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Weekly Announcements - Week of 11/15 to 11/19


As we continue to navigate through COVID-19 pandemic, 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 and your child is symptomatic, please follow the exclusion guidelines and contact Nurse Childs. If your child has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting results, contact our main office and keep your child at home until results have been provided. Parents, please contact Nurse Childs regarding COVID-19 related self quarantining. COVID-19 related absences are only provided if parents have contacted Nurse Childs and we have documented the COVID-19 absence. If you have any specific questions, please contact our main office. 


**Parents, please email your child’s teachers for make-up assignments if he/she is excluded from school due to COVID-19 exposure. 


1st Nine Weeks Grade Recovery 

1st Nine Weeks Grade Recovery Assignments are due Friday, November 19th @3PM. Students who successfully complete assignments will receive 60%. See your child’s teacher for further information. 


2nd Nine Weeks Core Common Assessment Schedule


2nd Nine Weeks Core Common Assessment Study Guides to Go Home

Thursday, December 9th

Math/Social Studies Assessments

Tuesday, December 14th

Language Arts/Science Assessments

Wednesday, December 15th

Make-Up Assessments

Thursday, December 16th 


Money Management

As we prepare our students to be college and career ready, HMS 8th graders will be participating in the Money Management Presentation this week. Students will have the opportunity to explore topics such as budgeting, cost of living and financial planning. Money Management will be facilitated in math classes.


HMS Basketball Games

Students are not allowed to remain on campus to participate in after school basketball games. Students must leave campus and return for the games. Students who are remaining on campus will be trespassing.  


Parent Conferences

All parent conferences are scheduled through the main office. If you would like to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher(s), please contact Mrs. Davis in the main office. 



**All students, employees, and visitors must wear a mask while on campus during the school day.

**Students are expected to be dropped off and picked up on the side of the building, not the main entrance. Parents are to remain in their vehicles when dropping off and/or picking up students. 

**Classes begin daily at 7:55AM.

**All check-outs must be facilitated by 2:30 PM daily


Student Announcements

Attention 7th & 8th Grade Students (Boys & Girls): If you are interested in participating in tennis please sign up in RM 117. Tennis tryouts will be November 30th @ Bud Newell Tennis Courts beginning at 3:45PM. All participants must be 100% cleared in DragonFly.

Tuesday, November 16th: HMS Basketball Teams @ Rutledge MS, 4:30PM 

Wednesday, November 17th: HMS Basketball Teams vs McAdory MS, 4:30PM, HMS Competition Gym

Thursday, November 18th: HMS Basketball Teams @ Tarrant (8th Grade Boys)/Bankhead (Girls), 4:30PM