award exc highresHOLLY SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
5329 CASS HOLT ROAD
HOLLY SPRINGS, NC 27540
(P) 919-577-1444
(F) 919-577-1742

The mission of the HOLLY SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL community is to establish a model of excellence that ensures life-long learning of 21st century skills for all students in order to become productive and responsible citizens.


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GENERAL NEWS

Spring Open House

Parents are invited to join us for our spring open house on Thursday, February 5 from 5:30-7:30pm.  Teachers will be on hand to meet with teachers and share about their spring courses. This is a floating event where parents are welcome to attend at any point in this time period.  Questions about open house can be directed toward Ms. Gaudet (vgaudet@wcpss.net).
 

HSHS Second Semester Expectations and Discipline Due Notice

Parents and students are encouraged to reivew the attached Student Handbook Addendum and supplimental video addressing policy updates within Holly Springs High School. Click here for the handout.
 
 
 
 

BYOD Update

STUDENT SERVICES NEWS

December Scholarship Newsletter - Click Here!

 

Seniors:  Do you plan to attend Winston Salem State University? If yes, review the following opportunity.

 
The Raleigh – Wake Chapter of Winston Salem State University National Alumni Association presents the Luther Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Luther Johnson Jr. who was the first principal at Holly Springs High School. Amount:  $1,000; Eligibility Requirements: senior, must attend a Wake County high school; accepted for admission to Winston Salem State University next Fall. In addition, student must submit an official transcript, and two sealed letters of recommendation, and a copy of highest ACT/SAT scores.  Mail to: Raleigh-Wake Chapter of WSSU National Alumni Association – Attention:  Monica Money – PO Box 24826 – Raleigh, NC 27611    Deadline:  April 1, 2015 (postmarked).
 

One hard working senior from HSHS who best demonstrates "People Helping People" will receive $10,000 to attend a four-year college!

 
State Employees’ Credit Union “People Helping People”  Four-Year Scholarship - Discipline: General; Amount: $10,000 (payable at $1,250 per semester);Requirements: US citizen and resident of NC; attend a NC traditional public high school; Senior who plans to attend one of the 17 constituent campuses of the UNC System as a full-time student. The recipient agrees to continue as a full-time student in good standing with the same University for up to eight consecutive semesters.   Applicant must have a 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) or higher and deserving of financial aid. There is no formal application. Applicants must submit a two page typed essay as to how they best exemplify the philosophy “People Helping People” and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement.  Directions are available in Student Services.     Additional Requirements:   Selected applicants will be invited for an interview in April.  Essay and brag sheet / resume must be submitted to Ms. Burch in Student Services by Wednesday, March 18, 2015.   Note:  Students who plan to attend a two-year college must speak with someone in the financial aid office at the community college to learn more information about a $5,000 Community College Scholarship.  If you have any questions meet with a school counselor.
 
The Ronald McDonald Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Visit www.rmhc.org for more information or apply at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC. Deadline:  January 20, 2015
 
 

ATHLETICS NEWS

Spring Sport Ticket to Play Schedule: 
 
Location: PE Hallway outside of the Athletic Training Room
 
Next week all athletes trying out for a spring sport will need to get their ticket to play during lunch. Everyone must have a new ticket for the spring, even if you played a sport in the fall or winter. They may be obtained in the PE hallway during HOT lunch.  You will not be allowed to tryout without a completed ticket.  Your physical must be valid before you will be issued a ticket. Sports will report of the following days:
 
January 26: Golf, Softball, Tennis
January 27: Soccer, Baseball, Stunt
January 28: Girls and Boys Lacrosse
January 29: Track
 
The ticket to play dates have postponed next week due to a delay in receiving test scores. We will announce new dates for each sport at a later time. Thank you for your understanding.
 
 
Men's Golf Tryouts:
 
Mens Golf tryouts will be held February 16-18. You must have an up to date physical on file in order to tryout. Any interested golfer will need to stop by Mr. McConnell's room, 3712, to receive more information. For any questions, email Mr. McConnell at wmcconnell@wcpss.net.

FINE ARTS NEWS

 
Tickets for this year's musical will go on sale online beginning Feb. 6th. Lunch sales will begin Feb. 23rd. 
 

STUDENT PARKING SPACE PERSONALIZATION!

After all, if it's not monogrammed, is it even yours? 
 
Make your space your own - claim it with your name, monogram or jersey number for only $25! Not only can you show your Hawk pride with your name, you can personalize it with your school interests as well with up to 6 symbols for an additional $5.00 each! 
 
 
Sign Up here:

2014/15 PARKING/LUNCH PASS INFORMATION

Parking and lunch passes are sold the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 -7:20 in the Media Center.  Parking Pass Instructions 14-15: CLICK HERE!
 
Parking Pass Application: CLICK HERE!
 
HSHS Parking Pass Addendum: CLICK HERE!
 
RU Buckled 14-15: CLICK HERE!
 
HSHS Lunch Pass 2014-15: CLICK HERE!
 

HSHS PTSA BOARD NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

The HSHS PTSA is looking for volunteers for next year's Board, and we need you! Please consider joining this dynamic group of volunteers, and help to make HSHS the best high school ever! We are in need of the following: President, VP of Communications, VP of Fundraising, VP Programs and Treasurer, as well as many Chair positions. If you are ready to be part of this group, please contact Mary Wooten, Nominating Chair, at mmmwooten@nc.rr.com