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Archive | November, 2016

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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 […]

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Fitness Fridays @ HMS – BEGINS Friday, December 2, 2016

Hooksett Memorial School will be continuing “Fitness Fridays” during the 2016/2017 school year.  This program has been successfully implemented at HMS since Spring 2013.  Parent volunteers will again be coordinating this activity this school year.  We thank them for their dedication to the children at our school. Students who wish to participate are permitted to […]

Destination Imagination Information

Destination Imagination is an extracurricular activity which fosters creative and critical thinking and builds problem solving skills at the same time as it promotes teamwork and collaboration. DI Meetings occur most Wednesdays, from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. Ellie Stetson, a retired Hooksett Memorial School teacher, will be leading the groups as they explore and complete […]

Principal’s Student Advisory Council

Grade level representatives, one from each class, met on October 14. They shared many ideas about what was going well at HMS and some things they would like to see. Their ideas were very well articulated at each grade level. Some topics discussed: students were getting along well; friendship/spirit week; enjoy using the school’s varied […]

Veteran’s Day Assembly

Students at HMS will honor Veterans Day with an assembly on Thursday, November 10. Students will be greeted by Mr. Harrises and Mrs. Kelly, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by some third and fourth grade students. A Veterans Day play will be performed. An updated slideshow of HMS Veterans was prepared by members […]

Beginning/Advanced Bands and Chorus

Beginning band is off and running with many new members (typical enrollment for beginning band is 75-80). There are 30+ advanced band students. Chorus is also off to a great start this year, with many new and returning members. All students and staff are busy practicing for the HMS Winter Concert on December 15, 2016. […]

Monsters in the Common Area

The ALPs Enrichment K-8 teachers teamed up with all classes, Grades 3-5, to participate in the Global Monster Project.  Descriptions of each part of the monster (52 parts in all) are created by each participating classroom and encompass students from around the world. Additionally, students were asked to state how their monsters would use STEM […]

HMS is a Blue Ribbon Award Winning School AGAIN

New Hampshire Partners in Education has again recognized Hooksett Memorial School as a Blue Ribbon Award winning school for the 2015/2016 school year for our outstanding volunteer program and the number of volunteer hours. Thanks to the entire Hooksett Memorial School community, parents, students, and teachers, for their dedication.