Hopkins Middle School Newsletter
November 11th, 2022
HMS Drop off/Pick up
Dear Parents and Guardians,
There have been some concerns regarding student safety and our Drop Off/Pick Up procedures. Please follow the recommendations below:
Do not drop off on the west side of Clark street and have students cross the road
Do not perform a U-turn in the middle of Clark street to get to the east side of the road
Pull over on the provided shoulder just to the south of the main sidewalk on Clark Street
Thank you for helping keep our students safe!
Hat Day for a $1 Fundraiser
Community Canned Food Drive
November 7-18, 2022
Sponsored by Hopkins Middle School Student Council
How can you help?
Send food/ household supplies to school with your student during the weeks of
November 7-18, 2022
What can you donate?
- Canned fruits/vegetables Pasta and sauces
- Cake, brownie, and bread mixes Peanut butter and jelly
- Canned meats Paper/plastic products
- Canned soups Pie crust mix
- Cereal and fruit juice Powdered/canned milk
- Jell-O and instant pudding Cleaning supplies
- Packaged/canned potatoes
- Packaged meals (Hamburger Helper/mac & cheese)
- Baby products (formula, food, diapers, wipes)
- Health/Hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo)
*Donations will be donated to Project Hope in Dorr.
Goal: If HMS students bring in 800 items or more, they will earn a water fight in the spring!!!!
HMS Choir Concert
M.S. Choir Concert Details:
Thursday, November 10th, 2022
6th & 7th/8th Grade Choirs:
Call Time: 5:30pm
M.S. Concert begins at 6:00pm
Location : M.S. Cafeteria
Student's and Citizens of the Month
This month's Student and Citizens of the Month ceremony will take place on Friday, November 11th at 7:45 am in the cafeteria. Family members are invited to attend.
Students of the month
8th Grade - Levi Jablonski and Madison Veldheer
7th Grade - Tyler Langlois and Natalie Geers
6th Grade - Conner Harrington and Leah Baier
Citizens of the month
8th Grade - Ember Rapela and Brayden Wychers
7th Grade - Dotty Bishop and Kolby Biskupski
6th Grade - Cole Winstrom and Adeline Mains
Veteran’s Day Assembly Spirit Day
Upcoming Band Christmas Concert
Mark your Calendar's
Thursday December 8th at 6:30 PM in the HS Gym
HYSO Winter Basketball 2023
The HYSO Basketball program is run by the Hopkins Youth Sports Organization (HYSO) in cooperation with the Hopkins Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball Programs. Proceeds will go to the Hopkins High School basketball programs. Anyone in grades Kindergarten through 6th
is encouraged to participate. We play on Saturday mornings in January and February. The players will receive a t-shirt and gain valuable lessons in sportsmanship and the fundamentals of basketball.
*K-2nd grade - $25 per player
*3rd-6th - $35 per player
*Maximum of $70 per family
Payment can be sent via Venmo to @hopkinsyouthsports anytime. Cash or check payments can be made out to HYSO, and turned in on the first day your child attends.
3rd – 6th Grade: January 7 - February 25
K-2nd Grade: January 28 - February 25
LOCATIONS & TIMES:
K-2ND Boys (Session 1) Hopkins Elementary 9:00am – 9:45am
K-2ND Boys (Session 2) Hopkins Elementary 9:45am -10:30am
K-2ND Girls (Session 1) Hopkins Elementary 10:30am - 11:30am
K-2ND Girls (Session 2) Hopkins Elementary 11:30am - 12:30pm
3RD/4TH Girls Hopkins Middle School 9:00am – 10:30am
3RD/4TH Boys Hopkins High School 9:00am – 10:30am
5TH/6TH Girls Hopkins Middle School 10:30am – 12:00pm
5TH/6TH Boys Hopkins High School 10:30am – Noon
Please use this QR code to sign up EACH player in your family. If you are unable to sign up via the Google Form, you can still sign your player(s) up on their first day, but T-shirt sizes may be limited.
Be sure to follow HYSO Basketball on Facebook for any updates, changes or cancellations. If you have questions, please contact Josh & Rachelle Lanser at vikingbballHYSO@gmail.com
Lost and Found
Trimester 1 Lost and Found
The Lost and Found is getting quite full!! Please ask your student to take a quick look and claim their lost items. Anything left at the end of the Trimester will be donated.
Congratulations Tech Vikes
The Tech Vikes team competed in First Robotics Competition (FRC) in Kentwood on November 4th & 5th and did fantastic job. The robot worked well all day and we ended with an invitation to State. The team ended qualification matches in 8th place and was selected as the first pick by the number 4 alliance.
Click on the Tech Vikes announcement for more information.
All Partners meetings take place at HMS at 6:00 PM
April 10 (due to spring break)
June 5 (Tentative)
Cell phones are to be turned off and kept in their lockers during the school day. Cell phones that are used during the school day will be confiscated and must be picked up by a parent.
If a student needs to contact a parent/guardian, they can go to the office to either use their cell phone or call from the office phone. If a parent needs to reach a student, they can leave a message for their student with the office.
Additional Resources and Helpful Links
We are in need of volunteers to work concessions during middle school/high school home events. If you are interested in volunteering please click the link.
Hopkins Middle School
Location: Hopkins Middle School, 215 Clark Street, Hopkins, MI, USA
Phone: (269) 793-7407
The Hopkins Public School District Board of Education complies with all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, or disability in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Mr. Gary Wood Superintendent of Schools, Hopkins Public Schools, 400 Clark Street, Hopkins, MI 49328 Phone 269-793-7261.
The Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), disability, age (except as authorized by law), religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected Classes") that are protected by Federal civil rights laws in its programs and activities.
Hopkins Middle School
Stockwell, Scott HMS Principal email@example.com
O’Dell, Patrick HMS Assistant Principal firstname.lastname@example.org
Hitchcock, Jennifer HMS Secretary email@example.com
Dudick, Nikole Physical Education Teacher NikoDudi@hpsvikings.org
Aleman, Kathleen 6th Grade ELA Teacher KathAlem@hpsvikings.org
Barg, Megan Education Intervention Teacher MegaBarg@hpsvikings.org
Barry, Joseph 6th Grade Math Teacher JoseBarr@hpsvikings.org
Caulder, Stephanie; SRC Coordinator StepCaul@hpsvikings.org
Dana, Katherine; Art Teacher KathDana@hpsvikings.org
Dangremond, Matthew; Network Administrator MattDang@hpsvikings.org
Fisher, Mark; 7th Grade Science Teacher MarkFish@hpsvikings.org
Hazen, Rick; Physical Education Teacher RickHaze@hpsvikings.org
Irwin, Julie; Education Intervention Teacher JuliIrwi@hpsvikings.org
Kerber, Brian; Custodian BriaKerb@hpsvikings.org
Klumpp, Molly; Physical Education Teacher MollKlum@hpsvikings.org
Kok, Wendy; Food Service WendKok@hpsvikings.org
Maher, Jennifer; Food Service JennMahe@hpsvikings.org
Myers, Travis; 8th Grade Science Teacher TravMyer@hpsvikings.org
Oaster, Jacob; Choir Director JacoOast@hpsvikings.org
Powell, Kim; Parapro KimPowe@hpsvikings.org
Pulaski, Vicki; 8th Grade ELA Teacher VickPula@hpsvikings.org
Reszka, Richard; 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher RichResz@hpsvikings.org
Ruegsegger, Sarah; 7th Grade ELA Teacher SaraRueg@hpsvikings.org
Rynsburger, TJ; 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher TJRyns@hpsvikings.org
Savage, Leanna; 8th Grade Algebra Teacher LeanSava@hpsvikings.org
Schoonveld, Missy; Media Center Coordinator MissScho@hpsvikings.org
Schwartz, Lindsey; 7th Grade Math Teacher LindSchw@hpsvikings.org
Scudder, Mack; 8th Grade History Teacher MackScud@hpsvikings.org
Weick, Pat; 6th Grade ELA Teacher PatWeic@hpsvikings.org
Williams, Jessica; Band Director JessWill@hpsvikings.org