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Hume-Fogg Association Meeting -- Thursday, February 16 at 11:55 in Room 210
Please come to the monthly HFA (PTO) meeting and hear special guest speaker Mr. Kelly Harned, Assistant Principal of Hume-Fogg, speak about the required personal finance class at HFA, as well as the school's athletics program. We'll also hear Dr. Paul Fleming's monthly update, and information about MNPS improvement plans for metro schools, including Hume-Fogg. All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. You can bring your brown bag lunch with you to the meeting.
Laura Rost firstname.lastname@example.org
FOGG HORN WINTER 2012 ISSUE
The Winter 2012 issue of Hume-Fogg's newsletter, the Fogg Horn, is now available. The Fogg Horn has a wealth of information that will keep you connected to your school. The latest issue has been uploaded to the HFA website. Or, if you would prefer, limited copies are available in the school's front office. You can even visit the blog to let us know what you think!
We would like to extend a thank you to Marion Lopez and Anderson Printing Services for their help in printing the issues of the Fogg Horn.
CLASS OF 2014 CLASS DUES
All sophomores who pay their class dues to Ms. Boles by Friday, March 2 will be allowed to go out for lunch one day this spring. Class dues are needed to pay for graduation. Dues are $25 per year, so $50 should be turned in if dues weren't paid last year. FASHION CHALLENGE FROM MLK Hume-Fogg High School has been challenged to a fashion showdown by Martin Luther King Magnet High School. In conjunction with Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, MLK is sponsoring istyled.me -the Nashville High School Fashion Challenge. For complete information and to register for the challenge, go to the official site www.istyled.me. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa O'Dell, Event Chairman at email@example.com 292-8116.
HOST FAMILY NEEDED FOR AUSTRIAN STUDENT:
A recent Vanderbilt/Blair School graduate who is teaching English in Austria as part of the Fulbright program has a 16-year-old female student, Sabrina Zechmeister, who is interested in an exchange through AFS next year. He recommends her highly and reports that she is a lovely girl who speaks English quite well. She is an amateur figure skater and would like to find a host family in a city with access to a rink and trainer. She would also like to continue her study of French, Spanish, and Latin while in the United States. Sabrina can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her teacher is email@example.com.
SUMMER EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Travel Abroad and Hosting Opportunities with Sister Cities. Rising freshman through seniors are invited to participate in our summer exchanges to:
1. Mendoza, Argentina June 1 - 14
2. Caen and Paris, France June 1 - 15
3. Magdeburg, Germany June 1 - 14
4. Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea July 8 - 22
All trips are chaperoned. The cost to students traveling is a $250 application fee; the cost of airfare to the destination city as well as a recommended $200 for incidentals, entertainment, etc. The Sister Cities programs abroad help fund student tours, entry to museums, some meals and transportation, similar to what Sister Cities of Nashville offers visiting exchange students. Host families provide room and board. Sister Cities has some financial aid available. We have three groups of international students traveling to Nashville this spring from our sister cities partners. Students stay with host families for two weeks and attend the host student?s school for a maximum of 4 days. The remaining days are filled with tours of Nashville, hosted by Sister Cities representatives.
We are seeking host families for these exchanges:
1. Gwangjin-gu, Metropolitan Seoul, South Korea Feb. 11 - 24
2. Magdeburg, Germany March 29 - April 12
3. Mendoza, Argentina April 9 - 22
For host family and student exchange applications, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We continue our ongoing partnership with Kroger. Kroger will give Hume-Fogg 4% of every dollar you spend back to our school! These dollars are a very important part of funding all our educational programs. Many of you already have a Kroger card, but now would be an excellent time to get one and begin supporting your child's school without changing any of your shopping habits and no extra cost to you. Contact Laurie Ranta, 945.1879, email@example.com or Jill Thurman, 832-6705,firstname.lastname@example.org to get your card. Your card may be used to purchase any items in the Grocery store, Pharmacy, Photo Lab and Gas Station. Just load your card with money before you pay for your items and use as needed. DON'T FORGET ....... If your card remains at a $0 balance for 90 days, it becomes inactive and a new one must be purchased from HFA.
INVEST - THE HUME-FOGG PTO'S ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN
$77,981.62 is the amount raised so far this school year, but we still need help getting to our goal of $100,000 honoring the 100 Year Celebration of our school! A new button has been added to the on-line donation page for gifts as an alumni or other friend of the school. If your business, graduated student or millionaire friend wants to support us, please send them to the same place you contributed on behalf of your student: <http://www.hfainvest.evrits.com/> If you're not a fan of on-line finance, even though our configuration is fast and completely secure, please deliver your check payable to HFA INVEST to the school's front office. Your support will be greatly appreciated and your donation is tax deductible! INVEST in excellence - TODAY!
The Hume-Fogg/Hillsboro High School Lacrosse team begins its 5th season on the 28th. This year very likely will be the Blue Knights best year yet. Please come out and support the Blue Knights as they pursue the Tennessee Lacrosse DII State Title.
Opponent Day Date/Time Location
Sumner County TU 28-Feb/6pm Hillsboro High School
JP II TH 1-Mar/5pm JP II (Hendersonville)
Greenwood High MO 5-Mar/6pm Hillsboro High School
USN TH 8-Mar/4pm USN (Briley Parkway)
Murfreesboro SA 10-Mar/2pm Hillsboro High School
Mt. Juliet MO 12-Mar/5pm Mt. Juliet
Clarksville FR 15-Mar/7pm Hillsboro High School
Knoxville Catholic SA 17-Mar/3pm Knoxville
Webb - Bell Buckle MO 19-Mar/6pm Hillsboro High School
Greenwood High WE 21-Mar/7pm Greenwood High School (Bowling Green)
Father Ryan TH 29-Mar/5pm Father Ryan
Webb - Bell Buckle SA 31-Mar/11am Webb School (Bell Buckle, TN)
Sumner County TH 12-Apr/6pm Sumner County (Hendersonville)
Centennial High SA 14-Apr/4pm Centennial High School (Franklin)
Cookeville WE 18-Apr/6pm Hillsboro High School
Mt. Juliet MO 23-Apr/6pm Hillsboro High School
Franklin High WE 25-Apr/6pm Hillsboro High School
Ice hockey is having an all-star game and Daniel Perling made the all-stars. The game is Feb. 22. at 6:40PM at Centennial Sportsplex.
Our Track Season is officially underway. This means we will finally be able to practice our specialty events (hurdles, jumps, throws). Coach Pettiford will also be joining us tomorrow, so our coaching staff is almost full force.
The weather this week will be COLD. This means you should wear warm clothes
. Many people forget to hydrate when it gets this cold. Make sure you are drinking water all day long.
Our schedule is as follows:
Monday: Practice @ Rose Park: 3:30-5:00
Tuesday: Practice @ HFA: 3:30-5:00
Wednesday: Practice @ Rose Park: 3:30-5:00
Thursday: Practice @ HFA: 3:30-5:00
Friday: Blue and White Meet @ Rose Park: 3:30-5:30.
Also, athletes: please email me names of your teammates who are working hard, showing a good attitude, and being a great teammate. We will announce these athletes at the Blue and White meet on Friday.
Don't forget to wear warm clothes!
Boys Soccer Practice / Tryouts have started. Anyone who had not already signed up to play must meet with Mr. David Allen ASAP. You must have a physical and parents permission form BEFORE you can practice with the team.
PARENTS MEETING: Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 pm.
WHERE: Hume Fogg – Room 210 Next to the Main Office.
Parents, please make every effort to attend this informational meeting. Hats, Pullovers and other HFA Baseball apparel will be available for purchase starting at 6:30 pm. The meeting will start promptly at 7 pm.
If you have questions regarding tryouts; please contact Coach Ginsberg or Coach Wilson. For more Knights Baseball news and the 2012 season schedule, visit our website at www.humefoggbaseball.com.
Girls Fast-Pitch Softball has just started this week. If anyone is interested in trying out for softball can see Mr. Caldwell in room 413. You must have a physical and parents permission form BEFORE you can practice with the team.
Boys Tennis Practice has just started this week. Anyone who had not already signed up to play must meet with Mr. Eric Gambill ASAP. You must have a physical and parents permission form BEFORE you can practice with the team.
Girls Tennis Practice has just started this week. Anyone who had not already signed up to play must meet with Ms. Burgess ASAP. You must have a physical and parents permission form BEFORE you can practice with the team.
The Girl’s Tennis Coach Nicole Burgess is excited about the upcoming season as the team finished district runner-up last season to CPA who ended up winning the state championship. The team returns region singles semi-finalist Elizabeth Clayton and others members of the top ten who are Caitlin Cox, Sarah Engelland, and Jenny Sai. The team looks to be strong again this season. The team plays all home matches at Centennial Sportsplex Tennis Center and the schedule will be posted soon. Come out and support the Lady Knights!
The Hume-Fogg Wrestling Team is still in need for more Wrestlers. If interested, please contact Coach Thomas Motta @email@example.com or at 598-6655.
TRACK If you are interested in running track, please see Coach Louis in room 310. Preseason Conditioning began January 17th. You must have a physical and parent permission form BEFORE you can work out with the team.
2/10 – Hume Fogg / Beech Lost to Ensworth / Brentwood Academy by a score of 9-3. Goals were scored by Daniel Perling, Wid Medkiff and Zach Williams.
2/7 - The Hume-Fogg Blue Knights Boys Basketball team lost Tuesday's Conference game against the Maplewood Panthers by a score of 60-53. High Scorer was Sam Smith and Jacob Uskavitch with 13 points each.
2/7 - The Hume-Fogg Blue Knights Girls Basketball team lost Tuesday's Conference game against the Maplewood Panthers by a score of 53-49. High Scorer was Ayama Ekadi with 16 points.
2/10 - The Hume-Fogg Blue Knights Boys Basketball team lost Friday's Conference game against the Lipscomb Mustangs by a score of 53-48. High Scorer was Will Harris with 21 points.
2/10 - The Hume-Fogg Blue Knights Girls Basketball team lost Friday's Conference game against the Lipscomb Mustangs by a score of 59-32. High Scorer was Jamii Johnson with 12 points.
2/11 – The Hume Fogg Blue Knights Boys Basketball team won Saturday’s District Tournament play in game against the Whites Creek Cobras by a score of 39-33. High Scorer was Sabura Hudson with 12 points.
Last week versus Montgomery Central three Hume Fogg wrestlers had 1st place finishes. Marshall Maxwell in the 113 lb weight class, Zack Winter in the 152 lb weight class and John Robinson in the 160 lb weight class. Good Job Guys!
Swimming – Boys and Girls
TISCA State Championships were held last week. Six members of the team represented Hume Fogg very well.
Hockey – HFA/Beech Co-Op Team
Wed – 2/15 – vs. Wison Central / Hillsboro @ Centennial Sportplex (Plex A) 8:10 pm
Thur – Fri – 2/16 – 2/17 – State Tournament @ Williamson County Agg. Center
Basketball – Boys and Girls
Girls Only - 6:30 pm
Boys Only - 6:30 pm
If advance – Girls
Girls – 7:00 pm
If advance – Boys
Boys – 8:30 pm
2/24 @ MCGAVOCK (Scrimmage) 4:00 pm MCGAVOCK
3/1 HILLWOOD 4:00 pm ROSE PARK
3/6 @ EZELL-HARDING (Scrimmage) 4:00 pm EZELL-HARDING
3/9 FRA (Scrimmage) 5:00 pm ROSE PARK
3-10 Beech Tournament Drake’s Creek TBA
3-13 East Literature Home 5:00
3-15 Stratford Home 5:00
3-16 / 3-17 Hendersonville Tournament Drake’s Creek TBA
2/28 vs. Sumner County 6:00 pm @ Hillsboro
3/1 vs. JP II 4:30 pm @ JP II
3/5 vs. Greenwood High School 6:00 pm @ Hillsboro
3/8 vs. USN 5:00 pm @ USN (Briley Pkwy/County Hospital Rd)
Tue. Feb. 21 Hunters Lane Madison V- 4:15 / JV- 5:45
Tue. Feb. 28 Dickson County Rose Park V- 5:00 / JV- 6:45
Thu. Mar. 1 Hillwood Hillwood JV- 4:30 / V- 6:00
Tue. Mar. 6 LaVergne West End JV- 5:00 / V- 6:30
Boys & Girls Tennis:
Opponent Site Time Teams
Tues. March 6 Goodpasture Old Hickory 3:30 pm Girls (Scrimmage)
Thurs. March 8 Ensworth (JV) Sportsplex 3:30 pm B & G (Scrimmage)
Tues. March 13 Harpeth Hall Sportsplex 3:30 pm Girls
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