Daily Announcements

September 25, 2020

In Volleyball action last night, the 8A beat Marshall 25-15,25-20,15-3. Grace Mahoney lead with 5 service aces, offense was led by Ella Chantrenne and Ellie Sandel. Adrianna Ratcliff led in assists. Sydney Kreger led in defense.  The 8th Grade B won the first game, lost the second game by 2 points and came close in the third. Overall great hustle and great communication ladies. Keep up the good work! The 7A team played hard but came up short (25-19, 16-25, 7-15). Teagen Anderson had 10 aces, while Carly Rochin added 4. The next match is Tuesday against Lumen Christi at home. The 7B team lost against Marshall but put together a great effort in our first away game. 

Up next week in sports, Volleyball plays Lumen Christi on Tuesday at home, Cross Country runs at Hastings on Wednesday and Volleyball heads to Pennfield on Thursday.

We will be collecting overdue library books and TEXTBOOKS from last year. Please leave them on the book cart just inside the library doors. Please return TEXTBOOKS to the main office so we can get them back to the proper teacher.  Please put your last year’s teacher name on it with your name.  5th graders you need to bring your books back from last year also and leave them on the cart in the library. Remember, these will end up on your fines & fees if not returned.

Attention all 6th grade virtual students!  There are books and science journals ready for you to pick up. Stop in the main office between 8:00-2:00 to get your items.


What's Happening

Dear HCMS Student,   

I hope you have had a good start to your school year. The staff and I are so happy to be working with you again. I am writing to remind you that learning does not stop when you are not in the building.  School day times, 7:40 am to 2:40 pm, and you should still be dedicated to learning when you are not present at school. This is especially true this year, as you are spending part or all of your time learning virtually.   I wanted to send this email so that you have a clear understanding of the expectations for learning this year.


Team H and Team C Hybrid students should be doing the following each of their VIRTUAL days of school:

  • Check their HCMS Outlook email accounts – morning and afternoon (click on Outlook Email under Quick  Links on the middle school web page)
  • Log onto their Google classrooms to check for assignments or lessons
  • Check to make sure all assignments are complete
  • Respond to communications (emails, texts, classroom posts) from teachers 

Optional Support

  • Join a virtual intervention meeting for discussion or help

Additionally, Team H and Team C students have the opportunity on Wednesdays to:

  • Meet or communicate with their teachers (all hybrid teachers have dedicated office hours)
  • Join a virtual intervention meetings for discussion or help


100% virtual students are expected to do the following Each School Day: 

  • Check their HCMS Outlook email accounts – morning and afternoon (click on Outlook Email under Quick  Links on the middle school web page)
  • Log onto their Google classrooms to check for assignments and lessons
  • Attend scheduled virtual classes for instruction (click on the HCMS Learning Hub on the middle school web page for your child’s virtual classes schedule)
  • Respond to communications (emails, texts, classroom posts) from HCMS teachers

Optional Support

  • Join optional virtual meeting(s) for interventions, discussion or help 


Teacher work days are from 7:20 am to 3:05 pm. Virtual assignments can be submitted at any time within assigned deadlines, but please realize teacher availability and responses should not be expected outside the scheduled work day. Please allow time for a response/feedback from the teacher during the scheduled work day as well, hybrid teachers are with in-person students on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Virtual teachers are teaching multiple subject and/or grade levels and teach several virtual classes.

Teaching and learning has never been more challenging than during this time.  We appreciate the efforts you are making, and will continuously assess our teaching to improve and support you. 

Have a great day,

Mrs. Thayer

Middle School Sports

  Volleyball and Cross Country begin tryouts/practice on September 14th.  Cross Country  runners plan to meet behind the middle school at 2:50.

Volleyball players plan to meet in the main gym at 3:00.  

All athletes must have a physical on file in the office.  They must all bring a mask and their own water bottle.



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