Welcome to the Hammond Middle School! Our PTA sponsors and supports many programs and events for HMS students, staff and the school community. These include: Student Enrichment, Structured Social Opportunities, Character Development, Student Assistance, Staff Appreciation and Providing Volunteers. Please see the upcoming events at the bottom of this page for PTA meeting dates and times. I encourage everyone to attend our meetings and learn more about Hammond Middle School and the PTA.
PTA Reflections Awards Ceremony was held on December 7, 2017. Congratulations to the following students for winning in the HMS Reflections:
The winning entries from these students have been forwarded to the County level competition.
Restaurant Night at Chipotle
Please join us at Chipotle (11811 West Market Place, Fulton, MD 20759) on January 10, 2018 4:00 – 8:00 PM for a restaurant night. Kindly present this flyer (hard copy or on your phone) before you pay.
Register for Chess Club
Please register your kid(s) for the HMS Chess Club. It will meet on Fridays after school from 3:05 - 4:05 PM in the Media Center. The Winter session starts on January 12th. Please click here to register.
HMS Spelling Bee will take place on January 18, 2018 at 6:30PM with an inclement weather makeup date of January 23rd. Please register for the Spelling Bee using the Spelling Bee Registration Formby January 13, 2018. Registered students will receive a spelling bee study guide, useful web-links and information regarding an after school Spelling Bee Coaching Session (organized by Ms. Blanding) via email. For more information, please contact Mary Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 4th HMS Geography Bee will take place on January 25, 2018 at 6:30PM with an inclement weather makeup date of January 30th. Please register for the Geography Bee using the Geography Bee Registration Formby January 13, 2018. Registered students will receive information to help them prepare for the bee and regarding one or more after school Geo Bee Coaching Session(s) via email. Students may also visit the National Geographic website for more information and to take daily quizzes at: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee. For more information, please contact Roberta Bardini at email@example.com.
Teen Anxiety Workshop
In partnership with the Howard County Office of Children and Families, the PTA is sponsoring a workshop on Teen Anxiety on February 7th from 6:30-8:30 PM in the HMS Media Center. Adolescence is a very stressful time for our teenagers and many are struggling with anxiety. This event is for parents and guardians only. Save the Date as more info will be forthcoming.
HMS Boys Basketball Teams
Congratulations! to the following students for making the team:
Junior Varsity Team Blue: Quentin Ali, Ryan Bean, Ryan Buecker, Jackson Durbin, Dominic Everett, Alex Halbert, Joey Schinner, Mason Slusher, Nick Wilk, Josh Wright Junior Varsity Team Gold: Marvin Allmond, Grant Anderson, Lynzell Beresford-Cole, Jaybore Campell, TJ Gracia, Josiah Jackson, Kahlil Johnson, Matt Kelsey, TJ King, Makai Morais Varsity Team: Maalik Johnson #0, Nick Usher #3, Erik Hatcher #4, John James #5, Nathaniel Lamb #8, Aidan Wain #15, Jordan Peguese #17, Nate Del Tufo #20, Nick Thomas #22, Kuiwon Lee #24, Korede Sogbesan #25, Seth Akuffo #33, Ashton Settles #35, Carter Jones #44
Box Tops - Winter Contest
The Box Tops for Education – Winter Contest will end on February 28th. Please send in Box Tops in a zip lock or envelope labeled with the student's name, grade and advisory teacher. Students submitting at least 15 valid, unexpired Box Tops will be entered in a drawing to win a Chick-Fil-A OR iTunes gift card! Please click here to see the list of participating products. For more information, please contact Dodie van’t Hoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the PTA
Please join the HMS PTA. You can:
click here to fill your membership form and pay ONLINE (using PayPal).
click here to print the membership form (you will have to send it to school with payment)
Spirit Wear sales exceeded expectations this year! We still have a few items left, mostly t-shirts. Please click here to see the remaining inventory. Spirit wear may still be purchased by contacting Karen Beck at email@example.com.
In August of 2018, HCPSS will open Elementary School #42 in Hanover, MD. Attendance area adjustments will be necessary. Please click here to learn more about the proposed changes, revisions to the plans, to get involved in the redistricting process and get your voice heard.
Link Your VIC Card to HMS
Please help benefit our school everytime you do grocery shopping. You need to link your card to HMS every year.
Harris Teeter - HMS Code – 7585; Register your VIC card online by clickinghereor by calling 1-800-432-6111
PTA Needs YOU
We are looking for someone to coordinate the 8th Grade Farewell Celebration.
We would love to answer any questions you have about these positions. Please contact either Kerri Ukstins (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tricia Miller (email@example.com) for more information. Our PTA needs YOU!!
Tissues and Hand Sanitizer
Help keep the common cold out of the classrooms and keep our kids healthy. Please bring donations of tissues and hand sanitizers to the front office.
January 9, 2018 - PTA Meeting at 6:30 PM
January 10, 2018 - Restaurant Night at Chipotle 4:00 - 8:00 PM