Hammond Junior High Magnet School
Creating Opportunities for All
Mission Statement:

The mission of HJHMS is to ensure every student develops and succeeds as a life-long learner of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.  Above all, we are distinguished by our commitment to excellence.

Volunteer of the Year            Mrs. Amanda Frere was recently named the 2015 Volunteer of the year. Mrs. Frere is being honored for her service at Hammond Junior High Magnet School. Thank you, Mrs. Frere!
TAP Teacher Awards              Click image to see more photos of the TAP Teacher Awards!
LEAP Resources


NSTA STEM expo  
NSTA STEM Forum and Expo 2014
Click the photo to see images from GIST! 
Green Schools
Shannon Stage USGBC of Louisiana Executive Director, Betty Lee-PTSA vice president, Amanda Frere PTSA president, Robin Danos - Curriculum Specialist, Robin Price-science and agriculture teacher, Alicia Deffes- science and technology teacher (project coordinator) and Chris Bankston - project mentor.
                   8th Grade Reading Assignment
 Summer Reading
 Please click the link below for more information!

 College & Career Day

Hammond, La- on Wednesday May 20, 2015 the SU Ag Center and USDA enjoyed spending the day with the students of Hammond Junior High Magnet School at the school sponsored College and Career Fair. The eighth graders had the opportunity to learn about Building Opportunities Through Leadership and Development, Our Vision is to create an effective Agricultural Academy in St. Helena Parish& Tangipahoa Parish. To inspire high learning opportunities for youth, and train the next generation of sustainable Agriculture leaders. It's always rewarding to spend time with youth on a one-on-one basis. They got to experience agriculture and youth development in a positive way. Shaking hands, answering questions and just sharing stories about what we do, allows us to build stronger relationships with our future.  The day gave the youth the opportunity to explore possible career paths and provide insight into the specific requirements, daily responsibilities, and extraordinary experiences associated with various careers. We would like to thank Robin Danos and Robin Price for inviting us to College and Career Day at HJHMS. Pictured below are 1890 Southern University Graduates that work in St. Helena and Tangipahoa Parishes. Brandon Bates District Conservationist, USDA-NRCS, Nicolette Gordon SU Ag Center Area Youth Agent, Ahmad R. Robertson Area Agriculture & Natural Resource Agent, Terrick Boley Farm Service Agency USDA. 
Green School Challenge      Hammond Junior High Magnet School participated in Louisiana USGBC's Green School Challenge in its 2nd year. Last Year our school won 2nd place in the state. THIS YEAR, WE WON FIRST. Pictured receiving a plaque and award of $1500.00 along with an Elkay bottle fountain, are left to right. Dr Danny Williams; Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Shannon Stage; Executive Director Louisiana USGBC, Frank Deffes III; Cypress Lighting Technologies Owner, HJHMS Green School Club members, Alicia Deffes: HJHMS GSC  Project Assistant; Robin Price: HJHMS GSC Project Coordinator, Chris Bankston: Green School Challenge Mentor/ Architect.

Social Justice          On Tuesday May 12th, Mrs. Bryanne Mader's Social Justice class had the privilege of meeting and listening to a Holocaust survivor. Anne Levy (standing in center) shared her experience as a child living in Nazi occupied Poland. Anne was accompanied by Plater Robinson (standing on end), education director at the Tulane University's Southern Institute of Education and Research. After Anne Levy shared her story, the students were able to walk Ms. Levy and Plater Robinson through the school to show their projects and exhibits that have been completed throughout the year.

2015 HHMS Lady Tornado Volleyball Team Tryouts
Monday, May 18th and Tuesday, May 19th
from 3:45 - 5:15 pm in the HHMS Gym
The tryout packet must be completely filled out and brought to tryouts. If you have any questions, contact Coach Babin at amber.babin@tangischools.org.
Student of the year
 Congratulations to the following for receiving Awards at the
PTA Awards Ceremony.
Educator of Distinction Award: Mrs. Vivica McCraney
Student Reflection Awards: Cheyenne Frere, Ja'Quan Brumfield, & Katelynn Swanson 
Sanderson Farms      We are very grateful to Sanderson Farms for their generous gift of $2500.00 for the Adopt a School program . Their charitable donation will now allow us to purchase much-needed supplies that will directly benefit our school. Their thoughtfulness will truly make a difference in the lives of so many students.
Mader Congratulations to Mrs. Mader, 7th grade Humanities and 7th/8th grade Social Justice teacher. Mrs. Mader was selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Arthur & Rochelle Belfer Conference at the United Stated Holocaust Museum in Washington, D. C. this July. Mrs. Mader will have the opportunity to work hand-to-hand with museum staff, historians, and expert educators to become a teacher leader in Holocaust education. The scholarship program offered through the U.S. Holocaust Museum is highly competitive and only a limited number of scholarships are granted nation wide. This is a huge honor for Mrs. Mader and for our school! 
Lance Quiney
 Lance Quinney won second place in the regional science fair. He represented HJHMS in the state science fair at LSU.
McVay - Spelling Bee  
Kennedy McVay won the class and school spelling bee, and went on to represent the school in the regional spelling bee.  
Students of the Month  
January Students of the Month: Pictured from Left to Right, Isabella Hood, Mrs. Johnson, Principal & Rhonnita Edwards
Pelicans Game  
HJHMS Cheerleaders performed during halftime of the Pelicans Game.
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 Etiquette Class
Members of the Boys II Men Club attended Dr. Mabry's Jack & Jill Etiquette Class. 
  • 2014-15 Needs Assessment Surveys

    All parents, Gr.3-12 students, teachers and administrators are asked to complete the 2014-15 Needs Assessment Survey by Friday, February 6, 2015.                                                  Click link for details.

Boys II Men  Mrs. Therese Domiano with members of our Boys II Men Organization
Most Improved
HJHMS Most Improved Behavior was awarded to Jacquelle Felder for the first semester. She received a cell phone for her Improving behavior. Congratulations Jacquelle! 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beta Induction                                              
2014 Beta Induction was held Friday,
December 5, 2014 in the Auditorium
at Hammond Junior High Magnet School.
Congrats to all Inductees. 

GS Challenge


Today is Saturday, July 04, 2015
Prom King & Queen           Congratulations to Amani Gilmore & Ta'Ja Taylor for being selected as Prom Queen & King. Click image for more pictures from Prom!


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Congratulations to the following students for receiving an Award for You Be The Chemist:
Trace Anthon
Isabella Hood
Jaylin Kemp
Rebecca Smith 
State Capital     State Capital 2014     Click on image to see additional pictures.
Christmas for WPELC         Christmas for WPELC      Members of Hammond Walgreens helped support the HJHMS Better Girls Club and Beta Club efforts in donating toys to students at WPELC! Thanks to our supporters! Click on Picture for additional photos.
Relay for Life 2014  
Relay for Life 2014
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JSU Student Day 
HJHMS Better Girls Club attended High School Day at Jackson State University. The students and sponsors had an opportunity to tour the campus, enjoy a showcase of Greeks, JSU Band, Jsettes, and cheerleaders, as well as a day of shopping & fellowship!