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  • NHS Parent Night

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  • Parent Survey

    AdvancED Survey:

    During the 2016-2017 school year, Chatham County Schools will be participating in the AdvancEd accreditation process.  This is a continuous improvement process that is lead by the AdvancEd organization.  AdvancEd is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They conduct rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems all over the world to ensure that all learners realize their full potential.  In an effort to improve system practices, Chatham County School System is conducting a Parent Survey.  We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. Please select HORTON MIDDLE SCHOOL from the dropdown menu. In order to complete the survey, please go to our website and locate the link on the front page. http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/9760589

    If you wish to complete this survey in Spanish, you must do this on paper as the online portal is only available in English.  You can receive a copy at the front desk if needed.  
    Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous.  Your honest opinion is appreciated.  The survey will be open through November 18th. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.

    AdvancED Survey (Spanish):

    Durante el año escolar 2016-2017, las Escuelas del Condado de Chatham van a participar en un proceso de acreditación por parte de  AdvancEd; esta organización conduce un proceso de mejoramiento  continuo. AdvancEd es la mayor comunidad de profesionales de la educación en el mundo. Ellos llevan a cabo rigurosos controles externos en el sitio en escuelas desde  Pre-K al 12 grado y en todos los sistemas escolares del mundo para asegurar que todos los estudiantes alcancen su máximo potencial. En un esfuerzo por mejorar las prácticas de nuestro  sistema escolar, las  Escuelas del Condado de Chatham están llevando a cabo una encuesta para los padres. Valoramos su opinión y pedimos que se tome el tiempo para completar esta encuesta. Seleccione el nombre de la escuela en el menú  que se desplegará cuando abra la página con el fin de completar la encuesta. Por favor vaya a:


     Puede estar seguro de que sus respuestas en  esta encuesta serán anónimas. Su opinión honesta será muy apreciada. La encuesta estará abierta hasta el 1 de diciembre. Gracias por su tiempo y atención a esta encuesta.

     Si usted necesita completar esta encuesta en español, la tendrá que hacer en papel, ya que en línea está disponible sólo en ingles. Usted puede recibir una copia si la solicita en la recepción de su escuela.

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  • Talk with Toomer

    We are excited to host our second "Talk with Toomer". Join our discussion on Tueday, Jan. 24th, starting at 7:00pm.

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  • DonorsChoose.org

    Awesome news! Meeting Don Tate and Learning About George Moses Horton has ben fully funded! This will actually be the "kick off" day that we honor George Moses Horton's life and make it our official "Day" moving forward on the fourth Monday of February. Thank you all for your generous support!

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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 assessment grant winner

    HMS teachers competed yesterday for an assessment grant by making a "graffiti wall"., and the winning department won extra funds. The winners of the assessment graffiti wall are.....The specialists department! Congrats HMS specialists!

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  • Donor's Choose

    Thank you all for your support! We can now take our morning announcement videos and audiovisual projects to the next level. Thanks again for supporting Mr. Walgate's Donor's Choose request! All donations are being matched by a generous anonymous donor. We can now purchase a green screen, a tripod and a quality microphone to make our school videos more professional. Thanks for you all!

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  • Holiday parade

    HMS joined the Pittsboro Holiday Parade!

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  • Limo ride

    Students who sold the most fund raising materials won a limo ride!

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  • Science Fair

    "To cry or not to cry. Is it even a question." 1st place Biology B advancing to the regionals.

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  • Voting Day!

    Students lined up to use real voting booths and cast their ballets for student council!

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  • Hour of Code

    Our students participated in the "Hour of Code" this week to learn computer coding. One mare way we are fostering "innovation" at HMS and preparing our students for the 21st century!

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  • HMS Art

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

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Title 1 Welcome Video