Sometimes it’s hard to have meaningful conversations with your child. You ask questions and they give you a one word response…the conversation ends. Below is a link to a message from the Safe and Healthy Homewood Coalition regarding Communication Tips for Parents. Communication Tips for Parents
It's time for the 2017-18 HMS Peer Helper Application and Selection Process!
Are you a leader with a "C" or above in all of your classes? Do you have a clean discipline record and good attendance? Do you enjoy community service and helping others? If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, then you might want to consider applying to be a 2017-18 HMS Peer Helper! Current 6th and 7th grade students who meet the academic, discipline, and attendance requirements are eligible to apply. Please see the timeline below for important deadlines and contact Mrs. Baldwin (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions or need more information.
2017-2018 Application and Selection Timeline:
February 8th — Application packets available (from Mrs. Baldwin, Mrs. Alexander, or the main office) February 24th — Applications due to Mrs. Baldwin or the main office (by 3:15 p.m.) March 13th-March 17th — Interviews for selected applicants (during the school day) April 7th — Selections posted on the HMS Counselors’ Blog (by 4 p.m.) April 18th — Orientation meeting for 2017-2018 Peer Helpers (7:20 a.m.) August 1st — Mandatory Training (all day)