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August 16, 2019 Principal's Message


Interested in playing fall sports?


Interested in playing fall sports? Tryouts begin on August 26. Visit the HMS Athletics website for more information.  All athletes need a sports physical prior to beginning tryouts.  See our AD, Mr. Hrbek, with questions.


The Talk - you won't want to miss this!


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


PTA No Fuss Fundraiser - ALMOST there!!!


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 8-13-19 we have raised $10941.10!  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 students 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 - You'll be glad you did :) 


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!


HMS Mission: Communication … Collaboration … Critical Thinking … Creativity