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On Tuesday of last week, Ryan Philipp’s classes presented “Live! It’s Saturday night!” Harpeth style. The students put together two great performances that included the traditional monologue, weekend update, musical guests, and regular skits, all based around current event topics that they had been discussing in the classroom. Since this is a Modern History class, several current event topics were covered. Thanks, students! You did a wonderful job!

Save the date: March 1, 2014. Why? It’s time for . . .wait for it. . . Cabin Fever 2014!! The HHS Band of Blue boosters will be hosting the 11th Annual Cabin Fever here at Harpeth High. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. with dinner and a silent auction to kick off the evening. Ticket price for adults is $25.00, children under 5 with an adult are free, and students are half price. Tickets may be purchased from any band member or at our local banks in Kingston Springs. The after dinner concert will star the ever popular John Stone and the up-and-coming duo of Jill and Kate. Check them out at www.johnstonecountry.net and http://jillandkate.com. Please plan to come out and support our HHS Band of Blue(www.hhsbandofblue.net.) This is always a very enjoyable evening.

Mrs. Copeland's group ready for the Best Buddies prom!!
Mrs. Copeland’s group ready for the Best Buddies prom!!

HHS will be hosting a freshmen orientation night on March 6 in the HHS theatre at 5:30 p.m. Coinciding with the orientation will be parent-teacher conferences from 5:30-7:30. Be sure to mark your calendar for these wonderful opportunities to meet your student’s teachers and check your student’s progress. Hope to see you there!!

We are most proud of our very own HHS Indian basketball teams. The Lady Indians and Mens’ teams are second in the district both having played in the championship games this week. They are also in region play. Come join us in cheering them on tonight and tomorrow night at 7:00 here in the Indian gym. Go, fight, win!! Go Indians!

John E. Mayfield 4-H Scholarship: for graduating seniors who are 4-H members. Application available in the guidance office. Deadline: February 28, 2014

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

September 13, October 25, December 13

SAT test dates:

May 3, register by April 4

June 7, register by May 9

October 11, November 8, December 6

FREE SAT & ACT test preparation materials at www.eKnowledge.com/NFHS or call (951) 256-4076.

Financial aid information: www.fastweb.com, www.ed.gov/directloan, www.studentsloans.gov, www.fafsa.gov., www.ascendfcu.org, www.cfmt.org/request/scholarships, http://scholarshipmentor.com/janice-m-scott-memorial-scholarship, (deadline March 31, 2014).

Sporting events: Basketball: HHS girls vs. Hume Fogg tonight at 7:00; HHS boys home, opponent TBA at 7:00 tomorrow night; Baseball: Feb. 22 scrimmage vs. MLK at TSU 12:00, Feb. 28 scrimmage at McGavock 4:00; Soccer: 1st preseason game Feb. 24 @ Maplewood 7:00.

Important dates to remember: March 6: parent/teacher conference and freshmen orientation night 5:30-7:30; March 12 Career Day for juniors and seniors at the Armory in Ashland City during morning school hours; spring break March 17-21; April 25 prom; graduation May 23.

Hip tip: @CCBOE

Quote of the week: “What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.” Bertrand Russell

Have a hopeful, challenging, and Olympic-sized week!!

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