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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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Homecoming Tomorrow

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:54am

Saturday 10/13 -- Homecoming Pancake Breakfast 8am -10am ($7 for adults, $3 for kids 6 and under) Homecoming Parade 11am (Village Center) Homecoming Football Game vs. Wilde Lake (Stadium) 1pm Dance (Gym) 7pm-10pm -- TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED PRIOR TO EVENT
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Music Boosters Car Wash

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:25am

Music Boosters is sponsoring a CAR WASH Saturday, 9/29 10a-4p at the Savage Exxon (8850 Gorman Rd, Laurel). Please come get your car washed by our amazing Band, Choir and Orchestra students and help support the Music Department. $15 suggested donation per car.
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Volleyball Blue Game!! (10/2)

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:24am

On Tuesday, October 2nd, Hammond's volleyball program will be hosting a Blue Game for Juvenile Diabetes Awareness. During all three home matches, Freshmen at 3:30, JV at 4:30, and Varsity at 5:30, the Lady Bears will be selling baked goods outside of the gym and donating all proceeds to JDRF. We hope you can spread the word and come out and support the cause!
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Upcoming Spirit Wear Purchasing Opportunities:

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:33am

Upcoming Spirit Wear Purchasing Opportunities: Show your HaHS pride by getting the latest apparel. Cash, check, MasterCard, or Visa accepted. Mon. Oct. 8 - Fri. Oct. 12: Spirit Week in the school store during lunch periods Fri. Oct. 12: at the JV football game Sat. Oct. 13: at the Homecoming pancake breakfast 8AM
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THEATRE DEPT NEWS

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:32am

The first tech meeting for A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be held after school on Wednesday, 9/26 from 2:20-3pm. Please join us to learn more about the show and the ways you can get involved back stage with sets, lights, sound, costumes or props. Students on tech crew can earn service hours! Email Mrs. Tobiason at LTobiason@hcpss.org for more information and check out the rehearsal calendar at https://www.hammondhightheatre.org/midsummer
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ACT and SAT Prep

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:40am

Is Your College-Bound Student Taking the SAT or ACT Soon? Register NOW for Comprehensive and Convenient In-Person SAT and/or ACT Prep at Hammond High School! The Answer Class helps students gain confidence in their test-taking abilities and teaches tips and strategies on timing, guessing, and scoring. Students get the prep they need and the school benefits too: 20% of all tuition collected is donated to Hammond High School! To date, more than 5,300 students have taken The Answer Class and over 97% of them say they would recommend it to a friend! Winter 2018 ACT Prep at Hammond HS T/Th Jan. 29 & 31 from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Regular Tuition is only $159/class OR $249 for the SAT/ACT combination package. Early bird Discount! Register at least one week ahead of your course and save $10! Register today at: http://www.theanswerclass.com/
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Student Page Program

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 8:31am

Every year each high school gets to nominate ONE senior to represent Hammond to the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program. If your senior would like to apply to be nominated, please submit a letter explaining your interest in the program, and a resume to Mr. Livieratos, the Social Studies ITL. More information can be found at: http://dls.maryland.gov/careers/student-page-program/. Applications are due to Mr. Livieratos by October 1st.
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#GoldenBearsNeverGrowUp - Homecoming 2018

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:38am

The 2018 Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday, October 13th from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. Tickets can be purchased for $15 online from September 14th – October 7th. Or, they can be purchased during all lunches for $15 from October 1st – 5th. On October 8th, tickets will be $20 and sold during all lunches in the cafeteria or after school in room 604 from 2:15 – 2:45pm. No tickets will be sold after October 8th. Online tickets must be picked up on October 9th during all lunch shifts. Before you can purchase your ticket, please make sure all obligations are paid off and your Family File is completed. You must bring a photo ID or schedule to purchase a ticket and to enter the dance. No one will be allowed to enter after 8:00pm. Guest forms are available in the front office and must be completed by October 1st. Tickets are not exchangeable or refundable.
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Please Become a Member of Hammond Boosters - 100% Of The Funds Raise Go To Hammond Programs

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:37am

Hammond Families - Please consider becoming a member of Hammond Boosters! This organization donates over $30,000 each year to fund programs at Hammond High School. All of our athletic teams, music department, dance, theater, choir, clubs, and academic programs benefit from the money raised. Some of the projects HaHs Boosters has funded are the electronic marquee, lighting for dance/theater, funding the newspaper, new musical instruments, helping the Model UN, and so much more! Your membership fee will go 100% to funding our school's programs and is also 100% tax deductible. You can join electronically by going to http://www.hammondboosters.org/memberships/ or if you wish to pay via cash or check, download/fill out the attachment and return it to Mr. Lerner, the HaHs Athletics and Activities Manager. Thank you so much for your consideration. HaHs Booster Membership Form.pdf

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