Hero Happenings!

Hellstern Middle School Newsletter, Springdale, AR

2019-2020 Issue 25, February 17, 2020

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Calendar Dates

Many of you have asked about calendar dates for the rest of the year. I have included the dates we have on our calendar thus far, but please keep checking. As events arise, I will continue to add them in to the list.

HMS Tryout/Audition Information (for rising 7th graders)

We are collecting this information and will continue to update this list as dates are settled:

Girls Basketball - tryouts on March 31st & April 1st

Boys Basketball -

Girls Volleyball - tryouts on May 4th & 5th

Football - students will request this in their schedule and there will be a parent meeting TBA

Cross-Country - no tryouts, request in your schedule

Cheer - tryouts March 17 & 18, if you missed the mandatory parent meeting contact Krystle Smith (ksmith5@sdale.org)

Band - Auditions during school May 4-7, parent meeting May 7 @ 6:30pm

Boys' Honor Choir -

Girls' Honor Choir -

Select Drama -

Stagecraft -

Advanced Art - Application due on March 20th

Coding -

EAST - Application due on March 20th

CJHS Tryout Information (for rising 8th graders)

Girls Basketball:

  • April 2nd from 5-6pm @ CJHS
  • Coach Temple & Banister

Boys Basketball:

  • 2nd week of April
  • Coach Sutherland & Luther


  • tryouts May 4th-7th
  • Coach Doherty or Coach Bailey


  • Parent info night - April 28th @ 6pm
  • No tryouts - contact Coach Watson, Coach Jones, Coach Thompson, or Coach Foringer if interested

Cross Country:

  • Parent information meeting 2nd week of May
  • No tryouts. Contact Coach Sullivan if interested

Cheer & Dance:

  • Parent meeting March 4th @ 6pm in Lowe's room (CJHS)
  • Tryouts: March 30th & March 31st


  • contact Dr. Coker or Mrs. Sangster if new to band


  • contact Mrs. Watt if new to choir


These students met all the criteria to graduate from the ESL program!! Wow - how amazing it is to know two languages. Way to go students!!!
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Take a look!

Deadline to register for the Spain trip is March 4, 2020. Take a look at the link and get signed up!

Meet Our Heroes!

Every week we want to introduce you to fabulous Heroes that work at Hellstern. We have some of the best teachers and staff in the world and can't wait for you to get to know them!
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Upcoming Dates


17th - Progress reports are sent home with students

18th & 19th - ELPA21 Testing

18th - School Board Meeting (5pm)


10th - Spring Individual Pictures

13th - End of the 3rd quarter

16th - Student led conferences

17th - Student led conferences

17th - HMS Cheer Clinic (for rising 7th graders) - 3:30-5:30pm

18th - HMS Cheer Tryout (for rising 7th graders) - 3:30-5:30pm

23rd-27th - Spring Break


2nd -$1 Hat Day for Special Olympics

20th - 24th - ACT Aspire Testing Week

28th - Band Concert @ PAC (7pm)


1st - Spring Fling

4th-7th - Band Tryouts during school (current 6th graders)

4th - Choir Concert @ HBHS PAC (7pm)

11th & 12th - Current 5th graders visit HMS during school

11th - 6th grade UA field trip - Olympians & Legends

12th - 6th grade UA field trip - AllStars & Avengers

13th - Naturals Ballgame (all students)

15th - 6th grade UA field trip - Defenders & Chargers

Athletics Calendar

No athletic events this week.....