Heritage Middle School News

For the Week of November 16, 2015

Thank You

A big thank you goes out to everyone who made our Veteran's Day Assembly so special. Our students did a tremendous job. Our choir, band, and thespians did an amazing job. More importantly, we were able to honor those who have sacrificed for this great country. Thank you veterans.


Scott Saettel, Principal

Heritage Middle School

Upcoming Events

HMS Student/Faculty Volleyball Game - Friday, November 20 at 2:45.

Thanksgiving Break - November 23 through 27.

Fine Arts


  • Tuesday, November 17 - 7th Grade Lewisville Auditions at Forestwood MS in Lewisville. Auditions are between 5:00 - 8:00 pm. $10 Entry fee. We do not have time slots at this time...more details will be given Monday, Nov. 9.
  • Wednesday, November 18 - GCISD District Band Clinic and Concert at GHS for those students selected. All day at GHS and 7pm Concert at GHS Auditorium.


  • Saturday, December 5 - A Cappella and Heritage Sounds perform at Breakfast with Santa.
  • Wednesday December 9 A Cappella and Heritage Sounds Holiday Tour.

HMS JR THESPIANS - The HMS Junior Thespian Showcase is on November 17 at 7 pm in the HMS SAC. Tickets are $3 at the door.



  • 7th Grade Girls - Scrimmage action Thursday, November 19 at HMS against CMS & GMS Games begin at 5 pm and will be played in C-B-A order.
  • 8th Grade Girls - Scrimmage action Thursday, November 19 at HMS against CMS & GMS. Games begin at 5 pm and will be played in C-B-A order.

HMS CROSS COUNTRY - Action is November 17 hosted by HMS at Oak Grove Park.

Annual Thanksgiving Staff Appreciation Pie Extravaganza

Thank our Teachers and Staff with a Thanksgiving treat!!! Every Thanksgiving, the HMS PTA coordinates with Parents to gift each teacher and staff member a pie to thank them for all they do for the parents and students of HMS. We need 90 pies for our teachers and staff. Please email julieachterberg@yahoo.com if you would love to bake/buy a pie for the HMS staff to share with their families at Thanksgiving. We will be giving out the pies on the morning of November 20.

HMS Yearbook Orders

The 2016 Heritage Middle School Yearbook is on sale now! The book is $45. Don’t miss out on the memories! Order online using the link - Yearbook Orders

BOX TOP$ for Education

HMS PTA is collecting BOX TOP$ for Education. Did you know that 50 BOX TOP$ = $5.00 for our school? You can send your BOX TOP$ to school with your child. They can drop them in the BOX TOP$ box located at the front office. Thank you to those parents that have already sent some. We are off to a good start! Thank you for your help - HMS PTA.

HMS Spirit Wear Orders

Show your Bronco Pride and support the PTA by ordering an HMS t-shirt. Print out the order form, fill it out and send it back to school with cash or check made out to HMS PTA. Your child can turn the order form in at the front office. Spirit wear items will be sent home with your student within a few days of placing the order. Questions? Email Cheryl Redfearn at theredfearns@gmail.com or Denise Moore at denisal1@verizon.net.

PTA Membership

Join HMS PTA and help us make this year the best yet! All you need to do is print this registration form and have your student leave it with your check, made out to HMS PTA, in the office. This form also gives you the opportunity to participate in our Bronco Bucks fundraiser. Bronco Bucks means no door-to-door sales for our Broncos! E-mail Amy Rork with any questions at azrork@gmail.com

Volunteers Needed

Hello PTA parents! Would you like to get involved at HMS as a volunteer? Please contact Mary Ellen Blackstone at meblackstone@gmail.com. We have many opportunities to get involved as a parent volunteer. Even if you aren't able to commit to a regular volunteer schedule we can still use your help. At HMS there are many different programs and activities that need assistance. Please send Mary Ellen a note and let her know you are interested in being in the volunteer pool. PTA members please report your volunteer hours at this link - or email Mary Ellen.

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