Welcome to Hooksett Memorial School

Serving Hooksett's Children in Grades Three through Five

Engage - Explore - Excel

  • Stephen Harrises

    Principal

  • Annie Kelly

    Assistant Principal

Welcome to Hooksett Memorial School

  • Expo Nights at HMS

    Date: March 30, 2017

    Students and their families are invited to visit our school to view examples of students learning and work from the 2016/2017 school year. Projects, writing activities, and various student work from academic and Unified Arts classes will be on display throughout the school building and/or in classrooms.   Monday, April 17 - Grade 3 Expo Night - 5:30 - 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 19 - Grades 4 & 5 Expo Night - 5:30 - 7:00 PM Read More

  • ALPs at Hooksett Memorial

    Date: March 30, 2017

    Congratulations to Jack Welch, a third grade student, for winning the 2017 Cambridge Science Festival Curiosity Challenge for his age category. Jack's curiosity led him to pose the question "How will the technology of the future change the way we learn?" His detailed drawing added greatly to his entry. Out of over 3,400 entries submitted, Jack's question was chosen. He will receive an award at a ceremony on Sunday, April 23 at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read More

  • Grade 5 Trip to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

    Date: March 30, 2017

    Fifth grade classrooms visited the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on March 22. This visit added to student knowledge of space after reading selections in our Imagine It reading series called Our Corner of the Universe. Some fifth grade students completed “Mystery Science” missions before attending the planetarium trip. Why does the sun rise and set? and Why do stars change with the seasons? were a couple of mysteries that provided some clarity and ah-ha moments for students. The visit included a planetarium show called Tonight's Sky which helped students locate constellations and planets that they might see in the February night... Read More

  • Inflatable Planetarium

    Date: March 30, 2017

    Thanks to a grant from the Hooksett PTA and the support of our local Home Depot, two fifth grade teachers have received materials to support students in the creation of their own planetarium here at HMS. All fifth grade teachers are collaborating to develop a plan to include all students in this unique learning experience that extends their science lessons and the field trip mentioned above. Read More

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment

    Date: March 30, 2017

    Students at HMS will be participating in the state-administered Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy starting April 10. The assessments are intended to provide an academic checkup by measuring real-world skills such as critical thinking and problem solving along with a student’s proficiency of the grade level standards. The assessment is web-based, untimed and adaptive. The assessments will be administered over multiple days from April 10 – May 19 and will take approximately seven and a half hours of each student’s time. Read More

  • National Library Week

    Date: March 30, 2017

    The HMS Media Center will be celebrating National Library Week again this year with a week of special programming. This year, the Media Center will be transformed into "Fairytale Land” as student groups work together to solve a series of puzzles and clues to locate a secret spell. Students will be using a Breakout EDU kit, which will be available to classrooms afterwards for their use. Breakout EDU is an activity in which players work collaboratively to solve a series of critical thinking puzzles in order to open a locked box. Each Breakout EDU starter kit can be used to... Read More

  • HMS Spirit Week - Just Between Friends! - February 17 to 24, 2017

    Date: February 16, 2017

    The theme of the week will focus on the meaning of friendships. Friday, February 17 - “Superhero Day” - What’s your Superpower?  Superheroes are well-known for protecting others and having everyone’s back. Dress up as your favorite superhero or create your own superhero!   Tuesday, February 21- “Sports Day Kick Off” - Who do you look up to? Teammates always have each other’s back. Wear your favorite sports gear to support teamwork.  Hats are allowed today!  Students will be reuniting with your “team” from last year (last year’s homeroom) during lunch. Wednesday, February 22- “Love Your Pets Day” - Wear your pajamas or... Read More