Wednesday, September 30, 2015

College Financial Aid Night

HHS will host a College Financial Aid evening next Wednesday, October 7, at 7:00pm in the HHS auditorium. 

A representative from the Massachusetts Education Finance Authority (MEFA) will explain the financial aid process and give an extensive explanation of the FAFSA and CSS Profile forms. All are welcome.

Photo credit: Lending Memo

Monday, September 28, 2015

Yearbook Sr,. Portraits, Grids & Art Contest

Senior portraits, baby photos, and grids are due October 1, 2015!  Don't miss your chance to get your senior yearbook photos and info just you way you want it! Head over the the yearbook page for the forms and more information!

Also, the Yearbook is holding an yearbook cover art contest ! If you have an artistic eye and inspiration for this year's theme Significant 16, check out the contest details on the yearbook blog!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Open House - Thursday, Sept. 14, 2015

Open House will begin at 6:30 in the HHS Auditorium. Parents can have their students fill out the form for the complete schedule. See you then!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Art Gallery Exhibits: "Full Circle"

This school year, the HHS Art Dept. will be featuring works from Holliston Alumni in our high school art gallery, STUDIO370. These former students create work in varied media which include, Fine Art, Photography, Printmaking, Video, and Sculpture. 

This month we are showcasing the work of Emily Mansfield. She graduated in 2006 and then studied at Savannah College of Art and Design.

We hope you will be able to drop by. and enjoy some amazing art from our talented alums!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

College Mini-Fairs

On Thursday, September 17 and Wednesday, September 30, the Holliston High School Guidance Dept. will host College Mini Fairs.  Approximately 75 college representatives will be available on each date to talk with students. The Mini Fairs will be held in the library during the lunch block.

Scheduled colleges

  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Alfred University
  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption College
  • Bay Path College
  • Bay State College 
  • Becker College
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Boston College
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Cape Cod Community College
  • Castleton University
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Curry College
  • Dean College
  • Dickenson College
  • Drew University
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Elms College
  • Elon University
  • Emmanuel College
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • Flagler College
  • Framingham State University
  • Franklin University Switzerland
  • Hampshire College
  • High Point University
  • Hofstra University
  • Keystone College
  • Mass Bay Community College
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Mount St. Vincent College
  • Newbury College
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • Nichols College
  • Northeast Catholic College
  • Pine Manor College
  • Plymouth State University
  • Providence College
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Radford University
  • Regis College
  • Rivier University
  • Salvi Regina
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Siena College
  • Simmons College
  • Springfield College
  • St. Joseph's College
  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of Albany (SUNY)
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maine at Orono
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • University of New Haven
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Scranton
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Saint Joseph
  • Wheaton College
  • Worcester State University
  • Xavier University

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Reminders from Nurse Coleman

According to Holliston Public School Policy
  • All medications taken by students during the school day must be administered by the school nurse. Students are Not Allowed to carry any medication with the exception of emergency medications (e.g. epinephrine. asthma inhalers ) which must have the proper documentation (Licensed Prescriber written order and signed parental consent on file).M.G.L.105.CMR 210.00 – MGL C.30A S.8 C112.S.80B
  • Our School MD has written orders for standard dosages of Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen and an antacid (e.g. generic tums) which may be administered after school nurse assessment. Written parental consent for these medications must be on file in the nurse’s office. Please return Pink Emergency Information Forms to the Main Office ASAP.
  • Student illness and/or injury during the school day must be reported to the school nurse. If a dismissal is warranted, the school nurse will contact the parent/guardian to make arrangements for dismissal.
  • Fever is a symptom of illness and not an actual diagnosis. Fever usually indicates that the body is battling an infection. A student with a fever greater than 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit needs to stay home from school until the fever is gone for at least 24 hours without taking any –fever reducing medications
  • A student with vomiting, with or without diarrhea, needs to stay home from school until the symptoms have stopped and the student is able to tolerate a regular diet. In addition, please contact your physician and keep your child home if they have a persistent disrupting cough or copious green or yellow nasal secretions.
  • A student returning to school after an accident, operation, or serious illness must present a doctor’s certificate stating that he/she may resume a full program including athletics or that he/she requires a modification of her/his school program to meet her/his physical needs. A student returning to school after a communicable disease must present a doctor’s certificate stating that the student is free from the disease in its communicable form. Any student diagnosed with a concussion must provide a medical note from their own physician stating the diagnosis and any accommodations that may be necessary.