The Heritage Herald

August 27, 2021

Hello HMS Families,

We've had a wonderful week at HMS! It's been great seeing all of our students and families. The students were so excited to be back in school and the teachers were just as excited to see them. Please call the middle school main office if you have any questions.


Stay safe,

Mrs. Malone

Principal, HMS

pmalone@sd104.us

(708)458-7590

REMINDER: SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 - LABOR DAY- NO SCHOOL!

MAP Testing

HMS will be MAP Testing on September 7-10, 2021, and on September 13-14 for dual language students. This test will allow us to know exactly what your child needs, academically. Please make sure your child gets a good night sleep and eats breakfast at home or at school.

Arrival and Dismissal

Students will continue to line up, socially distanced and wearing masks, near the back parking lot at the following doors, during arrival. Students who arrive early for breakfast will be sent to their homeroom classes after breakfast.

6th Grade: Door 12

7th Grade: Door 10 (they will dismiss from Door 13)

8th Grade: Door 11


*If you would like to participate in the Car Drop Off Line, stop by the HMS main office for a car sign. Please do not park in the school parking lot during arrival or dismissal.

Picture Day is Coming!

Picture Day is Friday, September 10, 2021 at Heritage Middle School.


You can order your pictures before picture day at mylifetouch.com

Our Picture Day ID is: EVTQ9B8X6

Chromebooks

Please remind your child to charge their chromebook every night.
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COVID 19 Reminders

Please be aware if your child has any of the following symptoms Covid-19 should be suspected and your child should NOT attend school until you have spoken to the school nurse. If your child presents to school with any of the above symptoms you will be called to pick up your child immediately. You will then be given instructions on how and when your child may return to school.

· Fever (100.4 or higher)

· New onset of moderate to severe headache

· Shortness of breath

· New cough

· Sore throat

· Vomiting

· Diarrhea

· New loss of sense of taste or smell

· Fatigue from an unknown cause

· Muscle, or body aches from and unknown cause.

If a student has had contact with a Covid positive person, they must be kept home, and the building nurse notified. If any student while at school discloses, they have been in contact with a Covid positive person you will be called to pick up your child immediately. You will then be given instructions on how and when your child may return to school.

In our efforts to keep everyone safe the nurses will be diligent in following up on any student who presents to school ill. We understand keeping your child home may have its difficulties, however it is the only way to keep our community safe.

"Blue Jean Fridays" are back!

Students can wear blue jeans and a school shirt on Fridays. Jeans with rips must have clothing underneath.

We hope to see you today! Back To School Bash!