West Virginia General Summative Assessment (WVGSA) results will be sent home from school with your student on Friday, September 8, 2023. DETAILS: https://www.smore.com/j0n12
10 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
Our schoolwide fundraiser begins today and runs through Monday, September 18th. Students who sell 20 items will win a trip to Sky Zone to jump for an hour and a half. Then students will return to HMS for a pizza party. All proceeds from the sale will be used for classroom materials, student incentives, and teacher incentives. Thank you for your support!
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
HMS Fundraiser
A Message from the Principal! Monday, September 4th - Labor Day - No School Tuesday, September 5th - Fundraiser Kickoff - sell 20 items and win a trip to Sky Zone and a pizza party. Wednesday, September 6th - Team M will be hosting their "Meet the Teacher" night from 6-7pm. This event is for all current Team M students and their families. Friday, September 8th - WVGSA West Virginia General Summative Assessment reports come home with students. TEAM E and TEAM H Luray Caverns Field Trip: - On Tuesday, September 5th, students from Team H and Team E (including Mr. Wilt’s 7th Grade Homeroom) will be receiving the permission slip for the Luray Caverns trip that is planned for Monday, October 16th. The cost of the trip is $75 for students and adults each. Parents who want to Chaperone will have to be Level 1 Chaperones. Money and permission slips are to be turned in to Mr. Warnick in the morning before 7:30AM. All money is due by Wednesday, October 4th, but there are only 210 seats available. You may pay by cash, credit, or check. The fall trip last year sold out in 2 weeks, so if you want to go on the trip I would not wait until the deadline. We will be leaving the school around 8AM and returning around 6PM. We will be eating dinner at Golden Corral in Winchester at 4:30PM. We will not be having lunch at Luray. Students can either pack a lunch, get a school lunch, or bring money to buy food at the Café at Luray Caverns. Click here to pay online: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/stores/getstoremain - you must create an account and have your student's school ID number to connect to HMS. HMS Lady Eagles Girls Basketball Program: Download the sportsYou app and enter code: U3EM-GJHP This will give you access to all our program information. Students participating in conditioning will stay after school. Parents will pick up outside by the back gym entrance. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Sara Davidson at sara.davidson@k12.wv.us. Schedule: Week 2: 9/5-7 9/5 Tuesday 3-4:30 9/6 Wednesday 3-4:30 9/7 Thursday 3-4:30 Week 3: 9/11-14 9/11 Monday 3-4:30 9/12 Tuesday 3-4:30 9/13 Wednesday 3-4:30 9/14 Thursday 3-4:30 Week 4: 9/19-21 9/19 Tuesday 3-4:30 9/20 Wednesday 3-4:30 9/21 Thursday 3-4:30 Week 5: 9/25, 9/27, 9/28 9/25 Monday 3-4:30 9/27 Wednesday 3-4:30 9/28 Thursday 3-4:30 HMS Boys Basketball Program: Any 6th- 8th-grade boy who is interested in trying out for the basketball team in November is welcome to attend our upcoming FLEX Day on September 6th from 730-9 PM (please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time. FLEX days are designed to incorporate skills, conditioning, and situational drills to give insight into what expectations and environments are like during the basketball season. It should be noted that while FLEX days are not mandatory to attend, they are recommended, and no one will be penalized for failure to attend. It should also be noted that just because you attend the FLEX days does not ensure you a spot on the basketball team. Please join our Boys' Basketball Preseason group on SportsYou using the code (5BSYBNKQ). It is through SportsYou that updates about conditionings and information about physicals will be available. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me either through SportsYou or email (jcmatthew1322@gmail.com) . I am looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday. Come ready to work hard! Sincerely, Coach Matthew
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
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We have had a fantastic first week back to school! Please complete the HMS Annual Emergency Update. Visit the BCS website to update: https://www.berkeleycountyschools.org/page/update Thursday, August 31st - Back to School Dance - 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. The cost is $5. Tickets are on sale at breakfast and lunchtime. Dance is for HMS students ONLY. Parents must be able to pick students up at the back of the school (cafeteria/gym area) at 4:30 p.m. Concessions will be available to benefit the HMS Cheerleading team. Happy Labor Day! Monday, September 4th - NO SCHOOL Tuesday, September 5th - Schoolwide Fundraiser Kickoff! Sale runs from September 5th - September 18th! Sell 20 items and win a trip to Sky Zone and pizza party! Check out what's coming from Charleston Wrap here: https://portal.charlestonwrap.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/2023-FALL-Social-Media-Image-Bank-01.jpg
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
HMS NTOUCH
A Message from the Principal! Hello! We are excited to welcome our students to Hedgesville Middle School and know we are going to have a fantastic year! Please remember that students may enter the building at 7:10 a.m. and school begins at 7:30 a.m. Please make every effort to arrive to school on time. School ends at 2:30 p.m. If you are picking your student up, please remember that buses have the right of way. Please allow buses to leave before driving through our parking lot. Please help keep our students and staff safe! There is one more week of our IXL Challenge - complete the 20 skills before Friday, August 25th to win a reward activity. Start the challenge: https://tinyurl.com/SummerIXLChallenge23 If you are having problems logging on to Clever - please click here for new log in information: https://tinyurl.com/BCSCleverFlyer All parents need to update their annual emergency information! Visit the BCS website to update: https://www.berkeleycountyschools.org/page/update Please download the new BCS app and choose Hedgesville Middle School as your school. I send out weekly newsletters concerning upcoming events and activities. Download for Android: https://bit.ly/3MDmO5Y Download for iPhone: https://apple.co/3MyWcTQ A message from our counselors: The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children as individuals who lack a fixed regular, and adequate nighttime residence including i. Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; living in hotels, campgrounds, emergency, or transitional shelters. ii. A primary nighttime residence that is a place not designed for sleeping accommodations. iii. Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, or similar settings. iv. Migratory children who are living in similar situations as listed above. If your child is experiencing something like what is listed, please call one of the counselors (Ms. Riggs or Mrs. Corea) at the school to discuss resources that may be available to you. Cross Country: Cross Country will begin on August 28th and end October 12th. Students must have a completed sports physical in order to participate. Practice will run from 2:45-4:00 most days. Meets all begin at 5:30 on Wednesday or Thursdays. Informational handouts will be available to all students. There will also be announcements made over HMS News. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Bennett at ddbennett@k12.wv.us Cheerleading Tryouts - Any student interested in cheering or being mascot for HMS this year and you missed the first tryout that took place, please join us for our secondary tryout on August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. 5:30-7:30 You must attend all 3 days and must have a sports physical in order to try out. Enter through the back doors closest to the gym/cafeteria. Any questions or concerns please email us at HMS.cheer@aol.com Thursday, August 31st - Back to School Dance - 2:30 - 4:30 in the gym. The cost of the dance is $5. The dance is for HMS students only. Please pick students up promptly at 4:30 p.m. at the back doors of the school by the gym/cafeteria. Tickets will be on sale during breakfast and lunch the week of the dance. We are disappointed to announce that our Back-to-School swimming trips have been cancelled due to a lack of lifeguards. We will be researching ways to hold the swimming trips in May 2024. Thank you for your support! We are excited for a wonderful year full of fun and learning! Mrs. Adams
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
HMS NTOUCH
Cross Country will begin on August 28th and end October 12th. Students must have a completed sports physical in order to participate. Practice will run from 2:45-4:00 most days. Meets all begin at 5:30 on Wednesday or Thursdays. Informational handouts will be available to all students. There will also be announcements made over HMS News. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Bennett at ddbennett@k12.wv.us.
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
HMS CC
Parents and Students: We are excited to welcome you to the 2023/2024 school year! It is going to be fantastic! HMS Orientation is on Tuesday, August 15th from 5 to 7 p.m. ORIENTATION IS FOR 6TH GRADE AND NEW 7TH AND 8TH GRADE STUDENTS ONLY! Returning students will report to the gym on Monday, August 21st to receive their schedule. View the orientation letter: https://tinyurl.com/HMSOrientationLetter23 Don't miss out! Complete the IXL Summer Challenge today! The deadline to complete the challenge is Friday, August 25th. Start the challenge: https://tinyurl.com/SummerIXLChallenge23 If you are having problems logging on to Clever - please click here for new log in information: https://tinyurl.com/BCSCleverFlyer Berkeley County Schools has a NEW app - download the new app today and choose Hedgesville Middle School to stay up to date with all school news! Download for Android: https://bit.ly/3MDmO5Y Download for iPhone: https://apple.co/3MyWcTQ HMS Cheerleading Tryouts - Any student interested in cheering or being mascot for HMS this year and you missed the first tryout that took place, please join us for our secondary tryout on August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. 5:30-7:30 You must attend all 3 days and must have a sports physical in order to try out. Enter through the back doors closest to the gym/cafeteria. Any questions or concerns please email us at HMS.cheer@aol.com Thank you and enjoy your last week of Summer Break!
10 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
HMS NTOUCH
We're aware of log in issues with Clever and IXL. Please see the flyer for the new way to login in to Clever and access IXL from there. See flyer: https://tinyurl.com/BCSCleverFlyer Also, incoming 6th graders, please be aware that Tomahawk's system has already updated and Hedgesville Middle's has not yet, thus we may not be able at this time to retrieve your passwords. Take the summer challenge: https://tinyurl.com/SummerIXLChallenge23
11 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
Important Update: Clever/Summer IXL Challange
Back to school preparation tools and tasks sprinkled into this message for you. Take a minute to review for NEW app information, sales tax holiday, orientations and school supplies. SMORE: https://www.smore.com/m96ew
11 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
Back to School sales tax Holiday Aug 4-7
Students and Parents: We really hope that you will take the IXL Summer Challenge. The issues that we were having with the incoming 6th grade accounts are now fixed! You will be able to log in through Clever. We hope that everyone will complete the challenge and earn the reward party! Start the challenge: https://tinyurl.com/SummerIXLChallenge23
11 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
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Students and Parents: We really hope that you will take the IXL Challenge. If you complete the challenge, you will get out of class for a huge party with food, drinks, dessert treats, fun and games, and door prize drawings! You don't want to miss out! Start the challenge: https://tinyurl.com/SummerIXLChallenge23
11 months ago, Hedgesville Middle School
Governor Jim Justice has issued a proclamation officially declaring Monday, July 3, 2023, as a state holiday in West Virginia and creating a full holiday for state employees. In special observance of West Virginia's Independence Day holidays, all Berkeley County Schools and offices will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2023, and Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Stay safe and be well. Ronald E. Stephens IV Superintendent
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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Ron Stephens has been sworn in as the next Superintendent for Berkeley County Schools.
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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After serving one year in the interim role, Mr. Ronald E. Stephens IV was sworn in as our next Superintendent of Schools by the Honorable Judge Debra McLaughlin of the 23rd Judicial Circuit at Monday's Regular Board of Education Meeting. Mr. Stephens is a 30+ year veteran educator with more than 20 years of service to Berkeley County Schools. He and his wife Joette, also a 30+ year veteran educator, have three sons, who are all BCS graduates. Congratulations, Ron!
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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The learning never stops at Summer SOLE! Students are learning new skills by creating letters with their own printing press made from potatoes. Thank you to Mrs. Sonya Shockey for engaging students in this fun activity!
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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From All State Choir, All State Band, and beyond, these talented musicians are masters of the Fine Arts! Please join us in congratulating them on their success!
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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We would like to recognize hard work by our students and staff for organizing and participating in the inaugural Unified Bocce Ball Tournament this Spring. Thank you for putting your athletic talents on display and bringing our school community together!
12 months ago, Berkeley County Schools
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