Welcome to Hickory High School

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Our district offers several communications platforms that provide students, parents, and staff the opportunity to engage in a two-way dialogue.

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Quick Tip is an anonymous way to make school administrators aware of a specific safety concern.

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Send the school district your questions, concerns, suggestions, and or compliments through Let’s Talk.

Chesapeake Crime Line logo
Chesapeake Crime Line provides a way for citizens to report criminal activity to local authorities.

Additional guidance on how to express a concern for personal concerns is available to our students and their parents.
For emergencies, please call 911


Mr. Leroy Harper, a frontline custodian at Hickory High School, has been named one of five national finalists for the Rock Star Custodian Award sponsored by the Academy of Cleaning Excellence. Now, it’s up to the community to vote for the overall winner!

His former supervisor, Mr. Sam Warren, said in his nomination, “Mr. Harper is often the custodian chosen to sample new equipment, services, and products for possible inclusion into the overall district custodial services department. His opinion on things related to protocol and innovations is very much respected.”

Mr. Harper is also known to participate in a variety of community service activities at Hickory High School including Coats for Kids, school supply drives, and holiday meal giveaways. Mr. Harper is a school leader who stays abreast of innovations in the custodial industry and serves on our Custodial Advisory Committee.

The Rock Star Custodian Award is based on nine personal traits including communication, service to others, integrity, and more.

The overall winner is now determined by community votes. You can vote daily using the QR Code or by visiting: rockstarsofcleaning.com/rock-star-national-voting

Hickory High Winter Sports Tryout Information 2022-2023

Sport Tryout Dates Times  Location  Notes
Girls Basketball    Mon-Wed starting 11/7/22 4pm – 6pm Main Gym Email Coach Geary for more information.
Boys Basketball Mon-Wed    starting  11/7/22 6:00pm-7:30pm Main Gym Email Coach Pearman for more information.

Wear a white t-shirt that can be written on.

Gymnastics To Be determined  5pm-6:30pm Aux Gym Email Coach Reed for more information.
Swimming (Girls and Boys)


Mon-Fri starting 11/7/22 5:00am-6:30am GBSRC Email Coach Riley for more information.
Wrestling Monday 11/7/22 4pm-6:00pm Wrestling Rm Email Coach Davis for more information.
Indoor Track


Monday 11/14/22 4pm-6:00pm meet at the track office Email Coach Sarver   for more information.
Winter Cheer


Monday 11/28/22 4pm-6pm Aux Gym Email Coach Boykin  for more information.

Hickory High School’s 2023 Graduation

Graduation is on the horizon and it’s time to start preparing for that very special day that is all about you. Please mark your calendars with a few important dates:

June 16, 2023 – HHS Graduation

June 14, 2023 – Mandatory Graduation Practice

Graduation practice will be held in the HHS gymnasium from 9am – noon. All graduating seniors must attend. Please note that graduation tickets will be distributed at graduation practice. Tickets will be required for all guests attending the graduation ceremony.

Jostens is now accepting orders for caps, gowns, announcements, and graduation gear at jostens.com. Jostens has put together a short video walking through how to order your graduation gear on their website. Additionally, Jostens will visit campus during all school lunches on December 8th and 9th to collect orders. Please note that honors cords and tassels will be purchased in the spring when caps and gowns are delivered to Hickory High School. The deadline for ordering caps, gowns, and announcements is December 15th. This ensures your items arrive on time and that you receive the best price. Should you have any questions about ordering a graduation appeal, contact Jostens directly at 800-JOSTENS (1-800-567-8367). We are looking forward to celebrating the graduating class of 2023!

Attention Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors

If you are interested in showcasing your talents in Vocal Music, Dance, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Theatre+Film, or Visual Arts, the Governor’s School for the Arts may be for you!  Deadline to apply for the 2023-2024 school year is December 6th, 2022.  There will also be an open house on October 26th from 6pm-8pm.

Senior Yearbook Recognition Ads

Yearbook Recognition Ads are the perfect way to commemorate your senior in the class of 2023!  All orders must be placed by 02/09/2023.

IT’S EASY! Create your ad online at www.jostensadservice.com/student
1. Choose your ad size and layout.
2. Enter your text and upload your photos.