Friday, March 31, 2023

Spring Wind is next week, April 3-6. See list of activities at bottom of this announcement.

Attention Sophomore and Junior Mustangs! You are invited to attend Hempstead’s post-secondary planning night on April 6th! Learn more about life after high school including: career exploration & assessment, academic preparation & requirements, admission process & requirements, college/training Program selection, financial aid process, understanding costs – cost of attendance, scholarships process, and where to go for help. Meet with local college representatives and Hempstead High school support staff at 6:15 and stick around for a presentation from Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) at 7pm. See you there!

If you are interested in trying out to cheer for the 2023 football season, tryouts are next week! Mandatory practices are April 3rd and 5th from 3:15-5:30 and our final tryout is on April 6th beginning at 3:15 in the North Gym! If you are interested, see Mandy in the AP Office.

Will you be the first in your family to go to college? Come listen to a panel of current college students from Loras, UD, Clarke, and NICC who are also first-generation college students to learn about their experiences and the resources available to help them navigate college. The panel discussion will be in the auditorium on Tuesday April 4 during 2nd period. Use this link to sign up:

Are you interested in a career in Emergency Services? We will have a police officer, firefighter, and paramedic along with their emergency vehicles here on Tuesday April 4 during 2nd period. Use this link to sign up to attend:

Octagon Club meets Tuesday, April 4th after school in C122 (Ms. Houselog’s room).

Students, please remember to wear your lanyard/ID each day and be sure it’s visible around your neck.

Reminder students: Hempstead does NOT allow or accept student food deliveries from paid delivery services such as DoorDash, GrubHub, Uber Eats or any other vendor delivery service. All deliveries will be denied. Hempstead is not responsible for any loss of cost or food. Hempstead offers many lunch choices to all students in the cafeteria during your scheduled lunch or you may bring your lunch from home.

Prom is Saturday, May 13th from 7-10pm at the Grand River Center. The theme is A Knight in the Castle.
Watch for more information about ticket sales to come. All attendance rules apply for eligibility to the dance.

Mustang Events for week of March 27 – April 1

FRIDAY – March 31

SATURDAY – April 1
Soccer @ Dalzell Field 10am (boys & girls, JV & V)


Spring Wind 2023
Monday, April 3 Pajama Day
Day: Ticketed events throughout the day
Tuesday, April 4: Surfers vs Bikers
Day: Career Fair in Moody Gym and Auditorium
Night: Boys Tennis/Girls Soccer/Girls Track
Wednesday, April 5: Jerseys
Day: Flip-Flop Assembly – North & Moody Gyms
Powerball (9th period) – North Gym
Staff vs Seniors Basketball (10th period) – North Gym
Thursday, April 6: Neon or Dance Marathon Shirts
Day: Dance Marathon – North Gym
Night: RAVE dance 7-9pm Cafeteria / Admission $5 (proceeds donated to UI Dance Marathon and Stead Family Children’s Hospital)
Girls Tennis/Girls Golf