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Weekly Announcements - Week of 10/11 to 10/14

COVID-19

***Updates***

COVID-19 positive students will follow these procedures:

  • Must be isolated for at least 5 days after symptoms first appear or 5 days from the test date for asymptomatic individuals

  • Must be fever-free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications at the end of the 5 day period

  • Improvement of all other symptoms

  • Upon returning to school, the student must wear a mask for at least 5 days.

If the above criteria are not met, the student should isolate for the remaining five days.

Students who have not tested positive for COVID-19 or are not symptomatic should attend school. 

Please contact Nurse Childs if you have any additional questions. 

E-Learning Day

Monday, October 10th is E-learning Day for all Jefferson County Schools. Students will not report to campus on E-Learning Day. Expectations and assignments have been provided to all students via Schoology. Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions. 

ACAP Score Reports

Parents, students received their 2022 ACAP Score Reports on Friday, October 7th. Please review the score report with your child. Our goal for our students is to perform at Level 3 or higher. This assessment is 80% of our state report card grade. Please assist us by working with your child at least 15 minutes daily on their iReady Learning Path. 

Student ID Badges/Chromebooks 

All HMS students will/have received an ID badge and chromebook. Parents, students are expected to have their ID badges and chromebooks daily. Per new district guidelines, once a student loses or damages his/her chromebook, a replacement will not be issued. Students will only be allowed to use a chromebook in the classroom. Parents may donate the price of the chromebook for replacement. 

Bullying 

Parents, HMS bullying reporting forms are available with our counselors. When a student notifies a teacher or staff member at HMS regarding bullying, the student will be directed to complete the bullying reporting form and submit it to their assigned counselor. 

Grade Recovery

 

Students who failed a core subject the first nine weeks will be eligible to participate in “Grade Recovery”. Teachers will be communicating grade recovery expectations this week. Grade recovery will be due Monday, October 17th. Students who successfully complete grade recovery will receive 60% in place of the failing core grade. 

Reminders

**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

**Parents, deliveries and DoorDash are not allowed for students at Hueytown Middle School. 

**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. 

Student Announcements 

**Attention 7th & 8th Grade Boys: HMS Baseball Tryouts will be October 17th-18th @ the HMS Practice field. You must have a current physical and a completed Dragonfly account in order to try out.

**HMS Softball Tryouts will be October 24th-27th @ Natalie Bunn Field. HMS Softball Pre-Tryout meeting will be October 19th @ 3:15PM in RM 207. See Ms. Edmond (RM 207) or Ms. Nicholson(RM 116) if you have any questions.

 

**Any student who wants to participate on our 2022-2023 HMS Math team will need to sign up in RM 117. See Coach Smith if you have any questions. 



Tuesday, October 11th: HMS Boys Basketball Parent Meeting @6PM, Competition Gym