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HHS Silver Cords Program

What is Silver Cords?

It is a volunteer program that is open to Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors of Hickory High School.  The purpose of Silver Cords is to instill within students the importance of community service, and encourage students to be accountable for investing in their own education and in the community on a regular basis during their school years.

Our Goals:

  • To enhance self-confidence
  • Increase citizenship
  • Give students the opportunity to work with people in their community
  • Recognize students for their commitment to the community

How do I Qualify to Wear “Silver Cords” at graduation?

You must reach 150 hours of service from four different approved locations by May of your senior year.

How Can I Join?

The guidance office or Mrs. Porter (room 221) has everything you need to get started.

When Can I Join?

Anytime!!!!

District Mission

"The Mission of the Hermitage School District is to educate our students to become motivated and responsible citizens.  We will graduate students who are critical thinkers, effective problem solvers, strong communicators and creative individuals.  Our students will use literacy, writing and technology as tools to contribute and compete in a diverse society."

Upcoming Events

Memorial Day - No School
Monday May 29
Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 29
Artman PTO Field Day
Tuesday May 30
DMS Sports Day
Tuesday May 30
IES/DMS Awards Day
Wednesday May 31