Mission statement: Harpeth High School provides a safe learning community which challenges its students academically, artistically, and athletically. We empower our students to become life-long learners who possess integrity and wisdom.
Learning beliefs: We believe that students learn in diverse ways; therefore, to support learning, instruction should be provided with a variety of approaches, methods and techniques within each classroom.
Ms. McVay and the HHS Chorus performed their first concert of the school year last Thursday night. Their program was entitled “Decades of Hits: 50’s-80’s”. Wow, what a show! The chorus has some amazing talent and delighted an enthusiastic audience. Performing choral personnel included Brooklyn Benson, Brianna Biggs, Dashia Brandon, Bethany Buchanan, Bradley Burton, Caitlin Perez, Miranda Roberts-Vaden, Emmy Russell, Solene Sawtell, Hannah Stanley, and Lindsey Swanson. Thanks go to Ms. McVay and all choral members! You did a magnificent job!!
On Monday, January 20, the HHS football team held their annual football banquet. Congratulations to all coaches and football players for an eventful season filled with promises and hope for continuing success. We are proud of each and everyone who worked so hard this year to represent the Harpeth High Indians in such fine style. The following players won team awards:
Varsity MVP Jason Fennell
Indian award Daulton Rose
Coaches award Wyatt Hardin
Coach of the Year Michael Harris
Captain’s award: Daulton Rose, Jesse Wilder, Alton Richards
Jason Tant Award Alton Richards
Brian Elliott Award Jett Brinkley
Perry Horkins Award Cole Beshears
Special teams Jesse Wilder
Defensive Linesman Stetson Hayes
Adam Huffines Award Cameron Eanes
Defensive Back T C Newton
Workout Award Justin Smith
Summer Workout Award Daulton Rose
Junior Varsity MVP Walker Weatherly
Horizon Offense Award Nick Evatt
Horizon Defense Award James Meeks
CONGRATULATIONS! ! !
The Heritage Bank Scholarship deadline is February 13, 2814. Applications are now available in the guidance office. Two seniors from HHS will receive $500 scholarships.
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes is a $1000 scholarship for high school seniors. Enter for a chance to win this scholarship. One winner will be chosen every
two weeks from October 25, 2013 – May 9, 2014. Enter online only at www.offtocollege.info.
Go to www.actstudent.org to register for upcoming dates for ACT testing.
ACT test dates: April 12, register by March 7; June 14 register by May 9;
SAT test dates: March 8 register by Feb. 7; May 3, register by Apr. 4; June 7, register by May 9
Remember you can access FREE SAT & ACT test preparation materials at www.eKnowledge.com/NFHS or call (951) 256-4076.
Here are some good sources of aid to research: www.fastweb.com, www.ed.gov/directloan, www.studentsloans.gov, www.fafsa.gov.
Sporting events: Basketball: tonight, Jan. 24 HHS @ Cheatham County at 6:00/7:30;
Jan. 25 HHS Homecoming at HHS vs. Creekwood 4:00/5:30; Jan. 28 home VS. White House Heritage 6:00/7:30; Jan. 30 HHS away at Nashville Christian 6:00/7:30; Jan. 31 HHS @ White House
6:00/7:30; Wrestling: Jan.25 freshmen/JV State Tournament 9:00 at Ravenwood; Feb. 1 State duals 10:00 at the AG Center.
Important dates to remember: Basketball homecoming Saturday, Jan. 25 VS. Creekwood 4:00/5:30. Cheerleaders serving Chili supper 4:00-8:00 p.m. Come join us!!
Hip tip: laughter releases a wave of feel-good brain chemicals, shuts down the production of stress hormones, boosts the immune system, and protects the heart. So make a positive effort to look at the funny side of life.
Hippest tip: Check us out on Twitter: #CCBOE
Quote of the week: “Look for opportunity. You can’t wait for it to knock on the door. You might not be home.” Jinger Heath
Hope your week is abundantly fulfilling!