HHS News

  • Statement of the Hempfield School Board Regarding Student Participation in Athletics

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 4/17/2021 6:45:00 AM

    The Hempfield School District is proud to provide a wide breadth of athletic opportunities. We sponsor 44 interscholastic athletic teams with the goal of enhancing the student experience while supporting community engagement and spirit. Athletic involvement promotes personal growth, encourages physical activity, builds discipline and teamwork, and imparts critical life lessons about sportsmanship, integrity, and overcoming adversity. The Board reaffirms these principles and supports student participation in district athletic programs.

    Recently, members of the Hempfield community have raised important questions about district athletics, with thoughtful concerns about athletic integrity, student participation and eligibility, gender equity, and safety. The Board notes these concerns and is always thankful for the robust and insightful community engagement that is a hallmark of our District.

    In the coming weeks, a committee of board members, students, coaches, and administrators will convene to review and update Hempfield's policy on interscholastic athletic participation. The committee will provide regular updates on its work during public board meetings in May and June. It is anticipated that the Board will formally adopt any policy changes at the July or August meeting, in time for the fall 2021 athletic season. 

    Community members who wish to provide comments for committee consideration are welcome to speak at public Board meetings or communicate directly with district administrators and/or board members.

    Thank you –

    The Hempfield Board of School Directors 

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  • Secondary Report Cards for Third Quarter Now Available!

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 4/14/2021 3:45:00 PM

    Secondary report cards for the third quarter are posted to the PowerSchool parent portal. Please note these grades are only viewable from a web browser, not the student/parent PowerSchool app.

    Report cards are available in the PSVault link under the navigation area on the left side of the screen.

    PSV Screenshot

    Parents/Guardians can choose the Report Card 20-21 folder and view the report cards that will be posted on Monday, or choose another report card folder year to view previous historical report cards.

    Menu option screenshot

    Parents/Guardians can click on the document and then choose download to open/view the report card.

    Screenshot of PDF

    If the family has requested a paper copy report card, these will be sent home on Friday, April 16.

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  • HHS Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon 2021

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 4/12/2021 4:30:00 PM

    It’s that time of year again for the staff appreciation luncheon! Did you know that in the past the Renaissance Club has done a lot of work to make this happen? This year they could use a little help.  Because of COVID-19 they were unable to raise funds to pay for this event. So let’s show our amazing high school staff some extra love this year.  They deserve it! 

    There are 230 teacher and staff members at the Hempfield High school. We are asking for $5-$8 monetary contributions per staff member. Would YOU like to sponsor a staff meal? 

    If you wish to do that, simply send a marked envelope with money or a check made out to: RENAISSANCE CLUB with HHS Staff Luncheon on the envelope and have your student drop it off at the Buchanan or Franklin Office or mail to: RENAISSANCE CLUB,  200 Stanley Ave, Landisville, PA  17538.

    It also would be awesome to shower the staff with “THANK YOU” notes from YOU!  We would use these cards to decorate with, so the staff can read them. 

    We are planning for the luncheon to be Thursday, May 6, 2021, so we’d like all donations and “thank you” notes by April 28. 

    We know that this year has brought extra challenges to teaching and supporting our students and we are so excited to have the opportunity to show our gratitude

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  • 2021 Keystone Testing Schedule

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 4/12/2021 2:45:00 PM

    This May, we will conduct Keystone testing for students currently enrolled in Algebra 1B, Biology, and English 10.

    Hempfield High School will again close for in-person instruction for these three days. Only students taking the Keystone exam will attend in person each day and only on the day they are scheduled to complete a Keystone exam. These exams are conducted in-person; all testers should report to the high school for their exam. Teachers will inform students what room to report to prior to the testing. Bus transportation and cafeteria services will still be provided as normal. All other students will complete schoolwork asynchronously from home these days. These exams are scheduled to last all day. However, students that have completed both modules will be allowed to leave (open campus) when the second test session concludes at approximately 1:50 p.m. 

    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021: Literature Exam day
    • Thursday, May 20, 2021: Algebra 1B Exam day
    • Friday, May 21, 2021: Biology Exam day

    This plan allows us to provide a safe testing environment and accommodate the additional students that are normally virtual learners to attend in person to take the Keystone test.

    Bell schedule for Keystone test days

    • 7:41 – 10:01 a.m. Test session One (Module 1)
    • 10:01 – 11:45 a.m.  Break/Lunches/Extended Time
      • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Lunch 1
      • 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Lunch 2
    • 11:50 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. Test session Two (Module 2)
    • 1:50 – 2:50 p.m. Break/Extended Time/Open Campus for those done
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  • Commencement for the Class of 2021: Watch Your Mailbox

    Posted by Kimberly Snyder on 4/12/2021 11:00:00 AM

    Attention Senior Students & Families

    Commencement for the Class of 2021 will take place on Tuesday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. in the Georgelis Law Firm Stadium with a rain date of Wednesday, June 2. Each graduating senior will receive 4 tickets. There will be no extra tickets disbursed. However, the event will be televised.

    More details and specific information will be shared in a letter that is going to be mailed home.

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