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Archive | December, 2015

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The Hour of Code Award Assembly

The “Hour of Code” was presented as a whole school Tier I enrichment opportunity hosted by the Advancing Learning Programs. This reached the entire student body, teaching the basics of coding through a variety of interactive games. Students at all three Hooksett schools had an opportunity to participate. On December 11, 2015 Governor Maggie Hassan […]

McIntyre Ski Program

This PTA sponsored activity begins on Monday January 4, 2016. Students from HMS will be transported to McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester to participate in lessons, ski, and just have a great time. McIntyre Ski Area is home to one of the largest snowsports school programs in the Northeast! They partner with many elementary schools […]

Kids Making a Difference at HMS

“Kids Making a Difference,” a group organized and created by the PTA will once again meet this school year. This is the second year for the group. The group meets Wednesdays after school. Parent volunteers support and facilitate students as they work on various community service projects. Last year, the children used their imaginations to […]

HMS Teacher Presents at the Learning Forward National Conference

Deirdre Brotherson, Grade 5 Teacher at HMS, co-presented, along with other NEA affiliated educators, at the Leaning Forward conference in Washington DC on Monday, December 7, 2015. Learning Forward is an organization that helps educators plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning to achieve greater success for teachers, the school, and most importantly the students. […]

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Hour of Code event on Friday, Dec. 11 at 1:45

Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science as compared to ten years ago. The good news is, we’re on our way to changing this. If you have heard about the Hour of Code, you might know it made history. Last school year most Hooksett Memorial School students participated in the Hour of Code, […]