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Outdoor Track Interest Meeting

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:44am

There 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 kimberley_williams@hcpss.org or Javon Wright at javon_wright@hcpss.org.
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Hammond HS Named National School of Opportunity

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:42am

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! https://vimeo.com/252378864
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Spring Sports Parent and Athlete Meeting/Paperwork Turn-In 2/22 @6:30

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:33pm

Spring 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.
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Hammond High Fills Empty Bowls for Grassroots 2/23 @5:30

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:17am

Hammond High School’s National Art Honor Society, Art Club and Culinary Arts Department are hosting “Empty Bowls 2018,” a community fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, on Friday, February 23rd, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, in the cafeteria. Admission is $10 and includes an all-you-can-eat soup and bread dinner and a handmade ceramic bowl. Soups are made fresh and donated by faculty, parents and students. The ceramic soup bowls have been created by Hammond High School students. The soups are made by faculty and students participating in the Hammond High School Culinary Arts program. All of the proceeds from the event go to Grassroots, Howard County’s only 24-hour crisis center and homeless shelter. The National Art Honor Society was founded by the National Art Education Association to inspire and recognize students with an outstanding ability in art and to bring art education to the attention of the school and the community. Columbia-based Grassroots is staffed by professional crisis counselors who answer 24-hour hotlines, see walk-ins in need of immediate counseling assistance, operate the mobile crisis team which responds to community emergencies, and manage the county’s emergency shelter for homeless men, women and families. No reservations are necessary for Empty Bowls, and attendees pay at the door. Hammond High School is located at 8800 Guilford Rd. in Columbia. For more information, call 410-313-7615.
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A Little Night Music SATURDAY 2/3 @7pm!

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:21am

A Little Night Music The Hammond Music Department is excited to invite you to a cabaret-style dinner full of delicious food and fantastic music, all provided by Hammond music students. While students serve you a three-course pasta dinner, others from the Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Choir will entertain you with an exciting variety of great music. A Little Night Music takes place on Saturday, February 3rd at 7:00pm in the Hammond Cafeteria. Tickets can be purchased at www.hammondmusicboosters.weebly.com . Questions can be sent to Ms. Larsson at jengus123@verizon.net. Get your tickets soon!
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Winter Dance Concert Tonight and Friday!

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:19am

The Hammond Dance Department’s Annual Winter Dance Concert is this Thursday, January 18th and Friday, January 19th at 7:30pm. Tickets cost $7.0 and will be available at the door.
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Hammond's Got Talent is looking for you!

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:18pm

Do you sing, dance, do martial arts, play an instrument, or have another “hidden” talent? Then we would love to have you be a part of Hammond’s Got Talent. Auditions will be January 10th, 11th, 12th. Please stop by room 218 to pick up an audition packet.
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NEW TIME! Attention 9th grade parents!

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:16pm

The 9th grade team will be hosting MIDTERM MOMENTUM on Tuesday, January 16th from 7-8pm in the cafeteria. Come learn about the midterm exam process and studying tips. You will be able to get study guides for exams early! Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Attention Freshmen and Sophomores!

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:15pm

Did you miss attending Career Academy ARL shadow days in November? Here’s another chance to visit the ARL in January. It will not be too late to adjust your course selections for next year if you decide to enroll in an ARL academy. January 30 (Snow date Feb. 6): AM Programs for Sophomores: Computer Networking, Architectural Design, Automotive Technology, Systems and Project Engineering, Graphic Design, or Academy of Finance January 31 (Snow date Feb. 7): AM Programs for Sophomores– Construction Management, Biotechnology, Computer Essentials - Cybersecurity, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, or Animation and Interactive Media January 31 (Snow date Feb. 7): PM Programs for Sophomores: Health Professions or Hotel and Restaurant Management Freshman only may attend the Aerospace Engineering program or the Early College Program in Cybersecurity on the morning of February 1st (Snow date Feb. 8). Permission slips for all shadow experiences are available in Student Services. Deadline to sign up is January 16th.
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It's Academic

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:15pm

Hammond's It's Academic team is in need of donations for its upcoming Green Eggs & Hammond tournament that will be held on Sat., Jan. 13th. The students on the team have spent months putting together an academic tournament that will host nearly 40 teams from the Baltimore/D.C. area. Any contribution is greatly appreciated: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4ca9a82cabf94-green. Thank you for supporting Hammond's It's Academic team!

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