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Parents: 8th Grade Students will be taking "Explorer" tests this week. Click below for details.
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School Report Card
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School Bond for Safety & Security

Click here for important information about the Bond Referendum on November 4, 2014

Last Day for the First Boxtop Turn In is Friday,
October 24th. So far, the library has collected 3,836
boxtops! Thank You!
Students who bring in Boxtops will be entered for prizes to be awarded by the HSMS PTA.

Early College Application Deadline is
November 14th. Applications are available
online HERE

Early College Informational Session for parents
and students October 30th from 6-7pm at
Trask Middle School Library.

Weekly Academic Vocabulary Words

integrate (v) to combine or work together in a way that makes something more effective
evidence (n) facts or signs that show clearly that something exists or is true

Oct. 20 - Oct. 24

Orchesta "Mixed Bag" Fundraiser starts!
Softball vs. Murray (H) 4:30
Girls on the Run - ends at 5:00pm
8th Grade All-County Orchestra rehearsal at Roland-Grise 6:00-7:30pm

School Store open morning only
Explore Testing for 8th Graders
Softball vs. Roland-Grise (A) 4:30pm

Unity Day - everyone wear ORANGE
Explore Testing for 8th Graders
8th Grade Explorer Testing
Football vs. Virgo (H) 4:30pm

NJHS Officers Meeting, Mastery, Rm. 150
Softball vs. Virgo (H) 4:30
8th Grade Exlporer Testing
Girls on the Run
Early College to speak to 8th Graders, Elective 2

Meet at the Flagpole 8:15am
Mr. Johns and Mrs. Le's classes go to Special Olympics!
8th Grade All-County Orchestra Field Trip
Boys Basketball tryouts
Turn in BoxTops to Media Center

All-County Orchestra Concert at Minnie Evans, 2:00pm

Next Week -
Girls Soccer Tryouts
Chorus Fall Concert 7-8PM
SGA to low rope challenge UNCW
Early Release on Friday

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"Our Healthy Schools Program National Recognition Award" is presented to schools that meet the best practice criteria for healthy choices. This year, HSMS won the Silver Award!    

We do things "The Hurricane Way"!

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  New to Holly Shelter- North Carolina Virtual Public Schools (NCVPS) for qualifying students. Click here for more information.
    2013-2014 Dress Code
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  • Shot Record
  • Birth Certificate
  • Copy of last report card
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If you or your child has observed any cyberbullying behavior, please email your concerns to the following link: stopcyberbullying@nhcs.net.

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.