News and Announcements

Blinn College Engineering Academies in Brenham and Bryan
Below are links to information for each academy. Students who are interested in majoring in “Pre-Engineering” at Blinn College need to check them out.
The Balfour Rep will be here on Thursday, April 2
during lunch to deliver the announcements and caps and gowns.
If any student has a balance due, it must be paid with
cash or money order or they can pay in advance by using
the "Make a Payment" option at
2015 Children's Mental Health Awareness Creativity Contest
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division of the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Texas System of Care are hosting the 4th annual statewide creativity contest to promote Children’s Mental Health Week, May 3-9, 2015. The theme for 2015 is “Stand Up for Mental Health.” There are three categories: Writing, Poster, and Video creation. Winners in each category will be recognized on Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, May 7, 2015.
SAT/ACT Preparation
There are a few free practice websites and many websites that charge various fees for practice tests, flashcards, and other study tools. Here are a few FREE practice websites:
Dual Credit Parent/Student Orientation Meeting
Mandatory orientation for all sophomores and juniors who are interested in taking Victoria College Fall 2015 dual credit courses FOR THE FIRST TIME.

At least ONE parent or guardian must attend with the student.
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid DEMO/FAQs/TIPS
Time is passing quickly and students need to be completing their FAFSA forms to determine if they are eligible to receive federal student aid. See the attached link for more information regarding this important application.
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Get your app started now!
Don't forget to create a PIN #!!
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment with practice questions
THIS TEST IS MANDATORY IF YOU ARE TAKING DUAL CREDIT unless you have an exemption for your ACT or SAT scores. Victoria College is no longer offering this test on HHS campus. It is available through their testing center most every day. Click on the link for an explanation of the test and to see if this is a test you need before college.
Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Senior
Hallettsville Chamber of Commerce Names HHS Senior Trenton McGee as Outstanding Senior for the class of 2015. (Photo attached)
Emma Wick named Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen of the Year
Congratulations Emma for being recognized as the DAR Good Citizen from Hallettsville High School!
(Picture attached.)
Helping a Young Person in Need
Supporting Teens and Young Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues

Mental Health Problems and Substance Abuse are More Common Than You May Think
Paying for college FAFSA Essentials: What Every Student Needs to Know
ACT/SAT upcoming test dates
Get registered for one of these dates.
Juniors, now is the time for you to test!!!!!!
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Program
Hallettsville High School Art Show Winners
AR Widget
Online College and Career Readiness Resource Center (OCCRRC)
New Free Resource
Prom Dress Code
Click on the title above for details!!
College DEADLINES looming on the horizon.
Testing Calendars
The attached is a listing of testing dates for state assessments as well as for the ACT and SAT tests offered this year. Note the highlighted dates for ACT or SAT are at HHS.
HHS Athletics Info
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