Minted Coupon Code

We are excited to partner with Minted this Holiday Season! If you use our custom code you can enjoy 20% off Minted stationery + custom gifts and they’ll donate 15% of each purchase back to HMS! Our code is: FUNDRAISEHMSPTO. Thank you!

2022 HMS BookFair!

The HMS Book Fair is back this year and we need volunteers! Parent volunteers are needed 11/16, 11/17, 11/18. Parent volunteers are also needed 11/21 and 11/22 during Parent/Teacher conferences. Sign up HERE.

Read the volunteer requirements below:
* Check in at the main entrance of the school with an ID for the Safe Visitor check-in.
* The first shift of volunteers should arrive at 8:00 a.m. to get an overview of what to do.
* The book fair HOURS are 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Wednesday, 11/16, Thursday, 11/17 and Friday, 11/18 and during P/T conferences (8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) on Monday 11/21 and Tuesday, 11/22.
If you have any questions, please contact the Book Fair Co-Chairs, Liz Joseph & Sandy Puri at bookfair@hmspto.org.

Apply for a D181 Foundation KIDS Grant!

The D181 Foundation is looking for creative, thoughtful, and ambitious kids to apply for our KIDS Grant program!

Kids Initiating a Difference in Society (Kids Grants)

This grant encourages D181 students to do something good for their community, the environment or the world.

No idea is too big or too small.

What could you do with $150.00?

Learn more about our Kids Grant Program HERE and Apply Today!

Teacher Professional Development Program

D181 Foundation offers teachers grants for summer professional development. As our teachers learn, develop and gather new ideas it directly benefits our children’s education.

For more information about teacher grants, click HERE.

Consider making a donation to this program directly HERE.

The D181 foundation is a non profit organization and donations offer tax benefits, please see your tax professional for more information.

HMS LOST AND FOUND NEEDS FINDERS!

Our lost and found items are overflowing! Books, pencil cases, planners and more are in the cabinets under the drop-off cubbies in the main entrance foyer off the upper deck parking lot. All lunch boxes, bags and water bottles are on a shelf outside the Cafetorium. Many items of clothing including PE clothes are on a rack outside the Cafetorium. We are reminding students in our morning announcements to retrieve their items. ALL items without names or not collected will be donated right before winter break. Come find your stuff!!

Upcoming Dates

  • Book Fair – Wednesday, 11/16 thru Friday, 11/18 from 8:15am-3:30pm; Monday, 11/21 2-8pm & Tuesday, 8am-2pm.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences – Monday, November 21st & Tuesday, November 22nd
  • The HMS Musical Scrooge – Thursday, December 8th thru Saturday, December 10th
  • Winter Break, No School – Thursday, December 22nd thru Wednesday, January 4th
  • First Day Back to School, 2023 – Thursday, January 5th

2022 HMS BookFair!

The HMS Book Fair is back this year and we need volunteers! Parent volunteers are needed 11/16, 11/17, 11/18. Parent volunteers are also needed 11/21 and 11/22 during Parent/Teacher conferences. Sign up HERE.

Read the volunteer requirements below:
* Check in at the main entrance of the school with an ID for the Safe Visitor check-in.
* The first shift of volunteers should arrive at 8:00 a.m. to get an overview of what to do.
* The book fair HOURS are 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Wednesday, 11/16, Thursday, 11/17 and Friday, 11/18 and during P/T conferences (8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) on Monday 11/21 and Tuesday, 11/22.
If you have any questions, please contact the Book Fair Co-Chairs, Liz Joseph & Sandy Puri at bookfair@hmspto.org.

Staff Appreciation Potluck – Monday, Nov. 21st!

The Staff Appreciation Committee is organizing a potluck for teachers and staff Monday evening, Nov. 21st during conference. They do get a dinner break! This is a personal way to show our gratitude. Please consider contributing a dish by signing up HERE. A dish can be store bought or home cooked. Some suggested items are salads, fruit salad, pasta salad, potatoes, sandwiches, pulled pork, casseroles, pizza, quiches, a favorite ethnic dish! Questions email staffapp@hmspto.org. Thank you in advanced for your support!

HMS LOST AND FOUND NEEDS FINDERS!

Our lost and found items are overflowing! Books, pencil cases, planners and more are in the cabinets under the drop-off cubbies in the main entrance foyer off the upper deck parking lot. All lunch boxes, bags and water bottles are on a shelf outside the Cafetorium. Many items of clothing including PE clothes are on a rack outside the Cafetorium. We are reminding students in our morning announcements to retrieve their items. ALL items without names or not collected will be donated right before winter break. Come find your stuff!!

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books registration is happening now. Students may participate individually or on teams of up to four members. Competitions will begin the week of January 9th and run weekly from January through March. Competitions will be offered Thursdays at 7:45 am and 3:20 pm, and Fridays at 7:45 am and 3:20 pm. Participants will choose one of those four time slots to attend weekly.

Students should check their email for the registration link and list of this year’s book selections. Please email dscacco@d181.org with any questions.