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  • HMS Daily Announcements 11/15/19

    Posted by Becky Harris on 11/15/2019

                           232 West Grand Street • Hastings, Michigan 49058

                                                 (269) 948-4404 • FAX (269) 945-6101

                                                         Web Site: www.hassk12.org

                      Principal Mrs. Beth Stevens Assistant Principal Ms. Cortney Coats



                                                       HMS Daily Announcements

                                                             November 15,  2019 

    Boys Basketball:


    The 7th Grade B boys basketball team played Parma last night

    Scoring were:

    Gunner Richmond 5 pts

    Isiah Wilson 11 pts

    Eli Randall 2 pts

    Carson Gates 4 pts


    Micah Johnson and Ethan Hoaglin were the leaders on Defense


    The 7th grade A team lost to Parma Last night

    Scoring Were:

    Mickey Jiles 13 Pts

    Logan Henry 9 pts

    Keygan Robinson 2 pts


    Deandre Mathis and Troy Hokanson led the team on Defense. 


    Ski Club: Need something to do on Friday evenings through the snowy months of January and February? Try joining ski club! Registration packets are available in the office.


    Student Council:  Schedule change - There will be a student council meeting during Advisory today on NOVEMBER 15th.  Please plan to check in with your advisory teacher and then report to room C-213 (Mrs. Goggins' room) in the 8th grade wing.  You must have your paperwork turned in to attend the meeting. If you need another copy, see Mrs. Goggins.


    FFA Members:

    FFA students interested in running for an officer position needs to get their candidate form in by today, Friday, November 15th !!!

    There will be an FFA meeting during 7th hour in the CHOIR ROOM, Tuesday, November 19th , from 2:30-2:55pm. We will be going over Leadership Contest, upcoming events, and go over Middle School Chapter Officers. Don’t forget to bring something to write with. Please check in

    with your 7th hour teacher first before heading down to the meeting. Hope to see you there!!

    See Mrs. Carl for any questions. Thanks.


    There will be Conduct of Meetings practice November 20th . in Mrs. Carl’s room from 3:15-4:30pm. Please come if you are interested in being in this contest!!


    PTO: The next PTO meeting will be November 18 at HMS beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please join us!


    Club Soccer: Hey Lady Saxons, Hastings FC Needs you to play on one of our select club soccer teams.   We have a generous donor that will pay for 1/2 the player fees leaving a cost of only $125 a player for the spring 2020 season which includes a uniform!    The deadline to register is November 20, please email to info@hastingsfc.com if you have any questions or are interested in playing.


    Free Concert: There’s no place like home for the holidays, so West Michigan’s largest performing arts organization is coming to Hastings!

    Come Home for the Holidays with the Grand Rapids Symphony and celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas in the brand-new Hastings Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20.

    Best of all, it’s a FREE CONCERT, thanks to the Douglas A. and Margaret E. DeCamp Foundation.

    Associate Conductor John Varineau leads the Grand Rapids Pops in such seasonal favorites as Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, a Christmas carol sing-along, and a medley of music from such classic Christmas films as Home Alone, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street and The Polar Express.

    Tickets are FREE, but they must be reserved in advance.  Call the Performing Arts Center (269-818-2492) to reserve your tickets today!  This event will sell out! Walk ups are welcome as long as seats are available.   This concert is required for HS band students to attend and MS band students are strongly encouraged to attend.  Concert flyer

    Turkey Trot: You must register online before November 21 to Wobble before you Gobble at the Turkey Trot 5k run/walk on November 28, 2019.  More information: Turkey Trot


    Turkey Lunch: The Turkey luncheon will be November 21st at lunch time.  The cost is $4.50 per adult and a regular lunch charge for the students.  We will not be offering any other options on this day unless a child has an allergy.  

    The menu will be:

    Turkey in gravy

    Mashed potatoes

    Green Beans

    dinner roll with butter


    apple crisp with vanilla ice cream


    Yearbooks:  Yearbooks are on sale now!!  Yearbooks are available for $20.00. Personalized with Your name on the cover is only $23.00.  You may order by visiting: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and entering code:  43655H. You can also return the yearbook envelope that was sent home with students with check, cash or money order. You may return these to your advisory teacher or to the office.  Ordering is available until April 1.  If you have questions, please see Mrs. Birman. 


    Check out all that the Barry County YMCA has to offer! 

    YMCA Information 


    Check out student announcements at:  Student video of Daily Announcements  This is where our own HMS students broadcast the Daily Announcements.  This is so much fun and a great way for students to practice their public speaking skills!


    Family Fare Receipts:  Save your receipts! If each student brought in receipts from Family Fare totalling $250, we would be at our goal of $150,000 in Family Fare receipts!  If we turn in $150,000 in Family Fare receipts HMS will get a check for $1000! Right now we are near $80,000. We want your Family Fare Receipts!


    Box Tops for Education: HMS participates in the Box Tops for Education program.  Save your box tops for us!


    Dates for 2019-2020 School year:

    Middle School Solo and Ensemble November 16, 2019

    6th grade band concert November 19, 2019 

    Turkey Trot registration due November 21, 2019

    Half day of school November 27, 2019

    Thanksgiving Holiday November 28 & 29, 2019

    Choir Jingle & Mingle caroling December 6, 2019

    7th & 8th grade bands Holiday Concert December 10, 2019i

    Winter Break - December 23, 2019  to January 3, 2020

    HMS Dance - March 6, 2020

    Spring Break - April 3 to April 10, 2020

    HMS Dance - May 1, 2020

    Last day of school - June 3, 2020

    The full calendar that includes half days, conferences and other important dates is available on the district website:  www.hassk12.org

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