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Archive | September, 2015

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Third Graders Learning Plant Growth and Development

As part of the science unit Plant Growth and Development, our third grade students planted fast-growing Brassica plants. There were plenty of hands on deck, as Mrs. Veilleux, one of our retired third grade teachers, spent the day helping everyone with this exciting lesson. Students will be regularly monitoring their plants’ growth, and can’t wait […]

Calendar Notice

The Hooksett School District Calendar was updated to reflect a needed change in the professional development day, which is now Friday, October 2, 2015. This is the only change in the calendar. There IS school on Friday, September 25. There IS NO school on Friday, October 2.

Welcome to our new staff!

Welcome to our new staff members who are joining our staff this year. We are so excited to have you be a part of the HMS Family! (Top row, left to right: Missy Rowell-Special Ed, Candis Lange-Title I, Jessica Jordan-Guidance.  Bottom row, left to right: Maggie Weldon-Gr. 3, Sarah Sigel-Media Assistant, Kate Saunders-Gr. 5, Natalie […]

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NH Food Bank Donation

Thank you to all of our HMS families who donated canned goods and food for our NH Food Bank drive. Our donation weighed in at 318 pounds on Thursday, 9/3/15, plus we collected another 40 pounds of food on Friday 9/4/15, for an estimated total of 350 pounds. This translates to approximately 400 meals. Great job […]

Staff Changes

We welcome the following staff members to our school and thank those who have moved on or changed roles for their service to the children and families of Hooksett. New to HMS: Jessica Jordan – Guidance Counselor Kate Saunders – Grade 5 Teacher Brandy Walsh – Reading Specialist Sarah Sigel – Media Assistant Changing Staff: […]


Each year the Hooksett School District administers a series of tests to each of its students called the NWEA Measures of Academic Progress. We administer these tests in the fall, winter and spring. We have fall testing scheduled for September 2-18, to ensure each of our students is tested. Please note that the NWEA schedule […]