February - March 2021

Remote Learning

We hope your family was safe while we were learning Remotely. The snow was beautiful, but difficult to drive in as well as the extreme cold temperatures. Below are pictures of the Snowy weather and HTMS. Anytime we work remotely students should be logging into the Google Classrooms and be working from home.

Get Involved

Now is a great time to start thinking about Sports, Club, Music, and activities. We are beginning to choose classes for 7th graders going into 8th grade. 6th graders will start choosing classes for 7th grade - Band, Choir, Art, EAST, Athletics, Office Aide, Yearbook, Library Aide. Please talk with your child about the opportunities at HTMS and in our Community.

All About HTMS

We are an Arkansas Diamond School To Watch.

Grade 6-7

We love our HORNETS!


Little Cougar Basketball Camp

Saturday, April 10th, 10-11:30am

1807 Princeton Avenue

Springdale, AR

Check out the flyer below for information on Basketball Camp for students in grades 2nd-6th.

The Camp Dates are

April 10th and 24th

May 8th and 22nd

Please bring a physical and a water bottle

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Calendar of Events

2.22-2.26 - ELPA 21 TESTING

3.5.21 - CREW goes into 6th grade classes during Advisory

3.5.21 - 5H Photography will take pictures of Athletic groups

Students need to bring uniforms that day to school for pictures

March 9 and March 11 - Student Led Conferences - Be looking for information about how to Sign up for your ZOOM/Virtual Conference with your child/teacher

3.16 - Scoliosis check for 6th graders that are here T/Th (Gym)

3.17 - Scoliosis check for 6th graders that are MWF (Gym)


Don’t forget to wear GREEN

GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS for 8th and 9th graders at SWJH March 17th

3.18.21 - Spring Pictures -(ReScheduled) 8:30-11:30

Students need to BRING money on the day of Pictures

Friday - March 19 - TEAM DAY - All students will be on TEAM


March 31st (Wednesday) - Approximately 60 Students will be taking the Pre-ACT assessment in the Cafeteria - Please congratulate and encourage them:)

ACT ASPIRE STATE ASSESSMENT - April 16th; April 19-23. Please be sure your child is at school EVERY DAY - Good Nights Sleep

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Arkansas Diamond Schools To Watch

Helen Tyson Middle School has applied for Re-Designation to be recognized as a Diamond School in Arkansas. Our entire staff has been involved in the process and we want you to be involved. This is an honor for our students, staff, school, district, and community. It focuses on four core areas:
  • Academic Excellence

  • Development Responsiveness

  • Social Equity

  • Organizational Structure and Process

Please let us know why you believe HTMS is a SCHOOL TO WATCH and also how we can continue to grow.

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We want to give a Shout Out to our Amazing Instructional Facilitators who go above and beyond to help students and staff each and every day!! Thank you Ms. Hill, Mrs. Barnett, and Mr. Strouse - WE APPRECIATE YOU!


Thank you to our staff and students that have prepared and taken the ELPA 21 Assessment. The annual ELPA21 assessment is an online assessment given to all students who qualify for English language development (ELD) services through the placement test. The ELPA21 annual assessment measures students' English language proficiency, both knowledge, and skills, in reading, listening, writing, and speaking.

THANK YOU to our students, teachers, and Mr. Venters, our testing coordinator, for working so hard and organizing the assessment. CONGRATULATIONS for completing ELPA 21

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