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new logoCommunication 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


HMS Hybrid Reopening Presentation from Mrs. Dellone shared at Parent meetings
and student morning Advisories
Prepared on February 10, 2021  

HMS Theatre

Our very own HMS Theatre will be presenting their very first VIRTUAL performance. The play is called, VIRTUALLY EVER AFTER. Come see how some of our favorite fairytale characters are living in this virtual world.

Virtually Ever After is on Friday, March 12th at 7:30 pm. Virtual doors will open at 7:15.       Tickets are $5 each.

Online ticket on sale NOW!
 
Those who purchase a ticket will receive a link to the Live Google meet Stream. If you need more information,
email Mrs.Burrows at tporta@bcps.org

Don’t miss this ONE TIME ONLY experience!

TICKETS HERE >>>> https://herefordms.seatyourself.biz

  • 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 first laptop swap is done.  BCPS is working on a 2nd order of Chromebooks.  When these are delivered to HMS, we will contact  families.

  • If your Chromebook device is broken, you should enter a service ticket. 
    Technology Support Request form * *must be logged into BCPS account in browser
  • 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    9am to 3pm, 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
JANUARY   
 29  End of 2nd marking period
 FEBRUARY  Black History Month
 3  Device Swap  9am to 2pm,  grades 6 and 7  appointment required

 4,5  Device Swap at HMS, 10-3pm 
*appointment required    also opened up to 8th grade
   
 15  President's day   No school

16  Parent Meeting 6th grade Q & A session w/HMS Administration
9am and 6pm,  meeting links will be sent in a separate email

17  Wednesday - Synchronous class day - follow Monday schedule

17   Parent Meeting 7th grade Q & A session w/HMS Administration
9am and 6pm,  meeting links will be sent in a separate email

18   Parent Meeting 8th grade Q & A session w/HMS Administration
6pm,  meeting links will be sent in a separate email

19   Parent Meeting 8th grade Q & A session w/HMS Administration
9am,  meeting links will be sent in a separate email

 22  BCPS Stakeholder Survey to begin. Survey will be open through Mar.26

  HMS Spirit Wear now on sale through March 8
HMS Spirit Wear Order Link
More info at 
 MARCH  
 12  

HMS Theatre Performance, 'Virtually Ever After'  on Google Streaming
7:30 PM-8:30 PM,   tickets on sale NOW- see above

 22  Phase IV
6th graders In-Person learning students return
6th,7th,8th students start regular bell time, 7:40-2:10

Spring LIVE Sports begins today and runs through May 22
More info at our Athletics page

 26  Spring break begins at the end of the school day
   
APRIL   
 6 Phase IV
7th and 8th grade student return 
Schools reopen 

 16  Third marking period ends











 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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REMOTE 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
 Parent and Student tech self help information
 BCPS One Parent Tips 
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 Virtual Back to School Night 8th grade presentation
 Virtual Back to School Night 6th/8th grade
Legends team presentation
 Virtual  Back to School Night 7th grade presentation
 Virtual  Back to School Night 6th grade presentation
 
   

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

BCPS ONE to ONE Initiative> 
Laptop information Page  


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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