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G/T Advanced Research Program’s Information Night 12/17

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 8:30am

Are you interested in having your student apply to the Independent Research Program or the Intern-Mentor Program? Both courses offer unique opportunities for students to learn about research and to complete a research project based on a topic of their choice. IR students stay in school and work with an advisor in their field of interest as well as the G/T Resource Teacher. Mentor students leave the building for a 5 hour/week on-site experience. Both classes must complete a final research project. Enrollment is limited and based on application information, teacher recommendations and transcripts. Applications are available outside the G/T Resource Room in the back of the Media Center. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Learn more about Independent Research and the Intern/Mentor Program: Independent Research and Intern/Mentor Information Night Monday, December 17, 2018, 6:30-7:30 P.M., in HHS Cafeteria For any questions regarding the information night, contact G/T Resource Teacher, Ms. April Lerner at Differentiate yourself from others applying to the same college or university.
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Senior Portrait Schedule

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 8:03am

SENIOR PORTRAIT SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE! 2019 Senior Portrait Make Up appointment dates/times are now available. Please view the following schedule to see when your appointment time will be: You will be scheduled during the school day on Thursday, November 29th, Friday, November 30th, or Monday, December 3rd. The schedule will also be posted outside the auditorium and outside the media center. If you cannot make your appointment, please contact Lifetouch customer service ASAP to reschedule. You can call at 410-644-7700 or email at
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Cinderella Auditions

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 8:02am

CINDERELLA 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: 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
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Theatre Department News

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:26am

CINDERELLA 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 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!
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Canned Food Drive

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:25am

The 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.
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Fall Staff Luncheon

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 8:29am

Every 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:
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Mr. Seibel wins Assistant Principal of the Year Award

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 8:29am

Mr. 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.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 8:21am

THEATRE 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 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
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Boosters Gala

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 8:25am

Hammond 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
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Parent Teacher Conferences will be held November 19-21

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 8:24am

Starting 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:// and you can login at . 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!