Heritage Middle School News

For the Week of December 14, 2015

Help Our HMS Community

Dear HMS Families,


On December 5th, an apartment fire in Euless destroyed the homes and belongings of a dozen students attending Bear Creek Elementary, Heritage Middle School and Colleyville Heritage High School.


To assist, GCISD is partnering with CONNECT to collect gift card donations from retailers such as Wal-Mart or Target to help provide immediate resources to these children and their families.


If you would like to make a gift card donation, please drop it off with counselors at BCES, HMS or CHHS. Monetary donations are being accepted online through the Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation. Include a note in your online donation that the funds are for CONNECT-Euless Fire.


Thank you for your support,


Scott Saettel, Principal

Heritage Middle School

HMS 2015-2016 Reflections Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the students that participated in the Reflections Program! The results are in and the students that placed at HMS are:


Award of Excellence

Mayy Alsawfta, Olivia Bradley, Ireland Casteel, Shahina Chatur, Estella Chen, Hannah Davidson, Gabriella Hsu, Madeline Husby, Alina Khan, Andrew Lee, Martin Parker, Sang Ho Shin and Hailey Soriano


Award of Merit

Amir Ali, Chloe Davis, N V Sai Teja Hebbale, Gabriella Hsu, Madeline Husby, Andrew Lee, Diya Ramhtullah, Aashna Ratnani, Joseph Ressler, Keshari Rijal, Isabella Ruepprich, Kyle Smith, Hudson Ulrich and Ayden Yates


Honorable Mention

Thomas Ballinger, Caitlyn Coon, Isabella Galyen, Madeline Husby, Fatima Hussain, Jacob Medina, Madison Page, Natalia Quiñones, Katelyn Scheimann, Sophia Tearman, Atalie Vasquez and Chris Webster

Upcoming Events

Fall Semester Exams - The semester exam schedule can be found here.


Winter Break - December 21 through January 4.

Fine Arts

BAND NEWS


  • Friday, December 18 - Practice-a-Thon Fundraiser Limo Ride to Cici's Pizza for those students who earned $125 or more.
  • Saturday, January 9 - All-Region Band Clinic and Concert at Grapevine HS Gymnasium for those who earned a chair in the All-Region Band.


CHOIR NEWS


  • December 14 - Holiday Concert at White’s Chapel UMC beginning at 7 pm.

Athletics

HMS GIRLS BASKETBALL


  • 7th Grade Girls - December 14th at Coppell West. Games Begin at 5 pm and will be played in B-A-C order.
  • 8th Grade Girls - December 14th at Coppell West. Games begin at 5 pm and will be played in A-B-C order.


HMS BOYS BASKETBALL


  • 7th Grade Boys - January 8th against Coppell West at Coppell West. Games begin at 5 pm and will be played in C-A-B order.
  • 8th Grade Boys - January 8th against Coppell West at Coppell West. Games begin at 5 pm and will be played in B-C-A order.



HMS CROSS COUNTRY - The last cross country action is on Saturday, Dec. 12th at Bob Jones Park.

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe HMS Fundraiser on Wednesday, December 16

10% of proceeds will be donated back to HMS for any orders all day when mentioning HMS. Order take-out or eat in for lunch or dinner. Taziki’s is located at 2750 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-203-8296 www.tazikiscafe.com

Grace Toy Drive

Once Again, between now and December 15, HMS will be collecting new unwrapped toys or gift certificates to benefit the Grace Christmas Cottage. Just drop off your donation, for any child, ages infant to teen, in the Main Office or Counseling Office at HMS. For every donation your name will be entered for a drawing. Please encourage your student to help in making a child's holiday merry.

HMS Cotillion 2016

6th Grade parents and students mark your calendars for the 2016 Cotillion coming in February. Find out more information about what Cotillion is and how to register on the HMS PTA website or follow this link

HMS Yearbook Orders

The 2016 Heritage Middle School Yearbook is on sale now! The book is $45. Don’t miss out on the memories! Order online using the link - Yearbook Orders

BOX TOP$ for Education

HMS PTA is collecting BOX TOP$ for Education. Did you know that 50 BOX TOP$ = $5.00 for our school? You can send your BOX TOP$ to school with your child. They can drop them in the BOX TOP$ box located at the front office. Thank you to those parents that have already sent some. We are off to a good start! Thank you for your help - HMS PTA.

HMS Spirit Wear Orders

Show your Bronco Pride and support the PTA by ordering an HMS t-shirt. Print out the order form, fill it out and send it back to school with cash or check made out to HMS PTA. Your child can turn the order form in at the front office. Spirit wear items will be sent home with your student within a few days of placing the order. Questions? Email Cheryl Redfearn at theredfearns@gmail.com or Denise Moore at denisal1@verizon.net.

PTA Membership

Join HMS PTA and help us make this year the best yet! All you need to do is print this registration form and have your student leave it with your check, made out to HMS PTA, in the office. This form also gives you the opportunity to participate in our Bronco Bucks fundraiser. Bronco Bucks means no door-to-door sales for our Broncos! E-mail Amy Rork with any questions at azrork@gmail.com

Volunteers Needed

Hello PTA parents! Would you like to get involved at HMS as a volunteer? Please contact Mary Ellen Blackstone at meblackstone@gmail.com. We have many opportunities to get involved as a parent volunteer. Even if you aren't able to commit to a regular volunteer schedule we can still use your help. At HMS there are many different programs and activities that need assistance. Please send Mary Ellen a note and let her know you are interested in being in the volunteer pool. PTA members please report your volunteer hours at this link - or email Mary Ellen.

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