To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children

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Click the link to visit the Hickory High School PTSA website.

It’s not too late to join the PTSA – only $7. Seniors must be members to apply for one of many $1000 PTSA scholarships.

Hawks Nest School Store is NOW OPEN!!

Hawks Nest with a Hawk and a Nest

Grab your spirit gear at the Hawks Nest – now open Monday through Friday from 12-2 during all lunches.

Please email if you would like to volunteer or have any questions.

Proceeds directly benefit Hickory High School.



Thanks for your support!

  • Held 1st/2nd Semester Lunch for teachers and staff, and sponsored appreciation events throughout the year including Welcome Fall, Cookies/Coffee in December, Pie Day and Teacher Appreciation Week with a raffle.


  • Held 3rd Annual Spring Artisan Craft Show in March 2018, featuring 110 local crafters. The only school that showcases only artisans (no direct sales vendors). Raised over $5000.


  • Awarded five scholarships at $1000 each, funded by the Craft Show, to Spencer Massey, Danielle Romeo, Chase Stanley, Makenzie Stedman, and Jackson Tate.


  • Operated Hawks Nest School Store each week during all lunch periods, staffed entirely by volunteers, daily from 12-2 p.m. and during special evening hours. Profit exceeded $10K.


  • Funded “I Need a Lighthouse” Assembly for entire school – a Depression and Suicide Education Awareness Program.


  • Earned over $1700 from Harris Teeter’s Together in Education program with a record 386 households (from 321 last year and 159 in 2015).


  • Purchased two Elkay Water Bottle Filling Stations for the Aux Gym and Art/Drama hallway.


  • Purchased two Chair dollies and three floor fans for our custodians.


  • Funded 6 Teacher and Club Grants totaling over $900.


  • Enhanced Communications Outreach via Facebook, twitter, remind.com, PTSA website, weekly email update and new Instagram account for the store.


  • Sponsored E.R. Shelter Donation Drive in conjunction with SCA and the Holiday Tree for the third year in a row.


  • Accolades from Chesapeake Council PTA (CCPTA), May 9, 2018
    • Volunteer of the Year – Mrs. Selena Wiseman
    • CCPTA Virginia PTA Lifetime Award – Mrs. Alison Nilsson
    • Local Unit Outstanding Leadership
    • Local Unit Achievement
    • 100% Staff and Faculty Participation


Revised 09/10/2018