Class of 2024 Information

Graduate Yard Signs

Order your Class of 2024 Graduate yard sign for $25 (online link below) or pay in person with Ms. Katie Ginn. All orders and payments must be received by April 12th! Below is a sample of this year's sign.

https://hamiltonfl.revtrak.net/hs/seniors/#/v/grad-yard-sign

FAFSA Night 2/21/24

HCHS will host a FAFSA night on Wednesday, February 21st at 6pm in the Media Center. Representatives from NFC Financial Aid office will be on hand to assist students and families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FAFSA Night Flyer

Students and Parents will need to request their Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) and set up their account at least three (3) days prior to the FAFSA night.

Visit the HCHS Guidance Schoarship and Financial Aid Page for additional information and resources.

What Do You Need to Complete the FAFSA? and FSA ID Reference Sheet

What Do You Need to Complete the FAFSA? and FSA ID Reference Sheet - Spanish

How to Pay For College Handout

NFC Office of Financial Aid FAFSA Check List/Guide

Senior Scholarship Information Meeting 2/1/24

Senior Class of 2024 Scholarship Information Meeting was held on Thursday, February 1st at 9am in the HCHS Auditorium Students were given a red folder containing important documents including (click each document to view):

Click the link to view the recording of the presentation: http://tinyurl.com/HCHSScholarshipMeeting2024

NFC Open House Flyer

NFC Scholarship Flyer

VSU Open House Flyer

Important Websites/Resources QR Code Sheet

2024 Spring Semester Calendar

Graduation Plan 2024

Florida Bright Futures Brochure

Seeking Financial Aid Pamphlet

FAFSA Night Flyer

Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID Reference Sheet

HCHS Scholarship Student Information Sheet (found on the HCHS Scholarship & Financial Aid webpage-see link below)

HCHS Scholarships Common Application (found on the HCHS Scholarship & Financial Aid webpage-see link below)

Visit the HCHS Scholarship & Financial Aid page to learn more.

Senior Orientation 7/25/23

Click the link to watch the video recording of the Senior Orientation Presentation https://youtu.be/M2pq4ILDVXQ

Below are the handouts provided at Senior Orientation:

Senior Orientation Powerpoint Presentation

Standard Diploma Requirements

State Assessment Requirements with Test Dates

23-24 ACT Test Dates Flyer

23-24 PERT Test Dates Flyer

23-24 SAT Test Dates Flyer

BigFuture Scholarship Flyer

Bright Futures Brochure

Seeking Financial Aid Brochure

2024 Grad Bash Information PAY GRADBASH PAYMENT HERE

Student Parking Permit Information

Senior Reserved Painted Parking Information

Graduation Information

Cap & Gown Orders

Visit www.herffjones.com

HCHS graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 17th. Students MUST order a cap and gown from Herff Jones in order to participate in HCHS graduation ceremony. All students are required to wear a cap and gown purchased exclusively through Herff Jones. Students may not wear borrowed regalia or regalia purchased from alternative vendors.

Deadline to purchase Cap and Gown to participate in HCHS graduation ceremony is Thursday, February 1st.

Herff Jones representatives will be at HCHS on Thursday, November 2nd to meet with Seniors at 9am in the HCHS Auditorium to review Cap, Gown and Graduation Packages. Representatives will return November 9th and 10th for students to place orders during High School lunches in the HCHS Cafeteria. 

Class Ring Orders

Class rings may be purchased by visitng www.herffjones.com

Senior Documents

  • Transcript Request Form - PLEASE NOTE: All transcript requests require a minimum processing time of 1-2 business days before transcripts are available. Completed forms should be submitted to the Guidance Data Clerk, Mrs. Niki Martin at [email protected] Transcript Request Fillable Form Updated 7-24-23.pdf (179.3 KBs)
  • Senior Spring Calendar of Important Dates and Events - Senior Spring Calendar 2024.pdf (187.0 KBs)
  • Graduation Plan 2024 - This document includes important details and logistics regarding Class of 2024 Grad Walk, Baccalaureate, and Graduation Ceremonies. An Inclement Weather Plan is also included. Seniors were given a copy of this document at their Senior Class Meeting on 8/12/23. Graduation Plan 2024.pdf (212.1 KBs)

Class of 2024 Resources/Opportunities

BigFuture Scholarships (CollegeBoard)

Watch this video on the BigFuture Scholarship opportunity (previously called CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarship).

Learn more and get started at bigfuturescholarships.org

Student Flyer

Student Flyer-Spanish

Common Application

The Common Application is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of more than 900 member colleges and universities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, Japan, and many European countries. Visit the Common Applciation website at https://www.commonapp.org/

Common Black College Application

The Common Black College Application is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of the 65 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The cost of the application is $20. Click the link to visit the Common Black College Application Website

College Application Fee Waivers

How to Access College Application Fee Waivers

OneBlood Job Opportunity

OneBlood has career opportunities for graduating seniors at Hamilton County High School who don’t have immediate plans to continue their education and may be looking to begin their working career. OneBlood has openings for entry-level full-time Phlebotomists, Biologics Lab Assistants and other roles to help fulfill their lifesaving mission. They offer a structured and paid on-the-job training program in phlebotomy and Biologics Lab Assistants. With health care experience not being required, this is a great opportunity for graduating seniors to learn a skill while entering into the professional workforce. 

In addition to offering competitive wages, OneBlood understands that life is much more than just a paycheck. They also offer team members a robust benefits package, including medical, dental, early access to pay, retirement saving with employer match and paid vacation time, just to name a few.   Interested students may apply on-line via OneBlood.org/careers.  

Digital flyer: https://tinyurl.com/OneBloodYouthFlyer

Should you have any questions, Talent Acquisition team can be reached at [email protected].

Self-Reported Student Academic Record (SSAR)

The Self-Reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) allows students to self-report to colleges/universities courses and grades that have been completed, or will be attempted (e.g., senior year courses in-progress), for high school credit. Since accuracy is important, please use an unofficial transcript/grades report (e.g., online report card) or score report as a reference when you complete the SSAR.

To create an account visit https://ssar.selfreportedtranscript.com/Login.aspx

Talented Twenty Program

The Talented Twenty Program is part of the Governor’s Equity in Education Plan. The purpose is to guarantee admission to one of the 12 state universities for students who succeed in their respective public high schools and to encourage students to strive for better grades and pursue rigorous academic courses. Please click on the link for additional information: Talented Twenty Program.

In order to qualify for the Talented Twenty Program, the student must:

  • Be enrolled in a Florida public high school and graduate with a standard diploma.
  • Be ranked in the top 20% of the class after the posting of seventh semester grades.
  • Submit test scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Reasoning Test or redesigned SAT scores from the College Board or the American College Testing(ACT), Plus Writing score from ACT Inc. prior to enrollment to a university in the State University System (SUS). No minimum score is required.
  • Complete all eighteen high school units as listed in the regulations for state university admission.

There is no application for the Talented Twenty Program. Transcripts of potentially eligible students are submitted by the district/school for evaluation.

Frequently Asked Questions for Parents and Students (PDF)