We were able to use our new bleachers for the first time last evening for our volleyball matches against Greely. We had a great crowd!
Our 7th grade students planted fruit trees this week as part of their learning in life science class. The care of the trees will be a part of our science study for years to come. Thanks to RetreeUs, Estabrook's, and HarperCollins for the trees, mulch, & funding, respectively!
Check out our HMS Library statistics from the month of September!
Power outages have occurred at Yarmouth HS, Frank Harrison MS, and Yarmouth Elementary School. Lunches are being served, and students and staff are making the most of a technology-free day. We’ll keep you posted. Rowe School does have power at this time.
The HMS Cross Country team raced against several schools at Maine Coast Waldorf today in Freeport. Our team ran really well and, equally important, supported each other throughout the race!
Our final construction project is underway today. Our thirty-year-old gymnasium bleachers are being replaced! We are looking forward to having new bleachers in place for our school community within a few days.
The HMS Football Team is taking on Greely this morning at Winslow Field!
Yarmouth Elementary School principal Ryan Gleason is in Washington, DC, being recognized as a National Distinguished Principal. Congratulations, Mr. Gleason!
All HMS students took part in multi-grade, small group discussions today as part of our One Book, One School study of Count Me In by @varshabajaj! Later, Mrs. Robison read aloud Jamberry to her class. Jamberry is the book that Karina and her Papa read together in Count Me In.
Our staff worked this afternoon to define ourselves anew as a grades 6-8 middle school. We used the district's beliefs about learning as a springboard to think about our work with students, parents, and one another. We are excited about our work together!
Our climbing structure is getting a workout this fall! Thank you, Yarmouth PTO!
A brief reminder that the HMS Picture Day is this coming Wednesday! Flyers went home last week with students; parents can also order photos online.
Many, many thanks to our PTO for the playground balls, soccer balls, whiffle balls and bats, and other playground equipment. Our students are really enjoying playing with them!
The HMS Field Hockey Team is in action today against Lake Region. Go Clippers!
It's a big day at HMS! We announced our One Book, One School selection for this year: Count Me In by @varshabajaj. We are excited to read this book together in Language Arts classes this fall!
Our 8th grade students investigated the strength of bridges in Math class today! The data collected is part of the launch of their first math unit on mathematical modeling and linear relationships. So much fun!
Our 7th graders participated in a number of activities to further their social emotional learning this morning. Here the students are practicing yoga poses!
Our 6th graders engaged in several team building activities today in their homerooms. If you are a parent or guardian of a 6th grader, ask your student what they learned from playing Key Pad, Where's My Chicken, and Go Fetch!
It was great to be back with our students at HMS today! Today marked our first day ever of 8th grade General Music class. Mr. Snow helped to transform a band storage area into a playing space for this new class. Many thanks to the Yarmouth Music Boosters for the keyboards!
HMS Picture Day is just over three weeks away! School photos will be taken on Wednesday, September 28th. Here is a flyer with information on ordering photos. Your child will be bringing home a paper order form, or you can order online.