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January 24, 2020 At-A-Glance
Joan Adler
Saturday, January 25, 2020

January 24, 2020

 Dear Parents and Guardians,

The latest HMS photo gallery features adventures in learning, birding, spelling, writing and mathematics, along with our students’ caring connections with the community! Please take a moment to review the reminders and list of upcoming events as well. Enjoy:

 PTO-HMS GLOW RUN! Please click on the link to join the fun!

 We are pleased to recognize Luke Chapin and Abram Fortin, January recipients of the HMS/Rotary Student of the Month Awards! Rod Corey, Luke Chapin and Brian Skilling:

Liz Greely, Abram Fortin and Marti-Jo Shaw:

We are proud to introduce our 2019-2020 HMS School Spelling Bee participants: Jack Janczuk, August Violette, Oliver Brown, Emma Shannon, Chloe Cady, Eleanor Weyenberg, Lexi Clark, and Violet Bailey. These students demonstrated their spelling skills and their grit during the Bee. Eleanor and Oliver, both 5th graders, will represent HMS at the Cumberland County Spelling Bee on Monday, February 10th:

HMS Birders took an exciting trip to Royal River Park where they saw geese and ducks, including a Common Goldeneye! Thanks to Merry Stuhr and Tracy Weinrich for giving our students this opportunity: 

Congratulations to our 5th and 6th grade math teams for their stellar work at the recent meet! The 5th grade students earned first place and the 6th grade students earned third place. All students demonstrated their ability to collaborate and persevere. Thanks to our coaches Mr. Gross and Mr. Harrington! Well done, all! Kevin Carr, Sergio daCosta, Antonio Velazquez, Finn Marianski, Andy Jiang, Charlotte Olivares, Charlie Padwe, Aubrey Favreau, Clara Burgmaier, Avella Merriam, Avery Mitchell, Sally McGrath, Coltrane Vitalius, Annabelle Foianini, Oliver Brown, Selwyn Logan, James Gerber, Eleanor Weyenberg, Ryan Kew, Crosby Ney, Camden Parker, Reid Garofoli, Jesse Canfield, and Elijah Grunewald:

Mrs. Greely and Ms. Shaw’s students visited with their friends at Bay Square. They brought the residents handmade New Year's cards, talked about resolutions, and learned how the seniors celebrated the holidays during their school years. Our students also shared their work on math puzzles, which they completed with their friends:

 
Harrison Times 
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Renovation Update
A reminder that the path from West Elm Street to YES/HMS will be closed as early as February 1 due to the renovation. We are talking with our students about this to make sure they are aware of the change. Please take some time to review this information at home if your child(ren) use this path.
 
DATES TO REMEMBER: 
1st Budget Meeting/School Committee - January 27, 6:00 PM, at the Log Cabin
Glow Run Fundraiser - January 29 at HMS 
 
Lost and Found - Items will be donated on January 31
 
2nd Budget Meeting/School Committee -  February 3, 6:00 PM at the Log Cabin
 
Music Booster Meeting -  February 3 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the HMS Band Room
 
Winter Sports Information Night - Swimming/Indoor Track - February 5 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at HMS
 
Please let us know if you have any questions!
 
Thanks very much,
Joan Adler and Tom McDowell
HMS Administrative Team