Tue, 11/20/2018 - 8:02amCINDERELLA AUDITIONS All Hammond students are invited to audition for "Cinderella" (the Broadway version). The show performs March 14-16, 2019 and auditions begin on Tuesday, November 27. All the required paperwork can be found at: https://www.hammondhightheatre.org/cinderella Any student who is academically eligible from quarter 1 is welcome to audition. All auditioning students must attend the choreography audition on 11/27 from 2:30-4:30pm and then sign up for a half hour time slot on 11/28 or 11/29 to sing a short section of a "Cinderella" song. The Sign Up Genius can be accessed through the link above and the accompaniment tracks are on the website as well. Hard copies of paperwork are also available in the drama room. Please email Mrs. Tobiason if you have any questions at LTobiason@hcpss.org.
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:26amCINDERELLA AUDITION INFO MEETING: Friday, 11/16 at 2:20 The audition info meeting for the March musical Cinderella will be held in the drama room on Friday, 11/16. We will be passing out paperwork, answering questions and providing some tips for success. Email Mrs. Tobiason with any questions at LTobiason@hcpss.org THEATRE EXPO! Friday, 11/16 3:00-4:30pm Want to get a taste of theatre? Want to improve your performance skills? Come to the ITS Theatre Expo! No sign up is required, just walk in and join the fun. Join us on Friday, November 16th after the Cinderella information meeting in the theatre room, room 104. Learn about many aspects of theatre - like dancing, improv, auditioning, and tech - as well as real life skills such as public speaking and creative writing. Hope to see you there!
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:25amThe Annual Canned Food Drive has started! We are accepting donations from now until Friday, November 16. Please support the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Savage, Maryland, by donating cans and other non-perishable food items. Bring all your donations to your first period teacher and your class may win a Chick-fil-a breakfast! Thanks for supporting our community during this season of thanksgiving.
Fri, 11/09/2018 - 8:29amEvery year our PTSA hosts a luncheon for the Hammond staff during conference week, this year is Monday 11/19. This helps to fuel them for some long days and gives the teachers more time to prepare so they do not have to worry about running out. While the PTSA has budgeted for the main items, help with a few other things is needed. If you are interested in helping, please click on this link and sign up today: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F4FAAAB2EA2F58-fall1
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 8:29amMr. Seibel wins Assistant Principal of the Year Award Congratulations to Mr. John Seibel, our 9th grade Administrator, for being recognized for his outstanding leadership! He is an amazing figure in our school and community. Click on the link attached for details regarding this award. https://news.hcpss.org/news-posts/2018/10/hammond-high-ap-wins-assistant-principal-of-the-year-award/
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 8:21amTHEATRE DEPARTMENT NEWS Hear ye! Hear ye! Hammond's Theatre department is proud to present its first Shakesperean production! Join us for a hilarious, romantic romp through the woods outside Athens high school in 1957 as we present A Midsummer Night's Dream Thursday, November 8-Saturday, November 10 at 7pm and November 10th at 2pm. This show is fun for all ages and features a talented cast of over 30 actors. For more information, please visit https://www.hammondhightheatre.org/midsummer where you can view the cast list (some roles are doubled) and purchase tickets (only $10 in advance!). Please contact Lauren Tobiason with any questions at LTobiason@hcpss.org
Wed, 10/24/2018 - 8:25amHammond Boosters Gala - 3/15/19 It’s time to start planning for the Boosters annual GALA that will be held Friday, March 15th at The Great Room in Savage Mill. The gala committee will have their first meeting on Thursday, November 1st at 7pm in the teacher’s lounge. If you would like to join the committee and all the fun we are going to have planning, please join us! Questions? Contact, Tracy Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon, 10/22/2018 - 8:24amStarting Monday Nov 5, parents/guardians are invited to login to the HCPSS Parent Portal to schedule conferences with teachers for November 19-21. Details on the scheduling process can be found at Http://www.hcpss.org/f/connect/synergy-parent-teacher-conference-registration.pdf and you can login at http://www.hcpss.org/connect . We encourage students to attend conferences with their parents/guardians, and as a reminder, report cards will be distributed on November 14. Please be aware that not all teachers will be available during all conference time slots. We look forward to seeing you!
Mon, 10/22/2018 - 8:22amUnderclassmen 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.
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 8:23amAn 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