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Freshmen Welcome Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:


On behalf of the administration, faculty, and staff at Hot Springs High School, we welcome you to High School. For 9th Graders, they are to report to school August 21st. at 7:52 am and will be released at 1:30 pm the first week; after this, the normal release time is 3:51 pm.


On the 21st, students will receive his/her schedule, discuss pertinent school rules, and participate in several team-building activities. Remember to dress school appropriate as this is a school day, you may also want to bring a clear water bottle, as there are many outside activities. There will also be a barbecue lunch provided for you. We ask only that parents and guardians contribute a salad or dessert to complete our orientation lunch.


  • Students with the last name A-M are asked to please bring a dessert.
  • Students with the last name N-Z are asked to please bring a salad.


(Food should be dropped off at the high school office prior to 11:00 am the day of orientation and in a throw away container as they will not be returned)


FreshmenMonday, August 21, 2017, at 7:52 am, students are to meet in the Case Auditorium for a short welcome meeting to prepare them for the rest of the day. Class t-shirts will be distributed at this time. The Freshmen will not be having school on Tuesday August 22nd but will start back on Wednesday, August 23rd.


***An Ed-Camp for 9th Grader's parents will be held in the Tay’s Center beginning at 5:30 pm on the 21st. At this time, we will focus on various issues such as filling out and updating registration paperwork.***


We look forward to seeing you and hope this year will be an enjoyable opportunity to renew friendships and get to know the staff. Please contact the school office at (605) 745-4147 if you have any questions or concerns. The high school office has reopened as of August 8, 2017.




Hot Springs High School Staff