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HALL HIGH SCHOOL

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

Dan Zittoun, Principal 

Daily Announcements

Monday, May 1, 2017
Attention Student! There is no parking allowed by the curb in the student parking lot. See security about where to park when the lot is full.
· The West Hartford Registrar of Voters will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods tomorrow, 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.
· Attention Seniors: The deadline for the Tom Butterfield Cross Country Scholarship in Memory of Andy Butterfield has been extended. This scholarship is for a graduating senior committed to a four-year college/university who is a Varsity Cross Country runner and has maintained good academic performance. The new deadline is May 10th, postmarked. Pick up a copy of the application in the Career Center, or download from Naviance.
· Lunch: Stuffed crust pizza with meat or veggie toppings, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.


Friday, April 28, 2017

· Attention Student! There is no parking allowed by the curb in the student parking lot. See security about where to park when the lot is full.
· This Saturday, April 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Hall Boys Tennis Team will participate in a fundraising event, Coaches VS Cancer that will involve exhibition matches among four top tennis schools Amity Regional, Weston, East Catholic and Hall. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society for research. The suggested donation is $5.00. Please stop by on Saturday to watch some great tennis!
· International Aid is hosting a Flea Market this Saturday April 29th. There will be games, food, music, and henna! Any clubs interested in participating can please contact Ms. Flaucher.
· The West Hartford Registrar of Voters will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Tuesday, May 2nd 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.
· Join the Human Rights Coalition this Saturday, April 29th in the Hall Student parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Buy and decorate a parking space that will be reserved for you on Monday, May 1st! Parking spaces range from $3.00 to $5.00 dollars and all proceeds will go to the Malala Fund, which works to give all girls the education they deserve. Want an even closer space to Hall? Enter the raffle to win Mr. Zittoun's parking space, May 1st through May 5th. The winner will be chosen at 11:00 a.m., so be sure to get there early!
· Attention Seniors: The deadline for the Tom Butterfield Cross Country Scholarship in Memory of Andy Butterfield has been extended. This scholarship is for a graduating senior committed to a four-year college/university who is a Varsity Cross Country runner and has maintained good academic performance. The new deadline is May 10th, postmarked. Pick up a copy of the application in the Career Center, or download from Naviance.
· Interested in learning more about social justice while growing as a leader? Then consider NCCJ Anytown! Applications are due May 12th. See Ms. Lanese with any questions.
· Attention sophomores: Are you interested in a one-day leadership program through the Rotary Club of West Hartford? The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program event will take place on Saturday, June 3rd at Springfield College. Please see Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center for an application.
· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, Romaine and spinach salad with Caesar dressing, warm bread sticks and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
· Empty Bowls is hosting its annual banquet tomorrow from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come join us for some great soup prepared by our foods classes and fun! $5.00 for soup and $10.00 for food and a ceramic bowl made by Hall High artists. All proceeds will be given to West Hartford Food Pantry. See Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger for more information.
· This Saturday, April 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Hall Boys Tennis Team will participate in a fundraising event, Coaches VS Cancer that will involve exhibition matches among four top tennis schools Amity Regional, Weston, East Catholic and Hall. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society for research. The suggested donation is $5.00. Please stop by on Saturday to watch some great tennis!
· Attention students: have you undertaken a volunteer project that has significantly contributed to the improvement of our environment through the protection, conservation, restoration or stewardship of Connecticut's natural resources? If so, consider applying for this year's Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards. Learn more at Aquarionwater.com. The deadline for submissions is May 1st.
· Interested in learning more about social justice while growing as a leader? Then consider NCCJ Anytown! Applications are due May 12th. See Ms. Lanese with any questions.
· Attention sophomores: are you interested in a one-day leadership program through the Rotary Club of West Hartford? The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program event will take place on Saturday June 3rd at Springfield College. Please see Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center for an application.
· Lunch: Beef burger on a bun or chicken parmesan on a Kaiser roll, spicy fries, cucumber salad and fresh fruit.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

· Attention Juniors: Tickets for the Junior Prom are on sale now! They will be sold in the Box Office by the main office during most lunch periods, and after school until 3:00 in room H207. Tickets will be available only to those that have no student debts. Please make sure you have cleared your debts before coming to purchase a ticket. Check your school email for specific details about the prom. See Mrs. Ranieri or Mrs. Mickus if you have any questions.
· Empty Bowls is hosting its annual banquet on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come join us for some great soup prepared by our foods classes and fun! $5.00 for soup and $10.00 for food and a ceramic bowl made by Hall High artists. All proceeds will be given to West Hartford Food Pantry. See Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger for more information.
·This Saturday, April 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Hall Boys Tennis Team will participate in a fundraising event, Coaches VS Cancer that will involve exhibition matches among four top tennis schools Amity Regional, Weston, East Catholic and Hall. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society for research. The suggested donation is $5.00. Please stop by on Saturday to watch some great tennis!
· Attention students: have you undertaken a volunteer project that has significantly contributed to the improvement of our environment through the protection, conservation, restoration or stewardship of Connecticut's natural resources? If so, consider applying for this year's Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards. Learn more at Aquarionwater.com. The deadline for submissions is May 1st.
· Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, fresh roasted cauliflower and applesauce.


Monday, April 24, 2017

· Attention Juniors: Tickets for the Junior Prom will go on sale tomorrow. They will be sold in the Box Office by the main office during most lunch periods, and after school until 3:00 in room H207. Tickets will be available only to those that have no student debts. Please make sure you have cleared your debts before coming to purchase a ticket. Check your school email for specific details about the prom. See Mrs. Ranieri or Mrs. Mickus if you have any questions.
· DO SOMETHING DAY will be held on Wednesday, April 26th. We are in desperate need of "OLD" pairs of jeans, empty milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, 2 liter soda bottles and plastic folders. You can also help eliminate medical foot issues by making a pair of shoes for a child. The donated plastic will be used to create the heel of the shoe. Please bring all donated items to Mrs. Phelan in the Main Office by Tuesday, April 25th.
· Attention students interested in learning about our nation's preeminent military academies: Please consider attending Academy Night with your parents on Wednesday April 26th. This is a great opportunity for students to meet with representatives and cadets or midshipmen from each of the academies; the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The program is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the MG Maurice Rose Armed Forces Reserve Center, 375 Smith Street, in Middletown.
· Empty Bowls is hosting its annual banquet on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come join us for some great soup prepared by our foods classes and fun! $5.00 for soup and $10.00 for food and a ceramic bowl made by Hall High artists. All proceeds will be given to West Hartford Food Pantry. See Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger for more information.
· Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, tomato soup, potato puffs and diced peaches.

Friday, April 21, 2017
· Student volunteers are needed for the Hello West Hartford Celebration Monday, April 24th. Help is needed for set up and greeting, during the event and during breakdown and clean up. You will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours. Volunteer for all of the event or for just a part of it. Please contact Dr. Aldave at 860-997-2001. Students are also invited to attend this fun and free multicultural celebration. Hours are 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the West Hartford Town Hall.
· DO SOMETHING DAY will be held on Wednesday, April 26th. We are in desperate need of "OLD" pairs of jeans, empty milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, 2 liter soda bottles and plastic folders. You can also help eliminate medical foot issues by making a pair of shoes for a child. The donated plastic will be used to create the heel of the shoe. Please bring all donated items to Mrs. Phelan in the Main Office by Tuesday, April 25th.
·Attention students interested in learning about our nation's preeminent military academies: Please consider attending Academy Night with your parents on Wednesday April 26th. This is a great opportunity for students to meet with representatives and cadets or midshipmen from each of the academies; the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The program is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the MG Maurice Rose Armed Forces Reserve Center, 375 Smith Street, in Middletown.
· Did you know? 1 in 4 kids come to school hungry each and every day! Empty Bowls will host their annual banquet fundraiser on Thursday, April 27th at 6:00 p.m. to benefit the West Hartford Food Pantry. The cost will be $5 for food and $10 for food and a bowl, made by our ceramic students. Hope to see you there!
· Looking for community service/volunteer hours? Please email Mrs. Brand about volunteering at the Aiken Fun Fair on Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30-7:30 p.m., (rain date on Wednesday, May 24th). You can help supervise the bounce house, organize games, or hand out tickets. Do you have a talent? Henna? Face Painting? You and your friends can run your own booth! Please email Mrs. Brand at jessica_brand@whps.org if you are interested.
· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
· A representative from Lincoln Tech will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today, to meet with any students interested in learning more about Lincoln Tech's programs for automotive and skilled trades training.
· Attention sophomores and juniors. Link Crew applications are due tomorrow by 2:30 p.m. Details can be found on the Hall website and in your email. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Hunter, Ms. McHugh or Mr. Wasley.
· Student volunteers are needed for the Hello West Hartford Celebration Monday, April 24th. Help is needed for set up and greeting, during the event and during breakdown and clean up. You will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours. Volunteer for all of the event or for just a part of it. Please contact Dr. Aldave at 860-997-2001. Students are also invited to attend this fun and free multicultural celebration. Hours are 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the West Hartford Town Hall.
· Did you know? 1 in 4 kids come to school hungry each and every day! Empty Bowls will host their annual banquet fundraiser on Thursday, April 27th at 6:00 p.m. to benefit the West Hartford Food Pantry. The cost will be $5 for food and $10 for food and a bowl, made by our ceramic students. Hope to see you there!
· NCCJ Anytown applications have arrived! If you are interested in attending this free program focused on social justice and youth leadership, pick up an application from Ms. Lanese in the English department. Completed applications are due by Friday, May 12th.
· Attention 10th grade and 11th grade minority students: If you interested in a paid summer internship in a Hartford law firm, please see Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center for an application. Applicants must be qualified and motivated diverse students who desire experience working in a law office.
· Looking for community service/volunteer hours? Please email Mrs. Brand about volunteering at the Aiken Fun Fair on Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30-7:30 p.m., (rain date on Wednesday, May 24th). You can help supervise the bounce house, organize games, or hand out tickets. Do you have a talent? Henna? Face Painting? You and your friends can run your own booth! Please email Mrs. Brand at jessica_brand@whps.org if you are interested.
· Lunch: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or filet of fish sandwich with crinkle cut fries, cole slaw and pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
· Attention Seniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for senior outing and prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· 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.
· Attention Juniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for junior prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, crisp corn and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

· 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 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.  See you there!

· Attention Seniors:  Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for senior outing and prom.  You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.

· The West Hartford Registrar of Voters will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Monday, April 17 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.

· Would you like to have lunch with this year's visiting author Kate Conway during period 4 on April 20th or 21st? You can sign up on the library homepage.  Also, April is National Poetry Month. Enter your poem on the Library homepage and you will be entered in the Hall High School contest and the West Hartford Public Library contest.  Submissions are due by April 28th.

· Attention Juniors:  Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for junior prom.  You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.

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

SAT Testing Information
• Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!
If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.
SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 
Test Room Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A103 A - Berm
A105 Bern - Choa
A108 Chob - Duga
A109 Dugb - Gibs
A110 Gibt - Huth
A202 Huti - Leaa
A203 Leab - Meli
A206 Melj - O'Con
A207 O'Coo - Rodr
A208 Rods - Snow
A211 Snox - Unge
A212 Ungf - Z


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

• Art Club will meet today at 2:30 in room HG01. We hope to see you there!
• Attention Seniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for senior outing and prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
• Attention all students: Do you like playing Badminton? Are you passionate about the sport? Then come to the first meeting of Badminton Club tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. See you there!
• The West Hartford Registrar of Voters will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Monday, April 17 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.
• Would you like to have lunch with this year's visiting author Kate Conway during period 4 on April 20th or 21st? You can sign up on the library homepage. Also, April is National Poetry Month. Enter your poem on the Library homepage and you will be entered in the Hall High School contest and the West Hartford Public Library contest. Submissions are due by April 28th.
• Attention Juniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for junior prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
• Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, oven fries, roasted yellow squash and seasonal fresh fruit.

SAT Testing Information
• Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!
If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.
SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Test Room Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A103 A - Berm
A105 Bern - Choa
A108 Chob - Duga
A109 Dugb - Gibs
A110 Gibt - Huth
A202 Huti - Leaa
A203 Leab - Meli
A206 Melj - O'Con
A207 O'Coo - Rodr
A208 Rods - Snow
A211 Snox - Unge
A212 Ungf - Z


Monday, April 3, 2017

· Attention Seniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for senior outing and prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· Art Club will meet tomorrow at 2:30 in room HG01. We hope to see you there!
· Would you like to have lunch with this year's visiting author Kate Conway during period 4 on April 20th or 21st? You can sign up on the library homepage. Also, April is National Poetry Month. Enter your poem on the Library homepage and you will be entered in the Hall High School contest and the West Hartford Public Library contest. Submissions are due by April 28th.
· Attention Juniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for junior prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· Lunch: Mozzarella sticks or cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce, warm bread sticks, garden salad and fresh fruit.
· Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!

If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.

 

Friday, March 31, 2017
· Attention Seniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for senior outing and prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· 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, April 5th at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. See you there!
· Attention Juniors: Please make sure to clear your library fines so that you can purchase tickets for junior prom. You will not be able to purchase tickets until your fines are cleared.
· Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing and fresh fruit.
· Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!
· If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.



Thursday, March 30, 2017

• 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, April 5th at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. See you there!
• Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to use. Thank you for your consideration.
• Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, black beans, crisp corn and pineapple tidbits.
• Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!
• If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.

  

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
• 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, April 5th at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. See you there!
• Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to use. Thank you for your consideration.
• Lunch: Philly steak and cheese sub or a corn dog with spicy curly fries and mandarin oranges.
• Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This will be a full day: 7:30 AM - 2:15 AM
• Please arrive at your testing room at 7:20 AM
• Please bring # 2 pencils, calculator & 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!!
• If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes. Please note that April 5, 2017, will be a full day of school. School will dismiss at 2:15, but busses will be delayed for approximately 30 minutes. Students relying on school transportation may wait in the cafeteria until busses arrive.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

· Attention Juniors: As a reminder, in lieu of Junior Planning on Wednesday, March 29 th , all
juniors are to report promptly to the auditorium at the beginning of advisory period (end
of period 1). We will take attendance there. Superintendent Moore will speak to the class
for about an hour about interview tips and other related information. We are lucky he will
join us for this important topic and know you will find this experience helpful in your
post-high school preparation.
· Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you
are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to
use. Thank you for your consideration.
· Lunch: Popcorn chicken w/dipping sauce, buttered noodles, carrot coins, mixed fruit cup


Monday, March 27, 2017

• Attention Juniors: As a reminder, in lieu of Junior Planning on Wednesday, March 29th, all juniors are to report promptly to the auditorium at the beginning of advisory period (end of period 1). We will take attendance there. Superintendent Moore will speak to the class for about an hour about interview tips and other related information. We are lucky he will join us for this important topic and know you will find this experience helpful in your post-high school preparation.
• Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to use. Thank you for your consideration.
• Lunch: French bread pizza, garden salad and fresh fruit.

Friday, March 24, 2017
· Eat at Chipotle in the Center on Monday, March 27th, and your purchase will help support the Hall GSA.
· Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to use. Thank you for your consideration.
· Lunch: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or a filet of fish sandwich, crinkle cut fries, Cole slaw, vegetarian beans and applesauce.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
• Attention Students: Please move your cars to the FRONT of the student parking lot if you are staying after school. This will open up the back of the parking lot for athletic teams to use. Thank you for your consideration.
• Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Italian dressing and fresh fruit.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

• Hall High School's LAST Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, March 24th after school in room E131. If you have been hesitate to play now is your LAST chance. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, see Mr.Wasley's in room PG08.
• If you are interested in TAing next year, there will be a mandatory meeting to identify the responsibilities and expectations of being a TA. Choose the time that fits best in your schedule in E131 on Monday, March 27th either during 6th period or after school. The meeting will last about 45 minutes. Email Mrs. Dailey with questions or concerns.
• Lunch: Sausage and cheese on an English muffin or French toast sticks with sausage links, potato puffs and warm cinnamon apples.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

• Hall High School's LAST Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, March 24th after school in room E131. If you have been hesitate to play now is your LAST chance. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, see Mr.Wasley's in room PG08.
• If you are interested in TAing next year, there will be a mandatory meeting to identify the responsibilities and expectations of being a TA. Choose the time that fits best in your schedule in E131 on Monday, March 27th either during 6th period or after school. The meeting will last about 45 minutes. Email Mrs. Dailey with questions or concerns.
• Lunch: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, roasted butternut squash and fresh fruit.

 

Monday, March 20, 2017
• Hall High School's LAST Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, March 24th after school in room E131. If you have been hesitate to play now is your LAST chance. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, see Mr.Wasley's in room PG08.
• Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or a cheese quesadilla, vegetable soup, seasoned potato wedges and fresh fruit.

Friday, March 17, 2017
• World Down syndrome day is on March 21st. Join us in raising awareness for Down syndrome by wearing colorful socks and posting a picture to social media with #LotsOfSocks, and by coloring socks in the cafeteria starting today! Thanks in advance for your support of World Down syndrome day!
• Lunch: Popcorn chicken, rice and gravy, seasoned green beans, carrot sticks and applesauce.
 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
· Pops n Jazz 2017 is here! Tickets are still available for the Thursday and Friday night shows. Come support your fellow students and see an AMAZING production. Tickets are available on line and at the box office. Don’t miss out.
· World Down syndrome day is on March 21st. Join us in raising awareness for Down syndrome by wearing colorful socks and posting a picture to social media with #LotsOfSocks, and by coloring socks in the cafeteria starting today! Thanks in advance for your support of World Down syndrome day!
· Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 8th. The emailed reference sheet must be printed and returned to Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Failure to return this form by the deadline will indicate that students do not wish to be considered for membership. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact one of the NHS advisors Mr. Palmisano in room PG02 or Mrs. Murray in room PG06.
· There will be a post-secondary OPTIONS fair in the cafeteria and room AG02 on Wednesday, March 29th from 9:45-12:00 p.m. during the lunch waves. This fair will host participants from a variety of post-secondary programs including community and technical schools, as well as other specialized programs such as Job Corps, Gap Year, military, cosmetology and more. Please feel free to swing by the event and ask questions of the presenters or gain more information.
· Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a Kaiser Roll, mashed potato and gravy, roasted butter squash and fresh fruit.


Friday, March 10, 2017

• World Down syndrome day is on March 21st. Join us in raising awareness for Down syndrome by wearing colorful socks and posting a picture to social media with #LotsOfSocks, and by coloring socks in the cafeteria starting today! Thanks in advance for your support of World Down syndrome day!
•Invitations for juniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on March 8th. The emailed reference sheet must be printed and returned to Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Failure to return this form by the deadline will indicate that students do not wish to be considered for membership. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact one of the NHS advisors Mr. Palmisano in room PG02 or Mrs. Murray in room PG06.
• Support 24 Hour Famine this Saturday by making a purchase at Cosi in the center! Cosi will donate 25% of proceeds to our cause. You MUST bring a paper flyer in order for the donation to count! Pick up these flyers in the library, main office, or guidance.
• There will be a post-secondary OPTIONS fair in the cafeteria and room AG02 on Wednesday, March 29th from 9:45-12:00 p.m. during the lunch waves. This fair will host participants from a variety of post-secondary programs including community and technical schools, as well as other specialized programs such as Job Corps, Gap Year, military, cosmetology and more. Please feel free to swing by the event and ask questions of the presenters or gain more information.
• Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing, warm Bread sticks and fresh fruit.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
• Student volunteers are needed for coverage of the Saltbox and Clubhouse Galleries for Art Beat, which opens today and runs through March 26th. Both galleries need a volunteer "sitter" in order to remain open for gallery hours. Dates and time vary. If you would like to volunteer, please contact eina_rieger@whps.org or liz_schott@whps.org
• If you are interested in TAing next year, there will be a mandatory meeting to identify the responsibilities and expectations of being a TA. Choose the time that fits best in your schedule in room E131 on Monday, March 27th either during 6th period or after school. The meeting will last about 45 minutes. Email Mrs. Dailey with questions or concerns.
• Support 24 Hour Famine this Saturday by making a purchase at Cosi in the center! Cosi will donate 25% of proceeds to our cause. You MUST bring a paper flyer in order for the donation to count! Pick up these flyers in the library, main office, or guidance.
• There will be a post-secondary OPTIONS fair in the cafeteria and room AG02 on Wednesday, March 29th from 9:45-12:00 p.m. during the lunch waves. This fair will host participants from a variety of post-secondary programs including community and technical schools, as well as other specialized programs such as Job Corps, Gap Year, military, cosmetology and more. Please feel free to swing by the event and ask questions of the presenters or gain more information.
• Lunch: Thai sweet chili chicken and steamed brown rice or chicken and black bean burrito, Asian mix vegetables and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
• Student volunteers are needed for coverage of the Saltbox and Clubhouse Galleries for Art Beat, which opens today and runs through March 26th. Both galleries need a volunteer "sitter" in order to remain open for gallery hours. Dates and time vary. If you would like to volunteer, please contact eina_rieger@whps.org or liz_schott@whps.org
• If you are interested in TAing next year, there will be a mandatory meeting to identify the responsibilities and expectations of being a TA. Choose the time that fits best in your schedule in room E131 on Monday, March 27th either during 6th period or after school. The meeting will last about 45 minutes. Email Mrs. Dailey with questions or concerns.
• Support 24 Hour Famine this Saturday by making a purchase at Cosi in the center! Cosi will donate 25% of proceeds to our cause. You MUST bring a paper flyer in order for the donation to count! Pick up these flyers in the library, main office, or guidance.
• Lunch: Texas French toast or French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato and warm cinnamon apples.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
• The 59th annual production of Pops ‘n Jazz, featuring Hall High School’s acclaimed jazz bands, dancers, and singers, will open on Friday, March 10th with additional performances on March 11th, 16th, 17th and 18th . Ticket prices are $18.00 for adults and $14.00 for students.
• Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, corn on the cob and fresh fruit.


Monday, March 6, 2017

• Spring Sports Physicals will be held on Thursday, March 9th in the nurse's office afterschool. Students must come with a physical form signed by a parent/guardian. If you need one, please sign up in the athletic office by Tuesday, March 7th.
• Lunch: White cheese pizza with spinach and tomatoes or a cheese calzone with marinara sauce, three bean salad and mandarin oranges


Friday, March 3, 2017

• Spring Sports Physicals will be held on Thursday, March 9th in the nurse's office afterschool. Students must come with a physical form signed by a parent/guardian. If you need one, please sign up in the athletic office by Tuesday, March 7th.
• Lunch: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and applesauce.


Thursday, March 2, 2017

• Stop by Harry’s Bishop’s Corner today to enjoy or take-out a delicious meal, and a percentage of the sales will benefit HALL SAFE GRAD! Spread the word to family and friends.
• Interested in playing girls tennis this spring? Please come to the informational meeting today at 3:00 p.m. in room E131. The meeting is for new and returning players. See you there!
• The annual Dodgeball tournament starts on Tuesday March 7th. Today is the last day to register your team. Pick up and drop off your forms in room C212.
• Spring Sports Physicals will be held on Thursday, March 9th in the nurse's office afterschool. Students must come with a physical form signed by a parent/guardian. If you need one, please sign up in the athletic office by Tuesday, March 7th.
• Lunch: Nachos Grande, refried beans, crisp corn and pineapple tidbits.
 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
• Attention students in AP courses! Tonight, March 1st, at 11:59 p.m. is the DEADLINE to register for an AP Exam. You must register using Total Registration and the link to register is on the Hall HS main webpage. If you are on free or reduced lunch, there is no fee but you still must register. The portal will close at midnight!
• Interested in playing girls tennis this spring? Please come to the informational meeting tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. in room E131. The meeting is for new and returning players. See you there!
• The annual Dodgeball tournament starts on Tuesday March 7th. The deadline to register your team is this Thursday. Pick up and drop off your forms in room C212.
• Join the Hall Wordiers book club for food and conversation on Monday, March 13th. We will be discussing the memoir Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan.
• Lunch: Toasted cheese or a filet of fish sandwich, tomato soup, potato puffs and fresh fruit.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

• The GSA meeting has been cancelled for this afternoon.
• A representative from the U.S. Marines will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today, to meet with any interested students.
• Athletics:
*Boys Golf Meeting – Tomorrow afterschool in room A101
*Girls Tennis Meeting – Thursday, March 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in room E131
• The annual Dodgeball tournament starts on Tuesday March 7th. The deadline to register your team is this Thursday. Pick up and drop off your forms in room C212.
• All girls interested in playing softball should attend a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, March 7th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131. See Coach Smith with any questions.
• Join the Hall Wordiers book club for food and conversation on Monday, March 13th. We will be discussing the memoir Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan.
• Lunch: Chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.

Monday, February 27, 2017
· A representative from the U.S. Marines will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods tomorrow to meet with any interested students.
· Athletics:
*Boys Golf Meeting – Wednesday, March 1st afterschool in room A101
*Girls Tennis Meeting – Thursday, March 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in room E131
· All girls interested in playing softball should attend a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, March 7th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131. See Coach Smith with any questions.
· Join the Hall Wordiers book club for food and conversation on Monday, March 13th. We will be discussing the memoir Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan.
· Lunch: Vegetable chili or stuffed crust pizza, garden salad and pear cups.

Friday, February 24, 2017
- Attention 24 Hour Famine Participants: There is a brief MANDATORY meeting after school today in C110. Send at least one representative from your team to the meeting!
- All girls interested in playing softball should attend a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, March 7th at 2:30pm in E131. See Coach Smith with any questions.
Athletics:
*Boys Lacrosse Meeting – afterschool today in Gym A
*Boys Golf Meeting - Wed. 3/1 afterschool in room A101
*Girls Tennis Meeting - Thurs. 3/2 at 3:00 p.m. in room E131
- Lunch: Pasta with meat/meatless sauce & shredded cheese,
Chopped Romaine Salad w/Caesar Dressing, Dinner Roll, Fresh Fruit

Thursday, February 23, 2017
· A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria today during lunch periods to meet with students interested in learning about the club and/or playing rugby.
Athletics:
*Boys Outdoor Track and Field Meeting - Today afterschool in Gym A
*Girls Golf Meeting - Today at 3:00 p.m. in room A101
*Boys Lacrosse Meeting – Friday, 2/24 afterschool in room E131
*Boys Golf Meeting - Wed. 3/1 afterschool in room A101
*Girls Tennis Meeting - Thurs. 3/2 at 3:00 p.m. in room E131
· Lunch Menu: Beef burger on a bun with or without cheese, or chicken parmesan on a Kaiser roll with seasoned potato wedges, carrot sticks and mandarin oranges.

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
· A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Thursday, February 23rd to meet with students interested in learning about the club and/or playing rugby.
· Lunch Menu: Mini pancakes or Texas French toast, sausage links, potato puffs and applesauce.

Friday, February 17, 2017
· Attention all students: Volunteers are needed for the cheer competition being held here at Hall this Saturday, February 18th. Help your community and have fun while earning community service hours! Volunteers are needed from 12 noon until 7 or 8 p.m. Help is needed to sell concessions and check in teams. Please contact aebeaupre@gmail.com to volunteer.
· A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Thursday, February 23rd to meet with students interested in learning about the club and/or playing rugby.
· Lunch Menu: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll with sweet potato wedges, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

• Attention all students: Volunteers are needed for the cheer competition being held here at Hall this Saturday, February 18th. Help your community and have fun while earning community service hours! Volunteers are needed from 12 noon until 7 or 8 p.m. Help is needed to sell concessions and check in teams. Please contact aebeaupre@gmail.com to volunteer.
• A representative from Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships will be in the cafeteria today during lunch periods to meet with any interested students.
• Lunch Menu: Nachos Grande, black beans, crisp corn and pineapple tidbits.
 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
· There will be testing in the cafeteria today during period’s 1 through 3. If possible, please avoid traveling through or if you have to, please stay quiet. Thank you.
· Attention all boys interested in the varsity or JV tennis team this spring: please attend an organizational meeting tomorrow in room AG02 immediately after school.
· A representative from Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships will be in the cafeteria tomorrow during lunch periods to meet with any interested students.
· Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Hall High School GSA. Stop by the Chipotle at 966 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford on Tuesday, March 14th between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Hall High School GSA.
· Lunch Menu: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato and warm cinnamon apples.

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

• Voices of the Other is selling valentines today during lunch periods.  Choose from candy bags, plush toys, or chocolate roses for yourself or a friend to be delivered.  There is also a raffle for a three foot teddy bear and tickets are just $1.00.  Donations will go to a women’s domestic abuse shelter.

• There will be testing in the cafeteria tomorrow during period’s 1 through 3.  If possible, please avoid traveling through or if you have to, please stay quiet.  Thank you.

• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or JV tennis team this spring:  please attend an organizational meeting tomorrow in room AG02 immediately after school.   

• Attention all students!  Bugbee Elementary School is seeking Hall student volunteers for their International Night on Thursday, March 2nd.  This is a great opportunity for some students to "give back" to their former elementary school!  International Night is a popular event dedicated to celebrating the cultural diversity of our community.  To learn more about volunteering opportunities for this event, please contact Ms. Dahlia Cherny (Bugbee teacher) at Dahlia_Cherny@whps.org

• Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Hall High School GSA.  Stop by the Chipotle at 966 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford on Tuesday, March 14th between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m.  Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Hall High School GSA.

• Lunch Menu:  Popcorn chicken, buttered noodles, carrot coins and fresh fruit.


Thursday, February 9, 2017

• A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria today, to meet with students interested in learning more about the club and/or playing.
• A member of the U.S. Army National Guard will be in the cafeteria tomorrow to meet with any interested students.
• Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 13th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or JV tennis team this spring: please attend an organizational meeting on Wednesday, February 15th in room AG02 immediately after school.
• Attention all students! Bugbee Elementary School is seeking Hall student volunteers for their International Night on Thursday, March 2nd. This is a great opportunity for some students to "give back" to their former elementary school! International Night is a popular event dedicated to celebrating the cultural diversity of our community. To learn more about volunteering opportunities for this event, please contact Ms. Dahlia Cherny (Bugbee teacher) at Dahlia_Cherny@whps.org
• Lunch Menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, fresh steamed broccoli and sliced peaches.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

· Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To learn more, join our Google classroom with the code: jxzv26 or attend the informational meetings in room C110:
*Today at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
· A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria tomorrow, to meet with students interested in learning more about the club and/or playing.
· A member of the U.S. Army National Guard will be in the cafeteria on Friday, February 10th to meet with any interested students.
· Join us for food and good conversation on Monday February 13th. We will be discussing How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez.
· Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 13th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
· All boys interested in the varsity or JV team this spring: please attend an organizational meeting on Wednesday, February 15th in room AG02 immediately after school.
· Lunch Menu: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or Jamaican beef patty, spicy fries, Cole slaw and fresh fruit.


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

· AMC 10/12 testing will be held today in the cafeteria during periods 2 and 3. Please avoid walking through the cafeteria if possible. If you must pass through during that time, please stay quiet in respect of those testing.
· Model UN will meet after school today in room C101.
· Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To learn more, join our Google classroom with the code: jxzv26 or attend the informational meetings in room C110:
*Wednesday, Feb 8th at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
· Join us for food and good conversation on Monday February 13th. We will be discussing How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez.
· Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 13th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
· Lunch Menu: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, roasted butternut squash, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.

Monday, February 6, 2017
· AMC 10/12 testing will be held tomorrow in the cafeteria during periods 2 and 3. Please avoid walking through the cafeteria if possible. If you must pass through during that time, please stay quiet in respect of those testing.
· Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To learn more, join our Google classroom with the code: jxzv26 or attend the informational meetings in room C110:
*Today at 2:30 p.m.
*Wednesday, Feb 8th at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
· Join us for food and good conversation on Monday February 13th. We will be discussing How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez.
· Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 14th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
· Lunch Menu: Fiesta bean quesadilla or a personal pizza.

Friday, February 3, 2017
· Come to room C109 after school today where the film, He Named Me Malala, hosted by Human Rights Coalition will be shown. Experience the story of the young female activist and Nobel Prize winner whose story of advocacy for girls’ education captivated the world. Admission is free, however donations to the Malala fund will be accepted. There will be food.
· On Tuesday February 7th, there will be testing in the cafeteria during periods 2 and 3. Please avoid walking through the cafeteria if possible. If you must pass through during that time, please stay quiet in respect of those testing.
· Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To participate in this school wide event, you MUST attend one of the following informational meetings in room C110:
*Monday, Feb 6th at 2:30 p.m.
*Wednesday, Feb 8th at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
· Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 14th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
· Lunch Menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing, warm bread sticks and fresh fruit.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
• 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:
1. Freshman, Nina Faynshtayn
2. Sophomore, Alec Rodman
3. Junior, Saomai Nguyen
4. Senior, Lydia Henning
Please come to the main office today for your rewards!
• Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To participate in this school wide event, you MUST attend one of the following informational meetings in room C110:
*Today at 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb 6th at 2:30 p.m.
*Wednesday, Feb 8th at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
• Attention Bridges candidates: if you are interested in attending this program, please return your permission slip to the main office tomorrow.
• Come to room C109 after school tomorrow where the film, He Named Me Malala, hosted by Human Rights Coalition will be shown. Experience the story of the young female activist and Nobel Prize winner whose story of advocacy for girls’ education captivated the world. Admission is free, however, donations to the Malala fund will be accepted. There will be food.
• Have you always wanted to be serenaded by a small group of girls in the middle of class? Well now's your opportunity! It's that Voce Valentine time of year again! Voce Valentines can be bought from any girl in Voce, in the choir room period 1 or 3 and in the cafe! They are 1 for $3 and 2 for $5! Valentines will be on sale until February 10th and delivered February 14th! Contact Riley Poduje with any questions!
• Lunch Menu: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

· Students attending the Chinese filed trip today should go to the bus circle at 9:55, during period 4.
· There will be an important GSA meeting after school today regarding the true colors field trip.
· Calling ANYONE interested in giving back: Join 24 Hour Famine hosted by Community Service Club! Fast for 24 hours to raise awareness for hunger and we will FEAST at the end! To participate in this school wide event, you MUST attend one of the following informational meetings in room C110:
*Wednesday. Feb 1st at 1:00 p.m.
*Thursday, Feb 2nd at 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb 6th at 2:30 p.m.
*Wednesday, Feb 8th at 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
*Monday, Feb. 13th at 2:30
·Attention Bridges candidates: if you are interested in attending this program, please return your permission slip to the main office by Friday.
·Come to room C109 this Friday, February 3rd after school where the film, He Named Me Malala, hosted by Human Rights Coalition will be shown. Experience the story of the young female activist and Nobel Prize winner whose story of advocacy for girls’ education captivated the world. Admission is free, however donations to the Malala fund will be accepted. There will be food.
· There is a new after school club starting at Hall. Are you creative? Innovative? We need your ideas! Students with special needs at Hall high school, graduate facing a huge uphill battle when it comes to finding jobs. For example, 85% of adults with autism are unemployed. The Student Success Club would put teens with and without disabilities together to create micro-businesses to provide goods and services in our community. Learn about a few examples of micro-businesses and how you can help at our first meeting. A signup sheet is located outside of BG14. Sign up today and make the world a better place for students with disabilities.
· Lunch Menu: Texas French toast or French toast sticks, sausage links, potato puffs and applesauce.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
• Model United Nations will be hosting a mock conference after school today in room C102. NO prior research or extra work is needed. Be prepared to debate your ideas and to have some fun. We hope to see you there.
• A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria today, to meet with students interested in learning more about the club and/or playing.
• There will be a new elective offered here at Hall next year for juniors and seniors interested in entering the medical field. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will be a full year course that offers the following:
-Basic lifesaving and medical response skills
-Training modules in EMT, Nursing, Clinical Lab, Mental Health, and Medical Imaging
-Partnership with the West Hartford Fire Department
-Opportunities for certifications in Basic Life Saving Skills
Please contact Mrs. Brand in room E105 with any questions or you can attend an informational meeting after school today at 2:20.
• Students attending the Chinese filed trip tomorrow should go to the bus circle at 9:55, during period 4.
• Attention Juniors: As a reminder, Junior Planning begins tomorrow. Please refer to your schedule in PowerSchool to identify when and where you have been assigned. This is a 9 week program. Attendance is required and attendance will be taken at each session. You will find this series of lessons to be very helpful with your post-high school planning process.
• There is a new after school club starting at Hall. Are you creative? Innovative? We need your ideas! Students with special needs at Hall high school, graduate facing a huge uphill battle when it comes to finding jobs. For example, 85% of adults with autism are unemployed. The Student Success Club would put teens with and without disabilities together to create micro-businesses to provide goods and services in our community. Learn about a few examples of micro-businesses and how you can help at our first meeting. A signup sheet is located outside of BG14. Sign up today and make the world a better place for students with disabilities.
• The Math Department will be sponsoring the AMC 10 and 12 on Tuesday, February 7th. The AMC is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice competitive examination in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. If you are interested, please let your math teacher know or contact the Math Department Supervisor, Ms. Albani-Ethier (monique_albani-ethier@whps.org).
• Attention ladies! There is a great program coming up where you can empower yourself to be a top competitor in college interviews and with potential employers by learning how to market your skills and define your personal brand. A complimentary luncheon will follow. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th here at Hall at no cost to you. Get your permission slips from your email, the main office, the Hall website, or E123 and turn them in as soon as possible. Spaces are filling up fast!
• Lunch Menu: Nachos Grande, black beans, crisp corn and pineapple tidbits.


Monday, January 30, 2017

• A representative from the Air National Guard will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today to speak with any interested students.
• Model United Nations will be hosting a mock conference after school tomorrow in room C102. NO prior research or extra work is needed. Be prepared to debate your ideas and to have some fun. We hope to see you there.
• A member of the West Hartford Rugby coaching staff will be in the cafeteria tomorrow to meet with students interested in learning more about the club and/or playing.
• There will be a new elective offered here at Hall next year for juniors and seniors interested in entering the medical field. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will be a full year course that offers the following:
-Basic lifesaving and medical response skills
-Training modules in EMT, Nursing, Clinical Lab, Mental Health, and Medical Imaging
-Partnership with the West Hartford Fire Department
-Opportunities for certifications in Basic Life Saving Skills
Please contact Mrs. Brand in room E105 with any questions or you can attend an informational meeting after school on Tuesday January 31st at 2:20.
• Attention Juniors: As a reminder, Junior Planning begins Wednesday, February 1st. Please refer to your schedule in PowerSchool to identify when and where you have been assigned. This is a 9 week program. Attendance is required and attendance will be taken at each session. You will find this series of lessons to be very helpful with your post-high school planning process.
•Attention seniors: the deadline for the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program is Wednesday February 1st. You must be planning to attend college or university in Connecticut. See the "scholarship list" in Naviance for additional criteria to be met in order to qualify. See Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center if you have any questions.
• There is a new after school club starting at Hall. Are you creative? Innovative? We need your ideas! Students with special needs at Hall high school, graduate facing a huge uphill battle when it comes to finding jobs. For example, 85% of adults with autism are unemployed. The Student Success Club would put teens with and without disabilities together to create micro-businesses to provide goods and services in our community. Learn about a few examples of micro-businesses and how you can help at our first meeting. A signup sheet is located outside of BG14. Sign up today and make the world a better place for students with disabilities.
•The Math Department will be sponsoring the AMC 10 and 12 on Tuesday, February 7th. The AMC is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice competitive examination in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. If you are interested, please let your math teacher know or contact the Math Department Supervisor, Ms. Albani-Ethier (monique_albani-ethier@whps.org).
• Attention ladies! There is a great program coming up where you can empower yourself to be a top competitor in college interviews and with potential employers by learning how to market your skills and define your personal brand. A complimentary luncheon will follow. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th here at Hall at no cost to you. Get your permission slips from your email, the main office, the Hall website, or E123 and turn them in as soon as possible. Spaces are filling up fast!
• Lunch Menu: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and applesauce.

Friday, January 27, 2017

· Action Club will hold a special meeting after school today in room A105.  Join us!

· A representative from the Air National Guard will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Monday, January 30th to speak with any interested students. 

· Model United Nations will be hosting a mock conference after school on Tuesday January 31st in room C102.  NO prior research or extra work is needed.  Be prepared to debate your ideas and to have some fun. We hope to see you there.

· Attention Juniors:  As a reminder, Junior Planning begins Wednesday, February 1st.  Please refer to your schedule in PowerSchool to identify when and where you have been assigned.  This is a 9 week program.  Attendance is required and attendance will be taken at each session.  You will find this series of lessons to be very helpful with your post-high school planning process.

· Attention seniors: the deadline for the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program is Wednesday February 1st. You must be planning to attend college or university in Connecticut.  See the "scholarship list" in Naviance for additional criteria to be met in order to qualify.  See Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center if you have any questions. 

· There is a new after school club starting at Hall.  Are you creative?  Innovative?  We need your ideas!  Students with special needs at Hall high school, graduate facing a huge uphill battle when it comes to finding jobs.  For example, 85% of adults with autism are unemployed.  The Student Success Club would put teens with and without disabilities together to create micro-businesses to provide goods and services in our community.  Learn about a few examples of micro-businesses and how you can help at our first meeting.   A signup sheet is located outside of BG14.  Sign up today and make the world a better place for students with disabilities.

· The Math Department will be sponsoring the AMC 10 and 12 on Tuesday, February 7th. The AMC is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice competitive examination in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.  If you are interested, please let your math teacher know or contact the Math Department Supervisor, Ms. Albani-Ethier (monique_albani-ethier@whps.org).

· Attention ladies!  There is a great program coming up where you can empower yourself to be a top competitor in college interviews and with potential employers by learning how to market your skills and define your personal brand. A complimentary luncheon will follow.  It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th here at Hall at no cost to you.  Get your permission slips from your email, the main office, the Hall website, or E123 and turn them in as soon as possible.  Spaces are filling up fast!

· Lunch Menu:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.
 

Thursday, January 26, 2017
• Action Club will hold a special meeting after school tomorrow in room A105. Join us!
•The Hall High Chess Club will be hosting the Simsbury Chess club for a tournament tomorrow after school. Any chess players interesting in competing should come to the chess club meeting after school today in room PG01. All skill levels are welcome. See Mr. Burtness, Aidan Kaminer, Ben Storms or Dale Yu for more details.
• Attention Juniors: As a reminder, Junior Planning begins Wednesday, February 1st. Please refer to your schedule in PowerSchool to identify when and where you have been assigned. This is a 9 week program. Attendance is required and attendance will be taken at each session. You will find this series of lessons to be very helpful with your post-high school planning process.
• Attention seniors: the deadline for the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program is Wednesday February 1st. You must be planning to attend college or university in Connecticut. See the "scholarship list" in Naviance for additional criteria to be met in order to qualify. See Mrs. Bronson in the Career Center if you have any questions.
• The Math Department will be sponsoring the AMC 10 and 12 on Tuesday, February 7th. The AMC is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice competitive examination in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. If you are interested, please let your math teacher know or contact the Math Department Supervisor, Ms. Albani-Ethier (monique_albani-ethier@whps.org).
• Attention ladies! There is a great program coming up where you can empower yourself to be a top competitor in college interviews and with potential employers by learning how to market your skills and define your personal brand. A complimentary luncheon will follow. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th here at Hall at no cost to you. Get your permission slips from your email, the main office, the Hall website, or E123 and turn them in as soon as possible - spaces are filling up fast!
• Auditions for the '17-'18 Hall High School Jazz Bands will take place at the end of February. Please see Mr. Antonucci in the band room ASAP if you are interested in auditioning and play guitar or piano!


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

• Auditions for the '17-'18 Hall High School Jazz Bands will take place at the end of February. Please see Mr. Antonucci in the band room ASAP if you are interested in auditioning and play guitar or piano!


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

· Auditions for the '17-'18 Hall High School Jazz Bands will take place at the end of February. Please see Mr. Antonucci in the band room ASAP if you are interested in auditioning and play guitar or piano!
 

Friday, January 20, 2017

• The library will be open for students who need to study quietly during midterms. If you need to work collaboratively, please go to the career center or the cafeteria.
• Breakfast and light lunch snacks will be served in the cafeteria during exams from 8:45 - 11:30.
Reminder: Exams begin tomorrow, Friday, January 20, 2017
- Students should be at their regular bus stop 2 hours LATER than normal for transportation to Hall on Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Tomorrow January 20, 2017, Monday January 23, 2017 and Tuesday January 24, 2017 buses leave Hall at 11:15 AM & 1:00 PM (late bus is at 2:15 PM).
- On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 buses leave Hall at 11:15 AM & 12:48 PM (late bus is at 3:00PM)

Thursday, January 19, 2017
• The library will be open for students who need to study quietly during midterms. If you need to work collaboratively, please go to the career center or the cafeteria.
• Breakfast and light lunch snacks will be served in the cafeteria during exams from 8:45 - 11:30.
• Lunch Menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
· The library will be open for students who need to study quietly during midterms. If you need to work collaboratively, please go to the career center or the cafeteria.
· Hall's Book Club meeting day has changed. We will be meeting on the second Monday of every month and our next meeting will be held on Monday, February 13th. Snacks will be provided. Our next read will be How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by celebrated Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez. There are print and eBook copies available in the Hall library and the West Hartford Public Library collections. Please email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli (class of 2018) if you need help finding a copy or have any other questions!
· Breakfast and light lunch snacks will be served in the cafeteria during exams from 8:45 - 11:30.
· Lunch Menu: Texas French toast or French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato and warm cinnamon apples. 


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

· A representative from the U.S. Marines will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today to speak with any interested students.
· Hall's Book Club meeting day has changed. We will be meeting on the second Monday of every month and our next meeting will be held on Monday, February 13th. Snacks will be provided. Our next read will be How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by celebrated Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez. There are print and eBook copies available in the Hall library and the West Hartford Public Library collections. Please email Mrs. Ahern or Alison Restelli (class of 2018) if you need help finding a copy or have any other questions!
·Breakfast and light lunch snacks will be served in the cafeteria during exams from 8:45 - 11:30.
· Lunch Menu: Teriyaki chicken or Thai sweet chili chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mix vegetables and mandarin oranges.

Friday, January 13, 2017
• There will be a golf interest meeting on Wednesday, January 18th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
• Attention seniors looking for scholarships: you should be looking at the Scholarship List under the Colleges tab in your Naviance account. The deadline for the Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, which will award 40 to 50 renewable $3,000 scholarships, is Sunday, January 15th.
• Attention Ladies - Empower Yourselves! Come to the Women Empowerment Program and learn how to build your professional network, market your skills to colleges and potential employers, have open conversation with professional women, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th, periods 2-8, here at Hall. Get your permission slip in the main office now and empower yourself!
• Lunch Menu: Chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, spicy fries, vegetarian beans and applesauce.


Thursday, January 12, 2017

· Attention juniors and seniors: The Gap Year Fair will be held at Conard High School tomorrow night from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. There will be a speaker from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. Interested students and parents are encouraged to attend. Register at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs.
· There will be a golf interest meeting on Wednesday, January 18th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
· Attention seniors looking for scholarships: you should be looking at the Scholarship List under the Colleges tab in your Naviance account. The deadline for the Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, which will award 40 to 50 renewable $3,000 scholarships, is Sunday, January 15th.
· Attention Ladies - Empower Yourselves! Come to the Women Empowerment Program and learn how to build your professional network, market your skills to colleges and potential employers, have open conversation with professional women, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th, periods 2-8, here at Hall. Get your permission slip in the main office now and empower yourself!
· Lunch Menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Caesar dressing and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
• Attention juniors and seniors: The Gap Year Fair will be held at Conard High School this Thursday, January 12th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. There will be a speaker from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. Interested students and parents are encouraged to attend. Register at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs.
• Attention seniors looking for scholarships: you should be looking at the Scholarship List under the Colleges tab in your Naviance account. The deadline for the Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, which will award 40 to 50 renewable $3,000 scholarships, is Sunday, January 15th.
• Attention Ladies - Empower Yourselves! Come to the Women Empowerment Program and learn how to build your professional network, market your skills to colleges and potential employers, have open conversation with professional women, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th, periods 2-8, here at Hall. Get your permission slip in the main office now and empower yourself!
• Lunch Menu: Beef or veggie burger on a bun, oven fries, celery sticks and pineapple tidbits.

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
• Attention Ladies - Empower Yourselves! Come to the Women Empowerment Program and learn how to build your professional network, market your skills to colleges and potential employers, have open conversation with professional women, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. It's happening on Wednesday, February 8th, periods 2-8, here at Hall. Get your permission slip in the main office now and empower yourself!
• Lunch Menu: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, roasted cauliflower and fresh fruit.


Monday, January 9, 2017

• MEN"S NIGHT OUT is the most fun, zany concert of the year, it will be held tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Join the over 80 men of the choir singing songs from each class. A Cafella will be the featured guests along with men from King Philip and Bristow. Admission is a canned good for the West Hartford Food Pantry.
• Lunch Menu: Toasted cheese sandwich or a cheese quesadilla, tomato soup, potato puffs and sliced peaches.

Friday, January 6, 2017
· Join Circle of Friends for the Bowling for Joey Fundraiser this Sunday, January 8th from 1:30-3:30 at Blue Fox Run in Simsbury. There will be pizza, cake, music, bowling, and fun with friends. Cost is $20.00 per person. Proceeds will be donated to charity.
· MEN"S NIGHT OUT is the most fun, zany concert of the year, it will be held on Monday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Join the over 80 men of the choir singing songs from each class. A Cafella will be the featured guests along with men from King Philip and Bristow. Hope to see you there! Admission is a canned good for the West Hartford Food Pantry.
· Lunch Menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017
• Join Circle of Friends for the Bowling for Joey Fundraiser this Sunday, January 8th from 1:30-3:30 at Blue Fox Run in Simsbury. There will be pizza, cake, music, bowling, and fun with friends. Cost is $20.00 per person. Proceeds will be donated to charity.
• MEN"S NIGHT OUT is the most fun, zany concert of the year, it will be held on Monday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Join the over 80 men of the choir singing songs from each class. A Cafella will be the featured guests along with men from King Philip and Bristow. Hope to see you there! Admission is a canned good for the West Hartford Food Pantry.
• Lunch Menu: Philly cheese sub or a corn dog with crinkle cut fries, cole slaw and fresh fruit.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
• Caelan Booth, a 2016 Hall grad, will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Tuesday, January 3rd to discuss his gap year experience with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, a team based program for 18-24 year-olds that travels around the United States completing community service projects.
• Lunch Menu: Chicken tenders, buttered noodles, carrot coins and mandarin oranges.


Friday, December 23, 2016

• 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 Wednesday, January 4th.
• Caelan Booth, a 2016 Hall grad, will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Tuesday, January 3rd to discuss his gap year experience with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, a team based program for 18-24 year-olds that travels around the United States completing community service projects.
• Lunch Menu: pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, fresh steamed broccoli and seasonal fresh fruit.


Thursday, December 22, 2016

• Attention juniors and seniors interested in Union College: Emily Bobruff, a 2015 Hall grad, will be in the Career Center 5th period today. If you wish to attend to learn more about student life at Union College, please obtain teacher permission prior to the visit.
• Tomorrow is Board Game Day in the library. Bring your own game or try one of ours. There will be a Chess tournament and prizes for most games played, most chess wins, and a random participation prize.
• 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 in room B215. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Wednesday, January 4th.
• Caelan Booth, a 2016 Hall grad, will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Tuesday, January 3rd to discuss his gap year experience with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, a team based program for 18-24 year-olds that travels around the United States completing community service projects.
• Lunch Menu: Popcorn chicken, buttered noodles, roasted butternut squash and pineapple tidbits.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Attention juniors and seniors interested in Union College: Emily Bobruff, a 2015 Hall grad, will be in the Career Center 5th period this Thursday. If you wish to attend to learn more about student life at Union College, please obtain teacher permission prior to the visit.
• Friday December 23rd is Board Game Day in the library. Bring your own game or try one of ours. There will be a Chess tournament and prizes for most games played, most chess wins, and a random participation prize.
• 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 in room B215 by Friday, December 23rd. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Goerner no later than Wednesday, January 4th.
• Lunch Menu: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato and applesauce.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
• All girls interested in playing softball this spring, should attend a brief mandatory meeting today at 2:30 p.m. in room A101. Important information regarding the upcoming season will be shared. Se Coach Smith with any questions.
• Lunch Menu: Nachos Grande, steamed brown rice, refried beans, crisp corn and pear cup


Monday, December 19, 2016

• Action Club will meet after school today in room A105.
• All girls interested in playing softball this spring should attended a brief, mandatory meeting tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in room A101. Important information regarding the upcoming season will be shared. See Coach Smith with any questions.
• Attention all students: The December issue of Hall Highlights has arrived. Pick up a copy in the library, in the Career Center, or outside the school store.
• Lunch Menu: Mozzarella sticks or cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce, garden salad and mandarin oranges.

Friday, December 16, 2016
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, December 19th in room A105.
• Lunch Menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.
 

Thursday, December 15, 2016
•The Community Service Club is hosting their 2nd annual Giving Tree event right now! Take an ornament from the tree in front of the school store and bring something back to help My Sisters Place in Hartford!
• Lunch Menu: Beef BBQ rib on a bun or a corn dog with potato puffs, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 

• The Community Service Club is hosting their 2nd annual Giving Tree event right now! Take an ornament from the tree in front of the school store and bring something back to help My Sisters Place in Hartford!
• Lunch Menu: Mini maple pancakes or Texas French toast with sausage links, hash brown potato and warm cinnamon apples.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
· The Dailey Grinders are selling The Warrior Warmer Pom Pom hats and there are only 6 hats left in stock! They are being sold by Dailey Grinders employees during lunch periods for $15 each or 2 for $25, and they make perfect holiday gifts for teachers, parents, siblings and friends. So if you want to look cool while staying warm this winter, you need to buy this hat!
· Lunch Menu: Teriyaki chicken or Thai sweet chili chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mixed vegetables and fresh fruit.

Monday, December 12, 2016
• The Dailey Grinders are selling The Warrior Warmer Pom Pom hats and there are only 11 hats left in stock! They are being sold by Dailey Grinders employees during lunch periods for $15 each or 2 for $25, and they make perfect holiday gifts for teachers, parents, siblings and friends. So if you want to look cool while staying warm this winter, you need to buy this hat!
• Lunch Menu: Toasted cheese sandwich or a cheese quesadilla, tomato soup, potato puffs and fresh fruit.

Friday, December 9, 2016
• Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place this week. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
- Create a Video Game Using Scratch
- Create Your Own App.
• Attention Students: Please return all elevator keys to the Nurse ASAP.
• Lunch Menu: Meatball grinder or Sloppy Joe on a bun, Cole slaw and fresh fruit.

Thursday, December 8, 2016
· REMINDER of DISTRICT MEDICATION POLICY: Any student that needs to take over the counter or prescribed medication is required to have a written doctor’s order form completed and the medication needs to be stored in the nurse’s office. No medication can be carried on the student, except for Asthma inhalers. See the nurse for the form if needed.
· The National Honor Society will be collecting $1 donations during lunch waves this week for Pajama Day. Donations support the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Make a donation and wear pajamas tomorrow in honor of the children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
· Lunch Menu: All white chicken tenders, roasted red potatoes, carrot coins and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
• Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place this week. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
• Create a Video Game Using Scratch
• Create Your Own App.
• The National Honor Society will be collecting $1 donations during lunch waves this week for Pajama Day. Donations support the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Make a donation and wear pajamas on Friday December 9th in honor of the children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Make a donation to our cozy cause today!
• REMINDER of DISTRICT MEDICATION POLICY: Any student that needs to take over the counter or prescribed medication is required to have a written doctor’s order form completed and the medication needs to be stored in the nurse’s office. No medication can be carried on the student, except for Asthma inhalers. See the nurse for the form if needed.
•Lunch Menu: Assorted deli sandwiches, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.

 

Human Rights Day Bell Schedule - 12/7/16

BIG SESSION 1 & 2 Multimedia Presentation and Panel Discussion
Master of Ceremonies - Matthew West, English Teacher
Panel
Moderator - Senator Beth Bye
Panel Members from
The Muslim coalition of CT
CT Center for Nonviolence
True Colors
West Hartford Police Department

See schedule on main page of website.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

• Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place this week. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
- Create a Video Game Using Scratch
- Create Your Own App.
• Looking for a chance to give back this holiday season? Community Service Club's Winter Clothing Drive is not over yet! We will now be accepting new or gently used and clean winter clothing items until December 7th. Get your items in to win a breakfast with your history class!
• The National Honor Society will be collecting $1 donations during lunch waves this week for Pajama Day. Donations support the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Make a donation and wear pajamas on Friday December 9th in honor of the children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Make a donation to our cozy cause today!
• REMINDER of DISTRICT MEDICATION POLICY: Any student that needs to take over the counter or prescribed medication is required to have a written doctor’s order form completed and the medication needs to be stored in the nurse’s office. No medication can be carried on the student, except for Asthma inhalers. See the nurse for the form if needed.
• Lunch Menu: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, oven fries, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.


Monday, December 5, 2016

• Attention students! Any students not using their elevator key any longer please return it to the nurses office.
• Mrs. Dailey’s Entrepreneurship class, The Dailey Grinders, have a product that will keep you warm the whole season through! Purchase your limited edition WARRIOR WARMER in room E123, the cafe during lunch periods, or from any of the Dailey Grinders employees wearing their hat in school. Pom pom hat for only $15 or two for $25! Show your school spirit and help a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
• Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place this week. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
Create a Video Game Using Scratch
Create Your Own App.
Sign up soon to guarantee your spot!
• Looking for a chance to give back this holiday season? Community Service Club's Winter Clothing Drive is not over yet! We will now be accepting new or gently used and clean winter clothing items until December 7th. Get your items in to win a breakfast with your history class!
• The National Honor Society will be collecting $1 donations during lunch waves this week for Pajama Day. Donations support the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Make a donation and wear pajamas on Friday December 9th in honor of the children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Make a donation to our cozy cause today!
REMINDER of DISTRICT MEDICATION POLICY: Any student that needs to take over the counter or prescribed medication is required to have a written doctor’s order form completed and the medication needs to be stored in the nurse’s office. No medication can be carried on the student, except for Asthma inhalers. See the nurse for the form if needed.


Friday, December 2, 2016

· Attention students! Any students not using their elevator key any longer please return it to the nurses office.
· Mrs. Dailey’s Entrepreneurship class, The Dailey Grinders, have a product that will keep you warm the whole season through! Purchase your limited edition WARRIOR WARMER in room E123, the cafe during lunch periods, or from any of the Dailey Grinders employees wearing their hat in school. Pom pom hat for only $15 or two for $25! Show your school spirit and help a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
· Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 5th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
Create a Video Game Using Scratch
Create Your Own App.
Sign up soon to guarantee your spot!
· Looking for a chance to give back this holiday season? Community Service Club's Winter Clothing Drive is not over yet! We will now be accepting new or gently used and clean winter clothing items until December 7th. Get your items in to win a breakfast with your history class!
· The National Honor Society will be collecting $1 donations during lunch waves this week for Pajama Day. Donations support the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Make a donation and wear pajamas on Friday December 9th in honor of the children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Make a donation to our cozy cause today!
· Attention seniors! All Transcript Request Forms for colleges that have a Jan. 1st deadline must be submitted to the Counseling Office today! Be sure to carefully read the directions on the form and complete all required tasks in Naviance and the Common Application prior to submitting your request.


Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

· Senior Portraits will be taken today from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. in room E119.
· Tomorrow is World AIDS Day. Did you know: HIV/AIDS is a disease that can affect everyone, regardless of sexual orientation? Approximately 30% of people diagnosed with HIV in the US are heterosexuals.
· Attention students! Please return all elevator keys to the nurse ASAP!
· Mrs. Dailey’s Entrepreneurship class, The Dailey Grinders, have a product that will keep you warm the whole season through! Purchase your limited edition WARRIOR WARMER in room E123, the cafe during lunch periods, or from any of the Dailey Grinders employees wearing their hat in school. Pom pom hat for only $15 or two for $25! Show your school spirit and help a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
· Come to the Library to sign up for second annual Hour of Code event, which will be taking place the week of December 5th. If you participate in the coding event, you will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of four Kindle Fire tablets. Two types of activities are planned:
- Create a Video Game Using Scratch
- Create Your Own App.
- Sign up soon to guarantee your spot!
· Looking for a chance to give back this holiday season? Community Service Club's Winter Clothing Drive is not over yet! We will now be accepting new or gently used and clean winter clothing items until December 7th. Get your items in to win a breakfast with your history class!
· Lunch menu: Chicken burrito, steamed brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and mandarin oranges.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

·Senior Portraits will be taken today and tomorrow from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. in room E119.

· Debate Team will be meeting right after school today in room H104.  Stop by to join in on our engaging discussions!

· There will be a Business Club and National Business Honor Society meeting after school today in room’s E123 and E125.

· Attention juniors and seniors:  Jack Hutensky, a 2016 Hall graduate, will be in the Career Center 5th period today to discuss student life at Dartmouth College, with any students who may be interested. 

· This Thursday is World AIDS Day.  Did you know: HIV/AIDS is a disease that can affect everyone, regardless of sexual orientation?  Approximately 30% of people diagnosed with HIV in the US are heterosexuals.

· Attention students!  Please return all elevator keys to the nurse ASAP!

· Mrs. Dailey’s Entrepreneurship class, The Dailey Grinders, have a product that will keep you warm the whole season through!  Purchase your limited edition WARRIOR WARMER in room E123, the cafe during lunch periods, or from any of the Dailey Grinders employees wearing their hat in school.  Pom pom hat for only $15 or two for $25!  Show your school spirit and help a good cause.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.  

· If you are interested in creating your own video game or app, come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our Hour of Code event. During the week of December 5th, beginners will be able to create their own video game using MIT’s Scratch programming language.  For more advanced programmers, there will be a Master Class to create an Android Mash app on tablets.

· Looking for a chance to give back this holiday season?  Community Service Club's Winter Clothing Drive is not over yet!  We will now be accepting new or gently used and clean winter clothing items until December 7th.  Get your items in to win a breakfast with your history class!

· Lunch menu:  Chicken burrito, steamed brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and mandarin oranges.
 

Monday, November 28, 2016
· Attention students! Please return all elevator keys to the nurse ASAP!
· Attention Human Rights Day workshop leaders: There will be another training session for facilitators after school today in room A105. Join us to learn ways to build a better workshop. Contact Ms. Lanese or Ms. Solomon with questions.
· Mrs. Dailey’s Entrepreneurship class, The Dailey Grinders, have a product that will keep you warm the whole season through! Purchase your limited edition WARRIOR WARMER in room E123, the cafe during lunch periods, or from any of the Dailey Grinders employees wearing their hat in school. Pom pom hat for only $15 or two for $25! Show your school spirit and help a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
· Attention juniors and seniors: Jack Hutensky, a 2016 Hall graduate, will be in the Career Center 5th period on Tuesday November 29th to discuss student life at Dartmouth College with any students who may be interested.
· If you are interested in creating your own video game or app, come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for our Hour of Code event. During the week of December 5th, beginners will be able to create their own video game using MIT’s Scratch programming language. For more advanced programmers, there will be a Master Class to create an Android Mash app on tablets.
· Lunch menu: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or a personal pizza, garden salad and fresh fruit.
 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
• There will be no late buses and no Athletic buses today.
• Attention students! Please return all elevator keys to the nurse ASAP!
• Attention Human Rights Day workshop leaders: There will be another training session for facilitators on Monday, November 28th after school in room A105. Join us to learn ways to build a better workshop. Contact Ms. Lanese or Ms. Solomon with questions.
• Lunch menu: Mini maple pancakes, sausage links, potato puffs and fresh fruit.
 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
• There will be a business club meeting after school today in room E125?
• Lunch menu: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, sweet potato wedges and fresh fruit.


Monday, November 21, 2016

• Attention Human Rights Day Presenters: Come to our facilitation training session after school today in room A105 and leave with a better understanding of how to plan and run your workshop. See Ms. Lanese or Ms. Solomon with any questions.
• U.S. Naval Academy student Matt Duszak will be in the cafeteria today during 7th period, to discuss the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with any interested students. He will also be available during 8th period and briefly after school if students are interested in speaking with him but unable to attend 7th period.
• There will be a business club meeting after school tomorrow in room E125?
• Sophomores: Your school counselors plan to meet with each of you in the coming weeks. Be sure to check your Gmail often because your appointment date and time will be emailed to you!! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon.
• Lunch menu: Fiesta bean quesadilla or white cheese pizza with spinach and tomatoes, garden salad and fresh fruit.


Friday, November 18, 2016

• The Circle of Friends Fall Dance is tonight at the Underground from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Come with your friends and enjoy snacks, dancing and games. Admission is $5.00
• Attention Human Rights Day Presenters: Come to our facilitation training session after school on Monday, November 21st in room A105 and leave with a better understanding of how to plan and run your workshop. See Ms. Lanese or Ms. Solomon with any questions.
• U.S. Naval Academy student Matt Duszak will be in the cafeteria on Monday, November 21st during 7th period, to discuss the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with any interested students. He will also be available during 8th period and briefly after school if students are interested in speaking with him but unable to attend 7th period.
• Sophomores: Your school counselors plan to meet with each of you in the coming weeks. Be sure to check your Gmail often because your appointment date and time will be emailed to you!! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and pear cups.
 

Thursday, November 17, 2016
• A representative from Young Judaea will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today to discuss Year Course, Young Judaea's signature Gap Year program, with any interested students.
• Attention students seeking volunteer opportunities: There will be a Volunteer Fair at Conard tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come learn about dozens of organizations throughout the greater Hartford area that are seeking student volunteers.
• U.S. Naval Academy student Matt Duszak will be in the cafeteria on Monday, November 21st during 7th period, to discuss the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with any interested students. He will also be available during 8th period and briefly after school if students are interested in speaking with him but unable to attend 7th period.
• Lunch menu: Nachos Grande, steamed brown rice, refried beans, crisp corn and sliced peaches.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
• REMINDER: Food drive collection for the West Hartford Food Pantry will take place in Advisory today! Please consider bringing non-perishable items to donate. Let's make sure no one goes hungry this holiday season!
• If you need a winter sports physical, please make an appointment today in the Athletic Office with Mrs. Seguro. The school doctor is coming on Friday morning. You must make an appointment for a physical if you need one.
• Student Photos that have not been picked-up will be distributed during the Business Advisory today.
• A representative from Young Judaea will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods tomorrow to discuss Year Course, Young Judaea's signature Gap Year program, with any interested students.
• Attention students seeking volunteer opportunities: There will be a Volunteer Fair at Conard tomorrow night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come learn about dozens of organizations throughout the greater Hartford area that are seeking student volunteers.
• Madrigal Show tickets are now on sale at the box office each day from 1:28 until 2:45.
Come see your friends in the show that is both funny and fabulous on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. Tickets are $12 each.
• U.S. Naval Academy student Matt Duszak will be in the cafeteria on Monday, November 21st during 7th period, to discuss the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with any interested students. He will also be available during 8th period and briefly after school if students are interested in speaking with him but unable to attend 7th period.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• Lunch menu: BBQ beef rib on a bun or a meatball grinder, spicy fries and pineapple tidbits.

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
• School photo retake day will be held today in room E119 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
• If you need a winter sports physical, please make an appointment tomorrow in the Athletic Office with Mrs. Seguro. The school doctor is coming on Friday morning. You must make an appointment for a physical if you need one.
• REMINDER: Food drive collection for the West Hartford Food Pantry will take place in Advisory tomorrow! Please consider bringing non-perishable items to donate. Let's make sure no one goes hungry this holiday season! See the flyers around school or see Mr. West or Mrs. Capobianco for a list of items that the food pantry especially needs.
• Student Photos that have not been picked-up will be distributed during the Business Advisory tomorrow.
• Madrigal Show tickets are now on sale at the box office each day from 1:28 until 2:45.
Come see your friends in the show that is both funny and fabulous on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. Tickets are $12 each.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• Lunch menu: All white meat chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, fresh roasted cauliflower, dinner rolls and fresh fruit.

Monday, November 14, 2016
• School photo retake day will be held on Tuesday, November 15th in room E119 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
• Student Photos that have not been picked-up will be distributed during the Business Advisory on Wednesday, November 16th.
• Madrigal Show tickets are now on sale at the box office each day from 1:28 until 2:45.
Come see your friends in the show that is both funny and fabulous on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. Tickets are $12 each.
• Hall High School's next Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, November 18th. It will be happening after school in room E131. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, go to room PG08.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• Lunch menu: Toasted cheese sandwich or a filet of fish sandwich with tomato soup, oven fries and fresh fruit.


Friday, November 11, 2016

• Hall's first ever Debate Team will be having an informational meeting today in room H104. Debaters learn more about the debate topic through research and discussion and work on their speaking and arguments. No experience necessary and snacks will be provided!
• Madrigal Show tickets are now on sale at the box office each day from 1:28 until 2:45.
Come see your friends in the show that is both funny and fabulous on Thursday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. Tickets are $12 each.
• Hall High School's next Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, November 18th. It will be happening after school in room E131. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, go to room PG08.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• If you need a winter sports physical, please make an appointment in the athletic office with Mrs. Seguro by Wed. 11/16. The school doctor is coming on Friday morning. You must make an appointment for a physical if you need one.
• Attention students: ID Photo retake day will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 between 10 am and 1:30 pm in E119. Please stop in if you still need an ID.
• Lunch menu: Pizza with meat and veggie toping; broccoli salad


Thursday, November 10, 2016

• Hall's first ever Debate Team will be having an informational meeting tomorrow in room H104. Debaters learn more about the debate topic through research and discussion and work on their speaking and arguments. No experience necessary and snacks will be provided!
• Madrigal Show tickets are now on sale at the box office each day from 1:28 until 2:45.
Come see your friends in the show that is both funny and fabulous on Thursday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. Tickets are $12 each.
• Hall High School's next Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, November 18th. It will be happening after school in room E131. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, go to room PG08.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• Lunch menu: Teriyaki chicken or Thai sweet chili chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mix vegetables, dinner rolls and applesauce.


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

• Hall's first ever Debate Team will be having an informational meeting this Friday, November 11th in room H104. Debaters learn more about the debate topic through research and discussion and work on their speaking and arguments. No experience necessary and snacks will be provided!
• Hall High School's next Super Smash Brothers tournament is coming Friday, November 18th. It will be happening after school in room E131. It's a singles bracket tournament, winner will receive an amiibo. Cost is $5 to participate and there will be snacks sold as well. Proceeds go to the HHS Coral project to promote conservation and protect the coral reefs. You must register before the tournament. All levels of gamers are welcome. For registration forms and more information, go to room PG08.
• Community Service Club is hosting a Clothing Drive from now until November 23rd. Bring in new or gently used hats, socks, and other winter clothing items to boxes placed in your Social Studies classrooms. The history class with the most donations will get a class breakfast!
• Lunch menu: French toast sticks, sausage links, hash brown potato and fruit crisp.


Monday, November 7, 2016

• Action Club will meet after school today in room A105 to make our bulletin board about able-ism. New members are always welcome.
• Lunch menu: Cheese stuffed shells or a cheese calzone with marinara sauce, dinner rolls and fresh fruit.
 

Friday, November 4, 2016
· A representative from Pace University will be in the Career Center today 8th period, to speak with interested students.
· Action Club will meet on Monday, November 7th in room A105 to make our bulletin board about able-ism. Join us; new members are always welcome.
· Attention students: Two local residents are seeking immediate help with yard work. Please see the Job Postings section under the Clubs and Activities tab on the Hall website.
· Lunch menu: Pulled pork on a soft Kaiser roll or a corn dog, with seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw and pineapple tidbits.


Thursday, November 3, 2016

• A representative from the U.S. Marines will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today, to meet with any interested students.
• Attention seniors! All Transcript Request Forms for colleges that have a December 1st deadline must be submitted to the Counseling Office by this Friday, November 4th! Be sure to carefully read the directions on the form and complete all required tasks in Naviance and the Common Application prior to submitting your request.
• Listen to your friends from the Hall High, KP, and Bristow jazz bands perform at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert! The performance will take place on Sunday, November 6th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, CT. Cash donations at the door will benefit the Ana Grace Project.
• Action Club will meet on Monday, November 7th in room A105 to make our bulletin board about able-ism. Join us; new members are always welcome.
• If you are interested in facilitating a workshop on Human Rights Day, please complete the Google Form by Friday. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Solomon or Ms. Lanese.
Attention students: Two local residents are seeking immediate help with yard work. Please see the Job Postings section under the Clubs and Activities tab on the Hall web site.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place this week:
Today:
5th period: University of New Haven
Tomorrow:
8th period: Pace University
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing, dinner rolls and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday November 2, 2016
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session today from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Attention seniors! All Transcript Request Forms for colleges that have a December 1st deadline must be submitted to the Counseling Office by this Friday, November 4th! Be sure to carefully read the directions on the form and complete all required tasks in Naviance and the Common Application prior to submitting your request.
• Listen to your friends from the Hall High, KP, and Bristow jazz bands perform at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert! The performance will take place on Sunday, November 6th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, CT. Cash donations at the door will benefit the Ana Grace Project.
• Action Club will meet on Monday, November 7th in room A105 to make our bulletin board about able-ism. Join us; new members are always welcome.
• If you are interested in facilitating a workshop on Human Rights Day, please complete the Google Form by Friday. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Solomon or Ms. Lanese.
• Attention students: Two local residents are seeking immediate help with yard work. Please see the Job Postings section under the Clubs and Activities tab on the Hall web site.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
• The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held today in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• The Business Club will meet after school today in room E125.
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session tomorrow from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Attention seniors! All Transcript Request Forms for colleges that have a December 1st deadline must be submitted to the Counseling Office by this Friday, November 4th! Be sure to carefully read the directions on the form and complete all required tasks in Naviance and the Common Application prior to submitting your request.
• Listen to your friends from the Hall High, KP, and Bristow jazz bands perform at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert! The performance will take place on Sunday, November 6th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, CT. Cash donations at the door will benefit the Ana Grace Project.
• If you are interested in facilitating a workshop on Human Rights Day, please complete the Google Form by Friday. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Solomon or Ms. Lanese.
• Attention students: Two local residents are seeking immediate help with yard work. Please see the Job Postings section under the Clubs and Activities tab on the Hall web site.
• Lunch menu: Popcorn chicken, buttered noodles, roasted butternut squash and fresh fruit.

Monday, October 31, 2016
• Attention students: Two local residents are seeking immediate help with yard work. Please see the Job Postings section under the Clubs and Activities tab on the Hall web site.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session on Wednesday, November 2nd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Listen to your friends from the Hall High, KP, and Bristow jazz bands perform at the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert! The performance will take place on Sunday, November 6th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, CT. Cash donations at the door will benefit the Ana Grace Project.
• Lunch menu: Fiesta bean quesadilla or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and applesauce.

Friday, October 28, 2016
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
3rd period: Colby College
4th period: Saint Mary's University
5th period: Rider University
8th period: Marquette University
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session on Wednesday, November 2nd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.


Thursday, October 27, 2016

• Stop by the library's Book Tasting Event today to get a West Hartford Public Library card, browse tons of new books, and learn how to get FREE eBooks. Seating in the library will be limited to desktop computers and quiet study booths. Room E131 and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session on Wednesday, November 2nd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Lunch menu: Nachos Grande, steamed brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and diced pears.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:
1st period: University of Scranton
2nd period: University of Redlands
3rd period: Clarkson University
5th period: The New School
8th period: College of Mount Saint Vincent
Friday, October 28th:
3rd period: Colby College
4th period: Saint Mary's University
5th period: Rider University
8th period: Marquette University


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

• Our annual College Fair will be held tonight at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
• Stop by the library's Book Tasting Event this Thursday, October 27th to get a West Hartford Public Library card, browse tons of new books, and learn how to get FREE eBooks. Seating in the library will be limited to desktop computers and quiet study booths. Room E131 and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session on Wednesday, November 2nd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
• Lunch menu: Mini maple pancakes, sausage links, hash brown potato and fruit crisp.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Thursday, October 27th:
1st period: University of Scranton
2nd period: University of Redlands
3rd period: Clarkson University
5th period: The New School
8th period: College of Mount Saint Vincent
Friday, October 28th:
3rd period: Colby College
4th period: Saint Mary's University
5th period: Rider University
8th period: Marquette University

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
· The Photography and Digital Media Club will be meeting today after school in room A214.
· Interested in making a difference for those in need around the world? Come to International Aid Club in room C109 after school today! Find out about our latest fundraising goals and projects to see how you can join and impact the world.
· Art Club will meet after school today in room HG01. Join us for activities for all skill levels, food, and friendly faces!
· The Business club will meet directly after school today in room E125?
· Our annual College Fair will be held tomorrow at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
· Stop by the library's Book Tasting Event this Thursday, October 27th to get a West Hartford Public Library card, browse tons of new books, and learn how to get FREE eBooks. Seating in the library will be limited to desktop computers and quiet study booths. Room E131 and the Writing Center will be available for students.
· Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
· Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Come to the training session on Wednesday, November 2nd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. in room E131. Email shelley_solomon@whps.org if you plan to participate.
· Lunch menu: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, roasted butternut squash and pineapple tidbits.


Monday, October 24, 2016

• Action Club will meet after school today. Join us in room A105 to discuss able-ism and its impacts in our school community. New members are always welcome.
• Interested in making a difference for those in need around the world? Come to International Aid Club on Tuesdays in room C109 after school! Find out about our latest fundraising goals and projects to see how you can join and impact the world.
Art Club will have a meeting every Tuesday in room Hgo1. Join us for activities for all skill levels, food, and friendly faces!
• Interested in making a positive impact on the Hall community? Join the Student Faculty Committee! Goals of the committee:
1. To build school community through a culture of respect
2. Promote an atmosphere of participation, responsibility, and ownership at Hall
3. Provide students and staff members with meaningful roles in decision making through participation on the committee
• Students from all grade levels are welcome. Monthly meetings during a rotating lunch period. Next meeting will be held today - Period 5. Contact Mrs. Ambroise (kim_ambroise@whps.org) for more information.
• Our annual College Fair will be held Wednesday, October 26th at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:
2nd period: Monmouth University
3rd period: Roanoke College
4th period: Seton Hall University
5th period: Springfield College
6th period: Connecticut College
8th period: Drew University


Friday, October 21, 2016

• A representative from the U.S. Coast Guard will be in the cafeteria today during lunch periods to meet with any interested students.
•Senior Portraits will be taken October 24th and October 25th in room E119. Stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, October 24th. Join us in room A105 to discuss able-ism and its impacts in our school community. New members are always welcome.
• Interested in making a positive impact on the Hall community? Join the Student Faculty Committee! Goals of the committee:
1. To build school community through a culture of respect
2. Promote an atmosphere of participation, responsibility, and ownership at Hall
3. Provide students and staff members with meaningful roles in decision making through participation on the committee
• Students from all grade levels are welcome. Monthly meetings during a rotating lunch period. Next meeting will be held on Monday, October 24th - Period 5. Contact Mrs. Ambroise (kim_ambroise@whps.org) for more information.
• Our annual College Fair will be held Wednesday, October 26th at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
• Stop by the library's Book Tasting Event this Thursday, October 27th to get a West Hartford Public Library card, browse tons of new books, and learn how to get FREE eBooks. Seating in the library will be limited to desktop computers and quiet study booths. Room E131 and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Lunch menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, carrot sticks, cucumber salad and fresh fruit.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
1st period: University of Vermont
3rd period: Sarah Lawrence College
4th period: Northwestern University
5th period: Becker College
6th period: College of Charleston
7th period: Bates College
8th period: University of Richmond

 


• A representative from the U.S. Coast Guard will be in the cafeteria today during lunch periods to meet with any interested students.
•Senior Portraits will be taken October 24th and October 25th in room E119. Stop by the Main Office for appointment date and time.
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, October 24th. Join us in room A105 to discuss able-ism and its impacts in our school community. New members are always welcome.
• Interested in making a positive impact on the Hall community? Join the Student Faculty Committee! Goals of the committee:
1. To build school community through a culture of respect
2. Promote an atmosphere of participation, responsibility, and ownership at Hall
3. Provide students and staff members with meaningful roles in decision making through participation on the committee
• Students from all grade levels are welcome. Monthly meetings during a rotating lunch period. Next meeting will be held on Monday, October 24th - Period 5. Contact Mrs. Ambroise (kim_ambroise@whps.org) for more information.
• Our annual College Fair will be held Wednesday, October 26th at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
• Stop by the library's Book Tasting Event this Thursday, October 27th to get a West Hartford Public Library card, browse tons of new books, and learn how to get FREE eBooks. Seating in the library will be limited to desktop computers and quiet study booths. Room E131 and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Lunch menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, carrot sticks, cucumber salad and fresh fruit.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
1st period: University of Vermont
3rd period: Sarah Lawrence College
4th period: Northwestern University
5th period: Becker College
6th period: College of Charleston
7th period: Bates College
8th period: University of Richmond

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, October 24th. Join us in room A105 to discuss able-ism and its impacts in our school community. New members are always welcome.
• Interested in making a positive impact on the Hall community? Join the Student Faculty Committee! Goals of the committee:
1. To build school community through a culture of respect
2. Promote an atmosphere of participation, responsibility, and ownership at Hall
3. Provide students and staff members with meaningful roles in decision making through participation on the committee

Students from all grade levels are welcome. Monthly meetings during a rotating lunch period. Next meeting will be held on Monday, October 24th - Period 5. Contact Mrs. Ambroise (kim_ambroise@whps.org) for more information.
• Our annual College Fair will be held Wednesday, October 26th at Conard High School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Check the Hall web site for a list of colleges, universities and other institutions scheduled to attend.
• Are you a female interested in having a successful career? Do you want to identify your personal brand that future employers will look at to hire you? Do you want to learn soft skills that may help you get hired at a higher salary? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then mark your calendar! The 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd in room E131 during periods 2-8. Empower yourself with the necessary skills for success in ANY career! Get your permission slip in room E123, E125, or the main office for the 3rd Annual Career Inspiration for Young Women program. See Mrs. Dailey or Mrs. Taft for more information.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, warm bread sticks and mandarin oranges.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:
1st period: Union College
2nd period: Amherst College
3rd period: Carleton College
4th period: New York University
5th period: The College of Wooster
6th period: Wheelock College
7th period: Wesleyan University
8th period: Williams College
Friday October 21st:
1st period: University of Vermont
3rd period: Sarah Lawrence College
4th period: Northwestern University
5th period: Becker College
6th period: College of Charleston
7th period: Bates College
8th period: University of Richmond


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the today:
9:30 a.m.: Macalester College
11 a.m.: Wellesley College
12:15 p.m.: Brown University
• School photo retake day will be held all day tomorrow in room E131.
• Attention all students: Are you making a difference through volunteering? If so, we encourage you to apply for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Two students from Hall will be chosen as our local honorees in the program. All local honorees who have committed a minimum number of hours to their volunteer activities will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award; they will also be eligible for statewide recognition, a $1,000 award and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., where the top ten youth volunteers of America will be named. Visit spirit.prudential.com for more information and to apply.
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, October 24th. Join us in room A105 to discuss able-ism and its impacts in our school community. New members are always welcome.
• Interested in making a positive impact on the Hall community? Join the Student Faculty Committee! Goals of the committee:
1. To build school community through a culture of respect
2. Promote an atmosphere of participation, responsibility, and ownership at Hall
3. Provide students and staff members with meaningful roles in decision making through participation on the committee
Students from all grade levels are welcome. Monthly meetings during a rotating lunch period. Next meeting will be held on Monday, October 24th - Period 5. Contact Mrs. Ambroise (kim_ambroise@whps.org) for more information
• Lunch menu: Beef burger or a veggie burger on a bun, spicy fries, vegetarian beans and diced pears.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Thursday, October 20th:
1st period: Union College
2nd period: Amherst College
3rd period: Carleton College
4th period: New York University
5th period: The College of Wooster
6th period: Wheelock College
7th period: Wesleyan University
8th period: Williams College
Friday October 21st:
1st period: University of Vermont
3rd period: Sarah Lawrence College
4th period: Northwestern University
5th period: Becker College
6th period: College of Charleston
7th period: Bates College
8th period: University of Richmond

PSAT
PSAT, Wednesday October 19, 7:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
All Freshmen, Sophomores and registered Juniors are required to take the PSAT.
Please bring #2 Pencils, Calculator and a snack.
Seniors can attend a College Planning Workshop from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
E123: Common Application Workshop
E125: Resume, Brag Sheet, Essay and College Goal Sunday sign up!
All students are expected to attend period 4 class starting at 11:30 a.m.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

• A representative from the U.S. Navy will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today, to meet with any interested students.
• There will be a Red Cross blood drive at Hall today taking place in Gym B. STUDENTS, please don’t forget to return your blood drive permission form, signed by your parent or guardian, to Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray. Students will not be allowed to donate if they have not returned their signed permission form! TEACHERS, student passes to the blood drive have been placed in your mailbox.
• Attention all students: Are you making a difference through volunteering? If so, we encourage you to apply for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Two students from Hall will be chosen as our local honorees in the program. All local honorees who have committed a minimum number of hours to their volunteer activities will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award; they will also be eligible for statewide recognition, a $1,000 award and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., where the top ten youth volunteers of America will be named. Visit spirit.prudential.com for more information and to apply.
• School photo retake day is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th in room E131.
• Lunch menu: All white chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, fresh roasted cauliflower, dinner rolls and fresh fruit.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:

1st period: Vanderbilt University
2nd period: Middlebury College
3rd period: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
4th period: Vassar College
5th period: Regis College
6th period: Washington University in St. Louis
7th period: Colgate University
8th period: Skidmore College
Wednesday, October 19th:

9:30 a.m.: Macalester College
11 a.m.: Wellesley College
12:15 p.m.: Brown University
PSAT
PSAT, Wednesday October 19, 7:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
All Freshmen, Sophomores and registered Juniors are required to take the PSAT.
Please bring #2 Pencils, Calculator and a snack.
Seniors can attend a College Planning Workshop from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
E123: Common Application Workshop
E125: Resume, Brag Sheet, Essay and College Goal Sunday sign up!
All students are expected to attend period 4 class starting at 11:30 a.m.


Monday, October 17, 2016

• A representative from the U.S. Navy will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods tomorrow to meet with any interested students.
• There will be a Red Cross blood drive at Hall tomorrow taking place in Gym B. STUDENTS, please don’t forget to return your blood drive permission form, signed by your parent or guardian, to Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray. Students will not be allowed to donate if they have not returned their signed permission form! TEACHERS, student passes to the blood drive have been placed in your mailbox. Please be sure to distribute blood drive passes to students in your first or second period class no later than Tuesday morning.
• Attention all students: Are you making a difference through volunteering? If so, we encourage you to apply for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Two students from Hall will be chosen as our local honorees in the program. All local honorees who have committed a minimum number of hours to their volunteer activities will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award; they will also be eligible for statewide recognition, a $1,000 award and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., where the top ten youth volunteers of America will be named. Visit spirit.prudential.com for more information and to apply.
• School photo retake day is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th in room E131.
• Invitations for seniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on October 7th. Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process. Deadline for all applications is October 21st.
• Attention Seniors! College Goal Sunday is just around the corner on Sunday, October 23rd from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.! You and your family can receive free help from financial aid experts with completing the FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA is an important step in getting ready for college so don't wait, register for College Goal Sunday today! Just go to collegegoalsundayct.org. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
• Lunch menu: Cheese calzone with marinara sauce or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:

1st period: Endicott College
2nd period: Barnard College
3rd period: Hamilton College
4th period: Sacred Heart University
5th period: McGill University
6th period: Goucher College
7th period: Wheaton College
8th period: Oberlin College
Tuesday October 18th:
1st period: Vanderbilt University
2nd period: Middlebury College
3rd period: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
4th period: Vassar College
5th period: Regis College
6th period: Washington University in St. Louis
7th period: Colgate University
8th period: Skidmore College
Wednesday, October 19th:

9:30 a.m.: Macalester College
11 a.m.: Wellesley College
12:15 p.m.: Brown University

PSAT
Wednesday, October 19: PSAT Schedule and College App Schedule for Grade 12
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, freshmen, sophomores, and registered juniors will be taking the PSAT Test from 7:30am to 11:25am. Students need to be in their testing room by 7:25am
Seniors will be engaged in a School Counseling Program, Navigating the College Application from approximately 9:00am to 11:00am in rooms E123, E125 and the school library as needed. All students will attend their period 4-8 classes; they will meet for 30 minutes.
The PSAT Test is free for freshman and sophomores. Juniors are required to register and pay for the test by clicking here. The deadline for juniors to register for the test is Friday, October 7, 2016. Juniors who do not register for the PSAT and seniors who will not be participating in the School Counseling Program will be asked to report to the cafeteria until period 4.


Friday, October 14, 2016

• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
TODAY:
1st period: Rice University
2nd period: Gettysburg College
3rd period: Tulane University
4th period: New England Institute of Technology
5th period: University of Colorado at Boulder
6th period: University of Delaware
7th period: Muhlenberg College
8th period: Ohio Wesleyan University
• School photo retake day is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th in room E131.
• Invitations for seniors eligible for National Honor Society were e-mailed on October 7th. Please see Mr. Palmisano or Mrs. Murray with any questions about the application process. Deadline for all applications is October 21st.
• Attention Seniors! College Goal Sunday is just around the corner on Sunday, October 23rd from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.! You and your family can receive free help from financial aid experts with completing the FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA is an important step in getting ready for college so don't wait, register for College Goal Sunday today! Just go to collegegoalsundayct.org. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Caesar dressing, dinner rolls and sliced peaches.
• Wednesday, October 19: PSAT Schedule and College App Schedule for Grade 12
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, freshmen, sophomores, and registered juniors will be taking the PSAT Test from 7:30am to 11:25am. Students need to be in their testing room by 7:25am


Thursday, October 13, 2016

• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
TODAY:
1st period: Kenyon College
2nd period: University of New England
3rd period: Davidson College
4th period: University of South Carolina
5th period: Syracuse University
6th period: George Mason University
7th period: St. Olaf College
8th period: Lafayette College
TOMORROW:
1st period: Rice University
2nd period: Gettysburg College
3rd period: Tulane University
4th period: New England Institute of Technology
5th period: University of Colorado at Boulder
6th period: University of Delaware
7th period: Muhlenberg College
8th period: Ohio Wesleyan University
• Attention Seniors! College Goal Sunday is just around the corner on Sunday, October 23rd from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.! You and your family can receive free help from financial aid experts with completing the FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA is an important step in getting ready for college so don't wait, register for College Goal Sunday today! Just go to collegegoalsundayct.org. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Popcorn chicken, steamed brown rice, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.
PSAT
Wednesday, October 19: PSAT Schedule and College App Schedule for Grade 12
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, freshmen, sophomores, and registered juniors will be taking the PSAT Test from 7:30am to 11:25am. Students need to be in their testing room by 7:25am
Seniors will be engaged in a School Counseling Program, Navigating the College Application from approximately 9:00am to 11:00am in rooms E123, E125 and the school library as needed. All students will attend their period 4-8 classes; they will meet for 30 minutes.
The PSAT Test is free for freshman and sophomores. Juniors are required to register and pay for the test by clicking here. The deadline for juniors to register for the test is Friday, October 7, 2016. Juniors who do not register for the PSAT and seniors who will not be participating in the School Counseling Program will be asked to report to the cafeteria until period 4.

Overall PSAT Schedule for the Day

PSAT Schedule 7:20am
Grades 9-11 will be taking the PSAT from approximately
7:30am-11:25am 7:30am - 11:25am PSAT
11:25am Testing Period Completed
11:29am - 11:59am Period 4 (30 minutes)
12:03pm - 12:33pm Period 5 (30 minutes)
12:37pm - 1:07pm Period 6 (30 minutes)
1:11pm - 1:41pm Period 7 (30 minutes)
1:45pm - 2:15pm Period 8 (30 minutes)



Friday, October 7, 2016

• Wednesday October 19, 2016 PSAT and Senior College Workshop
Today is the deadline for juniors to sign up for the PSAT. Please visit the total registration website to sign up, https://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/70900
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
4th period: Southern Connecticut State University
5th period: Southern Vermont College
• A representative from School Year Abroad will be in the Career Center 8th period today, to discuss opportunities for study abroad for any interested sophomores and juniors. School Year Abroad features opportunities to study abroad in Italy, France, Spain or China. Come to the presentation or visit SYA.org for more information.
• School photos will be distributed during lunch periods in the cafeteria today.
• Attention Seniors! College Goal Sunday is just around the corner on Sunday, October 23rd from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.! You and your family can receive free help from financial aid experts with completing the FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA is an important step in getting ready for college so don't wait, register for College Goal Sunday today! Just go to collegegoalsundayct.org. Please see your school counselor with any questions.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Pizza wedge with meat or veggie toppings, garden salad and diced pears.

PSAT
Wednesday, October 19: PSAT Schedule and College App Schedule for Grade 12
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, freshmen, sophomores, and registered juniors will be taking the PSAT Test from 7:30am to 11:25am. Students need to be in their testing room by 7:25am
Seniors will be engaged in a School Counseling Program, Navigating the College Application from approximately 9:00am to 11:00am in rooms E123, E125 and the school library as needed. All students will attend their period 4-8 classes; they will meet for 30 minutes.
The PSAT Test is free for freshman and sophomores. Juniors are required to register and pay for the test by clicking here. The deadline for juniors to register for the test is Friday, October 7, 2016. Juniors who do not register for the PSAT and seniors who will not be participating in the School Counseling Program will be asked to report to the cafeteria until period 4.
 

, October 5, 2016
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center this week:
Thursday, October 6th:
4th period: Emerson College
5th period: Juniata College
6th period: Goodwin College
7th period: Manhattanville College
8th period: University of Southern California
Friday October 7th:
4th period: Southern Connecticut State University
5th period: Southern Vermont College
Also on Friday, October 7th, a representative from School Year Abroad will be in the Career Center 8th period to discuss opportunities for study abroad for any interested sophomores and juniors. School Year Abroad features opportunities to study abroad in Italy, France, Spain or China. Come to the presentation or visit SYA.org for more information.
• School photos will be distributed during lunch periods in the cafeteria on Thursday, October 6th and Friday, October 7th.
• Attention upperclassmen seeking academic volunteer opportunities: The National Honor Society will soon be recruiting tutors. Tutoring can help build leadership and communication skills and can make for an excellent talking point for college applications. Teachers, please encourage qualified and interested students to consider peer tutoring. Students interested in peer tutoring should contact either the NHS Advisers Mr. Palmisano and Mrs. Murray, the tutor co-chairs Miriam Holsbeke and Maria Maturana or Mrs. Bronson in the career center.
• There will be a blood drive at Hall on Tuesday, October 18th. 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. Our area hospitals feel this ongoing need. By donating blood, you can save three lives! You must be at least 17 years old and at least 110 pounds to donate. To sign up to donate blood, go to the sign-up table in the cafeteria during lunch periods. Thank you!

Friday, September 30, 2016
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
2nd period: SUNY at Albany
4th period: Clark University
5th period: St. Bonaventure University
• Attention upperclassmen seeking academic volunteer opportunities: The National Honor Society will soon be recruiting tutors. Tutoring can help build leadership and communication skills and can make for an excellent talking point for college applications. Teachers, please encourage qualified and interested students to consider peer tutoring. Students interested in peer tutoring should contact either the NHS Advisers Mr. Palmisano and Mrs. Murray, the tutor co-chairs Miriam Holsbeke and Maria Maturana or Mrs. Bronson in the career center.
• There will be a blood drive at Hall on Tuesday, October 18th. 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. Our area hospitals feel this ongoing need. By donating blood, you can save three lives! You must be at least 17 years old and at least 110 pounds to donate. To sign up to donate blood, go to the sign-up table in the cafeteria during lunch periods. Thank you!
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 19th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Friday, October 7th. 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 all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Pulled pork or a veggie burger on a soft Kaiser roll, oven fries, vegetarian beans and pineapple tidbits.


Thursday, September 29, 2016

• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 19th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Friday, October 7th. 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.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center or in room E131:
Today
1st period: Columbia University
2nd period: Boston University (in E131)
3rd period: St. Lawrence University
4th period: Eastern Connecticut State University
5th period: Colby Sawyer College
8th period: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Friday, September 30th:
2nd period: SUNY at Albany
4th period: Clark University
5th period: St. Bonaventure University
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped Romaine salad with Caesar dressing, garlic bread and fresh fruit.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
• Senior Portraits will be taken today from 2:00 – 800 p.m. in room E119. Senior portrait schedules are posted in the Attendance Office.
• Are you interested in traveling to Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria and Germany this upcoming Spring Break? Then come to an informational meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in room E131. Bring your parents and a friend!
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 19th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Friday, October 7th. 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 all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center or in room E131:
Thursday, September 29th:
1st period: Columbia University
2nd period: Boston University (in E131)
3rd period: St. Lawrence University
4th period: Eastern Connecticut State University
5th period: Colby Sawyer College
8th period: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Friday, September 30th:
2nd period: SUNY at Albany
4th period: Clark University
5th period: St. Bonaventure University
• Lunch menu: Philly cheese sub or a crunchy fish filet on a bun, spicy fries, Cole slaw and fresh fruit.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

· Join the National Business Honor Society - we will be having our first meeting of the year after school today in room E125. Email Mrs. Taft or Mrs. Dailey for more information or we'll see you then!
· Senior Portraits will be taken today, tomorrow and Wednesday, September 28th from 2:00 – 800 p.m. in room E119. Senior portrait schedules are posted in the Attendance Office.
· Are you interested in traveling to Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria and Germany this upcoming Spring Break? Then come to an informational meeting this Wednesday, September 28th at 6:30 p.m. in room E131. Bring your parents and a friend!
· Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 19th during the school day. The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Friday, October 7th. 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 students!! Purchase your "Built Warrior Tough" gear to support the Hall High fitness center make over. Please see a PE teacher for an order form. GO WARRIORS!
· Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
· The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
1st period: California Institute of Technology
3rd period: University of Saint Joseph
4th period: Saint Joseph's College of Maine
5th period: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
6th period: Johnson State College
7th period: College of the Holy Cross
8th period: Western Connecticut State University
· Lunch menu: All white chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable medley and fresh fruit.
 

Monday, September 26, 2016
• First Multi-Cultural Club meeting will held after school today in room C101. All are welcome to come!
• Join the National Business Honor Society - we will be having our first meeting of the year after school tomorrow in room E125. Email Mrs. Taft or Mrs. Dailey for more information or we'll see you then!
• Attention students!! Purchase your "Built Warrior Tough" gear to support the Hall High fitness center make over. Please see a PE teacher for an order form. GO WARRIORS!
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center:
Today:
1st period: Haverford College
4th period: Fitchburg State University
5th period: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
6th period: Nichols College
7th period: Merrimack College
Tuesday, September 27th :
1st period: California Institute of Technology
3rd period: University of Saint Joseph
4th period: Saint Joseph's College of Maine
5th period: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
6th period: Johnson State College
7th period: College of the Holy Cross
8th period: Western Connecticut State University
• Lunch menu: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or French bread pizza with garlic and cheese, garden salad and fresh fruit.


Friday, September 23, 2016

• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center today:
1st period: Lincoln College of New England
2nd period: Bay Bath University
8th period: Babson College
• Join the National Business Honor Society - we will be having our first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 27th after school in room E125. Email Mrs. Taft or Mrs. Dailey for more information or we'll see you then!
• Attention students!! Purchase your "Built Warrior Tough" gear to support the Hall High fitness center make over. Please see a PE teacher for an order form. GO WARRIORS!
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, warm bread sticks and fresh fruit.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
• The Hall Chess Club will have its first meeting after school today in room PG01. We offer instruction, casual play, interscholastic tournaments, and USCF-rated play. See Mr. Burtness if you are interested.
• Relay for Life will meet after school today a new room this year, C214. We Hope to see you there.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Join the National Business Honor Society - we will be having our first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 27th after school in room E125. Email Mrs. Taft or Mrs. Dailey for more information or we'll see you then!
• Lunch menu: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, steamed brown rice, black beans, crisp corn and mandarin oranges.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center or in room E131 today:
1st period: Lasell College (Career Center)
2nd period: University of Connecticut in (room E131)
3rd period: University of Connecticut in (room E131)
3rd period: Central Connecticut State University (Career Center)
6th period: Johnson & Wales University (Career Center)
Friday, September 23rd:
1st period: Lincoln College of New England
2nd period: Bay Bath University
8th period: Babson College

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
• The Hall Chess Club will have its first meeting after school tomorrow in room PG01. We offer instruction, casual play, interscholastic tournaments, and USCF-rated play. See Mr. Burtness if you are interested.
• Relay for Life will meet after school tomorrow in a new room this year, C214. We Hope to see you there.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Mini pancakes, sausage links, hash brown potato and fruit cups.
• The following visits with college representatives will take place in the Career Center or in room E131 on Thursday, September 22nd:
1st period: Lasell College (Career Center)
2nd period: University of Connecticut in (room E131)
3rd period: University of Connecticut in (room E131)
3rd period: Central Connecticut State University (Career Center)
6th period: Johnson & Wales University (Career Center)


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• There will be a Business Club meeting after school today in room E125?
• The Hall Chess Club will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 22nd. We offer instruction, casual play, interscholastic tournaments, and USCF-rated play. Come by after school to see Mr. Burtness in room PG01 if you are interested.
• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center:
Today:
1st period: Fordham University
2nd period: Hobart and William Smith Colleges
3rd period: Trinity College
4th period: SUNY Geneseo
5th period: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
6th period: Albertus Magnus College
7th period: University of Arizona
8th period: Binghamton University
• Lunch menu: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, fresh steamed broccoli, cucumber salad and sliced peaches.


Monday, September 19, 2016

• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Empty Bowls will meet today at 2:20 in room H102. Come join us to learn about the upcoming year and have some light refreshments. All meetings will now be held on Monday’s. Passes to sports will be provided. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger.
• The Community Service Club is having its first meeting after school today in room C110. We hope to see you there!
• There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in Jazz Dancers at 2:30 today in the Auditorium. Contact Emma Dalton or Annie Tilden with any questions.
• The Hall Chess Club will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 22nd. We offer instruction, casual play, interscholastic tournaments, and USCF-rated play. Come by after school to see Mr. Burtness in room PG01 if you are interested.
• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center:
Today:
2nd period: Assumption College
3rd period: University of Mary Washington
8th period: Suffolk University
Tuesday, September 20th:
1st period: Fordham University
2nd period: Hobart and William Smith Colleges
3rd period: Trinity College
4th period: SUNY Geneseo
5th period: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
6th period: Albertus Magnus College
7th period: University of Arizona
8th period: Binghamton University
• Lunch menu: Toasted cheese sandwich or fiesta bean quesadilla, tomato soup, potato puffs and fresh fruit.

Friday, September 16, 2016
· Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
· Empty Bowls will meet on Monday, September 19th at 2:20 in room H102. Come join us to learn about the upcoming year and have some light refreshments. All meetings will now be held on Monday’s. Passes to sports will be provided. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger.
· The Community Service Club is having its first meeting on Monday, September 19th in room C110. We hope to see you there!
· There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in Jazz Dancers on Monday, September 19th at 2:30 in the Auditorium. Contact Emma Dalton or Annie Tilden with any questions.
· Lunch menu: BBQ beef rib on a bun or a corn dog with seasoned potato wedges, fresh roasted cauliflower and applesauce.
· The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center today.
1st period: University of Maryland
2nd period: Smith College
4th period: Saint Anselm College
5th period: Elms College
6th period: The Culinary Institute of America
8th period: The Academy at Watkinson

Thursday, September 15, 2016
• The first SA meeting of the year will be held today at 7:00 a.m. in room E131. New members are welcome!
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• A representative from the U.S. Air Force will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods today to meet with any interested students.
• Lunch menu: Pasta with meatballs and marinara sauce, chopped romaine salad with Caesar dressing, garlic bread and pineapple tidbits.
• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center.
TODAY:
1st period: University of Maine
2nd period: Plymouth State University
3rd period: Stonybrook University
4th period: Florida Atlantic University
5th period: American International College
6th period: Rochester Institute of Technology
7th period: Dartmouth College
8th period: Mount Holyoke College
Friday, September 16th:
1st period: University of Maryland
2nd period: Smith College
4th period: Saint Anselm College
5th period: Elms College
6th period: The Culinary Institute of America
8th period: The Academy at Watkinson

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
• Attention all boys interested in JV or Varsity tennis next spring: Please attend a short meeting immediately after school today in room AG02. We will discuss the upcoming season as well as fall and winter tennis opportunities.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• A representative from the U.S. Air Force will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods tomorrow to meet with any interested students.
• Lunch menu: Stuffed crust pizza with meat or veggie toppings, three bean salad and diced pears.
• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center:
Thursday, September 15th:
1st period: University of Maine
2nd period: Plymouth State University
3rd period: Stonybrook University
4th period: Florida Atlantic University
5th period: American International College
6th period: Rochester Institute of Technology
7th period: Dartmouth College
8th period: Mount Holyoke College
Friday, September 16th:
1st period: University of Maryland
2nd period: Smith College
4th period: Saint Anselm College
5th period: Elms College
6th period: The Culinary Institute of America
8th period: The Academy at Watkinson

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center today:
1st period: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
2nd period: Newbury College
3rd period: Western New England University
4th period: Nazareth Collge
5th period: The College of New Jersey
6th period: Elon University
7th period: University of Chicago
8th period: Xavier University
• GSA will be having its first meeting today after school in room C102
• If you are interested in joining the Student Association to help plan events for the school year like Fall Fest and the Homecoming dance, please pick up an application from Ms. Beaulieu or Mrs. Clermont in room H102. Applications are due today and the first meeting is on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 a.m. in room E131.
• Attention all boys interested in JV or Varsity tennis next spring: Please attend a short meeting immediately after school tomorrow in room AG02. We will discuss the upcoming season as well as fall and winter tennis opportunities.
• Unified Theater is looking for student leaders for our fall production. We are looking for students to direct, produce, choreograph, and make sure everyone is included in West Hartford Unified Theater. Please check your email for an application or see Mr. B or Ms. Livsey for more information.
• Attention! What are you doing April break? Come on the Human Rights service learning trip to Peru. Work with local Peruvian people to improve their community by building a school, planting a garden, or teaching English. Witness the inspiring and ancient Inca Valley and Machu Piccu. An informational session for students will be held on Thursday September 15th from 2:30 to 3:30 in room H101.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Popcorn chicken, steamed brown rice, carrot coins and fresh fruit. The Salad Bar will be open today. Going forward the Salad Bar will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.



Monday, September 12, 2016

• The following college representatives will visit with interested students in the Career Center today:
1st period: The Catholic University of America
2nd period: Dean College
3rd period: Bard College
4th period: Providence College
5th period: University of Bridgeport
6th period: Elmira College
7th period: Castleton College
8th period: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
• School Photos will be taken today in the Gym. Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.
• Action Club will meet after school today in room A105. Join us to discuss social justice issues at Hall and in the larger community.
• Attention all boys interested in JV or Varsity tennis next spring: Please attend a short meeting immediately after school on Wednesday, September 14th in room AG02. We will discuss the upcoming season as well as fall and winter tennis opportunities.
• If you are interested in joining the Student Association to help plan events for the school year like Fall Fest and the Homecoming dance, please pick up an application from Ms. Beaulieu or Mrs. Clermont in room H102. Applications are due Tuesday, September 13th and the first meeting is on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 a.m. in room E131.
• Unified Theater is looking for student leaders for our fall production. We are looking for students to direct, produce, choreograph, and make sure everyone is included in West Hartford Unified Theater. Please check your email for an application or see Mr. B or Ms. Livsey for more information.
• Attention! What are you doing April break? Come on the Human Rights service learning trip to Peru. Work with local Peruvian people to improve their community by building a school, planting a garden, or teaching English. Witness the inspiring and ancient Inca Valley and Machu Piccu. An informational session for students will be held on Thursday September 15th from 2:30 to 3:30 in room H101.
• Attention all students! If you qualified for free or reduced lunch last year you must reapply for the program again. Please stop by the Main Office and pick up an application.
• Lunch menu: Mini cheese ravioli with pasta sauce, or white cheese pizza with spinach and tomatoes, garden salad and sliced peaches. The Salad Bar will be open tomorrow. Going forward, the Salad Bar will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


Friday, September 9, 2016

· Interested in joining the Community Garden Club?  There will be a meeting today at 2:30 in the garden.

· Join the Human Rights Coalition for the first meeting of the year, after school today in room H101.  Contact Emma Chozick or Audrey Fromson with any questions.  See you there!

· Attention students:  Are you interested in learning more about our nation's five service academies (the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy)?  There will be a Military Service Academy Day this Saturday, September 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Goodwin College in East Hartford.  Congressional aides and service academy representatives will share advice, answer questions and help you learn how to successfully navigate the nomination process.  

· School Photos will be taken on Monday, September 12th in the Gym.  Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.

· Attention seniors and juniors: college representatives will begin visiting our school on Monday, September 12th.  A complete listing of scheduled visits is available to view on Naviance, under the "colleges" tab.  Please register through Naviance for visits you plan to attend. 

· Action Club will meet after school on Monday, September 12th in room A105.  Join us to discuss social justice issues at Hall and in the larger community.

· If you are interested in joining the Student Association to help plan events for the school year like Fall Fest and the Homecoming dance, please pick up an application from Ms. Beaulieu or Mrs. Clermont in room H102.  Applications are due Tuesday, September 13th and the first meeting is on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 a.m. in room E131. 

· NCCJ Camp Anytown is now accepting applications!  If you're interested, stop by to see Ms. Lanese in the English department.

· Unified Theater is looking for student leaders for our fall production. We are looking for students to direct, produce, choreograph, and make sure everyone is included in West Hartford Unified Theater.  Please check your email for an application or see Mr. B or Ms. Livsey for more information.

· Attention!  What are you doing April break?  Come on the Human Rights service learning trip to Peru.  Work with local Peruvian people to improve their community by building a school, planting a garden, or teaching English.  Witness the inspiring and ancient Inca Valley and Machu Piccu.  An informational session for students will be held on Thursday September 15th from 2:30 to 3:30 in room H101. 

· Lunch menu:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, chopped romaine salad with Italian dressing, dinner rolls and mandarin oranges.


Thursday, September 8, 2016

• Interested in joining Hall's Relay for Life club, a club that raises money and awareness for the American Cancer Society? We will have an informational meeting after school today for new members only. The meeting will be held in room B202.
• Interested in joining the Community Garden Club? There will be a meeting tomorrow at 2:30 in the garden.
• Join the Human Rights Coalition for the first meeting of the year, after school tomorrow in room H101. Contact Emma Chozick or Audrey Fromson with any questions. See you there!
• Attention students: Are you interested in learning more about our nation's five service academies (the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy)? There will be a Military Service Academy Day this Saturday, September 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Goodwin College in East Hartford. Congressional aides and service academy representatives will share advice, answer questions and help you learn how to successfully navigate the nomination process.
• School Photos will be taken on Monday, September 12th in the Gym. Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.
• Attention seniors and juniors: college representatives will begin visiting our school on Monday, September 12th. A complete listing of scheduled visits is available to view on Naviance, under the "colleges" tab. Please register through Naviance for visits you plan to attend.
• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, September 12th in room A105. Join us to discuss social justice issues at Hall and in the larger community.
• If you are interested in joining the Student Association to help plan events for the school year like Fall Fest and the Homecoming dance, please pick up an application from Ms. Beaulieu or Mrs. Clermont in room H102. Applications are due Tuesday, September 13th and the first meeting is on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 a.m. in room E131.
• NCCJ Camp Anytown is now accepting applications! If you're interested, stop by to see Ms. Lanese in the English department.
• Unified Theater is looking for student leaders for our fall production. We are looking for students to direct, produce, choreograph, and make sure everyone is included in West Hartford Unified Theater. Please check your email for an application or see Mr. B or Ms. Livsey for more information.
• Lunch menu: Teriyaki chicken or Thai sweet chili chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mixed vegetables and fresh fruit.

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
• Attention TAs: There will be a mandatory meeting today to review the requirements of TAing and identifying an easy way to get reminders about assignments. Attend one of the following two times in room E131: 7th period or directly after school. Email Mrs. Dailey with any questions.
• Interested in joining Hall's Relay for Life club, a club that raises money and awareness for the American Cancer Society? We will have an informational meeting tomorrow for new members only. The meeting will be held in room B202.
• Interested in joining the Community Garden Club? There will be a meeting on Friday, September 9th at 2:30 in the garden.
• Join the Human Rights Coalition for the first meeting of the year on Friday, September 9th after school in room H101. Contact Emma Chozick or Audrey Fromson with any questions. See you there!
• School Photos will be on Monday, September 12th in the Gym. Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.
• Lunch menu: Mini maple pancakes, sausage links, potato puffs and fruit crisp.


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

• Attention TAs: There will be a mandatory meeting tomorrow, September 7th to review the requirements of TAing and identifying an easy way to get reminders about assignments. Attend one of the following two times in room E131: 7th period or directly after school. Email Mrs. Dailey with any questions.
• Lunch menu: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, sweet potato wedges and diced pears.


 

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

· Voices of the Other is selling valentines today during lunch periods.  Choose from candy bags, plush toys, or chocolate roses for yourself or a friend to be delivered.  There is also a raffle for a three foot teddy bear and tickets are just $1.00.  Donations will go to a women’s domestic abuse shelter.

· There will be testing in the cafeteria tomorrow during period’s 1 through 3.  If possible, please avoid traveling through or if you have to, please stay quiet.  Thank you.

· Attention all boys interested in the varsity or JV tennis team this spring:  please attend an organizational meeting tomorrow in room AG02 immediately after school.  

· Attention all students!  Bugbee Elementary School is seeking Hall student volunteers for their International Night on Thursday, March 2nd.  This is a great opportunity for some students to "give back" to their former elementary school!  International Night is a popular event dedicated to celebrating the cultural diversity of our community.  To learn more about volunteering opportunities for this event, please contact Ms. Dahlia Cherny (Bugbee teacher) at Dahlia_Cherny@whps.org

· Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Hall High School GSA.  Stop by the Chipotle at 966 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford on Tuesday, March 14th between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m.  Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Hall High School GSA.

· Lunch Menu:  Popcorn chicken, buttered noodles, carrot coins and fresh fruit.

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