Campus News

new logoApril Newsletter now Posted
click HERE for the HMS Newsletter page

C-cohort students!
Laptop and book Swap!  In addition, art supplies and a computer headset will be handed to C cohort student families that come to HMS on the dates below.
-all grades that have an older HP windows device swap out for a Chromebook.
- all grades return Quarter 1, 2  ELA books
- grade 6 and 8 receive ELA book for Quarter 4
- grade 6 receive Art supply bag
- all grades receive a computer headset for school home use
C cohort computer swap

ELA book swap

The 2021 Bus Routes are NOW posted.
click HERE to go to the HMS bus page


Communication to Families, 
Return to Hybrid Learning information

Families who have selected virtual learning or not responded to the return to school survey, will have ongoing opportunities to update their choices and choose in-person hybrid learning. Our staff will be able to accommodate requests, make necessary arrangements and work with transportation (if applicable) to ensure a smooth transition back to school. If you would like to return to hybrid in-person learning, please submit your request >> clickHERE



NEW!  Check out the complete series of 'Return to School Procedures' videos
as seen in student Advisory >
      Hybrid Return Videos page
  • School Supplies list for Grades 6,7,8 Group A & B

  • BCPS Reopening Plan
    *HMS families, pages 117-137 refer to our HMS return plans

  • Starting February 11, 2021 at 4 p.m., report cards for the first and second quarter will be in our Focus system. Students and families can log in to Focus using the student’s login information in the student portal.  Directions are available and the process can be viewed in a video with words or without words.

  • The week of April 12 we are swapping out HP laptops for Chromebooks.
    Students also must turn in the HP charge cord.  Lost or damaged cords will incur a 
    $40 charge.  Make check payable to Hereford Middle School.
    Students in the C cohort group will get instructions soon on when to 
    come to school to swap out their devices.

  • If your Chromebook device is broken, you should contact cputnam@bcps.org at HMS. 
    Check out the HMS Laptop page for more information.
  • Parent Schoology Access
    At this time, parents must use their student’s login credentials to access Schoology. 

For HMS local assistance with tech questions, please go to the link below 
 https://meet.google.com/lookup/hmstech    8am to 12pm, M-F
or go to meet.google.com and use the join code, hmstech
You can also email Chris Putnam at cputnam@bcps.org 

HMS Calendar
 APRIL  
19 
Monday
 
A - Cohort  students come to school today
All students follow Monday Schedule

AA  BB Specials schedule week    Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on 
Mondays will meet today.
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 20
Tuesday




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A -  students come to school today
All students follow Monday Schedule

AA  BB Specials schedule week    Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on
Tuesdays  will meet today.
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 21
Wednes
day
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 Asynchronous day - Students should sign in to Schoology,
work on assignments, meet with teachers

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22
Thursday



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  B - Cohort students come to school today
All students follow Thursday Schedule

AA  BB Specials schedule week      Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Thursdays will meet today.

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23
Friday



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 B - Cohort students come to school today
All students follow Friday Schedule

AA  BB Specials schedule week      Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Fridays will meet today.

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26
Monday

A - Cohort students come to school today
6th,7th,8th students start regular bell time, 7:40-2:10
See the schedules HERE   *pdf file


BB AA Specials schedule week    Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Thursday will meet today.

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27
Tuesday
 
 A - Cohort students come to school today

BB AA Specials schedule week   Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Friday will meet today.
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28
Wednesday
 
 Asynchronous day - Students should sign in to Schoology,
work on assignments, meet with teachers
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 29
Thursday
 B - Cohort  students come to school today

BB AA Specials schedule week   Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Monday will meet today
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 30
Friday
 B - Cohort students come to school today

BB AA Specials schedule week   Click for schedule
Specials that usually meet on Tuesday will meet today
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 SPORTS!  with Middle School athletics resuming on March 22,
please fill out the pre-participation form >>   clickHERE
All paperwork must be completed before students may attend practice.
Spring Sports FLYER
Check out more information at our HMS Athletics page 
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BCPS Parent University remains inaccessible at this time. 

Resources can currently be found from the FACE (Family and Community Engagement) homepage here. 
FACE Resources and Flyers can be found here.
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HMS Morning News Channel - new shows are posted every Friday
https://www.schooltube.com/channel/hmstv/144710821

whms tv club
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Hybrid Learning News
2020-21 HMS Shortened Week- Learning Schedule
 School Supplies information
 Daily Schedule example
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 NEW - Virtual School  Tech Resource page
 Google Meet  & Schoology Parent and Student tips for usage
 Virtual Meeting Best Practices information
  
 
   

WELCOME new Bulls!
Check out our 'New Student Portal' clickHERE
Here you will find lots of information about our school, resources for students, and more!  




Documents 
  Technology Acceptable Use Policy
  Google Meets for Learning at Home for Parent-Student
   
   







Resources for families from our counseling staff
COVID-19 Counseling HMS page

Google Meet is the tool for online class meetings
Department of Innovation video for parents about how to log their students onto Chrome and switch between accounts. 


Complete Clubs & Sports list 'at a glance' > clickHERE

VISION

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.


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


MSDE Report Card for HMS 2018


Any questions or feedback about the HMS website, please contact Christopher Putnam at cputnam@bcps.org


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

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