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Welcome to Hillwood High School



 We did it! We ARE HILLWOOD!
Hillwood students were able to entice the iconic NBC news anchor, Brian Williams, to speak at graduation. Watch the entire speech here.


Brian at graduation


Academy Awards of Hillwood

Awards   Hillwood's 4th annual Academy Awards was a big success. This year there was added entertainment with the addition of "Dancing with the teachers". Check out some pictures here.
 Dr. Chauncy  Winner!



 Kortae

Kortae Hughes
1998 - 2014

Hillwood lost an incredible student last week to a downing accident. Sophomore Kortae Hughes was loved and respected by all who knew him. We morn the loss of Kortae and our prayers are with his brother Isiah Hughes and his family in this difficult time. We will never forget the joy you brought to our hearts or the smile on your face.



High School Principal of the Year - Dr. Steve Chauncy

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Dr. Chauncy has led Hillwood High School since 2008 with a relentless focus on academic achievement. The graduation rate at Hillwood is the best among the district’s zoned high schools at 84%, and test scores have also made dramatic improvements. All three of Hillwood’s Academies are designated national models, and the school boasts 17 Advanced Placement classes. Dr. Chauncy was named “Academies of Nashville Principal of the Year” in 2012. Perhaps most importantly, he is liked and respected by his students, faculty and parents. Congratulations, Dr. Chauncy! Job well done.



Watch the video invitation by students in Hillwood's broadcasting team!

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Hillwood's Teacher of the Year - Cecilia Alexander
 Cecilia Alexander teacher of the year! 
 Cecilia Alexander
was recently voted Teacher of the Year by her colleagues of Hillwood High school. She is an exceptional teacher with 30 years teaching experience. She currently teaches English to 10th and 11th grade Toppers and is loved and respected by all.
Congratulations, Ms. Alexander, on this prestigious award! Hillwood thanks your for your dedication to the education of our students.


Obama applauds Nashville schools in White House speech

“In Nashville, they’ve redesigned high schools and boosted graduation rates by almost 20 percent over the past 12 years,” Obama said. Read the Tennessean article here...


 

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We are Responsible, Respectful, Ready




 The goal of the staff at Hillwood Comprehensive High School is to provide students the opportunity to achieve and maintain high academic standards in a safe learning environment. Our success strongly depends on the motivation and diligence of students, the involvement and support of parents, and the dedication and professionalism of school staff.




 We invite you to be a part of our school day and related activities. Please join us in making Hillwood one of the top performing schools in the nation.

"Toppers are . . . college prepared; career ready!


 The goal of the staff at Hillwood High School is to provide students the opportunity to achieve and maintain high academic standards in a safe learning environment. Our success strongly depends on the motivation and diligence of students, the involvement and support of parents, and the dedication and professionalism of school staff.


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The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
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