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Holly Shelter Middle School,  Home of the Hurricanes,  Jayne Kiker, Principal, 3921 Roger Haynes Drive, Castle Hayne, NC, 28429, Phone (910) 602-4046, Fax (910) 602-4045

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2 students pose with certificates

2 students pose with certificates

Congrats to these 7th grade students for placing in the NC AQ-IQ Wilmington Region Contest!

Mr. Milligan and Ms. Kirk pose with a student.

Mr. Milligan and Ms. Kirk pose with a student during the Spring Art Show and Chorus Concert.

Student poses with trophy from competition

Congrats to Gavin Reider on placing 2nd in the state math competition.

Students posing for picture

These student had a great time represting Holly Shelter Orchestra/NHCS at JERO

Mr Milligan and Ms Guttuso posing with award.

Mr. Milligan and Ms. Gattuso were recognized at the Board of Education for achieving National Board Certification.

Students participating in STEM night activities.

Students participating in STEM night activities.

Students participating in STEM night activities.

Families and staff had a great time at our first annual STEM Night.

Picture of our completed dugouts

Thank you to our PTA and community businesses for the donations and time to complete our baseball and softball dugouts!

Students participating in PBIS

Students and staff had a great time at the PBIS celebration.

Student holding trophy

Congratulations to Gavin for winning the regional math competition.

Students attending SEATech

Congratulations to our 8th grade students attending SEATech High School in the fall.

winners from istagram contest

Congratulations to our 1st place winners in the HSMS Photo Fun Callenge

science olympid students pose for picture

HSMS Science Olympiad Team competed along side of 70 schools from the southeast region in events from health science, biology, physics, earth science, space, forensic science, environmental science, engineering, to botany.  

Ms. Le's class enjoys a field trip to the bowling alley.

Ms. Le's class enjoys a field trip to the bowling alley.

FOR Club students went to Norish NC

FOR Club's went to Nourish NC and Good Shepherd House. They sorted food and packaged boxes for families dealing with poverty. Then delivered socks and toiletries to the Good Shepherd House.   

Students at all county band

Lacee Marcum, Shania Spicer, Abby Mendoza ,Olivia Hansen, Jade Nobles, Trista Outlaw, Fisher Tinga, Andres Herzberg, Trey Buckingham and Tyler Piccolo participated in the the New Hanover County All-County Band!  

6th grade students using laptops to complete math activity.

6th grade students participated in a 80's themed math breakout activity.

100th day of school necklace

100th day counting

100th day of school activities

Ms.Le's class participated in some 100th day of school activities by making groups of 10 with snacks and making necklaces with 100 fruit loops.

piano students at their winter recital

8th grade Piano students pose for a pic after their Winter Recital.

students on the way to all district band

On Saturday, Jan. 13, six HSMS band students traveled to Greenville NC to audition against 700 other students for a spot in the Eastern All-District Band!  Lucas Carpenter, Trista Outlaw, Aidan Swivel, Trey Buckingham, Fisher Tinga, and Tyler Piccolo.

Trey with his instrument

Trey Buckingham earned 1st Chair Concert band in the Eastern All-District Band!  He will travel to the campus of ECU in February to participate in the All-District Clinic and Concert! 

books donated from Subaru

As part of the "Subaru Loves Learning" initiative, we received science related texts to inspire the next generation. 



Upcoming Events

Monday, May 21st:
*Baseball and Volleyball vs. Roland Grise

Tuesday, May 22nd:
*Sping Guitar Concert at 6:30pm
Baseball and Volleyball @ Myrtle Grove
*Girls Lax @ Roland Grise

Wednesday, May 23rd:
*NJHS Induction Ceremony at 6pm

Friday, May 25th:
*8th Grade Science EOG

Tuesday, May 29th:
*NCVPS Testing

Wednesday, May 30th:
*NC Math 1 EOC
*6th and 8th Grade Math EOG
*7th ELA EOG

Thursday, May 31st:
*6th and 8th ELA EOG
*7th Math EOG

Friday, June 1st:  
*Dawkins Earth Science Class NCFE
*7th Grade Science NCFE

Monday, June 4th: 
*Haynes American History Class NCFE
*6th Grade Science NCFE
*7th Grade Social Studies NCFE

Tuesday, June 5th:
*8th Grade Soical Studies NCFE

Wednesday, June 6th:
*8th Grade Field Trip

Thursday, June 7th:
*Growth Celebration

Friday, June 8th: 
*Last day of school
*1:00pm dismissal 
*8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at 9:00am

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What do I need to enroll my child?  

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  • Copy of current lease agreement or property state (utility bills are not accepted as proof of residence)
  • Shot Record
    Birth Certificate
  • Copy of last report card
smile poster

It's not too early to think about Scholarships!

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New Hanover County Schools Mission Statement:

The mission of New Hanover County Schools, in collaboration with our parents and the community, is to strive to provide children an excellent education in a safe and positive learning environment where they are prepared with the critical skills to reach their full potential for a world yet to be imagined.


The New Hanover County School System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, orientation, age or disability in any of its programs or activities.

In compliance with Federal law, including Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, New Hanover County Schools administers all state-operated educational programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination because of disability, race, religion, national, or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact: Dr. Rick Holliday, Deputy Superintendent, Student Support and Federal Programs, 6410 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412, Telephone (910) 254-4206; Fax (910) 254-4226.

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