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HMS Teacher Attending National Workshop

Mrs. Carla Weneck, 6th grade math teacher, has been offered a place in the NEH Workshop:  Gullah Voices: Traditions and Transformations. She will be attending a week-long seminar in Savannah, GA .  The sessions will examine the artistic expressions of the Gullah, direct descendants of the enslaved who worked rice plantations on the coastal islands off the shores of South Carolina and Georgia. Her application emphasized the relationship between math and music.

6th Grade Newsletter

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,

We hope everyone enjoys the upcoming spring break and is ready to finish out the remainder of the school year once we return. We are in the
last grading period of the school year now– we can’t believe it. In this
newsletter you will find important information in regards to the closing of
the year and what remains to be done during the 4th quarter. We’ve had
a great year and it has been our pleasure working with each one of you.
Please remind students that school is not over and we still have an entire
quarter to go. They need to remember to continue to do their homework,
other assigned tasks, and study. For students who do not accumulate
any lunch detentions each month in April and May, those students will receive a reward as an incentive each month.

Michi Cortese, Assistant Principal, 355.6113
Jane Hunnicutt, School Counselor, 355.6117

Click here for the rest of the newsletter.

New Chromebook Loaner Policy

For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will only receive loaners if their Chromebooks are broken. Students will not be allowed to borrow a Chromebook for the day, if the student  forgot it at home or if the chromebook is not charged.


Check out the counseling department page for everything you need to know about new student enrollment for 2019-2020!

HMS Counseling Department

Band Mouthpiece Testing Nights

Mouthpiece Testing Nights
If you are a rising 6th grader who is interested in becoming a part of the WILDCAT BAND, you and your family MUST ATTEND one of our mouthpiece testing nights to try out all of the instruments.  Final Date is listed below:

Tuesday, April 23 (6:00-7:30 HMS Band Room)

Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night Presentation for Rising 7th and 8th Graders

Publix Partners

HMS families:

Publix is changing their school incentive program. There will be no more keychain cards. 

If you already have a Publix account, simply log in, Select- the Go to My Account tab- under your name. Select- My Publix partner box and select or type in HILLCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL.
To support our school, sign up for Publix Partners through your account (set up is easy if you don't already have one) and select Hillcrest Middle School.

Then, enter your phone number at checkout each time you make an eligible purchase.

This is an easy way to support HMS.

Bus Arrivals Document

Safety and Respect Rules for School Buses and Drivers.

·         RESPECT for drivers and expectations of safety

·         Sit properly in seats (backs on the back of the seats, book bags in your laps, mouths closed) 

·         Aisle has to be clear at all times; no one near/leaning on the emergency exit

·         Stay in seats at all times

·         Phones/music ONLY with earbuds or headphones – No speakers

Link to End of the Day  Bus Arrival Document