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  • The HMS Basketball teams are devoted student athletes who take pride in their school and are willing to put forth their maximum effort in both the classroom and on and off the basketball court. Wearing a Wildcat Basketball uniform is a privelege that carries many responisbilities and rewards.

    2016-17 Basketball Tryout Schedule

    Nov. 1-3

    Lady Wildcats 3-5 pm

    Wildcats 4:30 - 7 pm

    You must have a physical on file to tryout, and you must attend all days for full consideration. Please have your ride here on time.

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  • Our first "Innovative Teacher of the Month" has been named and the winner is...Mr. McMillan! Congratulations!

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  • HMS has been named the 2016 “Champions of the Cause Against Bullying” in Chatham County, based on the photo representation of school participation. The winning school receives a plaque and bragging rights. Way to go, Wilcats! The bullying stops here!

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Principal's Message

  • Greetings Students and Parents, 

    Welcome to Horton Middle School, home of the Wildcats!  We look forward to a great year ahead.  We are committed to student achievement and meeting the needs of all students.  As a Wildcat, there are numerous opportunities to excel both academically and behaviorally.  We strive for academic excellence and produce leaders for the future.  We expect that all students take advantage of academic clubs, extra-curricular activities, the arts, service projects and more.  It is our vision to provide the platform for all students to be successful and prepared for life after middle school.  We welcome the opportunity for community partnerships, stakeholder and parental involvement contributing to student success.  Our dedicated staff are here for you!  Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you.


    Your Principal,

     Valencia Toomer


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Horton Middle Highlights

  • HMS Art

    Copy and paste this link to view visual art by HMS students! hortonmiddleschool.weebly.com

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  • Horton Students Departing for Summer Leadership Institute

    Summer Leadership Institute Students

    Horton Middle School was selected to send a team of students to a Student Leadership Institute run by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Over 100 schools applied and 26 were selected from elementary, middle and high schools across the state.

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  • Summer Leadership Institute Students at Pheiffer University  photo


    As we begin a new school year, it's time to reflect on the student and staff accomplishments for the 2014-2015 school year and BRAG a little!

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