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friendship week poster that says theme of each day

HMS Spirit Week – Just Between Friends! – February 17 to 24, 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 […]

student holding school award certificate

Bananagrams @ HMS

A very special congratulations to our own Hunter Crawford for winning our fifth grade  Bananagrams tournament!  He will move on to the next round of online competition beginningFebruary 20th, for a chance to win and participate in a regional tournament to win $1000 for our school!  Go Hunter!!

logo girls on the run

Girls on the Run 2017 (GOTR)

HMS is excited to be offering the program Girls on the Run again this year.  We have many interested girls at HMS and need at least 2-4 more coaches so all the girls can participate. Please email Annie Kelly at, if you can assist. Girls on the Run is a national organization that sponsors […]

Spelling bee winners with principal

2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Our school conducted the annual Bee during the first few weeks of January, with class competitions and a whole school competition for grades 4 and 5. Congratulations to our school champion, Alex Dresser, a fourth grader in Mrs. Champagne’s class. River Saxon, in Mrs. Curran’s fifth grade class, was our runner-up and will be the […]

Event poster for Opiate Drug Awareness Night

Opiate Drug Awareness Night for Hooksett Parents and Community – Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30PM

The current opiate drug epidemic is affecting students and families of all races, ethnic groups, ages, and income levels, including those from affluent families. Children and teens are increasingly coming into contact with or being exposed to illegal drugs. Please join us in a discussion about this critical issue about the current opiate and heroin crisis […]

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Slapstick Science Evening Event – November 21 @ 6:30PM – HMS Gym

Slapstick Science is an astounding, exciting, and entertaining series of science assemblies and workshops which use the circus as a laboratory. All programs are written and produced by certified science teacher and former Ringling Bros. performer, Ted Lawrence. Admission: $2.00 Non-PTA Members, $1.00 PTA Members (bring a non-perishable food item for discounted admission). Pizza and […]

Kathy Lang talking to students during archaeological dig

Mayan Dig at HMS

Mayan Dig – Mr. Rivet and Mrs. Godbout’s classes did a Mayan dig with two retired Hooksett teachers, Mrs. Lang and Mrs. Miner. ALL OUR YOUNG ARCHEOLOGISTS LOVED IT !

Students holding fruit smoothies

Fruit Smoothies at HMS – What a Hit !

Fruit smoothies were available today for students, strawberry/banana. What a huge hit. Our food service staff planned for approximately 75-80 smoothies. We will be serving smoothies on Wednesday mornings and will be at least doubling our projections in the future.