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Hooksett Community Skywatch Night

All students, families and community members are invited to Cawley Middle School on Thursday, September 28 at dusk to view the stars. Amateur astronomers will set up telescopes for a closer look at the stars, moon and any visible planets. This is a beginner-friendly viewing to the stars. Each telescope will have an expert that will […]

Growth Mindset

During one of the professional days in late June, staff from HMS and Underhill schools joined for a presentation on Growth Mindset, offered by Hannah C. Mariotti and Sarah Wagner, from Beacon Coaching and Consulting. Together, they have over thirty years experience in both the education and mental health fields. Growth mindset refers to people […]

NWEA Testing

Hooksett Memorial School students will be taking the NWEA Measures of Academic Progress testing during the month of September. Each student will have two testing sessions in one of the computer labs, with each testing session scheduled to last for approximately 90 minutes. The data from this testing provides valuable and highly useful sources of […]

Back to School

The first day of school is Thursday, August 31. Students can be dropped by car off starting at 8:40 am. School hours are 9:00 to 3:25 pm. Please see the attached letter for more Back To School information!

PickUp Patrol is here

We will soon have a more convenient and efficient way for you to make changes to your children’s after-school dismissal plans— PickUp Patrol! PickUp Patrol is a cloud-based application that eliminates the need for notes and phone calls when making changes to your children’s after-school plans, and streamlines the entire after-school dismissal process. Parents use […]

Grade 2 to 3 Step Up Day and Parent Meeting

On Monday, June 12, 2017, upcoming third grade students will visit and tour HMS. Grade three teachers and staff will introduce them to our school and highlight all that makes HMS a wonderful learning community. Parents of incoming third graders are invited to attend a meeting that evening, from 6:00-7:30PM. Administration and several grade three […]

Grade 3 Visits Head School in Hooksett

All HMS third grade classes enjoyed their field trips to Hooksett’s Head School during May 2017, as the “school marms” provided them with a living history experience of what school was like in the 1840’s. Congratulations to the Head School Society and the Heritage Commission for creating and supporting this outstanding educational program and for […]

Grade 5 Trip to Minute Man National Historical Park

On Wednesday, May 24th, the fifth grade class took a field trip to Minute Man National Historical Park, in Concord and Lexington, MA. The weather was beautiful and the students were very excited about seeing the sites they had read and heard about while studying the American Revolution. Students were prepared to make presentations at […]

Trail Tale

Mrs. Brotherson’s class has invited classes to take a walk on the “HMS TRAIL TALE.” In a belated celebration of Earth Day (April 22) and just because the weather is getting so beautiful, they have created a TRAIL TALE around the school. The TRAIL TALE starts near the front door and goes around the building. […]

Engineering in Reverse

On June 12 & June 14, Grade five classrooms will be collaborating with staff and sailors from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on a reverse engineering project. Students will be able take apart appliances to see how they work. Students will then attempt to put the devices back together again. Each class will have 1.5 hours […]