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August 9, 2019 Principal's Message


The Talk: A must see performance on Sept. 23 at 6:30 PM


Heritage Middle School PTA Equity committee is proud to bring Sonny Kelly and his provocative theatrical performance, The Talk, to our community on Monday, September 23 at 6:30 PM.  We would be honored to have you in attendance.  Tickets are $7. Please use this link to register to attend. If you would like more information about Sonny Kelly and his performance, please visit this link


Patriot Pride Honors Chorus Auditions


Patriot Pride Honors Chorus auditions (open to 7th and 8th graders) will August 15 for tracks 2 & 4 and August 22 for tracks 1 & 3. For audition requirements and to sign up for a time slot, click here: Rehearsal tracks for the required piece will be on the chorus website:  6th Grade Encore Chorus is open to any 6th grade student, on all tracks and will meet during Encore every other Thursday mornings beginning August 8. To sign up:


Donate old PE uniforms


If you would like to donate your child's old PE uniform, we would greatly appreciate it!  We mostly need adult sizes, especially adult Large in shirts and shorts.  Please bring donations to Mr. Battle in Student Services. Thank you in advance!


No Fuss Fundraiser going well - NEED your help to reach goal!!!


Our HMS PTA No Fuss Fundraiser is off to a great start! This year we are trying to reach our biggest fundraising goal yet of $18,000!  As of 8-9-19 we have raised over $9,000!  Any amount is appreciated, and all donations will fund PTA events for HMS students and staff throughout the year.  If you need an extra yellow envelope, please ask your homeroom teacher.  Also, please return these envelopes to your student’s home room teacher.  For every envelope returned your student will be entered into a raffle to win Chick Fil A sandwiches for themselves and 4 friends!  One winner per track will be chosen.  We appreciate your support in helping to make HMS the best it can be. Our PTA also has a new sponsorship program. Information can be found on the PTA website at or you can email  We appreciate our communities continued support of HMS!


Free/Reduced Meal Benefits


Free/Reduced Meal Benefits: Online applications for 2019-20 are now available at Paper copies of the application are available upon request (contact HMS Student Services at 919-562-6204). Free/Reduced meal benefits from 2018-19 expire for students on Track 1 on Aug. 19. They expire for students on Tracks 2 & 4 on Sept. 9 and they expire for students on Track 3 on Sept. 10.  Please call the school with any questions.


Follow us on Social Media


Consider following us on our several Twitter feeds: Our Principal Mr. McCabe: @CMcCabeWCPSS, Our School: @HeritageMiddle1 and Our Students: @HMS_6th, @HMS_7th, @HMS_8th. You can also follow us on Facebook @HeritageMiddle1 and on Instagram @HeritageMiddle1. 


Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!


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