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2020

  • August

    2020-2021 School Year Officially Begins

    On August 19, we officially welcomed 930 Skyhawks back to campus for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

    In remarks made the day before, Head of School Chris Angel expressed his appreciation to the faculty for their hard work in making possible the successful opening of school.


    "The dawn of a new school year is upon us. For the first time in five months, our classrooms will fill with enthusiasm and excitement, our playgrounds will come alive with laughter, and as a school community we will collectively look to the promise of the future..."
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  • May

    Westward Ho!

    Not even a pandemic could stop the first grade from hosting their end of the year production of Westward Ho! An annual favorite, Westward Ho is a culmination of the First Grade's study of pioneer life and the wild west...
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  • Head of School Chris Angel Named 10th Headmaster of Baylor School

    Chris Angel, a 1989 graduate of Baylor School, has been named Head of School of Baylor beginning July 2021. Hammond’s Board of Trustees unanimously votes to name Hammond Middle School Head Andy North to replace Angel Angel has served as head of school at Hammond since 2009, where he previously held the position of head of upper school from 2002...
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  • Hammond School Anticipates Return to Classroom Instruction for Fall 2020

    Hammond Headmaster Chris Angel announced today that the school is planning for an on-campus start in August 2020.  The school is working on a variety of different scenarios, with plans underway to phase in a campus opening over the summer months, including graduation for the Class of 2020 on June 20...
     
     
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  • April

    Knock Out Red, a Pandemic, and the Hammond Family

    As most of us have discovered lately, we have more time on our hands.  We have time to walk and think and watch as life slows down.  Watch especially as those things that seemed so important only yesterday peel away to reveal the intangibles that are vastly more so.  We’ve rediscovered the power of a long walk, a good book, the sound of a friend’s voice, and the rhythm of nature that, with all its predictability, is oblivious to the disruption of our own cadence...
     
     
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  • March

    Virtual Red Shirt Friday

    We've just completed our first full week of virtual learning!  What better way to cap it off than with a Virtual Red Shirt Friday...
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  • February

    Hammond's Dance Marathon Sets Fundraising Record

    One again, this year’s all-school fundraiser, the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, brought all three divisions together in support of Prisma’s Children’s Hospital.  A national movement benefitting Miracle Network Hospitals...
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  • Skyhawk Wrestling: Back-to-Back State Championship Wins!

    Hammond's wrestling team, under the leadership of former Skyhawk wrestler, Mark Hood, clinched its second straight SCISA 3A title following a win over Ben Lippen...
     
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  • January

    Two in a Row: Tobi Ogunfowora wins USC Math Contest ... Again

    Senior Tobi Ogunfowora won first place in The University of South Carolina’s 34th annual math competition for high school students. The competition, open to students in grades 9-12, took place January 25. A total of 170 students representing 18 schools participated in the one-day event...
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  • 12 Inducted to Athletics Hall of Fame

    Skyhawk pride took on new meaning as the Skyhawk Nation announced its inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame induction, enshrining one coach and eleven student-athletes who helped blaze the way for hundreds of Hammond athletes who have followed in their footsteps...
     
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  • Hammond Hosts Performers from Wicked

    The Christopher Gadsden Wells Endowment for the Arts made possible the opportunity for Hammond students to work with three performers from the Broadway musical, Wicked...
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  • HAMMOND Mathletes Take SCISA Top Awards

    Hammond Mathletes had another outstanding showing at the 2020 SCISA Math Competition. Impressively, Hammond took four of the top five individual awards...
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