• National Woman's History Month

    The National Women’s History Theme for 2019 Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence. This year we honor women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society. These Honorees embraced the fact that the means determine the ends and so developed nonviolent methods to ensure just and peaceful results. For generations, women have resolved conflicts in their homes, schools, and communities. They have rejected violence as counterproductive and stressed the need to restore respect, establish justice, and reduce the causes of conflict as the surest way to peace. From legal defense and public education to direct action and civil disobedience, women have expanded the American tradition of using inclusive, democratic and active means to reduce violence, achieve peace, and promote the common good.

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  • Author of the Month

    Posted by Amanda Blalock on 3/1/2019

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages and has appeared in various publications, including The New Yorker, Granta, The O. Henry Prize Stories, the Financial Times, and Zoetrope. She is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize and was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book; and Americanah, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of The New York Times Top Ten Best Books of 2013. Ms. Adichie is also the author of the story collection The Thing Around Your Neck.


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  •  HHS Library Policies

     Book Check Out 

    All Books are to be checked out with the librarian. In the event that no one is available to check out materials please use the Check Out Log on the clipboard located at the circulation desk. PRINT your first and last name, call no. (located on the spine of the book), book title and the checkout date. Each borrower will be given a checkout card to remind them of their due date.

    Fine Rates

    The fines for all overdue materials checked out is $.25 a day.

    Grace Period

    There is a three school day grace period on all materials before a fine is applied.

    Unpaid Fines and Fees

    If you have any unpaid fines, you WILL NOT be allowed to check out any material/books until fines are paid in full.

    Lost or Damaged

    If a book is lost or not returned with ALL late fees paid in full by the last day of school May 24, 2019 the student is held responsible for the full cost of the book(s). If a book is damaged but salvageable (to be determined by the library) there is a $5.00 damage fee.

    Last day to check out books is Friday May 4, 2019.


    Students may pay their Chromebook fees with the Librarian during school hours. If they are having any issues with their Chromebooks, they should bring it to the library for assistance. 

    At this time, Loaner Chomebooks are NOT available. 

    Library Use

    The library is open during all school days and is available to all students, faculty/staff, administrators or those with permission from the front office. Please note that the library may be closed at various times throughout the school year due to special events and testing. Signs will be posted on the doors to notify of such closures. 

    Students my use the desktop computers and work on any school related work/activities. 

    There is a library sign in/out sheet at the circulation desk. Students MUST sign in and out to use the library during instructional time. Teachers must send an email or pass to the librarian allowing and explaining the student's need to use the library during class time. 

    Teachers contact the librarian to schedule class usage of the library. 

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