Bulldog Bulletin

Back to School 2022

Bulldogs B.A.R.K.!

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at H.E. McCracken Middle School! We are continuing to deploy many activities and programing to develop our students academically, athletically, and socially. Some of them are: Anime Club, art clubs, afterschool tutoring, Connections Time (Advisory), athletics and many more. We are excited to start a new school year with you and your child!

Mission

The H.E. McCracken Middle School mission is to build on the academic foundation of diverse

learners and establish high expectations for contributing, independent, and collaborative members of an ever increasing technologically driven society.


Vision

Our Vision is to promote:

High expectations for all learners,

Critical thinking skills;

Authentic, real world applications;

Literacy; and Strength of our diversity

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Resources for Parents

Spanish Version of Information

New or Coming to H.E. McCracken?

How Can I Get Involved?

Back to School Reminders

Front Office Hours

HEMMS office hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm.


BCSD Yearly Technology Fee Payment

Each year students are required to pay the $20 Technology Fee. Please make sure you have paid this for your child at the start of the school year. We plan to give out devices on the second day of school for students who have paid their yearly fee. Payments can be made in person at our Open House or online through our school payment option. https://osp.osmsinc.com/beaufortsc/


Yearbooks

Yearbooks are already on sale now with special early bird pricing. Here's the link and then select the 2022-23 yearbook option. https://osp.osmsinc.com/beaufortsc/


Fines

If your child owes for a lost charger, laptop, or library book, these payments may be made using our online school payments icon. https://osp.osmsinc.com/beaufortsc/

Transportation Updated

Bus

Bus routes information will be sent to parents by BrightArrow as they are updated. Bus riders should arrive to their designated stop at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled pick up time.

Please sign up for our bus Remind app @hemccrac.


Car Rider

Morning

All car riders and walkers morning entry will be the main school entrance, using the main car loop.


Dismissal

Car riders and walkers will exit their designated areas.

6th grade students will exit through the parking lot at the end of the sixth grade hall.

7th and 8th grade students will exit the main entrance to the school.

Our School Uniforms

Athleisure

Athleisure is not approved uniform clothing. Athleisure outfits can include but is not limited to yoga pants, tights, leggings, jeggings, joggers, and other clothing that look like athletic wear.
PTO Spirit Store is Open!

Select the link to order from the HEMMS PTO Store.

Before School Care

H.E. McCracken offers a before school childcare program for our students. Please click on the link to see the Morning Care Handbook for more information.

District Calendar for 2022-2023

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District News & Updates

Parents are directed to take a look at all building and district updates on the website.

Community Partners

Cornerstone Church and LowCountry Community Church have graciously partnered with H.E. McCracken to promote academics and positive student engagement. Some of the sponsored activities are Student of the Month and Positive Behavior Supports (PBIS/PBS) celebrations.


Thank you for all that you do!

Business Partner Highlight

All interested business partners should visit HERE to learn how to support the learning, living (SEL), and great work happening at HEMMS.

Earn money for our school with Publix Partners

Publix Partners is donating a portion of your grocery purchases to our school! Learn how you can sign up and support our school at www.publix.com/partners. Terms & conditions apply.

How does Publix Partners work?

1. Parents sign up for or log in to their Club Publix account https://clubpublix.com/, click on My Publix Partner under your profile, and select HE McCracken Middle School. Publix Partners expires each July and you will need to sign up annually.

2. Pay with the Publix app or enter your phone number at checkout.

3. A portion of your eligible purchases will be donated to HE McCracken Middle School.

Publix Partners has contributed $38.7 million to more than 4,950 schools

across the Southeast.

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