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Welcome To Herndon Middle School!

 

Announcements

Herndon Rotary Club Writing Contest

It’s time for the Herndon Rotary Writing Contest.  The local branch of Herndon Rotarysponsors this.  They will award three awards to Herndon MS students.  First prize is $200, Second is $100 and third is $50.  The winner will go on to the District Level for Rotary and compete for $1000! 
Attached is a flyer with more information. You need to write a 500-1500 word essay that answers 4 questions:  “Is it the truth?  Is it fair?  Will it build goodwill and better friendships?  Will it be beneficial to all concerned?”  For more information, see Ms. Niles!  Essays are due electronically by March 1st.  Click HERE (pdf) for the flyer! 

Sample Course Selection Sheet

Here is a sample Course Selection Sheet(pdf) for rising 7th and 8th grade students.
Rising 7th Grade Presentation (pdf)
Elementary School Visits Schedule (pdf)

HMS Curriculum Fair Information

7th grade presentation (pdf)
8th grade presentation (pdf)

HMS Daily Rotation Schedule

Odd, even, or neutral? The rotation schedule can be found HERE (pdf).


Hawk Time Enrichment Selection for Students:

Hawk Time Enrichment Offerings are included in the attachments-
Enrichment Offerings(pdf)
Enrichment Offerings (Spanish)(pdf)

Hawk Time at Herndon Middle School is designed to support student’s academic growth and encourage their interests and creative thinking.  Many students are pre-scheduled into academic support classes and all students are able to choose at least one enrichment session with an HMS teacher. 

If you have questions about your student’s opportunities in Hawk Time at Herndon Middle School please contact your assigned counselor. 
8th Grade
Last Name A-K:  Theresa Cooke  TMCooke@fcps.edu
Last Name L-Z:  Sandra Ghaemi srghaemi@fcps.edu
7th Grade
Last Name A-J: Daisy Silva dssilva@fcps.edu   
Last Name K-Z:  Kristen Fulcher KJFulcher@fcps.edu

HMS Curriculum Night

Herndon Middle School will host its 2015 Curriculum Night on January 28th. Click HERE (pdf) for more information.

Milk and Bookie Drive

Thank you HMS!!!

HMS donated  2,198 books to the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center!

This is more books than ever before! Thank you to all who participated with book donations, cookies and volunteer time. This is a very great service to families in our community.

HMS Reading Rally Music Video

Don’t miss this fantastic music video written and performed by HMS students.  Special thanks to Ms. Adams for putting it all together.

    Battle of the Books Parent Letter

    Parent Letters for Battle of the Books are now available!

    BoB Parent Letter (pdf)
    BoB Parent Letter (Spanish)(pdf)

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Freshman Application

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology(TJHSST) is a unique Fairfax County public high school offering a comprehensive college preparatory program emphasizing the sciences, technology, and mathematics. The school serves students selected on the basis of aptitude and interest in the biological,physical, mathematical, and computer sciences who intend to pursue college preparation in the sciences, engineering, or related fields. The admission process is extremely competitive. For more information click HERE (pdf)

     

    FCPS Bullying Tip Form and Phone Number

    The Office of Safety and Security provides a telephone hot line and web form for the reporting of school safety issues including such dangerous rumors, drug use, theft, harassment, gang activities, existence of weapons, and vandalism. Tip Line users may identify themselves or remain anonymous, and calls will not be traced.
    Tip Line (pdf)
    Telephone Hot Line: 703-658-3636

    HMS 2015 Battle of the Books List

    The 2015 Battle of the Books List and Annotated List are now available.
    Battle of the Books List (pdf)
    Battle of the Books Annotated List (pdf)

    Locker Problem Request Form

    Students with locker problems can give the Locker Problem Request Form (pdf) to their Hawk Time teacher.  (See Learning Seminar on student schedule). Kiss and Ride Information

    If you will drop your student off, please follow our Kiss and Ride procedures (pdf).  Students may not be dropped off in front of the school and it is illegal to drop off students on Locust street.  The Herndon police will ticket drivers and dropping off on the street is not safe for our students. 
    Attached you will find the Kiss and Ride directions map.  (link attached map)

    HMS Schedule Rotation

    The HMS schedule rotation (pdf) which shows our neutral days, odd days and even days, is available. HMS 2014-15 Supply List and Bell Schedule

    The Supply List (pdf) for the 2014-15 school year is now available. HMS has also adopted a new Bell Schedule (pdf) for the upcoming school year.

    HMS 2014-15 Course Selection Sheets

    The 2014-15 Course Selection sheets are now available. Click HERE(pdf) more information

    Emergency Mental Health Hotline

    If your child is at-risk for harming him/herself, please contact one of these 24/7 emergency mental health hotlines for immediate support.

    Golden Wellness Binder And Other Wellness Resources!

    Once again it is that time of year when Physical Education classes completes their Golden Wellness Binder. HERE (pdf) is a list of local community sites for physical fitness.
    Office of Food and Nutrition Services
    Wellness Brochure (pdf)

    HMS String Backpacks For Sale

    Herndon MS will be selling red string backpacks.  The string backpack can be used to transport textbooks and classroom supplies throughout the school day.  We would love to see all of our students using these backpacks to securely take their school supplies from class to class.  For more information click here (pdf)

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