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HALL HIGH SCHOOL

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

Dan Zittoun, Principal 

Daily Announcements

Monday, December 11, 2017

  • Quote of the day: I used to say to myself, "What the devil have you got to be proud about, Marilyn Monroe?" And I'd answer, "Everything, everything."
  • Hey Hall, do you want to know more about what’s going on around Hall? Well go to Hallrecord.org to read all about the latest News, Sports, Events, Features, Editorials, and all things Hall! HallRecord.org is a combination of the Hall Highlights Newspaper Club and the journalism classes. Join us online at HallRecord.org to learn more!

  • Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich, tomato soup, steamed broccoli and diced pears.
  • Join us in room AG02 for 5-Days of Community Conversations focused on Human Rights Issues.

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

  • Tuesday, 12/12/17
  • Topic: Understanding the Impact of Stereotypes facilitated by students in Voices of the Other

  • Wednesday, 12/13/17
  • Topic: Having a Candid Conversation about the state of Hall with building Administration

  • Thursday, 12/14/17
  • Topic: Understanding Ableism facilitated by Devon Shafer and friends

  • Friday, 12/15/17
  • Topic: Understanding Feminism today facilitated by students in Femco


    Friday, December 8, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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


    Thursday, December 7, 2017

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

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

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

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

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


    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  • Our last college visit for the year! The New England Institute of Technology will be here this Thursday, 12/7 during 3rd period. Please sign up on Naviance if you are interesting in attending.
  • The Future Educators of Diversity club is sponsoring a Educators of Diversity College Mixer On Thursday, December 7th at 2:00pm, in room E131. UCONN, CCSU and ECSU will have presentations and representatives from their Education Preparation Programs on admission policies, financial aid, and recruitment opportunities. For more information, please email Dr. White or Mrs. Ambroise.
  • There are only 8 seats left for the Quebec Winter Carnival trip February 8th -11th. See Mrs. Adams in A201. The deadline to sign up is December 10th.
  • Lunch: Breakfast for lunch.
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

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

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

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


    Monday, December 4, 2017

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

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

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

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


    Friday, December 1, 2017

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

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

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


    Friday, December 1, 2017

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

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

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


    Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

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

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


    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

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



    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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

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

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

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


    Monday, November 27, 2017

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

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

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

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


    Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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


    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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

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

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

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

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


    Monday, November 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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



    Friday, November 17, 2017

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

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

    Milne.

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

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

    donated to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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

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

    time.

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

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

    difference!

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

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

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

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

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

    with any questions.

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

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

    at whatletics.org by November 26 th .

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

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

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

    spot!

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

    peaches.


    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    · Quote of the day: This too shall pass

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

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

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

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

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

    TODAY’S BELL SCHEDULE

    Parent / Teacher Conferences

    First Bell 10:26 – 10:30 passing time

    Period 1 10:30 – 10:49 (19 minutes)

    Period 2 10:53 – 11:12 (19 minutes)

    Period 3 11:16 – 11:35 (19 minutes)

    Period 4 11:39 – 12:09 (30 minutes)

    Period 5 12:13 – 12:43 (30 minutes)

    Period 6 12:47 – 1:17 (30 minutes)

    Period 7 1:21 – 1:51 (30 minutes)

    Period 8 1:55 – 2:15 (20 minutes)


    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    · Quote of the day: If not now. When?

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

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

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

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


    Thursday, November 9, 2017

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

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

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

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


    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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

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

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

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


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

    Monday, November 6, 2017

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

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

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

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

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


    Friday, November 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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


    Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

    Lunch: Nachos Grande.

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ATHLETICS

    ·TODAY -

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

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

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

    Girls Track meeting - After school in Gym A.

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • Quote of the day: Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means. – Albert Einstein.
  • There will be a Softball meeting today for returning players ONLY, from 2:30-2:45 p.m. in room A101.
  • In need of volunteer hours or just want to get involved in the community? The 2nd
  • Annual Volunteer Fair will be held tomorrow from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Conard High School Cafe. Come and learn how you can make a difference.

  • Attention Student! Please stop by the main office to pick up your school ID.
  • Lunch: Chicken burrito, steamed brown rice, spicy red beans, crisp corn and mandarin oranges.

    ATHLETICS

    Wednesday, November 1st -

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

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, October 31st

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

    Wednesday, November 1st

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

  • Friday, October 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Monday, October 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

    Assembly 10:00 - 10:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

    · Quote of the day: Love covers all faults

    Friday, October 27th.

  • Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: Tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

  • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th
  • Drop off (Entrances & Library)

  • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th
  • Drop off (Entrances & Library)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

    • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

    Drop off (Entrances & Library)

    • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

    Drop off (Entrances & Library)

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

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

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

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

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

    Lunch: Nachos Grande.Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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

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

  • Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game: October 20th at 7 p.m.
  • Check your email & sign up to play or come support your class

  • Food Drive: October 16th - 27th
  • Drop off (Entrances & Library)

  • Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th
  • Drop off (Entrances & Library)

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

    with any questions.

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

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

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

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

    Food Drive: October 16th - 27th

    Drop off (Entrances & Library)

    Halloween Costume Drive: October 16th - 27th

    Drop off (Entrances & Library)

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

    with any questions.

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

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

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

    Monday, October 16, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, October 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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

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

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

    WHERE: Room E123

    TIME: 9:00 a.m.

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

    We hope to see you there!

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

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


    Friday, October 6, 2017

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

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

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

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

    WHERE: Room E123

    TIME: 9:00 a.m.

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

    We hope to see you there!

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

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

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


    Thursday, October 5, 2017

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

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

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

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

    WHERE: Room E123

    TIME: 9:00 a.m.

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

    We hope to see you there!

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

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

    · Lunch: Nachos Grande.

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

    WHERE: Room E123

    TIME: 9:00 am

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

    We hope to see you there!

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

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


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

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

    WHERE: Room E123

    TIME: 9:00 am

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

    We hope to see you there!

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

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

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

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


    Monday, October 2, 2017

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

  • Friday, September 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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

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

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


    Wednesday, September 20, 20174

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

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


    Monday, September 18, 2017

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

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


    Thursday, September 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


    Friday, September 8, 2017

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

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


    Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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

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


    Thursday, August 31, 2017

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

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