Hampton Bays Middle School

Parent Express Bulletin #19

Happy New Year!

Dear Hampton Bays Middle School Families,

On behalf our our Middle School Faculty and Staff, we wish you and your families a Happy, Safe, and Healthy New Year!

Last week, we welcomed our middle school students back, with two special events book-ending our week. We started the week off with our annual 8th Grade College Awareness Day. We closed out the week with our always fun Golden Sneaker Night.

College Awareness Day was particularly special this year for me, because, for the first time in my career as a principal, we welcomed current college students who, only five years ago, were our HBMS 5th graders. It was a proud moment to listen to this wise young adults connect with our students, who have their own bright futures ahead of them. Seeing three of our visiting college students with their younger siblings, who happened to be in fifth grade, was absolutely priceless!

This also served to remind us that time flies. And that is why it's important that we capitalize on seizing every opportunity for our students to become well-rounded learners, with a solid foundation in strong character and sense for community. With these pieces in place, we will continue to see students after high school who are driven to succeed as learners, for life.

I hope you enjoy the resources and photos we are sharing this week. If you come across something that piques your interest, please send it my way. I always love to learn something new from our parents and families!

Happy 2016!



We Are HBMS!

5 Resources to Support Our Middle School Journey

Photos of the Week!

Love these photos?

To enjoy more:

  1. Follow our HBMS Twitter account @HamptonBays_MS !
  2. Visit our school website: www.hbschools.us .
  3. Keep an eye on the PTO PEX, which will share a monthly collection of images showing "Life at HBMS".

And...if you have photos or articles worth sharing, please send them our way!

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