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Friday, December 01, 2017

Senior Newsletter: December 2016


Exam Dates:

Wednesday,   December 20th

Thursday,   December 21st

Friday,   December 22nd


1st period exam


4th period exam


7th period exam


2nd period exam


5th period exam


3rd period class


5th period class & Lunch


7th period class & Lunch

Happy Holidays


3rd period exam


6th period exam


Important Dates:

December 25 - January 8 – Winter Break

January 10 – Report Card

January 15- No School, Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 16 – TN Promise deadline for FAFSA to be filled out (visit


Scholarship Listings:

*Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest: Essay must be typed, double-spaced and may not exceed 600 words. Essays judged on content & writing ability (grammar, style, clarity, etc.). Must fill out entry form (available in guidance office) and submit essay by Deadline: December 5, 2017


*Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship: The foundation will award a $2500 scholarship per year. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5; must demonstrate financial need; and must be planning to pursue a business degree at a four-year, not-for-profit college. For additional information and application, visit

Deadline: December 15, 2017


*ATHENA Scholarship Program: The Nashville ATHENA awards program will grant scholarships to honor the achievements of women in the greater Nashville area.  This year the program is opening up to high school students looking to continue their education. To be eligible you must:  be a high school senior; reside in Davidson, Cheatham, Williamson, Robertson, Sumner, Dickson, or Rutherford county; have a 3.0 GPA. Must enter online at

Deadline: January 11, 2018


*Heritage Bank Scholarship: Applications are now available in the Guidance office.  Two seniors from HHS will receive $500 scholarships.  Deadline: January 25, 2018


*Princeton Prize in Race Relations: Honors high school students who are doing outstanding work in their schools/communities to advance race relations.  Apply for a $1000 cash reward and an all-expense weekend trip to a workshop at Princeton University.  Applications available at   Deadline: January 31, 2018


*Stan & Thelma Plumlee Scholarship: Tennessee Manufacturing Housing Association (TMHA) offers $8000 (4yr) scholarships to students who are associated with the manufactured home industry in some way (living in a manufactured home, working in the industry, having a relative who works in the industry).  Must attend a TN college.  More info available at  Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline: March 9, 2018


*SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes - $500 scholarship for students. High school seniors and current undergraduate college students can enter for a chance to win the scholarship.  One winner will be chosen every two weeks from September 12, 2017 – May 11, 2018.  Must enter online at


College Based Scholarships:

University of Tennessee – ChattanoogaGrote Chemistry Scholarship awards $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) to as many as three entering freshman majoring in Chemistry. In order to be eligible, you must complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B; must have a 3.5 GPA or higher; must have an ACT composite of 26 or higher; and declare chemistry as the major at UTC.  More information and applications can be found at  Deadline: February 15, 2018


ACT Test Dates 2017-2018


Test Date                                                             Registration Deadline

February 10, 2018                                                January 12, 2018

April 14, 2018                                                       March 9, 2018

June 9, 2018                                                         May 4, 2018

July 14                                                                  June 15


Register online at

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