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Week at a Glance - Updated 7/23/14 
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Colonel Home Blitz - In an attempt to increase face-to-face contact with parents, Henderson County High School will conduct our Colonel Home Blitz in a new way for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Advisory (PLT) teachers will call each home to set up an appointment. Parents and students will complete forms, pay fees and meet with the advisory/PLT teacher to pick up schedules on their designated day between Tuesday, July 29th and Thursday, July 31st. Schedules will not be issued until forms are completed, fees paid and parents meet with advisory/PLT teacher. For any household not reached by phone for an appointment and for any family who misses their appointment, a home visit by school staff will be made but schedules will not be available until the first day of school. If you have not been contacted by July 23rd, please call your child’s unit office to update contact information and schedule an appointment.
Dates and Times for Colonel Home Blitz
Tuesday, July 29th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30th from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31st from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Home Blitz Duties for Parents
  1. Parents (and students) start with main office to pay fines/fees for the year. $50 for book fee (unless student has free or reduced lunches) and receive notice of any carryover fees from previous years – or clearance that there are none!
  2. Click here for Parent Packet - http://www.henderson.kyschools.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=9nci855RTds%3d&tabid=503 Complete forms at unit desk and turn them in to the unit staff – or turn in previously completed forms printed from on-line to unit desk. Pick up ticket at unit desk for student with name on it showing form completion.
  3. Meet with PLT teacher to pick up schedule and have conversations/possible tour.
  4. If student needs a schedule change…..several ways to do this:
A.    Write student name and change info on form in PLT room;
B.    Write student name and change info on form at unit desk;
C.    Go to unit office to wait a turn and meet with guidance counselor to discuss possible schedule change;
D.    Schedule changes can also be requested during the first few days of school by writing request on form in PLT class or writing request on form at unit desk.
E.    Schedule changes can also be requested during the first few days of school by writing request on form in PLT class or writing request on form at unit desk.
Freshmen Orientation -

Chad Thompson, principal of Henderson County High School, cordially invites all incoming freshmen and their parents to come to the high school for a special event for freshmen only.
Freshmen Orientation will be conducted for the
Green Unit freshmen and their parents on Monday, July 28th   from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Check in will begin at 5:30 in the back lobby of the school.
Red Unit freshmen and their parents will come on Wednesday, July 30h from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with check in at 5:30 in the back lobby as well.
And Blue Unit Freshmen Orientation is Thursday, July 31st from 6 until 8 p.m. with check in at 5:30 in the back lobby also.
Each event will be conducted the same way.  Please enter the grounds by the stadium access road closest to the Kangaroo station and park in the back lot of the high school on the evening of your child’s unit orientation.  Please enter the building through the South entrance by the greenhouse and join us in the cafeteria between 5:30 and 6 p.m.  We will start promptly at 6:00 in the cafeteria with a few comments for everyone; we will then keep parents for a parent meeting with administration while students meet with their advisory teachers and get their schedules.    Please be prepared to fill out student emergency cards and forms and pay student book fees of $50.  Advance copies of these forms are available on the Henderson County High School website.  These forms can be printed and completed before this event so they can be just handed in at orientation. If you do not know what unit your freshman is assigned to, please call the high school between 8 and 4 for this information. We look forward to seeing you on the evening of your child’s unit orientation and to the beginning our successful high school experience together!
Meet the Colonels-August 9th 5 p.m.
Homecoming-September 26th
FB/Fall Senior Night- October 31st
Important Information you don't want to miss 
Parents if you are not receiving on call and would like to please email Tracy Bailey with your phone number as well as your child's name and she will add you to the list.  tracy.bailey@henderson.kyschools.us
If you have an active email account, HCHS would love to have your email address.  Please send your email to Shawna Evans at so that your address can be added to the data bank.  You will not receive junk mail.  You will receive important reminders about school happenings.  shawna.evans@henderson.kyschools.us  
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1805 Second Street
Henderson, KY 42420
270 831-5000