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National Honor Society Applications
Applications to join the HSHS chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) are now available and can be downloaded from this site. NHS is a national organization based on student scholarship as well as demonstrated leadership and commitment to service. Character is the fourth standard on which membership is based. Applications are due on April 1 by 2:45pm. If you have questions, please contact NHS advisor, Ms. Felker (firstname.lastname@example.org). Application available here!
►Second Semester Locker Update
With a new semester and new classes, students may be interested in a locker in a different location. Any student may sign up for a locker by filling out this form
. The form will also be available on our website. If students have questions, please see Ms. Gaudet (2705) or email at email@example.com
►Josten's will be on campus to deliver senior orders on the following dates:
March 13th - main gym during HOT lunch
April 10th - main gym during HOT lunch
May 13th - commons area during HOT lunch
If you have not purchased your cap and gown, you may do so at that time. If you have questions please contact Jubal Stagner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
►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
STUDENT SERVICES NEWS
Seniors: Please be reminded of the following scholarships:
The HSHS PTSA Scholarship is due March 18th.
The State Employee's Credit Union "People Helping People" Scholarship is due on March 18th.
If you have any questions speak with a counselor.
Senior Scholarship Survey
Seniors: Student Services would like to know about any academic, athletic, and/or military scholarships you receive this year to pursue postsecondary opportunities. Please complete the Scholarship Survey and attach documentation of award. This form must be submitted to Ms. Traversi in Student Services by Thursday, April 23, 2015. If you have any questions speak with your counselor. Form available here!
HSHS Golden Hawks Scholarship
The Golden Hawks Club is providing three scholarships to senior at Holly Springs High School. The winners will each receive a $1000 scholarship to be used at an institution of higher learning. The applicant must be a senior who has participated as an athlete, trainer, or manager while at HSHS for a NCHSAA sport. The applicant must have been accepted at a college, university or technical school and have a minimum weighted GPA of 2.5. The scholarship applications are located under the Golden Hawks Page on the left hand menu --> Forms and Information or in Student Services. Any questions regarding the application or process should be directed to Christy Morton at email@example.com. Deadline for submission is Monday, April 6th to Mr. Greene in Student Services.
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.
STUNT tryouts will be held on Wednesday 5/5 and Thursday 5/6 in the HSHS gym from 2:30-4:30. Participants need to have either a copy of their physical and report card or a filled out ticket to play. Please stop by the main office to pick up and information packet on STUNT. We look forward to seeing you at tryouts on Wednesday. Download information packet here!
FINE ARTS NEWS
POSTPONED: HSHS Presents The Sound of Music!
Due to this week's inclement weather and closings, the directing team has decided to reschedule the production for a different weekend, more likely in April. We want to thank everyone for their support in this difficult, but necessary decision. More information on SOM's postponement will be sent out soon.
Those who would like to request a refund on their ticket purchase, despite the show's rescheduling, must contact Tammy Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date! - Vendor Fair & BBQ - Saturday, April 11th
The HSHS Choral Boosters will sponsor our Second Annual SPRING VENDOR FAIR & BAR-B-Q Sale on April 11, 2015 at Holly Springs High School. Vendor spaces are available! If you or someone you know would like to participate, go directly to the Chorus Website at www.hshschorus.weebly.com for complete details and booth application form. Mark your calendars now; shop 10am-4pm with BBQ available 11:30am-6:30pm. You'll also enjoy choral performances throughout the day! Contact Lynne Hoyt-Meyers at email@example.com with questions.
Chorus Spirit Night - March 16th
Please Join the Holly Springs High School Chorus for a “Spirit Night” on Monday March 16, 2015 at Buffalo Wild Wings!
121 Grand Hill Place • Holly Springs, NC • 919-577-0407 • www.buffalowildwings.com
A portion of sales beginning at 4pm ( WITH TICKET ) will be donated to the HSHS Chorus Booster Club!
Contact Andrea Connors (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
DANCE PROGRAM PLACEMENT AUDITIONS
Thursday, March 12, 2015
CHOREOGRAPHY INSTRUCTION 3:30-5:00
Due to popularity of the program and limited space, not all students who request enrollment are able to register. All students who have completed the modern I level course must audition each year. Students new to the HSHS Dance Program, wishing to enroll in dance year-long, or interested in experiencing what the program has to offer prior to enrolling, are invited to attend the audition. Dancers should report to the dance studio as early as 2:30 to get their number, fill out paperwork and begin stretching. The instruction of audition material will take place in the studio beginning at 3:30. Students should bring a writing utensil with them to fill out a quick questionnaire and wear appropriate dancewear as listed below. They will be taught a movement phrase and given time to practice during the first portion of the audition time. Beginning at approximately 5pm they will perform in small groups infront of a panel of judges. Students must be prepared to remain the ENTIRE time (9pm) as many will be needed for callbacks. Auditions will be held on the stage and are open for parents/visitors for viewing. Students will be notified of their placement into the program via email before the end of the school year.
Appropriate audition attire includes:
SOLID colored leotard
SOLID colored "Cami" or TIGHT tanktop
SOLID colored footless dance tights or form fitting"yoga"/work out pants (no baggysweats)
Hair MUST be pulled back from face and up off the neck in ponytails/braids.
STUDENT PARKING SPACE PERSONALIZATION!
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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!
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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!
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 email@example.com