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Weekly Announcements - Week of 12/7

COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases are on the rise, parents, we need your assistance with ensuring safety for all of HMS faculty, staff and students. If someone in your home has tested positive for COVID-19, please contact our main office and follow the quarantine guidelines by keeping your child at home. If your child has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting results, please keep your child at home until results have been provided. Also parents, if you have been contacted by the school regarding your child being exposed, please adhere to the quarantine guidelines. If you have any specific questions, please contact our school’s nurse, Nurse Morris. 



Make-Up Fall Pictures (Remote & Traditional)

HMS Make-Up Fall Pictures will be Monday, December 7th for remote and traditional students. We will follow the schedule below for remote learners:

9AM-10:30AM-Remote Learners Last Names A-L

12PM-1:30PM-Remote Learners Last Names M-Z

*If you have any questions, please see Ms. Bellinger.

 

Devices

Parents, we are requesting for all students to use a school issued device. If your child does not have a school issued device, please contact Mrs. Burkholder as soon as possible so arrangements can be made to issue a device.

 

Device Inventory

Parents, in order to have accurate inventory information, we are requesting all students complete the device inventory form linked below. This process should not take long to complete. The deadline to complete this information is Wednesday, December 9th. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Burkholder. 

(Link is for HMS Students ONLY)

HMS Student Device Inventory 2020

 

Hot Spots

Parents, We are excited to announce that we have received a number of hotspots from the Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students Program.  Any student who is on free or reduced lunch, and who has not already redeemed an internet voucher is eligible to get a hot spot. You may pick them up at Hueytown Middle School using the following schedule:  December 10-11 (Last Names A-L), December 14-15 (Last Names M-Z). 

Right now this program is slated to run till December 30th.  We are hopeful it will be extended.  However, in the event it is not, ABC for students is working on some other alternatives and we hope to receive that information in the coming weeks.

 

Regardless of if the program is extended, you will be allowed to keep the hotspot.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Burkholder. 



1st Nine Weeks Grade Recovery Opportunity

Attention Parents: Students who failed a subject 1st nine weeks will have the opportunity to participate in grade recovery via Edmentum. Letters will be distributed to students and parents regarding the expectations of recovering the failing grade. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher. 

 

Student Dress Code

*Jeans with open holes above the knee are not allowed

*No halter-tops, spaghetti strap tops. Midriff tops, or overly revealing shirts

*Leggings and jeggins are allowed only if you have appropriate clothing over them that meet the dress code policy

*Skirts and dresses must be no shorter than 4 inches above the knee

 

HMS Faculty/Staff Email Addresses

Please click on the link below to access all HMS Employees email addresses. 

HMS Bitmoji School

 

Student Announcements

**Attention HMS Parents: As a Gear-UP School, we are excited about our partnership with Hasan Davis and Hope Dealer. We will be facilitating a parent meeting to discuss strategies to assist our learners on their educational journey. We will meet remotely on Thursday, December 10th @ 6PM. WebEx link will be forthcoming. 

December 10th: HMS Basketball teams will play Bessemer City MS @ HHS. Tipoff will begin @ 4:30PM. All tickets will be purchased through Go Fan.