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HCHS - Important Parking Information Entrances, Parking Restricted during Summer Months
 
Beginning June 5, 2015, all Zion Road entrances to Henderson County High School will be closed.
 
Visitors will enter the campus from Garden Mile Road and Stadium Drive. The parking lot surrounding the main school building will be restricted as well, due to the scheduled modification of the traffic flow pattern for the 2015-16 school year. Construction is scheduled to be completed at the beginning of August. Public parking will be available at the football stadium. Visitors may enter the high school through the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Entrance (Door 12). Handicapped parking will located near the CTE entrance next to the Greenhouse.
 
School buses and other vehicles dropping off or picking up students will enter at Garden Mile Road and Stadium Drive, and drop off or pick up students at the gate closest to the high school building.  A map of these changes can be found at www.henderson.kyschools.us, and on the Facebook pages of Henderson County Schools and Henderson County High School.
 
 
 

 

 

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HCHS is listed at a US News and World Report Silver Award winner for 2015 and ranked #20 in the state of KY.

 

Senior Picture Information
Lifetouch Photography Studio will be set up July 13th –17th in the high school auditorium with studio backgrounds and lighting. You will need to schedule an appointment online at www.prestigeportraits.com/hendersoncountyhighschoolor contact the studio at 1-888-473-4749.
 
Although several shots may be taken at the summer photo shoot, one free head and shoulders pose will be submitted for the yearbook. Since this is your senior year, dress up for this pose but stay within school dress code. (This includes no sleeveless garments and no revealing cleavage.) 
 
Seniors who do not have their portraits made at one of the summer sessions or on the make-up day will have a previous yearbook picture printed in the senior section of the yearbook.
 

The photographer will handle submission of the portrait for you at no cost. You only need to schedule and attend a portrait session.

 

HCHS Academic Team Places Second at National Competition

(Henderson, KY)- The Henderson County High School Academic Team finished second in their first trip to the National Academic Championship in Chicago, Illinois. The competition was held from Monday, June 8 through Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  Team members Jack Hardy (12), Lance Gibson (12), Isaac Oettle (10), Will Hardy (10), Austin Meredith (10), Zachary Beickman (9), and Cole Privette (9) posted a 7-3 overall record qualifying for the championship match on the final day of the competition.  In the preliminary matches, HCHS defeated Berrien Springs (Michigan), John Carroll (Alabama), University (Indiana), and Lakewood B (Ohio) and lost to St. John’s (Massachusetts) and Spearfish (South Dakota), posting a 4-2 record which qualified them for a seventh place seed for the single elimination bracket on the final day of the competition.  On the final day of the competition, HCHS began by defeating 10-seed John Cooper (Texan) with a final score of 305-240. In their second match they beat number 2-seed Houston (Tennessee) 335-290. In the following match against 6-seed Lakewood A. (Ohio), HCHS was down by 10 going into the final question worth 20 points. Jack Hardy successfully answered it giving them a 10 point victory, 245-235. In the championship match HCHS was in a tie with Bishop Kelly (Oklahoma) after both the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the match before Kelly pulled away at the end winning by the equivalent of three questions.  Henderson’s team was also awarded Rookie of the Year honors by the National Academic Championship for being the highest placing team new to the competition. The HCHS team was coached by assistant coach Sarah Hardy

 
Dr. Linda Todd-Ferguson with Momentum Chiropractic will be giving free sports physicals on July 7th 4:30-6 p.m. in the Nurse’s Office at HCHS.  A donation to Ryan Owen Scholarship Fund is appreciated.  Be sure the parent arrives with the athlete and that the paperwork is completed.  This will speed up the process.  KHSAA Physical Forms will be available and can also be downloaded from the HCHS Website and/or KHSAA.org.  Forms are also available in the athletic office.

 

Henderson County High School Summer Reading Information
 
Incoming freshmen/English I and English I Advanced: Participate in the Henderson County Public Library summer reading program. Read at least one book from the available Accelerated Reader titles and complete the library’s summer reading logs. Students enrolled in Advanced English should read at least two books from the available Accelerated Reader titles and complete the library’s summer reading logs. Students will be assessed on their reading before Labor Day.
 
All sophomores/English II and English II Advanced: Participate in the Henderson County Public Library summer reading program. Read at least one book from the available Accelerated Reader titles and complete the library’s summer reading logs. Students enrolled in Advanced English should read at least two books from the available Accelerated Reader titles and complete the library’s summer reading logs. Students will be assessed on their reading before Labor Day.
 
English III (juniors): Read I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Complete the assignment found on the high school webpage “Summer Reading” link or pick up a paper copy of the assignment from the Henderson County Public Library. Books are available through the HCHS library, or you may get your own copy of the book. Students will complete an assessment over the novel within the first two weeks of class.
 
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition (juniors): Refer to the handout provided to you by your sophomore English teacher. Read The Scarlet Letter in its entirety. You will take a test on the second day of school that will count as bonus only. You will be assessed with the actual novel test during the second week of school. Assignment details can be found on the high school webpage “Summer Reading” link or at the Henderson County Public Library.
You may also begin your independent reading/choice books for the year -- the first book will be assessed by the end of the first quarter. Choose one of the books from the list attached to the AP letter for your independent reading. You will be expected to choose and independently read one book for each quarter of the year. You will be assessed on the independent reading through individual tests and/or additional writing assignments or projects.
 
English IV (seniors):
Read “The Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales and two of the following four tales: “The Knight’s Tale,” “The Nun’s Priest’s Tale,” “The Pardoner’s Tale,” and “The Wife of Bath’s Tale.” Complete the assignment provided by your junior teacher. The assignment should be complete before school begins. You will also be assessed on your reading during the first month of school. The assignment is also available on the high school webpage “Summer Reading” link or pick up a paper copy of the assignment from the Henderson County Public Library.
 
Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition (seniors): Read How to Read Literature Like a Professor and The Road. Complete the posts on Moodle. Complete information available at www.henderson.kyschools.us/laurawilliams and on the letter received in your junior English class.
Henderson County H.S. library hours: June 1-5 noon-3:30
June 8-12 noon-3:30
June 15-19 noon -1:30
June 22-26 noon-1:30
 
Sports

COLONEL CLUB 2015-2016 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE Due: August 1, 2015
HCHS sports season is about to start and we are asking for your support. This year 25% of your membership fee can be designated to the sport of your choice. We would like to increase our membership and encourage all parents of the current and past athletes, fans, coaches, local businesses and all interested individuals to support HCHS Sports Teams.
Athletic memberships are available in 3 levels:
QUARTERBACK CLUB ($400.00 annual fee)
4 reserved season football passes or 4 season passes to the sport of your choice.
Company or name announced at each home football game.
Company or family name listed in the sports programs.
 
 
MAROON & WHITE CLUB ($200.00 annual fee)
2 reserved season football passes or 2 season passes to the sport of your choice.
Company or family name listed in the sports programs.

MEMBER ($20.00 annual fee)
Company or family name listed in the sports programs.
We look forward to seeing you at the sporting events and encourage you to get actively involved in HCHS Athletics. If you have any questions contact Vivian Tomblin, Athletic Director at Henderson County High School, 831-8860. Please complete and return the application with check payable to HCHS Athletic Department.
To be included in the football program, please send in by August 1, 2015.
Mail to: HCHS Athletic Department, 2424 Zion Road, Henderson, KY 42420
 
 
2015 FUTURE COLONELS SOCCER CAMP Click here for a flyer! http://www.henderson.kyschools.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=1SYNdndGVhg%3d&tabid=380
WHEN - July 20th thru July 22nd 6:30 — 8:00pm
WHERE - HCHS Soccer Practice Facilities (By the Tennis Courts on Gardenmile Rd)
WHO - 1st — 8th Grade, Boys & Girls (Ages will be split up accordingly)
CONTACT INFO - Benson.pryor@henderson.kyschools.us (270) 860-0962
Sessions - Each session will be run by current HCHS Boys & Girls Varsity Coaches & Players
 
Important Information you don't want to miss 
Parents if you are not receiving one 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
Scholarships – Highlighted are new
July –
Women in Service to Our Communities Recipient must be actively involved in community service - 2 letters of recommendation required - Community service resume required - Essay required - $500 - Deadline July 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
 
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