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Recommended list of Fall 2018
Student School Supplies 

Attention Parents and Students: Important Upcoming Dates and Information! 

 Chromebook Boot Camp—August 21, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 This camp provides an opportunity for both parents and new students to learn about the technology that is used within the school, to review the rules in the digital handbook, and for all new students to receive their Chromebooks.This is ONLY for incoming freshmen and new students. Please bring your $25.00 technology fee with you during this time. (Please note: Students already enrolled will receive their Chromebooks on the first day of school)


Freshmen Orientation— Friday, August 24th at 10:00 am in the Cafeteria:

 Freshmen students and parents are invited to participate in an orientation program guaranteed to assist all freshmen as they embark upon their new and exciting high school adventure. Be there!

First Day of School August 27, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 The first day of the 2018-2019 schoolyear is August 27th! Please note that school begins at 9:00 am and concludes at 4:00 p.m.The drop off time for ALL car riding students is 8:45 a.m.

Open House: Calling all parents and guardians September 17, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 Plan to attend this wonderful event as it provides a great opportunity for parents to meet teachers, learn their child’s schedule, and ask any question they may have. Our PTA will be sponsoring a fundraiser meal at this time also. (More information to come about the meal).This event is the perfect opportunity for parents and teachers to build a partnership, which in turn, will help students to succeed. Do not miss this ideal event!


Friendly reminders:

Parent Portal is a great way to monitor your student's academic progress. Please contact Leigh Guill for information on how to access this great tool. (828-328-6738)

Hickory Public Schools maintains a communication system whereby parents are able to receive up-to-date information via phone calls and emails. Please be sure the school has all of your correct information on file including current phone numbers, email addresses, and addresses.


 Mary Lee Tosky   Congratulations to Mrs. Tosky, HCAM's 2018 Teacher of the Year!
Rosemary Scott    Congratulations to Mrs. Scott, HCAM's 2018 Golden Apple Teacher of Year!
 Laura Saenger   Congratulations to Mrs. Saenger, HCAM's 2018 Wilmer-Jenkins Teacher of the Year!
 front steps   HCAM Beautification Day 2018! See more here!
 Johnny   Homecoming for one of our very own 2017 graduate & American Idol contestant, Johnny White!

Click here for the full story.
Benji   Benji shares his dreams through his beautiful artwork. Read the full story on the Hickory Daily Record page here.
 Silver Skills USA 2017   Congratulations to Mr. Bailey and the HCAM Crime Scene Investigation Team who earned a Gold Medal at the SkillsUSA State Conference on June 23rd. Kudos to Summer Walsh, Shelby Sipe, and Brian Martinez!
 Dress Code   New HPS Dress Code Requirements 
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Embracing Creativity @ HCAM

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Front Steps

We are so thrilled to be one of only two North Carolina High Schools to be accepted into NC A+ Arts Schools program and to be the only Creative Arts High School in Catawba County! We welcome new students!


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