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November 22, 2019 Principal's Message


School Closed for Thanksgiving


School will be closed Wed, Nov 27 – Fri, Nov 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Wishing every Patriot family a blessed time where giving thanks for our blessings and reaching out to bless others permeates your time together.


Homework / Curriculum Resources


Reminder that we have Homework resources for parentsfor Math and Language Arts on our website.  They are under the "Parents" tab and then "Homework Resources". 


WCPSS Magnet School Application


The WCPSS Magnet School application period is currently open and closes on January 30th. Please contact your child's counselor if you have any questions regarding the Magnet School application process.


WCPSS Early College High School Application


8th grade parents: Please be aware the WCPSS Early College High School application period closes on December 16th. If you have any question regarding WCPSS Early College High Schools, please contact Mrs. McCorquodale, 8th grade counselor.


Request for Educational Excused Absences 


Parents, when completing the Request for Educational Excused Absence form, please include a detailed explanation for the educational nature of the leave.  This will allow for quicker response time in approving or denying your students request.  Also, a 2-day advance notice is required to be considered for approval.


Winter Athletics update


Boys and Girls basketball games will begin in early December. Please visit the HMS Athletics website for a full calendar of events and plan to come out to support Patriot Athletics this upcoming winter season! I would also encourage you to consider following HMS Athletics on Twitter @HMSAthletics1.


Next Make Up Day


Saturday, December 7 is our next make up day for students on Tracks 1, 3 and 4. We will serve breakfast, but will not serve lunch.  Schools starts at the normal time and we dismiss at 11:50 AM. 


Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend and Thanksgiving Holiday!


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