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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

HALL HIGH SCHOOL

975 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: 860-232-4561
Fax: 860-236-0366

Dan Zittoun, Principal 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, June 14, 2018
* Quote of the day:  We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit. ~ Aristotle.
* Lunch:  Cook’s choice.
* Beginning today and continuing through and including Wednesday, June 20th, busses will drop off "big bus" students in the front of the building and pick up in the student parking lot by the tennis courts.   Access to the new bus drop off will not be available as the graduation stage will be set up.   Mini buses will continue to drop off and pick up in the Hyde Road parking lot.
* A message from the English teachers:  We had hundreds of submissions for our quarter 4 writing challenge, which asked students to create black-out poetry.  We have narrowed it down to three submissions, by the following students:
Maya Ellavsky, grade 9
Lauren Oken, grade 11
Maeve Stone, grade 9
* Please offer these students your congratulations when you see them!  And check out their work, showcased outside the Writing Center.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
* Quote of the day:  No matter how you feel...  Get Up.  Dress Up.  Show Up.  And never give up.
* Lunch:  Cook’s choice.
* Beginning tomorrow and continuing through and including Wednesday, June 20th, busses will drop off "big bus" students in the front of the building and pick up in the student parking lot by the tennis courts.   Access to the new bus drop off will not be available as the graduation stage will be set up.   Mini buses will continue to drop off and pick up in the Hyde Road parking lot.
* A message from the English teachers:  We had hundreds of submissions for our quarter 4 writing challenge, which asked students to create black-out poetry.  We have narrowed it down to three submissions, by the following students:
Maya Ellavsky, grade 9
Lauren Oken, grade 11
Maeve Stone, grade 9
Please offer these students your congratulations when you see them!  And check out their work, showcased outside the Writing Center.

Monday, June 11, 2018
• Quote of the day:  It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. ~ Babe Ruth.
• Lunch:  Personal pizza or French bread pizza, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Locker Clean Out is scheduled for today after period 2.   Students will have 10 minutes to clean out their locker.
 Adjusted Bell Schedule:
Period 1 - 7:30 - 8:14 (44 min)
Period 2 - 8:18 - 9:02 (44 min)
Locker Clean Out 9:06 - 9:16 (10 min)   
Period 3 - 9:20 - 10:03 (43 min)
• Students taking AP Literature next year should go to the library page and look at the summer reading tab, for details about the AP Lit Summer reading assignment.  If not currently posted, summer reading assignments should also be posted there and on the main Hall webpage in the coming days.  Please email Mr. Blocker should you have any questions.
• IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SENIORS!  YOU MUST CLEAR ALL DEBT BY 12 NOON ON JUNE 19TH, SO THAT YOU CAN GET YOUR DIPLOMA AFTER THE GRADUATION CEREMONY.  
• The summer book swap is here!  Come to the library and take one (or several) books home with you to enjoy over the summer!  We encourage you to leave a book behind, but that is not a prerequisite.  
• Attention PE students and athletes:  Please clean out your PE locker before Wednesday, June 13th.  Any items left in your locker or the locker rooms will be donated or discarded on June 13th. 

Friday, June 8, 2018
• Quote of the day:  A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it's built for. ~Albert Einstein.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garden salad, French bread stick and applesauce.
• IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SENIORS!  YOU MUST CLEAR ALL DEBT BY 12 NOON ON JUNE 19TH, SO THAT YOU CAN GET YOUR DIPLOMA AFTER THE GRADUATION CEREMONY.  
• Locker Clean Out is scheduled for Monday, June 11th.   Students will have 10 minutes to clean out their locker.
  Adjusted Bell Schedule:
  Period 1     7:30 - 8:14 (44 min)
  Period 2     8:18 - 9:02 (44 min)
               Locker Clean Out 9:06 - 9:16 (10 min)   
  Period 3     9:20 - 10:03 (43 min)
• Attention Seniors!  Cap and gown distribution will be held in room E119.  Please be sure to clear all debt prior to picking up your gown.
• Attention PE students and athletes:  Please clean out your PE locker before Wednesday, June 13th.  Any items left in your locker or the locker rooms will be donated or discarded on June 13th. 
• Yearbooks may be picked up (for those who pre-ordered them) or purchased for $100 (for those who did not pre-order), today during periods 3-8 in room E119.  Please see Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• How stressed are you?  Well, we have a solution!  Hall is having trained therapy dogs from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 13th.  Come meet our furry friends from Tails of Joy if you have lunch or free period, and show them some love right outside the lunch room!
• The summer book swap is here!  Come to the library and take one (or several) books home with you to enjoy over the summer!  We encourage you to leave a book behind, but that is not a prerequisite.  


Wednesday, June 6, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Mistakes are proof that you are trying.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage links, potato puffs, carrot sticks and warm cinnamon apples.
• Congratulations to Maya Ellavsky, Lauren Oken, and Maeve Stone for their contributions to the Writing Center's Black-Out Poetry Challenge!
• Attention Seniors!  Cap and gown distribution will be held during the lunch waves this week.  Please be sure to clear all debt prior to picking up your gown.
• Yearbooks may be picked up (for those who pre-ordered them) or purchased for $100 (for those who did not pre-order), today through Friday, June 8th during periods 3-8 in room E119.  Please see Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• Attention students taking AP European History next year: There will be a brief meeting in C102 after school tomorrow to hand out summer assignments. Please see Ms. Dunphe if you cannot attend.
• This week is spring spirit week!  Get hyped for our last pep rally of the year by participating.  Today is meme / vine day, tomorrow is beach day and Friday is post grad shirt day for seniors and blue out for everyone else.  Follow the student association instagram for reminders!
• How stressed are you?  Well, we have a solution!  Hall is having trained therapy dogs from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 13th.  Come meet our furry friends from Tails of Joy if you have lunch or free period, and show them some love right outside the lunch room!
• The summer book swap is here!  Come to the library and take one (or several) books home with you to enjoy over the summer!  We encourage you to leave a book behind, but that is not a prerequisite.  
• Fall Sports Meetings:
• Boys Cross Country – afterschool today in room C212.
• Girls Cross Country – afterschool today in room A101.
• Girls Swimming and Diving – afterschool today in room E131.
• Hall Girls Soccer meeting – tomorrow afterschool in room A101.  Returning players must attend for important information about next season.


Tuesday, June 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. ~ Gail Devers.
• Lunch:  Chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, corn and fresh fruit.
• Attention Seniors!  Cap and gown distribution will be held during the lunch waves this week.  Please be sure to clear all debt prior to picking up your gown.
• Yearbooks may be picked up (for those who pre-ordered them) or purchased for $100 (for those who did not pre-order), today through Friday, June 8th during periods 3-8 in room E119.  Please see Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• Attention students taking AP European History next year: There will be a brief meeting in C102 after school on Thursday to hand out summer assignments. Please see Ms. Dunphe if you cannot attend.
• This week is spring spirit week!  Get hyped for our last pep rally of the year by participating.  Wear your most patriotic red white and blue today, tomorrow is meme / vine day, Thursday is beach day and Friday is post grad shirt day for seniors and blue out for everyone else.  Follow the student association instagram for reminders!
• Attention Seniors:  Please make sure to copy and download all of the data from your student Gmail account before August 30th.  All of your data will be deleted after this date.  Please check your student Gmail account for directions.
• How stressed are you?  Well, we have a solution!  Hall is having trained therapy dogs from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 13th.  Come meet our furry friends from Tails of Joy if you have lunch or free period, and show them some love right outside the lunch room!
• Fall Sports Meetings:
• Boys Cross Country – Wednesday, 6/6 afterschool in room C212
• Girls Cross Country – Wednesday, 6/6 afterschool in room A101
• Girls Swimming and Diving – Wednesday, 6/6 afterschool in room E131

Monday, June 4, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. ~ Margaret Thatcher.
• Lunch:  Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce or cheese calzone, garden salad, dinner roll and fresh fruit.
• Attention Seniors!  Cap and gown distribution will be held during the lunch waves this week.  Please be sure to clear all debt prior to picking up your gown.
• Yearbooks may be picked up (for those who pre-ordered them) or purchased for $100 (for those who did not pre-order), today through Friday, June 8th during periods 3-8 in room E119.  Please see Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• This week is spring spirit week!  Get hyped for our last pep rally of the year by participating.  Wear your comfiest pajamas today, tomorrow, wear your most patriotic red white and blue, Wednesday is meme / vine day, Thursday is beach day and Friday is post grad shirt day for seniors and blue out for everyone else.  Follow the student association instagram for reminders!
• Attention Seniors:  Please make sure to copy and download all of the data from your student Gmail account before August 30th.  All of your data will be deleted after this date.  Please check your student Gmail account for directions.
• Attention Freshman and Sophomores!  Do you enjoy trivia?  Do you have what it takes to compete for your school in a trivia competition?  Are you okay with being on TV?  If you answered yes, and you are genuinely interested in competing on behalf of the school next year, contact Joey Kornman at (hallhightrivia@gmail.com).  There is only one open spot on next year's roster, and whoever is selected will then become the captain of the team the following year when the three juniors (Joey Kornman, Brennan George, and Jake Zweifler) graduate.  If more than one student responds with interest, rigorous competition will be conducted to decide who makes it on.  If you would like to see a sample of our competition this year, the link is below.  https://video.wgby.org/video/mount-greylock-vs-william-hall-school-q7jb9k/

Friday, June 1, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Believe you can and you're halfway there. ~ Theodore Roosevelt.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Yearbooks may be picked up (for those who pre-ordered them) or purchased for $100 (for those who did not pre-order), today through Friday, June 8th during periods 3-8 in room E119.  Please see Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• Next week is spring spirit week!  Get hyped for our last pep rally of the year by participating.  Monday wear your comfiest pajamas, Tuesday wear your most patriotic red white and blue, Wednesday is meme / vine day, Thursday is beach day and Friday is post grad shirt day for seniors and blue out for everyone else.  Follow the student association instagram for reminders!
• Attention Seniors:  Please make sure to copy and download all of the data from your student Gmail account before August 30th.  All of your data will be deleted after this date.  Please check your student Gmail account for directions.
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 
• Attention Freshman and Sophomores!  Do you enjoy trivia?  Do you have what it takes to compete for your school in a trivia competition?  Are you okay with being on TV?  If you answered yes, and you are genuinely interested in competing on behalf of the school next year, contact Joey Kornman at (hallhightrivia@gmail.com).  There is only one open spot on next year's roster, and whoever is selected will then become the captain of the team the following year when the three juniors (Joey Kornman, Brennan George, and Jake Zweifler) graduate.  If more than one student responds with interest, rigorous competition will be conducted to decide who makes it on.  If you would like to see a sample of our competition this year, the link is below.  https://video.wgby.org/video/mount-greylock-vs-william-hall-school-q7jb9k/
 

Thursday, May 31, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You can't put a limit on anything.  The more you dream, the farther you get. ~ Michael Phelps.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, romaine salad, dinner roll and diced pears.
• Come to the Library's Summer Book Swap starting next Monday, June 4th, and take one (or several) books home with you to enjoy over the summer!  We encourage you to leave a book behind, but that is not a prerequisite.  
• Next week is spring spirit week!  Get hyped for our last pep rally of the year by participating.  Monday wear your comfiest pajamas, Tuesday wear your most patriotic red white and blue, Wednesday is meme / vine day, Thursday is beach day and Friday is post grad shirt day for seniors and blue out for everyone else.  Follow the student association instagram for reminders!
• Attention Freshman and Sophomores!  Do you enjoy trivia?  Do you have what it takes to compete for your school in a trivia competition?  Are you okay with being on TV?  If you answered yes, and you are genuinely interested in competing on behalf of the school next year, contact Joey Kornman at (hallhightrivia@gmail.com).  There is only one open spot on next year's roster, and whoever is selected will then become the captain of the team the following year when the three juniors (Joey Kornman, Brennan George, and Jake Zweifler) graduate.  If more than one student responds with interest, rigorous competition will be conducted to decide who makes it on.  If you would like to see a sample of our competition this year, the link is below.  https://video.wgby.org/video/mount-greylock-vs-william-hall-school-q7jb9k/
• Reminder!  Students who registered for UCONN ECE eligible classes this coming fall, may complete and upload consent forms for UCONN ECE credit no later than Thursday, June 1st.  Once you complete the consent form, make sure you check your e-mail for the necessary link to COMPLETE the enrollment process.  UCONN ECE course registration closes on June 29th.  Visit the school counseling office if you have any questions or for a copy of the consent form.
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Freedom lies in being bold. ~ Robert Frost
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato, butternut squash and applesauce.
• Reminder!  Students who registered for UCONN ECE eligible classes this coming fall, may complete and upload consent forms for UCONN ECE credit no later than Thursday, June 1st.  Once you complete the consent form, make sure you check your e-mail for the necessary link to COMPLETE the enrollment process.  UCONN ECE course registration closes on June 29th.  Visit the school counseling office if you have any questions or for a copy of the consent form.
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 
• Hey Future Warriors!  Looking for your first piece of Hall gear?  Want to represent your school for the next four?  Buy the Hall Hydrator 2.0 for ONLY $10.  It’ll keep you hydrated all day while looking cool.  If you see a poster in the hallways of Hall, put your phone camera over the QR code and fill out the order form to get one TODAY!

Friday, May 25, 2018
• Quote of the day:  All your dreams can come true; if you have the courage to pursue them. ~ Walt Disney.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, romaine salad and fresh fruit.
• The Library will be closed periods 2, 3, 4, and 5, today because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hey Future Warriors!  Looking for your first piece of Hall gear?  Want to represent your school for the next four?  Buy the Hall Hydrator 2.0 for ONLY $10.  It’ll keep you hydrated all day while looking cool.  If you see a poster in the hallways of Hall, put your phone camera over the QR code and 
• Reminder!  Students who registered for UCONN ECE eligible classes this coming fall, may complete and upload consent forms for UCONN ECE credit no later than Thursday, June 1st.  Once you complete the consent form, make sure you check your e-mail for the necessary link to COMPLETE the enrollment process.  UCONN ECE course registration closes on June 29th.  Visit the school counseling office if you have any questions or for a copy of the consent form.
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 

Thursday, May 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B. ~ James Yorke.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, spicy black beans, corn and fresh fruit.
• Senior yearbook distribution will be held tonight from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Yearbooks will also be on sale for those who did not preorder, the books will cost $100 (cash only) for those who did not preorder.  See Mr. West or Dr. White with any questions.
• The Library will be closed periods 2, 3, 4, and 5, today and tomorrow because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hey Future Warriors!  Looking for your first piece of Hall gear?  Want to represent your school for the next four?  Buy the Hall Hydrator 2.0 for ONLY $10.  It’ll keep you hydrated all day while looking cool.  If you see a poster in the hallways of Hall, put your phone camera over the QR code and fill out the order form to get one TODAY!
• NCCJ Anytown October applications are due tomorrow.  Return completed applications to Ms. Lanese in room A105.
• Reminder!  Students who registered for UCONN ECE eligible classes this coming fall, may complete and upload consent forms for UCONN ECE credit no later than Thursday, June 1st.  Once you complete the consent form, make sure you check your e-mail for the necessary link to COMPLETE the enrollment process.  UCONN ECE course registration closes on June 29th.  Visit the school counseling office if you have any questions or for a copy of the consent form.
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.  ~ Bill Blackman.
• Lunch:  Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast, potato puffs, butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• Hey Future Warriors!  Looking for your first piece of Hall gear?  Want to represent your school for the next four?  Buy the Hall Hydrator 2.0 for ONLY $10.  It’ll keep you hydrated all day while looking cool.  If you see a poster in the hallways of Hall, put your phone camera over the QR code and fill out the order form to get one TODAY!
• Come one, come all to the All-Choir Concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  Over 200 singers performing music from gospel to Toto and more.  Guest soloist, Gideon Zelermyer, Hall Class of 1997 will treat us to Bring Him Home from "Les Mis".  Hope to see you there.
• NCCJ Anytown October applications are due by Friday, May 25th.  Return completed applications to Ms. Lanese in room A105.
• Reminder!  Students who registered for UCONN ECE eligible classes this coming fall, may complete and upload consent forms for UCONN ECE credit no later than Thursday, June 1st.  Once you complete the consent form, make sure you check your e-mail for the necessary link to COMPLETE the enrollment process.  UCONN ECE course registration closes on June 29th.  Visit the school counseling office if you have any questions or for a copy of the consent form.
• The Library will be closed periods 2, 3, 4, and 5, Thursday and Friday, because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes.  
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, steamed broccoli and diced pears.
• The Library will be closed periods 2, 3, 4, and 5, today, Thursday and Friday, because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hey Future Warriors!  Looking for your first piece of Hall gear?  Want to represent your school for the next four?  Buy the Hall Hydrator 2.0 for ONLY $10.  It’ll keep you hydrated all day while looking cool.  If you see a poster in the hallways of Hall, put your phone camera over the QR code and fill out the order form to get one TODAY!
• Hello Hall!  Wednesday, May 23rd will be the last day to check out print books from the library.  All library books must be returned by Wednesday, June 6th.  Enjoy our ebooks and audiobooks over the summer!
• Hall’s International Aid Coalition is doing a school supplies drive to create backpacks for students in Ecuador.  If you would like to contribute to this drive, there will be boxes in the library and the main office where you can donate pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks. Thank you for the continued support! 
• Come one, come all to the All-Choir Concert this Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  Over 200 singers performing music from gospel to Toto and more.  Guest soloist, Gideon Zelermyer, Hall Class of 1997 will treat us to Bring Him Home from "Les Mis".  Hope to see you there.


Monday, May 21, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Stay committed to your decisions but stay flexible in your approach. ~ Anthony Robbins.  
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, romaine salad and fresh fruit.
• Rita’s will be here at Hall after school today.  Come enjoy frozen treats, $3 for Small, $4 for Medium and $5 for Large.  Proceeds from the event will help offset the cost of Safe Grad.
• The Library will be closed Periods 2, 3, 4, and 5 this week because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hello Hall!  Wednesday, May 23rd will be the last day to check out print books from the library.  All library books must be returned by Wednesday, June 6th.  Enjoy our ebooks and audiobooks over the summer!
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.

Friday, May 18, 2018
• Quote of the day:  We learn something new each time we make a mistake.  Our failures only make us stronger and wiser.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, romaine salad and fresh fruit.
• Rita’s will be at Hall after school on Monday, May 21st.  Come enjoy frozen treats, $3 for Small, $4 for Medium and $5 for Large.  Proceeds from the event will help offset the cost of Safe Grad.
• The Library will be closed Periods 2, 3, 4, and 5 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday the week of May 21st because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Hello Hall!  Wednesday, May 23rd will be the last day to check out print books from the library.  All library books must be returned by Wednesday, June 6th.  Enjoy our ebooks and audiobooks over the summer!
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. ~ Jimmy Johnson.
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, shredded cheese, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
• Do you want a night full of laughter, improv comedy, and a complimentary spelling bee?  Well, do we have the show for you!  This Saturday, May 19th, at 7 p.m. is The Answer’s final show of the year! Come join the fun for one last time.  Tickets are $3.  See you there.
• Hello Hall!  Wednesday, May 23rd will be the last day to check out print books from the library.  All library books must be returned by Wednesday, June 6th.  Enjoy our ebooks and audiobooks over the summer!
• Rita’s will be at Hall after school on Monday, May 21st.  Come enjoy frozen treats, $3 for Small, $4 for Medium and $5 for Large.  Proceeds from the event will help offset the cost of Safe Grad.
• The Library will be closed Periods 2, 3, 4, and 5 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday the week of May 21st because of 8th grade orientation. 
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You are your only limit.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans, cole slaw and applesauce.
• Do you want a night full of laughter, improv comedy, and a complimentary spelling bee?  Well, do we have the show for you!  This Saturday, May 19th, at 7 p.m. is The Answer’s final show of the year! Come join the fun for one last time.  Tickets are $3.  See you there.
• Hello Hall!  Wednesday, May 23rd will be the last day to check out print books from the library.  All library books must be returned by Wednesday, June 6th.  Enjoy our ebooks and audiobooks over the summer!
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
• Quote of the day:  There is no elevator to success.  You have to take the stairs. ~ Zig Ziglar.
• Lunch:  Chicken burrito with shredded cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, garden salad and diced pears.
• Do you want a night full of laughter, improv comedy, and a complimentary spelling bee?  Well, do we have the show for you!  This Saturday, May 19th, at 7 p.m. is The Answer’s final show of the year! Come join the fun for one last time.  Tickets are $3.  See you there.
• NCCJ Anytown is now accepting applications for October camp.  See Ms. Lanese in the English department with questions or to pick up an application.
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.

Monday, May 14, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted. ~ David Bly.
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, seasoned potato wedges, steamed broccoli and diced peaches.
• NCCJ Anytown is now accepting applications for October camp.  See Ms. Lanese in the English department with questions or to pick up an application.
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.

Friday, May 11, 2018
• Quote of the day: The best view comes after the hardest climb.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad, garlic bread and fresh fruit.
• Attention Seniors!  Today is the deadline for ALL senior events.  Clear your debts and purchase your senior outing tickets at the ticket booth periods 5 and 7, or after school.  You can also see Ms. Snodgrass or Mrs. Boire for tickets during their free periods.  Graduation speeches and program artwork are also due today to Ms. Snodgrass or Mrs. Boire.  This is your last chance to buy a ticket for senior events or submit work for graduation!
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards Safe Grad.  Just mention it.
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.


Thursday, May 10, 2018
• Quote of the day:  When nothing is sure, everything is possible. ~ Margaret Drabble.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, corn and diced pears.
• Attention Seniors!  Sales for ALL senior events end this Friday.  Clear your debts and purchase your senior outing tickets at the ticket booth periods 5 and 7, or after school.  You can also see Ms. Snodgrass or Mrs. Boire for tickets during their free periods.  Graduation speeches and program artwork are also due this Friday to Ms. Snodgrass or Mrs. Boire.  This is your last chance to buy a ticket for senior events or submit work for graduation!
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards safe grad.  Just mention it.
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.


Wednesday, May 9, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. ~ Aristotle.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, butternut squash and mandarin oranges.
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards safe grad.  Just mention it.
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~ Robert Brault.
• Lunch:  Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, sweet potato fries, roasted cauliflower and diced peaches.
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards safe grad.  Just mention it.
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.

Monday, May 7, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more. ~ Melody Beattie.
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce or French bread pizza, garden salad, bread stick and fresh fruit.
• The Unified Business Club will be meeting from 2:20 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. today in room BG14 (near cafeteria).
• Do you have your tuxes yet for Prom?   If not consider going to Oscars and renting.  For each rental, Oscars will give $15 towards safe grad.  Just mention it.
• NCCJ Anytown applications are in for October camp.  All interested are encouraged to apply!  Please see Ms. Lanese in the English department for more information and to pick up an application.
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.


Friday, May 4, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. ~ Margaret Thatcher.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, chopped romaine salad and fresh fruit.
• NCCJ Anytown applications are in for October camp.  All interested are encouraged to apply!  Please see Ms. Lanese in the English department for more information and to pick up an application.
• The Unified Business Club will be meeting on Monday, May 7th from 2:20 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. in room BG14 (near cafeteria).
• If you like to write, enter this year's final Celebrating Student Writing Series challenge: blackout poetry.  Check your email or the home page of the library website for details.
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213 before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  
• Looking in Theatre, the teen family life theatre, announces auditions for its forty-first season. Try outs will be held in the Black Box Theater at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, 359 Washington Street, Hartford.  Times are:
*Saturday, May 5, 1 – 6 PM
*Monday, May 7, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Tuesday, May 8, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Wednesday, May 9, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
All those who will be in grades 9-12 next year are eligible to try out.  Acting experience is not necessary.  There is nothing to prepare.  All try outs are by appointment, are done in groups, and take about an hour.  Looking In meets during the summer to provide training.  The actor's commitment runs throughout the 2018-19 school year.  All positions are paid.  Looking In is a program of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and of CREC and is directed by Jonathan Gillman, former long-term Head of the Theater Department at the Academy.  Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.  For further information, or to schedule an appointment, call or text Jonathan at (860) 680-5269, or email him at lookingin@crec.org.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Appreciation is a wonderful thing.  It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. ~ Voltaire.
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, shredded cheese, warm bread stick, garden salad and diced pears.
• Art club and feminist coalition will meet after school today in room HG01 (painting room), where we will be creating feminist zines.  Bring friends, there will be food and art materials! 
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213 before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  
• Looking in Theatre, the teen family life theatre, announces auditions for its forty-first season. Try outs will be held in the Black Box Theater at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, 359 Washington Street, Hartford.  Times are:
*Saturday, May 5, 1 – 6 PM
*Monday, May 7, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Tuesday, May 8, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Wednesday, May 9, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
All those who will be in grades 9-12 next year are eligible to try out.  Acting experience is not necessary.  There is nothing to prepare.  All try outs are by appointment, are done in groups, and take about an hour.  Looking In meets during the summer to provide training.  The actor's commitment runs throughout the 2018-19 school year.  All positions are paid.  Looking In is a program of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and of CREC and is directed by Jonathan Gillman, former long-term Head of the Theater Department at the Academy.  Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.  For further information, or to schedule an appointment, call or text Jonathan at (860) 680-5269, or email him at lookingin@crec.org.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow.  Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead.  Just walk beside me and be my friend. ~ Albert Camus.
•L unch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce or French bread pizza, garden salad, steamed carrot coins and fresh fruit.
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213 before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  
• Looking in Theatre, the teen family life theatre, announces auditions for its forty-first season. Try outs will be held in the Black Box Theater at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, 359 Washington Street, Hartford.  Times are:
*Saturday, May 5, 1 – 6 PM
*Monday, May 7, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Tuesday, May 8, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
*Wednesday, May 9, 4:30 – 8:30 PM
All those who will be in grades 9-12 next year are eligible to try out.  Acting experience is not necessary.  There is nothing to prepare.  All try outs are by appointment, are done in groups, and take about an hour.  Looking In meets during the summer to provide training.  The actor's commitment runs throughout the 2018-19 school year.  All positions are paid.  Looking In is a program of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and of CREC and is directed by Jonathan Gillman, former long-term Head of the Theater Department at the Academy.  Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.  For further information, or to schedule an appointment, call or text Jonathan at (860) 680-5269, or email him at lookingin@crec.org.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. ~ Dr. Seuss.
• Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, curly fries, dinner roll, carrot sticks with dip and fresh fruit.
• If you want to make a difference, then register to vote!  Registering to vote is quick and easy and will take place today in the cafeteria during all lunch periods.
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213 before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  

Monday, April 30, 2018
• Quote of the day:  We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.  ~ Taylor Swift.
• Lunch:  Cheese stuffed shells or cheese calzone with marinara sauce.  Romaine salad and applesauce.
• Rita’s is coming to Hall after school today.  Come out and enjoy a treat and support Safe Grad.
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in the main office before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  


Friday, April 27, 2018
• Quote of the day:  We can't change how people treat you or what they say about you.  All you can do is change how to react to it. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge plain or assorted toppings, chopped romaine salad and fresh fruit.
• Junior prom tickets can be purchased after school today in room H202 or H207.  Please see Mrs. Gomes in the main office before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets.  
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in the main office before period 8, to make sure you have cleared your debt before purchasing tickets at the Box Office.  
• Hall Theatre presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night this week in the black box. The show features 26 players, dressed in gorgeous Elizabethan costumes, playing live music throughout.  Shows are at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, with a matinee on Saturday. Tickets are only $5 for students and you can reserve tickets at halltheatre@whps.org. 

Thursday, April 26, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I've learned that I still have a lot to learn. ~Maya Angelou.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• Tickets for the Senior Prom are on sale now!  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213, to make sure you have cleared your debts before coming to the box office to purchase a ticket.  
• Last day to purchase Junior prom tickets is this Friday, April 27th.  Tickets will be on sale after school today and tomorrow in room H207 or H202.  Please see Mrs. Gomes in room A213, to make sure you have cleared your debts before you purchase a ticket.  
• Hall Theatre presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night this week in the black box. The show features 26 players, dressed in gorgeous Elizabethan costumes, playing live music throughout.  Shows are at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, and Saturday, with a matinee on Saturday. Tickets arek only $5 for students and you can reserve tickets at halltheatre@whps.org. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Trust yourself.  Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. – Golda Meir.
• Lunch:  Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, crinkle cut fries, roasted cauliflower and diced peaches.
• Calling all journalists for Hall Highlight’s last meeting!  Please join us in room E104 right after school tomorrow.  Everyone, freshman to seniors, experienced writers or not is welcome, as well as staff members to keep the newspaper alive!!
• Hall Theatre presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night this week in the black box. The show features 26 players, dressed in gorgeous Elizabethan costumes, playing live music throughout.  Students can catch a free preview of this fun show at 1:30 pm tomorrow afternoon. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with a matinee on Saturday. Tickets are only $5 for students and you can reserve tickets at halltheatre@whps.org. 
-Important information for Seniors-
• The deadline to order your cap and gown has been extended until Wednesday, April 25th!  Please place your order by the deadline to ensure you are able to walk with your class on graduation day.  Please see the "End of Year Senior Events" link on the Hall Home Page for more information on how to place your order.
• Tickets for senior prom will be on sale starting Wednesday, April 25th during periods 5, 7, 8, and for 15 minutes after school.  Tickets will be on sale until Friday, May 7th and will be sold at the ticket booth for $75 per person.  If you qualify for financial assistance, please touch base with your assistant principal.  If you are bringing a non-hall guest, please be sure to provide the signed guest form with a copy of your guests' photo ID (available on the "End of Year Senior Events" link from the Hall Home Page).
Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2018
Juniors
• Please arrive at your testing room by 7:20 AM
• Please bring an ID, # 2 pencils, calculator & a snack
• Please power off cell phones and remove any smart watches for the entire testing administration.  
• If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be rescheduled by last name: 
• A - L will attend period 6 lunch
• M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
• Your testing room location can be found on the screens, your email, in the entrances of the school and on sandwich boards. If you are testing with accommodations your school counselor or case manager has provided you with your testing room location.  If you have any questions, please come to the main office today.

Good Luck Juniors!!
If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes.  If you have classes in the A wing during periods 1-5, please review the re-location chart that has been emailed to you. The relocation charts are also located at the school entrances.
SAT Test Room Locations
SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Tuesday, April 24, 2108          
Test Room    Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bie
A102    Bif - Con
A105    Coo - Dri
A106    Drj - Gam
A108    Gan - Has
A109    Hat - Kan
A110    Kao - Mac
A202    Mad - Mon
A203    Moo - Pas
A206    Pat - Rei
A207    Rej - Sin
A208    Sio - Ven
A211    Veo - Z
A103    Late Arrivals
 

Monday, April 23, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
• Lunch:  Cheese stuffed twisted breadstick dunkers with marinara dipping sauce, steamed broccoli, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Senior Athletes - Please check the board for the list of 2 and 3 sport athlete award winners and see Mrs. Seguro if you have any questions.
• Join us tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night.  WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.
• To those inductees to the Spanish National Honors Society, please attend a brief rehearsal directly after school today in the auditorium.  The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 7 p.m. Please arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. and please remind your parents.
• Attention Seniors Athletes nominated for the Philippon Award:   Please turn in essays by Wednesday, April 25th.
• Calling all journalists for Hall Highlight’s last meeting!  Please join us in room E104 right after school on Wednesday, April 25th.  Everyone, freshman to seniors, experienced writers or not is welcome, as well as staff members to keep the newspaper alive!!
-Important information for Seniors-
• The deadline to order your cap and gown has been extended until Wednesday, April 25th!  Please place your order by the deadline to ensure you are able to walk with your class on graduation day.  Please see the "End of Year Senior Events" link on the Hall Home Page for more information on how to place your order.
• Tickets for senior prom will be on sale starting Wednesday, April 25th during periods 5, 7, 8, and for 15 minutes after school.  Tickets will be on sale until Friday, May 7th and will be sold at the ticket booth for $75 per person.  If you qualify for financial assistance, please touch base with your assistant principal.  If you are bringing a non-hall guest, please be sure to provide the signed guest form with a copy of your guests' photo ID (available on the "End of Year Senior Events" link from the Hall Home Page).


Friday, April 20, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Every small change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. – Alice Walker.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, roasted yellow squash, garlic bread stick and fresh fruit.
• Senior Athletes - Please check the board for the list of 2 and 3 sport athlete award winners and see Mrs. Seguro if you have any questions.
• To those inductees to the Spanish National Honors Society, please attend a brief rehearsal directly after school in the auditorium on Monday, April 23rd.  The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 7 p.m. Please arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. and please remind your parents.
• Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night.  WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.
• Attention Seniors Athletes nominated for the Philippon Award:   Please turn in essays by Wednesday, April 25th.
• Calling all journalists for Hall Highlight’s last meeting!  Please join us in room E104 right after school on Wednesday, April 25th.  Everyone, freshman to seniors, experienced writers or not is welcome, as well as staff members to keep the newspaper alive!!

Thursday, April 19, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. – Napoleon Hill.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun, vegetarian beans, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• Sports Merchandise Day will be this Friday, April 20th.  A table will be set up in the back parking lot at the beginning of the path leading to the track and football field.  Interested students should bring in between $5 and $20.  Sales will include aviator-style sunglasses, cinch sacks, and magnets.  Weather permitting. 
• Senior Athletes - Please check the board for the list of 2 and 3 sport athlete award winners and see Mrs. Seguro if you have any questions.
• To those inductees to the Spanish National Honors Society, please attend a brief rehearsal directly after school in the auditorium on Monday, April 23rd.  The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 7 p.m. Please arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. and please remind your parents.
• Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night.  WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.
• Attention Seniors Athletes nominated for the Philippon Award:   Please turn in essays by Wednesday, April 25th.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing. – Theodore Roosevelt.
• Lunch:  Jamaican beef patty or Corn dog, curly fries, cole slaw, carrot sticks and applesauce.
• Hello Hall:  If you are interested in having lunch with Library guest, January LaVoy, tomorrow during 7th period, please fill out the form that was sent to your student Gmail account by the end of the school day today.
• Sports Merchandise Day will be this Friday, April 20th.  A table will be set up in the back parking lot at the beginning of the path leading to the track and football field.  Interested students should bring in between $5 and $20.  Sales will include aviator-style sunglasses, cinch sacks, and magnets.  Weather permitting. 
• Do you want a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card to spend on anything? Then purchase a yearbook on www.ybp.com before April 20th to be entered.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. White, Mr. West or Nia Braccidiferro.  
• Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night. WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
• Quote of the day:  As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. – Audrey Hepburn.
• Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken, steamed brown rice, garden salad, mixed vegetables and fresh fruit. 
• Want to present your culture and share your traditions?  Join Multi-Cultural Club, where members from all over the world focus on heritage and prepare to show off their skills in Culture Fusion.  More than just any old talent show, it educates students and staff at Hall about other countries through the universal language of music and the arts.  Please come to the informational meeting after school today in room A129. 
• Hello Hall:  If you are interested in having lunch with Library guest, January LaVoy, on Thursday, April 19th during 7th period, please fill out the form that was sent to your student Gmail account by the end of the school day tomorrow. 
• Do you want a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card to spend on anything? Then purchase a yearbook on www.ybp.com before April 20th to be entered.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. White, Mr. West or Nia Braccidiferro.  
• Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night. WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.

 

Monday, April 16, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did or not. – Oprah Winfrey.
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, potato wedges, garden salad and diced peaches.
• Congratulations to Catherine Golder for receiving an Honorable Mention Award and recognized with her art teacher, Mrs. Malloy at the State Capital Building on Friday, April 6.  Catherine's work titled "Save a Heart" was created in mixed media.  Her poster will be displayed at one of the Motor Vehicle Departments across the state.  The Honor Flag flies in recognition of this fabulous accomplishment.
• Want to present your culture and share your traditions?  Join Multi-Cultural Club, where members from all over the world focus on heritage and prepare to show off their skills in Culture Fusion.  More than just any old talent show, it educates students and staff at Hall about other countries through the universal language of music and the arts.  Please come to the informational meeting tomorrow in room A129.
• Do you want a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card to spend on anything? Then purchase a yearbook on www.ybp.com before April 20th to be entered.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. White, Mr. West or Nia Braccidiferro.  
• Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. in the Conard HS Auditorium for College Knowledge Night. WHPS and the School Counseling Department is happy to sponsor an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application, and decision process.  This event is open to all current students, however, the information presented will be most relevant to juniors and their parents who are currently engaged more directly with the post-high school planning process. Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center for more details.

Friday, April 6, 2017
·Attention Juniors and Seniors:  Junior Prom, Senior Prom and Senior outing tickets will be coming up for sale very soon.  Please check your Power School for any debts.  These debts must be cleared before you will be able to purchase tickets.
·The West Hartford Registrar of Voters will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Monday, April 17th to assist with registration of all voters who will be 18 years old by the November 6th election.  Please bring a photo ID and proof of your current address.
·Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, crisp corn and fresh fruit.


Thursday, April 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. - B.B. King.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, black beans, corn and applesauce.
• The Writing Center is proud to congratulate Gigi LaForte, grade 9, and Lauren Hines, grade 11, for their fantastic flash fiction submissions!  
• Hall Lowlights, has been printed and will be available today.  It’s funny, it’s free, and it’s fabulous.  Come pick up a copy from the library, the front office, the writing lab, or an Answer member and have a great day. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
• I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. – Maya Angelou.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• Attention Juniors!  There will be an assembly on mock interviews with the Superintendent today during periods 2 and 3.  All juniors should report to the auditorium following period 1. 
• Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 7 – 11 PM at the Farmington Marriot in Farmington, CT.  Tickets will go on sale starting Wednesday, April 18th through Friday, April 27th and will cost $70 per person.  If you are bringing a non-Hall student guest, you must fill out the appropriate paperwork before you can buy a ticket for your guest.  The form can be found on the Hall website and in your email.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ranieri or Mrs. Mickus.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
• If you don't stick to your values when they are being tested, they're not values; they're hobbies. – John Stewart.
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, warm biscuit, steamed broccoli and diced pears
• A reminder to all juniors that there will be an assembly on mock interviews with the Superintendent this Wednesday, April 4th, during periods 2 and 3.  All juniors should report to the auditorium following period 1. 
• Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 7 – 11 PM at the Farmington Marriot in Farmington, CT.  Tickets will go on sale starting Wednesday, April 18th through Friday, April 27th and will cost $70 per person.  If you are bringing a non-Hall student guest, you must fill out the appropriate paperwork before you can buy a ticket for your guest.  The form can be found on the Hall website and in your email.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ranieri or Mrs. Mickus.


Monday, April 2, 2018
• Lunch: Mini Cheese Ravioli with pesto sauce, warm bread stick or French bread pizza, garden salad, steamed carrot coins and fresh fruit
• Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 7 – 11 PM at the Farmington Marriot in Farmington, CT.  Tickets will go on sale starting Wednesday, April 18th through Friday, April 27th and will cost $70 per person.  If you are bringing a non-Hall student guest, you must fill out the appropriate paperwork before you can buy a ticket for your guest.  The form can be found on the Hall website and in your email.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ranieri or Mrs. Mickus.
• Light it up Blue!  The 10th annual World Autism Awareness Day is today, April 2nd.  Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with awareness-raising events.  Join us by wearing blue today!
• A Cafella, is selling singing telegrams for April Fool’s Day.  Joining A Cafella for our telegrams is none other than señor Don David himself. Each fellagram is only $2 so pick up forms from the table in the cafeteria during lunch, from the piano in the choir room or from a member of A Cafella.  Completed forms along with $2 can be given to Ms. Cetto in the choir room or anyone in A Cafella and all fellagrams will be delivered on Monday, April 2nd.

Thursday, March 29, 2018
• You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt.
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, romaine salad with Italian dressing, dinner roll and fresh fruit.
• The FEOD Club meeting will be held today at 2:30 in room H101.  
• Hall High Feminist Coalition is hosting a speaker from CT Fund for the Environment TODAY in room A110, regarding the intersection between environmental and reproductive justice, ecofeminism, why global warming is a feminist issue, and so much more. There will be snacks and time for questions!  All are welcome- hope to see you there!
• Art Club will not meet after school today.  As a reminder, Art Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month. 
• A Cafella, is selling singing telegrams for April Fool’s Day.  Joining A Cafella for our telegrams is none other than señor Don David himself. Each fellagram is only $2 so pick up forms from the table in the cafeteria during lunch, from the piano in the choir room or from a member of A Cafella.  Completed forms along with $2 can be given to Ms. Cetto in the choir room or anyone in A Cafella and all fellagrams will be delivered on Monday, April 2nd.
• Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
• Lunch:  All beef burger or a veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.
• Attention all students:  Do you like playing badminton?  Are you passionate about the sport?  Then come to the first meeting of Badminton Club today at 1 p.m. in Gym A.  See you there!
• If a four-year college is not the right fit for you, then come to the Post-Secondary Options Fair taking place today from 9:45 A.M. – noon in room AG02.  Come talk to the representatives to get more information about Community College, Technical Schools, and Massage Therapy, Military, Police/Fire or Broadcasting careers.
• Hall High Feminist Coalition is hosting a speaker from CT Fund for the Environment TOMORROW in room A110, regarding the intersection between environmental and reproductive justice, ecofeminism, why global warming is a feminist issue, and so much more. There will be snacks and time for questions!  All are welcome- hope to see you there!
• Art Club will not be meeting tomorrow afternoon .  As a reminder, Art Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month. 
• Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
• Lunch:  Chicken nuggets with a side of mac and cheese, fresh roasted cauliflower, a warm biscuit and a pear cup
• Attention all students:  Do you like playing badminton?  Are you passionate about the sport?  Then come to the first meeting of Badminton Club on Wednesday, March 28th at 1 p.m. in Gym A.  See you there!
• Hall Students – Today, Tuesday, March 27th, the Hall HS Business Club will be hosting two guest speakers from the CT Department of Banking. They will be talking about the ins and outs of investment as well as some interesting cases of stock fraud.  The meeting is in room E123 and there will be snacks.  We hope to see you there!
• If a four-year college is not the right fit for you, then come to the Post-Secondary Options Fair taking place this Wednesday, March 28th from 9:45 AM – noon in room AG02.  Come talk to the representatives to get more information about Community College, Technical Schools, and Massage Therapy, Military, Police/Fire or Broadcasting careers.
• Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.

Friday, March 23, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy.  And choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them. – Brene Brown.
• The third answer show will be held tonight at 7 p.m.  The cost is $3.00. 
• Attention all students:  Do you like playing badminton?  Are you passionate about the sport?  Then come to the first meeting of Badminton Club on Wednesday, March 28th at 1 p.m. in Gym A.  See you there!
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, romaine salad, garlic bread and mandarin oranges.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Live in the moment.  Forget the past and don't concern yourself with the future.
• Congratulations to this year CT Student Writers.  They had 1,670 submissions. 
• CT Student Writers (Honorable Mention)
• Maren Beverly - "A Single Rose" (Poetry) 
• Mia Ferguson - "Open Table" (Fiction)
• Leann Gardner  - "Reflection" (Poetry)
• Nesyannavella Malk - "How Is Language Used to Transcend?" (NonFiction) The Woman in the Corner" (Poetry
• Come to room C109 right after school today to help Human Rights Coalition and FemCo assemble care kits for those who do not have access to basic hygiene necessities.  It’s an effective way to take action and help those in our community.  Snacks will be provided; hope to see you there!
• The third answer show will be held this Friday at 7 p.m.  The cost is $3.00. 
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, corn and fresh fruit.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
•    Quote of the day:  Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.  Robert Collier.
•    Congratulations to this year CT Student Writers.  They had 1,670 submissions. 
•    CT Student Writers (Honorable Mention)
•    Maren Beverly - "A Single Rose" (Poetry) 
•    Mia Ferguson - "Open Table" (Fiction)
•    Leann Gardner  - "Reflection" (Poetry)
•    Nesyannavella Malk - "How Is Language Used to Transcend?" (NonFiction) The Woman in the Corner" (Poetry
•    Lunch:  Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast, hash brown potato, sausage links, carrot sticks and warm cinnamon apples.
•    The third answer show will be held this Friday at 7 p.m.  The cost is $3.00. 
•    Come to room C109 right after school on Thursday, March 22nd to help Human Rights Coalition and FemCo assemble care kits for those who do not have access to basic hygiene necessities.  It’s an effective way to take action and help those in our community.  Snacks will be provided; hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
•    Quote of the day:  Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Willing is not enough; we must do - Bruce Lee.
•    Lunch:  All white chicken tenders, crinkle cut fries, steamed broccoli and fresh fruit.
•    Come to room C109 right after school on Thursday, March 22nd to help Human Rights Coalition and FemCo assemble care kits for those who do not have access to basic hygiene necessities.  It’s an effective way to take action and help those in our community.  Snacks will be provided; hope to see you there!
•    On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
•    All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
•    On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
*Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 a.m.
*Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
*If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be      rescheduled by last name: 
*A - L will attend period 6 lunch
*M - Z will attend period 7 lunch

Good Luck Juniors!!
•    Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 12th.  Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process.  Deadline for all applications is Thursday, March 22n

Monday, March 19, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The best things in life aren't things – Art Buchwald.
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, garden salad, crinkle cut fries and fresh fruit. 
• So you've all heard about our school's online newspaper, found at Hallrecord.org; but make sure you grab a hard copy of our Hall Highlights!  Hot off the presses, you can find out about the latest and greatest news, opinions, features, sports, arts and reviews going on in `our school.  Copies of Hall Highlights can be found in the library, office, and various classrooms through the school!
• On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
• All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
• On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
*Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 a.m.
*Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
*If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be      rescheduled by last name: 
*A - L will attend period 6 lunch
*M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
Good Luck Juniors!!
• Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 12th.  Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process.  Deadline for all applications is Thursday, March 22nd. 


Friday, March 16, 2018
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, romaine salad and applesauce.
• Students attending The True Colors field trip will meet at the front of the building near the main office at 7:30 a.m. today.
• Today is the last day to purchase a ticket for the girls’ basketball state final vs. Mercy at Mohegan Sun on Saturday.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center for tickets for the bus and the game - only $10.  The bus will leave Hall at 3:45 p.m. 
• So you've all heard about our school's online newspaper, found at Hallrecord.org; but make sure you grab a hard copy of our Hall Highlights!  Hot off the presses, you can find out about the latest and greatest news, opinions, features, sports, arts and reviews going on in our school.  Copies of Hall Highlights can be found in the library, office, and various classrooms through the school!
• World Down Syndrome Day is coming up on Wednesday, March 21st.   Celebrate the uniqueness of individuals with Down Syndrome by purchasing a bracelet in the cafe during all lunch waves for $1.00.  
• On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
•    All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
• On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
*Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 a.m.
*Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
*If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be      rescheduled by last name: 
*A - L will attend period 6 lunch
*M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
Good Luck Juniors!!
• Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 12th.  Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process.  Deadline for all applications is Thursday, March 22nd. 

Thursday, March 15, 2018
• Lunch:  Cheeseburger meatloaf or a fish sandwich, mashed potato and gravy, steamed broccoli and fresh fruit.
• There will be a fan bus to the Girls Basketball Championship Game at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  The cost is $10 and you’ll be able to sign up today and tomorrow with Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center.  The game is on Saturday night at 6:15 p.m.
• World Down Syndrome Day is coming up on Wednesday, March 21st.   Celebrate the uniqueness of individuals with Down Syndrome by purchasing a bracelet in the cafe during all lunch waves for $1.00.  
• On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
• All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
• On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
*Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 a.m.
*Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
*If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be      rescheduled by last name: 
*A-L will attend period 6 lunch
*M-Z will attend period 7 lunch
Good Luck Juniors!!
• Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 12th.  Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process.  Deadline for all applications is Thursday, March 22nd. 

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, green beans and applesauce.
• It’s that time of year! The 60th anniversary of Pops ‘n Jazz will be held on March 15th, 16th, and 17th.  Make sure to reserve your discounted student tickets at the box office across from the main office from 11:00 am to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at hallhighjazz.com/tickets.  Seats are selling out fast! Buy you tickets today!
• There will be a fan bus to the Girls Basketball Championship Game at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  The cost is $10 and you’ll be able to sign up this Thursday and Friday with Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center.  The game is on Saturday and Sunday, game day and time will be announced on Wednesday evening.
• World Down Syndrome Day is coming up on Wednesday, March 21st.   Celebrate the uniqueness of individuals with Down Syndrome by purchasing a bracelet in the cafe during all lunch waves for $1.00.  
• On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
• All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
• On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
*Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 a.m.
*Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
*If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be rescheduled by last name: 
*A - L will attend period 6 lunch
*M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
Good Luck Juniors!!

Friday, March 9, 2018
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, fresh, steamed broccoli, dinner roll and diced peaches
• On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 juniors will be taking the SAT from periods 1 -5.  Wednesday, March 21st will be a full day of school from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
  All high schools in Connecticut will host a school-day administration of the SAT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All juniors are required to participate in accordance with state statutes. 
  On the Sandwich boards, you will find your test room location and the schedule for the day. This information has also been emailed to you.  If you have any questions, please come see me in the main office. If you are a junior, here are your next steps:
• Arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Bring # 2 pencils, approved calculator (please see below) & a snack
• If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be rescheduled by last name: 
  A - L will attend period 6 lunch
  M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
Good Luck Juniors!!
• Do you have a prom dress in your house that you do not need any more?  We are holding a prom dress collection all this week.  Gently loved dresses only and preferably on hangers.  Please hang them on the clothes rack located outside the school store.  Dresses will be donated to the local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone.
• Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.
• It’s that time of year! The 60th anniversary of Pops ‘n Jazz is coming up on March 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, and 17th. Make sure to reserve your discounted student tickets at the box office across from the main office from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Friday, or online at hallhighjazz.com/tickets. Seats are selling out fast! Buy you tickets today!
• Deadline extended!  All juniors applying to be a STA for the 18-19 school year - due to the snow days, the application deadline has been extended to Monday.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
• Snow day!!!

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
• Snow day!!!

Monday, March 5, 2018
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with marinara sauce, dinner roll or three cheese lasagna, dinner roll, chopped romaine salad and diced pears.
• Calling all crafters!  The unified business club is meeting tonight from 6-7 pm in BG14 (near the cafeteria).  We will be making paper roses and other various items.  Come join the fun!
• Spring sports physicals – If you haven’t had a physical with your own doctor in the last 13 months and can’t get an appointment, you may come to the free sports physicals being given on Wednesday, March 7th at 5 pm in the nurses’ office.  If you plan on coming to the physicals, please let the athletic department know and you must come with a parent/guardian.  
• On Wednesday, March 7th all juniors are to report to the auditorium during periods 2 and 3 for the annual junior class presentation on mock interviews with the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Moore.


Friday, March 2, 2018
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza, meat or veggie toppings, garden salad, mixed fruit and pear cup.
• Calling all crafters!  The unified business club is meeting on Monday night, March 5th in room BG14 (near the cafeteria) from 6-7 pm.  We will be making paper roses and other various items.  Come join the fun.
• Spring sports physicals – If you haven’t had a physical with your own doctor in the last 13 months and can’t get an appointment, you may come to the free sports physicals being given on Wednesday, March 7th at 5 pm in the nurses’ office.  If you plan on coming to the physicals, please let the athletic department know and you must come with a parent/guardian.  
• Hall's annual Dodge Ball tournament starts on Monday, March 5th.  Pick up your team sign-up sheets from Mr. Billing's room in C212.
• Do you have a prom dress in your house that you do not need anymore?  We will be holding a prom dress collection all next week.  Gently loved dresses only and preferably on hangers.  Please hang them on the clothes rack located outside the school store.  Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, warm garlic bread stick, carrot sticks with dip and apple sauce.
• Spring sports physicals – If you haven’t had a physical with your own doctor in the last 13 months and can’t get an appointment, you may come to the free sports physicals being given on Wednesday, March 7th at 5 pm in the nurses’ office.  If you plan on coming to the physicals, please let the athletic department know and you must come with a parent/guardian.  
• The FEOD Club will meet today, Thursday, March 1st after school in room H101.
• There will be an FEOD field trip on Friday, March 2nd where members of the club will be presenting to 8th graders about their transition to high school.  Please bring your permission slip to the main office.
• Hall's annual Dodge Ball tournament is one week away. Pick up your team sign-up sheets from Mr. Billing's room in C212. Forms are due by today, Thursday, March 1st. Tournament starts on Monday March 5th.
• Do you have a prom dress in your house that you do not need anymore?  We will be holding a prom dress collection all next week.  Gently loved dresses only and preferably on hangers.  Please hang them on the clothes rack located outside the school store.  Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone.
• The ASVAB test is being held here today, Thursday, March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
• Lunch:  All beef burger on a bun with or without cheese or veggie burger on a bun, lettuce, tomato, crinkle-cut fries, vegetarian beans and mixed fruit.
• The FEOD Club will be meeting on Thursday, March 1st after school in room H101.
• There will be an FEOD field trip on Friday, March 2nd where members of the club will be presenting to 8th graders about their transition to high school.  Please bring your permission slip to the main office.
• Hall's annual Dodge ball tournament is one week away. Pick up your team sign-up sheets from Mr. Billing's room in C212. Forms are due by Thursday. Tournament starts on Monday March 5th.
• If you received a green permission slip for the Bridges program, please complete it and return it to Ms. Lanese in the English department by Wednesday.  If you need more time or have any questions, please let her know.
• Attention writers:  Submit your FLASH FICTION to your English teacher by Wednesday in order to be entered into the school wide competition.  More information is available in the Writing Center.
• Do you have a prom dress in your house that you do not need anymore?  We will be holding a prom dress collection all next week.  Gently loved dresses only and preferably on hangers.  Please hang them on the clothes rack located outside the school store.  Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone.
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. tonight, Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
• Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, roasted, yellow squash, warm biscuit and seasonal fresh fruit.
• If you received a green permission slip for the Bridges program, please complete it and return it to Ms. Lanese in the English department by Wednesday.  If you need more time or have any questions, please let her know.
• Attention writers:  Submit your FLASH FICTION to your English teacher by Wednesday in order to be entered into the school wide competition.  More information is available in the Writing Center.
• Do you have any prom dresses around your house that you don’t want anymore?  We will be holding a prom dress collection all next week.  Gently, loved dresses only and preferably on hangers.  Please hang them on the clothes rack located outside the school store.  Dresses will be donated to local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone!
• Hall's annual Dodge ball tournament is one week away. Pick up your team sign-up sheets from Mr. Billing's room in C212. Forms are due by Thursday. Tournament starts on Monday March 5th.
• Athletics: Upcoming Meeting - Girls Golf – today, Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook?  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. 
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.   Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.

Monday, February 26, 2018
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup with saltines, crinkle cut fries, fresh steamed broccoli and diced pears.
• The Unified Business Club will be meeting tonight from 6 – 7 pm in room BG14 (near the cafeteria).  See Mrs. Levine for details.
• Announcing Safe Grad Tuesdays.  On different Tuesdays an area restaurant will donate a portion of that night’s proceeds to Hall’s Safe Grad.  First up is Ocho Café on Tuesday, February 27th from 11:30am – 9:00 pm   Dine in or take-out.  Just be sure to mention Hall Safe Grad.   Ocho is located at 330 North Main Street in West Hartford. 
• Go online and check out our school newspaper at HallRecord.org.  There are new articles and photos you just have to see!
• Hall's annual Dodge ball tournament is one week away. Pick up your team sign-up sheets from Mr. Billing's room in C212. Forms are due by Thursday. Tournament starts on Monday March 5th.
• Athletics: Upcoming Meeting - Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat and/or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, crisp corn and pear cup.
• 24 Hour Famine will be hosting a bake sale outside Toy Chest in the center THIS Saturday from 11AM-2PM. Come enjoy delicious desserts while supporting your classmates as they fast for 24 hours to raise money and awareness for local hunger!! Thank you in advance from the Community Service Club!
• Are you interested in STAing next year?  Applications will be available at the informational meeting this week.  You will need to attend one of the meeting times to get more information.  Either today, Thursday, February 22 after school or Friday, February 23 during 6th period.  The meeting will last around 20 minutes.  If you cannot make the meeting after school on Thursday and have a class during 6th, you will be given a pass back to your 6th period on Friday.
• Athletics: Upcoming Meeting - Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• Attention Juniors: Please check your PowerSchool to see if your Junior Planning Workshop room assignment has changed.  Also - all juniors should be checking their email and shared drive for important information regarding Junior Workshops.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
• Lunch:  Mini-maple pancakes, sausage links, potato puffs, candied carrots and warm cinnamon apples.
• Are you interested in STAing next year?  Applications will be available at the informational meeting next week.  You will need to attend one of the meeting times to get more information.  Either Thursday, February 22 after school or Friday, February 23 during 6th period.  The meeting will last around 20 minutes.  If you cannot make the meeting after school on Thursday and have a class during 6th, you will be given a pass back to your 6th period on Friday.
• Athletics: Upcoming Meeting - Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• Attention Juniors: Please check your PowerSchool to see if your Junior Planning Workshop room assignment has changed.  Also - all juniors should be checking their email and shared drive for important information regarding Junior Workshops.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.



Friday, February 16, 2018
• Are you interested in STAing next year?  Applications will be available at the informational meeting next week.  You will need to attend one of the meeting times to get more information.  Either Thursday, February 22 after school or Friday, February 23 during 6th period.  The meeting will last around 20 minutes.  If you cannot make the meeting after school on Thursday and have a class during 6th, you will be given a pass back to your 6th period on Friday.
• Athletics: Upcoming Meeting - Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information! 
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• Come support Hall cheerleaders as they host the CCC Competition taking place Saturday night at 5pm in the gym. If you would like to volunteer at the competition, please contact coach Danielle at hallhscheer@gmail.com for details!
• Attention Juniors: Please check your PowerSchool to see if your Junior Planning Workshop room assignment has changed.  Also - all juniors should be checking their email and shared drive for important information regarding Junior Workshops.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, shredded cheese, chopped romaine salad, warm bread stick and apple sauce

Thursday, February 15, 2018
• Voce di Coli will be selling singing telegrams today. Send a singing message to someone you care about.  $3 each or 2 for $5. Find any Voce di Coeli member for order forms.   Delivery is on Friday, February 16th.
• Are you interested in becoming a future educator?  If so, please join the FEOD club that will be meeting today after school in Dr. White's classroom. 
• Athletics:
Upcoming Meetings
Girls Tennis Meeting – today, 2/15 at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.
• Lunch:  Pizza with meat or veggie toppings, carrot sticks with dip, vegetarian beans and mixed fruit cup.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.  Rumi.
• All permission slips for the GSA True Colors field trip are due at our meeting today.
• Students in the FAST program will be selling valentines today.  All Valentines will be $1.00 each.  Proceeds will be used to support student run micro-businesses.  Come check us out and share the love.
• Voce di Coli will be selling singing telegrams today and tomorrow. Send a singing message to someone you care about.  $3 each or 2 for $5. Find any Voce di Coeli member for order forms.   Delivery is on Friday, February 16th.
• All boys interested in the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams for this spring, please attend a short meeting immediately after school today in room AG02.  Information and preparation for the upcoming season will be on the agenda.  Please see or contact Coach Solomon if you cannot attend.
• Are you interested in becoming a future educator?  If so, please join the FEOD club that will be meeting tomorrow after school in Dr. White's classroom. 
• Athletics:
Upcoming Meetings
- Girls Tennis Meeting – Tomorrow, 2/15 at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
- Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information! 
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, February 28th, so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test
• Lunch:  Filet of fish sandwich or Jamaican beef patty, spicy fries, cole slaw and diced pears.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
• Quote of the day:  If you want to be happy, tie it to a goal, not at people or objects.
• All permission slips for the GSA True Colors field trip are due at our meeting tomorrow.
• Students in the FAST program will be selling valentines today and tomorrow.  All Valentines will be $1.00 each.  Proceeds will be used to support student run micro-businesses.  Come check us out and share the love.
• Voce di Coeli will be selling singing telegrams today, tomorrow and Thursday. Send a singing message to someone you care about.  $3 each or 2 for $5. Find any Voce di Coeli member for order forms.   Delivery is on Friday, February 16th.
• All boys interested in the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams for this spring, please attend a short meeting immediately after school tomorrow in room AG02.  Information and preparation for the upcoming season will be on the agenda.  Please see or contact Coach Solomon if you cannot attend.
• Are you interested in becoming a future educator?  If so, please join the FEOD club that will be meeting on Thursday, February 15th after school in Dr. White's classroom. 
• Athletics:
Upcoming Meetings
Girls Tennis Meeting – Thursday, 2/15 at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.Girls Golf – Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Attention all students interested in taking AP Exams:  Taking the Advanced Placement exam is an important part of all AP courses.  Registration for the AP exams must be done online and will only take a few minutes. The registration link is open now and the link is on the Hall website. The registration system will close promptly at 11:59 P.M., Wednesday, February 28th so be sure to register on time to ensure there will be an exam for you!
• The ASVAB test is being held here on March 1st.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.
• Lunch:  All white meat chicken tenders, crinkle cut fries, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.

Monday, February 12, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Take a deep breath and let it go.
• Come help students with special needs start businesses, and join the Unified Business Club today at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (near cafeteria).  See Mrs. Levine for details.
• Want to win more arguments and think faster on your feet?  Want to become more informed on current and relevant news?  Debate Team will being meeting TODAY after school in room H104!  Join us to learn about types of topics we will debate, as well as how to get involved in our competition in March!
• Students in the FAST program will be selling valentines today, tomorrow and Wednesday, February 14th.  All Valentines will be $1.00 each.  Proceeds will be used to support student run micro-businesses.  Come check us out and share the love.
• All boys interested in the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams for this spring, please attend a short meeting immediately after school on Wednesday, February 14th in room AG02.  Information and preparation for the upcoming season will be on the agenda.  (Note: meeting postponed from 2/7).  Please see or contact Coach Solomon if you cannot attend.
• Athletics:  Upcoming Meetings
- Girls Track Meeting – TODAY afterschool in room E131.Boys Tennis Meeting 
– Wednesday, 2/14 afterschool in room AG02.Girls Tennis Meeting 
– Thursday, 2/15 at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.Girls Golf 
– Tuesday, 2/27 at 3:00 pm in room A101.
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, cucumber salad and fresh fruit. 

Friday, February 9, 2018
• Hello Hall! Just a reminder to come 12 Angry Jurors, a courtroom drama detailing a jury’s decision to send a young man off to die.  Life is in their hands, death is on their minds. Show opens tonight at 7:30, and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. See you there.
• Come help students with special needs start businesses and join the Unified Business Club this Monday, February 12th, at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (near cafeteria).  See Mrs. Levine for details.
• All boys interested in the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams for this spring, please attend a short meeting immediately after school on Wednesday, February 14th in room AG02.  Information and preparation for the upcoming season will be on the agenda.  (Note: meeting postponed from 2/7).  Please see or contact Coach Solomon if you cannot attend.
• Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
• Attention seniors!   Do you want a whole page all about you in the yearbook? Then buy a full page ad for $350!  Half a page is $240; a quarter page is $150, and an 8th of a page is $100.  Go to www.simplyyearbookads.com for more information!  
• Students who ordered t-shirts from the STEM club can pick them up in room C202.
• Lunch: Nachos:  Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, spicy black beans, crisp corn and applesauce.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
• Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club for FREE food, dodge ball and other competitive games, and friends as we fast to raise awareness and money for hunger.  We will end the fast with a FEAST at the end including food from Blue Plate Kitchen, Noodles, Harry's Pizza, and many more!  If you're at all interested, add us on google classroom with the code: m78pc0d. Deadline to sign up is February 16th.
• Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
• Students who ordered t-shirts from the STEM club can pick them up in room C202 any day this week.
• Voce di Coeli will be selling singing telegrams this week and next.  Send a singing message to someone you care about.  $3 each or 2 for $5.  Find any Voce di Coeli member for order forms.  Last day to order is Thursday, Feb. 15.  Delivery is on Friday, Feb. 16.
• Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage patty, hash browns, roasted butter nut squash and a fruit cup.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
• Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club for FREE food, dodge ball and other competitive games, and friends as we fast to raise awareness and money for hunger.  We will end the fast with a FEAST at the end including food from Blue Plate Kitchen, Noodles, Harry's Pizza, and many more!  If you're at all interested, add us on google classroom with the code: m78pc0d. Deadline to sign up is February 16th.
• Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
• Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders (plain or spicy), crinkle cut, french fries, broccoli crunch salad and dinner roll.
• The GSA will have an important meeting after school today, Tuesday, 2/6 in C102. If you are interested in the True Colors field trip, you should come to this meeting.
• Students who ordered t-shirts from the STEM club can pick them up in room C202 any day this week.

Monday, February 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The master has failed more times that the beginner has ever tried.  Stephen McCranie.
• Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club for FREE food, dodge ball and other competitive games, and friends as we fast to raise awareness and money for hunger.  We will end the fast with a FEAST at the end including food from Blue Plate Kitchen, Noodles, Harry's Pizza, and many more!  If you're at all interested, add us on google classroom with the code: m78pc0d. Deadline to sign up is February 16th.
• Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
• Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce or a personal pizza, romaine salad and applesauce.

Friday, February 2, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Success is a state of mind.  If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. – Dr. Joyce Brothers.
• Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club for FREE food, dodge ball and other competitive games, and friends as we fast to raise awareness and money for hunger.  We will end the fast with a FEAST at the end including food from Blue Plate Kitchen, Noodles, Harry's Pizza, and many more!  If you're at all interested, add us on google classroom with the code: m78pc0d. Deadline to sign up is February 16th.
• Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
• There will be a Softball meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 3:00 p.m. in room E131.
• All boys interested in the Varsity or Junior Varsity Tennis program for this spring, please attend a short meeting in room AG02 on Wednesday, February 7th immediately after school.  We will present and discuss information you will need to be ready to play.  See Coach Solomon for more info.
• Lunch:  Three cheese lasagna with or without meatballs or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and fresh fruit.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
•    Quote of the day:  If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.  Thomas Jefferson.
•    Hall's GSA is collecting donations for the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for LGBT+ youth in New York City.  Bring in new underwear or socks, gently used clothes, school supplies, or other needed items.  Check out the flyers around school or the donation boxes for more information!
•    There will be a Softball meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 3:00 p.m. in room E131.
•    All boys interested in the Varsity or Junior Varsity Tennis program for this spring, please attend a short meeting in room AG02 on Wednesday, February 7th immediately after school.  We will present and discuss information you will need to be ready to play.  See Coach Solomon for more info.
•    Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, crinkle cut fries, steamed broccoli and diced pears.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
•    Quote of the day:  Vision doesn’t usually come as a lightning bolt.  Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others. – Dr. Michael Norwood.
•    The Warrior Award celebrates those students who embody Hall’s core values and beliefs by demonstrating exemplary character, love of learning, school involvement, community commitment, and a drive to meet challenges.  The following students have been recognized for demonstrating outstanding growth and or contribution to the school community: 


          Grade 9: Daniel Zhao
          Grade 10: Jenna Zydanowicz
          Grade 11: Zach Goldberg
          Grade 12: Chloe Amaya 

•    FEOD students who are interested in attending the instructional coaching experience at Conard High School, please report to the main office lobby tomorrow at 1:40 p.m. 
•    Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the fifty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
•    Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or check out all the scholarships on our website located under the School Counseling tab. Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
•    There will be a Softball meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 3:00 p.m. in room E131.
•    All boys interested in the Varsity or Junior Varsity Tennis program for this spring, please attend a short meeting in room AG02 on Wednesday, February 7th immediately after school.  We will present and discuss information you will need to be ready to play.  See Coach Solomon for more info.
•    Lunch:  All beef burger or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, roasted cauliflower and fresh fruit.
 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.  Ralph Waldo Emerson.
• FEOD students who are interested in attending the instructional coaching experience at Conard High School, please report to the main office lobby on Thursday, February 1st at 1:40 p.m. 
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the fifty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or check out all the scholarships on our website located under the School Counseling tab. Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
• There will be a Softball meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 3:00 p.m. in room E131.
• All boys interested in the Varsity or Junior Varsity Tennis program for this spring, please attend a short meeting in room AG02 on Wednesday, February 7th immediately after school.  We will present and discuss information you will need to be ready to play.  See Coach Solomon for more info.
• Lunch:  Chicken burrito, salsa, sour cream, brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.

Monday, January 29, 2018
• Quote of the day:  One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.  ~ Dalai Lama. 
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the fifty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or check out all the scholarships on our website located under the School Counseling tab.   
• Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with veggie toppings, romaine salad and applesauce.

Friday, January 26, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Your future hasn't been written yet.  No one's has.  Your future is whatever you make it.  So make it a good one.  “Doc” Brown - Back to the Future.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
• Quote of the day:  “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.”~ John Wooden
• Chef’s choice.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
  -Martin Luther King Jr.
• Chef’s choice.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden.
  • Attention all piano, guitar and bass players! Are you interested in joining the jazz program? Mr. Antonucci is having jazz auditions for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, February 9th and Monday, February 12th. Please see Mr. Antonucci for more information!
  • Chef’s choice.

 

Monday, January 22, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Attention all piano, guitar and bass players! Are you interested in joining the jazz program? Mr. Antonucci is having jazz auditions for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, February 9th and Monday, February 12th. Please see Mr. Antonucci for more information!


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Start each day with a grateful heart.
  • Are you interested in becoming a future educator? If so, please join the FEOD club that will be meeting after school tomorrow in Dr. White's classroom, H101.
  • Attention all piano, guitar and bass players! Are you interested in joining the jazz program? Mr. Antonucci is having jazz auditions for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, February 9th and Monday, February 12th. Please see Mr. Antonucci for more information!

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • Quote of the day: A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
  • There will be a Boys Golf meeting tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in room E131.
  • Lunch: Chicken nuggets, crinkle cut fries, cole slaw and applesauce.


Friday, January 12, 2018

  • Quote of the day: You can never succeed if you only put in the work on the days you feel like it.
  • Students! Don't miss the opportunity to buy a Blue Reign Dad Hat from The Dailey Grinders! The price has just been reduced. Find an employee to buy from or order online at tinyurl.com/bluereign. Go to Mrs. Dailey's classroom, E123, to get more info! Supplies won't last - so buy your hat today!
  • There will be a Boys Golf meeting on Wednesday, January 17th at 1:00 p.m. in room E131.
  • Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, Romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

  • Quote of the day: There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. – Dr. Denis Waitley.
  • The Model UN will have a celebration after school today in room C102. Please bring something to share if you can.
  • Students! Don't miss the opportunity to buy a Blue Reign Dad Hat from The Dailey Grinders! The price has just been reduced. Find an employee to buy from or order online at tinyurl.com/bluereign. Go to Mrs. Dailey's classroom, E123, to get more info! Supplies won't last - so buy your hat today!
  • Decision Height is a new historical fiction drama that portrays a group of women who left their conventional lives to train in Sweetwater, Texas for the Women Air force Service Pilot program. Set during World War II, these women, also known as WASPS, form a bond of sisterhood through sacrifice, triumph, and tragedy. An ensemble of women come together in this play with music that is sure to hit home, while shedding light on some brave women who were largely unrecognized until recently. You have 4 opportunities to see the show, which runs tonight thru Saturday night! Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. It's going to be a great show.
  • There will be a Boys Golf meeting on Wednesday, January 17th at 1:00 p.m. in room E131.
  • Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, spicy black beans and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Be somebody nobody thought you could be.
  • The Model UN will have a celebration this Thursday after school in room C102. Please bring something to share if you can.
  • Decision Height is a new historical fiction drama that portrays a group of women who left their conventional lives to train in Sweetwater, Texas for the Women Air force Service Pilot program. Set during World War II, these women, also known as WASPS, form a bond of sisterhood through sacrifice, triumph, and tragedy. An ensemble of women come together in this play with music that is sure to hit home, while shedding light on some brave women who were largely unrecognized until recently. You have 5 opportunities to see the show, which runs Wednesday thru Saturday night! Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. It's going to be a great show.
  • Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage links, potato puffs, butternut squash and applesauce.


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Anyone can do something when they WANT to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it. – Dr. Phil McGraw.
  • Juniors and Seniors - Are you considering a Gap Year after you graduate from Hall? If so, join us for the annual Gap Year Fair program. The program will be held at Conard High School and begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 11th. This is a very unique opportunity so if you want to learn more about a gap year, come! See Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center for more information.
  • Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders, crinkle cut fries, roasted cauliflower, dinner roll and fresh fruit.


Friday, January 5, 2018

  • Quote of the day: Relax your mind. A lot of stress we deal with are just thoughts.
  • Juniors and Seniors - Are you considering a Gap Year after you graduate from Hall? If so, join us for the annual Gap Year Fair program. The program will be held at Conard High School and begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 11th. This is a very unique opportunity so if you want to learn more about a gap year, come! See Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center for more information.
  • Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, warm bread stick, green beans and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

  • Quote of the day: People with great passion can make the impossible happen.
  • Juniors and Seniors - Are you considering a Gap Year after you graduate from Hall? If so, join us for the annual Gap Year Fair program. The program will be held at Conard High School and begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 11th. This is a very unique opportunity so if you want to learn more about a gap year, come! See Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center for more information.
  • Lunch: All beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, roasted chick peas and applesauce.

 

Friday, December 22, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Don’t pretend to be something you’re not. Eventually, you run out of things to become.
  • Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!
  • Lunch: Pasta with or without meatballs, garden salad, dinner roll and fresh fruit.


Thursday, December 21, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Your only limit is you.
  • Safe Grad fundraiser at Moe's tonight from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. benefiting Safe Grad. Make sure to bring the flyer promoting the event or show the flyer on your cell phone. Flyers can be found in the Career Center - room F164.
  • Attention Seniors! Today is your last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook, in room E119 between the hours of 2:00 and 8:00 p.m.
  • Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!
  • Attention Hall students! DO NOT miss out on our limited edition blue reign hats and stickers. Get a free sticker and a dollar off your hat if you purchase BEFORE FRIDAY. See Mrs. Dailey in room E123 for details on where to purchase the hats. Scan the QR codes on posters around the school using Snapchat, which will take you straight to the order form.
  • Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, corn and diced peaches.

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

  • Quote of the day: People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. – Norman Vincent Peale
  • Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! Today and tomorrow in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!
  • Attention Hall students! DO NOT miss out on our limited edition blue reign hats and stickers. Get a free sticker and a dollar off your hat if you purchase BEFORE FRIDAY. See Mrs. Dailey in room E123 for details on where to purchase the hats. Scan the QR codes on posters around the school using Snapchat, which will take you straight to the order form.
  • Lunch: Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast, sausage links, hash brown potato, carrot sticks and applesauce.

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

  • Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!
  • Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Attention Hall students! DO NOT miss out on our limited edition blue reign hats and stickers. Get a free sticker and a dollar off your hat if you purchase BEFORE FRIDAY. Students from Entrepreneurship will be wearing the hats throughout the week, see them for more info. See Mrs. Dailey in room E123 for details on how to purchase the hats. Scan the QR codes on posters around the school using Snapchat, it can to take you straight to the order form.
  • Girls Basketball is looking for a team manager. If you are interested, please get in touch with Coach Brittany Huggins - britthuggs23@yahoo.com
  • If you are a junior or senior who is interested in attending a Science lecture series at the UCONN Medical Center, come pick up an application for the UCONN Mini Medical/Dental School Program from Mrs. Goerner after school today in room B215. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Thursday, December 21st.
  • Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots and fresh fruit.


Monday, December 18, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
  • Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!
  • Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Attention Hall students! DO NOT miss out on our limited edition blue reign hats and stickers. Get a free sticker and a dollar off your hat if you purchase BEFORE FRIDAY. Students from Entrepreneurship will be wearing the hats throughout the week, see them for more info. See Mrs. Dailey in room E123 for details on how to purchase the hats. Scan the QR codes on posters around the school using Snapchat, it can to take you straight to the order form.
  • Girls Basketball is looking for a team manager. If you are interested, please get in touch with Coach Brittany Huggins - britthuggs23@yahoo.com
  • If you are a junior or senior who is interested in attending a Science lecture series at the UCONN Medical Center, come pick up an application for the UCONN Mini Medical/Dental School Program from Mrs. Goerner after school today in room B215. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Thursday, December 21st.
  • Lunch: Personal pizza, diced carrots, broccoli crunch salad and diced pears.


Friday, December 15, 2017

· Quote of the day: Don't forget to smile.

· Join us in today in room AG02 for Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues. Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco

· The Unified Business Club will be selling WeHa t-shirts, baked goods, and other items prior to the Unified Theater show tonight at 8 p.m.

· Make a child incredibly happy this holiday season by donating to Community Service Club's toy drive, which will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center! Items in need include crayons, action figures, and infant toys. Donation boxes are located near the school store, library, and cafeteria. We will be collecting toys of all types from now until winter break!

· If you are a junior or senior who is interested in attending a Science lecture series at the UCONN Medical Center, come pick up an application for the UCONN Mini Medical/Dental School Program from Mrs. Goerner after school today in room B215. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Thursday, December 21st.

· Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, romaine salad, warm bread stick and applesauce.

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Simplicity is the key to successful living.
  • Photography and Digital Media Club will meet today after school in room A214.
  • Attention Seniors: This Friday is the deadline to submit any January 15th transcript request forms. Our office will be closed and will not process materials during the holiday break. See your counselor if you have any questions or concerns.
  • The Unified Business Club will be selling WeHa t-shirts, baked goods, and other items prior to the Unified Theater show, tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Please stop by and say hello!
  • If you are a junior or senior who is interested in attending a Science lecture series at the UCONN Medical Center, come pick up an application for the UCONN Mini Medical/Dental School Program from Mrs. Goerner after school tomorrow in room B215. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Thursday, December 21st.
  • Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Lunch: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, steamed green beans, Romaine salad and assorted fruit.

Join us in room AG02 for 2-Days of Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues.

  • TODAY

Topic: Understanding Ableism facilitated by Devon Shafer and friends

  • Friday, 12/15/17

Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

· Quote of the day: If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. - Lao Tzu.

· Photography and Digital Media Club will meet tomorrow after school in room A214.

· Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

· Attention Seniors: Please remember that Friday, December 15th is the deadline to submit any January 15th transcript request forms. Our office will be closed and will not process materials during the holiday break. See your counselor if you have any questions or concerns.

· Lunch: All beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, three bean salad and pineapple tidbits.

Join us in room AG02 for 3-Days of Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues.

TODAY

Topic: Having a Candid Conversation about the state of Hall with building Administration

Thursday, 12/14/17

Topic: Understanding Ableism facilitated by Devon Shafer and friends

Friday, 12/15/17

Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

· Quote of the day: Judging a person does not define who they are, it defines who you are.

· Last chance to be photographed for the 2018 yearbook! December 20th and 21st, in room E119 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

· Hey Hall, do you want to know more about what’s going on around Hall? Well go to Hallrecord.org to read all about the latest News, Sports, Events, Features, Editorials, and all things Hall! HallRecord.org is a combination of the Hall Highlights Newspaper Club and the journalism classes. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

· Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, mac and cheese, garden salad and fresh fruit.

Join us in room AG02 for 4-Days of Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues.

TODAY

Topic: Understanding the Impact of Stereotypes facilitated by students in Voices of the Other

Wednesday, 12/13/17

Topic: Having a Candid Conversation about the state of Hall with building Administration

Thursday, 12/14/17

Topic: Understanding Ableism facilitated by Devon Shafer and friends

Friday, 12/15/17

Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco


Monday, December 11, 2017

  • Quote of the day: I used to say to myself, "What the devil have you got to be proud about, Marilyn Monroe?" And I'd answer, "Everything, everything."

Hey Hall, do you want to know more about what’s going on around Hall? Well go to Hallrecord.org to read all about the latest News, Sports, Events, Features, Editorials, and all things Hall! HallRecord.org is a combination of the Hall Highlights Newspaper Club and the journalism classes. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

  • Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, steamed broccoli and diced pears.

Join us in room AG02 for 5-Days of Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues.

  • TODAY

Topic: Taking a Privilege Walk facilitated by the Human Rights class

  • Tuesday, 12/12/17

Topic: Understanding the Impact of Stereotypes facilitated by students in Voices of the Other

  • Wednesday, 12/13/17

Topic: Having a Candid Conversation about the state of Hall with building Administration

  • Thursday, 12/14/17

Topic: Understanding Ableism facilitated by Devon Shafer and friends

  • Friday, 12/15/17

Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco


Friday, December 8, 2017

· Quote of the day: To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world – Dr. Seuss.

· Congratulations to Liv Drazen, Sarai Hertz-Velazquez, Josie Jajliardi, Tim Sink, and Shoshana Wu for their Six Word Stories!

· Today is pajama day! All students who are wearing pajamas will meet in the gym at 2:00 p.m., to film a short video to send to the Zittoun family.

· Have you ever wanted to try theatre, but haven’t had the chance? The auditions for Hall’s production of Twelve Angry Men, directed by Xavier Rouleau and Aidan Kaminer, will begin soon. There are two audition dates: Monday, December 11th at 3:30 p.m., and Wednesday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m., both dates in the Black Box across from the choir room. We’d like to stress that there is no prior acting experience required. Please sign up at the Black Box before auditioning. If you have any questions, please contact Xavier or Aidan.

· The Future Educators of Diversity club is sponsoring an Educators of Diversity College Mixer on Thursday, December 7th at 2:00pm, in room E131. UCONN, CCSU and ECSU will have presentations and representatives from their Education Preparation Programs on admission policies, financial aid, and recruitment opportunities. For more information, please email Dr. White or Mrs. Ambroise.

· Lunch: Stuffed crust pizza with meat or veggie toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.

 

Thursday, December 7, 2017

· Quote of the day: If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain as he is, but if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

· Our last college visit for the year, The New England Institute of Technology will be here today during 3rd period. Please sign up on Naviance if you are interesting in attending.

· Tomorrow is pajama day! All students who are wearing pajamas will meet in the gym at 2:00 p.m., to film a short video to send to the Zittoun family.

· The Future Educators of Diversity club is sponsoring an Educators of Diversity College Mixer On Thursday, December 7th at 2:00pm, in room E131. UCONN, CCSU and ECSU will have presentations and representatives from their Education Preparation Programs on admission policies, financial aid, and recruitment opportunities. For more information, please email Dr. White or Mrs. Ambroise.

· Lunch: Nachos Grande with or without meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, spicy black beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  • Our last college visit for the year! The New England Institute of Technology will be here this Thursday, 12/7 during 3rd period. Please sign up on Naviance if you are interesting in attending.
  • The Future Educators of Diversity club is sponsoring a Educators of Diversity College Mixer On Thursday, December 7th at 2:00pm, in room E131. UCONN, CCSU and ECSU will have presentations and representatives from their Education Preparation Programs on admission policies, financial aid, and recruitment opportunities. For more information, please email Dr. White or Mrs. Ambroise.
  • There are only 8 seats left for the Quebec Winter Carnival trip February 8th -11th. See Mrs. Adams in A201. The deadline to sign up is December 10th.
  • Lunch: Breakfast for lunch.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

· Quote of the day: "Here's a little song I wrote, you might want to sing it note for note--don't worry, be happy." -Bobby McFerrin

· Our last college visit for the year! The New England Institute of Technology will be here this Thursday during 3rd period. Please sign up on Naviance if you are interesting in attending.

· There are only 8 seats left for the Quebec Winter Carnival trip February 8th -11th. See Mrs. Adams in A201. The deadline to sign up is December 10th.

· Lunch: Popcorn chicken, steamed brown rice, steamed green beans and fresh fruit.

 

Monday, December 4, 2017

· Quote of the day: Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

· The Unified Business Club will be meeting today at 2:20 in room BG14 (near cafeteria).

· There are only 8 seats left for the Quebec Winter Carnival trip February 8th -11th. See Mrs. Adams in A201. The deadline to sign up is December 10th.

· Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce or personal pizza, broccoli crunch salad and applesauce.

 

Friday, December 1, 2017

· Quote of the day: "If everybody liked the same thing, what a boring world it would be." Roberta Parsons.

· The first Answer show will be held tonight from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Black Box. It will be completely free!

· Lunch: Meatball grinder or corn dog, crinkle cut fries, carrot slices and applesauce.

 

Friday, December 1, 2017

· Quote of the day: "If everybody liked the same thing, what a boring world it would be." Roberta Parsons.

· The first Answer show will be held tonight from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Black Box. It will be completely free!

· Lunch: Meatball grinder or corn dog, crinkle cut fries, carrot slices and applesauce.

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

· Quote of the day: The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed – Richard B. Sheridan.

· The first Answer show will be held tomorrow from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Black Box. It will be completely free!

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, warm bread sticks and diced pears.

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

· Quote of the day: Life is a balance of holding on and letting go. Rumi.

· Hall's Helping Hands is teaming up with the Kindness Project to donate "Kindness Cases" to the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please help our effort by putting personal hygiene items into the box in the library!

· The first Answer show will be held this Friday, December 1st from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Black Box. It will be completely free!

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee you spot!

· Lunch: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or a Jamaican beef patty, with spicy fries, Cole slaw, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.

 


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

· Quote of the day: Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great – Mark Twain.

· Hall's Helping Hands is teaming up with the Kindness Project to donate "Kindness Cases" to the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please help our effort by putting personal hygiene items into the box in the library!

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee you spot!

· Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll (plain or spicy), crinkle fries, fresh steamed broccoli and seasonal fresh fruit.

 

Monday, November 27, 2017

· Quote of the day: Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted – Marilyn Monroe.

· Hall's Helping Hands is teaming up with the Kindness Project to donate "Kindness Cases" to the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please help our effort by putting personal hygiene items into the box in the library!

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee you spot!

· Lunch: Mini cheese ravioli with marinara sauce or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and applesauce.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

· Quote of the day: Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try – Gail Devers.

· There will be no after school activities or late busses today. Students will need to exit the building at the end of the school day.

· Attention students: The Library will be closed all day today. Please go to E131, the Writing Center or the Career Center for quiet study.

· Hall's Helping Hands is teaming up with the Kindness Project to donate "Kindness Cases" to the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please help our effort by putting personal hygiene items into the box in the library!

· Lunch: Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast, sausage links, potato puffs and applesauce.

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

· Quote of the day: If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow. - Beyoncé.

· Senior Portraits will be taken today from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· Attention students: The Library will be closed all day tomorrow. Please go to E131, the Writing Center or the Career Center for quiet study.

· Hall's Helping Hands is teaming up with the Kindness Project to donate "Kindness Cases" to the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please help our effort by putting personal hygiene items into the box in the library!

· Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, roasted yellow squash, three bean salad and fresh fruit.

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

· Quote of the day: The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain.

· Senior Portraits will be taken today and tomorrow from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· The Unified Business Club will be meeting today at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (near cafeteria). Come help students with special needs start businesses and make a difference!

· Winter Sports Information - Girls Basketball, Girls Hockey and Wrestling will begin on November 27th and all other sports on December 2nd. Please register online at whatletics.org by November 26th.

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee your spot!

· Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or tomato soup, with crinkle cut fries and mixed fruit.

 


Friday, November 17, 2017

· Quote of the day: Promise me you'll always remember: you’re braver than you believe,

and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Christopher Robin to Pooh - A. A.

Milne.

Rally around Abigail! Please consider donating $5 for a Hall rally towel at the

Conard/Hall football game this Saturday in honor of Abigail Zittoun. All proceeds will be

donated to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

· Senior Portraits will be taken on Monday, November 20 th and Tuesday, November 21 st from

2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and

time.

. The Unified Business Club will be meeting on Monday, November 20 th at 2:20 p.m. in room

BG14 (near cafeteria). Come help students with special needs start businesses and make a

difference!

· Hall Theatre will hold auditions on Monday, November 20 th and Tuesday, November 21 st

for their upcoming winter play: DECISION HEIGHT. Featuring an all-female cast, this

compelling new play tells the story of friendship and the complex role of women in

wartime. Any young lady is welcome to audition, but you'll need to sign up on the call

board, located outside of the black box in the F hallway. See Miss Parker or Miss Schnitzer

with any questions.

· Winter Sports Information - Girls Basketball, Girls Hockey and Wrestling will begin on

November 27 th and all other sports on December 2 nd . Please register online

at whatletics.org by November 26 th .

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code

event, which will be taking place the week of December 4 th . If you participate in the coding

event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee your

spot!

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, cucumber salad and sliced

peaches.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

· Quote of the day: This too shall pass

. Rally around Abigail! Please consider donating $5 for a Hall rally towel at the Conard/Hall football game this Saturday in honor of Abigail Zittoun. All proceeds will be donated to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

· Hall Theatre will hold auditions on Monday, November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st for their upcoming winter play: DECISION HEIGHT. Featuring an all-female cast, this compelling new play tells the story of friendship and the complex role of women in wartime. Set during World War II, the story revolves around women training to be air force service pilots. Any young lady is welcome to audition, but you'll need to sign up on the call board, located outside of the black box in the F hallway. See Miss Parker or Miss Schnitzer with any questions.

· Winter Sports Information - Girls Basketball, Girls Hockey and Wrestling will begin on November 27th and all other sports on December 2nd. Please register online at whatletics.org by November 26th.

Winter Sports Physicals for athletes who haven't had one in the last 13 months are on Thursday, November 16th at 4:00 pm in the nurse's office. Students must sign up in the athletic office and bring a physical form with page 1 completed and signed with them.

· Lunch: Nachos Grande with seasoned meat, cheese sauce, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, corn and fresh fruit.

TODAY’S BELL SCHEDULE

Parent / Teacher Conferences

First Bell 10:26 – 10:30 passing time

Period 1 10:30 – 10:49 (19 minutes)

Period 2 10:53 – 11:12 (19 minutes)

Period 3 11:16 – 11:35 (19 minutes)

Period 4 11:39 – 12:09 (30 minutes)

Period 5 12:13 – 12:43 (30 minutes)

Period 6 12:47 – 1:17 (30 minutes)

Period 7 1:21 – 1:51 (30 minutes)

Period 8 1:55 – 2:15 (20 minutes)

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

· Quote of the day: If not now. When?

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee you spot!

· Lunch: BBQ Beef rib on a bun or a Jamaican beef patty, steamed brown rice, carrot sticks and apple sauce.
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

· Quote of the day: The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything

· Now that you've seen how amazing our school newspaper, Hallrecord.org, I'm sure you want to come be a part of our journalism club! There will be a staff meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00 a.m. in room E104. Everyone is welcome!

· Hear Ye, Hear Ye, King Cedrick Ekra and Queen Caroline O'Connell request your presence at Ye Old Madrigal Feast on Thursday, November 14th, Friday November 15th, or Saturday November 16th. Tickets for Thursday are $12. The full banquet dinners on Friday and Saturday are $25 for students. The Box Office will be open for tickets on Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. See a singer from the choral department for information. Wassail to all!!

· Please stop by the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our third annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 4th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes. Sign up soon to guarantee your spot!

· Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, garden salad, warm biscuit and mixed fruit.

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

· Quote of the day: Promote what you love instead of bashing what you hate.

· Hear Ye, Hear Ye, King Cedrick Ekra and Queen Caroline O'Connell request your presence at Ye Old Madrigal Feast on Thursday, November 14th, Friday November 15th, or Saturday November 16th. Tickets for Thursday are $12. The full banquet dinners on Friday and Saturday are $25 for students. The Box Office will be open for tickets on Thursday through next Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. See a singer from the choral department for information. Wassail to all!!

· West Hartford Youth Basketball League 2018 Season: Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows: Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017 at King Philip Middle School. All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year. No exceptions will be made. In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 2nd to be eligible to play. No roster spots are guaranteed. Individuals can complete registration at the league online website at www.whybl.org. For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are Nov. 18th at 9:00 a.m. and Dec. 9th at 9:00 a.m. at King Philip School. Alumni Division is open to students born in 2002, 2001, 2000, or 1999 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.

· Lunch: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, broccoli crunch salad and mixed fruit.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

· Quote of the day: Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting their own battles.

· We still have a few college visits scheduled. Please check out Naviance or go to the Career Center for more information and to sign up.

· Hey Hall, when was the last time you saw the school newspaper? Well now you can see it every day at HallRecord.org! Visit HallRecord.org right now to get the latest news, sports, editorials and features. HallRecord.org is a collaboration of the journalism class and the school newspaper club. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

· WEST HARTFORD YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE 2018 Season: Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows: Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017 at King Philip Middle School. All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year. No exceptions will be made. In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 2nd to be eligible to play. No roster spots are guaranteed. Individuals can complete registration at the league online website at www.whybl.org. For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are Nov. 18th at 9:00 a.m. and Dec. 9th at 9:00 a.m. at King Philip School. Alumni Division is open to students born in 2002, 2001, 2000, or 1999 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.


· Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato, carrot sticks and applesauce.

Monday, November 6, 2017

· Quote of the day: Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you, not because they are nice, but because YOU are.

· The Unified Business Club will be meeting today from 2:20 - 3:20 in room BG14 (near the cafeteria). Hope to see you there!

· We still have a few college visits scheduled. Please check out Naviance or go to the Career Center for more information and to sign up.

· Hey Hall, when was the last time you saw the school newspaper? Well now you can see it every day at HallRecord.org! Visit HallRecord.org right now to get the latest news, sports, editorials and features. HallRecord.org is a collaboration of the journalism class and the school newspaper club. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

· Lunch: Cheese calzone with marinara sauce or a personal pizza, garden salad and fresh fruit.

 

Friday, November 3, 2017

· Quote of the day: There are no such things as problems, just circumstances--and you get over them. - Shawndya L. Simpson.

· This Sunday, November 5th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., the Hall High Jazz Bands will be featured at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert at Trinity on Main, 69 Main Street, New Britain, CT.

· The event is free, but donations are strongly encouraged as proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Medical Center in Hartford. Please come out for some great music which supports a great cause!

· Hey Hall, when was the last time you saw the school newspaper? Well now you can see it every day at HallRecord.org! Visit HallRecord.org right now to get the latest news, sports, editorials and features. HallRecord.org is a collaboration of the journalism class and the school newspaper club. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

· The Spanish Club will meet on Monday, November 6th after school in room A214. New members welcome.

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing, warm bread sticks and applesauce.

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Quote of the day: A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. – Hugh Downs.

This Sunday, November 5th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., the Hall High Jazz Bands will be featured at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert at Trinity on Main, 69 Main Street, New Britain, CT.

The event is free, but donations are strongly encouraged as proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Medical Center in Hartford. Please come out for some great music which supports a great cause!

The Spanish Club will meet on Monday, November 6th after school in room A214. New members welcome.

Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.

Lunch: Nachos Grande.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

· Quote of the day: You can't pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.

· In need of volunteer hours or just want to get involved in the community? The 2nd

Annual Volunteer Fair will be held today from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Conard High School Cafe. Come and learn how you can make a difference.

· Rehearsal for Unified Theater will be held in the cafeteria tonight from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

· This Sunday, November 5th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., the Hall High Jazz Bands will be featured at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert at Trinity on Main, 69 Main Street, New Britain, CT.

The event is free, but donations are strongly encouraged as proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Medical Center in Hartford. Please come out for some great music which supports a great cause!

· The Spanish Club will meet on Monday, November 6th after school in room A214. New members welcome.

· Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.

· Lunch: Beef burger on a bun with or without cheese, potato puffs, garden salad and assorted fresh fruit.

ATHLETICS

·TODAY -

Boys swimming and Diving meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A101.

Boys Basketball meeting - 12:55 p.m. in room E131.

Gymnastics meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A102.

Girls Track meeting - After school in Gym A.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means. – Albert Einstein.
  • There will be a Softball meeting today for returning players ONLY, from 2:30-2:45 p.m. in room A101.
  • In need of volunteer hours or just want to get involved in the community? The 2nd

Annual Volunteer Fair will be held tomorrow from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Conard High School Cafe. Come and learn how you can make a difference.

  • Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.

Lunch: Chicken burrito, steamed brown rice, spicy red beans, crisp corn and mandarin oranges.

ATHLETICS

Wednesday, November 1st -

Boys swimming and Diving meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A101.

Boys Basketball meeting - 12:55 p.m. in room E131.

Gymnastics meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A102.

Girls Track meeting - After school in Gym A.Monday, October 30, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Courage does not always roar, sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying: "I will try again tomorrow".
  • Join us at Action Club after school today in room A105!
  • Do you want to be an agent for a professional athlete? Or run your own business one day? If so, come to the National Business Honors Society meeting immediately after school today in room E125 (across from the gym). Students have to take at least two business courses to be eligible for this organization. Please contact Mrs. Taft at Maryanne_taft@whps.org or stop by room E125 if you cannot attend.
  • Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.
  • Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells or cheese calzone, cucumber salad and pineapple tidbits.

ATHLETICS

Tuesday, October 31st

Softball meeting for returning players ONLY- 2:30-2:45 p.m. in room A101.

Wednesday, November 1st

  • Boys swimming and Diving meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
  • Boys Basketball meeting - 12:55 p.m. in room E131.
  • Gymnastics meeting - 1:00 p.m. in room A102.
  • Girls Track meeting - After school in Gym A.


Friday, October 27, 2017

· Quote of the day: The time to relax is when you don't have time for it. - Sydney J. Harris

· Hall High School will be hosting a major scholastic chess tournament tomorrow. See Mr. Burtness in room PG01 if you are interested in participating.

· Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.

· Join us at Action Club on Monday, October 30th in room A105!

· There will be a softball meeting for returning players ONLY on Tuesday, October 31st from 2:30-2:45 p.m. in room A101.

· Hall’s Boys swimming and diving team will have an informational meeting on Wednesday, November 1st after school in room A102. Come and see if this is the right sport for you.

· There will be a Boys Basketball meeting on Wednesday, November 11th from 12:55 – 1:05 p.m. Please see Coach Moretti if you cannot attend.

· Lunch: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, green beans, three bean salad and applesauce.
 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

· Quote of the day: Don't let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay its true color. - Rachel Scott

· Any interested students who aspire to become a future educator, come to our Future Educators of Diversity Club meeting today at 2:30 p.m. in room H101.

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th with the Food and Halloween Costume Drive. Drop off locations are located near the entrances and the Library.

· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· The Model UN field trip on Thursday will leave at 6:30 a.m. Please be here by 6:15 a.m. near the front office.

· Join us at Action Club on Monday, October 30th in room A105!

· There will be a softball meeting for returning players ONLY on Tuesday, October 31st from 2:30-2:45 p.m. in room A101.

· Hall’s Boys swimming and diving team will have an informational meeting on Wednesday, November 1st after school in room A102. Come and see if this is the right sport for you.

· There will be a Boys Basketball meeting on Wednesday, November 11th from 12:55 – 1:05 p.m. Please see Coach Moretti if you cannot attend.

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garden salad with Italian dressing, warm bread sticks and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

· Quote of the day: "Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th with the Food and · Halloween Costume Drive. Drop off locations are located near the entrances and the Library.

· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· Unified Theater practice will be held in the cafeteria tonight from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

· The Model UN field trip on Thursday will leave at 6:30 a.m. Please be here by 6:15 a.m. near the front office.

· Join us at Action Club on Monday, October 30th in room A105!

· The Writing Center is sponsoring a "Six Word Stories" challenge! Submit yours to your English teacher or to the Writing Center by November 5th. Ask your English teacher or the library media specialists for more details.

· There will be a Boys Basketball meeting on Wednesday, November 11th from 12:55 – 1:05. Please see Coach Moretti if you cannot attend.

· Lunch: BBQ beef rib on a bun or a Jamaican beef patty with vegetable soup, potato puffs and sliced peaches.
 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

· Quote of the day: True friendship occurs when the silence between two people is comfortable. -Otto Van Isch

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th with the Food and Halloween Costume Drive. Drop off locations are located near the entrances and the Library.

· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· Japan, Thailand, China. The Hall Martial Arts club will meet after school today in the cafeteria. New members are welcome and encouraged to join.

· Relay for Life meeting after school today in room B202. We will be getting ready for the Making Strides Walk.

· The Writing Center is sponsoring a "Six Word Stories" challenge! Submit yours to your English teacher or to the Writing Center by November 5th. Ask your English teacher or the library media specialists for more details.

· The Homecoming dance will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 7-10 p.m. The tickets are $10 and can be purchased during lunch periods. Seniors will be able to buy tickets on Tuesday, October 24th and the rest of the school can start buying tickets on Wednesday, October 25th. Hurry up and buy tickets before they sell out!

·Tuesday, October, 24, 2017 School Assembly Bell Schedule:

Period 1 7:30 - 8:14 (44 mins)

Period 2 8:18 - 9:02 (44 mins)

Period 3 9:06 - 9:50 (44 mins)

Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

Period 4 10:39 - 11:19 (40 mins)

Period 5 11:23 - 12:03 (40 mins)

Period 6 12:07 - 12:47 (40 mins)

Period 7 12:51 - 1:31 (40 mins)

Period 8 1:35 - 2:15 (40 mins)

· Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, roasted yellow squash and mandarin oranges.

Monday, October 23, 2017

· Quote of the day: Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out - John Wooden

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th with the Food and Halloween Costume Drive. Drop off locations are located near the entrances and the Library.

· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· Did you know that the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is 85%? Come help students with special needs start businesses and join the Unified Business Club at 2:20 today in room BG14 (near cafeteria). See Mrs. Levine for details.

· Japan, Thailand, China. The Hall Martial Arts club will meet after school tomorrow in the cafeteria. New members are welcome and encouraged to join.

· Relay for Life meeting after school tomorrow in room B202. We will be getting ready for the Making Strides Walk.

· Attention students: The first blackbox play of the year happens next week! Make plans to come support Hall theatre students as they present THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND - a fun, absurdist, whodunit comedy. Plus, a bonus show by the same playwright called 15-MINUTE HAMLET. Show times are 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday thru Saturday, plus a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Tickets are only $5.00 for students and you can pay cash at the door. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to reserve a seat by emailing halltheatre@whps.org . See Ms. Parker or a theatre student if you have questions.

· The Writing Center is sponsoring a "Six Word Stories" challenge! Submit yours to your English teacher or to the Writing Center by November 5th. Ask your English teacher or the library media specialists for more details.

· The Homecoming dance will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 7-10 p.m. The tickets are $10 and can be purchased during lunch periods. Seniors will be able to buy tickets on Tuesday, October 24th and the rest of the school can start buying tickets on Wednesday, October 25th. Hurry up and buy tickets before they sell out!

·Tuesday, October, 24, 2017 School Assembly Bell Schedule:

Period 1 7:30 - 8:14 (44 mins)

Period 2 8:18 - 9:02 (44 mins)

Period 3 9:06 - 9:50 (44 mins)

Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

Period 4 10:39 - 11:19 (40 mins)

Period 5 11:23 - 12:03 (40 mins)

Period 6 12:07 - 12:47 (40 mins)

Period 7 12:51 - 1:31 (40 mins)

Period 8 1:35 - 2:15 (40 mins)

·Lunch: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, crinkle cut fries, broccoli crunch salad and applesauce.

 

Tuesday, October, 24, 2017 School Assembly Bell Schedule:

Period 1 7:30 - 8:14 (44 mins)

Period 2 8:18 - 9:02 (44 mins)

Period 3 9:06 - 9:50 (44 mins)

Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

Period 4 10:39 - 11:19 (40 mins)

Period 5 11:23 - 12:03 (40 mins)

Period 6 12:07 - 12:47 (40 mins)

Period 7 12:51 - 1:31 (40 mins)

Period 8 1:35 - 2:15 (40 mins)

Lunch: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, crinkle cut fries, broccoli crunch salad and applesauce.Friday, October 20, 2017

· Quote of the day: Love covers all faults

Friday, October 27th.

  • Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: Tonight at 7 p.m.

Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

  • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

  • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

· Want to learn or improve your Spanish? Join the Spanish Club on Monday’s after school in room A214. Club participants will learn the culture and geography of Hispanic countries, watch movies in Spanish, read short poems, stories, and listen to popular Hispanic music. Hispanic cuisine on occasion will be provided. The club has an end of the year project, partaking in a campaign to raise money for a local or international Hispanic cause.

· Japan, Thailand, China. If you've ever been curious or know a thing or two, come show us at the Hall Martial arts club on Tuesday, October 24th in the cafeteria.

· Did you know that the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is 85%? Come help students with special needs start businesses and join the Unified Business Club on Monday, · October 23rd at 2:20 in room BG14 (near cafeteria). See Mrs. Levine for details.

Attention students: The first blackbox play of the year happens next week! Make plans to come support Hall theatre students as they present THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND - a fun, absurdist, whodunit comedy. Plus, a bonus show by the same playwright called 15-MINUTE HAMLET. Show times are 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday thru Saturday, plus a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Tickets are only $5.00 for students and you can pay cash at the door. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to reserve a seat by emailing halltheatre@whps.org . See Ms. Parker or a theatre student if you have questions.

· Attention Seniors! Most students who attend college utilize financial aid to pay their tuition. If you plan to attend college next fall, have you completed your FAFSA form? If not, come to College Goal Sunday this weekend on October 22nd. Doors will be open from 1-4 p.m. to receive personal help completing your FAFSA. Enjoy refreshments, free scholarship information and a drawing to enter a $250 scholarship! Please check your email or see your school counselor for further details.

· The Homecoming dance will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 7-10 p.m. The tickets are $10 and can be purchased during lunch periods. Seniors will be able to buy tickets on Tuesday, October 24th and the rest of the school can start buying tickets on Wednesday, October 25th. Hurry up and buy tickets before they sell out!

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, romaine and spinach salad with Caesar dressing, garlic bread and pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Quote of the day: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that

you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain

Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th.

  • Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: October 20th at 7 p.m.

Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

  • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

  • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

The Chess Club will be having a match at Simsbury High School this Friday. If you are interested in playing, come to the chess club after school today in room PG01.

Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image tomorrow in room E119.

Want to learn or improve your Spanish? Join the Spanish Club on Monday’s after school in room A214. Club participants will learn the culture and geography of Hispanic countries, watch movies in Spanish, read short poems, stories, and listen to popular Hispanic music. Hispanic cuisine on occasion will be provided. The club has an end of the year project, partaking in a campaign to raise money for a local or international Hispanic cause.

Attention Seniors! Most students who attend college utilize financial aid to pay their tuition. If you plan to attend college next fall, have you completed your FAFSA form? If not, come to College Goal Sunday this weekend on October 22nd. Doors will be open from 1-4p.m. to receive personal help completing your FAFSA. Enjoy refreshments, free scholarship information and a drawing to enter a $250 scholarship! Please check your email or see your school counselor for further details.

The Homecoming dance will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 7-10 p.m. The tickets are $10 and can be purchased during lunch periods. Seniors will be able to buy tickets on Tuesday, October 24th and the rest of the school can start buying tickets on Wednesday, October 25th. Hurry up and buy tickets before they sell out!

Lunch: Nachos Grande.Wednesday, October 18, 2017

· Quote of the day: Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. - Theodore Roosevelt

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th.

  • Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: October 20th at 7 p.m.

Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

  • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

  • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

· Art Club will meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 2:30-3:30 in room HG01. There will be snacks! Email Louise Kehres at 2018louisek074@student.whps.org

with any questions.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image tomorrow in room E119.

· Want to learn or improve your Spanish? Join the Spanish Club on Monday’s after school in room A214. Club participants will learn the culture and geography of Hispanic countries, watch movies in Spanish, read short poems, stories, and listen to popular Hispanic music. Hispanic cuisine on occasion will be provided. The club has an end of the year project, partaking in a campaign to raise money for a local or international Hispanic cause.

· Do you like to eat and chat? If so, come to Hall's next book club meeting on Tuesday, November 14th after school in the library. We will be discussing the new thriller, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. If you have questions, check out the Book Club page on the Library site or email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli.

· Lunch: Chicken nuggets with a side of macaroni and cheese, fresh roasted cauliflower, three bean salad and fresh fruit.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

· Quote of the day: Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great. -Jay Z

· Hall’s Helping Hands continues through Friday, October 27th.

Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: October 20th at 7 p.m.

Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

Drop off (Entrances & Library)

· Art Club will meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 2:30-3:30 in room HG01. There will be snacks! Email Louise Kehres at 2018louisek074@student.whps.org

with any questions.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Do you like to eat and chat? If so, come to Hall's next book club meeting on Tuesday, November 7th after school in the library. We will be discussing the new thriller, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. If you have questions, check out the Book Club page on the Library site or email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli.

· Lunch: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, roasted cauliflower, three bean salad and diced peaches.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Quote of the day: Your dreams are on the other side of your GRIT.

· Join us at Action Club after school today in room A105. We will be reflecting on our recent learning and moving forward with our first project.

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. Tomorrow is the deadline for the brief application and $200 deposit. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Do you like to eat and chat? If so, come to Hall's next book club meeting on Tuesday, November 7th after school in the library. We will be discussing the new thriller, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. If you have questions, check out the Book Club page on the Library site or email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli.

· Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or French bread pizza, tomato soup, crinkle cut fries and fresh fruit.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

· Quote of the day: No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

· The Unified Business Club will be meeting today from 2:20-3:20 in room B150 (the pupil services kitchen, across from the library). Please come help brainstorm ideas for projects and plan upcoming events.

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The deadline for the brief application and $200 deposit has been extended until next Tuesday, October 17th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Do you like to eat and chat? If so, come to Hall's next book club meeting on Tuesday, November 7th after school in the library. We will be discussing the new thriller, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. If you have questions, check out the Book Club page on the Library site or email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli.

· Lunch: Stuffed crust pizza with meat or veggie toppings, candied carrots and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Quote of the day: Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important. Capture the good times. Develop from the negatives and take another shot. -Unknown

· The PSAT is scheduled for today from 7:30 to 11:25 for freshmen, sophomores and registered juniors. Students, please be in your testing room by 7:20 a.m. For more information on your testing room location, please check your email or the main entrances. Students, please bring #2 pencils, a calculator and snacks. Please remember that today will be a full day schedule ending at 2:15, and that the buses will be here to pick you up between 2:30 and 2:45. Good luck everyone and thank you for your participation.

· Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

· The Unified Business Club will be meeting in room B150 (the pupil services kitchen, across from the library) on Thursday, October 12th from 2:20-3:20. Please come help brainstorm ideas for projects and plan upcoming events.

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The deadline for the brief application and $200 deposit has been extended until next Tuesday, October 17th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Lunch: Beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans and mandarin oranges.

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

· Quote of the day: In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt

· SENIORS: Are you feeling like you don't know where to start in the college application process or need some additional support? Come to a workshop sponsored by your school counselors!

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 11th (PSAT test day)

WHERE: Room E123

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

WHAT TO BRING: Your Naviance and Common App account information.

We hope to see you there!

· Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

· Lunch: Popcorn chicken, steamed brown rice, seasoned green beans, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

· Quote of the day: The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. - Ayn Rand

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The brief application and $200 deposit are due on Tuesday, October 10th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· SENIORS: Are you feeling like you don't know where to start in the college application process or need some additional support? Come to a workshop sponsored by your school counselors!

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 11th (PSAT test day)

WHERE: Room E123

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

WHAT TO BRING: Your Naviance and Common App account information.

We hope to see you there!

· Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garden salad with Italian dressing, warm bread sticks and sliced peaches.


Thursday, October 5, 2017

· Quote of the day: Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare. – Japanese Proverb

· The Chess club will be having its first meeting of the year after school today in room PG01. Players of all ability level are welcome. The club features casual play, rated USCF tournaments, instruction, and competitions against other schools.

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The brief application and $200 deposit are due on Tuesday, October 10th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· SENIORS: Are you feeling like you don't know where to start in the college application process or need some additional support? Come to a workshop sponsored by your school counselors!

WHERE: Room E123

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

WHAT TO BRING: Your Naviance and Common App account information.

We hope to see you there!

· Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Lunch: Nachos Grande.
 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Quote of the day: The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Unified Theater will start tonight at 6:00 p.m. in room E131. Registration forms are located in the main office or in room’s E110, AG09, AG26, or BG14. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Noreen Branley or Ms. Joanne Hall.

The Chess club will be having its 1st meeting of the year on Thursday, October 5th after school in room PG01. Players of all ability level are welcome. The club features casual play, rated USCF tournaments, instruction, and competitions against other schools.

Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The brief application and $200 deposit are due on Tuesday, October 10th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

SENIORS: Are you feeling like you don't know where to start in the college application process or need some additional support? Come to a workshop sponsored by your school counselors!

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 11th (PSAT test day)

WHERE: Room E123

TIME: 9:00 am

WHAT TO BRING: Your Naviance and Common App account information.

We hope to see you there!

Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.


Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

· Quote of the day: Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. – Truman Capote

· Are you interested in traveling to beautiful Southern Spain during April break? If so, speak with your Spanish teacher to receive an information packet. The brief application and $200 deposit are due on Tuesday, October 10th. Email Mrs. Martin at Conard at dana_martin@whps.org if you have any questions.

· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.

· Unified Theater will start tomorrow in room E131 at 6:00 pm. Registration forms are located in the main office or in room’s E110, AG09, AG26, or BG14. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Noreen Branley or Ms. Joanne Hall.

· SENIORS: Are you feeling like you don't know where to start in the college application process or need some additional support? Come to a workshop sponsored by your school counselors!

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 11th (PSAT test day)

WHERE: Room E123

TIME: 9:00 am

WHAT TO BRING: Your Naviance and Common App account information.

We hope to see you there!

· Money, money, money. Want a chance at a raffle? Want to make a difference? Want to assist in disaster relief but don't know how? Participate in Hall High's school wide Money Wars. All proceeds go to disaster relief of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, Jose, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Collection will take place in the cafeteria during lunch waves from now until October 12th. The grade with the most amount of money raised will have each student's name placed in a raffle and up to 10% of the students in the winning class will be eligible to win prizes such as Panera gift cards, Sweet Frog gift cards, and dinner at Bartaco. Winners will be announced at Fall Fest on October 14th by the kickboard. Must be at Fall Fest to claim prize.

· There will be a blood drive at Hall on Thursday, October 19th. Every two seconds someone in America needs blood. Those of us blessed with good health can share it through donating blood to enable a premature baby to live, a burn victim to recover, a cancer patient to be treated, or an accident victim to survive. Each blood donation saves 3 lives! You must be at least 17 years old and at least 110 pounds to donate. Please see Mr. Palmisano to sign up to donate blood, or go to the sign-up table in the cafeteria during the lunch periods, and speak to any one of our National Honor Society student representatives.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.

· Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, crinkle cut fries, candied carrots, cucumber salad and fresh fruit.


Monday, October 2, 2017

  • Quote of the day: The difficulties and struggles of today are the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow. -William Boetcker
  • The first ever girls in Stem Club will meet today at 2:30 in room C202. Come learn about the possible professions and how more girls can get involved in stem. All genders may come, and bring your friends. There will be snacks, a speaker and more.
  • Model UN permission slips and payment are due tomorrow. Please pick up permission slips from the board outside the history offices and hand them in to Ms. Dunphe.
  • Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
  • Unified Theater will start on Wednesday, October 4th in room E131 at 6:00 pm. Registration forms are located in the main office or in room’s E110, AG09, AG26, or BG14. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Noreen Branley or Ms. Joanne Hall.
  • There will be a blood drive at Hall on Thursday, October 19th. Every two seconds someone in America needs blood. Those of us blessed with good health can share it through donating blood to enable a premature baby to live, a burn victim to recover, a cancer patient to be treated, or an accident victim to survive. Each blood donation saves 3 lives! You must be at least 17 years old and at least 110 pounds to donate. Please see Mr. Palmisano to sign up to donate blood, or go to the sign-up table in the cafeteria during the lunch periods, and speak to any one of our National Honor Society student representatives.
  • Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th in room E119.
  • Lunch: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, broccoli crunch salad and seasoned green beans.

 

Friday, September 29, 2017

· Quote of the day: The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill

· Come to the Feminist Coalition after school today in room C102. There will be food and feminism. Bring your friends. All are welcome!

· Model UN permission slips and payment are due by Tuesday, October 3rd. Please pick up permission slips from the board outside the history offices and hand them in to Ms. Dunphe.

· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.

· Unified Theater will start on Wednesday, October 4th in room E131 at 6:00 pm. Registration forms are located in the main office or in room’s E110, AG09, AG26, or BG14. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Noreen Branley or Ms. Joanne Hall.

· There will be a blood drive at Hall on Thursday, October 19th. Every two seconds someone in America needs blood. Those of us blessed with good health can share it through donating blood to enable a premature baby to live, a burn victim to recover, a cancer patient to be treated, or an accident victim to survive. Each blood donation saves 3 lives! You must be at least 17 years old and at least 110 pounds to donate. Please see Mr. Palmisano to sign up to donate blood, or go to the sign-up table in the cafeteria during the lunch periods, and speak to any one of our National Honor Society student representatives.

· Your picture retake day is coming! Get a second chance at a picture perfect image on Thursday, October 19th.

· Lunch: Meatball grinder or a corn dog, seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw and sliced peaches.
 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

· Quote of the day: Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. - Henry Ford

· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.

· School photos will be available for pick up in the cafeteria during lunch periods today.

· Attention Seniors! The Senior Planning Committee will be having its first meeting of the year, right after school tomorrow in room B204. If you would like to serve on the committee, but are unavailable to attend this meeting, please touch base with either Mrs. Boire or Ms. Snodgrass.

· Come to the Feminist Coalition this Friday after school in room C102. There will be food and feminism. Bring your friends. All are welcome!

· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.

· Attention upperclassmen seeking academic volunteer opportunities! The National Honors Society is now recruiting students to become peer tutors. Tutoring can help build leadership and communication skills, and can be an excellent experience for college applications. Teachers, please encourage qualified and interested students to consider peer tutoring. Interested students should contact either the NHS Advisers, Mr. Palmisano in room PG02, or the tutor co-chairs Sarai Hertz-Velasquez and Jonah Kershen.

· Lunch: Toasted cheese or filet of fish sandwich, tomato soup, potato puffs and fresh fruit.

 

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

· Quote of the day: Above all, challenge yourself. You may well surprise yourself at what strengths you have, what you can accomplish. Cecile Springer
· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.
· Attention Students! School photos will be available for pick up in the cafeteria during lunch periods today and tomorrow.
· Come to the Feminist Coalition this Friday after school in room C102. There will be food and feminism. Bring your friends. All are welcome!
· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
· Attention upperclassmen seeking academic volunteer opportunities! The National Honors Society is now recruiting students to become peer tutors. Tutoring can help build leadership and communication skills, and can be an excellent experience for college applications. Teachers, please encourage qualified and interested students to consider peer tutoring. Interested students should contact either the NHS Advisers, Mr. Palmisano in room PG02, or the tutor co-chairs Sarai Hertz-Velasquez and Jonah Kershen.
· Please check the screens around the building for students celebrating birthday’s this week.
· Lunch: Chicken burrito, steamed brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and applesauce.
 

Monday, September 25, 2017
· Quote of the day: Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. -Nicholas Butler
· Senior Portraits will be taken this week from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.
· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 11th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 4th. Juniors, please check your email or our school website for information on how to register for the PSATs. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
· Attention upperclassmen seeking academic volunteer opportunities! The National Honors Society is now recruiting students to become peer tutors. Tutoring can help build leadership and communication skills, and can be an excellent experience for college applications. Teachers, please encourage qualified and interested students to consider peer tutoring. Interested students should contact either the NHS Advisers, Mr. Palmisano in room PG02, or the tutor co-chairs Sarai Hertz-Velasquez and Jonah Kershen.
· Please check the screens around the building for students celebrating birthday’s this week.
· Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce or a personal pizza, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing and mandarin oranges.
 

Friday, September 22, 2017
• Quote of the day: Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great. -John Rockefeller
• Senior Portraits will be taken Monday, September 25th through Friday, September 29th from 2:00-8:00 p.m. in room E119. Please stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.
• Invitations for students graduating at the end of this school year eligible for National Honor Society, were e-mailed to eligible student accounts on Monday, September 18th. Please contact Mr. Palmisano with any questions about the application process. Deadline for all applications is Monday, October 9th and Mr. Palmisano will be available in room PG02 on Monday, October 2nd from 2:15 - 3:00 p.m., to answer any questions applicants may have regarding the application.
• The Model UN permission slips are available outside room C102.
• Please check the screens around the building for students celebrating birthday’s this week.
• Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, tomato and cucumber salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.


Wednesday, September 20, 20174
· Quote of the day: Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. - Benjamin Disraeli.
· The Model UN permission slips are available outside room C102.
· Invitations for students graduating at the end of this school year eligible for National Honor Society, were e-mailed to eligible student accounts on Monday, September 18th. Please contact Mr. Palmisano with any questions about the application process. Deadline for all applications is Monday, October 9th and Mr. Palmisano will be available in room PG02 on Monday, October 2nd from 2:15 - 3:00 p.m., to answer any questions applicants may have regarding the application.
· Please check the screens around the building for students celebrating birthday’s this week.
· Lunch: Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast, sausage links, potato puffs and applesauce.
 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
• Quote of the day: You must be the change you want to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi
• International Aid first club meeting will be held after school today in room H106. Come discuss ways in which we can raise money to provide scholarships to young women in Ecuador. All are welcome!
• The first Relay for Life meeting will take place after school today in room B202. Relay for Life is the number one fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Freshman and other new members welcome!
• Please check the screens around the building for students celebrating birthday’s this week.
• Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, roasted yellow squash and fresh fruit.


Monday, September 18, 2017
· Quote of the day: Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. -Joshua Marine.
· Action Club will meet after school today in room A105, to plan our first social justice project. Join us!
· Join Empty Bowls in discussing how we can fight local and global hunger! Empty Bowls is having our informational session right after school today in room H102. Refreshments will be provided.
· International Aid first club meeting will be held tomorrow after school in room H106. Come discuss ways in which we can raise money to provide scholarships to young women in Ecuador. All are welcome!
· The first Relay for Life meeting will be held after school tomorrow in room B202. Relay for Life is the number one fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Freshman and other new members welcome!
· Lunch: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, seasoned potato wedges, carrot coins and pineapple tidbits.
 

Friday, September 15, 2017
• Quote of the day: You are the master of your fate and the captain of your soul - William Ernest Henley.
• There will be a brief indoor track meeting today at 2:20 outside the weight room, for anyone not participating in a fall sport. Please attend if you are able.
• Action Club will meet on Monday, September 18th after school in room A105, to plan our first social justice project. Join us!
• Join Empty Bowls in discussing how we can fight local and global hunger! Empty Bowls is having our informational session on Monday, September 18th in room H102 right after school. Refreshments will be provided.
• Interested in assisting internationally through organizations and fundraisers to help those in need overseas? Come by room H106 after school on Tuesday, September 19th for Hall’s first meeting of International Aid Coalition.
• This week’s Career Center/Counseling conf. room College visits:
TODAY
P. 1 Stony Brook University, State University of New York
P. 2 University at Albany (SUNY)
P. 3 Fordham University
P. 3
9:12 a.m.
Suffolk University
COUNSELING CONF. ROOM
• Lunch: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or a filet of fish sandwich with potato puffs, three bean salad and sliced peaches.


Thursday, September 14, 2017
· Quote of the day: Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity - Elmer Letterman.
· Attention students! Auditions for the first theatre production of the year, will take place directly after school today in the black box. Interested students should sign up for an audition time inside the black box, where there is more information about what to prepare and expect. See Ms. Parker if you have questions.
· The Community Service Club will be having its first informational session right after school today in room C110. If you're interested in giving back to your community, join us in a wide variety of service projects! Snacks will be provided.
· This week’s Career Center/Counseling conf. room College visits:
TODAY
P. 2 Hobart and William Smith Colleges
P. 3 Sacred Heart University
P. 4 Elms College
Friday – 9/15
P. 1 Stony Brook University, State University of New York
P. 2 University at Albany (SUNY)
P. 3 Fordham University
P. 3
9:12 a.m.
Suffolk University
COUNSELING CONF. ROOM
· Lunch: Nachos Grande.
 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
· Quote of the day: I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become. - Oprah Winfrey
· Attention students! Auditions for the first theatre production of the year, will take place directly after school tomorrow in the black box. Interested students should sign up for an audition time inside the black box, where there is more information about what to prepare and expect. See Ms. Parker if you have questions.
· The Community Service Club will be having its first informational session right after school tomorrow in room C110. If you're interested in giving back to your community, join us in a wide variety of service projects! Snacks will be provided.
· This week’s Career Center/Counseling conf. room College visits:
TODAY
P.1 Dartmouth College
Thursday – 9/14
P. 2 Hobart and William Smith Colleges
P. 3 Sacred Heart University
P. 4 Elms College
Friday – 9/15
P. 1 Stony Brook University, State University of New York
P. 2 University at Albany (SUNY)
P. 3 Fordham University
P. 3
9:12 a.m.
Suffolk University
COUNSELING CONF. ROOM

· Lunch: BBQ beef rib on a bun or Jamaican beef patty, with tomato soup, spicy fries and seasonal fresh fruit.

 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
· Quote of the day: Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you - Frank Tyger
· The first GSA meeting will happen today after school in room C102.
· All boys interested in participating on the Hall Tennis Team this spring as well as fall and winter tennis opportunities, please attend a brief, informational meeting tomorrow in room AG02 immediately after school.
· Auditions for Hall’s improv troupe “The Answer”, will be held tomorrow, September 13th and Thursday, September 14th. No prior improv or acting experience required. Check The Answer Instagram page for more details.
· This week’s Career Center/Counseling conf. room College visits:

TODAY
P. 1 Green Mountain College
P. 2 Wentworth Institute of Technology
P. 3 Assumption College
P. 4 Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
P. 7 Binghamton University - SUNY
Wednesday – 9/13
P.1 Dartmouth College
Thursday – 9/14
P. 2 Hobart and William Smith Colleges
P. 3 Sacred Heart University
P. 4 Elms College
Friday – 9/15
P. 1 Stony Brook University, State University of New York
P. 2 University at Albany (SUNY)
P. 3 Fordham University
P. 3
9:12 a.m.
Suffolk University
COUNSELING CONF. ROOM

· Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, potato salad, candied carrots and fresh fruit.
 

Monday, September 11, 2017
· Quote of the day: Small beginnings are often the beginning of great enterprises - Demosthenes
· TODAY is picture day for grades 9-12. 9th grade students will report to Gym B during their Earth Science classes, and 10th -12th grade students will report to Gym B during their English classes.
·Action Club will meet after school today in room A105. Join Hall's social justice club!
· Interested in raising awareness for and combating local and global hunger? Come learn about how you can help at the informational meeting for Empty Bowls, right after school today in room H102. Refreshments will be provided.
· All boys interested in participating on the Hall Tennis Team this spring as well as fall and winter tennis opportunities, please attend a brief, informational meeting on Wednesday, September 13th in room AG02 immediately after school.
· Auditions for Hall’s improv troupe “The Answer”, will be held on Wednesday, September 13th and Thursday, September 14th. No prior improv or acting experience required. Check The Answer Instagram page for more details.
· Lunch: White cheese pizza or French bread pizza, garden salad, steamed green beans and mixed fruit.


Friday, September 8, 2017
· Quote of the day: The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. - Plutarch
· Monday, September 11th, is picture day for grades 9-12. 9th grade students will report to Gym B during their Earth Science classes, and 10th -12th grade students will report to Gym B during their English classes.
· Interested in raising awareness for and combating local and global hunger? Come learn about how you can help at the informational meeting for Empty Bowls next Monday, September 11th, in room H102 right after school! Refreshments will be provided.
· Auditions for Hall’s improv troupe “The Answer”, will be held on Wednesday, September 13th and Thursday, September 14th. No prior improv or acting experience required. Check The Answer Instagram page for more details.
· Lunch: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or filet of fish sandwich, potato puffs, three bean salad and sliced peaches
 

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Quote of the day: Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities, Seize common occasions and make them great - Orlson Swett Marsden
· Hall Robotics will be having its first meeting of the year after school today at 2:30 p.m., in room AG11. Anyone interested in joining or those looking to learn more are welcome to attend. Email any specific questions to Mr. Wilkosz.
· Debate Team is having an informational meeting after school today in room H104. Join us in arguing about a wide variety of topics! All are welcome and snacks will be provided.
· Monday, September 11th, is picture day for grades 9-12. 9th grade students will report to Gym B during their Earth Science classes, and 10th -12th grade students will report to Gym B during their English classes.
· Interested in raising awareness for and combating local and global hunger? Come learn about how you can help at the informational meeting for Empty Bowls next Monday, September 11th, in room H102 right after school! Refreshments will be provided.
· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, romaine and spinach salad with Caesar dressing, warm bread sticks and pineapple tidbits.


Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Quote of the day: It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow - Robert H. Goddard
· Hall Robotics will be having its first meeting of the year tomorrow after school at 2:30 p.m., in room AG11. Anyone interested in joining or those looking to learn more are welcome to attend. Email any specific questions to Mr. Wilkosz.
· Debate Team is having an informational meeting tomorrow in room H104. Join us in arguing about a wide variety of topics! All are welcome and snacks will be provided.
· Monday, September 11th, is picture day for grades 9-12. 9th grade students will report to Gym B during their Earth Science classes, and 10th -12th grade students will report to Gym B during their English classes.
· Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato, candied butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
 

Friday, September 1, 2017
Quote for the day: I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed- Michael Jordan.
· Attention STAs! There is a mandatory meeting regarding your STA period, after school today in room E131.
· Come learn about Mock Trial at the first informational meeting on Tuesday, September 5th in room A103. Snacks will be provided and no experience is necessary!
· Debate Team is having an informational meeting on Thursday, September 7th in room H104. Join us in arguing about a wide variety of topics! All are welcome and snacks will be provided.
· Lunch: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, spinach and mandarin salad, steamed green beans and fresh fruit.


Thursday, August 31, 2017
· Attention STAs! There is a mandatory meeting regarding your STA period. Please choose the best meeting time for your schedule. Attendance will be taken and you will be excused from class 6th period if you cannot make the after school meeting.
- Thursday, 6th period in room E131
- Friday, after school at 2:20 in room E131
· Lunch: Beef burger or a veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans and assorted fruit.

 

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