Admiral Weekly News

Week of November 16-20, 2015

Administrative Team Thank You’s and Kudos

  • Thank you to Mr. Wright, Mr. Gaskins, and Ms. Mackowiak for going above and beyond on behalf of a student.
  • Thank you to Mr. Garland for organizing staff t-shirts.
  • Thank you to all staff involved in planning and executing an outstanding Veteran's Day Assembly and Academic Pep Rally.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Akinmoldun on earning his SECOND Doctorate Degree.
  • Thank you to the Admin Team, Librarians, Ms. Holmes, Ms. Neptune, Ms. Finney, Ms. Turner, Ms. McCorkel, and Mr. Stewart for your participation in the STAT Meeting.

This Week At Hammond!

Homeroom Video: ACPS 2020: Goal 1: Academic Excellence and Educational Equity

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ACPS 2020: Goal 1 - Academic Excellence and Educational Equity
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Daily Reminders - November 16-20, 2015

Monday – November 16, 2015
  • Homeroom - Video - ACPS 2020: Goal 1: Academic Excellence and Educational Equity - Video Above
  • American Education Week - Kickoff Off - “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility,”
  • DEP's are due. Please see Ms. Riser if you still need to turn in your DEP.
  • SST - 9am-11am

Tuesday – November 17, 2015
  • Homeroom - Admiral Pride Lesson
  • American Education Week - Parent's Day - Date Will Be Scheduled In December
  • AVID Site Team Meeting - 3:30pm
  • International Academy Meeting - 3:30pm

Wednesday – November 18, 2015
  • Homeroom: Admiral Pride Organizational Chart
  • American Education Week- Education Support Professional's Day
  • Secondary Principal's Meeting - Library - 9am-11:00am
  • Spelling Bee - 6:30pm - Auditorium

Thursday – November 19, 2015
  • Homeroom: Attendance/College and Career Lesson
  • AVID/College/Career/Sorority/Fraternity Day – Please wear a shirt that represents AVID, College, Career, or Your Sorority or Fraternity.
  • Math/Language Arts/8th Grade Science Lesson Plans Due
  • American Education Week - Educator For A Day
  • School Improvement Team Meeting (Tentative) - 3:30pm
  • RARE Panel Discussion - Student Code Of Conduct - 6:00pm - Library

Friday – November 20, 2015
  • Homeroom: Attendance
  • Admiral Pride Day - Please wear your Admiral Pride Shirt
  • American Education Week - Substitute Educators Day
  • Honor Roll Assembly - 7th Grade - Auditorium/Team 8-1 - Cafeteria

Improving Our Great Schools Rating

Francis C. Hammond Middle School is a GREAT School. We know this because we experience it everyday. We are working extremely hard to ensure that the community knows that wonderful things are happening. Please support us in this effort by leaving a positive comment about Francis C. Hammond Middle School at http://www.greatschools.org/virginia/alexandria/69-Francis-C-Hammond-Middle/

November 2015 - Native American Heritage Month

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Happy Birthday!

  • Cason Barnes - 11/8
  • Alexandra Willson - 11/3
  • Karleesha Wright - 11/5
  • Beau Ramer - 11/6
  • Cason Barnes - 11/8
  • Kelly Hopkins - 11/12
  • Nancy Hernandez - 11/19
  • David Fox - 11/19
  • Lee Allison - 11/19
  • Veronica Long-Boles - 11/22
  • Ebony Neptune - 11/23
  • Derrick N. Terry - 11/24
  • Jeff Gaskins - 11/25
  • Cassandra Jackson - 11/26
  • Eric Grutza - 11/30

Weekly Reminders

  • Please remember to take attendance during every class period
  • Science Fair and National History Day Judges Needed - If you know of any community member with science or history expertise who can serve as judges please email Ms. Riser or Dr. Holmes.
  • Francis C. Hammond Color Run - If your club or grade level team is interested in planning the Color Run please let Ms. Hall know. Profits raised from the Color Run will be equally split by all planners. For more information please see: http://myschoolcolorrun.com/