Haverhill High School

  • Principal’s Weekly Update- May 4, 2018

    HELP: NEASC Parent Survey Responses- HHS at 20%- Need 25%

    I am again asking for more parents to complete the Endicott Survey for our NEASC self-study. If you haven’t had a chance to complete the survey please take a moment to complete. NEASC will visit HHS in November of 2019. The responses from the parent, student and staff surveys will help guide us as we complete the self-study process. HHS  has approximately 1850 students. The needle has moved a bit and we are at  20%.  We are trying t0 get 25%. See attached link below.

    Please go to the website www.endicottresearchcenter.net.  On that page you will see “here to take a survey” Enter the following survey code: P2W20095and click GO. Follow the instructions.  Every statement on the survey must be responded to in order for your answers to be recorded.  Skipped statements will be presented again until they are responded to.  When you reach the last screen, click SUBMIT.

     Thank you for your help with this important work!

    Class of 2018 Update

    Seniors Class of 2018: The dues have been tabulated. Classical Academy students dues are $55.00 and all other Seniors $30. Students are to see Mrs. Shaffer in the 200’s office for payment. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

    Class of 2018 Agenda 5.2.18

    VIP Team Partners with Savers

    The HHS Violence Intervention Prevention Team has partnered with Savers to raise money for our team. Please see the attachment for more details.


     Nursing Bus

    On Wednesday April 11, 2018 our Healthcare Occupations and Scrubs Club students were fortunate to have the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Nursing Bus visit our campus.  This is a state-of-the-art Medical Laboratory and Simulation Lab on wheels.  Nursing students from UML organized and hosted three stations to demonstrate and provide hands-on opportunities for various patient care skills to our high school students.  One station included information on pressure ulcers, wound care protocols, and sterile dressings.  Another included a birthing simulation with postpartum mother and baby assessment and care.  The third station discussed central line placement and long-term medication therapies.  High school students were provided an open forum for questioning anything from basic nursing skills to more personal questions about UML student life, professional goals and career readiness.  Thank you, Jennifer Wilbur, RN and UML students for your generous volunteering of time and such positive contributions to our growing program!​

    2018 Powderpuff Game

    Congratulations to our Senior girls for being victorious in the HHS Annual Powderpuff Game! A great night was had by all! The Seniors won 31-28.

    Academic Awards Ceremony

    This past Tuesday, May 1st,  HHS celebrated the academic success of 148 students for this school year. Students received recognition from their teachers for being the Most Improved or Most Outstanding during the Academic Awards ceremony. Congratulations to all our students on their success!








    Award of Excellence Presented at Academic Awards

    Last summer, Madison Connolly represented HHS and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston. Madison was surrounded by many fellow high school students who shared her passion, ability and potential. We were able to present Madison with the Award of Excellence for her participation in this program during our Academic Awards Ceremony! All of Hillienation is proud of Madison!

    Anonymous Donation

    This week we were truly grateful to receive at $10,000 donation towards the purchase of a chromebook cart for HHS. The donor requested to remain anonymous. We cannot thank them enough. This generous donation will help students for years to come!

    Girls Lacrosse Team

    The Hillies Girls Varsity Lacrosse team is starting a new tradition, The Hillie Pride Run. The Pride Run will celebrate our season, as well as the culmination of the Seniors athletic and academic careers. The team will depart HHS at 8AM and are estimated to reach Trinity Stadium around 9AM. We would like you to show your support for your student athletes by lining the entrance into the Stadium, starting at Gobbi’s gate! We look forward to your support on May 26! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page for updates! Go Hillies!! Thank You Coach Christina Lynch!!

    School Counseling Update
    AP testing will be conducted at HHS from May 7th through May 18th.  The testing schedule along with the exam locations are attached.  Exams times are set at 8am or 12pm by the AP Program.  Any student taking an AP exam must arrive for Check In at the HHS Counseling Office 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the exam.  During Check In, attendance is taken and students will be required to leave any personal belongings and other items not permitted in the testing room.  All personal items will be stored in a locked room for security.  The complete list of what students can and cannot bring with them into the testing room is also attached.  If you have any questions or concerns, or if there is an unexpected circumstance that prevents your student from testing on the scheduled day please contact Jami Dion or Marie Gravel at 978-374-5700 ext. 1134.
    Featured Scholarships
    • 2018 Haverhill School Committee Scholarship
      • Deadline: May 25
      • Applications are available in Guidance or in Naviance
    Class of 2018 Reminders
    • We still continue to receive scholarship applications in the Counseling Office.  Seniors, be sure to check Naviance for new scholarships!
    • Seniors, don’t forget to update your counselor and enter the college application decisions in your Naviance account!  We are eagerly waiting to see which colleges students are being accepted to and we like to share this news!
    If you have questions about guidance please contact Jami Dion, Supervisor of Guidance K-12 @ 978-374-5700 ext. 1133 or via email @ jdion@haverhill-ps.org
    Have a good week-end!
    Beth Kitsos, Principal
(978) 374-3400
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