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Friday, April 21, 2017


Friday, April 21, 2017

AVID Book Drive

Attention all 3rd period classes! The Junior AVID class is holding a gently used book drive ending next Tuesday!  It’s a quick time frame, but we hope to have some success with this!  We are hosting a Literacy Night for kindergarteners through fifth graders at Gary D. Wright next Wednesday and would like to have books to give the students. The 3rd period class who brings in the most books will win donuts for the whole class!  Thank you in advance for supporting our project!

Caps & Gowns Pickup

Attention Seniors:  Herff Jones will deliver caps and gowns on Monday, April 24th during lunch periods in the Commons.  Bring your balance due to pick up your cap and gown. Herff Jones does not accept personal checks at delivery. Please call 815-756-4743 to pay by credit card, or bring cash on delivery day. If you did not order your cap and gown you may purchase one on April 24th. The cost is $60.00.

College Fair

Huntley High School will be hosting a College Fair on Monday, April 24th from 6:00-8:30.  There will be over 125 colleges and universities! Hope to see you there!

Deaf Can Do It Community Service Day

The 6th annual Deaf Can Do it Community Service Day is May 1st!  The NIA Deaf Program is focusing on community service to the Hampshire Lion’s Club.  We are collecting used glasses, glasses cases, and hearing aids to donate to the Hampshire Lion’s Club. We will be collecting them during 6th period lunch until April 30th.  You can also drop them off at the NIA office located near the nurse's office.  Please help us donate glasses and hearing aids to those in need!  Thank you!

Golf Tournament

Reminder for any members of the boy’s or girl’s golf team this year….Please see Coach Ellett in room 2008 with the exact date that you are interested in attending the NCAA division I men’s and women’s golf tournament at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove Illinois.  All golfers are able to receive 1 FREE ticket to the tournament.  Mrs. Ellett will be sending in the names of those interested to the NCAA by Friday April 28th.  Also, if any staff members are interested in obtaining discounted tickets, please email Mrs. Ellett for the link to the ticket center.

Music Parents Scholarship

The Hampshire Music Parents organization annually awards scholarship money to one or more graduating seniors who have demonstrated involvement in the music department at HHS. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize these efforts and accomplishments of those involved in the music program and to assist financially in the applicant’s continued education at an accredited college or university. The scholarship application is available in student services - deadline for return is Friday, April 28. Please note:  Applicants need not be majoring in music in order to qualify for this scholarship.


IT’S FREE!  Now that I have your attention please come out and join the drama club members this weekend today and Saturday as 4 HHS students produce their own work. Justin Hernandez, Owen Tait, Ethan Dulaca, and Cassie Thompson have written and directed their own shows. The casts are littered with talented HHS students and each show runs 20-25 minutes. On Friday you will get to see all four productions and then on Saturday we will have a second showing of Owen and Cassie’s shows. Come out and see the work your talented peers have put together.  Did I mention it is free?

Become an IHSA Official

Attention seniors, if you are interested in earning money by becoming an IHSA official, you can take the test for free. See Mr. Hicks for material to allow you to register for free. Most officials earn $60 per game, what a great college job to make extra cash!

Senior T-Shirts

Senior T-shirts will be on sale for $10 today and Monday ONLY during lunch periods. If you have a 7th period lunch, find Ms. Karpowicz or Ms. Wolak to place your order.


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