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February 21, 2020 Principal's Message


PTA NO Fuss Fundraiser - Round 2


Round 2 of No Fuss is underway!  We have raised $12,000 but are still trying to reach our $18,000 goal for this school year.  PAY ONLINE!  Go to and click on No Fuss Fundraiser Pay Pal button on the main page and pay online. Any donation received Before April 30, 2020 will be entered into a drawing for a free mattress (any size) or a 60-minute massage. Thank You so much for your continued support of HMS PTA! 


Yearbooks on sale


Order your 2019-2020 HMS Yearbook! Visit our website to submit your order.  Yearbooks cost $35 through the end of February.  On March 1 the price goes up to $40.  Deadline to order is April 15. 


Thought Provoking Article


Sharing a thought provoking article, courtesy of the HMS PTA, that may be helpful for families as you navigate complex conversations with your teenagers:


PTA Spirit Night


Our next school spirit night is February 25 from 4-9 PM at Dairy Queen. Hope you can come out to support our PTA.


Family Engagement Night - sign up to attend!


HMS Parents: Recently you responded to a survey inquiring about topics you were interested in to support your children.  We listened and on February 25th from 6:00-7:30 pm, we will have two workshops at Heritage Middle School available for you to attend. Come join us to learn about "TEACHING YOUR CHILD HOW TO DEAL WITH PEER PRESSURE" and "WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD DEVELOP ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS".  The workshops will be offered twice for 45 minutes each so you can attend both!  We are excited to offer you these workshops that will be presented by the WCPSS Family Academy.  In order to help us prepare for February 25th in advance, please use the registration linkto register for the event by February 14th and provide your email address.  The email address will help us communicate with you in the event that the workshop schedule changes. Thanks in advance and we look forward to seeing you on February 25th!


Spring Athletics Update


Spring tryouts have begun, and the season will soon be here. Please visit the HMS Athletics website for a full calendar of events and plan to come out to support Patriot Athletics this season! I would also encourage you to consider following HMS Athletics on Twitter @HMSAthletics1.


Wishing everyone a wonderful and safe SNOW weekend!


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