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Archive | December, 2016

News from the Media Center

This month, fifth graders have used resources from BrainPop and Common Sense Media to learn how to stay safe online, how to be a good digital citizen, and what is digital etiquette.  Students had some great discussions about their use of social media and how they can leave a good “digital footprint.” Thanks to Mrs. Beaudoin, […]

Winter Concert is Thursday, December 15

All students and staff are busy practicing for the HMS Winter Concerts on December 15, 2016, with a performance at HMS at 9:30 am and an evening performance at Cawley at 6:30 pm. Please join us if you are able. Mr. Davini and Miss. Latham have worked diligently with students over the past few months, in preparation for […]

Principal’s Student Advisory Council

Grade level representatives, one from each class, meet with Mr. Harrises and Mrs. Kelly monthly during a ‘working lunch.’ Students share many ideas about what is going well at HMS and some things they would like to see. Their ideas have been very well articulated at each grade level. The advisory council will continue to […]

PTA Grants for HMS

Thanks to the Hooksett PTA for funding several grants at our school. Staff applied for these grants to purchase materials that are not provided through the school budget, in order to support students in their classrooms. All applications, after reviewed by the principal, went through a thorough review by members of the PTA. Applications were reviewed based on a […]

Hour of Code

Our world is surrounded by technology. We know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding technology. During the week of December 5, our entire school is joining an initiative called “The Hour of Code” for the fourth year. All our students at HMS will learn the […]

Opiate Drug Awareness Night on January 23

One of the Hooksett School Board’s goals is to consider an opiate/drug wellness presentation for student and parents. On January 23, 2017, the Hooksett Fire and Police Departments will discuss the current opioid issue with parents and the community. Captain Joseph Stalker from the Hooksett Fire Department and Lieutenant Janet Bouchard from the Hooksett Police Department […]