Hanford High School provides a safe and positive learning community that promotes innovation, intellectual curiosity, and citizenship in order to allow students to realize their full potential and to become life-long learners.
Office hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
Freshmen Only Day - Monday, August 31, 2015
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First Day of 2015-2016 Tuesday, September 1
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Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Tom Zbyszewski, 20; Richard Wheeler, 31; and Andrew Zajac, 26, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in their memory on Sunday, August 30, 2015. These three firefighters were killed when their truck crashed as they tried to escape the Okanogan Complex of wildfires.
The Governor’s Office has no objection to agencies lowering the flags at the close of business on Friday, August 28, 2015. Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on August 30 or first thing Monday morning, August 31, 2015.
Please join us on Wednesday August 12 for our Fall Sports Parent Meeting @ 6:00 PM in the HHS Commons.
Hanford High School & Enterprise Middle School earn state achievement award
The Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction in Olympia announced today that Hanford High School and Enterprise Middle School in the Richland School District are recipients of the 2014 “Washington Achievement Award”. HHS was recognized in the categories of Reading Growth andHigh Progress. EMS was recognized in the category of High Progress.
The award is based on the Washington Achievement Index, a comprehensive measurement of how schools in Washington State are performing over time.
“Our Enterprise teachers and support staff are intently focused on academic rigor, cultivating a growth mindset and resiliency, and holding students accountable for their learning,” commented Principal Jen Klauss. “I am extremely proud of their efforts to do what is best for students every day.”
According to Principal Ken Gosney, there are a number of reasons why Hanford High School earned this state recognition:
·Targeted instruction that meets the needs of individual students
·Using data to properly place students in classes that allow them to thrive
·Dedicated teaching staff that constantly looks for innovative ways to improve their practice
·Supportive parents that place a high value on education
A total of 401 schools are receiving the Washington Achievement Award this year. The award-winning schools will be honored at a ceremony on April 28 at Spanaway Lake High School in Lacey.
Congratulations Hanford High School
Website Ranks Two Tri-Cities Schools in the top 100 of Washington State
Two schools from the Tri-Cities made the top 100 list as one of the best public schools in Washington State.
According to the just released 2015 Niche rankings, Hanford High School came in at rank 33 and Southridge is ranked 76th.
Niche Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents.
The website gives each school it's own report card breaking down different aspects of the school.
There are several categories that determine the grades such as academics, health and safety, culture and diversity, teaching staff, extra-curricular activities and sports and fitness.
For a full list of school rankings you can head to k12.niche.com.
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