Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Thought for the Week

“Optimism is the faith that
leads to achievement.”  

~ Helen Keller

Monday, March 6, 2017

Message from the Safe and Healthy Homewood Coalition

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

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Thought for the Week

“Weak people revenge.
Strong people forgive.
Intelligent people ignore.”

Monday, February 27, 2017

Thought for the Week

“Never stop doing your best just because
someone doesn’t give you credit.”

Monday, February 13, 2017

Thought for the Week

“Be happy...not because everything is good,
but because you can see the good in everything.”

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

2017-18 HMS Peer Helper Applications

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 ( 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)

Thought for the Week

“Mistakes are proof that you are trying.”

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Thought for the Week

“We are what we repeatedly do. 
Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” 
~ Aristotle

Monday, January 23, 2017

Thought for the Week

“Fair isn’t everyone getting the same
thing. Fair is everyone getting what
they need in order to be successful.”

Wednesday, January 18, 2017