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Archive | October, 2014

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Ukuleles at HMS

Hooksett Memorial School is excited to add ukuleles to the general music program! Pictured above:  Mrs. Githmark’s class posing with the ukuleles on the first day.

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Grade 5 Library Club

The 5th Grade Library Club meets weekly to help Ms. Beaudoin and Mrs. Williams with creating book displays and bookmarks, shelving books, helping with recycling and the iPads, and making the library an inviting space for the entire school.  This year’s group includes 55 students organized into three teams: Team Animorphs, Team Star Wars, and […]

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Author Presentation – Grade 5

Joshua Dudley, former student of Hooksett schools, and author of the Lost in Oz series, presented to each 5th grade class. He brought alive the literary elements using the classic story, The Wizard of Oz.  Within each group’s presentation, he engaged the students in creating their own class story, using characters generated by students employing […]

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Grade 3 – “We need seeds!”

“We NEED seeds!”  That’s what third grade students recently discovered when studying plant growth and development.  Students were asked to complete ‘seed projects,’ which displayed a variety of seeds seen in everyday life.  What did they discover? …That seeds are here, there, and everywhere!

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October 2014 – Guidance with Mrs. Berger

We read “Enemy Pie” by Derek Munson.  This is a story about a very clever dad who tricks his son into spending an entire day with his enemy.  “Even worse, you have to be nice to him.”  In the end the boys become friends.  The classes then created all the ingredients needed for a good […]

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“Fabulous Flora” – Grade 5

The NH Division of Parks and Recreation visited HMS on October 10th to present “Fabulous Flora” to the 5th grade. Each class participated in an interpretive program facilitated by 2 SCA NH Corps members, Ranger Claire and Ranger Lauren. Students extended their learning of ecosystems by learning about omnivores, carnivores and herbivores by tracking the […]

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Bat Houses Coming to Memorial And Underhill Schools

Approved by the Hooksett School Board was Life Scout Anthony Kokoszka’s Eagle Scout Project. On Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 11:00AM-3:00PM, Anthony will be hosting a fundraising car wash at Burger King on Hooksett Road across from Shorty’s. Donations will be gladly accepted.  He needs to raise $640 to build 25 bat houses to be hung around the […]

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School Store on Thursdays

‘School Store’ is back!  Each Thursday, students may visit the HMS school store during their recess time.  Thanks to our school volunteers, students may purchase a variety of school supplies or other small items.  We ask that students bring no more than $2.oo for purchases.  Happy shopping!