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  • Wednesday, Dec. 19, Will Now Be a Full School Day

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018, will now be a full school day instead of the previously scheduled early release day. While our schools still remain on track to exceed the 1,025 hours of instruction required by law, this change will allow us to recover and “bank” a small bit of calendar flexibility during the winter months ahead. As always, if you have questions, please contact us. Thank you for your continued support and flexibility. 

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  • National Junior Honor Society inductions coming soon

    NJHS will be inducting new members in January! If you are interested, please fill out this form and pick up an application from any teacher. 
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  • 2019-20 DRAFT SCHOOL CALENDAR FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY

    We are seeking stakeholder input on two draft calendars for the 2019-20 school year. Click here to find out more and share your feedback by January 9, 2019.

     

    BORRADOR DEL CALENDARIO ESCOLAR 2019-20  OPORTUNIDAD DE PARTICIPAR EN LAS OPCIONES

    Estamos solicitando a las personas interesadas su opinion sobre los  dos borradores del calendarios para el año escolar 2019-20. Presione AQUI para obtener más información y compartir sus comentarios antes del 9 de enero de 2019.

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  • Come support the Wilcats basketball teams

    The 2018-19 basketball schedule has been added to the calendar and as a Word doc to the Athletics page. Join our cheerleaders in supporting our teams!

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  • AIG/Advanced Learners Program

    Shape the Future by Taking the Survey

    This survey is for parents of identified AIG/Advance Learners. It is anonymous. We are gathering data to help us revise the AIG plan for the district. Please complete one per child. Thank you for your help!

    Survey for Spanish-speaking parents.

    Survey for English-speaking parents.

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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

  • Talk with Toomer

    Our first Talk with Toomer was a successful meeting for parents! The new meeting time of 7:15 am seems to be a good fit for our busy families!

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  • NJHS

    The HMS chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted new members. What a great way to celebrate Horton scholars!

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  • Unity Day

    Unity Day proclaims our stand against bullying. Bullying tactics are below the line of accepted behavior, so HMS students and staff stay above the line!

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  • Chatham Education Foundation grants

    CEF has awarded 3 grants to HMS for STEM related projects! Look for STEM supplies, green screen digital effects and a robot competition coming soon!

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  • Girls Cross Country

    HMS Girls Cross Country finished 2bd in the district! Congratulations Wildcat athletes!

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  • Walk to school day

    October 4th was National Walk to School Day and lots of HMS students and parents participated. Thank you to the police force and teachers who joined in the walk!

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  • Open House

    HMS Open House was a HUGE success and standing room only! Thank you to all the stakeholders who came out to welcome all the students and staff!

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  • Staff Team Building Day

    HMS Staff participated in a special team building outing at the Triangle Training Center. We are starting early in our quest to "reach for the stars!"

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  • HMS Staff goes out and about

    HMS Staff went out into the community to talk to stakeholders and welcome students back to school!

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  • Eclipse viewing at Horton

    Teachers were able to watch the solar eclipse during a teacher work day.

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  • 5th grade Academy

    5th grade students had a wonderful week of introductions and instructions at the HMS 5th grade Academy!

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