Serving the Hayward, CA community since 1892                                                                                                                      Dave Seymour, Principal

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HHS Top 10   2017-18


1 Athletic Field Ushers in New Era The brand-spanking-new athletic field (part of the Measure L $229 million-dollar bond) ushers in a new era of Farmer sports with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a slew of "firsts" including the first true home game at night under the lights on August 17, 2018.
2 Music Program Triumphs Music program earns a top superior rating at CMEA and the band provides spirited tunes all year long at sporting events and more.
3 S.T.E.A.M. Building Construction Begins S.T.E.A.M. building construction commences with a new state-of-the-art, high-tech Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math building (eight learning spaces and two Science labs) with an anticipated completion date of Summer 2019, while the remnants of the old pool retire into the memories of (distant) alumni.
4 DA Debate Brings Democracy to Life Seniors put civics into action and District Attorney candidates on the spot while challenging Alameda County DA candidates with insightful questions.
5 Athletics Excels Boy's varsity basketball completes most successful season in a decade and almost "takes it all the way" (view video of winning shot);" Girls Varsity soccer wins league for first time since 1984; Boys varsity soccer returns to playoffs after multiyear drought; Varsity football makes playoffs once again while playing its last game ever at Sunset field (plus, the Del Rio Foundation equips football team),
6 HHS Hosts Special Olympics HUSD and the Special Olympics Northern California hold its first-annual track and field event at Hayward High School while HHS student volunteers display their caring nature by assisting participants and leading events.
7 Engineering Pathway Launches The launch of the Engineering Pathway at HHS prepares cohorted students to become industry-ready engineering problem solvers and places HHS as district school with the most pathway program options.
8 Class of 2018 Continues College-Going Culture Seniors bring back graduation to our (new) home field for the first time in over a decade; events such as College Day, College Signing Day (see video) and ECMC/Made In Hayward college fairs support college-bound students; 44% will attend a community college (35% Chabot); 40% will attend a four-year university; 9% will attend a UC (12 accepted to UC Berkeley, 6 attending); 26% will attend a CSU (11% CSUEB, 4% SFSU); 96% of students attending college will attend a public college.
9 Students Earn College Credit via Chabot Classes @ HHS Students continue to earn college credit via Chabot classes on the HHS campus including World Religions, Principles of Sociology and World Mythology coming up this Fall thanks to YEP sponsorship and funding making HUSD one of the only districts to offer college credit on middle school and high school campuses.
10 Star Staff Celebrated Mr. Howard named HUSD Teacher of the Year; Princi-pal Seymour honored as Educator of the Year (view video); Sra. Jones Martinez (a.k.a. Downstairs Martinez) and Earl Watts ride into the sunset as this year's retirees.

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Attention All HHS Students:

Some of you have been emailing about schedules that are appearing on your Infinite Campus portals.  THESE SCHEDULES ARE NOT ACCURATE!  Many changes still have to be made, and final schedules will not be available until Schedule Pick-Up Day in August (more info about this day will be mailed home).  Please do not contact your counselor to inquire about your schedule‚Äč.  Have a great summer!


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