• Chromebooks!

    Hughes took a big step in technology today as students in Mr. Scott's journalism class got the first crack at a class-set of Chromebooks. Details coming soon!

  • New Teachers

    Hughes Academy is excited to welcome our new teachers. New teachers are busy attending an orientation meeting today and getting their classrooms ready.

  • Reflection Benches

    Now is your chance to help Hughes and leave a long-lasting legacy at the school. Purchase a Reflection Bench with a personalized plaque for $400. The bench will include a plaque engraved with the following options:
    In Honor, In Memory, or As a Corporate Sponsor

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2015 Car Line Auction Update

Car LineThe PTSA regrets that we are canceling the carpool auction for this school year. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. If you have any questions, please contact Alison Pitts at apitts315@gmail.com

Posted on 8/25/2015

Dress Code 2015-2016

Regardless of how long you've been attending Hughes Academy, it's always a good idea to review the dress code. It's available here if you don't happen to have a copy at hand.
Posted on 8/19/2015

Michelin Youth Empowerment through Service (YES!) Program

The Michelin Youth Empowerment through Service (YES!) Program exists "to provide middle school students with opportunities for leadership development, personal empowerment and community service initiatives. The program is free thanks to Michelin." Interested students can submit applications through Friday, September 4. More information is available here.

Posted on 8/13/2015

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Fall 2015 Book Fair

Fall is right around the corner, and you know what that means: it’s book fair time at Hughe... Read More

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STEAM Part 1: Gathering. Growing. Going.

We are on the forefront of major educational change. I have been asked to share my thoughts on STEAM education several times over this year. It is hard to explain, and it is difficult to comprehend ho... Read More

A Day in the Life of a Hughes Custodian

Ms. Alice Green is a custodian here at Hughes Academy. She has been a custodian for 15 years. Although this is her first time working at a school, she left a supervisor job at Michelin and other jo... Read More

More Evidence of Spring

The dogwoods in front of the school are blooming, and when the sun hits them at just the right angle…

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What’s It Like Being a New Student at Hughes?

For some students, it’s not easy moving in the middle of the school year to a new school. Especially in middle school. New people, teachers, not to mention that when you’re moving into your house a... Read More

A Sign of Spring

The Bradford Pear trees in the courtyard are in bloom. A horrible sign to your allergies, but a delightful sight to see. It’s an amazing sign of spring, which is officially tomorrow.

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