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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, 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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