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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: 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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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 Cheer - Katie Runyen Indoor Track - Jaovon Wright Allied Bowling - Pam Rahnama Wrestling - Will Yeo
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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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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 for more information and check out the rehearsal calendar at
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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: