Category Archive: General News

Jul
14
2017

Gearing Up for Another School Year!

Jag Families, First of all we’d like to welcome our incoming 5th grade and transfer parents who have already signed up for our email list. We’re happy to have you as part of the Greatest Middle School on the Planet (GMS on the P!). And for those parents who no longer have students at HHMS …

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May
17
2017

Yearbook Orders and Upcoming Dates

Jag Families, From Yearbook teacher Ms. McGowan: It’s not too late to order yearbooks! Order your student’s at www.yearbookforever.com Also we wanted to pass along the date and times for awards ceremonies. All will be held on the last day of school, May 26, in the auditorium (Note these are in order of time, not grade!): …

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May
14
2017

In the Home Stretch

Jag Families, We hope everyone has enjoyed a beautiful Mother’s Day weekend! We wanted to remind everyone that Monday, May 15 is our final PTO meeting of the year, and it will be at 4pm in the Library/Media Center. All are welcome to attend, and we especially encourage anyone interested in committee chair positions to …

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Apr
27
2017

Jags/8th Grade Bash Info

Jag Families, We wanted to give you all some information to help our Jags/8th Grade Bash run smoothly. As you know, Friday is the Jags Bash for those kids who’ve RSVP’d. Parents should bear right in the main parking lot and circle up to the front doors to drop off 6th/7th and 8th graders. At pick …

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Apr
25
2017

Last Plea for Jags Adventure/8th Grade Bash Volunteers

Jag Families, It’s t-3 days and counting until our Jags Adventure and 8th Grade Bash parties! Many thanks to everyone who has signed up to volunteer for this event. We very literally cannot pull this off with all of you!  For those who have not yet gotten a chance to sign up, we are still …

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Apr
18
2017

Success Cards, 8th Grade Pics, & Jags Bash Volunteers, Oh My!

Jag Families, Green and Gold Success Cards for All-A and A/B honor roll have been handed out to students. If your student didn’t receive theirs, they can get it in the office. The following businesses have sponsored our Success Card program: Adrienne and Company Bakery; Beef O’Brady’s; Chick-Fil-A; Dairy Queen; Domino’s Pizza; McDonald’s; Subway; Sugarcane Shave …

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Apr
16
2017

PTO Meeting and Elections

As a reminder, tomorrow, Monday, April 17 is our next PTO meeting at 6pm in the Media Center/Library. We will hold our elections at this meeting; you can see the list of candidates at http://hhmspto.net/2017-board-elections/ We still need someone to take on the Fundraising Chair position. This person would oversee fundraising programs such as Walkathon, Box Tops, and …

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Apr
12
2017

RSVP’s due tomorrow!

Just a reminder that the RSVPs are due tomorrow, Thurs, April 13 for the Jags Adventure Bash and the 8th Grade Adventure Bash. If you didn’t receive the flier and envelope or have lost them, you can get the information on our website at http://hhmspto.net/jags-adventure-bash8th-grade-adventure-bash/ .  If you haven’t gotten a chance to sign up to help, …

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Apr
09
2017

Jags Adventure Bash/8th Grade Adventure Bash

Jag Families, By now your student should have brought home an envelope and flier about the Jags Adventure Bash and/or the 8th Grade Adventure Bash. These are fun student events that we are able to plan thanks to the enormous generosity of our school community for this year’s Walkathon. The events are free and t-shirts are …

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Apr
04
2017

Chic-Fil-A Spirit Day Today!

Today is HHMS PTO Chic-Fil-A Spirit Day at the State Street location! Remember to “say before you pay” and let the cashier know you’re there for HHMS PTO before you complete your order, and HHMS PTO will receive a portion of the sale. Valid for dine-in, carry-out, and drive-through all day long! CFA Spirit Day …

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Mar
15
2017

Upcoming Elections

Jag Families, April is almost here, and for our PTO, April is election month. The PTO Executive Board includes the President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Communications Director, Program Director, Hospitality Director, and (new for next year) Fundraising Director. These eight volunteer positions are all elected to single year terms. All positions are therefore open, though …

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Mar
13
2017

Spirit Wear and Cancer Week Activities

Just a reminder that all spirit wear orders must be turned into the yellow PTO lockbox or the office by the end of school on Wednesday 3/15. This is the last chance to order HHMS gear for the school year 2016-2017. If your student did not bring home a spirit wear flier, you can see it …

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Mar
07
2017

Hope From Harper Flier

Hi Jag Families, Some parents let us know they had trouble reading the Hope From Harper flier image in a previous email. We aren’t entirely sure what happened to make the image fuzzy for some, but we’re hoping the direct link here will work better: Hope From Harper Flier When clicking on the link, you may need …

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Mar
06
2017

March Chic-Fil-A Spirit Day

Tuesday, March 7 is Chic-Fil-A Spirit Day for HHMS PTO! Visit anytime between 6:30am and 10pm, and be sure to tell the cashier you’re visiting for HHMS PTO before you complete your sale. Valid for dine-in, carry-out, and drive-thru! Attached is a flier you can print and take with you, though as long as you let …

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Mar
05
2017

Spring Outreach Project: Hope From Harper

Hi Jags Families, In the Fall, PTO chose Blessings in a Backpack as our Fall Outreach Project, and for Spring we have chosen Hope From Harper. We are partnering with this organization during Cancer Awareness Week, March 13-17, to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Attached is a flier for the activities that will be happening …

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Feb
27
2017

ISTEP/Book Fair changes

We wanted to let everyone know that there were some changes to the ISTEP schedule this morning that changed when some classes are going to Book Fair. The changes affected mostly 7th/8th graders and involved the original Monday and Wednesday schedules getting flip flopped. If your student was expecting to go to Book Fair Wednesday …

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Feb
27
2017

Beef’s Spirit Day and ISTEP Week

Today is HHMS PTO Spirit Day at Beef O’Brady’s at LaFollette Station in the Knobs. If you eat there today, HHMS PTO will receive a portion of the proceeds from your tab. Thanks to Beef’s and our families for their support! This week is the start of ISTEP testing. PTO will be giving out some …

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Feb
23
2017

Volunteer Opportunities

Jag Families, It’s been another busy week, and we wanted to let everyone know of upcoming volunteer needs we have. First up is Book Fair, which starts tomorrow, Friday, February 24. We still have lots of open spots, especially for tomorrow mid-morning, which currently has no coverage outside our tireless Book Fair Chairs. If you …

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Feb
21
2017

Book Fair is Almost Here!

Book Fair begins this Friday, February 24 and runs through Thursday, March 2.  If you haven’t gotten a chance to sign up to help, we still have volunteer positions open. Sign up here http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4cada629a3fd0-scholastic Thanks to those who have signed up so far!

Feb
16
2017

Thank You, Parents!

We wanted to share these beautiful bulletin boards decorated for us by Sharla Carter and Amy Grelinger to promote our Kindness program and the Love Your Pets Contest. We’re so thankful for our creative parent volunteers! You all help in so many different ways, and it really makes a difference in the support we can …

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