Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:57amStudent 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
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 7:43amDon’t miss this last chance – to come to a Leadership U Information Session!! Give your sophomore the opportunity to have an experience that will be a highlight of his or her high school career. Come hear from LU grads and learn what the program is all about. Our final information session is Thursday, March 1 at Miller Library from 7-8pm. Parents and students in both 9th and 10th grade are encouraged to attend. Additional information is available at http://www.leadershiphc.org/leadership-u-2/ or email Meg Ignacio firstname.lastname@example.org. Online applications are due March 15, 2018.
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 7:42amPTSA is looking for a few volunteers on Friday, March 2, to help with the Honor Roll and exemplary attendance celebration. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4faaab2ea2f58-honor1
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 8:42amBoosters 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 http://www.hammondboosters.org to purchase your tickets today. Please do not wait as this event sells out every year!
Fri, 02/02/2018 - 7:55amHammond's Got Talent is back! Please come out on Thursday February 15th to see and hear our talented students. Doors will open at 6:45 and the show will begin at 7:00. Tickets will only be sold at the door and will be $5. We look forward to an entertaining evening. Hope to see you there!
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 7:58amFor 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.
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 7:54amHammond's Theatre department is proud to present The Wedding Singer March 1-2 at 7pm and March 3 at 2 & 7pm. This hilarious, sweet musical based on the Adam Sandler movie captures the fun of the 1980's through catchy songs, colorful costumes and funky dance moves. Tickets purchased in advance are $10. Tickets at the door are $12. Please note: The show is rated PG-13 for mature themes and some adult language. For more information about the cast list and a link to ticket sales, please visit: http://www.hammondhightheatre.org/tws Email Mrs. Tobiason at LTobiason@hcpss.org with any questions.
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:44amThere will be an Outdoor Track interest meeting in the Cafeteria directly after school on January 30th. All students interested in participating this spring should plan to attend this brief meeting. If you have questions please contact Kim Williams at email@example.com or Javon Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:42amHammond 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! https://vimeo.com/252378864
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:33pmSpring Sports Parent and Athlete Meeting/Paperwork Turn-In - February 22 @ 6:30 PM in the Cafeteria Attention all spring athletes (track, baseball, softball, and lacrosse). The spring sports parent/athlete meeting is set for 2/22 at 6:30 PM in the HaHs Cafeteria. Please bring with you all required forms for participation that have not been submitted through a parent's hcpss connect account. You will have an opportunity to meet the coaches and ask questions about the tryout procedures as well.