From the Office of the Superintendent

Press Release Friday, January 27, 2023 A note was discovered in the girls’ restroom near the Haywood High School Little Theater Friday, January 27,…

Through the Lens – Trenton Evans

There are times in everyone’s life when they wish they could hit the pause button and simply live in that moment for just a little bit longer than…

HCS Educator Presents at National Conference

Public education is in the middle of a seismic shift. The importance of creating Career/Technical pathways for students is at an unprecedented high.…

Wychickia Watkins – HES Teacher of the Year

For Haywood Elementary School First Grade teacher, Wychickia Watkins, Haywood County is home and always has been. She attended school from…

Asia Silas – Senior Takes Advantage of Post-Secondary Options

Any successful organization has a core set of goals and values that guide the decision making process. For Haywood County Schools and Haywood High…

Press Release – HHS Senior Selected to Flight Academy

Asia Silas has been selected as an alternate to attend the JROTC Flight Academy where she could possibly earn her pilot's license for free. She was…

AECC Teacher of the Year – Jamaica Kirby

Full-circle moments in someone’s life don’t happen often, but when they do the moment is both unmistakable and unforgettable. When Anderson Early…

Public Notice – December 12

School Board Meeting - December 12 - 3:00 PM

Allyson Byrum – HHS Teacher of the Year

Six years ago, an article was published in The Atlantic that compared teaching to performance art. In fact, the article was even more specific and…

Tanya Harrah – SOA Teacher of the Year

There’s a lot to be said for picking up and moving to a new state, new city, and new part of the country. For some people, monumental change can…

Public Notice – December 6-7

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Public Notice – December 5

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East Side Elementary Teacher of the Year – Rachel Winberry

Each year, teachers at every campus in Haywood County Schools cast their vote for who they believe should be Teacher of the Year (TOY) in their…

Preparing Students for Postsecondary Success

      The word equity is a word that is often misunderstood depending on the context in which it is being used.  At its core, equity…

Haywood High School Boys Basketball – Growth Mindset

There’s a tried and true cliche in sports that goes something like this: only one team at the end of every season is happy. The idea is that every…

HCS Statement – November 16, 2022

Please see the following statement regarding designated fan seating areas for Friday's game against Milan. Press Release - Fan Sections

Paint the Town Purple

There aren't many places that compare to LZ Hurley Stadium on a game night. For three hours on a Friday night, the entire community comes together to…

Lady Tomcats – Bringing High-Energy Play to the Court

There’s an argument to be made that the fall season is the best time to be a sports fan. There’s college football on Saturdays, the NFL on Sundays,…

Public Notice – School Board Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE   The Haywood County Board of Education will be holding a Work Session on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. In the PD Suite…

Tomcat Football – Building Winners

The descriptive words used as examples of success in the sport of football are often like the sport itself - full of weight and force. Words like…

Invitation to Bid

Invitation to Bid Haywood County Schools, Department of Nutrition is seeking bids for Cafeteria Equipment for Anderson Early Childhood Center,…

Jobs for Tennessee Graduates at HHS

Haywood High School boasts one of the most diverse curriculums in West Tennessee. With Advanced Placement access for all, a robust offering of…

HHS Recognizes Record Number of ‘Ready Graduates’

Click the link to read the press release regarding the record number of 'Ready Graduates' at Haywood High School. Press Release - Ready Graduates

HCS Statement – November 3, 2022

Please click the link below to read a statement from Haywood County Schools regarding the incident that took place on Wednesday, November 2. Press…

Audio and Video Production at HHS

The evolution of public education is something that often gets overlooked or ignored. Personal beliefs about education tend to crystallize once…

Building a Culture of Confidence – HMS Girls Soccer

There are moments in life when people, for one reason or another, find themselves returning to a familiar place.  Maybe a recently graduated college…

Keeping HHS Safe

There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from that…

Safety at HMS

There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from that…

Keeping Sunny Hill Safe

  There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from…

HCS Update

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Keeping HES Safe

There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from that…

Adapt and Adjust – Jamari Person

There are many qualities that are necessary to be a successful person - a strong work ethic, integrity, discipline, and persistence to name a few.…

School Safety at ESE

There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from that…

Keeping AECC Safe

There are multiple levels of safety within a school - feeling safe emotionally, feeling safe to make a mistake in class and then learn from that…

HCS Update

  HCS Communications Update - September 19-23

College Application Week

The week of September 19-23 was College Application Week in Haywood County Schools.  The Ayers Foundation at Haywood High School partnered with GEAR…

School Safety in HCS

The issue of school safety has been in the news cycle frequently.  The tragedy in Uvalde, Texas was the most recent tragedy in what has become a long…

Bows on Buses

If you’re driving around Haywood County, you may notice that the HCS school buses have added a little pizzazz and color to their bright yellow…

Press Release – September 16

Gabe Hart - Chief Communications Officer 731.772.9613 ext 2330 gabe.hart@hcsk12.net  RELEASE DATE: September 16, 2022 SUPERINTENDENT JOEY HASSELL…

QB1 – Cordero Walker

There are countless stories of backyard football games where kids emulate their favorite players.  They’ll reenact Joe Montana’s game winning Super…

Academic Focus – HMS

 Teaching middle school students can be one of the most challenging jobs in education, but it can also be one of the most rewarding. Most middle…

Representative John Shaw wins awards for support of business

The Tennessee office of National Federation of Independent Business, the nation's leading small business advocacy organization, will today present…

Press Release – Keys to Success

Tipton County Public Schools and Haywood County Public Schools are proud to announce a partnership with Express Automotive Group called “Keys to…

Academic Focus – SHIS

When it comes to educating students, there are many variables that can affect learning.  Everything from social situations at school to family…

HES – Academic Focus

The foundation for a successful future in education often begins in early elementary school.  Beyond making sure students have a fundamental…

Academic Focus – East Side Elementary

There’s a big difference between being great once and being great consistently.  In any profession, being successful once or twice isn’t all that…

Academic Focus – AECC

The evolution of education is a tireless process.  From one room schoolhouses to fully virtual schools, public education has seen waves of…

Academic Focus in HCS

Public education is one of the most fundamental and paramount institutions in our society.  At its root, the public education system in America seeks…

HHS Girls Soccer

There are fundamental skills that overlap in every sport - weight distribution, balance, low center of gravity, explosive movement.  All of these…

Diversity Hires in HCS

In 2020, a study of students in North Carolina and Tennessee was performed in order to see if there were positive effects tied to a student-teacher…