2023-2024 Student Schedule Change Request

2023-2024 Student Schedule Change Request

HCHS Schedule Change Request

Please note that schedule changes will only be granted if it pertains to one of the options below. Check the option that applies to you, complete the form, and click submit. If your schedule change request is approved, please understand that additional changes to your classes/schedule may happen in order to maintain balanced classes and accommodate your schedule request. Your entire schedule may be changed if your request is granted. Changes will not be made based on teacher, period, or lunch preference. ALL REQUESTS ARE CONSIDERED BUT ARE NOT GUARANTEED. All requests must be put in by Friday, August 11th at 3:00 pm. Mrs. Russ


Scholarships 2022-2023


2022-2023 Bright Futures Scholarship Handbook  

If you are applying for any scholarships, especially any level &/or type of Bright Futures, community service hours are required. 


All 12th graders that have submitted a HCHS green community service hour form have been posted to Focus. 


Each senior has received a blank HCHS service form this year.  It has also been available all years in Guidance and is still available for pick up in the Guidance lobby during the school day. 


May Scholarship Newsletter

Chipola College Foundation Scholarships (June 1, 2023)

Holmes Creek Longspurs Scholarship (May 10, 2023)

Holmes County Teachers Association Scholarship (May 5, 2023)

Daniel Brownell Memorial Scholarship (May 3, 2023)

Kiwanis 2023 Chipola Scholarship (May 2, 2023)

Kiwanis 2023 Florida Panhandle Technical College Scholarship (May 2, 2023)

Kiwanis 2023 Tyler Erickson Scholarship (May 2, 2023)

Wink Family Scholarship (May 1, 2023)

Community South Scholarship (April 30, 2023)

Bonifay Woman's Club Dianne Smith Scholarship (April 28, 2023)

Tyler Erickson Memorial Golf Scholarship (April 21, 2023)

Farm Bureau Scholarship (April 21, 2023)

Dr. Herb Brooks Memorial Scholarship (April 21, 2023)

West Florida Electric Scholarship (April 18, 2023)

Holmes County Republican Scholarship (March 31, 2023)


FOCUS Parent Portal Instructions:


ACT Test Dates

ACT scores may be used for high school dual-enrollment, Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, as concordant scores for state testing, and ultimately as a college-entrance exam.  The ACT is offered at HCHS in October, December, February and April.  

Students register online at 



Several ACT Prep Courses are offered in our area.  While we do not endorse any single group or test prep, we want our students to be aware of options that are available.  Houston Academy in Dothan offers their Wiregrass Plus ACT Preparation Course.  They are available in the evening.  Pre-registration and pre-pay is required.  More information can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/actpreparationclasses.


On the Job Training

Dual Enrollment

Requirements for Chipola College Dual Enrollment

* Must meet eligibility assessment scores:

ACT 17 19 19
PERT 103 106 123
SAT 25 24 24

*Fill out application online at:


*Meet with Mr. Hawkins to fill out required paperwork and schedule classes



Student Services Staff

Student Services Staff

Ciara Russ
Guidance Counselor
[email protected]


Melissa Ward
Curriculum Coordinator
[email protected]


Sharon Griffin
Guidance Clerk
[email protected]


Jody Richardson
Data Clerk
[email protected]