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2023-24 HMS Staff & Community Messages

Hereford Middle School is committed to providing a safe and supportive community in which students celebrate diversity, demonstrate integrity and develop mutual respect and responsibility in order to pursue academic excellence.

Hereford Middle School empowers every learner, every day through rigorous, diverse, educational experiences to become productive global citizens. 

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Reminder - ‼️Attention 8th grade families - HHS meeting tonight 11/29 at 6pm in the HHS cafeteria to discuss course registrations and graduation requirements‼️
As a reminder, Hereford High School will host their 8th Grade Parent night this Wednesday, November 29, at 6:00 pm. High school counselors and staff will discuss graduation requirements and review the course registration forms that were given to 8th graders this week in ELA. There is no need to register for the program. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Shields.

NEW - all the HMS emails that are sent to Parents in one spot on our website - see the link above and in the Parents drop down menu.

2023-24 HMS Staff & Community Messages

HMS Basketball Schedule is HERE!
Click here

BCPS parents, staff, students, and community members can now download the #TeamBCPS Focus App. The app will allow users to view information in Focus, our Student Information System, based on their role in the system. Click Here to view the 2023-24 Student Handbook student handbook 23 24

HMS Events Calendar
 29  Grade 8 Parent Night, 6pm at Hereford High School
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VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Hereford Zone Robotics Over Under Stampede gr8-12, at HMS Gym  9am - 3pm
 8  Orchestra Winter Concert at Hereford HS

6:00 p.m. Arrival and Warm-up, 6:30 p.m.
Concert – 6th Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra 
7:15 p.m.
Arrival and Warm-up, 7:45 p.m. Concert – 7
th Orchestra, 8th Orchestra

 12  HMS Basketball at home vs Southwest, Girls at 4, Boys at 5
 14  Band Winter Concert, at Hereford HS 

6:00 p.m. Warm-up, 6:30 p.m. Concert – 6th Band, 8th Band
7:15 pm Warm-up, 7:45 pm Concert 7th Band and Steel Band

 14  HMS Basketball at Franklin, Girls at 5, Boys at 4
 15  Chorus Winter Concert
 19  HMS Basketball at home vs Cockeysville, Girls at 4, Boys at 5
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 4  HMS Basketball at home vs Deer Park, Girls at 5, Boys at4
 9  HMS Basketball at Windsor Mill, Girls at 4, Boys at 5
 11  HMS Basketball at home vs Woodlawn, Girls at 5, Boys at4
13   VEX IQ Robotics event, gr6-7, at Ridgely MS
 16  HMS Basketball 
 18  HMS Basketball 
 19-20  V5 Robotics event, gr8, at Calvert Hall College
 23  HMS Basketball 
 25  HMS Basketball 
 27  V5 Robotics event, gr8, at Loyola - Blakefield
 30  HMS Basketball 
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 1  HMS Basketball 


 V5 Robotics event, gr8, at HMS Gym

HMS Basketball 

Systemwide Professional Development Day – Schools Closed for Students – Teachers on Duty – Lunar New Year Observed* 



 Maryland State Robotics Championship for Middle School
vrc GRADE 8 at HMS Gym

Systemwide Professional Development Day - Schools Closed for Students - Techers on Duty - Eid al-Fitr*

 20  BCPS Chess tournament   at Ridgely MS

Nominate a Teacher/Staff !
Each month we gather your suggestions to recognize 
a staff member who goes above and beyond here at HMS.
This is your chance to have input and make a staff member's day.
If you would like, nominate a teacher/staff member today! 

Order your Yearbook NOW!

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HMS Parent/Guardian Guide
Information all about procedures, supports, supplies, and more!

Parents can view student schedules using Focus. 
Students/Parents: Looking for student schedules, attendance and report cards? Log into the Focus.      

  • Parents: For instructions on how to create a parent account please see our Tech Support page.


Parent Account instructions to log in to Focus, BCPS’ Student Information System, and Schoology, BCPS Learning Management System. 
ClickHERE for directions

FOCUS Student Portal Instructions

Parents - check out this great resource recommended by our Counselor office.
From the BCPS 'Parent University', it is a good source of parent information.

 Parent University | Smore Newsletters for Education

HMS School Supply list   2023-24

HMS Morning News Channel 

WHMS is now Livestreaming each school day morning. 
 And shows are recorded there too! Head to our YouTube channel!!!

whms tv club


BCPS Disclaimer 

Laptop Collection for all 7th graders
Laptop Collection for all 7th graders
 students visiting 3 elementary schools to perform music