DAILY ANNOUNCEMETS

  • ALL transportation changes MUST be made before 2:00 pm for the safety of your child!

  • The  Hills Chapel v. Marietta game on 12/9 has been moved to 12/10. The game will be played at New Site and will start at 6:00 pm.

  • 2nd 9 Weeks Tests will begin the week of December 16th.

  • December 20 is an early release day. Dismissal will be at 12.30 pm.

Happenings on the Hill:

The end of the first semester is quickly approaching.  Nine Weeks test will begin the week of December 16 with December 20 being an early release day at 12:30 pm.

REMINDER:  There are no exemptions for the end of the 2nd 9 weeks!  All classes are full year courses except for the 8th grade Mississippi History course.  All students are required to take 9 weeks test.

The Hills Chapel walking track has been paved. Plans to beautify the walking track are in the works.  Dirt will have to be moved. Soon, you and your family will be able to use the track at your convenience.  Check back for the opening date of the track.

Don’t be alarmed if you see deputies on campus.  We are pleased to announce the Prentiss County Sherriffs Department and the Prentiss County School District have entered into an agreement that allows deputies to be on every campus each day.  With this agreement comes extra security for staff and students. Great accomplishment!!!!

Congratulations to the following personnel for receiving Reader Choice Awards in the Banner Independent:

  • Marsha Woodruff – Best Middle School Teacher
  • Belinda Stevens – Best School Custodian
  • Cathy Riddle – Best Bus Driver
  • Andrew Brown – Best Coach
  • Debbie Jones – Best School Food Service Employee
  • Robin Stricklen – Best School Secretary.

Research indicates that poor school attendance is a contributing factor to reduced reading proficiency. Students that are absent should submit a parent excuse letter or a doctor’s excuse within two days of returning to school.  A parent letter can be downloaded from the counselor page.

Students can now purchase fresh produce, yogurt, and other healthy snack options in the concession stand during their afternoon break.

Learn how to use Box Tops for Education: Watch this video

 

 

Upcoming Events:

12/5 Basketball @ Thrasher

12/10 Basketball @ New Site

12/12 HCS Christmas Concert 6:00 pm

12/17-20  9Weeks Exams

12/20 Early Release Day 12:30 pm

12/20 End of 2nd 9 weeks

12/23 Christmas Vacation Begins

1/7 Students Return for the new year

1/9 Basketball @ HC

1/9 MAAP Score Recognition at Games

1/13 HC vs. Jumpertown, Away

1/14 PC Spelling Bee

 

 

Grading Scale K – 8 (Non-Carnegie Units)

A   93 – 100

B  85 – 92

C  75 – 84

D  70 – 74

F  69 or below

Grading Scale for HS & Carnegie Unit Courses

A   90 -100

B   80 – 89

C   70 – 79

D   65 – 69

F   64 or below

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