Tracks In Session:
1, 3, 4
11/12 - 11/24
Webmaster: Susanna Webb
Winter Wonderland School dance - Come dance the winter blues away at our Winter Wonderland dance on Friday, December 4th from 6pm to 8pm. Admission is $6. Bring a stocking stuffer donation for Comfort for Kids for $1 off admission. Chick-fil-A sandwiches, snacks and candy will be available for sale. We will also have a "Strike a Pose" photo booth for $1 and students can take home a printed pic and/or email/text their photo to their friends. Parents, what a great way to have a night out, or get a jump start on holiday shopping and gift wrapping.
Examples of donations for Comfort for Kids: Toothbrushes and toothpaste, small toys, playing cards and travel games, soaps, make-up, hair ties and accessories, costume jewelry, Match box/hot wheels cars, scarves/gloves/hats, and candy.
Enjoy the Holiday! The building will be Closed.
Come on out on December 1st to enjoy a night of Once Upon A Time as our dance students put their own twist on popular storybook characters. The concert begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $4.00. All proceeds benefit the dance program.
Duke Children's Hospital Coin Drive
Tracks 1 and 3 mark your calendars on November 30th - December 4th. The HGMS Show Choir is holding a coin drive to support Duke Children's Hospital. Please bring:
Tracks 2 and 4 your collection dates will be announced soon, so start saving your pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollars.
Let's show the kids of Duke that the kids of HGMS really care and want them to get well soon!
When Katskills Wintergreen takes a pie in the face for her little sister Dim, she enters herself into the Humor Games, a comedy battle to the death. Auditions for our spring production of "The Humor Games" will take place on Monday, November 30 and Wednesday, December 9 after school in the auditorium. Students interested in auditioning should see Mrs. Beddingfield in room 1303 to sign up and receive an audition form.
3rd Annual Hollipalooza Concert
Our 3rd Annual Hollipalooza Concert is December 15th. Come out to see our elite performing arts groups, The Grove Singers, Bulldog Dancers, and Jazz Band, as they retell the famous Christmas story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas through song and dance. The concert begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $4.00 or a new, unwrapped toy per person. All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. Please help us bring Christmas to unfortunate little girls and boys - don't be a Grinch!
We have many families in our community that could use some help to make the holiday season joyous. If you could supply some resources, please contact our School Social Worker, Patricia Harrington, at 919-567-4180 or via email email@example.com. Your generosity would be most helpful.
Purchase Bulldog Sportswear!
Do you want to show your support for Holly Grove Middle School? Do you plan on attending any athletic events and want everyone to know who you support? Get your Holly Grove sportswear here. Simply go to the website enter the code: HGSW15 chose the items you want along with color and what you would like the items to have on them. Items will be delivered to students in homeroom. There are many options and all items are quality Under Armour apparel. We hope to see everyone showing their school spirit. There will be some athletic events that any student wearing their HGMS sportswear will get in at a discounted rate.
Sale Code: HGSW15
Duke University's Honors Institute
Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Honors Institute. This international and elite program challenges young students to explore advances in technology to design robots or advances in forensic science to solve crimes. Students can also learn the science behind making new medicines and new developments in genetics.
Visit the website below to review the 2016 program dates and details.
Duke University's Honors Institute
8th Grade Yearbook Recognition Ads
It’s hard to believe, but in just a few short months, your student’s stay Holly Grove Middle School will be nothing more than a memory. You know your child is amazing – why not show them that in this year’s yearbook? You have the opportunity to let them know how proud of them you are. Your recognition ad will be printed and remembered forever! By purchasing a space in the back of the book you can tell them how special they are with your own pictures and in your own words.
If you have any questions, feel free to email your Yearbook Advisor: Mr. McArthur at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click this link to find out more information!
Click this link to purchase your 8th Grade Recognition Ad!
HGMS Weekly Update and New Twitter Account
Please click the link below for the Weekly Updates at HGMS.
Also, for the most up to date information you can follow us on Twitter @HollyGroveM.S.
After School Math Tutoring
HGMS is offering Math Tutoring to students on the dates below from 3:00-5:00pm. Students must have a permission slip on file to attend. Students can be picked up in carpool or ride the activity bus home.
Math 6 and 7 tutoring will be held on Oct 14, 28, Nov 18, Dec 2 and Jan 6.
Math 8 and CCMI tutoring will be held on Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16, Jan 6 and 13.
Questions? Contact Kathy Toma, email@example.com.
HGMS Academic Policies 2015-16
Holly Grove Middle School believes that all students will succeed. We have school-wide Academic Policies that encourage students to work hard and advocate for themselves. Parents please review these policies with your student. In addition, all students have the option to improve their grades on major unit assessments through the HGMS Grade Improvement Policy. For questions regarding the Academic Policies or Grade Improvement Policy, please contact Kathy Toma, Instructional Resource Teacher at firstname.lastname@example.org.