected through an application process each June, who serve as ambassadors for the school, participate in leadership and service activities, plan schoolwide Advisory activities, and provide feedback to the administration.
The Bear Press has long been the school’s source of information and interesting editorials. The staff have built the program from the ground up over the years and now produce many fine papers including many articles and topics of discussion. This year's journalism class is the product of this and now plans to output monthly articles with many illustrations in color and in-depth articles. Bear Press sponsor and teacher Mr.Osborne leads the class and keeps The Bear Press staff involved and efficient, and makes sure the staff writers are meeting their deadlines.
The Vision, Hammond's nationally recognized literary and art publication, provides a creative outlet for students to express individuality and convey artistic messages through a variety of rhetorical genres and diverse mediums. Our goal is to highlight the creative talent of Hammond's student body and create a community of expressive and unique artists and writers. We are always looking for submissions, as well as students who are interested in putting the magazine together in the spring. The Vision also holds Writers' Workshops for Hammond's creative writers.
An open club for all students interested in group gameplay. Meeting 2:15-3:30 on Wednesday in the Photo Lab.
Yearbook is a “club” that is an actual class you take during the school day. In this class, you have the responsibility for creating and publishing the current year’s edition of Impressions, Hammond High School’s Yearbook! You must be enrolled in Yearbook I, II, III, or IV to participate. Level III and IV of the course earns an Honors level credit. This course is open to all grade levels.