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Underclassmen Picture Day MAKE UPS

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 8:22am

Underclassmen Picture Day MAKE UPS are scheduled for Friday, November 16th. Students who have not yet taken a picture should take their portrait on this date during their English class. Students wishing to retake portraits for purchased photo packages can retake photos on this date as well. Contact Lifetouch Customer Service with any questions, 410-644-7700 or UCAnswers@lifetouch.com.
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An Overview of the HCPSS G/T Program

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 8:23am

An Overview of the HCPSS G/T Program Please join the Gifted & Talented Parent Advisory Committee for this year's first Parent Academy on Wednesday, October 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 p.m at Howard High School. The HCPSS G/T Office will be presenting an Overview of the GT Education Program offerings from elementary through high school. GTAC Parent Academies are seminars open to all interested families in the county. You will find information for this event in the attached flier and linked online here: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoY3Bzc2d0YWN8Z3g6NTk2NDEwYmQxZjIxNDc3Zg
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Powderpuff Game 10/15!!

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 8:45am

Powderpuff Game 10/15!! Come watch the 2018 powderpuff game, Class of 2019 Seniors vs. Class of 2020 Juniors! When? 6pm-8pm tonight 10/15/18. Where? The Football Field (Turf) Admission is only $3, Come Support your Golden Bears!!!
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RELIVE THE BEST SPIRIT WEEK IN HOWARD COUNTY!

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 8:41am

RELIVE THE BEST SPIRIT WEEK IN HOWARD COUNTY! Want to relive all of the great memories made during this SPIRIT WEEK? Pre-order your copy of the 2019 YEARBOOK! On sale now for only $65 until 10/26 – the lowest price this year. Don’t want to wait until school starts to pick them up? Purchase “ship-to-home” for only $6 extra. Visit http://www.jostensyearbooks.com/ for more details. Preordering is the only way to GUARANTEE you’ll get a copy. We will sell out!
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Cultural Proficiency

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:30am

Check out this awesome video highlighting Hammond High School’s 3rd Annual Cultural Proficiency Workshop Series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKGm-aNkBek&feature=youtu.be
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PTSA Help Needed

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:29am

Our PTSA is starting a new tradition this year by assisting the SGA and our staff with refreshments and volunteers at the dance! We appreciate your help with both! Food donations can be dropped off at the school all week or prior to the dance between 6-6:30pm. Please mark them for Homecoming. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4faaab2ea2f58-homecoming
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After Prom

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:31am

After Prom Ever wonder what happens at After Prom each year? Come join our meeting and help plan activities for our students this prom season. After Prom planning meeting Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 pm in the teacher's lounge. No experience necessary. All are welcome.
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Theatre Dept News

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:30am

-Work day for tech crew on Wednesday, October 10th from 2:30-4:30. We will be painting, going over safe tool usage and training on light and sound boards. -If you'd like to submit an ad to the Midsummer program, please visit: https://www.hammondhightheatre.org/midsummer Program ad submissions are due by Friday, October 12th and payment should follow within one week of content submission. All ads are in color and will be seen by over 1,000 audience members! -For anyone in the cast or crew who would like to march in the homecoming parade, please be out in front of Amherst House in the village center at 10am on Saturday, 10/13. Midsummer shirts will be in by then, so make sure yours is paid for so you can pick it up and wear it with us!
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PIZZA WARS

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 8:35am

MONDAY 10/8 from 7pm-9pm The annual food-eating contest previous held at Cheeburger Cheeburger and Buffalo Wild Wings is now being held at Hammond's cafeteria with Pizza Wars, how many slices of pizza each class can eat between the hours of 7 and 9pm tonight??? The winner receives points for Battle of the Classes. RULES: Pre-order by Monday and pick up your tickets at the door or you may purchase at the door You will receive 1 ticket PER food item you purchase, so 1 slice of pizza = 1 ticket. You will take your ticket(s) into the cafeteria and use them to "purchase" your food items There will be two volunteers by each food station to 1) give you your food and to 2) place your ticket into voting boxes for each class. People submit all their tickets to vote for their class or they can spread them out across multiple classes. The class to have the MOST amount of tickets (aka - food items eaten) by 9pm will WIN points toward Battle of the Classes
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Winter Sports Information

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 8:06am

Basketball, Indoor Track, Wrestling, Cheer, and Allied Bowling Winter sports tryouts start are right around the corner with a start date of 11/15. Here are some important dates and some important information for you. The window for online paperwork submissions for winter sports opens 10/1/18. See the attached directions for how to submit forms. Paper copies of forms are accepted, but online is highly preferred. Online submissions MUST come through a PARENT'S HCPSS Connect account. 11/15 - Tryouts begin! Times and locations for tryouts will come out shortly. REMINDER: 1st Quarter grades will determine academic eligibility for winter sports. Athletes MUST have at least a 2.0 weighted GPA with no more than 1 failing grade. Coaches Contact Information: Boys Basketball - Mike Salapata - michael_salapata@hcpss. Girls Basketball - Ryan Hudy -ryanhudy@gmail.com Cheer - Katie Runyen -Katierunyenn77@gmail.com Indoor Track - Jaovon Wright -jaovon_wright@hcpss.org Allied Bowling - Pam Rahnama -pamela_rahnama@hcpss.org Wrestling - Will Yeo -william_yeo@hcpss.org

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