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HHS Honor Code: All Harpeth students shall embrace the courage to conduct themselves with integrity and honesty in every circumstance. We will treat all individuals with respect and dignity, celebrating the differences that make us unique.


Our Arrow Yearbook Staff is laboriously creating our 2012-2013 Arrow yearbook. Senior parents, you still have the opportunity to publicly recognize your special graduate with a SENIOR AD. The deadline remains in effect until next Thursday, January 31, 2013. You have one more week to submit your information which may be brought to the front office at HHS. We will be glad to pass it along to Mrs. Waynick and the wonderful yearbook staff.

The best time to fill out your FAFSA is now. In order to apply for the Hope scholarship, you will need to visit James Snider from Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation will be at Harpeth High School on January 29 from 12:00-5:00 to assist parents and students with their FAFSA applications.

Scholarships you have seen and can still apply for: The Princeton Prize in Race Relations, John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest, The Darin C. Banks Foundation Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition, The 11th Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program, University of Chattanooga Chemistry Scholarships, Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship, Gilbraitti Scholarship, Central High School Alumni Assn., US Bank Scholarship Program. For more information on any of these scholarships, please contact the HHS guidance department.

Congratulations to the Harpeth High School football team for all the effort you exhibited this year. At the football banquet on Monday, Jan. 21, all players were recognized and several received awards. Bryce Baker received the MVP award and the Brian Elliot award, Alex Mays the coaches’ award, Alton Richards the Jason Tant MVP offensive lineman, Jaron Marlow the Perry Horkins Award, Jason Fennell the MVP special teams, MVP defensive back Jacob Dillon, Brent Burger the Adam Huffines MVP linebacker, MVP defensive linesman to Stetson Hays, and the Indian award to Daulton Rose. Please read the article next week for more stellar awards. Thanks to all the coaches, trainers, and players for a good 2012 football season.

A BIG thanks is due to Mrs. Hutchison, HOSA( Health Occupation Students of America), and the American Red Cross for conducting another successful blood drive at HHS. Thanks for all of your hard work and compassion.

Upcoming events: Yearbook parent ads due January 31; next deadline for the March 9 ACT test is February 8, March 8 for the April 13 test date; deadline for Heritage Bank $500.00 scholarship application for seniors only; Basketball: Jan. 29 at home vs. Montgomery Central 6:30 game time; Feb. 1 at Cheatham County, Feb. 2 Homecoming(date change) vs. Stewart Co., Feb. 5 at Stewart Co. , Feb. 8 HHS vs. West Creek at home for senior night recognizing basketball players and cheerleaders; Wrestling: Jan. 29 HHS at Greenbriar, Feb. 2 A-AA State Duals at the Williamson County Ag Center.

Study/college tip: Think of your thesis statement as a road map for your paper. The remainder of your paper will be focused on addressing your thesis statement. Once you’ve gathered enough facts, write out your thesis statement followed by the most important fact you discovered during your research and reflect upon your results. Share your research with a family member or friend. Did they easily understand what you were trying to say? Follow the map.

Beliefs: Diversity among students enriches the environment and should be valued by everyone.

Quote of the week: “Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul.” Eric Hoffer

Have an uplifting weekend!!

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