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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
 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • Quote of the day: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. ~ Robert Frost.

  • Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, confetti corn salad and mandarin oranges.

  • Hungry? Come to Harry’s Bishops Corner any time today (dine in or carry out), and a portion of sales will be donated to the Safe Grad Party. No flyer needed!

  • Do you want to be creative and supportive to the community? Then come to Creative Club in room A109, every Tuesday after school. The origami cranes we make will be donated to hospital patients as a symbol of good luck. Together we can spread hope and positivity to those in need!

  • Support Hall High GSA, by going to their Fundraiser at Moe’s Bishops Corner tomorrow from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. The fundraiser intends to raise money for True Colors, a local LGBT organization in Hartford. Get a flyer in the office or career center and show it at the counter to help out this cause.

  • Attention World Language Students qualifying for the Spanish, French, Chinese, Latin, and ASL Honor Societies! The ceremony will be held tomorrow night starting at 7 p.m. Please remind your parents. Rehearsal will be directly after school tomorrow for 15-20 minutes in the auditorium.

Monday, April 22, 2019

  • Quote of the day: There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. ~ Aldous Huxley. 

  • Lunch: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, warm bread stick, spicy fries, zucchini parmesan bake and fresh fruit.

  • Hungry? Come to Harry’s Bishops Corner any time tomorrow (dine in or carry out), and a portion of sales will be donated to the Safe Grad Party. No flyer needed!

  • Support Hall High GSA, by going to their Fundraiser at Moe’s Bishops Corner on Wednesday, April 24th from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. The fundraiser intends to raise money for True Colors, a local LGBT organization in Hartford. Get a flyer in the office or career center and show it at the counter to help out this cause. 

  • Attention World Language Students qualifying for the Spanish, French, Chinese, Latin, and ASL Honor Societies! The ceremony is this Wednesday night starting at 7 p.m. Please remind your parents. Rehearsal will be directly after school this Wednesday for 15-20 minutes in the auditorium. 

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • Quote of the day: Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ~ Helen Keller.
  • Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce, garlic bread stick, broccoli Normandy and fresh fruit.
  • Support Hall High GSA, by going to their Fundraiser at Moe’s Bishops Corner on Wednesday, April 24th from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. The fundraiser intends to raise money for True Colors, a local LGBT organization in Hartford. Get a flyer in the office or career center and show it at the counter to help out this cause.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


• Quote of the day: How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank.
• Lunch: Chicken and waffles sandwich, crinkle cut fries, seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw and applesauce.
• Celebrate Earth Day with a poem!  You can turn them in to your English teacher, Mr. Wasley, or via the Writing Center Classroom: code xnmvfb3. The Deadline is Monday, April 22nd.
• Support Hall High GSA, by going to their Fundraiser at Moe’s Bishops Corner on Wednesday, April 24th from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. The fundraiser intends to raise money for True Colors, a local LGBT organization in Hartford. Get a flyer in the office or career center and show it at the counter to help out this cause. 
• Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.


Thursday, April 4, 2019

  • Quote of the day: The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. ~ Ayn Rand. 
  • Lunch: Nachos Grande or Chicken fajita, steamed brown rice, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
  • There will be NO club meetings and NO late bus this Friday.
  • Want to get your hands dirty? The Hall Community Garden Club will meet after school tomorrow in room B226 or see Mr. Norland. 
  • Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.
  • Celebrate Earth Day with a poem!  You can turn them in to your English teacher, Mr. Wasley, or via the Writing Center Classroom: code xnmvfb3. The Deadline is Monday, April 22nd.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019

  • Quote of the day: If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. ~ Dale Carnegie. 
  • Lunch: Chicken tenders, steamed brown rice with gravy, dinner roll, vegetable medley and fresh fruit.
  • Relay For Life will meet right after school today in room B202. Everyone is invited.
  • There will be NO club meetings and NO late bus this Friday.
  • Want to get your hands dirty? The Hall Community Garden Club will meet on Friday, April 5th after school in room B226 or see Mr. Norland. 
  • Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.
  • Celebrate Earth Day with a poem!  You can turn them in to your English teacher, Mr. Wasley, or via the Writing Center Classroom: code xnmvfb3. The Deadline is Monday, April 22nd.


Tuesday, April 2, 2019

  • Quote of the day: Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. ~ Norman Vincent Peale.
  • Lunch: Pasta with meat/meatless sauce or chicken Alfredo, with garlic bread stick , broccoli Normandy and fresh fruit.
  • Want to get your hands dirty? The Hall Community Garden Club will meet on Friday, April 5th after school in room B226 or see Mr. Norland. 
  • Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.
  • Celebrate Earth Day with a poem!  You can turn them in to your English teacher, Mr. Wasley, or via the Writing Center Classroom: code xnmvfb3. The Deadline is Monday, April 22nd.

Monday, April 1, 2019

  • Quote of the day: You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. ~ William Faulkner.
  • Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, applesauce, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
  • Do you enjoy writing poetry?  If you do, enter the Hall-West Hartford Public Library Poetry contests.  Your submission will be entered into both contests, giving you two opportunities to win fame and gift cards if your poem wins 1st, 2nd or 3rdplace.  Check your school email or the Library home page for the Google form to submit your poem.


Friday, March 29, 2019
• Quote of the day: Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. ~ Denis Waitley.
• Lunch: Stuff crust pizza wedge or a filet of fish sandwich, zucchini parmesan bake and fresh fruit.
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

Thursday, March 28, 2019
• Quote of the day: When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. ~ Wayne Dyer.
• Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn and applesauce.
• The Unified Business Club will meet at 2:20 p.m. today in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria). Hope to see you there!
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Juniors
• Please arrive at your testing room by 7:20 AM on March 27, 2019
• Please bring an ID, # 2 pencils, calculator & a snack
• Please power off cell phones and remove any smart watches for the entire testing administration.  
• If you missed your regularly scheduled lunch period 4 or 5 you will be rescheduled by last name: 
• A - L will attend period 6 lunch
• M - Z will attend period 7 lunch
• Your testing room location can be found on the screens, your email, in the entrances of the school and on sandwich boards. If you are testing with accommodations your school counselor or case manager has provided you with your testing room location.  If you have any questions, please come to the main office today.
Good Luck Juniors!!
If you are a non-tester in grades 9, 10 & 12, you will have a regular day of classes.  If you have classes in the A wing during periods 1-5, please review the relocation chart that has been emailed to you. The relocation charts are also located at the school entrances.

SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Test Room / Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105     Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z
• Quote of the day: You're never too old to start learning, and you're never too young to aim high and achieve great things. ~ Asa Hutchinson.
• Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, seasoned potato wedges, cherry tomato and corn salad.
• The Library will be closed today for SAT administration.
• The Unified Business Club will meet tomorrow at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria). Hope to see you there!
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
• Quote of the day: The people who influence you are the people who believe in you. ~ Henry Drummond. 
• Lunch: Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, seasoned potato wedges, cherry tomato and corn salad.
• The Library will be closed tomorrow for SAT administration.
• Celebrate spring with Earth Day inspired poetry!  Check out the Writing Center or ask your English teacher for more information.
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Test Room / Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105    Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z
• Looking In Theatre, the award-winning teen family life theatre, will hold auditions for its forty second season at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hartford.  Times are:
Saturday, March 23rd, 2 – 6 p.m. in the Black Box Theater, 359 Washington. 
Monday, March 25th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Tuesday, March 26th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Wednesday, March 27th, 4:30 – 8:30 PM, in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
All those who will be in grades 9 - 12 next year are eligible to try out.  No experience or preparation is necessary.  These positions are paid, and involve a year-long commitment, beginning in July and continuing through the 2019-20 school year.  All try outs are by appointment; they are done in groups and take about an hour; there is nothing to prepare.  To schedule an appointment, or for further information, call or text its Director, Jonathan Gillman, at (860) 680-5269, or email him atlookingin@crec.org.  Looking In is a program Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.


Monday, March 25, 2019
• Quote of the day: With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity. ~ Keshavan Nair
• Lunch: Cheese stuffed shells with marinara sauce or Philly steak pinwheel, roasted cauliflower and fresh fruit.
• Celebrate spring with Earth Day inspired poetry!  Check out the Writing Center or ask your English teacher for more information.
• Attention eligible juniors: National Honor Society applications are due today, to either Mr. Palmisano or Mr. Summa.  Please be sure to bring in your completed application to be eligible for our spring induction.
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

 

SAT Test Room Locations
Grade 11 Students
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Test Room / Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105    Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z
• Looking In Theatre, the award-winning teen family life theatre, will hold auditions for its forty second season at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hartford.  Times are:
Saturday, March 23rd, 2 – 6 p.m. in the Black Box Theater, 359 Washington. 
Monday, March 25th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Tuesday, March 26th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Wednesday, March 27th, 4:30 – 8:30 PM, in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
All those who will be in grades 9 - 12 next year are eligible to try out.  No experience or preparation is necessary.  These positions are paid, and involve a year-long commitment, beginning in July and continuing through the 2019-20 school year.  All try outs are by appointment; they are done in groups and take about an hour; there is nothing to prepare.  To schedule an appointment, or for further information, call or text its Director, Jonathan Gillman, at (860) 680-5269, or email him atlookingin@crec.org.  Looking In is a program Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.


Friday, March 22, 2019 
• Quote of the day:  Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. ~William Jennings Bryan.
• Lunch: Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings or a filet of fish sandwich, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
• Attention eligible juniors: National Honor Society applications are due this Monday, March 25th, to either Mr. Palmisano or Mr. Summa.  Please be sure to bring in your completed application to be eligible for our spring induction.
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

SAT Testing Information
Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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 March 27, 2019, 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, March 27, 2019
Test Room    Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105     Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z

Thursday, March 21, 2019
• Quote of the day: Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ~ Og Mandino.
• Lunch: Beef or veggie burger on a bun with or without cheese. Crinkle cut fries and vegetarian beans.
• Empty Bowls is hosting its annual banquet in the Cafeteria tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. Come buy a bowl of soup for $5 and/or a bowl crafted by our very own Hall Ceramics classes, also for $5 to help support various food organizations. Tonight’s menu includes: Spicy beef and sausage chili with green onions and cheddar cheese garnish, Tuscan Farro soup with tomatoes and white beans and Parkerhouse dinner rolls. We hope to see everyone there! 
• Rock Your Socks and wear fun, bold and brightly colored socks today to support World Down Syndrome Day. The date of 3/21 signifies the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information

SAT Testing Information
Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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 March 27, 2019, 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, March 27, 2019
Test Room    Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105     Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
• Quote of the day: If you can dream it, you can do it. ~ Walt Disney.
• Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, crisp corn and applesauce.
• This Thursday, March 21st Empty Bowls is hosting its annual banquet in the Cafeteria from 6-8pm. Come buy a bowl of soup for $5 and/or a bowl crafted by our very own Hall Ceramics classes, also for $5 to help support various food organizations. We hope to see everyone there!
• Rock Your Socks and wear fun, bold and brightly colored socks this Thursday, March 21st to support World Down Syndrome Day. The date of March 21st signifies the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
• The library will be closed 8th period and after school on Wednesday, March 20th for a staff meeting. Home Work Club will be in room B106 (the Library Computer Lab).
• Attention Students! Parking is NOT allowed by the curb anywhere in the student parking lot. See the Security staff for parking information
Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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 March 27, 2019, 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, March 27, 2019
Test Room / Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105    Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z
• Looking In Theatre, the award-winning teen family life theatre, will hold auditions for its forty second season at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hartford.  Times are:
Saturday, March 23rd, 2 – 6 p.m. in the Black Box Theater, 359 Washington. 
Monday, March 25th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Tuesday, March 26th, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
Wednesday, March 27th, 4:30 – 8:30 PM, in the Recital Hall, 15 Vernon St.
All those who will be in grades 9 - 12 next year are eligible to try out.  No experience or preparation is necessary.  These positions are paid, and involve a year-long commitment, beginning in July and continuing through the 2019-20 school year.  All try outs are by appointment; they are done in groups and take about an hour; there is nothing to prepare.  To schedule an appointment, or for further information, call or text its Director, Jonathan Gillman, at (860) 680-5269, or email him atlookingin@crec.org.  Looking In is a program Students do not need to attend the Academy to participate in Looking In.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
• Quote of the day: The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. ~ Bertrand Russell.
• Lunch: Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn and diced peaches.
• The Unified Business Club is looking for new members. Students of all grades are welcome to come explore any business idea and hang out with the group. There are lots of growth opportunities. We will meet today after school at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria). If you have an interest but cannot make the meeting, stop by room H201 to see Mrs. Levine for more information.
• Attention Juniors:  Please check your email inboxes to see if you were invited to apply to the National Honor Society. If so, the National Honor Society advisers will be hosting an application workshop after school today in room PG04 from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Any juniors who received the email are encouraged to attend!  Applications for NHS are due to either Mr. Summa or Mr. Palmisano by Monday, March 25th.  Reference the invitation email for more information.
• Want to study abroad in college? Interested in hearing a few stories from students who have? Curious about how to do it? Never thought about it before?  Come see our guest speaker at the informational session today at 2:30 in room E131. Refreshments will be provided.

SAT Testing Information
Notices for Grade 11 Students SAT Testing Day: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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 March 27, 2019, 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, March 27, 2019
Test Room    Alphabetical Breakdown
Last Name
A101    A - Bla
A102    Blb - Che
A105    Chf - Dia
A109    Dib - Fri
A110    Frj - Han
A202    Hao - Kel
A203    Kem - Man
A206    Mao - Nov
A207    Now - Rav
A208    Raw - Sil
A211    Sim - Tyr
A212    Tys - Z


Wednesday, March 13, 2019
• Quote of the day: The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. ~ Tom Bodett. 
• Lunch: Buffalo chicken flatbread, confetti corn salad and fresh fruit.
• Volleyball Open Gym will be held today at 3:00 p.m. in Gym A.
• If a four-year college is not the right fit for you, then come to the Post-Secondary Options Fair taking place today from 10;00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in room AG02 and in the cafe.  Come talk to the representatives to get more information about Community College, Technical Schools, Massage Therapy, Military, Police/Fire or Broadcasting careers.
• Attention Juniors:  Please check your email inboxes to see if you were invited to apply to the National Honor Society yesterday afternoon. If so, the National Honor Society advisers will be hosting an application workshop after school tomorrow in room PG04 from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Any juniors who received the email are encouraged to attend!  Applications for NHS are due to either Mr. Summa or Mr. Palmisano by Monday, March 25th.  Reference the invitation email for more information.
• Want to study abroad in college? Interested in hearing a few stories from students who have? Curious about how to do it? Never thought about it before?  Come see our guest speaker at the informational session tomorrow at 2:30 in room E131. Refreshments will be provided.
• The Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament on Saturday, March 16th. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
• Quote of the day: If you want to be powerful, educate yourself. ~ Jeremy McGillivray.
• Lunch: Mandarin orange chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mixed vegetables, fortune cookie and mandarin oranges.
• If a four-year college is not the right fit for you, then come to the Post-Secondary Options Fair taking place on Wednesday, March 13th from 10;00 a.m. – 12:00 pm. in room AG02 and in the cafe.  Come talk to the representatives to get more information about Community College, Technical Schools, Massage Therapy, Military, Police/Fire or Broadcasting careers.
• Want to study abroad in college? Interested in hearing a few stories from students who have? Curious about how to do it? Never thought about it before?  Come see our guest speaker at the informational session on Thursday, March 14th at 2:30 in room E131. Refreshments will be provided.
• The Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament on Saturday, March 16th. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.

Monday, March 11, 2019
• Quote of the day: The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. As long as you believe. ~ Bob Ross
• Lunch:  French bread pizza, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• The Hall High Coral Project is hosting a guest speaker today at 2:30 p.m. in room PG08. Jen Lowy, owner of Colchester Pet Shop, will be giving a talk about aquaculture in the salt water aquarium trade, and the positive impacts it has made for reef fishes as well as conservation. If you are interested in corals and reef fish, this is a talk you don't want to miss!
• Attention Hall Students:  Have you ever wanted to perform in a play? Now is your chance! The Hall Theatre department is having open auditions for their upcoming spring play: Shakespeare's The Tempest. Interested students should sign up on the callboard outside of the BlackBox, located across from the choir room. Auditions will take place today and tomorrow, and you only need to come one day. We hope to see you there!
• Want to study abroad in college? Interested in hearing a few stories from students who have? Curious about how to do it? Never thought about it before?  Come see our guest speaker at the informational session on Thursday, March 14th at 2:30 in room E131. Refreshments will be provided.
• The Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament on Saturday, March 16th. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.

Friday, March 8, 2019
• Quote of the day: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. ~ Groucho Marx.
• Lunch:  School made pizza with assorted toppings or a filet of fish sandwich, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
• The Boys Lacrosse team will meet after school today in room E131.
• Attention Hall Students:  Have you ever wanted to perform in a play? Now is your chance! The Hall Theatre department is having open auditions for their upcoming spring play: Shakespeare's The Tempest. Interested students should sign up on the callboard outside of the BlackBox, located across from the choir room. Auditions will take place next Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th, and you only need to come one day. We hope to see you there!

Thursday, March 7, 2019
• Quote of the day: Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ~ Helen Keller.
• Lunch:  Street Taco with Pork or Chicken, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.
• There will be a Boys Volleyball meeting at 2:30 p.m. today in room A101.
• The Boys Lacrosse team will meet after school tomorrow in room E131.
• Attention Hall Students:  Have you ever wanted to perform in a play? Now is your chance! The Hall Theatre department is having open auditions for their upcoming spring play: Shakespeare's The Tempest. Interested students should sign up on the callboard outside of the BlackBox, located across from the choir room. Auditions will take place next Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th, and you only need to come one day. We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
• I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. ~Steve Irwin.
• Lunch:  Pasta and marinara sauce with or without meatballs, garlic bread stick, garden salad and applesauce.
• Are you a Junior interested in becoming a STA next year?  Learn more in Junior Planning and get an application at the informational meeting tomorrow, either 7th period or after school.  Email Mrs. Dailey with questions.
• There will be a Boys Volleyball meeting tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.
• 2019 Unified Theater season is here and we want you to be a part of it.  Registration packets can be found in the main office and need to be turned in by Friday, March 8th to Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of this wonderful show!
• Please join Hall's Relay For Life team at our 4th annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 8th at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Make a team of 6-8 players and show off your knowledge! The discounted cost for students is $15, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
• On Saturday, March 16th the Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets. 

Friday, March 1, 2019
• Quote of the day: Learning gives creativity. Creativity leads to thinking. Thinking provides knowledge. Knowledge makes you great. ~ A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings or a filet of fish sandwich, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
• Cultural Fusion is a fun event where students from different countries and diverse backgrounds, can share an aspect of their culture to their peers through a song, dance, poem, fashion show, or other visual performance to the rest of the school in an assembly. This year it will be performed on March 29th. If you’re interested in performing, please join the classroom with the code 3p5dc to receive future updates and more information. The deadline to sign up is March 5th! Please contact Samah Mohamedzein or Ms. Schnitzer, if you have any questions.
• Bridges permission slips are due to Ms. Lanese in room A105 by Wednesday, March 6th.  Email her or stop by with any questions.
• Are you a Junior interested in becoming a STA next year?  Learn more in Junior Planning and get an application at the informational meeting on Thursday, March 7th, either 7th period or after school.  Email Mrs. Dailey with questions.
• Please join Hall's Relay For Life team at our 4th annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 8th at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Make a team of 6-8 players and show off your knowledge! The discounted cost for students is $15, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
• On Saturday, March 16th the Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.
• Attention Students! The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
• Quote of the day: The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. ~ B.B. King.
• Lunch:  Jamaican beef patty or a Corn dog, tomato soup, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Bridges permission slips are due to Ms. Lanese in room A105 by Wednesday, March 6th.  Email her or stop by with any questions.
• On Saturday, March 16th the Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr.
Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.
• Cultural Fusion is a fun event where students from different countries and diverse backgrounds, can share an aspect of their culture to their peers through a song, dance, poem, fashion show, or other visual performance to the rest of the school in an assembly. This year it will be performed on March 29th. If you’re interested in performing, please join the classroom with the code 3p5dc to receive future updates and more information. The deadline to sign up is March 5th! Please contact Samah Mohamedzein or Ms. Schnitzer, if you have any questions.
• Attention Students! The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
• Quote of the day: Knowledge is the prime need of the hour. ~ Mary McLeod Bethune.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, roasted butternut squash, warm cinnamon apples, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  The registration system will close tonight at 11:59 p.m., don’t miss the deadline! If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
• On Saturday, March 16th the Hall HS Chess Club will be hosting a large regional scholastic tournament. This tournament is open to the Hall community.  For more information, see Mr. Burtness or come to room PG01 after school on Mondays when the chess club meets.
• Cultural Fusion is a fun event where students from different countries and diverse backgrounds, can share an aspect of their culture to their peers through a song, dance, poem, fashion show, or other visual performance to the rest of the school in an assembly. This year it will be performed on March 29th. If you’re interested in performing, please join the classroom with the code 3p5dc to receive future updates and more information. The deadline to sign up is March 5th! Please contact Samah Mohamedzein or Ms. Schnitzer, if you have any questions.
• Attention Students! The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us. ~ Susan L. Taylor. 
• Lunch:  Chicken tenders, mashed potato and gravy, carrot coins and fresh fruit.
• Commit to saving for your future!  See the table in the cafeteria during lunch waves today, to learn more and make the commitment to yourself.
• Calling all competitive gamers! Gaming and E-Sports Club is having a meeting after school today in room HG06, to discuss the spring season of High School E-Sports League. Students can compete for national bragging rights, sponsored prizes, and scholarships. Some of the games include Overwatch, League of Legends, Rocket League and more. 
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  The registration system will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27th. Don't miss the deadline! If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
- Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.
• Boys Volleyball – Thursday, March 7th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.


Monday, February 25, 2019
• Quote of the day:  The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. ~ Socrates.
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, garlic roll, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• Commit to saving for your future!  See the table in the cafeteria to learn more and make the commitment to yourself tomorrow during lunch waves.
-Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.
• Boys Volleyball – Thursday, March 7th at 2:30 pm in room A101.

Friday, February 22, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be. ~ Heath L. Buckmaster.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – Registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  Be sure to complete your registration before the system closes on February 27th!  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Boys track meeting right afterschool today in Gym B.
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.
• Boys Volleyball – Thursday, March 7th at 2:30 pm in room A101.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself. ~ Henry James.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – Registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  Be sure to complete your registration before the system closes on February 27th!  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Girls Track Meeting – Right afterschool today in room E131.
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Never put the key to your happiness in somebody else’s pocket. ~ Unknown.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – Registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  Be sure to complete your registration before the system closes on February 27th!  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  
-Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Girls Track Meeting – Thursday, February 21st right afterschool in room E131.
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.

Friday, February 15, 2019
• Quote of the day:  A book is a gift you can open again and again. ~ Garrison Keillor.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
• The Answer, Hall’s Comedy Improv troupe, is having their charity show tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the black box!  Since it’s the third show of the year, the proceeds will be split among three groups:  Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance.  Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  We hope to see you there for a night of laughter and charity! 
• Students planning to take an AP Exam this year – Registration is open!  Use the link on the Hall website to register today!  Be sure to complete your registration before the system closes on February 27th!  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Landers in the School Counseling Office.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
Upcoming Sports Meetings:
• Girls Track Meeting – Thursday, February 21st right afterschool in room E131.
• Softball Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room E131.
• Girls Golf Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 2:30 p.m. in room A101.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
• Lunch:  Beefburger on a Bun with or without Cheese or Veggie Burger on a Bun, Crinkle Cut Fries and Vegetarian Beans
• The Hall Library will be closed today, Thursday, February 14th for a special event with the English Department.  The Career Center and the cafeteria will be open and available to students.
• The Answer, Hall’s Comedy Improv troupe, is having their charity show this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in the black box!  Since it’s the third show of the year, the proceeds will be split among three groups:  Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance.  Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  We hope to see you there for a night of laughter and charity! 
• Attention Students!  The deadline to submit your work to Color Outside the Lines is Friday, February 15th.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 
• Quote of the day:  An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
• Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mix vegetables, fortune cookie and fresh fruit.
• Love is in the air!  Voce is selling their annual Voce Valentines in the cafeteria during lunch waves today and tomorrow.  The cost for a Voce Valentine is 1 for $3 or 2 for $5.  Voce Valentines are singing telegrams you can send to a friend or loved one, which they will receive during class on Valentine’s Day! Buy yours today. 
• The Hall Library will be closed this Thursday, February 14th for a special event with the English Department.  The Career Center and the cafeteria will be open and available to students.
• The Answer, Hall’s Comedy Improv troupe, is having their charity show this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in the black box!  Since it’s the third show of the year, the proceeds will be split among three groups:  Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance.  Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  We hope to see you there for a night of laughter and charity! 
• Attention Students!  The deadline to submit your work to Color Outside the Lines is Friday, February 15th.
• The ASVAB test is being held here on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
• Snow Day!  No school.


Monday, February 11, 2019
• Quote of the day:  A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. ~ William Shakespeare.
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, spicy fries, vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Love is in the air!  Voce is selling their annual Voce Valentines in the cafeteria during lunch waves today through Wednesday, February 13th.  The cost for a Voce Valentine is 1 for $3 or 2 for $5.  Voce Valentines are singing telegrams you can send to a friend or loved one, which they will receive during class on Valentine’s Day! Buy yours today. 
• The Answer, Hall’s Comedy Improv troupe, is having their charity show this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in the black box!  Since it’s the third show of the year, the proceeds will be split among three groups:  Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance.  Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  We hope to see you there for a night of laughter and charity! 
• Attention Students!  The deadline to submit your work to Color Outside the Lines is Friday, February 15th.


Friday, February 8, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~ Harriet Tubman.
• Lunch:  School made pizza with assorted toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.

Thursday, February 7, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself. ~ Khalid.
• Lunch:  Pork or chicken carnitas, with lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, corn salad, coleslaw and fresh fruit.
• Students in Mr. Devine’s period 1 Modern War class, may pick up recent homework in room C105. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Knowledge is power.  Information is liberating.  Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. ~ Kofi Annan.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, warm bread stick, fresh steamed broccoli and fresh fruit.
• Relay for Life will meet right after school today in room B202.
• The Community service club is excited to announce the 3rd annual 24 hour famine!  It is time to make a team, raise some money, and make an impact.  Please see Sophia Ellavsky or Ashley Granquist for a team roster, or if you have any questions.
• All boys interested in playing tennis this spring (varsity or junior varsity), please attend a short meeting immediately after school today in room AG02.  Plans and schedules for spring will be discussed.  If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Solomon.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Change is the end result of all true learning. ~ Leo Buscaglia.
• Lunch:  Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, crinkle cut fries, carrot coins, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• There will be a Relay for Life meeting right after school tomorrow in room B202.
• The Community service club is excited to announce the 3rd annual 24 hour famine!  It is time to make a team, raise some money, and make an impact.  Please see Sophia Ellavsky or Ashley Granquist for a team roster, or if you have any questions.
• 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. Congratulations to:
Grade 9    Brian Dornelas
Grade 10 Dylan Maldonado
Grade 11 Gabriela Ciccomascolo
Grade 12 Rae Gutcheon
• All boys interested in playing tennis this spring (varsity or junior varsity), please attend a short meeting immediately after school tomorrow in room AG02.  Plans and schedules for spring will be discussed.  If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Solomon.

Monday, February 4, 2019
• Quote of the day:  However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at.  It matters that you don't just give up. ~ Stephen Hawking.
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce, garlic roll, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• 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. Congratulations to:
Grade 9    Brian Dornelas
Grade 10 Dylan Maldonado
Grade 11 Gabriela Ciccomascolo
Grade 12 Rae Gutcheon
• Woman in Stem will meet after school today in room C202.   We will be hearing from a professor of psychology and neuroscience.  There will be snacks.  Hope to see you there! 
• All boys interested in playing tennis this spring (varsity or junior varsity), please attend a short meeting on Wednesday, February 6th, immediately after school in room AG02.  Plans and schedules for spring will be discussed.  If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Solomon.

Friday, February 1, 2019
• Quote of the day   Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree.  It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life. ~ Shakuntala Devi.
• Lunch:  School made pizza with assorted toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Relay For Life will be selling T-Shirts at all lunches.  The shirts are pink camouflage with black lettering on the front that says "Warriors for a Cure" and on the back says "Abby's Army."  T-shirts will cost $15.  All profits will be donated to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the Warriors for a Cure. Ordering can be done at all lunches this week in the cafeteria.  Please drop off payment to Ms. McHugh in room B204, Mrs. Culmo in room B202 or Mrs. Wilkinson.  Orders and payment due by Friday, February 1st.  Checks can be made out to Hall High School or American Cancer Society.  Thank you for your support!
• Woman in Stem will be having a meeting on Monday, February 4th after school in room C202.   We will be hearing from a professor of psychology and neuroscience.  There will be snacks.  Hope to see you there! 
• All boys interested in playing tennis this spring (varsity or junior varsity), please attend a short meeting on Wednesday, February 6th, immediately after school in room AG02.  Plans and schedules for spring will be discussed.  If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Solomon.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
• Quote of the day:  The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, roasted butternut squash, warm cinnamon apples, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Relay For Life will be selling T-Shirts at all lunches.  The shirts are pink camouflage with black lettering on the front that says "Warriors for a Cure" and on the back says "Abby's Army."  T-shirts will cost $15.  All profits will be donated to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the Warriors for a Cure. Ordering can be done at all lunches this week in the cafeteria.  Please drop off payment to Ms. McHugh in room B204, Mrs. Culmo in room B202 or Mrs. Wilkinson.  Orders and payment due by Friday, February 1st.  Checks can be made out to Hall High School or American Cancer Society.  Thank you for your support!
• Charles R. Smith Jr. is coming for an author visit on Friday, February 1st.  Mr. Smith is an award-winning author, poet, illustrator and photographer and has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his book Twelve Rounds To Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali and for his illustration of My People, a picture book based on the poem by Langston Hughes.  In addition to that, Mr. Smith recently participated in American Ninja Warrior!  Please visit the library for a display of many of Mr. Smith's book or his website for more info.
• Woman in Stem will be having a meeting on Monday, February 4th after school in room C202.   We will be hearing from a professor of psychology and neuroscience.  There will be snacks.  Hope to see you there! 


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
• Quote of the day:  A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life. ~ Norman Cousins.
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, warm biscuit, carrot sticks, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Relay For Life will be selling T-Shirts at all lunches.  The shirts are pink camouflage with black lettering on the front that says "Warriors for a Cure" and on the back says "Abby's Army."  T-shirts will cost $15.  All profits will be donated to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the Warriors for a Cure. Ordering can be done at all lunches this week in the cafeteria.  Please drop off payment to Ms. McHugh in room B204, Mrs. Culmo in room B202 or Mrs. Wilkinson.  Orders and payment due by Friday, February 1st.  Checks can be made out to Hall High School or American Cancer Society.  Thank you for your support! 

Monday, January 28, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~ Chinese Proverb.
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, warm bread stick, seasoned green beans, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
• The Writing Center presents its winter challenge:  Color Outside the Lines.  See your English teacher or the Writing Center classroom for more information.  Prizes will be awarded!  
• Charles R. Smith Jr. is coming for an author visit on Friday, February 1st.  Mr. Smith is an award-winning author, poet, illustrator and photographer and has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his book Twelve Rounds To Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali and for his illustration of My People, a picture book based on the poem by Langston Hughes.  In addition to that, Mr. Smith recently participated in American Ninja Warrior!  Please visit the library for a display of many of Mr. Smith's book or his website for more info.
• Hall's Second Annual Prom Dress Drive is going on now through Friday, February 1st. Bring in your lovingly worn prom dresses on a hanger to the rack outside the school store. Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone!  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• The ASVAB test is being held here at Hall on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  

Friday, January 25, 2019
• Quote of the day:  When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen. ~ Harley Davidson.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge with plain or assorted toppings, carrot coins and fresh fruit.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
• The Writing Center presents its winter challenge:  Color Outside the Lines.  See your English teacher or the Writing Center classroom for more information.  Prizes will be awarded!  
• Good morning Hall!  Fashion Club is holding its first ever meeting today from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room A206.  Come to discover and share clothing, makeup and lifestyle.  Snacks will be provided.  Hope to see you there!
• Charles R. Smith Jr. is coming for an author visit on Friday, February 1st.  Mr. Smith is an award-winning author, poet, illustrator and photographer and has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his book Twelve Rounds To Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali and for his illustration of My People, a picture book based on the poem by Langston Hughes.  In addition to that, Mr. Smith recently participated in American Ninja Warrior!  Please visit the library for a display of many of Mr. Smith's book or his website for more info.
• Hall's Second Annual Prom Dress Drive is going on now through Friday, February 1st. Bring in your lovingly worn prom dresses on a hanger to the rack outside the school store. Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone!  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• The ASVAB test is being held here at Hall on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  

Thursday, January 24, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Good, better, best.  Never let it rest.  ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. ~ St. Jerome.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, crisp corn, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• Looking for some financial assistance in paying for college?  Visit the Career Center for scholarship information or click on the scholarship link on the Hall homepage for a complete listing by month.  Stay up to date on everything going on at Hall.  Follow us @whallhigh on Instagram and Twitter. 
• The Writing Center presents its winter challenge:  Color Outside the Lines.  See your English teacher or the Writing Center classroom for more information.  Prizes will be awarded!  
• Charles R. Smith Jr. is coming for an author visit on Friday, February 1st.  Mr. Smith is an award-winning author, poet, illustrator and photographer and has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his book Twelve Rounds To Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali and for his illustration of My People, a picture book based on the poem by Langston Hughes.  In addition to that, Mr. Smith recently participated in American Ninja Warrior!  Please visit the library for a display of many of Mr. Smith's book or his website for more info.
• Hall's Second Annual Prom Dress Drive is going on now through Friday, February 1st. Bring in your lovingly worn prom dresses on a hanger to the rack outside the school store. Dresses will be donated to a local charity that provides prom essentials to students in need.  Thank you for your support in making prom possible for everyone!  
• Let today be the start of something new!  Join one of the over sixty clubs offered at our school.  See Mrs. Shaffer in room F164 for a complete list of clubs and their meeting dates.
• The ASVAB test is being held here at Hall on February 28th.  The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success and can provide you with career information for various civilian and military occupations.  It is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Please see Mrs. Shaffer in the Career Center to sign up for this test.  
• Attention all Students!  The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.  


Wednesday, January 23, 2019
• The cafeteria is open for breakfast and light lunch.
• Attention all Students!  The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.  

Friday, January 18, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind. ~ Theodore Roosevelt.
• The cafeteria is open for breakfast and light lunch.
• The Hall Library will be open during mid-term exams for quiet study only. Please come to the library only if you are planning to work quietly. Thank you and best of luck with your exams!  
• Attention all Students!  The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.  

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ~ Oscar Wilde. 
• Lunch:  Mini maple pancakes, hash brown potato, sausage links, roasted butternut squash, warm cinnamon apples, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit. 
• Senior Portraits will be taken today and tomorrow in room F107.  You have been pre-assigned an appointment to have your portrait taken.  The alphabetical list of scheduled appointments and times is located in the main office.  Girls:  Wear a nice, appropriate, dressy top.  Boys:  Wear a shirt and tie.  
• The Hall Library will be open during mid-term exams for quiet study only. Please come to the library only if you are planning to work quietly. Thank you and best of luck with your exams!  
• Attention all Students!  The Lost and Found Bin is located in the Cafeteria and is full to the brim.  Please stop by during your free or lunch period to retrieve misplaced items such as coats, sneakers, sports equipment, uniforms, lunch bags, water bottles, book bags, etc.  

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. ~ Helen Keller.
• Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, carrot coins, dinner roll, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit. 
• Come support Safe Grad!  Tonight from 4 p.m. to close, Savoy Pizzeria is donating a portion of the proceeds from all pizza sales to the Safe Grad Party!  This includes both dine in and carry out orders and no flyer is needed.                      
• Senior Portraits will be taken on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th in room F107.  You have been pre-assigned an appointment to have your portrait taken.  The alphabetical list of scheduled appointments and times is located in the main office.  Girls:  Wear a nice, appropriate, dressy top.  Boys:  Wear a shirt and tie.  
• Future Educators of Diversity Sponsored Campus tours of UCONN and EASTCONN for Wednesday, January 30th.  Permission forms are available in room H101 or in the Main Office and are due by January 16th.
• The Hall Library will be open during mid-term exams for quiet study only. Please come to the library only if you are planning to work quietly. Thank you and best of luck with your exams! 

Monday, January 14, 2019
• Quote of the day:  One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. ~ Malala Yousafzai. 
• Lunch:  Cheese calzone with marinara dipping sauce, spinach salad, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit. 
• Come support Safe Grad!  Tomorrow night from 4 p.m. to close, Savoy Pizzeria is donating a portion of the proceeds from all pizza sales to the Safe Grad Party!  This includes both dine in and carry out orders and no flyer is needed.                      
• Senior Portraits will be taken on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th in room F107.  You have been pre-assigned an appointment to have your portrait taken.  The alphabetical list of scheduled appointments and times is located in the main office.  Girls:  Wear a nice, appropriate, dressy top.  Boys:  Wear a shirt and tie.  
• Future Educators of Diversity Sponsored Campus tours of UCONN and EASTCONN for Wednesday, January 30th.  Permission forms are available in room H101 or in the Main Office and are due by January 16th.
• The Hall Library will be open during mid-term exams for quiet study only. Please come to the library only if you are planning to work quietly. Thank you and best of luck with your exams! 

Friday, January 11, 2019
• Quote of the day:  You are enough just as you are. ~ Meghan Markle. 
• Lunch:  School made pizza with assorted toppings, seasoned green beans, vegetables and fresh fruit.                                                          
• Senior Portraits will be taken on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th in room F107.  You have been pre-assigned an appointment to have your portrait taken.  The alphabetical list for portraits is located in the main office.  Girls:  Wear a nice, appropriate, dressy top.  Boys:  Wear a shirt and tie.  
• Future Educators of Diversity Sponsored Campus tours of UCONN and EASTCONN for Wednesday, January 30th.  Permission forms are available in room H101 or in the Main Office and are due by January 16th.
 

Thursday, January 10, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Make each day your masterpiece. ~ John Wooden.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce salsa, sour cream, refried beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.
• Senior Portraits will be taken on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th in room F107.  You have been pre-assigned an appointment to have your portrait taken.  The alphabetical list for portraits is located in the main office.  Girls:  Wear a nice, appropriate, dressy top.  Boys:  Wear a shirt and tie. 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you. ~ Margaret Thatcher.
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, fresh steamed broccoli, garlic roll, spinach salad and fresh fruit.
• Relay For Life meeting will be held right after school today in room B202.

Monday, January 7, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Trust yourself.  Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.  Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. ~ Golda Meir.
Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup. Spicy fries, fresh steamed broccoli, assorted vegetables and fresh fruit.
• On Monday, Jan 7th at 7p.m. in the Conard auditorium, WHPS and the Counseling Department will be sponsoring College Knowledge Night, an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application and decision process.  The panelists in attendance will be from: Amherst College, CCSU, Yale, UCONN and University of Chicago.  This event is open to all Hall/Conard students but the info presented will be most relevant to juniors.  Come and learn more about the post-high school planning process. 

Friday, January 4, 2019
• Quote of the day:  Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, carrot sticks with dip, assorted fresh fruits and vegetables.
• On Monday, Jan 7th at 7p.m. in the Conard auditorium, WHPS and the Counseling Department will be sponsoring College Knowledge Night, an admissions panel discussion focusing on the college search, application and decision process.  The panelists in attendance will be from: Amherst College, CCSU, Yale, UCONN and University of Chicago.  This event is open to all Hall/Conard students but the info presented will be most relevant to juniors.  Come and learn more about the post-high school planning process. 

Wednesday, January 2, 2018
• Quote of the day:  And now we welcome the New Year.  Full of things that have never been. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, roasted butternut squash, warm cinnamon apples and fresh fruit.
• Hall’s period 5 entrepreneurship class is selling new and improved Hall themed beanies.  This $15 beanie is comfortable and will keep your head warm throughout the winter season.  Beanies will arrive today, so buy yours now!  If you are interested in a beanie you can contact us at TheDaileyGrinders@Gmail.com or use our QR code posted on the flyers around the building!  


Friday, December 21, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Have an attitude of gratitude. ~ Thomas S. Monson.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge plain or assorted toppings, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org

Thursday, December 20, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people. ~ Barbara Bush.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with or without meat, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.
• The FEOD Holiday Gathering will be held at 2:30 p.m. today in Dr. White's classroom.  Please RSVP by email.  
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
• Quote of the day:   The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life. ~ Roy T. Bennett. 
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, warm bread stick, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• The FEOD Holiday Gathering will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in Dr. White's classroom.  Please RSVP by email.  
• Hall’s period 5 entrepreneurship class is selling new and improved Hall themed beanies.  This $15 beanie is comfortable and will keep your head warm throughout the winter season.  Beanies will arrive on January 2nd, so buy yours now!  If you are interested in a beanie you can contact us at TheDaileyGrinders@Gmail.com or use our QR code posted on the flyers around the building!  
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org
• As of January 1st 2019, Hall High Cafeteria, along with our other West Hartford Public Schools, will no longer have straws for student lunches.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust.
• Lunch:  Hot dog or beef burger on a bun, vegetarian beans, seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw and fresh fruit.  
• Hall’s period 5 entrepreneurship class is selling new and improved Hall themed beanies.  This $15 beanie is comfortable and will keep your head warm throughout the winter season.  Beanies will arrive on January 2nd, so buy yours now!  If you are interested in a beanie you can contact us at TheDaileyGrinders@Gmail.com or use our QR code posted on the flyers around the building!  
• The FEOD Holiday Gathering will be on Thursday, December 20th at 2:30 p.m. in Dr. White's classroom.  Please RSVP by email.  
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org
• As of January 1st 2019, Hall High Cafeteria, along with our other West Hartford Public Schools, will no longer have straws for student lunches.


Monday, December 17, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else.  Judge everyone and everything for yourself. ~ Henry James
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, garlic roll, crinkle cut fries, fresh steamed broccoli and diced peaches.  
• Hall’s period 5 entrepreneurship class is selling new and improved Hall themed beanies.  This $15 beanie is comfortable and will keep your head warm throughout the winter season.  Beanies will arrive on January 2nd, so buy yours now!  If you are interested in a beanie you can contact us at TheDaileyGrinders@Gmail.com or use our QR code posted on the flyers around the building!  
• Congratulations to Lauren Persky, Will Groshek, Ava Major, and Amreen Chowdhury for their contributions to this fall's creative writing challenge!  
• The FEOD Holiday Gathering will be on Thursday, December 20th at 2:30 p.m. in Dr. White's classroom.  Please RSVP by email.  
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org
• As of January 1st 2019, Hall High Cafeteria, along with our other West Hartford Public Schools, will no longer have straws for student lunches.


Friday, December 14, 2018
• Quote of the day:   The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller.
• Lunch:   Pizza wedge plain or assorted toppings, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.
• Attention Staff and students!  Wear your PJ’s to school today and please join us in the gym for a group photo at 2 p.m. to spell out CCMC if you are available.  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website).  Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!
• Congratulations to Lauren Persky, Will Groshek, Ava Major, and Amreen Chowdhury for their contributions to this fall's creative writing challenge!  
• The FEOD Holiday Gathering will be on Thursday, December 20th at 2:30 p.m. in Dr. White's classroom.  Please RSVP by email.  
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org

Thursday, Thursday, December 13, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. ~ Maya Angelou.
• Lunch:   Roasted turkey, mashed potato and gravy, stuffing, butternut squash, assorted sweet breads and applesauce cups.
• Attention Staff and students!  Wear your PJ’s to school tomorrow to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website).  Please join us in the gym for a group photo at 2 p.m. tomorrow, to spell out CCMC if you are available.  Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org
December 13, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. ~ Maya Angelou.
• Lunch:   Roasted turkey, mashed potato and gravy, stuffing, butternut squash, assorted sweet breads and applesauce cups.
• Attention Staff and students!  Wear your PJ’s to school tomorrow to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website).  Please join us in the gym for a group photo at 2 p.m. tomorrow, to spell out CCMC if you are available.  Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
• Quote of the day:   If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed.  The vision pulls you. ~ Steve Jobs. 
• Lunch:   Mini pancakes, potato puffs, sausage patty, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• Empty Bowls will be running a penny wars competition this week within the social studies classrooms, to support local food pantries this holiday season.  Drop spare change in the collection bottles located in your social studies classroom to get in the giving spirit.  Every penny counts!  The teacher whose classes donate the most will win a pizza or bagel party the following week.
• Attention Staff and Students!  Join us in wearing your PJ’s to school on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!
• This month, the Hall Wordiers Book Club will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys on Tuesday, January 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the Library.  Join us to discuss a riveting story based on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier that the Titanic.  Any questions?  Contact 2021katherinep364@student.whps.org

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
• Quote of the day:   I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. ~ Abraham Lincoln. 
• Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken, steamed brown rice, Asian mix vegetables, dinner roll, pineapple tidbits and fortune cookie.
• Empty Bowls will be running a penny wars competition this week within the social studies classrooms, to support local food pantries this holiday season.  Drop spare change in the collection bottles located in your social studies classroom to get in the giving spirit.  Every penny counts!  The teacher whose classes donate the most will win a pizza or bagel party the following week.
• Need an excuse to eat out tonight?   EAT at Bishops Corner Panera today from 4 - 8 p.m. and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Safe Grad.
• PLEASE show the Safe Grad flyer when you order!  Paper copies of the flyer are in the Main office or show the Instagram post on your phone.
• Attention Staff and Students!  Join us in wearing your PJ’s to school on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!

Monday, December 10, 2018
• Quote of the day:   Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ~ Joshua J. Marine. 
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce, garlic roll, steamed broccoli and fresh fruit.
• Empty Bowles will be running a penny wars competition within the social studies classrooms, to support local food pantries this holiday season.  From Monday-Friday, drop spare change in the collection bottles located in your social studies classroom, to get in the giving spirit.  Every penny counts!  The teacher whose classes donate the most will win a pizza or bagel party the following week.
• Attention Staff and Students!  Join us in wearing your PJ’s to school on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!

Friday, December 7, 2018
• Quote of the day:  How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank. 
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken today in room F107.  
• Hall's first Super Smash Brother Ultimate tournament will be held in room E131 today at 2:30 p.m.  We currently have over 25 participants and would love for more to sign up.  If you've been hesitant to sign up, now is the time!  Cost is $5 to participate with proceeds benefiting Extra Life Charity, the Hall Coral Project, and Hall Robotics.  The winner will receive a $25 GameStop gift card and there will be raffle prizes for other tournament participants.  Snacks and pizza will be sold as well.  All levels of gamers are welcome.  For registration, please see Mr. Wasley in room PG08 or Mr. Wilkosz in room AG11 or sign up in the cafe.  
• Empty Bowles will be running a penny wars competition within the social studies classrooms, to support local food pantries this holiday season.  From Monday-Friday, drop spare change in the collection bottles located in your social studies classroom, to get in the giving spirit.  Every penny counts!  The teacher whose classes donate the most will win a pizza or bagel party the following week.
• Staff and students, join us in  wearing your PJ’s to school next week on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!


Thursday, December 6, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. ~ Kurt Vonnegut.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, cole slaw and vegetarian beans.
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken this week in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office for your appointment date and time.
• Unified Theatre will be rehearsing in the Auditorium today from 6-8 p.m.
• Hall's first Super Smash Brother Ultimate tournament is less than a day away.  We currently have over 25 participants and would love for more to sign up.  The tournament will be in room E131 on Friday December 7th at 2:30 p.m.  If you've been hesitant to sign up, now is the time!  Cost is $5 to participate with proceeds benefiting Extra Life Charity, the Hall Coral Project, and Hall Robotics.  The winner will receive a $25 GameStop gift card and there will be raffle prizes for other tournament participants.  Snacks and pizza will be sold as well.  All levels of gamers are welcome.  For registration, please see Mr. Wesley in room PG08 or Mr. Wilkes in room AG11 or sign up in the cafe.  Looking forward to seeing you Friday!
• There will be a Baseball Informational meeting on Tuesday, December 11th at 2:15 p.m. in room A101.
• Staff and students, join us in  wearing your PJ’s to school next week on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. ~ Steve Jobs. 
• Lunch:  Pasta with sauce and meatballs, shredded cheese, garlic bread and fresh fruit.
• Relay for Life will meet right after school today in room B202.
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken this week in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office for your appointment date and time.
• Unified Theatre will be rehearsing in the Auditorium today and tomorrow from 6-8 p.m.
• There will be a Baseball Informational meeting on Tuesday, December 11th at 2:15 p.m. in room A101.
• Staff and students, join us in  wearing your PJ’s to school next week on Friday, December 14th to support the kids at CCMC!  Donations of one dollar or more will be collected in the cafeteria, during periods 4 through 7.  If you do not have a lunch period, you can give your donation to student Rylie Dagnall or math teacher Mrs. Nichols in room C221.  Larger donations will be accepted as well, or can be made online (the link is on the Hall website). Thank you for your support of these brave kids and their families as they fight cancer with everything they have!

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Some people come in your life as blessings.  Some come in your life as lessons. ~ Mother Theresa.
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, crinkle cut Fries, warm biscuit, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit. 
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken this week in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office for your appointment date and time.
• Unified Theatre will be rehearsing in the Auditorium today, tomorrow, and Thursday from 6-8 p.m.
• Relay for Life will meet right after school tomorrow in room B202.
• There will be a Baseball Informational meeting on Tuesday, December 11th at 2:15 p.m. in room A101.

Monday, December 3, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. ~ Mark Twain.
• Lunch:  Cheese calzone with marinara dipping sauce, garden salad, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
• Unified Theatre will be rehearsing in the Auditorium on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6-8 p.m.
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken Tuesday, December 4th through Friday, December 7th in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office for your appointment date and time.

Friday, November 30, 2018
• Quote of the day:  One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation. ~ Arthur Ashe.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, warm bread stick, cucumber salad and fresh fruit.
• Do you care about animals and want to help them?  Join SETA, students for the ethical treatment of animals, to take part and learn more about animal rights.  Our first meeting will be held today from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. in room B225.  Oreos and popcorn will be provided!  
• Come see the play “Black Comedy” in the Black Box Theatre.  "What would you do if there was a power outage on the most important day of your life?" And "What happens when you mix a military man, a mistress, and a millionaire in pitch dark?"  If you want answers, come see the first student directed show at Hall, free of charge!  Tonight’s performance will start at 7:00 p.m.  Saturday’s performances will be held at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portraits will be taken Tuesday, December 4th through Friday, December 7th in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office for your appointment date and time.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.  Benjamin Franklin.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, crisp corn and fresh fruit.
• Do you care about animals and want to help them?  Join SETA, students for the ethical treatment of animals, to take part and learn more about animal rights.  Our first meeting will be held tomorrow from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. in room B225.  Oreos and popcorn will be provided!  
• Attention Seniors!  Senior Portrait will be taken Tuesday, December 4th through Friday, December 7th in room F107.  Please stop by the Main Office to for your appointment date and time.
• Come see the play “Black Comedy” in the Black Box Theatre.  "What would you do if there was a power outage on the most important day of your life?" And "What happens when you mix a military man, a mistress, and a millionaire in pitch dark?"  If you want answers, come see, the first student directed show at Hall!  All shows are free!  Show times for tonight and Friday are at 7:00 p.m.  Saturday’s performances will be held at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period.  Anyone who participates will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of two Kindle Fire tablets.  Sign up soon to guarantee your spot.
• Don't throw away those plastic bags you get from the grocery store, bring them to school and have them get recycled!  We are one of eleven WH schools participating in the TREX recycle program.  Drop off your plastic bags of in the bins located outside the office, the athletics office or near the locker rooms.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Nelson Mandala.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• In the black box theatre, we're asking the important questions, like "What would you do if there was a power outage on the most important day of your life?" And "What happens when you mix a military man, a mistress, and a millionaire in pitch dark?"  If you want answers, come see “Black Comedy”, the first student directed show at Hall!  All shows are free!  Shows times are; today at 2:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 
• Don't throw away those plastic bags you get from the grocery store, bring them to school and have them get recycled!  We are one of eleven WH schools participating in the TREX recycle program.  Drop off your plastic bags of in the bins located outside the office, the athletics office or near the locker rooms.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period.  Anyone who participates will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of two Kindle Fire tablets.  Sign up soon to guarantee your spot.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Learning never exhausts the mind. ~ Leonardo da Vinci.
• Lunch:  Chicken tenders, crinkle cut fries, roasted cauliflower and fresh fruit.
• Don't throw away those plastic bags you get from the grocery store, bring them to school and have them get recycled!  We are one of eleven WH schools participating in the TREX recycle program.  Drop off your plastic bags of in the bins located outside the office, the athletics office or near the locker rooms.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period.  Anyone who participates will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of two Kindle Fire tablets.  Sign up soon to guarantee your spot.
• Hall High School's FIRST "Super Smash Brothers Ultimate" tournament is coming Friday, December 7th after school in room E131.  If you have been hesitate to play, now is chance because the game will have only been out for a few hours!  It's a Launch Tournament folks!  Cost is $5 to participate with proceeds benefiting Extra Life Charity, the Hall Coral Project, and Hall Robotics.  The winner will receive a $25 GameStop gift card and there raffle prizes for other tournament participants.  Snacks and pizza will be sold as well.  You must register by Wednesday, December 5th for the tournament.  All levels of gamers are welcome.  For registration forms and more information, see Mr. Wasley in room PG08 or Mr. Wilkosz in AG11. 

Monday, November 26, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. ~ Epictetus.
• Lunch:  Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, seasoned potato wedge, broccoli crunch salad and applesauce.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period.  Anyone who participates will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes, including one of two Kindle Fire tablets.  Sign up soon to guarantee your spot.
• Hall High School's FIRST "Super Smash Brothers Ultimate" tournament is coming Friday, December 7th after school in room E131.  If you have been hesitate to play, now is chance because the game will have only been out for a few hours!  It's a Launch Tournament folks!  Cost is $5 to participate with proceeds benefiting Extra Life Charity, the Hall Coral Project, and Hall Robotics.  The winner will receive a $25 GameStop gift card and there raffle prizes for other tournament participants.  Snacks and pizza will be sold as well.  You must register by Wednesday, December 5th for the tournament.  All levels of gamers are welcome.  For registration forms and more information, see Mr. Wasley in room PG08 or Mr. Wilkosz in AG11. 


Wednesday, November 21, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, garlic bread, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• The library will be closed today for Hall’s 5th Annual Book Tasting.  The cafeteria, the Career Center and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Hall High School's FIRST "Super Smash Brothers Ultimate" tournament is coming Friday, December 7th after school in room E131.  If you have been hesitate to play, now is chance because the game will have only been out for a few hours!  It's a Launch Tournament folks!  Cost is $5 to participate with proceeds benefiting Extra Life Charity, the Hall Coral Project, and Hall Robotics.  The winner will receive a $25 GameStop gift card and there raffle prizes for other tournament participants.  Snacks and pizza will be sold as well.  You must register by Wednesday, December 5th for the tournament.  All levels of gamers are welcome.  For registration forms and more information, see Mr. Wasley in room PG08 or Mr. Wilkosz in AG11. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
• Quote of the day:  When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, garlic roll, crisp corn and diced pears.
• The Unified Business Club will meet today at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria).  Hope to see you there!
• The library will be closed tomorrow for Hall’s 5th Annual Book Tasting.  The cafeteria, the Career Center and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• This week’s food drive, hosted by the Community Service Club, has been extended until Wednesday.  Please consider donating pasta and sauce, rice, tuna, baked beans, cold cereal, or canned fruit.  There are collection bins outside the Main Office, Gym and the Library.  All food would be given to the WH Food Pantry.  Thank you. 
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period. 

Monday, November 19, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Success is no accident.  It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. ~ Pele.
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce, garlic roll, steamed broccoli and fresh fruit. 
• United States Coast Guard Academy will be in the Career Center today period 7.  Sign up online at Naviance.com to attend.
• The library will be closed next Wednesday, November 21st for Hall’s 5th Annual Book Tasting. The cafeteria, the Career Center and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period. 

Friday, November 16, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like a star.  Keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself. ~ Neymar Da Silva Santos Jr.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, chopped romaine salad and fresh fruit.  
• Bay Path University will be in the Career Center today period 4.  Sign up online at Naviance.com to attend.
• Are you in need of community service hours?  Do you also want to promote tolerance of Islam?  Then join Hall Muslim Student Association.  Meetings are after school on Fridays in room C103.  We will volunteer outside Hall on Friday’s and Sunday’s.
• The library will be closed next Wednesday, November 21st for Hall’s 5th Annual Book Tasting. The cafeteria, the Career Center and the Writing Center will be available for students.
• Hall High School’s Community Service Club wants to tell you that this week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  If you want to stay informed, you can visit behomeful.org.  If you would like to give back, donate this week to the Hall Food Drive!  We are collection in bins outside the Library, Gym and Main Office.  We are specifically looking for:  Pasta and sauce, rice, tuna, baked beans, cold cereal and canned fruit.
• Do you want to write for the Holiday Edition of Hall Highlights but you missed Wednesday’s meeting?  Well, you can still get your voice heard by joining the Google classroom using the code tdcbmor.  For more information, contact the adviser, Ms. Fransen, or senior editors Sean Donovan, Claire Bellucci, Diego Horrisberger or junior editor Nina Faynshtayn.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period. 


Thursday, November 15, 2018
• Quote of the day:  We live in a diverse society - in fact, a diverse world - and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other. ~ Stan Lee.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun, with crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans and fresh fruit.
• Do you like to discuss themes in fiction?  Then join the Multimedia Discussion Club this Thursday after school in room A109!  There will be snacks and lots to talk about.
• Are you in need of community service hours?  Do you also want to promote tolerance of Islam?  Then join Hall Muslim Student Association.  Meetings are after school on Fridays in room C103.  We will volunteer outside Hall on Friday’s and Sunday’s.
• Hall High School’s Community Service Club wants to tell you that this week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  If you want to stay informed, you can visit behomeful.org.  If you would like to give back, donate this week to the Hall Food Drive!  We are collection in bins outside the Library, Gym and Main Office.  We are specifically looking for:  Pasta and sauce, rice, tuna, baked beans, cold cereal and canned fruit.
• Do you want to write for the Holiday Edition of Hall Highlights but you missed Wednesday’s meeting?  Well, you can still get your voice heard by joining the Google classroom using the code tdcbmor.  For more information, contact the adviser, Ms. Fransen, or senior editors Sean Donovan, Claire Bellucci, Diego Horrisberger or junior editor Nina Faynshtayn.
• Would you like to work with Computer Science students to program an app? Come to the Library Circulation Desk to sign up for an in-school workshop to be held Periods 3, 7, and 8 on Tuesday, December 4th in the Library Computer Lab.  Space is limited to 12 students per Period. 
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Nov. 15    1    7:30 AM    Southern Vermont College
Thurs. Nov. 15    4    10:07 AM    Universiteit van Amsterdam
Fri. Nov. 16    4    10:07 AM    Bay Path University
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
• Quote of the day:  To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. ~ Reba McEntire
• Lunch:  French Toast Sticks E,D, Sausage Links, Hash Brown Potato, Roasted Butternut Squash, Warm Cinnanmon Apples
• Hall High School’s Community Service club wants to tell you that this week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  If you want to stay informed you can visit behomeful.org.  If you would like to give back, donate this week  to the Hall food drive! We are collecting in bins outside the lib., gym and main office and are specifically looking for:
- pasta and sauce
- rice
- tuna
- baked beans
- cold cereal
- canned fruit
WEST HARTFORD YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
• Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows:  Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at King Philip Middle School.  All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year.  No exceptions will be made.  In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 1st to be eligible to play.  No roster spots are guaranteed.  Individuals can complete registration on the league website at WWW.WHYBL.ORG .  For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are November 17th at 9:00 a.m. and/or December 8th at 9:00 a.m., at King Philip School.  Alumni Division is open to students born in 2003, 2002, 2001, (or 2000 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.)
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12th   
Thurs. Nov. 15    1    7:30 AM    Southern Vermont College
Thurs. Nov. 15    4    10:07 AM    Universiteit van Amsterdam
Fri. Nov. 16    4    10:07 AM    Bay Path University
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. ~ Albert Schweitzer. 
• Lunch:  Manderine Orange Chicken, Steamed Brown Rice, Vegetable Medley, Fortune Cookie and Pineapple Tidbits
• What do Odysseus cunning, obnoxious anaphora, and poetry club all have in common?  They all live in the English wing!  If one or more of these words sounded interesting, join us in room A109 for the first meeting of Poetry Club this Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Contact Luke Aubin or Samara Gorden-Wexler with any questions.
• Hall High School’s Community Service club wants to tell you that this week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  If you want to stay informed you can visit behomeful.org.  If you would like to give back, donate this week to the Hall food drive! We are collecting in bins outside the lib., gym and main office and are specifically looking for:
- pasta and sauce
- rice
- tuna
- baked beans
- cold cereal
- canned fruit
- apple sauce
WEST HARTFORD YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
• Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows:  Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at King Philip Middle School.  All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year.  No exceptions will be made.  In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 1st to be eligible to play.  No roster spots are guaranteed.  Individuals can complete registration on the league website at WWW.WHYBL.ORG .  For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are November 17th at 9:00 a.m. and/or December 8th at 9:00 a.m., at King Philip School.  Alumni Division is open to students born in 2003, 2002, 2001, (or 2000 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.)
• "Are you in need of community service hours? Do you also want to promote tolerance of Islam? Then join Hall Muslim Student Association. Meetings are after school on Fridays in C103. We will volunteer outside Hall on Fridays and Sundays."  
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME  COLLEGE
Tues. Nov. 13    3     9:12 AM    Stevens Institute of Technology
Tues. Nov. 13    4     10:07 AM    Lincoln Technical Institute
Tues. Nov. 13    8     1:28 PM    John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the CUNY
Thurs. Nov. 15    1     10:30 AM    Universiteit van Amsterdam
Conference day so visit starts at 10:30 which is 1st period.
Fri. Nov. 16    4     10:07 AM    Bay Path University
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Monday, November 12, 2018
• Quote of the day:  To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. ~ Reba McEntire.
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, crinkle cut fries, warm bread stick, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• The Photo Club will meet at 2:30 today in room H103, (Mr. Marselle's class).  All are welcome and encouraged to attend!   
• What do Odysseus cunning, obnoxious anaphora, and poetry club all have in common?  They all live in the English wing!  If one or more of these words sounded interesting, join us in room A109 for the first meeting of Poetry Club this Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Contact Luke Aubin or Samara Gorden-Wexler with any questions.
WEST HARTFORD YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
• Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows:  Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at King Philip Middle School.  All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year.  No exceptions will be made.  In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 1st to be eligible to play.  No roster spots are guaranteed.  Individuals can complete registration on the league website at WWW.WHYBL.ORG .  For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are November 17th at 9:00 a.m. and/or December 8th at 9:00 a.m., at King Philip School.  Alumni Division is open to students born in 2003, 2002, 2001, (or 2000 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.)
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Nov. 13    3    9:12 AM        Stevens Institute of Technology
Tues. Nov. 13    4    10:07 AM    Lincoln Technical Institute
Tues. Nov. 13    8    1:28 PM        John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the CUNY
Thurs. Nov. 15    1    7:30 AM        Southern Vermont College
Thurs. Nov. 15    4    10:07 AM    Universiteit van Amsterdam
Fri. Nov. 16    4    10:07 AM    Bay Path University
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Friday, November 9, 2018
• Quote of the day, inspired by Mrs. Gayle Levine:  Sometimes you need to slow down to go fast.  ~ Jeff Olson.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, chopped romaine salad and diced peaches.    
• North Caroline State University will be in the Career Center today period 7.  Sign up online at Naviance.com to attend.
• The Photo Club will meet on Monday, November 12th at 2:30 in room H103, (Mr. Marselle's class).  All are welcome and encouraged to attend!   
WEST HARTFORD YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
• Tryout/Assessment for new players for the Alumni Division of the WHYBL will be held as follows:  Alumni Session 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at King Philip Middle School.  All new players MUST attend the assessment session to be eligible to play this year.  No exceptions will be made.  In addition, All PLAYERS, new and returning, must register by December 1st to be eligible to play.  No roster spots are guaranteed.  Individuals can complete registration on the league website at WWW.WHYBL.ORG .  For Senior Division (new players age 13 and 14), assessments are November 17th at 9:00 a.m. and/or December 8th at 9:00 a.m., at King Philip School.  Alumni Division is open to students born in 2003, 2002, 2001, (or 2000 if a high school Senior is enrolled full time for the complete season. Those who graduate early are ineligible.)

Thursday, November 8, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I don’t know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future. ~ Ralph Abernathy. 
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, crisp corn and applesauce.    
• The Hall Boys Soccer Team is collecting food for the local Food Pantry.  If you are coming to the Game tomorrow afternoon, please consider bringing a box of cereal, pasta or a can of tuna to drop off at the Turf Field Entrance. 
• The Photo Club will meet on Monday, November 12th at 2:30 in room H103, (Mr. Marselle's class).  All are welcome and encouraged to attend!   
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thur. Nov. 8    1    7:30 AM     Dickinson College
Thur. Nov. 8    2    8:21 AM     Castleton University
Thur. Nov. 8    3    9:12 AM     Columbia College
Thur. Nov. 8    4    10:07 AM Suffolk University
Thur. Nov. 8    8    1:28 PM     Endicott College
Fri. Nov. 9    7    12:38 PM North Carolina State University
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
• Quote of the day:  To love what you do and feel that it matters, how could anything be more fun? ~ Katharine Graham.
• Lunch:  Hot dog on a bun or a meatball sandwich, with vegetarian beans, potato wedges, cole slaw and fresh fruit.     
• Relay For Life will meet today at 12:50 p.m. in room B202.  There will be refreshments!
• Unified Theater's rehearsal will be held this evening from 6 - 8 p.m. in room E131 
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thur. Nov. 8    1    7:30 AM    Dickinson College
Thur. Nov. 8    2    8:21 AM    Castleton University
Thur. Nov. 8    3    9:12 AM    Columbia College
Thur. Nov. 8    4    10:07 AM Suffolk University
Thur. Nov. 8    8    1:28 PM    Endicott College
Fri.  Nov. 9    7    12:38 PM North Carolina State University
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Monday, November 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
  ~ E.E. Cummings.
• Lunch:  Cheese calzone with marinara dipping sauce, garden salad, carrot sticks and fresh fruit.    
• The Photo Club's first meeting will be held at 2:30 today in room H103.  See you there!   
• Unified Theater's rehearsal will be held in room E131 on Wednesday November 7th from 6 - 8 p.m.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Nov. 5    5    10:57 AM    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Thur. Nov. 8    1    7:30 AM    Dickinson College
Thur. Nov. 8    2    8:21 AM    Castleton University
Thur. Nov. 8    3    9:12 AM    Columbia College
Thur. Nov. 8    4    10:07 AM    Suffolk University
Thur. Nov. 8    8    1:28 PM    Endicott College
Fri. Nov. 9    7    12:38 PM    North Carolina State University
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Friday, November 2, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I change myself, I change the world. ~ Gloria Anzaldua. 
• Lunch:  Pasta with or without meatballs, shredded cheese, garden salad, garlic bread stick and applesauce.
• American International College will be in the Career Center today period 2.  Sign up online at Naviance.com to attend.
• We are pleased to announce that the Photo Club's first meeting will be held in room H 103, Mr. Terry Marselle's class on Monday, November 5th right after school at 2:30.  See you there!   
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5th   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Nov. 5    5    10:57 AM    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute        
Thur. Nov. 8    1    7:30 AM    Dickinson College
Thur. Nov. 8    2    8:21 AM    Castleton University
Thur. Nov. 8    3    9:12 AM    Columbia College
Thur. Nov. 8    4    10:07 AM    Suffolk University
Thur. Nov. 8    8    1:28 PM    Endicott College
Fri. Nov. 9    7    12:38 PM    North Carolina State University
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Thursday, November 1, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. ~ Michelangelo.
• Lunch:  Street Tacos with pork carnita or chicken, shredded cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, black beans, crisp corn salad and fresh fruit.  
• Attention Hall seniors!  Are you interested in an opportunity to take a college course at the University of Hartford next semester tuition free?  If so, the application deadline for the COLLEGE NOW spring term is this Friday, November 2nd.  LATE applications will not be accepted.  To learn more about student eligibility for the COLLEGE NOW program visit the Hall Counseling Office for an application. 
• The first issue of this year's Hall Highlights, Hall’s very own school newspaper is hot off the presses!  Make sure to pick up a copy and read everything from school news articles to opinion pieces written by your peers! Don't forget you can find even more by visiting our website at HallRecord.org!
• Come see the Hall HS Jazz Program perform on Sunday, November 4th at Trinity on Main at 7 p.m. for the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert.  The concert is in support of the Artist’s collective and the Haig Shahverdian Scholarship Fund.  It will be a night full of great music and you can support all of your friends in the jazz program.  See you there.
COLLEGE VISITS 

DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Nov. 1    3    9:12 AM    Culinary Institute of America
 (Ms. Brand’s room E105)
Thurs. Nov. 1    6    11:47 AM    American University
Fri. Nov 2    2    8:21 AM    American International College
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
• Quote of the day:  A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. ~ Ayn Rand. 
• Lunch:  Mini maple pancakes, hash brown potato, sausage patty, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• The first issue of this year's Hall Highlights, Hall’s very own school newspaper is hot off the presses!  Make sure to pick up a copy and read everything from school news articles to opinion pieces written by your peers! Don't forget you can find even more by visiting our website at HallRecord.org!
• Come see the Hall HS Jazz Program perform on Sunday, November 4th at Trinity on Main at 7 p.m. for the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert.  The concert is in support of the Artist’s collective and the Haig Shahverdian Scholarship Fund.  It will be a night full of great music and you can support all of your friends in the jazz program.  See you there.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29th  
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Nov. 1    3    9:12 AM    Culinary Institute of America
 (Ms. Brand’s room E105)
Thurs. Nov. 1    6    11:47 AM    American University
Fri. Nov 2    2    8:21 AM    American International College
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
• Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together. ~ Vesta Kelly.
• Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup with saltines, seasoned potato wedges, broccoli crunch salad and mixed fruit cup
• Photo Retake Day is today in room E119 from 7:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Students you must have your photo take if you were absent during our original photo day on September 20th or if you have not received your ID.  Please go to room E119 during a free or lunch period today and if that is not possible please speak with one of your teachers or Mrs. Slayton in the main office to obtain a pass.
• Come see the Hall HS Jazz Program perform on Sunday, November 4th at Trinity on Main at 7 p.m. for the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert.  The concert is in support of the Artist’s collective and the Haig Shahverdian Scholarship Fund.  It will be a night full of great music and you can support all of your friends in the jazz program.  See you there.
• Interested in getting into shape, meeting like-minded friends, and de-stressing from your busy day?  Join our New Horizons Yoga club on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room E112, where you will have the opportunity to center mind, body, and spirit with a certified yoga instructor. Everyone is welcome in this judgment free zone!  Wear comfortable clothes, yoga mats and blocks are provided!  Contact Nes Malk for more information and to sign up.  Space is limited!
• The Writing Center Challenge is back!  The Fall Creative Writing contest will be based on "Famous Last Words."  Please see your English teacher, the library staff, or the Writing Center for details.  Due date is November 28th, there will be prizes!  
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29  
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Oct. 29    6    11:47 AM    SUNY Albany
Mon. Oct. 29    8    1:28 PM    Western New England University        
Tues. Oct. 30    5    10:57 AM    Davidson College
Tues. Oct. 30    6    11:47 AM    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Tues. Oct. 30    7    12:38 PM    Pace University, Westchester Campus
Tues. Oct. 30    8    1:28 PM    Sarah Lawrence College
Thurs. Nov. 1    3    9:12 AM    Culinary Institute of America
 (Ms. Brand’s room E105)
Thurs. Nov. 1    6    11:47 AM    American University
Fri. Nov 2    2    8:21 AM    American International College
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Monday, October 29, 2018
• Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup with saltines, seasoned potato wedges, broccoli crunch salad and mixed fruit cup.
• Photo Retake Day is today in room E119 from 7:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Students you must have your photo take if you were absent during our original photo day on September 20th or if you have not received your ID.  Please go to room E119 during a free or lunch period today and if that is not possible please speak with one of your teachers or Mrs. Slayton in the main office to obtain a pass.
• Come see the Hall HS Jazz Program perform on Sunday, November 4th at Trinity on Main at 7 pm for the Jazz for a Cause Benefit Concert.  The concert is in support of the Artist’s collective and the Haig Shahverdian Scholarship Fund.  It will be a night full of great music and you can support all of your friends in the jazz program.  See you there.
• Interested in getting into shape, meeting like-minded friends, and de-stressing from your busy day?  Join our New Horizons Yoga club on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room E112, where you will have the opportunity to center mind, body, and spirit with a certified yoga instructor. Everyone is welcome in this judgment free zone!  Wear comfortable clothes, yoga mats and blocks are provided!  Contact Nes Malk for more information and to sign up.  Space is limited!
• The Writing Center Challenge is back!  The Fall Creative Writing contest will be based on "Famous Last Words."  Please see your English teacher, the library staff, or the Writing Center for details.  Due date is November 28th, there will be prizes!  
Please see College Visits Below
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29  
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Oct. 29    6    11:47 AM    SUNY Albany
Mon. Oct. 29    8    1:28 PM    Western New England University            
Tues. Oct. 30    5    10:57 AM    Davidson College
Tues. Oct. 30    6    11:47 AM    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Tues. Oct. 30    7    12:38 PM    Pace University, Westchester Campus
Tues. Oct. 30    8    1:28 PM    Sarah Lawrence College            
Thurs. Nov. 1    3    9:12 AM    Culinary Institute of America
(Ms. Brand’s room E105)
Thurs. Nov. 1    6    11:47 AM    American University
Fri. Nov 2    2    8:21 AM    American International College
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Friday, October 25, 2018
• Lunch: Pasta w/Meat/Meatless Sauce, Shredded Cheese, Garlic Bread, Seasoned Green Beans, Diced Pears.
• Interested in getting into shape, meeting like-minded friends, and de-stressing from your busy day?  Join our New Horizon's Yoga club on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room E112, where you will have the opportunity to center mind, body, and spirit with a certified yoga instructor. Everyone is welcome in this judgment free zone!  Wear comfortable clothes, yoga mats and blocks are provided!  Contact Nes Malk for more information and to sign up.  Space is limited!
• The Writing Center Challenge is back!  The Fall Creative Writing contest will be based on "Famous Last Words."  Please see your English teacher, the library staff, or the Writing Center for details.  Due date is November 28th, there will be prizes!  
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22nd
Fri. Oct. 26    4    10:07 AM    Alfred University
Fri. Oct. 26    6    11:47 AM    Baruch College of the CUNY
Fri. Oct. 26    7    12:38 PM    Lasell College
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Thursday, October 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together. ~ Vincent Van Gogh. 
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage links, potato puffs, butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• The Writing Center Challenge is back!  The Fall Creative Writing contest will be based on "Famous Last Words."  Please see your English teacher, the library staff, or the Writing Center for details.  Due date is November 28th, there will be prizes!  
Athletics
• Boys Basketball – Afterschool today in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22nd
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Oct. 23    2    8:21 AM    University of Redlands
Tues. Oct. 23    3    9:12 AM    The University of Scranton
Tues. Oct. 23    4    10:07 AM    Lynn University
Tues. Oct. 23    5    10:57 AM    University of Connecticut
Tues. Oct. 23    6    11:47 AM    Stonehill College
Thur. Oct. 25    6    11:47 AM    University of New Haven
Thur. Oct. 25    7    12:38 PM    Saint Michael's College
Thur. Oct. 25    8    1:28 PM    Becker College
Fri. Oct. 26    1    7:30 AM    Gettysburg College
Fri. Oct. 26    4    10:07 AM    Alfred University
Fri. Oct. 26    6    11:47 AM    Baruch College of the CUNY
Fri. Oct. 26    7    12:38 PM    Lasell College
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together. ~ Vincent Van Gogh. 
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage links, potato puffs, butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• The Writing Center Challenge is back!  The Fall Creative Writing contest will be based on "Famous Last Words."  Please see your English teacher, the library staff, or the Writing Center for details.  Due date is November 28th, there will be prizes!  
Athletics
• Boys Basketball – Afterschool today in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22nd
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Oct. 23    2    8:21 AM    University of Redlands
Tues. Oct. 23    3    9:12 AM    The University of Scranton
Tues. Oct. 23    4    10:07 AM    Lynn University
Tues. Oct. 23    5    10:57 AM    University of Connecticut
Tues. Oct. 23    6    11:47 AM    Stonehill College
Thur. Oct. 25    6    11:47 AM    University of New Haven
Thur. Oct. 25    7    12:38 PM    Saint Michael's College
Thur. Oct. 25    8    1:28 PM    Becker College
Fri. Oct. 26    1    7:30 AM    Gettysburg College
Fri. Oct. 26    4    10:07 AM    Alfred University
Fri. Oct. 26    6    11:47 AM    Baruch College of the CUNY
Fri. Oct. 26    7    12:38 PM    Lasell College
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt. 
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, warm biscuit, roasted cauliflower and applesauce.         
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held tonight from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
Athletics
• Boys Basketball – Wednesday, October 24th afterschool in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22nd
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Oct. 23    2    8:21 AM    University of Redlands
Tues. Oct. 23    3    9:12 AM    The University of Scranton
Tues. Oct. 23    4    10:07 AM    Lynn University
Tues. Oct. 23    5    10:57 AM    University of Connecticut
Tues. Oct. 23    6    11:47 AM    Stonehill College
Thur. Oct. 25    6    11:47 AM    University of New Haven
Thur. Oct. 25    7    12:38 PM    Saint Michael's College
Thur. Oct. 25    8    1:28 PM    Becker College
Fri. Oct. 26    1    7:30 AM    Gettysburg College
Fri. Oct. 26    4    10:07 AM    Alfred University
Fri. Oct. 26    6    11:47 AM    Baruch College of the CUNY
Fri. Oct. 26    7    12:38 PM    Lasell College
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Monday, October 22, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open. ~ Thomas Devar. 
• Lunch:   Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, warm bread stick, curly fries, roasted zucchini and fresh fruit.          
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held tomorrow from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
• Athletics
• Wrestling – Today at 6:15 pm in the cafeteria.
• Boys Basketball – Wednesday, October 24th afterschool in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22nd
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Oct. 22    1    7:30 AM    Barnard College
Mon. Oct. 22    3    9:12 AM    University of Saint Joseph
Mon. Oct. 22    7    12:38 PM    Syracuse University
Mon. Oct. 22    8    1:28 PM    University of Hartford
Tues. Oct. 23    2    8:21 AM    University of Redlands
Tues. Oct. 23    3    9:12 AM    The University of Scranton
Tues. Oct. 23    4    10:07 AM    Lynn University
Tues. Oct. 23    5    10:57 AM    University of Connecticut
Tues. Oct. 23    6    11:47 AM    Stonehill College        
Thur. Oct. 25    6    11:47 AM    University of New Haven
Thur. Oct. 25    7    12:38 PM    Saint Michael's College
Thur. Oct. 25    8    1:28 PM    Becker College        
Fri. Oct. 26    1    7:30 AM    Gettysburg College
Fri. Oct. 26    4    10:07 AM    Alfred University
Fri. Oct. 26    6    11:47 AM    Baruch College of the CUNY
Fri. Oct. 26    7    12:38 PM    Lasell College
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Friday, October 19, 2018
• Quote of the day:  People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ~ Maya Angelou. 
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, carrot sticks, chopped romaine salad and mandarin oranges.
• Today’s College visits: 

PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
2 8:21 AM    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
3 9:12 AM    Columbia University
4 10:07 AM    Drexel University
5 10:57 AM    Clarkson University
8 1:28 PM    Babson College
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School. Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!  Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship!  
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
Athletics
• Wrestling – Monday, October 22nd at 6:15 pm in the cafeteria.
• Boys Basketball – Wednesday, October 24th afterschool in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
 

Thursday, October 18, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I am what time, circumstance and history have made of me, certainly, but I am also much more than that.  So are we all. ~ James Baldwin.
• Lunch:  Philly steak pinwheel or veggie burger on a bun, with potato wedges, vegetarian beans, cole slaw and fresh fruit.
• The Model UN will have a mandatory meeting after school today in room C102.  We will discuss the UN field trip and have our club photo taken for the yearbook.  Again, this meeting is mandatory.
• Come to our Homecoming!  Fall Fest is from 4:00 -7:00 p.m. tomorrow. There will be food, games, and live music!  Then go watch our home football game at 7:00 p.m.  On Saturday, go to the Homecoming dance at Hall at 7:00 p.m.!  Tickets are on sale for $10 in the cafeteria during lunch waves.  Buy yours today! 
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School. Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!  Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship!  
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
Ahletics
• Wrestling – Monday, October 22nd at 6:15 pm in the cafeteria.
• Boys Basketball – Wednesday, October 24th afterschool in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 18    2    8:21 AM    Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Thurs. Oct. 18    3    9:12 AM    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Thurs. Oct. 18    4    10:07 AM    Salem State University
Thurs. Oct. 18    5    10:57 AM    Williams College
Thurs. Oct. 18    7    12:38 PM    Lafayette College
Fri. Oct. 19    2    8:21 AM    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Fri. Oct. 19    3    9:12 AM    Columbia University
Fri. Oct. 19    4    10:07 AM    Drexel University
Fri. Oct. 19    5    10:57 AM    Clarkson University
Fri. Oct. 19    8    1:28 PM    Babson College


Wednesday, October 17, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.  Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. ~ Ella Fitzgerald. 
• Lunch:  Pasta with our without meatballs, fresh steamed broccoli, warm bread stick and applesauce.
• College Fair 2018 will take place this evening from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Conard HS.  Over 150 colleges and universities will be in attendance.  Please check out the Hall website to see a complete list of attendees.  Please see Ms. Shaffer if you have any questions.
• Attention all seniors!  There will be a Senior Class photo today during 8th period!  Please wear your Senior Shirts or Hall gear!  If it’s Sunny outside, we’ll be outside on the turf, but if it’s rainy we will be in the gym!   
• The Relay for Life Club will meet right after school today in room B202.
• If you're interested in helping and fundraising for global causes, join International Aid club.  The first meeting will be held after school today in room H102, we will be planning our fundraising and awareness projects for the year.   
• The Model UN will have a mandatory meeting after school tomorrow in room C102.  We will discuss the UN field trip and have our club photo taken for the yearbook.  Again, this meeting is mandatory.
• Come to our Homecoming!  Fall Fest is from 4:00 -7:00 p.m. on Friday. There will be food, games, and live music!  Then go watch our home football game at 7:00 p.m.  On Saturday, go to the Homecoming dance at Hall at 7:00 p.m.!  Tickets are on sale for $10 in the cafeteria during lunch waves.  Buy yours today! 
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School. Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!  Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship!  
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
Athletics
• Wrestling – Monday, October 22nd at 6:15 pm in the cafeteria.
• Boys Basketball – Wednesday, October 24th afterschool in room E131.
• Boys Swimming & Diving – Wednesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
• Gymnastics – Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in room A101
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 18    2    8:21 AM    Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Thurs. Oct. 18    3    9:12 AM    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Thurs. Oct. 18    4    10:07 AM    Salem State University
Thurs. Oct. 18    5    10:57 AM    Williams College
Thurs. Oct. 18    7    12:38 PM    Lafayette College
Fri. Oct. 19    2    8:21 AM    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Fri. Oct. 19    3    9:12 AM    Columbia University
Fri. Oct. 19    4    10:07 AM    Drexel University
Fri. Oct. 19    5    10:57 AM    Clarkson University
Fri. Oct. 19    8    1:28 PM    Babson College


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
• Lunch:  Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potato & gravy, seasoned Green Beans, Dinner Roll, Fresh Fruit
• The Unified Business Club will meet today at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria).  
• The Relay for Life Club will meet on Wednesday, October 17th, right after school in room B202.
• College Fair 2018 will be taking place on Wednesday, October 17th, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Conard HS.  Over 150 colleges and universities will be in attendance.  Please check out the Hall website to see a complete list of attendees.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about a particular institution or connect with a college rep before sending your application.   Please see Ms. Shaffer if you have any questions.
• The Model UN will have a mandatory meeting on Thursday, October 18th after school in room C102.  We will discuss the UN field trip and have our club photo taken for the yearbook.  Again, this meeting is mandatory.
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School. 
• Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!  Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship!  Complimentary refreshments for students and families will available.
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
COLLEGE VISITS
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Oct. 16    2    8:21 AM    Simmons University
Tues. Oct. 16    4    10:07 AM    Ithaca College
Tues. Oct. 16    5    10:57 AM    Temple University
Tues. Oct. 16    6    11:47 AM    La Salle University
Tues. Oct. 16    7    12:38 PM    Washington University in St. Louis
Tues. Oct. 16    8    1:28 PM    St. Lawrence University
Thurs. Oct. 18    2    8:21 AM    Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Thurs. Oct. 18    3    9:12 AM    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Thurs. Oct. 18    4    10:07 AM    Salem State University
Thurs. Oct. 18    5    10:57 AM    Williams College
Thurs. Oct. 18    7    12:38 PM    Lafayette College
Fri. Oct. 19    2    8:21 AM    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Fri. Oct. 19    3    9:12 AM    Columbia University
Fri. Oct. 19    4    10:07 AM    Drexel University
Fri. Oct. 19    5    10:57 AM    Clarkson University
Fri. Oct. 19    8    1:28 PM    Babson College


Monday, October 15, 2018
• Quote of the day:  To tend, unfailingly, unflinchingly, towards a goal is the secret of success. ~ Anna Pavlova. 
• Lunch:  Personal pizza or French bread pizza, garden salad, carrot coins and fresh fruit.
• Action Club will meet after school today in room A105.  Join us if you can!
• Looking for a place to develop your voice and discuss your favorite shows, books, and movies?  If so, join the Multimedia Discussion Club after school today in room A109!  See or email Nadia A. with any questions.  
• Interested in taking a leadership role in Action Club?  Complete the interest survey in class, and join us after school today in room A105.
• The Unified Business Club will meet tomorrow at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria).  College Fair 2018 will be taking place on Wednesday, October 17th, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Conard HS.  Over 150 colleges and universities will be in attendance.  Please check out the Hall website to see a complete list of attendees.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about a particular institution or connect with a college rep before sending your application.   Please see Ms. Shaffer if you have any questions.
• The Model UN will have a mandatory meeting on Thursday, October 18th after school in room C102.  We will discuss the UN field trip and have our club photo taken for the yearbook.  Again, this meeting is mandatory.
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School. 
• Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
• Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!
• Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship! 
• Complimentary refreshments for students and families will available.
• The Future Educators of Diversity program is hosting a college fair for students and families of ethnically diverse backgrounds.  We welcome all grade levels and are encouraging parent participation and support.  The College Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Conard High School.  Our students are partnering with Conard students to run the event.  Colleges that will be there are: ECSU, UConn, UHart, MCC, and CCC.  In addition, there will be mini workshops offered by the colleges through the night.  
COLLEGE VISITS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Oct. 15    1    7:30 AM    Roanoke College
Mon. Oct. 15    2    8:21 AM    Marist College
Mon. Oct. 15    4    10:07 AM    Seton Hall University
Mon. Oct. 15    5    10:57 AM    Xavier University
Mon. Oct. 15    6    11:47 AM    Saint Joseph's College-ME            
Tues. Oct. 16    2    8:21 AM    Simmons University
Tues. Oct. 16    4    10:07 AM    Ithaca College
Tues. Oct. 16    5    10:57 AM    Temple University
Tues. Oct. 16    6    11:47 AM    La Salle University
Tues. Oct. 16    7    12:38 PM    Washington University in St. Louis
Tues. Oct. 16    8    1:28 PM    St. Lawrence University            
Thurs. Oct. 18    2    8:21 AM    Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Thurs. Oct. 18    3    9:12 AM    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Thurs. Oct. 18    4    10:07 AM    Salem State University
Thurs. Oct. 18    5    10:57 AM    Williams College
Thurs. Oct. 18    7    12:38 PM    Lafayette College            
Fri. Oct. 19    2    8:21 AM    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Fri. Oct. 19    3    9:12 AM    Columbia University
Fri. Oct. 19    4    10:07 AM    Drexel University
Fri. Oct. 19    5    10:57 AM    Clarkson University
Fri. Oct. 19    8    1:28 PM    Babson College


Friday, October 12, 2018
• Quote of the day:  When you cease to dream, you cease to live.  ~ Malcolm S. Forbes.
• Lunch:  Pulled pork or a filet of fish sandwich on a soft Kaiser roll, garden salad, crisp corn and diced pears.
• Today’s College Visits:
Period    Time    College
2    8:21 AM      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
3    9:12 AM      Bates College
4    10:07 AM    Macalester College
5    10:57 AM    Ohio Wesleyan University
7    12:38 PM    Emerson College
8    1:28 PM      University of Michigan
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• Action Club will meet after school on Monday, October 15th in room A105.  Join us if you can!
• Looking for a place to develop your voice and discuss your favorite shows, books, and movies?  If so, join the Multimedia Discussion Club!  First meeting is on Monday, October 15th after school in room A109!  See or email Nadia A. with any questions.  
• Interested in taking a leadership role in Action Club?  Complete the interest survey in class, and join us at our next meeting on Monday, October 15th in room A105.
•    The Unified Business Club will meet on Tuesday, October 16th at 2:20 p.m. in room BG14 (Ms. Branley's room, near the cafeteria).  
College Fair 2018 will be taking place on Wednesday, October 17th, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Conard HS.  Over 150 colleges and universities will be in attendance.  Please check out the Hall website to see a complete list of attendees.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about a particular institution or connect with a college rep before sending your application.   Please see Ms. Shaffer if you have any questions.
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School 
• Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
• Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!
• Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship! 
• Complimentary refreshments for students and families will available.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Truth is powerful and it prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth. 
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, crisp corn and applesauce.
• Looking for a place to develop your voice and discuss your favorite shows, books, and movies?  If so, join the Multimedia Discussion Club!  First meeting is on Monday, October 15th after school in room A109!  See or email Nadia A. with any questions.  
• Interested in taking a leadership role in Action Club?  Complete the interest survey in class, and join us at our next meeting on Monday, October 15th in room A105.
• Attention Seniors!  Need help completing FAFSA?  You and your family are invited to College Goal Sunday!  Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Hall High School 
• Receive free hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
• Resources and general information regarding state and federal aid programs also available!
• Also, complete your FAFSA and then enter our raffle to win a $250 scholarship! 
• Complimentary refreshments for students and families will available.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 8TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 11    1    7:30 AM    Middlebury College
Thurs. Oct. 11    2    8:21 AM    Skidmore College
Thurs. Oct. 11    3    9:12 AM    Grinnell College
Thurs. Oct. 11    6    11:47 AM    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Thurs. Oct. 11    7    12:38 PM    Dartmouth College
Thurs. Oct. 11    8    1:28 PM    Carleton College
Fri. Oct. 12    2    8:21 AM    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fri. Oct. 12    3    9:12 AM    Bates College
Fri. Oct. 12    4    10:07 AM    Macalester College
Fri. Oct. 12    5    10:57 AM    Ohio Wesleyan University
Fri. Oct. 12    7    12:38 PM    Emerson College
Fri. Oct. 12    8    1:28 PM    University of Michigan
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. ~ Harold Geneen.
• Lunch:  Mini Maple or strawberry pancakes or an egg Wrap, with sausage links, hash brown potato, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples
• The PSATs will take place today from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Hall High School.  School will end at 2:15 p.m.  Students, please remember to bring a #2 Pencil, ID and a calculator. If you do not have your ID, please pull up your PowerSchool photo before testing and then power off your phone.  Cell phones, smart watches, dictionaries are strictly prohibited and must remain in your backpack or locker for the entire test (even during breaks).  Mrs. Ambroise has emailed you your testing room locations and it is posted all over the school and the sandwich board at the main entrance.  Good luck!  Seniors, attend our senior workshops from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in rooms E125 and E123.  
• "Wild nights are my glory!”  according to Mrs. Whatsit!  Happy opening night to the cast and crew of A WRINKLE IN TIME!  We are happy that "it is time" to share our story with you and hope you'll join Meg, Charles, Calvin and friends on an adventure. 
• Interested in taking a leadership role in Action Club?  Complete the interest survey in class, and join us at our next meeting on Monday, October 15th in room A105.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 8TH    
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 11    1    7:30 AM    Middlebury College
Thurs. Oct. 11    2    8:21 AM    Skidmore College
Thurs. Oct. 11    3    9:12 AM    Grinnell College
Thurs. Oct. 11    6    11:47 AM    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Thurs. Oct. 11    7    12:38 PM    Dartmouth College
Thurs. Oct. 11    8    1:28 PM    Carleton College
Fri. Oct. 12    2    8:21 AM    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fri. Oct. 12    3    9:12 AM    Bates College
Fri. Oct. 12    4    10:07 AM    Macalester College
Fri. Oct. 12    5    10:57 AM    Ohio Wesleyan University
Fri. Oct. 12    7    12:38 PM    Emerson College
Fri. Oct. 12    8    1:28 PM    University of Michigan
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
•  The PSATs will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 .m. at Hall High School.  School will end at 2:15 p.m. on October 10th. Students, please remember to bring a #2 Pencil, ID and a calculator. If you do not have your ID, please pull up your powerschool photo before testing and then power off your phone.    Cell phones, smart watches, dictionaries are strictly prohibited and must remain in your backpack or locker for the entire test (even during breaks). Mrs. Ambroise has emailed you your testing room locations and it is posted all over the school and the sandwich board at the main entrance. Good luck! Seniors, attend our senior workshops from 9 a.m. to 11:00 in rooms E125 and E123.  

• Quote of the day:  Never mistake knowledge for wisdom.  One helps you make a living, the other helps you make a like. ~ Sandra Carey.
• Lunch:  Breaded chicken filet on a soft Kaiser roll, crinkle cut fries, broccoli crunch salad and fresh fruit.
•  “A straight line is not the shortest distance between two points."  Come explore what that means as you watch the story A WRINKLE IN TIME unfold in our blackbox next week.  The play opens Wednesday night at 7 p.m., with six total performances, don't miss out! 
• The Hall Wordiers Book Club will be reading Scythe by Neal Shusterman, which takes us to a world in which death has been conquered and professional killers are the only ones who can take a life.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, November 13th.  Join us for snacks and good conversation.

Friday, October 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. ~ James Crook.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garlic bread, fresh steamed broccoli and fresh fruit.
• Today’s College visits:  
PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
3    9:12 AM    Colorado College
5    10:57 AM    Brandeis University
6    11:47 AM    Mount Holyoke College
• “A straight line is not the shortest distance between two points."  Come explore what that means as you watch the story A WRINKLE IN TIME unfold in our blackbox next week.  The play opens Wednesday night at 7 p.m., with six total performances, don't miss out! 
• The chance to debate and be heard has come again!  The Connecticut Youth Forum has an upcoming event on October 16th at Theater Works in Hartford, CT.  The topic will revolve around how relationships impact students’ lives.  This will include “toxic relationships” and the so called “bro code.”  As long as ten students attend the trip it will be free. Take the chance to use your voice and discuss the topics that matter to you!  Join the Connecticut Youth Forum.  See Mr. Ortiz in room C124 for details or respond to the registration email that has been sent out.
• The Hall Wordiers Book Club will be reading Scythe by Neal Shusterman, which takes us to a world in which death has been conquered and professional killers are the only ones who can take a life.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, November 13th.  Join us for snacks and good conversation.


Thursday, October 4, 2018
• Quote of the day:  We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. ~ Helen Keller.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun with vegetarian beans, potato wedges, cole slaw and diced pears.
• Calling all Madden players!  There is still spots available for the first ever Madden Tournament sponsored by Microsoft Store of Westfarms TODAY at 2:25 p.m. in the cafeteria.  If interested in playing, please check your email for further details and fill out the Pre-Registration Form. By filling this form out, you will reserve a spot in the tournament.  Walk in’s welcome if extra spots are available but not guaranteed.  Any questions?  Please see Mr. Fortuna in room HG06.
• Attention all club leaders!  Please check your email for a Google form to schedule your club photos, no responses will be accepted after October 14th.
• The chance to debate and be heard has come again!  The Connecticut Youth Forum has an upcoming event on October 16th at Theater Works in Hartford, CT.  The topic will revolve around how relationships impact students’ lives.  This will include “toxic relationships” and the so called “bro code.”  As long as ten students attend the trip it will be free. Take the chance to use your voice and discuss the topics that matter to you!  Join the Connecticut Youth Forum.  See Mr. Ortiz in room C124 for details or respond to the registration email that has been sent out.
• The Hall Wordiers Book Club will be reading Scythe by Neal Shusterman, which takes us to a world in which death has been conquered and professional killers are the only ones who can take a life.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, November 13th.  Join us for snacks and good conversation.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1ST 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 4    1    7:30 AM    Union College (New York)
Thurs. Oct. 4    2    8:21 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Thurs. Oct. 4    4    10:07 AM    Hampshire College
Thurs. Oct. 4    5    10:57 AM    Purdue University
Thurs. Oct. 4    7    12:38 PM    Lehigh University
Fri. Oct. 5    3    9:12 AM    Colorado College
Fri. Oct. 5    4    10:07 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Fri. Oct. 5    5    10:57 AM    Brandeis University
Fri. Oct. 5    6    11:47 AM    Mount Holyoke College            
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
• Quote of the day:  A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. ~ William Shedd.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, roasted butternut squash and warm cinnamon apples.
• Unified Theater will be meet for rehearsal today from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Café.
• Are you interested in preparing for the AMC contest or learning math that you wouldn’t learn in a traditional school setting?  Come join the Advanced Mathematics Club after school today in room C207. 
• Do you want to show support for your LGBT peers?  If so, be sure to participate in GLSEN national Ally Week!  Stop by the career center any time, or the cafeteria during periods 5-7 today and tomorrow, to help Hall High GSA in constructing our Ally Chain.  Write how you’ll be an ally to LGBT students, or just sign your name!  We’ll be making a paper chain with the responses and stringing it up in front of the school to show that everyone is welcome.  
• Attention all club leaders!  Please check your email for a Google form to schedule your club photos, no responses will be accepted after October 14th.
• Join the Gaming and E-Sport Club for their first ever Madden Tournament sponsored by the Microsoft Store of Westfarms on tomorrow at 2:25 p.m. in the cafeteria.  If interested in playing, please check your email for further details and fill out the Pre-Registration Form.  By filling this form out, you will reserve a spot in the tournament.  Please see Mr. Fortuna in room HG06 for more information.
• On Thursday, October 18th, Hall will be hosting one of two annual Red Cross blood drives.  You must be 17 or older to donate with parent permission.  For more information come to the lunch room during a lunch wave and talk to an NHS representative at the table.  Let’s save some lives! 
• The chance to debate and be heard has come again!  The Connecticut Youth Forum has an upcoming event on October 16th at Theater Works in Hartford, CT.  The topic will revolve around how relationships impact students’ lives.  This will include “toxic relationships” and the so called “bro code.”  As long as ten students attend the trip it will be free. Take the chance to use your voice and discuss the topics that matter to you!  Join the Connecticut Youth Forum.  See Mr. Ortiz in room C124 for details or respond to the registration email that has been sent out.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1ST 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Oct. 4    1    7:30 AM    Union College (New York)
Thurs. Oct. 4    2    8:21 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Thurs. Oct. 4    4    10:07 AM    Hampshire College
Thurs. Oct. 4    5    10:57 AM    Purdue University
Thurs. Oct. 4    7    12:38 PM    Lehigh University
Fri. Oct. 5    3    9:12 AM    Colorado College
Fri. Oct. 5    4    10:07 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Fri. Oct. 5    5    10:57 AM    Brandeis University
Fri. Oct. 5    6    11:47 AM    Mount Holyoke College
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. ~ Charlotte Bronte.
• Lunch:  Chicken burrito with lettuce, salsa, sour cream. black beans, crisp corn, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• Do you want to show support for your LGBT peers?  If so, be sure to participate in GLSEN national Ally Week!  Stop by the career center any time, or the cafeteria during periods 5-7 today through Thursday to help Hall High GSA in constructing our Ally Chain.  Write how you’ll be an ally to LGBT students, or just sign your name!  We’ll be making a paper chain with the responses and stringing it up in front of the school to show that everyone is welcome.  All are welcome to contribute. 
• Unified Theater will be meet for rehearsal from 6 – 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Café.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
• Are you interested in preparing for the AMC contest or learning math that you wouldn’t learn in a traditional school setting?  Come join the Advanced Mathematics Club on Wednesday, October 3rd after school in room C207. 
• Join the Gaming and E-Sport Club for their first ever Madden Tournament sponsored by the Microsoft Store of Westfarms on Thursday, October 4th at 2:25 p.m. in the cafeteria.  If interested in playing, please check your email for further details and fill out the Pre-Registration Form.  By filling this form out, you will reserve a spot in the tournament.  Please see Mr. Fortuna in room HG06 for more information.
• On Thursday, October 18th, Hall will be hosting one of two annual Red Cross blood drives.  You must be 17 or older to donate with parent permission.  For more information come to the lunch room during a lunch wave and talk to an NHS representative at the table.  Let’s save some lives! 
• Attention all club leaders!  Please check your email for a Google form to schedule your club photos, no responses will be accepted after October 14th.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1ST 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Oct. 2    2    8:21 AM    University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Tues. Oct. 2    3    9:12 AM    Clark University
Tues. Oct. 2    4    10:07 AM    University of Vermont
Tues. Oct. 2    5    10:57 AM    Tunxis Community College
Tues. Oct. 2    8    1:28 PM    Moravian College
Thurs. Oct. 4    1    7:30 AM    Union College (New York)
Thurs. Oct. 4    2    8:21 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Thurs. Oct. 4    4    10:07 AM    Hampshire College
Thurs. Oct. 4    5    10:57 AM    Purdue University
Thurs. Oct. 4    7    12:38 PM    Lehigh University
Fri. Oct. 5    3    9:12 AM    Colorado College
Fri. Oct. 5    4    10:07 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Fri. Oct. 5    5    10:57 AM    Brandeis University
Fri. Oct. 5    6    11:47 AM    Mount Holyoke College
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Monday, October 1, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Take the first step of faith.  You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
• Lunch:  Mini cheese ravioli with pesto sauce or French bread pizza, garden salad and pizza.
• Do you want to show support for your LGBT peers?  If so, be sure to participate in GLSEN national Ally Week!  Stop by the career center any time, or the cafeteria during periods 5-7 tomorrow through Thursday to help Hall High GSA in constructing our Ally Chain.  Write how you’ll be an ally to LGBT students, or just sign your name!  We’ll be making a paper chain with the responses and stringing it up in front of the school to show that everyone is welcome.  All are welcome to contribute. 
• Unified Theater will be meeting in room E131 on Wednesday, October 3rd from 6 – 8 p.m.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
• Join the Gaming and E-Sport Club for their first ever Madden Tournament sponsored by the Microsoft Store of Westfarms on Thursday, October 4th at 2:25 p.m. in the cafeteria.  If interested in playing, please check your email for further details and fill out the Pre-Registration Form.  By filling this form out, you will reserve a spot in the tournament.  Please see Mr. Fortuna in room HG06 for more information.
• On Thursday, October 18th, Hall will be hosting one of two annual Red Cross blood drives.  You must be 17 or older to donate with parent permission.  For more information come to the lunch room during a lunch wave and talk to an NHS representative at the table.  Let’s save some lives! 

COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1ST 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Oct. 1    2    8:21 AM    Montclair State University
Mon. Oct. 1    3    9:12 AM    Eastern Connecticut State University
Mon. Oct. 1    4    10:07 AM    University of Connecticut (in Rm E131)
Mon. Oct. 1    8    1:28 PM    University of Richmond
Tues. Oct. 2    2    8:21 AM    University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Tues. Oct. 2    3    9:12 AM    Clark University
Tues. Oct. 2    4    10:07 AM    University of Vermont
Tues. Oct. 2    5    10:57 AM    Tunxis Community College
Tues. Oct. 2    8    1:28 PM    Moravian College
Thurs. Oct. 4    1    7:30 AM    Union College (New York)
Thurs. Oct. 4    2    8:21 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Thurs. Oct. 4    4    10:07 AM    Hampshire College
Thurs. Oct. 4    5    10:57 AM    Purdue University
Thurs. Oct. 4    7    12:38 PM    Lehigh University
Fri. Oct. 5    3    9:12 AM    Colorado College
Fri. Oct. 5    4    10:07 AM    The New School - All Divisions
Fri. Oct. 5    5    10:57 AM    Brandeis University
Fri. Oct. 5    6    11:47 AM    Mount Holyoke College
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Friday, September 28, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. ~ Langston Hughes.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, carrot sticks, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• TODAY’S COLLEGE VISITS
PERIOD    TIME      COLLEGE
1    7:30 AM      College of the Holy Cross
3    9:12 AM      Albertus Magnus College
4    10:07 AM  University of Maryland, College Park
6    11:47 AM  Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
7    1:28 PM    Assumption College
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• Want to get closer to the Muslim community at Hall or learn more about Islamic culture and the Arabic language?  Then join the Hall Muslim Student Association; anyone can!  First meeting will be held after school today in room C103.  Contact Ms. Genca or Nadia Alsubai with any questions.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
• Join the Gaming and E-Sport Club for their first ever Madden Tournament sponsored by the Microsoft Store of Westfarms on Thursday, October 4th at 2:25 p.m. in the cafeteria.  If interested in playing, please check your email for further details and fill out the Pre-Registration Form.  By filling this form out, you will reserve a spot in the tournament.  Please see Mr. Fortuna in room HG06 for more information.
• Volunteers needed for the Park Road Parade taking place on Saturday, October 6th.  Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center if you are interested in this opportunity which has nearly 1,000 participants and draws 10,000 spectators.     
• On Thursday, October 18th, Hall will be hosting one of two annual Red Cross blood drives.  You must be 17 or older to donate with parent permission.  For more information come to the lunch room during a lunch wave and talk to an NHS representative at the table.  Let’s save some lives! 

Thursday, September 27, 2018
• Quote of the day:  There is nothing like a dream to create the future. ~ Victor Hugo.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, warm bread stick, garden salad and applesauce.
• Attention UCONN ECE students!  If you applied for ECE Credit by the September 14th deadline, look for an email from UCONN with your Net-ID.  Your last step is to enroll online by the add/drop deadline which is this Friday, September 28th.  If you have any questions about this last step of the enrollment process, please visit the school counseling office.
• Want to get closer to the Muslim community at Hall or learn more about Islamic culture and the Arabic language?  Then join the Hall Muslim Student Association; anyone can!  First meeting will be held tomorrow after school in room C103.  Contact Ms. Genca or Nadia Alsubai with any questions.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
• Volunteers needed for the Park Road Parade taking place on Saturday, October 6th.  Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center if you are interested in this opportunity which has nearly 1,000 participants and draws 10,000 spectators.     
• On Thursday, October 18th, Hall will be hosting one of two annual Red Cross blood drives.  You must be 17 or older to donate with parent permission.  For more information come to the lunch room during a lunch wave and talk to an NHS representative at the table.  Let’s save some lives! 
*COLLEGE VISITS FOR* 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24TH 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Sept. 27    2    8:21 AM    Savannah College of Art and Design
Thurs. Sept. 27    3    9:12 AM    Central Connecticut State University
Thurs. Sept. 27    4    10:07 AM    University of Lynchburg
Thurs. Sept. 27    6    11:47 AM    Southern Connecticut State University            
Fri. Sept. 28    1    7:30 AM    College of the Holy Cross
Fri. Sept. 28    3    9:12 AM    Albertus Magnus College
Fri. Sept. 28    4    10:07 AM    University of Maryland, College Park
Fri. Sept. 28    6    11:47 AM    Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Fri. Sept. 28    7    1:28 PM    Assumption College
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
• Quote of the day:  My life is my message. ~ Mahatma Gandhi. 
• Lunch:  Maple mini pancakes or Texas French toast, hash brown potato, sausage links, roasted butternut squash and applesauce.
• Curriculum Night will be held tonight from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
• Come join Relay for Life!  We are a group of passionate students who celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved lost ones and fight back against the disease.  Our first meeting will be held today from 12:50 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. in room B202.  We hope to see you then!
• Come to Harry’s Pizza for lunch, dinner or take out today from 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., and help raise money for the Hall High Girls soccer team. 
• Attention UCONN ECE students!  If you applied for ECE Credit by the September 14th deadline, look for an email from UCONN with your Net-ID.  Your last step is to enroll online by the add/drop deadline which is this Friday, September 28th.  If you have any questions about this last step of the enrollment process, please visit the school counseling office.
• Want to get closer to the Muslim community at Hall or learn more about Islamic culture and the Arabic language?  Then join the Hall Muslim Student Association; anyone can!  First meeting is on Friday, September 28th after school in room C103.  Contact Ms. Genca or Nadia Alsubai with any questions.
• Come to Hall's first book club discussion of the year on Tuesday, October 2nd at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  We will be talking about All American Boys, a novel about how an act of police violence impacts a community.  We will have snacks and we are looking forward to a great conversation.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
• Volunteers needed for the Park Road Parade taking place on Saturday, October 6th.  Please see Ms. Shaffer in the Career Center if you are interested in this opportunity which has nearly 1,000 participants and draws 10,000 spectators.     
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24TH 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Sept. 27    2    8:21 AM    Savannah College of Art and Design
Thurs. Sept. 27    3    9:12 AM    Central Connecticut State University
Thurs. Sept. 27    4    10:07 AM    University of Lynchburg
Thurs. Sept. 27    6    11:47 AM    Southern Connecticut State University
Fri. Sept. 28    1    7:30 AM    College of the Holy Cross
Fri. Sept. 28    3    9:12 AM    Albertus Magnus College
Fri. Sept. 28    4    10:07 AM    University of Maryland, College Park
Fri. Sept. 28    6    11:47 AM    Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Fri. Sept. 28    7    1:28 PM    Assumption College
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Dream as if you’ll live forever.  Live as if you’ll die today. ~ James Dean. 
• Lunch:  Popcorn chicken, mashed potato and gravy, carrot coins and diced pears.
• Interested in sharing your culture and learning about other cultures?  Then come to the Multicultural Club meeting after school today in room A129.  Learn about other countries, languages, traditions and ways of life.  Snacks will be provided.
• Interested in going to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark during April break?  Please see Ms. Dunphe in room C102, and bring your parents to an info meeting at Conard tonight at 6:00 p.m. in room C169.
• Curriculum Night will be held tomorrow from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
• Come join Relay for Life!  We are a group of passionate students who celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved lost ones and fight back against the disease.  Our first meeting will be held from 12:50 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. in room B202.  We hope to see you then!
• Come to Harry’s Pizza for lunch, dinner or take out tomorrow from 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., and help raise money for the Hall High Girls soccer team. 
• Come to Hall's first book club discussion of the year on Tuesday, October 2nd at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  We will be talking about All American Boys, a novel about how an act of police violence impacts a community.  We will have snacks and we are looking forward to a great conversation.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24TH 

DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Sept. 25    2    8:21 AM    Amherst College
Tues. Sept. 25    4    10:07 AM    Muhlenberg College
Tues. Sept. 25    7    12:38 PM    Nazareth College
Tues. Sept. 25    8    1:28 PM    Boston University
Thurs. Sept. 27    2    8:21 AM    Savannah College of Art and Design
Thurs. Sept. 27    3    9:12 AM    Central Connecticut State University
Thurs. Sept. 27    4    10:07 AM    University of Lynchburg
Thurs. Sept. 27    6    11:47 AM    Southern Connecticut State University
Fri. Sept. 28    1    7:30 AM    College of the Holy Cross
Fri. Sept. 28    3    9:12 AM    Albertus Magnus College
Fri. Sept. 28    4    10:07 AM    University of Maryland, College Park
Fri. Sept. 28    6    11:47 AM    Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Fri. Sept. 28    7    1:28 PM    Assumption College
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Monday, September 24, 2018
• Quote of the day:  There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self ~ Aldous Huxley.
• Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, fresh steamed broccoli, crinkle cut fries and fresh fruit.
• The Women in Stem will be hosting their first meeting after school today in room C202.  Come learn more about the club and our plans for the year.  All genders are welcome and snacks will be provided.
• The Art Club will meet today after school in room HG01.  You don't have to be in an art class to come.  Everyone is welcome. 
• Interested in going to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark during April break?  Please see Ms. Dunphe in room C102, and bring your parents to an info meeting at Conard tomorrow night in room C169.
• Curriculum Night will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
• Come to Hall's first book club discussion of the year on Tuesday, October 2nd at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  We will be talking about All American Boys, a novel about how an act of police violence impacts a community.  We will have snacks and we are looking forward to a great conversation.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24TH 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Mon. Sept. 24    1    7:30 AM    Dean College
Mon. Sept. 24    2    8:21 AM    Emmanuel College
Mon. Sept. 24    4    10:07 AM    University of Chicago
Mon. Sept. 24    5    10:57 AM    Mitchell College
Mon. Sept. 24    6    11:47 AM    Haverford College
Mon. Sept. 24    7    12:38 PM    Colgate University
Tues. Sept. 25    2    8:21 AM    Amherst College
Tues. Sept. 25    4    10:07 AM    Muhlenberg College
Tues. Sept. 25    7    12:38 PM    Nazareth College
Tues. Sept. 25    8    1:28 PM    Boston University 
Thurs. Sept. 27    2    8:21 AM    Savannah College of Art and Design
Thurs. Sept. 27    3    9:12 AM    Central Connecticut State University
Thurs. Sept. 27    4    10:07 AM    University of Lynchburg
Thurs. Sept. 27    6    11:47 AM    Southern Connecticut State University      
Fri. Sept. 28    1    7:30 AM    College of the Holy Cross
Fri. Sept. 28    3    9:12 AM    Albertus Magnus College
Fri. Sept. 28    4    10:07 AM    University of Maryland, College Park
Fri. Sept. 28    6    11:47 AM    Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Fri. Sept. 28    7    1:28 PM    Assumption College
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Friday, September 21, 2018
• Quote of the day: The point is not to pay back kindness, but to pass it on. ~ Julia Alvarez.
• Lunch:  Pizza wedge with plain and assorted toppings, garden salad and applesauce.
• TODAY’S COLLEGE VISITS
P.3 - 9:12 AM    Nichols College
P.5 - 10:57 AM    Goodwin College
P.8 - 1:28 PM    Roger Williams University
• Are you interested in casual gaming or competitive eSports?  Come join the gaming Club after school today for a 45 minute informational meeting in room HG06!  Snacks will be provided.
• If you are interested in going to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark during April break, please see Ms. Dunphe in room C102 and bring your parents to an info meeting on Tuesday, September 25th, in room C169 at Conard.
• Curriculum Night will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
• Come to Hall's first book club discussion of the year on Tuesday, October 2nd at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  We will be talking about All American Boys, a novel about how an act of police violence impacts a community.  We will have snacks and we are looking forward to a great conversation.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!


Thursday, September 20, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. ~ General George Patton. 
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, crisp corn, refried beans and fresh fruit.
• Attention Students!  Today is School Photo Day in Gym B.  Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.  If you need to pick up an order form, please stop by the main office.
• Attention Ping Pong players!  Ping Pong club will start right after school today in the cafeteria, and will end at 3:30 p.m.  
• Curriculum Night will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
• Freshmen, Sophomores and registered juniors will take the PSATs on Wednesday, October 10th during the school day.  The deadline for juniors to register online through the Total Registration website is Wednesday, October 3rd.  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.  Juniors who register automatically are entered in a raffle to win a gift card!
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17TH 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thurs. Sept. 20    3    9:12 AM    Connecticut College
Thurs. Sept. 20    4    10:07 AM    Elms College
Thurs. Sept. 20    5    10:57 AM    Sterling College
Thurs. Sept. 20    7    12:38 PM    Lebanon Valley College
Thurs. Sept. 20    8    1:28 PM    Wesleyan University
Fri. Sept. 21    3    9:12 AM    Nichols College
Fri. Sept. 21    5    10:57 AM    Goodwin College
Fri. Sept. 21    8    1:28 PM    Roger Williams University


Tuesday, September 18, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals.  The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us, that’s where it’s at. ~ Jesse Owens.
• Lunch:  Chicken tenders, crinkle cut fries, carrot sticks, garden salad and applesauce.
• The Hall Community Service Club is having it’s first meeting of the year, right after school today in room C110.  Snacks will be provided.  If you have questions speak to Ashley Granquist or Sophia Ellavsky.  We hope to see you there.
• Do you want to be a part of making the 2018-2019 yearbook?  If the answer is yes, come to room H101 after school today and learn how you can help create lasting memories for this year!  
• Attention!  School Photo Day will be held on Thursday, September 20th in Gym B.  Grade 9 classes will attend during their Science classes and Grades 10-12 will attend during their English classes.  If you need to pick up an order form, please stop by the main office.
• Attention Ping Pong players!  Ping Pong club will start on Thursday, September 20th right after school in the cafeteria, and will end at 3:30 p.m.  
• Curriculum Night will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please encourage your parents to attend that night in order to meet your teachers and get a glimpse into your days here at Hall.  It will provide a chance for them to learn more about clubs, activities, PowerSchool and ecollect forms, as well as observe engaging displays of art and science.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please stop by the main office for a schedule of events for Curriculum Night.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17TH 
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Sept. 18    2    8:21 AM    Western Connecticut State University
Tues. Sept. 18    3    9:12 AM    Stony Brook University
Tues. Sept. 18    5    10:57 AM    Fordham University
Tues. Sept. 18    6    11:47 AM    The University of Arizona
Tues. Sept. 18    7    12:38 PM    Denison University        
Thurs. Sept. 20    3    9:12 AM    Connecticut College
Thurs. Sept. 20    4    10:07 AM    Elms College
Thurs. Sept. 20    5    10:57 AM    Sterling College
Thurs. Sept. 20    7    12:38 PM    Lebanon Valley College
Thurs. Sept. 20    8    1:28 PM    Wesleyan University        
Fri. Sept. 21    3    9:12 AM    Nichols College
Fri. Sept. 21    5    10:57 AM    Goodwin College
Fri. Sept. 21    8    1:28 PM    Roger Williams University

Friday, September 14, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Work while you have the light.  You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you. ~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel. 
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, shredded cheese, broccoli crunch salad, garlic bread stick and applesauce.
TODAY’S COLLEGE VISITS
PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
2 - 8:21 AM    United States Air Force Recruiter
3 - 9:12 AM    Providence College
4 - 10:07 AM    Trinity College
5 - 10:57 AM    University of California, Santa Cruz
6 - 11:47 AM    University of Bridgeport
• The 1st Empty Bowls meeting will be held on Monday, September 17th at 2:20 p.m. in room H102.  If you would like to get involved and can't attend the meeting contact Mrs. Hart-Kindelberger.
• The Young Democrats will be meeting on Monday, September 17th after school in room C102.  We will have a guest speaker from Senator Chris Murphy's campaign here to discuss internship opportunities.  If you'd like to get involved with the 2018 election, this is your chance!
• Action Club is hosting its first meeting of the year!  We will get to know each other, talk about our goals, make a plan for the year, and enjoy some snacks.  Join us after school on Monday, September 17th in room A105. 
• Do you want to be a part of making the 2018-2019 yearbook?  If the answer is yes, come to room H101 on Tuesday, September 18th, after school and learn how you can help create lasting memories for this year!  
• The Hall High Coral Project is now an official club that is open to all students interested in marine biology, aquaculture, and coral reefs. Learn how to grow corals and learn about the chemistry and maintenance involved in building and maintaining a salt water ecosystem in a glass box.  Be part of the Hall High Coral Project as it expands each year to larger aquariums and more corals grown.  Help us reach our goal in getting children and adults face to face with some of the most beautiful animals in the world.  First meeting is next Monday, September 17th after school in PG08.  There will be snacks!  See Mr. Wasley for more details.


Thursday, September 13, 2018
• Quote of the day:  You’re not obligate to win.  You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. ~ Marian Wright Edelman.
• Lunch:  Beef or veggie burger on a bun, crinkle cut fries, vegetarian beans, cole slaw and fresh fruit.
• Are you interested in becoming a Future Educator?  If so, come to our ice cream social after school today in room H101. 
•    The first meeting of the National Art Honor Society will be held after school today in HG02, Mr. Loebell's room.  Students who have had at least one year of an art class, and are interested in taking their creativity into public spaces, and working collaboratively, are invited to attend. 
•    The Model UN club will meet after school today in room C102.  We will be discussing countries to represent at our conference.  If you'd like to solve international problems while working on debate, problem solving, and public speaking skills, come see what Model UN is all about.
•    The UCONN ECE application deadline is this Friday, September 14th. Make sure that you obtain a signature from the school counseling office and upload your form to the UCONN website no later than September 14th.  Teachers have made announcements about this in ECE eligible classes.  If you have questions about the application and enrollment process see your school counselor. 
•    The Young Democrats will be meeting on Monday, September 17th after school in room C102.  We will have a guest speaker from Senator Chris Murphy's campaign here to discuss internship opportunities.  If you'd like to get involved with the 2018 election, this is your chance!
•    Action Club is hosting its first meeting of the year!  We will get to know each other, talk about our goals, make a plan for the year, and enjoy some snacks.  Join us after school on Monday, September 17th in room A105. 
•    Do you want to be a part of making the 2018-2019 yearbook?  If the answer is yes, come to room H101 on Tuesday, September 18th, after school and learn how you can help create lasting memories for this year!  
•    The Hall High Coral Project is now an official club that is open to all students interested in marine biology, aquaculture, and coral reefs. Learn how to grow corals and learn about the chemistry and maintenance involved in building and maintaining a salt water ecosystem in a glass box.  Be part of the Hall High Coral Project as it expands each year to larger aquariums and more corals grown.  Help us reach our goal in getting children and adults face to face with some of the most beautiful animals in the world.  First meeting is next Monday, September 17th after school in PG08.  There will be snacks!  See Mr. Wasley for more details.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10TH   

DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thur. Sept. 13    2    8:21 AM    Pennsylvania State University
Thur. Sept. 13    4    10:07 AM    Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Thur. Sept. 13    5    10:57 AM    Drew University
Thur. Sept. 13    6    11:47 AM    Quinnipiac University
Thur. Sept. 13    8    1:28 PM    Bentley University
Fri. Sept. 14    2    8:21 AM    United States Air Force Recruiter
Fri. Sept. 14    3    9:12 AM    Providence College
Fri. Sept. 14    4    10:07 AM    Trinity College
Fri. Sept. 14    5    10:57 AM    University of California, Santa Cruz
Fri. Sept. 14    6    11:47 AM    University of Bridgeport


Wednesday, September 12, 2018
• Quote of the day:  I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. ~ Christopher Reeve.
• Lunch:  French toast sticks, sausage patty, potato puffs, carrot sticks and warm cinnamon apples.
• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or junior varsity tennis team for next spring!  Please attend a short meeting immediately after school today in room AG02.
• Do you want your voice to be heard?  If so, join Hall Highlights, Hall's very own school newspaper!  An informational meeting will be held at 7:05 a.m. today in room E104.  Hope to see you there!
• The first meeting of the National Art Honor Society will be held after school tomorrow in HG02, Mr. Loebell's room.  Students who have had at least one year of an art class, and are interested in taking their creativity into public spaces, and working collaboratively, are invited to attend. 
• The UCONN ECE application deadline is this Friday, September 14th. Make sure that you obtain a signature from the school counseling office and upload your form to the UCONN website no later than September 14th.  Teachers have made announcements about this in ECE eligible classes.  If you have questions about the application and enrollment process see your school counselor. 
• Do you want to be a part of making the 2018-2019 yearbook?  If the answer is yes, come to room H101 on Tuesday, September 18th, after school and learn how you can help create lasting memories for this year!  
• The Hall High Coral Project is now an official club that is open to all students interested in marine biology, aquaculture, and coral reefs. Learn how to grow corals and learn about the chemistry and maintenance involved in building and maintaining a salt water ecosystem in a glass box.  Be part of the Hall High Coral Project as it expands each year to larger aquariums and more corals grown.  Help us reach our goal in getting children and adults face to face with some of the most beautiful animals in the world.  First meeting is next Monday, September 17th after school in PG08.  There will be snacks!  See Mr. Wasley for more details.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10TH   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Thur. Sept. 13    2    8:21 AM    Pennsylvania State University
Thur. Sept. 13    4    10:07 AM    Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Thur. Sept. 13    5    10:57 AM    Drew University
Thur. Sept. 13    6    11:47 AM    Quinnipiac University
Thur. Sept. 13    8    1:28 PM    Bentley University
Fri. Sept. 14    2    8:21 AM    United States Air Force Recruiter
Fri. Sept. 14    3    9:12 AM    Providence College
Fri. Sept. 14    4    10:07 AM    Trinity College
Fri. Sept. 14    5    10:57 AM    University of California, Santa Cruz
Fri. Sept. 14    6    11:47 AM    University of Bridgeport


Tuesday, September 11, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce.
• Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, mashed potato and gravy, seasoned green beans and fresh fruit.
• The first math team meeting will happen today after school in room PG03.  We will be going over general information as well as beginning to test skill level.  There are many spaces on the team, so all skill levels are welcome.  We will also have snacks. 
• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or junior varsity tennis team for next spring!  Please attend a short meeting immediately after school tomorrow in room AG02.
• Do you want your voice to be heard?  If so, join Hall Highlights, Hall's very own school newspaper!  An informational meeting will be held before school tomorrow in room E104.  Hope to see you there at 7:05!
• The first meeting of the National Art Honor Society will be held this Thursday after school in HG02, Mr. Loebell's room.  Students who have had at least one year of an art class, and are interested in taking their creativity into public spaces, and working collaboratively, are invited to attend. 
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10TH   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Sept. 11    1    7:30 AM    The Catholic University of America
Tues. Sept. 11    2    8:21 AM    Smith College
Tues. Sept. 11    4    10:07 AM    Michigan State University
Tues. Sept. 11    5    10:57 AM    Bryant University
Tues. Sept. 11    7    12:38 PM    Nova Southeastern University
Thur. Sept. 13    2    8:21 AM    Pennsylvania State University
Thur. Sept. 13    4    10:07 AM    Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Thur. Sept. 13    5    10:57 AM    Drew University
Thur. Sept. 13    6    11:47 AM    Quinnipiac University
Thur. Sept. 13    8    1:28 PM    Bentley University
Fri. Sept. 14    2    8:21 AM    United States Air Force Recruiter
Fri. Sept. 14    3    9:12 AM    Providence College
Fri. Sept. 14    4    10:07 AM    Trinity College
Fri. Sept. 14    5    10:57 AM    University of California, Santa Cruz
Fri. Sept. 14    6    11:47 AM    University of Bridgeport



Friday, September 7, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Our lives improve only when we take chances, and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ~ Walter Anderson.
• Lunch:  Stuffed crust pizza wedge, garden salad and fresh fruit.
• The Young Democrats will meet after school today in room C102.  If you want to get involved in local politics, this is the club for you.
• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or junior varsity tennis team for next spring!  Please attend a short meeting on Wednesday, September 12th immediately after school in room AG02.
• If you ordered a yearbook last year and have not yet picked it up, please see Mr. West in room A106 or Dr. White in room H101 to pick up your copy.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR 
THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10TH   
DATE    PERIOD    TIME    COLLEGE
Tues. Sept. 11    1    7:30 AM    The Catholic University of America
Tues. Sept. 11    2    8:21 AM    Smith College
Tues. Sept. 11    4    10:07 AM    Michigan State University
Tues. Sept. 11    5    10:57 AM    Bryant University
Tues. Sept. 11    7    12:38 PM    Nova Southeastern University
Thur. Sept. 13    2    8:21 AM    Pennsylvania State University
Thur. Sept. 13    4    10:07 AM    Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Thur. Sept. 13    5    10:57 AM    Drew University
Thur. Sept. 13    6    11:47 AM    Quinnipiac University
Thur. Sept. 13    8    1:28 PM    Bentley University
Fri. Sept. 14    2    8:21 AM    United States Air Force Recruiter
Fri. Sept. 14    3    9:12 AM    Providence College
Fri. Sept. 14    4    10:07 AM    Trinity College
Fri. Sept. 14    5    10:57 AM    University of California, Santa Cruz
Fri. Sept. 14    6    11:47 AM    University of Bridgeport

Thursday, September 6, 2018
• Quote of the day:  No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow. ~ Alice Walker.
• Lunch:  Nachos Grande with meat or cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, crisp corn, refried beans and mandarin oranges.
• Art students interested in finding out about the National Art Honor Society, should come to room HG02 after school today for a short meeting.
• Thinking about a career in Healthcare?  Then come to an informational meeting of the medical club at 2:30 p.m. today in room E105.  See Mrs. Brand or email 2020nadiaa536@student.whps.org with any questions. 
• The Young Democrats will meet tomorrow after school in room C102.  If you want to get involved in local politics, this is the club for you.
• College visits will begin the week of September 10th.  In addition to the visits being listed on Naviance, posters have been put around the school (in the cafe, outside the library and in the School Counseling office) and will be included in the daily announcements.  This is a great opportunity for you to come and learn about the different colleges you may be interested in.  
• Attention all boys interested in the varsity or junior varsity tennis team for next spring!  Please attend a short meeting on Wednesday, September 12th immediately after school.
• The Debate Club will host an informational meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school in room H104.  New members are encouraged to attend. 
• Looking for a job or a volunteer opportunity?  Visit the Career Center or the website for more details.
• If you ordered a yearbook last year and have not yet picked it up, please see Mr. West in room A106 or Dr. White in room H101 to pick up your copy.
• Do you like learning about other countries and what they think about international issues?  Do you like debating and solving world problems? Come to Model UN on Thursday, September 13th after school in room C102.  New members are welcome!
• Have you been looking for an opportunity to have your voice heard? Then the Connecticut Youth Forum is perfect for you!  The CT Youth Forum meets for monthly meetings and visits sites like Dunkin’ Donuts Park, TheaterWorks, and the State Capitol to participate in debates to challenge and dismantle society’s stereotypes and prejudices.  If you’re interested, email Mr. Ortiz at joel_ortiz@whps.org or find him in room C124 for more information.  

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
• Quote of the day:  The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. ~ James Oppenheim.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garden salad, garlic bread and applesauce.
• Are you interested in becoming a future educator?  If so, please join the FEOD club that will be meeting today period 6, in room H101. 
• Art students interested in finding out about the National Art Honor Society, should come to room HG02 after school tomorrow for a short meeting.
• If you ordered a yearbook last year and have not yet picked it up, please see Mr. West in room A106 or Dr. White in room H101 to pick up your copy.
• Thinking about a career in Healthcare?  Then come to an informational meeting of the medical club tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in room E105.  See Mrs. Brand or email 2020nadiaa536@student.whps.org with any questions. 
• College visits will begin the week of September 10th.  In addition to the visits being listed on Naviance, posters have been put around the school (in the cafe, outside the library, and in the School Counseling office) and will be included in the daily announcements.  This is a great opportunity for you to come and learn about the different colleges you may be interested in.  Often times, the college representatives are the same ones who are reading the applications so make sure to come and introduce yourself!  Signing up for college visits can be done through Naviance.  YOU MUST GET A PASS FROM YOUR TEACHER IN ORDER TO ATTEND A COLLEGE VISIT. 
• The Debate Club will host an informational meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school in room H104.  New members are encouraged to attend. 
• Looking for a job or a volunteer opportunity?  Visit the Career Center or the website for more details.
• Do you like learning about other countries and what they think about international issues?  Do you like debating and solving world problems? Come to Model UN after school on Thursday, September 13th in room C102.  New members are welcome!
• The Young Democrats will be meeting on Friday, September 14th after school in room C102. If you want to get involved in local politics, this is the club for you.
• Have you been looking for an opportunity to have your voice heard? Then the Connecticut Youth Forum is perfect for you!  The CT Youth Forum meets for monthly meetings and visits sites like Dunkin’ Donuts Park, TheaterWorks, and the State Capitol to participate in debates to challenge and dismantle society’s stereotypes and prejudices.  If you’re interested, email Mr. Ortiz at joel_ortiz@whps.org or find him in room C124 for more information. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
• Quote of the day:  When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. ~ Audre Lorde.
• Are you looking to join a fun, low stress club that meets once every month?  If so, come to Hall's first book club meeting today at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  Snacks will be provided.
• College visits will begin the week of September 10th.  In addition to the visits being listed on Naviance, posters have been put around the school (in the cafe, outside the library, and in the School Counseling office) and will be included in the daily announcements.  This is a great opportunity for you to come and learn about the different colleges you may be interested in.  Often times, the college representatives are the same ones who are reading the applications so make sure to come and introduce yourself!  Signing up for college visits can be done through Naviance.  YOU MUST GET A PASS FROM YOUR TEACHER IN ORDER TO ATTEND A COLLEGE VISIT. 
• The Debate Club will host an informational meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school in room H104.  New members are encouraged to attend. 
• Looking for a job or a volunteer opportunity?  Visit the Career Center or the website for more details.
• Do you like learning about other countries and what they think about international issues?  Do you like debating and solving world problems? Come to Model UN after school on Thursday, September 13th in room C102.  New members are welcome!
• The Young Democrats will be meeting on Friday, September 14th after school in room C102. If you want to get involved in local politics, this is the club for you.
• Have you been looking for an opportunity to have your voice heard? Then the Connecticut Youth Forum is perfect for you!  The CT Youth Forum meets for monthly meetings and visits sites like Dunkin’ Donuts Park, TheaterWorks, and the State Capitol to participate in debates to challenge and dismantle society’s stereotypes and prejudices.  If you’re interested, email Mr. Ortiz at joel_ortiz@whps.org or find him in room C124 for more information. 

Friday, August 31, 2018
• Quote of the day:  Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.  My strength lies solely in my tenacity. ~ Louise Pasteur.
• Are you looking to join a fun, low-stress club that meets once every month?  If so, come to Hall's first book club meeting next Tuesday, September 4th at 2:30 p.m. in the library.  Snacks will be provided.
• Lunch:  Pasta with meat or meatless sauce, garden salad, garlic bread and applesauce.

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