Heritage Middle School News

May 9, 2016

Upcoming Events

May 9th - STAAR Math for 6th & 7th, Retest 8th

May 10th - STAAR Reading for 6th & 7th, Retest 8th

May 11th - STAAR Science for 8th

May 12th - STAAR Social Studies for 8th


May 19th - 7th Grade Awards 8:10 AM - 9:10 AM

May 19th - 6th Grade Awards 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


May 20th - 8th Grade Awards and Panoramic Picture 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

May 20th - 8th Grade End of the Year Party 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

STAAR Testing This Week

  • HMS campus is closed this week due to STAAR testing.
  • Students are encouraged to bring bottled water on the days they are testing. PTA is providing snacks, but drinks are the student's responsibility.
  • Please contact the main office for any questions.
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Attention Current 6th Grade Parents

The following immunizations are required by The State of Texas for 7th grade. Updated shot records are being accepted throughout the school year. It is highly recommended that shots are received and the shot record turned in prior to the end of the 6th grade school year. 7th grade schedules will be held and students may not start school without these shots.


1 dose of Tdap

1 dose of Meningococcal

8th Grade Celebration

The 8th Grade End-of-Year Celebration is just around the corner!

Date: Friday, May 20th

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: HMS


Theme: “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades”, with everything Hollywood- inspired to celebrate our “Stars’ ” bright futures at CHHS!


Our 8th grade “celebrities” will enter the HMS SAC on a red carpet to enjoy party attractions including an Inflatable Dodgeball Arena, Giant Inflatable Twister, Pinball, Pac-Man, Galaga, Pump It Dance Machine, DJ and music, a Selfie Station and door prizes. They’ll chow down on pizza, snacks, and an all-you-can-eat Candy Buffet. All students who attend will go into the drawings for some fabulous door prizes and receive a special party souvenir. And, as added entertainment, there will also be a special Teacher Lip Sync performance!!!


Your 8th grader won’t want to miss this!


Ticket information: Tickets are $25. Please print off the attached order form, complete it, and drop it off at the front office with your payment of cash or check by Friday, May 13th (please make checks payable to HMS PTA). Also, we will have a sales table set up in the SAC during the 8th grade lunches the week of May 9th - 13th, where your student can turn in their form and payment.


Volunteering/Donations: We also need volunteers!!!!! There are several opportunities to help - anyone who wants to volunteer or donate party items, please use the following SignUp Genius link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4EADAD22A64-8thgrade1 .

If you would like to donate door prizes or cash towards the party, please email Stasia Bandy at stasia@tricamvideo.com .


If you have any questions, contact:

Deana Bieg - deana.bieg@live.com ph: 817-992-4546 or

Stasia Bandy - stasia@tricamvideo.com ph: 817-909-4173

Athletics

Soccer - The HMS Soccer teams play Thursday, May 12th at GMS against Grapevine Middle. Boys play at 6:15 PM. Girls play at 5:00 PM.

Fine Arts

Band News
  • Tuesday, May 17 - Beginner Band Rehearsal at 7:00 AM in HMS Band Room.
  • Tuesday, May 17 - HMS Bands Spring Concert 7:30 PM at CHHS Auditorium
  • Friday, May 20 - Pep Rally 2:30 PM in HMS Big Gym -- All 6th and 7th graders will perform (optional for 8th graders). Parents are welcome to attend!


Choir News

  • Men's Night Out at the Ranger Game Friday - May 13th

Need Some Protection For Your Laptop?

Laptop Sleeves now available - $10


Show your school spirit and keep your laptop cushioned in your backpack. These sleeves are neoprene and have an opening at the top that the Dell 3150 can easily slide into. Please send cash or a check made out to HMS PTA to the front office.

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Save the Date - First Ever HMS Fun Run

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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