Hammond Junior High Magnet School
Creating Opportunities for All
Mission Statement:
HJHMS aspires to develop knowledgeable, caring, and responsible lifelong learners through high quality educational programs and rigorous assessment. Young people of diverse cultures are provided the knowledge to successfully function in a global society as holistic students who are confident, multicultural communicators guided by international-mindedness, understanding, and respect.

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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.

Green Schools  


Students of the Month
Congratulations to our February Students of the Month.
Congratulations to our Students of the Month for March!


March Students of the Month



  • HJHMS Summer Reading Assignment: CLICK HERE!
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  • Awards Day
    HJHMS students were recognized in an Awards Day program for their achievements this school year.
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  • Dr. Hill
    Dr Mabry-Hill speaks to Journey to Careers Class  
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    HJHMS JROTC enjoyed a Paintball activity recently! 
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  • Congratulations to our May Students of the Month!
    May Student of the Month
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  • Washington DC
    "Producing Inquirers Via Exposure"
    Several HJHMS students are touring Washington DC this week. 
    Click on the image to see pictures from the trip!
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  • Congratulations to our April students of the month!
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  • A Scholastic Celebration was held on Sunday,
    April 27 to recognize students and teachers
    for their outstanding work this school year.
    Scholastic Celebration

    From left to right: Nicholas Scott, Isabella Hood, CandiceJernigan, Alexis Smith, Lucion Lee, Hadrian Pyron.
    Not pictured: Wendy Brown
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  • Mrs. Jernigan
    Mrs. Jernigan was recognized as HJHMS Teacher of the Year
    at the School Board meeting on April 15.
    Congratulations, Mrs. Jernigan! 
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    Track Team  
    Congratulations to our track team for their winning season!  
    Great Job, Coach Wood!
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NSTA STEM expo  
NSTA STEM Forum and Expo 2014


Jr. Beta Club Convention
Click the photo above to see pictures
from the Jr. Beta convention 2014!
Sept. 2013
Click the photo to see images from the start of this school year! 
Click the photo to see images from GIST! 
Google Glass
Students in Computer Science classes
were able to try on Mrs. Joiner's
Google Glass!

Hammond Junior High Magnet School would like to send a huge “Shout Out” to the following businesses in the community of Hammond for supporting our fabulous teachers during Teacher’s Appreciation Week, May 5 – 9. We could not have been successful without your individual support!


Olive Garden

HJHMS Athletic Department

Parent Teacher Student Association

SouthernMaid Doughnuts

Pizza Hut

Doughlicious Doughnuts

Race Trac

Jimmy John’s

Santa Fe


CC’s Pizza


Smoothie King

AMC Palace Theatre

Café Nola

Raising Cane’s

Ryan’s Family SteakHouse

Cracker Barrel

Student Government Association

Buffalo Wild Wings