Welcome, Golden Hawks!
On behalf of the faculty and staff at Holly Springs High School, I want to take a moment to welcome you!! I am thrilled that you will be joining us for the 2018-19 school year. I am deeply proud of many things about our school but what I am most proud of is the amazing student body. Overall they are bright, talented beyond what they know yet, and capable of accomplishing any goal that they are committed to achieving. I firmly believe that this is a place where EVERY student can be successful. I believe it is a place where you / your student will be successful.
Included on this page are resources to support you in having a great start at Holly Springs High! Amongst those resources are people at our school that are happy to help as you move through the school year. If you are ever unsure of who to send your question to, please feel free to send it directly to me. I will be happy to connect you with the right resource.
Brian Pittman, Principal
Who to Contact
It's always our goal at HSHS to be responsive to any need. The links below should take you to key resources and information.
Who is my counselor?
Counselors are divided into specific caseloads. One counselor works with all 9th graders to support a strong transition to high school. Other counselors work with a group of students in grades 10-12 and will stick with you from 10th grade until Graduation! CLICK HERE to view the counselor assignments and others within Student Services who can assist you. Note that counselors are out during the summer with the exception of our Dean of Students, Mr. Ellington, who is happy to help with any question.
Which administrator should I talk with about ...?
The administrative team works collaborative on many issues. They are divided along the same groupings as the counselors. CLICK HERE for an overview of administrative duties.
What if my student has an IEP?
Our special education department chair is Rachel Frost (firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 577-1444 ext. 23476). She is in periodically through the summer and will assign your student to a case manager. Please feel free to reach out to her with questions.
What if my student has a 504 Plan?
Your student's counselor will be their 504 Plan manager. They will reach out to you at the beginning of the school year to meet regarding the 504 Plan.
Holly Springs High fields varsity and junior varsity teams throughout the school year. Coach Rod Whitesell is our Athletic Director and can be your primary point of contact on all issues related to athletics. You may also find the following resources helpful:
Clubs & Student Activities
There are a variety of clubs and student activities at Holly Springs High! Clubs typically meet during our HOT Lunch time. CLICK HERE to visit the clubs website for clubs, meeting times, contact person for each club, etc.
Also, many of our students participate in the arts. Programs at HSHS include band, chorus, dance, theatre, and visual arts. For more information, check out this link for information on each program.
Calendars & School Events
One of the great things about high school is that there are many things going on all the time. Below are some calendars that hopefully are helpful to you in becoming involved at HSHS.
- 2018-2019 WCPSS Instructional Calendar
- 2018-2019 HSHS Student Activities Calendar
- Our Online Master Calendar of Events
Communciation with Students & Parents
We work hard to communicate early and often. Our primary method of communication is the HawkBlast weekly email that typically comes out to parents on the weekend. CLICK HERE to view communication options with parents.